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Odds and Ends (1986)
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Odds and Ends (1986)
Original name: Vermischte Nachrichten
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Essay film by Alexander Kluge.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: prostitute, money, soldier, unrequited love, masturbation, cannibalism, cold war, song, pimp, terminal illness, immigrants, archival footage, mother son relationship
Time: year 1986

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Vesna Goes Fast (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
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Story: Vesna, a Czech girl, arrives in Italy without money and, because of poverty, is forced into prostitution.
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Bubu (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bubu leaves his job in a bakery, forces his girl-friend into prostitution, and from then on lives out of the money she makes. The young couple find their place in the world of prostitutes and pimps, but the lack of perspective in their life - which ...
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Secrets of a Married Man (1984)
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Yesterday Girl (1966)
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