Movies like The Illiac Passion

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The Illiac Passion
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prometheus, on an Odyssean journey, crosses the Brooklyn Bridge in search of the characters of his imagination. After meeting the Muse, he proceeds to the "forest." There, under an apple tree, he communes with his selves, represented by celebrated personages from the New York "underground scene" who appear as modern correlatives to the figures of Greek mythology. The filmmaker, who narrates the situations with a translation of Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound , finds the personalities of his characters to have a timeless universality.
Style: avant garde
Plot: homoeroticism, greek mythology, avant-garde, lgbt, repeated scene, bisexual, homosexual, gay, greek, mythology, surrealism, love
Place: ancient greece
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and touching films with plots about lgbt, gay, homoeroticism, homosexuality, male nudity, gay sex and homosexual mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Illiac Passion: Twice a Man (1964), The Flavor of Corn (1986), My Own Private Idaho (1991), Johan (1976), Love Forbidden (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Twice a Man
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A reworking of the myth of Hippolytus, in which a chaste youth rejects the incestuous advances of his mother and is saved from death by a caring physician.
Style: avant garde
Plot: homosexuality, avant-garde, lgbt, greek mythology, incest, suicide, gay relationship, homosexual, gay lead character, gay, mother son relationship
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The Flavor of Corn
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
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Duration: 104 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: gay, gay sex, lgbt, homoeroticism, gay relationship, homosexuality, gay protagonist, polish, refugee, gay lead character, gay kiss, real estate agent
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Plot: gay sex, in the closet, lgbt, secret love, homoeroticism, unrequited love, gay relationship, gay, gay parent, homosexuality, love triangle, father son conflict ...
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: gay sex, farm, murder, lgbt, gay protagonist, taking off underwear, sex from behind, naked in public, taking off shirt, male in shower, simulated sex, taking a shower ...
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Call Me by Your Name
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Brazil, USA
Duration: 132 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 98 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
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Genre: Drama
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Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sexual
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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Country: USA
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Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, emotional
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Time: 80s
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Sebastiane
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Rome, AD 303. Emperor Diocletian demotes his favourite, Sebastian, from captain of the palace guard to the rank of common soldier and banishes him to a remote coastal outpost where his fellow soldiers, weakened by their desires, turn to homosexual ...
Style: serious, sexual, disturbing, realistic, stylized ...
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Time: ancient history
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