Movies like Adu

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Adu (2020)
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Adu (2020)
Original name: Adú
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a desperate attempt to reach Europe and crouched before an airstrip in Cameroon, a six-year-old boy and his older sister wait to sneak into the holds of an airplane. Not too far away, an environmental activist contemplates the terrible image of an elephant, dead and fangless. Not only do you have to fight against poaching, but you will also have to meet the problems of your newly arrived daughter from Spain. Thousands of kilometers to the north, in Melilla, a group of civil guards prepare to face the furious crowd of sub-Saharan people who have begun the assault on the fence. Three stories linked by a central theme, in which none of its protagonists know that their destinies are doomed to cross and that their lives will no longer be the same.
Plot: tribe, prostitution, lawyer, truck, drugs, alcohol, city, doctor, boat, bicycle, disease, childhood, daughter, immigration, elephant, frontier, travel, killing an animal, sister, poaching, assassination, national park, discussion, fang, dance scene ...
Place: africa, spain, senegal

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Country: Spain
Duration: 111 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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1898. Our Last Men in the Philippines (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
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The Carpenter's Pencil (2003)
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Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
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Place: spain, galicia
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The Weakness of the Bolshevik (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
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Ma Ma (2015)
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Duration: 111 min.
Story: In the aftermath of a tragedy a woman, Magda, reacts with a surge of newfound life that engulfs her circle of family and friends.
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The Hanged Man (2008)
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Duration: 114 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: rape, blackmail, haunted by the past, young lovers, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, teenager, mystery, love, teenage life, parents and children ...
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Duration: 115 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 107 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 130 min.
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Country: Spain
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: serious, disturbing, sincere, captivating, touching ...
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22%
 6.7
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Duration: 120 min.
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22%
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Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Olive Tree (2016)
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Style: sincere, touching, humorous, semi serious, silent film
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Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Nothing in Return (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
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Story: One summer, Dario flees the hellish environment of his home. Luismi, unconditional friend, a poor devil with pretensions of winning, and Antonia, an old woman who collects abandoned his motorcar furniture, become his new family. Three generations ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teen drama
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.6
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Running Wild (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama directed by Timothy Bond.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric
Audience: family outing
Plot: animal life, family relations, family life, danger, obsessive quest, heroes, family, escapades, adventure, elephant, poacher, teenage girl
Time: 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 749
Overdose (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bilbao. The commander of the Guardia Civil, Evaristo Torrecuadrada discovers that his son Paco of 17 years old is a heroin addict. His hope was to see him in the Military Academy. Paco, by differences with his father, runs away from home with a ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: friendship, heroin addiction, prostitute, nudity (full frontal - brief), overdose, youth, juvenile delinquency, graphic violence, buddies, crimes, parents and children, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%