Movies like Freedom 2000

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Freedom (2000)
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Freedom (2000)
Original name: Laisve
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Lithuania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A few fugitives... And a very, very long way to freedom.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, contemplative, stylized
Plot: desert, survival, danger, disorder, fish out of water, communication problem, escapades, culture clash, hunger, on the road, misfit, society, human nature, boat chase, sea, beach, boat, wave, flying, lizard, sand, goat, crab, wound, seagull ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: morocco, africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and gloomy films with plots about society, danger, survival, escapades, life is a bitch, misfit and human nature mostly in Drama and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Freedom: The King Is Alive (2000), Atlantic. (2014), Under Electric Clouds (2015), Sounds of Sand (2006), Hope (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The King Is Alive (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, South Africa, Norway, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stranded in the heat of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. As rescue grows more remote by the day and anxiety deepens, an idea emerges: why not stage a play. However the choice of King Lear ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, bleak, stylized, melancholic ...
Plot: desert, survival, isolation, rescue, stranded, life is a bitch, danger, human nature, bus, village, culture clash, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, australia, new jersey
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Atlantic. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Morocco, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Moroccan fisherman sets off on an epic journey towards Europe on his wind surfboard. But the pursuit of dreams does not come without sacrifice.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: human spirit, starting over, family life, hopes, escapades, danger, ocean or sea, social relations, family relations, immigrants, society, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa
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Under Electric Clouds (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Russia 2017. The world could be on the verge of a great war. People are anxious that things could fall apart. Evolving around an unfinished building, a diverse group of outsiders struggle to find their place in this rapidly changing society, making ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, contemplative, melancholic, realistic
Plot: social relations, society, fish out of water, misfit, life, multiple storylines, weird, loneliness, military, soldier, life is a bitch, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, near future
Place: russia, europe
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100%
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Sounds of Sand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the one hand, there's the desert eating away at the land. The endless dry season, the lack of water. On the other there's the threat of war. The village well has run dry. The livestock is dying. Trusting their instinct, most of the ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family in danger, on the road, survival, starvation, militant, parents and children, survivor, desert, village, escapades, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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Hope (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On his clandestine journey from Cameroon to Europe through the Sahara desert, Léonard meets Hope, a Nigerian girl who's following the same dream.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: survival, on the road, fall in love, hopes, danger, starting over, rescue, love and romance, desert, immigrants, follow your dream, chance meeting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Endless Night (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Greenland, 1908. Josephine, self-confident and bold wife of famous Arctic explorer Robert Peary, embarks on a dangerous journey in pursuit of her husband who is seeking a route to the North Pole. But Josephine is also naïve and ignores warnings ...
Style: captivating, serious, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: survival, adventure, couples, wilderness, escapades, danger, forces of nature, north pole, friendship, strong female presence, couple relations, struggle for survival ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: greenland
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63%
With a Girl of Himalaya (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Korean executive ventures into the Himalayas in order to deliver the remains of a Nepalese migrant worker to his family.
Style: emotional, realistic, surreal, atmospheric, serious
Plot: family problems, obsessive quest, fish out of water, death in the family, introspection, village, human nature, family life, family relations, misfit, escapades, dealing with death ...
Place: nepal, korea, asia, himalaya
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Where the Green Ants Dream (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Extraordinary images from Werner Herzog. Shot in the Australian Outback the Aborigines (in this film anyway) believe that this is the place where the green ants go to dream, and that if their dreams are disturbed, it will bring down disaster on us ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, disturbing, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: desert, culture clash, mining, legend, dream, legal action, danger, against the rules, adventurer, rescue, adventure, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Brother (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgi is 16 years old when he discovers another world through American films forbidden in all Soviet Union until then. Since the post-revolutionary chaos in his home town, Tbilisi, Giorgi has wanted to have succeeded by following the path of his ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: teenage life, prodigy, family relations, political unrest, juvenile delinquency, youth, society, crimes, siblings relations, coming of age, disorder, female director
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia (former ussr)
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Watchtower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Haunted by his dark past, a man takes a job as a fire warden in a remote tower in the wilderness, and is inexorably drawn towards a young woman with a terrible secret of her own. (TIFF)
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: haunted by the past, human nature, disorder, misfit, in the woods, confined, social misfits, introspection, isolation, loneliness, society, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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56%
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Boxing Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A struggling, indebted business man leaves his family immediately after Christmas to pursue a lucrative property deal that could solve all of his problems: buying foreclosed properties from banks at a fraction of their value, refi tting them for a ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: on the road, human nature, moral dilemma, danger, forces of nature, boss and employee, power relations, survival, road trip, chauffeur, mountain, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Back to 1942 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In 1942, Henan Province was devastated by the most tragic famine in modern Chinese history, resulting in the deaths of at least three million men, women and children. Although the primary cause of the famine was a severe drought, it was exacerbated ...
