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Hill of Freedom (2014)
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Hill of Freedom (2014)
Original name: 자유의 언덕
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A Japanese man arrives in Korea to find his old lover. While he stays at a guest house, he encounters various people.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, non-linear
Plot: fall in love, human nature, obsession, love and romance, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, bittersweet, unfulfillment, restaurant, hotel, dog, letter, cafe, locked in, dinner, kiss, cigarette smoking, cake, bed, kissing, reading a letter, woman in bed, man in bed
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, seoul, south korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and gloomy films with plots about love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, fall in love, bittersweet, couple relations and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Hill of Freedom: Tale of Cinema (2005), Woman Is the Future of Man (2004), When the Night (2011), Personal Belongings (2006), The Day He Arrives (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tale of Cinema (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Seoul, the paths of two men and one woman intersect and move apart from one another, centering around their love for cinema. A suicidal student meets a young woman who decides to follow him in his fatal gesture. Coming out of a cinema, Tongsu, an ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, stylized, gloomy
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, seoul, korea
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Woman Is the Future of Man (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As the first snow falls in Seoul, two old friends reunite; one is a successful college professor, and the other, a struggling filmmaker recently returned from the United States. After their reminiscences, they finally decide to go in search of the ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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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: fall in love, love and romance, family relations, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, parents and children, unfulfillment, mountain, mother son relationship, snow, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Duration: 79 min.
Story: Sang-Joon is a professor in the film department at a provincial university. He goes to Seoul to meet his senior, Young-Ho, who works as a film critic. Sang-Joon stays in a northern village in Seoul for 3 days.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
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Place: seoul, korea, asia
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Woman on the Beach (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul, south korea
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kim Seong-nam travels to Paris to escape an arrest, leaving his wife behind in Korea. After he arrives, he meets an ex-girlfriend and is introduced to a small community of Korean artists.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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