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The Garden of Delights (1970)
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The Garden of Delights (1970)
Original name: El jardín de las delicias
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The greedy relatives of an amnesic and paralytic 45 years old millionaire try him to recover his memory by any means.
Style: humorous, biting, suspense, realistic, cynical, witty, surreal, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, politics, disability, family relations, family life, satire, bank, isolation, eccentric family, hunting, millionaire, wealth, boat, amnesia, phobia, memory, high society, safe, punishment, garden, spanish civil war, car accident, makeover, erased memory, childhood memory ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1930s
Place: europe, switzerland, spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, biting and suspense films with plots about family relations, society, satire, family life, dark humor, family problems and couples mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Garden of Delights: Cousin Angelica (1974), Mama Turns 100 (1979), Anna and the Wolves (1973), Smoking Room (2002), Elisa, My Life (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cousin Angelica (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he spent his summer of 1936 with her. He meets his cousin ...
Style: realistic, serious, biting, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, unfulfillment, state affairs, youth, life is a bitch, coming of age, family relations, bittersweet, forbidden love, family gatherings, political unrest, lovers reunited ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
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95%
Mama Turns 100 (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ana and her husband Antonio arrive in the manor in the countryside of Spain where she worked as a nanny many years ago, for the centennial birthday of the matriarch.
Style: biting, cynical, suspense, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, dark humor, estate, couples, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family life, social differences, youth, love and romance, unfulfillment, nanny ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Anna and the Wolves (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The young but traveled Ana arrives in a manor in the countryside of Spain to work as nanny of three girls and finds a dysfunctional family.
Style: serious, realistic, biting, suspense, tragic ending
Plot: gang rape, dysfunctional family, rape and murder, cave, solitude, family relations, family problems, estate, eccentric family, obsession, countryside, recluse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
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58%
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Smoking Room (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Spanish branch of an American company is obliged to enforce the ban on smoking in their offices. From now on, those who want to smoke during working hours must do so in the street. Ramirez, one of the employees of this small office composed ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: office, politics, workplace, boss and employee, introspection, workplace situations, gender, state affairs, campaign, power relations, obnoxious boss, lobbyist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Elisa, My Life (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Elisa has not seen her father Luis for nine years, but she receives a telegram from her sister Isabel in a moment of crisis of her marriage with Antonio telling that her father is ill and she decides to travel to the countryside of Madrid with ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: family problems, family relations, haunted by the past, siblings relations, family gatherings, family life, introspection, parents and children, crumbling marriage, strong female presence, oedipus complex, marriage crisis ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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52%
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Raise Ravens (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Madrid, the orphan sisters Irene, Ana and Maite are raised by their austere aunt Paulina together with their mute and crippled grandmother after the death of their mother and their military father Anselmo. Ana is a melancholic girl, fascinated by ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, contemplative
Plot: orphan, poison, politics, youth, coming of age, mute or deaf, family relations, human nature, political unrest, parents and children, siblings relations, sibling relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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Placido (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, biting, sentimental ...
Plot: working class, dark humor, social differences, small town, charity, bourgeoisie, christmas eve, christmas, satire, elderly, society, race against time ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: spain
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48%
The Holy Innocents (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Somewhere in the spanish country, in the 60s. Paco and his wife Régula are very poor. They work as tenant farmers for a very wealthy landowner. They have 3 children. One is backward. The others can not got to school because the master ...
Style: captivating, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, countryside, golden years, revolution, family relations, rebelliousness, society, family life, landowner, family, obedience, sacrifice ...
Time: 60s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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People in Places (2013)
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Duration: 79 min.
Story: This kaleidoscopic film weaves together approximately 20 fragmented scenarios that offer a view of contemporary Spain, drawing conclusions about the persistence of the human condition, strangeness, and the chaos within relationships. Starring Raul ...
Style: suspense, biting, sincere, semi serious, witty ...
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Place: spain
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Knife Fight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A political strategist juggling three clients questions whether or not to take the high road as the ugly side of his work begins to haunt him.
Style: cynical, witty, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Peppermint Frapp? (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julian, a middle-aged single doctor, meets his childhood friend Pablo again. The latter is back from Africa and has just married a beautiful young blonde, Elena. Julian falls in love with her and tries to seduce her, but she mockingly pushes him ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful
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Time: 60s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Thank You, Life (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: surreal, semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous ...
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Time: 90s
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God Is on Air (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two Spanish pan-handlers soon find themselves in over their heads when they stumble upon an opportunity to redeem themselves and perhaps the entire planet. The world appears to suffer from rampant poverty, violence and spiritual desperation and the ...
Style: suspense, cynical, clever, biting, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspense, surreal ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 80 min.
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: realistic, serious, biting, suspense, bleak ...
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Kill the Poor (2003)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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Style: surreal, talky, humorous, clever, witty ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Just a Dream (2002)
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Duration: 102 min.
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