Movies like A Sand Castle

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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: hiking, love triangle, mental disorder, concentration camp, bikini, suicide, vacation, escape, kiss

Most similar movies to A Sand Castle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and gloomy films with plots about love triangle, love and romance, couples, female nudity, infidelity, sex and suicide mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Sand Castle: Giraffes (2013), The Bride (2015), Breakdown (1978), Sukitomo (2006), A Dance in the Rain (1961). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Giraffes (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Panama, Cuba, Colombia
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: shower, love triangle, smoking after sex, playing guitar, female nudity
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95%
 6.8
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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.
Plot: love triangle, family feud, love affair, big breasts, cheating fiancee, wedding, horse, female nudity, revenge, infidelity, sex scene, sex outside
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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 ...
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78%
 5.6
 86
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: love triangle, secret love, sibling relationship, childhood friends, brother sister relationship, childhood friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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: older woman younger man relationship, woman undressing, death, young couple, restaurant, broken vase, rudeness, red hair
Place: slovenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 23
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.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.4
 59
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Sunday Lunch (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 92 min.
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Place: yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Superfluous (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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66%
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 136
Maine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Plot: camping, hiking, loneliness, sexual attraction, dysfunctional relationship, female nudity, seduction, love, infidelity, sex scene, mountain, cheating wife
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Cyrano de Bergerac (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 176 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.6
 150
You (2007)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Men Cry Bullets (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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All Fall Down (1962)
Genre: Drama
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 102
Gisela (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
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Plot: sex, supermarket, love triangle, extramarital affair, female nudity, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Affair in the Snow (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 4.2
 548
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.5
 3K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Boxer and Death (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Broken Windows (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 3K
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Audience: kids
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Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.9
 59
Silip (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 2K
Dreamland (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cruel Intentions 3 (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: sexual, semi serious, stylized, realistic, erotic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%