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The Long Silence (1993)
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The Long Silence (1993)
Original name: Il lungo silenzio
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marco is a judge investigating a case of arms trafficking, one of the judges fight against corruption of Italian political life. Carla, his wife, lives dominated by the fear that her husband is murdered and, unfortunately, their fears are realized. Then she decides to join a group of widows of judges to break the silence that has always protected the crimes of the Mafia, who always acts in collusion with influential public figures. With the help of the group and the notes and documents of her husband, Carla produces a television documentary that endangers the lives of many people.
Plot: female director, mafia, terrorism, fighting the system, corruption, judge, italian woman
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, realistic, serious and suspenseful films with plots about female director, terrorism, years of lead, female nudity, brother brother relationship, judge and mafia mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Long Silence: Long Shadows (2008), Law of Courage (1994), Limbo (2014), Segreti segreti (1985), Sud (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Long Shadows (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After two decades in prison Widmer, a former German RAF-terrorist, is released. He meets Valerie, his next door neighbour. The young woman tries to get her life back on track after she lost child custody for her little son. She shows some interest ...
Plot: female director, terrorism, revenge, guilt, raf
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95%
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Law of Courage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The true story of Rosario Livatino, a young judge in Sicily in the early 1980s, who have been nicknamed 'The Boy Judge' from the President of the Republic. He's strictly incorruptible, working hard and refusing even to shake hands ...
Plot: judge, police, sicilian, mafia, carabinieri, assassination, murder
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: sicily, italy
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84%
 5.6
 73
Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, school, car accident, school teacher, machismo, femininity
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71%
Segreti segreti (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Laura participates in terrorist attack against a magistrate; a member of her commando is shot to death. Such begins the story of women: Maria and Rosa, the mother and sister of the killed terrorist; Gina, the old nanny of Laura; her mother Marta and ...
Plot: years of lead, communist, earthquake, italian woman, murder, italian history, terrorism, mother daughter relationship, leftist, italian politics
Time: 80s
Place: southern italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Sud (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A bunch of hopeless unemployed occupy a polling place during general election in Italy to protest and report the mafia affairs of Mr. Cannavacciuolo. He is candidate and is setting up a fraud to be elected anyway. Lucia, his daughter, is taken as ...
Plot: mafia, election, gun, kidnapping, carabinieri, bandit, voting
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 175
Almost a Man (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jacques Perrin was awarded Best Actor at the 1966 Venice Film Festival for his gripping portrayal of a young writer's descent into madness. Alienated, neurotic, and plagued by guilt, Perrin retreats from reality, loses interest in work, and ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, neurosis, world war two, hunting, psychoanalysis, flashback, house, mother son relationship, hiding place
Place: italy
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64%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
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61%
From the Clouds to the Resistance (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Dalla nube alla resistenza (From the Cloud to the Resistance ) (1978), based on two works by Cesare Pavese, falls into the category of History Lessons and Too Early, Too Late as well. It, too, has two parts—a twentieth-century text and a ...
Plot: female director, world war two, class struggle, post war, italian history, myth, greek mythology, resistance, mythology
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Gli Invisibili (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the beginning of the eighties, Sirio, a young worker at the steelworks in Terni with a past in the student struggles, decided to abandon his job as a soldier in an extreme left-wing group.
Plot: years of lead, communist, prison riot, violence, mafia, police, friendship, prison, working class, terrorism, organized crime, jail
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Sambizanga (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Angola, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Domingos is a member of an African liberation movement, arrested by the Portuguese secret police, after bloody events in Angola. He does not betray his companions, but is beaten to death in prison, and not knowing he is dead, his wife goes from a ...
Plot: female director, interracial relations, secret police, human rights, humanism, secret organization, police violence, terrorism, freedom fighter, husband wife relationship
Place: angola, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Up to Date (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American journalist works for a French newspaper. He is writing an article about the reaction against people with AIDS, without knowing he is infected too. Once he finds out, he decides to cut off himself leaving his wife and daughter.
Plot: female director, love, aids, journalism
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Second Time (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Professor Alberto Sajevo sees a woman walking in downtown Turin and starts following her for days; he finally meets her and they start talking, but they both give fake names. She is not the common secretary she pretends to be, but ex-terrorist Lisa ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: terrorism, stalking, mind game, crimes, hidden identity, years of lead, communism, river, brother sister relationship, jail, shot in the head, university
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenage girl, female nudity, scandinavian girl, teenager, group of teenagers
Place: scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Family Portrait (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Marcello Mastroianni gives a sensitive, finely judged performance as Enrico, a struggling journalist in the Rome of 1945. He receives a phone call informing him that his younger brother Lorenzo (Jacques Perrin) has died. Enrico recalls their long ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching, non-linear
Plot: family in crisis, siblings relations, terminal illness, reunion, social differences, unfulfillment, estrangement, humble, favoritism among siblings, family relations, loss of mother, grandmother ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 21st century, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Mother's Heart (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lorenz has three young children who are victims of a media who wishes to turn out terrorists. She contends with her monstrous offspring and student revolts until she can't take it anymore. Lorenz takes matters into her own hands by planting a ...
