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A Man's Flower Road (1987)
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A Man's Flower Road (1987)
Original name: 男の花道
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Shot in Super8 and divided in two parts, the film shows some moments from the life of a young university student, who lives with his family in a house in the outskirts.
Plot: student, violence, running, house, family life, male nudity, clock, river, brother sister relationship, anarchism, fireworks, leaving home, defecation, absurdism, trenchcoat, foot chase, screaming, power outage, photo album, jumping off a bridge, mother son relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and suspense films with plots about male nudity, violence, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, running and student mostly in Drama, Horror and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like A Man's Flower Road: Be Sure to Share (2009), Anti-Porno (2016), Life Back Then (2011), Noriko's Dinner Table (2005), Pleasure Campus: Secret Games (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: touching, realistic, contemplative, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, terminal illness, parents and children, coping, family in crisis, estrangement, unfulfillment, father son relationship, hopes, dealing with death, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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95%
 6.4
 2K
Anti-Porno (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Japan's oldest major movie studio asks a batch of venerable filmmakers to revive its high-brow soft-core Roman Porno series.
Style: experimental, sexploitation film, pink cinema, erotic
Plot: filmmaking, hallucination, painting, lesbian kiss, panties, pubic hair, rape, virginity, undressing, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), japanese schoolgirl ...
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95%
 6.1
 116
Life Back Then (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Kyohei Nagashima (Masaki Okada) has shut away the world. During his high school days he was the target of bullying and experienced horrifying moments. Now as a young adult Kyohei takes a new job. He works for a company that specializes in cleaning ...
Plot: grief, bullying, cityscape, japanese woman, sink, couch, job, chopsticks, refrigerator, sadness, scissors, hiking ...
Place: tokyo, east asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Noriko's Dinner Table (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 159 min.
Story: A teenager named Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Toyokawa, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", which grows darker after the mass suicide of 54 ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: dysfunctional family, cult, family relations, nihilism, suicide, internet, woman in danger, teenage life, on the run, youth, leaving home, false identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Pleasure Campus: Secret Games (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: This is a combination of stories dealing with the ecstatic adventures of high school student Sachiko.
Plot: classroom, torture, rape, sex, violence, hypnotism, family relations, female nudity, rapist, hypnosis, teacher, student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 3K
Sauvage (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here... longing for love. He doesn’t know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.
Style: rough, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
Plot: male nudity, male prostitute, gay, violence, anal sex, torture, blood, hustler, erection, gay kiss, money, apple ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 5K
The Student (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Veniamin, a teenager in the midst of a mystical crisis, has his mother, schoolmates and entire high school turned upside down by his questions. - Can girls go to their swimming classes in bikinis? - Does sex education have a place in school? - ...
Style: complex, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: religion, teacher, violence, student, school, classroom, bible, prayer, anger, praying, faith, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Wherever You Are (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A doctor's (Stefano Accorsi) life takes a mysterious turn when his ambulance plunges into a river.
Plot: ambulance, fireworks, scooter, rowing, afterlife, love, pubic hair, death, reanimation, female full frontal nudity, male nudity
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Boy Who Had Everything (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In '60's-era Australia, a college freshman must navigate freshman hazing, a distant mother, and a shaky relationship with his girlfriend.
Plot: mockery, college student, university, crying, coming of age, crying man, australian, college dropout, blond, race, novice, runner ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Oil-Hell Murder (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The indolent son of an oil vendor becomes a regular customer of a prostitute, racks up a mountain of debt, and is disowned by his parents.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: prostitute, debt, cuckolded husband, unhappy wife, woman killed, sexless marriage, murder of a woman, murder, womanizer, river, cheating wife, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Longest Distance (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two sides of the same country: a chaotic and violent city contrasting against a natural paradise where the oldest mountains on the planet can be found. Two main characters that find each other at a crucial moment. Two fearless journeys, one that ...
Plot: violence, grandparent grandchild relationship, fatherhood, suicide, euthanasia, journey, jumping into water, hiding, grandmother grandson relationship, murder, death, airport ...
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Midsummer's Fantasia (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Korean Film director, Kim Taehoon plans to shoot his new film in a small local city called Gojo, Japan. He travels with his assistant director, Park Mijeong to do research prior to scriptwriting. They travel through several villages that are ...
Plot: fireworks, midsummer, summer, small town, kiss, eating, restaurant, woman in bathtub, car driving, driving, dream, full moon ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Land of Hope (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan, Taiwan, UK, Germany
Duration: 133 min.
Story: An old couple, their only son, the son's wife, a young man and his lover live peacefully in a village. Then, a terrifying earthquake strikes that causes a nearby nuclear station to explode. The residents must evacuate, but the family lives on a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: evacuation, earthquake, elderly, family life, forceful separation, life is a bitch, nuclear threat, forces of nature, family relations, couples, danger, couple relations ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 51
Toro (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Friends Toro and Victor struggle with drug addiction and male prostitution in a hostile environment. When they lose all their money, their longstanding friendship is put to the test.
