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Foreign Body (2016)
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Foreign Body (2016)
Original name: Corps étranger
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the turbulent aftermath of the Tunisian revolution, young Samia flees her homeland. She braves hostile seas in the crossing to France, but once there she finds that her struggles have only just begun. With no friends, no family, and — most crucially — no immigration papers, Samia has to figure out how to make a life and a living in a foreign land. She meets a young man, Imed, and soon finds work in the employ of the elegant Leila. But her presence in Leila's middle-class household triggers a shift in its dynamics, and soon Samia is enmeshed in a web of sexual tension.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: immigrants, illegal immigrant, accusation, life is a bitch, social problems, female protagonist, restaurant, job seeking, widow, belly dancing, death of brother, photograph, telephone call, underwater scene, drinking alcohol, woman slaps man, female director

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out disturbing, captivating, psychological and suspense films with plots about social problems, life is a bitch, female protagonist, family problems, family relations, female nudity and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Foreign Body: Under the Stars of Paris (2020), Miss Baek (2018), Camila Comes Out Tonight (2021), 14 Kilometers (2007), She Walks (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Under the Stars of Paris (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Christine’s life has not been easy lately. Her lonely routine is divided between free food banks distributions and wandering the streets. On a cold winter night she founds Suli, an 8-year-old Eritrean boy, sobbing in front of her shelter. ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: homeless woman, homeless, homelessness, search for mother, refugee, boy, illegal immigrant, life is a bitch, social problems, social issues, urban setting, immigrants ...
Place: paris france
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95%
 6.7
 1K
Miss Baek (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman's past as a convict follows her everywhere and because of this she doesn't open up to others. But then she strikes up a friendship with a broken child who has suffered from domestic violence and decides to save the girl from the ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Plot: confronting the past, life is a bitch, protector, child custody, relationships, adult child friendship, tragic past, female protagonist, domestic violence, violence, rescue, child abuse ...
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93%
Camila Comes Out Tonight (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When her grandmother becomes seriously ill, Camila is forced to move to Buenos Aires, leaving behind a liberal public high school for a scholastic, traditional private institution. Suddenly a senior without any friends, and with her single mother ...
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, family problems, life is a bitch, changing lives, lifestyle change, relationships, family relations, family, grownups
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93%
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 362
14 Kilometers (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three people looking for a better life become stranded in the desert with little hope of survival.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, suspense
Plot: desert, immigrants, border crossing, survival, stranded in the desert, struggle for survival, social problems, unlikely friendships, illegal alien, smuggling, illegal immigrant, arrest ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 5.5
 48
She Walks (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An illegal Chinese immigrant and her teenage daughter are held captive in their home after a stranger breaks in.
Style: suspense, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: prostitution, mother daughter relationship, illegal prostitution, social problems, family relations, changing lives, mystery, life is a bitch, mysterious stranger, lifestyle change, mysterious man, street prostitution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.2
 2K
Jin (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bitter conflict has raged between guerrillas and the army in Turkey's Kurdish regions for over 30 years. Large expanses have now become war zones. Countless young people have lost their lives to the conflict. This dangerous but incredibly ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: kurd, partisan, society, social relations, social problems, life is a bitch, social issues, girl, female terrorist, little red riding hood, propaganda, terrorist ...
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89%
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The Return (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former alcoholic returns home after ten years in prison for the murder of her husband. As her recollection of the murder returns, things take a different turn.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, psychological
Plot: murder, problem, ex convict, troubled past, tragic event, recovering alcoholic, dark past, social problems, confronting the past, life is a bitch, tragic past, mental health
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Society's Child (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Nikki is a precocious child suffering from Rett Syndrome. Unwilling to help her the doctors, instead, want to write her off as a mentally handicapped person.
