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1. It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

Approved | 130 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

8.7
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An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

Writers: Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, Jo Swerling, Philip Van Doren Stern | Director: Frank Capra | Stars: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

2. Due Date (2010)

R | 95 min | Comedy

6.6
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51 Metascore

High-strung father-to-be Peter Highman is forced to hitch a ride with aspiring actor Ethan Tremblay on a road trip in order to make it to his child's birth on time.

Writers: Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, Adam Sztykiel, Todd Phillips | Director: Todd Phillips | Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan, Jamie Foxx

3. Bruce Almighty (2003)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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46 Metascore

A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world.

Writers: Steve Koren, Mark O'Keefe, Steve Oedekerk | Director: Tom Shadyac | Stars: Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman, Philip Baker Hall

4. Nicholas Nickleby (2002)

PG | 132 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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71 Metascore

A young, compassionate man struggles to save his family and friends from the abusive exploitation of his cold-heartedly grasping uncle.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Douglas McGrath | Director: Douglas McGrath | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Jamie Bell, Christopher Plummer, Jim Broadbent

5. Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)

R | 93 min | Comedy

7.6
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A man must struggle to travel home for Thanksgiving with an obnoxious slob of a shower curtain ring salesman as his only companion.

Writer: John Hughes | Director: John Hughes | Stars: Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins, Michael McKean

6. The Last Station (2009)

R | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.0
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76 Metascore

A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things.

Writers: Michael Hoffman, Jay Parini | Director: Michael Hoffman | Stars: Helen Mirren, James McAvoy, Christopher Plummer, Paul Giamatti

7. La Grande Illusion (1937)

Unrated | 114 min | Drama, War

8.2
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During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German POW camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from.

Writers: Charles Spaak, Jean Renoir | Director: Jean Renoir | Stars: Jean Gabin, Dita Parlo, Pierre Fresnay, Erich von Stroheim

8. I Remember Mama (1948)

Approved | 134 min | Drama, Family

8.4
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The ups and downs of a Norwegian immigrant family, circa 1910.

Writers: DeWitt Bodeen, John Van Druten, Kathryn Forbes | Director: George Stevens | Stars: Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes, Oskar Homolka, Philip Dorn

9. Great Expectations (1946)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor.

Writers: Charles Dickens, David Lean, Ronald Neame, Anthony Havelock-Allan, Kay Walsh, Cecil McGivern | Director: David Lean | Stars: John Mills, Valerie Hobson, Tony Wager, Jean Simmons

10. Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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A director of escapist films goes on the road as a hobo to learn about Life...which gives him a rude awakening.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

11. How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (1966 TV Short)

Unrated | 26 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.5
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A grumpy hermit hatches a plan to steal Christmas from the Whos of Whoville.

Writers: Dr. Seuss, Irv Spector, Bob Ogle | Directors: Chuck Jones, Ben Washam | Stars: Boris Karloff, Thurl Ravenscroft, June Foray, Dal McKennon

12. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.1
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Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.

Writers: Samson Raphaelson, Miklós László | Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut

13. Little Women (1933)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance

7.4
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Little Women is a "coming of age" drama tracing the lives of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy. During the American Civil War, the girls father is away serving as a minister to the troops... See full summary »

Writers: Louisa May Alcott, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman | Director: George Cukor | Stars: Katharine Hepburn, Joan Bennett, Paul Lukas, Edna May Oliver

14. High Sierra (1941)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.6
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After being released from prison, notorious thief Roy Earle is hired by his old boss to help a group of inexperienced criminals plan and carry out the robbery of a California resort.

Writers: John Huston, W.R. Burnett | Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Ida Lupino, Humphrey Bogart, Alan Curtis, Arthur Kennedy

15. Unconditional Love (2002)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Comedy, Musical

6.9
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After her husband unexpectedly leaves her, Grace Beasley (Kathy Bates) spontaneously travels to Great Britain to attend the funeral of Victor Fox, a singer she adored. There, she meets the ... See full summary »

Writers: Jocelyn Moorhouse, P.J. Hogan | Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Kathy Bates, Rupert Everett, Meredith Eaton, Peter Sarsgaard

16. The Palm Beach Story (1942)

Passed | 88 min | Romance, Comedy

7.9
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An inventor needs cash to develop his big idea. His wife, who loves him, decides to raise it for him by divorcing him and marrying a millionaire.

