Movies like Fathers 1989

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Fathers
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Plot: leadership, worker, taxi driver, father, murder, revenge, death, student
Time: 1960s
Place: siberia, soviet union
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and tense films with plots about death, murder, revenge, student, friendship, violence and flashback mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Fathers: Scent of Gardenias (1992), White Lie (1991), The Way We Laughed (1998), Hamlet (1969), Hamlet (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 124 min.
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Hamlet
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Tony Richardson's Hamlet is based on his own stage production. Filmed entirely within the Roundhouse in London (a disused train shed), it is shot almost entirely in close up, focusing the attention on faces and language rather than action.
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, psychological
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Hamlet
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
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If You Were Young: Rage
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, disturbing
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Hamlet
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 191 min.
Story: A stage production of Hamlet filmed at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Pedarayudu
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Panther
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Summer of '62
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Plot: soccer, arab, father, childhood, children, french soldier, corpse, boy, friendship, death, prostitute, soldier
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Place: algeria
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Bleak Night
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
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Doctor Glas
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The Empty Hands
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The Punishment
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A
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Archipelago
Genre: Drama
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The Ditch
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The Father
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