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Look Ahead with Anger (1993)
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Look Ahead with Anger (1993)
Original name: Priveste înainte cu mânie
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the revolution of December 1989, Romania is in full transition. Incertainty and chaos have followed Ceausescu's downfall. Fane, a worker in a wharf on the river Danube, is a former dissident who was in involved in politically motivated uprisings. Now that he has achieved what he has fought for, he is unemployed and everything around him seems to fall to pieces. His whole family falls victim to the changes of the early 90s. His daughter prostitutes herself, his elder son ends up in prison and his younger son becomes a thief.
Plot: communism, factory worker, labor strike, destruction of property, tragic event, unemployment, factory, vandalism, street gang, brother sister relationship, greek, teenage girl, prostitute, prison, father daughter relationship, fired from the job, friend, bar, friendship, father son relationship, economics
Place: romania, bucharest

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and bleak films with plots about communism, friendship, politics, family relations, brother sister relationship, society and village mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres. Some movies like Look Ahead with Anger: The Punishment (1976), Child's Pose (2013), Gruber's Journey (2008), Bless You, Prison (2002), Betrayal (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Punishment (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1919 at the end of WW1 Romanian peasant Manolache Preda returns to his native village where he finds his woman taken by another and his land sold to the local landowner.
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Time: year 1919
Place: romania
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Child's Pose (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, biting
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Gruber's Journey (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt », a war correspondent for « Corriere de la Sera », arrives in Iasi, in the north of ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, mass murder, war correspondent, anti semitism
Place: romania
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Bless You, Prison (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Nicole Valery-Grossu's European best seller autobiographic novel "Bless you, prison", the film is a true story, with real events and characters. A young intellectual woman, Nicole is arrested. There follow three months of ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
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Time: 50s
Place: europe, romania
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Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, artist, defection, democracy, anti communist, port, poetry, death of friend, release from prison, police inspector, marriage, friend ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s
Place: bucharest, romania, paris france
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The Uprising (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After years of deplorable conditions of poverty and injustice, peasants revolt against the landowners, the social elite, and police in this routine social drama. A peasant woman is raped by a lecherous wealthy lesbian, and chaos breaks out in the ...
Plot: torture, ancient, peasant, winter, village, punishment, arson
Place: romania, transylvania
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The Way I Spent the End of the World (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bucharest 1989 - the last year of Ceausecu's dictatorship. Eva lives with her parents and her 7 year old brother, Lalalilu. One day at school, Eva and her boyfriend accidentally break a bust of Ceausescu. They are forced to confess their crime ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, young heroes, human spirit, rebelliousness, siblings relations, coming of age, hopes, youth, family relations, buddies, idealism, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: romania, europe
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Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: September 1945. The new communist authorities go into the church, hang the flag of the Party and paint over the old frescoes, but each time the frescoes miraculously return. A stranger comes to town and works miracles; the townsfolk are convinced he ...
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Beyond the Hills (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Belgium
Duration: 152 min.
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Country: Romania
Duration: 86 min.
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Genre: Drama
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