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Palau the Movie (2019)
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Palau the Movie (2019)
Original name: Palau
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After his father passes away at age 10, the lives of Luis Palau and his family are changed forever. Within a few years of his father's death, Luis, his siblings, and his mother are left nearly destitute. Luis is forced to discontinue his education at an elite boarding school in Argentina and provide for his family as they slip into poverty.
Style: suspenseful, touching, captivating, suspense, christian film, based on true events
Plot: faith, preacher, christianity, father son relationship, male protagonist, evangelical christianity, pregnant woman, death of father, movie theatre, husband wife relationship, bible quote, ends with biographical notes, ends with historical notes
Time: year 1966
Place: usa, argentina

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Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
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Woodlawn (2015)
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Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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 6.3
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Duration: 116 min.
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Duration: 97 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 73K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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