Movies like Frangipani

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Frangipani (2014)
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Frangipani (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sarasi does not want Chamath to be the only boy in her bridal dressing class but she couldnt help wrapping the beautiful wedding saris that Chamath embroiders. Sarasi wants Chamath to rescue her from an arranged marriage but Chamath wants to run away from the village looking for the freedom in the city.
Plot: gay, pregnancy, transsexual, love triangle, homosexual, suicide attempt, fashion designer, gay sex, exile, karma, gay slur, ritual, female impersonator, arranged marriage, hinduism, gay club, brother brother relationship, arrest, reconciliation, rejection, dowry, gay cruising, shower, gay kiss, mother son relationship
Place: sri lanka

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The Marriage (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Kosovo, Albania
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bekim and Anita are getting married, but Anita is unaware that Bekim is still in love with his best friend Nol.
Plot: gay, lgbt, male male kiss, gay sex, police car, wedding, affair, musician, vodka, kiss, gay kiss, love triangle ...
Place: kosovo
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No Hard Feelings (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Parvis, the son of exiled Iranians, copes with life in his small hometown by indulging himself with pop culture, Grindr dates, and raves. After being caught shoplifting, he is sentenced to community service at a refugee shelter where he meets ...
Plot: gay sex, gay, community service, coming of age, gay interest, refugee, lgbt, gay club, gay muslim, gay subtext, sibling relationship, dual identity ...
Place: berlin germany, iran
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4 Moons (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four stories about love and self-acceptance: An eleven year-old boy struggles to keep secret the attraction he feels towards his male cousin. Two former childhood friends reunite and start a relationship that gets complicated due to one of them’s ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: gay couple, gay, gay marriage, love triangle, male friendship, childhood friends, childhood friend, friendship between men, lgbt, gay relationship, gay slur, in the closet ...
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Share (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The rich yuppie Rene (played by superstar Paolo Rivero) lives in his grandmother's house, which he loves and adores. His driver Levi (Kristofer King, the new idol of the Philippine screen) lives in the house, too. Rene focuses on his career ...
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, kiss, blind date, friend, breakfast, bed, beach, shower, coffee, heart attack, sick ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Sex of the Angels (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, gay, gay relationship, gay sex, bisexual man, homosexual, dancer, infidelity, friendship, sexual attraction, strong sexual content, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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It Gets Better (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Saithan, a retired post-op transsexual, retreats to the beautiful mountains of northern Thailand and falls in love with a local mechanic. Saithan wonders if Fai will look into her heart rather than her male past. Tonmai has inherited a gay cabaret ...
Plot: novice, nightclub, buddhist monk, robbery, gay, theft, ashes, transsexual, female impersonator, newcomer, female director, lgbt teen ...
Place: thailand
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Coming Out (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Reportedly the first film to come out of East Germany to deal openly with gay issues. Philipp, a closeted teacher is dating a female collegue to keep up appearances. One night, by 'accident' he stumbles into a gay bar, meets and promptly ...
Style: sincere, psychological, sexual, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, love triangle, gay teenager, teacher, sexuality, concert, gay relationship, youth, society, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
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India Blues: Eight Feelings (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: avant garde
Plot: gay kiss, lgbt, gay, toilet, ladder, sex scene, cigarette smoking, nudity (full frontal - brief), fellatio, gay interest, oral sex, pubic hair ...
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Heartbeats (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Francis is a young gay man, Marie is a young straight woman and the two of them are best friends -- until the day the gorgeous Nicolas walks into a Montreal coffee shop. The two friends, instantly and equally infatuated, compete for Nicolas' ...
Style: suspense, atmospheric, sincere, tense, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec, paris france
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45%
I Dream in Another Language (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
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Like Grains of Sand (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story. Shuji, a Japanese teen, is falling in love with his friend Hiroyuki, however, Hiroyuki is attracted to Kasane, the new girl in their class.
Plot: high school, gay, lgbt, young love, high school student, coming out, bullying, bar, friend, beach, love triangle, single mother ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Yours Emotionally (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India, UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two Brits, Ravi and Paul travel to India where they meet Murthy and Anna an older gay couple that have managed to form a partnership and live together for over 20 years. When Ravi meets and falls for Mani an Indian national who is betrothed to be ...
Style: queer cinema
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Place: india
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Boy Culture (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Style: clever, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gay african american, gay, gay sex, gay teenager, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, confession, intergenerational friendship, coming out, lgbt, homosexual, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state
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Paris 05:59: Théo & Hugo (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Théo and Hugo meet in a club and form an immediate bond. Once the desire and elation of this first moment has passed, the two young men, now sober, wander through the empty streets of nocturnal Paris, having to confront the love they sense ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, thought provoking, touching
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Place: paris france, france
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 88 min.
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Audience: teens
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Greek Pete (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 75 min.
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Free Fall (2013)
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Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, lgbt, forbidden love, homosexuality, gay slur, fall in love, love affair, gay sex ...
Place: germany
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42%
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Cas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
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Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, gay cinema, psychological, lgbt cinema ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: amsterdam
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42%
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Sugar Orange (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lukas is Sugar, Clemens is Orange. Together, they are two ten-year-old boys who are inseparable. More than just playmates, they share a unique bond which seems predestined to last a lifetime. Until, that is, powerful emotions come to the fore and a ...
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I Want Your Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
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Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, controversial ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa, california, ohio
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41%
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The Third One (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 70 min.
Story: After meeting in a chat room, Fede (22) arrives at a downtown building to have an intimate encounter with a gay couple older than him. As the night unfolds, Fede has an intense and telling experience. The next morning finds him different, as if ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexy, disturbing
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 93 min.
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Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, hustler, lgbt, gay slur, gay bashing, gay crush, swashbuckler, father son relationship, beating, gay history, class distinction, male prostitute ...
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Beyond the Walls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Canada, France
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, silent film
Plot: gay relationship, gay, s&m, musician, gays and lesbians, love affair, gay sex, fall in love, gender, love and romance, homosexual, prison sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Weekend (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, meditative, romantic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay love, gay couple, lgbt, gay club, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, weekend, homosexual, one night stand, encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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His Brother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Plot: terminal illness, gay, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, human nature, homosexual, suffering, family relations, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Last Match (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cuba is not a country for young gays. Teen rent boy Reinier falls in love with a mate in the slum soccer field at their neighbourhood in Havana. Although obsessed with moneymaking to hold up his baby, teen wife and wife's granma, gambler ...
Style: realistic, homoerotic, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: male prostitution, gay relationship, gay, gay love, gays and lesbians, love and romance, gay crush, society, romance, gay slur, crush, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, havana cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Leather (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Birch, a young man living in the Catskill Mountains, reunites with his childhood friend from the city, Andrew.
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