Movies like Roula

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Roula (1995)
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Roula (1995)
Original name: Roula - Dunkle Geheimnisse
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 Tanja to keep him company. As romance blooms between Leon and Roula, his daughter approves. Unfortunately, Roula is carrying heavy emotional baggage stemming from the incest she suffered at the hands of her father.
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, sea, female nudity, suicide, sexual abuse, holiday, beach, male nudity, child abuse, girl, father daughter relationship, self harm, girl man relationship, bare breasts, bathing, undressing, nude bathing, butt naked, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: denmark

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out disturbing, realistic, bleak and psychological films with plots about female nudity, incest, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, bare breasts, brother sister relationship and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Roula: Crows (1994), Children of the Salt (2018), Mario and the Magician (1994), Mimi (1979), The Black Bomber (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Crows (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A thin child of about 10, nicknamed "Crow" because she mimics the bird, has no friends and rejects a teacher's hug. At home, she is left on her own, her mom locks her out while entertaining a lover or is asleep. One morning, Crow sees ...
Plot: female director, surrogate mother, boat, kidnapping, beach, girl, nickname, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, boy, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations ...
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100%
Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11 year old girl accuses her father of incest.
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, repressed memory, trial, accusation, liar, father daughter relationship, child abuse, court, female nudity, little boy, girl ...
Place: canada
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64%
Children of the Salt (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old man, in the agony of death, asks his children to cremate his body and scatter the ashes in the sea. Willing to fulfill the last wish of the elderly, as a rite of passage the youngsters unknowingly transgress the traditions of their father. ...
Plot: incest, coming of age, death, salt, wheelbarrow, death of father, female nudity, cremation, brother sister relationship, kiss, fire, beach ...
Time: 2010s
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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
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60%
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 5.8
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Mimi (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Guido is an international journalist with an unusually difficult relationship with his daughter, Mimi. He hasn't seen her for several years and has just taken her away from the boarding school she was immured in. She is now 15, and for some ...
Style: sexual, sexy
Plot: puberty, teenage girl, journalist, incest, coming of age, father daughter relationship, hotel, boarding school, nightgown, female masturbation, female nudity, girl man relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Black Bomber (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Yugoslavia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a near-future Belgrade, a DJ stirs up trouble with his rocking anti-establishment broadcasts. After his station is shut down, he takes to the street and starts transmitting revolution with the police hot on his trail.
Plot: taking off pants, male nudity, pubic hair, clothed female naked male, eyes, rock music, undressing, taking off clothes, male objectification, eye, butt naked, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Love Strange Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Man remembers 48 crucial hours in his life when, as a teenager, he visited his mother, the favorite woman of an important politician, in a bordello owned by her, right before some important political changes in Brazil, in 1937. In those hours, he ...
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, unusual plot structure
Plot: mother son incest, incest, sex with a minor, boy, sex with mother, undressing, girl, female nudity, prostitute, male nudity, puberty, teenage girl ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937, year 1982
Place: brazil
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54%
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Daddy (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Daddy, filmed in cooperation with movie director Peter Whitehead, discovers the connection between a father and little girl. Like the majority of Niki De Saint Phalle’s films, the flick combines autobiography with imagination, mixing erotic scenes ...
Plot: sculpture, drawing, revenge, phallus, tied to a chair, memory, father daughter incest, mansion, childhood trauma, incest, father daughter relationship, dominatrix ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 46
Locked Up (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a German town, teacher Irene leads an inconspicuous, boring, lonely life. One day, a man rings at her door and slips in. It's an armed convict from the prison next door, escaped with a leg wound. He now makes her a prisoner in her own home. ...
Plot: prison, longing, jail, female nudity, undressing, male nudity, bed, sex, butt naked, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 75
Forgiven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Suburban housewife Liz discovers that husband Stephen is abusing their daughter. She confronts him and reports him to the authorities, but also decides to try to help him recover from what must be "a sickness". Stephen is tried and ...
Plot: shower, sexual abuse, abuse, therapy, incest, nudity (full frontal - brief), butt naked
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Freedom Is Paradise (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Young Sasha is brought into a state-run children's home because his mother died early and his father spends most of his life in prison. The conditions are like in a penal institution. Sasha tries several times to escape and to search for his ...
Plot: gulag, prison, male nudity, undressing, prisoner, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts, girl, female nudity, coming of age, butt naked, dead mother ...
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53%
León and Olvido (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The love-hate relations between a girl and his disabled brother.
Plot: incest overtones, down syndrome, incest, female nudity, autism, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, bathtub
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Lovechild (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: One day seventeen-year-old Alma sees her father who had left the family five years before and had never contacted them since then accidentally on a subway stop in Berlin. She finds out where he works and start spending time together. Very soon the ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, touching, captivating, ambiguous ending
Plot: father daughter incest, incestuous desire, moral dilemma, forbidden love, confusion, seductress, estranged father, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, incest, 17 year old ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Your Caresses (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Brother and sister meet again after 15 years and fall in love with each other.
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, sibling relationship, prostitution, coming of age, love, female nudity, sex with brother, forbidden love, father son estrangement, bare breasts, sex with sister ...
