The Short & Curlies (1987)

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  • Rhubarb Working
  • Gusto Working


The film eavesdrops on Joy, a salesgirl in a chemist's; Clive, a scrawny joker who fancies her; Charlene, an unloved daughter; and her mum, a suburban coiffeuse who itches all over.

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