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Taiwan Canasta (1985)
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Taiwan Canasta (1985)
Original name: Tajvanska kanasta
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Once one of the leaders of the 1968 protests, Sasa Belopoljanski is now an out-of-work architect who makes "movers" for living, some funny little mediapan mobiles which nobody takes seriously but him. Dreaming about the honest world free of corruption, Sasa deliberately refused all kinds of work that didn't fit into his revolutionary ideas. Eventually he crosses the path of a group of men involved in construction business, which he sees as a chance for his long-awaited professional success. But these people have other plans...
Plot: architect, revolutionary, art gallery, corruption, construction, mogul, exhibition, game show, party, money, police, family relations, male female relationship, infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, artist, adultery, satire, unemployment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, aging, generation gap, socialist, protest, idealism ...
Place: former yugoslavia, belgrade, yugoslavia

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All That Jack's (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
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Plot: satire, investigation, party, school, male female relationship, sexual harassment, housekeeper, immaturity, education, retirement, hate, investigator ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Golden Balls (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: sexy, humorous, ironic, captivating, light ...
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Early Works (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by Karl Marx's "Das Kapital", three men and a girl named Jugoslava decide to wake up the conscience within the working class and peasants. Faced with the primitivism and a lack of morale, their revolution fails and the girl ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: politics, revolution, revolutionary, rebellion, political unrest, wartime life, sexual content, youth, coming of age, state affairs, society, feminism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: slovakia, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.0
 760
The Factotum (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cesare Botero (Nanni Moretti), a young and corrupted minister, hires a new spokesman, honest and polite high school professor Luciano Sandulli (Silvio Orlando).
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Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.0
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Tito and Me (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: obsession, satire, politics, revolution, anti war, innocence lost, political unrest, distopia, dictatorship, totalitarianism, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, year 1954, 1950s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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How I Was Systematically Destroyed by Idiots (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
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Plot: crying, marxist, beard, health, hospital, obese woman, brother, girl, song, mother, hill, bus ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sixteen-Oh-Sixty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Rich executive being threatened by a burglar who had been caught trying to steal his mansion hires a hitman to kill him in prison. But another man is killed instead, leaving a widow and three kids. Full of remorse, he tries to help the family, ...
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Pestonjee (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Phirojshah (Naseeruddin Shah) and Pestonjee (Anupam Kher) are two close friends. They attempt to do everything together, and they hope that they will marry the same day as well. Unfortunately, both go to see the same young lady, Jeroo (Shabana ...
Plot: adultery, friendship between men, male friendship, husband wife relationship, unrequited love, infidelity, party, male female relationship, fiancee, platonic, loneliness, love ...
Time: 1930s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Days on Earth Are Flowing (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A profoundly empathetic, unpretentious and droll account of a how a swarthy, Hemingway-like sailor upends the droning routines of a nursing home when he checks himself in. Though his subtle interactions with the other residents – including his ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
National Class Category Up to 785 Ccm (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
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Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dog Who Loved Trains (1977)
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40%
 6.0
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.9
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 134
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 7.5
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 6.0
 556
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