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The Night (2014)
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The Night (2014)
Original name: Ye
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man stands in front of a mirror. The night belongs to him. Every evening, he appraises his appearance, attired in a new shirt, leaves his apartment and waits in a poorly lit alleyway for his johns. One night he meets a female prostitute of his age who’s new in this part of town.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, suspense
Plot: society, gays and lesbians, prostitute, sexual relations, love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, gender, social misfits, unlikely couple, one night stand, misfit, wooing, unfulfillment, sexual content, cold relationship, gay interest
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about love and romance, society, gender, gays and lesbians, fall in love, misfit and unfulfillment mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Night: FAQs (2005), Fucking Different (2005), Sand Dollars (2014), Something in the Way (2013), The God of Wood (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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FAQs (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After living on the tough streets of LA for a while, India hopes that every gay basher will meet his destiny. In this case Destiny is a black, 6 foot, high heel wearing, gun toting, drag queen with an attitude and a soft place in her heart for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, talky, sexy ...
Plot: social misfits, misfit, society, best friends, love and romance, social relations, lgbt, gay bashing, graphic violence, sexual content, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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Fucking Different (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen queer crossovers: lesbian filmmakers from Berlin were asked to make a short film about their idea of male gay love and sexuality and, vice versa, gay men were given the task of making a short film about lesbian sexuality and eroticism.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: gender, couple relations, gays and lesbians, social misfits, misfit, sexual relations, love and romance, gender bending, society, looking for love, looking for sex, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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Sand Dollars (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic, Mexico, Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Every afternoon Noelí, a young Dominican woman, hangs out on the beach at Las Terrenas. With her boyfriend, Yeremi, they look for ways to make a living at the expense of one of the hundreds of tourists there. However Noelí also has a steady ...
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: love and romance, moral dilemma, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, cons and scams, society, rich and poor, island, gender, power relations, sexual content, homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: caribbean
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Something in the Way (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ahmad, a porn obsessed taxi driver from Jakarta, falls for the beautiful young prostitute Kinar and struggles with sexual frustration and misguided piety.
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, social misfits, dull life, misfit, strong sexual content, society, prostitute, religions or cults, unfulfillment, taxi, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indonesia, asia
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72%
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The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: immigrants, love and romance, culture clash, gender, fall in love, society, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, sexuality, gays and lesbians, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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68%
Stories of Our Lives (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kenya, South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Created by the members of a Nairobi-based arts collective — who have removed their names from the film for fear of reprisal — this anthology film that dramatizes true-life stories from Kenya’s oppressed LGBTQ community is both a labour of love ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, stylized, contemplative
Plot: life is a bitch, social misfits, society, gays and lesbians, discrimination, gender, misfit, lgbt, vignette
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kenya, africa
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68%
Unspoken Passion (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sikil tells the story of two men and a woman who are involved in a bizarre love triangle. These three friends grew up in a small town south of Manila. Enzo is a young closet gay prostitute who's obsessed with his childhood friend who happens to ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, gay, love and romance, prostitute, mystery, best friends, life is a bitch, couples, sexual relations, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, childhood friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia
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67%
The Sea Is Behind (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarik lives in a land without colour, a land where water is contaminated by a strange phenomenon of “water bugs”. Tarik wears make-up and dresses up as a woman. He dances on a cart that is drawn by a dying horse and his father has practically ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: social misfits, performer's life, transvestism, family in crisis, misfit, society, gays and lesbians, family relations, bittersweet, gender
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: morocco
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63%
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Love Kill Kill (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Satoshi Minagawa (Kanji Tsuda), an office worker, seems like a serious person but in real life he is a maniac for porn movie collecting. Nao Aiba (Rubi Aiba), high school student, wanders the town with her friend Mami rather than go to school. ...
Style: erotic, sexy, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: strong sexual content, disorder, self discovery, youth, partners, love and romance, misfit, gender, sexual relations, obsession, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
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The Light Shines Only There (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man has thrown away love and a woman has given up on love. The two souls meet in a brief summer in the northern city of Hakodate.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, touching, bleak
Plot: prostitute, social decay, fall in love, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family problems, friends, haunted by the past, friendship, society, love and romance, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: japan, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Henri (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The meeting of two lonely, marginal souls. There is Henri, a man in his 50s, limp, resigned, somewhat alcoholic. And Rosette, a (slightly) retarded woman who dreams of love, sexuality, normality
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: mentally challenged, love and romance, dull life, unfulfillment, misfit, social misfits, looking for love, death of wife, funeral, beach, rumor, dancing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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54%
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I Am Yours (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An unhappy single mother in Norway's Pakistani expatriate community begins to ignore her young son in favor of placating a Swedish filmmaker she thinks could change her life for the better.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: looking for love, single parent, love and romance, family relations, human nature, destructive relationship, social misfits, unfulfillment, society, culture clash, mother son relationship, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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54%
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Doubt (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A gaggle of friends and observers ponder the fate of a relationship as they watch it collapse in this independent drama from the Philippines. Cris (Andoy Ranay) is a documentary filmmaker with a well-regarded body of work and a large community of ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, breakup, couples, gender, fall in love, sexual relations, bittersweet, trust, love, friendship, deception, loyalty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: the philippines, asia
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51%
Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, realistic
Plot: social misfits, friendship, family relations, parents and children, society, youth, lgbt, coming of age, androgyny, leaving home, gender, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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Lullaby for Pi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A washed-up musician befriends a reclusive artist with an unusual name.
