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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, prison, prostitute, friendship, street gang, greek, teenage girl, vandalism, factory, unemployment, bar, tragic event, factory worker, economics, father son relationship, friend, fired from the job, father daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, destruction of property, labor strike
Place: romania, bucharest

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and gloomy films with plots about friendship, friend, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, death and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Look Ahead with Anger: The Punishment (1976), Betrayal (1993), Bless You, Prison (2002), Caravan Serai (1986), Child's Pose (2013). 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.
Plot: verdict, village, revolt, investigation, landowner, death, tradition, guilt, world war one, envy, peasant, false accusation ...
Time: year 1919
Place: romania
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95%
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Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, artist, father son relationship, defection, male female relationship, journalist, betrayal, exploitation, prison, friend, marriage, anti communist ...
Time: 1940s, 1960s
Place: bucharest, romania, paris france
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72%
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: serious, bleak, realistic, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: prison, politics, human spirit, prison life, confined, state affairs, survival, rebelliousness, captivity, religions or cults, rebellion, society ...
Time: 50s
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Caravan Serai (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set during the Greek civil war. A villager is forced to leave his house and property and go to Thessaloniki with his daughter and son. They find refuge in an old building with hundreds of other people. They live a miserable life as the daughter ...
Plot: carriage, communist, village, brother sister relationship, arrest, greek, civil war, farmer, refugee, imperialism, homecoming, villager ...
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Child's Pose (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Child's Pose is a contemporary drama focusing on the relationship between a mother and her 32-year-old son. After the accidental killing of a boy in a car crash, the mother tries to prevent her son being charged for the death, and she refuses ...
Style: sincere, serious, gloomy, realistic, biting
Plot: car accident, architect, realism, parents and children, estrangement, oedipus complex, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, life turned upside down, working the system, family feud ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: ancient, torture, winter, arson, village, punishment, peasant
Place: transylvania, romania
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57%
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: captivating, serious, 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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55%
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The Daughter (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the last days of a dying logging town, Christian returns to his family home for his father Henry’s wedding. While home, Christian reconnects with his childhood friend Oliver, who has stayed in town working at Henry’s timber mill and is now ...
Plot: friend, unemployment, forest, maid, suicide attempt, housekeeper, tavern, australian, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, infidelity, father daughter relationship, wedding ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Go Naked In The World (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A domineering San Francisco businessman is determined to put an end to his son's romance with a high-priced hooker.
Plot: prostitute, father son relationship, call girl, construction worker, brother sister relationship, greek american, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, anti semitism, war correspondent, mass murder
Place: romania
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50%
Requiem for Dominic (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany, Romania
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Requiem for Dominic powerfully portrayed the upheaval in that liminal space between revolution and order. This drama is captured partly on film, partly on video adding to the gritty reality of the time, place and events as they were unfolding in ...
Plot: politics, exile, demonstration, communism, dictatorship, revolution
Place: romania
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46%
The House Between the Fields (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fresh out of university, agricultural engineer Voica Teodorescu returns to her native village where she joins a local team of engineers in the planning of a dam and an irrigation mega project.Although Voica is engaged to be married to Ilarie she ...
Style: romanticism
Plot: field, house, engineer, incompetence, communism, investigation, village, dam, betrayal, mayor, police, politics ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Valparaiso My Love (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A poor Valparaiso family faces a tough life after the father is sent to prison.
Style: slang
Plot: childhood, poverty, street market, movie theatre, handheld camera, live music, cinema, cemetery, mother, unemployment, magazine, children ...
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Gabita is pregnant, abortion is strictly forbidden in Romania during the communist regime. Despite this it is common practice and Gabita wants an abortion. The movie follows her and her friend Otilia during the day she has made the appointment with ...
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, tense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, abortion, communism, unwanted pregnancy, hotel, friendship, desperation, college student, hotel room, romanian, dormitory, bureaucracy ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987
Place: romania, europe, california
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41%
Beyond the Hills (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Belgium
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A drama centered on the friendship between two young women who grew up in the same orphanage; one has found refuge at a convent in Romania and refuses to leave with her friend, who now lives in Germany.
Style: serious, gloomy, atmospheric, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: nun, belief in god, convent, clergy, religions or cults, ex-lover, female friendship, society, friendship, culture clash, reunion, danger ...
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Chimp (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Kyrgyzstan, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Chimp is the nickname of a teenage boy (with large ears) who lives in the small town of Balyktchy, Kirghizstan, a former part of the USSR in central Asia. His family is being torn apart by his dad's alcoholism, his emotions are being torn ...
