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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
Original name: Cronaca di una morte annunciata
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 returns to the village after a twenty-year absence to investigate the murder that occurred just before he left.
Style: psychological, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: village, wedding, investigation, wedding night, strong sexual content, prostitute, twins, romance, murder, crimes, graphic violence, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, village life, couples, vengeance, nudity (full frontal - brief), small town, social relations, siblings relations, haunted by the past, small town life, dishonesty, destructive relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: latin america, colombia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and gloomy films with plots about murder, couples, crimes, life is a bitch, deadly, love and romance and female nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Chronicle of a Death Foretold: No One Writes to the Colonel (1999), Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979), American Translation (2011), The Green Room (1978), Cold Light (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. His wife also knows it, and even he knows it. But he is still ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: pension, colonel, hopes, parents and children, small town, family relations, downfall, haunted by the past, couple relations, family life, small town life, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
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.
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Plot: fascism, politics, village, performer's life, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, military, fighting the system, against humanity, state affairs, hopes ...
Time: 1930s, year 1935, year 1936
Place: italy, europe, india, africa, rome italy ...
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American Translation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the beautiful Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall instantly and ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: young lovers, serial killer, love affair, crimes, murder, destructive relationship, romance, love and romance, couple relations, couples, gay, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Green Room (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the Henry James short story "The Altar of the Dead", in which a man becomes obsessed with the many dead people in his life and builds a memorial to honor them. This film is also based on other short story by Henry James, "The ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: death, tragic love, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, betrayal, love and romance, investigation, unfulfillment, journalism, couples, bishop, village ...
Time: 1920s
Place: france
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Cold Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Norway, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What could be better than knowing your future? And what could be worse? A love-filled childhood abruptly ends when catastrophe descends. A catastrophe that the child had foreseen yet failed to act upon.
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Plot: small town, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, life is a bitch, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, childhood trauma, unfulfillment, young love, childhood memory, village life, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe
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Dancing in the Dark (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
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Plot: mental illness, hospital, murder, infidelity, family relations, couples, family problems, graphic violence, crimes, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
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Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, surreal ...
Plot: murder, destructive relationship, manipulation, femme fatale, couples, dishonesty, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, lifestyle, human nature, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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She's One of Us (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the start, Christine Blanc is a temp, her boyfriend has gone. Near the story's end, she's been offered a steady job, she has a fiancé, other men seem interested in her, she's passed her driving test, and, after she wins 1000 Euros ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A dockworker seeking revenge on the killer of his sister finds himself the object of desire for two women.
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, rape, love and romance, crimes, investigation, mystery, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, vengeance, obsession, rich man, lower class ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: François Toledo, married businessman and father, falls head-over-heels in love with Janine, a work colleague. However, he is soon found out: after three dates, he strangles some prostitutes, when, the victim of blackmail, he becomes dishonored. He ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, suspense, bleak
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Summer Heat (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: realistic, serious
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Time: 1930s
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 92 min.
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Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, infidelity, dangerous attraction, survival, family problems, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, strong sexual content, small town, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
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Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
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