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The Last Family
Original name: Ostatnia rodzina
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Beksiński is a gentle man with arachnophobia, despite his hardcore sexual fantasies and his fondness for painting disturbing dystopian works. Beksiński is a family man who wants only the best for his loving wife Zofia, neurotic son Tomasz and the couple's aging mothers. His daily painting to classical music eventually pays off and he makes a name for himself in contemporary art. Good Catholic woman Zofia tries to hold the family together, but troubled son Tomasz proves to be a handful with his violent outbursts and suicidal threats. Their relief is brief when he starts dating women and becomes a radio presenter and movie translator, and the concerned parents must be on constant watch to prevent their son from hurting himself. But Beksiński never believed that family life would always be sunshine and rainbows. As he tapes everything with his beloved camcorder, the 28-year Beksiński saga unfolds through paintings, near-death experiences, dance music trends and funerals...
Plot: suicide, murder, painter, murder by stabbing, gas explosion, man in underwear, breaking down a door, death of son, loss of wife, stabbing, pipe smoking, dysfunctional family, sex scene, psychologist, grave, loss of son, construction site, toilet, death of wife, cemetery, candle, female nudity, kitchen, funeral, stabbed in the chest ...
Time: 2000s, 1990s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and talky films with plots about husband wife relationship, cigarette smoking, drinking, photograph, death, drink and telephone call mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres. Some movies like The Last Family: Prick Up Your Ears (1987), Factory Girl (2006), Stronger (2017), Ida (2013), Philomena (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Prick Up Your Ears
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Stephen Frears directs this biographical drama focusing on controversial British playwright Joe Orton, revealed in flashback after his murder by lover Kenneth Halliwell. Born in 1933 in Leicester, in the English Midlands, John 'Joe' Orton ...
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Plot: gay, murder, death, obsession, male nudity, prodigy, mental illness, relationships, life & death, homosexuality, character study, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1964, year 1967 ...
Place: england, europe, london, australia, morocco ...
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Factory Girl
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the mid-1960s, wealthy debutant Edie Sedgwick meets artist Andy Warhol. She joins Warhol's famous Factory and becomes his muse. Although she seems to have it all, Edie cannot have the love she craves from Andy, and she has an affair with a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, witty, gloomy ...
Plot: addiction, artist, art, mental illness, drug abuse, drug addiction, dysfunctional family, singer, pornography, storytelling, musician's life, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, manhattan new york city ...
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Stronger
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from devastating trauma.
Style: based on true events
Plot: pregnancy test, bombing, rehabilitation, explosion, wheelchair, hospital, terrorist bombing, true crime, insurance, symbol, legs, haircut ...
Time: 2010s
Place: boston
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    User:   62%
 
 7.4
 43K
Ida
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Denmark, France, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.
Style: bleak, stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious ...
Plot: jewish, self discovery, nun, religion, drinking, suicide, drugs/alcohol, uncover truth, jews, hotel, catholicism, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: poland, europe, mine, denmark
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    User:   47%
 
 7.6
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Philomena
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman searches for her adult son, who was taken away from her decades ago when she was forced to live in a convent.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: adoption, journalism, irish, self discovery, religion, friendship, nun, depression, journalist, guilt, on the road, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: ireland, england, usa, washington d.c., oxford university
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Van Gogh
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Glass Castle
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, wounded, suit and tie, woman, destroying property, cricket the insect, old car, memory, death of mother, home movie, axe ...
Time: year 1989, year 1964
Place: manhattan new york city, utah, lower east side manhattan new york city, west virginia
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Antonieta
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna is a psychologist undertaking research about famous suicidal women. She takes a specific interest in the case of Antonieta Rivas Mercado, who killed herself in 1931 in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris.
Plot: research, death of son, farmer, skull, tape recorder, drawing, hanging, catholic, russian roulette, violin, assassination, freedom ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: mexico city, mexico, paris france
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    User:   55%
 
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High-Rise
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, Ireland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Life for the residents of a tower block begins to run out of control.
Style: surreal, dark humor, absurd, futuristic, stylized ...
Plot: insanity, violence, surrealism, distopia, paranoia, adaptation, pornography, brutality, existentialism, violent, british, utopia ...
Time: future, year 1975
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    User:   54%
 
One Hundred Steps
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of Peppino Impastato, a political activist who opposed the Mafia in Sicily. One hundred steps was the number of steps it took to get from the Impastato house to the house of the Mafia boss Tano Badalamenti.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, assassination, crime, idealism, small town, fighting the system, crimes, dishonesty, rebellion, family relations, rebelliousness, parents and children ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   51%
 
