Movies like Eden and After

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Eden and After (1970)
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Eden and After (1970)
Original name: L'Éden et après
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Czechoslovakia, Tunisia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of French students are drawn into the psychological and sexual games of a mysterious Dutchman. Once they sample his "fear powder" the students experience a series of hallucinations.
Style: allegory, avant garde
Plot: violence, desert, death, torture, painting, nihilism, surrealism, eroticism, avant-garde, female full frontal nudity

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Most similar movies to Eden and After

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out avant garde, allegory, serious and surreal films with plots about death, surrealism, violence, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, murder and torture mostly in Drama and War genres. Some movies like Eden and After: Happy Day (1976), I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse (1973), The Man Who Lies (1968), Gloria mundi (1976), Butterfly in Grey (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Happy Day (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A concentration camp on a barren island is hell for the exiled prisoners. The everyday life of the people who live there consists of interrogations, psychological and physical violence, arbitrary punishments and other torments. One of the prisoners ...
Style: allegory, absurd
Plot: prison, politics, island, torture, fascism, morality, surrealism, assassination, presumed dead, violence, exile, kiss ...
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I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Running away from the police, Aden goes to the desert where he meets an uncivilized man who has a special link with Mother-Earth. He ends up by convincing the hermit to come along with him into another desert... the big town!
Style: serious, surreal
Plot: desert, murder, epilepsy, police, surrealism, cannibalism, incest, animal life, religions or cults, society, deadly, wilderness ...
Time: 70s
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The Man Who Lies (1968)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Italy, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This enigmatic, plodding story concerns a man who may or may not have betrayed a resistance fighter in his hometown during World War II. He has supposedly been shot down by the Nazis and wanders into town. Mourning the death of an unseen comrade, he ...
Style: allegory
Plot: dual identity, identity crisis, world war two, surrealism, heroes
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Gloria mundi (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Hamdias, a producer who's set out to break new boundaries, plans to finance a film about torture. According to him, torture, the clash of two or more people, is not only what substantiates basic human relationships but also love and politics. ...
Plot: torture, terrorism, political activist, vagina, rebel, object in vagina, female full frontal nudity, torture device, violence, sexual torture, belly dancer, plastic explosive ...
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Butterfly in Grey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dao returns home and finds her fiance in bed with another woman. She shoots them dead on the spot. She is sentenced to 10 years in prison. She gets out eventually and stays with a friend who runs an escort service and learns that women are even ...
Plot: death, son, prison, violence, prison guard, funeral, murder, women's prison, flashback, female nudity, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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L'Immortelle (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A sad man meets a beautiful, secretive woman who may or may not be involved in some conspiracy ring dealing in kidnapped women used as prostitutes. After several days of their sadly passionate relationship she disappears. The sad man is unable to ...
Style: psychological, offbeat, atmospheric, stylized, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, oneiric, love and romance, dealing with death, mysterious character, mystery, femme fatale, power relations, new wave, love affair, alternate reality, mysterious woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: middle east, istanbul turkey, turkey
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Lines (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Greece nowadays. Seven different stories about seven persons who have already reached their limits and finally fall apart. Despite their seemingly obvious connection they are simultaneously connected through a common desperate action: the last phone ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: financial crisis, injury, self harm, darkness, death, surrealism, poverty, politics, psychiatry
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Twentynine Palms (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: David, an independent photographer, and Katia, an unemployed woman, leave Los Angeles, en route to the southern California desert, where they search a natural set to use as a backdrop for a magazine photo shoot. They find a motel in the town of ...
Style: psychological, road movie, disturbing, erotic, harsh ...
Plot: desert, on the road, dangerous attraction, culture clash, danger, destructive relationship, couple relations, sexual relations, road trip, social decay, reconciliation, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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14 Kilometers (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three people looking for a better life become stranded in the desert with little hope of survival.
Plot: immigrants, border crossing, arrest, desert, boat, death, football player
Place: africa
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Action (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Bruno is an idealistic hero who questions the meaning of life in this confusing and sometimes hallucinatory erotic drama. After a night in jail, he is gang-raped by punk rockers in a garbage dump. He later saves an old man who believes he is ...
Style: cult film
Plot: death, breasts, female full frontal nudity, male objectification, mental institution, female nudity, surrealism, anus, absurd humor, rape, prison, male nudity
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Killed the Family and Went to the Movies (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 78 min.
Story: There are many concurrent plots in this film. The main one being the one in which a desperate guy kills his parents with an open razor and then goes to the movies. At the same time, other violent events happen when two girls realize they are in love ...
Plot: filicide, lesbianism, violence, torture, suicide
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Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Namibia
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Namibia: The Struggle for Liberation is a 2007 epic film on the Namibian independence struggle against South African occupation as seen through the life of Sam Nujoma, the leader of the South-West Africa People's Organisation and the first ...
Plot: weapons, massacre, politician, prison, woman, police brutality, violence, tied to a tree, racism, automatic weapon, helicopter, air raid ...
Time: 20th century
Place: africa
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The Man Who Sleeps (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In this French tour-de-force a young student decides to have no more interaction with the world than is needed to minimally sustain life. His increasingly automaton-like behavior is coupled with a strange clarity of insight about the world around ...
Style: atmospheric, offbeat, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, no dialogue, nihilism, surrealism, existentialism, sleeping, social misfits, hopes, society, unfulfillment, misfit, urban ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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Playing with Fire (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Philippe Noiret plays a rich, Parisian banker whose daughter Carolina, (Anicee Alvine) is kidnapped by a ruthless organization. They threaten to have her abused by the sadistic clients of a brothel they run if Father doesn’t pay the ransom on time.
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, brothel, father daughter relationship, suicide, car, butt naked, exploitation, kidnapped woman, bare breasts, cmnf, car accident ...
Place: paris france
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37%
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Porcile (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two dramatic stories. In an undetermined past, a young cannibal (who killed his own father) is condemned to be torn to pieces by some wild beasts. In the second story, Julian, the young son of a post-war German industrialist, is on the way to lie ...
Style: offbeat, atmospheric, clever, disturbing, controversial ...
Plot: cannibalism, social outcast, pig, social decay, son murders father, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, murder, zoophilia, family relations, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, middle ages
Place: germany, europe
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Landscape with a Woman (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A ranger whose passion is nude painting comes to work in a remote Bosnian village. He asks the local women to pose naked for him. They are shy at first, but they eventually agree to do so. This makes their husbands furious, who think that the ranger ...
Plot: posing nude, painter, painting, mountain village, jealousy, forest ranger, male female relationship, countryside, suspicion, marriage, tragic event, death ...
Place: bosnia
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The Local Stigmatic (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Two symbiotic sociopaths play obscurely deviant mind games with each other while engaging in perversely brutal acts of violence against victims apparently chosen at random
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 238 min.
Story: The former famous painter Frenhofer lives quietly with his wife on his countryside residence in the French Provence. When the young artist Nicolas visits him with his girlfriend Marianne, Frenhofer decides to start again the work on a painting he ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: eroticism, painting, painter, model, man-woman relation, human nature, love affair, romance, lifestyle, couple relations, infidelity, couples ...
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 129 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
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Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A feverish collision of avant-garde aesthetics and grind-house shocks, Funeral Parade of Roses takes us on an electrifying journey into the nether-regions of the late-’60s Tokyo underworld. In Toshio Matsumoto’s controversial debut feature, ...
Style: avant garde
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Time: 1960s, 60s
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