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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in midwest ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspense, suspenseful, melancholic, bloody and scary films and TV shows about / that have / with catastrophe, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, adaptation, death, brutality, gory, fantasy world and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries. TOP 10 movies tagged as midwest: Superman (1978), The Music Man (1962), I Am Not a Serial Killer (2016), August: Osage County (2013), The Street Where We Live (2017), Scarecrow (2013), Things Are Tough All Over (1982), The Reflecting Skin (1990), Halloween (1978), Halloween II (1981).
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August: Osage County
Drama
USA
121 min.
 7.2
I Am Not a Serial Killer
Drama, Horror, Thriller
Ireland, UK, USA
104 min.
 6.2
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The Street Where We Live
Drama
USA
100 min.
 8.7
75
Crime, Drama
USA

List of movies set in midwest

 7.3
 140K
Superman
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Panama, Switzerland, Canada
Duration: 143 min.
Style: exciting, serious, light, earnest, feel good, epic, humorous, suspenseful, futuristic, tense, sentimental, suspense, romantic, intense, breathtaking, comic
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: superhero, adventure, good versus evil, alter ego, comics, mythology, master villain, destiny, childhood, secret identity, solitude, teleportation, mentor, weapons, sacrifice, chase, space travel, alien, transformation, adaptation, storytelling, magic, justice, aliens, immortality, dialogue, catastrophe, crime fighter, galaxy, nuclear missile, sabotage, north pole, criminal, technology, family, time, first contact, redemption, fantasy world, save the day, journalist, love story, superhuman powers, natural disaster, dark hero, mad scientist, save the world, unfulfilled love, danger, escapades
Time: year 1978, year 1966, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, california, midwest, kansas, manhattan new york city
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 7.7
 14K
The Music Man
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic, witty, colourful, captivating, light, dramatic, romantic, lyrical, sweet, clever, earnest, melancholic, talky, stylized, funny, enigmatic, entertaining, scenic
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: small town, family, oldies, screwball, broadway, romance, music, music band, dancing, dance, innocence lost, small town life, dialogue, kids and family, childhood, fall in love, love story, redemption, runaway, adaptation, mentor, dishonesty, culture clash, love, catastrophe, idealism, love and romance, hip hop, children, couples, interracial romance, greed, storytelling, destiny, period piece, creativity, bollywood, unlikely couple, beautiful scenery, cons and scams, americana, honest, rock and roll, transformation, society, social relations, scene based on painting, carrying someone, lisp, lifestyle
Time: 20th century
Place: iowa, usa, midwest
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I Am Not a Serial Killer
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Style: suspense, psychological, bleak, tense, twist ending, interesting, dark, bad ending, talky, intense, atmospheric, disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, cerebral, melancholic
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, obsession, psychology, plot twist, small town, gory, investigation, adaptation, twists & turns, secrets, underdog, mystery, violence, death, justice, survival, murder mystery, hospital, runaway, existentialism, assassination, crazy, embalming, gps, thanksgiving, winter, high school, psychopath, halloween, christmas, snow, honest, destiny, identity, isolation, police investigation, distopia, revenge, loneliness, teenagers, troubled teen, stalking, christmas eve, tracking device, gore, sexualized violence, hotel, redemption
Place: minnesota, midwest
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August: Osage County
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Style: emotional, dark humor, talky, serious, touching, realistic, bleak, dramatic, melancholic, depressing, heartbreaking, intense, stylized, enigmatic, light, cynical, humorous, semi serious, interesting, witty, clever, psychological, sad, scenic, absurd, intellectual
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, drug addiction, cancer, addiction, mother daughter relationship, family drama, secrets, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, funeral, drugs, divorce, relationships, depression, siblings relations, dialogue driven, marriage, adultery, family, tragedy, infidelity, pornography, death in the family, adaptation, incest, runaway, guilt, incestuous relationship, brutality, mental disorders, family secret, death, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, character study, sisters, loneliness, pills, death of husband, sister sister relationship, drug use, anger, secret, mentor, family gatherings, culture clash, poet, life philosophy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
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The Street Where We Live
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Plot: recession, blue collar, working class, poverty, homelessness
Place: midwest, ohio
