Movies like Deadline 2016

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Deadline (2016)
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Deadline (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Trent Butler, a listless 20 something, accidentally kills himself after a breakup. He negotiates with Death to get a 2 week extension to accomplish something with his life.
Style: dark
Plot: death, suicide, filmmaking, breakup

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This Is Not a Film (2003)
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Duration: 114 min.
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Full Moon Party (2002)
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