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The Fiancée

UK, 1999 (MIFF 2000, Fiction)

Director: Alex Harvey

Zabeen has the mind of a child, but the body of a woman. She lives in a remote coastal town where her days are spent taking care of her dog, Dizzy, and waiting for something to happen. Unexpectedly, a young man on a motorbike enters her fantasy world, bringing the promise of romantic love. The film's austere and beautiful landscapes frame a poetic portrait of an unlikely heroine.

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