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Made in Ash (2012)
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Made in Ash (2012)
Original name: Až do mesta Aš
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A grittily realistic tale of prostitution at an Eastern European border town
Style: touching, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, gloomy
Plot: prostitute, exploitation, roommate, life is a bitch, sexual content, down on your luck, seamstress, innocence lost, nudity (full frontal - brief), female director, female protagonist
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: czech republic, slovakia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and gloomy films with plots about life is a bitch, prostitute, society, couples, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief) and female director mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Made in Ash: Goat (2015), Life in a Fishbowl (2014), She's Lost Control (2014), My Heart Beats (2009), The Client List (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Goat (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Peter "Koza" Baláz is a former Olympic boxer. He and his partner, Misa, live in a dilapidated housing estate, constantly struggling to make ends meet. Misa learns that she is expecting a child and decides to terminate her pregnancy. In ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: redemption, athlete's life, pregnancy, life is a bitch, on the road, hopes, realism, bittersweet, boxing, misfit, down on your luck, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Life in a Fishbowl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage. He divorces his wife after the death of their daughter, shuts himself from the outside world and ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: estrangement, life is a bitch, writer's life, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, family in crisis, single parent, couples, crumbling marriage, family problems, couple relations, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
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95%
She's Lost Control (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ronah's life unravels when she starts working with a new client, Johnny.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sexual relations, prostitute, life turned upside down, sex scene, female protagonist, couples, society, urban, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
My Heart Beats (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A poor and lonely English professor, Juri(37), decides to become a porn actor using a mask to hide behind, after she watches an unusual porn, featuring an old and fat woman. And she visits Myungsook, a porn producer, despite their separation of 10 ...
Style: sincere, captivating, thought provoking, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), loss of virginity, introspection, life is a bitch, couples, sexual content, filmmaking, sexual relations, virgin, university, thirtysomething life, porn actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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The Client List (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she and her husband lose their jobs, a former Texas homecoming queen inadvertently finds herself in the middle of a prostitution ring after she unknowingly accepts a position at a massage parlor.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, based on true events ...
Plot: massage parlor, prostitute, life is a bitch, workplace, family problems, parents and children, unemployment, family life, sexual relations, lifestyle, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Bad Girls Go to Hell (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After housewife Ellen is raped by the janitor she kills him and hits the road. She travels to the Big City where she is repeatedly used and abused. And when she finally finds a safe place to live her landlady's son turns out to be a detective, ...
Style: suspenseful, sexual, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, janitor, rape, sexploitation, murder, exploitation, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, urban, starting over, sexual abuse, deadly ...
Time: 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Grigris (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chad, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A 25 year old young man with dreams of becoming a dancer despite the fact that he's paralyzed from the waist down. His dreams are shattered when his uncle falls seriously ill. To save him, he decides to go work for petrol traffickers.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, prostitute, unlikely criminals, haunted by the past, society, family relations, disability, paralysis, dancer, job seeking, death threat, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Light Shines Only There (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man has thrown away love and a woman has given up on love. The two souls meet in a brief summer in the northern city of Hakodate.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, touching, bleak
Plot: prostitute, dysfunctional family, social decay, fall in love, life is a bitch, family problems, friends, love and romance, society, friendship, haunted by the past, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: japan, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Honey (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Irene, nicknamed 'Miele', has devote herself to people looking for help, and tries to alleviate their suffering even when they make extreme decisions. One day she has to cope with Grimaldi and his invisible malaise.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, thirtysomething life, poisoning, coping, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female friendship, female director, sexual content, unfulfillment, handicapped, underwater scene, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, istanbul turkey, mexico, rome italy, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Unspoken Passion (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sikil tells the story of two men and a woman who are involved in a bizarre love triangle. These three friends grew up in a small town south of Manila. Enzo is a young closet gay prostitute who's obsessed with his childhood friend who happens to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, mystery, prostitute, best friends, reunion, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 72
Hip Moves (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hervé is a lonely man who lives only for his self-defense courses. Fired from the zoo where he works because he depresses the animals, he becomes a night watchman in a factory. To pass the time, he watches the comings and goings of a strange pair ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, pregnancy, nightshift, crimes, unfulfillment, prostitute, hospital, love, couples, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.9
 1K
I Don't Kiss (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A good-looking but naive lad leaves his mountain village to try and make his way in Paris. He thinks maybe he will try acting but things don't go too well for him. Eventually he is forced to sell himself to men and though he meets an attractive ...
Style: sincere, bleak, gloomy, touching, sexual ...
Plot: prostitution, city life, fall in love, down on your luck, innocence lost, urban, couples, life is a bitch, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.6
 270
Macondo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama centered on an 11-year-old Chechnyan refugee living in Vienna whose life is thrown into disarray when a friend of his deceased father materializes.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: interracial relations, youth, life is a bitch, society, immigrants, misfit, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, coming of age, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
I Am from Titov Veles (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Republic of North Macedonia, Belgium, France, Slovenia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Burdened by memories of their late father, three sisters struggle to escape the suffocating environment of the dying town of Veles. A contemporary story of urban decay, „Jas sum od Titov Veles“ employs a stark realism to depict the vivid ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, bleak ...
