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, arranged marriage, female impersonator, 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 list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, queer cinema and disturbing films with plots about gay, gay kiss, gay sex, lgbt, gay interest, gay relationship and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Frangipani: From Afar (2015), In the Grayscale (2015), 4 Moons (2014), Cas (2016), The Marriage (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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From Afar (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Venezuela, Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo Vigas’ mesmerizing feature debut examines the struggles of a man petrified by the notion of human contact and intimacy. Armando, aged 50, (played by Pablo Larraín favourite Alfredo Castro in one of his most striking performances yet), ...
Plot: gay, murder, masturbation, beating, gay kiss, auto mechanic, knife wound, gay hustler, male nudity, gay crush, theft, gay bashing ...
Place: venezuela
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In the Grayscale (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bruno is an architect who has a perfect life: A nice family and a good job. Anyway, Bruno has a deep sense of unease. He decides to leave his wife to be alone and have time to find him self. A business man offers him to build an iconic landmark in ...
Plot: grandfather grandson relationship, father son relationship, architect, gay crush, birthday party, pubic hair, bridge, gay, gay father, gay kiss, rejection, masturbation ...
Place: santiago de chile, chile, santiago chile
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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, psychological, disturbing
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 6.3
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Cas (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Pepijn and George’s steady, seven-year relationship is shaken up after they allow a young student named Cas to sleep on their couch until he finds a place of his own. Gradually, both men fall head over heels for Cas’ laconic charm and it forces ...
Plot: gay interest, surrogate mother, gay relationship, gay lead character, gay couple, gay kiss, gay, gay youth, gay protagonist, blow job, gay sex, journalist ...
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 6.9
 494
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: female director, argument, secret, flashback, bar, wedding dress, marriage as hell, gay man has sex with a woman, infidelity, passionate kiss, kiss, wedding ...
Place: kosovo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
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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, gay sex, breakfast, erotica, shower, taxi driver, coffee, gay kiss, aunt, closeted homosexual, friend, sick ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
I Want Your Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a decade of living in San Francisco, Jesse is forced to move back to his Midwestern roots because he can no longer afford the city. On his final night in the city, friends and ex-lovers gather for a going away party that promises to heighten ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, controversial, sexual ...
Plot: gay love, gay, gay sex, strong sexual content, homosexual, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay friend, thirtysomething life, gender, introspection, friendship, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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 ...
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Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
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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 ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, threesome, gay couple, menage a trois, one night stand, internet dating, chat room, lgbt, male homosexuality, gay student, video chat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.8
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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: semi serious, touching, clever, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay african american, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, confession, intergenerational friendship, coming out, lgbt, homosexual, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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54%
 6.9
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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: sexy, sentimental, sexual, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gays and lesbians, love triangle, teacher, sexuality, gay teenager, concert, gay relationship, gay bar, romance, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: east berlin, europe, germany, east berlin east germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Angels of Sex (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 105 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
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Wasp (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Switzerland, Lebanon
Duration: 72 min.
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Plot: gay sex, gay, male homosexuality, lgbt, sexual identity, bisexuality, love triangle, gay kiss, gay couple, female masturbation, emotionally unstable, passive aggression ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Brother and Sister (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: Neukölln, a trendy district in Berlin. Living space is scarce here. Without surety, proof of credit worthiness and salary there is no chance at all now. Thies knows this game; he works for a real estate management company and watches that the rules ...
Style: lgbt cinema
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Like Grains of Sand (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.0
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.1
 99
Sugar Orange (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 86 min.
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43%
 7.1
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Green Plaid Shirt (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: the lives of two ordinary men who find love together only to lose it. In an era of easy sex and open relationships they have only two rules: dont fall in love with others and no jealousy. Still rules are made to be broken. Eventually a single act of ...
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41%
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Duration: 79 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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And Then We Danced (2019)
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40%
Center of My World (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, rough, psychological
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40%
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Off Shore (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: gay, estranged father, coming of age, gay interest, romantic triangle, gay kiss, ocean, surfing, hugging, family relations, family secret, secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Endless Possibility of Sky (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sex and drugs-getting hooked and getting off –can be addicting. For Drew (Brad Hallowell), eking out a mundane life in Waterville, Maine, it is resisting the illicit pleasure in New York; for Mistress Datina (Philly), it means operating a sex and ...
Plot: drug addict, homelessness, part animation, drug addiction, drug dealer, anonymous sex, writers, erection, snowglobe, hiv, paranoia, kiss ...
Place: new york, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Desire Will Set You Free (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: gay cinema, cult film, lgbt cinema, queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, immigrants, artist, transvestite, male prostitute, gay bar, gay hustler, book signing, expatriate, lesbian interest, swimming, lesbian sex ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
I Dream in Another Language (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A millenary language agonizes: Its last two speakers, Evaristo and Isauro (70´s) had a quarrel 50 years ago and haven't spoken to each other since. Martin, a linguist, will undertake the challenge of bringing the two old friends back together ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, sentimental, disturbing, lgbt cinema
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38%