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Swing Shift (1984)

07 May

100m; U.S.

Director: Jonathan Demme

Cast: Goldie HawnKurt Russell and Christine Lahti

Synopsis (IMDB): In 1941 America Kay and her husband are happy enough until he enlists after Pearl Harbor. Against his wishes, his wife takes a job at the local aircraft plant where she meets Hazel, the singer from across the way to whom she hadn’t previously been all that nice. The two soon become firm friends and with the other girls become increasingly expert workers able to ride the jibes of the male workforce. As the war drags on Kay finally goes on a date with her trumpet playing foreman and life inevitably starts to get complicated.

 
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Posted by on May 7, 2012 in Comedy, Drama, War, Working Class

 

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