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Flights in Dreams and in Reality (1983)
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Flights in Dreams and in Reality (1983)
Original name: Полеты во сне и наяву
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the eve of his fortieth anniversary Sergei Makarov looks back at his life and learns that he has achieved nothing. He was not able to be happy and to bring happiness to the closest people in his life, neither to his long-suffering wife nor young mistress nor friends nor work... It is about the men who never grew up and could not find themselves in the time of stagnation – gifted, charming, but infantile and lost, they never were able to realize themselves...
Plot: middle aged man, love triangle, engineer, loser, train, railway, young girl, car, psychological drama, film set

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and contemplative films with plots about love triangle, love, middle aged man, male female relationship, marriage, husband wife relationship and jealousy mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Flights in Dreams and in Reality: Giraffes (2013), Uncle Vanya (1970), The Red Snowball Tree (1974), Vystrel (1967), Black and White (1968). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Giraffes (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Panama, Cuba, Colombia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lía and Manuel live illegally in a closed house. Tania, trying to regain her rights over the space that her uncle left her, intends to evict them. But the couple is not ready to leave and Tania decides to retrench on the top floor of the house. The ...
Plot: love triangle, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman urinating, male nudity, shower, smoking after sex, guitar playing
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Uncle Vanya (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Andrei Konchalovsky’s Uncle Vanya surely has the greatest claim as the best screen adaptation of a Chekhov play. Featuring brooding and articulate performances, especially from Sergei Bondarchuk as Doctor Astrov and gorgeous cinematography that ...
Style: suspense
Plot: love, faith, destiny, professor, doctor, sexual tension, uncle, love triangle, estate, vodka, middle aged man, midlife crisis ...
Place: russia
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The Red Snowball Tree (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A former thief is released from a prison. He tries to start a new life with his penfriend - a good village woman, but his past doesn't let him go.
Style: ironic, touching, disturbing, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: peasant, middle aged man, alienation, redemption, village, guilt, pen pal, criminal, couple relations, family relations, mother son relationship, ex convict ...
Place: russia
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83%
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Vystrel (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After receiving a slap in the face, Officer Silvio challenges the offending Count to a duel. However, urgent circumstances force the officer to leave, leaving the right to shoot. After many years, on the eve of the Count’s wedding, Silvio returns ...
Plot: duel, insult, nobility, challenge, russian army, code of honor, shooting
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Black and White (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Juha is a sales manager of a refrigerator company. His perfect-looking family and glittering array of modern kitchen appliances have just been featured in a magazine article, but in reality Juha is a womanising chauvinist more at home on the road ...
Plot: partying, marital problem, unfaithful husband, marriage, love, flashback, husband wife relationship, dancing, family relations, fall in love, female nudity, male nudity ...
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78%
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South of Reno (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a drab desert town, some 200 miles south of Reno, an indecisive man with an unfaithful wife dreams of someday, someday, taking charge of his drifting life.
Plot: wife leaves husband, loneliness, cheating wife, gossip, motel, loser, dysfunctional marriage, boredom, countryside, abusive wife, isolation, going crazy ...
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77%
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The Sunrise (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A train driver has a rival in his godson for his wife. During a crisis on the train, he refuses to kill him or let him die in a crash.
Plot: train, runaway train, love affair, drunk, jealousy, engineer, truck, tank, fight, chase, rain, love ...
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76%
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Nostalgia (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, reflective, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: insanity, dream, culture clash, redemption, writer's life, philosophy, memory, countryside, fish out of water, human nature, self discovery, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, russia, europe, rome italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Voice (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An actress (Natalia Sayko) is faced with the job of dubbing her voice after the final version of her movie is wrapped. (All actors dub their lines for the master copy of a film.) But she is overcome by her own life-crisis that alters her plans -- ...
Plot: friendship, women, self esteem, actress, hospital, drunkenness, stress, psychological drama, film within a film
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 15
Nautilus (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This life period of the main character Felix (L. Lutvinsky) coincides with rather complicated period of country history Chernenko dies, Gorbachev succeeds him, then Ligachev criticizes Eltsin, county is reined by deficit, backstairs influence, ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, father, friend, death of brother, janitor, engineer, militia, afghanistan veteran, family relations, tv set
Place: ussr
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72%
Until a Man Lives (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 80 min.
Plot: engineer, inventor, patient, hospital, colleague, doctor, nurse, secretary, husband, wife, factory
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Duet for Four (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A middle aged man, Ray Martin, faces a series of problems – his wife is cheating on him, his mistress wants to get married and Americans want to take over his toy business.
