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Saturn in Opposition (2007)
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Saturn in Opposition (2007)
Original name: Saturno contro
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This film focuses on contemporary 30- and 40-somethings trying to make sense of their lives in an age in which the old certainties have disappeared. Lorenzo and Davide make their lives together within a circle that includes Antonio and Angelica, married with children; Nerval and her policeman husband.
Style: sincere, talky, serious, realistic, clever, contemplative
Plot: friendship, gay, couple relations, infidelity, family problems, introspection, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, dealing with death, dinner party, estrangement, sudden death, bereavement, family relations, friends, pregnancy, youth, addiction, love and romance, life is a bitch, midlife crisis, couples, love affair, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy

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His Secret Life (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
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The Man of My Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, sexy, psychological, romantic ...
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Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
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Audience: pre-teens
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Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, brittany
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Steam: The Turkish Bath (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
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Kiss Me Again (2010)
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating, suspense ...
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Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: touching, sentimental, sexy, serious, realistic ...
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Whirlwind (2007)
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Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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