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At War (2018)
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At War (2018)
Original name: En guerre
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After promising 1100 employees that they would protect their jobs, the managers of a factory decide to suddenly close up shop. Laurent takes the lead in a fight against this decision.
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, thought provoking
Plot: strike, labor union, working class, worker, factory, mayor, class struggle, hard labor, business manager, police, struggle, capitalism, anger, layoff, news report, protest, demonstration, civil rights, human rights, civil rights movement, corporate greed, workplace problem, righting the wronged, business competition, suicide ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films with plots about working class, society, life is a bitch, factory, workplace, labor union and family relations mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like At War: The Measure of a Man (2015), Blood from a Stone (2011), Just Great (1972), A Few Hours of Spring (2012), Under the Pines (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Measure of a Man (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At the age of 51 and after 20 months on unemployment, Thierry starts a new job that soon brings him face to face with a moral dilemma. How much is he willing to accept to keep his job?
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, serious
Plot: unemployment, society, working class, economic crisis, layoff, job interview, poverty, life is a bitch, rivalry, shoplifter, dance class, video surveillance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Blood from a Stone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The day his bank refuses to finance him, Georges will do everything he can to save his shipyard and his employees.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: bankruptcy, save the day, workplace, rivalry, working class, factory, labor union, boss and employee, workplace situations, society, employer, strike ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, mediterranean sea, provence
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Just Great (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.
Style: clever, witty, sincere, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: factory, revolution, politics, strike, reporter, labor union, state affairs, rebellion, workplace, journalism, society, media ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972, 1960s ...
Place: france, paris france, vietnam, europe, asia
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A Few Hours of Spring (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Forty-eight-year-old Alain Evrard is obliged to return home to live with his mother. This situation causes all the violence of their past relationship to rise to the surface. Alain then discovers that his mother has a fatal illness. In the last ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, family relations, last wish, life is a bitch, estrangement, deadend life, parents and children, elderly, disease, mercy killing, mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Under the Pines (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young widow wants to carry on with her husband's work:managing a pine plantation where they extract resin;but most of all,she wants to have electricity installed in her valuable property.In this place,it seems that 1789 never happened and ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: working class, social decay, against the odds, society, follow your dream, small town, social relations, class struggle, worker, strike, family relations, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: europe, france
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45%
The Ordinary People (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Muller company organizes a reception to mark the launch of a new product. During the evening, we discover that this is actually a coaching exercise for company executives. Gradually, rumours about the upcoming acquisition of the company start to ...
Style: cynical, realistic, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: labor union, power relations, pharmaceutical company, corporate world, role playing, workplace intrigue, party, invitation, gossip, workplace situations, workplace, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Goodbye Gary Cooper (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Au milieu de nulle part, une cité ouvrière vidée de sa population depuis quelques années déjà. Pourtant, certains habitants ont décidé d'y rester, plus par choix que par nécessité, parce que c'est là qu'ils sont nés et ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: factory, single parent, unemployment, workplace, life is a bitch, society, hopes, family relations, family problems, isolation, working class, parents and children ...
Place: france, europe, south of france
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Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, unfulfillment, self discovery, love, couples, friendship, fall in love, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, supportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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To Mathieu (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, rough
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Harlan County War (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, against the odds, price of justice, life is a bitch, ambition, legal, society, human spirit, working class, racism, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: kentucky, usa, appalachia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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24 City (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: factory, working class, introspection, workplace, society, revolution, social differences, politics, working conditions, childhood memory, fired from the job, yuppie ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, 50s, 20th century, contemporary ...
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Welcome (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: serious, touching, thought provoking, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: age difference, refugee, obsessive quest, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, friendship, family disapproval, family tradition, hopes, misfit, bittersweet, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, england, english channel, london, iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Insecure (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chérif, struggling to pass the entrance exam for nursing school, takes on a side job as a security guard. On duty there, he faces off with a group of hostile teenagers who constantly harass him, and gradually ends up an accomplice to a robbery gone ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: fall in love, working class, society, couples, life is a bitch, immigrants, misfit, security guard, pursuit, gang, chase, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Organizer (1963)
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Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 126 min.
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Cart (2014)
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Radium Girls (2018)
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Plot: teenager, fear, archive footage, couples, struggle, police, french, terrorism, economic crisis, terrorist attack, riot, youth ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.6
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Red Desert (1964)
Genre: Drama
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Story: Amid the modern wastelands and toxic factories of Italy, wife and mother Giuliana (Monica Vitti) desperately tries to conceal her tenuous grip on reality from those around her, especially her successful yet neglectful husband, Ugo (Carlo Chionetti). ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
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Style: serious, contemplative, captivating, bleak, disturbing ...
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28%
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Lady Caliph (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
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Plot: strike, industrialist, labor strike, secret love, working class, entrepreneur, protest, factory, panties, female nudity, white panties, girl in panties ...
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Story: Jean-Marie Straub pushes this musicality of blocks to a paroxysmal extreme, mixing blocks of time (40 years separate the various extracts that are going to be used, and what is to be filmed), blocks of text (Malraux, Fortini, Vittorini, Hölderlin) ...
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Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
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The Apparition (2018)
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Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, captivating
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Moon Child (2011)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Cars of the Revolution (2008)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 115 min.
Story: It is just after the military take over of the administration in 1960. The new head of state believes Turkey can only be independent if it is economically strong. After sounding out the weak private sector and most of the senior bureaucrats, it is ...
Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic
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Norma Rae (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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