Plot: fascism, death of child, communism, extreme sports, undressing, nanny, radicalism, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, branding, terrorism, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Days Between (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Lynn (22) lives with her brother in Berlin. There she enjoys the advantages of family life, without really feeling involved in it. She does not have any precise aim in life, but manages to awaken the interest of many people with her direct and ...
Plot: female director, female nudity, vomiting, sign language, nude swimming
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Top Girl or la déformation professionnelle (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Helena, 29, a single mother with an 11-year-old daughter, is a moderately successful actress who earns a living as an escort in the sex industry. Her relationship with her own mother, a singing teacher, is tense, and she’s also increasingly ...
Plot: female director, female nudity, sex scene, male nudity, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Five Moons Plaza (2003)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Just the night before his retirement District Attorney Saracini is given a film showing the kidnapping of Aldo Moro. As the District Attorney takes on the case he along with his team finds more compelling and secretive evidences. Too many secrets ...
Style: controversial
Plot: judge, politician, kidnapping, deception, terrorism, years of lead
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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China Is Near (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A pair of working class lovers - a secretary and an accountant, scheme to marry into the rich landed gentry.
Plot: brother brother relationship, socialist, abortion, controversy, dog, brother sister relationship, villa, marxism, unrequited love, election, affair, politics ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Germany 09: 13 Short Films About the State of the Nation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Thirteen German directors present short films exploring the state of their country.
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, german culture, german politics
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Deux fois (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Deux fois is a 1968 experimental film by Jackie Raynal. Raynal stars in the film, her first as a director; she had previously worked for several years as a film editor, most notably for films in Éric Rohmer's "Six Moral Tales" series ...
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: female director, very little dialogue, breasts, urination, feminist
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Death of Empedocles (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Film adaptation by Straub and Huillot of Hölderlin's 1798 tragedy on the symbolic death of Empedoclus, the legislator in Ancient Greece.
Plot: female director, filmed play, communism, utopia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 188
Riviera (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful and young, Stella is a popular go-go dancer living alone with her mother by the French Riviera. Their lives unravel when a middle-age man becomes obsessed with Stella.
Plot: female director, panties, pink panties, mini skirt, female nudity, struggle, swimming pool
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Collectress (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Following a traumatic experience, Gaile, a speech therapist, is incapable of feeling any emotion. However, while preparing a video presentation for a scientific conference, she sees herself on screen and is surprised to find suppressed sensations ...
Plot: female director, obsession, emotionless
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38%
 6.0
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I Want to See (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Lebanon
Duration: 75 min.
Story: July 2006. Another war breaks out in Lebanon. The directors decide to follow a movie star, Catherine Deneuve and a friend, actor and artist Rabih Mroue;, on the roads of South Lebanon. Together, they will drive through the regions devastated by the ...
Plot: female director, celebrity, car, sleeping in a car, actress
Place: lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ika-11 Utos Mahalin Mo Asawa Mo (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: This film is about domestic violence.
Plot: female director, murder, judge, psychologist, legal action, musician, self defense, band, court, flashback, violence against women, lawyer ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sand and Blood (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bullfighting, music, medicine, change, and homoerotic possibilities mix in this study of friendship. Francisco is a bullfighter on his way up, so focused even sex doesn't hold his interest. After a minor road accident, he meets a doctor, ...
Plot: female director, homosexual subtext, bullfighting, homosexual, friendship between men, slaughterhouse, homoeroticism, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two very different people become friends and partners in this nautical drama. Nikos (Stephen Rea) is a radio man working on a Greek freighter when he finds himself stranded in Hong Kong after the firm that owned his ship suddenly goes out of ...
Plot: female director, houseboat, opium
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Island City (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Winner of FEDORA award for the Best Debut Director, Venice Film Festival 2015, Island City is a collection of three comic-dramatic stories set in Mumbai, India. The first is about a diligent office worker who wins the office ‘Fun Committee ...
Plot: female director, family relations, barefoot male, tv set
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34%
 6.2
 91
Anishoara (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Moldova
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Anishoara is a 15 years old girl from a small village in Moldova. Her village is situated in a picturesque valley between rolling hills. Life seems calm but archaic alone with her old grandfather Petru and her little brother Andrei. In summer she ...
Plot: female director, village life, talking to the camera, summer, winter, motorcycle, autumn, spring
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%