Movies like The Photograph 1986

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The Photograph (1986)
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The Photograph (1986)
Original name: Η φωτογραφία
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young Greek man goes to Paris seeking help from a solitary and almost misanthropic distant relative who works as a furrier. With him, he takes nothing from his homeland but a photograph of a woman that he finds on the pavement. A misunderstanding regarding the photograph sets off a series of dramatic misunderstandings which trap him in a vicious circle of lies and fantasies.
Plot: love, friendship, politics, family relations, male female relationship, unrequited love, pursuit, singer, lie, photograph, communist, fire, liar, correspondence, immigrants, moustache, friend, death of friend, chase
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: paris france

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Duration: 90 min.
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Gilded Youth (2001)
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Duration: 85 min.
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Duration: 119 min.
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Duration: 89 min.
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