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How to Make Good When One Is a Jerk and a Crybaby (1974)
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How to Make Good When One Is a Jerk and a Crybaby (1974)
Original name: Comment réussir quand on est con et pleurnichard
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a guy who still lives with his mother and sells some really awful alcohol to bartenders. The only way for him to do this is to cry and invent himself an awful life. Then he meets the beautiful woman whose goal in life is to sleep with the less exciting guys on Earth.
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Plot: love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, female nudity, suicide attempt, poet, clock, hotel manager, tape recorder, poem, gas explosion, poetry reading
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france

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I'm Shy, But I'll Heal (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
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Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy, nice france, vichy
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I'm Losing My Temper (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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I Don't Know Much, But I'll Say Everything (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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Place: france
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The Twist (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
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Country: Luxembourg, France
Duration: 99 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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