Movies like Tusk 1980

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Tusk (1980)
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Tusk (1980)
Original name: Poo Lorn L'Elephant
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An English girl and an Indian elephant, born on the same day, share a common destiny...
Plot: friendship, dream, poacher, animal human communication, elephant, surrealism, birth
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about friendship, family relations, friends, youth, society, female nudity and surrealism mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Tusk: City of Joy (1992), 30 Door Key (1991), Cold Moon (1991), Eternity (2016), Mondo (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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City of Joy (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In this drama, a wealthy American doctor learns some important lessons about life in one of the poorest cities on Earth. Max Lowe (Patrick Swayze) is a Houston surgeon who has grown weary of the bureaucracy of American medicine. When he loses a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: hopes, friendship, wedding, leper, gangsters, against the odds, self discovery, human spirit, clinic, parents and children, doctors and patients, rich and poor ...
Time: 90s
Place: india, kolkata, asia, middle east, san francisco
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30 Door Key (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, UK, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young writer in 1939 Warsaw faces the conflict of acting his age or relapsing into childhood during the brink of World War II. Based on the famous novel Ferdydurke by Witold Gombrowicz.
Plot: adult as child, boarding school, bully, surrealism, teacher
Place: poland
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Cold Moon (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Simon and Dede are best friends: two aimless drunks who spend their days getting sloshed and any other available time getting laid. Simon is living on unemployment benefits in a trailer parked near his sister's apartment. Dede works at a ...
Style: psychological, realistic, semi serious
Plot: social relations, dark humor, strong sexual content, nightshift, friendship, alcohol abuse, unemployment, sexual relations, profanity, friends, buddies, social misfits ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
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Eternity (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the women and relationships that define a family across a century.
Style: family saga, touching, sincere, melancholic, sentimental
Plot: eternity, family relations, birth, family history, family values, life & death, love, loss of child, widow, storytelling, loss of spouse, based on a novel ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: paris france
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67%
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Mondo (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mondo is a homeless young boy, with a big smile, who wanders around Nice looking for food and a place to sleep.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Plot: orphan, social misfits, society, youth, adoption, friendship, village life, village, family relations, beach, friends, beggar ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: french riviera, france, italy, nice france
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64%
Days and Nights in the Forest (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Four friends from Calcutta who have very different personalities make a holiday excursion into the country, to a tiny village in the state of Bihar where they set themselves up in a bungalow. A series of minor events, all connected to their ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: friends, love and romance, buddies, wooing, self discovery, social differences, in the woods, drugs/alcohol, countryside, male friendship, holiday, friendship between men ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: india
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59%
 6.6
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I Am Maria (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A story about a strange friendship between 11 years old Maria and an older man Jon.
Plot: painter, friendship, young girl, small town, sexploitation, male nudity, female nudity
Place: eastern europe
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58%
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The Gamekeeper (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: George Purse is the gamekeeper for the duke's estate, a role he takes seriously. His position gives him a certain status, but he has an uneasy relationship with some of the locals, not least those who turn to poaching
Plot: animal cruelty, class distinction, hunting, forest ranger, fox, pressure, poacher
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Ordinary Magic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his father dies, Jeffrey is sent to live with his aunt Charlotte in Canada. Once there he leads his aunt and his friends in staging, a non-violent hunger strike to try to save his aunt's house from being demolished to make room for a ski ...
Plot: coming of age, hinduism, non violence, teenage girl in swimwear, bereavement, loud sex
Place: canada, india
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53%
 7.4
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Nothing (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: San Marino
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Vague moving shapes framing the black screen could be anything, but what they depict is nothing.
Style: art house
Plot: dream, no dialogue, minimalism, video art, silence, nihilism, debut, surrealism
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53%
Thank You All Very Much (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rosamund Stacey (Sandy Dennis), a young 'bookish' girl in London society, spends her days studying for a doctorate in the British Museum and her nights avoiding the sexual attention of the men in her life. But one day, all that changes. ...
Plot: single mother, pregnancy, maternity ward, pregnant, birth, childbirth, expectant father, pregnant woman
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Kissing Candice (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Candice longs to escape the boredom of her seaside town, but when a boy she dreams about turns up in real life, she becomes involved with a dangerous local gang.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, bleak
Plot: gang, dream, friendship, teenage girl, disappearance, teenager, isolation, stranger, escape, danger, female director, magic realism ...
Place: ireland
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49%
Call Me Elisabeth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 10 year old girl lives in post WWII rural France with her parents, who are about to divorce. Her older sister leaves home to finish school, and the young girl is left with a mysterious, almost silent housekeeper. Being afraid of the dark, and of ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: family relations, countryside, master and servant, mute or deaf, danger, couples, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, ghost, school, mental illness, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, post world war two
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Story Written with Water (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Struggling with his true emotions, dreams, memories of the past and the reality Shizuo is about to marry, but is torn between his wife-to-be and the love to his mother.
Plot: japanese new wave, geisha, mother son relationship, surrealism, water, marriage, car accident, illness, extramarital affair, sickness, loss of father, loss of mother ...
