Movies like Their Distance

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Their Distance (2015)
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Their Distance (2015)
Original name: 知らないふたり
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Leon, a young bootmaker tends not to have relation with others for some reason. But when he meets Sona, a drunken Korean lady at his favorite park, everything around him starts to change.
Plot: loner, korean, male female relationship, drunkenness, shoemaker, argument, coworker relationship, drunken woman, park, bench, park bench

Most similar movies to Their Distance

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and sincere films with plots about male female relationship, relationship problems, relationships, family problems, family relations, female nudity and drunkenness mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Their Distance: The Sex Perils of Paulette (1965), Three Stories of Love (2015), Naked Pursuit (1969), Dreamland (2015), Claire's Camera (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Sex Perils of Paulette (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young girl arrives in New York City from Ohio determined to make it in the big city, but circumstances result in her becoming a waitress, then a prostitute.
Plot: nudie cutie, sex, female nudity, exploitation, prostitute, playing footsie, drunkenness, female protagonist, drunken woman, female bare feet, woman takes off shoes, stockings ...
Place: new york
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Three Stories of Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A depressed widower, a bored housewife, and a gay lawyer all intersect in this triptych of love lost.
Style: captivating, anthology
Plot: gay, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, relationships, widower, love, killing an animal, chicken, plaster cast, syringe, crying
Time: year 2014
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Naked Pursuit (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Caught up in the swirling tide of student protests and riots, a young man becomes the unintentional murderer of a policeman. Handcuffed and enroute to jail, he escapes from the authorities and comes across a young woman on the beach, who is intent ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), exploitation, beach, rape, sex, sexual abuse, male female relationship, handcuffs
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80%
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Dreamland (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Thomas, a photographer from France, goes to Japan to take pictures of abandoned places. Lonely, he meets Natsuki, a young and beautiful woman, who will become his model. But Thomas has violent panic attacks and nightmares...
Plot: photographer, loneliness, park
Place: tokyo
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Claire's Camera (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 69 min.
Story: On a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival, Manhee is accused of being dishonest, and fired. A teacher named Claire goes around taking photos with a Polaroid camera. She gets to know Manhee and sympathizes with her. Claire is like a person who ...
Style: captivating, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: female friendship, male female relationship, female photographer, love triangle, fired from the job, frenchwoman, chance meeting, korean, beach, photographer, cafe, film festival ...
Place: france, cannes
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77%
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The Key (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ikuko is a mature, reserved Kyoto woman married for many years to a respectable, now-middle-aged man. The only problem in their relationship has been that her husband is dissatisfied with her lack of passion during lovemaking. All this changes after ...
Style: erotic
Plot: diary, marriage crisis, midlife crisis, older man younger woman marriage, drunken woman, reading someone else's diary, female nudity, cuckold, female full frontal nudity
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71%
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Americana (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small town in rural Kansas, a troubled veteran attempts to restore an old merry-go-round ride.
Plot: loner, war veteran, countryside, conflict, small town, vietnam war, vietnam veteran, americana, merry go round
Time: 70s
Place: kansas
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69%
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Life Back Then (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Kyohei Nagashima (Masaki Okada) has shut away the world. During his high school days he was the target of bullying and experienced horrifying moments. Now as a young adult Kyohei takes a new job. He works for a company that specializes in cleaning ...
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: bullying, coworker relationship, coworker, girlfriend, colleague, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disappearance, life is a bitch, social problems, workplace, lifestyle, workplace situations ...
Place: tokyo, east asia, japan
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69%
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4:30 (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "4:30" traces the relationship between Xiao Wu, an eleven year old Chinese Boy and his tenant Jung, a thirty-something Korean man. Told entirely from the perspective of the boy, Xiao Wu, this story of two very different characters is less ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: tenant, friendship, friends, solitude, hopes, lifestyle, life is a bitch, nanny, estrangement, urban setting, drunkenness, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, asia, korea
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66%
 5.1
 38
Empty Rooms (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 69 min.
Story: "Empty Room is a dark, highly erotic tale of a married couple whose relationship is slowly sliding into oblivion. Bored and sexually frustrated, the wife begins taking lovers while her unemployed husband spends his days wandering aimless around ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing
Plot: cheating wife, cuckold, adultery, infidelity, husband wife relationship, family relations, marital problem, family problems, male female relationship, bored housewife, relationship problems, neglected wife ...
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55%
Goodbye Trainmen (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Veturimiehet heiluttaa on 4. syyskuuta 1992 ensi-iltansa saanut suomalainen elokuva. Elokuva on kuvattu suurimmaksi osaksi Porissa. Veturimiehet heiluttaa sai ensi-iltansa Ruotsissa 26. maaliskuuta 1993.
Plot: train, flashback, neighbor, rain, death, friendship, drunkenness, friend, male female relationship, self destructing, childhood friend, youth ...
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One Million Yen Girl (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A 21-year-old girl is released from prison, only to deal with the neighborhood gossip about her and family conflicts. She decides to save one million yen, move to where no one knows her and keep repeating the process.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: brother sister relationship, lost love, love, roommate, moving, starting over, haunted by the past, couples, hopes, social misfits, society, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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52%
The Magic Box (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
Plot: marital problem, circumcision, projectionist, french, sex, van, screenwriter, dysfunctional family, brothel, flash forward, uncle nephew relationship, male female relationship ...
Place: tunisia
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52%
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Midnight Bus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Middle-aged Riichi Takamiya drives the midnight bus between Tokyo and snow-swept Niigata, where he lives. Just as the relationship with his younger girlfriend is about to bloom, his emotionally desperate ex-wife suddenly reappears.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, manga
