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Stories from the Kronen (1995)
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Stories from the Kronen (1995)
Original name: Historias del Kronen
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Carlos is a young student, just 21. Nice or annoying as he likes, enjoys provoking and transgreding. In the night he goes out to meet his friends in the Kronen, a bar. Every situation can be taken a little farther. There are no limits, no accepted barriers. And more each time, each adventure is chained to the next, as if it were a continuous night. A long description of people: grandfather, parents, sister, girlfriend, friends. And, among that, the obscure will of living every minute as if it were the last one. But something which happens puts Carlos and his friend against a reality they have been trying to ignore.
Style: sexual, touching, serious, realistic, disturbing, tragic ending
Plot: youth, bar, friendship, friends, love and romance, against the rules, couples, buddies, masturbation, swimming pool, male objectification, naked in public, friend, sex, drug use, undressing, erotica, male nudity, pubic hair, skinny dipping, pool party, homoerotic, barefoot male, taking off clothes, homoeroticism ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: madrid, spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about friendship, friends, youth, love and romance, couples, teenage life and coming of age mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Stories from the Kronen: Martin (1997), Sebastian (1995), Pals (1982), Broken Silence (2001), Lucky Star (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Martin (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An emotionally distant father attempts to reconnect with the son he abandoned. After his estranged son (Juan Diego Botto) tries to commit suicide, Argentine expat Martín (Federico Luppi) brings the troubled teen live with him in Spain. But though ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, youth, family problems, couples, family relations, family in crisis, couple relations, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, parents and children, drug abuse, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, spain, madrid, europe
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95%
 5.3
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Sebastian (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this thoughtful Scandinavian drama, a teenage boy wrestles with his sexuality and learns that most of his deepest fears were unfounded. Sebastian is almost 17 when he figures out that he is a homosexual. Though he lives with wonderful, stable ...
Style: touching, sexual, serious, realistic
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Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.4
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Pals (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plot follows the misadventures of two young friends who are forced into street hustling and ever-expanding life of crime when one impregnates the sister of the other and they need to get the money to pay for her to have an abortion.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, juvenile delinquent, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, family relations, friends, crimes, social misfits, juvenile delinquency, youth, best friends, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 506
Broken Silence (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Winter, 1944. Lucía at 21 returns to her small village in the mountains. She again meets Manuel, a young iron-smith who helps "those in the mountain", the "maquis", the anti-Franco resistance. Lucía is attracted to Manual, ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, small town life, heroes, political unrest, rebelliousness, society, fascism, village, politics, small town, social relations, love and romance ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Lucky Star (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marina, a woman with a glass eye, has the bad luck to be the victim of an assault witnessed by Rafael, a goodhearted butcher, who rescues her from her attacker, a man named Daniel. Rafael has physical problems of his own, but the two stay together ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, emotional
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Intruder (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In childhood and youth, the three were "the inseparables." Luisa married Ángel, then two years later, she left him to marry Ramiro. After ten years, Ángel reappears, back from South America, broke and ill. Luisa is overcome with ...
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, serious, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, love triangle, friendship, tragic hero, romance, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, best friends, friends ...
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Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Secrets of the Heart (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Javi and his friend Carlos visit an old house on the outskirts of a small Spanish village. According to his brother Juan this is a haunted house and one can hear the voices of the dead. Later he is intrigued with a room which is always closed (the ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, emotional
Plot: friendship, village, dealing with death, love and romance, village life, parents and children, family life, friends, social relations, family relations, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Crazy (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Benjamin is a 16 year old half-side spastic with lousy grades in math, who switches to a boarding school to reach grammar school. Acclimatization to the new environment is difficult in the first place and he has to struggle with the various problems ...
Style: touching, gloomy, sentimental, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, boarding school, masturbation, coming of age, puberty, youth, love and romance, innocence lost, teenage life, first sex, mathematics, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Nest (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a town near Salamanca, an eccentric widower, aged 60, is captivated by an imp, a precocious 13 year old. Alejandro is wealthy and alone, passing time with music, chess, and his shotgun. Gregoria (Goyita) the daughter of a weak-willed policeman ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Nothing in Return (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.8
 603
Overdose (1983)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
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Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Reason to Believe (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sorority gal Charlotte's innocence is lost after she is raped during a frat party. Confused, terrified and shunned by her peers, she finds solace and the courage to confront her attacker after she is befriended by the leader of a campus ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, sexual, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: friendship, college, rape, self discovery, youth, life is a bitch, looking for sex, sexual relations, siblings relations, student life, sexual abuse, society ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Miracle (1991)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 503
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: feel good, touching, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Style: touching, disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
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Style: realistic, psychological, sexual, gloomy, touching ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
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Style: sincere, serious, touching, gloomy, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
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Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, rough ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Separate Peace (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Gene and Finny are two boys who are best friends living in 1943, at the height of World War II. The idea that the boys will most likely be drafted when they turn eighteen is surrounding them, and they are practically forced to live their lives to ...
Style: realistic, sexual, disturbing, touching, emotional ...
Plot: betrayal, coming of age, friendship, gays and lesbians, friends, power relations, best friends, youth, love and romance, student life, hopes, boarding school life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: realistic, touching, sexual, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, parents and children, romance, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, lifestyle, gender, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Small Circle of Friends (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the late 1960s, three Harvard students Jessica (Karen Allen), Leo (Brad Davis) and Nick (Jameson Parker) grow close as they undergo personal changes, but their friendship is jeopardized by romantic feelings both men develop for Jessica.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, sexy, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 224
The New World (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, serious, atmospheric ...
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Time: 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 404
Out of Hand (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%