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Horse Money (2014)
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Horse Money (2014)
Original name: Cavalo Dinheiro
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: While the young captains lead the revolution in the streets, the people of Fontainhas search for Ventura, lost in the woods.
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: rebellion, haunted by the past, introspection, social decay, mental institution, revolution, life is a bitch, society, human nature, immigrants, state affairs, misfit, postmodernism, island
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, portugal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and touching films with plots about society, life is a bitch, misfit, hopes, introspection, immigrants and haunted by the past mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Horse Money: Colossal Youth (2006), Watchtower (2012), Manpower (2014), California Solo (2012), Shirley Adams (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Colossal Youth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France, Switzerland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: After the Portuguese government demolishes his slum and relocates him to a housing project on the outskirts of Lisbon, 75-year-old Cape Verde immigrant Ventura wanders between his new and old homes, reconnecting with people from his past.
Style: serious, thought provoking, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, human nature, hopes, starting over, misfit, addiction, urban ghetto life, immigrants, husband wife relationship, settler, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, canada, lisbon portugal
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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)
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Plot: haunted by the past, human nature, disorder, misfit, confined, social misfits, introspection, isolation, forest, loneliness, society, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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Manpower (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An intelligent social issues drama, Manpower sketches a portrait of four men in crisis. Moving between scathing realism and subtle irony, the film raises questions of belonging and uprooting, exile and emigration, home and family. Meir Cohen is a ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: introspection, social decay, moral dilemma, human nature, life is a bitch, realism, interracial relations, immigrants, discrimination, society, hopes, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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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, gloomy ...
Plot: deportation, haunted by the past, introspection, musician's life, society, estrangement, music, life is a bitch, down on your luck, immigrants, farm
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
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Plot: disability, paralysis, introspection, human spirit, parents and children, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, single parent, hopes, social decay, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
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45%
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Blue Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Before his compulsory retirement, on his last day of work, Marshall, JFK airport's chief Immigration officer, detains a group of Latin Americans and expose them to a series of humiliating situations. Blinded by prejudice, Marshall ends up by ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, introspection, prostitute, society, police, murder, racism, xenophobia, journey, released from prison, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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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: youth, interracial relations, society, life is a bitch, immigrants, misfit, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, coming of age, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
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Sworn Virgin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.
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Plot: starting over, hidden identity, introspection, disorder, hopes, gender, sexuality, discrimination, unfulfillment, society, life is a bitch, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Something Is Killing Tate (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Days before his birthday and weeks before his wedding, Tate Bradley, a twenty-five year old, African-American man attempts to commit suicide. He survives the ordeal, but from his actions, it is obvious that "Something is Killing Tate." The ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, society, life is a bitch, hopes, interracial relations, childhood trauma, curses spells and rituals, relationship problems, african american, suicide attempt, suicide, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, society, immigrants, life is a bitch, photojournalist, female protagonist, post traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, couples, captivity, hostage, captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
In Vanda's Room (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 171 min.
Story: With the intimate feel of a documentary and the texture of a Vermeer painting, In Vanda’s Room takes an unflinching, fragmentary look at a handful of self-destructive, marginalized people, but is centered around the heroin-addicted Vanda Duarte.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, semi documentary, serious ...
Plot: life is a bitch, misfit, social misfits, addiction, society, down on your luck, drug abuse, heroin addict, urban ghetto life, city life, poverty, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Shun Li and the Poet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: friendship, single parent, hopes, social relations, fish out of water, workplace situations, village, society, life is a bitch, workplace, misfit, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Letter to the King (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Letter to the King we meet a group of refugees, all with their own agendas, on an excursion to Oslo. A young man about to be deported visits his former employers to collect his off-the-books salary, a martial arts expert is looking for work, a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: refugee, love, revenge, social misfits, life is a bitch, society, misfit, dishonesty, hopes, redemption, human nature, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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40%
I Am from Titov Veles (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: 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: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: introspection, social decay, family problems, society, daydreamer, family relations, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, adult virgin, small town, sexual content, unfulfillment ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Epilogue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hayuta and Berl, an elderly couple, find it hard to adjust to today's Israel and to the social changes surrounding them. After years of struggle, the two refuse to let go of their communal dreams, and of their revolutionary plans to build a ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Ward No. 6 (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 83 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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37%
Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman struggles with love and personal loss against the backdrop of a land torn by civil war in this drama from filmmaker Ozcan Alper. Sumru (Gaye Gursel) is a Turkish woman who studies ethnic music at a college in Istanbul and frequently makes ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Here and There (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still has the same smile. Having saved some earnings from two trips to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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The End of Innocence (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: self discovery, rehabilitation, family problems, mental institution, drug abuse, parents and children, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, family relations, power relations, addiction, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Dealer (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
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35%
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Iron Island (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Squatters live on a mothballed oil tanker in the Persian Gulf. The children attend a school on board; men harvest scrap metal and old oil in the hull; women keep house and raise children and Captain Nemat runs it all with an iron hand. We follow a ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Helen (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An 18 year old girl called Joy has gone missing. Another girl called Helen is a few weeks away from leaving her care home. Helen is asked to 'play' Joy in a police reconstruction that will retrace Joy's last known movements. Joy had ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: hidden identity, kidnapping, crimes, society, obsession, haunted by the past, mental illness, police investigation, missing girl, impersonation, teenager, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Island (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on 'Jane Rogers' acclaimed novel, "Island" is a tale of yearning and retribution. Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black has spent most of her life in care sustained only by fairy-stories. Incapable of love, fearful and desperate ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, hidden identity, undercover, family problems, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, orphan, redemption, ferry, storm ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Phantom Pain (2009)
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Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
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34%
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Ismael (2013)
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Story: An 8-year-old boy tracks down his father.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family life, introspection, haunted by the past, father and son, family relations, bittersweet, father, family drama
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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33%
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Dance Town (2010)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: social differences, starting over, couple relations, human nature, political corruption, injustice, couples, forceful separation, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
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33%
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Snow in August (2001)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 104 min.
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Plot: culture clash, racism, friendship, society, life is a bitch, injustice, human spirit, anti semitism, youth, rabbi, bittersweet, vengeance ...
Place: new york, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Closed for Winter (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An emotional and poetic story of Elise, a beautiful young woman haunted by a tragic event in her youth. As Elise attempts to piece together the mystery of her sister's disappearance at the beach, twenty years before when both were children, she ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: missing child, haunted by the past, self discovery, hopes, sister sister relationship, journey, secret, redemption, love, liberation, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Ship of Theseus (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, Netherlands
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This first feature film from Indian playwright Anand Gandhi, tells three stories about persons forced to think about the ethics and moral issues raised by medical advances: a visually impaired Egyptian photographer, who after a cornea transplant has ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychological, realistic, atmospheric ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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Mississippi Damned (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three poor Black kids in rural Mississippi reap the consequences of their family's cycle of abuse, addiction, and violence.
Style: rough, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, human nature, family problems, family relations, society, addiction, family in crisis, down on your luck, siblings relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, mississippi
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