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Burning an Illusion (1981)

101 min | Drama

A young black woman in England becomes increasingly frustrated with her life with her lazy, demanding boyfriend, and with the help of friends seeks something better.
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Cassie McFarlane
Pat Williams Pat Williams   See fewer
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Victor Romero Evans
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Cynthia Cynthia   See fewer
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Corinne Skinner-Carter
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Brian Bovell
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Vinny
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Trevor Ward
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Stella Orakwue
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Andy de la Tour
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Errol J. Edmondson
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Janet Kay
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Junior Green
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Ian Cullen
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Les Clark
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Steve Kane
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Doug Stark
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John Cannon
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Angelo Papini
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Terry Paris
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Tony Powell
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Leroy Anderson
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Loftus Burton
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Graham Rowe
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John Challis
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Tim Condren
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Paula Sinclair
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6.9 / 10 | 81 votes