Netflix movies and series: Understated

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311 movies and series in the understated category

Gabriel and the Mountain
In a drama based on a true story, Brazilian backpacker Gabriel Buchmann spends his gap year exploring Africa. Why does he die in the Malawi mountains?
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November 12, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 131 minutes
The Desert Bride
While traveling across Argentina to a new job, a longtime maid encounters a salesman who opens her eyes to life's beauty and possibilities.
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November 9, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 77 minutes
Loktak Lairembee
Following the accidental discovery of a gun, a depressed fisherman experiences a new confidence that soon threatens to balloon into arrogance.
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November 9, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 70 minutes
Bucket List
After getting a heart transplant, a 40-year-old homemaker in Pune makes the life-changing decision to complete the bucket list of her 20-year-old donor.
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November 7, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 129 minutes
The Jungle School
An idealistic young woman travels to the jungles of Indonesia to teach literacy -- and much more -- to local children.
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2013 | 90 minutes
Dovlatov
Over six days in 1971, brilliant writer Sergei Dovlatov encounters maddening barriers to publishing his work under the repressive Soviet regime.
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 126 minutes
Morris from America
When his father moves from the U.S. to Heidelberg, Germany, an African American teenager struggles to find his place and pursue his hip-hop dreams.
November 1, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 90 minutes
Meghnadbodh Rohoshyo
A professor mysteriously vanishes, leaving behind a host of suspects, a shadowy history and a clue: the anonymous birthday gift of a Bengali classic.
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October 24, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 150 minutes
The Kindergarten Teacher
A devoted teacher takes interest in a young student's creative potential after hearing his poetry. But she soon crosses the line into obsession.
October 17, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 97 minutes
Filosofi Kopi
The level-headed owner of a struggling coffee shop finds his future at risk when his partner -- a talented but cocky barista -- makes a major bet.
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October 10, 2018 | Movie | 2015 | 117 minutes
Letters from Prague
Hoping to fulfill her deceased mother's final wish, a young woman travels to Prague to deliver an old letter to a mysterious man.
October 8, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 98 minutes
Emma' (Mother)
In 1950s Makassar, the life of a devoted mother is upended when another woman enters her husband's life.
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October 5, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 73 minutes
Private Life
Struggling to conceive, a couple in their 40s are almost out of options -- until a sliver of hope arrives in the form of their visiting step-niece.
October 5, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 124 minutes
Sat Shri Akaal England
After several failed attempts to obtain a visa, a man desperate to escape Punjab pays a British woman to marry him so he can move to England.
October 1, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 127 minutes
Udaan
Upon returning to his industrial hometown, a young man must decide whether to follow his own dreams or acquiesce to his father's plans for his future.
October 1, 2018 | Movie | 2010 | 137 minutes
Peace Haven
Complications around the cremation of their deceased friend inspire three septuagenarian friends to build their own mortuary.
October 1, 2018 | Movie | 2016 | 73 minutes
Bioscope
Inspired by classic and contemporary literature, four renowned Marathi directors create four individual stories in this anthology of short films.
September 27, 2018 | Movie | 2015 | 130 minutes
Kuchh Bheege Alfaaz
After accidentally connecting over the Internet, two strangers form a tight friendship -- not knowing they already share a bond.
September 25, 2018 | Movie | 2018 | 110 minutes
Love and Shukla
A sexually inexperienced rickshaw driver struggles to build intimacy with his shy new wife in their tiny, overcrowded quarters.
September 25, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 110 minutes
Sparring
A middle-aged boxer with a mixed record becomes a champion's sparring partner while dreaming of one last chance to end his career with a victory.
September 23, 2018 | Movie | 2017 | 94 minutes
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