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: dangerous attraction, lover, sibling, dangerous, caucasian, workshop, rebel, community, dance, overalls, uniform, rebellious daughter, video, slap, obedience, engagement, redemption, blackmail, rescue, mechanic, affair, brother, jewish, gift, russian ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: chechnya, russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about dancing, death, cigarette smoking, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, female nudity and russian mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Closeness: Lover for a Day (2017), Polina (2016), Lace II (1985), Bury Me Behind the Baseboard (2009), The Italian (2005). 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, father daughter relationship, lover, betrayal, age difference, sex scene, bare breasts, crying, cigarette smoking, love, telephone call, lie ...
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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, laundromat, loss of father, waitress, bar, held at gunpoint, female protagonist, father daughter relationship, death of father, teacher, dancing, hunting ...
Time: 1990s
Place: russia
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76%
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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, rebel, kidnapping, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, seduction, jungle, astronaut
Place: thailand, asia
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63%
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, birthday, child abuse, grandmother, domineering mother, swearing, sick, money, doctor, funeral, mother, grandfather ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, neorealism
Plot: village life, realism, village, social relations, isolation, society, crying, drunkenness, cigarette smoking, death, fire, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Italian (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: orphan, russian, adoption, orphanage, little boy, boy, self discovery, coming of age, youth, family relations, parents and children, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
Place: russia, europe, italy, tokyo
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58%
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Elena (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vladimir is reaching the end of his life and decides to leave his wealth to his only daughter, cutting out his wife and her son from his will.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, sincere, touching
Plot: elderly, second marriage, elderly couple, couple relations, social differences, human nature, parents and children, family relations, disagreement, heir heiress, luxury, murder of husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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55%
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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, ussr, moscow russia
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The Island (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives an unusual man whose bizarre conduct confuses his fellow monks, while others who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, philosophical, meditative ...
Plot: monk, redemption, psychic, god or devil, mentor, loneliness, monastery, navy, supernatural ability, hopes, forgiveness, christian ...
Place: russia
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52%
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Volontaire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story revolves around 22-year-old Laure, who is trying to find her feet. After performing brilliantly in her literature studies, she enrols as a communications officer in the Naval Fusiliers. She will quickly have to adapt to and assimilate the ...
Plot: female nudity, cigarette smoking, boot camp, military, taking a photograph, bare breasts, female full frontal nudity, beach, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, singing, rope ...
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50%
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, female nudity, bare breasts, pubic hair, sex scene, woman in bathtub, loss of wife, church, death of wife, vomiting, hospital ...
Time: 1990s, year 1990
Place: poland
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50%
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Bolshoy (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Julia is incredibly talented. She can become a great ballerina. But for this purpose she must give up everything: the interests of the family, her first love, friendship. Over and over again the heroine will face a complex choice between the dream ...
Style: realistic, sad, artsy, colourful
Audience: chick flick
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Secret Weapons (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hamilton plays a young Russian girl recruited to be a sex spy, seducing men and catching them in compromising situations so they can be blackmailed. The problems start when she falls in love with one of her targets, and must figure out how to avoid ...
Plot: blackmail, spy, russian, love, sex, target, surveillance, kgb, girl stripped down to bra, braless, girl in bra and panties, femme fatale ...
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45%
 6.3
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Ward No. 6 (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: human nature, mental institution, doctors and patients, mental illness, estrangement, misfit, power relations, social misfits, isolation, confined, society, children ...
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Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
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Plot: destruction of city, catastrophe, earthquake, russian, rescue, crushed to death, armenian, natural disaster, buried alive, ruins
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Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Dublin Oldschool (2018)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Intestine (2016)
Genre: Drama
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Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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38%
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Betrayal (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
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Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Treat Me Like Fire (2018)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Goodbye Solidarity (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A story about the generation of 1968.
Plot: rebel, parent, marxism, party, sex, vulgarity, solidarity, divorce, death, city, fascism, hose
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Claudelle Inglish (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Plot: farm, breakup, attempted murder, farmer, cheating wife, marital infidelity, church, hit by a car, storm, engagement, high school, letter ...
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34%
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Godless (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Denmark, France
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: social realism
Plot: working class, caught having sex, german shepherd, blow job, flat, hung by wrists, money laundering, stolen identity, morphine, judge, murder, choir ...
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34%
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Genre: Drama
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32%
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Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, jumping from height, male objectification, classroom, nightclub, boat, scar, underwater scene, sea, 8 year old, adult child friendship ...
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32%
The Rider Named Death (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
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Style: serious, thought provoking, epic, realistic, talky ...
Plot: anti heroes, opera, assassination, terrorism, assassination attempt, nihilism, head of state, tragic hero, leadership, rebelliousness, political corruption, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Student (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Veniamin, a teenager in the midst of a mystical crisis, has his mother, schoolmates and entire high school turned upside down by his questions. - Can girls go to their swimming classes in bikinis? - Does sex education have a place in school? - ...
Plot: kiss, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, bare breasts, bible, school principal, male male kiss, hit on the head with a rock, praying, religious fundamentalism, aggression, religious fundamentalist ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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