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Who Saw Him Die? (1968)
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Who Saw Him Die? (1968)
Original name: Ole dole doff
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sören Mårtensson is a middle school teacher. His classroom occupied by half-grown children. His work is tormenting him and at night he is haunted by nightmares.
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, mind bending, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: school, teacher, youth, teachers and students, mentally unstable, mischievous children, disorder, dedicated educator, power relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sea, forest, schoolboy, children, nightmare, male objectification, classroom, shower, bloody body of a child
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to Who Saw Him Die?

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and psychological films with plots about youth, school, power relations, teachers and students, society, life is a bitch and teacher mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Who Saw Him Die?: The Boys of Paul Street (1968), It All Starts Today (1999), A Child Is Waiting (1963), The Invisible Eye (2010), Clockwork Mice (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Boys of Paul Street (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Budapest, two rival gangs of young boys lay claim to a vacant lot. The hostilities escalate yet never quite boil over into actual violence. Just when things do get out of hand, however, the problem is "solved" by the city government, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental
Plot: school, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, teachers and students, parents and children, mischievous children, rivalry, youth, young heroes, family relations, social relations, power relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: hungary, europe
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95%
It All Starts Today (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Set in a forlorn mining town near Valencienne in the north of France, the story is about one man's struggle to bring life to his once prosperous village and its inhabitants. Philippe Torreton, who won a César for Best Actor with his title role ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: teacher, kindergarten, dedicated educator, power relations, social worker, social relations, realism, life is a bitch, society, hopes, fighting the system, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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71%
A Child Is Waiting (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dr. Matthew Clark is the head of a state institution for mentally retarded children. Jean Hansen, a former music teacher anxious to give her life some meaning, joins the staff of the hospital. Jean, who tries to shelter the children with her love, ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: teaching, school, teachers and students, mentally challenged, dedicated educator, hopes, human spirit, bittersweet, misfit, social misfits, youth, thanksgiving ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa
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67%
The Invisible Eye (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Spying on her students, a teacher finds an exciting hobby.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: political unrest, high school life, teachers and students, workplace, youth, rebellion, society, workplace situations, against the rules, social relations, responsibility, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Clockwork Mice (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When new teacher Steve Drake joins the faculty at a school for special-needs students, his unorthodox instruction methods raise eyebrows. But attitudes begin to change when he makes a connection with a particularly unruly student.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, touching
Plot: idealism, school, teacher, teachers and students, power relations, mentally unstable, hardcase students, rebellion, youth, society, romance, dedicated educator ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
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65%
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The Lesson (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An honest, hard-working schoolteacher in a small Bulgarian town is driven to desperate measures to avoid financial ruin.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: school, teacher, teachers and students, small town, money problems, stolen money, loan shark, lie, dedicated educator, power relations, car breakdown, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bulgaria
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64%
Nobody Owns Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a lone father's relationship with his daughter, of the destructive power of alcohol, of a child's vulnerability, but also of love, betrayal and socialist politics in 1970s Sweden. A unique and moving story freely based on Åsa ...
Style: touching, bleak, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: working class, alcohol abuse, parents and children, dysfunctional family, life turned upside down, disorder, youth, single parent, family relations, family problems, unemployment, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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63%
Stolen Spring (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: At their 25th high-school anniversary some bourgeois citizens remember their time in school as a happy one. In reality it was quite the contrary. The school was a madhouse in which the teachers, especially Blomme, tormented the students. As a result ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, tense
Plot: murder, teenage life, life is a bitch, power relations, social relations, under the surface, poisoning, school, high school life, teachers and students, education, teacher ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: denmark, scandinavia
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63%
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Simon & the Oaks (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Epic story about two families and their friendship and common destiny in Sweden's Gothenburg in the 1940s and 1950s. Told from the perspective of young Simon Larsson, who learns that he's an adopted child who has a Jewish father from ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, world war two, family relations, friendship, wartime life, culture clash, working class, society, youth, best friend, snobbism, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, post world war two
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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57%
The Explosive Generation (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Peter Gifford is a likable, dedicated schoolteacher that teaches a senior life skills class. When student Janet Sommers brings up the topic of sex and dating, he asks students to write questions on the topic, and will cover them in the next class. ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual, psychotronic
Plot: high school, teacher, power relations, urban ghetto, couples, stoners, high school life, teachers and students, looking for sex, idealism, school, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Serpent's Way (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A salesman and his son sexually abuse the generations of women of a poor family as payment for debt. Janni must see his mother, sister, niece and wife all being exploited, and the family grow bigger with the abuser's kids.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: countryside, sexual abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional family, woman in danger, down on your luck, parents and children, strong sexual content, life is a bitch, family relations, family problems, snow ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
To Sir, with Love (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: teacher, dedicated educator, high school, school, youth, high school teacher, teacher student relationship, interracial relations, idealism, studying, changing lives, dignity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: london, europe, england, east end london
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51%
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Conrack (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young, white teacher is assigned to an isolated island off the coast of South Carolina populated mostly by poor black families. He finds that the basically illiterate, neglected children there know so little of the world outside their island.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, sincere, feel good, touching ...
Plot: island, school, family relations, interracial relations, teacher, racism, power relations, urban ghetto, hardcase students, misfit, fighting the system, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, 60s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Us (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is a story of Ida and Krister. It's about a relationship that goes to hell. They are both crazy in love but manage to strangle the supply of oxygen and adapt to each other in a way that will lead to catastrophic consequences.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, bleak
Plot: losing-it hero, destructive relationship, woman in danger, life is a bitch, couples, couple relations, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), attraction, penetration, graphic violence, sexploitation ...
