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Camera Buff (1979)
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Camera Buff (1979)
Original name: Amator
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Filip buys an 8mm movie camera when his first child is born. Because it's the first camera in town, he's named official photographer by the local Party boss. His horizons widen when he is sent to regional film festivals with his first works but his focus on movie making also leads to domestic strife and philosophical dilemmas.
Style: biting, suspense, humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, parody, social realism, documentary filmmaking, talky ...
Plot: factory, factory worker, politics, bus, polish, movie camera, film festival, friendship, friends, family relations, couple relations, performer's life, parents and children, love and romance, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, babies and infants, couples, breast feeding, filmmaker, marital problem, censorship, obsession, sex, death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland, new jersey, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, clever, melancholic and talky films with plots about mentor, runaway, dialogue, storytelling, culture clash, couples and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Camera Buff: Torremolinos 73 (2003), My American Uncle (1980), The Loves of a Blonde (1965), Three Colors: White (1994), A Short Film About Love (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Torremolinos 73 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set in 1973 Spain, a struggling encyclopedia salesman and his wife take advantage of an offer to make adult films. The act turns him into an aspring legit filmmaker and her into an international sex symbol.
Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, funny, sexy ...
Plot: adult filmmaking, filmmaking, crumbling marriage, obsessive quest, obsession, couple relations, cuckold, movie business, rebelliousness, husband wife relationship, pornography, porn ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, california, london
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My American Uncle (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Prof. Henri Laborit uses the stories of the lives of three people to discuss behaviorist theories of survival, combat, rewards and punishment, and anxiety. René is a technical manager at a textile factory and must face the anxiety caused by ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, year 1977
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
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The Loves of a Blonde (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Andula, an innocent Czech girl from a factory town, is desperately in search of love. She believes she's found it when she beds Milda, a charming young musician visiting from Prague. Milda, however, is only looking for a casual encounter, and ...
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: factory worker, working class, youth, one night stand, small town, fish out of water, couple relations, fall in love, disorder, couples, friends, dark humor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: prague, europe, czechoslovakia, poland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Three Colors: White (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Polish immigrant Karol Karol finds himself out of a marriage, a job and a country when his French wife, Dominique, divorces him after six months due to his impotence. Forced to leave France after losing the business they jointly owned, Karol enlists ...
Style: witty, atmospheric, emotional, touching, clever ...
Plot: funeral, faked death, crumbling marriage, business venture, french, ex wife, vengeance, cheating, humiliation, phone sex, businessman, hairdresser ...
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A Short Film About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when ...
Style: bleak, sexual, enigmatic, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, voyeurism, stalking, obsession, love, passionate interest, destructive relationship, fall in love, infatuation, polish, suicide attempt, obsessive love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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No End (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, thought provoking, gloomy ...
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Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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Blind Chance (1987)
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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: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: train, destiny, politics, chance, student, airplane, self discovery, espionage, love and romance, polish, militant, couples ...
Time: 80s, 70s
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Louder Than Bombs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Set in a small Polish town, "Louder Than Bombs" tells the coming-of-age story of Marcin, a 21-year-old with a penchant for James Dean and The Smiths. After the death of his father, Marcin must contend with the funeral arrangements while ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: family relations, youth, love and romance, friends, friendship, romance, twentysomething life, parents and children, dealing with death, death, sex, provincial life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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New York Stories (1989)
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Duration: 124 min.
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Audience: date night
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The Heartbreak Kid (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three days into his Miami honeymoon, Lenny meets tall, blonde Kelly. This confirms him in his opinion that he has made a serious mistake and he decides he wants Kelly instead.
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Together (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, and goes to live with her brother, Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. Living in this leftist commune Elisabeth learns that the world can be viewed from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, witty, talky ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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Day for Night (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A committed film director struggles to complete his movie while coping with a myriad of crises, personal and professional, among the cast and crew.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, tense ...