Style: realistic, humorous, serious, touching, sexy ...
Plot: lifestyle, unlikely couple, friendship, social misfits, fall in love, estrangement, opposites attract, human nature, love and romance, private detective, infidelity, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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48%
Vicious Circle (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shot on digital , HD and 8 mm. Filmed through both sides of North America. 'Vicious Circle' pushes the limits of what can be accomplished on a bike. Featuring the first ever 65 foot 'Double Road Gap' , some of the gnarliest ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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Me Too (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Daniel - a recent university graduate with Down's Syndrome - falls in love on his first day at work in the Department of Social Services. Laura is an outsider who spends her nights in the city's crowded clubs and singles' bars, ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: mentally challenged, disability, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, society, college graduate, hopes, friends, unfulfilled love, supportive coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Boys Love (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Magazine editor Taishin Mamiya interviews high school model Noeru Kisaragi. Despite Noeru's bad attitude, his painting of an ocean intrigues Mamiya and leads to a dinner, during which Noeru solicits Mamiya sexually. Soon Mamiya sees Noeru with ...
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gays and lesbians, jealousy, promiscuity, teenage love, love affair, youth, fall in love, forbidden love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, love triangle, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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45%
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Marathon (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drama by Biju Viswanath, Marathon was adapted from Harteis's memoir of the same name. Explores the relation ship between two poets Richard Harteis and William Meredith former US poet laureate and winner of every major American award for poetry ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, ambition, hopes, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, contests and competitions, gender, tragic love, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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43%
Traffic Signal (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Silsila is the "manager" of one traffic signal, that is he collects the "hafta" (protection tax) from each signal squatter plying his trade. There's Tsunami, a little scavenger boy, there's Rani - a Gujrati girl selling ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, crimes, disability, drug abuse, misfit, social misfits, politics, society, addiction, gangsters, street kid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, mumbai india
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Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, friendship, college, university, manipulation, unfulfillment, ambition, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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42%
Same Same But Different (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: love affair, unlikely couple, terminal illness, youth, couples, culture clash, society, social differences, interracial relations, fall in love, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cambodia, germany, europe, asia
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41%
Messages from the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man witnesses the drastic changes in society as he goes back to the Alexandria of his youth.
Style: realistic, captivating, sentimental, psychological, serious ...
Plot: society, fall in love, romance, prostitute, homecoming, unfulfillment, speech impediment, friendship, bittersweet, misfit, disintegration, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, egypt
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41%
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Seventeen Times Cecile Cassard (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A portrait of a woman, composed of 17 moments from her life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: sexy woman, love and romance, starting over, family problems, couples, discrimination, hotel, death in the family, gays and lesbians, gender, society, master and servant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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41%
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When the Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After meeting during their vacation, two young people with solitary lives suddenly come into a relationship that could benefit both of them.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, family relations, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, parents and children, mountain, mother son relationship, snow, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
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40%
Five Hours from Paris (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Only 5 flight hours from Paris, in a working-class suburb of Tel Aviv, two people meet. He is a bred-and-born Israeli and she is a Russian immigrant. He is a taxi driver and she is a music teacher. He has no aspirations. She gave up hers long ago. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: single parent, romance, love and romance, family relations, immigrants, society, fall in love, love, divorced parents, airplane, music teacher, fear of flying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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39%
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Twelve Thirty (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, family problems, couples, gender, parents and children, sexual relations, dysfunctional family, sex scene, loneliness, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
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The Masseur (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Following the death of his father and a chance meeting with an abusive romance novelist, a masseur working in a gay massage parlor struggles to make sense of his unfulfilling relationships while simultaneously assisting his mother in preparing his ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: masseur, gay, prostitute, male prostitute, dysfunctional family, survival, parents and children, family life, self discovery, family problems, fall in love, coming out ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
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37%
Blind Massage (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama centered on the employees of a Nanjing massage parlor who share a common trait: they are all blind.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: massage parlor, massage, chinese, disability, love and romance, misfit, love, blind man, flirting, blindness, disappearance, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
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36%
Personal Belongings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Doctor Ana lives alone because she couldn't bear to leave Cuba when her family sailed away on a raft to the US. Ernesto lives in his car with his belongings in a small case, traveling from embassy to embassy trying to fulfill his dream of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental
Plot: impossible love, love affair, hopes, romance, love and romance, immigrants, society, couples, couple relations, fall in love, introspection, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america
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