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The Photographers (1998)
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The Photographers (1998)
Original name: Οι φωτογράφοι
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a nonaligned country, where a civil conflict is raging, a team of photographers follows a mercenary war lord, whose men wreak havoc among enemies and innocents alike. The story is a modern version of the tragedy Antigone, in a time when TV and the other media present unrelieved visions of war and bloody mayhem.
Plot: photographer, muslim, genocide, greek mythology, tragedy, bicycle, camera, surrealism, crucifix, magic realism

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and surreal films with plots about surrealism, escapades, friendship, adventure, bicycle, on the road and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Photographers: Hard Knocks (1980), The Cormorants (2016), The North (1983), The Penitent (1988), The Earthling (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hard Knocks (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young girl with a background of urban poverty and juvenile crime, attempts to become a fashion model. The hypocrisy and double standards of society are juxtaposed against the confusion and frustration she feels as she struggles to become part of a ...
Plot: man slaps a woman, photographer, camera, cigarette smoking, flashback
Place: melbourne australia
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The Cormorants (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the summer of their twelfth year Matteo and Samuele spend their days between the river, the forest and the shopping center, but compared to previous years, something is changing. The game becomes boring, imagination gives way to discovery, ...
Plot: boy, festival, summer, friendship between boys, river, teenage boy, swimming, shopping mall, friendship, slut, pursuit, reservoir ...
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 7.7
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The North (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA, UK
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Brother and sister Enrique and Rosa flee persecution at home in Guatemala and journey north, through Mexico and on to the United States, with the dream of starting a new life.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, american dream, village, illegal immigration, immigration, culture clash, on the road, village life, rich and poor, bittersweet, on the run, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, central america ...
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90%
 6.1
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The Penitent (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tension between a jealous husband, his wife who's attracted to his friend and the friend is rising as their small, deeply catholic, Mexican village is deciding who will be Christ during the possibly dangerous reenactment of the Crucifixion.
Plot: crucifix, easter, village
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Earthling (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Patrick Foley has been on the move all his live. Tired of drifting, he wants to spend his last days in an isolated Australian valley where he grew up. On his difficult journey he meets Shawn, a little desperate city-boy whose parents were killed in ...
Style: surreal, serious
Plot: survival, wilderness, orphan, tragedy, young heroes, escapades, danger, heroes, adventurer, youth, culture clash, isolation ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Sheltering Sky (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, contemplative, psychological ...
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Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: sahara, africa, new york, sahara desert, morocco ...
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83%
 7.2
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Leave No Trace (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, philosophical, road movie ...
Plot: off the grid, father daughter relationship, hiking, teenage girl, hitchhiking, survivalist, wilderness, medicine, trust, hiding place, injury, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Place: washington state, oregon, portland oregon, utah, california ...
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81%
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City Boy (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nick, a 17-year-old in search of his father, gains employment with a logging company in a beautiful and mysterious virgin forest known as the Limberlost. Through his relationships with new associates and his adventures in this new and strange ...
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Scream of the Ants (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Iran, France, India
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A girl believing in God marries an atheist, who is consumed by doubt. They decide to spend their honeymoon in India...
Plot: relationships, spirituality, journey, chair, atheism, meaning of life, pilgrimage, iranian, god, religion, simple man, hindu ...
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76%
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Over the Fence (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A recently divorced and traumatized man moves to Hakodate, Hokkaido and attends a vocational college to learn carpentry along with several other students who are in the same boat as he. When a couple of the guys go to a hostess club the man meets an ...
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72%
 6.4
 4K
Kicks (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When his hard-earned kicks get snatched by a local hood, fifteen-year old Brandon and his two best friends go on an ill-advised mission across the Bay Area to retrieve the stolen sneakers.
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72%
The Illiac Passion (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: underground film, avant garde, experimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Run Rebecca, Run! (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 3.7
 159
Jungle Erotic (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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59%
 6.1
 602
Arcadia (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Greta's dad Tom is moving the family cross-country in a dented station wagon, promising a California paradise to his kids. All that's missing is Mom.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 3.4
 186
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Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 565
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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49%
 6.1
 175
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Duration: 90 min.
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Passion in the Desert (1997)
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47%
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 189
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Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 153 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: exciting, captivating
Audience: family outing
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Easy Rider (1969)
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44%
 6.7
 258
One Mile Above (2011)
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Country: China, Taiwan
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Style: melancholic, depressing, emotional, surreal, sentimental ...
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40%
 4.7
 972
Fast Sofa (2001)
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Country: USA
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Plot: obsession, road trip, porn star, drug dealer, obsessive quest, self discovery, drug dealing, on the road, track down, unemployed, unfaithful boyfriend, hawk ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.2
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Lionheart (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 615
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: First-time actor Tung Ming-Hsiang plays Ming, a young college student whose lifelong hearing problem causes him to communicate via slurred speech. Carrying a guitar on his back and lacking few concrete reasons, he decides to bike around the island ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, tense, exciting ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Genre: Adventure, Drama
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%