Movies like The Absent 2014

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The Absent (2014)
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The Absent (2014)
Original name: Los ausentes
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old man lives alone in a shabby cabin in a remote mountainous area of Mexico. His house is set to be demolished in order to facilitate the redevelopment of the area. He doesn't know how to protect his house. Time goes by and one day a young man shows up on his doorstep. Looking exhausted, he starts his new routine here, cooking and doing laundry just like the old man.
Plot: sea, beach, male nudity, cooking, cow, very little dialogue

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out avant garde, sincere, suspenseful and captivating films with plots about male nudity, beach, female nudity, sea, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity and gay interest mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Absent: The Reject (2007), Interlude (2016), One Day in a Life (2008), Still Life (2016), Three Days (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Reject (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man whose life is on the verge of collapse looks for new inspiration in this drama from Serbian filmmaker Milos Radivojevic. On was once a reporter, but now makes his living working as a public relations man for a banking firm. On is in his ...
Plot: beach, sea, surrealism, friendship, male nudity, death, lesbian, cunnilingus, lesbian couple, bandit, oral sex, father daughter relationship ...
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 6.2
 12
Interlude (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, recently separated, takes her daughters to a small coastal town. Each one in their own universe, live the interlude as a challenge to free themselves and face their fears.
Plot: sea, beach, separation, mother daughter relationship
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87%
One Day in a Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: One Day in a Life is a 2008 Italian drama film directed by Stefano Tummolini. It entered the "Venice Days" section at the 65th Venice International Film Festival.
Plot: hiv positive, unrequited love, sea, gay man has sex with a woman, nude beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, sex scene, friendship, gay, homosexual, beach ...
Place: italy
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71%
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Still Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: There are victims that arrive by night. They intuit, unaware of the danger that awaits them. They may attempt to resist, but a young man leads them to their deaths before dawn. A dog is the only witness of this terrifying world that seems certain ...
Plot: slaughterhouse, cigarette smoking, male nudity, killing an animal, swimming pool, fire, dog, female nudity, dead animal, swimming, very little dialogue, smoking pot ...
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67%
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Three Days (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Lithuania
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Kaliningrad two Lithuanian boys meet two Russian girls. They have difficulties in finding places where they can sleep together. But this is the only problem they do solve. All four justly feel miserable because their lives are meaningless (the ...
Plot: meaning of life, isolation, sex, female nudity, beach, sea, teenager, smoking
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61%
The Shell Collector (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The latest discovery by a blind shell collector puts the relationship between man and nature on edge: a rare mollusc that is extremely poisonous, but has a healing and hallucinogenic effect on some people. Can people resist the creature’s ...
Plot: remote island, blind man, shell, sea, beach, female nudity
Place: okinawa japan, okinawa
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55%
 7.3
 51
Better Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, UK
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Inspired by the drowning of 23 Chinese undocumented cockle pickers in Morecambe Bay (northwest England). Mazu, goddess of the sea, floats over the tragedy.
Plot: calligraphy, repeated scene, skyscraper, sea, ghost, streetcar, very little dialogue
Place: shanghai, china
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55%
Woman of the Ganges (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man returns to the place he once lived a passionate love affair with a woman who is now dead. So powerful are the emotions that seize him that he imagines she is still alive, and begins to live as if this were the case...
Style: avant garde
Plot: female director, frustration, coat, very little dialogue, winter, loneliness, beach, ghost, small town, seaside, voice
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A Thief's Daughter (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sara has been alone all her life. She’s 22, has a baby, and wants to form a normal family with her young brother and the father of her child. Her own father, Manuel, decides to come back into their lives after years of absence and his release from ...
Plot: part time job, banquet, father daughter relationship, ex convict, social services, metro, sadness, discussion, moving, father daughter conflict, cleaner, city ...
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, catalonia
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Documenteur (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After separating from the father of her son, a young French woman tries to find lodging and a fresh start in L.A. for herself and her son.
Plot: female director, t shirt, sea, beach, fish, mural, garbage bin, phone booth, skateboarding, fishing, moving, skateboard ...
Place: los angeles
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48%
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Horoscope (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gang of young delinquents from a coastal town terrorize the locals, the tourists that spend the summer holidays there, as well as the young girls. They are especially focused on a pretty girl that sells newspapers, and they make a bet which one ...
Plot: summer, wedding, skinny dipping, train, juvenile delinquent, male nudity, beach, killing an animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape
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46%
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Roula (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Troubled Roula finds herself drawn to Leon, an author of children's books who has suffered an enormous emotional and creative blockage ever since his wife died in a motorcycle accident two years before. Leon has only his 12-year-old daughter ...
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, girl, undressing, bare breasts, male nudity, holiday, sea, self harm, sexual abuse, suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: denmark
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45%
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Lovers Are Wet (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Katsu, a fugitive youth on the run from the yakuza, returns to his birthplace and begins an affair with the cinema owner.
