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: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: orphan, poison, youth, politics, family relations, parents and children, mute or deaf, human nature, political unrest, coming of age, siblings relations, sibling relationship, dancing, death, female nudity, womanizer, sister sister relationship, gun, fascism, summer vacation, adultery, guinea pig, kiss, swimming pool, mercy killing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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, parents and children, youth, coming of age, female nudity, family problems and love and romance mostly in Drama, Comedy and Fantasy 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: gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, family gatherings, family life, family problems, haunted by the past, family relations, introspection, oedipus complex, telegram, illness ...
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, realistic, biting, psychological, touching ...
Plot: homecoming, haunted by the past, family relations, political unrest, youth, reunion, lovers reunited, forbidden love, wartime life, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family gatherings ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 70s, 1930s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, realistic, biting, tragic ending
Plot: dysfunctional family, rape and murder, family relations, estate, solitude, obsession, family problems, eccentric family, gang rape, countryside, isolated house, bourgeoisie ...
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, siblings relations, youth, human nature, teenage life, couples, family relations, on the road, love and romance, fall in love, coming of age ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, paris france, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: realistic, serious, sincere, stylized, no music
Plot: loss of child, loneliness, sister sister relationship, loss of mother, mother daughter relationship, hopes, parents and children, urban, human nature, starting over, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: madrid, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 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: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, touching
Plot: siblings relations, parents and children, godparent, family problems, obsessive quest, coming of age, dysfunctional family, self discovery, single parent, youth, introspection, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, france, europe
⇓ 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: gloomy, touching, emotional, bleak, serious ...
Plot: couples, death in the family, obsession, family relations, dealing with death, unfulfillment, love and romance, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, domineering mother, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: family life, couples, estate, family relations, dysfunctional family, social differences, youth, reunion, family gatherings, love and romance, unfulfillment, nanny ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: realistic, touching, psychological, serious, emotional
Plot: solitary, family relations, parents and children, introspection, father daughter relationship, professor, poetry reading, solitude, puppy, painting, mother daughter relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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: sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, fascism, spanish civil war, teacher, politics, butterfly, atheist, latin, innocence lost, civil war, patriotism ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe, australia, america, galicia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, offbeat, realistic, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: politics, communism, circumcision, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, state affairs, human nature, society, couples, re-education, family relations ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century
Place: yugoslavia, europe, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.7
 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: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: love and romance, drug abuse, couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, gays and lesbians, parents and children, life is a bitch, family in crisis, youth, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, madrid, spain, latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: orphan, village, friendship, spanish civil war, forbidden love, family life, coming of age, friends, family relations, single parent, youth, culture clash ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, usa, europe, new york, galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, sentimental, sincere, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: prison, love triangle, convict, coming of age, parents and children, love and romance, twentysomething life, siblings relations, couple relations, sexual identity, couples, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, gender bending, family problems, death in the family, law firm, gender, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, switching roles, dealing with death, single father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, realistic, serious, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: suicidal thoughts, infidelity, small town, small town life, couples, aging, social relations, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, golden years ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: spain, europe, latin america, tokyo
⇓ 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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, farm, parents and children, siblings relations, youth, society, village life, village, religions or cults, family relations, church, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 2K
Housekeeping (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950s, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up to most people's expectations.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, coming of age, orphan, friendship, parents and children, siblings relations, small town life, family problems, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 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: sentimental, touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, danger, isolation, family in danger, youth, society, totalitarianism, confined, state affairs, parents and children, life is a bitch, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Brand New Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Jinhee is taken by her father to an orphanage near Seoul. He leaves her there never to return, and she struggles to come to grips with her fate. Jinhee desperately believes her father will come back for her and take her on a trip. The film is ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: nun, adoption, family relations, dysfunctional family, orphan, parents and children, hopes, redemption, coming of age, innocence lost, family problems, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: realistic, captivating, exciting, stylized, serious
Plot: coming of age, crime, chases and races, crimes, criminal heroes, hopes, car chase, going straight, youth, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 2K
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: serious, bleak, emotional, realistic
Plot: false accusation, sister sister relationship, family relations, couples, family problems, misfit, mysterious character, parents and children, siblings relations, mute or deaf, estrangement, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, juvenile delinquent, social decay, teenage life, friends, family relations, social misfits, crimes, juvenile delinquency, youth, best friends, gender ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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: realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: introspection, gender, society, aging, obsession, coming out, couples, haunted by the past, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, elderly, lgbt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Garden of Delights (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The greedy relatives of an amnesic and paralytic 45 years old millionaire try him to recover his memory by any means.
Style: cynical, semi serious, humorous, witty, offbeat ...
Plot: memory loss, family relations, bank, politics, family life, eccentric family, disability, isolation, safe, recovery, spanish civil war, childhood memory ...
Time: 60s, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 274
Admissions (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A gifted high-school student flubs her college admissions interviews for the most unexpected reasons in this independent coming-of-age drama. Cynical, world-weary Evie is more interested in taking care of her family than getting into the Ivy League ...
Style: sentimental, touching, gloomy, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, coming of age, human nature, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, teenage life, mentally challenged, family life, youth, model train, poet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, yale university, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, psychological, realistic
Plot: infidelity, parents and children, youth, couples, black market, society, dull life, down on your luck, unfulfillment, disability, love and romance, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: touching, gloomy, serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family in crisis, siblings relations, kids in trouble, family relations, teenage life, family problems, death in the family, dealing with death, youth, mental illness, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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: realistic, touching, emotional, sincere, serious
Plot: friendship, village, social relations, friends, love and romance, parents and children, village life, dealing with death, ghost, family life, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: chess, odd couple, platonic, friendship, village, elderly, friends, youth, sniper, intergenerational friendship, suicide, nest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%