Movies like Breakdown 1978

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Breakdown (1978)
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Breakdown (1978)
Original name: Kvar
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A journalist lives his smooth citizen life, married to a woman from respected family. But, conflicts with manager at work are becoming more often, his marriage is unstable and the outer manifestation of all this is a strange skin disease. Doctors recommend resting in nature and self-examination. In the mountains, in a lonely house near the lake, he meets a woman, also unadjusted and lonely. The consequences of this encounter are beneficial. Capable to love again, he gets his moral strength, and disease retreats. He breaks off his contacts with his wife's family and with "petit bourgeois" of his former life, confronts his boss and wins, realizing that this is only a first victory which has straightened him up.
Plot: journalist, troubled marriage, infection, loud, job, glass, peace, dinner, tree, car, mountain, passion, father, mother, secretary, impotence, escape, female nudity, bare breasts, nervousness, sex, boss, telephone, doctor, anger ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and tense films with plots about female nudity, journalist, sex, bare breasts, doctor, erotica and love mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Breakdown: Spadijer: One Life (1986), Sunday Lunch (1982), Sara (2014), Awakening from the Dead (2005), Aloa: Festivity of the Whores (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Spadijer: One Life (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A reporter who's about to lose his job, and who's daughter is very ill, starts a relationship with a married woman. Tragedy ensues.
Plot: journalist, reporter, tragedy, water, hospital, illness, sun, fight, car, sea, pain, job ...
Place: yugoslavia
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Sunday Lunch (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A surgeon torn between his family and mistress sees his upcoming promotion as a salvation from midlife crisis.
Plot: mistress, family, surgeon, midlife crisis, wife, lunch, manager, drunk, son, father, hospital, dinner ...
Place: yugoslavia
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Sara (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Journalist Sara has just spent four months completing an in-depth investigation piece. Her editor-in-chief, afraid of offending powerful politicians and business moguls, refuses to run it. Sara’s boyfriend, who works for the same magazine, chooses ...
Plot: coming of age, journalist, sex, prostitute, sex scene, police station, prostitution
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Awakening from the Dead (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The story takes place at the beginning of the bombing, both in Belgrade and in one small town in Serbia, at the end of March 1999. Forty-year-old Mickey, an unaccomplished writer, a disillusioned assistant professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts, a ...
Plot: grave, suicide, bombing, parent child relationship, childhood memory, gun, journalist, friends, nato, father son relationship, murder, female nudity ...
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Aloa: Festivity of the Whores (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A married couple from Germany, middle-aged Manfred and his much younger wife Meyra, who are originally from Zagreb, spend their vacation on the island Hvar. They are staying at Ms. Marija's house. Ms. Marija's son and Meyra feel an erotic ...
Style: sexual
Plot: island, vacation, young, blood, car accident, murder, torture, beating, bare breasts, escape attempt, fear, rain ...
Place: yugoslavia
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69%
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The Pacifist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Barbara (Monica Vitti) is a journalist investigating the local counterculture who becomes involved, after an unpleasant start of battery and stalking, with Pierre Clémenti's louche all-around dropout.
Plot: fascist, communist, journalist, student protest, religion, russian roulette, repression, communism, fashion model, shot to death, murder
Place: milan italy
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A Sand Castle (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two boys are on an unplanned vacation by foot. They meet a girl who has nothing but a bikini under her coat. She says her cloths were stolen while she was bathing. She joins their company. They steel cloths for her. There is a little kissing with ...
Plot: hiking, love triangle, escape, kiss, vacation, suicide, bikini, concentration camp, mental disorder
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55%
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The Welts (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Following the death of his mother in '80s Poland, 12-year-old Wojciech has taken the brunt of his stressed father's frustrations with him; the boy frequently gets punished via belt. Wojciech's father occasionally tries to, instead, ...
Plot: journalist, punishment, widower, single father, belt, attraction, parent child relationship, love, fear, emotional abuse, understanding, father son relationship ...
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Round Trip (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a group of people who came to France to the temporary work, their sufferings, persecutions, and a constant struggle for survival.
Plot: return home, murder, brutality, drunkenness, police, deportation, drink, drinking, death of father, death, beating, farm ...
Place: paris france
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Horoscope (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gang of young delinquents from a coastal town terrorize the locals, the tourists that spend the summer holidays there, as well as the young girls. They are especially focused on a pretty girl that sells newspapers, and they make a bet which one ...
Plot: summer, skinny dipping, train, male nudity, beach, wedding, juvenile delinquent
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47%
Throatful of Strawberries (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A story about partly miserable lives of middle aged men and unfulfilled dreams of youth.
Plot: reunion, drinking, night, party, barge, band, drunkenness, drink, game playing, friend, restaurant, friendship ...
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Superfluous (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young farmer Mikajlo while on youth labour action falls in love with a student Nada and infatuated with her, he leaves the peasant brigade and Malena, a girl who as if she were overabundant, followed him to work the labour action. Mikajlo's ...
Plot: studying, young love, communist, worker, peasant, unrequited love, workplace, training camp
Place: yugoslavia, serbia
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Acting Hamlet in the Village of Mrdusa Donja (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Shakespeare's Hamlet, the leading character observes "The play's the thing, wherein to catch the conscience of the king." In this Yugoslavian movie, a performance of Hamlet in a small village apparently catches the conscience ...
Plot: small village, tragedy
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47%
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One (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A journalist tries to balance the duties of marriage and motherhood while researching a piece on college women who work as prostitutes to pay their tuition.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: prostitution, sex, journalist, journalism, introspection, female friendship, wife husband relationship, society, gender, feminism, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Love in a Fish Bowl (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waitress Saara meets handsome journalist Joni, and soon moves in to live with him. Joni tries his best to satisfy Saara sexually but, disturbed by violent lesbian fantasies, she is unable to experience orgasm. Trying to cope with the situation, ...
Plot: waitress, sexual identity, frigidity, young adult, sex, love, journalist, wedding, restaurant, female friendship, city, sexual attraction ...
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44%
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Mimi (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Guido is an international journalist with an unusually difficult relationship with his daughter, Mimi. He hasn't seen her for several years and has just taken her away from the boarding school she was immured in. She is now 15, and for some ...
Style: sexual
Plot: teenage girl, father daughter relationship, journalist, puberty, coming of age, incest, hotel, girl man relationship, boarding school, lolita, breasts, topless ...
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44%
Yellow Emmanuelle (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this sexpolitation effort, a British pilot is assaulted by a gang of hoodlums and left on the street. He's eventually taken to a hospital, where he is nursed back to health by Dr. Emy Wong, a beautiful Asian physician. As the pilot is ...
Plot: doctor, sex, sexploitation, emmanuelle, cleavage, hospital, call girl, see through panties, prostitution, nipples visible through clothing, prostitute, love ...
Place: hong kong
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41%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 97 min.
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Emanuelle in Bangkok (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Emanuelle is sent to Bangkok on a journalism assignment. While there, she embarks on her own exploration of the secrets of sensual pleasure. While learning much, she also reveals several secrets of her own.
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, realistic
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Sleeping in Honey (1996)
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Babruvahana (1977)
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Duration: 160 min.
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Desiring Julia (1986)
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Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
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The Apparition (2018)
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Country: USA
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28%
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Kick-Off (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
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Kuduz (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
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