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Arab Labor (2007)
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Arab Labor (2007)
Original name: עבודה ערבית
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Amjad is an Arab-Israeli journalist whose problems with cultural identity drive himself and all around him crazy especially his wife, Bushra.
Style: sitcom, humorous, cynical, semi serious, thought provoking, suspense, realistic, talky, biting
Plot: interracial relations, love, journalist, politics, marriage, family life, social differences, satire, culture clash, identity crisis, misfit, couples, society, family tradition, nothing goes right, couple relations, under the surface, ethnic, male female relationship, family relations, disorder, in-laws, politically correct, neighbor, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: israel, palestine, jerusalem

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Your Family or Mine (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Israel
Duration: 30 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, multicultural
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The Syrian Bride (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the Revolution Studios in Damascus, Syria. They have never met ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, thought provoking ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel, syria
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Whoopi (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Whoopi was an American situation comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg. The series revolved around the events and people at her hotel, the Lamont Hotel, in New York City. The show aired on Tuesdays from September 9, 2003, on NBC to April 20, 2004.
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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James' Journey to Jerusalem (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Your Family or Mine (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Based on an enormously popular Israeli comedy, Your Family or Mine comes from the producers of Friends, Will & Grace, How I Met Your Mother and Happy Endings. The new series revolves around Oliver and Kelli, who are living proof of the ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 105 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
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Duration: 97 min.
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Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tanner '88 (1988)
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Country: USA
Duration: 353 min.
TV show
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