Movies like A Sand Castle

If you like "A Sand Castle" you are looking for movies about / with love triangle, hiking, suicide, vacation, concentration camp, kiss and bikini themes of Drama genre shot in Yugoslavia.
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A Sand Castle (1962)
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A Sand Castle (1962)
Original name: Peščeni grad
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 both but nothing that could make the other jealous. During most of the movie they enjoy minor pleasures. But occasionally when the girl is alone she has attacks of very painful emotions. In the end it turns out that she is a former child-prisoner of a German KZ-lager, who had run away from a mental hospital in bikini and coat. Some of the staff were searching for her. But when she sees them she commits suicide.
Plot: love triangle, hiking, suicide, vacation, concentration camp, kiss, bikini, mental disorder, escape

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, gloomy, captivating and serious films with plots about love triangle, suicide, female nudity, sex, death, love and romance and love mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Sand Castle: Breakdown (1978), Giraffes (2013), It's Gonna Get Worse (2007), Gisela (2005), Pelican Blood (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Breakdown (1978)
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 ...
Plot: journalist, troubled marriage, infection, doctor, mountain, mother, father, passion, telephone, anger, camera, peace ...
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Giraffes (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Panama, Cuba, Colombia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lía and Manuel live illegally in a closed house. Tania, trying to regain her rights over the space that her uncle left her, intends to evict them. But the couple is not ready to leave and Tania decides to retrench on the top floor of the house. The ...
Plot: love triangle, shower, nudity (full frontal - brief), playing guitar, female nudity, smoking after sex, guitar playing, male nudity
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It's Gonna Get Worse (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Sex, drugs and rock and roll", not in the West but in a Communist police state - Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia of the 1970s . Anti-hero Olin, 21, has just left a mental hospital, after having slashed his wrists to dodge military service. ...
Plot: lesbian, love triangle, suicide, runaway, football, suicide attempt, slacker, counterculture
Time: 80s
Place: czechoslovakia
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Gisela (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Gisela is a young wife and mother, living in a working class German Housing Scheme. She is a supermarket cashier, her husband a delivery driver. The marriage is stale but together they are working their way up into the middle class. George and ...
Plot: love triangle, female director, salesman, supermarket, extramarital affair, cheating wife, male nudity, female nudity, masturbation, nude swimming, unfaithful wife, sex ...
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Pelican Blood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nikko is a twenty-something man with good friends, a passion for birdwatching, and self-destructive tendencies. When he falls back into a relationship with Stevie—his seductive, aggressive environmental activist ex-girlfriend he first encountered ...
Plot: kiss, suicide, breasts, female nudity, barefoot male, depression, sex
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The Bride (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the famous play "Bodas de sangre" (Blood Wedding) by Federico García Lorca, La novia tells the story of a passionate love triangle. A bride leaves her groom, no longer able to withstand the surging desires of her lover, Leonordo.
Style: psychological, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love affair, family feud, wedding, infidelity, revenge, sex scene, lovers, family relations, escape, society, rivalry ...
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Sukitomo (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Drama following a young boxer Tomokazu and his relationship with his best friend Yoshiko and sister Misao as while he's training for an important match. His sister and friend have always been there for him, supporting him, but Tomokazu is about ...
Plot: childhood friend, love triangle, secret love, sibling relationship, gay, childhood friends, gay interest, brother sister relationship
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A Woman on Fire (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Clara, the sexually frustrated wife of a businessman goes on vacation with her husband, daughter and best friend. While there, she finally learns that sex can be passionate and wonderful, something she was never able to discover with the help of her ...
Plot: vacation, flowers, beach, female nudity, adultery, suicide, drug overdose, unfaithful wife, sex, lifeguard, flower
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A Dance in the Rain (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peter is the dark brooding type. Leading a vacuous, shapeless life, he longs for the ideal woman, while at the same time, half heartedly continuing with his habitual girlfriend, Marusa , who is considerably older, a fact that Peter is quick to point ...
Plot: redhead, painter, restaurant, young couple, death, broken vase, red hair, rudeness, older woman younger man relationship, woman undressing
Place: slovenia
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63%
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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, forest, hunting, drunk, lunch, manager, singing, love, sex ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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62%
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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: getting home, return home, beating, wound, attempted robbery, pride, tragic event, siege, wife beater, drinking, drink, immigrants ...
Place: paris france
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62%
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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: wooing, communist, unrequited love, farm hand, workplace, young love, training camp, peasant, worker, studying
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia
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62%
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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, juvenile delinquent, rape, train, beach, male nudity, skinny dipping, killing an animal, wedding, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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The Beekeeper (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
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Style: road movie
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The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
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Plot: world war two, suicide, concentration camp, jewish, lgbt, fascist, gay interest, italian fascism, eyeglasses, merry go round, fascism, steam train ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: italy
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53%
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Máncora (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Peru
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, sentimental, sexual, contemplative, realistic ...
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Time of Indifference (1964)
Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
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