Movies like The Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies

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The Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies (2012)
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The Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies (2012)
Original name: Miegančių drugelių tvirtovė
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Monika, a middle-aged wealthy woman, goes through a marriage crisis with her younger husband Linas. A car accident leads Monika to meeting three young girls, Kristina, Egle and Gitana, who happen to be ex-prostitutes extradited from Germany. The lady and the girls settle down in a country mansion, to form a relationship that will change their lives forever
Plot: friendship, death, suicide, prostitution, painting, car accident, middle aged woman, husband leaves wife, storytelling

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, touching, disturbing and sexploitation film films with plots about suicide, death, friendship, prostitution, sex, female nudity and car accident mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Fortress of Sleeping Butterflies: Lighter Fluid (2016), Womanlight (1979), Lollipop Monster (2011), Special Education (1977), The Book of Love (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, murder, abandoned house, death, pregnancy, skateboarding, surrealism, skateboard, sex, drug, drugs
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Womanlight (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: middle aged, couples, animal trainer, aging, male protagonist, abstinence, loneliness, frustration, strong female lead, monkey, dog, death ...
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Lollipop Monster (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ari and Oona go to the same school. Lolita-like Ari, is blonde, pouting and lives in a world of bright colours, frustrated by her mother still treating her as a child, while arty Oona dresses in black and is treated as an adult by her artist father. ...
Plot: suicide by hanging, burial, mutilation, sexual promiscuity, suicide, girlfriend, murder, loss of father, friendship, friend, loss of virginity, female nudity ...
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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: police officer, car accident, education, hitchhiking, escape, teaching, prostitute, friend, runaway, theft, teenage boy, teen angst ...
Place: belgrade
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The Book of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After tragedy strikes Henry and Penny, he befriends a tenacious young girl and discovers she is constructing a raft to sail across the Atlantic to find her lost father. Together, along with some unlikely friends, they set forth to construct the ...
Style: touching, captivating, psychological, contemplative
Plot: architect, raft, car accident, husband wife relationship, quitting job, death, friendship, teenager, help, homeless, garbage collector, pets ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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I'm Not Here (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.
Style: rough, melancholic, sincere, sentimental, touching
Plot: father son relationship, redemption, death, storytelling, life is a bitch, fall in love, life & death, loneliness, life philosophy, family relations, friendship, destiny ...
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Threesome (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The childhood of three friends, Ilya, Yacob, and Pavel, was spent in the innkeeper's house. Their three destinies are similarly unhappy. Yakob died of tuberculosis, Ilya, after robbing a merchant, committed suicide. And Pavel, who let the woman ...
Plot: sickness, consumption, childhood, brothel, suicide, friend, friendship, illness, destiny
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Bleak Night (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: There were three friends. Someone became the assailant and someone became the victim. Another swings his fists in anger at their broken friendship. Through the director’s creation of young actors and looking into the life of high school boys, the ...
Style: non-linear, rough, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: friendship, high school, death, high school student, student, violence, father, loss of son, brutality, teen suicide, korean, apology ...
Place: korea
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Eden and After (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Czechoslovakia, Tunisia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of French students are drawn into the psychological and sexual games of a mysterious Dutchman. Once they sample his "fear powder" the students experience a series of hallucinations.
Style: allegory, avant garde
Plot: desert, surrealism, torture, nihilism, death, painting, eroticism, avant-garde, female full frontal nudity, violence
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Endings (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Emmy Ferguson is a 10-year old who learns that, after a long bout with leukemia, today is probably her last day on earth. Chris Ryan is a 35-year-old drug addict who is determined to make this his last day. And Adonna Frost, suffering from advanced ...
Plot: drug, suicide, drug addict, death, breast cancer, journey, dying, leukemia, family relations, drugs
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Another Day, Another Man (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A young couple move into an expensive new apartment after the husband gets a big pay raise. Unfortunately, he is soon stricken with a mysterious ailment and becomes bedridden. The wife, unable to find a job and with bills piling up, runs into a ...
Style: psychotronic, sexploitation film, cult film
Plot: suicide, prostitution, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), playing footsie, sexploitation, newlywed, female nudity, exploitation, prostitute, sex
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Pitong Dalagita (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When six girls and a guy all teenagers are found with their wrists slit on a high school playground, it's left to their guidance counselor to try to make sense of the mystery behind the apparent suicide pact. Told in nonlinear fashion, the ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, psychological, suspense
Plot: suicide, friendship, teen romance, love, self discovery, teenager, school, lesbian, life, muse, coming of age, gay
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Hurt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mandy White is a cheerleader. Dan LaCoy is a football player. Jason Dobbs is a bully. Eli Barker is an artist. Asia Borg is a foster kid. What they all have in common however, is that they are hurting. Each one deals with their own personal issues ...
Plot: suicide, high school, depression, bullying, teenager, shooting, death, alcohol abuse, student
Place: virginia
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El carnaval de Sodoma (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Residents of a bordello scurry to put together their outfits for an annual carnival.
