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Love and Honour (2006)
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Love and Honour (2006)
Original name: 武士の一分
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A look at the relationship between a young blind samurai (Kimura) and his wife, who will make a sacrifice in order to defend her husband's honor.
Style: psychological, epic, serious, jidai geki
Plot: samurai, social differences, vengeance, romance, blind character, hopes, society, political unrest, rivalry, master warrior, heroes, fish, glory, master and servant, poisoning, warrior, being followed
Place: japan, asia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and stylized films with plots about romance, love and romance, society, rivalry, vengeance, political unrest and hopes mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Love and Honour: The Sea Is Watching (2002), The Twilight Samurai (2002), The Hidden Blade (2004), Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai (2011), Lorna Doone (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Sea Is Watching (2002)
Genre: Romance, Drama
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Duration: 119 min.
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The Twilight Samurai (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
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Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Hidden Blade (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
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Country: Japan, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An tale of revenge, honor and disgrace, centering on a poverty-stricken samurai who discovers the fate of his ronin son-in-law, setting in motion a tense showdown of vengeance against the house of a feudal lord.
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
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Duration: 127 min.
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