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Dream Kitchen

Ireland, 1999 (MIFF 2000, Fiction)

Director: Barry Dignam

A young man arrives home to find his dad repairing the car again and his mum busy cooking, as usual. In these depressingly dreary surroundings the son imagines a luxurious dream kitchen, in which he can speak honestly with his parents.

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