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The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (2011)
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The Bleak Old Shop of Stuff (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Story: A Victorian comedy adventure in the style of Charles Dickens following shop owner Jedrington Secret-Past. Jedrington teams up with a seemingly charming new business partner, Harmswell Grimstone. As the Secret-Past family's fortunes rise, it looks like they are built on crumbling foundations indeed, especially when it is revealed that Conceptiva too has a secret that turns out to be even darker than Jedrington's own.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, surreal, stylized, not serious
Plot: parody, christmas, confined, family relations, holiday, family life, debt, escapades, disorder, owner
Time: victorian, victorian england
Place: england, london, europe

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Duration: 30 min.
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