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Lighter Fluid (2016)
Lighter Fluid
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Plot: suicide, abandoned house, sex, murder, skateboarding, pregnancy, death, drug

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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Sleeping in Honey
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