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The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan (2004)
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The Buried Secret of M. Night Shyamalan (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Everyone has a skeleton or two in his or her closet, but what about the director behind some of the most successful thrillers ever to hit the silver screen? Could M. Night Shyamalan be hiding a deep, dark secret that drives his macabre cinematic vision? Now viewers will be able to find out firsthand what fuels The Sixth Sense director's seemingly supernatural creativity as filmmakers interview Shyamalan as well as the cast and crew members who have worked most closely with him over the years. Discover the early events that shaped the mind of a future master of suspense in a documentary that is as fascinating as it is revealing.
Style: serious
Plot: interview, uncover truth, filmmaking, showbiz, water, conspiracy, crow, ouija board, filmmaker, polaroid, supernatural, legends and myths, artists and showbiz, alien, investigation, witchcraft, mystery, occult, shaman, celebrity, screenwriter, supernatural being, investigative, famous, backstage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania

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Paura: Lucio Fulci Remembered - Volume 1 (2008)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 225 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: screenwriter, film producer, interview, filmmaker, cameraman, movie actor, writers, entertainment industry, bespectacled male, movie actress, film history, actress ...
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The Pervert's Guide to Cinema (2006)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, Austria, Netherlands
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The Pervert's Guide to Cinema offers an introduction into some of Žižek's most exciting ideas on fantasy, reality, sexuality, subjectivity, desire, materiality and cinematic form. Whether he is untangling the famously baffling films of ...
Style: psychological, humorous, captivating, intellectual, talky ...
Plot: filmmaking, social relations, cause and meaning, artists and showbiz, society, monologue, philosopher, human nature, parents and children, sexual relations, family relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
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Paul McCartney Really Is Dead: The Last Testament of George Harrison (2010)
Genre: Documentary, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the summer of 2005, a package arrived at the Hollywood offices of Highway 61 Entertainment from London with no return address. Inside were two mini-cassette audio tapes dated December 30, 1999 and labeled "The Last Testament of George ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking, contemplative
Plot: music band, musician's life, dealing with death, hollywood, friends, celebrity culture, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, archive footage, conspiracy, haunted by the past, riddles and clues ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 21st century, 90s, contemporary ...
Place: usa, england, europe
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I Don't Hate Las Vegas Anymore (1994)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A real-life comedy about a filmmaker who takes a road trip to Las Vegas -- with his real-life father and 16-year-old half-brother, plus a crew of two -- in the hopes of proving the existence of God.
Style: humorous, offbeat, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, filmmaking, on the road, introspection, chaos and mayhem, down on your luck, eccentric family, family life, parents and children, nothing goes right, disorder, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
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Peace One Day (2004)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story of Jeremy Gilley's attempts to persuade the global community via the United Nations to sanction officially a day without conflict; a ceasefire day; a global day of Peace.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, uplifting
Plot: against the odds, politics, state affairs, obsessive quest, hopes, society, follow your dream, lobbyist, anti war, battles, 9/11, determination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: africa
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Project Nim (2011)
Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: From the team behind Man on Wire comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if raised and nurtured like a human child. ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, psychological, sad ...
Plot: chimpanzee, fish out of water, animal life, experiment gone awry, teaching the ways of the world, captivity, human nature, confined, society, power relations, animal training, human animal relationship ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary ...
Place: usa, new york
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Mondo Freudo (1966)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A “hidden camera” takes the viewer on a worldwide tour of sexual practices and rituals, including Tijuana strippers, Asian sex shows, British prostitutes, New York devil worshipers and a Mexican slave market.
Plot: travelogue, sexuality, female nudity, exhibitionism, body painting, lesbianism, rite, breasts, beach, go go dancer, prostitution, pubic hair ...
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Gringo (1985)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Filmed in documentary-style, the film follows the character of Gringo, a young man looking for fortune in New York, only to fall into heroin addiction.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sincere, rough, realistic ...
Plot: anti heroes, life is a bitch, misfit, society, downfall, crimes, heroes, drugs/alcohol, realism, anti hero, urban, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time (2014)
Genre: Documentary, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Performing for a packed house at Spreckels Theater in San Diego, comedian Patton Oswalt delivers a blistering stand-up set in his trademark blend of acerbic wit and unabashed silliness. His topics include a wide array of modern issues, from the ...
Style: witty, sincere, humorous, dark humor, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: showbiz, introspection, family life, performer's life, human nature, theater, silly humor, comedian, live audience, artists and showbiz, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Ghost Adventures (2008)
Genre: Documentary, History
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Paranormal investigator Zak Bagans and his crew, Nick Groff and Aaron Goodwin, search for haunted locations both domestically and internationally. During their investigations, Zak and crew acquaint themselves with the general area; interview locals ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
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Sleepless Nights Stories (2011)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Director Jonas Mekas travels through New York nights, through apartments, studios, backstage rooms, galleries, bars, and clubs. Encountering old acquaintances like Ken and Flo Jacobs, Yoko Ono, friends, brothers and sisters, sons and daughters. Mr. ...
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Autopsy: The Last Hours Of (2014)
Genre: Documentary, Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Revealing the truth behind the controversial deaths of some of the most famous celebrities. Crucial medical evidence gained from the actual autopsies explains what killed the stars and reveals how they died, finally putting an end to the speculation.
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic, clever
Plot: uncover truth, addiction, investigative, investigation, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, reenactment, archive footage, death, medication, british, pop star ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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John Ford Goes to War (2002)
Genre: Documentary, Action, Biography, War
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: When World War II broke out, John Ford, in his forties, commissioned in the Naval Reserve, was put in charge of the Field Photographic Unit by Bill Donavan, director of the soon-to-be-OSS. During the war, Field Photo made at least 87 documentaries, ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating
Plot: filmmaking, military, military life, politics, state affairs, wartime life, battle zone, showbiz, lifestyle, society, war, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: japan, usa, maine
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Demon House (2019)
Genre: Documentary, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As mass hysteria breaks-out over an alleged demonic possession in an Indiana home, referred to as a “Portal to Hell,” Ghost Adventures host and paranormal investigator Zak Bagans buys the house, sight unseen, over the phone. He and his crew then ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, serious
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
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Dumb: The Story of Big Brother Magazine (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
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Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: underground film, avant garde
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Tigers of the Snow (1997)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
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A Womb of Their Own (2017)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Ian McKellen: Acting Shakespeare (1982)
Genre: Documentary
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A record of McKellen's one-man Broadway show about the Bard.
Style: one man show
Plot: lecture, filmed play
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Genre: Documentary
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 79 min.
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Genre: Documentary
Country: Canada
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Lunopolis (2010)
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: tense, contemplative, serious, twists and turns, psychological ...
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Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (2008)
Genre: Documentary, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, factual, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, europe, santa monica california, california, los angeles ...
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