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: precocious child, doctor, fighting illness, social problems, lifestyle, life philosophy, illness, child, terminal illness, life is a bitch, social misfits, youth
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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The Limit of Sleeping Beauty (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aki is an unsuccessful 29-year-old actress who eventually became a magician's assistant. While pretending to be hypnotised on the stage, Aki finds the boundary between reality and illusion becoming increasingly vague. For Aki, the only ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: hypnotist, illusionist, female protagonist, mental illness, ambition, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, psychological manipulation, actress, social problems, illusion, disturbed individual ...
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 3.8
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Glamour Girls (2022)
Genre: Drama
Country: Nigeria
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Their life as luxury escorts offered these women glamour, money and a chance to reinvent themselves…until a murder and a robbery ruined everything.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspense, captivating
Plot: prostitute, women, problem, threat, murder, seductress, prostitution, risk, escort, social problems, female protagonist, brothel ...
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86%
 6.1
 218
Ama (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A portrait of the myth of maternity around the story of Pepa and her daughter, who are evicted from their home and forced to wander for a place to live with no support network.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, homeless woman, money problems, homelessness, motherhood, mother child relationship, parenthood, social problems, slice of life, life is a bitch, homeless ...
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The Last Queen of the Earth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Leaving his family in Afghanistan to find work in Iran, Ali Bakhsh returns home to Afghanistan in search of his family in the wake of the 9/11 attacks and the following U.S. invasion.
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: job seeking, refugee, family man, getting home, homecoming, introspection, life is a bitch, family, self discovery, immigrants, family relations, factory worker ...
Place: iran, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
I still hide to smoke (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece, Algeria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Α tragi-comedy about 9 women of different ages and various backgrounds that gather in an Algerian hammam to talk about their lives.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: bathhouse, muslim, pregnancy, female nudity, underage girl, terrorist attack, terrorist bombing, terrorism, life is a bitch, social problems, female protagonist, terrorizing ...
Time: year 1995, 90s
Place: algeria, north africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 8.0
 4K
Uyare (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An aspiring pilot fights for her future -- and justice -- after surviving an acid attack from her abusive boyfriend.
Style: suspense, psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: pilot, female pilot, direction and purpose, social problems, ambitious woman, changing lives, ambition, female protagonist, social issues, woman, malayalam, hindi
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.9
 221
Elisa K (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Elisa (Claudia Pons) lives with her father (Hans Richter) in Spain following the breakup of her parents. Elisa goes to a fair with her father, and meets one of his friends (Jordi Gracia), a successful jeweler. Days later, a change ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: mother daughter relationship, tragic past, troubled past, confronting the past, female protagonist, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex crime, restaurant, school, amusement park, child rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: suspense, psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating
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72%
 5.3
 273
Blast Beat (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
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69%
The Yellow Scarf (2000)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 59 min.
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Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, art house
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Time: 2020s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
 17
Interlude (2016)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 80 min.
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Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Virgin 2: Not a Porn Movie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Indonesia
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Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
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Place: indonesia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Shanghai Belle (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
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Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, captivating
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64%
 6.4
 464
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
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60%
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Hive (2021)
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Country: Kosovo, Switzerland, Albania
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 8.5
 13K
Aruvi (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
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Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, stylized, sad
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Place: india
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59%
 7.0
 3K
Gook (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dark Was the Night (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In the aftermath of tragedy, a woman and her teenage son must forge into uncharted territory in order to move on with their lives.
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, disturbing
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⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.8
 87
Guilt (2022)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense, tense
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 357
We the Coyotes (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amanda and Jake are in love and want to start a new life in Los Angeles. Will they make the right decisions? The first 24 hours of their new life take them all around the city, bringing them more surprises and frustrations than expected.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: job seeking, one day, urban setting, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, new life, young couple, changing lives, social problems, couples, married couple, cafe ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Up Among the Stars (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Víctor is a film director who is overcome by his own misfortunes. He is an alcoholic, unemployed and terribly depressed, largely because of the death of his wife. However, Victor is still the best in one thing: telling fantastic stories to his ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Plot: filmmaker, life, filmmaking, money problems, social problems, family problems, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, father son relationship, ambition, family relations, father and son
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%