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Detachment (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A chronicle of three weeks in the lives of several high school teachers, administrators and students through the eyes of substitute teacher, Henry Barthes. Henry roams from school to school, imparting modes of knowledge, but never staying long ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, bleak, depressing, serious ...
Plot: depression, teacher, teachers and students, suicide, dedicated educator, social problems, unhappy, social decay, human relationship, life is a bitch, social relations, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Cruel Embrace (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nicole (Marianne Basler) gives birth to a mentally challenged boy after she is gang-raped by American soldiers at the close of World War II in this grim dramatic tragedy. Young Ludo is hidden in the attic of the family home and continues to yearn ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, touching ...
Plot: kids in trouble, family problems, family relations, estrangement, life is a bitch, misfit, mentally challenged, mentally unstable, single parent, youth, confined, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: belgium, europe
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46%
Ladybug Ladybug (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Staff and students at a rural school react to a warning of an imminent nuclear attack, not knowing whether it is real or mistaken.
Style: thought provoking, tense, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: elementary school, nuclear threat, countryside, school, bomb shelter, panic, cold war, youth, society, life is a bitch, anti war, school principal ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Barren Lives (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Vidas secas' tells in vivid images the almost documentary like story of a drover and his family in the northern interior states of Brazil during the drought. A family in the search of a new hope and destiny.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak, rough
Plot: farm, family relations, injustice, family problems, youth, life is a bitch, family life, down on your luck, parents and children, teacher, hunger, dog ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Class (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.
Style: sincere, psychological, melancholic, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: teachers and students, teacher, high school life, school, social relations, workplace, self discovery, interracial relations, society, teenage life, french, dedicated educator ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, morocco, caribbean ...
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43%
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Class Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Relations between the students and the new teacher of German are extremely tense. When one female student commits suicide, her schoolmates blame the teacher for her death. An awareness that things are not quite so black and white comes too late.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, tense ...
Plot: high school, high school life, rebelliousness, teachers and students, teenage life, youth, coping, social relations, power relations, generation gap, rebellion, emotionless ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Jack (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jack spends his days smoking pot, drinking and hitting on girls together with his friends. As opposed to his friends, Jack actually knows what he wants to do with his life, he wants be an author. After a long summer together with his friends Jack ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), writer's life, buddies, artists and showbiz, friends, twentysomething life, writers, bohemian, drugs, male nudity, urban, drinking alcohol
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Cheaters (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the fall of 1994, a teacher at Chicago's run-down Steinmetz High conspires with the school's academic decathlon team to cheat on an academic competition.
Style: realistic, serious, clever, sincere, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, lifestyle, ambition, teenage life, teachers and students, social differences, society, dedicated educator, youth, contests and competitions, rivalry, cheating ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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42%
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The Reunion (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A film between fiction and reality, highlighting questions about group dynamics and established hierarchies. A group of people meet for their high school reunion 20 years later. One of them talks about her being bullied and outcast and soon the ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: life is a bitch, human nature, adulthood, haunted by the past, social relations, realism, misfit, disorder, breaking point, bullying, party, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Sebbe (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Duct tape, electrical cables, trigger, explosives. Sebbe never planned to build a bomb. It just happened. Sebbe is 15 years old and lives with his mother in an apartment that is too narrow. He does his best. He never strikes back. Sebbe loves his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological, mind bending ...
Plot: single parent, teenage boy, introspection, teenage life, family relations, escape from reality, parents and children, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, society, youth, losing-it hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 374
Halls of Anger (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An all-black inner city school has to become an integrated school. Few dozen white kids are transfered there, but the black students are aggressively opposed to this. The school then approaches a tough black teacher for help.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, bleak, sincere
Plot: high school, ambition, youth, social misfits, life is a bitch, society, hardcase students, teaching the ways of the world, teachers and students, high school life, urban ghetto life, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Tsili (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tsili is a young girl caught in the middle of World War II. After her family is taken to a concentration camp, Tsili hides in the forest, free from hatred and men, until the arrival of Marek, a stranger who speaks to her in Yiddish.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing, tense
Plot: holocaust, world war two, forest, survival, against humanity, youth, holocaust survivor, jewish, hiding, coming of age, violinist, rainstorm ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 345
Eden (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Story of a New England boys' school and of one of the students who is infatuated with an instructor's wife who has Multiple Sclerosis. The woman struggles to show her strict husband how love rather than demands helps the student to ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: multiple sclerosis, housewife, boarding school, school, fall in love, relationship vs career, love triangle, teachers and students, doctors and patients, couple relations, idealism, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Forest for the Trees (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As an awkward idealistic high school teacher begins her first job in the city, things turn out to be much tougher than she had imagined.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, life is a bitch, dedicated educator, fish out of water, society, misfit, workplace, hardcase students, unsupportive coworkers, workplace situations, idealism, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Caroline? (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hallmark Hall of Fame presents the story of a mysterious woman claiming to be the deceased daughter of a rich man tries to solve the problems of his untrusting son and supposedly physically and mentally handicaped daughter. But one question stands ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: power relations, disorder, family relations, mistaken identity, haunted by the past, cons and scams, dishonesty, mystery, hidden identity, switching roles, betrayal, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
To Play or To Die (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 48 min.
Story: In this short motion picture, schoolboy Kees is intelligent, introvert and sensitive, but gets ridiculed verbally and physically at an all-boys school by mindlessly cocky class mates and even insensitive teachers, especially in gym, where his ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, sexy, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, high school, school, gay interest, power relations, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender, misfit, when the parents are away, high school life, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%