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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Style: bleak, disturbing, tense, scary, brutal, twists and turns, serious, psychological, dark, realistic, bloody, intense, dark humor, harsh, melancholic, macabre, suspense, sadistic, atmospheric, stylized, frightening, interesting, suspenseful, rough, cerebral, talky, road movie, psychotronic, based on supposedly true story, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, murder, gory, incest, crime, blood, psychopath, sexual abuse, rape, brutality, cult, violence, violent, strong sexual content, splatter, visceral, police investigation, character study, psychology, insanity, pornography, violence spree, psychiatry, sexualized violence, voyeurism, vengeance, stylish, slasher, torture, killing spree, extreme violence, video camera, prostitute, moral ambiguity, obsession, sister, crimes, loneliness, revenge, dysfunctional family, dialogue, deadly, paranoid, guilt, mentor, catastrophe, justice, dangerous attraction, gratuitous violence, culture clash
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, california, midwest, chicago illinois
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, ridiculous, suspense, surreal, bloody, bad ending, erotic, idiotic, awful, demonic, satanic, sadistic, gothic, sequel to cult film, surprise ending, melancholic, interesting
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, gory, supernatural, high school, gay, transformation, serial killer, male nudity, dreams, murder, revenge, teenage life, teenagers, camp, blood, brutality, danger, disfigurement, diary, possession, sleepwalking, nightmare, dream, school bus, fire, party, halloween, demons, vengeance, lame, death, bdsm, haunted house, dancing, police investigation, deadly, violence, fantasy world, family, youth, mentor, pornography, torture, catastrophe, dialogue, monster, adaptation, sexualized violence, gay subtext, homoeroticism
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, ridiculous, surreal, bad ending, suspense, bloody, stylized, demonic, disturbing, sadistic, sequel to cult film, surprise ending, interesting, idiotic, talky
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, high school, serial killer, dreams, murder, martial arts, splatter, time loop, death, vengeance, supernatural ability, male nudity, transformation, demons, blood, teenagers, good versus evil, disfigurement, resurrection, nightmare, dream, revenge, pornography, torture, monster, alcoholic, danger, mentor, halloween, brutality, ninja, violence, storytelling, creativity, deadly, dark fantasy, hospital, fantasy world, fight scenes, lame, catastrophe, camp, dialogue, escapades, dog, adaptation, rivalry, first contact
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
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 4.1
 2K
Scarecrow
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: farm, deadly creature, gory, urban, detention, slasher, curses spells and rituals, supernatural being, urban legend, cornfield, psychopath, danger, deadly, stalking, survival, sexual relations, isolation, legends and myths, city life, molotov cocktail, farmhouse, high school, scarecrow, school bus, teacher, autumn, high school teacher, barn, high school student, monster, explosion, shotgun, self sacrifice
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: midwest
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Things Are Tough All Over
Genre: Comedy, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: humorous, road movie, semi serious, funny, exciting, realistic, comic, idiotic, surreal, stylized, harsh, talky, clever, enigmatic, light, melancholic, sequel to cult film, absurd
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, nothing goes right, comedy of errors, on the road, road trip, desert, drug abuse, pornography, fish out of water, dreams, bounty hunter, pornographer, money laundering, arab, comedy team, gas station, lust, laundromat, limousine, adventure, chase, latinx lead, illegal immigrant, buddies, mentor, fugitives, nudity (topless - notable), catastrophe, hidden identity, fantasy world, runaway, brothers, odd couple, brutality, camp, lone hero, vengeance, rock and roll, reluctant partners, dialogue, weed, adaptation, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, drug dealing, addiction, crime gone awry, life & death, violent
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: las vegas, usa, midwest, chicago illinois, new jersey
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The Reflecting Skin
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, gloomy, offbeat
Plot: murder, parents and children, gory, small town, vampire, small town life, farm, fire, molestation, nuclear, cancer, killer, cult, widow, radiation, deadly, gays and lesbians, investigation, coming of age, innocence lost, love affair, crimes, danger, youth, family relations, social relations, life is a bitch, supernatural, gas station, burial ground, united states of america, abusive parent, psycho sexual, radiation sickness, self immolation, slingshot, wheat field, animal abuse, dead children, hair loss, serial child killer, child molestation, set on fire, prairie, child's point of view, twins, fetus, ex military, frog, incest
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: midwest, united states, usa
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: scary, serious, rough, ridiculous, suspenseful, bad ending, surreal, suspense, bloody, gothic, demonic, satanic, sadistic, sequel to cult film, surprise ending, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, supernatural, pregnancy, gory, serial killer, dreams, murder, vengeance, monster, torture, male nudity, fetus, nightmare, dream, supernatural ability, death, motorcycle, transformation, high school, brutality, disfigurement, birth, nun, violence, teenagers, resurrection, baby, teenage life, good versus evil, creativity, revenge, hospital, fantasy world, blood, storytelling, demons, mentor, first contact, deadly, halloween, catastrophe, surrealism, camp, adaptation, rivalry, dialogue, fight scenes, destiny, pornography, lame
