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Valparaiso My Love (1969)
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Valparaiso My Love (1969)
Original name: Valparaíso Mi Amor
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A poor Valparaiso family faces a tough life after the father is sent to prison.
Style: slang
Plot: childhood, love, prison, thief, money, criminal, children, orphan, cemetery, singing, theft, sick child, mother, wealth, poverty, chase, cinema, large family, rich woman, bus, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, unemployment, magazine ...
Place: chile

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Naked Childhood (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Handed over to foster care by his mother—who's unwilling to give up permanent custody—the now-adolescent François understands that nothing in life is permanent, and his increasingly erratic actions reflect this knowledge.
Style: cinema verite
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Time: 60s, 1960s
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Stray Dogs (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France, Afghanistan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two children are orphaned in post-Taliban Afghanistan.
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Sorry We Missed You (2019)
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Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: sincere, disturbing, psychological, realistic
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Place: united kingdom
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Paradise (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Televangelist Bobby Paradise "saw God" in some space debris when he was returning to Earth as an astronaut. Or at least he was convinced he did by his wife, a Cape Canaveral groupie at the time Bobby was with NASA. Now they have built up ...
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Tres tristes tigres (1968)
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Duration: 100 min.
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The Scrounger (1961)
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Plot: catholic priest, priest, class struggle, church, conscience, religion, injustice, poverty, catholic church, solidarity, social problem, working conditions ...
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