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The Politician's Wife
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, psychological, surprise ending
Plot: politics, battle of the sexes, betrayal, cheating, crumbling marriage, infidelity, vengeance, love affair, adultery, sexual relations, dishonesty, state affairs, couples, prostitute, manipulations, love and romance, rivalry, society, unfulfillment, family problems, journal, allies, punishment, conservative, housewife ...
Time: 90s
Place: big ben london
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Mad Men
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 103 min.
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Anna Karenina
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Genre: Drama
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Othello
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Story: With freshly rechristened characters and brand-new dialogue, this British TV production of Othello is a "rethinking" of Shakespeare's play, albeit still retaining the original's power and potency. The story is set in the London ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful
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Country: USA
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Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
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Duration: 130 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a young couple loses all of their money at a casino, the husband performs certain "favours" in order to work the debt off, while his wife is unaware of this kinky arrangement.
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Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 218 min.
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: talky, clever, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, lovers reunited, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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A Thousand Acres
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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