Movies like Land in Between

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Land in Between
Original name: Terra di mezzo
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: SILHOUETTE: Nigerian prostitutes dealing with miscellaneous customers EUGLEN & GERTIAN: Daily recruitment of Albanian immigrants seeking work but without working residency permit. SELF SERVICE: a night with Ahmed, egyptian illegal gas station attender, who has been living in italy for many years
Style: semi documentary
Plot: house painter, albanian, non professional cast, shepherd, migration, landscape, racism, television, prostitute
Place: rome italy, italy
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Cinema Paradiso
Drama
Italy, France
155 min.
 8.5
His Days Are Numbered
Drama
Italy
98 min.
 7.5
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and ambiguous ending films with plots about prostitute, priest, non professional cast, female nudity, realism, father son relationship and church mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Land in Between: Ospiti (1998), Ostia (1970), Reality (2012), Roman Summer (2000), His Days Are Numbered (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Story: A middle-aged plumber quits his job and questions his life after seeing somebody his own age suddenly die from a heart attack on his way to work.
Plot: plumber, aging, existentialism, seaside, unhappy ending, heart attack, countryside, alienation, working class, father son relationship, painter, painting ...
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First Love
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: Vittorio is looking for a woman who matches his ideal. Through a classified ad he meets Sonia, a sweet, pleasant, intelligent girl. However, she weighs 125 pounds -- which according to Vittorio is way too much. A goldsmith by trade, Vittorio is ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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 8.5
 189K
Cinema Paradiso
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
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Audience: date night
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System:   52%
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 5.6
 3K
Paprika
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young country girl comes to town and works in a brothel in order to help her fiance get the money to start his own business. "Paprika" is the name given to her by the madam.
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, brothel, marriage, lesbian sex, lesbian, pimp, train, self sacrifice, sex, anal sex, female full frontal nudity ...
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A Burning Hot Summer
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
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Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love triangle, friendship, human nature, sexual relations, breakup, artists and showbiz, friends, couples, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   33%
 
 7.2
 152
Il dono
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In 1950, the small Calabrian village of Caulonia still numbered nearly 15,000 souls, but there now remain no more than a few hundred. A phlegmatic old man and a young disabled woman are among the last inhabitants who haunt the deserted village. They ...
Style: semi documentary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
 7.0
 45
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Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
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The Scavengers
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Via the Chicago Reader: "After World War II an Italian soldier returns to his hometown near the Alps and, unable to find a job, hooks up with a crotchety hermit who scavenges buried shells and bombs for scrap metal."
Plot: dialect, realism, mountain man, non professional cast, world war one, mountain, bullet, world war two, bomb
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Born Black
Genre: Drama
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Teste rasate
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Three Brothers
Genre: Drama
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 6.1
 135
The Cricket
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
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    User:   37%
 
 5.8
 172
Street War
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Place: rome italy
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    User:   37%
 
 6.8
 124
Agostino
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Spain
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Place: italy, rome italy
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Country: Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia
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Trance
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Plot: forced prostitution, handicapped, slavery, brothel, female nudity, prostitute, father son relationship, russian, female protagonist, organized crime, kidnapping, sex slavery ...
Place: germany, st. petersburg russia, russia, italy
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 7.1
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The Lovemakers
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
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Plot: stabbed in the stomach, knife, stolen money, uncle nephew relationship, prostitute, grocery store, carnival, atheist, anarchist, masquerade, misery, femme fatale ...
Time: 1880s
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Genre: Drama
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Story: A celebrated painter receives a visit from a cardinal's assistant, who informs him that his mother could become a saint.
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