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Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)
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Goodbye, Dragon Inn (2003)
Original name: 不散
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On a dark, rainy night, an historic and regal Taipei cinema sees its final film: 1967 martial arts feature "Dragon Inn". As the film plays, the lives of the theater's various employees and patrons intersect, and two ghostly actors arrive to mourn the passing of an era.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, surreal, humorous, offbeat, gloomy, realistic, experimental, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: tourist, longing, human nature, introspection, dull life, theater, solitude, film within a film, watching a movie, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, postmodernism, dog, ghost, loneliness, motorcycle, old man, song, boy, rain, silence, swordsman, cigarette smoking, umbrella ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, taipei, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about human nature, love and romance, unfulfillment, bittersweet, introspection, couples and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Goodbye, Dragon Inn: The Wayward Cloud (2005), What Time Is It There? (2001), Face (2009), Vive L'Amour (1994), Journey to the West (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wayward Cloud (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hsiao-Kang, now working as an adult movie actor, meets Shiang-chyi once again. Meanwhile, the city of Taipei faces a water shortage that makes the sales of watermelons skyrocket.
Style: humorous, surreal, disturbing, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: water shortage, isolation, filmmaking, lifestyle, sexual perversion, love and romance, human nature, strong sexual content, actor's life, daydreamer, porn, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, taipei
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What Time Is It There? (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a young street vendor with a grim home life meets a woman on her way to Paris, they forge an instant connection. He changes all the clocks in Taipei to French time.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, isolation, lifestyle, estrangement, unfulfillment, death in the family, french, drinking, father son relationship, female masturbation, urban, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, japan, asia, paris france, taipei ...
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Face (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: France, Taiwan, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Hsiao-Kang, a Taiwanese film director, travels to the Louvre in Paris, France, to shoot a film that explores the Salomé myth.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, surreal, offbeat ...
Plot: louvre, filmmaking, nothing goes right, supernatural, strong sexual content, showbiz, filmmaker, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, disorder, erotica ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
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Vive L'Amour (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three lonely young denizens of Taipei unknowingly share an apartment: Mei, a real estate agent who uses it for her sexual affairs; Ah-jung, her current lover; and Hsiao-ang, who's stolen the key and uses the apartment as a retreat.
Style: serious, erotic, meditative, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love and romance, couples, human nature, nothing goes right, unfulfillment, sex, jealousy, character study, multiple storylines, art ...
Time: 90s
Place: taiwan, asia, taipei, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Journey to the West (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town’s goings-on.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, realistic, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: clergy, solitude, urban, buddhist monk, monk, no dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
I Don't Want to Sleep Alone (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Malaysia, China, Taiwan, France, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Forest fires burn in Sumatra; a smoke covers Kuala Lumpur. Grifters beat an immigrant day laborer and leave him on the streets. Rawang, a young man, finds him, carries him home, cares for him, and sleeps next to him. In a loft above lives a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, surreal, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: identity crisis, love triangle, gay, love and romance, isolation, longing, society, memory loss, rescue, coma, homeless man, natural disaster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Blue Eyelids (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marina wins a paradise vacation for two, but when she realizes that she has no one to bring along, she decides to invite a stranger named Victor. The pair soon discovers that true love depends more on compatibility rather than idyllic scenery.
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: insurance, human nature, couples, looking for love, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, bittersweet, dull life, singleness, male in shower, rainy night ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 827
LOL (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The relationships of three men are examined through their use of technology.
Style: humorous, talky, sincere, sexy, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, lifestyle, introspection, friendship, youth, couple relations, human nature, love and romance, computers and web, misfit, bittersweet, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Suddenly (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sincere, touching, semi serious, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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Sidewalls (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: architecture, lifestyle, introspection, human nature, hopes, mannequin, phobia, internet chat, first date, internet, depression, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Spain
Duration: 79 min.
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Style: semi serious, surreal, realistic, biting, clever ...
Plot: human nature
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Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.1
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Mind the Gap (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, human nature, family relations, romance, golden years, couples, city life, introspection, parents and children, crumbling marriage, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Special Treatment (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: prostitute, hopes, doctors and patients, lifestyle, estrangement, human nature, life is a bitch, female nudity, psychoanalyst, therapy session, introspection, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.2
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Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: serious, gloomy, sincere, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: reunion, small town, friendship, small town life, unfulfillment, homecoming, dull life, thirtysomething life, friends, social relations, estrangement, introspection ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.3
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Exit: A personal history (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Kazakhstan, Russia, Germany, Poland, Switzerland, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
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Place: kazakhstan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: semi serious, dark humor, offbeat, surreal, futuristic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: sincere, atmospheric, talky, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Your Sister's Sister (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sincere, touching, humorous, mumblecore, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: lesbian, romance, love triangle, solitude, fall in love, friendship, introspection, vacation, casual sex, death in the family, sister sister relationship, bittersweet ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: thought provoking, cynical, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: introspection, estrangement, satire, human nature, social decay, society, shallowness, dull life, life is a bitch
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, touching
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, taipei, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: atmospheric, humorous, tragicomedy, semi serious, gloomy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
 998
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: This is the story of Mr. Brochu, whose friends like to call "the Boss". He runs his gas station the best he can and tries to stay happy no matter what happens. This movie relates all the small tragedies surrounding the gaz bar, such as ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, contemplative, humorous, realistic
Plot: family business, hopes, crimes, family problems, family in crisis, human nature, single parent, working class, bar, gas station, father son relationship, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, germany, east berlin east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.7
 567
Cleopatra (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A retired teacher and a soap star leave their routines and the men in their lives behind and embark on a weekend trip.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, fall in love, on the road, introspection, human nature, looking for love, best friends, hopes, parents and children, family business, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
All the Days Before Tomorrow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wes is awakened in the middle of the night by an unexpected phone call. It’s Alison, the girl who could have been, who is flying home to Tokyo in the morning and wants to come by for a night of reminiscing before she goes.
Style: sincere, humorous, talky, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: self discovery, romance, friendship, unfulfillment, platonic, introspection, destiny, hopes, male female relationship, bittersweet, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.9
 1K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, offbeat ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sincere, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, couple relations, moral dilemma, human nature, love and romance, battle of the sexes, sex talk, bittersweet, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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