Movies like Wild Mussels

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Wild Mussels (2000)
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Wild Mussels (2000)
Original name: Wilde Mossels
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A group of friends in their early twenties re-consider their boring lives in a sleepy fishing village in the Netherlands.
Plot: village life, fight, friendship, male nudity, suicide, boat, rain, rescue attempt, stepfather, funeral, hare, drowning, gas station, skinny dipping, shipyard, mother son relationship, guitar, gun, underwater scene, motor, fair, shot in the knee, underwater

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Me and Charly (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Steffen is a good kid, a teenager who has recently finished school and is looking for work. He lives with his widowed mother, a newspaper reporter. Very little throws him off his stride, whether it is his girlfriend's jealousy of his friendship ...
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Duration: 102 min.
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Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
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Duration: 82 min.
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