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David Leland – Wish You Were Here (1987)

Her mother’s dead, her father’s a drunk, and inside of her beats a spirit that is free and true. But this is a working-class neighborhood of an English provincial town in 1951, when a girl such as Lynda was expected to know her place, to apologize by her very manner for having come from humble origins and done little to distinguish herself. Lynda isn’t made that way. Boys like to look at Betty Grable’s legs in the cinema, so Lynda flashes her knickers on the beach. What’s to lose? Read More »