Plot: down on your luck, unfaithful husband, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, middle aged man, cheating wife, midlife crisis, hostile takeover, drug addiction
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Invisible Woman (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drama about the fading relationship between a professor and his wife. Based upon a short story by Alberto Moravia.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: extramarital affair, lesbian attraction, female female relationship, party, husband wife relationship, jealousy, house party, wild party, love triangle, tomboy, caught having sex, lesbian interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Kreutzer Sonata (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A revelatory discussion on a train. Based on Leo Tolstoy's novel of the same name.
Plot: honeymoon, murder, love, confession, love triangle, tea, death, train, jealousy, children, dysfunctional marriage, marriage ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Five Days One Summer (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A 1930s Scottish doctor (Sean Connery) goes climbing in the Alps with an infatuated niece (Betsy Brantley) he passes off as his wife.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: love triangle, climbing, mountain, couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, obsession, infidelity, love affair, mountain resort, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 1930s
Place: swiss alps, switzerland, alps, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Sand Castle (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two boys are on an unplanned vacation by foot. They meet a girl who has nothing but a bikini under her coat. She says her cloths were stolen while she was bathing. She joins their company. They steel cloths for her. There is a little kissing with ...
Plot: love triangle, hiking, mental disorder, suicide, escape, concentration camp, vacation, bikini, kiss
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66%
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Avargal (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
Story: A triangular love story, it revolves around Anu (Sujatha) who is caught between Bharani (Ravikumar), the man she fell in love with and Ramanathan (Rajinikanth), her former sadistic husband who is supposedly reformed and wants to rejoin her and ...
Plot: love triangle, marriage, divorce, ventriloquist, single mother, unhappy marriage, single parent, working woman, divorced divorcee, tamil
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Family Circle (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: judge, secretary, student, restaurant, children, son, single woman, daughter, engineer, parents, loneliness, wife ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Five Evenings (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tamara and Sasha were separated during the war. Now (1957) Sasha is visiting Moscow for five days and by chance recognizes the house where Tamara used to live. She is still living there with her nephew Slava.
Plot: middle aged, train station, male female relationship, communist, old love, restaurant, memory, ex lover, vacation, lie, television, neighbor ...
Time: post world war two, 50s
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cyrano de Bergerac (1985)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 176 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A penniless countess falls in love with a cad, unaware that he is also involved on the side with her beautiful daughter.
Plot: love triangle, deception, bankruptcy, mother, daughter, affair, stockings, legs
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Girl Behind the Mirror (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Plot: female protagonist, older man younger woman relationship, love triangle
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62%
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Broken Windows (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four Women, Four Dreams, Four Realities
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: love triangle, interracial relations, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, romance, actor's life, sibling relationship, party, brother sister relationship
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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The Bengali Night (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Allan (Hugh Grant) is an engineer working in 1930s Calcutta. He is invited to stay with the family of his boss, Narendra Sen (Soumitra Chatterjee) which includes his wife, Indira (Shabana Azmi) and daughter Gayatri (Supriya Pathak). Gayatri and ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle
Place: kolkata
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59%
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Green Fish (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Returning home and finding his town drastically changed, a former soldier falls in with gangsters.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gangsters, train, gang, heroes, crimes, soldier, friends, love triangle, siblings relations, homecoming, village life, village ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Everything for Sale (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wajda's homage to Zbigniew Cybulski, the "Polish James Dean" who starred in the director's ASHES AND DIAMONDS and died young. The movie follows the tribulations of a director attempting to make a movie with a Cybulski-like star ...
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: filmmaker, death, actor, director, railway, filmmaking, replacement, respect, film within a film, film set
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Nine Days of One Year (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two young scientists are exploring new fields of nuclear physics. Dmitry Gusev and Ilya Kulikov are good friends, but rivals in love. Dmitry marries Lyolya and they live happily together. Luck has it that he makes an important discovery. ...
Plot: scientist, romantic rivalry, marriage crisis, nuclear, dysfunctional marriage, science, health, illness, radiation, love triangle, love, marriage ...
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54%
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Fools (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A horror-movie actor falls in love with the unhappily married young wife of an attorney.
Plot: extramarital affair, love triangle, starting over, murder, jealousy, actor
Place: san francisco
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53%
The Stationmaster's Wife (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 201 min.
Story: The lackluster and plodding Bolweiser has the (mis)fortune to be married to the town's siren; his trusting nature leads him into serious trouble when she beds nearly every available guy.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couples, family problems, love triangle, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couple relations, lovers reunited, love affair, infidelity, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
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53%
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Sukitomo (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Drama following a young boxer Tomokazu and his relationship with his best friend Yoshiko and sister Misao as while he's training for an important match. His sister and friend have always been there for him, supporting him, but Tomokazu is about ...
Style: romantic, disturbing, captivating
Plot: secret love, love triangle, sibling relationship, gay, brother sister relationship, childhood friend, romantic triangle, relationships, in love, love and romance, love affair, friends ...
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