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Beneath The Lies (2014)
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Beneath The Lies (2014)
Original name: Beneath the Lies
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Uganda
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Within the city of Kampala, lies a seedy underbelly of blackmail, drug trafficking, child prostitution and exploitation of women run by an unknown racket. When the lies beneath each relationship are exposed and loyalties are tested, only death and chaos can ensue.
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative, detective series
Plot: theft, love, betrayal, female assassin, drugs, hollywood, african, blackmail, greed, hypocrisy, family man, female villain, prostitution, illegal drugs, lawyer, friendship, female protagonist, legal, english
Time: year 2014, year 2016
Place: africa, uganda, east africa

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Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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If Tomorrow Comes (1986)
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Country: USA
Duration: 304 min.
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Duration: 525 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2014
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Duration: 60 min.
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Come and Hug Me (2018)
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TV show
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Country: South Korea
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Story: A male student's body is found at school. Authorities assume that the student killed himself in a fall. Other students at the school hold a trial to uncover the truth behind his death.
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Duration: 300 min.
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Duration: 45 min.
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Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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TV show
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