Movies like Closeness

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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, brother, russian, kiss, mechanic, caucasian, rebel, blackmail, kidnapped child, community, waterfall, dangerous attraction, drunk, redemption, gift, obedience, ransom, rescue, rebellious daughter, mother child relationship ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: russia, chechnya

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and sincere films with plots about dancing, mother daughter relationship, cigarette smoking, father daughter relationship, female nudity, sex scene 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), Vassa (1983). 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: lover, betrayal, father daughter relationship, infidelity, age difference, kissing, sex scene, crying woman, break up, male nudity, toilet, porn magazine ...
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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, modern dance, wounded, ballerina, laundry, homeless woman, emigrant, wound, show, deer, ballet, rabbit ...
Time: 1990s
Place: russia
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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, father, identity, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, jungle, kidnapping, astronaut, rebel, seduction
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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: emotional, rough, depressing, serious, heartbreaking
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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, society, social relations, village, isolation, realism, drunk, isolated place, looking at self in mirror, ice cream, small community, rocket launching ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: class differences, matriarch, dysfunctional family, house, dying, government agent, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, marriage, servant, mother daughter relationship, scandal ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, switzerland, paris france
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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, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: russian, coming of age, island, fear, on the road, vacation, abusive father, journal, speedo, return, boy, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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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, video cassette, taking a bath, large breasts, labia, vomiting, church, sex scene, lesbian kiss, anal sex, altar boy ...
Time: 1990s, year 1990
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
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Plot: gambling, waitress, telephone call, restaurant, marriage proposal, kiss, blood, dancing, cigarette smoking, love, birthday, bare breasts ...
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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, sincere, serious, realistic, touching
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45%
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Amanda (2018)
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Duration: 107 min.
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Ordinary People (2016)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 107 min.
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Place: pakistan
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 111 min.
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 6.2
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Genre: Drama
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