Movies like Yvy Maraey

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Yvy Maraey
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia, Mexico, Norway
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A filmmaker tracing the steps of Swedish explorer Erland Nordeskiold travels with a Guarani Indian from the highlands of La Paz to the swamps in the forests of South Eastern Bolivia, a place where uncontacted indigenous still exist. Philosophical Road Movie into the heart of Guarani culture of Bolivia translates ancient knowledge and explores the importance of the other in the construction of our identity.
Style: road movie
Plot: playing violin, cinematographer, documentary filmmaker, journey, underwater scene, filmmaker
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Himalaya
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France, Switzerland, UK, Nepal
108 min.
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Rain Man
Drama
USA
133 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out road movie, realistic, serious and touching films with plots about journey, on the road, storytelling, mentor, runaway, friendship and catastrophe mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Yvy Maraey: Road to La Paz (2015), Thumb Tripping (1972), Before Snowfall (2013), Two Days (2003), They Have Escaped (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Road to La Paz
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Duration: 92 min.
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Audience: family outing
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    User:   41%
 
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Kenny
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The Return
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Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Lost in Munich
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Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
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Time: 2000s, year 1938, year 2008
Place: prague, prague czech republic, central europe
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Santo Luzbel
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
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A Matter of Faith
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Country: Bolivia
Duration: 89 min.
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Destiny Road
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Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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    User:   21%
 
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Duration: 93 min.
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Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 76 min.
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Style: road movie
Plot: berlin wall, past, inheritance, nazi, separation
Place: east germany, germany, gdr, berlin germany
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System:   19%
    User:   21%
 
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Foreign Body
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the turbulent aftermath of the Tunisian revolution, young Samia flees her homeland. She braves hostile seas in the crossing to France, but once there she finds that her struggles have only just begun. With no friends, no family, and — most ...
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    User:   17%
 

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