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dark comedy

noun
1.
a play, movie, etc., having elements of comedy and tragedy, often involving gloomy or morbid satire.
2.
a comedy based on problems of a personal or social nature.
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  • Despite the abundance of rose petals featured throughout this scathing dark comedy, romantic it is not.
  • But the celebrity heat is on a much lower setting for this dark comedy.
  • Two bands of rival soldiers discover they have more in common than they imagined in this dark comedy.

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