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Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004)
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Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004)
Original name: Karpuz Kabuğundan Gemiler Yapmak
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In his award-winning debut feature film, director Ahmet Ulucay portrays the innocence of childhood and the lure of the cinema for two teens in a small Turkish village. Working for a watermelon seller by day, Remet spends his evenings trying to rebuild a film projector with his friend Mehmet. Both have big dreams to be famous film directors one day.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, sincere, sentimental, semi serious
Plot: friendship, small town life, teenage life, village, romance, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, society, small town, watermelon, youth, family, friends, village life, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, coming of age, social relations, boy, cinema, childhood
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey

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Children on Their Birthdays (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Place: alabama, usa, chicago illinois
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Duration: 108 min.
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