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The Real Bridget Jones

UK, 2001 (MIFF 2001, Documentary)

Director: Rupert Howe

A series of candid, funny documentaries about four British women who only have one thing in common - their name A wanderer a policewoman, a cookbook writer and a saleswoman share their thoughts on men, work and the best-selling novel that borrowed their name.

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