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Jasmine Flower (2004)
Jasmine Flower (2004)
Original name: 茉莉花开
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Zhang Ziyi plays the youngest of three generations of women who leads lives in Shanghai. Joan Chen plays the great-grandmother, grandmother, and mother. The film recounts this family, the mistakes they make, and a cycle that the granddaughter breaks out of.
Style: family saga
Plot: mother, motherhood, pregnancy, wedding, suicide, family relations, divorce, singing, adoption, chinese, communist, marriage, grandmother, actress, smoking, mother daughter relationship, director, infertility, generation gap, movie star, mother in law, movie theatre, class differences, adopted daughter, birth ...
Time: 80s, 2000s, 50s, 1930s, 1950s
Place: shanghai, china, shanghai china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sentimental films with plots about family relations, marriage, love, mother daughter relationship, love and romance, husband wife relationship and death mostly in Drama, Romance and Family genres. Some movies like Jasmine Flower: Sunflower (2005), Leila (1997), The Blind Orchestra (2015), Red Rose White Rose (1994), Shanghai Panic (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sunflower (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China, Netherlands
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Sunflower is the story of the Zhang family in Beijing father, mother and son across three decades, centering on the tensions and misunderstandings between father and son. Nine-year-old Xiangyang is having the time of his life, free of adult ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: family life, lifestyle, youth, life is a bitch, society, parents and children, revolution, father son relationship, generation gap, childhood, drawing, earthquake ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 1990s
Place: china, asia, beijing china
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Leila (1997)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 102 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a semi modern Iranian couple, who are trying to fight the old beliefs & old generation. This is a failing battle because the man is not strong enough.
Style: serious, realistic, biting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, infertility, introspection, couple relations, culture clash, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, family problems, newlyweds, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east
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The Blind Orchestra (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the early years of the reign of Hassan II, Houcine, a fan of the new king, is the director of a popular orchestra and the proud father of Mimou. This is a very particular troupe, male musicians who are sometimes forced to pretend that they are ...
Plot: family relations, politics, love, dress, maid, wedding, birthday, movie theatre, family, pretending to be blind, boy
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Red Rose White Rose (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose. Even though he feels happy with her, he knows he will not end up with her. To maintain his reputation, he marries an ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, infidelity, passion, seductress, reputation, love triangle, woman on top, extramarital affair, marriage, love, adultery
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: china, shanghai china, shanghai
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Shanghai Panic (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of 4 Shanghai teenagers
Plot: gay, aids, teenager, shower, male nudity, gay romance, hiv aids, hiv, drugs, drug, gay relationship
Place: china, shanghai
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The Road Home (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prompted by the death of his father and the grief of his mother, a man recalls the story of how they met in flashback.
Style: sentimental, emotional, stylized, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: funeral, village, businessman, teacher, death, fall in love, wooing, grief, burial, coffin, village life, romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: china, asia
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Saving Face (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Chinese-American lesbian and her traditionalist mother are reluctant to go public with secret loves that clash against cultural expectations.
Style: touching, inter cultural, romantic, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, coming out, generation gap, romance, lesbian love, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent, lesbian sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, shanghai china, paris france, china ...
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Dangerous Liaisons (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: China, South Korea, Singapore
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dangerous Liaisons is a Chinese film by Hur Jin-ho based on the novel with the same title by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: seduction, love triangle, love and romance, intrigue, femme fatale, couples, wooing, fall in love, betrayal, womanizer, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: china, shanghai, asia
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Harlow (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Loosely based biography of 1930s star Jean Harlow as she begins her climb to stardom. One of two "Harlow" film biographies that appeared in 1965, this one stars Carol Lynley in the title role that begins as Jean Harlow, a bit player in ...
Plot: hollywood, movie star, mother daughter relationship, impotence, friendship between women, wedding, family relations, female friendship, mentor, blonde, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, dying young ...
Time: 1930s
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The Wedding (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Shelby Coles (Halle Berry) is engaged to marry talented white jazz musician Meade Howell, but the pair face opposition from both Meade's family, who object to an inter-racial marriage, and Shelby's parents, who want her to marry a ...
Plot: musician, engagement, marriage, family, relationships, sister sister relationship, black man, interracial romance, african american, female friendship, adultery, jazz ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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Milk and Fashion (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Milk and Fashion centers on a young foreigner, Tyler Ralstin, as he travels from rural Yunnan to Shanghai to live with his uncle Jack. As caretaker for Tyler, Jack must balance his life between the high demand of his profession and the role of a ...
Plot: dancing, dance, ballet
Place: shanghai, china
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Downton Abbey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the ...
Style: family saga, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aristocracy, estate, servant, butler, british royal family, class differences, family relations, husband wife relationship, aristocrat, inheritance, lie, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london
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Eternity (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the women and relationships that define a family across a century.
Style: family saga, touching, sincere, melancholic, sentimental
Plot: eternity, family relations, birth, family history, family values, life & death, love, loss of child, widow, storytelling, loss of spouse, based on a novel ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: paris france
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Bless the Woman (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Tiny Soviet village by the sea, in the years before the Second World War... A very young girl, Vera, falls madly in love with an older military officer who is visiting from out of town. She leaves her home and family to live with him in various ...
Style: disturbing, touching, captivating, sentimental
Plot: male female relationship, actress, military officer, widow, world war two, love, family relations, friendship, love and romance, advice, married man, divorced man ...
Place: russia
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Necessary Parties (1988)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Chris Mills goes to court to prevent his parents from ending their marriage.
Plot: marriage, teenager, family relations, lawsuit, lawyer, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, 14 year old, boy hero, grandfather grandson relationship, disturbed child, high school friend ...
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The House of the Spirits (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Denmark, USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, family saga ...
Plot: revolution, generation gap, dictatorship, family relations, coup d'etat, civil war, parents and children, estate, political unrest, family life, farm, justice ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s ...
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The Remake (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sheridan O'Connor and Riccardo Rossi were destined to meet on the set of their first big movie together when barely out of their teens. What they didn't know was that their on-screen chemistry would translate into a hot and heavy ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, mysterious, nostalgic
Plot: family relations, revenge, love, mother daughter relationship, marriage, father daughter relationship, daughter, film within a film, filmmaking, romantic friendship, love and romance, movie actress ...
Place: california, new york
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Mother and Child (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 125 min.
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Desert Bloom (1986)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
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3 Men and a Little Lady (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
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Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sylvia's work increasingly takes her away from the three men who help bring up Mary, her daughter. When she decides to move to England and take Mary with her, the three men are heartbroken at losing the two most important females in their lives.
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Jackie & Ryan (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: A modern day train hopper fighting to be a successful musician and a single mom battling to maintain custody of her daughter defy their circumstances by coming together in a relationship that may change each others lives forever.
Style: romantic, atmospheric, sincere, touching
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Mamas & Papas (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
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Duration: 110 min.
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Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
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The Dark Fortnight (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Bangladesh
Duration: 141 min.
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Phantom of the Theatre (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious
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