Movies that are like Mephisto

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Mephisto
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Hungary, Austria
Duration: 144 min.
Style: tense, serious, bleak, disturbing, realistic, dramatic, biting, harsh, cerebral, talky, reflective, enigmatic, melancholic, cynical, interesting, macabre, stylized, atmospheric, psychological, intellectual, witty, intense
Plot: politics, nazi, german, downfall, nazis, morality, fascism, rise and fall, jews, betrayal, infidelity, brutality, greed, political unrest, crime gone awry, devil, ambition, corruption, showbiz, character study, drinking, mentor, life philosophy, political, obsession, actor's life, tragedy, career, guilt, state affairs, dialogue, adaptation, redemption, artists and showbiz, culture clash, catastrophe, art, loneliness, runaway, race issues, blind ambition, manipulation, human nature, transformation, pornography, introspection, pact with the devil, spectacle, demon, fighting the system, friendship, idealism, honest, death, identity, childhood, society, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, treason, nazi germany, expressionism, price of fame, success, actor, museum, narcissist, ego, spotlight, vanity, integrity, black woman, ethics, communist, statue, star, power, stadium, firing squad, historical event, mask, female nudity, nazism, marriage, finnish, visceral, secrets, moral ambiguity, existentialism, artist
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, hamburg germany, paris france
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The Ten Commandments
Drama
Poland, West Germany
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 9.1
The Shop on Main Street
Drama
Czechoslovakia
128 min.
 8.1
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Most similar movies to Mephisto

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, enigmatic, realistic and serious films with plots including catastrophe, runaway, culture clash, loneliness, character study, society and mentor themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Mephisto: Max (2002), Man of Marble (1977), The Shop on Main Street (1965), Veronika Voss (1982), The Marriage of Maria Braun (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Max
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Style: realistic, talky, serious, gloomy, thought provoking, dramatic, disturbing, reflective, sincere, clever, harsh, light, factual, tense, intense, interesting, suspense, melancholic, intellectual, cerebral, futuristic, enigmatic, based on supposedly true story, avant garde
Plot: friendship, politics, artist, art, fascism, propaganda, jewish, adultery, german, world politics, drinking, nazi, political, jews, guilt, idealism, self discovery, mentor, holocaust, culture clash, greed, nazis, humanity, genocide, life & death, political unrest, destiny, betrayal, brainwashing, racism, revolution, war, sexualized violence, ambition, unlikely friendships, infidelity, controversy, dialogue, blindness, brutality, murder, society, existentialism, male nudity, communism, character study, state affairs, anti semitism, morality, catastrophe
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, future, 1920s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, vienna, munich germany
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Man of Marble
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 165 min.
Style: emotional, serious, meditative, sincere, realistic, talky, melancholic, enigmatic, earnest, thought provoking, art house, reflective, cynical, satirical, bleak, cerebral, biting, breathtaking, macabre, ironic, harsh, atmospheric, surreal, lyrical, compassionate, stylized, disturbing
Plot: journalism, human nature, censorship, fighting the system, brutality, politics, prison, pornography, ambition, runaway, dishonesty, heroes, catastrophe, communism, filmmaker, life philosophy, art, rebellion, society, classic car, childhood, state affairs, male nudity, couples, visceral, idealism, power relations, archival footage, honest, friendship, life is a bitch, pregnancy, working class, workplace, injustice, friends, storytelling, rise and fall, terrorism, splatter, mentor, culture clash, rebelliousness, writers, eviction, boss and employee, couple relations, political, transformation, testimony
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: poland, europe, tokyo, japan, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
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The Shop on Main Street
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 128 min.
Style: serious, offbeat, captivating, realistic, talky, sincere, breathtaking, reflective, bleak, melancholic, light, enigmatic, touching, dark humor, harsh, meditative, cerebral, dramatic, heartbreaking, witty, atmospheric, biting, ironic, emotional
Plot: holocaust, jewish, nazi, jews, anti heroes, nazis, genocide, fascism, store, rescue, greed, censorship, communism, life & death, tragedy, survival, small town, guilt, war, human nature, art, brutality, culture clash, friendship, obsession, storytelling, runaway, anti semitism, german, rebellion, idealism, judaism, loneliness, death, gunfight, relationships, beautiful scenery, against humanity, life philosophy, catastrophe, humanity, danger, heroes, gangsters, redemption, prejudice, politics, mentor, corruption, identity
Time: 1940s
Place: slovakia, europe, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Veronika Voss
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Style: stylized, melancholic, serious, gloomy, bleak, talky, enigmatic, light, realistic, meditative, harsh, reflective, depressing, cerebral, cynical, surreal, atmospheric, breathtaking, sexy, tense, compassionate, dark, macabre, ironic, psychological
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, hopes, secrets, love and romance, runaway, loneliness, drinking, german, noir, greed, existentialism, obsession, apocalypse, dreams, pornography, death, life is a bitch, culture clash, gunfight, actor's life, childhood, betrayal, soldier, crime gone awry, movie star, marriage, journalism, character study, life philosophy, male nudity, dialogue, catastrophe, fighting the system, drug abuse, suicide attempt, haunted by the past, battles, doctor, alcohol, post war, gem, psychic, actress, elderly man, elderly couple, prescription, brooch, neurologist, loss of girlfriend
Time: 80s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: germany, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   83%
 
