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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
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Italy, France
155 min.
 8.5
Mamma Roma
Drama
Italy
106 min.
 7.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and ambiguous ending films with plots about prostitute, death, female nudity, church, priest, male nudity and sex mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Land in Between: Ostia (1970), Ospiti (1998), Reality (2012), Roman Summer (2000), Cinema Paradiso (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 4.8
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Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
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Place: europe, italy, napoli italy, rome italy
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System:   35%
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Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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    User:   30%
 

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