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
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 7.8
 180K
Halloween
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious, rough, frightening, atmospheric, dark, intense, realistic, macabre, brutal, bloody, light, harsh, psychological, interesting, talky, disturbing, surprise ending, psycho film, demonic, melancholic
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, violence, small town, blood, murder, masked killer, psychiatrist, splatter, violent, supernatural, gory, psychopath, killing spree, stalking, brutality, doctors and patients, death, visceral, hospital, evil, monster, vengeance, chase, witches, dialogue, cult, maniac, psychopathic killer, marijuana, mask, drinking, transformation, revenge, insanity, gunfight, runaway, family, psychotic, police, teenage life, torture, stylish, doctors, paranoid, childhood, classic car, mentor, creativity
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1978, year 1963, 1960s
Place: california, midwest
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 6.6
 59K
Halloween II
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense, realistic, bloody, intense, bad ending, harsh, tense, frightening, atmospheric, melancholic, ridiculous, talky, brutal, idiotic, psycho film, demonic, disturbing, light, sequel to cult film, sinister, interesting, stylized, clever, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, gory, murder, hospital, vengeance, blood, small town, violence, supernatural, track down, splatter, mask, sheriff, doctors, brutality, transformation, revenge, chase, weapons, gore, death, pornography, violent, dialogue, male nudity, woman in danger, torture, mentor, mad scientist, catastrophe, fantasy world, crimes, immortality, danger, monster, camp, adaptation, classic car, creativity, first contact, storytelling, demons, sexualized violence, deadly, writers, psychiatrist, police investigation, family
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
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 6.1
 96K
Halloween
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody, brutal, realistic, suspense, harsh, intense, stylized, disturbing, psychological, satanic, idiotic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, halloween, psychopath, vengeance, sexualized violence, small town, brutality, blood, torture, murder, zombie, gore, splatter, violence, violent, devil, extreme violence, maniac, mask, sadism, pornography, cowardliness, reboot, cruelty, escape, dialogue, mentor, revenge, catastrophe, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), transformation, insanity, betrayal, hospital, adaptation, chase, danger, childhood, storytelling, monster, stereotypes, drinking, dysfunctional family, deadly, police investigation, justice, fantasy world
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: midwest
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 5.8
 37K
Child's Play 2
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, dark humor, bloody, suspense, surreal, melancholic, intense, macabre, entertaining, humorous, psycho film, gothic
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, splatter, murder, violence, voodoo, mentor, chase, death, adoption, brutality, toy comes to life, puppet, blood, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, dark fantasy, vengeance, transformation, psychopath, family, monster, weapons, catastrophe, storytelling, nudity (full frontal - brief), good versus evil, pornography, hospital, gangsters, dialogue, first contact, destiny, crimes, lone hero, adaptation, runaway, fantasy world, writers, demons, camp, childhood, danger, twists & turns, visceral, violent, sexualized violence, deadly, fight scenes
Time: 80s, 1990s
Place: midwest, chicago illinois
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Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Plot: punk, sex, death, illegal drugs, punk rocker, uncertainty, female sexuality, disgruntled worker, feminism, drunk driver, misfit, intimacy, record store, weed, cannabis, slacker, vibrator, manager, punk rock, drunk driving, popcorn, alienation, homeless man, employee, pot smoking, self discovery, premarital sex, marijuana, teen angst, sex talk, awkwardness, underage drinking, high school student, unwanted pregnancy, orgasm, coming of age, homosexual, customer, virgin, alcoholic, sex in car, sex scene, teenage girl, video camera, road trip, masturbation, male nudity, lust, rape, funeral
Place: midwest, minneapolis minnesota, wisconsin, minnesota
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One Potato, Two Potato
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: child custody, racism, prejudice, marriage, miscegenation, black man white woman relationship, small town life, custody battle, drive in, clerk, playground, interracial couple, race, hopscotch, toy gun, interracial marriage, interracial kiss, wedding reception, farm, biracial, ex husband ex wife relationship, racial slur, in laws, factory, tree, farmer, interracial romance, minister, racist, black american, pregnancy, monument, cowboy hat, courtroom, african american, judge, lawyer, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, park, divorce, baby, little girl, husband wife relationship, dancing
Place: midwest, ohio
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 4.8
 128
Locusts
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Plot: swarm, farm, farmer, insect, animal attack, bus, biplane, father son relationship
