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Isaach de Bankolé
Born August 12, 1957 (age 62)
Isaach or Isaac de Bankolé (born 12 August 1957) is an Ivorian actor.
The Limits of Control
[2009]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 56min
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The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger in the process of completing a criminal job.
Manderlay
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 19min
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A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s.
Battle in Seattle
[2007]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama | 1h 38min
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Activists arrive in Seattle, Washington en masse to protest a meeting of the World Trade Organization. Riots and chaos ensue as demonstrators successfully stop the WTO meetings.
White Material
[2009]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 46min
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Amidst turmoil and racial conflict in Africa, a French woman fights for her coffee crop, her family and ultimately for her life.
The Guitar
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music, Romance | 1h 35min
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The life of a woman is transformed after she is diagnosed with a terminal disease, fired from her job and abandoned by her boyfriend. Given two months to live, she throws caution to the wind to pursue her dreams.
I Am Slave
[2010]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 22min
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A thriller set in London's slave trade and centered on a woman's fight for freedom.
Mother of George
[2013]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 47min
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Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child - a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.
Chocolat
[1988]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, Protee - a man of great nobility, intelligence and beauty - and the intricate nature of relationships in a racist society.
Heart of Darkness
[1993]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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A trading company manager travels up an African river to find a missing outpost head and discovers the depth of evil in humanity's soul.
Mirage
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama, Western | 1h 25min
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Mirage tells the story of an African football player in a small Hungarian town, who commits a crime and has to flee. He finds refuge on a farm deep in the Hungarian flatland. Soon he realizes that the farm is a modern slave camp where he is forced to fight for his freedom and ultimately his life.
The Fifth Patient
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 35min
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John Reilly wakes up in an African Hospital with only fragments of his memory in tact. An officer of the local regime, Mugambe, accuses him of being an American spy.
Casa de Lava
[1994]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 50min
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The film tells a story of Mariana, a nurse who leaves Lisbon to accompany an immigrant worker in a comatose sleep on his trip home to Cape Verde. The devoted Portuguese nurse took a journey only to find herself lost in abstract drama.
No Fear, No Die
[1990]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 30min
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Dah and Jocelyn come from Benin, Africa, to coach their rooster, "S'en fout la mort", for an illicit cock-fight in the basement of a restaurant.
Cherry
[1999]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Romance | 1h 30min
At age 19, a young woman is jilted at the altar. This leads to a declaration that she will swear off men forever. Now 10 years later, she suddenly decides she would like to have a child. She advertises in the newspaper for potential mates, whether by traditional methods or by sperm donors, but gets nothing but losers. However, two neighborhood men vie for her attention - her gynecologist and a professional... see more
Where the Road Runs Out
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family, Romance | 1h 31min
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George, a scientist living in Rotterdam is growing wary of the world of academia. The sudden death of an old friend is the incentive he needs to return to his African roots where he takes over a dilapidated field station in the jungle of Equatorial Guinea. There he meets an orphan boy with a sunny disposition who opens George's wary eyes to this colorful place. The boy plays matchmaker between George... see more
Run
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 40min
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Run escapes... He just killed the Prime Minister of his country. In order to do so, he had to act as if he was a crazy man, wandering through the city. His life comes back by flashes ; his childhood with Tourou when his dream was to become a rain miracle-worker, his adventures with Gladys the eater, and his past as a young member of militia, in the heart of the politic and military conflict in Ivory... see more
Movie | Comedy | 1h 40min
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A warm summer in Montreal. Two black men, Man and Bouba, share an apartment. Man is an ambitious author, writing on The Great Novel. Bouba is a lazy amateur philosopher who quotes the Koran. Man's habit of picking up young white women makes many young white men jealous...
Otomo
[1999]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 25min
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The true story of Otomo, a black man seeking work and asylum in the German city of Stuttgart. However, all he finds is racism, police trouble and his final destiny.
Vanille fraise
[1989]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 50min
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Ancienne espionne ayant arrêté depuis 10 ans, Clarisse vit une vie tranquille. Tout irait pour le mieux si son mari, Antoine, ne la trompait pas régulièrement tout en étant terriblement jaloux. Un jour, elle accepte une proposition de son ex-supérieur de rempiler le temps d'une mission à Capri. Là sous le nom de code "Fraise", elle se fait passer pour l'épouse de "Vanille", un agent noir.... see more
5up 2down
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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Struggling with drug addiction in modern-day New York City, an artist and his best friend complete a spiritual journey started 140 years earlier on the Underground Railroad.
The Keeper
[1995]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama | 1h 32min
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Paul Lamont, a corrections officer and law student, leads a comfortable if culturally bankrupt, middle-class existence. Lamont's marriage is already in trouble when he bails out a mysterious Haitian, Jean Baptiste, in the belief that Baptiste has been wrongly accused. Baptiste insinuates himself in Lamont's life and leads him on a journey of discovery. Lamont then finds that acts of conscience can... see more
Black Mic Mac
[1986]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
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Les keufs
[1987]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 33min
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From Other Worlds
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 1h 28min
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A depressed Brooklyn housewife sleepwalks through her life until she is abducted by UFOs. Determined to solve the mystery of her otherworldly experiences, she embarks on a journey that leads to both romance and a new meaning of life.
Chaos
[2012]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 41min
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Vincent, Marie and their son have just moved from Paris into a farm near a small town in the south of France. He is a history and geography teacher, who looks forward to a quieter life, some kind of return to nature. His wife, a renowned international pianist, who retired in spite of her young age, has decided to follow him but almost unwillingly. From the very beginning, Thibault, one of Vincent's... see more
Getting High!
[2010]
 