Plot: film reel, cinema, rape, sea, man slaps a woman, female nudity, beach, undressing, riding a bicycle, sex scene, stabbed in the back, suicide attempt
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42%
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Maya (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film follows a 30-year-old man named Gabriel, a French war reporter who was taken to hostage in Syria and then heads to India after months in captivity.
Plot: hospital, christmas present, journalist, shower, reflection in a mirror, newspaper, psychologist, male nudity, swimming pool, internet cafe, sea, dolphins ...
Time: year 2012
Place: india, paris france, mumbai india
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41%
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First Taste (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 64 min.
Story: The title "Binyag" translates to 'loss of innocence,' and this little-known film from the Philippenes shows, very effectively, the process in which one young person loses his own innocence. A boy living a quiet, picturesque life ...
Plot: countryside, gay interest, oral sex, village, male nudity, beach, homosexual, sex, gay, skinny dipping
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
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39%
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Five Years (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: How Murat Kurnaz ended up in Guantanamo Bay is a mysterious story. 5 YEARS investigates the psychological aspect of this endless and unjustified "imprisonment" where Kurnaz had to endure never ending physical and psychological torture.
Plot: male nudity, pubic hair
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38%
The Illusions (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A popular young writer decides to write a novel on an island that was once a Mecca to the Hippie movement of the 1960s. As he tries to recapture a world that no longer exists, the writer meets an enigmatic young woman who agrees to help him in his ...
Plot: male nudity, pubic hair, female nudity
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38%
Year of the Jellyfish (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.
Plot: topless woman, beach, seduction, sexuality, teenage girl, sex, swimming pool, lesbian, yacht, female full frontal nudity, lesbian kiss, lesbianism ...
Place: saint tropez
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37%
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Virgins (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage Lana is languishing in her run-down hometown on Israel’s sun-soaked north coast—until an older, attractive writer arrives with tales of a mermaid sighting off the shore of the declining resort town.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, beach, sea, mermaid, rumor, teenage life, life is a bitch, poker, urination, taking a photograph ...
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37%
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Leave Us Alone (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: For children it was an exciting adventure. But for adults it became a shocking revelation...
Plot: death, train, tent, chase, murder, violence, bare breasts, blond boy, first love, cooking, homoeroticism, cruelty ...
Place: denmark
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New old (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Experimental film.
Plot: avant-garde, female nudity, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
I Am Happiness on Earth (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Emiliano looks at his life with the eyes of a film director, mixing the objective reality with the processes of the artistic creation. The story he is filming flounders with his daily life, until his world is trapped in the lens of his camera. ...
Plot: dancer, prostitute, menage a trois, lgbt, movie business, male homosexuality, couples, bisexuality, injury, band, dancing, singer ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 73
Nerolio (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 77 min.
Story: This film depicts three episodes in the life of the highly eccentric, unabashedly homosexual Italian filmmaker Per Paolo Pasolini. Pasolini was best known to Americans for his film The Gospel According to St. Matthew. However, in his native Italy, ...
Plot: gay crush, gay lead character, male prostitute, gay sex, lust, beach, erotic fantasy, murder, poet, male nudity, skinny dipping, hustler ...
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35%
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Summer Rain (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Agathe and Paul, on holidays with their children. On a bridge, at the edge of a cliff, a forgotten wallet. A thought, and then dizziness.
Plot: swimming pool, male nudity, wallet, married couple
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34%
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She Walks (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An illegal Chinese immigrant and her teenage daughter are held captive in their home after a stranger breaks in.
Plot: immigrants, male nudity, pubic hair, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Where Horses Go to Die (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Daniel is an artist who has lost his desire to paint. An unexpected meeting with three « working girls » one evening marks the beginning of a surreal adventure. Later that night, the wildest dreams and the worst nightmares of his three new muses ...
Plot: male nudity, gay, gay interest, transsexual
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34%
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Mazeppa (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mazeppa is a 1993 French drama film directed by Bartabas. It was entered into the 1993 Cannes Film Festival where it won the Technical Grand Prize.
Plot: language, male nudity, horse, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Natural Enemy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in Brittany, a detective called Nicolas Luhel is asked to unravel the circumstances of a teenage boy's death. The main suspect is the boy's father. Shattered by the suicide of the main witness, Nicolas lets himself get snared by the ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), large penis, affair, erection, beach, skinny dipping, male nudity, pubic hair, small town, police investigation, gay interest, blow job ...
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mario and the Magician (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Twenties: The German Fuhrmann family spend their holidays in Italy again. The country is full of mysteries in that time. The Fuhrmann's have to realize the upcoming and growing fascism and their children are fascinated by a magician ...
Plot: bathing, sea, vacation, fascism, nude bathing, holiday, girl, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, summer vacation, beach, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
One Day in August (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Middle August in Athens. Three families, living in a three storey building, leave for their summer vacations. Everyone is wishing for a miracle to happen this summer. In the meantime, a drifter breaks into their apartments and rummages their ...
Plot: accident, interlinked stories, scuba diving, multiple storylines, downtown, family relations, athenian, hellenic, miraculous event, summer, male in bathtub, car accident ...
Time: 2000s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%