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1. The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

R | 95 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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72 Metascore

Five friends go for a break at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.

Writers: Joss Whedon, Drew Goddard | Director: Drew Goddard | Stars: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison, Fran Kranz

Votes: 275,775 | Gross: $42.04M

2. Being John Malkovich (1999)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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90 Metascore

A puppeteer discovers a portal that leads literally into the head of movie star John Malkovich.

Writer: Charlie Kaufman | Director: Spike Jonze | Stars: John Cusack, Cameron Diaz, Catherine Keener, John Malkovich

Votes: 253,603 | Gross: $22.86M

3. Pinocchio (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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A living puppet, with the help of a cricket as his conscience, must prove himself worthy to become a real boy.

Writers: Carlo Collodi, Ted Sears, Otto Englander, Webb Smith, William Cottrell, Joseph Sabo, Erdman Penner, Aurelius Battaglia | Directors: Norman Ferguson, T. Hee, Wilfred Jackson, Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Ben Sharpsteen | Stars: Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Don Brodie

Votes: 89,850 | Gross: $84.30M

4. Mindhunters (2004)

R | 106 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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33 Metascore

Trainees in the FBI's psychological profiling program must put their training into practice when they discover a killer in their midst.

Writers: Wayne Kramer, Kevin Brodbin | Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Val Kilmer, LL Cool J, Christian Slater, Eion Bailey

Votes: 49,294 | Gross: $4.48M

5. The Double Life of Veronique (1991)

R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.9
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Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected.

Writers: Krzysztof Kieslowski, Krzysztof Piesiewicz | Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Irène Jacob, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Halina Gryglaszewska, Kalina Jedrusik

Votes: 27,956 | Gross: $2.00M

6. Mark of the Devil (1970)

R | 90 min | Drama, History, Horror

6.1
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Udo Kier is a witch hunter apprentice to Herbert Lom. He believes strongly in his mentor and the ways of the church but loses faith when he catches Lom strangling Reggie Nalder to death for... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Armstrong, Adrian Hoven | Directors: Michael Armstrong, Adrian Hoven | Stars: Herbert Lom, Udo Kier, Olivera Katarina, Reggie Nalder

Votes: 2,113

7. Lassie (2005)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.7
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84 Metascore

A family in financial crisis is forced to sell Lassie, their beloved dog. Hundreds of miles away from her true family, Lassie escapes and sets out on a journey home.

Writers: Eric Knight, Charles Sturridge | Director: Charles Sturridge | Stars: John Lynch, Samantha Morton, Peter O'Toole, Peter Dinklage

Votes: 3,224 | Gross: $0.65M

8. Tales from the Crypt (1972)

PG | 92 min | Horror

7.0
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Five strangers get lost in a crypt and meet the mysterious Crypt Keeper, and receive visions of how they will die.

Writers: Milton Subotsky, Al Feldstein, Johnny Craig, William M. Gaines | Director: Freddie Francis | Stars: Joan Collins, Peter Cushing, Ralph Richardson, Geoffrey Bayldon

Votes: 6,356

9. Lili (1953)

Passed | 81 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.5
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An orphaned young woman becomes part of a puppet act and forms a relationship with the anti-social puppeteer.

Writers: Helen Deutsch, Paul Gallico | Director: Charles Walters | Stars: Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Zsa Zsa Gabor

Votes: 2,390

10. Still Breathing (1997)

PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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Two lost souls: she a con-artist in L.A.; he a puppeteer in San Antonio have the same dream linking each with the other. He travels to L.A. to find this woman he has become obsessed with. ... See full summary »

Writer: James F. Robinson | Director: James F. Robinson | Stars: Brendan Fraser, Joanna Going, Lou Rawls, Steven Lambert

Votes: 1,950 | Gross: $0.21M

11. Puppet Master III: Toulon's Revenge (1991 Video)

R | 86 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi

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A puppeteer's ability to bring inanimate objects to life attracts the attention of the Nazis during World War II.

Writers: Charles Band, C. Courtney Joyner | Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Guy Rolfe, Richard Lynch, Ian Abercrombie, Kristopher Logan

Votes: 2,719

12. Assassin Banana (2015 TV Mini-Series)

24 min | Comedy

6.8
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After seeing his wife brutally murdered by Dr. Tomato's henchmen, billionaire banana Chick del Monte fights crime as masked vigilante Assassin Banana, hell bent on revenge.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Chris William Martin, Jed Rees, Nick Gligor

Votes: 54

13. Retro Puppet Master (1999 Video)

PG-13 | 80 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

4.1
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In the late nineteenth century, an Ancient Egyptian sorcerer discovers the art of transferring the souls of the dead into inanimate objects.

