Movies like The Gold Rimmed Glasses

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The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987)
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The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987)
Original name: Gli occhiali d'oro
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this tragic romance set in Ferrara, Italy in 1938, and at a nearby seaside resort, a wealthy Jewish boy is thwarted in marrying the girl he loves when Mussolini's race laws (enacted to cement the regime's growing alliance with Germany) take effect. Rather than suffer as a Jewess, his intended converts to Catholicism and marries a young fascist. Meanwhile, the town doctor, who is a homosexual, becomes increasingly outcast when he openly falls in love with a boxer. The boxer at first is the man's lover, but when he decides to beat and rob the doctor, no one comes to his aid, and later he commits suicide. This movie is part of a trilogy about prewar Ferrara by director Giuliano Montaldo
Plot: fascist, world war two, lgbt, suicide, concentration camp, female nudity, homosexual, fascism, steam train, anti semitism, dentist, italian fascism, political rally, merry go round, eyeglasses, binoculars, gay interest, sports car, gramophone, art gallery, jewish
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: italy

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Most similar movies to The Gold Rimmed Glasses

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about female nudity, fascism, nudity (full frontal - brief), world war two, homosexual, mother son relationship and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Gold Rimmed Glasses: Nest of Vipers (1978), Fontamara (1980), Down the Ancient Stairs (1975), Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985), Mario and the Magician (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nest of Vipers (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During the Fascist era in Venice, a young music student has affairs with two beautiful women.
Plot: fascism, incest, playing piano, piano teacher, legs, male nudity, female nudity, incest overtones, lesbianism, nylons, fascist, man and woman naked in bed ...
Time: 1930s
Place: venice, italy
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95%
 6.9
 51
Fontamara (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors). Berardo Viola wants to marry Elvira but only after gaining enough money to buy some land and in order to reach his aim he has ...
Plot: italian fascism, police, farm, resistance, leftist, countryside, fascism
Time: 1930s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Down the Ancient Stairs (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mental hospital somewhere in Tuscany during the thirties. Far away from fascism, this closed world is rules over by Dr. Bonaccorsi, a passionate benevolent psychiatrist whose dream is to isolate the germ of madness. He is also a very active ...
Plot: female nudity, sex, adultery, nymphomaniac, mental institution
Time: 1930s
Place: tuscany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 410 min.
TV show
Story: George C. Scott, Lee Grant, Virginia Madsen, Raul Julia, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio and Gabriel Byrne star in this Emmy-nominated program about the rise and fall of Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini. Recounting his life with his wife, ...
Plot: world war two, fascism, tyrant, evil man, italian fascism, villain played by lead actor, human, hitler, rape
Time: 20th century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Mario and the Magician (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Twenties: The German Fuhrmann family spend their holidays in Italy again. The country is full of mysteries in that time. The Fuhrmann's have to realize the upcoming and growing fascism and their children are fascinated by a magician ...
Plot: female full frontal nudity, female nudity, summer vacation, puberty, sea, holiday, magic, nude bathing, beach, vacation, fascism, bathing ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 8.0
 27K
The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: sexy, sexual, bleak, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, politics, honeymoon, exile, childhood trauma, introspection, haunted by the past, state affairs, against humanity, society, deadly ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, italy, rome italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Divine Nymph (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the decadent Roaring Twenties, a beautiful woman engages in affairs with two men, playing them against each other.
Plot: cmnf, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, female nudity, sex, fascism, cruelty to animal
Time: 1920s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.9
 107
Prince in Hell (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story is set soon after the reunification of West and East Germany, and is about the disintegrating relationship between Jockel a political activist and Stefan a heroin junkie, and their involvement with a bisexual Micha. A 2nd plot line is ...
Plot: bisexuality, suicide, lgbt, child, jester, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), threesome, male nudity, homosexual, drug addiction, gay sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Reunion (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two young boys from very different backgrounds become friends in 1933 Stuttgart. However, they don't realize how different they are until much later as one is the son of a well-to-do Jewish doctor and the other the son of a German aristocrat. ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: anti semitism, friendship, world war two, confined, society, homecoming, holocaust, coming of age, golden years, religions or cults, against humanity, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
God Does Not Believe in Us Anymore (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Switzerland, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After his father is murdered by the Nazis in 1938, a young Viennese Jew named Ferry Tobler flees to Prague, where he joins forces with another expatriate and a sympathetic Czech relief worker. Together with other Jewish refugees, the three make ...
Style: pre war
Plot: national socialism, rabbi, anti semitism, ss, holocaust, leg wound, prayer, world war two, orphan, concentration camp, accusation, archive footage ...
Time: year 1940, year 1938
Place: prague, marseille, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.1
 2K
Summertime (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gay couple living in San Francisco takes in two strangers traveling from Italy to start a new life in America, discovering each other and forming the most unlikely of relationships along the way.
Plot: gay interest, lgbt, summer vacation, sex scene, love, accident, gay slur, airplane, hugging, boat, beach, kiss ...
Place: italy, san francisco, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.1
 12K
A Special Day (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is set during the late 1930s: the occasion is the first meeting between Mussolini and Hitler. Left alone in her tenement home when her fascist husband runs off to attend the historic event, Sophia Loren strikes up a friendship with her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: fascism, infidelity, friendship, housewife, neighbor, society, opposites attract, politics, against humanity, love and romance, gays and lesbians, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two, year 1938
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
