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Radio Arrow (1998)
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Radio Arrow (1998)
Original name: Radiofreccia
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Five friends Freccia, Bruno, Tito, Jena and Boris are very keen on music but they live in a little town in northern Italy and spend most of their days at the local bar. They decide to set up an independent radio which soon becomes the voice of a generation. When Freccia dies from an overdose the radio takes his name.
Plot: radio, youth, friendship, drugs, past, heroin, memory, funeral, small town, old friend
Time: 70s, year 1993, year 1977
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about friendship, youth, coming of age, family relations, drugs, friends and parents and children mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Radio Arrow: Pirates of the Airwaves (2014), The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry (2008), Annalisa (2011), Misunderstood (2014), Rip-Off (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pirates of the Airwaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Story: In 1966 a group of determined young men defied the New Zealand government and launched a pirate radio station aboard a ship in the Hauraki Gulf.
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Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s
Place: new zealand
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The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The lives of three 12-year-old buddies -- sharing a carefree existence in the summer of 1970 -- suddenly change when one of them, Dustin, makes an unexpected friend after cutting the lawn of 75-year-old Jonathan Sperry. As Jonathan shares lessons in ...
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Time: 70s
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Annalisa (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
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Place: italy
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
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Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A decade after a tragic event, Jacob decides to return home to his small southern roots, only to find that the past is not really the past and that people may change but they never forget. Can you ever really go home?
Plot: small town, coming of age, old friend, domestic violence, honesty, past, south, family relations
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 107 min.
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Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Driver's Seat (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
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Style: surreal, tense, mind bending, realistic, serious ...
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29%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
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