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Sheila Johnston

Bio
Sheila worked on the launch of the Independent, where she was a writer-editor and film critic for 10 years. She has written on cinema for the Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph, The Times, Sight and Sound, Guardian, Libération, Interview and New York Daily News, among other places.

Articles By Sheila Johnston

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