Writer: Preston Sturges | Director: Preston Sturges | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Joel McCrea, Mary Astor, Rudy Vallee

17. The Good Earth (1937)

Passed | 138 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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The story of a farmer in China: a story of humility and bravery. His father gives Wang Lung a freed slave as wife. By diligence and frugality the two manage to enlarge their property. But ... See full summary »

Writers: Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger, Claudine West, Pearl S. Buck | Directors: Sidney Franklin, Victor Fleming, Gustav Machatý, Sam Wood | Stars: Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly, Tilly Losch

18. Scrooge (1970)

G | 113 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A musical retelling of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale.

Writers: Charles Dickens, Leslie Bricusse | Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Edith Evans, Kenneth More

19. The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

Unrated | 126 min | Drama, Family

7.5
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At a big city Catholic school, Father O'Malley and Sister Benedict indulge in friendly rivalry, and succeed in extending the school through the gift of a building.

Writers: Dudley Nichols, Leo McCarey | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan

20. Our Children (2012)

111 min | Drama

6.7
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79 Metascore

Like millions of other couples, Mounir and Murielle fall in love. Like millions of other couples, Mounir and Murielle have children. But unlike them, they accept to give up their autonomy ... See full summary »

Writers: Matthieu Reynaert, Thomas Bidegain, Joachim Lafosse | Director: Joachim Lafosse | Stars: Émilie Dequenne, Claire Bodson, Niels Arestrup, Tahar Rahim

21. Le Havre (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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82 Metascore

When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home.

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: André Wilms, Blondin Miguel, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Kati Outinen

22. Chalo Dilli (2011)

155 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Enroute to her destination via plane, a busy executive gets stranded with a middle-classed fast-talking male.

Writers: Shabbir Ahmed, Anand Raj Anand, Krishika Lulla, Manthan, Nisha Mascarenhas, Arshad Sayed | Director: Shashant Shah | Stars: Vinay Pathak, Lara Dutta, Yana Gupta, Akshay Kumar

23. Coming Home (1998 TV Movie)

199 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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Drama series about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.

Writers: Rosamunde Pilcher, John Goldsmith | Director: Giles Foster | Stars: Peter O'Toole, Joanna Lumley, Penelope Keith, Anneliese Uhlig

24. Tobacco Road (1941)

Approved | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Shiftless Jeeter Lester and his family of hillbilly stereotypes live in a rural backwater where their ancestors were once wealthy planters. Their slapstick existence is threatened by a ... See full summary »

Writers: Erskine Caldwell, Jack Kirkland, Nunnally Johnson | Director: John Ford | Stars: Charley Grapewin, Gene Tierney, Marjorie Rambeau, William Tracy

25. The Man Without a Past (2002)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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84 Metascore

The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or ... See full summary »

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Annikki Tähti, Juhani Niemelä

26. The Blue Umbrella (2005)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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Young Biniya lives a poor lifestyle in a small village in the mountainous and snowy region of Himachal Pradesh in India along with her widowed mom and wrestler brother. She entertains ... See full summary »

Writers: Ruskin Bond, Minty Kunwar Tejpal, Abhishek Chaubey, Vishal Bhardwaj | Director: Vishal Bhardwaj | Stars: Pankaj Kapur, Shreya Sharma, Deepak Dobriyal, Rahul Kumar

27. Diary of a Lost Girl (1929)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama

7.9
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Thymiane is a beautiful young girl who is not having a storybook life. Her governess, Elizabeth, is thrown out of her home when she is pregnant, only to be later found drown. That same day,... See full summary »

Writers: Margarete Böhme, Rudolf Leonhardt | Director: Georg Wilhelm Pabst | Stars: Louise Brooks, Josef Rovenský, Fritz Rasp, André Roanne

