Movies like Fathers

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Fathers (1989)
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Fathers (1989)
Original name: Отцы
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The film takes place in the first half of the 1960s. The protagonist of the picture is a young worker of the apparatus, Vladimir Novikov, a charming, educated, energetic person - a thriving functionary. Novikov has a young sweetheart - student Tanya, whom he never marries (he has a family, two children). At the shock Komsomol construction in Siberia, Novikov must eliminate the conflict that has arisen between the Komsomol organization and the leadership. He does this with his inherent cold meanness, as an experienced provocateur. And here comes the main character - the father of his beloved Tanya, Ivan Dronov, a working man, the embodiment of a pure, moral principle. That is why he was given the right of retribution. Novikov is the defiler of values, holy for Dronov and his generation - the generation of people who defended their homeland from fascism.
Plot: revenge, student, death, father, taxi driver, murder, leadership, worker
Time: 1960s
Place: siberia, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out based on true events, reflective, intellectual and semi documentary films with plots about revenge, murder, death, rape, father, wife and violence mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Fathers: Ivantsov, Petrov, Sidorov (1978), Scent of Gardenias (1992), Lessons at the End of Spring (1991), Going Home (1971), Killing Jesus (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ivantsov, Petrov, Sidorov (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 118 min.
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Lessons at the End of Spring (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young boy loses his innocence in a pre-perestroika Russian prison during the chaotic last months of the Khrushchev regime.
Plot: prison, loss of innocence, detention, teenager, shower
Place: soviet union
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Going Home (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Killing Jesus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paula, a young art student, witnesses the assassination of her father, a university professor. Frustrated by the local police she starts to investigate the murder herself. Driven by anger, frustration and sorrow, she commits fearless acts that put ...
Plot: student, murder, motorcycle, assassination, police officer, vomiting, camera, dancing, taking a photograph, revenge plot, death of father, held at gunpoint ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Father (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 96 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Carmilla falls for her stepfather and seduces him. When he is killed in a car accident, she decides to take revenge against the driver, but this only leads to a deeper tragedy.
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And Then I Go (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two teenage outsiders are demoralized daily at school, until an idea for vengeance offers them a terrifying release.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Greek teenage drama
Plot: revenge, teenage sexuality, sex, female nudity, love, murder, verdict, womanizer, breasts, kissing, striptease, young love ...
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Style: based on true events
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Nautilus (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This life period of the main character Felix (L. Lutvinsky) coincides with rather complicated period of country history Chernenko dies, Gorbachev succeeds him, then Ligachev criticizes Eltsin, county is reined by deficit, backstairs influence, ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A black New York man returns to his southern hometown to investigate his father's lynching at the hands of a white mob.
Style: reflective
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Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
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Duration: 75 min.
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July Rain (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman is forced to examine the emptiness of her life in this stark drama from the Soviet Union. Lena (Yevgenya Uralova) is a woman in her late twenties who loves her boyfriend (Aleksandr Belyavsky) but in time comes to see that their relationship ...
Style: intellectual, semi documentary
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Summer of '62 (2007)
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Plot: french soldier, corpse, father, arab, soccer, children, childhood, friendship, soldier, boy, death, prostitute
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