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47%
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in 1913, 1936 and 2001. When he returns to the casino and seaside resort of his early teens, Louis, a 78 year old man encounters Olivia, a 19 year old young woman madly in love with a violent cad. Louis tells the story of his own mother having a ...
Plot: sex scene, female nudity, male objectification, fall in love, casino, gambler, widow, memory, young woman, falling in love, resort
Place: france
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47%
Between Friends (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two middle-aged women with nothing in common meet by accident and develop a close friendship while continuing to deal with their own lives.
Plot: female friendship, friendship, single parent, affair, mother daughter relationship, women's rights, sexuality, divorced divorcee, middle aged
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45%
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To Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Helen, Rose and Lili have survived the Holocaust and have never seen each other since the war has ended. In 1960, they meet again in Berck, France. They learn to enjoy together simple pleasures in life: nice meals, ballads on the beach, playing in ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, contemplative
Plot: friendship, reunion, starting over, haunted by the past, human spirit, hopes, auschwitz, strong female presence, friends, seaside, older woman younger man relationship, impotent husband ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 1960s, 60s
Place: europe, france
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43%
The Grand Highway (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lodged him with her girlfriend Marcelle and her husband Pelo while she's having her second baby. There Louis makes friends with ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: countryside, village life, coming of age, village, friendship, summer vacation, couple relations, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, mischievous children, family problems, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, brittany
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43%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A story of friendship in a squalid suburb of a city of southern Italy. Alexander and Ferdi come from poor families and live in a city in decline, where there is no future.
Plot: friend, alzheimer's disease, money, dysfunctional family, loneliness, swimming, dream, drunkenness, teenage boy, fire, police, sex ...
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The Winter of Our Discontent (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This story tells those self-denials of an honest man what necessary to reach his object of life.
Plot: grocer, honesty, foreclosure, ethics, grocery store, money, land, loyalty, friendship, shopping mall
Place: new england
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Spring Night (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story of two siblings who for the first time spend a night without their parents, and are visited by strangers who ask for room for the night. Based on the novel by Norwegian writer Tarjei Vesaas.
Plot: male female relationship, death, depression, vagina, stranger, spring, mental illness, birth, sex, farm
Time: 1960s, 60s
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38%
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The Door (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This is a story of a special relationship between two women, a writer and her maid.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, society, master and servant, writer's life, rich and poor, strong female presence, power relations, maid, world war two, artists and showbiz, injury, female prisoner ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, injury, war veteran, post traumatic stress disorder, garage, therapist, stairwell, death of mother, grief, surrealism ...
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38%
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Whispering Pages (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The pages that whisper through this brooding, beautiful tone poem are from nineteenth-century Russian literature, primarily Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. An anonymous man wanders through decomposing, fog-enshrouded catacombs and encounters a ...
Plot: faith, homelessness, religion, poverty, lion, murder, humiliation, reflection, desperation, surrealism, water, hiding place
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38%
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The Outlander (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: It is the early 20th century. A stranger arrives in the small, rural community and disrupts the lives of its inhabitants. The man, who refuses to give his name, is dubbed The Outlander. A traveller who disdains conventional behaviour and ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, love affair, village, village life, fall in love, social relations, family relations, stranger, rivalry, love and romance, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: canada
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The Adversary (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Siddhartha Chowdhury, a brilliant medical student, is forced to leave his studies after his father's sudden demise. He is forced to navigate the high unemployment rate and the communist socio-political climate of 1960s Calcutta in search of a ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, biting, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, job seeking, medical student, job interview, rebellion, ambition, daydreamer, city life, down on your luck, against the odds, political unrest, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india, kolkata
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36%
Sixth Happiness (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Waris Hussein’s acclaimed drama is based on the autobiography of Firdaus Kanga, who stars in the lead role of Brit, a young man born with brittle bone disease, which causes him to have never grown beyond four feet tall. The film follows his sexual ...
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: disability, gender, society, sexual abuse, family in crisis, life is a bitch, love and romance, family relations, love affair, gays and lesbians, handicapped, fictional biography ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, london, england, mumbai india, bombay india
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36%
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The Chosen (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a ...
Style: touching, realistic, contemplative, serious, nostalgic ...
Plot: friendship, chosen one, culture clash, coming of age, parents and children, friends, family relations, youth, clergy, society, interracial relations, teenage life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Polare (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kent, Lasse, Olle and Sven are in their mid-twenties and have been friends since childhood. At a restaurant they meet two young women and one of them, Lena, becomes pregnant. Now, who is the father? Well, it's definitely not Kent, but the ...
Plot: alcohol, modeling, maternity ward, rape, betrayal, friendship, birth, horse race, drinking alcohol, infidelity, drinking, pregnancy ...
Place: eastern europe
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The Way I Spent the End of the World (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bucharest 1989 - the last year of Ceausecu's dictatorship. Eva lives with her parents and her 7 year old brother, Lalalilu. One day at school, Eva and her boyfriend accidentally break a bust of Ceausescu. They are forced to confess their crime ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, warning, hopes, youth, rebelliousness, human spirit, siblings relations, reform, family relations, exile, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: romania, europe
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35%