28. No et moi (2010)

105 min | Drama

6.6
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Thirteen-year-old Lou Bertignac is a gifted but lonely child. At high school she is already in fifth form, two years ahead of the other students, but she has no friends. At home, she does ... See full summary »

Writers: Delphine de Vigan, Zabou Breitman, Agnès de Sacy | Director: Zabou Breitman | Stars: Julie-Marie Parmentier, Nina Rodriguez, Antonin Chalon, Bernard Campan

29. Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse (1988 TV Movie)

49 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

8.0
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Pee-wee Herman and pals are celebrating Christmas in the Playhouse in their own creative ways: Pee-wee makes a list for Santa Claus 1 1/2 miles long, teaches Little Richard how to ice skate... See full summary »

Creator: Paul Reubens | Directors: Wayne Orr, Paul Reubens | Stars: Paul Reubens, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Grace Jones

30. Les dames du Bois de Boulogne (1945)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A society lady engineers a marriage between her lover and a cabaret dancer who is essentially a prostitute.

Writers: Robert Bresson, Denis Diderot, Jean Cocteau | Director: Robert Bresson | Stars: Paul Bernard, María Casares, Elina Labourdette, Lucienne Bogaert

31. The English Surgeon (2007)

93 min | Documentary

8.1
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This documentary offers a glimpse into the life of an English neurosurgeon (Henry Marsh) situated in Ukraine as we are exposed to the overwhelming dilemmas he has to face and the burden he has to carry throughout his profession.

Director: Geoffrey Smith | Star: Henry Marsh

32. Swords of Blood (1962)

114 min | Action, Comedy, Adventure

6.7
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In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Boulanger, Philippe de Broca, Charles Spaak | Director: Philippe de Broca | Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Claudia Cardinale, Jess Hahn, Marcel Dalio

33. Lan Yu (2001)

R | 86 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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60 Metascore

Beijing, 1988. On the cusp of middle-age, Chen Handong has known little but success all his life. The eldest son of a senior government bureaucrat, he heads a fast-growing trading company ... See full summary »

Writer: Jimmy Ngai | Director: Stanley Kwan | Stars: Ye Liu, Jun Hu, Bin Li, Huatong Li

34. Come to the Stable (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Drama

7.3
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Two nuns from a French convent arrive in a small New England town with a plan to build a children's hospital. They enlist the help of several colorful characters in achieving their dream ... See full summary »

Writers: Oscar Millard, Sally Benson, Clare Boothe Luce | Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester

35. The Middle of the World (2003)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

6.6
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32 Metascore

A man and his family travel 3200km (1984 miles) by bicycle, from the State of Paraíba to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in search of a job.

Writer: David França Mendes | Director: Vicente Amorim | Stars: Wagner Moura, Cláudia Abreu, Ravi Ramos Lacerda, Manoel Sebastião Alves Filho

36. Stalin: Man for the Society (2006)

Not Rated | 168 min | Action, Drama

5.6
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The story is about how an ex-army officer brings change in society by making people to help each other.

Writers: A.R. Murugadoss, Gopalakrishna Paruchuri, Venkateswara Rao Paruchuri | Director: A.R. Murugadoss | Stars: Chiranjeevi, Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Sharada

37. She Couldn't Say No (1954)

Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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As usual with most of the RKO films from this era "presented" by RKO-owner Howard Hughes, the PCA number is usually 500-1000 digits lower than the one from other studios being released at ... See full summary »

Writers: D.D. Beauchamp, William Bowers, Richard Flournoy | Director: Lloyd Bacon | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons, Arthur Hunnicutt, Edgar Buchanan

38. Mister 880 (1950)

90 min | Comedy, Crime

7.2
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The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude the Secret ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Riskin, St. Clair McKelway | Director: Edmund Goulding | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Edmund Gwenn, Dorothy McGuire, Millard Mitchell

