Movies like Burning Patience

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Burning Patience (1983)
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Burning Patience (1983)
Original name: Ardiente paciencia
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: West Germany, Portugal
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on Skármeta's book, this is the story of a poor postman in Isla Negra who befriends Pablo Neruda and asks his help writing poems to the woman of his dreams.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: politics, friendship, writer's life, friends, love and romance, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, small town, state affairs, bittersweet, love, island, seduction, poet, exile, communism, communist, poetry, postman, egg, nobel prize, poem ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: chile, latin america

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Most similar movies to Burning Patience

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, fall in love, couples, love affair, friendship and friends mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Burning Patience: The Postman (1994), Swann (1996), Storm (1975), Big Sur (2013), Picnic (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Postman (1994)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple Italian postman learns to love poetry while delivering mail to a famous poet; he uses this to woo local beauty Beatrice.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: letter, poet, island, friendship, postman, love, exile, communism, romance, native, friends, bohemian life ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: italy, europe, naples italy, argentina
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100%
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Swann (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rose Hindmarsh finds herself at the centre of a controversy when she meets author Sarah Maloney as she investigates the life of Mary Swann, an obscure poet who was brutally murdered in a small town in rural Ontario.
Style: gloomy, touching, offbeat, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: small town, crimes, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, small town life, countryside, murder, friendship, womanizer, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ontario canada
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55%
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Storm (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: J.K. is a hotel Manager in a scenic location in India. One day he gallantly comes to the rescue of a drunk daughter, Aarti, of a politician, and chooses to be discrete about it. When she recovers, she and he fall in love; get married in a small ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, banned film
Plot: politics, hotel, state affairs, ambition, love and romance, head of state, leadership, rise to the top, society, heroes, tragic hero, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india
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54%
 5.8
 2K
Big Sur (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Big Sur is a film adaptation of the Jack Kerouac autobiographical novel of the same name.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, serious
Plot: writer's life, introspection, solitude, lifestyle, mentally unstable, addiction, solitary, social relations, friendship, friendship between men, small town, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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44%
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Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: love triangle, social differences, love affair, society, social relations, couples, friendship, fall in love, romance, lifestyle, rivalry, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kansas, usa
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40%
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So Young (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In the brink of the 90s, 18-year-old Zheng Wei steps into her university life with a hopeful heart for love. She forms a great friendship with her roommates and united as a group, they embark on their university life together. Wei meets Chen ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, fall in love, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, college life, coming of age, university, youth, break-up, breakup, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: china, asia
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40%
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Summer Rain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A coming-of-age tale charting the first loves, lusts and obsessions of friends on vacation at the end of the 1970s.
Style: captivating, atmospheric, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, love and romance, buddies, teenage love, teenage life, best friends, coming of age, romance, youth, society, friends, fascism ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Mystery of Oberwald (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A hunted man breaks into the castle at Oberwald to kill the Queen, but faints before doing so. He is Sebastian, the splitting image of the King who was assassinated on his wedding day. The Queen discovers that Sebastian once wrote a subversive poem ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: wedding, graphic violence, couples, palaces castles and temples, assassination, deadly, couple relations, mental institution, dangerous attraction, fall in love, love affair, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Dive from Clausen's Pier (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Good boy Mike Mayer is looking at a fine future and enjoys life with Wisconsin small town friends and steady girlfriend Carrie Beal. Then a stupid accident, diving from the local pier when the water is too low, leaves him quadriplegic. As if that ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: self discovery, friendship, starting over, couples, looking for love, hopes, romance, love and romance, disability, small town, quadriplegic, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Gentlemen (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Beaten up, bruised, and scared, a young writer hides in a Stockholm apartment, writing the story of its disappeared inhabitants: the flamboyant and charismatic Morgan brothers.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic
Plot: espionage, political conspiracy, state affairs, undercover, dishonesty, apartment, multiple time frames, love and romance, friendship, danger, conspiracy, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 818
Bonsai (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina, Portugal, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest.
Style: touching, atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: couples, couple relations, bittersweet, unfulfillment, writer's life, student, writers, poem, love, neighbor, language learning, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Safe Harbour (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreated in order to recover from the devastating ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, hopes, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, couples, fall in love, jealousy, embezzlement, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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One Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A summer vacation in the 70s. Lalo and Bruno are teenagers doing nothing on days full of nothing. But on a hot and humid afternoon, and without asking for permission, Lisa arrives smashing more than the letargy of the town. Thirty years later Lisa ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, romance, reunion, friends, teenage love, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, jealousy, sex scene, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 70s, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 34
Costas (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drama directed by Paul Cox.
