Netflix movies and series: Understated

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242 movies and series in the understated category


Aram, Aram
Newly orphaned Aram leaves Beirut to live with his grandfather in Los Angeles, and overwhelmed by culture shock, he falls prey to an Armenian gang.
23 February 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 79 minutes
Clouds of Sils Maria
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A middle-aged actress is cast in a film adaptation of the play that made her famous 20 years earlier, but in a much less glamorous role.
16 February 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 123 minutes
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Chauthi Koot
Related tales of a family seeking refuge and two men on a train to Amritsar evoke the dreadful unease surrounding Hindu-Sikh tensions in 1980s Punjab.
9 February 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 116 minutes
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Imperial Dreams
A young father returns home from jail eager to care for his son and become a writer, but crime, poverty and a flawed system threaten his plans.
9 February 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 86 minutes
Elephant's Dream
This documentary chronicles the struggles and dreams of a postal clerk, a railway guard and a firefighter in the crumbling Congo capital of Kinshasa.
9 February 2017 | Documentaries | 2014 | 77 minutes
37
A real-life tragedy inspired this drama about the vicious 1964 murder of a woman witnessed by 37 people, none of whom intervened to stop it.
9 February 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 81 minutes
Semana Santa
A single mother, her boyfriend and her 8-year-old son take a weeklong resort vacation, during which secrets and relationship strains take their toll.
2 February 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 87 minutes
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Fatima
After emigrating from Algeria to France, single mother Fatima Elayoubi struggles against barriers of race and language to forge a writing career.
26 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 78 minutes
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Gato Negro
After a troubled boyhood in the 1950s countryside, a simple Argentine grows into a successful businessman with a dark side in 1980s Buenos Aires.
26 January 2017 | Movie | 2014 | 119 minutes
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Your Brush With Nature
Nature and landscape artist Heiner Hertling hosts this instructional painting series that demonstrates the plein air method of outdoor image-making.
20 January 2017 | Show | 2013
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Ixcanul
A Mayan girl working on a Guatemalan coffee plantation dreams of escaping an arranged marriage to make a new life in America.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 91 minutes
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Aquarius
The final holdout in her historic beachside building in Brazil, a retired music critic refuses to sell her apartment to developers bent on demolition.
20 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 145 minutes
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Love in Her Bag
Their fates switched as children, two women cross paths again as adults and become entangled in a rivalry for professional success and love.
12 January 2017 | Show | 2013
As I Open My Eyes
A teenager is caught between the expectations of her traditional Tunisian family and the provocative political sentiments she expresses in her music.
12 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 102 minutes
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Little Men
Jake and Tony become friends when Jake's dad inherits a home above Tony's mother's shop. Friendship is tested when Jake's dad raises the shop's rent.
12 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 85 minutes
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Petting Zoo
A high school senior in San Antonio who has won a college scholarship discovers she's pregnant and faces a difficult choice about her future.
5 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 92 minutes
Radiopetti
An elderly, hearing-impaired Indian man stays connected to the world of the past through the beloved valve radio he has owned since childhood.
5 January 2017 | Movie | 2015 | 82 minutes
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Mr. Pig
An aging California pig farmer whose property is on the brink of foreclosure makes a last-ditch trip across the border to sell his prized hog.
5 January 2017 | Movie | 2016 | 96 minutes
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The Interview
Eddie Fleming is grilled relentlessly about an offense and quickly finds himself trapped in a nightmare -- but is it of his own making?
29 December 2016 | Movie | 1998 | 101 minutes
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Miss Stevens
Emotionally vulnerable teacher Rachel accompanies three students to a weekend drama competition and forms an unexpected bond with troubled teen Billy.
22 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 86 minutes
Masaan
Along India's Ganges River, four people face prejudice, a strict moral code and a punishing caste system as they confront personal tragedies.
22 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 104 minutes
Barry
A young Barack Obama forges his identity while dealing with race, divergent cultures and ordinary life as a New York City college student.
22 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 104 minutes
Golden Kingdom
With the abbott absent, a child monk and his young peers in remote Myanmar must fend for themselves and confront the world beyond the monastery walls.
15 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 103 minutes
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Wildflower
When promising young artist Chloe starts having terrifying flashbacks, she suspects they might be connected to her dark past and an unsolved murder.
15 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 91 minutes
Other People
After a bad breakup, a struggling New York comedy writer tries to don a brave face and care for his dying mother in Sacramento.
15 December 2016 | Movie | 2016 | 97 minutes
Homeland (Iraq Year Zero)
This documentary home movie series reveals the lives, hopes and fears of ordinary Iraqi families before and after the 2003 start of the Iraq War.
8 December 2016 | Show | 2016
Hello, My Twenties!
With different personalities, life goals and taste in men, five female college students become housemates in a shared residence called Belle Epoque.
8 December 2016 | Show | 2016
Across Grace Alley
A young boy, upset by his parents' divorce, becomes infatuated with his grandmother's neighbor, an entrancing dancer he watches through a window.
8 December 2016 | Movie | 2013 | 24 minutes
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Diary of a Chambermaid
An attractive young woman goes to work as a chambermaid for a troublesome couple. The wife is unreasonable, and the husband won't stop hitting on her.
8 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 96 minutes
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Natural Selection
As the new kid, a shy high school senior finds himself tormented by all his peers except one. But his new friend has a dark, infectious outlook.
1 December 2016 | Movie | 2015 | 101 minutes
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