39. Let Joy Reign Supreme (1975)

114 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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France, 1719. Louis 14th died four years ago, Philippe d'Orleans is the regent. He is a liberal and a libertine. His right-hand man, Dubois, an atheistic and cupid priest, as libertine as ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Aurenche, Bertrand Tavernier | Director: Bertrand Tavernier | Stars: Philippe Noiret, Jean Rochefort, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Christine Pascal

40. Milton Glaser: To Inform and Delight (2008)

73 min | Documentary, Biography

7.1
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Profiles Milton Glaser (1929- ), America's foremost graphic designer: designer of the iconic "I [heart] N.Y." logo, teacher, and humanitarian. Interviews with Glaser are arranged to take ... See full summary »

Director: Wendy Keys

41. Savage Souls (2001)

120 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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At a wake one night in 1945, a group of aged women recall the life of one of their number. Sixty years before, Thérèse was barely 20 years old when she eloped with her boyfriend, Firmin, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Jean Giono, Alexandre Astruc, Mitchell Hooper, Alain Majani d'Inguimbert, Eric Neuhoff | Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Laetitia Casta, Frédéric Diefenthal, Arielle Dombasle, John Malkovich

42. Love is God (2003)

160 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Nalla Sivam and Anbarasu meet under different circumstances and their lives are changed as they take the journey of their life.

Writers: Kamal Haasan, Madan | Director: Sundar C. | Stars: Kamal Haasan, Madhavan, Kiran Rathod, Nasser

43. Good Sam (1948)

Approved | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Sam Clayton has a good heart and likes to help out people in need. In fact, he likes to help them out so much that he often finds himself broke and unable to help his own family buy the things they need--like a house.

Writers: Leo McCarey, John D. Klorer, Ken Englund | Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ann Sheridan, Ray Collins, Edmund Lowe

44. Treasure in Heaven: The John Tanner Story (2009 Video)

21 min | Short, History

8.3
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He had great wealth but gave it all for something better.

Director: T.C. Christensen | Stars: Colby Koch, Ryan Buchanan, Matthew Maddox, Nathan Mitchell

45. Captain Barbell (1986)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Writers: Mars Ravelo, Jose Javier Reyes | Director: Leroy Salvador | Stars: Edu Manzano, Herbert Bautista, Sharon Cuneta, Dina Bonnevie

46. Hiver 54, l'abbé Pierre (1989)

Biography, Drama

6.2
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France experienced one of the most chilling winters in 1954.It was during that harsh weather that a catholic priest L'Abbé Pierre wrote an open letter to minister of housing to provide shelter to numerous homeless people.

Writers: Denis Amar, Marie Devort | Director: Denis Amar | Stars: Lambert Wilson, Claudia Cardinale, Robert Hirsch, Antoine Vitez

47. Star in the Night (1945)

Approved | 22 min | Short, Drama, Family

7.7
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It's Christmas Eve. Three cowboys have just bought out a store of items as Christmas presents, despite not having anyone to give the presents to. While two of them admit to wanting to ... See full summary »

Writers: Robert Finch, Saul Elkins | Director: Don Siegel | Stars: J. Carrol Naish, Donald Woods, Rosina Galli, Richard Erdman

48. Beyond Belief (2007)

92 min | Documentary

7.5
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Susan Retik and Patti Quigley are two ordinary soccer moms living in the affluent suburbs of Boston until tragedy strikes. Rather than turning inwards, grief compels these women to focus on... See full summary »

Director: Beth Murphy | Stars: Susan Retik, Patti Quigley, Tom Fleming, Clementina Cantoni

49. Chocolate com Pimenta (2003–2004)

45 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A humble girl who rises to become a wealthy, vengeful widow returns to the small town that humiliated her and to the man she loved, bringing their young son.

Stars: Mariana Ximenes, Murilo Benício, Drica Moraes, Priscila Fantin

50. Je pourrais être votre grand-mère (2010)

19 min | Short

8.0
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A brilliant business lawyer rewrites hundred of signs for the homeless.

Writers: Joël Catherin, Bernard Tanguy | Director: Bernard Tanguy | Stars: Jean-Toussaint Bernard, Ioana Geonea, Cristina, Madalin