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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Original name: Les parapluies de Cherbourg
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening before Guy is to leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, he and Geneviève make love. She becomes pregnant and must choose between waiting for Guy's return or accepting an offer of marriage from a wealthy diamond merchant.
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, love, teenage love, first love, class differences, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, mechanic, gas station, love story, marriage of convenience, letter, umbrella, financial problem, stranded, unwed pregnancy, romance, youth, first sex ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957, year 1963, year 1958
Place: france, normandy, europe, tokyo

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A Room in Town (1982)
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Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 90 min.
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The Young Girls of Rochefort (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
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Duration: 102 min.
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29%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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28%
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28%
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28%
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27%
 7.1
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.3
 127K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
 2K
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 187 min.
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Style: gloomy, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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26%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.9
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Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 143 min.
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Style: sentimental, stylized, serious, emotional, colourful ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Man in the Moon (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Maureen Trant and her younger sibling Dani share a strong connection, but local boy Court Foster threatens to throw their bond off balance. Dani and Court meet first and have a flirtatious rapport -- but when he meets Maureen, he falls hard and they ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
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Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1957
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%