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This Night (2008)
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This Night (2008)
Original name: Nuit de chien
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A group of people try to flee from a dictatorship government.
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, gloomy
Plot: distopia, rescue, rebellion, nudity (full frontal - brief), chaos, track down, chaos and mayhem, male nudity, danger, urban, pubic hair, male bare butt
Place: europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and contemplative films with plots about nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, family relations, urban, society, love and romance and male nudity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like This Night: The Bird (2011), Fidelity (2000), Jack (1977), The Little Bedroom (2010), Swans (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Bird (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman, withdrawn from life, rescues a live bird that had been trapped in the wall of her apartment.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: strong female presence, estrangement, restaurant, movie theatre, food, beach, bird, kiss, cigarette smoking
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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95%
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Fidelity (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Clélia is a very attractive photographer starting a new job for a sensationalist newspaper. She soon becomes involved with three very different men: Cléve, a middle aged books editor, Nemo, a mysterious photographer and Rupert McRoi, the owner of ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: strong sexual content, marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance, sexual relations, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, love triangle, couples, ice hockey, one night stand, photographer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
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57%
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Jack (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jack spends his days smoking pot, drinking and hitting on girls together with his friends. As opposed to his friends, Jack actually knows what he wants to do with his life, he wants be an author. After a long summer together with his friends Jack ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), friends, writer's life, buddies, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, bohemian, writers, drugs, male nudity, urban, drinking alcohol
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Tender Son: The Frankenstein Project (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany, Austria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A boy returns home from the institution where he grew up, but finds he is not welcome there. He fights to win the love of his family but ends up murdering them.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, family in danger, family problems, crimes, homecoming, murder, love, deadly, reunion, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Little Bedroom (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Luxembourg
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One day, a bad fall forces Edmond to accept Rose's help. Eventually, the two grow closer. The young woman finds relief in confiding painful memories to the older man; things she cannot even bring herself to tell her husband. Meanwhile, Edmond, ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: retirement home, against the rules, confined, elderly, aging, nursing, family relations, parents and children, golden years, social relations, solitude, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe
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55%
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Swans (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Manuel's mother, Petra, lives in Berlin. She is in a coma as a result of chemotherapy treatment. Tarso and Petra have been divorced since Manuel (17) was 3 years old. Manuel and Tarso come to Germany to be with Petra during her illness. They ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, youth, teenage life, parents and children, estrangement, transsexual, nudity (full frontal - brief), coma, father son relationship, hospital, city life, transgender woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, germany, europe
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52%
 6.9
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His Brother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, gay, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, brother brother relationship, reconciliation, human nature, homosexual, suffering, family relations, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe, brittany
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Restless (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maurice (Michel Piccoli) is a composer, and a longtime member of the resistance. By chance, he shares a house with his teenager granddaughter. Claire, at 17, is eager to experience all sorts of things and the sooner the better, and rebels against ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love and romance, elderly, haunted by the past, teenage love, estrangement, teenage life, couples, relationship vs career, family relations, youth, aging, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Lourdes (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In order to escape her isolation, wheelchair-bound Christine makes a life changing journey to Lourdes, the iconic site of pilgrimage in the Pyrenees Mountains.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: miraculous event, clergy, religions or cults, disability, redemption, healing power, society, pilgrimage, volunteer, religion, self discovery, envy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
This Is My Body (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: love affair, artists and showbiz, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family business, gay, suicide, dancer, jealousy, college dropout, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Beehive (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As in the novel of the same title from Camilo Jose Cela, "La Colmena" is a sad composition with the stories of many people in the Madrid of 1942, just the postwar of the spanish civil war. The main theme of the film is the contrast between ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: post war, brothel, performer's life, nudity (full frontal - brief), cafe, power relations, injustice, ambition, society, misfit, life is a bitch, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Perfect Day (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Antonio and Emma have been separated for years, but he does not accept when Emma dates other men. Indeed Antonio proves obsessive, aggressive and intrusive, and again threatens Emma to hurt the children: little Kevin, shy and introverted, and the ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, obsession, parents and children, breaking point, losing-it hero, family problems, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, crimes, ex husband, abusive husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
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Bonsai (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina, Portugal, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: couples, couple relations, bittersweet, unfulfillment, writer's life, student, writers, love, neighbor, poem, language learning, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 115
Here Below (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The true story of a nun who betrayed a network of Resistance fighters after having a passionate but doomed love affair with a priest during the Second World War.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, gloomy
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Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.8
 396
Lea (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Léa lives in Le Havre, where she attends college whilst taking care of her elderly grandmother. To make ends meet, she works as a waitress in a night club. Her admittance to the Institute of Political Studies in Paris offers her new ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Little Jerusalem (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, sexy ...
