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The Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
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The Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
Original name: Մեր Մանկության Տանգոն
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film is about the hard lot of a woman with an extraordinary character, who tries to raise her children and win back her husband, who left family for another woman, after return from the war.
Plot: world war two, horse, family relations, children, mother, armenian, old woman, husband wife relationship
Time: 1940s
Place: ussr, caucasus, armenia, eastern europe, soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, serious, sincere and realistic films with plots about world war two, family relations, armenian, children, mother, mother son relationship and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like The Tango of Our Childhood: The Song of the Old Days (1982), Triangle (1967), Sour Grape (1974), Nahapet (1977), We and Our Mountains (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Song of the Old Days (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The members of an amateur theater group share the losses and sorrows of war with Armenian provincial town's inhabitants.
Plot: pow, amateur theater, tightrope, bread, armenian, tightrope walker, young love, boy girl relationship, rehearsal, comedian, children, animal sacrifice ...
Place: soviet union, ussr, caucasus, armenia
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95%
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Triangle (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The movie tells the life story and friendship of five blacksmiths in town of Leninakan during the war and the years preceding it - as told by the son of one of the blacksmiths.
Plot: armenian, friendship, friend, world war two, soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, ussr, armenia, caucasus
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95%
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Sour Grape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two years after receiving news of his father’s death in WWII a young boy continues to wait for trains from the front. The boy lives with his crippled uncle rather than with his mother, who has remarried and has another child. Then one day the ...
Plot: father son relationship, soldier, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia
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54%
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Nahapet (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story of a strong-willed man, Nahapet, who lost his family during the 1915 Genocide is an eternal story of resurrection.
Plot: injury, survivor, armenian genocide, genocide, armenian, communism, world war one, bolshevik
Time: 1910s, year 1915
Place: armenia, soviet union, ussr
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We and Our Mountains (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Calm of the mountain village is disturbed by the investigation on stray sheep.
Plot: sheep, armenian, shepherd, mountain, village, countryside
Place: armenia, ussr, caucasus, soviet union
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50%
The Merry Bus (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Focuses on a woman and child after the 1988 earthquake that rocked the Soviet state of Armenia. They find themselves listening to telephone wires and call it music. They became close and the little boy decides that he has found the basis for the ...
Plot: armenian, orphan, telephone, wire, adopted son, earthquake, mother
Place: armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Gikor (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A village boy meets his tragic fate when he is sent to the city to work for a rich trader.
Plot: family relations, armenian, boy, father son relationship
Time: 19th century
Place: caucasus, armenia, tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
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45%
The Soldier and the Elephant (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Soldier Armenak is given an extraordinary task: to transport an elephant from Germany to the Yerevan Zoo.
Plot: armenian, zoo, elephant, soldier, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: germany, yerevan, armenia
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44%
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, canadian, religion, catholic, french canadian
Place: canada, quebec
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41%
Everyone Dies Alone (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When they start losing family members and neighbors due to WWII and the Nazi government's policies, a quiet married couple becomes disillusioned and begins spreading leaflets against the government - a crime punishable by death.
Plot: gestapo, world war two, death, desperation, death sentence, anti nazi, postcard, death of son, husband wife relationship, resistance, mother, fear ...
Time: year 1940, 1940s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A family drama.
Plot: world war two, female director, aunt nephew relationship, coming of age, uncle, generation gap, secret, war veteran, small town, grandmother, mental patient, aunt ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Hello, That's Me! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Artyom (Armen Dzhigarkhanyan) is a scientist who buries himself in his work after the woman he loves dies during the war. He is informed of his sweetheart's death by a young woman, and soon love blossoms between the lonely doctor and the ...
Plot: red army, lost love, loyalty, friendship, love, friend, armenian, physicist, world war two, russian, cosmology, kiss ...
Place: armenia, caucasus, russia, ussr, yerevan ...
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36%
Mother of Men (1975)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Style: sincere, bleak, suspenseful, touching, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, children, mother, hunger, village, young woman, heroine, survival, kindness, life is a bitch, danger, family ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1942, year 1943
Place: soviet union, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Slap in the Face (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man falls in love with and marries a prostitute, then has to defend her against malicious townsfolk.
Plot: husband wife relationship, kiss, donkey, brothel madam, falling in love, bigotry, adoptive mother adopted son relationship, brothel, dream, orphan, prostitute, boy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Confession (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Story: The Confession (1990) survives in Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992) in its original camera negative. It remained unfinished due to the death of Sergei Parajanov. The Confession (1990) was his favorite screenplay, which was written in the 1960s and ...
Plot: gulag, prison, confession, genius, kgb
Place: armenia, russia, caucasus, ukraine, georgia (former ussr) ...
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32%
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Class of '44 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to "Summer of '42" reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and ...
