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 serious, realistic, sexual and touching films with plots about lgbt, gay, homosexual, homoeroticism, male nudity, gay sex and homosexuality mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like The Illiac Passion: Twice a Man (1964), The Flavor of Corn (1986), Brother and Sister (2016), Love Forbidden (2002), Johan (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Twice a Man
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Duration: 49 min.
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The Meatrack
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