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Unfair World (2011)
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Unfair World (2011)
Original name: Άδικος Κόσμος
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Greece, Germany, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sotiris is a police investigator in Athens who lives by a strict moral code. An honest man, he carries himself as though held down by the weight of the world. Dora is a cleaning lady, struggling to get by any way she can. Dealt a rough hand in life, she has developed a rich layer of cynicism and mistrust that informs her every action. When a man Sotiris believes is innocent is arrested for a brutal crime, his attempt to uncover the truth results in a grave mistake. Finding himself on the other side of the law for the first time, he places his fate in Dora, the only witness to his malfeasance and the only person who can help him, for better or for worse.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, realistic, semi serious
Plot: crimes, moral dilemma, society, working class, cop witness relations, dark humor, injustice, law enforcement, uncover truth, police, money, murder, man hits a woman, shot to death, man slaps a woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece

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Duration: 93 min.
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Between the Canals (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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Duration: 74 min.
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Duration: 137 min.
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Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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