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The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum (1997)
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The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum (1997)
Original name: Mar Baum
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Balding advertising executive Mr. Baum spends more time on a new ad campaign for purple sunglasses than he does with his own family. But suddenly he is forced to reexamine his life after a doctor tells him that he has an 'aggressive' brain tumor and will die in 90 minutes.
Style: thought provoking, clever, humorous, tragicomedy, suspense, realistic, surreal, cynical, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: dark humor, family relations, family life, life is a bitch, satire, terminal illness, introspection, race against time, unfulfillment, dealing with death, dull life, jewish
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: israel

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The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ever hurt.
Style: thought provoking, tragicomedy, compassionate, sentimental, stylized ...
Plot: terminal illness, doctors, redemption, parents and children, life is a bitch, introspection, dark humor, hopes, depression, family, life philosophy, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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Sallah (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sallah Shabati, the patriarch of the big family recently arrived to Israel from Yemen, tries to make money and get better housing, in a country that can barely provide for its own and is in the midst of absorbing hundreds of thousands of Jewish ...
Style: suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: satire, immigrants, family relations, fighting the system, society, rebellion, family life, jewish, poor, refugee camp, husband wife relationship, desert ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel
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The Comedy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity, irreverence, and recreational cruelty towards those around them.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: estrangement, introspection, human nature, social decay, satire, society, shallowness, life is a bitch, dull life, female nudity, father, bare breasts
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Posthumous Memories (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Free adaptation of Machado de Assis' classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.
Style: suspense, surreal, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, society, introspection, human nature, fall in love, satire, unfulfillment, wooing, nudity (full frontal - brief), coffin, horse drawn carriage
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Marie and Bruce (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in the life of a couple trapped in a sadomasochistic relationship. When Marie decides to break up with Bruce, their conversation devolves into a torrent of foul-mouthed rippings and ferociously humorous musings on their marriage, love, hate ...
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, crumbling marriage, family problems, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, couples, unfulfillment, city life, empire, urban
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Smoking/No Smoking (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 298 min.
Story: "Smoking" and "No Smoking" are two segments of the film which are based on closely connected plays. The original plays covered eight separate stories, which have been pared down to three each for these movies. At a certain point ...
Style: clever, suspense, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: satire, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couples, village, couple relations, human nature, road not taken, destiny, infidelity, relationships, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england
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Next Door (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
Style: suspense, cynical, biting, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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The Time That Remains (2009)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium, Italy, UK, United Arab Emirates, Israel
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An examination of the creation of the state of Israel in 1948 through to the present day.[Synopsis from the director, courtesy of Cannes Film Festival] : "The Time That Remains" is a semi biographic film, in four historic episodes, about a ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, psychological, realistic, touching ...
Plot: politics, unfulfillment, political unrest, family life, parents and children, life is a bitch, wartime life, family relations, state affairs, dark humor, society, jewish
Time: 21st century, 1940s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, palestine
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The Vagina Monologues (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This controversial work, created and performed by Eve Ensler, debuted off-off-Broadway in 1996 and soon rode a wave of national acclaim. Now, the intimacy of Ensler's original show has been lovingly brought to the screen. Capturing her unique ...
Style: semi serious, thought provoking, suspense, clever, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual dysfunction, society, gender, introspection, couples, battle of the sexes, artists and showbiz, feminism, satire, performer's life, sexual relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
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Les Jours venus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex soixante- huitard is forced to look back at his past .His kids look at him like an old soldier from a very distant war.His banker called him urgently.His last script idea is refused.He remembers meeting his wife in Sarajevo during the war.Most ...
Style: clever, realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
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Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: biting, cynical, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: satire, couples, social relations, society, politics, opposites attract, small town, small town life, mayor, teaching, farm, social issues ...
Time: 90s, year 1992
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, suspense, biting ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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Duration: 150 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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