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Television (2012)
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Television (2012)
Original name: Fat Man
Genre: Drama
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A devout village leader prohibits an array of modern devices, but when his strict measures go too far, the locals rise up in popular rebellion.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, touching, semi serious, realistic, biting, suspense
Plot: against the rules, satire, village life, media, technophobia, social relations, village, rebellion, society, skype, cell phone, television, mobile phone, generation gap, communication
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about society, social relations, village, village life, satire, media and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Television: Third Person Singular Number (2009), Cut Loose (2008), Paris of the North (2014), The Priest's Children (2013), Personal Tailor (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Third Person Singular Number (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A woman breaks with traditional Muslim culture by living with her boyfriend before getting married, but when the relationship ends, she must face the harsh consequences of being an outcast in her community.
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: against the rules, self discovery, society, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, social decay, religions or cults, couples, lovers apart, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Cut Loose (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A journalist is about to settle with his girlfriend when his life and views get shaken up by the young and beautiful Pakistani refugee Nadia. At work his ideals are more and more confronted with the harsh reality of modern urban society, while his ...
Style: touching, humorous, thought provoking, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: racism, media, journalism, life is a bitch, society, self discovery, introspection, unfulfillment, hopes, misfit, immigrants, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
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Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, contemplative
Plot: parents and children, elderly, social relations, family relations, teachers and students, power relations, village, village life, estrangement, aging
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The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: suspense, realistic, semi serious, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, unwanted pregnancy, village life, clergy, religions or cults, mediterranean, disorder, social relations, society, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
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Personal Tailor (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 118 min.
Story: From the director of Back to 1942, Feng Xiaogang, comes PERSONAL TAILOR, one of the most unique films you'll see in this upcoming holiday season. Imagine a team that will sacrifice themselves for your dream at any cost -- but only if that dream ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: follow your dream, satire, dream come true, artists and showbiz, hopes, society, social differences, filmmaking, media, company
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Place: asia, china
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47%
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The Way Home (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The story begins on a fine summers morning, when San-woo and his mother board a bus to the country. It is soon clear that the unsophisticated rural passengers annoy the seven-year-old urban boy. His mother is taking him to live with his 78-year-old ...
Style: touching, sentimental, rough, thought provoking, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: grandmother grandson relationship, parents and children, generation gap, friendship, family relations, village life, village, coming of age, grandparent grandchild relationship, childhood, love, life & death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea, tokyo, new jersey ...
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44%
Caught in the Web (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of three women whose worlds collide - a social commentary about the 'sound bite' society we are becoming, where perception becomes reality and judgments based on limited facts quickly spread, without regard for the truth or the ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, biting ...
Plot: society, life turned upside down, intern, media, computers and web, media satire, human nature, lifestyle, workplace situations, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
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42%
The Casual Vacancy (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
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Story: The Casual Vacancy centres on Pagford, a seemingly idyllic English village with a cobbled market square and ancient abbey. Behind the pretty façade however, is a town at war: rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, light, feel good
Plot: society, social relations, village life, village, rivalry, under the surface, uninhibited rivalry, small town, rivals, murder, british, disgruntled ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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August Winds (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Shirley has left the big city to live in a small seaside town and look after her elderly grandmother. She drives a tractor on a local coconut plantation, loves rock music and wants to be a tattoo artist. She feels trapped in the tiny coastal ...
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Lulu (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two young urchins turn the streets of Buenos Aires into their own magical playground, in this vibrant portrait of young love.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: teenage love, youth, love and romance, romance, crimes, juvenile delinquency, society, city life, urban, young lovers
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Place: argentina
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The Kirishima Thing (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story about the disappearance of Kirishima, a star athlete of the volleyball club, and how his disappearance affects every person in school.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, semi serious, touching, psychological ...
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Hanezu (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese novel written by Masako Bando, the story revolves around Kayoko who lives with one man (Tetsuya) but is in love with another (Takumi).
