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Something Different (1963)
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Something Different (1963)
Original name: O něčem jiném
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vera Chytilova wrote and directed this two-part story that took the Grand Prix at the Mannheim Film Festival. Part one deals with the rigorous training of Olympic champion gymnast Eva Bosakova. She contemplates retirement as she goes through a gruelling training schedule known only by world-class athletes. The second story concerns a housewife who is unappreciated and ignored by her husband. Done in a combination of feature and documentary styles, this is the first full-length effort from Vera Chytilova.
Plot: female director, obsession, housewife, gymnast, retirement, athlete, son, husband wife relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out allegory, psychedelic, social and nostalgic films with plots about female director, husband wife relationship, love, male nudity, female nudity, male female relationship and obsession mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Something Different: The Collectress (2008), Elle (1995), Beautiful Dreamer (2006), Limbo (2014), Time to Die (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 84 min.
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Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 86 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story is an allegory of Adam and Eve, in a modern (made in the '60s) Health Retreat. The action involves our hero wandering the grounds where she becomes obsessed with a mysterious man in red, who may or may not be a killer.
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Duration: 96 min.
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Duration: 105 min.
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