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I left the cinema thinking, I guess that is good, despite the struggle getting through the film, because of the fight to prevent myself from coughing through the performance. My stress induced sinusitis had reared its ugly head again. Luckily, there were only a few people at the afternoon matinee. I must have swallowed a gallon of phlegm. I sucked on sweets to keep the coughs at bay, despite this, there were moments when I lost myself in the technicolour…