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Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
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Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
Original name: Cristo si è fermato a Eboli
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
Style: sincere, uplifting, thought provoking, touching, serious, realistic, intellectual
Plot: fascism, village, politics, military, human spirit, life is a bitch, village life, anti war, rebellion, injustice, fighting the system, isolation, self discovery, society, small town, rebelliousness, social relations, culture clash, political unrest, idealism, small town life, against humanity, hopes, state affairs, performer's life ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936, year 1935, 30s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, africa, new york, china, france ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about society, family relations, husband wife relationship, drinking alcohol, death, friendship and politics mostly in Drama, History and War genres. Some movies like Christ Stopped at Eboli: Three Brothers (1981), Many Wars Ago (1970), Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987), Hands Over the City (1963), Baaria (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Three Brothers (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, hopes, terrorism, death, mafia, funeral, farm, social worker, estrangement, family problems, dealing with death, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, turin italy, rome italy, southern italy ...
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Many Wars Ago (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On the Italian/Austrian front during World War I, a disastrous Italian attack upon the Austrian positions leads to a mutiny among the decimated Italian troops.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, rough, bleak
Plot: world war one, anti war, soldier, military, price of justice, wartime life, military life, rebelliousness, battle zone, society, heroes, fighting the system ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1916
Place: italy, alps
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86%
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Colombia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This suspenseful Italian crime drama is set in a Colombian river town and chronicles the series of events that led up to murder. Based on a novel by distinguished author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the tale begins in the present as a middle-aged doctor ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: wedding, village, investigation, wedding night, social relations, family relations, couples, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, strong sexual content, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: latin america, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Hands Over the City (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rod Steiger is ferocious as a scheming land developer in Francesco Rosi’s Hands over the City, a blistering work of social realism and the winner of the 1963 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion. This expose of the politically driven real-estate ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, clever
Plot: politics, election, investigation, political corruption, crimes, state affairs, fighting the system, dishonesty, manipulation, bribery, lie, expose ...
Time: 21st century, 1940s, 60s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Baaria (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Giuseppe Tornatore traces three generations of a Sicilian family in in the Sicilian town of Bagheria (known as Baarìa in the local Sicilian dialect), from the 1930s to the 1980s, to tell the story of the loves, dreams and delusions of an unusual ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, world war two, social differences, family relations, small town, politics, family life, election, communism, injustice, small town life, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 70s, 1930s ...
Place: sicily, italy, europe
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47%
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The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: sexy, sexual, bleak, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, politics, train travel, honeymoon, exile, childhood trauma, moral dilemma, parents and children, introspection, political unrest, human nature ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1938 ...
Place: paris france, italy, rome italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Respiro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean Sea. She shows signs of manic depressive behavior — one moment she's laughing wildly and ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: island, family relations, mentally unstable, family life, human nature, injustice, parents and children, working class, small town life, mediterranean, villager, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, sicily, mediterranean sea, milan italy ...
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45%
Lulu the Tool (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A conscientious factory worker gets his finger cut off by a machine. The accident causes him to become more involved in political and revolutionary groups.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, contemplative
Plot: factory worker, working class, factory, labor union, fighting the system, rebellion, power relations, workplace situations, boss and employee, social differences, rebelliousness, fired from the job ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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A Place in the World (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a clinic with Nelda, a progressive nun. Into this idealistic ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, countryside, idealism, family relations, nun, coming of age, geologist, couple relations, village, parents and children, teenage life, family life ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Liam (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: touching, bleak, sincere, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: working class, fascism, domestic violence, unemployment, catholicism, sin, anti semitism, life is a bitch, family problems, society, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
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1900 (1976)
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Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 317 min.
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Style: epic, thought provoking, serious, realistic, captivating ...
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Place: italy, paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Mouchette (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feelings with one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film.
Style: bleak, emotional, disturbing, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: village, drowning, family relations, alcohol abuse, small town, humiliation, suicide, alibi, poacher, police officer, coming of age, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, tokyo, paris france, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Good Morning, Night (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants -- a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red ...
Style: serious, tense, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, hostage, politics, murder, crimes, political unrest, captivity, rebelliousness, head of state, state affairs, society, revolution ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Au Hasard Balthazar (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Deputy and the Congressman (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Chasing Freedom (2004)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Star Maker (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: uplifting, serious, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, thought provoking, serious, contemplative
Plot: peasant, school, countryside, farm, village, family life, parents and children, clergy, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, rich and poor ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
America America (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
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Time: 19th century, 1890s
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33%
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Moolaadé (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Senegal, Burkina Faso, Morocco, Tunisia, Cameroon, France
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: disturbing, thought provoking, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: sexism, feminism, child abuse, tradition, rebellion, fighting the system, tribe, society, hopes, injustice, human spirit, resistance ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Keys to the House (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, estrangement, single parent, human nature, hospital, disability, self discovery, redemption, hopes, family relations, therapy ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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How Harry Became a Tree (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Joshua (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, touching, sincere, uplifting, feel good ...
Plot: miraculous event, healing power, small town, mysterious character, self discovery, society, hopes, redemption, religions or cults, cause and meaning, friendship, spirituality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Blame it on Fidel (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: radical, politics, family problems, family life, political unrest, parents and children, dysfunctional family, immigrants, journalism, hopes, state affairs, greek ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, cuba, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Promised Land (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Polish film based on the book of the same name by Wladyslaw Reymont. Taking place in the nineteenth century town of Łódź, Poland, three friends want to make a lot of money by building and investing in a textile factory. An exceptional ...
Style: biting, epic, suspense, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, factory, politics, infidelity, factory worker, capitalist, capitalism, arsonist, brutality, fire, revenge, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
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Evelyn (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany, Ireland, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, sincere, touching, intense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, factual, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century, 1930s, year 1934, pre world war two, 50s ...
Place: germany, europe, vienna, london, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, China, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: True story of Norman Bethune, a medical doctor who fought for justice in China during Mao's rise to power.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, epic, suspense ...
Plot: fascism, evacuation, military, politics, human spirit, idealism, revolution, injustice, rebellion, media, hopes, medical profession ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, pre world war two
Place: china, spain, asia, russia, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%