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Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
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Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
Original name: Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo?
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this excoriating satire of the fashion industry, Polly Maggoo is a 20-year-old Brooklyn-born fashion model in Paris, on the runway at the big shows where magazine editor Ms. Maxwell is the reigning opinion maker. The ridiculous passes for sublime. Polly becomes the subject of an episode of a vapid TV news documentary series called "Qui êtes-vous?" and is pursued by the filmmaker and by the prince of Borodine, a small country in the Soviet bloc.
Style: humorous, offbeat, biting, suspense, realistic, surreal, contemplative, semi serious
Plot: fashion, satire, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, media, lifestyle, celebrity culture, media satire, prince, model, photographer, cemetery, toys, interview, absurd humor, dinner, fan, surrealism, white horse, television crew, coffin, absurdism, magazine editor, public restroom, toy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france

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Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Stardom (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl is plucked from small-town obscurity and thrust into the spotlight of the glamorous world of super-models.
Style: clever, captivating, realistic, cynical, stylized ...
Plot: fashion, rise and fall, lifestyle, rising to stardom, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, obsession, celebrity culture, showbiz, model, fame ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, canada, montreal ...
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Les Jours venus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex soixante- huitard is forced to look back at his past .His kids look at him like an old soldier from a very distant war.His banker called him urgently.His last script idea is refused.He remembers meeting his wife in Sarajevo during the war.Most ...
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, unfulfillment, aging, postmodernism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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David Holzman's Diary (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: This fake documentary which appears quite real on the surface is about a young man making a movie about his everyday life and discovering something important about himself and his reality. This film is not a real documentary or is it?
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspense, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: filmmaking, vietnam war, voyeurism, obsession, satire, dishonesty, elderly lovers, artists and showbiz, social decay, media satire, celebrity culture, showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, clever, suspense ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, society, communication problem, disorder, estrangement, family relations, performer's life, fish out of water, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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A Self-Made Hero (1996)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator.
Style: suspense, biting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: world war two, satire, hidden identity, dishonesty, war, switching roles, friendship, couples, french resistance, interview, anti hero, widow ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Let's Have a Brainwash (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: offbeat, contemplative, surreal, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: satire, stewardess, post apocalypse, thief, religions or cults, nuclear holocaust, globalization, society, human nature, remote control, beer, apocalypse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the director of Back to 1942, Feng Xiaogang, comes PERSONAL TAILOR, one of the most unique films you'll see in this upcoming holiday season. Imagine a team that will sacrifice themselves for your dream at any cost -- but only if that dream ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: follow your dream, satire, dream come true, artists and showbiz, hopes, society, social differences, filmmaking, media, company
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
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To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, contemplative, humorous ...
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, world spanning, filmmaking, cinema, filmmaker, surrealism, cowboy, female director, suitcase, movie theatre, respect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, asia, europe, latin america
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Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an actress, as well as the conflict that arises when ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: satire, rise to the top, ambition, desire for fame, filmmaking, workplace romance, workplace situations, workplace, rising to stardom, lifestyle, actor's life, best friends ...
Time: 90s
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The Last Big Thing (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From a bland tract house on the outskirts of Los Angeles, Simon Geist (with occasional help from his platonic girlfriend Darla) wages war against all of modern American popular culture. Geist starts up a magazine called "The Next Big ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, humorous, witty, realistic ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: humorous, clever, thought provoking, biting, talky ...
Plot: politics, revolution, new wave, rebellion, youth, crimes, deadly, society, state affairs, lifestyle, fighting the system, university ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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The 92 Minutes of Mr. Baum (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Balding advertising executive Mr. Baum spends more time on a new ad campaign for purple sunglasses than he does with his own family. But suddenly he is forced to reexamine his life after a doctor tells him that he has an 'aggressive' brain ...
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cynical ...
Plot: family life, terminal illness, introspection, dark humor, family relations, dull life, satire, race against time, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, dealing with death
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: israel
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Childstar (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Childstar is about an egotistical 12-year-old named Taylor Brandon Burns who has skyrocketed to fame at that young age. His relationship with his driver, Rick, takes a turn when Taylor confides in him about the problems of celebrity and the fears of ...
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Duration: 120 min.
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Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
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Once Upon a Time, Cinema (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, cynical, realistic ...
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Place: iran, tehran iran
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
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Style: contemplative, clever, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
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Style: stylized, humorous, surreal, semi serious, offbeat ...
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Place: france, taiwan, paris france
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Style: humorous, witty, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
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Cannes Man (1997)
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Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Film producer Sy Lerner makes a bet with a fellow film executive that he can turn any nobody into a star at the Cannes Film Festival. A New York cab driver who is visiting the festival is chosen as the test subject to settle the bet and Sy uses his ...
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Mistress (1992)
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Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Country: France
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Style: sincere, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
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