Movies like Handcuffs

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Handcuffs (1970)
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Handcuffs (1970)
Original name: Lisice
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Yugoslavia, 1948, the year of Inform Bureau's resolution and Tito's break-up with Stalin. The story takes place during a wedding in the Dalmatian inland in Croatia. Ante marries a much younger woman, Visnja; the groom's godfather is Andrija, the partisan war hero born in this very village, and a member of the new Communist political establishment. Two members of the Yugoslav State Security crash the traditional wedding ceremony. In the growing atmosphere of fear nobody knows who will be arrested.
Plot: handcuffs, wedding, peasant, secret police, rape, communism, countryside
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out emotional, realistic, epic and contemplative films with plots about countryside, rape, murder, death, village, wedding and communism mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Handcuffs: Superfluous (1962), It Happened on This Very Day (1987), Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967), Naked Pursuit (1969), Days of Dreams (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Superfluous (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Young farmer Mikajlo while on youth labour action falls in love with a student Nada and infatuated with her, he leaves the peasant brigade and Malena, a girl who as if she were overabundant, followed him to work the labour action. Mikajlo's ...
Plot: worker, peasant, unrequited love, communist, young love, workplace, training camp, wooing, farm hand, studying
Place: yugoslavia, serbia, former yugoslavia
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It Happened on This Very Day (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Belgrade in 1963. In a yard surrounded by buildings, a group of young people of different backgrounds and social status, but of similar views about love and self-affirmation, spend their time together. Their friendship is dyed with various events ...
Plot: swashbuckler, high school, parade, stalinism, milkman, communism, youth, rock and roll
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: former yugoslavia, belgrade, yugoslavia
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Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: epic
Plot: wedding, bloodbath, village, wedding reception, corpse, innocent, countryside, running, escape, love, heroism, fear ...
Place: ottoman empire, macedonia
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Naked Pursuit (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Caught up in the swirling tide of student protests and riots, a young man becomes the unintentional murderer of a policeman. Handcuffed and enroute to jail, he escapes from the authorities and comes across a young woman on the beach, who is intent ...
Plot: beach, sex, rape, exploitation, handcuffs, male female relationship, sexual abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Days of Dreams (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A routine, slightly superficial look at a young woman's romantic coming-of-age. The attractive teen is tending a flock of sheep in the middle of nowhere, nowhere except for an adjacent military base. One of the pilots at the base has a penchant ...
Plot: field, pilot, cow, beehive, waterfall, sheep, fighter jet, countryside
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Horoscope (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gang of young delinquents from a coastal town terrorize the locals, the tourists that spend the summer holidays there, as well as the young girls. They are especially focused on a pretty girl that sells newspapers, and they make a bet which one ...
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Crystal Swan (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belarus, USA, Germany, Russia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Minsk, Belarus, 1996. Velya, an aspiring DJ, wants to move to Chicago to make her dreams come true, but bureaucracy, a phone line and the human condition will put obstacles in her way that will be difficult to avoid.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, brutal
Plot: techno music, countryside, follow your dream, bigger dreams, individualism, wedding, rape, brother brother relationship, scuffle, free spirit, jealousy, female director ...
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And So It Is (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While her husband is on his way to the market, a peasant woman is raped and murdered. Her widower carefully plans his revenge.
Plot: rape, revenge, businessman, native american, rape and revenge, countryside, community
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Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
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Style: emotional, humorous, offbeat, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, circumcision, communism, society, love and romance, youth, coming of age, family relations, couples, re-education, womanizer, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
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A Day Longer Than a Year (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 82 min.
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Duration: 105 min.
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Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Duration: 112 min.
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Duration: 110 min.
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Time: post world war one, 1920s
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 77 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Country: Yugoslavia
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