Movies like Private Life 1982

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Private Life (1982)
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Private Life (1982)
Original name: Частная жизнь
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mikhail Ulyanov is the Bergmanesque protagonist of the Russian Private Life. A government-appointed factory executive, Ulyanov is reduced to quivering confusion when he is dismissed. Recovering from this blow, he decides to review and realign his life. In so doing, he discovers that there's plenty left in the world to make life worth living. Private Life was nominated for the "best foreign picture" Academy Award in 1983.
Plot: loneliness, family relations, gun, daughter, ex husband ex wife relationship, secretary, son, husband wife relationship, circus, grandson, pension, pistol, partial female nudity
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, contemplative, touching and psychological films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, loneliness, father son relationship, son, death and mother son relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Private Life: The Lonely Voice of Man (1987), Family Circle (1980), Night Call (1970), Without Witness (1983), Golden Exits (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Lonely Voice of Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is Sokurov's feature film debut and is based on the novel The River Potudan by Andrei Platonov. It's a story about the lives of people in the Russian countryside in the beginning of the 20th century. The film was completed in 1979 ...
Plot: archive footage, civil war, loneliness, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, wife husband relationship, man-woman relation
Place: russia
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95%
Family Circle (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: husband, ex husband, groom, parents, secretary, judge, engineer, loneliness, son, student, wife, daughter ...
Place: soviet union
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92%
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Night Call (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
Story: At the heart of the plot - the erroneous message about the death of Varvara Antonovna gathers around her son, daughter-in-law and grandson. They feel a sense of deep guilt, so carelessly treating a loved one for a number of years
Plot: family relations, message, telephone, guilt, son, text messaging, daughter in law, grandson
Place: soviet union
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85%
Without Witness (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In visiting his ex-wife’s apartment a man learns that she plans to remarry a scientist named Valentin Shlyakhov. In his past, the man wrote a scathing letter about Shlyakhov which greatly impacted his career. Fearing that this information will ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: parenthood, domestic violence, telephone call, father son relationship, classical music, whistling, russian, lie, anonymous letter, ex husband ex wife relationship, apartment, letter writing ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Golden Exits (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.
Plot: husband wife relationship, sister in law, long haired male, family relations, therapy, recording studio, assistant, birthday, marital infidelity, loneliness, archive, brooklyn new york city ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Monologue (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Professor Sretenski is a scientist and director of a research center in Russia. He is separated from his wife and lives alone. His daughter, who lives with the mother, comes to his home and stays with him for a period, leaving her daughter with him. ...
Plot: family relations, teenager, grandfather granddaughter relationship, scientist, loneliness, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship
Time: 70s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Cahoots (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Two men who were "best friends" while growing up together and into their 20's, reconnect after years apart. On the surface, their lives have gone in opposite directions, one married, successful, respectful and settled; the other ...
Plot: truck, friend, blood, friendship, husband wife relationship, beer, drinking, drink, homosexual subtext, childhood friend, prostitute, revenge ...
Place: los angeles, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Money Buys Happiness (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man and a woman, unpleasant bickering nitwits both, push a big stupid metaphor (in the shape of a piano) across Seattle.
Style: spiritual
Plot: flower, son, suicide, love, breakfast, telephone operator, pilgrimage, children, piano, marriage, husband wife relationship, interview ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bag Full of Hearts (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: teacher, officer, daughter, kolkhoz, husband, wife, bulldozer, building, mother, postman, village, son ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Shadow Box (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Over the course of a day in a California hospice, three terminally ill patients are observed with their families reflecting on life and death. Adapted for television from the award-winning play by Michael Cristofer.
Plot: long lost daughter, father son relationship, wheelchair, husband wife relationship, marriage, family relations, cancer, homosexual, letter, terminal illness, destiny, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mother and Son (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A slow and poignant story of love and patience told via a dying mother nursed by her devoted son. The simple narrative is a thread woven among the deeply spiritual images of the countryside and cottage.
Style: touching, psychological, gloomy, emotional, serious ...
