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Born in 68
Original name: Nés en 68
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 173 min.
Story: Paris, 1968. Catherine, Yves and Hervé are twenty years old. They're students and they love each other. The May student uprisings radically change their lives. Overtaken by communal utopia, they leave the city with a few friends to set up house in an abandoned farm in the Lot region. A desire for freedom and the search for individual fulfillment lead them to make choices that cause more harm than good.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: young heroes, idealism, innocence lost, rebelliousness, political unrest, fighting the system, rebellion, youth, gays and lesbians, against the rules, feminism, nudism, lovers, friendship, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, culture clash, terminal illness, politics, hopes, utopia, society, unfulfillment, family relations, militant ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, year 1968, 2000s ...
Place: france, paris france
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and talky films with plots about idealism, storytelling, society, family relations, politics, friendship and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Born in 68: Regular Lovers (2005), The Dreamers (2003), The Adventures of Felix (2000), Children of the Revolution (1996), Before Night Falls (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Regular Lovers
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 183 min.
Story: 1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail at the police. He smokes opium and talks about ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, year 1968, 1960s
Place: europe, france, morocco, paris france
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The Dreamers
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
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The Adventures of Felix
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Children of the Revolution
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: clever, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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Before Night Falls
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, touching, melancholic ...
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Country: USA
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    User:   40%
 
 7.1
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Duration: 160 min.
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Duration: 124 min.
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Duration: 121 min.
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Place: germany, east germany, europe, german democratic republic, berlin germany ...
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Uranus
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: clever, serious, realistic, biting, psychological
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Place: europe, france
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Close to Leo
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Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
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Place: europe, france, paris france
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My Life on Ice
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Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Etienne is crazy about ice skating and videoing his daily life with a digital camera. He records his mother, friends, and geography teacher. Initially his intention is to setup a date between his mother and his teacher, however, he starts to realize ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teachers and students, best friends, gays and lesbians, romance, young lovers, high school, contests and competitions, obsession, innocence lost, friendship, gay teenager, gay ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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And the Band Played On
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of the discovery of the AIDS epidemic and the political infighting of the scientific community hampering the early fight with it.
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Audience: girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco, africa, usa, france
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A Home at the End of the World
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, loneliness, male nudity, fall in love, rock, homosexuality, relationships, love, romance, suburbs ...
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    User:   32%
 
The Mother and the Whore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
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Style: talky, serious, sexual, cynical, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, hamburg germany, china, paris france
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, sexual, reflective, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, boarding school, friendship, french, homosexuality, teenager, virginity, sexuality, love triangle, adolescence, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria, south of france
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Something in the Air
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity to his friends and his personal ambitions he falls in love with Christine.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sexual, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, fighting the system, society, youth, rebelliousness, anarchist, self discovery, high school life, political unrest, working class, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971, year 1968
Place: france, europe, florence italy, italy, paris france
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
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Valentin
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Valentin, a 9-year-old boy living with his grandmother in late-1960s Buenos Aires, believes his family has problems that only he can solve. The youngster dreams of being reunited with his mother, who's separated from Valentin's abusive ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dysfunctional family, loneliness, hospital, single parent, prejudice, childhood, school, storytelling, destiny, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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The Hairdresser's Husband
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Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: sexual, semi serious, melancholic, realistic, enigmatic ...
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The Party
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Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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    User:   38%
 
Chloe in the Afternoon
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but ...
Style: clever, serious, talky, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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    User:   28%
 

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