The Marriage of Maria Braun
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Style: emotional, psychological, serious, surreal, reflective, melancholic, stylized, enigmatic, talky, meditative, touching, realistic, dramatic, bleak, harsh, ironic, cynical, breathtaking, cerebral, gloomy, satirical, atmospheric, thought provoking, compassionate, tense, sexual, brutal, disturbing
Plot: marriage, german, human nature, infidelity, loneliness, women, character study, relationships, sacrifice, tragedy, wartime life, romance, political, betrayal, runaway, idealism, danger, brutality, culture clash, greed, insanity, honest, love and romance, politics, manipulation, pornography, guilt, war, wartime, visceral, catastrophe, swedish, russian, beautiful scenery, storytelling, end of the world, society, rags to riches, psychology, soldier, unfulfillment, couples, life is a bitch, battle of the sexes, empowerment, penitentiary, black market, rise to the top, survival, couple relations
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1954, year 1946
Place: germany, europe, canada, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   60%
 
The Flower of My Secret
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Style: clever, serious, touching, reflective, realistic, melancholic, tense, stylized, enigmatic, bleak, colourful, meditative, psychological, dramatic, talky, harsh, absurd, lyrical, cerebral, macabre, romantic, biting
Plot: romance, obsession, suicide attempt, postmodernism, writer's life, relationships, loneliness, self discovery, writing, hospital, infidelity, writers, artists and showbiz, life philosophy, marriage, women, hopes, secrets, drinking, love and romance, storytelling, existentialism, old woman, dialogue, mentor, unfulfillment, pornography, life, life & death, solitude, couples, family problems, childhood, catastrophe, dysfunctional family, doctors, character study, crumbling marriage, parent child relationship, novelist, tragedy, journalism, transformation, introspection, crime gone awry, irreverent, couple relations, midlife crisis, culture clash, family drama
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   80%
 
 7.3
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Julia
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, realistic, dramatic, factual, gloomy, talky, enigmatic, witty, breathtaking, melancholic, earnest, tricky
Plot: friendship, politics, nazi, friends, writer's life, fascism, unlikely friendships, mentor, nazis, idealism, train, jews, corruption, women, childhood, drinking, love and romance, relationships, runaway, world politics, political, prejudice, betrayal, character study, adaptation, greed, jewish, political unrest, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, wartime, literature, against the odds, courage, fighting the system, catastrophe, segregation, writers, propaganda, secrets, playwright, redemption, alter ego, storytelling, transformation, destiny, death, hat, female bonding, friendship between women
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, europe, england, vienna, austria, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   62%
 
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Country: Germany, Turkey, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Style: touching, realistic, intellectual, serious, melancholic, psychological, reflective, bleak, emotional, compassionate, enigmatic, meditative, breathtaking, lyrical, dramatic, heartbreaking, talky, ironic, harsh, cerebral, non-linear, dark humor, artsy
Plot: prison, german, immigrants, destiny, death, tragedy, parents and children, funeral, loneliness, complex characters, relationships, family bonds, islam, redemption, culture clash, political, life & death, storytelling, mentor, depression, multiple storylines, solitude, pornography, drinking, couples, life philosophy, guilt, hospital, dysfunctional family, vengeance, family relations, character study, secrets, honest, existentialism, parenthood, fugitives, beautiful scenery, crime gone awry, prostitute, nudity (topless - notable), women, male nudity, gays and lesbians, brutality, dialogue, childhood, betrayal, runaway, prostitution
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey, hamburg germany
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    User:   61%
 