Place: midwest
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The Execution of Julie Ann Mabry
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Plot: death penalty, abandonment, sexual abuse, prison, mother daughter relationship
Place: midwest, indiana
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One Hour Fantasy Girl
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Style: suspense
Plot: sexual fantasy, meditation, website, hustler, domestic violence, apartment, coming of age, e mail, alcoholic, whip, gang, dream, abusive mother, mother, dominatrix, cell phone, real estate, child abuse, motel, violence, sex, office, cigarette smoking
Place: midwest
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Superman: Requiem
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Plot: superhero, galaxy, adventure hero, sabotage, female reporter, flying, flying man, invulnerability, costume, farm, mission, secret identity, planet, north pole, orphan, evil, cat, alien, escape, reporter, newspaper, adoption, criminal, disguise, love, super powers
Place: midwest
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75
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Style: social realism, depressing, sad, ambiguous ending, tragic ending, dark, suspense
Audience: kids
Plot: woman, lover, suit and tie, violent man, social problem, character says i'm sorry, speeding vehicle, exploring sexuality, south african, apathy, short skirt, neglect, broken family, caucasian, troubled youth, dysfunctional, middle finger, self harm, black boy, teen violence, hick, non professional cast, runaway teen, young people, hypodermic, medicine cabinet, loud music, religious statue, police informant, disintegration, dealer, sofa, imagery, family disapproval, snitch, public health, male camaraderie, job seeking, underage girl, yuppie, civil liberties, spurned woman, soul music, hoodlum, jerk, social decay, sunday, female tears, dumb criminal, boy killed
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: midwest, ohio, america, kentucky, usa, cincinnati ohio
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 5.7
 92
Black Luck
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Style: bloody
Plot: bare chested male fighting, mob, punching, hitman, long haired male, torture, interrogation, mafia, revenge, brother brother relationship, blood
Place: midwest
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 5.6
 17K
Bad Santa 2
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Style: dark humor, absurd, harsh, funny, sexy, ironic, satirical, humorous, melancholic, twist ending, stylized, enigmatic, bloody, ridiculous, toilet humor
Plot: christmas, holiday, sarcasm, greed, drinking, farce, dysfunctional family, pervert, villain, masturbation, corruption, dialogue, irreverent, crime, death, screwball, mad, santa claus, shopping mall, splatter, police investigation, catastrophe, heist, violence, mentor, writers, parody, sex, multiple storylines, loneliness, nudity (topless - notable), redemption, murder, storytelling, brutality, first contact, revenge, destiny, alter ego, firefly, anti-hero, kick-butt women, comics, free speech, crime gone awry, violent, honest, pornography, adaptation, fantasy world
Place: midwest, chicago illinois
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The Branches
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
Plot: family drama, hometown, coming of age
Place: midwest, ohio
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 7.4
 7
How It Ends
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Plot: time, evolution, earth, environmentalism, fish, dream, rocket, outer space, sex
Place: midwest
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Edge of Seventeen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexual, touching, sentimental, sincere, sweet, humorous, melancholic, sexy, erotic, bleak, emotional, sad, heartbreaking
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, homosexuality, high school, small town, adolescence, coming-of-age, strong sexual content, friendship, stereotypes, lesbian, fall in love, teenager, best friends, mentor, sexuality, relationships, summer, amusement park, life philosophy, honest, male nudity, unlikely friendships, lgbt, gays and lesbians, drinking, pornography, self discovery, loneliness, women, catastrophe, childhood, dialogue driven, writers, couple relations, finnish, dialogue, happy ending, runaway, coming out, sex, brutality, dysfunctional family, college, teenage love, storytelling, adaptation, aids, prejudice, obsession
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, new jersey, midwest, new york
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 6.4
 487
Steel City
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy, psychological
Plot: single parent, dealing with death, introspection, busboy, blue collar, tattoo, police, redemption, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, teenage life, family life, hopes, family problems, family relations, working class, society, youth, couples, jail, infidelity, confession, brother brother relationship, father son relationship
Time: contemporary
Place: midwest
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The Gypsy Moths
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: infidelity, small town, love triangle, skydiving, small town life, love and romance, couples, redheaded woman, marching band, boarder, topless dancing, pilot, cuckold, marital infidelity, catholic, sign of the cross, sex scene, dysfunctional marriage, suicide, adultery, female nudity, biplane
Time: 60s
Place: kansas, usa, midwest
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