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Pastorela: A Christmas Play (2011)
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Pastorela: A Christmas Play (2011)
Original name: Pastorela
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Agent Jesus Juarez (aka Chucho) has always played the Devil in his town's Nativity Play. This Christmas, when the new pastor of the church recasts the role, the two men engage in a battle between good and evil.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, exciting, not serious
Plot: ego clash, intrigue, rivalry, clergy, devil, church, nothing goes right, theater, christmas, tradition, supernatural, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, santa claus, police, father daughter relationship, chase, supernatural power, theatre play, nativity scene, santa claus suit, devil costume
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, light and captivating films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry and friendship mostly in Comedy, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Pastorela: A Christmas Play: It Happened in Saint-Tropez (2013), Trap.com (2011), It's Not You, It's Me (2010), The Test (2013), White Wedding (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Trap.com (2011)
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Duration: 95 min.
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Place: brazil, latin america
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It's Not You, It's Me (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Javier se ha casado con María, el amor de su vida, y ahora lo único que desea es estar feliz con ella el resto de su vida, pero el destino se la quita poco después de la boda. Ahora Javier está enredado en sus emociones: ¿cómo aceptará la ...
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The Test (2013)
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Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
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White Wedding (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Africa
Duration: 93 min.
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Audience: date night
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My First Wedding (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 102 min.
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