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Country: Sweden
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Style: bleak, atmospheric, psychological, serious, cerebral, meditative, melancholic, enigmatic, reflective, talky, realistic, depressing, breathtaking, intellectual, gloomy, thought provoking, philosophical, stylized, cynical, emotional, light, harsh, tense, disturbing
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Time: 20th century, 60s
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The Conformist
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, surreal, sexual, stylized, psychological, serious, enigmatic, reflective, lyrical, realistic, meditative, melancholic, breathtaking, talky, sexy, gloomy, non-linear, scenic, art house, erotic, cerebral, intellectual, captivating, harsh, philosophical, colourful, cynical, suspenseful, light, thought provoking
Plot: fascism, assassination, assassin, betrayal, murder, sexuality, neo noir, introspection, surrealism, political, moral dilemma, obsession, character study, existentialism, haunted by the past, stylish, secrets, mentor, runaway, art, political unrest, childhood, psychology, culture clash, pornography, loneliness, manipulation, police investigation, complex characters, state affairs, politics, catastrophe, brainwashing, idealism, beautiful scenery, visceral, insanity, adaptation, human nature, parents and children, estrangement, against humanity, deadly, society, family relations, honeymoon, exile, repression, snitch, train ride
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, france, rome italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   68%
 
The Ten Commandments
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, West Germany
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Style: bleak, psychological, tense, serious, reflective, melancholic, meditative, epic, clever, realistic, enigmatic, cerebral, intellectual, talky, heartbreaking, gloomy, dramatic, breathtaking, philosophical, stylized, atmospheric, sincere, harsh, emotional, depressing, compassionate, biting
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: poland, europe
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Woyzeck
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, enigmatic, talky, harsh, surreal, absurd, stylized, light, breathtaking, cerebral, melancholic, intense, reflective, meditative, dramatic, satirical, art house
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Place: texas, louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   53%
 
Scenes from a Marriage
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 283 min.
Style: talky, realistic, tense, psychological, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, reflective, meditative, sincere, cerebral, breathtaking, bleak, emotional, clever, compassionate, gloomy, harsh, atmospheric, disturbing, thought provoking, dramatic, interesting, dark humor, earnest, intellectual, cynical, stylized, intense
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   53%
 
Jesus of Montreal
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 118 min.
Style: serious, biblical, disturbing, gloomy, thought provoking, dramatic, cerebral, talky, interesting, earnest, intellectual, clever, harsh, melancholic, witty, reflective, satirical, enigmatic, intense, atmospheric, inspirational
Plot: redemption, christianity, male nudity, religion, hospital, jesus, clergy, philosophy, catholicism, human nature, mentor, god, corruption, introspection, christian, greed, existentialism, life & death, religions or cults, runaway, crime gone awry, art, artists and showbiz, dialogue, storytelling, perfume, church, library, transformation, childhood, fighting the system, society, sexual abuse, distopia, artist, prostitute, catastrophe, hopes, adaptation, betrayal, life, teacher, life philosophy, idealism, culture clash, destiny, free speech, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, brutality
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
The Night of the Iguana
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, talky, clever, realistic, sexy, reflective, compassionate, tense, enigmatic, touching, dramatic, bleak, witty, dark humor, atmospheric, cynical, harsh, melancholic, satirical, depressing, ironic, stylized, interesting, intellectual, macabre, biting
Plot: hotel, mental illness, redemption, drinking, church, death, loneliness, clergy, human nature, self discovery, runaway, mentor, gunfight, complex characters, greed, adaptation, crime gone awry, alcohol abuse, corruption, life & death, character study, demons, guide, tourist, minister, spinster, bus driver, priest, bus, dialogue, religions or cults, insanity, relationships, love and romance, poetry, society, catastrophe, unemployment, couples, brutality, gangsters, gays and lesbians, idealism, tour bus, life philosophy, british, leadership, depression, introspection, justice
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, tennessee, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
The Pawnbroker
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, harsh, melancholic, gloomy, reflective, intense, depressing, compassionate, cerebral, suspenseful, talky, atmospheric, enigmatic, psychological, breathtaking, earnest
Plot: holocaust, survival, nazi, jewish, uncover truth, jews, loneliness, nazis, guilt, tragedy, character study, concentration camp, human nature, mentor, depression, camp, ghetto, self discovery, culture clash, jesus, redemption, idealism, existentialism, corruption, flashbacks, haunted by the past, life & death, storytelling, brutality, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, gangsters, runaway, friendship, honest, greed, childhood, humanity, relationships, drinking, moral ambiguity, prejudice, life, society, life is a bitch, heist, religions or cults, against humanity, holocaust survivor, female impersonator
Time: 1960s
Place: new york, poland, usa, germany, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   47%
 
