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The Constant Factor (1980)
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The Constant Factor (1980)
Original name: Constans
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The main character in this effective, convincing drama is Witold (Tadeusz Bradecki) who is high in what later would be termed the "emotional quotient" or the ability to bounce back from adverse, tragic circumstances. Witold has been nursing both his sick mother and a deeply rooted desire to climb the Himalayas. His father had died climbing in those mountains, and they have an allure for Witold as well. But his dreams begin to crumble when his mother succumbs to her illness and trouble brews at work. The situation becomes bad enough to scramble Witold's life with no indication of future improvement.
Plot: mountaineer, death, illness, corruption, frame up, father son relationship, death of father, death of mother, fired from the job, dying, mother son relationship
Place: poland, himalaya

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out unusual plot structure, psychological, suspense and realistic films with plots about father son relationship, death, mother son relationship, death of father, family relations, death of mother and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres. Some movies like The Constant Factor: The Law and the Fist (1964), The Illumination (1973), Wielki bieg (1981), Spiral (1978), The Forest (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of a doctor named Tomasz who questions his beliefs, faith and morality as his end is near, so he makes all efforts to find dignity in his imminent death.
Style: captivating, tricky, serious, clever
Plot: doctor, cancer, meaning of life, ex husband ex wife relationship, cynicism, terminal illness, death, pain, suffering, illness, fighting illness, life & death ...
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The Law and the Fist (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the end of World War Two, Polish people move to the western lands vacated by Germans. But some ruthless profiteers pose as government representatives and intend to make off with loot from a deserted town they took over. One honest man stands up ...
Plot: death, ghost town, train, violence, post war, murder, world war two, drinking alcohol, gun, death by gunshot, shooting
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: poland
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The Illumination (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Krzysztof Zanussi's groundbreaking film chronicles a decade in the life of a young physics student whose absolute faith in the primacy of rationality and science is shaken by tragedy and affairs of the heart.
Plot: psychology, meaning of life, monkey, mountain climbing, nerd, physicist, electrocution, philosophy, scientist, marriage, brain surgery
Time: 60s
Place: poland
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Wielki bieg (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in 1952, the story follows events around the "Peace Run", a propaganda 3-day marathon for peace. The winner is to be presented with a new motorcycle by the country's president. Chief organizer is a ruthless manipulator who will ...
Plot: stalinism, communist propaganda, letter, communism, president, political activist, male nudity, race, shower
Time: 50s
Place: poland
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Spiral (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In what appears to be an inexplicable incident, a man drives up to a resort hotel in midwinter, throws away his car keys, enters, and proceeds to agitate everyone he meets with his urgency -- a message he is somehow unable to communicate. Then he ...
Plot: depression, morgue, lecture, fear of death, hopelessness, terminal illness, hospital, mountain, suicide, death, climbing, suicide attempt ...
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The Forest (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The action of the film takes place in two periods of time. An old man leads his son through a forest, and is simultaneously under his care confined to bed with a deadly illness.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, psychological, mystical
Plot: father son relationship, old man, dying father, life & death, parents and children, nursing, family relations, fighting illness, illness, care, multiple storylines, murder ...
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Forever and a Day (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eugene arrives in Bukidnon with only one intention: to forget his problems at work. But when he meets Raffy and as they travel and go on ridiculous and death-defying activities together, they start to form a friendship that goes beyond Euge’s ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, sentimental, sincere, contemplative
Plot: father son relationship, cancer, illness, cancer patient, doctor, dying, birthday present, store, marathon, track and field, birthday, waterfall ...
Place: the philippines
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26%
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Nowhere (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Young Danny has left his home town in the middle of nowhere (="Nirgendwo") behind and moved to Berlin to study business. The twentysomething enjoys big city life and independence. When his father dies unexpectedly, however, Danny has to ...
Plot: suicide, female nudity, death of father, photographer, father son relationship, swimming, grief, death of mother, domineering father, generation y, mother son relationship, camera ...
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Weekend Stories: A Woman's Business (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A woman whose passport was denied under the previous Communist regime by a vindictive party secretary is given a chance to confront the woman and take revenge.
Plot: breakup, political activist, passport, politics, businesswoman, forgiveness, communist, university student, depression, justice, lie, revenge ...
Time: 80s
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Kontrakt (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bearing traces of the old Anton Chekhov play The Wedding, The Contract is set during an "arranged" ceremony. The bride and groom barely know each other, but this matters not at all to their tradition-bound families. At the last minute, the ...
