United Kingdom, 1984

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Meantime is a sympathetic film about unemployment and the jobless. The film is built around the life of a family living in a council flat in the East End of London. Frank, Mavis, Colin and Mark are the four central characters - Frank, Colin and Mark are all unemployed - and the family live a tense, precarious existence in their cramped high-rise flat.

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