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Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: coming of age, family, suburbs, youth, family relations, single parent, obsession, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, kids and family, 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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Duration: 23 min.
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Storm
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
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Christmas Angel
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
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Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
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