Movies like Gandharvam

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Gandharvam (1993)
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Gandharvam
Original name: ഗാന്ധര്‍വ്വം
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A romantic film packed with fun and adventure Gandharavam tells the story of an auto mechanic who falls in love with the daughter of a crime mob family.
Plot: theatre production, playwright, stage play, play within film, premarital sex, imprisonment, garage, actress, pregnancy, kidnapping, elopement, prison, love
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The Best of Youth
Drama, Romance
Italy
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Before Sunrise
Drama, Romance
USA, Austria, Switzerland
101 min.
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