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Consuming Passions (1988)
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Consuming Passions (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adapted from a play written by two Monty Python vets, this toothy satire launches with a tragic accident at Chumley's chocolate factory when hapless manager Ian Littleton (Tyler Butterworth) accidentally knocks several employees into a huge chocolate vat. The tragic mishap at the chocolate factory results in candy lovers getting an unexpected 'extra' in their sweets.
Style: humorous, dark humor, offbeat, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, semi serious
Plot: factory, strong sexual content, crimes, cooking and food, satire, moral dilemma, human nature, dishonesty, disorder, workplace, corporate crimes, workplace situations, profanity, dancing, food, businessman, morgue, cannibalism, accident, chocolate, manager, falling, clumsy, fatal accident, business executive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe

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Two Hundred Thousand Dirty (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, dark humor, biting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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The Alarmist (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An advertising firm, desperate to keep an account from a financially-ailing brewery, concocts a macho ad campaign centering on three losers who inadvertently prevent a robbery at a bar.
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Leon the Pig Farmer (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty, clever ...
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Duration: 94 min.
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