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  • Between the Lines

    "An appealing comedy about growing up after you've already grown up." - The New York Times

    Newly Restored! From director Joan Micklin Silver (HESTER STREET) and featuring an all-star cast at the beginning of their careers. At the offices of a Boston alternative newspaper, the staff members enjo...

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