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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, male nudity, rabbit, grandmother, chicken, teen angst, surrealism, coming of age, shower, dalmatian, locker room, breaking the fourth wall, 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 avant garde, serious, realistic and sexual films with plots about female nudity, male nudity, sex scene, japanese new wave, surrealism, dysfunctional family and rape mostly in Drama, Music and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets: Pastoral Hide and Seek (1974), Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971), Fruits of Passion (1981), A Story Written with Water (1965), Tango Argentino (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: symbolism, clock, freakshow, circus, train, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, female nudity, teenage runaway, japanese new wave, breaking the fourth wall, fat suit ...
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100%
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, boy, japanese new wave, orgy, ping pong, surrealism, controversy, male nudity, sex with a minor, group sex, kiss, revolution ...
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58%
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: university, camera, surrealism, suicide, japanese new wave, breaking the fourth wall, telephone, student, female nudity, rape, police, communist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, erotic, sexy, serious, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, eroticism, society, sexual relations, couples, dishonesty, politics, danger, casino, revolution, love and romance, political unrest ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: surrealism, japanese new wave, geisha, mother son relationship, unrequited love, lake, spa, loss of mother, suicide, extramarital affair, wedding, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: dysfunctional family, retirement home, boy, old man, tango, male nudity, hospital, seduction, communism, child's point of view, caretaker, brother sister relationship ...
Place: yugoslavia, serbia
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24%
Intentions of Murder (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sadako, cursed by generations before her and neglected by her common-law husband, falls prey to a brutal home intruder. But rather than become a victim, she forges a path to her own awakening.
Style: suspense, rough, disturbing, tense, bleak
Plot: japanese new wave, violence, rape, unhappiness, dysfunctional relationship, suffering, maid, infidelity, anger, secret, dysfunctional marriage, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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, sexual, realistic
Plot: ballet, society, love affair, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, couples, social differences, school, teachers and students, manipulations, power relations, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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 ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, sincere, melancholic
Plot: coming of age, sex scene, small town, teenage boy, father son relationship, childhood friend, absent mother, financial crisis, grandmother, kiss, female nudity, nosebleed ...
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: self discovery, suicidal, exploitation, erotica, prostitute, japanese girl, sex with teenager, japanese new wave, subversion, japanese teenager, schoolgirl, high school student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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 97
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: marriage, husband wife relationship, german abroad, sex scene, husband wife conflict, hiv, aids, male nudity, sickness, prostitute, shower, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 245
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: stepmother, dysfunctional family, fishing, sex scene, rape, prostitute, small town, revenge, bare breasts, rough sex, eel, prosthetic limb ...
Time: year 1988, 1990s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.1
 310
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, orgy, female nudity, fire, pubic hair, executioner, fangs, blood, sheep, last supper, part animation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: bleak, tense, captivating, stylized, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, bondage, japanese new wave, sex, hopes, strong female presence, fugitives, chases and races, fall in love, starting over, urban ghetto, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Georgia (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
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: sincere, serious, melancholic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: music, addiction, life is a bitch, musician's life, dysfunctional family, artists and showbiz, estrangement, human nature, mother daughter relationship, redemption, eccentricity, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Funeral Parade of Roses (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A feverish collision of avant-garde aesthetics and grind-house shocks, Funeral Parade of Roses takes us on an electrifying journey into the nether-regions of the late-’60s Tokyo underworld. In Toshio Matsumoto’s controversial debut feature, ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: breaking the fourth wall, marijuana, gay son, gay bar, interracial sex, male prostitute, banana, japanese new wave, gay interest, visual hallucination, flood, stabbing ...
Time: 1960s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Charly og Steffen (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: shower, pubic hair, friendship, teenage boy, mother, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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She and He (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As her husband Eiichi becomes more entangled in his life as businessman, Naoko looks for ways to expand her own life even as her husband's life shrinks in scope and intimacy. She finds new interests, new love, and a greater sense of her place ...
Plot: japanese new wave, bourgeoisie, self discovery, japanese man, poverty, japanese woman, compassion, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Man, Woman and Beast (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 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: dark secret, small town, carnival, butcher, communist, painter, flashback, cult, dream, billiards, slingshot, sex with food ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Call to Remember (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paula Tobias, a Holocaust survivor who has suffered the ultimate personal tragedy of losing her spouse and children during the Nazi occupation of World War II. Now re-married and living in America during the late 1960's with husband David, they ...
Plot: holocaust survivor, teen angst, dysfunctional family, overprotective parent, holocaust, parent child relationship, hidden money, jewish family, jewish, survivor, mother son relationship
Time: 1960s, year 1967
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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: hammock, shower, female nudity, male nudity, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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
Audience: student film
Plot: hit by a car, mask, pigeon, memory, sexual abuse, scar, breasts, nude model, abuse, kissing, bare breasts, death ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Public Woman (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An inexperienced young actress is invited to play a role in a film based on Dostoyevsky's 'The Possessed'. The film director, a Czech immigrant in Paris, takes over her life, and in a short time she is unable to draw the line between ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: doppelganger, wife, politics, sex, filmmaking, explicit sex, nude model, manipulation, psychological abuse, psychological torment, existentialism, mind game ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Diary of a Shinjuku Thief (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a bookstore thief named Birdy, who is led through various adventures in Tokyo's Shinjuku district by salesgirl Umeko.
Style: avant garde
Plot: thief, city, employee, sex scene, handheld camera, riot, nipples, dildo, looking at the camera, talking to the camera, street musician, theft ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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, sexual, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, couples, gender bending, gender, love triangle, parents and children, love and romance, gays and lesbians, family problems, sexual content, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.4
 214
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: song, chase, coward, dying, teasing, cross, teacher, singer, camera, prayer, doctor, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, wife, molestation, shower, revenge, erotica, female nudity, rape, friendship, adultery, masturbation, groping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.7
 733
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: realistic, touching, psychological, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, lifestyle, homecoming, rehabilitation, dysfunctional family, bittersweet, estrangement, misfit, single parent, youth, disability, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.3
 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: existentialism, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, gay interest, unemployment, homosexual, locker room, small town, male nudity, desperation, youth
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, child abuse, social decay, innocence lost, family life, parents and children, cons and scams, kids in trouble, siblings relations, dishonesty, society, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%