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Pauline at the Beach (1983)
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Pauline at the Beach (1983)
Original name: Pauline à la plage
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Pauline and her older cousin, model-shaped Marion, go to the emtying Atlantic coast for an autumn holiday . Marion ignores the approaches of a surfer and falls for Henri, a hedonist who is only interested in a sexual adventure and drops her soon. Pauline's little romance with a young man (Sylvain) is also spoiled by Henri.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, clever, feel good, realistic, contemplative, semi serious, sexy, talky ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, coming of age, sea, beach, jealousy, flirting, old love, flirt, romance, divorce, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenage life, youth, couple relations, love and romance, human nature, couples, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life, holiday, girlfriend, love of one's life, marital problem, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: normandy, france, paris france

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A Summer's Tale (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in town. She in turn introduces him to a further young lady who ...
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Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: france, europe, brittany, english channel
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The Aviator's Wife (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A student is devastated when he finds that his girlfriend is cheating on him. In order to find out why she did it, he decides to spy on her and her airline pilot lover. Then he sees the pilot with a blonde woman and he begins to follow them…
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, clever ...
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Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
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Rendezvous in Paris (1995)
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Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Duration: 105 min.
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The Collector (1967)
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Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bombastic, womanizing art dealer and his painter friend go to a seventeenth-century villa on the Riviera for a relaxing summer getaway. But their idyll is disturbed by the presence of the bohemian Haydée, accused of being a “collector” of men.
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, erotic, psychological ...
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A Good Marriage (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, clever, captivating, talky, contemplative ...
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Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
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Duration: 112 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, touching, humorous ...
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Shag - More Dancing (1989)
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Skin Deep (1989)
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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33%
The Love Letter (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, weird, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Confusion of Genders (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bisexual attorney Alain is bedding his female boss, his murderer client, the client's hairdresser girlfriend, and a precocious boy who knows what he wants and tries to convince Alain that he can 'have it all'.
Style: witty, humorous, sexy, erotic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
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