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Twenty-One ★★½ 1991 (R)

Modern morality tale of a young English woman who moves to the U.S. to make a new start, but falls into the same old habits. Kensit is frank and charming, in spite of difficulties with her drug addict boyfriend and the illegal alien she marries. Director Boyd leaves it to the viewer to decide between right and wrong and where Kensit fits. 92m/C VHS . GB Patsy Kensit, Jack Shepherd, Patrick Ryecart, Maynard Eziashi, Rufus Sewell, Sophie Thompson, Susan Wooldridge, Julia Goodman; D: Don Boyd; W: Don Boyd; C: Keith Goddard; M: Michael Berkeley.


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twen·ty-one • n. the card game blackjack.