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A Summer in La Goulette (1996)
Original name: Un été à La Goulette
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Summer, 1967. La Goulette, the touristic beach of Tunisi, is the site where three nice seventeen-year-old girls live: Gigi, sicilian and catholic; Meriem, Tunisian and Arab; Tina, French and Jewish. They would like to have their first sexual experience during that summer, challenging their families. Their fathers, Youssef, Jojo and Giuseppe, are old friends and their friendship will be in crisis because of the girls, while Hadj, an old rich Arab, would like to marry Meriem.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: love, best friends, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, coming of age, society, youth, family relations, friends, innocence lost, self discovery, religions or cults, love and romance, social relations, washing, female nudity, christian, muslim, sexuality, teenager
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: africa, tunisia, north africa

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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Tunisia, France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual, realistic, sincere
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Place: tunisia, africa
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Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
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Place: france
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Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Korean War--era veterans and ex-classmates "Gunner" Casselman and "Sonny" Burns reunite upon their return home. Gunner, who spent the war years abroad, is trying to convince his mother that his gal Marty is good enough for him, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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You're My Hero (2003)
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: teens
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Place: spain
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Out of It (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An introverted nerd and a dumb, violent jock vie for the attentions of a cheerleader.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: rivalry, coming of age, teenager, beach, athlete's life, underdog, high school, introspection, school, teachers and students, teenage love, high school life ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, teenage life, coming of age, high school, youth, social relations, friends, innocence lost, friendship, sexual relations, love and romance, first sex ...
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Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The First Time (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With the coming of summer, three high school buddies--Kenny Leeds, Mike Decker, and Tommy Kingsley--anticipate their initiation into the pleasures of manhood. But Kenny is separated from his friends and sent to stay with his grandparents in Buffalo ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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These Girls (2005)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Inkwell (1994)
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Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kisses for Everyone (2000)
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Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Movie in collections
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, talky ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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