Comedy

Ha-Buah / The Bubble (2006) Eytan Fox, Ohad Knoller, Yousef ‘Joe’ Sweid, Daniella Wircer, Comedy, Drama, Romance

Ha-Buah AKA The Bubble (2006)
The movie follows a group of young friends in the city of Tel Aviv and is as much a love song to the city as it is an exploration of the claim that people in Tel Aviv are isolated from the rest of the country and the turmoil it’s going through. The movie looks at young people’s lives in Tel Aviv through the POVs of gays and straights, Jews and Arabs, men and women. It all begins when Noam, a young Israeli soldier, serves in the reserve forces and meets at a check point a Palestinian young man called Ashraf. Following an incident during which Noam misplaces his ID card at the check point, Ashraf shows up on the doorstep of the apartment that Noam shares with a gay man and a straight woman. How will the meeting affect all of their lives?

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Juke box – Urli d’amore (1959) Mauro Morassi, Mario Carotenuto, Marisa Merlini, Karin Baal, Comedy

Juke box - Urli d'amore (1959)
Mario, after serving a sentence for fraud, trying to continue to live at the expense of others. Marisa knows, a mature unmarried owner of a house music started that, despite everything, would like to marry him. After deception and misunderstanding, Mario, who has no intention of getting married, and has since used the situation weaving a series of cheating availing themselves of the house music is discovered and, when pressed between the prison and marriage, promises to Marisa to marry her, but then they blow it upstream to the last moment.

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Cré na Cille / Graveyard Clay (2007) Robert Quinn, Bríd Ní Neachtain, Peadar Lamb, Máire Ní Mháille, Comedy

Graveyard Clay (2007)
This a story about an obsessive hatred that started as a case of jealous rivalry between two young sisters, resulting in a broken heart as Neil got the upper hand on her sister, Caitríona, stealing away from her the man with whom she was in love. Caitríona never forgave her sister, nor would she forgive her as long as she lived, or indeed after that. The hate she has for her sister has consumed her to the extent that it guides her every step, in this world, and in the next!

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Luv (1967) Clive Donner, Jack Lemmon, Peter Falk, Elaine May, Comedy

Luv (1967)
Harry is a barely functional human. He meets an old friend who is having marital problems as Harry is about to leap off of a bridge. His friend decides that Harry is the man to take his wife away from him so that Milt can be with his girlfriend. Ellen and Harry have an instant attraction and in a short while Harry is wearing Milt’s suits and Milt is free. But, Ellen soon discovers that Harry is the world’s worst roommate.

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June Bride (1948) Bretaigne Windust, Bette Davis, Robert Montgomery, Fay Bainter, Comedy

June Bride (1948)
Foreign correspondent Carey Jackson is offered a job on Home Life, a “women’s” magazine; he accepts when he finds the editor is his old flame Linda Gilman. Verbal pyrotechnics fly between Carey and Linda as they go to Indiana to cover the Brinker family’s “typical American wedding.” But triangles lurk beneath the surface of the impending nuptials. Can Carey rescue a story (and his job) out of the wreckage? Can all the sundered hearts be re-united?

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Riff-Raff (1947) Ted Tetzlaff, Pat O’Brien, Walter Slezak, Anne Jeffreys, Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Riff-Raff (1947)
A plane takes off from Peru (in a long no-dialogue scene) in a storm with two passengers; it lands in Panama with one. The missing man had valuable oil-location maps; everyone who is after them must deal with Dan Hammer, combination private eye, agent, and con man, who can “fix” anything for a fee. Nightclub singer Maxine is on Dan’s side… or is she? The rest is lighthearted, white-suited tropical intrigue.

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Narodni heroj Ljiljan Vidic / People’s hero Ljiljan Vidic (2015) Ivan-Goran Vitez, Kristijan Jaic, Stjepan Peric, Tena Jeic Gajski, Comedy, War

Narodni heroj Ljiljan Vidic AKA People's hero Ljiljan Vidic (2015)
This comedy of the absurd is set in the Nazi puppet Independent State of Croatia (NDH) during World War II. The hero, Ljiljan is a young peasant poet who joins the Partisan movement just before it falls apart, abandoned by its leader Tito. The last remaining hope for resisting Nazism is to assassinate Hitler. Ljiljan’s task is to write a song that will allow his Partisan band to infiltrate the inner sanctum of the SS – by entering an SS talent show. If they win the competition, they will be invited to perform before Hitler and the NDH’s high command. This is a satirical coming-of-age tale with a difference, capturing the craziness, comedy and horror of war in the Balkans.

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You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man (1939) George Marshall, W.C. Fields, Edgar Bergen, Charlie McCarthy, Comedy

You Can't Cheat an Honest Man (1939)
Larson E. Whipsnade runs a seedy circus which is perpetually in debt. His performers give him nothing but trouble, especially Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy. Meanwhile, Whipsnade’s son and daughter, Phineas and Vicky, attend a posh college. Vicky turns down her caddish but rich suitor Roger Bel-Goodie, but changes her mind when she learns of her father’s financial troubles. Will Vicky marry for money or succumb to the ventriloqual charm of Edgar Bergen? Will Whipsnade’s Circus Giganticus make it over the state line one jump ahead of the sheriff?

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