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Wife of an Important Man (1987)
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Wife of an Important Man (1987)
Original name: زوجة رجل مهم
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of an Egyptian police officer, during the regime of President Anwar El Sadat.
Plot: police, death, gambling, politics, suicide, journalist, repression, domestic violence, fascism, university, singer, schoolgirl, corruption, cinema, egyptian, shooting, murder, miscarriage, police station, small town, terror, beating, secret police, husband wife relationship, fired from the job ...
Time: year 1975, year 1977
Place: egypt, cairo egypt

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and sincere films with plots about police, murder, death, husband wife relationship, politics, police officer and arrest mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Wife of an Important Man: Return of a Citizen (1986), Alexandria... Why? (1979), Karnak Cafe (1975), Round Trip (1978), Life Is Beautiful (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return of a Citizen (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Story: Returning rich from the Gulf to find his brothers and sisters relationships falling apart.
Plot: arabic, getting home, family relations, brother sister relationship, airport, chess, unemployment, politics, brother brother relationship, wealth, jail
Place: cairo egypt
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Alexandria... Why? (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt, Algeria
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set against the panoramic backdrop of war-torn Egypt, director Youssef Chahine tells a highly personal tale of love and determination. Amid the poverty, death and suffering caused by World War II, 18 year-old Yehia, retreats into a private world of ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: world war two, youth, black market, friendship, political unrest, forbidden love, teenage life, orchestral, bittersweet, society, opposites attract, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, palestine, mediterranean sea
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94%
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Karnak Cafe (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In one of their best roles ever, distinguished actors Nour Al Sherif and Souad Hosni star in this film depicting the unstable social and political life in Egypt during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film revolved around a group of university ...
Style: political
Plot: politics, police brutality, interrogation, torture, prison, youth, police, accusation, communism
Place: egypt
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74%
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Round Trip (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a group of people who came to France to the temporary work, their sufferings, persecutions, and a constant struggle for survival.
Plot: return home, getting home, brutality, murder, deportation, police, arrest, farm, immigrants, job seeking, destiny, police officer ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Life Is Beautiful (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. …
Style: political
Plot: killer, police, murder, politics, crimes, crime
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Deputy and the Congressman (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Madrid, Roberto Orbea is a member of the Spanish communist party. He is married to Carmen, and he has been elected as Deputy in the first democratic elections in Spain. But his enemies, the fascist, know his double life. Roberto likes boys, and they ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: politics, male prostitute, vandalism, militant, love triangle, murder, hustler, hidden camera, one night stand, blackmail, hospital, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sleeping in Honey (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Officer Magdy investigates the suicide of a groom on his wedding night. he knows that the groom was impotent. Later he realizes that impotence is becoming an epidemic that spreads among all men. However, no one wants to declare that out of shame. A ...
Plot: sex, brothel, suicide, journalist, newspaper, doctor, clinic, protest, silence, fiancee, train, parliament ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Kassbach - Ein Portrait (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Peter Patzak
Plot: fascism, stabbing, neo nazi, father son relationship, violence, fascist, salesman, gun, vegetable, grocer, cheating, shooting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Open Eyes (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Directed by Raafat El-Mihi.
Plot: pregnancy, husband wife relationship, infertility, impotence, murder of brother, inheritance, murder, garage, love triangle, screaming, death, death of brother ...
Place: cairo egypt
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46%
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Fly Away Solo (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four lives intersect along the Ganges: a low caste boy in hopeless love, a daughter ridden with guilt of a sexual encounter ending in a tragedy, a hapless father with fading morality, and a spirited child yearning for a family, long to escape the ...
Plot: love, guilt, small town, caste system, train, police, father daughter relationship, death, interlinked stories, magician, underwater scene, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Body Scent (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Due to misunderstanding and hard life, a man divorces his wife and leaves the city. He comes to a new environment, meeting new people and new wife. Crucified between two worlds, he does everything to bring her two sons on the right track, and ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, desertion, cafe, nipples, boxing, truck, shooting, pregnancy, murder, friendship, male female relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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40%
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: disturbing, serious, tense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, politics, murder, hostage, crimes, political unrest, rebelliousness, captivity, head of state, hostages, danger, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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40%
The Second Wife (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A story in the Egyptian countryside about an unjust mayor who controls everything in the village with his power.
Plot: countryside, polygamy, lust, ignorance, corrupt sheriff, forced marriage, doctor, marriage ceremony, dead husband, suicide attempt, flashback, injustice ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Removalists (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An adaptation of David Williamson's play; John Hargreaves and Peter Cummins star as a good and bad cop who assist a battered wife as she tries to escape her belligerent husband.
Plot: marital abuse, spouse abuse, power, police corruption, police, brutality, kitchen, crossword puzzle, woman smoking cigarette, furniture, police station, beer drinking ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
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38%
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Kalyug (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 152 min.
Story: The film is tale of intrigue, plots and the inevitable war between the two families. Ramchand and Bhishamchand were two pioneering brothers in business. Bhishamchand, a lifelong bachelor brought up the two sons of Ramchand on his demise. He also ...