Place: ibiza, barcelona, barcelona spain
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52%
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Gemini (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An incestuous love affair. Meme and Jeremias are the younger children in a typical bourgeois family. Their mother Lucia is the dominant force in the household, but her fixation on upholding the niceties of upper middle class life has prevented her ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, shame, dysfunctional family, family secret, secret, wedding, sex scene, domineering mother, sex with sister, brother sister sex, female director ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Rieke's Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young figure-skater becomes jealous when her brother, also a young figure-skater, falls for another young female figure-skater. She thought she was all that he needs.
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological
Plot: brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, brother sister sex, incest, incestuous sex, sex, suicide, insecurity, female nudity, doubt, skating, loss of virginity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.0
 103
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 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
That Lovely Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Moshe and Tami are a couple, Moshe is in his fifties and Tami is in her early twenties. They live together in a cruel and violent relationship, from which Tami seems unable to set herself free. Tami and Moshe are father and daughter...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: father daughter incest, incestuous sex, incestuous relationship, incest, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, graphic violence, abusive father, sexual abuse, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
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51%
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Copacabana (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Plot: barefoot male, taking off clothes, undressing, male in shower, taking a shower, naked in public, male objectification, wrapped in a towel, taking off pants, taking off underwear, family dinner, skinny dipping ...
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51%
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 2K
Accused (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On the surface Henrik and Nina Christofferson are an ordinary family living happily. But they have a problem. Their daughter, Stine, a difficult 14 year old, has a habit of telling lies in class. When Stine accuses her father of sexual abuse, and is ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prisoner, lawyer, under the surface, family relations, parents and children, child abuse, incest, family problems, life is a bitch, youth, degradation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Minor Freedoms (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Set in the Greek highlands, the story presents a violent, domineering man who deals in the trafficking of emigrants and young, Balkan prostitutes. Addicted to drugs and mentally unstable, the man's teenage daughter Fanny succumbs to her ...
Plot: brother sister incest, prostitution, domineering father, incest, stabbing, female nudity, sexual awakening, male nudity
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51%
Eros, the God of Love (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man explores the process of formation of sexuality and is looking for a woman that does not exist.
Plot: father daughter incest, coitus, incest, sex, coming of age, erotica, threesome, female masturbation, breasts, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, older woman teenage boy sex ...
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50%
The Cement Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, the mother of Julie, Jack, Sue and Tom begins to suffer from a mysterious illness. Aware that she is going to have to go into hospital she opens a bank account for the children, so that they can be financially ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, coming of age, siblings relations, family relations, puberty, teenage life, parents and children, youth, dealing with death, diary, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Alley Tramp (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: A teenage girl sets out on a sexual odyssey of having affairs with various men including her mother's secret boyfriend.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: bathing, incest, exploitation, voyeurism, beer, abortion, cigarette smoking, sex in bed, female nudity, outdoor sex, telephone call, teenager ...
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50%
Emperor Tomato Ketchup (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 27 min.
Story: In a Japanese colony, children overthrow their parental guardians and attempt to form a new society. Their plan spirals out of control and they are soon lost in a web of sexual deviation and violence.
Style: avant garde
Plot: rebellion, undressing, wig, orgy, sex scene, ping pong, boy, revolution, female nudity, kiss, controversy, sex with a minor ...
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49%
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Delta (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man comes home to meet his mother and sister after many years away. He finds his mother living with a new boyfriend, and his sister to be grown-up. He begins to settle down in this new place by building a new home for himself on the delta. But ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: incest, forbidden love, parents and children, brother sister incest, family problems, life is a bitch, isolation, obsession, dysfunctional family, human nature, homecoming, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Inseminator (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Boi leads an isolated life on a mountain with his unwed daughter and his mentally disabled son Maize. Feeling death approach, he becomes obsessed with the continuation of the family line and he resolves to find his son a wife. After numerous intense ...
Plot: incest rape, sex education, female director, sexual fantasy, female masturbation, corn, pig, ancestor, sexual arousal, male nudity, frog, erection ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Celebration (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A grandiose party to celebrate a sixtieth birthday unleashes a family drama with all the lies that conceal horrendous secrets. The eldest son, Christian, stages a showdown with the popular pater familias; his provocative, moving after-dinner speech ...
Style: suspense, gloomy, talky, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: sexual abuse, suicide, birthday, secret, incest, child abuse, pedophile, child rape, family secret, hotel, depression, party ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Forbidden Passion (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Teresa, a cabaret star, has to leave her work due to the death of her father. She decides to go to the small village where he lived to meet her brother, Miguel, who is going to marry Marisol soon. Teresa begins to feel attracted to Miguel, and tries ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: incest, brother sister relationship, sex with brother, brother sister sex, large breasts, painting, fishing boat, wine cellar, fishing, festival, bare breasts, sex scene ...
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Taste of Life (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: What does life taste of? For joyful Nikki the answer is clear: of pleasure. Delightfully she enjoys this at every possible occasion, as she drives through the country looking for people and their stories for her video-blog.
Plot: sensuality, undressing, male nudity, female objectification, man wearing glasses, barefoot male, naked in public, male objectification, sex scene, taking off shirt, male full rear nudity, bespectacled male ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%