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Pau and His Brother (2001)
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Pau and His Brother (2001)
Original name: Pau i el seu germà
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A death in the family brings a man back to his family and his hometown in this drama. After his brother Alex goes missing under hazy circumstances, Pau gets the bad news that Alex has died after a successful suicide attempt. Pau travels to the village in Spain's Pyrenees mountains where he was born to break the sad news to his mother Merce; hoping to spare her feelings at a difficult time, he tells her that Alex was killed in an auto accident. As Merce mourns the death of her son, she and Pau set out to find Alex's friends and acquaintances and tell them of his sad fate. In their travels, they encounter Sara, Alex's girlfriend, who planned to move away to the city with him; Emil, an engineer who will be putting a highway through the town; Marta, Emil's daughter; and Toni, one of Emil's co-workers. Circumstances bring Pau and Marta together again when Emil disappears, and Marta finds herself searching for her father.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: sibling, family, suicide, family relations, social problems, family problems, tragic event, family tragedy, male nudity, videotaping, siblings, naked in public, pubic hair, video tape

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Duration: 147 min.
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Souvenir (2019)
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Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The love-hate relations between a girl and his disabled brother.
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Blast Beat (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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