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Okay, how about this:

"Government employee accepts new position, dancing for the locals."

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Awf Hand wrote:
Okay, how about this:

"Government employee accepts new position, dancing for the locals."


I am probably way off on this one as the only way government employee works is if you interpret gov employee to mean "on the dole" but I'm going to go The Full Monty on this one.

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I am going to propose an alternate and perhaps too on-the-nose guess: Dances With Wolves

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Ken wrote:
I am going to propose an alternate and perhaps too on-the-nose guess: Dances With Wolves


-So I logged on this morning expecting to provide clue number 2. Ken's brilliance makes clue #2 unnecessary. Go ahead.

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Wunderbar.

A hot day sparks an argument over a pair of shoes and some photographs.

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Do the Right Thing

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You are correct. Maybe the bit about the photographs took it too far.

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In a city filled with corruption, one man attempts to take down the richest man in the city while telling his compatriots contradictory anecdotes about his past.

By the way Ken, it was a hot day sparks an argument that gave it away for me, the rest just confirmed it.

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The Usual Suspects ?

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No.

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Just in case I'm mistaken, I'm 99% sure this is so, but I'm not sure said character was ever explicitly said to be the richest man in the city so...

In a city filled with corruption, one man attempts to take down a billionaire while telling his compatriots contradictory anecdotes about his past.

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The Dark Knight

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Yup, I assume this is the last time I'll be able to go with describe the plot from the antagonists point of view, at least for awhile.

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A gun collector wins the lust of a general's daughters and a sexy book store clerk as he pursues another man's wife. (Hint: made in 1940s, remade in 1970s.)

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The Big Sleep


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peng wrote:
The Big Sleep


Go for it.

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Yes! I was beginning to feel dumb for a while, with never guessing synopsis but feeling they are very obvious once revealed. (I was able to guess this one from it being a 1940s movie where the male lead has a lot of love interests, with one of them in a bookstore) OK, here goes:

An old man disrupts the love of two teenagers because of his artistic aspiration for one of them.


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OK, I just realize that my synopsis's sentence is revealed only from the director's cut of the film (which I always think it's the definitive version), so another hint to go with that: it's foreign.


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OK, I guess I will use the more general synopsis which works for the theatrical cut, but it's gonna be obvious now:

A man goes back to his hometown to watch one of his favorite places destroyed.


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You could be describing Back to the Future.

As for calling it "foreign", Where are YOU from?
'Cause maybe it's foreign to you. :D

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