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Odessa (2019)
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Odessa (2019)
Original name: Одесса
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Odessa, August 1970. A heat wave. The city is full of tourists. Boris, a journalist and foreign affairs specialist, and his eight-year-old son Valeri arrive from Moscow to visit Boris’ in-laws, Grigori Iosifovich and Raisa Irovna Davidov. But on the day of their arrival, Odessa declares a quarantine due to a cholera outbreak, and the city is closed off. Having come for a few days, the son-in-law is plunged into a world changed by serious danger. Family secrets will be disclosed, improbable events happen, and a great forbidden love starts.
Style: realistic, ambiguous ending, talky, emotional, social, melancholic, suspense
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, jewish, ordinary people, family, parents and children, family problems, family drama, parent child relationship, brawl, husband wife relationship, love interest, age difference, cholera, dancing, sea, epidemic, female nudity, handicapped, family relations, journalist, summer, unfaithful husband, beach, old man, teenage girl ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: ussr, soviet union, ukraine

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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 866
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 50K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.9
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, clever, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Country: Iceland, Denmark, France, Norway, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic, cynical ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bed & Breakfast (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life changes for three woman who run a failing hotel, when a mysterious man washes up at the beach.
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, captivating, light ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.4
 92
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Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: realistic, sexy, touching, humorous, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Mosquito Net (2010)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 45K
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Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy, upon discovering her husband's infidelity while watching her son's birthday video, leaves the suburbs and moves into the city. She gets an apartment that's above a coffee house where she befriends one of the workers, Aram, a ...
Style: romantic, feel good, humorous, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, age difference, single parent, nanny, romance, fall in love, starting over, family relations, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, future
Place: new york, usa, istanbul turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Color Wheel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: witty, cynical, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%