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age difference monogamy racism class conflict exploring sexuality

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Release Date: October 01, 1984

Year    :   1984
Slogan    :   «A Dangerous Love Story»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Finlayson-Hill Productions
Director    :   John Laing
Producers    :   Tom Finlayson
Writers    :   Sue McCauley
RunTime    :   106 mins.

A Polynesian street-kid and a much older middle-class housewife are both incarcerated in the same mental hospital - she for attempted suicide and he for habitual crime. A friendship grows between them such that she offers him a place to stay upon his release. However, difficulties arise with his continued criminal activities and dependence on her for support - then his gang moves in with them. The film is based upon Sue McCauley's award winning autobiographical novel.

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