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Exit: A personal history (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man travels to Holland for an assisted suicide. The young man was convinced that this was his only way of ending an existence that he considered to lack any dignity.
Style: experimental, atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic ...
Plot: human nature, family relations, dull life, unfulfillment, siblings relations, death wish, dealing with death, sexual content, disability, human rights, urban setting, urban
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.9
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Hell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, gloomy
Plot: slut, lifestyle, materialism, introspection, nightlife, fall in love, love and romance, youth, shopping, troubled youth, abortion, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.9
 639
Sleepless Town (1998)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nothing Personal (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A raw depiction of the Belfast 'troubles' as savage tribal warfare. Set shortly after the 1975 cease fire, the film focuses on the tribulations of Kenny, Protestant leader of a group of Shankill Road Loyalists, and his one-time friend ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, bleak, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Portuguese Nun (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young French actress in Lisbon to shoot a movie is intrigued by a nun she sees kneeling in the chapel where she is filming.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: church, love and romance, lifestyle, filmmaking, culture clash, artists and showbiz, clergy, actor's life, religions or cults, love affair, self discovery, nun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jakob arrives at the Institute Benjamenta (run by brother and sister Johannes and Lisa Benjamenta) to learn to become a servant. With seven other men, he studies under Lisa: absurd lessons of movement, drawing circles, and servility. He asks for a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological ...
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Camila Jam (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, erotic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.4
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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.
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: starting over, hidden identity, disorder, introspection, hopes, sexuality, gender, discrimination, unfulfillment, society, life is a bitch, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, albania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 584
Blackout (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: BLACKOUT takes you inside the personal journey of what went down and what it was really like in Brooklyn, NY on August 14. It examines the nature of man to take advantage of his own fellow man outside of normal conditions, in times of weakness and ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: society, chaos and mayhem, city life, interracial relations, lie, crimes, violence, stash, woman, danger, urban
Time: 21st century, year 2003, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
 702
Dead Europe (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK, Greece
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In Greece to scatter his father's ashes, Isaac hears of a curse that hangs over the head of his family. Dismissing the idea, his trip begins to unveil dark truths that forced his father to flee years ago.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: curse, betrayal, family relations, immigrants, human trafficking, family secret, threesome, society, haunted by the past, on the road, gay interest, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
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Ghost River (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvie is a hooker whose illegitimate daughter commits a crime. She and her daughter flee to find Sylvie's first love in the countryside. The daughter is trying to get to know her unwilling mother. Along the way, the two meet a male fugitive ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, starting over, on the run, crimes, family relations, death in the family, life is a bitch, crime gone awry, estrangement, family problems, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Man Who Sleeps (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In this French tour-de-force a young student decides to have no more interaction with the world than is needed to minimally sustain life. His increasingly automaton-like behavior is coupled with a strange clarity of insight about the world around ...
Style: experimental, surreal, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: introspection, existentialism, nihilism, sleeping, surrealism, cause and meaning, estrangement, dull life, society, unfulfillment, hopes, misfit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 959
Truly Human (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: P. is a little girl's imaginary friend who lives inside the wall of her room. But one day he magically materialises and so must learn to live in the world like everyone else - a world where he is met with suspicion and hate but also with wonder ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, gloomy, offbeat
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, social relations, family relations, figment, death in the family, dogma, naked man, topless woman, blonde, male nudity, female nudity, skinny dipping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 59
Tsili (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tsili is a young girl caught in the middle of World War II. After her family is taken to a concentration camp, Tsili hides in the forest, free from hatred and men, until the arrival of Marek, a stranger who speaks to her in Yiddish.
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing, tense
Plot: holocaust, world war two, forest, survival, against humanity, youth, jewish, hiding, holocaust survivor, coming of age, violinist, rainstorm ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%