Movies like Raise Ravens

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Raise Ravens (1976)
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Raise Ravens (1976)
Original name: Cría cuervos
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Madrid, the orphan sisters Irene, Ana and Maite are raised by their austere aunt Paulina together with their mute and crippled grandmother after the death of their mother and their military father Anselmo. Ana is a melancholic girl, fascinated by death, after seeing her mother having a painful death and her father dead in bed.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: orphan, human nature, parents and children, sibling relationship, siblings relations, coming of age, youth, family relations, mute or deaf, political unrest, politics, death, adultery, childhood trauma, flashback, mother daughter relationship, poison, dancing, female nudity, womanizer, sister sister relationship, gun, fascism, summer vacation, guinea pig ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: madrid, spain, europe

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Most similar movies to Raise Ravens

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, youth, parents and children, female nudity, coming of age, love and romance and society mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Raise Ravens: Elisa, My Life (1977), Cousin Angelica (1974), Anna and the Wolves (1973), The Invisible Circus (2001), Solitary Fragments (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Elisa, My Life (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Elisa has not seen her father Luis for nine years, but she receives a telegram from her sister Isabel in a moment of crisis of her marriage with Antonio telling that her father is ill and she decides to travel to the countryside of Madrid with ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: parents and children, marriage crisis, illness, telegram, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, introspection, siblings relations, family gatherings, haunted by the past, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Cousin Angelica (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he spent his summer of 1936 with her. He meets his cousin ...
Style: serious, surreal, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: family gatherings, old house, travel, haunted by the past, love and romance, coming of age, forbidden love, unfulfilled love, homecoming, lovers reunited, political unrest, reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 70s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Anna and the Wolves (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The young but traveled Ana arrives in a manor in the countryside of Spain to work as nanny of three girls and finds a dysfunctional family.
Style: biting, serious, realistic, tragic ending
Plot: dysfunctional family, estate, family problems, countryside, family relations, obsession, eccentric family, solitude, sexual desire, bourgeoisie, isolated house, fasting ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Invisible Circus (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After learning that her sister, Faith (Cameron Diaz), has committed suicide in Portugal, Phoebe (Jordana Brewster), an 18-year-old hippie, decides to uproot from her San Francisco home to travel to Europe. Phoebe hopes to discover and experience the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: suicide, father, haunted by the past, on the road, teenage life, sister, coming of age, youth, terrorism, human nature, siblings relations, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Solitary Fragments (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Life for Adela, a single mom trying to raise her infant son, and Antonia, a widow with three daughters, are forever altered by the terrorist bombing in Madrid.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, stylized, no music
Plot: sister sister relationship, loss of child, loneliness, mother daughter relationship, loss of mother, single parent, self discovery, parents and children, urban, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 183
Sisters (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their father who abandoned them, and she feels isolated. She dreams ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, coming of age, obsessive quest, introspection, self discovery, dysfunctional family, youth, family problems, godparent ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The House of Bernarda Alba (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of her husband Bernarda Alba puts her daughters under a rigurous mourning which does not even allow them to leave the house.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: dealing with death, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, family relations, obsession, death in the family, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, domineering mother, tradition ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Bird of Happiness (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Carmen, a woman dedicated to the restoration of works of art, suffers a sexual assault shortly after being reunited with his only son. But she suffers from psychological disorder does not affect the man she lives. Deeply disappointed, he decides to ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, psychological
Plot: introspection, parents and children, family relations, solitary, isolation, solitude, male female relationship, poetry, ex husband ex wife relationship, female nudity, politics, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 4K
Martin (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An emotionally distant father attempts to reconnect with the son he abandoned. After his estranged son (Juan Diego Botto) tries to commit suicide, Argentine expat Martín (Federico Luppi) brings the troubled teen live with him in Spain. But though ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, parents and children, life is a bitch, youth, couples, family problems, family relations, gays and lesbians, couple relations, addiction, drug abuse, family in crisis ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, europe, madrid, latin america, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 953
Mama Turns 100 (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ana and her husband Antonio arrive in the manor in the countryside of Spain where she worked as a nanny many years ago, for the centennial birthday of the matriarch.
Style: biting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: family gatherings, family life, family relations, estate, nanny, social differences, dysfunctional family, reunion, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Anything You Want (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Leo is immediately set adrift by his new found responsibilities as a single parent, a feeling that is made doubly distressing when Dafne, herself understandably confused and heartbroken by her mother's absence, asks for an ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, dealing with death, parents and children, single father, death in the family, family in crisis, gender bending, gender, family problems, family relations, switching roles, law firm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
To an Unknown God (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ageing man comes to terms with his mortality and his sexual orientation. The film was groundbreaking in its frank and mature examination of homosexuality.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, aging, lgbt, haunted by the past, gender, introspection, obsession, coming out, elderly, society, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.6
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Butterfly (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film centres on Moncho and his coming-of-age experience in Galicia in 1936. Moncho develops a close relationship with his teacher Don Gregorio who introduces the boy to different things in the world. While the story centres on Moncho's ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, serious, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, fascism, spanish civil war, teacher, atheist, butterfly, latin, politics, innocence lost, dedicated educator, civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, galicia, australia, america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
