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The Geographer Drank His Globe Away (2013)
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The Geographer Drank His Globe Away (2013)
Original name: Географ глобус пропил
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Victor Sluzhkin signs on as a teacher of geography in a secondary school in his native Perm (in the Urals) and gets lost in a haze of hard vodka, desperate love for a nymphet-like student and the stress of educating teenagers. Geographer, as the students immediately dub Sluzhkin, attempts to escape from the grueling, dull, stultifying reality of Russia's provincial life in a rafting tour to the Urals. Accompanied by wild, adventure-seeking adolescents, faced with the numerous grim surprises of the nature, Geographer is poised to find himself and his own truth.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological, thought provoking, cynical, stylized, contemplative
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: alcohol abuse, teachers and students, adultery, teacher student relationship, teacher, school, youth, introspection, hopes, friendship, flirting, infatuation, river, camping, canoe, teaching, rafting, high school life, self discovery, high school, train travel, power relations, wife, geography, province ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about youth, teachers and students, friendship, love and romance, school, power relations and teacher mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Geographer Drank His Globe Away: 14+ (2015), Inadequate People (2010), Everybody Dies But Me (2008), Little Vera (1988), A Teacher (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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14+ (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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Inadequate People (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adequacy is relative.Vitalik the main character of the movie seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job, a comfy little dwelling and a personal couch doctor, Vitalik looks as adequate as a human can possibly be. Wait till he drinks and ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, friendship, family relations, high school life, dysfunctional family, friends, society, parents and children, social decay, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Little Vera (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A story about a young woman, Vera, who is somebody, living the life of a troubled teenager in the time right before the end of the Soviet Union. She lives in a very small Russian apartment with her mother and father, however being this close to each ...
Style: serious, suspense, disturbing, rough, cynical ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, youth, innocence lost, family life, parents and children, society, love and romance, eccentric family, dysfunctional family, family relations, pregnancy, fall in love ...
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A Teacher (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Part psychological thriller and part provocative character study, A TEACHER explores the unraveling of a young high school teacher, Diana (Lindsay Burdge), after she begins an affair with one of her teenage students, Eric (Will Brittain). What ...
Style: serious, sexy, psychological, realistic, tense ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, older woman younger man sex, older woman younger man relationship, teacher student sex, high school, forbidden love, sexual pleasure, high school student, life turned upside down, love and romance, power relations, older woman teenage boy relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
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The Class (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.
Style: sincere, psychological, melancholic, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, caribbean ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: philosophical, melancholic, meditative, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: buddhism, existentialism, buddhist monk, meditation, life, life changing experience, solitude, human nature, philosophy, monk, teachers and students, life & death ...
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Leviathan (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Style: bleak, thought provoking, atmospheric, meditative, suspense ...
Plot: small town, adultery, unhappy wife, injustice, alcohol abuse, mayor, russian, justice, legal action, life is a bitch, social relations, political corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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Intentions (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere
Audience: girls' night
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Roads to Koktebel (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
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Tanner Hall (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boarding school, teenage girl, youth, power relations, friends, social relations, lifestyle, teenage life, innocence lost, teachers and students, friendship, envy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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We'll Live Till Monday (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: intellectual, sentimental, captivating, touching
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