Plot: world war two, college, coming of age, autobiography, streetcar
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Red Dirt Rising (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film shares with us a decade in the lives of Jimmie Lewallen and his wife Carrie as they experience the joys of love and marriage alongside the tragedies of war and poverty (1939-1949).
Plot: world war two, automobile racing, car racing, race, nascar, racing, race car
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I'm Alive and I Love You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drama - During World War II, a woman aboard a railroad car full of deportees slips French railway worker Julien (Jérôme Deschamps) a note with an address and a simple message: "I am alive, and I love you," and he decides to track down ...
Plot: man boy relationship, jewish, father son relationship, courage, nazi, french, world war two, german occupation, family relations, train, railway station, mother son relationship
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Chosen Ones (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A man wants to flee wartime Germany and the detested Nazis to Columbia, where his brother lives. In order to achieve his goal he agrees to become an informer for the Reich.
Plot: world war two, half brother, gunshot, german, coming of age, tragedy, doctor, rape, betrayal, murder, nazism, horse ...
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30%
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Last Man Club (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A WW2 veteran destined for life in a retirement home escapes his difficult family situation and embarks on a cross country adventure to find the last remaining members of his B-17 bomber crew with the help of a beautiful accomplice.
Plot: young woman, retirement home, friendship, veteran, honor, world war two
Time: 1940s
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30%
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Mum's List (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when ...
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Plot: death of wife, last wish, mother, cancer, family, death, family relations, husband wife relationship, dying woman, woman, terminal cancer, parents and children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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If I Had a Gun (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vlado, an intelligent boy living in a small village, has fantasies that take him away from his humdrum life. But as the Nazi occupation begins to encroach on the townsfolk his fantasies and reality begin to merge.
Plot: world war two, children in wartime, shot with a gun, killed with a gun, adolescence, circumcision, foreskin, gunshot, gun shooting
Time: 1940s
Place: slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 3K
Mother (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Henri Verneuil was born Achod Malakian of Armenian parentage on October 15, 1920, in Rodosto, Turkey, and his family fled to France and settled in Marseilles when he was a young child. He later recounted his childhood experience in the novel Mayrig, ...
Style: saga
Plot: armenian genocide, diaspora, exile, mass murder, refugee, harbor, immigrants, family relations, mother, genocide, armenian
Place: france, provence, armenia, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Simon & the Oaks (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Epic story about two families and their friendship and common destiny in Sweden's Gothenburg in the 1940s and 1950s. Told from the perspective of young Simon Larsson, who learns that he's an adopted child who has a Jewish father from ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, world war two, friendship, family relations, wartime life, society, culture clash, working class, youth, best friend, life is a bitch, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 50s, post world war two
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Kabei: Our Mother (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set in Tokyo in 1940, the peaceful life of the Nogami Family suddenly changes when the father, Shigeru, is arrested and accused of being a Communist. His wife Kayo works frantically from morning to night to maintain the household and bring up her ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: life is a bitch, world war two, parents and children, family relations, wartime life, political unrest, state affairs, single parent, unsupportive parent, nationalism, death in the family, society ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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26%
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Palunku (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Monichan shifts to the city from his village to provide better education to his children. But will things go as planned?
Plot: children, child abuse, village, money lender, lottery, school, literacy, city, family relations
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26%
Facing the Truth (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In his new film, an intriguing and delicately crafted drama, Malmros portrays the poignant story of a man, who grew up in very modest circumstances in the early years of the 20th century, but whose diligence, intelligence and willingness to endure ...
Style: captivating, serious, disturbing, touching
Plot: family relations, moral dilemma, father son relationship, journalism, professor, surgeon, world war two, hospital, brain surgery, twins, dead children, doctor ...
Time: 1910s, 1940s, 1930s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Gruber's Journey (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: On 22 June 1941, Germany and Romania attack Soviet Russia. Several days later, Curzio Malaparte, the Italian writer who would one day pen the novel « Kaputt », a war correspondent for « Corriere de la Sera », arrives in Iasi, in the north of ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, war correspondent, mass murder, anti semitism, jewish
Place: romania
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25%
The Revolt of Job (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "The Revolt of Job" tells the story of a childless Jewish couple in WWII-era Hungary who adopt a Hungarian boy. They raise him with their values and traditions. Unfortunately, the Nazis eventually come and round up all Jewish families in ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: holocaust, adoption, deportation, family relations, orphan, renegades, rebelliousness, against humanity, society, war, human spirit, family life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Raggedy Man (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nita, a divorced mother of two boys, is stuck working as a telephone operator in a small Texas town in World War II. Her friendship with a sailor on leave causes tongues to wag in town.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, talky, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: small town, world war two, friendship, family relations, couples, parents and children, woman in danger, single parent, social relations, prejudice, telephone operator, gossip ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%