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Man of Marble (1977)
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Man of Marble (1977)
Original name: Człowiek z marmuru
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Man of Marble is a Polish film about a student making a film about a bricklayer who was once idolized. She interviews people who knew him and finds old footage that lead to an unfolding mystery that causes her producer to cancel the project.
Style: emotional, meditative, compassionate, disturbing, talky, realistic, serious, political, sexy, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, visceral, friendship, working class, honest, eviction, terrorist, communism, heroes, journalism, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, character study, prison, revolution, catastrophe, loneliness, violence, writers, art, photographer, weapons, lone hero, brutality, runaway ...
Time: 70s, year 1976, 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: poland, japan, canada, tokyo, eastern europe, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and talky films with plots about society, fighting the system, life is a bitch, politics, culture clash, friendship and catastrophe mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Man of Marble: Sweet Rush (2009), Strike (2006), Moonlighting (1982), Two Days, One Night (2014), The Promised Land (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Man of Iron (1981)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In Warsaw in 1980, the Communist Party sends Winkel, a weak, alcoholic TV hack, to Gdansk to dig up dirt on the shipyard strikers, particularly on Maciek Tomczyk, an articulate worker whose father was killed in the December 1970 protests. Posing as ...
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Time: 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: poland, ussr, europe
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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, couples, dealing with death, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, filmmaking, young man ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: poland, europe
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Strike (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In poverty, she found strength. In oppression, she found courage. In solidarity, she found a reason to believe again. Acclaimed German actress Katharina Thalbach (THE TIN DRUM, SOPHIE’S CHOICE) stars in this hard-hitting historical drama set during ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: politics, working class, labor union, rebellion, fighting the system, ambition, human spirit, injustice, society, workplace, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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Moonlighting (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Polish contractor, Nowak, leads a group of workmen to London so they can provide cheap labor for a government official based there. Nowak (Irons) has to manage the project and the men as they encounter the tempations of the West and loneliness and ...
Style: thought provoking, tense, realistic, bleak, allegory ...
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Two Days, One Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: depressing, thought provoking, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: depression, injustice, unemployment, employer employee relationship, workplace, solidarity, loss of job, husband wife relationship, guilt, working class, female protagonist, poverty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: belgium, europe
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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: realistic, serious, biting, epic, suspense
Plot: revolution, friendship, jewish, peasant, fire, revenge, adultery, factory worker, brutality, railway, capitalist, capitalism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, turn of the century
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Harlan County War (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, realistic, rough, captivating ...
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Time: 70s
Place: kentucky, appalachia, usa, new york
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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, political ...
Plot: factory worker, working class, factory, fighting the system, rebellion, power relations, workplace situations, boss and employee, social differences, rebelliousness, anarchist, labor union ...
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The Scar (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After discussions and dishonest negotiations, a decision is taken as to where a large new chemical factory is to be built and Bednarz, an honest Party man, is put in charge of the construction. He used to live in the small town where the factory is ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, emotional ...
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Time: 70s
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Mephisto (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 144 min.
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Plot: nazi germany, nazi, world war two, pact with the devil, jewish, ambition, german, politics, female nudity, morality, theater, expressionism ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: emotional, realistic, bleak, depressing, meditative ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, new jersey, europe, florida ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life.
Style: cerebral, philosophical, surreal, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: train, existentialism, politics, destiny, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, philosophy, communism, doctors, repeated event, protest, chance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: poland, new jersey, paris france, eastern europe, tokyo ...
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Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, sincere ...
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Duration: 95 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 114 min.
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Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
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Duration: 128 min.
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Duration: 113 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland
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Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Drama
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10,000 Black Men Named George (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1920s, the rights of American workers to join a labor union was still considered an open question, and African-Americans were routinely denied their civil and economic rights. 10,000 Black Men Named George, the title, refers to the fact ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Poland
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Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
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Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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Place: germany, vienna, england, europe, berlin germany ...
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