Movies like Ten 1991

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Ten (1991)
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Ten (1991)
Original name: Тень, или Может быть, всё обойдется
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Philosophic fairy tale about kind modest man whose shadow one day leaves him only to come alive and become his sinister treacherous antagonist.
Style: allegory
Plot: satire, irony

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out allegory, humorous, semi serious and cynical films with plots about satire, irony, politics, husband wife relationship, family relations, love and surrealism mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Ten: Mack the Knife (1989), Pokrov Gates (1983), An Ordinary Miracle (1979), Leaving (2011), The Most Beautiful Age (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ten (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Musical tale about a struggle between a good Scientist and his evil Shadow.
Style: allegory, fairy tale
Plot: female director, irony, satire
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Mack the Knife (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Musical, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 19th century London, a young girl falls for a famous womanizing criminal and they decide to get married. Her family strongly disapproves so her father "the king of thieves" gets the gangster arrested.
Plot: satire, wedding, chase
Place: london
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Pokrov Gates (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
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Style: tragicomedy, humorous, entertaining
Plot: love, wedding, artist, husband wife relationship, farce, poet, ex husband ex wife relationship, surrealism, doctor, university, flashback, musician ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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An Ordinary Miracle (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A wizard invents characters who all come to life and start to arrive at his house: a King, his servants, a princes, a bear trapped in a man's body - the usual lot. The Plot mainly rotates around the bear, who the wizard had turned into a man. ...
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Leaving (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A bitter sweet comedy that follows a highly appointed Chancellor who set to step down from his position after years of service to his country. With just two last days left to enjoy his palatial villa before he is finally evicted, his situation ...
Style: allegory
Plot: chancellor, politics, satire, retirement, butler, journalist, politician, absurdism, garden, secretary, husband wife relationship
Place: central europe
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The Most Beautiful Age (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An artist's studio is descended upon by a group of retired men and a young mother who agree to model in the nude for money. Comedy ensues as the students and the local bureaucracy react to the models, all in need of extra money. Several running ...
Plot: sculptor, posing, bureaucracy, satire, nudity (full frontal - brief), retirement, model, female nudity, old man, irony, repression, student
Place: czechoslovakia
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: allegory
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man and his son take an allegorical stroll through life with a talking bird that spouts social and political philosophy.
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Plot: satire, on the road, politics, hawk, crow, mythology, monk, religions or cults, family relations, society, clergy, state affairs ...
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Style: sincere, captivating, feel good, entertaining
Audience: family outing
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Place: venice
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Duration: 60 min.
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Duration: 88 min.
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