Plot: father daughter relationship, father son relationship, bus driver, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, divorced man, family life, male female relationship, relationship problems, family problems, family relations, kids and family, family ...
Place: tokyo
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52%
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Daydream (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An artist named Kurahashi and a female artist named Cheiko wait in a dentist's waiting room. The man feels attracted to the woman but says nothing to her. Later in the examining room, both patients are going under anesthesia, but the man looks ...
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: erotica, sex scene, couple relations, vampire bite, vampire, vampirism, female artist, couples, love interest, male female relationship, infatuation, painter ...
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51%
The Brutal Hopelessness of Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Famous movie actress Nami is being interviewed by a magazine reporter about her new film in which the plot resembles her real life. Her actor husband Yosuke has an affair with a young actress Junko whereas in the movie, Nami acts as an actress whose ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: actress, adulterer, relationship problems, cheating on husband, marital problem, cheating girlfriend, marital infidelity, prostitution, cheating wife, family relations, life is a bitch, male female relationship ...
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49%
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Noisy Requiem (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Makoto, a youth bound to the slums of Osaka, murders brutally and often, hoarding the entrails he collects atop his rooftop shelter.
Style: disturbing, avant garde, controversial, weird, fable
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Place: osaka japan
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47%
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Hanezu (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese novel written by Masako Bando, the story revolves around Kayoko who lives with one man (Tetsuya) but is in love with another (Takumi).
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, contemplative
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Foreign Duck, the Native Duck and God in a Coin Locker (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A university student finds himself wrapped up in the bizarre world of his next door neighbor, learning about his history and relationship with a girl who changed his life.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hectopascal: Sensual Call Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Mio is a woman who owns a funeral parlor in a small port town. After losing her husband, her libido suddenly awakens. A typhoon rips through the town. Not only does she provide funeral services for the grieving parties but also attends to their ...
Style: suspense, psychological, sincere, disturbing, erotic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Woman Who Eats (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Story follows the daily lives of 8 women with different backgrounds, including Atsuko Mochitsuki (Kyoko Koizumi), through what they eat and whom they date. --asianwiki
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44%
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Be My Slave (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dan Mitsu stars as Kana, a female employee at a publishing company who strikes up a sexual relationship with a younger co-worker. He soon discovers that Kana's fetishes extend to sadomasochistic tendencies, involving a mysterious man only known ...
Style: captivating
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Place: japan
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43%
Somebody's Xylophone (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A married woman obsesses over a hairstylist she becomes involved with.
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: stalker, obsession, husband wife relationship, beauty salon, slutty attitude, stylist, hairdresser, family problems, relationship problems, male female relationship, couples, love triangle ...
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43%
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Father's Affair (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Armin is in crisis. One fateful day he discovers he is infertile and has been throughout his life. From this he discovers his first wife, Monika, was unfaithful before she died. How else could she have the child that Armin thought was always his? ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, captivating, entertaining
Plot: infertility, infidelity, father son relationship, drunkenness, loss of wife, uncover truth, search for father, parents and children, father and son, male female relationship, family problems, deception ...
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43%
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Hunger (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published. All he meets is defeat and suffering while his sense of reality is withering. One moment he is delighted and the next ...
Style: neurotic, philosophical, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: writers, hunger, poverty, social injustice, unemployment, hopes, dark humor, charity, on the road, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: norway, europe, denmark, oslo norway
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42%
Nurse Sisters (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: NURSE SISTERS is a drama about relationships and commitment that stars the oh-so-hot Sasaki Sisters (yes! They are real-life sisters!)
Style: captivating, sexy, entertaining
Plot: doctor nurse relationship, sister sister relationship, nurse, medical, hospital, doctor, physician, relationship vs career, family relations, sisters, love affair, romantic triangle ...
Place: japan
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42%
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The Best of Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Raquel, a young radio broadcaster, is deeply in love with Tomas, an Olympic runner. On the day she finds a house for them to share, he collapses during training and is rushed to the hospital. His life is in danger; his liver crashed and he is in ...
Plot: hospital, male female relationship, love, polaroid, hand camera, female director
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40%
The Most Beautiful Night In The World (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Betrayed and disgraced, big-city reporter Kazuya Mizuno is banished to a desk at Kaname's boring little town newspaper. But Kaname isn't as boring as it seems on the surface. Not with characters around like Shimeko, a girl genius with a ...
Style: fable
Plot: countryside, medium, guilt, psychiatrist, secret, father son relationship, sexuality, schoolgirl, research, journalism, haunted by the past, fisherman ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Screwed (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It has been two years since unsuccessful cartoonist Tsube started to live with Kuniko casually in a small apartment.
Style: psycho sexual, manga, experimental, controversial, cult film
Plot: artist, journey, nudity (full frontal - brief), doctor, flashback, hallucination, male female relationship, cheating on boyfriend, infidelity, gynecologist, suicide attempt, fish ...
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38%
The Mourning Forest (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A caregiver at a small retirement home takes one of her patients for a drive to the country, but the two wind up stranded in a forest where they embark on an exhausting and enlightening two-day journey.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological
Plot: forest, retirement home, travel, sadness, old man, life is a bitch, relationship problems, old age, family problems, male female relationship, relationships, cross country trip ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%