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Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999)
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Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999)
Original name: Tsatsiki, Morsan och Polisen
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Little Tsatsiki, son of a single mother in Sweden, has never met his father, a Greek fisherman. Tsatsiki befriends a nice but straight-laced motorcycle policeman renting one of their rooms and decices he is the right guy for his mother, an amateur rock singer in love with her band's bass player.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, family, kids and family, suburbs, youth, family relations, single parent, obsession, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, elementary school, punk rock, motorcycle cop, children, love triangle, single mother, boy, father son relationship, mother son relationship
Time: 90s
Place: europe, sweden

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Christmas Angel (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Storm (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
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Place: denmark, europe
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Mary Christmas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Californian widower Joel Wallace, a successful businessman, is a great catch in a grand mansion, but absorbed by his work. His daughter Felice writes to a TV Christmas special, hoping for a 'new mammy'.
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Plot: single parent, christmas, nanny, family, parents and children, wish come true, romance, family life, hopes, family relations, tv show, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.1
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Winky's Horse (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There is only one thing Winky wants: a horse, a real horse to ride. But horses are expensive. Fortunately it is the season of Sinterklaas; Winky just asks Sinterklaas for a horse. Than everything will work out alright. Or will it?
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
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Misa mi (2003)
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Duration: 80 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia
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Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
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 5.1
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 6.7
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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