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Soldiers. Story from Ferentari (2017)
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Soldiers. Story from Ferentari (2017)
Original name: Soldatii. Poveste din Ferentari
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Serbia, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Adi (40), a shy and introverted anthropologist who got recently dumped by his girlfriend, moves to Ferentari, most notorious outcasted neighborhood in Bucharest. He wants to write a study on manele music. The pop music of the Roma community serves as a way out for some, but mostly as one more means for the mafia pimps to make money off their acts and keep them in slave-like dependency. While researching his subject, Adi meets Alberto, a Roma ex-convict and a bear of a man, who promises Adi to help him. Soon, the unlikely pair begins a playful romance in which Adi feeds Alberto with improbable plans of escaping poverty and Alberto reciprocates with well-concocted phrases of love. Little by little their casual affair grows into love. And the funny and sweet teasing turns into something precarious, since Alberto is both dangerous and fragile and belongs to a world whose codes Adi doesn't understand.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: lgbt, soldier, gay slur, male homosexuality, gay, love, homosexuality, research, gay relationship, social status, hustler, male nudity, poverty, anthropologist, anthropology, social class, pubic hair, roma, ethnicity
Place: romania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, psychological, captivating and sincere films with plots about gay, gay interest, lgbt, homosexuality, gay relationship, male homosexuality and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Soldiers. Story from Ferentari: Jonathan (2016), Free Fall (2013), Tomcat (2016), José (2018), My Fair Son (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 99 min.
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Free Fall (2013)
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Duration: 97 min.
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Tomcat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Andreas and Stefan lead a happy and passionate life: Together with their beloved tomcat Moses, they live in a beautiful old house in Vienna's vineyards. They work as a musician and as a scheduler in the same orchestra and they love their large ...
Style: homoerotic, psychological, light, sincere, contemplative ...
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José (2018)
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Duration: 85 min.
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My Fair Son (2005)
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Duration: 92 min.
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Style: psychological, suspenseful, sincere, touching
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Ranchlands (2019)
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Duration: 69 min.
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Style: suspenseful, suspense, touching, rough
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Country: Argentina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ezequiel, a sixteen-year-old gay teenager in his sexual awakening, meets a boy of twenty-one. They quickly start a relationship and the situation unravels unexpectedly.
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Hidden Kisses (2016)
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Duration: 87 min.
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Style: sincere, captivating, touching, psychological
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