Plot: sex worker, escort, violence, debt, drug abuse, female nudity, male nudity, prostitute, drug addict, addiction, gay
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Intentions of Murder (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sadako, cursed by generations before her and neglected by her common-law husband, falls prey to a brutal home intruder. But rather than become a victim, she forges a path to her own awakening.
Style: suspense, rough, disturbing, bleak, tense
Plot: japanese new wave, rape, violence, unhappiness, dysfunctional relationship, infidelity, dark past, dysfunctional family, death, neighbor, obsession, anger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
3 Foot Ball and Souls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of four decides to commit suicide using gigantic fireworks. But every time the fireworks explode, they find themselves back in time before they carried out the plan. They suspect the cause to be the young age of one of the members and try to ...
Plot: fireworks, suicide, chat room, theft, ball, schoolgirl, meeting, woman slaps man, bully, bullying, depression, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 35
Kosumosu (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Teen Akiko (Akane Oda) returns to her home village in Japan after seven years in South America, where she contracted AIDS from a blood transfusion. The town, thick with paranoia, is quick to ostracize the ailing Akiko. With only her best friend ...
Plot: cigarette smoking, rain, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, death of father, letter, death of friend, festival, small town, train, watching pornography, death of husband ...
Place: japan, south america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.0
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The Guard (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Young soldiers of the Soviet Internal Troops are brutally bullied during their time of Dedovshchina(hazing). The plot unfolds mostly on board of a prisoner transport rail car guarded by a unit of paramilitary conscripts.
Plot: violence, soldier, brutality, escape, male nudity, train, murder, security guard, firearm, youth, uniform, sauna ...
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37%
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The Catcher in the Rye (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This film consists of 75 minutes and 6 seconds of blue screen.
Style: avant garde
Plot: absurdism, avant-garde, abstract art
⇓ similarity ⇓
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This Transient Life (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Near a remote Buddhist monastery, a young man falls in love with his sister and gets her pregnant. After a monk finds out, the young man becomes an assistant to a master sculptor, only to proceed to complicate matters with his affairs.
Plot: incest, voyeurism, sculptor, priest, suicide, buddhism, brother sister incest, sibling relationship, apprentice, brother sister relationship, student, university ...
Place: kyoto japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.8
 182
Youth (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jordi is going to make it big, cost what it may, juggling a stock exchange portfolio; Cristina combines booze, drugs and sex in the celebration of her birthday; and Pau, in search of strong emotions, turns to violence, xenophobic attitude. Three ...
Plot: broker, female nudity, male nudity, drugs, sex, violence, lesbian kiss, xenophobia, dead, company
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 293
José (2018)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 85 min.
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Place: guatemala
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Blood and Bones (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1923, the young Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island (South Korea), to Osaka (Japan). Through the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of kamaboko (processed seafood products) in his poor Korean-Japanese ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, psychological, bleak
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Time: 1950s, 50s, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
They've Got Knut (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 107 min.
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Plot: friendship, ski, political activist, political activism, brother sister relationship, sex, politics, shower, breakup, ice, male nudity, break up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
River of Fundament (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 319 min.
Story: Visionary artist Matthew Barney returns to cinema with this 3-part epic, a radical reinvention of Norman Mailer’s novel Ancient Evenings. In collaboration with composer Jonathan Bepler, Barney combines traditional modes of narrative cinema with ...
Plot: feces, nudity (full frontal - brief), car, urination, explicit sex, excrement, anal sex, defecation, masturbation, dead animal, river, singing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.5
 364
Family Film (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, the film is also unforgettable for its wholly original ...
Style: sad, captivating, suspenseful, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
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Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
 238
Fire Festival (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tatsuo, a reverent lumberjack, seeks to disrupt plans to build a marine park on his family land, instead promoting his traditions in reactionary ways.
Plot: village, lumberjack, wilderness, nature, male nudity
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
She Deserved It (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda is a teenage girl whose own insecurities and frustrations lead her to viciously act out against others. By inviting Linda‘s boyfriend to her birthday party, Susanne unknowingly sets off a chain of horrific events. Is Linda a product of ...
Plot: teenage sex, sex scene, screaming, butt naked, talking after sex, male objectification, male nudity, female nudity, teenage boy, teenager, lipstick, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.0
 872
Killing Jesus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paula, a young art student, witnesses the assassination of her father, a university professor. Frustrated by the local police she starts to investigate the murder herself. Driven by anger, frustration and sorrow, she commits fearless acts that put ...
Plot: motorcycle, photograph, murder, student, assassination, female director, held at gunpoint, revenge plot, vomiting in a toilet, gun, vomiting, camera ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.8
 2K
The Runner (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Amiro is a young boy who has lost his home during the war. He spends his days by working odd jobs, until he realizes that the only way that he can realize his dreams is by enrolling in school. In school, he has conflict with other students. Finally ...
Plot: boy, winning, coming of age, flame, competition, school, student, friend, bicycle, job, innocence, running ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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