That Burning Question (1990)

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Final year student project at New York University by Alan Taylor. A feuding downtown teenage couple travel on the subway to the outskirts of New York to see if a rejected lover will really set himself on fire. In unravelling his story, it becomes entangled with their own faltering romance.

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