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Father's Acre (2009)
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Father's Acre (2009)
Original name: Apaföld
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Love makes a bad relationship between father and son all the more rancorous in this drama from Hungarian director Viktor Oszkar Nagy. A convict (Janos Derzsi) returns home after a long stretch in prison to a less than enthusiastic welcome; his son (Tamas Ravasz), now in his late teens, was left to fend for himself and tend the family farm on his own after his dad went away, and the youngster blames his father for his mother's untimely death. The father wants to mend his relationship with his son, but the young man makes no secret of his contempt for his dad, and only grudgingly allows him back on the farm.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: parent child relationship, family, father son relationship, father son estrangement, father son reunion, family relations, male female relationship, parents and children, life is a bitch, family life, father and son, dysfunctional family, relationships, family problems, relationship problems, estrangement, crab, aunt nephew relationship, sex with sister in law, sex with brother in law, incestuous desire, knife held to throat, father slaps son, older woman younger man sex

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, serious, realistic and touching films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, relationship problems, family and life is a bitch mostly in Drama and War genres. Some movies like Father's Acre: Nie mehr wie es war (2016), My Father, Rua Alguem 5555 (2003), To the Left of the Father (2001), A Father's Choice (2000), The Sound & the Fury (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
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Duration: 89 min.
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Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, Brazil, Hungary
Duration: 100 min.
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54%
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Canada
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33%
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Genre: Drama
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