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Machete Language (2011)
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Machete Language (2011)
Original name: El lenguaje de los machetes
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Ray and Ramona is a young couple in their 30s. They hate the injustice of the social context they are part of. Each from their own niche –Ramona as a musician, Ray as an activist– tries to fight for a more just world. Devoted to self-sabotage, Ray fails in his rebellion and drags Ramona into a downward spiral that culminates in an act of poetic terrorism.
Plot: musician, church, singer, explosion, concert, bare breasts, scar, activist, political activist

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sentimental, realistic and serious films with plots about bare breasts, singer, church, musician, nudity (full frontal - brief), concert and flashback mostly in Drama and Musical genres. Some movies like Machete Language: The Death of John L. (1988), Chorus (2015), Divine (1998), Bharatham (1991), William, the New Judo Master (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Death of John L. (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zbigniew Gasior, a thirty year old singer, is a youth idol. Despite fame, money and success with the ladys, he can't neglect the emptiness in his life. The shattered dreams of his friends are not really a help, to ease his existential pains.
Plot: singer, star, idol, suicide, band, divorce, loneliness, promiscuity, depression, prostitute, musician, alcohol ...
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95%
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Chorus (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A separated couple meet again after 10 years when the body of their missing son is found. Amid the guilt of losing a loved one, they hesitantly move toward affirmation of life, acceptance of death, and even the possibility of reconciliation.
Style: gloomy, touching, atmospheric, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: dealing with death, couples, couple relations, pubic hair, police, crying, female nudity, snowing, concert, bare breasts, snow, interview ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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91%
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Divine (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: "La Nueva Jerusalem" is a small community of believers lead by Papá Basilio (Rabal) and Mamá Dorita (Jurado). They're waiting for the second coming of Christ, so they've abandoned the world, searching for a new spiritual life. ...
Style: disturbing, offbeat, clever, witty, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, isolation, heroes, society, hopes, danger, clergy, leadership, social misfits, life is a bitch, introspection ...
Time: 50s
Place: latin america, middle east, mexico, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Bharatham (1991)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Bharatham (Malayalam: ഭരതം) is a 1991 musical-drama Malayalam film written by A. K. Lohithadas, directed by Sibi Malayil, and produced by Mohanlal under the banner of Pranavam Arts. It stars Mohanlal, Urvashi, Nedumudi Venu, Lakshmi, and ...
Plot: photograph, brother brother relationship, secret, death of brother, musician, singer, drunkenness, concert, alcohol abuse, crying
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88%
William, the New Judo Master (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Portrays the universe of an eternal being that exists within a lifecycle filled with disappointments and hopelessness. It's the chronicle about the search for love and the fight against oblivion.
Style: avant garde
Plot: singer, male nudity, underwear, nightmare, mask, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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87%
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Viaje redondo (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Lucia is a Mexican girl from a poor town who sets her mind to cross the border to The United States to find her son's father who she hasn't heard from in years. On the road she meets Fernanda, a high middle class girl that has unresolved ...
Plot: female female kiss, road trip, bare breasts, breast feeding, taking a shower, female protagonist, body paint, lesbian kiss, bus station
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84%
What the Sun Has Seen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three strangers living in Silesia - a 12-year-old half-orphan, a musically talented girl and a middle-aged unemployed ex-miner - are all desperate to get money to make their small dreams come true.
Plot: poverty, street vendor, boy, husband wife relationship, single father, fat man, singer, small town, escape, bare breasts, dentures, unemployment ...
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A Fantastic Woman (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.
Style: lyrical, suspenseful, captivating, sentimental, melancholic
Plot: death of lover, waitress, transsexual, loss, love, female protagonist, church, police, singing, death, restaurant, gender ...
Place: spain, south america, chile
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King Lear (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Sir Ian McKellen gives a tour-de-force performance as Shakespeare's tragic monarch, in this special television adaptation of the Royal Shakespeare Company production of one of the playwright's most enduring and haunting works.
Plot: singer
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74%
 6.4
 64
Secrets (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Etta Berter is a doctor's wife in 1905 who has been unable to have children. The couple has one adopted daughter but she has always wanted more children. Julie Harris's character is the family's cook and close companion to their ...
Plot: family secret, church, secret, troubled teen, family secrets, choir, teenage girl
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⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.8
 72
Modelar (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Droneman is about Chemist and Fly Navigator Pavel and his friend Bussinessman and free time Rapper Plech. Pavel has strong sense of justice and wishes to fix wrongs with the World while Plech dreams about Big money and secure life. Their common ...
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66%
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The Burglar (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
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Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, teen angst, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, punk rock, dead mother, rebellious youth, hallucination, teenage angst, motorcycle, synthesizer, theft ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Hounded on a Carnival Monday (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Too Late to Die Young (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Netherlands, Qatar
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a very dry summer in an isolated community far from the city. Sofia, Clara and Lucas face their first loves and fears, while preparing the New Year's party, without knowing that nature threatens them.
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59%
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Friends (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Santo Luzbel (1996)
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Duration: 101 min.
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The Voice (2008)
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Genre: Drama
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47%
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The Heist (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Canada
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Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Namibia
Duration: 161 min.
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43%
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Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Cuba, Spain
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%