Movies like Lighter

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Lighter (2018)
Lighter (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: The journey of a lighter and the stories of the hands it passes through, from 1939 until present day.
Plot: love, dancing, gay, family relations, kiss, elderly, young adult

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My Brother Has a Cute Brother (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Honza Pavelka (Jan Hrusínský) wins the junior motorbike speed races. His thirteen-year-old brother Martin (Roman Cada), his assistant and biggest fan, answers the questions of his schoolfriend Pavlína in a superior tone. Student Zuzana (Libuse ...
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Brother for All the Money (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Honza and Zuzana are very young husband and wife. They have a little daughter of whom willingly occasionally take care the grandparents and Honza's fifteen-year-old brother Martin. Zuzana continues studying and Honza devotes all weekends as an ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Edgard and Valentina have just broke up. She feels unsure about her own future. And he's still in love with her. Now, Edgard has a plan. Old stories are about to come back. But Valentina doesn't feel ready for it.
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Homolka and Pocketbook (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The husband and wife Ludva and Hedus Homolkas with their twins Péta and Máta and Ludva's parents - the granny and grandpa - arrive in the snowy Spindleruv Mlýn for a holiday. They promise to each other that they will not spoil the quite ...
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Scrooge & Marley (2012)
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Nevrland (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
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Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
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Style: anthology
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