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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, militant, love triangle, vandalism, murder, gay, politician, blackmail, male prostitute, hustler, hospital, hidden camera, coming out, forbidden love, life is a bitch, secret agents, love and romance, political intrigue, rebellion, against the rules, society, couples, dishonesty, media, gender ...
Time: 70s
Place: madrid, spain, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and sexual films with plots about friendship, male nudity, murder, cigarette smoking, death, singing and singer mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Deputy and the Congressman: Pals (1982), Savage Grace (2007), Overdose (1983), A Place in the World (1992), Butterfly (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, juvenile delinquent, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, family relations, friends, crimes, social misfits, juvenile delinquency, youth, best friends, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
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95%
 5.9
 10K
Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, murder, adultery, gay, sexual relations, couple relations, scandal, socialite, love, family in crisis, crimes, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 40s, 50s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: europe, england, london, usa, new york ...
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82%
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Overdose (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 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 ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Plot: friendship, prostitute, overdose, heroin addiction, life is a bitch, crimes, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, urban, youth, drug abuse, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: nun, coming of age, idealism, geologist, valley, hopes, family in crisis, couple relations, village life, parents and children, teenage life, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, texas, brazil, buenos aires argentina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Butterfly (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, fascism, spanish civil war, teacher, politics, latin, butterfly, atheist, innocence lost, civil war, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, galicia, australia, america ...
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63%
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Milk (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of California's first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk, who became an outspoken agent for change, seeking equal rights and opportunities for all. His great love for the city and its people brought him backing from young and ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, discrimination, politics, politician, homosexual, election, protest, mayor, civil rights, murder, morality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1976, year 1975 ...
Place: san francisco, california, usa, oklahoma, minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 3K
I Am Curious (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with relationships, political activism, and meditation. Meanwhile, ...
Style: sexual, stylized, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, sex, feminism, meditation, student, idealism, strong sexual content, couples, love affair, self discovery, experimenting, media ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: sweden, europe, spain, stockholm sweden, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the ...
Style: surreal, road movie, atmospheric, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, prostitution, gay sex, homosexual, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, sexuality, on the road, alienation, prostitute, fainting, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: idaho, usa, seattle, europe, seattle washington ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 26K
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, realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: lust, strong sexual content, infidelity, adultery, suicide, basketball, paraplegic, prostitute, bus, sexual relations, obsession, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: madrid, spain, europe, sarajevo, barcelona spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Wild Reeds (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, coming out, love triangle, friendship, gay, politics, boarding school, gays and lesbians, french, homosexuality, gender, adulthood ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, algeria, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: tourist, sexual relations, erection, prostitute, murder, passion, drug use, male prostitute, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: haiti, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Beloved/Friend (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on a work of Josep Maria Benet i Jornet entitled "Testament", the film tells the story of an aging professor of medieval literature with the dilemma of deciding who will inherit his essay on "The Book of friend and loved" ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, pregnancy, midlife crisis, gender, aging, sexual relations, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, barcelona spain
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51%
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Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, exciting, factual ...
Plot: friendship, poet, friends, political unrest, student, surrealism, coming of age, writer's life, romance, state affairs, buddies, spanish civil war ...
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Place: spain, madrid, europe, italy, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: society, introspection, aging, gender, elderly, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, obsession, coming out, couples, lgbt ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Good Morning, Night (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants -- a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red ...
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, sincere, bleak ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Mala Noche is the film debut from director Gus van Sant. The film portrays the unanswered love of an American man toward a young Mexican man.
Style: touching, sexual, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: gay sex, obsession, store, gay, hustler, coming out, opposites attract, gays and lesbians, society, human nature, misfit, gender ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Alexandria... Why? (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt, Algeria
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set against the panoramic backdrop of war-torn Egypt, director Youssef Chahine tells a highly personal tale of love and determination. Amid the poverty, death and suffering caused by World War II, 18 year-old Yehia, retreats into a private world of ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: youth, friendship, black market, anti war, society, social differences, wartime life, romance, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, against humanity, hopes ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: egypt, middle east, africa, mediterranean sea, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Delta of Venus (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A struggling American writer and a fellow American expatriate begin a sordid affair among the chaos and discord of 1940 Paris, France on the brink of World War II.
Style: sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, jealousy, violence, secret, soldier, romance, sex, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, destructive relationship, writer's life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, england, mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: tense, psychological, sexual, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, friends, human nature, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couples, breakup, promise, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, france, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Dirty Pictures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Style: serious, realistic, talky, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: museum, jury, courtroom, politics, s&m, lawsuit, rebelliousness, dishonesty, fighting the system, sexual perversion, perversion, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio, cincinnati ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, sincere, serious ...
Plot: militant, feminism, society, injustice, rebellion, woman in danger, religions or cults, death row, rebelliousness, political unrest, couples, fighting the system ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Minister’s Wife (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Rafael, a young man from the provinces, works as a waiter in a resort and helps himself economically having sex for money with rich older women. During a bomb threat, he is discovered in bed with one of the guest, Leonor Marchioness of Montenegro, ...
Plot: terrorism, corruption, infidelity, sex, politics, aristocrat, money, investigation, assassination, bare breasts, female nudity, female full frontal nudity ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Promised Land (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 179 min.
Story: The Polish film based on the book of the same name by Wladyslaw Reymont. Taking place in the nineteenth century town of Łódź, Poland, three friends want to make a lot of money by building and investing in a textile factory. An exceptional ...
Style: serious, biting, realistic, epic
Plot: friendship, factory, politics, infidelity, fire, revenge, adultery, factory worker, arsonist, capitalism, capitalist, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: poland, europe, hamburg germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Twist (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a gritty retelling of the Dickens's classic, Twist takes Oliver and the Artful Dodger out of the poorhouse and onto the streets, where junk is the currency and hustling is the game.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: pimp, drug abuse, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, life is a bitch, crimes, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, apprentice, youth, innocence lost, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Full Speed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: coming out, youth, love triangle, friendship, racism, betrayal, love and romance, sexual relations, best friends, teenage love, friends, coming of age ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, algeria, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 4K
Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, voyeur, infidelity, friendship, striptease, nightclub, dangerous attraction, fall in love, crumbling marriage, couples, dishonesty, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Peppermint Candy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the spring of 1999, a group of old friends gather to celebrate their 20 year reunion. Among the group is Yeong-ho, a cold, unhappy man, whose demeanor puts a damper on the festivities. The seriousness of Yeong-ho"s depression becomes ...
Style: tense, psychological, bleak, serious, clever ...
Plot: reunion, friend, martial law, interrogation, suicide, politics, haunted by the past, destiny, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, student protest, running ...
Time: 90s, year 1994, year 1998, year 1984, year 1980 ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 4K
Head On (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, drug abuse, coming out, unemployment, racism, friendship, bisexuality, coming of age, friends, family relations, gender, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: melbourne, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
Style: serious, sincere, thought provoking, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: politics, village, fascism, rebelliousness, anti war, society, small town, life is a bitch, state affairs, against humanity, hopes, village life ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, india, naples italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Carol's Journey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Carol, a 12 year old Spanish-American girl from New York, travels with her mother to Spain in the spring of 1938, at the height of the Civil War. Separated from her beloved father, Carol arrives in her mother's home village and transforms the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, orphan, village, spanish civil war, forbidden love, culture clash, society, human nature, village life, parents and children, love and romance, wartime life ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, new york, spain, usa, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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