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
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Involuntary (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's almost summer in Sweden and minor indiscretions and misbehavior abound. Leffe likes to show off for his friends and play salacious pranks, especially when he's drinking. Meanwhile, a righteous grade-school teacher doesn't know ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: multiple storylines, prank, teenage life, unsupportive coworkers, workplace, mischievous children, male female relationship, teenager, photograph, bus driver, youth, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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37%
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The Comedy (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity, irreverence, and recreational cruelty towards those around them.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, cynical, captivating, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Homeland (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Jiro Sawada was a sophomore in high school he was framed for something he did not do. Afterwards, he left his hometown in a small village in Fukushima Prefecture. After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Jiro Sawada goes back to his ...
Style: touching, serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, youth, dishonesty, family relations, village life, high school life, frame up, village, tsunami, natural disaster, rubble, hometown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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For Those in Peril (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. Spurred on by sea-going folklore and local superstition, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
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Desert Dream (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 123 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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32%
Fucking Different (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen queer crossovers: lesbian filmmakers from Berlin were asked to make a short film about their idea of male gay love and sexuality and, vice versa, gay men were given the task of making a short film about lesbian sexuality and eroticism.
Style: thought provoking, witty, semi serious, sexy, humorous ...
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Three-Step Dance (2003)
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Country: Italy
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The Perfect Stranger (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, light
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Baikonur (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: “Whatever falls from heaven, you may keep.” So goes the unwritten law of the Kazakh steppes. A law avidly adhered to by the inhabitants of a small village, who collect the space debris that falls downrange from the nearby Baikonur space station. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, offbeat
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Knife Fight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A political strategist juggling three clients questions whether or not to take the high road as the ugly side of his work begins to haunt him.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, usa
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31%
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Lost Kisses (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A 13-year-old girl in the deprived outskirts of a sprawling Sicilian city becomes a local celebrity to her needy community when word spreads that she just might be able to perform miracles.
Style: semi serious, captivating, touching, sincere, suspense ...
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Country: Turkey
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A retired teacher who returns to Istanbul after years away, Nazim tries to reacquaint himself with his hometown, which has changed significantly. While waiting for his pension to begin, Nazim takes a temporary job as a taxi driver and frequently ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, touching, contemplative
Plot: woman in danger, village, family relations, couples, love and romance, village life, single parent, society, hopes, fall in love, sleazy, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Pool (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A boy in abject poverty works in a hotel and becomes obsessed with a swimming pool in the opulent hills of Panjim, Goa, India. His life gets turned upside-down when he attempts to meet the mysterious family who lives at the house.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, thought provoking, contemplative
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AFR (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Danmarks statsminister Anders Fogh Rasmussen er blevet myrdet. Den hovedmistænkte er statsministerens homoseksuelle elsker Emil. I tiden efter mordet møder vi en lang række af verdens politikere og magtfulde mennesker, fra Kofi Annan til Pia ...
Style: clever, serious, cynical, thought provoking, biting ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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Bliss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two young people in Berlin, a refugee and a homeless punk, form a relationship.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, affectionate ...
Plot: prostitute, couples, love and romance, fall in love, male nudity, female nudity, homeless, punk rock, refugee, female director, panties pulled down, bare breasts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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29%
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The Falling (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Natha a poor farmer from Peepli village in the heart of rural India is about to lose his plot of land due to an unpaid bank loan. A quick fix to the problem is the a government program that aids the families of indebted farmers who have committed ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, light, entertaining, psychological ...
Plot: media circus, satire, media, society, dark humor, nothing goes right, media hype, farmer, debt, suicide attempt, bureaucracy, media satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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God Is on Air (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two Spanish pan-handlers soon find themselves in over their heads when they stumble upon an opportunity to redeem themselves and perhaps the entire planet. The world appears to suffer from rampant poverty, violence and spiritual desperation and the ...
Style: cynical, clever, suspense, biting, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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Archie's Final Project (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen coming-of-age romantic dramedy about a media-obsessed geek and the most beautiful and twisted girl in school.
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Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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