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All of us are losing our dignity as human beings in this place.
Before I Can't Think Straight, there was this film. Both were written and directed by Shamim Sarif, and starred Lisa Ray and Sheetal Sheth - a combination that assures excellence.
In a background of oppression in South Africa in 1952, we view a struggle for personal freedom.
Amina (Sheth) wants to be free to live her life as a lesbian without bigotry. Miriam (Ray) wants to be free of a demanding and philandering husband. Jacon (David Dennis), a half-black wants to love a white woman (Grethe Fox).
We can only assume that it works out for two of the three characters, and that will have to satisfy us.
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