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The Country Years (1992)
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The Country Years (1992)
Original name: Les années campagne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adolescent comes of age during a summer in the Rhône valley with his maternal grandparents. Jules seems a little too close to his mother and distant from his father, who wants Jules out of their Parisian house. It's to be a summer of transition, perhaps to a boarding school, and during these weeks in the country, Jules fishes with his grandfather; proves himself to the local youths, a group led by the bullying Red; takes on some tough guys; feels rejected by his mother; and, meets and pursues Evelyne, the village beauty. She's responsive, and Jules doesn't exactly know what to do next. Then, something happens that propels Jules into decisiveness and maturity.
Plot: fishing, summer vacation, coming of age, teenager, gang, summer, vacation, bully, grandfather, grandfather grandson relationship, grandson
Place: provence

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Searching for You (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
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Dad Is Gone, Mom Also (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A coming-of-age film: When Laurette's parents disappear following a row, Laurette assumes responsibility for the family. The initial fiesta of children alone gives way to abandonment and the pressures of responsibility.
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An Easy Girl (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Yes, But... (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
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Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 134 min.
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Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: 70s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
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Duration: 91 min.
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Family (2008)
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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35%
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