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Screenings in British Film Festival

February 25, 1988|LEONARD KLADY | Following are capsule reviews of screenings in the American Film Institute's BritFest during the UK/LA '88 Festival. All screenings are in the Mark Goodson Theater on the AFI campus in Hollywood

FRIDAY

'LIVING ON THE EDGE' Goodson, 8:45 pm.

Michael Grigsby's down-beat documentary focuses on three British families who have seen their nation go from world leadership to economic catastrophe. Effectively weaving film and radio archival material and pop music with the personal dilemmas, the film manages to instill a sense of individual and national loss. One's left with the feeling of a sinking British Empire no one can possibly prop up.

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