Movies like The Terence Davies Trilogy

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The Terence Davies Trilogy (1983)
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The Terence Davies Trilogy (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: These three semi-autobiographical short films by Terence Davies follow the journey of Robert Tucker, first seen as a hangdog child in "Children", then as a hollow-eyed middle-aged man in "Madonna and Child", and finally as a decrepit old man in "Death and Transfiguration". Dreamlike and profoundly moving.
Plot: gay, angel, loneliness, death, church, domestic violence, nun, singing, song, tattoo, middle aged, memory, cruise, childhood, old age, nightmare, s&m, catholic school, autobiography, confession, nurse, stroke, bathroom, guilt, loss of father ...
Place: liverpool

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sincere films with plots about loneliness, memory, family relations, flashback, death, male nudity and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Biography and Music genres. Some movies like The Terence Davies Trilogy: The Long Day Closes (1992), Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988), The Neon Bible (1995), Sunset Song (2015), Dockers (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Long Day Closes (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in Kensington, a working-class district of Liverpool, England in mid-1950s, this is the story of eleven-year-old Bud, a sad and lonely boy. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local 'picture-house'. All the while, ...
Style: contemplative, atmospheric, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, school, society, youth, artists and showbiz, solace, filmmaking, human nature, family life, homecoming, working class ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe, liverpool
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Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series (along with "Trilogy" and "The Long Day Closes") is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on Davies's own ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic, anthology ...
Plot: family relations, world war two, working class, family problems, hypocrisy, religions or cults, society, life is a bitch, family life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, singer ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 40s
Place: england, liverpool, europe
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The Neon Bible (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on a train, a teenage boy thinks about his life and the flamboyant aunt whose friendship acted as an emotional shield from his troubled family. This film evokes the haunting quality of memory while creating a heartfelt portrait of a boy's ...
Style: stylized, serious, emotional, inspirational, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, family problems, society, americana, religion, child's point of view, dysfunctional family, coming of age, family relations, adaptation, bdsm, singer ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1930s, 70s
Place: southern usa, georgia
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Sunset Song (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, realistic
Plot: shepherd, farmer, love, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, sex scene, world war one, village, execution, father son relationship, marriage proposal, death of father ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland
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Dockers (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy McGovern's depiction of the mid 90s Liverpool dockers strike. Featuring script contributions from Irvine Welsh and the real dockers themselves
Plot: family relations, suffering, strike, dispute, job, violence
Place: liverpool
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End of the Century (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two men meet in Barcelona and after spending a day together they realize that they have already met twenty years ago.
Plot: gay, lgbt, male nudity, memory, swimming, cruise, shower, flashback, taking a photograph, man undressing, boxer shorts, male underwear ...
Place: madrid, barcelona, barcelona spain
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Our Father... (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film by Veikko Aaltonen
Plot: father son relationship, countryside, funeral, memory, homecoming, dementia, horse, flashback, dark past, male female relationship, child abuse, family farm ...
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Praxis (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Praxis peels away the layers of narrative even as Brian, the film's axis, struggles to create his true self. Brian, a writer on the verge of a breakdown, is aided by Joe and an Elusive Woman as he sifts through the fragments of his persona to ...
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Ladybird Ladybird (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie has had four children, by four different fathers, removed by social services because of a previous violent relationship. When she meets Jorge, a gentle Latin American refugee, she gradually sees her chance for happiness, but her history still ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspense, biting, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, social worker, children, love, working class, fighting the system, immigrants, dysfunctional family, down on your luck, family life, temperamental ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, paraguay, liverpool, california
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A Quiet Passion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Belgium, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognized artist.
Plot: poet, recluse, heaven, ecstasy, chloroform, singer, dying, ridicule, fan, reverend, aunt nephew relationship, cemetery ...
Time: 19th century
Place: massachusetts, boston
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Tattooed Flower Vase (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Naomi Tani is as good as ever but the other two protagonists are equally effective and for once the male lead is not some cringing bastard. Quite breathtaking sequences of consensual and non consensual sexual activity and most effective use of ...
Plot: female masturbation, rape, voyeurism, loneliness, older woman younger man relationship, past, flashback, tattoo, haunted by the past, suicide, tattooed woman, sex scene ...
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Diane (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Diane is a devoted friend and caretaker, particularly to her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories.
Style: rough, captivating, thought provoking, melancholic
Plot: drug addiction, mother son relationship, friendship, memory, old woman, family relations, nurse, church, religion, husband wife relationship, dying, depression ...
Place: usa
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Closing Numbers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Keith, Anna and their son Peter are a close, loving family living in a smart suburban street of a provincial city. Anna is a typical middle-class housewife, filling her day with good works, until one day, when she finds a note that leads to a ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, hiv, aids, bisexuality, in the closet, male homosexuality, bisexual, closeted homosexual, gay interest, homosexuality
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A Month in the Country (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set in the early 1920s, the film follows Tom Birkin, who has been employed to carry out restoration work on a Medieval mural discovered in a church in the small rural community of Oxgodby, Yorkshire. The escape to the idyllic countryside is ...
Style: realistic, captivating, scenic, thought provoking, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: church, friendship, introspection, haunted by the past, escape from reality, village, healing, world war one veteran, forbidden love, mural, loneliness, depression ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, post world war one, 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, texas
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Postcards from America (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by the autobiographical writings of David Wojnarowicz, "Postcards From America" chronicles the abuse the artist suffered as a child at the hands of his father and his subsequent running away to New York to become a street hustler.
