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One Stays, the Other Leaves
Original name: L'un reste, l'autre part
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, romance, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples, introspection, love affair, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, quadriplegic, motorcycle accident, sister in law, african, art, male nudity, husband wife relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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A Change of Seasons
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Duration: 91 min.
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