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, past, escort, destiny, boarding house, shadow, redemption

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about redemption, destiny, ghost, friendship, society, hopes and family relations mostly in Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Slave and courtesan: Lustre (2005), Cecilia (1982), A Touch of Fate (2003), 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.
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Style: dark humor
Plot: redemption, hospital, loan shark, brooklyn bridge, ghost
Time: september 11 2001
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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Cecilia (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of Cecilia is a story of the society that dominated 19th-century Cuba, a society divided between whites, blacks, and those who were mixed, the mulattos. (Since the Spanish conquistadors killed off the Indian population in Cuba not long ...
Plot: slavery, colonialism, independence
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A Touch of Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, serious
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, north carolina
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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 ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 70s, 20th century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, usa, california, south africa
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Destiny Road (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: passion, destiny, forgiveness, a vision, family relations, running, discovery, journey, dream
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Uncle Tom's Cabin (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, 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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Genre: Drama
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: rough, touching, sentimental, melancholic, sincere
Plot: redemption, storytelling, fall in love, death, life is a bitch, life & death, loneliness, life philosophy, family relations, friendship, destiny, unfulfillment ...
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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: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Film from Tody Walker
Plot: courtroom, jury, redemption, trial, prison, murder
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 112 min.
Story: Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the ...
Style: psychological, cerebral, breathtaking, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, monk, christian, loneliness, religion, life philosophy, hopes, psychic, sin, mentor, forgiveness, god or devil ...
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 7.5
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Genre: Drama
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Style: realistic, serious
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 77 min.
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