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: lgbt, lake, porno theater, gun, violence, christmas, brutality, interview, truck driver, rape, male nudity, small town ...
Place: new york
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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: gay cinema, realistic, captivating, melancholic, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, homosexuality, coming out, closeted homosexual, gay bashing, gay slur, gay son, gay romance, lgbt, gay athlete, character study ...
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Soft Lad (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young man involved in a love affair that will change his life forever, whilst his lover wrestles his demons on a journey that will force him to come to terms with his sexuality, leaving lives destroyed in the wake.
Style: lgbt cinema, sincere, psychological, touching, sexy
Plot: gay, love affair, lgbt, sexuality, marriage, closeted homosexual, infidelity, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, gay relationship, affair, dancer ...
Place: liverpool
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Brookside: Friday the 13th (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: There is trouble a-plenty in store for the Corkhill clan in this video-only special. Series creator Phil Redmond has returned to pen a dramatic script which follows on from a weekend special.
Plot: cocaine, car thief, pill, drug dealer, wedding, gun, pills, container, gunfight, violence, car chase
Place: liverpool
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Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, last wish, death, memory, family relations, partners, parents and children, self discovery, friends, male friendship, friendship between men, old love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
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37%
The Fruit Machine (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Michael are two 16-year-old gay friends from Liverpool. Berated by his father for his camp behavior, Eddie runs away from his Liverpool home and joins Michael, a streetwise hustler, who is also on the run.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, gay, nightclub, youth, gay lead character, friendship, on the run, best friends, obsession, male prostitute, gay teenager, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: liverpool, brighton, england, europe
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Pursuit of Loneliness (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After an elderly hospital patient dies, a nurse tries unsuccessfully to contact the next of kin. Later, a social worker continues the effort but finds only the neighbor who was feeding the patient’s dogs. A county investigator fails to locate any ...
Style: sincere, contemplative, captivating, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: veterinarian, old age, nurse, elderly woman, social issues, isolation, loneliness, pet dog, hospital, social worker, drinking water, pharmacy ...
Time: 2000s
Place: texas, los angeles
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A Rather English Marriage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A squadron leader and a retired milkman decide to bury their differences and move in together after they are both widowed on the very same night. They become a companionable if odd couple, until their unlikely friendship is threatened by the arrival ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: friendship, family relations, odd couple, widower, elderly, dealing with death, starting over, parents and children, singleness, working class, social differences, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
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Finding Grace (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A struggling family, already on the verge of disintegration, faces new challenges that will test their faith in God and each other.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, disturbing
Plot: guilt, father daughter relationship, friendship, parents and children, antisocial behavior, loneliness, transformation, teenage life, troubled youth, rebellious daughter, family drama, church ...
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To Forget Venice (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A brother, Earland Josephson, returns to his family home to visit his sister in the Italian countryside. He brings with him his young male lover. In the house with the sister are two women, one of whom, Mariangela Melato, takes care of the farm. The ...
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema
Plot: closeted gay, visit, dog, servant, shower, teacher, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, pubic hair, female objectification, chicken, butt naked ...
Place: venice, italy
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The Kite Runner (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China, UK, Afghanistan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Style: emotional, disturbing, sincere, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, childhood, muslim, friendship, redemption, courage, guilt, haunted by the past, secret, escapades, rape, mission ...
Time: 70s, 80s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: afghanistan, middle east, california, san francisco, pakistan
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Welcome Home, Johnny Bristol (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An American soldier manages to endure his captivity in a Vietnamese POW camp by keeping alive the memories of life in his home town. When he is finally released from the camp, and is discharged from the military, he goes back to his town - but he ...
Plot: massage, wheelchair, pond, priest, hospital, nurse, church, phone booth, courthouse, swimming, handcuffed, airplane ...
Time: 70s
Place: philadelphia, vermont, vietnam
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Spa Night (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Korean-American man works to reconcile his obligations to his struggling immigrant family with his burgeoning sexual desires in the underground world of gay hookups at Korean spas in Los Angeles.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, suspenseful, serious
Plot: gay teenager, gay, korean american, spa, immigrants, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, closeted homosexual, father son relationship, gay slur, alcoholic father, gay crush ...
Place: los angeles, korea
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30%
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Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: philosophical, sincere, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, death, husband wife relationship, aging, illness, love, daughter, nurse, supportive spouse, nursing, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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A Quiet Death (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Martha is unhappy with her life as it is at the moment, and among other issues, she has decided to give up her writing career. Along with that decision comes a need to get away from her husband and from her psychiatrist, with whom she has had more ...
Plot: grandfather, truck driver, childhood, psychiatrist, car, memory, death, female nudity, wine, wandering, broken glass, greek ...
Time: 80s
Place: hellas, athens greece, greece
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29%
Marquis de Sade's Justine (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Justine is a nubile young virgin cast out of a French orphanage and thrust into a depraved world of prostitution, predatory lesbians, a fugitive murderess, bondage, branding, and one supremely sadistic monk. It's a twisted tale of strange ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, erotic, sadistic
Plot: mother son incest, nun, sadism, sexploitation, murder, convent, catholic school, prostitution, rape, sex, erotica, lesbian sex ...
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