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: desert, death, torture, nihilism, painting, surrealism, avant-garde, eroticism, violence, female nudity, female full frontal nudity

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out allegory, avant garde, disturbing and psychological films with plots about surrealism, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, death, male nudity, torture and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama and War genres. Some movies like Eden and After: The Man Who Lies (1968), Happy Day (1976), I Will Walk Like a Crazy Horse (1973), Gloria mundi (1976), The Catcher in the Rye (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, sex scene, s&m, sexuality, heroes, surrealism, breast fondling
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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: absurd, allegory
Plot: torture, politics, island, prison, insanity, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, military, death, detention, morality, presumed dead ...
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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: surreal, serious
Plot: desert, murder, epilepsy, incest, police, surrealism, religions or cults, animal life, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, crimes, society ...
Time: 70s
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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: terrorism, torture, political activist, revolutionary, terrorist, espionage, actress, female nudity, rebel, torture device, belly dancer, violence ...
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The Catcher in the Rye (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This film consists of 75 minutes and 6 seconds of blue screen.
Style: avant garde, psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: avant-garde, abstract art, absurdism, surrealism
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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, male nudity, female nudity, rape, surrealism, absurd humor, prison, male objectification, nude dance, mental institution, anus, breasts ...
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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: ransom, kidnapping, brothel, father daughter relationship, car chase, postmodernism, humiliation, car accident, card playing, rape, dog, hostage ...
Place: paris france
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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: politics, surrealism, poverty, financial crisis, death, psychiatry, darkness, self harm, injury
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Night Train (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An overweight California slob hears his brother's been killed in Tijuana and goes down to investigate. Once there he meets an odd assortment of characters, all of whom either knew his brother or in some way were involved with him.
Style: neo noir
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), missing woman, torture, stripper, female nudity, decapitation, prostitute, surrealism, exotic dancer, severed head
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Ma (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this modern-day vision of Mother Mary’s pilgrimage, a woman crosses the American Southwest playfully deconstructing the woman’s role in a world of roles.
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: virgin mary, desert, female protagonist, bible story, pilgrimage, bible, driving, swimming, female nudity, snake, supernatural power, motel ...
Place: nevada
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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: road movie, psychological, disturbing, erotic, harsh ...
Plot: desert, sexual relations, on the road, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, couple relations, culture clash, road trip, social decay, reconciliation, male female relationship, male rape ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa
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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: clever, atmospheric, disturbing, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: zoophilia, pig, social outcast, social decay, son murders father, cannibalism, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, cannibal, murder, bestiality, satire ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, middle ages, post world war two
Place: germany, europe
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The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991)
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, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: eroticism, painter, painting, french countryside, human nature, model, couples, couple relations, infidelity, unfulfillment, love affair, romance ...
Place: provence, usa, los angeles, south of france, france
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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: surreal, serious, realistic, experimental, gloomy ...
Plot: introspection, surrealism, nihilism, existentialism, sleeping, cause and meaning, estrangement, dull life, society, unfulfillment, hopes, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 71 min.
Story: An experimental film from the painter and sculptor Martial Raysse.
Style: avant garde, allegory, experimental
Plot: innocence, cat, artist, female nudity, raft, rescue, rape, mona lisa, mask
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Duration: 88 min.
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Style: avant garde
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