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Don't Grieve (1968)
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Don't Grieve (1968)
Original name: Не горюй!
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Benjamin, the local doctor is a soul of a local society, the educated, friendly, democratic person who often treats the poor for free. It makes him very popular with the locals but most certainly does not help with his bank account. He is in love with a beautiful Manette who is also crazy about him but is being watched closely by her father who called his daughter "his small capital" and is determined to protect her virginity until the moment the marriage contract has been signed...
Plot: dancing, death, doctor, adoption, duel, brother sister relationship, drunkenness, humiliation, banquet, dance
Place: caucasus, russia, georgia (former ussr)

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about doctor, death, family relations, hospital, love, countryside and mountain mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Don't Grieve: Mimino (1977), The Slap in the Face (1980), Melodies of the Vera Quarter (1973), The Confession (1990), Ashik Kerib (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mimino (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Georgian bush pilot Valentin (Valiko) Mizandari a.k.a. Mimino works at small local airlines, flying helicopters between small villages. But he dreams of piloting large international airlines aircrafts, so he goes to Moscow for refresher courses. ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: hotel, friendship, pilot, helicopter, soviet, friends, initially antagonists, small time, ethnic, city life, urban, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, georgia (former ussr), armenia, caucasus, moscow russia ...
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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: prostitute, girl, adoption, boy, orphan, dream, brothel, husband wife relationship, kiss, fall in love, family relations, adoptive father adopted son relationship ...
Time: 19th century
Place: caucasus, armenia
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Melodies of the Vera Quarter (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This musical is based on old Georgian vaudevilles and plays. The early 20th century. Old Tiflis is in confusion and turmoil. A mysterious fairy is helping the poor Pavle’s family: real wood is burning in his old, neglected fireplace, wherein a pot ...
Plot: theft, fall in love, family relations, falling in love, poverty, ballet, love, father daughter relationship
Place: tbilisi, georgia (former ussr), caucasus
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76%
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: genius, gulag, prison, confession, kgb
Place: russia, ukraine, armenia, caucasus, soviet union ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ashik Kerib (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib falls in love with a rich merchant's daughter, but is spurned by her father and forced to roam the world for a thousand and one nights - but not before he's got the daughter to promise not to marry till his ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: adventure, love and romance, obsessive quest, homecoming, countryside, true love, on the road, romance, couples, family relations, merchant, islam ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr), azerbaijan
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The Lifeguard (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, the charming daughter of Italian immigrants, has a dream : to become rich. In Roubaix, where she lives, she meets and marries small-time crooner Marcel Potier. Together they leave for the South of France where they live happily but poorly. ...
Plot: greed, death, wealth, teacher, marathon, man in a wheelchair, last wish, woman in a wheelchair
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38%
Dad Is Gone, Mom Also (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A coming-of-age film: When Laurette's parents disappear following a row, Laurette assumes responsibility for the family. The initial fiesta of children alone gives way to abandonment and the pressures of responsibility.
Plot: pregnant girl, pregnancy, coming of age, divorce, teenager, brother sister relationship
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Blue Mountains, or Unbelievable Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An author - a passive young man - enters the Soviet-controlled bureaucracy of Georgia attempting to get his novel published only to be neglected and compartmentalized at every turn.
Style: absurd
Plot: office, secretary, book, elevator, absurdism, absurd humor, writers, bureaucracy, bureaucrat, painting, satire, manuscript ...
Place: georgia (former ussr), caucasus, georgia, soviet union
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Police Chief Pepe (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A police commissioner in a little town in the Italian Venetian province investigates a prostitution ring run by two pensioners; during his investigations he also learns that a former manicurist shacks up with ten students, the prefect's ...
Plot: politics, police, prostitute, corruption, prostitution, doctor, dual identity
Time: 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Why Would I Lie? (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Cletus is a compulsive liar. He prefers the term 'fabrication' to lie though. When Cletus becomes a social worker he's assigned the case of a boy called Jorge (with a 'J') who was taken from his mother. Cletus sets out to ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Once Upon a Time There Was a Singing Blackbird (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gia is a carefree young percussionist who works at a theater in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. He lives in a small apartment with his mother. Gia spends his days flitting from friend to friend, lover to lover, avoiding any responsibility, and never ...
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Place: tbilisi, caucasus, russia, soviet union, georgia (former ussr)
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Welcome to the Quiet Room (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 28 year old freelance writer Sakura Asuka (Yuki Uchida) wakes up tied in a white room. The white room is a protected room located in an isolated ward of a psychiatric hospital. Sakura first became unconscious because of heavy alcohol use and a druge ...
Plot: hospital, comedian, eating disorder, abortion, prostitution, stress, wig, vomiting, death, pay phone, bulimia, alcohol ...
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An Air So Pure (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Wishing Tree (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This poetic parable is part of Tenghiz Abuladze’s cinematic triptych: “The Supplication” – “The Wishing Tree” – “Repentance”. The place is Georgia at the beginning of the 20th century. That’s how director Tenghiz Abuladze ...
Plot: tree, boy meets girl, tragedy, male objectification, love, priest, christianity
Place: georgia, georgia (former ussr), caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Irreplaceable (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: All the people in this countryside area, can count on Jean-Pierre, the doctor who auscultates them, heals and reassures them day and night, 7 days a week. Now Jean-Pierre is sick, so he sees Natalie, a young doctor, coming from the hospital to ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, gypsy camp, rainstorm, cancer, injection, pregnant woman, pregnant, farm, dancing, autism, goose ...
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Place: france
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Country: Soviet Union
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Meeting Past (1966)
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Country: Soviet Union
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Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr), russia, chechnya
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I'm a Detective (1971)
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Country: Soviet Union
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Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
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Country: Soviet Union
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Place: armenia, caucasus, soviet union
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Promised Heaven (1991)
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Country: Soviet Union
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The Teacher from Vigevano (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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