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Learn How to Read and Write, Son (1981)
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Learn How to Read and Write, Son (1981)
Original name: Μάθε παιδί μου γράμματα
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The most important political, post-military junta satire about the nation, the religion, the education, the family.
Plot: student, satire, teacher student relationship, generation gap, celebration, village life, graduate, village, teacher, police, politics, court, corrupt cop, greek, judge, teenage boy, high school student, father son relationship, professor, stuttering, passenger, magazine, director, knowledge, tradition ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas, athens

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Loaf and Camouflage (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film is the story of a group of soldiers, who, in the course of their compulsory military service in 1967 and 1968, before and during the military dictatorship in Greece, are assigned to the then recently founded Armed Forces Television. This TV ...
Style: witty, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s, year 1967
Place: greece, europe, athens, hellas, athens greece
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The Teacher (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Teacher in the most prestigious highschool in the country, François enjoys the life he’s always known, in the intellectual and bourgeois society of Paris. Trapped in a situation where he’s forced to accept a job in a school of a tough ...
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, touching
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Living Dangerously (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A gifted electrician, Michalis Karamanos works for OTE - Greek Telecommunications Organization and it seems that he is the only one who hasn't been completely absorbed by the corrupt and all-devouring system. Acting as a member of the ...
Plot: terrorist, hostage, government coverup, explosive, code breaking, live broadcast, computer expert, political party, hellenic, satire, athenian, soccer ...
Time: 80s
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Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Style: captivating, light, humorous, feel good, sincere
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
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Duration: 85 min.
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Plot: nazi occupation, starvation, factory, occupation, pot, toothpick, hunger, worker, oppression, ss, perjury, escape ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
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The Castle of Cloads (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 89 min.
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Teacher of the Year (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Surrounded by the eccentric faculty of Truman High School, Mitch Carter wins the California Teacher of the Year award and immediately receives a tempting offer that may force him to leave his job.
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Story: In the middle of the Aegean Sea, six men on a fishing trip on a luxury yacht decide to play a game. During this game, things will be compared. Things will be measured. Songs will be butchered, and blood will be tested. Friends will become rivals and ...
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Tit for Tat (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Professor Herceg struggling with difficulties, it is not easy to determine how students conveyed knowledge, and even harder to avoid the hatred of the disciples, and sympathy for the students. Arrival of television in school, a poll about the new ...
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: Panos and Archimedes (Panos Michalopoulos and Sotiris Moustakas) are colleagues (teachers) and roommates. The first is a new modern, and the second is more conservative. Panos will attempt to dynamically put Archimedes in life. The second will ...
Plot: sister, roommate, high school, sleepwalker, moustache, coach, shyness, conservative, graduation, egg, motorcycle, sleeping ...
Time: 80s
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Love Me Not? (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Spying a lissome young woman standing topless on a nearby balcony, Giorgos (Andreas Barcoulis) climbs up onto a nearby rooftop to get a better look. At a critical moment in his climb, his family and friends call out to him and he falls, suffering a ...
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The Teacher (2016)
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Duration: 102 min.
Story: The principal of an elementary school calls a special parents meeting after it’s alleged that the seemingly empathetic and kindly-looking teacher Mrs. Drazděchová uses her students to manipulate their parents.
Style: touching, melancholic, tense, captivating, non-linear ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 138 min.
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Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
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