Movies like Madeinusa

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Madeinusa (2006)
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Madeinusa (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madeinusa is a girl aged 14 with a sweet Indian face who lives in an isolated village in the Cordillera Blanca Mountain range of Peru. This strange place is characterized by its religious fervor. From Good Friday at three o'clock in the afternoon (the time of day when Christ died on the cross) to Easter Sunday, the whole village can do whatever it feels like. During the two holy days sin does not exist: God is dead and can't see what is happening. Everything is accepted and allowed, without remorse. Year after year, Madeinusa and her sister Chale, and her father Don Cayo, the Mayor and local big shot, maintain this tradition without questioning it. However, everything changes with the arrival in the village of Salvador, a young geologist from Lima, who will unknowingly change the destiny of the girl.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, dark, political, realistic, witty
Plot: incest, father daughter incest, forbidden love, social differences, family relations, fall in love, against the odds, hopes, religions or cults, village, village life, religion, vanity, murder, daughter murders father, girl, easter, mountain, racism, love and romance, society, social relations, native american, death, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru, latin america, andes mountains

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about society, family relations, village, hopes, village life, love and romance and social relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Madeinusa: Delta (2008), Orphan (2009), Letters to Elena (2011), The Gospel of the Flesh (2013), Lovelorn (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Delta (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
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Orphan (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Chilean family deals with the new values in a quickly changing world.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sincere
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Letters to Elena (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, realistic
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The Gospel of the Flesh (2013)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: tense, captivating, serious, realistic, emotional ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, peru
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Lovelorn (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A retired teacher who returns to Istanbul after years away, Nazim tries to reacquaint himself with his hometown, which has changed significantly. While waiting for his pension to begin, Nazim takes a temporary job as a taxi driver and frequently ...
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Love Is Blind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 30-year old Kertu has lived under her father's power her whole life. Because of her gentle nature, she is thought by locals to be a little simple-minded. The young woman makes her first timid attempt to change something in her life - she send a ...
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
Plot: village, love and romance, couples, social relations, village life, sexual relations, family relations, death
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Let the Wind Blow (2004)
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Audience: family outing
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45%
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42%
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The Lamb (2014)
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Mila from Mars (2004)
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The Kite (2003)
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