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An Optical Illusion - Interval (2020)
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An Optical Illusion - Interval (2020)
Original name: Un efecto óptico
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A couple from Burgos, Alfredo and Teresa, travel to New York where they intend to “switch off” and do all of the things listed in the guidebook. But the moment they land, they start to notice signs, some subtle and others rather less so, that in fact they’re not in the city sold to them by the travel agency. So where are they?
Style: humorous, tense, captivating
Plot: surrealism, time loop, alternate reality, time travel, family relations, male female relationship, puzzle, time traveler, fictional reality, marital problem, husband wife relationship, holiday
Place: new york

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Duration: 86 min.
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The Open Door (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: satirical, captivating
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Long Story Short (2021)
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Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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Style: captivating, entertaining, light, humorous
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Mom Squad (2019)
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Duration: 99 min.
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