Plot: nervous breakdown, filmmaking, director, nothing goes right, workplace, artists and showbiz, actor's life, workplace situations, extramarital affair, love and romance, lifestyle, film within a film ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 18th century
Place: france, europe, riviera, french riviera, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hollywood beckons for recent film school grad Nick Chapman, who is out to capitalize on the momentum from his national award-winning student film. Studio executive Allen Habel seduces Nick with a dream deal to make his first feature, but once ...
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
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Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: Solange is depressed: she's stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be her lover. Although he listens to Mozart and has every Pocket Book ...
Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, classical music, friendship, love triangle, couples, romance, crumbling marriage, love and romance, youth, unfulfillment, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 2K
Fatso (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dominick has always been a big kid who loved eating. It was his favourite thing. Then his cousin dies from health complications due to a lack of exercise and improper diet. Antoinette, Dominick's sister, makes him promise to see a diet doctor ...
Style: humorous, suspense, biting, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: family relations, diet, satire, parents and children, support group, couples, love and romance, romance, obsessive quest, female director, obesity, food ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: emotional, bleak, sincere, serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Merry War (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london
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25%
A Month by the Lake (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: For 16 years Miss Bentley has been spending April at an elegant hillside villa on Lake Como. This year, 1937, her London society artist father has recently died and the only other English-speaking guests are brash Americans. Then Major Wilshaw ...
Style: sexy, witty, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, resort, family relations, nanny, romance, river, social differences, true love, couple relations, self discovery, twentysomething life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, pre world war two
Place: italy, switzerland, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Belle Epoque (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Portugal, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In 1931, a young soldier deserts from the army and falls into a country farm, where he is welcomed by the owner due to his political ideas. Manolo has four daughters, Fernando likes all of them and they like him, so he has to decide which one to ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, soldier, marriage, love triangle, party, tango, lust, murder, jealousy, desertion, lesbian, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, rome italy, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An uninterrupted rehersal of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" played out by a company of actors. The setting is their run down theater with an unusable stage and crumbling ceiling. The play is shown act by act with the briefest of breaks to ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, entertaining, absurd, talky ...
Plot: theater, performance, artists and showbiz, family problems, human nature, loneliness, rehearsal, family relations, longing, reenactment, life philosophy, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, turn of the century, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, st. petersburg russia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: touching, semi serious, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, romance, matchmaking, starting over, human nature, midlife crisis, parents and children, french countryside, wedding, women, kick-butt women ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france, paris france ...
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24%
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Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jane White's only ambition is to appear on a popular talk show.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, obsessive quest, reunion, parents and children, family relations, mentally unstable, female protagonist, romance, serial killer, love and romance, media, mentally challenged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.5
 2K
Plaza Suite (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: witty, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, wedding, luxury hotel, multiple storylines, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, midlife crisis, family problems, anniversary, family relations, honeymoon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Living in Oblivion (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in ...
Style: surreal, humorous, semi serious, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: filmmaker, film within a film, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, friends, actor's life, lifestyle, satire, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dwarf, actor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Man of Marble (1977)
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: realistic, emotional, serious, meditative, compassionate ...
Plot: heroes, working class, friendship, politics, eviction, testimony, injustice, idealism, pregnancy, father daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, communism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 1950s
Place: poland, europe, tokyo, japan, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Night at Maud's (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.
Style: talky, sexual, sexy, witty, contemplative ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, love triangle, destructive relationship, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love affair, looking for love, lovers reunited, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Too Beautiful for You (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon embark on an affair. Though it would seem it has happened before ...
Style: cynical, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, bittersweet, dealer, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, couple relations, fall in love, workplace romance, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Roseanna's Grave (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Roseanna is dying of a heart condition, and all she wants is to be buried next to her daughter, in a cemetery that is getting full fast. The cemetery can't expand because Capestro, the man who owns the land next to the cemetery, won't ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, romance, family problems, death in the family, couple relations, eccentric family, life is a bitch, dealing with death, love and romance, couples, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%