Style: captivating, rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: drought, world war two, survival, chaos, danger, life is a bitch, against humanity, on the road, family in danger, wartime life, escapades, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1942
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Wild Ones (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Five juvenile delinquents break out of jail and attempt to make their way to a house in the Mendoza foothills of Argentina.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: survival, getting home, youth, society, hopes, juvenile delinquency, escapades, social decay, human nature, wilderness, disintegration, graphic violence ...
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Inland (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Algerian filmmaker Tariq Teguia wrote and directed this impressionistic look at a man whose life takes an unexpected turn far away from home. Malek (Abdelkader Affak) is a surveyor from Algeria who is semi-retired, but at the urging of a friend he ...
Style: captivating, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic
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Time: 2000s
Place: algeria, africa, sahara desert
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
House with a Turret (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the final winter of WWII, as displaced persons return to their former homes in the Soviet Union, an 8-year-old boy is left alone when his mother dies en route.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: orphan, on the road, youth, life is a bitch, society, human nature, wartime life, little boy, world war two, death of mother, down on your luck, coming of age ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: ukraine
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Charlie's Country (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic, serious, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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48%
If You Die, I'll Kill You (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Paris' cosmopolitan and colorful 10th arrondissement, Philippe, who's fresh out of prison, crosses paths with Avdal, a Kurd who is trying to track down an Iraqi war criminal. Avdal, who dreams of staying in France, plans to bring his ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, society, nothing goes right, immigrants, disorder, muslim, down on your luck, misfit, life is a bitch, communication problem, women in society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Melancholia (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 450 min.
Story: A story about victims of summary executions. Three people start a strange therapy to escape their agonies.
Style: bleak, stylized, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, friends, danger, life is a bitch, wilderness, survival, haunted by the past, sex show, pimp, therapy, prostitute, political unrest ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Once We Were Dreamers (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the Middle East in 1919, a group of European Jews planning on settling in the Sinai Desert are attacked by Bedouin tribesmen. As they fight for their lives they realize that they are beginning a struggle for a new Jewish nation. This film ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: danger, society, starting over, survival, uninhibited rivalry, desert, interracial relations, culture clash, against the odds, immigrants, escapades, religions or cults ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, year 1919
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elias (Riccardo Scamarcio) is an immigrant in his twenties who tries to get to Europe by a boat along with other illegal immigrants. When the boat is near the Greek shores and they hope they will soon disembark, a marine patrol approaches and Elias ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, sexy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Among Wolves (2010)
Genre: Drama
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Style: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, based on true events
Plot: survival, friendship, animal life, danger, escapades, adventure, beautiful scenery, nature, male protagonist, loneliness, cave, child
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Tirza (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jörgen's world is crumbling. Forced into early retirement and harassed by his ex-wife, the only part of his life which makes sense - his beloved daughter Tirza - is shattered when she disappears on holiday in Namibia. After weeks of terrifying ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, sincere, gloomy ...
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41%
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Cow (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 105 min.
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Plot: friendship, wartime life, animal life, escapades, life is a bitch, danger, survival, war, village, world war two, refugee, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Donner Party (2009)
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak
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Time: 19th century, 1840s
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Genre: Drama
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Country: West Germany
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Style: bleak, stylized, thought provoking, captivating, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Red Desert (1964)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 117 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Erebus: Operation Overdue (2014)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 70 min.
Story: On 28 November 1979, an Air New Zealand jet with 257 passengers went missing during a sightseeing tour over Antarctica. Within hours 11 ordinary police officers were called to duty to face the formidable Mount Erebus. As the police recovered the ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
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Place: antarctica, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Harragas (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in the northern Algerian port city of Mostaganem. The title refers to the hordes of refugees, the 'Harragas', who smuggle themselves out of the country via any means possible. Here we meet one such group, Rachid, Nasser and Imene who ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, gloomy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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