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A Rooster for Esculapio (2017)
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A Rooster for Esculapio (2017)
Original name: Un Gallo para Esculapio
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
TV show
Story: A young working-class man comes from Misiones (an Argentinian province) to Buenos Aires, with a fighting rooster, looking for his brother, and gets involved with low life characters, who introduce him to a world of crime.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: mafia, bandit, gang, investigation, criminal, organized crime, gang war, unsolved crime, criminal gang, outlaw gang, crime solving, private investigation, cold case, uncover truth, loss of brother, prison, prostitution, police corruption, car wash, corrupt police, cockfight
Place: argentina

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Country: Sweden, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Duration: 49 min.
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Genre: Crime, Thriller
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Duration: 60 min.
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Style: captivating, tense, suspense
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Jack Irish (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 52 min.
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Duration: 90 min.
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Story: In 1890s Canada, a police inspector applies the latest scientific methods of deduction, much to the chagrin of his superiors.
Style: tense, captivating
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: captivating, based on true events, tense, suspense, cynical
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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TV show
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