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Evenings (1989)
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Evenings (1989)
Original name: De avonden
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The dark, odd humor of Frits, a somewhat lost young man in his early 20s, who still lives at home and can't seem to make the leap to full adulthood is appealing, with a undertone of sadness. And the film shares his vaguely surreal, blackly comedic outlook. His mantra; "Things are bad. Otherwise I'm fine."
Plot: family relations, homosexual, masturbation, male nudity, mirror, autobiography, coming of age, irony, gay interest
Time: 50s, 1950s

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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 male nudity, homosexual, gay interest, coming of age, family relations, gay and autobiography mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres. Some movies like Evenings: A Time to Live, a Time to Die (1985), My American Cousin (1985), Open Bodies (1998), The Long Day Closes (1992), Diary for My Loves (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Time to Live, a Time to Die (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: The semi-autobiographical film on director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's childhood and adolescence, when he was growing up in Taiwan, living through the deaths of his father, mother and grandmother.
Style: thought provoking, touching, contemplative, serious, realistic
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Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: taiwan, asia
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My American Cousin (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: My American Cousin is a Canadian drama film, released in 1985. Written and directed by Sandy Wilson based on her own childhood, the film stars Margaret Langrick as Sandy Wilcox, a pre-teen girl growing up on a ranch in rural Penticton, British ...
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Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage life, forbidden love, innocence lost, family life, siblings relations, bittersweet, single parent, love and romance, high school life, eccentric family ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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Open Bodies (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Born to a North African father and a French mother, 18-year-old Parisian high school senior Rémi works part-time in an Arab grocery store while studying management and commerce. He responds to a school ad seeking subjects for a film, and Marc, who ...
Plot: gay interest, gay, male nudity, gay subtext, lgbt, teenager, bisexuality, wig, coming of age, homosexual, arab
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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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Diary for My Loves (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A continuation of "Diary for My Children," the film picks up in 1950, when Juli, the diarist, is 18 and determined to become a movie director.
Plot: female director, politics, communism, family relations, film school, autobiography, revolution, controversy, deportation, diary, socialism, prison ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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Lieve Jongens (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lieve Jongens (“Sweet Boys”) explores the sexual fantasies of a middle-aged writer and the handsome young men who dominate his life. Wolf, a successful writer of romantic novels, is plagued by self doubt and writer's block. Though pleasant ...
Plot: lgbt, sexuality, homosexual, marriage, male nudity, gay sex, church, fetish, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay, butt naked, gay interest
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This Boy's Life (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, domestic violence, coming of age, stepfather, friendship, child abuse, dysfunctional family, gay teenager, mechanic, homosexual, family relations, stepfather stepson relationship ...
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Duration: 107 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on writer Maya Angelou's childhood, this story is about a young girl in the South who is sent to live with her grandmother after her parents divorce.
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Duration: 166 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
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Genre: Biography, Drama
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Plot: family drama, shower, male nudity, homosexual, single parent, school, pubic hair
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Confused Feelings (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Naked Rose (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 70 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 88 min.
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Plot: brothel, male nudity, juvenile detention, male rape, prostitute, juvenile delinquent, stabbing, gay interest
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Mull (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Australian film about a teenage girl who takes responsibility for keeping her "family" together.
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Ixe (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 48 min.
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Style: avant garde
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Fun Down There (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Buddy, a young gay man leaves his small-town home in rural Upstate New York to make a new life in New York City.
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