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Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)
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Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)
Original name: 不散
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On a dark, rainy night, an historic and regal Taipei cinema sees its final film: 1967 martial arts feature "Dragon Inn". As the film plays, the lives of the theater's various employees and patrons intersect, and two ghostly actors arrive to mourn the passing of an era.
Style: humorous, sincere, atmospheric, offbeat, gloomy, realistic, surreal, stylized, semi serious
Plot: tourist, friends, love and romance, dull life, theater, human nature, introspection, solitude, unfulfillment, longing, postmodernism, dog, ghost, loneliness, motorcycle, old man, song, boy, silence, swordsman, umbrella, cigarette smoking, rain, theatre audience, movie theatre ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, taipei, asia

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The Wayward Cloud (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hsiao-Kang, now working as an adult movie actor, meets Shiang-chyi once again. Meanwhile, the city of Taipei faces a water shortage that makes the sales of watermelons skyrocket.
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Plot: water shortage, love and romance, fall in love, city life, romance, filmmaking, isolation, couples, daydreamer, strong sexual content, sexual perversion, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, taipei
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What Time Is It There? (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong, paris france, taipei ...
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Face (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: France, Taiwan, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Hsiao-Kang, a Taiwanese film director, travels to the Louvre in Paris, France, to shoot a film that explores the Salomé myth.
Style: surreal, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, stylized
Plot: louvre, museum, supernatural, lifestyle, showbiz, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, strong sexual content, disorder, filmmaking, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Blue Eyelids (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marina wins a paradise vacation for two, but when she realizes that she has no one to bring along, she decides to invite a stranger named Victor. The pair soon discovers that true love depends more on compatibility rather than idyllic scenery.
Style: realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: looking for love, couples, romance, singleness, unfulfillment, love and romance, insurance, human nature, dull life, old woman, loneliness, heavy rain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Country: Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three lonely young denizens of Taipei unknowingly share an apartment: Mei, a real estate agent who uses it for her sexual affairs; Ah-jung, her current lover; and Hsiao-ang, who's stolen the key and uses the apartment as a retreat.
Style: psychological, stylized, realistic, serious, meditative ...
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Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, asia, taipei, tokyo
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Journey to the West (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town’s goings-on.
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, no music
Plot: solitude, clergy, urban, buddhist monk, monk
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: marseille, french riviera, france, europe
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Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, taipei, asia
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Exit (2014)
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Country: Taiwan
Duration: 94 min.
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35%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 115 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 816
LOL (2006)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.2
 439
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Duration: 81 min.
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25%
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 481
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 538
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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24%
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Country: South Korea
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Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.4
 774
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Country: Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Country: Japan
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Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.5
 730
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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