Movies like Conquest 1998

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Conquest (1998)
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Conquest (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British-Canadian light romantic comedy film set in a dying Saskatchewan town. Bank branch manager, Pincer Bedier, dreams of reviving the town when one day a beautiful young woman's car breaks down and she becomes stranded until it can be repaired. She is convinced by the banker to take on the duties at the local hardware store to pay for the parts for her car and soon a romance between the two develops.
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and semi serious films with plots about family relations, father son relationship, school, coming of age, husband wife relationship, society and lesbian mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Conquest: Where the Spirit Lives (1989), Jesus of Montreal (1989), Recommendation for Mercy (1975), Ambrosia (2012), Black Mud (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Where the Spirit Lives (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1937, a young First Nations (Canadian native) girl named Ashtecome is kidnapped along with several other children from a village as part of a deliberate Canadian policy to force First Nations children to abandon their culture in order to be ...
Plot: boarding school, native american, culture clash, racism, school, child abuse
Place: canada
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Jesus of Montreal (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A group of actors putting on an interpretive Passion Play in Montreal begin to experience a meshing of their characters and their private lives as the production takes form against the growing opposition of the Catholic church.
Style: thought provoking, serious, disturbing, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: perfume, church, library, redemption, society, clergy, artists and showbiz, prostitute, hopes, lifestyle, introspection, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, montreal, montreal quebec canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Recommendation for Mercy (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, a 14 year-old boy is accused of raping and murdering a little girl
Style: based on true events
Plot: court, rape, teenager, murder, rape accusation
Place: canada
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89%
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Ambrosia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ambrosia is the story of an Iranian-Canadian couple, Ali and Leila, who dream of an exciting future in Vancouver: Ali owns a pizza shop and thinks of expanding and Leila is an up-and-coming clothing designer. However, their situations change ...
Plot: female director, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian kiss, seamstress, pregnancy
Place: canada
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Black Mud (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A coming of age story about two orphaned brothers who travel cross country to the Alberta oil sands in search of a new life. Along the way, they learn to depend on one another, but tensions grow as money gets tight. On the brink of giving up, Alex, ...
Plot: two brothers, global warming, job seeking, father son relationship
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Loyalties (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lily and her three youngest children join her husband David Sutton, a doctor in an isolated northern Alberta town. Their eleven-year-old son arrives later from boarding school. David conceals a dark secret which caused the family to leave England ...
Plot: female director, secret, doctor, family relations
Place: england, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Striker's Mountain (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A construction conglomerate, headed by a ruthless millionaire, wants to buy a ski resort that has been a family business for years, but the family does not want to sell. The businessman resolves to get the property, whether they want to sell it or ...
Plot: helicopter, mountain, snow, ski resort, resort, skiing
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Lotus Eaters (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Set off the West Coast of Canada in 1965, a hip new teacher with a miniskirt and lots of ideas turns a small town upside down. The soft autumn light of Galiano Island is beautifully rendered in writer/producer Peggy Thompson's The Lotus ...
Plot: teacher, mine, teenage pregnancy, extramarital affair, pig, boat, island
Time: 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Sitting in Limbo (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The National Film Board of Canada was one of the guiding forces behind Sitting in Limbo. Fabian Gibbs plays a black Montreal college student forced to leave school when his girlfriend Pat Dillon becomes pregnant. Gibbs resents this interruption in ...
Plot: racism, poverty, teenage pregnancy, black
Place: montreal quebec, canada, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
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This Time Forever (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young American hockey player, studying in Canada on a hockey scholarship, falls in love while risking his scholarship and the prospect of the Vietnam war draft.
Plot: vietnam war, college, ice hockey, injury, wheelchair, struggle, pregnancy, hospital, hockey, single mother, reunion, presumed dead ...
Place: montreal, canada, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
John A.: Birth of a Country (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A riveting political thriller starring Shawn Doyle (John A. Macdonald), Peter Outerbridge (George Brown) and David LaHaye (George-Etienne Cartier) and set during the struggles that take Canada from colony to country.
Plot: british colonial, drunkenness, queen victoria
Time: 1860s, 1870s, 1800s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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How Old Are You (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 36 year-old Nirupama Rajeev (played by Manju Warrier) is an UD clerk in Revenue Department. The role of her husband is played by Kunchaka Boban. There is nothing interesting about her life as she leads a life which is determined by her usual daily ...
Plot: marathon, parent child relationship, female protagonist, strong female lead, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, malayalam, wife husband relationship
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Something About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wally Olynyk (Stefan Wodoslawsky) returns home to the Cape Breton region of Nova Scotia in this somber drama. After years of living in Los Angeles, he hopes to attend his high-school reunion and visit with his father Stan (Jan Rubes). Stan is the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: alzheimer's disease, father son relationship, mortician, high school reunion
Place: los angeles, nova scotia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Ordinary Magic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his father dies, Jeffrey is sent to live with his aunt Charlotte in Canada. Once there he leads his aunt and his friends in staging, a non-violent hunger strike to try to save his aunt's house from being demolished to make room for a ski ...
Plot: coming of age, hinduism, non violence, bereavement, teenage girl in swimwear, loud sex
Place: india, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Looking for Angelina (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Looking for Angelina is based on one of the most important murder trials in Canada. Angelina Napolitano murdered her husband with an axe and was sentenced to be executed...
