Movies like Madrid, 1987

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Madrid, 1987 (2011)
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Madrid, 1987 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two characters: old and young; teacher and pupil; man and woman. Four walls within which they conjure intellectualism, relive the profession (journalism), explore politics and discover each other.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, witty, contemplative, talky
Plot: introspection, confined, elderly, society, aging, isolation, locked in, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), indoor, female nudity, male nudity, teacher student relationship, cigarette smoking, male objectification, bare breasts, female star appears nude, male star appears nude, man undressing a woman, pubic hair, woman with glasses, man wearing a towel, discussion, female in shower, male in shower ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and contemplative films with plots about society, introspection, elderly, aging, family relations, love and romance and golden years mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Madrid, 1987: Amador (2010), Soldiers of Salamina (2003), The Quiet Roar (2014), Party Girl (2014), I Am from Titov Veles (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Amador (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama centered on a young woman who takes a summer job caring for a bed-ridden older man, and the intimate secrets they begin to share with one another.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: friends, friendship, pregnancy, aging, dealing with death, elderly, bittersweet, pregnant woman, old man, church, prayer, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Soldiers of Salamina (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Professor Lola Sánchez investigates the truth behind the events experienced by Rafael Sánchez Mazas, one of the founders of the Falange Española party, during the Spanish Civil War.
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: spanish civil war, writer's life, uncover truth, change of heart, political unrest, soldier, society, lifesaver, against humanity, fascism, state affairs, creative block
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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82%
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The Quiet Roar (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: MARIANNE (Evabritt Strandberg) is a 68-year old woman diagnosed with a terminal disease. Left with angst, she seeks therapy at a clinic where she is treated with Psilocybin (LSD) and meditation by a counselor, Eva (Hanna Schygulla). Through this she ...
Style: serious, contemplative, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: aging, introspection, elderly, drug abuse, terminal illness, dealing with death, disease, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
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Party Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Angélique is a 60-year-old bar hostess. She still likes to party, she still likes men. At night, she makes them drink, in a cabaret by the French-German border. As time goes by, clients become rare. But Michel, her regular client, is still in love ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: nightlife, elderly, aging, realism, introspection, cabaret, old woman, mother daughter relationship, party girl, mother son relationship, golden years, chance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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65%
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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
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63%
The Bird of Happiness (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Carmen, a woman dedicated to the restoration of works of art, suffers a sexual assault shortly after being reunited with his only son. But she suffers from psychological disorder does not affect the man she lives. Deeply disappointed, he decides to ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: introspection, parents and children, strong female presence, solitary, family relations, female director, painting, professor, male female relationship, breakup, middle aged, poetry reading ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain
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62%
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The Salesman (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: With an enthralling central performance by Gilbert Sicotte, this masterful debut feature examines the life of the top car salesman in a fading Quebec town as events challenge the 67-year-old’s sense of identity and the meaning of life at the most ...
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: obsession, aging, working class, retiring, social relations, workplace situations, small town, elderly, society, bittersweet, humble, small town life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Working Girls (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A day in the life of several prostitutes in an upscale Manhattan whore house. The film is a stark portrayal of the women prostitutes, the male customers and the motivations of both. Watch as the madam manipulates her "girls". Watch as she ...
Style: sexual, sincere, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), brothel, social misfits, society, indoor, strong sexual content, couples, strong female presence, profanity, working class, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
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56%
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Capturing Mary (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.
Style: sincere, psychological, stylized, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: lifestyle, elderly, introspection, haunted by the past, estate, golden years, social relations, love and romance, memories, society, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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Kamchatka (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The movie show us how life was in Argentina for dissident people, in the seventies, under the military government.
Style: sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family life, family in danger, life is a bitch, youth, confined, parents and children, isolation, political unrest, totalitarianism, society, parent child relationship, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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56%
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Blind Flight (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The true story of Irishman Brian Keenan and Englishman John McCarthy's extraordinary relationship as hostages of militias in Lebanon during the 1979-91 Civil War.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, hostage, captivity, prison life, introspection, hopes, confined, isolation, culture clash, prison, society, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east, lebanon
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56%
Aadaminte makan abu (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Abu and Aisumma are an aging Muslim couple. Their aspiration is to go for Hajj and they make many sacrifices to achieve this aim. Now in their late 70s, they decide that they will go for Hajj that year. Abu, being a true Muslim, wants to go for Hajj ...
Style: contemplative, emotional, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: religions or cults, pilgrimage, couples, aging, couple relations, society, follow your dream, elderly, golden years, malayalam, dream
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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55%
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Nuit #1 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Clara and Nikolai meet at a sweat-soaked rave and end their night at his apartment. The first part of the film is an erotic and candid portrait of their lovemaking. When Clara tries to sneak out without saying goodbye, this typical hookup takes an ...
Style: sincere, serious, talky, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: rave, battle of the sexes, one night stand, slacker, young lovers, couples, one-night stand, conversation, twentysomething life, sexual relations, introspection, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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55%
A Master Builder (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A successful, ego-maniacal architect who has spent a lifetime bullying his wife, employees and mistresses wants to make peace as his life approaches its final act.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: introspection, couples, aging, elderly, redemption, apology, architect, society, death, golden years, disorder, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Story of My Death (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Romania
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Famous lover Casanova (Vicenç Altaió), now long past his prime, meets Count Dracula (Eliseu Huertas) during a journey to Transylvania.
