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Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
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Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
Original name: Alex Holeh Ahavah
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country:
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This feature is one of the Israeli cinematography milestones. It displays the atmosphere of the late Israeli 50s from the view of young boy Alex, just becoming 13. His mom is the classic "Polish Mother", his school friends are young hustlers dreaming of nude girls, his schoolmaster is a nervous Russian immigrant. The street speech is full of Polish, Russian, and Farsi slang, full of the small talk that had later entered the everyday speech. The soundtrack, which is quite remarkable, is built solely on the American music of the period. Everyone in the feature finds one's love and happiness.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious
Plot: black market, coming of age, bar mitzvah, teenage life, teenage love, youth, romance, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, society, urban, young heroes, incest, first love, teacher, female nudity, beach, summer camp, dating, voyeurism, lost love, innocence, aunt nephew relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about love and romance, youth, coming of age, teenage life, fall in love, teenage love and romance mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Alex Is Lovesick: Lemon Popsicle (1978), Hot Bubblegum (1981), Private Popsicle (1982), Going Steady (1979), Learning to Lie (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lemon Popsicle (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: israel
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Hot Bubblegum (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: israel
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Private Popsicle (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: humorous, sexual, sentimental, sexy, semi serious ...
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Time: 50s, 20th century
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Going Steady (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Israel, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
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Learning to Lie (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: No overview found.
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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