Netflix Social Issue Dramas movies and series

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An overview of all Netflix Social Issue Dramas movies and series. 57 titles were found.

Minnaminungu The Firefly
A nameless widow juggles multiple jobs to support her daughter’s decision to study abroad, only to discover that she has other plans.
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September 7, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 127 minutes
Ottaal
Young orphan Kuttappayi goes to live with his grandfather in the country, but his new life takes a hard turn when his grandfather's health fails.
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August 27, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 88 minutes
Invisible
After learning she's pregnant, a teen grapples with the consequences while trying to go about her life as if nothing has changed.
August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 86 minutes
Same Kind of Different as Me
A wealthy couple whose marriage is on the rocks befriends a local homeless man who changes their perspectives in this inspiring true story.
August 17, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 119 minutes
Kaviyude Osyath
When a late poet leaves behind his property to a young man, the man's brother suspects the poet may have been more than just a family friend.
July 4, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 116 minutes
Sarvopari Palakkaran
In the course of a human trafficking investigation, a conservative cop crosses paths with an artist-activist in a clash of worldviews.
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July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 132 minutes
Pareeth Pandaari
As the parents of three unmarried daughters, a humble cook and his wife contend with the challenges of matchmaking and social expectations.
July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 109 minutes
Paathi
A face painter for Theyyam rituals who is himself disfigured conceals his guilt over the fact that he performs abortions as a medical practitioner.
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July 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 88 minutes
Sara's Notebook
A naive Madrid lawyer travels to Africa to search for her younger sister, who has gone missing in a part of Congo plagued by violence and strife.
May 26, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 116 minutes
Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid
When they travel to their father's ancestral village, city kids expecting a natural paradise instead find a poor, dusty town that harbors secrets.
May 19, 2018 | Movie | 2012 | 94 minutes
Ajji
When her small granddaughter is sexually assaulted by a powerful man and no justice is served, a poor, frail old woman plots her violent revenge.
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May 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 104 minutes
Onaatah
Seeking to heal after a traumatic assault, a young woman retreats to a small village by the hills, where she finds hope, love and new purpose.
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May 1, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 106 minutes
Zachariayude Garbhinikal
A gynecologist caring for four unconventional patients receives a visit from a young woman who presents him and his wife with a blessing in disguise.
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April 26, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 110 minutes
Lalbaug Parel: Zali Mumbai Sonyachi
Industrial workers struggle against the greed of their employers and the apathy of the government toward the conditions in which they live and work.
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April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2010 | 145 minutes
A Sort of Family
An Argentine doctor faces legal and ethical challenges when she travels to the countryside to pick up the infant she has been waiting to adopt.
April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 96 minutes
Mili
An introverted young woman who's plagued by insecurities begins to gain confidence and come out of her shell.
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April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2015 | 106 minutes
Fandry
Spunky, lower-caste lad Jabya falls for lovely, upper-caste Shalu. But his family's derided social position proves a stubborn stumbling block to love.
April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2014 | 102 minutes
Lorai: Play to Live
Under a government initiative, a retired alcoholic soccer player is sent to establish a soccer team in a politically troubled area.
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April 19, 2018 | Movie | 2015 | 155 minutes
Boys on the Side
Looking to jump-start her career, a lesbian nightclub singer accompanies a woman with AIDS on a cross-country drive from New York to Los Angeles.
April 5, 2018 | Movie | 1995 | 116 minutes
Pizza, Beer, & Smokes
A group of hardscrabble young thieves in Argentina decide to leave their boss and plan heists on their own.
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March 22, 2018 | Movie | 1998 | 80 minutes
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Al Hayba
In a village by the Lebanon-Syria border, the head of an arms-smuggling clan contends with family conflicts, power struggles and complicated love.
Inside the Freemasons
Explore the history and future of the Freemasons, a fraternal order steeped in both secrecy and tradition.
The Third Man
After arriving in post-World War II Vienna, unemployed pulp novelist Holly Martins learns that his friend Harry has died in an accident. Compelled to investigate the death, Holly slowly uncovers startling revelations about Harry's life.