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Whooping Cough (1987)
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Whooping Cough (1987)
Original name: Szamárköhögés
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of 10-year-old boy and his family against the backdrop of the bloody events of 1956, in Budapest. Children do not yet understand what is going on, but they're happy because the schools are closed. But gradually, to adults and children comes the understanding that something terrible is happening. Disappearing relatives, friends, and even killed some. Tips sent an army to put down the counterrevolutionary rebellion.
Plot: revolution, family relations, children, communism, parents, grandmother, child's point of view
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1956
Place: europe, hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and serious films with plots about family relations, parents and children, society, children, female nudity, communism and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Whooping Cough: The Witness (1969), The Boys of Paul Street (1968), Love (1971), Free Fall (2014), Bonkers (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Witness (1969)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Known as the best satire about communism, banned for over a decade in Hungary. 'The Witness' has become a cult classic, well received by critics and general audiences when it was finally released outside of Hungary. 'The Witness' ...
Style: dark humor, cult film, suspense, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, socialism, fascist, amusement park, pig, political satire, ice cream, flood, secret door, minister, cemetery, absurdism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: hungary, budapest, europe, budapest hungary
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The Boys of Paul Street (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In Budapest, two rival gangs of young boys lay claim to a vacant lot. The hostilities escalate yet never quite boil over into actual violence. Just when things do get out of hand, however, the problem is "solved" by the city government, ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: school, youth, disorder, power relations, family relations, social relations, friends, mischievous children, rivalry, young heroes, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe
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Love (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luca regularly visits her bedridden mother-in-law. Luca's husband, János, has been arrested on a trumped up political charge, and Luca does not know if he is still alive. Luca hides this from his mother by making up letters purporting to be ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: old woman, parents and children, family in crisis, terminal illness, bittersweet, prison life, family gatherings, family life, immigrants, life is a bitch, single parent, politics ...
Time: 50s
Place: hungary, europe
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71%
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Free Fall (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, South Korea, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old woman flies past six floors after jumping from the roof of her apartment block. Six stories on the poor state of humanity, told with humour and rare imagination to the accompaniment of a pulsating soundtrack from Amon Tobin. A woeful ...
Style: offbeat, biting, semi serious, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), social decay, couples, disorder, society, parents and children, guru, couple relations, obsession, family relations, unsupportive spouse, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, hungary
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67%
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Bonkers (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Bonnie, a nine-year-old single child, is part of a family of three living in the Netherlands. They have a love of elephants, passed on by Bonnie's grandfather's grandfather who worked on a game reserve in Africa, and Bonnie feels that she ...
Plot: elephant, foster home, single parent, single mother, only child, family relations, children, grandmother, manic depression, zoo, director cameo, mother daughter relationship ...
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58%
My Brother's Summer (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Sergio learns that he will soon have a baby brother, his imagination kicks into gear in devious and alarming ways. But when his mother suffers a miscarriage, Sergio's feelings of guilt are all too real.
Plot: children, miscarriage, boy, summer, father son relationship, guilt, child murder, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
My Twentieth Century (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, West Germany, Cuba
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Separated identical twins ride an Orient Express unaware of each other: a feminist anarchist and a hedonistic courtesan, living under the powder-keg Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Separate families adopted the impoverished orphans. At the dawn of the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: feminism, orphan, twins, strong female presence, femme fatale, society, family relations, political unrest, siblings relations, adoption, impossible love, family life ...
Time: 20th century, turn of the century
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Just Like at Home (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a kid are discovering beauty in life.
Plot: female director, family relations, girl man relationship, getting home, girl, father daughter relationship, children, surrogate father, hungarian, infatuation
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fresh and distinctive take on Charles Dickens’ semi-autobiographical masterpiece, The Personal History of David Copperfield, set in the 1840s, chronicles the life of its iconic title character as he navigates a chaotic world to find his elusive ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating, semi serious
Plot: aunt, orphan, poverty, betrayal, friendship, society, child's point of view, survivor, guardian, maturation, social differences, boarding school life ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century, victorian, victorian england
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: female director, hungarian, celebration, diary, statue, politics, josef stalin, socialism, new year's eve, demonstration, autobiography, newsreel footage ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: soviet union, hungary, budapest hungary, budapest
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A Very Moral Night (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The theme of the delightful Hungarian fantasy film "A Very Moral Night," made in 1977 and now playing at the Public Theater, could well be innocence, even if the action does take place in a bordello. It is a good bordello, so sweet and ...
Plot: impersonation, small town, deception, piano, one night, doctor, red light, piano playing, scam, brothel madam, medical student, prostitute ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Being Two Isn't Easy (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The trials, tribulations, and joys of raising a child. The film follows the everyday events of a family with one boy, coming up to his second birthday, interspersed with occasional thoughts of the child. They initially live in an apartment building, ...
Plot: parenthood, baby, boy, crying baby, only child, playground, demotion, family relations, argument, apartment, grandmother, milk ...
Place: osaka japan, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Cha-Cha-Cha (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gruber is a normal 16-year-old growing up in Budapest in 1962, but he has a problem -- how does he get to know the opposite sex? At the Sunday afternoon dance classes the young "ladies and gentlemen" hold each other while dancing, and that ...
Plot: dance school, pianist, teenage love, music, teenager
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Heart Tremors (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The general practitioner Balla and his wife abandoning her higher education begin their common life in the small mountain village in the hope of quick enrichment and return to the capital. Despite Éva and Emma, the two school mistresses longing for ...
