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Seduced and Abandoned (1964)
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Seduced and Abandoned (1964)
Original name: Sedotta e abbandonata
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film presents the tale of Agnese Ascalone, daughter of prominent miner Vincenzo Ascalone, and takes place in a small town in Sicily. Agnese is seduced by her sister Matilde's fiance, and has a tryst with him for which she confesses and tries to repent, only to be discovered by her mother and father. The film is a dark satire of Sicilian social customs and honor laws, and is very similar to Divorce, Italian Style.
Style: humorous, clever, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, witty, neorealism, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, satire, seduction, family relations, love triangle, parents and children, infidelity, family problems, dishonesty, unwanted pregnancy, hypocrisy, family tradition, disorder, family feud, manners, family in crisis, neo realism, dysfunctional family, abandonment, teenage love, vengeance, court, kidnapping, sister sister relationship, domestic violence ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sicily, europe, italy, southern italy, sicily italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and suspense films with plots about couples, family relations, family problems, dishonesty, couple relations, satire and infidelity mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Seduced and Abandoned: Divorce Italian Style (1961), Change of Plans (2009), The Seduction of Mimi (1972), The Terrace (1980), Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Divorce Italian Style (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married Sicilian baron falls in love with his cousin and vows to wed her, but with divorce illegal he must concoct a crime of passion to do away with his wife.
Style: humorous, captivating, dark humor, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: divorce, manipulation, infidelity, forbidden love, couple relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, crimes of passion, family problems, couples, cons and scams ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: italy, sicily, europe, sicily italy
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Change of Plans (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, nothing goes right, siblings relations, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, uninvited guest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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The Seduction of Mimi (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Mimi is a Sicilian dockworker who loses his job when he votes against the Mafia candidate in what he thinks is a secret ballot. He leaves his wife behind and goes to Turin, where he meets and moves in with Fiore, a street vendor and Communist ...
Style: dark humor, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: satire, working class, infidelity, criminal's revenge, gangsters, nothing goes right, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, society, workplace ...
Time: 70s, quarry
Place: italy, sicily, europe, southern italy, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Terrace (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Drama about the difficulties of a group of people trying to change their lives. A group of people gathers in a terrace in Rome . Some are friends, some know each other and others just meet for the first time. All are intellectual and belong to the ...
Style: witty, humorous, clever, talky, cynical ...
Plot: politics, satire, infidelity, love affair, political intrigue, friends, couples, society, unfulfillment, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Diary of a Mad Housewife (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, ...
Style: suspense, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, mental illness, satire, adultery, marital problem, housewife, love affair, family in crisis, destructive relationship, couple relations, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ugly, Dirty and Bad (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Giacinto lives with his wife, their ten children and various other family members in a shack on the hills of Rome. Some time ago he has lost his left eye while at work, and got a consistent sum of money from the insurance company, which he keeps ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: incest, family relations, satire, murder, eccentric family, parents and children, family life, society, couples, couple relations, greed, poverty ...
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Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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Hyenas (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Senegal, UK, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After being kicked out of her African village three decades earlier for getting pregnant out of wedlock, Linguere (Ami Diakhate) has returned home. While Linguere has done well for herself, her home village has fallen on hard economic times. Intent ...
Style: humorous, witty, clever, suspense, biting ...
Plot: african, satire, politics, betrayal, social relations, injustice, materialism, couples, vengeance, village life, village, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: senegal, africa
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Tellement proches (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, witty
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 107 min.
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Style: cynical, humorous, dark humor, suspense, clever ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: humorous, biting, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Audience: date night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Country: Italy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous, feel good
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: sentimental, witty, touching, realistic, sexy ...
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Duration: 101 min.
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