'38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film presents the political events surrounding the Anschluss in March of 1938 through the lives of Carola Hell, a popular young actress at the prestigious Theater in der Josefstadt, and Martin Hofmann, the Jewish journalist she plans to marry. ...
Plot: nazism, journalist, world war two, jewish, nazi, actress
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Our Country (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in Milan, where people's lives are invisibly lead by money in its different shapes: too much, too little, stolen, earned, visible and even impalpable. The money flows from one story to the next, from one person to the other, becoming the ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, realistic
Plot: sexual content, crimes, investigation, fighting crime, law enforcement, embezzlement, stock broker, couple relations, misfit, dishonesty, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 7.0
 5K
Respiro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean Sea. She shows signs of manic depressive behavior — one moment she's laughing wildly and ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: island, family relations, mentally unstable, family life, human nature, small town life, working class, parents and children, injustice, villager, mental illness, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, mediterranean sea, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Three Brothers (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, emotional, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, hopes, funeral, death, mafia, terrorism, farm, family problems, social worker, estrangement, siblings relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, naples italy, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Man in Her Life (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Selya is disappointed with Bobby who only wants sex but no real relationship nor marriage. So she leaves and decides to marry the gay Ramon who, she is convinced, is definitely different.
Plot: lgbt, female nudity, homosexual, teacher, gay, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Boys Briefs 5 (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The successful short film compilation series continues with six outstanding films focused on school and college-age youth.
Plot: gay interest, female director, lgbt, love, compilation, homosexual
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, greek mythology, post war, mythology, world war two, myth, class struggle, italian history, resistance
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Twice a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A reworking of the myth of Hippolytus, in which a chaste youth rejects the incestuous advances of his mother and is saved from death by a caring physician.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: gay, avant-garde, suicide, greek mythology, lgbt, incest, male homosexuality, family relations, gay lead character, homosexual, gay relationship, homosexuality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The First Day of Winter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Valerio is a lonely young boy who can't get on with the others of the same age. He just observes without been seen and tries to compare himself to them, especially with two tough guys from his swimming course. One day Valerio sees something ...
Plot: swimming pool, voyeur, blackmail, high school, gay, closeted homosexual, suicide, homosexual, brother sister relationship, bullying, swimming, motorcycle ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 229K
Cinema Paradiso (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: haunted by the past, childhood, coming of age, first love, filmmaking, village, friendship, censorship, movie theatre, funeral, generation gap, child's point of view ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, twentieth century, 80s
Place: sicily, italy, europe, rome italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Maria Montessori: una vita per i bambini (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The story of Maria Montessori the most famous pedagogue of the world. She spent all her life to make her "metodo" (method) accepted in the archaic Italian school system, while the rest of the world immediately understand the importance of ...
Plot: italian fascism, scientist, school, philosophy, feminism, university, children, education, fascism, illegitimate son
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 132
Destiny (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guinea, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Though gay-themed stories about "coming out" and accepting one's sexuality are not uncommon in Western countries, such tales are still rare in many conservative African nations. Considered a ground-breaking film in its native Guinea, ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, black lgbt, male homosexuality, gay slur, gay interest, female nudity, interracial sex, coming out, homosexual, homosexuality ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
San Babila-8 P.M. (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A quartet of young neo-Fascists terrorise the Milanise locals while the Police mostly look the other way.
Plot: homosexuality, violence, high heels, brutality, union, class struggle, sunglasses, female nudity, fascism, dildo, police, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 2K
Honey (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Irene, nicknamed 'Miele', has devote herself to people looking for help, and tries to alleviate their suffering even when they make extreme decisions. One day she has to cope with Grimaldi and his invisible malaise.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, poisoning, thirtysomething life, coping, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female friendship, female director, sexual content, unfulfillment, nude, scantily clad female, white panties ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, istanbul turkey, mexico, rome italy, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, non-linear, psychological, touching
Plot: unfulfillment, estrangement, favoritism among siblings, humble, family relations, family in crisis, siblings relations, terminal illness, reunion, social differences, coughing, painting ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s, 21st century ...
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 150
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, flashback, neurosis, hunting, world war two, psychoanalysis, house, hiding place, mother son relationship
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 143
Black Sun (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After learning the identity of the man who killed her husband, a young widow struggles with whether to forgive the killer or avenge her husband's death
Plot: funeral, male full rear nudity, female full frontal nudity, wedding dress, loss of husband, falling off a cliff, revenge, male nudity, female nudity, pubic hair
Place: sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 1K
Wild Flower (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Benedetti family's wealth comes from gold stolen from the French army during the 18th century. When Jean (Michael Vartan), the lieutenant guarding the coins -- and lover of Elisabette Benedetti (Galatea Ranzi) -- is executed for a crime he ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: wartime life, politics, world war two, family relations, parents and children, wrongfully committed, fall in love, tragic love, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, infidelity, siblings relations ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%