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The Fall of the Rebel Angels (1981)
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The Fall of the Rebel Angels (1981)
Original name: La caduta degli angeli ribelli
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Who is the mysterious stranger Cecilia met on the street? Why is he suspicious of everyone? She is happily married, has a lovely child and an interesting job: she has no motive to be troubled, but she decides to join him and to become his lover. She shares his destiny right up to its unexpected conclusion.
Plot: years of lead, mysterious stranger, terrorist, art, terrorism, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, mirror, opera, nightmare, lice, extramarital affair, loss of father, controversy, sexual attraction, fallen angel, picture, gun, crying, shot to death, dialect
Place: sicily, naples italy, sicily italy

Most similar movies to The Fall of the Rebel Angels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful and touching films with plots about years of lead, mother daughter relationship, terrorism, female nudity, politics, father daughter relationship and murder mostly in Drama, Crime and History genres. Some movies like The Fall of the Rebel Angels: To Love the Damned (1980), Three Brothers (1981), Segreti segreti (1985), The Invisible Wall (1991), The Cricket (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
To Love the Damned (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: What happened to Italy during the absence of one young rebel. Svitol (Flavio Bucci) has been hiding out in South America. Then one day he gives up on his life in exile and decides to head back home. Everything has changed. The radical left is now in ...
Plot: years of lead, frustration, assassination, communism, cocaine, heroine, drug use, debauchery, partisan, drug addict, extramarital affair, heroin ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: milan italy, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Three Brothers (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a farmhouse in southern Italy, an old woman dies. Her husband summons their sons: from Rome, Raffaele, a judge facing a political case for which he risks assassination; from Naples, the religious and ideological Rocco, a counselor at a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, hopes, terrorism, death, mafia, funeral, farm, social worker, estrangement, family problems, dealing with death, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, turin italy, rome italy, southern italy ...
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72%
Segreti segreti (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Laura participates in terrorist attack against a magistrate; a member of her commando is shot to death. Such begins the story of women: Maria and Rosa, the mother and sister of the killed terrorist; Gina, the old nanny of Laura; her mother Marta and ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, italian history, earthquake, italian woman, terrorism, murder, italian politics, communist, years of lead, leftist
Time: 80s
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, reconnaissance, terrorism, italian history, sicilian, conspiracy theory, scandal, years of lead, air disaster
Time: 80s
Place: italy, palermo italy, sicily, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Cricket (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An impressionable young woman's relationship with an aging prostitute leads to a job as a maid at a brothel.
Plot: prostitute, parent child relationship, brothel, maid, skinny dipping, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, suicide by drowning, murder, mother daughter relationship, mother slaps daughter, bare breasts ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 2K
Maixabel (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the year 2000, Maixabel Lasa’s husband, Juan Maria Jauregi, was killed by ETA. Eleven years later, she receives an incredible request: one of the men who killed Juan wants to meet with her in the Nanclares de la Oca prison in Araba (Spain), ...
Plot: grief, terrorism, eta terrorist group, prison, court, jail, jail cell, mother daughter relationship, television, murder, missing father, assassination ...
Time: year 2011
Place: basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Gli Invisibili (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the beginning of the eighties, Sirio, a young worker at the steelworks in Terni with a past in the student struggles, decided to abandon his job as a soldier in an extreme left-wing group.
Plot: years of lead, prison riot, prison, terrorism, violence, organized crime, working class, mafia, jail, communist, police, friendship
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Good Morning, Night (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The 1978 kidnapping and murder of Aldo Moro, president of the most important political party in Italy at the time, Democrazia Cristiana, as seen from the perspective of one of his assailants -- a conflicted young woman in the ranks of the Red ...
Style: serious, tense, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, hostage, politics, murder, crimes, political unrest, captivity, rebelliousness, head of state, state affairs, society, revolution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Confessions Among Actresses (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this intricately layered Japanese film, the nature of actresses and what they gain from acting is explored. The lives of three actresses are laid bare, and scenes from their lives are woven in and out of interviews with each of them. Each of them ...
