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For Those in Peril (2013)
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For Those in Peril (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. Spurred on by sea-going folklore and local superstition, the village blames Aaron for this tragedy, making him an outcast amongst his own people. Steadfastly refusing to believe that his brother has died, he sets out to recover him and the rest of men.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy, folk tale
Plot: lost at sea, outcast, sole survivor, fishing village, society, misfit, village life, social relations, death of brother, bullying, self discovery, little boy, coming of age, young man, british, teenage protagonist, social misfits, haunted by the past, scotsman, raft, fishing boat, hearing voices, death of son, death threat, north sea ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland

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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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Blackbird (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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Place: los angeles
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Shell (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Their men went to the North in search of their destiny, while they stayed.
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 123 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, parents and children, single parent, friendship, village life, isolation, village, desert, border, social relations, misfit ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 79 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war, making their daily life a hellish struggle. As the war continues to intensify, the family is forced to migrate west to the city of ...
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Duration: 156 min.
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57%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Algeria, France
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Style: serious, touching, captivating, realistic, gloomy
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48%
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Genre: Drama
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Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Love Is Blind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, captivating
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46%
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45%
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