Style: serious, atmospheric, talky, captivating, rough ...
Plot: vampire, casanova, cross country, supernatural, writer's life, womanizer, aging, introspection, dracula, performer's life, power relations, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: europe, transylvania, switzerland
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Watchtower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Haunted by his dark past, a man takes a job as a fire warden in a remote tower in the wilderness, and is inexorably drawn towards a young woman with a terrible secret of her own. (TIFF)
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: haunted by the past, human nature, disorder, social misfits, in the woods, confined, misfit, introspection, isolation, loneliness, society, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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Pals (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plot follows the misadventures of two young friends who are forced into street hustling and ever-expanding life of crime when one impregnates the sister of the other and they need to get the money to pay for her to have an abortion.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), juvenile delinquent, society, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, social misfits, juvenile delinquency, family relations, friends, social decay, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
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52%
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Hitler's Grave (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asia is a young Iranian woman whose brother has been tortured in prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran during the recent controversial presidential elections in Iran. She goes to Berlin to find the grave of Hitler fulfilling a promise made to her ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, contemplative, tense
Plot: strong female presence, society, political unrest, religions or cults, rabbi, iranian, promise
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, europe, germany, middle east, berlin germany
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51%
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Sofie (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 146 min.
Story: From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, fall in love, unfulfilled love, introspection, religions or cults, family problems, couples, family relations, strong female presence, sexual content, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: denmark, europe
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50%
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Max Rose (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An ageing jazz pianist learns something about his wife of 65 years, leading him to question their life together.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: aging, introspection, jazz, elderly, memory, flashback sequence, death of wife, friendship, dishonesty, dealing with death, old man, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Lady in Paris (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Estonia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anne leaves Estonia to come to Paris as a caretaker for Frida, an elderly Estonian lady who emigrated to France long ago. Anne soon realizes that she is not wanted. All Frida wants from life is the attention of Stéphane, her younger former lover. ...
Style: witty, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: elderly, love and romance, friendship, power relations, boss and employee, obnoxious boss, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, introspection, immigrants, bittersweet, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, estonia
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48%
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Adela (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adela, (Philippines' screen legend Anita Linda) a former radio personality, celebrates her 80th birthday. Alone, and without support, she longs for the family and stability of years gone by. Mundane events take on heightened meaning as Adela ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: elderly, human spirit, realism, golden years, society, aging, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children, loneliness, slum, cemetery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, asia
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48%
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Broken Silence (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Winter, 1944. Lucía at 21 returns to her small village in the mountains. She again meets Manuel, a young iron-smith who helps "those in the mountain", the "maquis", the anti-Franco resistance. Lucía is attracted to Manual, ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere
Plot: fall in love, heroes, society, against humanity, rebelliousness, political unrest, small town, politics, love and romance, pregnancy, repression, resistance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Singing Women (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An island off the coast of Turkey is about to be evacuated due to a possible earthquake but its inhabitants have been stricken with a mysterious illness, consigning them to an uncertain fate.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspense, surreal ...
Plot: island, isolation, family relations, elderly, aging, confined, dysfunctional family, best friends, plague, family problems, friends, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, middle east
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48%
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, writer's life, introspection, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, playwright, society, friendship, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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47%
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A Useful Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Uruguay, Spain
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A movie-theater employee adjusts to a new life after the cinema he worked at for over 25 years is forced to shut down.
Style: realistic, sentimental, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, theater, introspection, starting over, cinema, society, love and romance, looking for love, optimism, hopes, movie theatre
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Ward No. 6 (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simultaneously nihilistic and heartening, Ward No. 6 is based on a story by Chekov, in which a psychiatric doctor becomes a patient in his own asylum. Updated to contemporary Russia, the film is a cocktail of anxieties and riddles, showcasing how ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, confined, society, misfit, estrangement, human nature, isolation, doctors and patients, social misfits, doctor, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.3
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Mothers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Republic of North Macedonia, France, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two nine-year-old girls report a flasher to the police even though they never saw him. Three filmmakers meet the only residents of a deserted village - an elderly brother and sister who have not spoken to each other in 16 years. Retired cleaning ...
Style: realistic, captivating, disturbing, serious, psychological ...
Plot: rapist, murder, elderly, parents and children, introspection, gender, deadly, society, family relations, crimes, estrangement, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, macedonia
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47%
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Still Mine (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, love and romance, golden years, elderly lovers, aging, couple relations, couples, elderly couple, alzheimer's disease, dementia, bureaucracy
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Solitary Fragments (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Life for Adela, a single mom trying to raise her infant son, and Antonia, a widow with three daughters, are forever altered by the terrorist bombing in Madrid.
Style: sincere, stylized, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: loneliness, self discovery, hopes, family relations, parents and children, terminal illness, human nature, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, loss of mother, loss of child, loss of daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, madrid
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46%