Movies like Man Follows Birds

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Man Follows Birds (1976)
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Man Follows Birds (1976)
Original name: Человек уходит за птицами
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Man Follows Birds is a coming-of-age story of a young Uzbek poet surrounded by violence. Farouk is fascinated by trees and Khamraev films him with a lot of melancholy and tenderness. Cast apart because he’s poor and his father’s drunk, Farouk is not happy in his village. When his father dies, he decides to go in the mountains with his best friends. Looking for nature at its purest, the two teenage boys have to deal with the cruelty of violent barbarians. Their trip will also make them meet a lost orphan girl and a wise beggar.
Plot: bird, teenager, village, wedding, fishing, sword, river, mask, fire, father son relationship, murder, blood, funeral, flute, death of father, death of mother, dead girl, apple, dead boy

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Most similar movies to Man Follows Birds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, contemplative and stylized films with plots about father son relationship, murder, death of father, funeral, death of mother, death and blood mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Man Follows Birds: Capricciosa (2003), Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967), Tag (2015), The Stone Wedding (1973), The Forest (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Capricciosa (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Swedish drama by Reza Bagher.
Plot: father son relationship, foster home, alcohol abuse, family relations, death of mother, cancer, alcoholic, dysfunctional family, belly dancing, family crisis, teenager, soccer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film is the story of girl Cveta who was abducted by the Ottoman bey and taken away in his harem. Bey is trying to embrace Islam, but its persistence, and its neighbors led beloved Spasa, and beloved local priest, assisted by diplomats of the ...
Style: epic
Plot: wedding, village, bloodbath, wedding reception, escape, running, innocent, fear, blood, countryside, corpse, fight ...
Place: ottoman empire, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.4
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Tag (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Billy is the self-designated leader of a group of teenagers living in a shelter. Jacob and Rae, Billy's oldest childhood friends, live there as well as part of "the family". Billy has an AIDs-like virus, which he has passed on to his ...
Plot: homeless, teenager, blood, throat cut, hiv, gay teenager, drug addict, warehouse, abusive parent, runaway, flashback sequence, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Stone Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drawing more on the heightened realism of indigenous folk ritual and storytelling traditions than on the Socialist Realist intentions of the state, this almost wordless cine-poem, operating with the most slender of plots but the oldest of ...
Plot: wedding, street musician, death, mother, grave, fiancee, swing, deserter, flute, drums, stone, banquet ...
Time: quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 6.6
 107
The Forest (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The action of the film takes place in two periods of time. An old man leads his son through a forest, and is simultaneously under his care confined to bed with a deadly illness.
Plot: murder, death of father, life & death, dying father, father son relationship, old man, bedridden, forest
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
American Born (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager who is obsessed with gangster movies believes himself to be a real gangster after his father is murdered.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: murder, tommy gun, teenager, mafia, rivalry, vengeance, tough heroes, unlikely criminals, crime, deadly, teenage life, obsession ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Butterfly in Grey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Dao returns home and finds her fiance in bed with another woman. She shoots them dead on the spot. She is sentenced to 10 years in prison. She gets out eventually and stays with a friend who runs an escort service and learns that women are even ...
Plot: funeral, murder, violence, prison guard, women's prison, prison, death, son, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, flashback, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Brooks, Meadows and Lovely Faces (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: You don’t need politics to make a political film… Love, pleasure, beauty and food are serious enough.
Plot: blood, marriage, food, wedding, cook, love, cooking, murder, chef, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Wajib (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Palestine, France, Colombia, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After years abroad in Italy, Shadi returns to his native Nazareth. But this is no spectacular homecoming. He's back somewhat begrudgingly to honour his "wajib" (or duty) to hand out invitations to his sister's wedding with his ...
Plot: parent child relationship, dog hit by a car, bird, animal bite, palestinian, funeral, cigarette smoking, christmas, father son relationship, telephone call, kiss, father son conflict ...
Place: palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.4
 141
Our Father... (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film by Veikko Aaltonen
Plot: father son estrangement, finnish, female nudity, gun, flashback, wheelchair, dementia, pistol, father son relationship, luger, aging, war veteran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Yumechiyo's Diary (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Yumechiyo, a geisha house madam recently diagnosed with a terminal illness, yearns to do something constructive with the little time she has left. Through her responsibility lies in taking care of her girls, she finds purpose in providing a man ...
Plot: dying, guilt, love, death, murder, father son relationship, secret, geisha, spa, hot spring, witness, resort ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Constant Factor (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The main character in this effective, convincing drama is Witold (Tadeusz Bradecki) who is high in what later would be termed the "emotional quotient" or the ability to bounce back from adverse, tragic circumstances. Witold has been ...
Plot: death of mother, frame up, father son relationship, fired from the job, dying, illness, corruption, death, death of father, mountaineer, mother son relationship
Place: poland, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 419
Pastorale (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the mountain village comes a group of young musicians in Tbilisi. Here they are going to relax and rehearse. Sad story about the final rupture occurred, the peasants do not sing beautiful old songs, the musicians play music incomprehensible to ...
Plot: village, cultural difference, country girl, family relations, fishing, hospitality, countryside, string quartet, job, guest, teenage girl, wine ...
Place: caucasus, russia, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Last Cowboy Standing (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In 1982 the guilt-ridden 18-year-old Rupert tries to remember and understand the events of the past amidst the chaos of the present
Plot: cowboys and indians, female director, loss of father, funeral, brother brother relationship, death of father, train, cake, ashes, alcohol abuse, christmas, loss of mother ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Juvenile Delinquents -- New World Order (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Broken teens trying to claim something their parents failed to provide - A Future and Purpose.
