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Cloudstreet (2011)
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Cloudstreet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 342 min.
TV show
Story: Cloudstreet is an Australian television drama miniseries for the Showcase subscription television channel, which first screened from 22 May 2011, in three parts. It is an adaptation of Cloudstreet, an award-winning novel by Australian author Tim Winton. It was filmed in 2010 in Perth with Matthew Saville as the director, and script written by Tim Winton and Ellen Fontana.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, captivating, emotional, atmospheric, epic, serious, contemplative, stylized
Plot: working class, family life, starting over, change of luck, family relations, destiny, hopes, society, cause and meaning, foreknowledge, serial killer, fishing, gambling, water, beach, horse race, boat, river, premonition, brain damage, working class family, rowboat, anorexia
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, hopes, parents and children, family life, couples and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Cloudstreet: The Thorn Birds (1983), A Place to Call Home (2013), Rich Man, Poor Man (1976), South Riding (2011), Mama Flora's Family (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
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Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, family saga, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, tragic love, couple relations, catholic priest, clergy, destiny, hopes, older man younger woman relationship, priest, catholic church, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 30s, 1920s, 60s ...
Place: australia
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A Place to Call Home (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia. A sweeping romantic drama set in 1950s rural Australia following the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy and complicated pastoralist family, ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, love affair, family life, love and romance, society, starting over, social differences, mysterious character, family secret, forbidden love, post war, nurse ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia
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Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
TV show
Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: saga, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, gangsters, society, blind ambition, ambition, immigrants, power relations, boxing, hopes, rise to the top, family life, against the odds ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1940s
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South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Andrew Davies sparkling adaption of Winifred Holtby's acclaimed novel. Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panaromic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the long aftermath of ...
Style: captivating, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, hopes, parents and children, society, love and romance, human spirit, social relations, small town, strong female presence, power relations, high school ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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Mama Flora's Family (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Alex Haley's novel about a black matriarch in the early 20th century, this dramatic miniseries spotlights the struggle for social change. Cicely Tyson stars as Mama Flora, a woman determined to free her children from the bonds of ...
Style: sincere, epic, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, racism, false accusation, interracial relations, religions or cults, graphic violence, couple relations, suburban life, discrimination, family business, working class, suburbs ...
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The Slap (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 354 min.
TV show
Story: The Slap is a bold, provocative television drama series that forensically examines the mores and morality of contemporary middleclass life. Based on Christos Tsiolkas’ bestselling novel, this 8–part drama serial traces the shattering ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional, tense ...
Plot: introspection, marital problem, couple relations, family relations, adulthood, parents and children, family life, couples, suburbs, friendship, society, birthday ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 55 min.
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Story: The death of a matriarch brings forgotten secrets out into the open and causes a prolonged battle for the family inheritance.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, conflict, family history, estate, bohemian life, family secrets, family secret, heir, class differences ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: denmark
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Love Child (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
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Story: Love Child follows the lives of staff at the fictional Kings Cross Hospital and the wild streets of Darlinghurst in the 1960s. Joan Miller is a smart and sophisticated midwife who returns home from London to take a job at the Kings Cross Hospital. ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, workplace, love and romance, gender, workplace situations, doctors and patients, workplace romance, pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, power relations, supportive coworker, single parent ...
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Place: australia
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Lucky 7 (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: What would you do if you won the lottery? How would it change your life? Follow a group of seven gas station employees in Queens, New York, who have been chipping into a lottery pool for years, never thinking they'd actually win. They need to ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
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The Dollmaker (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Jane Fonda gives an Emmy-winning performance as Gertie Nevels, a pioneer woman and the mother of five from the Kentucky hills who is forced to uproot her children to follow her husband Clovis (Levon Helm) to Detroit when he finds work during World ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, uplifting, captivating ...
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: emotional, stylized, serious, realistic, touching
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, 50s
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, clever, realistic ...
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TV show
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Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
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Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Country: USA
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Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
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