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The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music (2015)
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The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music (2015)
Original name: Die Trapp Familie - Ein Leben für die Musik
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA, Germany, Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Agathe von Trapp, the eldest daughter of a well-known musical family, overcomes many obstacles to pursue her musical career and move to the United States.
Plot: family, christmas, world war two, mountain, child, pregnancy, nazi, money, wedding, motorcycle, jewish, german, food, truck, chess, politics, family relations, snow, photographer, unrequited love, running, church, happiness, sister sister relationship, birthday ...
Time: year 1938, year 1965, year 1937
Place: america, austria

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Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: touching, thought provoking, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
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Time: year 2010, year 1946, year 1939, 20th century
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The Sound of Music (1965)
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Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
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Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
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Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
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Duration: 102 min.
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