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I Know This Much Is True (2020)
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I Know This Much Is True (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 378 min.
TV show
Story: The parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness set against the backdrop of 20th century America.
Style: psychological, touching, sad, suspense, social
Plot: brother brother relationship, paranoid schizophrenia, family relations, mysterious past, life is a bitch, loss of child, identical twins, betrayal, tragedy, sacrifice, brotherhood, childhood trauma, forgiveness, monkey, schizophrenic, male nudity, child abuse, dysfunctional family, twin brother, twin, body mutilation, rape, twins
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and psychological films and TV series with plots about family relations, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems, brother brother relationship and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like I Know This Much Is True: Patrick Melrose (2018), The Dark Side of Love (2012), Mind Games (2014), The A Word (2016), Aglama Anne (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Patrick Melrose (2018)
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 302 min.
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The Dark Side of Love (2012)
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Duration: 87 min.
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Mind Games (2014)
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