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A Fine Weekend

New Zealand, 1998 (MIFF 1998, Fiction)

Director: Armagan Ballantyne

A man is diverted from his weekend routine by a romantic encounter with a woman. Dismissing the encounter as brief distraction, he hurriedly absconds to make his appointment with his best friend - mentioning nothing to the friend about why he is so late. After recovering from the effrontery of the man's lateness, the discerning friend detects a change in the man. Recognising the significance of the romantic encounter, he guides the man back to the woman's apartment, where the story began.

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