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England, mid-1980s: Bill embarks on a dream-like odyssey around rural England, breaking into country houses, taking photos of anything that interests him, until he meets a mysterious woman in a van, who seems to be on the run from the authorities. Set in the aftermath of the 1984-85 miners' strike, the watershed political event of Thatcherite Britain, this film combines the paranoia of the time with a remarkable visual beauty and poetic feeling. Written by Jonathan Dore <jdore@fitzroydearborn.co.uk>

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Wonderful. Inaccessable. Haunting. Ignored?
16 October 1999 | by (Bracknell, England) – See all my reviews

Perhaps this is my fravorite movie. Most won't have the opportunity to see it. Of those, most will not last to the end credits. But if you do (and you'll know after the first five minutes), this film will stay with you for a long time. Set in the early eighties underground Britain, simple storyline, great camera-work / directing / acting. Loved it.


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