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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, economics, street gang, greek, teenage girl, vandalism, factory, unemployment, bar, tragic event, factory worker, 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, disturbing and bleak films with plots about friendship, friend, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, brother sister relationship, death and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Look Ahead with Anger: Caravan Serai (1986), The Punishment (1976), Betrayal (1993), Bless You, Prison (2002), Child's Pose (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: politics, prostitute, death, communist, homecoming, villager, father daughter relationship, bar, father son relationship, propaganda, bare breasts, imperialism ...
Place: greece
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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, peasant, gendarme, abuse of power, wrongful conviction, prosecutor, false accusation, jealousy, world war one, envy, revolt, village ...
Time: year 1919
Place: romania
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Betrayal (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Switzerland, Spain, Romania
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: communism, artist, death of friend, male female relationship, defection, betrayal, exploitation, prison, journalist, democracy, release from prison, anti communist ...
Time: 1940s, 1960s
Place: bucharest, romania, paris france
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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: disturbing, thought provoking, uplifting, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: prison, rebelliousness, captivity, rebellion, human spirit, monastery, religions or cults, politics, prison life, society, survival, state affairs ...
Time: 50s
Place: romania, europe
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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: gloomy, biting, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: architect, car accident, estrangement, disorder, family problems, realism, family feud, family relations, life turned upside down, working the system, parents and children, overbearing parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe
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69%
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, construction worker, call girl, greek american, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship
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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, mother daughter relationship, wedding, australian, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, infidelity, housekeeper, maid ...
Place: australia
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65%
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 ...
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Plot: friendship, dictatorship, society, rebelliousness, buddies, reform, human spirit, young heroes, family relations, hopes, friends, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, arson, village, peasant, punishment, winter, torture
Place: transylvania, romania
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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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: anti capitalism, factory worker, factory, best friends, friends, introspection, society, social differences, hidden identity, working class, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia
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55%
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
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The Chimp (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Kyrgyzstan, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Natural Enemies (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Slaughter of the Cock (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Syria, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
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51%
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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 ...
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Little Ladies of the Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 94 min.
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found
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40%
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Takiaispallo (1970)
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39%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Last Fine Day (2011)
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