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Posthumous Memories (2001)
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Posthumous Memories (2001)
Original name: Memórias Póstumas
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Portugal, Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Free adaptation of Machado de Assis' classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both.
Style: humorous, suspense, surreal, cynical, semi serious, biting, contemplative
Plot: love and romance, society, introspection, human nature, fall in love, satire, wooing, unfulfillment, dark humor, nudity (full frontal - brief), coffin, horse drawn carriage
Time: 19th century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america

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The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 92 min.
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Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
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