Movies like Private Life 1982

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Private Life (1982)
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Private Life (1982)
Original name: Chastnaya zhizn
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, daughter, ex husband ex wife relationship, secretary, son, circus, grandson, pension, husband wife relationship, pistol, partial female nudity
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and spiritual films with plots about husband wife relationship, loneliness, daughter, son, children, father son relationship and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Private Life: Family Circle (1980), The Lonely Voice of Man (1987), Night Call (1970), Bag Full of Hearts (1964), Without Witness (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Family Circle (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: daughter, student, restaurant, secretary, son, ex husband, wife, husband, parents, groom, engineer, loneliness ...
Place: soviet union
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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: man-woman relation, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, loneliness, civil war
Place: russia
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93%
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Night Call (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
Plot: daughter in law, grandson, guilt, telephone, message, son
Place: soviet union
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62%
Bag Full of Hearts (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: building, bulldozer, postman, village, teacher, son, mother, daughter, kolkhoz, husband, wife, officer ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: classical music, russian, father son relationship, parenthood, domestic violence, ex husband ex wife relationship, anonymous letter, lie, telephone call, apartment, seduction, letter ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: husband wife relationship, retirement, housewife, athlete, obsession, gymnast, son
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A snapshot of one segment of Estonian present-day life, shown through the eyes of a child: 8 years old Lucia is leading a jolly and naughty Pippi-Longstocking-style life in a small town in Estonia. Her father Kaido, a graveyard keeper, can hardly ...
Plot: social worker, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, little girl, husband wife relationship, unemployment, daughter, orphanage, fire
Place: estonia
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Golden Exits (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: 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: marital infidelity, australian, birthday, assistant, sister in law, loneliness, therapy, recording studio, husband wife relationship
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, mother daughter relationship, friend, picnic, guitar, realism, translator, identity crisis, red army, free spirit, telephone call, loss of father ...
Time: 1960s
Place: moscow russia, russia, soviet union
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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, hospital, death, blond boy, loss of son, father son relationship
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Wings (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Bulgakova gives a marvelous performance as a once heroic Russian fighter pilot now living a quiet, disappointingly ordinary life as a school principal.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: haunted by the past, high school, military, midlife crisis, culture clash, fish out of water, obsession, unfulfillment, wartime life, post world war two, aviation, school principal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Choices (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 19 year old girl suddenly finds herself pregnant. Not wanting to face motherhood or dealing with the consequences of a child, she contemplates an abortion without the knowledge of her boyfriend. However, her father, a retired 62 year old judge ...
Plot: abortion, crisis of conscience, father daughter conflict, husband wife relationship, unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy, daughter
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38%
Gone in the Night (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A couple is unjustly accused of the murder of their daughter. Based on a true story and book of the same title.
Plot: kidnapping, false accusation, trial, private investigator, daughter, husband wife relationship, news reporter, intruder, parent child relationship, murder, child murder
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A Death of Innocence (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mother travels to New York to see her daughter who is awaiting trial for murder. The mother is totally convinced of her daughter's innocence and does all she can to help her. As the trial progresses however, the mother begins to have doubts.
Plot: mother, daughter, mother daughter relationship, trial, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Byelorussia Station (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The heroes of the movie last seen each other on the Belarusian railway station in the summer of 1945. A quarter-century, they meet at the funeral of comrade.
Plot: train, world war two
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Second Circle (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Asthenic Syndrome (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
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Plot: teacher, female nudity, male nudity, loneliness, depression, film within a film
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: surgeon, doctor, embassy, crisis of conscience
Place: russia, siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: marriage, wheelchair, mother daughter relationship, cancer, death, love, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, long lost daughter, ex husband ex wife relationship, letter, gay ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Genre: Drama
Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Useless Girl (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Point Last Seen (1998)
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Country: USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Silence in Dreamland (2013)
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Country: Ecuador, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Vystrel (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
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Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Sky-Earth-Sky (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
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Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Escort Girls (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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