When Father Was Away on Business (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: communism, circumcision, politics, parents and children, coming of age, muslim, love and romance, society, state affairs, youth, couples, family relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: yugoslavia, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.2
 3K
Kamchatka (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The movie show us how life was in Argentina for dissident people, in the seventies, under the military government.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere
Plot: parents and children, family in danger, political unrest, society, family relations, isolation, coming of age, family life, confined, danger, state affairs, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Grandfather (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: After his son dies, an elderly man comes back to Spain from the US and hopes to find out which of his granddaughters is true, and which one is bastard.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, suicidal thoughts, parents and children, love and romance, old age, grandfather, small town, couples, family relations, social relations, golden years, aging ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, latin america, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
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Hell (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three sisters share a connection to a violent incident from their childhood reunite to for the chance to come to terms with their past.
Style: bleak, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: sister sister relationship, false accusation, parents and children, siblings relations, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, mute or deaf, mysterious character, estrangement, disability, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Quick Way Out (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Biopic of Spain's Juan Carlos Delgado "El Pera", a young delinquent in the 1980's who is a car pilot and a sport journalist nowadays.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating
Plot: coming of age, criminal heroes, crime, juvenile delinquency, crimes, youth, going straight, car chase, kids in trouble, chases and races, hopes, child driving car ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.4
 314
Pals (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The plot follows the misadventures of two young friends who are forced into street hustling and ever-expanding life of crime when one impregnates the sister of the other and they need to get the money to pay for her to have an abortion.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, juvenile delinquent, best friends, social issues, teenage life, society, youth, life is a bitch, friends, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dark Blue Almost Black (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jorge is a young man whose plans for the future are put on hold when his father has a stroke. For seven years, he diligently nurses his father and works as a janitor while studying part time to get a business degree.When Natalia, his childhood ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: prison, love triangle, couple relations, coming of age, impotence, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, love of one's life, love and romance, family relations, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.4
 379
The Nest (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a town near Salamanca, an eccentric widower, aged 60, is captivated by an imp, a precocious 13 year old. Alejandro is wealthy and alone, passing time with music, chess, and his shotgun. Gregoria (Goyita) the daughter of a weak-willed policeman ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: elderly, youth, village, friends, odd couple, friendship, platonic, chess, intergenerational friendship, suicide, sniper, nest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Carol's Journey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Carol, a 12 year old Spanish-American girl from New York, travels with her mother to Spain in the spring of 1938, at the height of the Civil War. Separated from her beloved father, Carol arrives in her mother's home village and transforms the ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: forbidden love, spanish civil war, village, friendship, orphan, single parent, human nature, parents and children, culture clash, coming of age, family life, youth ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, spain, usa, new york, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Confetti Harvest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dorsvloer vol Confetti tells the story of young Katelijne, who grows up in a religious family in the countryside in Zeeland. Based on the novel by Franca Treur.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, farm, siblings relations, village, village life, society, youth, family relations, parents and children, religions or cults, church, female nudity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 7.2
 2K
Neighborhood (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story in the vein of CITY OF GOD and KIDS - available for the first time in the U.S.!
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, best friends, juvenile delinquency, innocence lost, high school, friendship, suburbs, high school life, suburban life, teenage life, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
 289
Hard Times (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When the troubled son of an NGO worker refuses to take a test and announces that he is not leaving his room, his concerned mother asks one of her clients, a Cuban exile, for help in setting the boy straight. Gonzalo has decided to drop out of ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: infidelity, down on your luck, dull life, society, unfulfillment, parents and children, disability, love and romance, youth, couples, black market, chess ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
 869
Fast, Fast (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Angela begins to hang around with Pablo and his gang of young robbers.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, robbery, bank robbery, drugs/alcohol, young heroes, juvenile delinquent, teenager, crime gone awry, kids in trouble, criminal heroes, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 837
The Beehive (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As in the novel of the same title from Camilo Jose Cela, "La Colmena" is a sad composition with the stories of many people in the Madrid of 1942, just the postwar of the spanish civil war. The main theme of the film is the contrast between ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: post war, brothel, human nature, social differences, novel, society, cafe, life is a bitch, urban, social misfits, rich and poor, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Secrets of the Heart (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Javi and his friend Carlos visit an old house on the outskirts of a small Spanish village. According to his brother Juan this is a haunted house and one can hear the voices of the dead. Later he is intrigued with a room which is always closed (the ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere
Plot: friendship, village, parents and children, coming of age, love and romance, youth, family relations, social relations, friends, ghost, dealing with death, village life ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.8
 615
The Goalkeeper (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ramiro Forteza is a Premier League goalkeeper whom the Civil War and the rigors of the war led to make a living visiting villages and challenging locals to mark him penalty goals. One evening he arrives to a town in Asturias and meets Manuela, a ...
Style: sexual, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: contests and competitions, fall in love, rivalry, small town, social relations, romance, clergy, single parent, human spirit, down on your luck, small town life, social decay ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
 224
Dummy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life ...
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: coming of age, dealing with death, siblings relations, sibling relationship, mental illness, death in the family, youth, family relations, family in crisis, teenage life, kids in trouble, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%