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Pepe and Fifi (1994)
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Pepe and Fifi (1994)
Original name: Pepe și Fifi
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Romania
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The grim realities of daily life in post-Communist Romania are described in this dark drama, which was filmed on-location in the poorer areas of Bucharest. Pepe & Fifi are brother and sister. Pepe is a struggling boxer, and Fifi is a barfly addicted to Bucharest's sleazy night life. This movie chronicles their daily lives while commenting upon the political and economic situation in Romania.
Plot: boxing, bandit, boxer, friendship, politics, male female relationship, nightclub, pimp, beggar, brother sister relationship, friend, beating, megaphone, romanian, homelessness, wheelchair, urban setting
Place: bucharest

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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama, Sport
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Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Drama, Sport
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Duration: 120 min.
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