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 serious, realistic, stylized and suspenseful films with plots about father son relationship, murder, death of father, funeral, village, 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), American Born (1990). 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.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, family crisis, father son relationship, foster home, teenager, death of mother, funeral, alcohol abuse, belly dancing, cancer, alcoholic ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ 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, bloodbath, village, wedding reception, corpse, innocent, countryside, death, love, running, fear, fight ...
Place: macedonia, ottoman empire
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.5
 165
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: teenager, homeless, hiv, blood, warehouse, murder, throat cut, runaway, gay teenager, throat slitting, couples, abusive parent ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, grave, banquet, loss of daughter, mother, flute, stone, horse, fiancee, drums ...
Time: quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Plot: murder, tommy gun, teenager, mafia, rivalry, unlikely criminals, crimes, deadly, crime, gangsters, teenage life, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: death, son, prison, violence, prison guard, funeral, murder, women's prison, flashback, female nudity, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 108
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.
Style: mystical
Plot: father son relationship, old man, murder, forest, death of father, dying father, life & death, bedridden
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: serious, sincere, exciting, captivating, tragic ending
Plot: friendship, young love, wealth, politics, inheritance, adultery, secret, suspect, fake marriage, pursuit, father son relationship, murder ...
Place: himalaya, tibet, persia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: cook, chef, marriage, food, murder, love, blood, wedding, cooking, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.3
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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, animal bite, funeral, christmas, bird, palestinian, wedding invitation, father son conflict, dog hit by a car, death, cigarette smoking, telephone call ...
Place: palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 146
Our Father... (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film by Veikko Aaltonen
Plot: memory, family farm, return home, horse, suicide, childhood trauma, father son relationship, homecoming, sauna, dementia, funeral, finnish ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: father son relationship, love, train, river, geisha, son murders father, witness, accidental death, murder, bridge, resort, hot spring ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, wedding, fire, treasure, children, first love, nudity (full frontal - brief), urination, sex
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, father son relationship, illness, fired from the job, dying, corruption, death of father, death, mountaineer, frame up, mother son relationship
Place: poland, himalaya
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Juvenile Delinquents -- New World Order (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Broken teens trying to claim something their parents failed to provide - A Future and Purpose.
Style: dark
Plot: teenager, revenge, blood, vigilante, abuse, gang, vengeance, justice
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 435
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: cultural difference, village, country girl, wine, rehearsal, drinking, musician, party, alcohol, job, countryside, family relations ...
Place: caucasus, russia, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, tense, realistic
Plot: farmer, shepherd, love, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, world war one, sex scene, village, execution, marriage proposal, death of father, father son relationship ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, fish market, marital abuse, male nudity, mask, gay sex, caged human, fish, anal sex, killing an animal, chicken, father son relationship ...
Place: korea, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, family secret, birthday cake, train, funeral, christmas, grownups, nudity (full frontal - brief), alcohol abuse, death of mother, father son relationship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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De toutes mes forces (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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Place: paris france
⇓ 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: oppression, village, theft, 12 year old, suicide, boy, wedding, death, countryside, teenager, teacher, chair ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.6
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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: photographer, death of mother, suicide, father son relationship, female nudity, swimming, camera, grief, death of father, domineering father, generation y, sex in a swimming pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 25
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: female doctor, countryside, past, mistress, doctor, rape, crying, death of father, fire, boy, girl, celebration ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Late Fragment (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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Plot: female director, storytelling, murder, juvenile delinquent, revenge, self inflicted injury, broken mirror, field, mirror, male nudity, bar, child in peril ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: village, spring, husband, death of husband, sickness, wife, son, illness
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.5
 291
The Red Knight (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Who really is behind the legend of "Red Dragon"?
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Forgotten Kingdom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, South Africa, Lesotho
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man reluctantly embarks on a journey to his ancestral land of Lesotho to bury his estranged father, and finds himself drawn to the mystical beauty and hardships of the people and the land he had forgotten.
Style: touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: village, self discovery, estrangement, love and romance, orphan, homecoming, bittersweet, estranged father, death of father, funeral, hiv, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 17
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: canoe, jet plane, fighter pilot, christian, air force base, prayer, christianity, vietnam war veteran, death of father, pilot, death of husband, colonel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Night-Flowers (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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: dinner, murder, supermarket, gun, shipyard, psychiatric patient, vietnam war veteran, frustration, fishing, massage parlor, rape, bus ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, stylized, emotional, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, unfulfillment, dishonesty, head of state, rivalry, tragic hero, betrayal, state affairs, haunted by the past, parents and children, vengeance, manic ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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