Writers: Charles Band, Neal Marshall Stevens | Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Greg Sestero, Brigitta Dau, Stephen Blackehart, Jack Donner

Votes: 1,321

14. Flight of the Red Balloon (2007)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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86 Metascore

A little boy and his baby-sitter inhabit the same imaginary world: through their adventures they are followed by a strange red balloon.

Writers: Hsiao-Hsien Hou, François Margolin | Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Hippolyte Girardot, Simon Iteanu, Fang Song

Votes: 3,388 | Gross: $0.46M

15. Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey (2011)

PG | 80 min | Documentary

7.7
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71 Metascore

The Muppet Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children across the globe. Meet the unlikely man behind the puppet - the heart and soul of Elmo - Kevin Clash.

Writers: Philip Shane, Justin Weinstein | Director: Constance Marks | Stars: Kevin Clash, Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Oz, Bill Barretta

Votes: 5,780 | Gross: $0.30M

16. Ajooba (1991)

178 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.1
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This is a story of Ajooba, the masked legend, who was treated as the only protector of the people of Baharistan. Ajooba is none other than Ali, the real heir to the kingdom of Baharistan. ... See full summary »

Writers: Yu. Avetikov, Bharat B. Bhalla, Valentin Ezhov, Brij Katyal, Prayag Raj | Directors: Shashi Kapoor, Gennadiy Vasilev | Stars: Amitabh Bachchan, Dimple Kapadia, Rishi Kapoor, Sonam

Votes: 816

17. Sombre (1998)

112 min | Drama, Horror

6.4
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A car, following the Tour de France. Children screaming in front of the puppet show. Women, often prostitutes, trying to scream as they are being strangled. Then he will meet Claire, the ... See full summary »

Writers: Sophie Fillières, Philippe Grandrieux, Pierre Hodgson | Director: Philippe Grandrieux | Stars: Marc Barbé, Elina Löwensohn, Géraldine Voillat, Coralie

Votes: 1,041

18. The Puppetmaster (1993)

142 min | Biography, Drama, War

7.4
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In the first half of this century, young Li Tienlu joines a travelling puppet theatre and subsequently makes a career as one of Taiwan's leading puppeteers. During World War II the Japanese... See full summary »

Writers: T'ien-wen Chu, Tian-Lu Li, Nien-Jen Wu | Director: Hsiao-Hsien Hou | Stars: Tian-Lu Li, Giong Lim, Ming-Hua Pai, Kuei-Chung Cheng

Votes: 1,209

19. Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge (2014– )

Reality-TV

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People from around the world are bringing back Jim Henson's creatures back to life by competing to see who is the better monster maker.

Creator: Vince Raisa | Stars: Melissa Doss, Russ Adams, Gigi Edgley, Brian Henson

Votes: 453

20. Beauty Is Embarrassing (2012)

88 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

7.5
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72 Metascore

A documentary on the life and current times of artist Wayne White.

Writers: Neil Berkeley, Chris Bradley, Kevin Klauber | Director: Neil Berkeley | Stars: Wayne White, Mimi Pond, Paul Reubens, Mark Mothersbaugh

Votes: 900

21. The Forbidden Street (1949)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, History

6.4
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A rich woman in Victorian England marries a poor artist from the wrong side of the track, and finds herself the victim of a blackmailing plot.

Writers: Margery Sharp, Ring Lardner Jr. | Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Dana Andrews, Maureen O'Hara, Sybil Thorndike, Fay Compton

Votes: 300

22. Shanks (1974)

PG | 93 min | Fantasy, Horror

5.7
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A mute puppeteer uses a deceased scientist's invention to control dead bodies like puppets.

Writer: Ranald Graham | Director: William Castle | Stars: Marcel Marceau, Tsilla Chelton, Philippe Clay, Cindy Eilbacher

Votes: 400

23. The Children Are Watching Us (1944)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

7.8
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A four-year old boy, Pricò, becomes the subject of emotional folly by his fluctuant parents and inattentive relatives.

Writers: Cesare Giulio Viola, Margherita Maglione, Cesare Zavattini, Adolfo Franci, Gherardo Gherardi, Vittorio De Sica | Director: Vittorio De Sica | Stars: Emilio Cigoli, Luciano De Ambrosis, Isa Pola, Adriano Rimoldi

Votes: 1,707

24. Pinocchio (2012)

75 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

6.0
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Geppetto the carpenter carves the object of his hidden desires out of a log: a puppet that will keep him company and will be like a son to him. He will call him Pinocchio. Imagine his ... See full summary »

Writers: Enzo D'Alò, Umberto Marino | Director: Enzo D'Alò | Stars: Gabriele Caprio, Mino Caprio, Maricla Affatato, Maurizio Micheli

Votes: 168

25. Dick Tracy (1937)

Approved | 290 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick.

