Movies like Burning Birds

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Burning Birds (2016)
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Burning Birds (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sri Lanka, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Since her fish salesman husband was killed by militant thugs for his political affiliations, Kusum has been left alone to support her eight children and her mother-in-law. She does this by breaking rocks in a nearby quarry. But of course, things can get worse and they do in this heartfelt but gruelling litany of suffering.
Plot: prostitute, violence, sex scene, suicide, brothel, poverty, bus, death of husband, arrest, cruelty, eating, crying, undressing, handcuffs, dead animal, vagina, suicide by hanging, slaughterhouse, feeding someone, released from prison
Place: sri lanka

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Most similar movies to Burning Birds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, emotional, realistic and rough films with plots about female nudity, prostitute, sex scene, brothel, male nudity, bare breasts and suicide mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Burning Birds: Madame Olga's Pupils (1981), The Madam (1969), Stray Dogs (2013), With You, Without You (2012), Live Show (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Madame Olga's Pupils (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Madame Olga is the owner of a luxurious brothel in London, England. One of the brothel's new clients, a young man, falls in love with her. He wishes to have more than sexual relationships with the woman.
Plot: brothel, womanizer, sex scene, large breasts, male full rear nudity, older man younger woman sex, lesbian sex, erotica, sex, sexploitation, female full frontal nudity, female nudity ...
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95%
 5.6
 30
The Madam (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A young man on a motorcycle passes a pretty young girl on the road whose car has broken down. He stops and offers her a ride home, and she accepts. It turns out that she lives in a brothel run by her mother, and they offer the young man a job--to ...
Plot: female full frontal nudity, erotica, sexploitation, undressing, female removes her clothes, prostitute, lust, woman on top, lesbian sex, brothel madam, black bra and panties, brothel ...
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80%
 6.9
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Stray Dogs (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A father and his two children wander the margins of modern day Taipei, from the woods and rivers of the outskirts to the rain streaked streets of the city. By day the father scrapes out a meager income as a human billboard for luxury apartments, ...
Plot: poverty, homeless, water, alcoholic, urination, stray dog, birthday, beach, homelessness, boat, wall, storm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
With You, Without You (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film set, in post war Sri Lanka, brings us close to two characters who collide quite accidentally, and through them we experience the deep and seemingly unbridgeable chasm that conflict almost always creates. Will love help them cross the ...
Plot: rain, husband wife relationship, secret, marriage, crying, marriage proposal, suicide, death of wife, hugging, motorcycle, pawnshop, rich man poor woman ...
Place: sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Live Show (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story revolves around the sad plight of the live sex performers Rolly (Paolo Rivero), Gigi (Klaudia Koronel), Rosita (Ana Capri), Sandra (Hazel Espinosa and Vio (Simon Ibarra) and what drives them to do the inexplicable.
Plot: sex, prostitute, female nudity, male prostitute, suicide, sex in public, poverty
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.7
 7
Booking (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Feature film.
Plot: aspiring actor, poverty, prostitute, exploitation, producer, gay, suicide, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
House of Tolerance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A young woman begins a new life at the Apollonide bordello, a high-class brothel in Paris.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, brothel, sexploitation, sexual abuse, female nudity, disfigurement, confined, social misfits, life is a bitch, isolation, sexual perversion, physical appearance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.7
 100
Still Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: There are victims that arrive by night. They intuit, unaware of the danger that awaits them. They may attempt to resist, but a young man leads them to their deaths before dawn. A dog is the only witness of this terrifying world that seems certain ...
Plot: slaughterhouse, male nudity, swimming pool, cow, pig, dog, sheep, swimming, tattoo, killing an animal, dead animal, female full frontal nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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On the Verge of a Fever (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Against the backdrop of poverty, fear and the brutal dictatorship of Haiti in 1971, ON THE VERGE OF A FEVER is about Fanfan, a 15-year-old boy who just wants to experience life for himself with his streetwise friend Gégé. Having lived a somewhat ...
Plot: prostitute, love, female nudity, sex, bathroom, police, bare breasts, violence, girl next door, sexual initiation, pimp, bathtub ...
Place: haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.5
 182
Out of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Out of Love encapsulates the sweltering and devastating dynamics of love in the turbulent relationship between Varya and Nikolai, where genuine love and hope contend with destruction and despair.
Plot: cheating girlfriend, infidelity, brushing teeth, hate, eating, party, anger, punched in the face, male in shower, drinking wine, female nudity, shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Chronicle of a Boy Alone (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 79 min.
Story: The story of a delinquent eleven-year-old orphan in fascist Argentina.
Style: neorealism
Plot: escape, orphan, fascism, freedom, adolescence, family abandonment, poverty, alone, psychological abuse, physical abuse, urinal, street life ...
Time: 1960s
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Contrainte par corps (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Frenchwoman Claire, resting with her friend on an island in the Mediterranean Sea, becoms the victim of harassment by the local police commissioner Castes. Accused for disturbing public order, and then in the drug trade, she gets to the ...
Plot: vacation, corruption, prison, island, nightmare, female nudity, women's prison, violence, wrongful conviction, injustice, female prisoner, topless ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Adrift on the Nile (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the 1967 Six-Day War, the movie adaptation of Naguib Mahfouz's novel follows the escapist, drug-fuelled riverboat meetings of a group of frustrated Egyptians from various walks of life.
Plot: song and dance, riverboat, destruction, politics, cocktail party, prostitution, mother daughter relationship, bus, girlfriend, brothel, poverty, notebook ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
House of 1000 Pleasures (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Marcel is a taxi driver who luckily pickups a gorgeous woman who begins to undress herself while in the back seat. Soon she leads him to a Private Club where he can pick any woman he wants to satisfy his sexual fantasies. After he enjoys a few ...
