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The Chain (1984)

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Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.

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Keith
Rita Wolf ...
Carrie
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Alison
David Troughton ...
Dudley
Jade Magri ...
Tasha
Maurice Denham ...
Grandpa
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Mr. Thorn
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Betty
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Mrs. Andreos
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Deidre
John Rowe ...
Alex
Matthew Blakstad ...
Mark
Charlotte Long ...
Rosemary
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Thomas
Herbert Norville ...
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Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.

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13 March 1986 (Australia)  »

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Ein Umzug kommt selten allein  »

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Last feature film of Mark Dignam. See more »

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Spin-off Moving Story (1994) See more »

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The Chain
Performed by Barbara Dickson
Written and Composed by Barbara Dickson, Jack Rosenthal and Stanley Myers
Published by Filmtrax/B.A.T. Music/Quintet
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I agree: another of the great ones
27 May 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

No negative comments by your other quite perceptive reviewers and rightly so. I agree with all of them as to this wonderful film's outstanding qualities and especially as to its being highly underrated. It's a kind of vignette movie like "Quartette" or "Tales of Manhattan" yet all the vignettes are thematically connected in time and process, each throwing light on the others and on the film as a whole. It's simply a classic in conception and brilliant execution. Bravo to all concerned.


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