Plot: courtroom, murder, trial, canadian, courtroom drama, legal action, murderer
Place: canada, ontario canada
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Just a Game (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a strangely aloof and uninvolved story of incest, director Brigitte Sauriol takes a certain distance in her treatment of a couple with two daughters on a summer vacation in Quebec. Scenes with the father and older daughter soon reveal that an ...
Style: ambiguous ending
Plot: father daughter incest, abusive father, father daughter relationship, daughter, sexual abuse, family secret, incest, unhappy ending, runaway, psychological drama, denial, pedophile
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Intestine (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The Intestine is the story of Maya, an unhappy young womn, fed up with her monotonous job, filthy apartment, and the responsibilities of caring for her drug-addicted mother. One night she comes across Philip, a man of wealth, and the next morning ...
Style: contemplative, suspenseful, unusual plot structure, suspense
Plot: female protagonist, one night stand, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, blackmail, drugs, death, strange behavior, one-night stand, cottage, drinking alcohol, affair ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Other Voices, Other Rooms (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Truman Capote's semi-autobiographical first novel about coming of age in the Deep South during the 1930s centers on 13-year-old Joel Sansom (David Speck), who reunites with his estranged father at the family's shabby plantation, where he ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy ...
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42%
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Mrs. 'Arris Goes to Paris (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Hungary, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ada Harris, a London charwoman in the 1950's, sees a Dior dress and decides that she's going to own one. First, she scrimps and saves her money, but when she has enough, and takes a trip to Paris, she learns that buying an original couture ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: fashion, travel, family relations, social differences, self discovery, blind ambition, nothing goes right, society, obsessive quest, misfit, dream come true, family ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, london
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39%
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Pit Pony (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Glace Bay, Nova Scotia Canada, 1901. Willie MacLean is a 10-year-old boy with a love for horses and liking to school to cape the difficult times his family has. Willie's stern, but benevolent father is a coal miner in a local mine along with ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, epic, social
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Time: 1900s, 19th century, 90s
Place: canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Blood Pressure (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A middle-aged woman follows letters from an unseen admirer into potential danger.
Style: psychological, captivating, twists and turns, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, secret admirer, trespassing, letter, pharmacist, love, intrigue, manipulation, conspiracy, rivalry, mysterious character ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and Joanne Thatcher (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Narcissistic Saskatchewan Tory politician Colin Thatcher is engaged in a bitter divorce from his wife Jo-Ann. When a series of court rulings over the divorce go against him, Thatcher decides a more drastic solution is needed - murder! A series of ...
Plot: contract killing, crimes of passion, divorce, custody, physical abuse, domestic violence, custody battle, trial, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, murder for hire, politician ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Terrorist Next Door (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A dramatization inspired by the real-life events surrounding the recruitment and capture of Ahmed Ressam - aka the "Millennium Bomber". Ressam was convicted of smuggling a bomb into the United States as part of an Al Qaeda plot to blow up ...
Plot: waitress, embarrassment, father son relationship, u.s. canadian border, terrorist, counter terrorism, bomb, father figure, public humiliation, smuggling, drinking alcohol, al qaeda ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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By Design (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Angie and Helen are in love and they live and work together - they design women's clothes and run their own fashion business in Vancouver. Helen wants to be a mother. Angie loves Helen and if Helen can't feel fulfilled without a child she ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), female protagonist, motherhood, photographer, lesbian relationship, sex scene, sex, male nudity, gay parent, female nudity, fashion designer, lesbian couple ...
Place: canada
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36%
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Amy George (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Jesse wants to be an artist, but believes that his mundane middle-class Toronto life has left him unprepared. After reading a book on what it takes to be a "true-artist", he sets out looking for risk, ecstasy, wildness ...
Style: contemplative, unusual plot structure, psychological, touching
Plot: photographer, coming of age, family relations, father son relationship, school, homosexual, teenage boy, alcoholic, male female relationship, artist, peeping tom, high school ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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scissere (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A recently released mental patient imagines himself living the lives of three different people he randomly encounters.
Style: avant garde, underground film
Plot: mental institution, introspection, forest, snow, lake, moth, mother, machinery, cloud, old man, broken window, drug addict ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Mindshadows (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Feature based on the novel by J. Bernlef. A Dutch couple who have emigrated are confronted with the husband's rapid onset of senility during a snowy winter in North Eastern Canada. The film is an account of the man's fight within himself ...
Plot: fishing village, old man, memory loss, suicide, retirement home, photo album, winter, husband wife relationship, elderly couple, internal monologue, dementia, wandering ...
Place: canada
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35%
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Calla Lily (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An experimental drama, Melanie, who was drugged and raped in college. Now ten years later, she is in an abusive relationship and has a child. A chance encounter with someone from her past leads her to re-evaluate her past.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: sex scene, rape, handheld camera, school, surrealism, flowers, single mother, hidden identity, puzzle
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Plouffe Family (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 227 min.
Story: The lives of the average Quebecois Plouffe family during the final years of the depression and through World War II.
Plot: family relations, world war two, great depression, conscription, french canadian, catholic, religion, canadian
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Cowboys Don't Cry (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A father and son struggle to make ends meet on the rodeo circuit.
Style: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: farm, family relations, life is a bitch, hopes, youth, dealing with death, couples, environmentalism, graphic violence, family in crisis, alcohol abuse, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%