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Abigail's Party

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Directed by Mike Leigh
United Kingdom, 1977
Comedy, Drama, TV Movie


A videotaped version of a Mike Leigh stage play that is one of his most scathing and extreme works, aptly described by one commentator as a “cocktail party from hell.” A highly insensitive, aggressive and garish housewife “entertains” three neighbors while bickering with her husband.

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