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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, clever, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, talky, reflective ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, coming of age, sea, beach, jealousy, flirting, old love, romance, divorce, youth, love and romance, couples, teenage life, unfulfilled love, human nature, couple relations, twentysomething life, holiday, girlfriend, marital problem, love of one's life, teenager, male nudity, ocean ...
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.
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Time: 90s, year 1995
Place: france, europe, english channel, brittany
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The Aviator's Wife (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
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A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
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Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: talky, witty, sexual, clever, humorous ...
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Rendezvous in Paris (1995)
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Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: talky, clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
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Duration: 103 min.
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A Good Marriage (1982)
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The Collector (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
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Audience: date night
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Duration: 112 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: feel good, sentimental, romantic, touching, humorous ...
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Gregory's Girl (1980)
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Style: sincere, melancholic, emotional, romantic, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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