Writers: Chester Gould, Barry Shipman, Winston Miller, Morgan Cox, George Morgan | Directors: Alan James, Ray Taylor | Stars: Ralph Byrd, Kay Hughes, Smiley Burnette, Lee Van Atta

Votes: 435

26. Bluebeard (1944)

Approved | 72 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

6.0
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In Paris, an artist hires portrait models, and after he finishes their portraits, he strangles them.

Writers: Arnold Lipp, Werner H. Furst, Pierre Gendron | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: John Carradine, Jean Parker, Nils Asther, Ludwig Stössel

Votes: 1,261

27. Key Exchange (1985)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance

4.7
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A young woman wants to get her boyfriend to commit to her, but the most she can get him to do is exchange apartment keys.

Writers: Kevin Wade, Paul Kurta, Kevin Scott | Director: Barnet Kellman | Stars: Brooke Adams, Danny Aiello, Seth Allen, Kerry Armstrong

Votes: 211

28. The Blackbird (1926)

86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Two thieves, the Blackbird and West End Bertie, fall in love with the same girl, a French nightclub performer named Fifi. Each man tries to outdo the other to win her heart.

Writers: Tod Browning, Joseph Farnham, Waldemar Young | Director: Tod Browning | Stars: Lon Chaney, Owen Moore, Renée Adorée, Doris Lloyd

Votes: 494

29. The Mad Genius (1931)

Unrated | 81 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

6.5
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A crippled puppeteer rescues an abused young boy and turns the boy into a great ballet dancer. Complications ensue when, as a young man, the dancer falls in love with a young woman the ... See full summary »

Writers: Martin Brown, J. Grubb Alexander, Harvey F. Thew | Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: John Barrymore, Marian Marsh, Charles Butterworth, Donald Cook

Votes: 306

30. The Jade Mask (1945)

66 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Charlie Chan looks into the apparent murder of a scientist in a spooky mansion.

Writers: George Callahan, Earl Derr Biggers | Director: Phil Rosen | Stars: Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Edwin Luke, Hardie Albright

Votes: 872

31. Inside the Labyrinth (1986 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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A behind the scenes look at the David Bowie film, Labyrinth, also featuring Jim Henson and Jennifer Connelly.

Writer: Jim Henson | Director: Desmond Saunders | Stars: Jim Henson, David Bowie, Charles Augins, Brian Henson

Votes: 404

32. Stacy: Attack of the Schoolgirl Zombies (2001)

80 min | Comedy, Horror

5.1
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Girls surrounding 17 years old are affected by an illness that make her to be 'Stacies': they feel a strange and momentary happiness until they become zombies.

Writers: Kenji Ohtsuki, Chisato Ôgawara | Director: Naoyuki Tomomatsu | Stars: Norman England, Tomoka Hayashi, Yukijirô Hotaru, Ryôichi Inaba

Votes: 1,397

33. The Falcon Strikes Back (1943)

Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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Tom Lawrence, who has inherited his brother's sobriquet of "The Falcon," is framed for the theft of war bonds and murder.

Writers: Edward Dein, Gerald Geraghty, Stuart Palmer, Michael Arlen | Director: Edward Dmytryk | Stars: Tom Conway, Harriet Hilliard, Jane Randolph, Edgar Kennedy

Votes: 356

34. Slander (1957)

81 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.7
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Steve Cochran plays the slick, debonair owner of a notorious gossip magazine who is anxious to break a big scandal to reverse a recent decline in sales. He zeroes in on children's ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerome Weidman, Harry W. Junkin | Director: Roy Rowland | Stars: Van Johnson, Ann Blyth, Steve Cochran, Marjorie Rambeau

Votes: 220

35. Fellini: I'm a Born Liar (2002)

R | 105 min | Documentary, Biography

7.2
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67 Metascore

A look at Fellini's creative process. In extensive interviews, Fellini talks a bit about his background and then discusses how he works and how he creates. Several actors, a producer, a ... See full summary »

Writers: Damian Pettigrew, Olivier Gal | Director: Damian Pettigrew | Stars: Roberto Benigni, Luigi 'Titta' Benzi, Italo Calvino, Dante Ferretti

Votes: 691 | Gross: $0.11M

36. La Ciudad (The City) (1998)

88 min | Drama

7.3
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76 Metascore

The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.

