Movies like One Night 2005

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One Night (2005)
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One Night (2005)
Original name: Yek shab
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 78 min.
Story: On her way home one night, a young working girl who lives alone with her mother is asked to go sleep at her friend's house. She wanders all night in Teheran and meets three men who have different stories.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy
Plot: introspection, social differences, society, nightlife, lifestyle, city life, mother daughter relationship, class differences, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, social issues, marital infidelity, love, cheating wife, youth, betrayal, murder, photographer, soldier, mistress, doctor, suicide, club, girl, darkness, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and gloomy films with plots about society, introspection, life is a bitch, human nature, urban, lifestyle and hopes mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like One Night: Boutique (2004), Cold Water of the Sea (2010), Iron Island (2005), The Portuguese Nun (2009), Labour of Love (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Boutique (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A clothing store worker (Jahan) meets a poor girl named Eti. Jahan tries to help the girl and solve her problems, but…
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, bittersweet, couples, life is a bitch, designer, love and romance, downfall, twentysomething life, youth, store, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
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Cold Water of the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Costa Rica, France, Spain, Netherlands, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On New Year's holidays, Mariana (21) and Rodrigo (30) drive to the coast where he has to sell a property. There, they find Karina (7), late at night and in the middle of nowhere. She tells then she ran away from home.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: mysterious character, obsession, couple relations, introspection, social differences, society, lifestyle, little girl, beach, twentysomething life, ocean, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, costa rica
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Iron Island (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Squatters live on a mothballed oil tanker in the Persian Gulf. The children attend a school on board; men harvest scrap metal and old oil in the hull; women keep house and raise children and Captain Nemat runs it all with an iron hand. We follow a ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: ship, forbidden love, power relations, injustice, human nature, hopes, misfit, young lovers, human spirit, anarchist, life is a bitch, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, persia
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The Portuguese Nun (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young French actress in Lisbon to shoot a movie is intrigued by a nun she sees kneeling in the chapel where she is filming.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: church, love and romance, lifestyle, filmmaking, culture clash, artists and showbiz, clergy, actor's life, religions or cults, love affair, self discovery, nun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, europe
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Labour of Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the crumbling environs of Calcutta, Labour of Love is a lyrical unfolding of two ordinary lives suspended in the duress of a spiralling recession.
Style: realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, couples, working class, society, introspection, romance, solitude, bittersweet, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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It's Winter (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The struggle to survive, for a generation, torn between wanting to leave its country, yet bound by blood to home.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: winter, society, unemployment, love affair, working class, marriage crisis, social issues, leaving home, realism, survival, life is a bitch, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east
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7 Days in Havana (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Cuba, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young American boy is trying to break into the acting business, and goes to Cuba during a film festival.
Style: realistic, captivating, political, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: city life, self discovery, society, introspection, lifestyle, tour guide, culture clash, musician, actor, singer, lgbt, epiphany ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: havana cuba, latin america, cuba
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The Off Hours (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: You're awake when everyone else is asleep. You're standing still as traffic is whipping by at 70mph. You see dusk and dawn everyday because they happen on your way to a time clock and then to a bed. Your off hours are spent trying to ...
Style: realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, gloomy
Plot: diner, small town, unfulfillment, hopes, bittersweet, dull life, love and romance, society, fall in love, introspection, love affair, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Tales (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Rakshan Banietemad ends her eight-year hiatus from feature filmmaking with this ingenious, mosaic-like narrative, which knits together the stories of seven characters to create a microcosm of Iranian working-class ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: society, love, multiple storylines, family relations, everyday life, couples, friendship, social misfits, life is a bitch, down on your luck, taxi driver, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
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56%
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Lea (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Léa lives in Le Havre, where she attends college whilst taking care of her elderly grandmother. To make ends meet, she works as a waitress in a night club. Her admittance to the Institute of Political Studies in Paris offers her new ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: stripper, nudity (full frontal - brief), human nature, introspection, nightlife, lifestyle, youth, hopes, female nudity, strong female presence, student life, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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The Deserted Station (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On a pilgrimage to Mashad from Tehran, a couple's transportation breaks down, far from any major town. The husband, a photographer, seeks help at a nearby village and encounters a teacher who offers to help. Whilst the husband and teacher go ...
Style: serious, touching, psychological, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: teacher, prodigy, self discovery, on the road, human nature, youth, teachers and students, society, village, religions or cults, isolation, school ...
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The Quiet Roar (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: MARIANNE (Evabritt Strandberg) is a 68-year old woman diagnosed with a terminal disease. Left with angst, she seeks therapy at a clinic where she is treated with Psilocybin (LSD) and meditation by a counselor, Eva (Hanna Schygulla). Through this she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
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47%
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Hell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, gloomy
Plot: slut, troubled youth, lifestyle, materialism, introspection, nightlife, fall in love, love and romance, youth, shopping, nudity (full frontal - brief), abortion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Anne B. Real (2003)
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Duration: 91 min.
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42%
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Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Ukraine, Morocco, Iran
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Country: Iran
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
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Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
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Genre: Drama
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