Plot: countryside, family relations, isolation, human nature, parents and children, family problems, parent child relationship, mother son relationship, dying mother, death, old woman, nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film is about the hard lot of a woman with an extraordinary character, who tries to raise her children and win back her husband, who left family for another woman, after return from the war.
Plot: world war two, horse, husband wife relationship, children, family relations, armenian, old woman, mother
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, armenia, caucasus, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Waiting (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, husband wife relationship, divorce, teacher, loneliness, separation
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Dangerous Intentions (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man stalks his wife and child when they leave for an abused women's shelter.
Plot: table, family relations, abusive husband, stalker, switchblade, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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On Golden Pond (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: For Norman and Ethel Thayer, this summer on golden pond is filled with conflict and resolution. When their daughter Chelsea arrives, the family is forced to renew the bonds of love and overcome the generational friction that has existed for years. ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, elderly, reconciliation, alienation, lake, aging, bittersweet, old age, couple relations, resentment, human nature, golden years ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Something Different (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vera Chytilova wrote and directed this two-part story that took the Grand Prix at the Mannheim Film Festival. Part one deals with the rigorous training of Olympic champion gymnast Eva Bosakova. She contemplates retirement as she goes through a ...
Plot: female director, gymnast, son, husband wife relationship, housewife, athlete, obsession, retirement
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Toughlove (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Charters family falls into despair over their drug-addicted son Gary. They discuss his problems through the "Toughlove" program in searching for answers.
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, teenage angst, juvenile delinquent, drug addict, drug addiction, drug use, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julie is a woman who seemingly has everything. A handsome husband, teenage daughter and a thriving, undemanding job as a translator and now even a new dream house ... But she also has a secret that is slowly changing her idyllic life...
Plot: female director, midlife crisis, family relations, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, male nudity, piano, older woman younger man relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
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Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: soviet union, russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, contemplative ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of the rough collie hero, Sunnybank Lad. Based on the book by Albert Payson Terhune.
Plot: family relations, dog, husband wife relationship, rescue, owner dog relationship, dog movie, barking, father daughter relationship, dog actor
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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David (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A mentally handicapped young man decides to leave the security of his family in order to search the purpose of his existence; whether it is freedom, sexual experience or death.
Plot: mentally challenged, family relations, missing son, husband wife relationship, male masturbation, male virgin, virgin, masturbation, missing person, virginity
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Black and White (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 18K
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Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: bleak, touching, psychological, sincere, lyrical ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey, tokyo, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Balloon Vendor (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young boy tries to make living out of a puppet show when his mother abandons him and his father.
Plot: circus, parent child relationship, balloon, death, blond boy, hospital, loss of son, father son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Three Sisters (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: For her latest project, commissioned by Arte and starring members of the Comédie-Française, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (A Castle in Italy, Rendez-Vous 2014) shot an idiosyncratic, half-modernized adaptation of one of Chekhov’s greatest, most ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Time to Die (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An impressionistic, black-and-white portrait of the day-to-day of a nonagenarian woman as she experiences the final act of her life. Danuta Szaflarska stars as Aniela, who lives in a massive yet rapidly-deteriorating wooden house, filled with ...
Plot: female director, generation gap, death, house, piano, old lady, son, family relations, dog, shakespearean quotation
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Adagio sostenuto (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film tells the love story between Anna and José, while at the same time approaches the intersections of urban violence and artistic creation, nature and civilization, war and peace, life and death, abandon and union, showing that in the end of ...
Plot: death, tragedy, opera, gun, filmmaker, stream of consciousness, life after death, screenwriter, existentialism, film within a film, bible, filmmaking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Lotgenoten (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 65 min.
Story: When womanizer Remco Albrecht celebrates his 65st birthday he has to deal with people from his past whom he would rather ignore.
Plot: kidnapping, female nudity, prostitution, family relations, abortion, husband wife relationship, dog, revenge, murder, lesbian, chinese mafia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Death of a Salesman (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Adaptation of Arthur Miller's play.
Plot: melancholy, salesman, brother brother relationship, mishap, american dream, businessman, family relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, dream
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%