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Tattoo (2013)
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Tattoo (2013)
Original name: Tatuagem
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Brazil, 1978. The military dictatorship that resulted from a coup in 1964 begins to stumble. In a cabaret-like theater located on the periphery between two cities in the northeast of Brazil, a group of artists challenges power and conventional morality with theater plays and public interferences. Led by Clécio Wanderley, the troupe Chão de Estrelas, strongly supported by its homosexual audience, along with intellectuals and other artists, practices political resistance through anarchy and mockery.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, disturbing, captivating, realistic
Plot: soldier, self discovery, love and romance, performer's life, society, rebelliousness, gender, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), transvestite, homosexuality, transvestism, rebellion, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, male homosexuality, opposites attract, military, gay sex, male nudity, theater, oral sex, cabaret, repressed homosexual, radical ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about gender, society, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gay, male nudity and gay interest mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Tattoo: Futuro Beach (2014), Conception (2005), Mango Yellow (2002), Brother to Brother (2004), So Hard to Forget (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Futuro Beach (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Donato fails in his attempt to save a drowning man, and meets one of the man's friends. He decides to start his life over, but pieces of his past keep coming after him.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, drowning, love and romance, travel, immigrants, gender, fall in love, family relations, society, brother brother relationship, lifeguard, gay love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, brazil, portugal, northeast brazil, berlin germany
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Conception (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of bored well-off young adults come up with anarchic concept of Conceptionism, that promotes absolute looseness when it comes to sex and drugs, but total rejection of money and ego. However, their movement won't last long.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, exciting ...
Plot: self discovery, friends, buddies, rebellion, intrigue, society, student life, rebelliousness, mistaken identity, anarchism, drugs, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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70%
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Mango Yellow (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In a poor neighborhood in Recife, the lives of exotic and bizarre characters entwine in a bar and in a very low-budget hotel. The queer Dunga works in the hotel and has a crush on the butcher Wellington that is married with the religious Kika and ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sexy, bleak ...
Plot: life is a bitch, love affair, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, working class, redemption, human nature, infidelity, society, down on your luck, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand, texas, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Brother to Brother (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A drama that looks back on the Harlem Renaissance from the perspective of an elderly, black writer who meets a gay teenager in a New York homeless shelter.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, thought provoking, social ...
Plot: gay, society, human nature, gay teenager, golden years, lifestyle, friendship, artists and showbiz, love and romance, estrangement, black lgbt, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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So Hard to Forget (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia is a 35-year-old English Literature teacher struggling with depression as she tries to get her life back together again after her long, intense love affair with Antonia. Feeling totally abandoned after she and her enigmatic girlfriend broke ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, female masturbation, haunted by the past, starting over, breakup, unfulfilled love, gender, unfulfillment, depression, nudity (full frontal - brief), professor, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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55%
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Nighthawks (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A gay man is forced to hide his sexuality by day while living his secret life by night. A respectable geography teacher by day; by night, hanging out in London's gay bars, looking for a long-term relationship, but usually encountering only ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: disco, school, coming out, school teacher, youth, love and romance, gender, society, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, self discovery, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe
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54%
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I Love You (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Man meets woman, and invites her home. The two start an intense relationship in order to shield themselves from loneliness.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, psychological
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), explicit sex, eroticism, couples, sexual content, sexual relations, world, couple relations, self discovery, bankruptcy, wife leaves husband, female nudity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
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50%
An Englishman in New York (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Biographical drama based on the last 20 years of Crisp's life. The literary figure and gay iconoclast emigrated to New York in 1981 and lived there until his death. The film observes Crisp in both his public and private lives, from his ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: aids, gay, lifestyle, showbiz, society, aging, performer's life, friendship, celebrity culture, gays and lesbians, elderly, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a homosexual, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, touching, talky ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, prison, politics, prison sex, friendship, torture, betrayal, introspection, dishonesty, buddies, confined, prison life ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Sea Is Behind (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Morocco, France, United Arab Emirates, Lebanon
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tarik lives in a land without colour, a land where water is contaminated by a strange phenomenon of “water bugs”. Tarik wears make-up and dresses up as a woman. He dances on a cart that is drawn by a dying horse and his father has practically ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: social misfits, performer's life, transvestism, family in crisis, misfit, society, gays and lesbians, family relations, bittersweet, gender
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, love and romance, romance, hopes, world war two, soldier, society, destiny, family relations, love affair, arranged marriage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Faith (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The fates of three German-born Muslims in Berlin collide as they struggle to find their place between faith and modern life in contemporary western society, caught at a crossroads where alluring liberated lifestyles conflict with deeply-rooted ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: self discovery, haunted by the past, introspection, family relations, rebellion, hopes, society, against the rules, love and romance, youth, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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46%
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The Last Year (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, incest, gays and lesbians, love and romance, youth, gender, couples, teenage love, love affair, friendship, society, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Something in the Air (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1970s a student named Gilles gets entangled in contemporary political turmoils although he would rather just be a creative artist. While torn between his solidarity to his friends and his personal ambitions he falls in love with Christine.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, anarchist, rebellion, fighting the system, self discovery, youth, society, counterculture, working class, coming of age, vandalism, social relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1971, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, love affair, crimes, society, life is a bitch, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians, gender, lgbt, male nudity, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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46%
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Blessed (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seven lost children wander the night streets while their mothers await their return home.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, captivating, touching, emotional ...
