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Synonyms for tragicomedy

a dramatic composition involving elements of both tragedy and comedy usually with the tragic predominating

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a comedy with serious elements or overtones


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Who plays Jason Bateman's wife in the dark comedy film Game Night?
citizen of Pakistani origin and Muslim, has explored his ethnicity and religion in past roles such as last year's HBO Miniseries "The Night Of" in which he played a New York University student facing media prejudice during a murder trial and 2010 dark comedy film "Four Lions" in which he satirically portrayed a wannabe jihadist attempting to conduct a terror attack in the U.K.
Mr Hehir said the clips had echoes of dark comedy film Four Lions, which featured what he described as "inept would-be British jihadis".
CARTHAGE - Richard Linklater could not have imagined a more bizarre final scene to Bernie, the dark comedy film he directed, than the one that unfolded Tuesday in East Texas.
At the movies IN the dark comedy film Serial Mom, Kathleen Turner stars as a typical suburban housewife living with her husband and children.
THE last frantic days before the Germans invaded France in 1940 provides an unlikely backdrop for a dark comedy film that will be screened tonight at the Bahrain Cinema Club, Juffair.