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Edith’s Finger

UK, 1999 (MIFF 2000, Fiction)

Director: Jon Jones

Crippled by a stroke, Edith communicates by tapping her index finger; once for no, twice for yes. Today, she is told by an officious Matron, is her special day. She is to be presented with an electric wheelchair. A wheelchair that can take her anywhere... anywhere.

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