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The Deputy and the Congressman (1978)
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The Deputy and the Congressman (1978)
Original name: El diputado
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Madrid, Roberto Orbea is a member of the Spanish communist party. He is married to Carmen, and he has been elected as Deputy in the first democratic elections in Spain. But his enemies, the fascist, know his double life. Roberto likes boys, and they hire Juanito to seduce the politician. They fall in love...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: politics, male prostitute, militant, love triangle, murder, vandalism, hospital, politician, blackmail, infidelity, hidden camera, one night stand, hustler, forbidden love, love and romance, life is a bitch, secret agents, rebellion, couples, gays and lesbians, society, political intrigue, media, coming out, gender ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, venice

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Pals (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plot follows the misadventures of two young friends who are forced into street hustling and ever-expanding life of crime when one impregnates the sister of the other and they need to get the money to pay for her to have an abortion.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), juvenile delinquent, teenage life, social decay, siblings relations, family relations, friends, best friends, social misfits, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
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Overdose (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bilbao. The commander of the Guardia Civil, Evaristo Torrecuadrada discovers that his son Paco of 17 years old is a heroin addict. His hope was to see him in the Military Academy. Paco, by differences with his father, runs away from home with a ...
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Plot: friendship, heroin addiction, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), overdose, crimes, buddies, youth, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, friends, parents and children ...
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Place: spain, europe
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A Place in the World (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a clinic with Nelda, a progressive nun. Into this idealistic ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, countryside, idealism, family relations, nun, coming of age, geologist, couple relations, village, parents and children, teenage life, family life ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, rome italy, texas, madrid ...
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Live Flesh (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A scorned ex-convict forces himself into the lives of the couple who put him behind bars.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sexy, intense ...
Plot: lust, infidelity, paraplegic, bus, sexual relations, strong sexual content, obsession, love triangle, desire, haunted by the past, betrayal, adultery ...
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Place: spain, madrid, europe, sarajevo, barcelona ...
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The Hidden Half (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes him a letter to read when he reaches the hotel - the ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: militant, rebellion, fighting the system, woman in danger, injustice, society, life is a bitch, legal action, legal, state affairs, feminism, political unrest ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: surreal, touching, captivating, serious, road movie ...
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To an Unknown God (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ageing man comes to terms with his mortality and his sexual orientation. The film was groundbreaking in its frank and mature examination of homosexuality.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
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Heading South (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A story of three female tourists who visit Haiti, in order to enjoy the sexual nature of the young men.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, disturbing, sexy ...
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73%
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Dirty Pictures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: disturbing, captivating, serious, thought provoking, talky ...
Plot: lawsuit, museum, courtroom, jury, politics, courtroom drama, fighting the system, against the rules, righting the wronged, perversion, rebelliousness, sexual abuse ...
Time: 90s, 80s, year 1990
Place: usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, thought provoking
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71%
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Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
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Twist (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
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Time: contemporary
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Wild Reeds (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: teens
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Duration: 128 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting, touching ...
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66%
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
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65%
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Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 100 min.
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64%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, realistic, witty, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Boulevard (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nolan Mack, a soft-spoken bank employee, undoubtedly loves his wife Joy, though their cavernous empty house only underscores how disconnected they’ve always been from each other. Nolan finds himself drifting from his familiar present-day life in ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Promised Land (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 179 min.
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Style: biting, epic, suspense, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Young Soul Rebels (1991)
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Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young Soul Rebels is a 1991 film by Isaac Julien which examines the interaction between youth cultural movements in Britain. Skinheads, Punks & Soulboys along with the political and cultural tensions between them. The film received the ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching, sincere ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%