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Weekend Stories: A Woman's Business (1996)
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Weekend Stories: A Woman's Business (1996)
Original name: Damski interes z cyklu 'Opowiesci weekendowe'
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A woman whose passport was denied under the previous Communist regime by a vindictive party secretary is given a chance to confront the woman and take revenge.
Plot: depression, politics, businesswoman, break up, justice, lie, communist, forgiveness, breakup, handcuffs, passport, reunion, university student, political activist, revenge, invitation, polish history
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, political drama and emotional films with plots about politics, communist, friendship, male female relationship, communism, revenge and depression mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Weekend Stories: A Woman's Business: Spiral (1978), One Man's War (1991), The Illumination (1973), Kontrakt (1980), The Constant Factor (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Spiral (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In what appears to be an inexplicable incident, a man drives up to a resort hotel in midwinter, throws away his car keys, enters, and proceeds to agitate everyone he meets with his urgency -- a message he is somehow unable to communicate. Then he ...
Plot: depression, fear of death, morgue, hopelessness, lecture, tourist, death, male female relationship, search, suicide attempt, hospital, suicide ...
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95%
 6.1
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One Man's War (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anthony Hopkins plays an English medical doctor living with his family in Paraguay and treating the poor people from the surroundings, who has his life turned upside down when his son was mysteriously murdered in what could have been an attack to ...
Style: political drama
Plot: politics, fighting the system, political unrest, obsession, politician, corruption, revenge, murder, government, oppression, social injustice, political activist ...
Place: paraguay
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78%
The Illumination (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Krzysztof Zanussi's groundbreaking film chronicles a decade in the life of a young physics student whose absolute faith in the primacy of rationality and science is shaken by tragedy and affairs of the heart.
Plot: psychology, meaning of life, electrocution, philosophy, monkey, marriage, scientist, mountain climbing, brain surgery, physicist, nerd
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: poland
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60%
 6.9
 165
Kontrakt (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bearing traces of the old Anton Chekhov play The Wedding, The Contract is set during an "arranged" ceremony. The bride and groom barely know each other, but this matters not at all to their tradition-bound families. At the last minute, the ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), sauna, snow, sex, exhibitionist, female nudity, party, wedding, doctor
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60%
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The Constant Factor (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The main character in this effective, convincing drama is Witold (Tadeusz Bradecki) who is high in what later would be termed the "emotional quotient" or the ability to bounce back from adverse, tragic circumstances. Witold has been ...
Plot: death of mother, illness, frame up, corruption, death, death of father, mountaineer, father son relationship, dying, fired from the job, mother son relationship
Place: poland, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
They've Got Knut (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in the early '80s, a time when a new wave of leftist political consciousness and activism had swept German youth (and was just about to disappear as quickly as it arrived), this satiric comedy follows a young couple, Ingo (Hans-Jochen ...
Plot: friendship, ski, political activist, political activism, brother sister relationship, sex, politics, shower, breakup, ice, male nudity, break up ...
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55%
Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a doctor named Tomasz who questions his beliefs, faith and morality as his end is near, so he makes all efforts to find dignity in his imminent death.
Style: serious, captivating, tricky, clever
Plot: doctor, cancer, meaning of life, ex husband ex wife relationship, cynicism, terminal illness, pain, death, suffering, life & death, belief, monk ...
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54%
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Black Sun (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After learning the identity of the man who killed her husband, a young widow struggles with whether to forgive the killer or avenge her husband's death
Plot: male full rear nudity, funeral, revenge, pubic hair, falling off a cliff, loss of husband, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, female nudity, wedding dress
Place: sicily
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52%
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Short Working Day (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kieślowski’s study of a political strike, controversially told from the viewpoint of a Communist functionary trying to keep order.
Style: political drama
Plot: window, communist, clerk, government, aquarium, political party, committee, solidarity, demonstration, worker, politics, job ...
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49%
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Unforgiven (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on true and tragic events in the life of Vitaly Kaloyev, an architect and family man. In 2002, his wife and children die in a mid-air collision along with 70 other people, mostly children. Vitaly is one of the first people to discover the ...
Style: psychological, based on true events, emotional, ambiguous ending, bleak
Plot: justice, tragedy, revenge, grief, depression, death of child, death of wife, tragic event, moral ambiguity, catastrophe, airport, lone hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Untitled Lal Jose Movie (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Against his wishes, 'Cuba' Mukundan (Sreenivasan) goes to Dubai to make good his father's alleged misappropriation of funds from the local cooperative bank. It is there that he learns the true meaning of the term 'working ...
