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Hit 'n Strum (2012)
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Hit 'n Strum (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After committing a hit and run, a beautiful career woman attempts to clear her conscience by befriending her victim, a homeless but talented street musician.
Style: psychological, touching, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: father son relationship, street musician, lawyer, friendship, guitarist, tuberculosis, songwriter, airplane, wedding, homeless, drums, recording studio, hit and run, groom, singing, song, guitar, haircut, drum

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Like Sunday, Like Rain (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: psychological, feel good, light, captivating, contemplative
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Duration: 129 min.
Story: A re-imagining of the life and times of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music movement.
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Mario on Tour (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
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London Town (2016)
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Coda (2019)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A famous pianist at the twilight of his career meets a free-spirited music critic who soon becomes his rock as his mental state deteriorates.
Style: thought provoking, inspirational, sentimental, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 5.7
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Amy George (2011)
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Duration: 95 min.
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