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Closeness (2017)
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Closeness (2017)
Original name: Теснота
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 1998, Nalchik. A Jewish family is in trouble: the youngest son and his bride do not come home, and in the morning, a ransom note arrives. The ransom is so high that the family is forced not only to sell its small business, but also to seek help from its fellow tribesmen.
Plot: forced marriage, dancing, party, money, jewish, sex scene, russian, kiss, mechanic, caucasian, rebel, blackmail, community, waterfall, dangerous attraction, redemption, ransom, rescue, mother child relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, cigarette smoking, gift, brother, affair ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: russia, chechnya

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and sincere films with plots about dancing, cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, crying, money and family relations mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Closeness: Lover for a Day (2017), Polina (2016), Lace II (1985), Bury Me Behind the Baseboard (2009), The Return (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Lover for a Day (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of a father, his 23-year-old daughter who goes back home one day because she has just been dumped, and his new girlfriend, who is also 23 and lives with him.
Plot: infidelity, lover, father daughter relationship, betrayal, age difference, sex scene, bare breasts, crying, kissing, crying woman, suicide thoughts, hugging ...
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95%
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Polina (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Polina is a young dancer from a modest family. After years of ballet academy, she is accepted by the Bolshoi; still, she decides to try and audition of a modern dance company in France. She makes it, but her journey will not end there...
Plot: dance, dancing, rabbit, homeless woman, emigrant, laundry, modern dance, show, deer, ballet, ballerina, teacher ...
Time: 1990s
Place: russia
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67%
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Lace II (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: While in the first part, Lili searched for her mother, she now questions her mom on the identity of her father.
Plot: ransom, identity, father, kidnapping, astronaut, father daughter relationship, rebel, seduction, jungle, mother daughter relationship
Place: thailand, asia
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Bury Me Behind the Baseboard (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A small child is trapped in a tug-of-war battle between his frivolous, but loving mother and an emotionally abusive neurotic grandmother, who wants to "shelter" her beloved grandson at all cost.
Style: rough, emotional, serious, depressing, heartbreaking
Plot: poverty, domineering mother, birthday, child abuse, swearing, grandmother, sick, doctor, money, funeral, mother, grandfather ...
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The Return (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A story of two Russian boys whose father suddenly returns home after a 12-year absence. He takes the boys on a holiday to a remote island on a lake that turns into a test of manhood of almost mythic proportions.
Style: bleak, serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: russian, island, coming of age, on the road, speedo, journal, boy, return, abusive father, parents and children, innocence lost, vacation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The White Nights of Postman Aleksey Tryapitsyn (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film represents life in a godforsaken Russian village. The only way to reach the mainland is to cross the lake by boat and a postman became the only connection with the outside world. A reserved community has been set up here. Despite the modern ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, neorealism
Plot: village life, realism, village, social relations, isolation, society, postman, cat, lake, fish, social decay, poaching ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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United States of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Poland, 1990. The first euphoric year of freedom, but also of uncertainty for the future. Four apparently happy women of different ages decide it's time to change their lives, and fulfill their desires.
Plot: unhappy marriage, priest, sex scene, bathtub, pubic hair, female nudity, bare breasts, loss of wife, woman in bathtub, school, dancing, punched in the face ...
Time: 1990s, year 1990
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Vassa (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A screen adaptation of the second version of A. M. Gorky’s play “Vassa Zheleznova”. In this family children were taught from the early years to put accent on the word “my”: my ship, my house, my factory… Here they counted the money ...
Plot: matriarch, class differences, dysfunctional family, leech, aristocracy, marriage, mother daughter relationship, merchant, heart attack, tragedy, house, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Close to Eden (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Soviet Union
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Veteran Russian writer-director Nikita Mikhalkov's film about the impact of modern civilization on an idyllic part of Mongolia won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival and was nominated for an Oscar as Best Foreign Film. A farmer ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: culture clash, human nature, interracial relations, social differences, society, family relations, opposites attract, friendship, down on your luck, injustice, hopes, truck driver ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, asia, russia, mongolia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Luna Park (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Andrei is the head of a gang of antisemitic skinheads clinging to the old communist ideals in post-Communist Moscow. When he learns that his long lost father actually is a Jewish bohemian living in Moscow, rather than an Afghanistan war hero, he ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: gang, skinhead, anti semitism, racism, kgb, self discovery, parents and children, social decay, hopes, society, going straight, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: russia, moscow russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Italian (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: orphan, russian, adoption, orphanage, little boy, boy, self discovery, coming of age, youth, family relations, parents and children, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2002
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Treat Me Like Fire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Revolves around the relationship between a gambling addict and a young woman who falls madly in love with him and will stop at nothing to win his heart.
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Mother and Son (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
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Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, spiritual, psychological ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two ...
Plot: airport, female protagonist, police violence, aunt niece relationship, aunt, night, boat, police brutality, abduction, cat, bus, double life ...
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43%
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The Island (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: psychological, cerebral, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
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Audience: chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Claire Dolan (1998)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Godless (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Denmark, France
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Claudelle Inglish (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama
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Story: This coming of age story set in the 1960s takes a look at the effects of a couple's break-up on a sensitive, thirteen year old Jewish boy in the 1960s.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
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Plot: brothel, kidnapping, ransom, father daughter relationship, female full frontal nudity, pubic hair, breasts, dog, cigarette smoking, black cat, rape, funeral ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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