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Demimonde (2015)
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Demimonde (2015)
Original name: Félvilág
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of three women - a famous prostitute, her housekeeper and their new maid - living in Budapest of 1910s, whose passionate, bizarre and complex relationship can only lead to one thing: murder.
Plot: prostitute, courtesan, maid, female protagonist, lesbianism, housekeeper, murder
Time: 1910s
Place: budapest, central europe, budapest hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and psychological films with plots about murder, female nudity, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), betrayal, female director and prison mostly in Drama, History and Mystery genres. Some movies like Demimonde: Sunset (2018), Eternal Winter (2018), Budapest Noir (2017), The Exam (2011), Tall Tales (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sunset (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Hungary, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Set in Budapest in 1913, when the city was considered to be at the heart of Europe. 20-year-old Irisz Leiter, arrives in the Hungarian capital after spending her younger years in an orphanage, hoping to work as a milliner in the legendary hat store ...
Plot: world war one, anarchism, prostitution, night, hat, park, female protagonist, train, balloon, boat, rowboat, streetcar
Time: 1910s
Place: budapest, budapest hungary
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Eternal Winter (2018)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The true story of an unlikely romance in a Soviet labor camp.
Plot: survival, female nudity, gulag, world war two, labor camp, coal mine, stalinism, communism, wolf attack
Place: soviet union
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Budapest Noir (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A murder mystery set in 1936 Budapest, just as Hungary was preparing to align itself with Hitler. A beautiful young girl is found dead and nobody wants to investigate—except Gordon, a crime reporter who has a gut feeling that things are not what ...
Style: captivating, enigmatic, psychological, suspenseful, serious
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Time: 1930s
Place: budapest
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The Exam (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Welcome to Hungary, Christmas 1957. The state, shaken and insecure by the defeated revolution of 1956 and prodded by a renewed Stalinist atmosphere, has decreed that all security personnel must take an exam to challenge and verify their loyalty. But ...
Style: suspense, captivating, serious, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: secret police, informant, christmas eve, investigation, secret agents, surveillance, mystery, police station, political repression, stalinism, co worker co worker relationship, photograph ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1957, 20th century
Place: budapest, europe, hungary, budapest hungary
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Tall Tales (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Shortly after the end of World War II, a con man on the run finds himself in a passionate love affair that may well cost him his life.
Plot: nightmare, rifle, passion, hunter, seduction, betrayal, hunting, war ruins, soviet soldier, neo noir, forest, sex scene ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: budapest, budapest hungary, central europe
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The Ambassador to Bern (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Hungary
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A fictional account of the 1958 attack against the Hungarian embassy in Bern. Based on a true story about the aftermath of the 1956 Hungarian revolution.
Plot: immigrants, communism, embassy, hostage situation, gunfight
Time: 50s, 1950s
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Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A dramatization of the famous 1893 Massachusetts trial of the woman accused of murdering her father and stepmother with an ax.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murderer, murder trial, female villain, suspect, murder suspect, crying, finding a dead body, axe murder, carriage, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, injection, murder investigation ...
Time: 19th century, year 1983, 1890s
Place: massachusetts
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Kaspar Hauser (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, Mystery
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Duration: 139 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: An impressionable young woman's relationship with an aging prostitute leads to a job as a maid at a brothel.
Plot: parent child relationship, prostitute, maid, brothel, mother daughter relationship, suicide by drowning, murder, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 118 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, realistic, twists and turns, mind bending ...
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Gift Girls (1980)
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: erotic
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: Hungary, Slovakia, Poland
Duration: 127 min.
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Place: central europe
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