Movies like The Festival 1989

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The Festival (1989)
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The Festival (1989)
Original name: المولد
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Egypt
Story: Directed by Samir Seif.
Plot: revenge, ship, murder, mother, wealth, theft, missing child, poverty, brother sister relationship, drowning, sister, identity, explosion, mob

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Laguna (2001)
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El profeta Mimi (1973)
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The Yacoubian Building (2006)
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Country: Egypt, France
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What We Did That Night (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 89 min.
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Too Good to Be True (1988)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A self-entitled woman is determined to keep her new man to herself at all costs.
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Suspect (1981)
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Duration: 125 min.
Story: The film tells the story of an ex-burglar who is struggling to lead a normal life with his wife and little son. His elder brother pressures him to return to burglary.
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: Irene is a young housewife and mother who tries to raise her young family, love her husband and keep her home all the while studying her masters' degree. Mario, her husband, is a good man, but he's tied by convention. When she has a ...
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Duration: 88 min.
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Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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