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Short Movie | 6min
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Machetero
[2008]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, News | 1h 38min
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Post 9/11 definitions, ideas and notions of terrorism are challenged in this highly controversial and experimental film. Machetero is an allegorical narrative that follows French journalist Jean Dumont, to a New York prison where he interviews Pedro Taino, a so-called "Puerto Rican Terrorist". Pedro is a self-described Machetero fighting to free Puerto Rico from the yoke of United States colonialism... see more
A Violent Man
[2017]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
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A struggling mixed martial arts fighter finds himself in a fight for his life after his one night stand is found dead in her home.
Documentary | Documentary, Short | 28min
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Lars von Trier's is once again competing at the Cannes Filmfestival 2005. A documentary team followed Bryce Dallas Howard, Lars von Trier, Vibeke Windeløv around during the festival.
The Killing Zone
[2003]
 
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Movie | 1h 20min
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Killing Zone is the story of an affluent Harlem psychiatrist living an unexamined life until his adoptive father- a doctor who plucked him from a Nigerian refugee camp as a child - is gunned down by an eleven-year-old in Brooklyn. In an instant, everything he's absorbed in twent years in America is thrown into question, and his search for the boy resurrects memories of his own buried past.
Homework
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama
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Black Panther
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi | 2h 14min
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T'Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country's past.
Casino Royale
[2006]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 2h 24min
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Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007, and must defeat a private banker to terrorists in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, Montenegro, but things are not what they seem.
The Last Witch Hunter
[2015]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Fantasy | 1h 46min
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The last witch hunter is all that stands between humanity and the combined forces of the most horrifying witches in history.
White Collar
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery | 40min
A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.
24
[2001]
 
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TV Series | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller | 44min
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster.
Calvary
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 42min
After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Movie | Biography, Drama | 1h 52min
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The true story of Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby who suffers a stroke and has to live with an almost totally paralyzed body; only his left eye isn't paralyzed.
Miami Vice
[2006]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 2h 14min
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Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.
The Skeleton Key
[2005]
 
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Movie | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 44min
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A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Stay
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 39min
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This movie focuses on the attempts of a psychiatrist to prevent one of his patients from committing suicide while trying to maintain his own grip on reality.
Movie | Action, Crime, Drama | 1h 56min
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An African American mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
Coffee and Cigarettes
[2003]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 35min
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A series of vignettes that all have coffee and cigarettes in common.
24
[2008]
 
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TV Movie | Action, Adventure, Crime | 1h 24min
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Former federal agent Jack Bauer confronts African dictator Benjamin Juma, whose forces have been ordered to capture the children Bauer oversees for malicious military training.
Night on Earth
[1991]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 9min
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An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
The Unit
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Action, Drama, Thriller, War | 1h
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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators.
Norman
[2016]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 58min
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Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman's life dramatically changes for better and worse.
TV Series | Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery | 45min
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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.
Movie | Drama | 2h 7min
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This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotionless slice-of-life story. Jones here is portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero and now successful author who obviously drinks too much and is starting to experience health problems. Living in France with his wife, daughter, and an adopted son, the family travels an unconventional road that leaves all of them... see more
3 A.M.
[2001]
 
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Movie | Crime, Mystery, Romance | 1h 32min
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The feature film directing debut of Spike Lee protege Lee Davis takes the viewer into the world of taxi drivers. Developed in the Sundance Laboratory, this film offers dove-tailing stories centering on the lives of individual taxi drivers as they reflect on and experience romance, politics, sociology, and spirituality.
Double Play
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama
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Poverty and wealth are two sides of the same coin in a high stakes game of dominoes where the players confront their lust, desperation, rage and remorse with deadly consequences.
Before It Had a Name
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 30min
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A young Italian woman inherits from her deceased lover an enigmatic modern house in the New York country side, and goes to see it for the first time. When she arrives she meets the caretaker of the house...
Video | Adventure, War | 1h 28min
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Africa, December 1916. Despite disobeying orders, Indy is promoted to Captain after capturing a German machine gun. He is then ordered to cross the jungle with Remy and Major Boucher to pick up a shipment of weaponry. Along the way his Ubangan Sgt. Barthelemy picks up the sole surviving child from a disease ridden village despite Boucher's orders against it. On the way back, Indy and company succumb... see more
Oka!
[2011]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 45min
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The story of Louis Sarno, an American ethno-musicologist who lived among the Bayaka Pygmies in Central Africa for 25 years.
Embrasse-moi!
[2017]
 
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Movie | 1h 26min
Claude falls in love with Cécile. She is convinced that she is the woman of her life unlike her mother who knows the tumultuous sentimental life of her daughter. While they are in couple, Cécile surprises Marie kissing one of her ex. The young woman, crazy in love with Cécile, will do anything to win her back.
L'addition
[1984]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 25min
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Conflict between a hardened prison inmate and a ruthless prison guard.
Noir et blanc
[1986]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 20min
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Antoine is an accountant, uptight and withdrawn, married to Edith, who picks out his clothes and shoes. He's assigned to a fitness gymnasium for a month to straighten out their books. The owner, M. Roland, encourages Antoine to use the facilities, including the massages, so Antoine goes to Dominique, a muscular African. In these sessions, Antoine discovers that the pain is comforting, and Dominique... see more
The Syringe
[1984]
 
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Movie | Action | 1h 30min
The Road to Manderlay
[2005]
 
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Documentary | Documentary | 45min
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The documentary follows the making of Lars von Trier's film Manderlay (2005).
Taxi Boy
[1986]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 1h 35min
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The meeting of Manuel, a lady's dancer, Petrus, an unfortunate gambler, and Corinne, a fast-food waitress. The drifting of three drop-outs, three solitary dreamers, adventurous waverers.
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