Plot: extramarital affair, suicide attempt, nightmare comes true, movie star, pills, mirror, past, filmmaking, dream, psychoanalysis, adultery, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Second Time (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Professor Alberto Sajevo sees a woman walking in downtown Turin and starts following her for days; he finally meets her and they start talking, but they both give fake names. She is not the common secretary she pretends to be, but ex-terrorist Lisa ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: terrorism, crimes, stalking, mind game, hidden identity, jail, river, brother sister relationship, university, communism, years of lead, shot in the head
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Contrainte par corps (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Frenchwoman Claire, resting with her friend on an island in the Mediterranean Sea, becoms the victim of harassment by the local police commissioner Castes. Accused for disturbing public order, and then in the drug trade, she gets to the ...
Plot: vacation, corruption, nightmare, island, prison, island prison, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence, female prisoner, wrongful conviction, arrest, injustice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Il caso Moro (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On March 16 1978, the Red Brigade kidnap the Chief of the Christian Democraty, the party in power in Italy since the end of the war. Fifty-five days later, his corpse was found in the trunk of a red Renault.
Plot: years of lead, politics, terrorism, italian politics, prime minister, terrorist, italian history, murder, politician, kidnapping
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Endorphine (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Simone feels painfully disconnected from the world after witnessing the brutal death of her mother. Simone, a solitary multimedia artist in her twenties, is struggling to control her crushing panic attacks and keep her day job in an ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: nightmare, dream, hypnosis, war veteran, surrealism, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, death, post traumatic stress disorder, panic attack, grief, death of mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Marianne & Juliane (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, disturbing, feminist film ...
Plot: politics, terrorism, family relations, feminism, years of lead, strong female presence, state affairs, rebellion, journalism, gang, society, radical ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.9
 272
Honey (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A surreal erotic fantasy about a young woman who checks into a bizarre, labyrinthine hotel.
Plot: bdsm, sex, voyeur, erotica, female nudity, ballet, woman with a gun, erotic massage, hotel, sexy woman, novel, female full frontal nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Secrets of the State (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the first of May 1947, the bandit Salvatore Giuliano conducted a raid to the mountain pass Portella della Ginestra, with a view to capturing Sicily's most prominent communist, Giacomo Licausi. What actually happened was a regular massacre, ...
Style: factual
Plot: massacre, cia, italian history, controversy, mafia, secret service, court, reconstruction, talking to the camera
Place: sicily, vatican
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.3
 221
Desideria (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An overweight teenage girl walks in on her mother having a three-way. She later confronts her mother and gets her birthday cake shoved in her face. She then tries to commit suicide, but survives and loses a lot of weight. Now attractive to boys and ...
Plot: forbidden sex, child rape, mother daughter relationship, sexual attraction, loss of virginity, defloration, suicide attempt, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute mother, sex, lolita, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Conviction (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A girl and her art professor get trapped inside a castle-museum after it closes at night. After a little resistance she agrees to have sex with him, but then she sues the professor for rape. The professor will have to prove his innocence.
Style: controversial
Plot: court, museum, rape, professor, dysfunctional marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual manipulation, male full rear nudity, impotent husband, older man younger woman sex, sexually dissatisfied wife, architect ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Round the Moons Between Earth and Sea (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
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Plot: dysfunctional family, christianity, prophecy, martyrdom, loss of mother, murder, relocation, loss of father, earthquake, death, roman emperor, stabbed to death
Time: 70s
Place: naples italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 4K
18 Presents (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Elisa is only forty when an incurable disease takes her from her husband and their daughter. Before her heart stops, Elisa finds a way to stay close to her: a gift for every birthday up to her adult age, 18 gifts to try to accompany her child's ...
