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Caramel (2007)
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Caramel (2007)
Original name: سكر بنات
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Lebanon
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beauty salon in Beirut the lives of five women cross paths. The beauty salon is a colorful and sensual microcosm where they share and entrust their hopes, fears and expectations.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet, realistic, sexy, light, depressing ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: beauty salon, sexual attraction, lesbian, friendship, self discovery, actress, wedding, police officer, love and romance, workplace, couples, looking for love, gender, virginity, sibling relationship, lgbt, sexuality, introspection, destiny, muslim, religion, adultery, lgbtq, marriage, sexual identity ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon, new jersey

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Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy, Qatar
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On a remote, isolated, unnamed Lebanese village inhabited by both Muslims and Christians. The village is surrounded by land mines and only reachable by a small bridge. As civil strife engulfed the country, the women in the village learn of this fact ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, sincere, uplifting, humorous ...
Plot: islam, religious differences, peaceful mission, village, disagreement, society, strong female character, religion, christianity, religious conflict, religious, civil war ...
Time: 21st century
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The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
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The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: talky, realistic, sentimental, touching, witty ...
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Place: usa, new england
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My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.
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Country: USA
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Style: humorous, sentimental, light, melancholic, romantic ...
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Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: romantic, sweet, feel good, sexy, entertaining ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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