Movies like The Marsh 2002

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The Marsh (2002)
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The Marsh (2002)
Original name: Le marais
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two social outcasts in 19th century Eastern Europe, Alexandre and Ulysse, become friends and settle down to live alone on the edge of a marsh that is reputedly haunted by demons, monsters and goblins. These two men have been outcasts all their lives. Alexandre was raised in a nomad family that traveled from town to town, being rejected by the people of his homeland. Due to his physical abnormalities, Ulysse has always been pushed aside ever since his childhood. When a strange murder is committed in a nearby village, the peasants turn their suspicions on Alexandre and Ulysse, because they are different. In the eyes of the villagers, they are demons that must be hunted, burned and killed.
Plot: monster, demon, village, friends, friendship, goblin, farmer, nomad, peasant, swamp, mentally challenged, murder, body, friend, disfigurement, pariah, ridicule
Time: 1800s
Place: eastern europe

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Mars et Avril (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada
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Masterless (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 138 min.
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Place: canada
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79%
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The Monster (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother and her 10-year old daughter are trapped in a forest. There is something in this forest. Something unlike anything they have heard before. Something that lurks in the darkness and it’s coming after them.
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74%
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Starry Starry Night (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Taiwan, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
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68%
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Duration: 174 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Return of Daimajin (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mr. Rice's Secret (1999)
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64%
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Duration: 128 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The Creatures (1966)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Nest (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
 201
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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42%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, coming of age, friends, family relations, family problems, village, parents and children, countryside, siblings relations, elderly, youth, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
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Babin (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
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Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 834
Animals (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pol is a teenager with a seemingly calm life: he lives with his brother and is still in high school. However, Pol has a secret: Deerhoof, a cuddly teddy bear who thinks, moves around and with whom he shares his best moments. Life goes on as normal ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
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Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%