Writer: David Riker | Director: David Riker | Stars: Anthony Rivera, Joseph Rigano, Miguel Maldonado, Ricardo Cuevas

Votes: 306 | Gross: $0.24M

37. The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson (1990 TV Movie)

47 min | Documentary, Animation, Action

8.7
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While The Muppets prepare a tribute to the late Jim Henson, they learn about the life and career of the renowned puppeteer/film maker.

Writers: Jerry Juhl, Sara Lukinson, Bill Prady | Director: Don Mischer | Stars: Jim Henson, Harry Belafonte, Carol Burnett, Ray Charles

Votes: 196

38. Plus One (2008)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Writers: Oksana Bychkova, Nana Grinshtein | Director: Oksana Bychkova | Stars: Madlen Dzhabrailova, Jethro Skinner, Vladimir Ilin, Miriam Sekhon

Votes: 430

39. La edad de la inocencia (1962)

Family, Drama

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A poor little girl slips in a circus one day and sees a puppets' show. Later she returns to the empty circus looking for a fairy she was fascinated by.

Writers: Manuel Canseco Noriega, Tito Davison | Director: Tito Davison | Stars: Marga López, Roberto Cañedo, José Luis Jiménez, Emma Roldán

Votes: 27

40. Cascabelito (1962)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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Writers: Marco Antonio Campos, Jaime Salvador | Director: Jaime Salvador | Stars: Marco Antonio Campos, Gaspar Henaine, Begoña Palacios, Enrique Rambal

Votes: 11

41. The Puppet Man

Short, Thriller | Completed

Andy is a puppeteer who loves his puppets and what he does. One night, as evening approaches, however, Andy begins to panic. He knows he will eventually have to go home. His puppets, ... See full summary »

Writer: John Pinder | Director: John Pinder | Stars: Bryan Chatlien, Mila McCoy, Lorraine Eubank, Easton Wayne Fenter

42. Of Muppets and Men: The Making of 'The Muppet Show' (1981 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary, Family

8.1
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Documentary about the work of puppeteer Jim Henson and his team in creating The Muppet Show.

Directors: Peter Berry, Harley Cokeliss | Stars: Julie Andrews, Charles Aznavour, Pearl Bailey, Harry Belafonte

Votes: 88

43. Roger Rabbit and the Secrets of Toon Town (1988 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary, Family

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Stars: Joanna Cassidy, Tony Anselmo, Mel Blanc, Noel Blanc

Votes: 104

44. Tackle Happy (2000)

75 min | Documentary

6.5
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Director: Mick Molloy | Stars: Simon Morley, David Friend, Darren Chow, Stephen Curry

Votes: 87

45. Me and the Big Guy (1999)

10 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Short

6.9
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In a totalitarian society Big Brother watches everyone. That means he also must see Citizen 43275-B all the time. How unlucky.

Writer: Matt Nix | Director: Matt Nix | Stars: Michael Naughton, Dan Kern, James Jacobus, Sterling Wolfe

Votes: 140

46. Manon on the Asphalt (I) (2007)

15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A woman gains a new insight of life while she's near death.

Writers: Elizabeth Marre, Olivier Pont | Directors: Elizabeth Marre, Olivier Pont | Star: Aude Léger

Votes: 273

47. Zai sheng ren (1981)

88 min | Horror, Thriller

5.7
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Puppets are brought to life and terrorize a rural area in medieval China.

Writers: Pik Wah Lee, Man Sang Lo, Wai-ching Tam, Wai-Chuen Yung | Director: Wai-Chuen Yung | Stars: George Lam, Flora Cheung, Mang-Ha Cheng, Sang Cheung

Votes: 32

48. The World According to David Liebe Hart (2010)

57 min | Documentary, Biography, Comedy

9.8
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David Liebe Hart is a self-described actor, artist, puppeteer, singer, and songwriter who has been trying to make it big in Hollywood for over thirty years.

Director: Kevin Schreck | Stars: David Liebe Hart, Adam Papagan, James Quall, Susan Diane Yurkew

Votes: 13

49. Eden's Bowy (1999– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Romance, Sci-Fi

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Legend tells of how long ago God became displeased with how unjust Humanity was, and punished them for it. But eventually a human arose and defeated God, which bled fog all over the earth. ... See full summary »

Stars: Yûji Ueda, John Minnich, Camille Chen, Steve Sanders

Votes: 23

50. Donkey in Lahore (2008)

117 min | Documentary, Drama

8.0
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An Australia puppeteer falls for a beautiful Muslim girl during his stay in Pakistan.

Director: Faramarz K. Rahber

Votes: 83