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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 Romance 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, male nudity, surrealism, ping pong, orgy, boy, kiss, group sex, japanese new wave, sex with a minor, controversy, girl ...
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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, avant garde, psychedelic
Plot: nun, threesome, doll, coming of age, midget, death of child, psychic, fat suit, japanese new wave, teenage runaway, female nudity, train ...
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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: surrealism, suicide, sex scene, communist, jumping off a building, university, telephone, camera, student, female nudity, police, rape ...
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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: sexual, sexy, erotic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, politics, love and romance, sexual relations, society, revolution, danger, casino, couples, dishonesty, political unrest, eroticism ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, loss of mother, lake, spa, wedding, flashback, marriage, loss of father, suicide ...
⇓ 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, female nudity, kiss, coming of age, grandmother, sex scene, financial crisis, small town, nosebleed, father son conflict, absent mother, taking a bath ...
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, sincere, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family problems, going straight, teenage life, nightclub, coming of age, redemption, urban, society, platonic, gender, friendship, addiction ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, last supper, orgy, blasphemy, blood, female nudity, fire, pubic hair, diamond, part animation, sheep, fangs ...
⇓ 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, song, marriage, money, singer, father son relationship, teacher, hospital, male nudity, charlatan, sea ...
Place: yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ 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: sex scene, small town, bare breasts, prostitute, rape, revenge, stepmother stepson relationship, semen, rough sex, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, eel ...
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: erotica, high school student, identity, group sex, teenage prostitute, sex scene, teacher, teacher student sex, pregnant teenager, teenager, hotel room, prostitute ...
⇓ 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, bleak, stylized, serious, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, bondage, japanese new wave, sex, fall in love, crime and punishment, starting over, urban ghetto, ex military, fugitives, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 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: hiv, german abroad, male nudity, sickness, sex scene, marriage, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict, aids, female nudity, prostitute, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: masturbation, breasts, jealousy, knife, mask, tied to a chair, abuse, abusive father, teenage girl, teenager, dating, dog ...
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: realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, family relations, parents and children, sexual relations, love and romance, gender, gender bending, family problems, couples, 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, collage, communism, father daughter incest, wrestling, farmer, incest, topless, explicit sex, carnival, butcher, countryside ...
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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: surrealism, first love, domestic violence, symbolism, misery, 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: male nudity, teenage boy, mother, pubic hair, shower, 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: lsd, hallucination, hippie, rebellion, exploitation, drugs, robbery
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 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: atmospheric, emotional, serious, erotic, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, daydreamer, innocence lost, estrangement, injustice, power relations, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, strong sexual content, teenage life, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 3K
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, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: music, addiction, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, family life, couples, downfall, ambition, estrangement, rock, drug abuse, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: sex scene, male nudity, female nudity, shower, hammock
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: cheating wife, molestation, wife, female nudity, shower, erotica, rape, revenge, masturbation, adultery, sex scene, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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, marijuana, english, army captain, morality, drugs, beer, anti war, cigar ...
Time: 1960s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
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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: small town, husband wife relationship, existentialism, homosexual, unemployment, male female relationship, male nudity, locker room, desperation, youth
⇓ 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: piano, bridge, train station, severed leg, sleeping, school uniform, fight, freezing, belgian, bandana, radical, stone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.0
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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, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, mute or deaf, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, misfit, lifestyle, human nature, down on your luck, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: touching, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, child abuse, society, innocence lost, siblings relations, kids in trouble, parents and children, life is a bitch, cons and scams, estrangement, social decay, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, sex scene, maniac, japanese new wave, extramarital affair, sea, stalker, pornographer, photographer, female nudity, stalking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: ballet, social differences, society, artists and showbiz, manipulations, teachers and students, power relations, couples, dishonesty, love affair, school, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%