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Lost in Beijing (2007)
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Lost in Beijing (2007)
Original name: 苹果
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A look at modern-day life in China's capital centered on a ménage-a-quatre involving a young woman, her boss, her husband and her boss's wife. Massage girl Pingguo (Apple) (The stunning Fan Bingbing) lives in a cramped apartment with her bad-tempered window cleaner husband Kun (Tong Dawei), barely eking by on their miniscule pay. When Pingguo gets raped by her boss Lin (Tony Leung) one afternoon, Kun, who is washing the windows of the building, witnesses the act. The enraged Kun tries to get even first by (unsuccessfully) blackmailing Lin, then by sleeping with Lin's wife (Elaine Kam). The relationships get even more tangled when Pingguo discovers she's pregnant. With the paternity of the baby up in the air, Kun, who is eager for money, strikes a deal with Lin, who is eager for a son.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: rape, extortion, infidelity, couples, pregnancy, couple relations, extramarital affair, illegal prostitution, urban, social differences, family in crisis, city life, society, family problems, babies and infants, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, love triangle, parents and children, custody, unfulfillment, family relations, lifestyle, cuckolded husband, bare breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia, beijing china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and gloomy films with plots about couples, family relations, family problems, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity and unfulfillment mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Lost in Beijing: Dearest (2014), Dam Street (2005), Lost and Love (2015), Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002), Trap Street (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dearest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, tense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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Dam Street (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 93 min.
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Lost and Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his young son goes missing, Lei (Andy Lau) begins a 14-year quest to find him.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: missing child, obsessive quest, on the road, escapades, family problems, haunted by the past, kidnapping, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
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Trap Street (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
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Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction.
Style: sexual, serious, rough, realistic, sincere
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Duration: 104 min.
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39%
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Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, offbeat, realistic, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california
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Duration: 143 min.
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31%
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28%
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28%
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28%
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Drifters (2003)
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