Movies like When the Heavens Fell

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When the Heavens Fell (1972)
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When the Heavens Fell (1972)
Original name: Kun taivas putoaa…
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychotherapist's life is wrecked when her private life is exposed in a sensation magazine.
Plot: disability, suicide, journalist, love hate relationship, politician, jealousy, journalism, alcohol abuse, cheating, reporter, media, downfall, cynicism, ethics, privacy, double suicide, morals

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, thought provoking and suspenseful films with plots about suicide, media, journalist, reporter, journalism, jealousy and politics mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like When the Heavens Fell: A Report (1964), Paper Star (1989), One Man's War (1973), Sister Stella L. (1984), Consent (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Report (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 1964 Finnish drama.
Plot: youth, young woman, suicide, alcohol, harbor, ship, prostitute, bar, teenage prostitute, police, sailor, police officer ...
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Paper Star (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna Kelanen is an ex-model, who just has been released from prison. She thinks back on her life, when she was a rather successful model, and on the things that went wrong.
Plot: drinking, tragedy, alcohol, fashion show, publicity, interrogation, abusive boyfriend, businessman, friendship, downfall, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female nudity ...
Time: 80s
Place: stockholm sweden, helsinki finland, finland, eastern europe
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One Man's War (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Man leaves his factory job and sells everything to buy an earth mover and start his own business, travelling from place to place with his wife and child. There is not enough work and he is eventually forced to emigrate after many hardships.
Style: social
Plot: poverty, construction site, entrepreneur, business ethics, marriage, unemployment, construction, business competition, failing business, small business, social issues, business ...
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Sister Stella L. (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A nun who acts as a counselor in a home for unwed mother undergoes political awakening when her friend and namesake belonging to the same congregation as hers inspires her to get involved in the struggle for justice and freedom of striking workers ...
Plot: media, discussion, strike, suicide, solidarity, abuse, counselor, liberation theology, swashbuckler, company, capitalist, labor ...
Time: 80s
Place: the philippines
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Consent (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A wealthy Manhattan family's inability to cope with the suicide of their eldest daughter sends them into a downward spiral of drugs, alcohol and sexual taboos that threatens to destroy them.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: suicide, love and romance, life is a bitch, looking for love, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, adultery, cynicism, incestuous desire, disability, family, alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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3 Days in Quiberon (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 1981, Quiberon, a small village on the coast of Brittany, France. Hilde Fritsch arrives to visit her old friend who has retreated to a spa hotel to escape the daily pressures of her life. Her friend is world-famous star Romy Schneider, but together, ...
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, emotional, romantic
Plot: actress, alcohol abuse, hotel room, interview, best friend, reporter, photographer, photo shoot, actor's life, fame, deception, trust ...
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The Miracle of the Cards (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Miracle of the Cards" is based on the true story of Marion Shergold and her son, Craig, an eight-year-old English boy who had a brain tumor. Several events convinced Marion that God was leading her to a cure for Craig and that the ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: human spirit, child illness, terminal illness, hopes, brain tumor, life is a bitch, miraculous event, disability, journalism, faith, media, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Blue Rain Osaka (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: From director Masaru Konuma comes this tale of sorrow and nostalgia mixed with pop songs and feminine strength.
Plot: grief, alcohol abuse, nostalgia, sister sister relationship, circus, scar, love, nightclub, ex lover, car accident, fellatio, photograph ...
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Awakening from the Dead (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The story takes place at the beginning of the bombing, both in Belgrade and in one small town in Serbia, at the end of March 1999. Forty-year-old Mickey, an unaccomplished writer, a disillusioned assistant professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts, a ...
Plot: grave, suicide, gun, nato, bombing, journalist, parent child relationship, friends, murder, female nudity, father son relationship, old friend ...
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The House of Bernarda Alba (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A domineering,reclusive, and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest is allowed to become engaged to an unprincipled young man, ...
Plot: illicit affair, tradition, jealousy, tragedy, suicide, authoritarianism, half sister, death of husband, mother daughter relationship, oppression, reputation, domineering mother ...
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Die Nachrichten (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Still missing
Plot: stasi, politics, journalist, german reunification, memories, stripper, archive, boss, suicide, television, tv, media ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: german democratic republic, east germany
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Spadijer: One Life (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A reporter who's about to lose his job, and who's daughter is very ill, starts a relationship with a married woman. Tragedy ensues.
Plot: journalist, human, reporter, water, hospital, pain, sea, brawl, car, sun, girl, job ...
Time: 80s
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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48%
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Without Love (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ewa is a reporter. Using her feminine charms and other means she is trying to become a journalist on a Warsaw weekly popular magazine. She hopes to become political interviewer of personalities and state leaders. On her way up the ladder she trips ...
Plot: ambition, loss of job, newspaper article, dishonesty, promotion, career, suicide attempt, mass media, newspaper, newspaper editor, social problem, success ...
Place: rome italy
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Dirty Hands (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 68 min.
Story: A political drama set in the fictional country of Illyria between 1943 and 1945, the story is about the assassination of a leading politician. The country, an ally of Nazi Germany, is on the verge of being annexed to the Eastern Bloc. ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: assassination, nazi occupation, anarchist, bomb, jealousy, dynamite, assassination attempt, underground movement, revolution, politics, politician, crimes of passion ...
