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Apricot Groves
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Armenia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aram, the Iranian Armenian youth who has immigrated to the US in childhood returns to Armenia for the first time to propose to an Armenian girlfriend Aram met and lived with in the US. Aram sees many cultural, religious, and national differences on the one day trip, but harder obstacles are ahead.
Plot: lgbt, iranian
Place: armenia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and captivating films with plots about lgbt, armenian, gay, genocide, armenian genocide, mass murder and gay kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Apricot Groves: Paradjanov: Lover of Beauty (2013), Hello, That's Me! (1966), Happy End?! (2014), The Slap in the Face (1980), Cat Skin (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Paradjanov: Lover of Beauty
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ukraine, France, Georgia, Armenia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film director Sergey Paradjanov creates brilliant films. His nonconformist behavior conflicts with Soviet System. He is committed to prison for being eccentric.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, prison, couple relations, isolation, prison life, couples, celebrity, prisoner, genius, love, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: russia, ukraine, france, armenia, soviet union ...
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Hello, That's Me!
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Artyom (Armen Dzhigarkhanyan) is a scientist who buries himself in his work after the woman he loves dies during the war. He is informed of his sweetheart's death by a young woman, and soon love blossoms between the lonely doctor and the ...
Plot: lost love, loyalty, friendship, friend, love, laboratory, kiss, armenian, physicist
Place: armenia, soviet union, russia, caucasus
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 4.8
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Happy End?!
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lucca is in the middle of her A-level exams, heading for a career as a high-flying lawyer when she is mistakenly accused of criminal damage and sentenced to community service in a hospice. There she meets Valerie who is determined to carry out the ...
Plot: lesbian, theft, lgbt, woman, father daughter relationship, female nudity, lesbian sex
Place: germany
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System:   59%
    User:   56%
 
The Slap in the Face
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man falls in love with and marries a prostitute, then has to defend her against malicious townsfolk.
Plot: adoptive father adopted son relationship, brothel, orphan, dream, falling in love, kiss, husband wife relationship, adoption, girl, prostitute, boy, brothel madam ...
Time: 19th century
Place: armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   48%
 
 8.1
 70
Cat Skin
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A shy and troubled photography student's life is illuminated when her voyeuristic nature behind the camera lens leads her to a beautiful and confident girl.
Plot: lesbian couple, lgbt, black cat, lesbian romance, lesbian interest, headphones, lesbianism, lesbian, lesbian kiss, female female kiss, camera, photographer ...
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    User:   62%
 
I Dream in Another Language
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A millenary language agonizes: Its last two speakers, Evaristo and Isauro (70´s) had a quarrel 50 years ago and haven't spoken to each other since. Martin, a linguist, will undertake the challenge of bringing the two old friends back together ...
Plot: dream, male nudity, gay sex, lgbt, homosexuality, language, gay, gay kiss, translator, death, flashback, rivalry ...
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System:   56%
    User:   51%
 
 5.2
 230
The Revival
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A secret love affair between a southern Baptist preacher and a young drifter challenges the equilibrium of a growing church.
Plot: fight, gay lead character, gay, church, gay kiss, religion, minister, homosexual, sex scene, doubt, confrontation, congregation ...
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    User:   57%
 
THE WEDDING
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt, UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young Muslim man, Rami, who is engaged to a young woman named Sara. We soon discover that Sam is also involved on the side with a young male artist named Lee.
Plot: cheating, apology, brooklyn new york city, kiss, threesome, muslim, anal sex, gay kiss, coming of age, loneliness, bisexual, sex scene ...
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The Merry Bus
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Focuses on a woman and child after the 1988 earthquake that rocked the Soviet state of Armenia. They find themselves listening to telephone wires and call it music. They became close and the little boy decides that he has found the basis for the ...
Plot: wire, mother, earthquake, adopted son, telephone
Place: armenia
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System:   55%
    User:   49%
 
 6.0
 845
Here
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Set against the gorgeous landscape of Armenia, Here chronicles a brief but intense relationship between an American satellite-mapping engineer (Foster) and an expatriate photographer (Azabal) who impulsively decide to travel across the remote ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: wilderness, love affair, culture clash, on the road, self discovery, interracial relations, artists and showbiz, love and romance, society, satellite, lifestyle, skinny dipping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
SOTUS The Series
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Story: The "Gear" is one of the engineering mechanical devices in the cogwheel system (as in a clock). Having one signifies that one is a student of the Faculty of Engineering. However, to get one, all engineering freshmen must first undergo the ...
Plot: school, gay, thai, romance, youth, college life, lgbt, workplace
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    User:   49%
 
