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Solomon & Gaenor (1999)
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Solomon & Gaenor (1999)
Original name: Solomon and Gaenor
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Jew in 1911 Wales tries to make his living by selling fabrics door to door, but to do so he must hide his nationality. On one of his sales he meets and falls in love with a demure young woman with a strong-willed father and a Jew-hating brother. The two fall in love and she becomes pregnant, but only then does she learn of his ethnic background. When anti-Jewish riots break out, the two are forced to flee and become separated.
Style: sad, sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, couples, jewish, family relations, anti semitism, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, interracial relations, fall in love, tragic love, social differences, society, opposites attract, single parent, culture clash, against the odds, bittersweet, sex, thief, fight, children, police officer, teacher, police ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, wales

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Ae Fond Kiss... (2004)
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The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
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David & Fatima (2008)
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Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Duration: 115 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK
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