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  1. "7 Years": A devoted young woman becomes ensnared in a web of sexuality and betrayal in Jean-Pascal Hattu’s consistently unpredictable and finely wrought character study. A vividly realistic psychosexual drama, the film’s sharp emotional honesty heralds a distinct new voice from a promising young director. 7 Years opens with Maite ironing clothes, but for whom, and why with such tension? Hattu soon reveals that Maite’s husband Vincent is in prison for an unspecified crime, and that she has promised to wait for him and attend to his laundry during his incarceration. On one of her weekly visits, Maite meets Jean, an oddly inquisitive and boldly flirtatious prison warden, and soon the two commence a joyless affair. Seemingly smitten with Maite, Jean, in a gesture of kindness to his lover, eases up on her husband behind bars; the two become pals and even engage in some homoerotic shower talk. The men’s particularly unusual Stockholm Syndrome relationship is further complicated when Maite begins to question Jean’s motives: Is he really in love with her, or is Vincent playing some sort of behind-bars game by goading his warden to make the moves on his gullible wife? The heart truly is deceitful above all things in this bizarre love triangle, brilliantly enacted by the leads as they tiptoe around, and pounce upon, one another’s desires. A subplot involving Maite’s maternal relationship with her neighbor’s wise-beyond-his-years young son lends genuine pathos and gentle humor to the otherwise hot-and-heavy proceedings. With striking naturalism, Hattu offers a compelling meditation on love, loyalty and the lengths people go to maintain at least the illusion of freedom.
  2. "7 Years": This film explores how homosexuals in Kenya manage to live within a hostile environment where practicing homosexuality is punishable by 7 years imprisonment.

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Google previewAide-mémoire for the use of officers of Royal engineers (1879)

by Anthony Charles Cooke

The camel will not render profitable service in the field younger than 4 years ; from 5 to 7 years is a good age ; it may be worked till 20 or 22 years. Castration, though it renders the animal more docile and less unpleasant, yet deprives it of ...

Google previewThe MMA Encyclopedia (2010)

by Jonathan Snowden, Kendall Shields

fights/year Gary Goodridge: 7 years = 2.7 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Dentistry (2010)

by Robert Ireland

complete by 6– 7 years of age. The tooth erupts at about 11–12 years and the calcification of the root is complete at about 13–15 years. canines, primary ( deciduous) n. The teeth, two in each jaw, located between the lateral incisors and first ...

Google previewThe Drygoodsman's Handy Dictionary (1912)

A Book of Reference Containing Definitions and Explanations of More Than 3000 Terms Used by Retailers in Dry Goods and Department Stores Intended for Ready Reference and Constant Use at Counter and Desk by J. H. Bolton, Carl C. Irwin

10 to 11% 7 years.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology (2017)

by Amy Wenzel

In addition, the WPPSI-R extended the age range at both the younger and the older ends, from 3 years to 7 years, 3 months. A number of items were dropped or revised for the retained subtests, and a number of new items were necessary to ...

Google previewThe World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1905)

Negotiable notes 6 years, non- negotiable 7 years. (/) Ceases to be a lien after that period, (/t) On foreign judgments ...

Google previewHolman Concise Bible Dictionary (2011)

by Holman Bible Staff

and one week (7 years). The 49 years are associated with rebuilding Jerusalem in “troublous times” (v. 25). The 434 years relate to the intervening ...

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Some say that now that 50 years have passed, we would like another 50 more years to celebrate once again; that means it will be 100 years. After one hundred years, I will be 118 years old. (Bhumibol Adulyadej)
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