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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, satire and youth mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like Whooping Cough: The Witness (1969), The Boys of Paul Street (1968), Love (1971), Bonkers (2005), My Brother's Summer (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: cult film, suspense, cynical, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: satire, socialism, dark humor, fascist, ice cream, flood, political satire, pig, amusement park, last supper, secret door, 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, realistic, serious
Plot: school, disorder, friends, rivalry, mischievous children, young heroes, youth, social relations, power relations, family relations, 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: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: old woman, bittersweet, family relations, totalitarianism, family problems, human nature, dysfunctional family, society, unfulfillment, immigrants, life is a bitch, politics ...
Time: 50s
Place: europe, hungary
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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, only child, single parent, single mother, family relations, female protagonist, children, mother daughter relationship, zoo, manic depression, grandmother ...
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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.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family relations, guilt, children, father son relationship, miscarriage, guilty conscience, relationships, life, mother son relationship, child murder, summer, boy
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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: offbeat, stylized, atmospheric, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: feminism, orphan, society, family relations, twins, femme fatale, strong female presence, on the road, impossible love, political unrest, siblings relations, family life ...
Time: 20th century, turn of the century
Place: europe, hungary
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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
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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: suspense, surreal, semi serious, humorous, anthology ...
Plot: obsession, social decay, dark humor, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, family relations, parents and children, society, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), disorder, guru ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary
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Diary for My Father and My Mother (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Directed by Márta Mészáros.
Plot: female director, parade, newsreel footage, celebration, hungarian, controversy, new year's eve, diary, trial, archive footage, court, autobiography ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: budapest, ussr, soviet union, budapest hungary, hungary
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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, doctor, rain, brothel, boarding house, piano, medical student, red light, one night, deception, card playing, small town ...
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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: atmospheric, touching, sentimental, semi serious, captivating
Plot: victorian england, orphan, aunt, poverty, betrayal, friendship, guardian, society, child's point of view, survivor, social differences, maturation ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, 80s
Place: england, europe, london
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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, teenage love, pianist, music, teenager
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: hungary
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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, toys, doctor, dog, zoo, family relations, argument, apartment, playground, only child, demotion, grandmother ...
Place: osaka japan, tokyo, japan
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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.
Style: tense, humorous, touching, unusual plot structure, sincere
Plot: loss of son, family business, escape, guilty conscience, traumatic experience, family relations, fingerprint, burning money, butcher shop, blood test, school bully, heart attack ...
Time: post world war two, 50s
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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 ...
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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: serious, realistic, sincere
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Time: 50s, post world war two, 1950s
Place: iceland, europe
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Fatherhood (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A widowed new dad copes with doubts, fears, heartache and dirty diapers as he sets out to raise his daughter on his own.
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La chinoise (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: politics, revolution, new wave, lifestyle, rebellion, youth, crimes, deadly, society, fighting the system, satire, university ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
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Plot: family relations, fall in love, parents and children, workplace situations, workplace, love and romance, society, bittersweet, urban
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Balkan Spy (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: humorous, disturbing, thought provoking, semi serious, realistic
Plot: espionage, satire, paranoia, josef stalin, human nature, false accusation, mistaken identity, political unrest, dark humor, social relations, state affairs, amateur detective ...
Time: 50s
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, 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, parents separation, hopes, breakup, starting over, bittersweet, separation, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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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: family relations, fish, menstrual blood, bare breasts
Time: 1950s, year 1956, 50s
Place: vienna, austria, europe
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Beauty in Trouble (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, psychological, clever ...
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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
Plot: world war two, fascism, oppression, military officer, guest, family, dark humor, villager
Place: hungary
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32%
Seduced and Abandoned (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 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, semi serious, realistic, neorealism, cynical ...
Plot: pregnancy, satire, seduction, family tradition, family problems, neo realism, family feud, family relations, hypocrisy, dishonesty, unwanted pregnancy, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sicily, europe, sicily italy, southern italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, actress, female nudity, male nudity, deportation, satire, bathtub, pubic hair
Place: hungary
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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: love affair, social differences, family relations, couples, society, misfit, romance, parents and children, homecoming, fish out of water, culture clash, domineering mother ...
Time: 50s
Place: iceland, europe
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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, stylized ...
Plot: boxing, coming of age, small town, friendship, soccer, tomboy, teenage life, bittersweet, dog, loneliness, separated, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
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31%
The Happiest Girl in the World (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Romania, Netherlands, 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: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: youth, hopes, family life, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, moral dilemma, teenage life, family relations, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, small town, advertising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
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Back to the USSR (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A film by Jari Halonen
Plot: vampirism, divorce, village, communism, suicide attempt, socialist, vampire, hanging, socialism, farce, robbery, village idiot ...
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