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Welcome to the South (2010)
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Welcome to the South (2010)
Original name: Benvenuti al sud
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alberto (Claudio Bisio), post office manager of a small town in Brianza, under pressure of his wife Sylvia (Angela Finocchiaro), is willing to do anything to get the transfer to Milan. Even pretending to be disabled to climb in the ranking. But the trick does not work and as punishment, he is transferred in a small town in Campania, which to an inhabitant of the north is equivalent to a nightmare ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, sentimental, sincere, feel good, captivating, entertaining, satirical, biting ...
Plot: fish out of water, friendship, workplace situations, misfit, couple relations, society, disorder, culture clash, workplace, supportive coworker, social relations, co worker co worker relationship, satire, small town life, village, postman, cultural difference, family relations, coworker, family, male female relationship, deception, village life, relationships, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, naples italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about disorder, society, couples, culture clash, couple relations, fish out of water and friends mostly in Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Welcome to the South: Caffeine (2006), A Boss in the Living Room (2014), Nothing to Declare (2010), Ciao, Professore! (1992), Boudu (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Welcome to the North (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Now in the Far North (i.e. Milan!), Alberto has accepted to manage a program for efficiency improvement in the Italian Post. He devotes all his time and all his energy to this noble task and neglects his wife Silvia, which of course annoys her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, realistic ...
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Plot: society, friendship, workplace, workplace situations, culture clash, couple relations, disorder, couples, fish out of water, social satire, postman, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Caffeine (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A fanciful battle of the sexes ensues when the relationships of the staff and patrons of a quirky London café are unexpectedly turned upside down by sudden revelations of terribly embarrassing secrets having to do with their sexual misadventures.
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, humorous, witty ...
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Plot: waiter, drug abuse, looking for love, workplace situations, friendship, battle of the sexes, twentysomething life, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, sexual relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary
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A Boss in the Living Room (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cristina lives a peaceful life until her older brother Ciro, who has to attend a trial, asks to spend house arrests at Cristina’s home.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, life turned upside down, hidden identity, misfit, society, culture clash, couple relations, family life, family relations, dishonesty, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
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Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, comedy duo, customs officer, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, society, politics, frontier town, partners, european union, coworker relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: belgium, france, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bureaucratic snafu sends Marco Tullio Sperelli, a portly, middle-aged northern Italian, to teach third grade in a poor town outside Naples
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Audience: kids
Plot: school, rich and poor, friendship, culture clash, coming of age, power relations, friends, urban ghetto, village life, social differences, fish out of water, high school ...
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Duration: 104 min.
Story: No overview found.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
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Duration: 80 min.
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Country: Denmark
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