Movies like Life and Death 1980

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Life and Death (1980)
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Life and Death (1980)
Original name: Liv og død
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a married doctor brings home a gay medical student that he's smitten with, his wife goes along and the three try to build a non-traditional relationship. Then society's homophobia intervenes.
Plot: sexuality, gay, violence, female nudity, bisexual, male nudity, doctor, infidelity, homosexuality, adultery, gay slur, terror, controversy, gay interest, menage a trois

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Hidden Pleasures (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The plot follows a middle-aged, closeted homosexual banker from a wealthy family, who falls in love with a much younger heterosexual man.
Plot: older man younger man relationship, male nudity, male prostitute, coming out, gay crush, closeted homosexual, homoeroticism, motorboat, motorcycle, banker, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay slur ...
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Closing Numbers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Keith, Anna and their son Peter are a close, loving family living in a smart suburban street of a provincial city. Anna is a typical middle-class housewife, filling her day with good works, until one day, when she finds a note that leads to a ...
Plot: gay, infidelity, hiv, aids, bisexuality, in the closet, male homosexuality, bisexual, closeted homosexual, gay interest, homosexuality
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Longing Nights (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Aitana, Pierrick, Rita and Jorge are all in their twenties and all look for ways to make their nights in the city of Madrid a little less lonely. Aitana is a sweet girl trapped in a men’s body; Pierrick is a cute French gay; Rita doesn't ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, prostitution, transsexual, drugs, cocaine, lesbian, prostitute, menage a trois, female nudity, male nudity, gay interest ...
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The Male Gaze: Nocturnal Instincts (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, Israel, China, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Strap yourself in for an exhilarating journey into darkness with these five award-winning short films from across the globe that delve into heart-pumping escapades varying from the intensely erotic to the ultra-violent to the warm-inside feels. The ...
Style: anthology
Plot: sex party, lgbt, gay interest, male homosexuality, group sex, nightlife, gay subtext, homosexuality, male nudity, gay, violence, sexuality ...
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Lakki... The Boy Who Could Fly (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Surreal tale of a 14 year-old boy who dreams of escaping the loneliness from an unhappy home & sexual abuse (from his mother's boyfriend who is also his school swimming coach). One day his back mysteriously sprouts feathers and he can ...
Style: social realism
Plot: chess, 14 year old, field, hammock, pedophile, underage smoking, hospital room, taking off shirt, feet on table, hallucination, wings, painter ...
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The Boys in the Band (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: At a birthday party in 1968 New York, a surprise guest and a drunken game leave seven gay friends reckoning with unspoken feelings and buried truths.
Style: realistic, serious, compassionate, heartbreaking
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay interest, sexuality, male objectification, friendship, mental health, male nudity, homosexuality, lifestyle, social problems, moral dilemma ...
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Open Future (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A 16 year old boy growing up in the 60's, experimenting with life, sex, drugs and alcohol.
Plot: school, camera, communism, undressing, bully, male male hug, hallucination, wet clothes, demonstration, pocket knife, sculptor, band ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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This Is Not Berlin (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Carlos doesn't fit in anywhere, not in his family nor with the friends he has chosen in school. But everything changes when he is invited to a mythical nightclub where he discovers the underground nightlife scene: punk, ...
Plot: lgbt, gay kiss, gay, bisexual, protest, performance art, punk rock, female nudity, naked in public, gay interest, sexual exploration, sexual experimentation ...
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Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is the story of three homosexuals who decide to spend the summer together at the cottage that the parents of one of them have in Santander. The film shows naturally a series of attitudes then considered shocking and even unnatural.
Plot: gay, lgbt, male nudity, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Amazing Grace (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A drama about two families, each with a gay son. Jonathan is splitting from Miki because the more experienced Miki is playing around. Then Jonathan sees Thomas, the son and grandson of his neighbors, who is back in Israel after failing to make it as ...
Plot: gay, mother, gay interest, drug, drugs, israeli, erotic fantasy, masturbation, gay teenager, homosexuality, homosexual, aids ...
