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The Asthenic Syndrome (1989)
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The Asthenic Syndrome (1989)
Original name: Астенический синдром
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In the old days it was called hypochrondria, or black melancholia. Now, apparently, it's termed the Asthenic Syndrome. Whatever it is, Nikolai, a teacher of epicly indifferent pupils, has got it, and it's not much fun.
Plot: female director, loneliness, teacher, female nudity, depression, male nudity, film within a film

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out anthology films with plots about female nudity, female director, male nudity, pubic hair, loneliness, love and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Asthenic Syndrome: Suzie (2009), Anjos da Noite (1987), Yes&Yes (2014), Team Hurricane (2017), The Days Between (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: female director, male nudity, pubic hair, sex scene, female nudity
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Suzie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Suzie, a 58 year old depressed taxi driver on the night shift. On Halloween, she finds a 10 year old autistic boy in the back seat of her taxi with 50$ and an address. As Suzie arrived at the father's address, she realizes the mess this family ...
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Anjos da Noite (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Many exotic characters meet in São Paulo night, looking for love and adventure: Malu, a model; Mauro, the drag queen; Teddy, the hustler; Guto, the gay reporter; and Marta, an actress.
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Yes&Yes (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
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Team Hurricane (2017)
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Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenager, scandinavian girl, female nudity, teenage girl, group of teenagers
Place: denmark, scandinavia
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Lynn (22) lives with her brother in Berlin. There she enjoys the advantages of family life, without really feeling involved in it. She does not have any precise aim in life, but manages to awaken the interest of many people with her direct and ...
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Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young director years old, lives with a girl. Active part of the Intellectual society, he represents perfectly the union between fear and determination, that changes deeply his way of understanding the world that surrounds him. His only aim is to ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girl considered by everybody as "difficult" is sent to the village to live with her grandfather.
Plot: female director, destiny, teenage girl, loneliness, aggression, village, old man, parents
Place: soviet union, ussr
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Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
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Country: Germany
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Genre: Drama
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