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Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves (2016)
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Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves (2016)
Original name: Ceux qui font les révolutions à moitié n'ont fait que se creuser un tombeau
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 183 min.
Story: Mathieu Denis (Corbo) and Simon Lavoie (Le torrent) evoke Godard’s La Chinoise with this stunning fusion of fiction and documentary about a radical Quebec leftist cell seeking to sow mayhem in Montreal as a prelude to overthrowing the government.
Style: avant garde, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: rebellion, group of friends, violence, politics, rebel, protest, revolution, gay interest, female nudity, transsexual, male nudity, male objectification, female objectification, crying, crying man, shower, listening to a radio, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, nightgown, locking a door, barefoot male, topless woman, sleeping nude, barefoot woman ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and bleak films with plots about politics, rebellion, male nudity, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves: The F Word (2005), Policeman (2011), Katherine (1975), The Wall (1983), October (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 445
The F Word (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated radio DJ takes to the streets of Manhattan during the Republican National Convention after the FCC has slapped his station with $1 million in indecency fines, and popular radio personality Joe Pace (Josh Hamilton) isn't going down ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: politics, radio dj, rebellion, fighting the system, injustice, republican, idealism, hopes, state affairs, chaos, americana, freedom of speech ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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95%
 6.3
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Policeman (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A member of an Israeli anti-terrorist unit clashes with a group of young radicals.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, terrorism, social decay, state affairs, rebellion, fighting the system, danger, social differences, swat, society, crimes, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
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83%
 6.2
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Katherine (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A harrowing look at the 60s and early 70s through the eyes of Katherine Alman, a wealthy debutante who slowly, but inexorably spirals down into a fight for the causes that shook a nation, leading a path to the underground life. Written by Miguel Cane
Style: captivating, thought provoking, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, rebellion, revolution, fighting the system, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, teenage life, political unrest, militant, student, female friendship ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 1960s, year 1967, year 1965 ...
Place: peru, san francisco, guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.1
 4K
The Wall (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Produced, written and directed by Yılmaz Güney within his own personal experiences of capital offense, he dedicates Duvar to male teenagers aged 13 to 19 living behind the bars under diabolical treatments. These teenagers get barbaric corporal ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, prison life, juvenile delinquency, prison, confined, youth, life is a bitch, society, rebellion, revolution, kids in trouble, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, france, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 750
October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
Plot: murder, terrorism, kidnapping, good versus evil, deadly, politics, crimes, revolution, working class, rebellion, confined, society ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
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73%
Zabriskie Point (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An epic portrait of late Sixties America, as seen through the portrayal of two of its children: anthropology student Daria (who's helping a property developer build a village in the Los Angeles desert) and dropout Mark (who's wanted by the ...
Style: surreal, serious, realistic, atmospheric, road movie ...
Plot: hippie, politics, rebellion, sex orgy, materialism, revolution, twentysomething life, rebelliousness, parents and children, on the road, love and romance, radical ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, america, phoenix arizona
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71%
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Strip Search (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Strip Search follows several parallel stories examining personal freedoms vs. national security in the aftermath of 9/11; two main subplots involve an American woman detained in China and an Arab man detained in New York City.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, serious, realistic
Plot: terrorism, investigation, prison, captivity, manipulation, confined, life is a bitch, government agency, manipulations, nudity (full frontal - brief), interrogation, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, china
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63%
Joy of Learning (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to revolution. Scenes of Paris's student revolt, the Vietnam War, and other events of the late ...
Style: atmospheric, disturbing, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Audience: student film
Plot: politics, revolution, repression, hopes, society, lifestyle, fighting the system, rebellion, young heroes, state affairs, rebelliousness, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, vietnam, cuba ...
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62%
 6.8
 150
Santa & Andres (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Colombia, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Santa, a peasant woman loyal to the Revolution, is sent to guard Andrés, a gay writer who is under house arrest, considered “ untrustworthy” for his ideas and sexuality by the Cuban authorities. Set in a small village in eastern Cuba during ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, homoerotic
Plot: discrimination, politics, sexuality, friendship, gay, fleeing, writer's life, jail, gender, thunderstorm, woman in underwear, mute ...
Time: year 1983
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War (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Matteo is attractive, albeit somewhat girlish and frail. The whole world is against him. He has no friends and his parents seem to live in a different universe. The pressure increases as his awkward attempts to win his father’s ...
Style: disturbing, rough, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: teenage life, rebelliousness, family problems, rebellion, juvenile delinquency, realism, gang, dysfunctional family, youth, crimes, rehabilitation, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
 494
Wetlands (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought and while the land is parching, a drama will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Confronted to each other they will have to learn to forgive.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: death in the family, family problems, life is a bitch, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, family business, down on your luck, voyeurism, forgiveness, coming of age, youth ...
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Panther (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Panther is a semi-historic film about the origins of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. The movie spans about 3 years (1966-68) of the Black Panther's history in Oakland. Panther also uses historical footage (B/W) to emphasize some ...
Style: controversial, disturbing, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, interracial relations, militant, black panthers, revolution, politics, state affairs, life is a bitch, fighting the system, dishonesty, crimes, rebellion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
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54%
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Fuehrer Ex (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
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Style: thought provoking, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak ...
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
 485
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 36
Quick Change (2013)
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Country: Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
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Country: Spain
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Genre: Drama
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Style: touching, realistic, serious, thought provoking, sincere
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43%
 5.7
 128
Laurentia (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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42%
 5.3
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Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
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41%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, vengeance, haunted by the past, love triangle, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, human nature, friendship, mental illness, couples, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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38%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: bleak, disturbing, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, gay, male prostitute, life is a bitch, misfit, drug abuse, addiction, youth, social misfits, drugs/alcohol, urban ghetto, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
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Truly Human (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: P. is a little girl's imaginary friend who lives inside the wall of her room. But one day he magically materialises and so must learn to live in the world like everyone else - a world where he is met with suspicion and hate but also with wonder ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy, offbeat
Plot: social relations, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, figment, death in the family, dogma, female full frontal nudity, man and woman in shower, swimming pool, pubic hair, naked in public, taking a shower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 372
Going Home (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Indonesia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Johan Ten Berghe joins the Dutch army when the Dutch East Indies unilaterally declare independence as Indonesia. He initiates his naive driver Twan in life in the East, having grown up there as son of colonial official Hendrik, now missing. Their ...
Style: non-linear, captivating, realistic, serious, touching ...
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Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
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