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Either Way (2011)
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Either Way (2011)
Original name: Á annan veg
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Icelandic drama about two remote road-workers.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, contemplative, captivating, psychological, offbeat, realistic, talky, semi serious
Plot: friendship, workplace, friends, workplace situations, buddies, adventure, couples, bittersweet, painting
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: iceland

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Prince Avalanche (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.
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Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
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The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Place: france
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The Big Ask (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The Big Ask is a dark comedy about three couples who head to the desert to help their friend heal after the death of his mother. They would do anything for him - except for the one thing he wants.
Style: humorous, semi serious, psychological, captivating, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Lemon Sisters (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
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Ping Pong Summer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1985 a summer vacation in Ocean City, Md., changes the life of a shy white teen who's obsessed with table tennis and hip-hop music.
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, light, offbeat ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century
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49%
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Eating (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Time: 80s
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49%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Martin (deceased) is stuck in a dead-end job, welcoming the newly departed into the afterlife. All he dreams of is going 'Up There'. But his plans are thrown into disarray when he has to team up with the relentlessly chirpy Rash and ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 92 min.
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Gung Ho (1986)
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Patti Rocks (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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The Alumni Chapter (2011)
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42%
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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34%
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Small Time (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Follows a gang of small time crooks in an English town. Malc is in danger of losing his girlfriend Kate if he doesn't spend more time at home and the gang leader Jumbo looks like he is about to lose control.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic
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Duration: 108 min.
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