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In the Wings

Canada, 2000 (MIFF 2001, Fiction)

Director: Lisa Robertson

A bittersweet reminder of the power of imagination. In the Wings revolves around a group of retired actors living together, focussing on Henry, who refuses to let age circumstance and the catty rantmgs of his house mates hold him back.

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