The Scar (1997)

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Drama set in County Durham about a woman, who was active during the 1984/85 miners' strike. The failure of her marriage and the disintegration of her community have shattered both her personal and political beliefs. At a reunion of women activists, the night before the Miners' Gala, at the local rock 'n' roll dance, she meets the recently arrived manager of an open cast coal mine which the `free enterprise' culture has fostered as replacement for the traditional mining communities. When he asks her to dance, he is unaware of the effect it will have on both of their lives. He does not understand what he is getting himself into. For the woman, the conflict he engenders proves to be the catalyst to rekindle her lost belief.

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