Style: compassionate, sad, rough, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, cancer, terminal illness, coma, dealing with death, tragedy, moral dilemma, parents and children, support group, death, human relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Hijacking of the Achille Lauro (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: The story of the hijacking of the Itallian liner Achille Lauro by four militants of the Palestine Liberation Front, in 1985, who demanded the release of several Palestinians incarcerated in Israeli prisoners. On their hands, lies the fate of several ...
Plot: hijacking, terrorism, abduction, hijacker, sea, italian history, terrorist
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Shooting the Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Francesca Archibugi directed this Italian drama set in Rome where 14-year-old Siddhartha (Niccolo Senni) is forced to deal with his heroin-addicted mother Silvia (Valeria Golina). He occasionally gets a visit from his filmmaker father Massimo ...
Plot: heroin addict, family relations, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, girl, christmas, teenage boy, drugs, father son relationship, male female relationship, urban setting, internet ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Arianna (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Arianna is nineteen, but she's still waiting to get her first period. As the summer begins, her parents decide to renew their acquaintance with their country house on Lake Bolsena, where Arianna lived until she was three, and has never been ...
Plot: sexuality, sexual intercourse, first sexual experience, hermaphrodite, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, table tennis, island, coming of age, lake, father daughter relationship, identity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Black Jesus (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thinly-disguised biography of African leader Patrice Lumumba, here called Lalubi. Lalubi, a Christ-like leader determined to save his people, by passive resistance, from the dictatorial regime propped up by European colonialists, is imprisoned and ...
Plot: controversy, colonialism, army, massacre, political prisoner, martyr, freedom fighter, political leader, politics, partisan, jailed, shot to death ...
Time: year 1960
Place: africa, congo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 162
Mimi (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Guido is an international journalist with an unusually difficult relationship with his daughter, Mimi. He hasn't seen her for several years and has just taken her away from the boarding school she was immured in. She is now 15, and for some ...
Style: sexual, sexy
Plot: puberty, incest, teenage girl, journalist, coming of age, father daughter relationship, hotel, nudity (full frontal - brief), topless, masturbation, boarding school, mirror ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Scream of Stone (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Argentina, UK, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A meeting of two world famous climbers, one an experienced mountaineer the other a sport climber, and a journalist (Ivan) results in a bet on which of the two is the best climber. Roger (the mountaineering expert) states that Martin (the sport ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mountain, climbing, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, love triangle, wilderness, mountain climbing, dream, obsession, mountaineer, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Happily Ever After (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Heather and Sarah Ann were growing up they told each other every secret. But Heather left their small town on the last day of high school vowing never to return. Forced to come back when her father becomes ill, the young documentary filmmaker ...
Plot: wedding, small town, father daughter relationship, hospitalization, extramarital affair, prom, homecoming, best friends, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Way We Laughed (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Studying to become a teacher in Turin, Italy, Pietro is joined by his older brother, Giovanni, who has moved up from Sicily. While Giovanni is a worker with no schooling, Pietro shows considerable promise in academics, prompting the elder sibling to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, immigrants, school, working class, bittersweet, family relations, power relations, single parent, politics, society, hopes, family life ...
Time: 50s, year 1962, 60s, year 1958, year 1960 ...
Place: sicily, europe, italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Signorina Effe (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emma was born and raised in a working-class family, but she's long had bourgeois ambitions and has risen through the ranks to become a white-collar employee with the Fiat automobile company.
Plot: factory worker, working class, labor strike, blue collar, years of lead, engineer, widower, syndicate, worker, strike, communism, italian history ...
Time: 80s
Place: turin italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Empty Canvas (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring young artist breaks from his wealthy, possessive mother to live a bohemian existence in the artist's section of Rome and falls in love with a beautiful model who wants an uncommitted relationship
Plot: artist, money, sexual attraction, male objectification, beach, love triangle, model, older woman younger man relationship, sex, art, femme fatale, man in swimsuit ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%