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The Night Porter
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: erotic, sexual, bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy, surreal, art house, realistic, disturbing, sexy, sincere, enigmatic, intense, reflective, melancholic, talky, harsh, romantic, atmospheric, dark, stylized, banned film
Plot: hotel, guilt, sexual abuse, nazi, sexuality, male nudity, dangerous attraction, strong sexual content, nazis, sex, camp, fascism, german, relationships, obsession, death, love story, torture, destructive relationship, holocaust, wartime, pornography, jews, haunted by the past, concentration camp, lovers reunited, bdsm, brutality, secrets, danger, survival, love and romance, psychology, dialogue, politics, catastrophe, war crime, insanity, culture clash, couples, sexualized violence, beautiful scenery, art, surrealism, mentor, life is a bitch, nudity (topless - notable), eroticism, uniform, betrayal
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: vienna, europe, tokyo, frankfurt germany, hungary, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
The Scrounger
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, compassionate, bleak, lyrical, harsh, reflective, melancholic, enigmatic, talky, rough, depressing, breathtaking, cynical, meditative, atmospheric, art house, stylized, macabre, erotic, biting, road movie, sexual, sentimental, disturbing, psychological, neorealism, avant garde
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Style: realistic, stylized, tense, clever, serious, bleak, melancholic, sexual, enigmatic, surreal, reflective, talky, witty, romantic, breathtaking, gloomy, heartbreaking, disturbing, sexy, light, atmospheric, emotional, meditative, erotic, colourful, intellectual, cerebral, satirical, absurd, harsh, depressing, macabre
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: germany, europe, bavaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
Cradle Will Rock
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Style: talky, clever, sincere, serious, realistic, dramatic, witty, disturbing, biting, interesting, stylized, cerebral, entertaining, factual, intense, melancholic, enigmatic, suspense, intellectual, light, ironic
Plot: politics, artist, communism, art, depression, political, censorship, actor's life, corruption, greed, celebrity culture, fascism, mentor, world politics, injustice, capitalism, artists and showbiz, idealism, betrayal, homeless, storytelling, manipulation, society, paranoia, writers, dialogue, pornography, justice, redemption, rich and poor, eccentricity, revolution, adaptation, racism, creativity, catastrophe, power relations, free speech, character study, multiple storylines, paranoid, twists & turns, crime gone awry, culture clash, runaway, male nudity, propaganda, brutality, moral ambiguity, nudity (topless - notable)
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
Ladybird Ladybird
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Style: realistic, biting, emotional, serious, harsh, sincere, thought provoking, intense, disturbing, heartbreaking, bleak, dramatic, enigmatic, melancholic, talky, cerebral, reflective, dark humor, sad, compassionate, cynical
Plot: working class, fighting the system, dysfunctional family, immigrants, single parent, drinking, hospital, parents and children, violence, custody, life philosophy, violent, life & death, relationships, idealism, catastrophe, crime gone awry, character study, brutality, children, love, environment, culture clash, society, workplace, family problems, race issues, redemption, loneliness, family relations, pregnancy, prejudice, childhood, life is a bitch, runaway, corruption, social services, family, greed, life, domestic disturbance, poverty, adaptation, down on your luck, bollywood, mental illness, family in crisis, pornography, spelling bee, mentor
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, california, liverpool, paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, serious, harsh, sincere, interesting, suspenseful, dramatic, talky, captivating, light, dark humor, thought provoking, cerebral, dark, clever, melancholic, heartbreaking, reflective
Plot: culture clash, political unrest, mentor, greed, immigrants, working class, political, brutality, workplace situations, paranoia, crime gone awry, character study, life & death, dialogue, manipulation, honest, stereotypes, destiny, life is a bitch, police investigation, redemption, workplace, tragedy, storytelling, nudity (topless - notable), sexualized violence, moral ambiguity, life philosophy, survival, society, catastrophe, adaptation, twists & turns, violent, power relations, death, race issues, dark hero, alter ego, transformation, fish out of water, pornography, boss and employee, money, injustice, gangsters, sacrifice, courage, fighting the system, creativity
Time: 80s
Place: poland, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
The Merchant of Four Seasons
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, bleak, harsh, melancholic, enigmatic, reflective, art house, sincere, realistic, talky, stylized, sexy, disturbing, meditative, tense, cynical, cerebral, biting, breathtaking, atmospheric, sexual, dark humor, satirical, macabre, tragic ending
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s
Place: munich germany, bavaria, morocco, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
 7.4
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Manderlay
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands, France, Germany, UK, Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Style: bleak, disturbing, clever, serious, offbeat, realistic, philosophical, psychological, intellectual, cerebral, harsh, dramatic, talky, enigmatic, interesting, stylized, dark, artsy, thought provoking, reflective, ironic, art house, depressing, breathtaking, cynical
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Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Style: road movie, psychological, semi serious, touching, melancholic, enigmatic, meditative, talky, bleak, reflective, feel good, realistic, atmospheric, art house, cerebral, tense, harsh, surreal, stylized, biting, macabre, disturbing, tricky, cynical, absurd, sexual, ironic, witty
Plot: friendship, hotel, on the road, self discovery, childhood, parenthood, loneliness, german, adventure, existentialism, police investigation, friends, runaway, social misfits, vengeance, identity, obsession, human nature, insanity, road trip, airport, nudity (full frontal - brief), pornography, women, memory, culture clash, transformation, secrets, surveillance, escapades, storytelling, writers, catastrophe, investigation, partners, apocalypse, guilt, paranoid, character study, society, disorder, man-woman relation, airplane, paranoia, dialogue, kidnapping, gory, dreams, sexual abuse, poetry
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, tokyo, japan, texas, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 
 7.0
 5K
Requiem
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, melancholic, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, talky, dramatic, atmospheric, dark humor, breathtaking, harsh, interesting, enigmatic, dark, stylized, bleak, cerebral, meditative
Plot: mental illness, small town, friendship, depression, catholicism, german, disability, psychology, religion, college, hospital, relationships, youth, storytelling, loneliness, character study, college life, crime gone awry, christianity, life & death, life, clergy, drinking, brutality, death, demons, exorcism, epilepsy, insanity, sexual abuse, teenage life, unlikely friendships, runaway, religions or cults, schizophrenia, justice, islam, parenthood, misfit, society, catastrophe, mentor, visceral, family relations, becoming an adult, therapist, desperation, freedom, daughter, confession
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 

