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Sammy-Gate (2016)
Sammy-Gate (2016)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Story: Equal parts "Dr. Strangelove," "Zelig," and "Network," "Sammy-Gate" takes you on a psychedelic trip into the 1970s polyester heart of darkness. On a USO tour of Vietnam, Sammy Davis Jr. stumbles upon a CIA-sponsored plot to smuggle heroin into the United States. Through comic ineptitude mixed with noble intentions, Davis triggers a chain of bizarre missteps by the FBI, the Mafia, and the Nixon administration that result in the Watergate scandal.
Plot: cia, mafia, fbi, conspiracy, mob
Place: vietnam

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Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Ernesto (2017)
Genre: Biography
Country: Japan, Cuba
Duration: 124 min.
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Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 52 min.
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Duration: 90 min.
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Time Indefinite (1993)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After documentarian Ross McElwee gets married, a series of misfortunes follow: his grandmother dies, his wife miscarries, and then his father dies less than a week later. Shaken by the sudden string of deaths, McElwee becomes depressed. After ...
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Genre: Biography
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Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Biography
Country: USA
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Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
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