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Life Kills Me (2002)
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Life Kills Me (2002)
Original name: Vivre me tue
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Paul (Sami Bouajila of The Adventures of Felix and The Siege) is a smart, well-educated Frenchman of Arab ancestry. He's a smooth talker, but he can't seem to get a job worthy of his skills. He ends up living in a single room, struggling to get by while going on many fruitless job interviews, during which he impresses his potential employers by turning his pizza delivery job into a tall tale about revamping the whole pizza chain. But at some point, they always seem to "see through him." He retreats into the boxing ring. His brother, Daniel (Jalil Lespert of Human Resources) also has trouble finding his place in the world. He spends all his time bodybuilding and takes dangerous drugs to enhance his physique. He dreams of being the next Schwarzenegger, but is forced to settle for a demeaning job at a sex club.
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: interracial relations, brother brother relationship, bodybuilder, french, gay interest, gay brother, family relations, social relations, gay, relationships, brothers, society, male female relationship, relationship problems, family problems, lifestyle, gay muslim, muslim, sex club, gay lead character, french arab
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, psychological and disturbing films with plots about family relations, family problems, relationships, relationship problems, male female relationship, society and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Life Kills Me: One Day in a Life (2008), The Judgement (2004), Too Close to the Sun (2015), Little Jerusalem (2005), Beyond Brotherhood (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
One Day in a Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
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The Judgement (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 110 min.
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Too Close to the Sun (2015)
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Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
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Little Jerusalem (2005)
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Duration: 110 min.
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Duration: 98 min.
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