Plot: communist, politician, bank, politics, election, labor camp, chinese, minister, lottery, nurse, arab, cheating
Place: dubai, cuba
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46%
The Invisible Wall (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: June 27, 1980, an Italian DC 9 flying from Bologna to Palermo falls in the sea close to the Ustica island. 81 people die. The official version is "structure failure" of the airplane, but a number of clues lead the journalist Rocco Ferrante ...
Plot: politics, military, conspiracy theory, sicilian, terrorism, scandal, air disaster, italian history, years of lead
Time: 80s
Place: palermo italy, italy, mediterranean sea, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Structure of Crystal (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Physicist John worked as a meteorologist. He lives in a small village with his wife, a teacher. Meanwhile, his friend from university, Mark, is doing a research career. Trying to get John to return to academic work in the capital. Mark is not ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: science, moral dilemma, old friends, provincial life, university, scientist, school teacher, point of view, discussion, physicist, countryside, weatherman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Behind The Wall (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Jan is a young assistant professor in chemistry and a workaholic, Anna is an unsuccessful science writer who turns to Jan for advice and human compassion, but Jan, absorbed with his career, remains immune to Anna's clumsy efforts to pierce his ...
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45%
Left Right Left (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 155 min.
Story: The basic story of the movie revolves around P.K. Jayan aka 'Vattu' Jayan (played by Indrajith) and Roy Joseph aka Che Guevera Roy (played by Murali Gopy). Vattu Jayan is a corrupt cop who manages his daily necessities through bribed money ...
Plot: politics, revenge, communist, political party, leader, heroes, murder, political, malayalam
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45%
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Blind Chance (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Witek runs after a train. Three variations follow on how such a seemingly banal incident could influence the rest of Witek's life.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, contemplative, serious, psychological ...
Plot: train, destiny, politics, student, chance, airplane, infidelity, espionage, militant, couples, self discovery, polish ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: poland, libya, europe, new jersey, tokyo ...
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43%
 7.2
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The Photograph (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 102 min.
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Time: 70s
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Blue Highway (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Style: suspense
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42%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, Switzerland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vietnam's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1996
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41%
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Enak (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, France, Germany
Duration: 81 min.
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36%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
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Plot: autobiography, communism, bourgeoisie, aunt nephew relationship, escape, sister sister relationship, liar, bow, horse, lie, horse riding, friend ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Prodigal Daughter (1981)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman in a deep depression leaves her husband and returns to her parents. She discovers her father is having an affair, becomes jealous of his mistress and tries to turn his feelings in her direction.
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Children in the Crossfire (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
Plot: reunion, self discovery, youth, culture clash, political unrest, friendship, religions or cults, society, politics, coming of age, unemployment, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: ireland, los angeles, california, england, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 14
Prologue (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Robin Spry, Prologue was the first Canadian film to screen at the Venice Film Festival. Set and filmed during the sixties, this fiction feature tells the story of a young Montrealer who edits an underground newspaper ...
Style: cinema verite
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Time: 60s, 1960s
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35%
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Suspended (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anna, a nurse, meets her wartime lover Marcel in 1951. Learning that he has been sentenced to death for his role in the Home Army, she hides him in her cellar for five years. She gets pregnant with his child and has the baby out of the wedlock. ...
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Time: 50s, 1950s
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34%
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 39
The Affair (2010)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Forgotten Light (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
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Time: 80s, 1930s
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32%
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 296
Hands Up! (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Beginning with a sci-fi prologue before finding itself with several doctors attending a medical school reunion in a sealed-up railway carriage. Between drinks, the disenchanted medicos ruminate over the effect that communism (particularly the ...
Plot: medical profession, politics, plaster cast, post apocalypse, communism, cinema, political
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 1K
The Joke (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the 1950s, Ludvik Jahn was expelled from the Communist Party and the University by his fellow students, because of a politically incorrect note he sent to his girlfriend. Fifteen years later, he tries to get his revenge by seducing Helena, the ...
Style: sincere, emotional, disturbing, rough, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, revenge, memory, hard labor, adultery, restaurant, communist party, postcard, exile, pickaxe, rebellion, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1949, 1950s, 1940s
Place: prague, czech republic, central europe, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.1
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The Welts (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
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Plot: journalist, single father, parent child relationship, belt, fear, love, attraction, widower, punishment, female director, understanding, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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