Plot: dinner, police, rivalry, skyline, bedroom, brother brother relationship, sunset, industrialist, apartment, newlywed, bastard, funeral ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Yumechiyo's Diary (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Yumechiyo, a geisha house madam recently diagnosed with a terminal illness, yearns to do something constructive with the little time she has left. Through her responsibility lies in taking care of her girls, she finds purpose in providing a man ...
Plot: father son relationship, love, train, river, geisha, son murders father, witness, accidental death, murder, bridge, resort, hot spring ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Bus Is Coming (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young black soldier returns home to Los Angeles from combat in Vietnam to find out that his brother had been killed by a gang of racist cops. Angered, he joins a black nationalist group to take his revenge.
Plot: blackboard, brother, african american, murder of brother, investigation, soldier, racism, murder, vietnam veteran, police, ghetto, loan shark ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, murder, abandoned house, surrealism, skateboard, death, skateboarding, pregnancy, sex, drug, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Christ Stopped at Eboli (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In the fascist Italy of 1935, a painter trained as a doctor is exiled to a remote region near Eboli. Over time, he learns to appreciate the beauty and wisdom of the peasants, and to overcome his isolation.
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: fascism, politics, village, society, hopes, state affairs, life is a bitch, fighting the system, rebellion, against humanity, military, performer's life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, year 1935, year 1936
Place: italy, europe, new york, spain, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Girl at My Door (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Do-Hee experiences family violence. Young-Nam works as the head of the police substation. She tries to protect Do-Hee from her violent stepfather Yong-Ha. Though Do-Hee looks naive, she hides a secret. Young-Nam becomes involved in a case with her ...
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Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Man of Integrity (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
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Plot: watermelon, hiding place, dog, syringe, prison, muslim, school principal, husband wife relationship, shower, rifle, money, corruption ...
Time: 2010s
Place: iran, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Right to Remain Silent (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bright and eager to hit the streets in search of bad guys, rookie cop Christine Paly is disappointed when she's instead assigned to process criminals. Under the supervision of a tough but likable mentor, Christine quickly learns that hers is ...
Plot: police station, rookie, police, transvestite, hiv, rally, police officer, ku klux klan, policewoman, video camera, gun, female police officer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The Sparrow (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt, Algeria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set shortly before and during the Six Day War in June of 1967, The Sparrow follows a young police officer stationed in a small village in Upper Egypt whose inhabitants suffer from the harassment of a corrupt businessman.
Plot: arabic, little boy, abandoned factory, newspaper article, sheik, newspaper reporter, journalist, censorship, looking at self in mirror, father son conflict, childbirth, manhunt ...
Time: year 1967
Place: middle east, cairo egypt, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Love Me Strangely (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Alain Revent, a seductive and refined man, derives a peculiar satisfaction from debasing his wives. The first, driven to the brink of despair, throws herself out of a window. Enlisting the help of an equally perverse casual acquaintance, Dino, the ...
Plot: murder, driven mad, sexual relations, french giallo, prostitute, husband wife relationship, police, wife husband relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Ambiguous (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Ambiguous is a 2003 Japanese Pink film directed by Toshiya Ueno. It was chosen as Best Film of the year at the Pink Grand Prix ceremony. Five suicidal people meet on the Internet and form a 'suicide group'. They all have reasons for which ...
Plot: suicide attempt, suicide, sex scene, death, bathtub, domestic violence, murder, bondage, change of heart, pantyhose, sex, porn star ...
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35%
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Modelar (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Droneman is about Chemist and Fly Navigator Pavel and his friend Bussinessman and free time Rapper Plech. Pavel has strong sense of justice and wishes to fix wrongs with the World while Plech dreams about Big money and secure life. Their common ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, captivating, intense ...
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Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary, year 2019
Place: tel aviv israel, central europe, prague czech republic, prague
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34%
Criminal Desires (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A beautiful reporter gets caught up in the deadly and erotic world of an online 'murder club' in this red-hot thriller.
Plot: police, murder, male nudity, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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34%
The Yacoubian Building (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt, France
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Cairo: a 70-year-old building of once-luxury flats with tenements on the roof. Zika, an aging libertine, feuds with his sister. Pius Haj Azzam takes a second wife, in secret, to satisfy sexual drive within religious bounds. Bothayna, poor and ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, politics, gender, religions or cults, couple relations, political corruption, midlife crisis, journalism, couples, dishonesty, gays and lesbians, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Occasional Work of a Female Slave (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Roswitha runs an illegal abortion clinic in Frankfurt to support her student husband and children. When she is forced to close her practice she delves into political and social activism.
Plot: social injustice, fired from the job, politics, child, arrest, female nudity, factory, immigration, poverty, student, vagina, police ...
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32%
Drew Peterson: Untouchable (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Drew Peterson, who is charged with the death of his third wife after the mysterious disappearance of his fourth wife.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, rough
Plot: murder, missing person, police officer, crimes, couple relations, murder suspect, deadly, disappearance, funeral, husband wife relationship, couples, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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32%