 4.8
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1915
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Exactly 100 years after the Armenian Genocide, a theatre director stages a play to bring the ghosts of the past back to life.
Plot: armenian genocide, genocide, theater, armenian, international, soldier, theatre production, stage play
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, armenia, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   46%
 
Armenia, My Love...
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The destiny of a happy Armenian family, whose life will change forever in 1915, Ottoman Empire, (Armenian land), now Turkey and whose beautiful dreams will become memories in the eyes of the most famous Armenian American painter, who lives to paint ...
Plot: armenian genocide, mass murder, armenian, genocide
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, armenia, turkey
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    User:   60%
 
The Earthquake
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the desperate survivors.
Plot: catastrophe, destruction of city, earthquake, russian, crushed to death, rescue, armenian, ruins, buried alive, natural disaster
Place: russia, soviet union, ussr, caucasus, armenia
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System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
 4.6
 124
West of Eden
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 118 min.
Story: New Zealand independent drama following a young Māori man who moves to the country to rebuild his life after facing prejudices around his sexual orientation. He takes on a job on a farm where he grows attached to the farmer’s son. But when their ...
Plot: gay lead character, gay, gay kiss, cowboy, cemetery, affair, cuckold, farm, dysfunctional family, ranch, homosexual, sex scene ...
Time: year 1960
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The World Unseen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 93 min.
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    User:   39%
 
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Country: Brazil
Duration: 93 min.
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System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
 6.0
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Pit Stop
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
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 7.5
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Country: France
Duration: 157 min.
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Plot: armenian genocide, diaspora, armenian, provence, harbor, mother, genocide, exile, mass murder, refugee
Place: armenia, marseille, france
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 5.3
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Nahapet
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
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    User:   48%
 
 6.2
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Elena Undone
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Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
 5.5
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Apple Garden
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
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System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
Don't Tell Me the Boy Was Mad
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Aram, a young man from Marseille of Armenian origin, blows up the Turkish ambassador's car in Paris. Gilles, a young cyclist who was passing at that precise moment, is seriously injured. Aram's mother feels guilty and feels the need to ...
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Calendar
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Place: armenia, canada, turkey, macedonia
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System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
 6.6
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Aram
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aram, an ex-soldier from the Armenian cause, has come to France to close an arms deal under secret service surveillance. Held responsible and banished by his faher for his brother's injuries in a terrorist ttack, he's also come to seek ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, tough heroes, crimes, gangsters, arms dealing, assassination, terrorism, disability, criminal heroes, politics, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1915
Place: france, turkey, armenia, ottoman empire
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System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
The City of the Future
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Country: Brazil
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A naturalistic film about the nontraditional relationship of lovers Mila, Igor, and Gilmar that shuns convention, instead embracing love in all its dazzling iterations.
Plot: lgbt, polyamory, fetus, pregnancy, shower, masturbation, male nudity, male masturbation
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
 7.6
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Jonas
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Jonas was 14 he met the charismatic but mysterious Nathan. In addition to guiding him in his sexuality, Jonas soon confronts something dark and even dangerous about his new friend. Now an attractive, sexually assured adult, memories still haunt ...
Plot: lgbt, teenager, boy, teenage boy, youth, gay teenager, gay, gay kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
Assignment Berlin
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview
Plot: revenge, judge, lawyer, vengeance, jury, justice, witness, armenian, courtroom drama, mass murder, armenian genocide, genocide ...
Time: year 1915
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Tamara
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Country: Venezuela, Uruguay, Peru
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of a lawyer's journey to overcome his fears and the social boundaries in order to become what he always dreamed: a woman like any other.
Plot: lgbt, psychologist, surgery, driving, death of mother, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, university, librarian
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
A Moment in the Reeds
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, ...
Plot: romance, lgbt, immigration, interracial romance, gay sex, homosexuality, gay, male nudity, refugee, anal sex
Place: finland
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System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
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