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Thank You, Life (1991)
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Thank You, Life (1991)
Original name: Merci la vie
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intriguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit. Camille follows her new friend through the discovery of sex and the darker side of life. As the film progresses, Camille discovers AIDS and the fear that she may have picked up the disease in her early encounters.
Style: humorous, sexual, offbeat, sexy, realistic, witty, surreal, semi serious
Plot: teenage life, dark humor, on the road, friendship, politics, self discovery, satire, infected, chaos and mayhem, doctors and patients, innocence lost, female nudity, train, aids, teenage girl, male nudity, infidelity, sexual exploration, exploring sexuality, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, film within a film
Time: 90s

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Evening Dress (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Menage begins as a comedy of sorts, but be warned: it develops into a very dark, very confusing probe into the seamier aspects of Parisian life. Gerard Depardieu plays a crude but charismatic thief, whose own gayness does not prevent his ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, clever, cynical ...
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Time: 80s
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1, 2, 3, Freeze (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A provocative, seemingly absurd patchwork movie which sends a worthwhile message about hope against all odds, love, children and human understanding. Schoolgirl Victorine has an insane mother and an alcoholic father who can never find his way home ...
Style: stylized, sexual, bleak, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, marseille
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My Man (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps in the foyer of her apartment house; she gives him a hot ...
Style: humorous, sexual, clever, witty, suspense ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, manipulation, homeless man, prostitution, eroticism, couples, dark humor, manipulations, romance, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, paris france
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Super 8? (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: sexual, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
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Time: 90s
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River of Grass (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cozy, a dissatisfied housewife, meets Lee at a bar. A drink turns into a home break-in, and a gun shot sends them on the run together, thinking they've committed murder.
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: crime, chases and races, partners, on the run, crimes, friends, couples, on the road, love and romance, lovers on the run, heist, friendship ...
Time: 90s
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexual, sexy
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Duration: 107 min.
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The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
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Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 93 min.
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Style: sincere, humorous, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
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Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, sexy ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
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