Plot: missing child, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, self discovery, dysfunctional family, society, youth, family problems, rebellion, parents and children, estrangement, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Bag of Flour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Morocco
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this beautifully-shot epic traces the life of Sarah, from her early years in a Catholic orphanage in 1970s Belgium, through her rebellious, poverty-stricken teens in a village in the Atlas mountains of Morocco.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: rebellion, teenage life, rebelliousness, love and romance, youth, society, discrimination, teenage love, political unrest, feminism, orphan, little girl ...
Time: 20th century, year 1984, year 1975
Place: morocco, middle east, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 128
Dog Sweat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Intertwines the lives of six young Iranians as they struggle to satisfy their private desires in the face of conservative Islamic society.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, underground film
Plot: forbidden love, love and romance, youth, young lovers, society, injustice, bittersweet, muslim, repression, infidelity, islam, hijab ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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August Winds (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Shirley has left the big city to live in a small seaside town and look after her elderly grandmother. She drives a tractor on a local coconut plantation, loves rock music and wants to be a tattoo artist. She feels trapped in the tiny coastal ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, village, village life, realism, social relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, care, nudity (full frontal - brief), dealing with death, sexual content, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Beauty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, France, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tells the story of François van Heerden, a mid-40s, white, Afrikaans-speaking family man living in Bloemfontein, who has become devoid of any care or concern for his own measure of happiness, and so convinced of his ill-fated existence, that he is ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, gays and lesbians, self discovery, life turned upside down, gay interest, family life, disorder, parents and children, gay husband, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, cape town south africa, africa
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43%
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FAQs (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After living on the tough streets of LA for a while, India hopes that every gay basher will meet his destiny. In this case Destiny is a black, 6 foot, high heel wearing, gun toting, drag queen with an attitude and a soft place in her heart for ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, talky, sexy ...
Plot: social misfits, misfit, society, best friends, love and romance, social relations, lgbt, gay bashing, graphic violence, sexual content, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles
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43%
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Orange Honey (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Andalusia in the fifties. Enrique and Carmen just meet and fall deeply in love. Carmen gets him to stay in military service in a court of the city. Enrique, in view of the injustices he witnesses every day, realizes that to change the course of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: soldier, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, life turned upside down, moral dilemma, rebelliousness, life is a bitch, state affairs, society, military, legal ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: spain, andalusia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Where There Is Shade (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Cambodia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Cambodia still haunted by the crimes of the Khmer Rouges, a 45 years old French crossdresser, Mirinda, lives as a prostitute in the backstreets of Phnom Penh. Meeting a young trafficked girl, he gradually discovers the feeling of fatherhood.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful
Plot: youth, gender, transvestism, on the run, hopes, redemption, child in peril, transvestite, male nudity, gay, little girl, child prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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East Palace West Palace (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In China, homosexuality isn't illegal, but homosexuals are routinely persecuted by police and arrested for "hooliganism". The film focuses on a young gay writer A-Lan who, being attracted to a young policeman, manages to have himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, police corruption, repression, lgbt, society, gays and lesbians, track down, gender, dishonesty, unfulfillment, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, beijing china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove they are not in love.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, erotic ...
Plot: lgbt, breakup, self discovery, couples, gender, introspection, gay, family problems, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, new york, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Room with a View (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucy Honeychurch (Elaine Cassidy, Ghost Squad) and her nervous chaperone embark on a grand tour of Italy. Alongside sweeping landscapes, Lucy encounters a suspect group of characters — socialist Mr. Emerson and his working-class son George, in ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, romance, lovers apart, couples, wooing, fall in love, couple relations, manners, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Don't Tell Anyone (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the alleged autobiography of gay peruvian talk show host Jaime Bailey. Joaquin, a young man from the high class of Lima, deals with problems concerning his sexual identity as a child, then as a teenager pressured by his macho snobbish ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous, touching ...
Plot: college, coming of age, drug abuse, cocaine, coming out, gender, society, youth, racism, gay teenager, virginity, gay ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man stands in front of a mirror. The night belongs to him. Every evening, he appraises his appearance, attired in a new shirt, leaves his apartment and waits in a poorly lit alleyway for his johns. One night he meets a female prostitute of ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense
Plot: society, gays and lesbians, prostitute, unlikely couple, social misfits, love and romance, gender, love triangle, sexual relations, fall in love, one night stand, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Children of God (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bahamas
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Johnny (Johnny Ferro) is an art student in Nassau whose technique is perfect, but he’s creatively blocked. His teacher sends him off to the rural island of Eleuthera where he meets Romeo (Stephen Tyrone Williams), a hot musician. They begin a ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: coming out, gay, lgbt, gays and lesbians, couples, religion, gender, society, youth, religions or cults, artists and showbiz, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bahamas, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.4
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Marathon (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drama by Biju Viswanath, Marathon was adapted from Harteis's memoir of the same name. Explores the relation ship between two poets Richard Harteis and William Meredith former US poet laureate and winner of every major American award for poetry ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, ambition, hopes, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, contests and competitions, gender, tragic love, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%