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The Dog in the Manger (1978)
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The Dog in the Manger (1978)
Original name: Собака на сене
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A musical comedy based on classical play by Félix Lope de Vega.
Style: captivating, entertaining, feel good, suspense
Plot: jealousy, pride, missing child, nobility, friendship, rivalry, society, dishonesty, medieval, nobleman, code of honor, missing father, lost child
Time: 17th century
Place: spain

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