Movies like Land in Between

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Land in Between (1996)
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Land in Between (1996)
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: prostitute, racism, television, shepherd, migration, albanian, immigrants, house painter, landscape, non professional cast
Place: rome italy, italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, biting and bleak films with plots about prostitute, death, prostitution, pimp, nudity (full frontal - brief), brothel and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Land in Between: Ospiti (1998), Vesna Goes Fast (1996), Bandits of Orgosolo (1961), Roman Summer (2000), Odds and Ends (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ospiti (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Italian drama
Plot: migrant, non professional cast, death, boat, migration, cow, fishing, photographer, fisherman, cycling, immigrants, sea ...
Place: italy, rome italy
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95%
Vesna Goes Fast (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Vesna, a Czech girl, arrives in Italy without money and, because of poverty, is forced into prostitution.
Plot: prostitute, emigration, letter, prostitution, knife, construction worker, tourist, lie, liar, innocence, imaginary friend, businessman ...
Place: italy
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52%
Bandits of Orgosolo (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Sardinian peasant is implicated in the murder of a policeman and, although innocent, he doesn’t give himself up, lacking faith in the judicial system and fearing that he may lose his sheep while awaiting trial. He leaves for the mountains with ...
Plot: shepherd, false accusation, bandit, runaway
Place: italy, sardinia
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47%
 5.9
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Roman Summer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former theatre actress comes back to Rome and meets old and new friends.
Plot: farewell, non professional cast, urban setting, beach, realism, dancer, death, summer, musician, city, loneliness, actor ...
Time: 2000s
Place: italy, rome italy
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45%
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Odds and Ends (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Essay film by Alexander Kluge.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: immigrants, terminal illness, prostitute, soldier, song, money, cannibalism, cold war, archival footage, unrequited love, pimp, masturbation ...
Time: year 1986
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43%
 7.8
 9K
Mamma Roma (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution. She brings her teenage son Ettore (Ettore Garofolo), who ...
Style: neorealism, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, thief, friendship, redemption, hopes, youth, family relations, human nature, going straight, crimes, starting over ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, tokyo, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
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The Cricket (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An impressionable young woman's relationship with an aging prostitute leads to a job as a maid at a brothel.
Plot: maid, prostitute, parent child relationship, brothel, female nudity, suicide by drowning, mother daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, mother slaps daughter, deep cleavage, murder
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 55
Fontamara (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors). Berardo Viola wants to marry Elvira but only after gaining enough money to buy some land and in order to reach his aim he has ...
Plot: leftist, resistance, farm, police, countryside, fascism, italian fascism
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Scavengers (1969)
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: bomb, mountain man, world war two, bullet, realism, dialect, world war one, non professional cast, mountain
Time: year 1945
Place: italy
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40%
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Paprika (1991)
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.
Style: erotic, cult film
Plot: brothel, prostitute, anal sex, female genitalia, prostitution, pimp, erotica, self sacrifice, femme fatale, lust, female nudity, marriage ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Come Together (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An American stuntman working on spaghetti westerns in Europe picks up two pretty American tourists and they decide to take a road trip around Europe together. However, things don't turn out exactly as each of them expected.
Plot: tourist, travel, stuntman, hitchhiker, death, love triangle, landscape
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 26
La bambola (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man without scruples mistreats his lover and her daughter, a teenager. also in his mind a diabolical plan to force the girl into prostitution.
Style: sex comedy
Plot: prostitute, teacher student relationship, prostitution, female nudity, student, brothel
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Way We Laughed (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Studying to become a teacher in Turin, Italy, Pietro is joined by his older brother, Giovanni, who has moved up from Sicily. While Giovanni is a worker with no schooling, Pietro shows considerable promise in academics, prompting the elder sibling to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: working class, school, immigrants, prostitute, siblings relations, parents and children, family in crisis, small town, small town life, idealism, family life, social differences ...
Time: 50s, 1960s, year 1962, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: sicily, europe, italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 13
Born Black (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A convoluted roundelay of sexual encounters and unwitting fluid exchanges results in a white woman giving birth to a black baby.
Plot: simulated sex, ostracism, prostitute, corruption, paparazzi, interracial sex, racism, infidelity, exploitation
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, unemployment, poverty, pimp, robbery, life is a bitch, family relations, couple relations, dishonesty, criminal heroes, neo realism, downfall ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: italy, rome italy, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
His Days Are Numbered (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
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: trial, death of protagonist, farmer, prostitute, artist, painting, heart attack, working class, alienation, drowned, streetcar, con men ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
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Il dono (2003)
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
Plot: photograph, bare breasts, butt naked, hairdresser, very little dialogue, old man, realism, money, loneliness, shaving, countryside, sex ...
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36%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Romania, Bulgaria
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Bari, a city caught in the relentless economic crisis. Ivo is an agronomist, but the lack of opportunities pushes him to accept a job in the fertile region of Banat in Romania. Clara has just ended a relationship and is about to lose her job at the ...
Plot: journey, economics, pregnant woman, pregnancy, migration, voyage, immigration, unemployment, job
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34%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
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33%
 4.3
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Gift Girls (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three women are secretly plush prostitutes. They are successively called by a mysterious person to have sex with three different men and assuage their weird fantasies.
Style: erotic
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32%
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Style: captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 266
Manuel (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Listen, Let's Make Love (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, sexual, sexy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Plot: library, alternative medicine, redemption, mountain, police chase, recluse, skinny dipping, wilderness, nature
Place: italy, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 293
The Thursday (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 132
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Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
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29%
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 2K
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Plot: albanian, serbian, post war, boy
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29%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 5K
Reality (2012)
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27%
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26%