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Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
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Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
Original name: Jonas qui aura 25 ans en l'an 2000
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" sixties. Max, a dissatisfied copy editor; Myriam, a redhead into tantric sex; and Marie, a supermarket checker who gives unauthorized discounts to the elderly, search for renewed meaning on a communal farm. The title character, a six-year-old child, is the carrier of their hopes for the future.
Style: talky, humorous, thought provoking, clever, realistic, semi serious, intellectual, meditative, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, youth, friendship, singleness, friends, fighting the system, self discovery, hopes, society, human nature, couples, lifestyle, rebelliousness, introspection, coming of age, idealism, reunion, state affairs, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, anti conformity, professor, bohemian, anarchism ...
Time: future, 70s, 1960s
Place: switzerland, france, europe, geneva switzerland, poland

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Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: talky, psychological, tense, clever, serious ...
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Place: europe, france
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Career Girls (1997)
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Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
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Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Style: talky, realistic, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, college, anti war, reunion, protest, politics, human nature, society, introspection, social differences, couples, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: new hampshire, usa, washington d.c., medical school, california
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The '70s (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
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Plot: friendship, culture clash, gender, feminism, lifestyle, society, rebellion, injustice, disco, americana, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: realistic, talky, touching, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, youth, love and romance, twentysomething life, couple relations, fall in love, romance, couples, friends, human nature, secretary ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: talky, clever, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, adopted son, adoption, dysfunctional family, coming of age, single parent, youth, obsession, lifestyle, love and romance, writer's life, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, new england, paris france, tokyo
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: realistic, gloomy, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
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Joy of Learning (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to revolution. Scenes of Paris's student revolt, the Vietnam War, and other events of the late ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, tense, talky ...
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Time: 60s, 1960s
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58%
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Bodies, Rest & Motion (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rebelling against his dreary life in a small Arizona town, salesman Nick abandons his girlfriend, Beth, and strikes out onto the highway in search of... something else. Encouraged by her best friend, Carol, Beth reluctantly accepts the romantic ...
Style: clever, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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56%
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La chinoise (1967)
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Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: semi serious, clever, talky, thought provoking, biting ...
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Something in the Air (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
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51%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: serious, touching, psychological, sexual, gloomy ...
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48%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, sincere, psychological ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 83 min.
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Genre: Drama
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43%
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Housekeeping (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
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Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
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42%
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Genre: Drama
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41%
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Country: USA
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Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, clever, talky ...
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41%
Me Without You (2001)
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Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
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41%
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Passion Fish (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to drive away five personal attendants in the first twenty minutes of the movie. ...
Style: talky, clever, sentimental, semi serious, sincere ...
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40%
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, thought provoking, rough, realistic ...
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39%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: surreal, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 90s
Place: latin america, cuba, havana cuba
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39%
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Our Music (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jean-Luc Godard's poetic meditation on war, violence and defeat. The film is structured in three parts. The three segments are "Hell", "Purgatory", and "Heaven". The first segment is a montage of war images from ...
Style: gloomy, clever, atmospheric, serious, meditative ...
Plot: politics, marines, human nature, anti war, society, weekend, poetry, movie business, embassy, hell, purgatory, interview ...
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39%
Living on Love Alone (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julie Bataille is fed up with student jobs. At 23, with a 5-years university degree, she wants to work for real. She meets Ben by chance at a job interview. He's a guy who chose to live by the day, getting by with whatever crosses his path and ...
Style: offbeat, cynical, captivating, semi serious, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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37%
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
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Style: sentimental, touching, talky, humorous, captivating ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gross Anatomy (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: talky, clever, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 80s
Place: medical school, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%