Movies like Le Retour du Héros

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Le Retour du Héros (2018)
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Le Retour du Héros (2018)
Original name: Le retour du héros
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1809, France. Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride heartbroken. Her sister decides to write letters on his behalf to cheer her up.
Style: stylized, feel good, romantic, entertaining, humorous
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, date night
Plot: scam, lie, war hero, reading a letter aloud, deserter, letter, sister sister relationship, wedding, marriage proposal, woman slaps man, sex scene, duel, horse, dancing, kiss, escapades, lifestyle, storytelling, napoleonic wars, counting, letter read aloud, ballroom dancing, gun shooting, reading a letter, falling into water ...
Time: 1800s
Place: france

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Molière (2007)
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Duration: 120 min.
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Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
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Time: 17th century, 1600s
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Duration: 109 min.
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Alibi.com (2017)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining, cynical
Audience: teen comedy, date night
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
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Duration: 93 min.
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Style: funny, humorous, feel good, entertaining, cynical
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Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Comedy, History
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Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
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