slice of life


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slice of life

n. pl. slices of life
An episode of actual experience represented realistically and with little alteration in a dramatic, fictional, or journalistic work.

slice′-of-life′ adj.
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He was glad he was rich and tolerably young; it was possible to think too much about buying and selling, it was a gain to have a good slice of life left in which not to think about them.
Directed with a light touch by Roger Donaldson, this gently paced road movie is a quirky slice of life with a rich vein of earthy humour.
Brown gives the reader a slice of life in this little town where there are open-minded and close-minded people; accepting and not accepting people; straight, gay, and lesbian people; holier-than-thou people and kind, wonderful people, including Jo's new stepmom, who is one of the best and the wisest.
The movie revolves around the couple during a short slice of life as they contemplate building a life together while working side-by-side.
NOT to be confused with Madhuri Dixit's upcoming drama Gulab Gang , Nishtha Jain's docu- film is a gripping slice of life that takes us right into the heartland of Bundelkhand in central India where activist Sampat Pal and her Gulabi Gang worked as pink sari- clad vigilantes to protect women.
Hero Nutritionals, San Clemente, CA, has debuted an improved Fish Free Omega 3 with Chia Seed formula to its Slice of Life line of vitamins for adults and Yummi Bears line for children.
The plot shows a small slice of life for Agnes Brown as she deals with Granddad's Viagra addiction, her hairdresser son and his partner's bickering, her daughter willing to go under the knife to get a man's attention, all this while she tries to find herself a date for Valentine's Day.
Slender slice of life about a hectic week in the life of a depressed indie rock up-and-comer ultimately delivers some emotional heft, but provides a considerable hurdle to viewer engagement in making the central protagonist such a sulky, bitter pill to be around.
This is a slice of life and everybody will relate to this subject," said Bhandarkar.
WITH all eyes on the World Cup in South Africa, some students from Pretoria have come to get a slice of life in Britain.
Situated on the outskirts of the village of Whittingham, this house is perfect for those looking for a slice of life in the country.
Pricewise on the World Hurdle Featuring Tom Segal's verdict, full form, the latest from the key stables plus the thoughts of Trends, RPR and Topspeed Steve Dennis's Northern Adventure Our man hits the road to sample horses, football, dogs and who knows what else in a great series Newmarket Life Tony Morris brings you another slice of life at the heart of racing's headquarters Ireland's Eye It was a massive weekend in Ireland.