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Alive and Kicking (1996)
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Alive and Kicking (1996)
Original name: Indian Summer
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A passionately committed young dancer is forced to re-examine his career and life when faced with death, finding hope through an older man who becomes his lover, mentor and companion.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, sexy, funny, light, romantic, feel good, unusual plot structure, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, romance, bittersweet, coming out, dancing, death, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), love, catastrophe, natural disaster, relationships, women, lgbt, family, love triangle, betrayal, beautiful scenery, aids, lone hero, fantasy world, destiny, brutality, runaway, courage ...
Time: 90s
Place: london, greece, athens greece

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Moonlight and Valentino (1995)
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The Story of Us (1999)
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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