Movies like Slave and courtesan

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Slave and courtesan (2016)
Slave and courtesan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Côte d'Ivoire, Guadeloupe
Story: A small group of people meet in a guest house lost in the middle of nowhere. Disconnected from everything, each will try to understand his destiny. Trapped by the past, they each have to find the key to their existence, like « shadows walking towards the light ».
Plot: ghost, slavery, escort, destiny, boarding house, redemption, past, shadow

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and psychological films with plots about redemption, ghost, destiny, hopes, family relations, society and friendship mostly in Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Slave and courtesan: Lustre (2005), Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014), Cecilia (1982), Flashbacks of a Fool (2008), Destiny Road (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lustre (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: "Lustre" chronicles a change in heart, a spiritual awakening through the rise of an unlikely holy man. Filmed on the streets of New York in the year after the Twin Towers fell, "Lustre" tells a story of renewal in uncertain times.
Style: dark humor
Plot: brooklyn bridge, loan shark, ghost, hospital, redemption, september 11 2001
Place: manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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Jamie Marks Is Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: No one seemed to care about Jamie Marks until after his death. Hoping to find the love and friendship he never had in life, Jamie’s ghost visits former classmate Adam McCormick, drawing him into the bleak world between the living and the dead.
Style: gloomy, offbeat, serious
Plot: ghost, afterlife, redemption, imaginary, hopes, youth, coming of age, supernatural, troubled teen, high school, death, camera shot of bare feet ...
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Cecilia (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Spain
Duration: 127 min.
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Flashbacks of a Fool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An aging Hollywood star, Joe Scott, lives a life of narcissistic hedonism, observed by his laconic personal assistant, Ophelia. The death of his childhood best friend, Boots, takes our protagonist, and the movie, into an extended flashback to a ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, redemption, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz, teenage life, worn out, destiny, funeral, personal growth, alcoholic, secrets, village life ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, england, europe, california, south africa
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Destiny Road (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Follows three different people and the curve balls that life throws at them. In the end they are all brought together by one common Destiny.
Plot: passion, forgiveness, destiny, running, dream, journey, discovery
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, touching
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War South, a sadistic plantation-owner brutalizes his slaves to the point of them heaving no other choice but to rebel. Always obedient, peaceful and honest old slave Tom plays a central role in this tragedy.
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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: sentimental, touching, rough, melancholic, sincere
Plot: redemption, death, life is a bitch, fall in love, storytelling, life & death, lone hero, life philosophy, loneliness, family relations, friendship, destiny ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two Korean girls, Jung-Min (14) and Young-hee (15) are kidnapped by the Japanese Imperial Army and taken to a 'Comfort Station' in China. There, they join other kidnapped girls in serving Japanese soldiers as sexual slaves known as ...
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Route 132 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two old friends and small-time crooks embark on a crime spree, but take an unexpected detour that could lead them down the road to redemption.
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Plot: redemption, self discovery, countryside, haunted by the past, partners, buddies, hopes, crimes, friends, introspection, unlikely criminals, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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45%
 7.9
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The Island (2006)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 112 min.
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Style: realistic, serious
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