Style: dark
Plot: teenager, justice, vengeance, gang, abuse, blood, vigilante, revenge
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 231
Nowhere (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Young Danny has left his home town in the middle of nowhere (="Nirgendwo") behind and moved to Berlin to study business. The twentysomething enjoys big city life and independence. When his father dies unexpectedly, however, Danny has to ...
Plot: generation y, domineering father, swimming pool, photograph, swimming, female nudity, death of mother, suicide, grief, father son relationship, bathtub, camera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 3K
Sunset Song (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Style: captivating, psychological, realistic, tense
Plot: shepherd, farmer, love, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, world war one, sex scene, execution, village, death of father, father son relationship, marriage proposal ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Tropical Manila (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Philippines
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Kim-Dusik, who committed a murder in Korea, fled to Manila and has lived there nearly 15 years. He lives with his Filipino wife, Medusa, and their 15-year old son, Philip. Dusik, his irresistible yearning for his mother, turns into violence ...
Plot: unsimulated sex, dog, father son relationship, blood, anal sex, prostitution, caged human, fellatio, gay interest, male female relationship, cell, gay sex ...
Place: korea, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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De toutes mes forces (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nassim, a 16-year-old boy, is placed with a family in the suburbs following the death of his drug addict mother. But he refuses to integrate into the social setting that surrounds him. He invents another life for himself, similar to that of his ...
Plot: police, funeral, troubled teen, pregnant, studying, unplanned pregnancy, fire, semi autobiographical, teenage boy, pregnant teenager, teenage girl, teenager ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Sacred Mound (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A seven-year-old boy is sent to a farm on a remote island, when his mother goes abroad. On the island the boy gets to know a twenty-year-old woman who seems willing to take on a mother's role. But the boy is reaching an age of sexual awareness ...
Plot: lighthouse, island, fire, sex, wedding, treasure, first love, children, nudity (full frontal - brief), urination
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Thousand Months (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Morocco, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 1981, Morocco. A village in the Atlas mountains. A city in the distance. A child. A family facing its destiny.
Plot: school teacher, theft, chair, poverty, boy, wedding, teacher, countryside, teenager, suicide, village, death ...
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Meeting Past (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A famous surgeon named Nino, who came to the village, is requested to perform the operation. She recognizes her ex-husband Akia is the wounded person and now her difficult past is there before her eyes: Almaskhan's son Akia raped orphaned Nino. ...
Plot: celebration, crying girl, female doctor, attempted rape, surgeon, wound, fire, death of father, rape, girl, revolutionary, sick ...
Place: soviet union, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Learning Tree (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story, set in Kansas during the 1920's, covers less than a year in the life of a black teenager, and documents the veritable deluge of events which force him into sudden manhood. The family relationships and enmities, the fears, ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: countryside, small town, murder, racism, coming of age, family relations, teenager, americana, discrimination, teenage life, small town life, youth ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Late Fragment (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: Faye, Kevin and Théo three troubled strangers, three lives fractured by thoughts and acts of violence. In the interactive feature film Late Fragment, their narratives interlock in a unique cinematic experience in which you play a creative and ...
Plot: female director, therapist, teenager, gun, masturbation, male nudity, broken mirror, self inflicted injury, juvenile delinquent, striptease, mirror, beaten to death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Prince of the Himalayas (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set in ancient Tibet under the shadow of the Himalayas, the young prince Lhamoklodan learns of his father's mysterious death and returns to the Kingdom Jiaobo. Troubled by his mother's sudden remarriage to his uncle Kulo-ngam, he swears to ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: father son relationship, fog, death of brother, anger, fear, flashback, friendship, snow, wedding, secret, dancing, horse riding ...
Place: himalaya, tibet, china, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 16
The Shepherd (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A father chooses between his enemy and the life of his own son. Bursting with “Top Gun” action, THE SHEPHERD explodes into the lives and conflicts of the men who push the edge of supersonic danger while defending our skies. The resulting ...
Style: christian film
Plot: grief, prayer, funeral, death of father, vietnam veteran, river, pilot, death of husband, fighter jet, christianity, colonel, christian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Night-Flowers (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Two Vietnam vets, Tom and Nordi, live sad lives in a crumbling New Jersey town. Sharing a one room apartment, they talk about their inability to hold down real work, struggle to get noticed at the VA and fail to connect with women. This changes for ...
Plot: massage parlor, bus, gun, supermarket, roommate, father son relationship, dumpster, psychiatric patient, gym, fishing, police, vietnam veteran ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 18
Spring (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Savely and Lelya are leading a quiet peaceful life in a forest reserve, in a small village with a mineral spring, where Savely brought his seriously ill wife. The seemingly routine life can not hide deep and tender love that came a bit too late...
Plot: spring, village, son, husband, wife, sickness, death of husband, illness
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 286
The Red Knight (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Who really is behind the legend of "Red Dragon"?
Style: exciting, stylized, serious
Plot: adventurer, danger, heroes, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, escapades, adventure, curses spells and rituals, fan, spell, legend, sword and sorcery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 8.3
 2K
Hamlet (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Shakespeare's 17th century masterpiece about the "Melancholy Dane" was given one of its best screen treatments by Soviet director Grigori Kozintsev. Kozintsev's Elsinore was a real castle in Estonia, utilized metaphorically as ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, gloomy, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, rivalry, haunted by the past, tragic hero, palaces castles and temples, unfulfillment, parents and children, state affairs, betrayal, head of state, dishonesty, manic ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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