Movies like A Matter of Faith 1995

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A Matter of Faith (1995)
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A Matter of Faith (1995)
Original name: Cuestión de fe
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cuestión de fe es un largometraje producido en Bolivia en 1995, dirigida por Marcos Loayza. En esta película participa Jorge Ortiz y Elías Serrano. La película trata de una imagen sagrada que debe ser trasladada por encargo desde una región altiplánica hacia el oriente del país. Pero durante el viaje, la virgen es robada en uno de los pueblos de las regiones andinas y llevado a la región de los Yungas, los protagonistas tratan de recuperar la imagen sagrada, pero al final, llegan a un acuerdo con los pobladores en los Yungas y la imagen se queda en un pueblo de dicha región.
Style: suspense
Plot: gangsters, jungle, journey, on the road, religion, friendship, truck, misfit, crime boss, destiny, card playing, shooting, sculptor, gambler, faith, friend, drink, drinking, gangster, wood carving, pickup truck, street market, metaphor, virgin mary statue, statue
Place: bolivia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and road movie films with plots about friendship, friend, drinking, drink, husband wife relationship, on the road and male female relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Matter of Faith: Mi Socio (1983), Throatful of Strawberries (1985), Nel giardino delle rose (1990), Cahoots (2001), Vibrator (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mi Socio (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Story: The story of an improbable friendship and a social comment on life in Bolivia in the eighties.
Style: road movie
Plot: native american, truck, travel, friendship, death of child, indians, man boy relationship
Place: bolivia
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Throatful of Strawberries (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A story about partly miserable lives of middle aged men and unfulfilled dreams of youth.
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Nel giardino delle rose (1990)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 101 min.
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Cahoots (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Vibrator (2003)
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