Plot: social decay, introspection, dysfunctional family, family relations, daydreamer, society, family problems, life is a bitch, small town, adult virgin, siblings relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Love in the Time of Civil War (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Lauded Quebec filmmaker Rodrigue Jean (Lost Song) takes a fearless, unflinching look at the reality of addiction in this tough-minded docudrama set in the bleak milieu of hustlers and junkies in Montreal.
Style: bleak, disturbing, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, gay, male prostitute, misfit, life is a bitch, drug abuse, addiction, youth, social misfits, urban ghetto, drugs/alcohol, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.1
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Jet Boy (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dave Schultz' feature debut Jet Boy is a drama about a boy attempting to figure out his future. Nathan (Branden Nadon) goes on a search to find his father after his mother dies of a drug overdose. Nathan has been prostituting himself in order ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: man boy relationship, kids in trouble, child neglect, orphan, prostitute, lifestyle, life is a bitch, young heroes, youth, danger, sexual abuse, overdose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
A Caretaker's Tale (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A custodian in a housing project discovers that a naked, mute woman he found in one of his apartments has miraculous healing powers.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: older man younger woman sex, older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, sexual relations, sexual content, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), father son relationship, mute or deaf, lolita, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
If Nothing Else Works Out (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 2006, a journalist in financial problems, a woman who dresses as a man and a troubled taxi driver become friends, and gradually, an awkward, strong emotional bond emerges among them, especially when they decide to play a confidence game.
Style: sincere, rough, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, injustice, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, drug abuse, social decay, human nature, prostitute, unemployment, drug dealing, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.8
 3K
Flowers (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ane is in her mid-forties and delighted when a stunning bouquet of flowers is delivered to her home. But the site manager has no idea who to thank – one thing is for sure; her jealous husband, Ander, is not the unknown cavalier. As these ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, animal life, life turned upside down, hopes, female protagonist, strong female presence, dealing with death, relationships, ashes, flowers, car accident, sheep ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 365
La león (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Deep in the lush river jungles of Argentina, Alvaro lives a solitary existence fishing and harvesting reeds. What sets him apart from the rest of his village is that he is gay. There are no other gay men in his world, his only means of expression is ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: life is a bitch, isolation, couples, disagreement, love and romance, immigration, gay slur, murder, gay lead character, island, male rape, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.9
 818
The Goalkeeper (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ramiro Forteza is a Premier League goalkeeper whom the Civil War and the rigors of the war led to make a living visiting villages and challenging locals to mark him penalty goals. One evening he arrives to a town in Asturias and meets Manuela, a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sexual, sexy
Plot: fall in love, single parent, politics, romance, rivalry, family life, life is a bitch, social decay, ambition, hopes, small town, soccer ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: haunted by the past, deportation, introspection, musician's life, society, life is a bitch, music, estrangement, immigrants, down on your luck, farm
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.1
 733
On the Edge (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three flatmates in Mexico City face uncertainties: Lucía who has a great job as an art director for TV commercials is abusing alcohol and cocaine. She risks losing her job, going to prison for assault, and she's woefully in love with a ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: addiction, artist, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, romance, life is a bitch, couples, drug abuse, infidelity, eroticism, male homosexuality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 6.1
 2K
Chromophobia (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Encouraged by his editor to seek 'sexy stories that sell', a reporter preys upon the private life of an erstwhile friend, with disastrous results.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, celebrity culture, family relations, social worker, family problems, obsession, family in crisis, prostitute, female nudity, man boy relationship, society, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.0
 2K
Jasmine (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lamington Road on Bombay's Western Railway is the nearest railway station that takes one to Kamathipura, notorious for it's red-light, in particular, and a crime-prone area in general.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, couples, opposites attract, one night, prostitute, rainy night, romance, hiding place, aids, rain, police, night ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.1
 429
Mouth to Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The teenage girl Vera left her family after an incident at home, and is now living with a middle-aged drug addict, Morgan, who is using her as a prostitute to get money for drugs and debts. Meanwhile, the rest of her family is falling apart, and her ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, rescue, youth, life turned upside down, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, drug abuse, society, teenage prostitution, teenage prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 2K
A Man's Job (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Juha is 38 years old and has three small children and a depressed wife. He sees himself as strong and believes a man should provide for his family. But one day Juha is fired from his job. Ashamed, he weaves a web of lies to hide the fact from his ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prostitution, family relations, unemployment, couples, family problems, hidden identity, prostitute, life is a bitch, dishonesty, career change, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Life: What's Your Pleasure? (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An anthropology student exploring the nature of prostitution is drawn deeper into that profession than she ever expected.
Style: erotic, realistic, thought provoking, semi documentary, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, interview, survival, sex, money, looking at the camera, prostitution, couples, actor's life, aging, artists and showbiz, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Boy Eating the Bird's Food (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The astonishing debut feature from Greek filmmaker Ektoras Lygizos updates Knut Hamsun's classic 1890 novel Hunger to the modern day, as it follows an alienated young man desperately trying to survive on the streets of Athens.
Style: sincere, stylized, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, unemployment, society, down on your luck, starvation, poverty, canary, male objectification, water, orgasm, erection, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
 311
Dreamland (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An affluent city is covered in snow, all seems perfect – on the surface. Divorcé Rolf is doing his best to rebuild his relationship with his daughter. Pregnant Lena appears to be living a faultless family life with her husband and son. Social ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: prostitute, christmas, parents and children, family relations, sexual content, couples, couple relations, society, dishonesty, theft, desperation, hypocrisy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%