Plot: implied sex, drunkenness, armored vehicle, heavy rain, attempted rape, threat, sexual assault, opera singer, city, party, peeping tom, woman with glasses ...
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Devil's Island (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.
Style: sincere, dark humor, serious, realistic
Plot: island, parents and children, human nature, working class, siblings relations, suburbs, friendship, couple relations, midlife crisis, pregnancy, coming of age, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: humorous, clever, thought provoking, biting, talky ...
Plot: politics, revolution, new wave, rebellion, youth, crimes, deadly, society, state affairs, lifestyle, fighting the system, university ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Balkanski špijun is a 1984 Yugoslav comedy/drama. Ilija Čvorović, a former Stalinist who spent several years in a prison on Goli otok, is contacted by the police to routinely answer questions about his tenant, Petar Markov Jakovljević, a ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, dark humor, thought provoking, semi serious ...
Plot: espionage, satire, josef stalin, paranoia, politics, dishonesty, amateur detective, state affairs, social relations, society, political unrest, false accusation ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia, europe, belgrade
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Les papas du dimanche (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The movie tells a story about a family in France, in contemporary times, and its problem such as bittersweet and sincere, breakup, family problems, parents and children.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, hopes, parents separation, starting over, breakup, bittersweet, father daughter relationship, separation, father son relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Impossible Picture (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Vienna, the 1950s. A childhood captured on 8mm film, documented by thirteen-year-old Johanna.
Plot: menstrual blood, fish, bare breasts, family relations
Time: year 1956, 50s, 1950s
Place: austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Intrepido: A Lonely Hero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A middle-aged man tries to get by in Milan while trying to retain his dignity.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, society, family relations, parents and children, urban, workplace situations, bittersweet, workplace
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Identity Card (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hořká komedie režiséra Ondřeje Trojana Občanský průkaz na motivy stejnojmenné knihy Petra Šabacha sleduje osudy čtveřice dospívajících mladíků, jejich přátel, lásek a rodičů od okamžiku, kdy v patnácti letech dostanou ...
Plot: communism, 15 year old, teenage boy, gym, coming of age, friendship between boys, emigration, gym teacher, group of friends, family relations, teenage protagonist, communist ...
Time: 70s
Place: central europe, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Der verlorene Bruder (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy feels neglected by his parents because they grieve for his older brother, who went missing in the aftermath of the second world war.
Plot: missing brother, loss of son, family relations, school bully, butcher shop, guilty conscience, burning money, post world war two, red cross, blood test, traumatic experience, escape ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Oh, Bloody Life (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Hungarian Oh, Bloody Life reflects on the heavy emotional toll taken by the repressive Stalin regime. Dorotya Udvaros plays a young actress from a high-born family. The government bias against persons of wealth threatens to destroy her career ...
Plot: socialism, female nudity, male nudity, deportation, actress, bathtub, satire
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Seduced and Abandoned (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The film presents the tale of Agnese Ascalone, daughter of prominent miner Vincenzo Ascalone, and takes place in a small town in Sicily. Agnese is seduced by her sister Matilde's fiance, and has a tryst with him for which she confesses and ...
Style: suspense, neorealism, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: pregnancy, satire, seduction, unwanted pregnancy, family in crisis, dishonesty, love triangle, parents and children, infidelity, disorder, family tradition, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sicily, europe, southern italy, sicily italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Seagull's Laughter (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Post-war provincial Iceland: around 1950, Freyja, who'd been a plump teen, returns from America, a widow with a 20-inch waist, seven suitcases of dresses, and a list of who ever wronged or slighted her. She moves in with an aunt and socialist ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, atmospheric
Plot: social differences, love affair, family relations, couples, romance, misfit, society, parents and children, homecoming, fish out of water, culture clash, domineering mother ...
Time: 50s
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Beauty in Trouble (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marcela can't bear Jarda any longer, so she threatens divorce and takes the kids to her mom's, whose husband is a creep. While Marcela is there, Jarda is jailed, because he is part of a gang steeling cars and they get caught in the act. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, psychological, clever ...
Plot: family life, love triangle, parents and children, love affair, couples, love and romance, romance, infidelity, family relations, manners, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, tuscany, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Toth Family (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Toth family resides in Northern Hungary. The couple has a daughter and a son, the latter a member of the armed forces. When his weary major is ordered to take a vacation, the son talks him into a visit to his family home. Comedy ensues when the ...
Style: cult film, dark humor
Plot: fascism, world war two, oppression, military officer, guest, family, villager
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Everyone Says I Look Just Like Her (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters, one white and one black, spend a week together at their famous father's summer home. A microscopic examination of the new American family unit, it's a deeply personal film about the human connections that bond us all together.
Plot: family relations, interracial romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, sex, sister sister relationship, biracial, sex scene
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
My Life as a Dog (1985)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A boy, obsessed with comparing himself with those less fortunate, experiences a different life at the home of his aunt and uncle in 1959 Sweden.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, offbeat, clever ...
Plot: boxing, coming of age, small town, friendship, soccer, tomboy, teenage life, bittersweet, dog, loneliness, friends, social relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Happiest Girl in the World (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Romania, France, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Delia, a young Romanian girl, comes to Bucharest with her parents to collect a prize she has won in a contest organized by a soft-drinks company. The prize is a beautiful new car. All Delia has to do now is appear in front of the camera in a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: hopes, youth, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, parents and children, moral dilemma, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, small town, juice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%