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Letter to Brezhnev
Letter to Brezhnev is a 1985 film about working class life in contemporary Liverpool. It was written by Frank Clarke and directed by Chris Bernard . It starred Alfred Molina, Peter Firth, Tracy Lea , Alexandra Pigg , Margi Clarke amongst others.
Amongst other themes, it reflects the constraints on working class womens' aspirations. It also illustrates that many people do not get the chance to aspire to anything other than the humdrum lives they find before them as they walk away from school. Some of the characters worked in what they called "the chicken factory" a slaughterhouse.
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