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The Dinner Guest (2007)
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The Dinner Guest (2007)
Original name: L'invité
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fifty years old, three years past of unemployment, benefits decreasing very quickly... Gerard is at the end of the rope when a position is offered him in Indonesia. To win the favor of his new employer, Gerard invites him to dinner at home. Fatal Error ! Terrified at the idea of not being up to par, his wife Colette begs Alexandre, their neighbor to help. Communication guru, Alexander accepts the challenge and gives a makeover to the couple in twenty-four hours. Apartment, decoration, lifestyle, dinner menu, uniforms, culture... Everything !
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: boss and employee, disorder, guest, entity, couples, nothing goes right, reception, hopes, unemployment, society, workplace, mysterious character, power relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, indonesia, europe

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The Ultimate Accessory (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Duration: 84 min.
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Daddy Cool (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
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Welcome Aboard (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Duration: 104 min.
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Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, entertaining ...
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