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Rose

USA, 1990 (MIFF 1991, Fiction)

Director: Jann Turner

A film of delightful nuance and characterisation. A housewife makes a shocking discovery about her husband. In search of guidance she rings a professional in the field of love a call girl who arrives with a bag of goodies and a simple solution. (L.A)

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