Plot: taxi, sex, club, taxi driver, sex scene, french, sex club, cunnilingus, sexual fantasy, fiance fiancee relationship, brothel, blackmail ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.0
 369
The Balcony (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Shelley Winters is the madame of a house where customers play out their erotic fantasies, oblivious to a revolution which is sweeping the country. When her old friend, the chief of police (Peter Falk), asks her to impersonate the missing queen in ...
Style: sexy
Plot: surrealism, judge, revolution, sex scene, clergy, lesbian, police, sexual fantasy, brothel, soldier, lesbian kiss, prostitute
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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.
Plot: telephone call, flashback, teacher, anger, crying, male nudity, sex scene, undressing, masochism, introvert, cleaning lady, singing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Subarnarekha (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Made in 1962 (but not released until 1965), Bengali director Ritwik Ghatak’s film starts soon after the 1947 partition of Bengal. At a socialist refugee colony, Ishwar and his younger sister, Sita, adopt a low-caste boy, Abhiram, who has been ...
Plot: brothel, widow, river, elopement, prostitute, refugee, brother sister relationship, teaching, suicide, grief, symbol, prostitution ...
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Occasional Work of a Female Slave (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roswitha runs an illegal abortion clinic in Frankfurt to support her student husband and children. When she is forced to close her practice she delves into political and social activism.
Plot: factory, child, immigration, vagina, student, fired from the job, poverty, police, arrest, abortion, housewife, social injustice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Paprika (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young country girl comes to town and works in a brothel in order to help her fiance get the money to start his own business. "Paprika" is the name given to her by the madam.
Plot: anal sex, prostitute, brothel, lesbian sex, train, prostitution, pimp, marriage, self sacrifice, sex, female protagonist, wig ...
Time: 1950s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 118
Birds in Peru (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman, unsatisfied by her husband, searches for sex in the brothels of a seaside town.
Style: adaptation directed by original author
Plot: sex scene, group sex, female orgasm, symbolism, chauffeur, brothel, masked man, depression, vulture, unhappy wife, brothel madam, lesbian interest ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 79
Prostitute (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Prostitute is the tale of two women: Sandra, an ambitious but naive Birmingham working girl who moves to London with the hope of securing wealthier patrons, and Louise, her social worker friend, who is fighting to change the antiquated and ...
Plot: prostitute, bare breasts, transvestite, female nudity, working class, explicit sex, sex worker, massage, masturbation, brothel, sex talk
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Ordinary People (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ORDINARY PEOPLE is a family portrait of Jane, 16, and her boyfriend, Aries, who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not ...
Plot: crying, money, husband wife relationship, street, child, missing child, theft, transvestite, violence, sex scene, kidnapped child, mother child relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
All Nudity Shall Be Punished (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A rich, spoiled young man encounters a prostitute, and gets confused about the nature of his feelings for her; he can't decide between attraction, and repulsion.
Plot: aunt, male nudity, jail, suicide, prostitute, razor, police, sex, gay, homosexual, widower, brothel ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.1
 44
Black Stone (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While his parents are toiling away in a food processing plant in Seoul, Shon Sun is drafted in the army. But being prey to abuse, he deserts. Back in Seoul he finds out his parents have disappeared. Intent on finding them, he embarks on a journey ...
Style: surreal
Plot: suicide attempt, loss of mother, coughing, humiliation, crying, military, dog, food, father son relationship, anal sex, adopted son, vomiting ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lollipop Monster (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ari and Oona go to the same school. Lolita-like Ari, is blonde, pouting and lives in a world of bright colours, frustrated by her mother still treating her as a child, while arty Oona dresses in black and is treated as an adult by her artist father. ...
Plot: suicide, cigarette smoking, female nudity, loss of father, murder, sex scene, suicide by hanging, candle, mutilation, painting, friendship, friend ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Ferox (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Arnaldur, a 16-year-old boy living a normal teenager's life in Reykjavik. One day, coming home from school, he finds his brother in the bathtub, dead. Despite clear signs of a suicide, Arnaldur is convinced that his brother's teacher is ...
Plot: crying, party, suicide, grief, jail, male nudity, cocaine, vandalism, cigarette smoking, brother brother relationship, shower, death ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Lazy Hazy Crazy (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Childhood friends Tracy, Chloe and Alice share an apartment over the summer. They live close together, meet guys and sell their company as well as sex. With a romantic imagery and sometimes provocative theme the female debutant director Luk Yee-sum ...
Plot: female nudity, bare breasts, prostitute, beach, lesbian interest, teenage girl, hugging, female full frontal nudity, kissing, breasts, young girl, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Longest Distance (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two sides of the same country: a chaotic and violent city contrasting against a natural paradise where the oldest mountains on the planet can be found. Two main characters that find each other at a crucial moment. Two fearless journeys, one that ...
Plot: suicide, grandparent grandchild relationship, violence, fatherhood, grandmother grandson relationship, loss of mother, journey, jumping into water, bus, running, gun, hiding ...
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Parental Guidance (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: A ten year old girl is received by her aunt because of her mother's confinement to a mental hospital. But the aunt lives with a man, Jean-Pierre, who seems to be a little too nice with the girl...
Plot: petition, xenophobia, pedophilia, photograph, hospital, bus, watching television, watching porn, sex scene, rap, child, depression ...
Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 201
Gloria Mundi (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Daniel leaves prison. He returns to Marseilles where Mathilda, his daughter, has just given birth. Nicolas, his spouse, a self-employed driver, is exhausted while Mathilda is a sales assistant on a trial basis. But, one night, Nicolas is assaulted ...
Plot: released from prison, ex husband, newborn, aggression, egoism, social climber, crying baby, bus driver, taxi driver, racism, shovel, pawnshop ...
Time: 2010s
Place: marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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