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Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (2007)
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Trapped in the Closet: Chapters 13-22 (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The second half of R. Kelly's unfinished hip hop opera
Plot: gangsters, mafia, choir, pimp, gospel, waitress, interrogation, diner, police officer, gangster, package, questioning

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Whiskey Down (1996)
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All That Jazz (1979)
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Country: USA
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Time: contemporary
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