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Heritages (2013)
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Heritages (2013)
Original name: Mirath
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Lebanon, United Arab Emirates, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When director Philippe Aractingi is forced to leave his motherland for the third time, the realisation dawns on him: his ancestors have been fleeing wars for five generations. Exploring his roots, Aractingi goes back to the fall of the Ottoman Empire, the creation of Israel and the Lebanese Civil War. Experimenting with a radical new film-making style, he interlaces directed scenes and archive images with video-filmed personal diaries, family photos and super 8 reels.
Plot: school, train, beach, boat, boy, girl, ruins, filmmaking, little boy, bomb, little girl, photograph, wall, passport, children, refugee, family photograph, ancestor, emigrant
Time: 2000s
Place: france, lebanon, paris france, ottoman empire, beirut lebanon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about female nudity, flashback, artist, artists and showbiz, boy, husband wife relationship and children mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres. Some movies like Heritages: The 15:17 to Paris (2018), The Happiest Place on Earth (1999), Barbara (2017), Cezanne and I (2016), Van Gogh (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The 15:17 to Paris (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Time: 2000s, 2010s
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The Happiest Place on Earth (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
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Plot: filmmaking, anti semitism, wartime life, against humanity, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, actor's life, politics, moral dilemma, holocaust, showbiz, society ...
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Barbara (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A director wants to make a biopic about the female singer Barbara.
Plot: playing piano, filmmaking, piano, actress, rehearsal, singer, songwriting, beach, photograph, female nudity, singing, tape recorder ...
Place: paris france
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Cezanne and I (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: They loved each other with the ardor of thirteen-year-old boys. Rebellion and curiosity, hopes and doubts, girls and dreams of glory – they shared it all. Paul was rich, Emile poor. They went skinny-dipping, drank absinthe, starved, only to ...
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Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s, 1890s
Place: south of france, paris france
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Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son Nic, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.
Style: based on memoir
Plot: father son relationship, methamphetamine, drug addiction, drug addict, addiction, sex scene, cocaine, college student, teenager, teenage boy, pot smoking, marijuana ...
Place: san francisco
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 100 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Plot: womanizer, strong sexual content, writer's life, romance, mental institution, school, artists and showbiz, city life, urban, immigrants, infidelity, looking for sex ...
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Country: Austria, France, Germany, UK
Duration: 131 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: children, truck, communism, social worker, escape
Place: poland, denmark
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 69 min.
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Plot: beach, korean, photographer, fired from the job, camera, frenchwoman, female photographer, love triangle, photograph, cafe, male female relationship, female friendship
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: art, sculptor, love, artist, female full frontal nudity, bohemian, frenchman, poverty, world war one, cigar smoking, steam train, tragic event
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An Angel at My Table (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA
Duration: 158 min.
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Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, uplifting ...
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Place: new zealand, paris france, london
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Paradise Found (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Australia, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Inch'Allah Sunday (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Algeria
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Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
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Plot: cabaret, lesbianism, female nudity, lesbian, marriage, sexuality
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Miss Potter (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, rabbit, artist, painting, first love, fall in love, writer's life, forbidden love, friends, love and romance, couple relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, turn of the century, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london, europe, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Moana (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 210 min.
Story: The life story of Italian iconic pornographic actress Moana Pozzi. The actress Ilona Staller sued the production of the film for the unauthorized use of the character "Cicciolina", of which she owned the rights.
Plot: pornography, porn actress, porn industry, beach, police raid, sex, black panties, panties, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Ramdhanu-The Rainbow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Mitali was a worried mother. This time, once again, her 5 year old son Gogol had failed to pass the admission test in a reputed school. Mitali was determined to get her son admitted into a reputed school. Gogol loved the song of birds, the flight of ...
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