Place: israel
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Destiny (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guinea, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Though gay-themed stories about "coming out" and accepting one's sexuality are not uncommon in Western countries, such tales are still rare in many conservative African nations. Considered a ground-breaking film in its native Guinea, ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, black lgbt, male homosexuality, gay slur, gay interest, female nudity, interracial sex, coming out, homosexual, homosexuality ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: west africa, africa
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Return to Go (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: nude beach, gay, hiv, naked in public, homosexuality, male nudity, car accident, male homosexuality, gay sex, gay interest
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Open Bodies (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Born to a North African father and a French mother, 18-year-old Parisian high school senior Rémi works part-time in an Arab grocery store while studying management and commerce. He responds to a school ad seeking subjects for a film, and Marc, who ...
Plot: gay interest, gay, male nudity, gay subtext, lgbt, teenager, bisexuality, wig, coming of age, homosexual, arab
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We Are Thr3e (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nacho is an accountant, an average guy. At a party he meets Ana, a recently divorced young woman. Then they meet the charismatic bartender Sebastian, who starts flirting with both of them and they accept his invitation to spend the night at his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, controversial, art house
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Anjos da Noite (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Many exotic characters meet in São Paulo night, looking for love and adventure: Malu, a model; Mauro, the drag queen; Teddy, the hustler; Guto, the gay reporter; and Marta, an actress.
Plot: film within a film, menage a trois, bathtub, female nudity, male nudity, gay interest, male objectification, nudity (full frontal - brief), female impersonator
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Shiner (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Raising the subtext of "Fight Club" into text, "Shiner" depicts a pair of amateur boxers gratified by punching each others' lights out. Theirs is among a trio of twisted love stories in the narrative feature by 29-year-old ...
Plot: stalker, homoeroticism, fight, gay slur, ejaculation, wrestler, urinal, sexuality, female nudity, masochism, abusive boyfriend, shower ...
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Sauvage (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Leo is 22 and sells his body on the street for a bit of cash. The men come and go, and he stays right here... longing for love. He doesn’t know what the future will bring. He hits the road. His heart is pounding.
Style: rough, melancholic, suspenseful, suspense, bleak
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Ben & Sam (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college heartthrob meets a college newbie - a challenge, a tension, a discovery, and a love that will change everything between them.
Plot: gay, college, male homosexuality, dressing room, gay slur, gay interest, male objectification, homosexuality, locker room, college student, gay lead character, gay relationship
Place: the philippines
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
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That Day (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob Berger’s film shows a day in the life of a family. People meet and leave, and wonder, will they find themselves again? At daybreak, Serge believes he has committed a crime. Pietra realises that she has been betrayed around midday. At one ...
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Hotel St. Pauli (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jor and Gerda is a loving couple that lives together in Copenhagen. Jor is trying to make a breakthrough as a writer, without any luck so far. His struggles have caused Gerda to provide for them by selling sexual favors on the street. Jor is filled ...
Style: erotic
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Place: scandinavia, hamburg germany, copenhagen denmark, germany, copenhagen
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47%
Suicide Service (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The motivations of two men running an illegal assisted suicide service to help relieve suffering change with the the appearance of two very different women in their lives.
Style: neo noir
Plot: homosexual, male nudity, cancer, murder, gay, moral ambiguity, love, bisexual, euthanasia
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47%
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Thirty Years of Adonis (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yang Ke, a Beijing Opera actor, is fatefully driven into the underworld of masculine sex workers, and becomes a class of his own. He finds himself on a roller coaster between heavenly love with both men and women, and a living hell ensnared by ...
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Process (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman is on the verge of killing herself, in reverse.
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So Pretty (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four young queers in New York City struggle to maintain their proto-utopian community against the outside world as their lives curiously merge with the 1980s German novel "So schön" by Ronald M. Schernikau.
Plot: transsexual, sexuality, polyamory, identity, female nudity, male nudity, politics, protest, shower, bisexuality, communist, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: new york
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45%
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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Daydream Obsession 2: Infidelities (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this sequel to the ever-so-campy, wanna-be gay soft porn, Daydream Obsession, the naked-body-obsessed Clayton (Joseph Dain), whose previous demented daydreams turned to kidnapping and bondage nearly destroyed his friendship in the last film with ...
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Noah's Arc (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Four gay friends live in L.A. and deal with today's issues, boyfriends, aids, your boyfriend's children, making it in the movie biz, etc.
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44%
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Sagwan (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sagwan is a story of an 18-year-old boy named Alfred, whose routinary life as a boatman becomes complicated as he discovers how much more life around him has to offer. His family's haunting dark past inhibits him from living his young life ...
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