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Bombón: El Perro (2004)
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Bombón: El Perro (2004)
Original name: Bombón el perro
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Patagonia, a mechanic who dreams of a different life starts to think big after his adopted pup wins first prize at a local dog show.Life is no bed of roses for 52-year-old Juan "Coco" Villegas. He, who has been a gas station attendant for twenty years in Patagonia, finds himself jobless overnight. He first tries to survive by selling knives of his own making. But business is bad and he can't find real work. One day though, after fixing a vehicle on a farm, he gets paid by means of a ... beautiful Argentinian watch-dog! From this blessed day on, things start shaping well at last... Written by Guy Bellinger
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: unemployment, on the road, countryside, love and romance, friends, self discovery, bittersweet, mechanic, gas station, dog, friendship, down on your luck, dog training, journey, destiny, artifact, singer, security guard, farm, poverty, animal sex, search, knife, brawl, police station ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about friends, friendship, love and romance, self discovery, on the road, bittersweet and couples mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Bombón: El Perro: Intimate Stories (2002), Cleopatra (2003), Live-In Maid (2004), Leaving No Trace (2000), Lulu (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
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Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
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Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
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Live-In Maid (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Buenos Aires is in a deep recession. As the money runs out, the relationship between an employer and her live-in maid changes dramatically.
Style: sentimental, sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching
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Time: 21st century
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On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (2002)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 115 min.
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Lulu (2014)
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