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Abigail

USA, 2012 (MIFF 2012, Fiction)

Director: Matthew James Reilly

Abigail

Abigail is trying to leave town, but is constantly delayed by residents holding her accountable for the actions of her destructive mother.

Second prize winner in the Cinéfondation at Cannes this year.

D/S Matthew James Reilly P Matthew James Reilly, Raven Jensen, Seth Blogier TD HD Cam/2012

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