Plot: exhibitionist, party, doctor, wedding, snow, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, sauna, sex
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25%
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The Calm (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young man in his twenties leaves prison after a three-year sentence. He wants to start a new life in a place where he is not known and dreams only of a job, a wife and a family. He succeeds partially in fulfilling these dreams, but then runs into ...
Plot: construction worker, politics, ex convict, corruption, labor union, strike, worker, shipyard, bigger dreams, twenty something
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Place: poland
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Yumechiyo's Diary (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Yumechiyo, a geisha house madam recently diagnosed with a terminal illness, yearns to do something constructive with the little time she has left. Through her responsibility lies in taking care of her girls, she finds purpose in providing a man ...
Plot: son murders father, suicide, actor, geisha, witness, accidental killing, train, terminal illness, skiing, murder, cancer, arrest ...
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25%
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Drowsiness (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The emotional inertia and chaos affecting a narcoleptic woman, a fatally ill writer and a doctor, and their attempts to escape from their dead-end situations.
Plot: husband wife relationship, doctor, father son relationship, male nudity, hospital, gay bashing, gay slur, insomnia, parachuting, sex, hysteria, marital infidelity ...
Place: poland
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Generational Sins (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying mother, Sarah, tells her last wish to her eldest son, Drew, that he take his younger brother, Will, to the place they were born. Despite tragic family history, hope gives promise to the future.
Plot: father son relationship, death, family relations
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Camouflage (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of students are spending the summer vacation at a university camp studying the science of linguistics. One of the camp directors, Jaroslaw, is a young professor who prefers the straightforward, intimate approach to students. He is opposed in ...
Style: thought provoking, biting, cynical, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: summer camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, manipulation, intrigue, campus, power relations, university, idealism, human nature, teachers and students, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: poland, europe, former yugoslavia
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Man Follows Birds (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Man Follows Birds is a coming-of-age story of a young Uzbek poet surrounded by violence. Farouk is fascinated by trees and Khamraev films him with a lot of melancholy and tenderness. Cast apart because he’s poor and his father’s drunk, Farouk ...
Plot: river, village, death of mother, sword, fishing, dead girl, teenager, murder, fire, funeral, death of father, wedding ...
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23%
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Hands Up! (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
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Style: political
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Place: poland
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23%
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Sweet Rush (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As an aging woman married to a workaholic doctor by chance meets a young man who makes her feel young again. All of this is films by a director making a film about her which cuts in and out of the on camera and off camera drama.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: mature woman, small town, love and romance, love affair, tragic love, dealing with death, dishonesty, couples, couple relations, infidelity, confession, dying ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vassa (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A screen adaptation of the second version of A. M. Gorky’s play “Vassa Zheleznova”. In this family children were taught from the early years to put accent on the word “my”: my ship, my house, my factory… Here they counted the money ...
Plot: matriarch, russian revolution, rich, dysfunctional family, wealthy family, class differences, jewish, murder, servant, death of father, father daughter relationship, dying ...
Time: 1910s
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Blind Chance (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, psychological, suspense ...
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Time: 80s, 70s
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Behind The Wall (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 56 min.
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Plot: professor, suicide attempt, workaholic, chemistry, writers, scientist, neighbor, compassion, male female relationship, confusion, loneliness, exhaustion ...
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21%
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The Structure of Crystal (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 74 min.
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Style: intellectual
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Thursday's Child (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: father son relationship, doctor, family relations, heart disease, teenager, illness, heart transplant, mother son relationship
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21%
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Bopem (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teenager Ruslan is a half-orphan who lives by the dried Aral Sea. When he learns that due to serious illness he has no more than 3 months to live, Ruslan decides to punish those responsible for the death of his beloved mother.
Style: psychological, tense, unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: revenge, teenage boy, teenager, death of mother, loss of mother, vendetta, teenage protagonist, terminal illness, illness, punishment, parents and children, death ...
Time: 21st century
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21%
See You Tomorrow (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: boy, father son relationship, dying, acupuncture, death, ritual, classmate, mother daughter relationship, childhood, brother sister relationship, doctor, mortality ...
Time: 60s
Place: switzerland, paris france
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20%
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The Mourner (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small village in Rajasthan, India, a woman named Shanichari was born - so named, as shortly after her birth her father died; & her mother, Peewli, ran away with a rich lover, the owner of a drama company, abandoning her. When Shanichari ...
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A Death in the Family (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.
Plot: death, death of father, child's point of view, death of husband, brother sister relationship, widow, interracial relations, car accident, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
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20%
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Donkey (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother ...
Style: suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
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