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An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes (2009)
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An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes (2009)
Original name: Zemský ráj to napohled
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Adolescence is always a difficult time; it is doubly so for Gábina. For one thing, she is growing up in the normalization years of the 1970s, and then she also has to face the reality that her father is a well-known actor disavowed by the regime. Although he abandoned the family years before, his existence casts an ominous shadow over the lives of not only Gábina, but also her older sister and mother, who are trying to find a civilized way through the social mire of the times.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, biting, suspense, talky
Plot: teenage life, rebellion, idealism, youth, politics, fighting the system, parents and children, hopes, political unrest, rebelliousness, actor's life, artists and showbiz, society, couples, single parent, state affairs, adolescence, family relations, couple relations, strong female presence, sexual content, teenager, family, female director, female protagonist
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1977
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic, prague

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about society, youth, parents and children, family relations, politics, hopes and rebellion mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres. Some movies like An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes: Bolivar Is Me (2002), Girl in Progress (2012), Miral (2010), Anita & Me (2002), Beynelmilel (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bolivar Is Me (2002)
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Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 93 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Girl in Progress (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
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Miral (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Israel, Italy, India, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama centered on an orphaned Palestinian girl growing up in the wake of the first Arab-Israeli war who finds herself drawn into the conflict.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
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Anita & Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
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Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
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⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Beynelmilel (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
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Duration: 105 min.
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Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Marchers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, thought provoking, suspense ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Duration: 87 min.
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The Clay Bird (2002)
Genre: Drama, History
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 173 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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51%
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 596
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 9K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Style: dark humor, semi serious, humorous, realistic, surreal ...
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Place: romania, europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Country: France
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Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, captivating, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 690
Paper Birds (2010)
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Duration: 122 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
 556
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%