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I Even Met Happy Gypsies (1967)
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I Even Met Happy Gypsies (1967)
Original name: Скупљачи перја
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The protagonist, Bora, is a charming but mean-spirited gypsy, while his older wife, Lence, is submissive. Bora is in love with the younger Tisa, who is being offered in marriage by her father. The two get themselves in trouble and eventually have to flee. Tisa rejects her husband and she and Bora get married in the church, and their adventures continue.
Style: surreal
Plot: gypsy, murder, social injustice, dog, horse, gambling, wedding, nun, alcoholic, puppy, church, taxi, taxi driver, violence against women, catholic church, baptism, poverty, baby, television, rivalry, funeral, card playing, drunkenness, older man younger woman relationship, chicken ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: eastern europe, belgrade, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, epic and melancholic films with plots about murder, death, church, wedding, blood, horse and family relations mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like I Even Met Happy Gypsies: It Rains in My Village (1968), The Return (1966), Three (1965), Special Education (1977), Sunday Lunch (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Do Not Mention the Cause of Death (1968)
Genre: War, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an atmosphere of WWII, a village dyer wants to help his folks in their sorrow and distress by supplying them with the black paint, but there is not enough black paint for all of them, because death works faster than the dyer. His wife was raped, ...
Style: epic
Plot: world war two, mountain, death, husband wife relationship, fear, tragic event, sniper, ss, catastrophe, mass murder, german, death of son ...
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
It Rains in My Village (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A bizarre and tragic love story involving swineherd, village fool, teacher and an agricultural pilot. The story unfolds in a remote village in the communist ruled Yugoslavia at the down of Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in 1968.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: gypsy, village, couples, social relations, family relations, mentally challenged, life is a bitch, clergy, society, love and romance, vengeance, small town life ...
Time: 60s
Place: eastern europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Return (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: An-ex convict nicknamed Al Capone, who spent six years in jail, tries to adapt in new environment. Members of the two rival gangs try to engage him in their new ventures, but he wants to make a new start with the girl he loves. At the same time, a ...
Plot: prison, murder, rivalry, police operation, gang leader, freight train, police officer, rape, soccer, motorcycle accident, ex convict, black ...
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Three (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In this episodic WW II drama, a Yugoslavian youth attempts to escape from German soldiers. In the first scene, he stands amongst a group of refugees waiting for a train. One man, with no identification papers is accused of a petty crime and the ...
Plot: world war two, partisan, runaway, hunting, revolutionary, cemetery, false accusation, river, nazi, girl, mountain, swamp ...
Place: eastern europe, former yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Special Education (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Educator and those educated in a home for juvenile delinquents in the same test: approach, take a peek into his soul to become a man. The story of a minor, neglected boys-offenders and their teachers who try to reject the old methods of ...
Plot: boy, car accident, police officer, escape, hitchhiking, education, teaching, runaway, thief, counselor, teen angst, teenage boy ...
Place: belgrade
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Sunday Lunch (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A surgeon torn between his family and mistress sees his upcoming promotion as a salvation from midlife crisis.
Plot: mistress, surgeon, midlife crisis, family, friend, singer, love, divorce, money, rain, doctor, forest ...
Place: former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Godland (2022)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Iceland, France, Sweden
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In the late 19th century, a young Danish priest travels to a remote part of Iceland to build a church and photograph its people. But the deeper he goes into the unforgiving landscape, the more he strays from his purpose, the mission and morality.
Plot: river, volcano, journey, sister sister relationship, marriage, drowning, horse riding, dog, love, boat, funeral, piano ...
Place: iceland
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Baal (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Volker Schlöndorff transposes Bertolt Brecht’s late-expressionist work to latter-day 1969. Poet and anarchist Baal lives in an attic and reads his poems to cab drivers. At first feted and later rejected by bourgeois society, Baal roams through ...
Plot: rudeness, poet, violence against women, wandering, poem, sexuality, baby, beer, gypsy, barracks, drunk, forest ...
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Kuduz (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the release from prison, small-time criminal is marrying his girlfriend and lives a straight and poor, but happy life with her and her daughter. However, his happiness is shattered by wife's infidelity. Driven mad by jealousy, he kills ...
Plot: female nudity, criminal, adultery, revenge motive, mountain, hiding, drunkenness, husband wife relationship, wedding, flirting, marriage, police officer ...
Place: former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Goya or the Hard Path of Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: As a painter in the court of King Carlos IV, Goya has attained wealth and reputation. He believes in King and Church, yet he is also a Spaniard who dearly loves his people. This contradiction presents him with a dilemma.
Style: 70mm film
Plot: inquisition, art, painter, french revolution, napoleonic wars, artist, royal family, female nudity, nude painting, forced confession, jealousy, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: spain, madrid, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mountain of Wrath (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After the liberation in 1946, in a village in western Macedonia implemented collectivization farms. The President of the rural cooperative Stamat, former fighter, who with all their revolutionary zeal and enthusiasm believes collectivization only ...
Style: epic
Plot: partisan, mountain, rejection, killing an animal, horse, fear, party, village, killing a horse, car, poverty, church ...
Time: year 1946, post world war two
Place: former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Snows of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 10-year-old boy starts to die of neglect when his widowed father spends too much time forsaking his parental duties in favour of playboy activities and a jet-set life-style.
Plot: coming of age, leukemia, youth, friend, travel, beach, father son relationship, fear, lawyer, blond boy, workaholic, boarding school ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: coming of age, boy, puberty, nanny, drunkenness, soldier, horse, horse riding, hysterical man, card playing, goat, nun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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It Happened on This Very Day (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Belgrade in 1963. In a yard surrounded by buildings, a group of young people of different backgrounds and social status, but of similar views about love and self-affirmation, spend their time together. Their friendship is dyed with various events ...
Plot: milkman, stalinism, communism, high school, swashbuckler, youth, rock and roll, parade
Time: 60s
Place: belgrade, former yugoslavia
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Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drawing more on the heightened realism of indigenous folk ritual and storytelling traditions than on the Socialist Realist intentions of the state, this almost wordless cine-poem, operating with the most slender of plots but the oldest of ...
Style: anthology
Plot: gypsy, wedding, street musician, death, loss of daughter, deserter, swing, mother, vendetta, grave, horse, murder ...
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Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 76 min.
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Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 130 min.
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