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Home Coming (2006)
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Home Coming (2006)
Original name: Eve Dönüş
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 101 min.
Story: September 1980. Mustafa 'Mehmet Ali Alabora' and his wife, who're both laborers are married for 5 years. The couple has nothing to do with politics and spend their days happily with their 3 year old daughter and their TV, despite the clamor of guns clashing outside every night. One Friday morning, they wake up and hear the voice of Hasan Mutlucan on radio and observe soldiers marching through the streets, the very confirmation of the military coup that has taken place. Arrests begin instantly in workplace and neighborhood. Yet Mustafa, far from being disturbed, assumes that all apprehensions must have rightful reasons. Until the night he's taken into custody, charged with the crimes of a militant code named "Sehmuz".
Plot: mistaken identity, politics, prison, torture, male nudity, political unrest, wrongful imprisonment, homecoming, wrongful arrest, military coup, post traumatic stress disorder, pubic hair, physical torture
Place: turkey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and tense films with plots about politics, prison, male nudity, torture, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Home Coming: Happy Day (1976), Karnak Cafe (1975), Present Tense (2012), The Wall (1983), In Nowhere Land (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Happy Day (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A concentration camp on a barren island is hell for the exiled prisoners. The everyday life of the people who live there consists of interrogations, psychological and physical violence, arbitrary punishments and other torments. One of the prisoners ...
Style: absurd, allegory
Plot: politics, island, torture, prison, presumed dead, brainwashing, morality, fascism, military, surrealism, kiss, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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95%
 7.2
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Karnak Cafe (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In one of their best roles ever, distinguished actors Nour Al Sherif and Souad Hosni star in this film depicting the unstable social and political life in Egypt during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film revolved around a group of university ...
Style: political
Plot: politics, torture, communism, police brutality, interrogation, police, youth, prison, accusation
Place: egypt
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79%
 6.0
 425
Present Tense (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Planning to take any job she can get in order to save enough money and leave Turkey for the U.S., Mina is hired at an Istanbul café as a fortune teller who reads the dregs in coffee cups. She discovers she has the ability to offer comfort and ...
Plot: urban setting, coffee, fortune teller, female director, fortune telling
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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72%
 8.1
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The Wall (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Produced, written and directed by Yılmaz Güney within his own personal experiences of capital offense, he dedicates Duvar to male teenagers aged 13 to 19 living behind the bars under diabolical treatments. These teenagers get barbaric corporal ...
Style: bleak, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, kurd, prison life, juvenile delinquency, prison, injustice, kids in trouble, life is a bitch, rebellion, youth, revolution, escape ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, france, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
In Nowhere Land (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sükran who works at pay box of Haydarpasa is around 40 ages. She has a son whose name is Veysel. He works in a factory. She suffered from her husband's political actions, so she wants to keep away Veysel from political actions. Veysel get ...
Plot: disappearance, missing son, dead husband, politics, injustice, fiance fiancee relationship, war zone, tragic event, kurd, political activist, independence, racism ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Baptism of Blood (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In São Paulo, in the late 1960s, the convent of the Dominican friars became a trench of resistance to the military dictatorship that governs Brazil. Moved by Christian ideals, frets Betto, Oswaldo, Fernando, Ivo and Tito came to support the ...
Plot: prison, branding, liberation, pubic hair, male nudity, torture, interrogation, male objectification, electric torture, liberation theology, nudity (full frontal - brief), clothed male naked male
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Golden Horseshoes (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Youssef Soltane, a 45-year-old Tunisian intellectual, is the product of a generation that lived the era of euphoria and great ideologies in the sixties, and their subsequent failure. He was incarcerated and tortured for his political opinions. ...
Plot: blood, male nudity, prison, torture
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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One Man's War (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anthony Hopkins plays an English medical doctor living with his family in Paraguay and treating the poor people from the surroundings, who has his life turned upside down when his son was mysteriously murdered in what could have been an attack to ...
Style: political drama
Plot: politics, operation condor, military, revenge, murder, corruption, justice, obsession, politician, torture, reflection, fighting the system ...
Place: paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Block C (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tulay, a restless woman whose marriage is slowly disintegrating sets out to come to terms with various traumas while continually being watched by Halit, a resident in her apartment complex.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: master and servant, crumbling marriage, family relations, escape from reality, couples, cause and meaning, pubic hair, male nudity, naked in public
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey
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58%
Lessons at the End of Spring (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young boy loses his innocence in a pre-perestroika Russian prison during the chaotic last months of the Khrushchev regime.
Plot: prison, stalinism, communism, wrongful arrest, mother son relationship, wrongful imprisonment, rebellion, totalitarianism, detention, teenager, shower, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: soviet union, ussr
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54%
The Little Drummer Girl (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An American Actress with a penchant for lying is forceably recruited by Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency to trap a Palestinian bomber, by pretending to be the girlfriend of his dead brother.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, political thriller
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, terrorism, mossad, political intrigue, undercover, intrigue, secret agents, state affairs, dishonesty, politics, double agent, mistaken identity ...
Time: 80s
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49%
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 193
Memed My Hawk (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1920s Turkey, a young peasant is smitten with a beautiful young girl, who has been promised in marriage to the fat, dullard cousin of the province's powerful and corrupt governor. When an assassination attempt is made against the official, ...
Plot: squad, car, countryside, turkish army, highwayman, arranged marriage, murder, death, tradition, hawk, village, kidnapping ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Man That Was Turned Into Juice (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Deraldo, a popular poet from Northeast Brazil, arrives in the capital of São Paulo, making a living only from his poetry and pamphlets. All is well until he is mistaken for a multinational worker who killed the boss at a party where he received the ...
Plot: mistaken identity, poet, resistance, migration, police, immigration, oppression, city, pursuit, fight, poetry, sex scene ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mehmet, a young Turkish man newly migrated from the village Tire, takes a job searching for water leaks below the surface of the streets of Istanbul. Due to a strange set of events, he is mistaken for a Kurd, imprisoned, and brutally beaten. Upon ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: politics, injustice, friendship, racism, discrimination, self discovery, false accusation, culture clash, city life, village life, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: turkey, kurdistan, germany, iraq, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Guests of Hotel Astoria (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An Iranian couple (Shohreh Aghdashloo, Mohsen Marzban) declare themselves political refugees after police detain them on their way to Cuba.
Plot: kiss, communist, sexual torture, pregnancy, death in childbirth, love, husband wife relationship, death of protagonist, iranian, politics, bare breasts, shower
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, tense
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Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 21K
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Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, feel good, gloomy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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37%
 6.2
 50
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Country: Germany
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36%
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Country: Germany
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Country: Turkey
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 693
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 5.9
 252
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 5K
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Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, thought provoking, offbeat
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%