Plot: flirt, buddy, adolescence, third world, brother sister relationship, alcoholic, friendship, friend, father son relationship, nickname, youth, beating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Natural Enemies (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man hires hires five hookers to fulfill a final fantasy before killing himself and his family.
Plot: suicide, prostitute, bipolar disorder, magazine editor, male protagonist, tragic event, murder of family, brother sister relationship, brothel, child murder, marriage, doctor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Ungrateful (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Somnath (Somu) lives in a shanty house in a Delhi slum with his widowed mom, and unmarried sister, Sarla. He is friendly with Calcutta-based wealthy Vikram (Vicky) Maharaj. When Vicky's dad, Damodar, has a heart attack and is advised to take ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, surprise ending
Plot: factory, anti capitalism, factory worker, hidden identity, switching roles, introspection, working class, society, best friends, social differences, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Slaughter of the Cock (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Syria, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Greece's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1997.
Plot: friendship, sex, prostitution, migrant worker, countryside, mute, runaway, self mutilation, cigar smoking, blackmail, brother sister relationship, greek ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Trip (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Dani, Yumi, Ovidiu, Ada and Cristi are youths addicted to one another, yet intent on escaping the pressure of their interconnectedness and frustrating realities by performing mind trips into different levels of existence and parallel worlds.
Plot: delirium, gay, lesbian, sex, drugs, role playing, parallel universe, friendship, trip, youth
Place: romania, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Love Sick (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Love. It just happens. No rules. It may look sick, but it's deep and it hurts. For everyone, Alex and Kiki are just good friends. They happen to be two girls experiencing another kind of love. For their family, Kiki and Sandu are sister and ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: incest, fall in love, university, romance, gays and lesbians, opposites attract, friendship, brother sister incest, student life, gender, friends, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, campus, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 286
Concurs (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An outdoors orientation contest turns into a journey to the participants' self and conscience.
Plot: teenage boy, teamwork, contest, wilderness, competition, obstacle course, rape, death, murder, bus
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Two Friends (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two Sicilian friends, Nunzio and Pino, share the same apartment in Turin. Nunzio works in a factory but is laid off because of his illness. Pino, on the other hand, is a mysterious man and he is always traveling because of his work. Nunzio would ...
Plot: love, prostitute, train, gun, killer, fish, dialect, train travel, murder, bus, gift, illness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Nel giardino delle rose (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A successful businessman is haunted by the memories of his mother.
Style: suspense
Plot: classmate, deathbed, poetry, male female relationship, boy, guilt, friend, drink, dying, friendship, husband wife relationship, dog ...
Place: naples italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Mr. Lazarescu (Ion Fiscuteanu) is a retired Romanian engineer, spending his time in the company of his cats and booze. When he starts feeling unusually ill, he first seeks painkillers from his neighbors. It soon becomes apparent that Lazarescu is ...
Style: bleak, realistic, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, doctors and patients, alcohol, undressing, paramedic, ambulance, friendship, paralysis, surgery, nurse, neighbor, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania, bucharest, canada, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Sam & Me (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 23-year-old Nikhil comes to Canada from India to find his fortune and is convinced by his uncle to work as a companion and care-giver to Sam, an elderly Jewish man. An unlikely friendship ensues, which gives both men new insight into life.
Plot: racism, transvestite, canadian, uncle nephew relationship, jewish, cultural difference, old man, morality, racist, prejudice, friend, muslim ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A director with two weeks left on his latest production fakes an ulcer to pursue a romance with his lead actress.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, clever, sincere ...
Plot: postmodernism, filmmaking, under the surface, artists and showbiz, manipulations, sexual relations, dishonesty, nude, smoking, director, female nudity, contract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.5
 188
Paso Doble (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Romania
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Drama directed by Dan Pita.
Plot: hostel, factory worker, friendship, roommate, friend, husband wife relationship, marriage, unwed mother, falling in love, factory, love, betrayal ...
Place: romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Little Ladies of the Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Lyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. ...
Plot: prostitution, money, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, innocent, social problem, social issues, friendship, teenage girl, innocence, pimp, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
If You Were Young: Rage (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: If You Were Young: Rage highlights the other side of post-war Japanese prosperity, focusing on the throngs of young people who missed out on the boom. We follow a group of young men that can't seem to get ahead, despite their willingness to ...
Style: serious, bleak, rough, realistic, disturbing
Plot: unemployment, hit and run, social differences, city life, kids in trouble, crime, urban, crimes, life is a bitch, society, youth, gang ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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