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Prime Time Soap (2011)
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Prime Time Soap (2011)
Original name: A Novela das 8
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Brazil, in 1978, under the dictatorship, the country lives the euphoria of disco fever and the fantasy life of Dancin' Days, a prime time soap. After a fatal incident, Amanda, a high-class prostitute addicted to TV, and her maid Dora, are forced to flee São Paulo to Rio. While Amanda dreams of visiting the Dancin' Days disco, Dora prepares to confront her secret past. Their destinies will eventually intersect with those of João Paulo, a diplomat who feels like a foreigner in his own country, the revolutionary Vicente and his brother Pedro, and the teenager Caio, raised by his grandparents and relying on the support of his friend Mônica as he struggles to be accepted as a gay man. Both youngsters are crazy about disco fever and fascinated by the soap Dancin' Days.
Plot: prostitute, revolutionary, disco, dictatorship, diplomat, love, gay, dancing, gay teenager, torture, murder, gay sex, bullying, journey, best friend, coming out, gay slur, high school, coming of age, attempted rape, gay interest, grandfather grandson relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, mother son relationship, lesbian kiss ...
Time: year 1978
Place: rio de janeiro, sao paulo brazil

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Playing in the Dark (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A revolutionary, fighting against dictatorship in Brazil, is wounded in a gun-fight with the police, and is isolated in another man's apartment, where he meets a young woman who will change his life.
Plot: revolutionary, cemetery, dictatorship, torture, neighbor, blindfold, gunshot wound, apartment
Time: 70s
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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Hard Paint (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Netherlands
Duration: 117 min.
Story: While facing criminal charges, Pedro must grapple with his sister's sudden decision to move away and leave him behind. Alone in the darkness of his bedroom, he dances covered in neon paint, while thousands of strangers watch him via webcam.
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, melancholic, suspense
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay sex, teenager, bullying, male nudity, life turned upside down, escapades, rivalry, erection, sex show, male masturbation ...
Place: brazil
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Hidden Kisses (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nathan, 16, lives alone with his father Stephane. A newcomer in high school, he is invited to a party and falls in love with Louis, a boy in his class. They find themselves out of sight and kiss each other, but someone takes a picture of them. Soon, ...
Style: captivating, lgbt cinema, realistic, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexuality, coming out, closeted homosexual, gay bashing, lgbt, gay slur, gay love, gay romance, gay son, depression ...
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Welcome Home, Bobby (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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The Flowers of Kirkuk (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Iraq
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Cruel politics and intensive love. Najla (N) has just finished her medical studies in Rome. Sherko (S) conceals sick and injured partisans. Mokhtar (M) belongs to the dictator's police. S and M love N, N loves S. When she gets a letter from S ...
Plot: love, self sacrifice, torture, killing spree, murder, runaway, jealousy, execution, dictatorship, police brutality
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Jesus (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Germany, Greece, Colombia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 18-year-old Jesús lives with his stern, somewhat unaffectionate father in Santiago, Chile. When not doing drugs, having casual sex or simply slouching in front of the TV, Jesús and his friends perform in a K-pop boyband. But his routine is thrown ...
Style: lgbt cinema, homoerotic, sexy, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, homoeroticism, gay slur, gay lead character, dancing, teenage boy, erotica, gay interest, father son relationship, aggression, dancer ...
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Destiny (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guinea, France
Duration: 87 min.
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Plot: gay teenager, gay, male homosexuality, lgbt, black lgbt, gay slur, coming out, female nudity, interracial sex, homosexual, gay interest, homosexuality ...
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One Kiss (2016)
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Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: suspenseful, rough, touching, suspense, flamboyance
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Wild Awakening (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Toni and Emma are brother and sister who owns a stable farm. Ramon and his son, Aaron works for them. Toni is openly gay and loves to party, Emma has a crush on Aaron who is a closeted gay who is afraid that his father might find out, but his father ...
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, tense, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, male nudity, gay sex, murder, gay interest, farm, couples, male objectification, sex scene, voyeurism, birthday party, police ...
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All Nudity Shall Be Punished (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A rich, spoiled young man encounters a prostitute, and gets confused about the nature of his feelings for her; he can't decide between attraction, and repulsion.
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Duration: 90 min.
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José (2018)
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Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic
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Fyre (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After an innocent country girl is violently raped, her family is killed in a car accident before she can come to terms with what happened. As her feelings of shame grow into self-degradation, she turns to prostitution
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
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Duration: 84 min.
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Duration: 79 min.
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Plot: homosexual rape, gay, gay friend, male rape, gay love, gay teenager, gay relationship, lgbt, rape, teenage boy, social outcast, boy ...
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Style: rough, melancholic, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
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Lonely Child (2005)
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Marcelo Zona Sul (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
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Exiled in America (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Central American revolutionary is captured and tortured by government forces. He escapes and flees to the US, hiding out in a rural area where he is sheltered by a Christian sanctuary movement. His wife gets a job at a local diner run by one of ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 76 min.
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Moonlight (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
Style: lgbt cinema, serious, sad, rough, compassionate ...
Plot: lgbt, first gay sexual experience, homosexuality, gay, parent child relationship, drug dealer, african american, gay slur, childhood friend, dysfunctional family, revenge, drug addict ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Don't Tell Anyone (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
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