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How Far, How Near
Original name: Jak daleko stąd, jak blisko
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A middle-aged man sets out on a symbolic journey through past, present, and future to learn why an old friend committed suicide, and learns much about his own life along the way.
Plot: metaphysics, first love, ex husband ex wife relationship, memory, suicide, ghost, surrealism, female nudity
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The Great Beauty
Drama
Italy, France
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Peppermint Candy
Drama
South Korea, Japan
129 min.
 7.8
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