Movies like I, Distressing God

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I, Distressing God (1969)
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I, Distressing God (1969)
Original name: Já, truchlivý Bůh
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Adolf (Miloš Kopecký), the irresistible seducer of women, is fond of Janicka (Hana Lelitová), a novice opera singer. The girl, however, prefers famous men and Adolf thus does not have a single chance with her. One day in a hospital, he meets a Greek partisan named Apostolek (Pavel Landovský) who impresses him with his spontaneity and ease in solving all problems, especially those with women. Adolf has an idea for a revenge. He makes Apostolek familiar with social manners, dresses him after the latest fashion and introduces him to Janicka as a Greek conductor. Janicka instantly falls in love with the made-up composer and Apostolek does no better.
Plot: comedy of manners, fake identity, greek, hospital, joke, sex
Place: czechoslovakia

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The Most Beautiful Age (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
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Plot: bureaucracy, posing, sculptor, repression, retirement, old man, irony, model, female nudity, student
Place: czechoslovakia
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Empties (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, UK, Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
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A Hoof Here, a Hoof There (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Two friends have sex just for fun. One day they make a blood test, just for fun, and they discover that one of them has AIDS, not knowing who.
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Offset (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Romania, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
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Operacja Dunaj (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland, Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Operation Danube was the cover name for the invasion of Czechoslovakia by Warsaw Pact armies in August 1968. The fleet of Polish tanks which arrive to liberate their neighbor, ostensibly threatened by a counter-revolution, includes the old tank ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
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Plot: sex, prostitution, eroticism, marriage, farce, prostitute, anthology
Time: 1890s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A philandering cab driver decides to help his girlfriend's attractive sister, who is in trouble with drug dealers.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 93 min.
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Duration: 85 min.
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Duration: 102 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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