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I Dream in Another Language (2017)
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I Dream in Another Language (2017)
Original name: Sueño en otro idioma
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 and convince them to talk again in order for him to be able to obtain a record of the language. Yet, hidden in the past, in the core of the jungle, lies a secret hidden in the language that makes it difficult to believe that the heart of Zikril will beat again.
Style: sincere, sentimental, thought provoking, disturbing, lgbt cinema
Plot: lgbt, dream, love triangle, rivalry, translator, gay, love and romance, feud, loneliness, storytelling, death, beach, radio, male nudity, homosexuality, gay slur, language, flashback, gay interest, gay kiss, lgbtq, invented language, gay sex

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sincere and sentimental films with plots about gay, lgbt, gay kiss, male nudity, love and romance, gay slur and homosexuality mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like I Dream in Another Language: Being 17 (2016), The Way He Looks (2014), Brother and Sister (2016), Call Me by Your Name (2017), A Single Man (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Being 17 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the beautiful high Pyrenees in south-west France, Damien lives with his mother Marianne, a doctor, while his father, a pilot, is on a tour of duty abroad with the French military. At school, Damien is bullied by Thomas, who lives in the ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, disturbing, romantic
Audience: teens
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, lgbt teen, lgbt, gay son, first love, bullying, depression, school, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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The Way He Looks (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exchange program abroad. When Gabriel, a new student in town, ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, gay teenager, coming of age, teenage love, lgbt, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay couple, blindness, friendship, coming out, blind character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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100%
Brother and Sister (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Neukölln, a trendy district in Berlin. Living space is scarce here. Without surety, proof of credit worthiness and salary there is no chance at all now. Thies knows this game; he works for a real estate management company and watches that the rules ...
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: gay, male homosexuality, lgbt, homoeroticism, gay sex, real estate agent, refugee, gay kiss, gay lead character, gay interest, gay subtext, homosexual sex ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: touching, sincere, gay cinema, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, first love, teenage boy, summer, gay relationship, gay love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay romance, gay lead character ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 104K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: depression, gays and lesbians, gay, tragic love, broken heart, homosexual, haunted by the past, loneliness, homosexuality, love and romance, teacher student relationship, death ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1962
Place: california, los angeles, usa, madrid, london ...
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100%
North Sea Texas (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pim lives in a run-down house in a dead-end street somewhere on the Flanders coast, together with his mother Yvette Bulteel. Life here smells of cold French fries, cheap cigarettes, vermouth and stale beer. Mother Yvette uses her friend Etienne, ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, lgbt teen, gay lead character, first gay sexual experience, coming of age, single parent, gays and lesbians, lgbt, love and romance, first love, gay, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: belgium, flanders, europe, france
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100%
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, sincere, sexy, touching ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, homosexual, gay romance, closeted homosexual, gay slur, male nudity, first gay sexual experience, cowboy ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
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100%
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Coming Out (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Reportedly the first film to come out of East Germany to deal openly with gay issues. Philipp, a closeted teacher is dating a female collegue to keep up appearances. One night, by 'accident' he stumbles into a gay bar, meets and promptly ...
Style: sincere, psychological, sexual, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, gays and lesbians, gay, love triangle, gay teenager, teacher, sexuality, concert, gay bar, gay relationship, couples, gender ...
Time: 80s
Place: east berlin, europe, germany, berlin germany, east berlin east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 4K
4 Moons (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four stories about love and self-acceptance: An eleven year-old boy struggles to keep secret the attraction he feels towards his male cousin. Two former childhood friends reunite and start a relationship that gets complicated due to one of them’s ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: gay couple, gay, gay sex, gay marriage, love triangle, childhood friend, friendship between men, childhood friends, male friendship, gay slur, in the closet, lgbt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
It's My Party (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: aids, terminal illness, gay, friendship, death, family relations, euthanasia, lgbt, life is a bitch, bittersweet, friends, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Water and Fire (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
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Style: sentimental, suspenseful, serious, emotional, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Over the Dark Water (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, psychological, melancholic
Plot: friendship, love, husband wife relationship, family drama, family relations, family problems, couples, life philosophy, jealousy, love and romance, divorce, rivalry ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Heartbeats (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 105 min.
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58%
 5.3
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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56%
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54%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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53%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.0
 70
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.1
 617
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.6
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Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Theo and Hugo (2016)
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Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: disturbing, suspense, thought provoking, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Moment in the Reeds (2017)
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Duration: 108 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 3K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 905
Front Cover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Plot: gay, lgbt, gay sex, closeted homosexual, actor, chinese american, photo shoot
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%