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, senior citizen, 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 serious, psychological, contemplative and realistic films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, loneliness, mother son relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship and son mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Private Life: The Lonely Voice of Man (1987), Family Circle (1980), Night Call (1970), Golden Exits (2017), Little Girl Blue (2007). 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: civil war, archive footage, loneliness, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, man-woman relation, wife husband relationship
Place: russia
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95%
Family Circle (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: fiancee, daughter, children, son, single woman, loneliness, engineer, ex husband, student, restaurant, secretary, judge ...
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: message, son, text messaging, family relations, grandson, daughter in law, telephone, guilt
Place: soviet union
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83%
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Golden Exits (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Greece
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.
Style: psychological, tense, suspense, unusual plot structure
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, australian, loneliness, brooklyn new york city, therapy, marital infidelity, birthday, long haired male, archive, marital problem, assistant ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Little Girl Blue (2007)
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: family relations, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, midlife crisis, female protagonist, female director, piano, male nudity, older woman younger man relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: ex husband ex wife relationship, anonymous letter, parenthood, domestic violence, family secret, family relations, remarry, letter writing, apartment, letter, russian, whistling ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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You and Me (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A neurosurgeon returns back to the USSR from Sweden and has to deal with rejection - both at work and at home.
Plot: ice hockey, female director, circus, neurosurgeon, train, doctor, embassy, crisis of conscience, surgeon
Place: siberia, russia
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51%
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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, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, loneliness, scientist, teenager
Time: 70s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: friend, prostitute, pickup truck, homoeroticism, husband wife relationship, gun, childhood friend, male bonding, blood, architect, friendship, drinking alcohol ...
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: suicide, son, piano, children, hanging, husband wife relationship, flower, pilgrimage, telephone operator, flowers, family relations, interview ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bag Full of Hearts (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: boyfriend, bulldozer, building, mother, son, postman, daughter, village, excavator, teacher, kolkhoz, husband ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: psychological, emotional, touching, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Plot: countryside, family relations, family problems, human nature, isolation, parents and children, dying mother, mother son relationship, parent child relationship, loneliness, old woman, nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
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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, armenian, old woman, children, mother, husband wife relationship, family relations
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia, caucasus, eastern europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, hospice, destiny, family relations, love, wheelchair, letter, husband wife relationship, homosexual, cancer, ex husband ex wife relationship, death ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Coming Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jochen's life is going well. He has just moved into a new house with his wife and child when suddenly his widowed father accidentally runs into a car and begins to lose his mind. The family take the old man in but tensions arise when the family ...
Plot: father son relationship, fire, family relations, new house, senior citizen, alzheimer's disease
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: family relations, switchblade, stalker, table, husband wife relationship, abusive husband
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Waiting (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 69 min.
Plot: separation, loneliness, divorce, family relations, pregnancy, teacher, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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On Golden Pond (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: 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, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, elderly, reconciliation, alienation, lake, aging, bittersweet, old age, resentment, profanity, golden years, retired ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.6
 19K
Distant (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Uzak/Distant chronicles the numbing loneliness, longing, and isolation in the lives of two men who are consumed by their own problems. Istanbul photographer Mahmut reluctantly receives his relative Yusuf, but the mingling of their lives does little ...
Style: bleak, touching, sincere, psychological, lyrical ...
Plot: unemployment, loneliness, family relations, recession, introspection, love and romance, society, looking for love, human nature, down on your luck, male female relationship, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, middle east, istanbul turkey, tokyo, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 818
July Rain (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A woman is forced to examine the emptiness of her life in this stark drama from the Soviet Union. Lena (Yevgenya Uralova) is a woman in her late twenties who loves her boyfriend (Aleksandr Belyavsky) but in time comes to see that their relationship ...
Style: semi documentary, intellectual
Plot: song, rain, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, singing, artist, loss of father, friend, free spirit, realism, existentialism, red army, identity crisis ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: moscow russia, soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, husband wife relationship, housewife, gymnast, obsession, athlete, retirement, son
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. His wife also knows it, and even he knows it. But he is still ...
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: pension, colonel, small town, parents and children, hopes, couple relations, family relations, downfall, family life, small town life, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: drug addict, drug use, teenage angst, drug addiction, husband wife relationship, juvenile delinquent, father son relationship, teenage boy, family relations, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Cities of the Plain (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Directed by Robert Kramer
Style: experimental, touching, serious, captivating
Plot: family relations, mysterious man, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional family, working class, immigrants, blindness, wedding, mother daughter relationship, blind man, worker, flashback ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Eva Nova (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Eva would do anything to regain the love of the one she hurt the most - her son. She is a recovered alcoholic but decades ago she was a famous actress.
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, estranged mother, alcoholic, loneliness, estranged son, mother son conflict, elderly woman, addiction, regret, drunkenness, social outcast, husband wife relationship ...
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
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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, virgin, virginity, missing person, masturbation, male masturbation, male virgin, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Black and White (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Juha is a sales manager of a refrigerator company. His perfect-looking family and glittering array of modern kitchen appliances have just been featured in a magazine article, but in reality Juha is a womanising chauvinist more at home on the road ...
Plot: partying, dysfunctional marriage, dancing, model, female nudity, male nudity, love, 19 year old, marketing, older man younger woman relationship, love triangle, middle aged man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, film producer, screenwriter, love, gun, tragedy, coming of age, opera, suicide, loneliness, husband wife relationship, stream of consciousness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Chronicle of the End of the World (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A retired teacher fears the world is coming to an end when his jobless son is abandoned by his wife after having a baby.
Style: touching, serious, sexy, contemplative, suspenseful ...
Plot: family relations, couples, parents and children, elderly, crumbling marriage, human nature, husband wife relationship, family crisis, father son relationship, unfulfillment, apocalypse, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Vassa (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A screen adaptation of the second version of A. M. Gorky’s play “Vassa Zheleznova”. In this family children were taught from the early years to put accent on the word “my”: my ship, my house, my factory… Here they counted the money ...
Plot: class differences, matriarch, russian revolution, dysfunctional family, wealthy family, rich, scandal, merchant, heart attack, mother in law daughter in law relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, illness ...
Time: 1910s
Place: switzerland, paris france, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%