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How Far, How Near (1972)
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How Far, How Near (1972)
Original name: Jak daleko stąd, jak blisko
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A middle-aged man sets out on a symbolic journey through past, present, and future to learn why an old friend committed suicide, and learns much about his own life along the way.
Plot: metaphysics, first love, ex husband ex wife relationship, memory, suicide, ghost, surrealism, female nudity

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, psychotronic and pre war films with plots about female nudity, suicide, sex, surrealism, male nudity, suicide attempt and death mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like How Far, How Near: Spiral (1978), When the Trees Fall (2018), The Law and the Fist (1964), A Room with a View on the Sea (1978), Kontrakt (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Spiral (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In what appears to be an inexplicable incident, a man drives up to a resort hotel in midwinter, throws away his car keys, enters, and proceeds to agitate everyone he meets with his urgency -- a message he is somehow unable to communicate. Then he ...
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When the Trees Fall (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine, Poland, Republic of Macedonia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story revolves around rebellious five-year-old Vitka, her teenage cousin Larysa and Larysa’s boyfriend, a young criminal Scar. After the death of her father, Larysa wants a different life, even if the entire community condemns her love for ...
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The Law and the Fist (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: At the end of World War Two, Polish people move to the western lands vacated by Germans. But some ruthless profiteers pose as government representatives and intend to make off with loot from a deserted town they took over. One honest man stands up ...
Plot: post war, death by gunshot, ghost town, shooting, drinking, death, gun, train, murder, violence
Time: 1940s, year 1945
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A Room with a View on the Sea (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two psychiatrists attempt to save a suicidal man.
Plot: suicide threat, fiance fiancee relationship, suicide attempt, psychology, police inspector, jumping from height, teacher student relationship, rescue, old man, mistaken identity, falling from height, police ...
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Kontrakt (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bearing traces of the old Anton Chekhov play The Wedding, The Contract is set during an "arranged" ceremony. The bride and groom barely know each other, but this matters not at all to their tradition-bound families. At the last minute, the ...
Plot: doctor, party, wedding, sex, exhibitionist, snow, sauna
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Behind The Wall (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Jan is a young assistant professor in chemistry and a workaholic, Anna is an unsuccessful science writer who turns to Jan for advice and human compassion, but Jan, absorbed with his career, remains immune to Anna's clumsy efforts to pierce his ...
Plot: chemistry, workaholic, professor, dedication, compassion, neighbor, scientist, exhaustion, loneliness, tough guy, suicide attempt, stranger ...
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Everything for Sale (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Wajda's homage to Zbigniew Cybulski, the "Polish James Dean" who starred in the director's ASHES AND DIAMONDS and died young. The movie follows the tribulations of a director attempting to make a movie with a Cybulski-like star ...
Plot: death, filmmaker, replacement, railway, film within a film, filmmaking, film set, director, actor
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Daimler-Benz Limousine (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two brothers of German heritage live in the Polish town of Poznan. Michal is the sensitive brother who likes literature, Andrzej is the daredevil with no intellectual bent, and between the two of them, they steal the German consul's ...
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Country: Poland
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A metaphysical mystery involving a university student's camera getting stolen, and the thief then committing suicide. Looking back upon the event, the situation comes to be questioned if it happened at all.
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Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An internationally respected poet announces she is going to kill herself and needs an heir and executor. Young writers drive up the mountain to compete for the position and are challenged intellectually, emotionally, and erotically.
Plot: suicide, poet, seductress, loneliness, cunnilingus
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Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 180 min.
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The Story of Sin (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A beautiful Polish girl whose lover has gone to Rome to seek a divorce from his previous wife travels around Europe in search of him and suffers a variety of tragic adventures as the men around her try to fit her into their own selfish schemes.
Plot: male full rear nudity, love, sex, teenage girl, surrealism, female nudity, bare breasts, erotica, rape, male nudity, separation, casino ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A parable centering on an old man who lives a secluded life in the desert, alone with only his memories and photographs. His wellspring, once a source of joy and hope for thirsty passersby, is now rarely used. No longer able to find comfort in his ...
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Another Day, Another Man (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
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Country: Poland
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