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Skierri: Land of the Dwarf Birches (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about herder Niila and Sami environment in the time of change and plight. First partly Saami language fiction film in Finland.
Plot: nature, hunter, animal cruelty, dog, chief of police, police officer, periphery, cultural difference, countryside, indigenous people, mountain, reindeer ...
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Girl of Finland (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A theater group is training for the play Lapualaisooppera. We see these young people hanging out and talking about what goes on around them.Also sexual matters are involved there and this girl, Tenu, becomes pregnant to Hessu. (IMDb)
Plot: society, rehearsal, university student, motherhood, morals, young adult, women in society, radicalism, theater, anti war, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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To Be the Best (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, France
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The Barbara Taylor Bradford trilogy that began with A Woman of Substance ends with this epic tale! Paula O' Neill feuds with her cousins as she fights to save her grandmother's business-and struggles to salvage her marriage.
Plot: heiress, security, jealousy, female protagonist, assault, suicide, businesswoman, control, business, gambling, cousin cousin relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Place: macau, yorkshire, hong kong
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Well, Come On, Smile (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Well, Come On, Smile focuses on a girl who runs from an orphanage. The film presents a sobering depiction of newly built urban environs and addresses formerly taboo problems such as alcoholism.
Plot: grief, mother son relationship, suicide attempt, homesickness, jealousy, female director, alcohol abuse, teenage boy, teenage love, teenage girl, male female relationship, orphanage ...
Place: ussr, soviet union
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10 Days in a Madhouse (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nellie Bly, a 23 year-old reporter for Joseph Pulitzer, goes undercover in the notorious Blackwell's Island women's insane asylum in order to expose corruption, abuse and murder.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak
Plot: undercover, mental institution, uncover truth, working undercover, life is a bitch, journalism, reporter, doctors and patients, media, power relations, strong female presence, abuse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new york, usa
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Kidnapped in Romania (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A couple of Italo-American journalists go missing during their work assignment in Romania.
Plot: journalist, romanian, journalism, tape over mouth, american, tied feet
Place: romania
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Mother Kusters Goes to Heaven (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Frau Kusters is preparing dinner late one seemingly ordinary afternoon in her seemingly ordinary kitchen in Frankfurt, Germany. Mrs. Kusters wants to add canned sausages to the stew, her annoying daughter-in-law thinks otherwise. The point, we soon ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking, cynical ...
Plot: politics, widow, suicide, working class, class differences, communist, media manipulation, death of father, media, journalism, society, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, frankfurt germany
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40%
Diary of a Worker (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Juhani, a welder and Ritva, a right-wing backgrounded, future clerk get married. Soon we see that their marriage seems to be all about long business trips, housing problems, concerns about the money and political disagreements.
Style: social realism
Plot: unfaithful husband, politics, past, working class, wedding, society, welder, generation gap, pregnancy, worker, urban setting
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The Ploughman's Lunch (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A political drama scripted by novelist Ian McEwan
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious, thought provoking
Plot: falklands war, journalism, media, manipulations, intrigue, workplace, politics, state affairs, dishonesty, manipulation, british politics, news reporter ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, brighton
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Untitled Lal Jose Movie (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Against his wishes, 'Cuba' Mukundan (Sreenivasan) goes to Dubai to make good his father's alleged misappropriation of funds from the local cooperative bank. It is there that he learns the true meaning of the term 'working ...
Plot: communist, politician, politics, labor camp, bank, chinese, election, cheating, nurse, lottery, minister, arab
Place: cuba, dubai
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Hurt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mandy White is a cheerleader. Dan LaCoy is a football player. Jason Dobbs is a bully. Eli Barker is an artist. Asia Borg is a foster kid. What they all have in common however, is that they are hurting. Each one deals with their own personal issues ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, suicide, death, teenager, depression, bullying, high school, shooting, student
Place: virginia
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Down Came a Blackbird (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A woman struggles with the death of her lover. He was killed by South-American fascists.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: clinic, kidnapping, journalism, crimes, legal, politics, media, confined, distopia, terrorism, genocide, survival ...
Time: 90s
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Green Hat (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A sexually frustrated policeman starts investigating the doings of his wife.
Plot: suicide, bank robbery, telephone call, impotence, cheating wife, prostitute, cuckold, jealousy, sexual frustration, male nudity, adultery, unfaithful wife
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Nothing But Ghosts (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Episodes about different stages of relationships: from flirtation to falling out of love.
Plot: jealousy, cheating, secret love, friendship, fall in love, mother daughter relationship, couples, domineering mother, flirting, grand canyon, hurricane, lovesick ...
Place: venice, iceland, jamaica
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The Most Beautiful Night In The World (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Betrayed and disgraced, big-city reporter Kazuya Mizuno is banished to a desk at Kaname's boring little town newspaper. But Kaname isn't as boring as it seems on the surface. Not with characters around like Shimeko, a girl genius with a ...
Style: fable
Plot: japanese culture, village, corruption, psychiatrist, secret, adultery, news reporter, priest, bar owner, paranormal phenomena, fisherman, bar ...
Place: japan
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The Imagemaker (1986)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Blackwell has been a media advisor to countless politicians: probably one too many. He is set on using his experience to make a film about manipulation of the media by unscrupulous politicos.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: politician, suicide of wife, partner, pistol, cynicism, suicide, watching a video, ex lover, filmmaking, organized crime, u.s. president, counselor ...
Place: washington d.c.
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