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How About Adolf? (2018)
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How About Adolf? (2018)
Original name: Der Vorname
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The family dinner at Stephan and Elisabeth could have been wonderful. But when Thomas announces that he and his pregnant girlfriend Anna are going to call their son Adolf, the hosts and the family friend René are stuck in the throat.
Style: humorous, light, satirical, ironic, talky
Plot: family relations, parenthood, dialogue driven, couples, dark humor, psychology, marriage, family problems, society, insult, husband wife relationship, under the surface, gay slur, professor, mother daughter relationship, pizza delivery, birth, dinner party, smoking pot, punched in the face, ultrasound, nosebleed, pot smoking
Time: contemporary

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How to Train Your Husband (2018)
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, sincere
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Carnage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Poland, Spain, USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Copacabana (2010)
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Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: light, feel good, humorous, captivating, sincere
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Place: germany
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Duration: 94 min.
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Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 96 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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