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Shadow Behind the Moon (2015)
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Shadow Behind the Moon (2015)
Original name: Anino Sa Likod ng Buwan
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The armed conflict between the Philippine military and the communist resistance at the beginning of the 1990s forms the backdrop to this study of three individuals who, for different reasons, are trying to resolve an untenable situation.
Style: psychological, captivating
Plot: lie, life is a bitch, relationships, wartime, conflict, social problems, relationship problems, couple relations, explicit sex, female nudity, sex scene, male nudity, shooting, shot to death, man slaps a woman
Time: year 1993

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and suspense films with plots about relationship problems, life is a bitch, relationships, couple relations, social problems, male female relationship and family problems mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Shadow Behind the Moon: Communication & Lies (2015), Spring Awakening (2009), Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy (2019), Love Me Instead (2021), Lorelei (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Communication & Lies (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A film about a man and one woman who do absurdly crazy things. But although their shocking behaviors are outrageous, but it remains not just as some spectacles. When the communication between two comes to fail, it suddenly arouses subtle sorrows.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, suspense
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Spring Awakening (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young adults growing up in an oppressed society, finding ways to fight back and discovering as individuals who they truly are.
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Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A quiet teen's life is shaken up when she's forced to be her arrogant neighbor's slave. He loves her, but they both have a lot to learn about trust.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
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Love Me Instead (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 124 min.
Story: One day, Sedat, who works as a prison guard in Konya, is given the duty to take one of the prisoners, Musa, to his hometown. Musa does not intend to return until he finds out why his daughter was killed.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, captivating
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Lorelei (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A man is released from prison after 15 years. He reunites with his high school girlfriend, now a single mother of three. What follows is a lyrical take on love, regret and second chances.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense
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Sex Life of Plants (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 94 min.
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Interlude (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, recently separated, takes her daughters to a small coastal town. Each one in their own universe, live the interlude as a challenge to free themselves and face their fears.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspense, captivating
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The Fallen Angel (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
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Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
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High Resolution (2018)
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adaptation of Tao Lin’s beloved cult novel "Taipei". As one relationship collapses, another blooms for Erin, swept into the world of Paul Chen, a mysterious, charismatic author. When he proposes documenting every aspect of their ...
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Resisting Life (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mexico City, 1960. Aurelia lives happily with her family. Just before the birth of her third daughter, her husband dies in an accident. Years later, Leonor, the oldest daughter, has quit her studies to help her mother support the household. Beatriz, ...
Style: psychological, surreal, captivating
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 4.7
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Voyage (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist ventures into a lone voyage to fight his depression. On the sea he records stories of people departed from this world prematurely, while what awaits him on the shore is the ultimate irony of life. Shot in Mongolia, Malaysia, ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, erotic
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Time: 60s
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60%
 8.1
 28K
Fly Away Solo (2015)
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Country: India, France
Duration: 109 min.
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Lost Girl (2019)
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Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
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A Pharisee (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 76 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
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Genre: Drama
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Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
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48%
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Moneyboys (2021)
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Battlecreek (2017)
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Duration: 97 min.
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 6.7
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Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
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Place: germany, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, sexy, erotic
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42%