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The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
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The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Beans are poor, proud, hated by all, but alive in the sense that they struggle against their lot and support each other in time of trouble. Earlene lives across the street from the Bean's trailer, and the view from her window is better than any daytime television soap opera; especially Beal Bean, and especially Beal Bean shirtless. When Reuben Bean is sent to prison for resisting arrest for out-of-season deer hunting, Beal takes up with Reuben's woman Roberta. He also has a child by Earlene, with a triangle of sex complicated by poverty.
Plot: female director, sexuality, rape, poverty, community, backwoods, countryside, sexual attraction

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Most similar movies to The Beans of Egypt, Maine

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out tense, gloomy, atmospheric and serious films with plots about female director, rape, countryside, poverty, coming of age, teenager and teenage girl mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Beans of Egypt, Maine: Up to Date (1989), Sicily! (1999), And So It Is (1966), Traps (1994), Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Up to Date (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American journalist works for a French newspaper. He is writing an article about the reaction against people with AIDS, without knowing he is infected too. Once he finds out, he decides to cut off himself leaving his wife and daughter.
Plot: female director, love, aids, journalism
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
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And So It Is (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bolivia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: While her husband is on his way to the market, a peasant woman is raped and murdered. Her widower carefully plans his revenge.
Plot: revenge, rape, businessman, native american, countryside, rape and revenge, community
Place: bolivia
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Traps (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An erotic thriller set in 1950 French Occupied Indo-China.
Plot: female director, panties, panties pulled down, white panties, gay sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. - imdb
Plot: female director, female protagonist, hair, flapper, cousin cousin relationship, braids, coming of age, revenge
Time: 1920s
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82%
The Flamingo Rising (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and ...
Plot: rivalry, female director, drive in, funeral home, movie theatre
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80%
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All We Had (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother struggles to make a better life for her daughter.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, broker, poverty, female director, pot smoking, marijuana, cigarette, recession, weed, creep, curly hair, dishwasher ...
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78%
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Evergreen (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young girl seduced by a boy's affluent seemingly idyllic family and goes to extremes to gain acceptance.
Audience: teens
Plot: female director, new student, sex, agoraphobia, poverty, loss of virginity, troubled marriage, mother daughter relationship, pacific northwest, first time
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The Escape (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dutch woman escapes her family life in search for happiness in the Portuguese Algarve.
Plot: female director, gigolo, flashback, bored housewife
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two very different people become friends and partners in this nautical drama. Nikos (Stephen Rea) is a radio man working on a Greek freighter when he finds himself stranded in Hong Kong after the firm that owned his ship suddenly goes out of ...
Plot: female director, houseboat, opium
Place: china, hong kong
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71%
Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Plot: female director, based on a novel, adultery, pubic hair, world war one
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: female director, teenage protagonist, coming of age, female friendship, irresponsible, teenager, mother daughter relationship, terminal illness, teenage girl, female protagonist, youth, friendship between women ...
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69%
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37 (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On a March night in 1964, 37 neighbors in Queens, New York, witness the brutal murder of Kitty Genovese. None of them takes action or calls the police. 37 tells the story of a few of these people and what led up to the night when they unexplainably ...
Plot: rape, murder, indifference, loss of innocence, racism, female director, apathy, witness
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69%
The Invention of the Curried Sausage (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: World War II is grinding to a close, and middle-aged Lena Bruecker (Barbara Sukowa) is caught in the fallout of Germany's crushing defeat. Her husband is missing in action on the Eastern Front, her children are all grown and out of touch with ...
Plot: female director, woman, sausage, male nudity
Place: hamburg germany, germany
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66%
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Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
Plot: female director, jealousy, husband wife relationship, mansion, marriage, paranoia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Guardian Angel (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It is the turn of the century in Russia, and the revolution (at this time not yet a communist one) has sentenced government minister Joel Birkman (Etienne Glaser) to be assassinated for his role in quelling a student rebellion. To that end, they ...
Plot: female director, fictional country, government official, isolation, politics, assassin
Place: eastern europe
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Nights (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Feature film
Plot: female director, urban decay, poverty, drugs, ruins, vomiting, injection, garbage
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62%
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Fiela's Child (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The acclaimed drama based on Dalene Matthee´s award-winning novel. "Fiela se Kind" (Fiela's Child) is the story of a white foundling boy that is raised by a brown family. But the childs life changes irrevocably when white census ...
Plot: female director, interracial family, teenage girl, afrikaans, broken family, reconciliation, adopted son
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Class Relations (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young man (Christian Heinisch), recently arrived in New York from Europe, becomes swept up in a series of events that are beyond his knowledge or control.
Plot: female director, ship, train, labor, class struggle, alienation
Place: usa, new york
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Sin & Redemption (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Taking a short-cut home from work, high-schooler Billie Simms is raped. Not only does the incident cause an unwanted pregnancy that damages her college expectations, but it also outrages her smugly religious father who pressures her to give up the ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A brutal assault changes Marieke's life. She leaves her familiar city rhythms for the solitude of a isolated house in the countryside. Her irrational fears on the frozen farm are a constant struggle. As spring's orchestra begins, her ...
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Shy People (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A New York journalist visits her distant cousin for the first time to write an article about her hard life in the bayous of Louisiana. The journalist's wild, drug-addicted daughter adds tensions between the two relatives' cultures.
Style: tense, gloomy, atmospheric, serious, realistic
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Time: 80s
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Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
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Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
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Story: In an idyllic wine region at the foot of the Swiss Alps lives Rico with his two daughters and his wife Anna. The charming daughter, Lili, brings turbulence into the so far harmonious family life because of the awakening of her sexuality. Her father ...
Plot: female director, lesbian kiss, coming of age, female full frontal nudity, sexuality, vineyard, incest overtones, father daughter relationship, teenage sex
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Rough Winds (2009)
Genre: Drama
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A Scream from Silence (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womanhood in general, and the way the 'Justice' handle those cases of rape.
Plot: rape, female director, interview, feminism, male female relationship, contemplating suicide, hate, violence, film within a film, rapist, court, rape victim ...
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49%
Cold Sassy Tree (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Handsome May-December romantic drama set in a sleepy Southern town at the turn of the century. An independent lady from up North causes a scandal when she decides to wed the local general-store owner just three weeks after he's been widowed.
Style: nostalgic
Plot: romance, female director, department store, south, son, widow, americana, small town, love, male female relationship, age difference, community
Time: 90s
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49%
Where The Miracle Happens (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pimdao, a successful real estate developer and businesswoman, is injured in an accident that kills her beloved daughter at a time when the two are estranged. After the accident, Pimdao decides to take her daughter's place as a volunteer at an ...
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What Is to Be Done? (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mordant, self-aware, freighted with sensitivity toward Chile’s problem, wary of caricature, disposed toward consciousness of human fallibility, it is a deft blend of fiction and documentary set in the tumultuous days leading up to the election of ...
Plot: female director, poverty, marxist, ugly american, kidnapping, drunkenness, communist, election, political rally, president, assassination, street fight ...
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45%
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Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
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
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