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A Man is Dead (2018)
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A Man is Dead (2018)
Original name: Un Homme est mort
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Brest, 1950. The war ended five years ago and nothing remains of the city. Massive bombings and intense fighting lasting more than a month turned the city, its docks, its arsenal, into ashes. Thousands of workers will build it up again, brick by brick. But with awful work conditions protests quickly arise and a strike begins. Violent confrontations happen during manifestations. Until one man falls. The next day René Vautier lands at Brest clandestinely to make a movie about the movement.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, captivating, suspenseful, visually appealing, documentary filmmaking
Plot: communism, class struggle, strike, working conditions, worker, working class, film within a film, french politics, war, communist, labor union, funeral, filmmaker, death of friend, police violence, shot in the head
Time: post world war two, year 1950
Place: france

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Funan (2018)
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Duration: 84 min.
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Duration: 84 min.
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The Fake (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
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