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Nostos: The Return
Original name: Nostos: il ritorno
Genre: History
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: At the end of the war, Odysseus, the wandering hero, with his companions begins his sail back home to the Mediterranean. The conclusion of his adventure is delayed by many natural obstacles and he takes an internal journey of fleeting memories of his childhood, his parents, love for a beautiful girl, nostalgia for the past, regret for what he did, and the deep silence that envelops everything. He confronts the most terrible loneliness following a shipwreck in which all the comrades perish.
Plot: peacock, nature, night, moon, skull, sex scene, dream, mythology, female nudity, fog, flashback
Place: mediterranean sea, greece
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and stylized films with plots about flashback, female nudity, dream, sex scene, death, male nudity and horse mostly in History, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Nostos: The Return: Augustine (2012), Ceasefire (2016), Golden Door (2006), Fellini Satyricon (1969), El largo invierno (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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