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Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971)
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Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets (1971)
Original name: 書を捨てよ町へ出よう
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Conditions have been better for the nameless protagonist: his grandmother is a shoplifter and his war criminal father and sister have an unhealthy, intimate relationship with the family rabbit.
Style: psychedelic, avant garde
Plot: dysfunctional family, japanese new wave, soccer, rape, prostitute, female nudity, sex scene, politics, hippie, rabbit, grandmother, chicken, teen angst, coming of age, shower, male nudity, surrealism, dalmatian, locker room, punching bag

Most similar movies to Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexual and avant garde films with plots about female nudity, male nudity, sex scene, coming of age, surrealism, dysfunctional family and japanese new wave mostly in Drama, Music and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets: Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971), Pastoral Hide and Seek (1974), Fruits of Passion (1981), A Story Written with Water (1965), Sparrows (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 27 min.
Story: In a Japanese colony, children overthrow their parental guardians and attempt to form a new society. Their plan spirals out of control and they are soon lost in a web of sexual deviation and violence.
Style: avant garde
Plot: rebellion, brothel, orgy, ping pong, male nudity, surrealism, controversy, erection, japanese new wave, sex with a minor, revolution, sex scene ...
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95%
Pastoral Hide and Seek (1974)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young boys' coming of age tale set in a strange, carnivalesque village becomes the recreation of a memory that the director has twenty years later.
Style: surreal, psychedelic, avant garde
Plot: clock, film within a film, female stockinged legs, female nudity, pantyhose, train, symbolism, circus, teenage runaway, japanese new wave, freakshow, hunchback ...
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72%
The Man Who Left His Will on Film (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A metaphysical mystery involving a university student's camera getting stolen, and the thief then committing suicide. Looking back upon the event, the situation comes to be questioned if it happened at all.
Plot: rape, police, jumping off a building, communist, japanese new wave, female nudity, camera, telephone, university, student, suicide, surrealism ...
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49%
Fruits of Passion (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A girl loves a rich and much older man and is willing to do everything he wants to show her love, but he is playing a sick game with her. As part of this game he sends her to a Chinese brothel. A poor young boy sees her and falls in love with her. ...
Style: realistic, erotic, sexy, sexual, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, politics, danger, casino, society, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, political unrest, dishonesty, revolution, prostitution ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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A Story Written with Water (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Struggling with his true emotions, dreams, memories of the past and the reality Shizuo is about to marry, but is torn between his wife-to-be and the love to his mother.
Plot: japanese new wave, surrealism, geisha, mother son relationship, water, extramarital affair, spa, suicide, flashback, wedding, lake, unrequited love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Sparrows (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark, Croatia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story follows a 16-year-old Icelandic boy, Ari, who lives with his mother in Reykjavík, She has to leave the country for a new job, sending him back to the small town of his youth. There he finds his old friend, suddenly a young woman with a ...
Plot: teenage boy, grandmother, sex scene, coming of age, kiss, female nudity, financial crisis, small town, singing, funeral, death of grandmother, rifle ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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G (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three friends, Robban, Alexander and Kim has just left the compulsory school, and now they consider themselves grown-up and mature, being 16 years old. During the summer holiday they also get a bit of experience of the world: Robban becomes a ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, sexual, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, drug dealing, youth, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, addiction, friends, redemption, coming of age, family problems, buddies, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
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Salome (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A psychedelic re-telling of the biblical story. Salome is the daughter of the second wife of King Herod. The King is infatuated with her and after she fails to seduce the prophet John (The Baptist) she dances for the King in order to ask for his ...
Style: psychedelic, avant garde
Plot: dance, blasphemy, masturbation, male nudity, surrealism, crucifix, sheep, orgy, fire, pubic hair, part animation, diamond ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Tango Argentino (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A boy who is helping lonely, elderly people revives their urge to live and receives in return their love and understanding, which have been denied to him by his parents.
Style: pre war
Plot: retirement home, dysfunctional family, dog, wedding, father son relationship, song, charlatan, death, singing, tango, seduction, old woman ...
Place: serbia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.3
 233
The Backwater (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Shinya Tanaka, this film is set in a quiet riverside town, where 17-year-old Tooma lives with his father and his father’s lover. Tooma witnesses his father’s sadistic behavior towards his lover and soon finds himself ...
Plot: revenge, bare breasts, rape, small town, older man younger woman sex, listening to sex, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, masturbation, rough sex, prostitute, prosthetic limb, semen ...
Time: 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Gushing Prayer: A 15-Year-Old Prostitute (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young girl, already a jaded sexual veteran, embarks on an odyssey of self-discovery to find out the true reasons for her dissatisfaction and total desensitization.
Style: avant garde
Plot: identity, suicidal, self discovery, teenage sex, schoolgirl, teenage prostitution, suicide note, teenage prostitute, group sex, teacher student sex, high school student, 15 year old ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Gate of Flesh (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After World War II, some Tokyo prostitutes band together with a strict code: no pimps, attack any street walker who comes into our territory, defend the abandoned building we call home, and punish whomever gives away sex (who falls in love). Maya, a ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, bondage, japanese new wave, sex, starting over, crime and punishment, urban ghetto, fugitives, ex military, down on your luck, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.4
 33
Vacuum (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amidst the preparations for her 35th wedding anniversary, Meredith is surprised by the discovery that she is HIV-positive. Only her husband André could have been the carrier of the virus.