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The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Style: bleak, sincere, serious, tense, realistic, enigmatic, talky, intellectual, harsh, reflective, thought provoking, melancholic, earnest, cerebral, absurd, cynical, sexy, meditative, atmospheric, ironic, disturbing, breathtaking, surreal, biting, sexual, light, philosophical, art house
Plot: investigation, journalism, german, surveillance, police, police investigation, tragic hero, injustice, manipulation, media, pornography, insanity, obsession, wartime, guilt, society, runaway, islam, life is a bitch, twists & turns, fighting the system, political, carnival, assassination, uncover truth, police corruption, distopia, false accusation, adaptation, male nudity, hotel, loneliness, childhood, freedom, marriage, political corruption, catastrophe, visceral, campaign, idealism, noir, greed, politics, vampire human love, paranoid, culture clash, death, mentor, crimes, glory
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, israel, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   43%
 
 7.6
 11K
Rosetta
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, rough, psychological, sincere, talky, harsh, melancholic, enigmatic, disturbing, stylized, satirical, atmospheric, reflective, ironic, witty, cerebral, clever, dark humor
Plot: dysfunctional family, realism, coming of age, tragedy, parents and children, brothers, down on your luck, crime gone awry, teenage life, trailer park, poverty, unemployment, alcoholic, mother daughter relationship, life is a bitch, catastrophe, dialogue, youth, runaway, loneliness, family problems, family relations, culture clash, finnish, rape, nudity (full frontal - brief), adaptation, mentor, snitch, brutality, pornography, storytelling, male nudity, transformation, honest, dialogue driven, stylish, life & death, greed, sexualized violence, childhood, obsession, segregation, morality, factory worker, relationships, fantasy world, redemption, multiple storylines, gangsters
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
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