Plot: erotica, opium, brothel, suicide, nightclub, rat, prostitution, oppression, gay interest
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Downfall (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story revolves around an orphan girl who became a prostitute to survive and finds love with one of her clients. A young woman is tricked into prostitution, thinking she's going to sell beverages at a village store. She soon learns about the ...
Plot: prostitution, sex, female nudity, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), breasts
Place: korea
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Pivot Point (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A psychological drama that follows four high schoolers down a dark ride. As each struggle separately in their own lives they will soon discover that their lives are interconnected in ways they never would have guessed. They also effect each other in ...
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological, twists and turns
Plot: school shooting, justice, showdown, high school, police, suicide, depression, death, cutting, gun, knife, homosexuality ...
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Little Ladies of the Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Lyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. ...
Style: cult film
Plot: prostitution, mother daughter relationship, police, teenager, friendship, street life, teenage girl, money, unhappiness, innocence, innocent, social problem ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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In the Land of Wonders (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Hungary
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Still today, years after the war, some regions are contaminated with broken families, poverty, crime and low-grade uranium. In the middle of nowhere in Western Herzegovina, at a NATO military training range, a nine-year-old girl called Alica, ...
Plot: cancer, saxophone, child abandonment, radiation, friendship, post war, prostitution, adult child friendship, death of friend, shot to death, van
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Muddy River (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two boys, whose parents ply their trade by the mouth of a muddy river in Osaka, become close friends.
Plot: killing an animal, grownups, death, veteran, restaurant, animal abuse, prostitution, river
Time: post world war two, 1950s, 50s
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A Death in the Family (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.
Plot: car accident, child's point of view, death of father, widow, death, death of husband, brother sister relationship, interracial relations, mother son relationship
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Delight (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The film's main theme is obsession. An obsession with love, with art, originality, copying, with success, money and... with oneself. Sooner or later, if we lose our rational upper hand over it and let ourselves be dragged down by it, every ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, thought provoking
Plot: text messaging, art, obsession, female nudity, death, sex, gay, cross dressing, transvestite, twins, female protagonist, suicide ...
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Shocking Blue (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 82 min.
Story: William, Jack and Chris have been friends for as long as they can remember - until that day in April when Jack ends up under the wheels of a tractor, his body crushed, William at the wheel. Suddenly nothing is left of the boys' friendship. ...
Plot: death, miscarriage, pregnant, greenhouse, tractor, friendship, friendship between boys, motor scooter, pregnant woman, couch, fair, death of friend ...
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O ilios tou thanatou (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: death, vendetta, suicide, death of parents, horse, folk dance, killing an animal, aunt, village, loss of parents, balkan war, death of parent ...
Time: year 1917
Place: crete
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Landscape with a Woman (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A ranger whose passion is nude painting comes to work in a remote Bosnian village. He asks the local women to pose naked for him. They are shy at first, but they eventually agree to do so. This makes their husbands furious, who think that the ranger ...
Plot: posing nude, painting, painter, mountain village, forest ranger, jealousy, male female relationship, countryside, tragic event, village, urination, artist ...
Place: bosnia
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The Young Runaways (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three unhappy teenagers run away from home, only to discover living on their own isn't as idyllic as they imagined.
Plot: runaway, biker, beaten to death, farm, girlfriend, overbearing mother, reality, pimp, teenager, gas station, blonde, armed robbery ...
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Somewhere in the Darkness (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this Australian drama, a department store collapses, trapping an old man (Barry Jenkins) and a young boy (Rowan Whitt) underneath. In hopes of keeping the child calm, the man tells him a series of folk tales which teach a moral lesson while they ...
Plot: department store, storytelling, redneck, fanatic, old man, building collapse, trapped
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The Beekeeper (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bee keeper, Spiros, travels from the north to the south of Greece with his bees to meet the spring.
Style: road movie
Plot: suicide, hitchhiker, beehive, kiss, encounter, intercourse, bee, skinny dipping, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, female nudity ...
Place: greece
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Call Girl '88 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A depressing tale dealing with five women involved with prostitution and the effects it has on their love and family lives. High class or low class, each is just as sad.
Plot: prostitution, blood, suicide by gunshot, police, car, birthday present, sex, prostitute, filmmaking, doctor, suicide, husband wife relationship ...
Place: hong kong
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Desperate Lives (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brother and sister get caught up in the drug scene in their local high school, with tragic results.
Plot: drug addiction, high school, teenage girl, high school student, death, education, teenage boy, car accident, propaganda, drug dealing, teacher student relationship, suicide ...
Time: 80s
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Belle da morire (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bruno is a cynical but attractive business man, owner of a strip-club. He has to replace his best dancer, Katy, after her suicide. Applicants would do anything to get this job, but only Damy, gorgeous and mysterious girl, catches his attention. What ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: suicide, businessman, strip club, drug snorting, sex, erotica, sexploitation, female nudity
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