Vincent & Theo
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands, UK, Germany, Italy
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The tragic story of Vincent van Gogh broadened by focusing as well on his brother Theodore, who helped support Vincent. Based on the letters written between the two.
Style: serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic, touching ...
Plot: drugs/alcohol, mentally unstable, prodigy, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, painter, life is a bitch, obsession, society, couples, couple relations, historical figure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century
Place: europe, holland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   54%
 
Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A fictional account of the life of Japanese author Yukio Mishima told in four parts. The first three parts relate events in three of his novels: The temple of the Golden Pavilion, Kyoko's House, and Runaway Horses. The last part depicts the ...
Style: surreal, serious, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: writer's life, friends, deadly, love and romance, society, suicide, nationalism, obsession, gays and lesbians, hostages, friendship, tragic hero ...
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The End of the Tour
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter David Lipsky and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace, which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace's groundbreaking epic novel, 'Infinite Jest.'
Style: talky, serious, sincere, intellectual, philosophical ...
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When Did You Last See Your Father?
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 92 min.
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Gods and Monsters
Genre: Biography, Drama
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The Last Time I Committed Suicide
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Duration: 92 min.
Story: Neal Cassady is living the beat life during the 1940s, working at The Tire Yard and and philandering around town. However, he has visions of a happy life with kids and a white picket fence. When his girlfried, Joan, tries to kill herself he gets ...
Style: talky, stylized, semi serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, on the road, male nudity, buddies, depression, life, romance, suicide, self discovery, sexualized violence, poetry ...
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Place: colorado, mexico, usa, new jersey, tokyo ...
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How Harry Became a Tree
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: his drama is set in rural Ireland. Believing that "a man is measured by his enemies", Harry Maloney ('Colm Meany' ) sets out to ruin George O'Flaherty - the most powerful man in town, who not only owns the local pub and most ...
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Il Divo
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The narration spans the period since the seventh election of Andreotti as Prime Minister of Italy in 1992, until the trial in which he was accused of collusion with the Mafia.
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Place: italy, europe, rome italy, sicily, soviet union ...
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    User:   47%
 
 7.2
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Conviction
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, dramatic ...
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Time: contemporary, 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
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Tom of Finland
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, train, gay slur, criminal, newspaper headline, suitcase, girl, prostitute, violence, murder, ice ...
Time: year 1991
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The Devil's Double
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein's sadistic son.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, intense, tense ...
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 7.3
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Eve's Bayou
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: infidelity, dysfunctional family, coming of age, incest, father daughter relationship, adultery, storytelling, memory, redemption, uncover truth, betrayal, revenge ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   41%
 
Chattahoochee
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: anti heroes, rehabilitation, hospital, mental institution, rebelliousness, prison, courtroom drama, death row, price of justice, prison life, social decay, injustice ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: florida, usa, korea
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    User:   32%
 
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Savage Grace
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: incest, murder, adultery, dysfunctional family, infidelity, gay, parents and children, insanity, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, family in crisis, pornography ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s ...
Place: london, england, spain, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   35%
 
 7.6
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Warm Springs
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: tragic hero, rise and fall, rise to the top, human spirit, introspection, politics, ambition, disability, fighting the system, paralysis, hopes, head of state ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: georgia, usa, washington d.c., florida, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   41%
 
 6.9
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Another Way
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Political and sexual repression in Hungary, just after the revolution of 1956. In 1958, the body of Eva Szalanczky, a political journalist, is discovered near the border. Her friend Livia is in hospital with a broken neck; Livia's husband, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: romance, moral dilemma, forbidden love, hospital, tragic love, college, political conspiracy, political unrest, politics, revolution, love and romance, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, hungary, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   35%
 
Final Portrait
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Swiss painter and sculptor Alberto Giacometti.
Style: neurotic
Plot: painter, sculptor, swiss, american abroad, prostitute, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, sculpture, pimp, suicide, infidelity, obsession ...
Time: 1960s, year 1964
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   31%
 
 7.2
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Marshall
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, battles through one of his career-defining cases.
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Time: 1940s, year 1967, year 1954
Place: mississippi, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
The Pillow Book
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 126 min.
Story: As a young girl in Japan, Nagiko's father paints characters on her face, and her aunt reads to her from "The Pillow Book", the diary of a 10th-century lady-in-waiting. Nagiko grows up, obsessed with books, papers, and writing on ...
Style: surreal, erotic, sexual, sexy, stylized ...
Plot: art, obsession, artist, male nudity, betrayal, revenge, book, anti heroes, writing, surrealism, pornography, rebelliousness ...
Time: middle ages
Place: asia, japan, tokyo, hong kong, shanghai ...
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    User:   32%
 
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