Plot: male nudity, sex scene, aids, husband wife conflict, sickness, german abroad, hiv, husband wife relationship, marriage, female nudity, prostitute, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Nanami: The Inferno of First Love (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A teenage goldsmith with a dark past tragically falls in love with a young nude model.
Style: avant garde, student film
Plot: japanese new wave, erotic photography, child abuse, shyness, shower, female nudity, death, adoptive father adopted son relationship, peeing, noodles, tragic love, street vendor ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.6
 191
Twelve Thirty (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.
Style: serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: dysfunctional family, gender bending, couples, family problems, gender, sexual relations, parents and children, love and romance, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, family relations, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Man, Woman and Beast (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A small town in Italy is about to celebrate their patron saint. The city is full of people with different problems. A Communist in existentialist crisis that also must take care of his mentally ill wife. A woman who is tired of her husband's ...
Plot: small town, dream, cult, farmer, incest, topless, wrestling, religion, urination, dysfunctional family, abusive husband, fireworks ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
When the Trees Fall (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine, Poland, Republic of Macedonia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story revolves around rebellious five-year-old Vitka, her teenage cousin Larysa and Larysa’s boyfriend, a young criminal Scar. After the death of her father, Larysa wants a different life, even if the entire community condemns her love for ...
Plot: misery, surrealism, symbolism, domestic violence, first love, coming of age, forest, female nudity, horse, mud, sex scene, sex outdoors ...
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Charly og Steffen (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: pubic hair, shower, mother, teenage boy, male nudity, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Hallucination Generation (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A juvenile is mad at his mom so he leaves his home in San Francisco to join a charismatic LSD guru's cult in Spain and turns on, tunes in, and drops out. He also gets involved in murder.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: rebellion, hippie, robbery, hallucination, exploitation, drugs, lsd
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Georgia (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sadie looks up to her older sister Georgia, a successful folk singer who's happily married with children, but can't break out of the bar-band circuit and hit the big time she desperately covets. It's in part due to her attraction to ...
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: music, addiction, dysfunctional family, family life, siblings relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, estrangement, rock, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Ciudad de Ciegos (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Over more than thirty years, a department of the Condesa in Mexico City, is the setting in which they are carried out ten stories, mixed, form one whose only constant is the rupture. The passage of time and the outside world only guess through the ...
Plot: female nudity, shower, sex scene, male nudity, hammock
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Tokyo Train Girls 4: Young Wife's Desires (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Akiko is the heiress of a lumber business family that spans many generations. She married Hiroshi, a company man, and was leading a plain and happy life. But dark clouds overcast Akiko’s happy life when Hiroshi starts an affair with Michiyo, an ...
Plot: wife, cheating wife, molestation, friendship, husband wife relationship, sex scene, masturbation, adultery, revenge, shower, rape, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
 156
Full Blast (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young sawmill workers try to get their band back together while waiting out a strike.
Plot: desperation, locker room, youth, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, homosexual, male nudity, existentialism, small town, unemployment
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.8
 530
Erendira (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Mexico, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While Erendira, a beautiful teenage girl, has a surreal mystical vision, her grandmother's house catches on fire and burns to the ground. Her grandmother holds Erendira responsible and, in order to extract restitution from the girl, forces her ...
Style: tense, emotional, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, daydreamer, strong sexual content, coming of age, innocence lost, sexual abuse, youth, dysfunctional family, family problems, teenage life, estrangement, injustice ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 209
Boy's Choir (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young teen's father dies, and he is sent to an orphanage. He's teased because he stutters almost runs away, until a beautiful, androgynous boy, Yasuo (Sora Toma), convinces him to join the choir.
Plot: saving a life, hypocrite, composer, english, bible, infection, competition, dormitory, tuberculosis, hiding, pastor, fan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
 717
Amy (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Amy's father, Franco, was a popular rock musician accidentally electrocuted while performing on stage. The psychological trauma leaves Amy mute and deaf. So the 8-year-old is brought by her mother, Tanya, to Melbourne to diagnose the reasons ...
Style: feel good, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, mute or deaf, down on your luck, life is a bitch, parents and children, dealing with death, hopes, artists and showbiz, family relations, disability, dysfunctional family, rehabilitation ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.6
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Boy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A family of four lives off of scams in which they pretend to be injured by automobiles. After suffering an injury during the war, the father believes he is an invalid. He and his wife have a 10-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl. The adults pretend ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, thought provoking, realistic, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, child abuse, kids in trouble, family relations, family problems, family life, social decay, dishonesty, estrangement, society, innocence lost, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Captain Milkshake (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Marine on leave from Vietnam becomes involved with hippies, communes and drug-running.
Style: psychedelic
Plot: vietnam veteran, marine, hippie, vietnam war veteran, vietnam war, army captain, marijuana, english, morality, beer, cigar smoking, drugs ...
Time: 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Woman of the Lake (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A married woman lets her lover take naked pictures of her. The photos end up in possession of a man who starts blackmailing the couple.
Plot: blackmail, adultery, maniac, japanese new wave, extramarital affair, passionate kiss, sex scene, sea, female nudity, filmmaking, stalking, stalker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.9
 81
Nutcracker (1982)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A Russian ballet dancer defects from the USSR, emigrates to England, and joins a ballet company run by a powerful, wealthy lady (Joan Collins).
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sexual
Plot: ballet, dishonesty, love affair, school, manipulations, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, society, social differences, prostitute, power relations, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%