Style: emotional, gloomy, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, romance, love and romance, misfit, politics, society, journalism, couples, taxi, forbidden love, love affair, political prisoner ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
For a Handful of Kisses (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Venezuela
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A girl. A boy. A love story. But also about dreams, fears, life, true love, friendship and how we deal with it. And a secret between them...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, love affair, true love, love and romance, young lovers, looking for love, hopes, dishonesty, fall in love, hiv positive, tragic love, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Girl with Green Eyes (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Catholic-Irish farm girl Kate, along with her gregarious best friend Baba, moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, family relations, singleness, suburban life, small town, love affair, love triangle, suburbs, couple relations, countryside ...
Time: 60s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
At the Midnight Hour (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Wealthy widower Richard Keaton engages young widow Elizabeth 'Liz' Guinness as the 4th consecutive nanny for his pre-teen, equally science-devoted son Andrew, with instructions to disturb neither. She learns of mother Alycia's fatal ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, unlikely couple, love affair, parents and children, boss and employee, fall in love, couple relations, dealing with death, romance, nanny, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Our Grand Despair (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The peaceful cohabitation of two 30-something bachelors is disrupted when they both fall in love with the charming young woman who moves in with them.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, partners, fall in love, romance, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, bittersweet, thirtysomething life, communication problem, getting along ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 4K
Love Jones (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Darius Lovehall is a young black poet in Chicago who starts dating Nina Moseley, a beautiful and talented photographer. While trying to figure out if they've got a "love thing" or are just "kicking it," they hang out with ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, romantic, light, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love affair, friendship, romance, lifestyle, african american, writer's life, opposites attract, sex, ex boyfriend, honest, fall in love, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, love affair, wooing, couple relations, couples, looking for love, urban, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Bloom (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Adapted from James Joyce's Ulysses, Bloom is the enthralling story of June 16th, 1904 and a gateway into the consiousness of its three main characters: Stephen Dedalus, Molly Bloom and the extraordinary Leopold Bloom.
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, lifestyle, tragic hero, writer's life, love affair, tragic love, couples, looking for love, human nature, unfulfilled love, social differences, working class ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: ireland, europe, england, dublin ireland, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Giulia Doesn't Date at Night (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Guido, an acclaimed author, leads an idyllic life with his beautiful wife and teenage daughter. But despite his seemingly perfect existence, Guido's restless search for inspiration leads him into the arms of Giulia, a charming and mysterious ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: swimming pool, love affair, human nature, family relations, writer's life, lifestyle, romance, artists and showbiz, parents and children, love, swimming, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, family relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, diary, baby born, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Wonderful Town (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Takua Pa is a small town in the South of Thailand. Ever since the tsunami, people have lost their jobs and remember better times in the past. One day a stranger comes to town. His name is Ton, he is an architect. He rents a room in a small hotel ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: tsunami, romance, love affair, social relations, fall in love, couples, hotel, small town, seaside town, secret, small town life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
What the Day Owes the Night (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great ...
Style: touching, captivating, emotional, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, teenage love, romance, friendship, friends, political unrest, youth, revolution, love and romance, true love, society, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: algeria
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25%
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The Outlander (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: It is the early 20th century. A stranger arrives in the small, rural community and disrupts the lives of its inhabitants. The man, who refuses to give his name, is dubbed The Outlander. A traveller who disdains conventional behaviour and ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, love affair, village, village life, fall in love, social relations, family relations, stranger, rivalry, love and romance, handicap ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Rooster's Breakfast (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Slovenia, Croatia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After being fired, a young car mechanic Đuro gets recommendation to look for another job in a remote village. His new boss is warm, old fashioned and naive - completely opposite from the world he's coming from. The peaceful atmosphere is ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, countryside, auto mechanic, fall in love, haunted by the past, friendship, ex military, society, love, singer, boss and employee, moving ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: slovenia, europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Theme (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A self-pitying but popular playwright drives to Vladimir to relax with a doting female student and another writer. He's convinced his writing is of no lasting value, but he still has an ego, about his work and his masculine appeal. He's ...
Style: psychological, talky, captivating, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: playwright, writer's life, love and romance, lifestyle, fighting the system, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, society, fall in love, emigration, dissident, rock and roll ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: russia, moscow russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
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Prague Duet (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dr. Lauren is staying in Prague for a conference and falls in love with Czech writer Jiri Kolmar.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: fall in love, womanizer, betrayal, state affairs, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, love affair, writer's life, dishonesty, inventions and discoveries ...
Place: europe, prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Lorna Doone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II's Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles' illegitimate son, The Duke of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, stylized, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revenge, romance, love and romance, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, forbidden love, political unrest, vengeance, love, countryside, rivalry, politics ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%