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The diary of a film-maker who finds himself in jail.

March 14

Someone has lost the key to the mailbox for outgoing post, and it hasn’t been emptied in weeks. I’m tempted to tell the officer in charge that we’re surrounded by hundreds of experienced criminals who would have the lock picked in no time.