Movies like The Lonely Voice of Man

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The Lonely Voice of Man (1987)
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The Lonely Voice of Man (1987)
Original name: Одинокий голос человека
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is Sokurov's feature film debut and is based on the novel The River Potudan by Andrei Platonov. It's a story about the lives of people in the Russian countryside in the beginning of the 20th century. The film was completed in 1979 as a graduation film, but was banned by the Soviet state and didn't premiere until 1987.
Plot: civil war, archive footage, loneliness, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, man-woman relation, wife husband relationship
Place: russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, contemplative and touching films with plots about father son relationship, husband wife relationship, loneliness, family relations, civil war, society and soldier mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Lonely Voice of Man: The Second Circle (1990), Private Life (1982), Nelio's Story (1998), Mother and Son (1997), War and Peace: Part II (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Second Circle (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.
Plot: death, snow, coffin, loss of father
Place: russia
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Private Life (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mikhail Ulyanov is the Bergmanesque protagonist of the Russian Private Life. A government-appointed factory executive, Ulyanov is reduced to quivering confusion when he is dismissed. Recovering from this blow, he decides to review and realign his ...
Plot: circus, pension, grandson, senior citizen, family relations, gun, secretary, partial female nudity, ex husband ex wife relationship, loneliness, daughter, son ...
Place: russia
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Nelio's Story (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Portugal, Mozambique
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the book by Henning Mankell (Sweden), this story takes place in Mozambique and is about a young boy, Nelio, who loses his entire family during a time of civil war. A wounded Nelio is found by a baker in the capital Mapouto; refusing medical ...
Plot: civil war, female director, sailboat, truck, filicide, bestiality, fire, child soldier, dog, dead dog, sailing boat, theater ...
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Mother and Son (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A slow and poignant story of love and patience told via a dying mother nursed by her devoted son. The simple narrative is a thread woven among the deeply spiritual images of the countryside and cottage.
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Plot: countryside, family relations, family problems, human nature, isolation, parents and children, dying mother, mother son relationship, parent child relationship, loneliness, old woman, nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
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81%
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War and Peace: Part II (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the end of 1809, Natasha attends her first ball. Andrei falls in love with her and intends to marry her, but her father demands they wait. The prince travels abroad, and Natasha desperately longs for him. But she then meets Anatol Kuragin and ...
Plot: based on a novel, engagement, ball, aristocrat, soldier, war
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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71%
Queen of Spades (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hermann is an officer of the engineers in the Imperial Russian Army. He constantly watches the other officers gamble, but never plays himself. One night, Tomsky tells a story about his grandmother, an elderly countess. Many years ago, in France, she ...
Plot: ghost, gambling, secret, card game, greed
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Morphine (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The year is 1917. We are in the Russian countryside. It is the middle of freezing winter. A pale young, newly educated doctor arrives. Having to deal with one medical challenge after another he soon becomes the center of everyone's attention. ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: drug abuse, addiction, drug addiction, civil war, doctor, hopelessness, hardship, loneliness, morphine, urban decay, society, repression ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: russia
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58%
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The Possessed (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: French-polish movie adaptation of the novel by Dostoievski (also known as Demons), directed by Andrzej Wajda.
Style: suspenseful, rough, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Plot: small town, reform, cynicism, activist, atheism, husband wife relationship, russian empire, free will, father son relationship, russian revolution, secret marriage, political activism ...
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Place: russia
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The Printing (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: The Printing is a family film produced by Unusual Films that tells the story of faithful Christians that continue printing and smuggling Bibles even when they know they are being hunted down by the Soviet Russian government.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, exciting, uplifting ...
Plot: danger, society, life is a bitch, rebellion, against humanity, against the rules, fighting the system, religions or cults, injustice, peaceful mission, prayer, orderly ...
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My Friend Ivan Lapshin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russian provincial town in the middle of the 1930s Stalin's Great Purge. Ivan Lapshin, the head of the local police, does what he has to do. And he does it well.
Plot: child, raid, police officer, suicide attempt, memory, childhood, totalitarian state, provincial life, multiple time frames, interrogation, war wound, stalinism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
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Wings (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Maya Bulgakova gives a marvelous performance as a once heroic Russian fighter pilot now living a quiet, disappointingly ordinary life as a school principal.
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Plot: world war two, midlife crisis, military, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, fish out of water, wartime life, culture clash, obsession, high school, post world war two, nostalgia ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: russia
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Living (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the second feature film by Russian director Vasily Sigarev, fate brings ordeals to characters that find themselves immersed in deep crisis; they must seek the strength to cope with adversity. In a remote and cold region of Russia, Galya, a ...
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: destiny, love, tragic love, husband wife relationship, life is a bitch, family problems, self sacrifice, prayer, dishonesty, dialogue, religion, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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The Steamroller and the Violin (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Seven year old Sasha practices violin every day to satisfy the ambition of his parents. Already withdrawn as a result of his routines, Sasha quickly regains confidence when he accidentally meets and befriends worker Sergei, who works on a ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: student film
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Time: 60s
Place: russia
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Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two kinds of love are experienced by young Ricky Schroder in this made-for-TV drama. One kind is the tenuous affection he extends to his estranged father when Schroder's mother unexpectedly dies. The other kind consists of the teasing ...
Plot: terminal illness, loss of wife, father son relationship, coming of age, death of wife, widower, workaholic, death of mother, estranged father, family relations, cancer, husband wife relationship ...
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40%
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Vystrel (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After receiving a slap in the face, Officer Silvio challenges the offending Count to a duel. However, urgent circumstances force the officer to leave, leaving the right to shoot. After many years, on the eve of the Count’s wedding, Silvio returns ...
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Rendezvous with Dishonor (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Modesty (2007)
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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
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Chinese Wine (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The relationship of two maotai liquor-producing families, between 1915, when the drink first won international fame, and the end of the Chinese civil war, after which it was named China's official national liquor.
Style: unusual plot structure, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
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Place: china
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37%
The Wishing Tree (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
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Betrayal (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, confession, cuckold, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, funeral, grief, denial, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
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35%
Beyond the Ocean (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, USA, Austria
Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: coming of age, russian immigrant
Place: russia
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34%
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You and Me (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 97 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A ten-episode television series based on the novel by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Set in a relatively comfortable Stalin-era prison in the town of Marfino where a community of prisoners with highly technical skills do research for the state.
Plot: josef stalin, espionage, prison
Place: russia
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Norway, USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: gulag, prisoner of war camp, job, prisoner, winter, human nature, weather, prison, veteran, world war two veteran, punishment, food ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: soviet union, russia
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The Lincoln Conspiracy (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: usa history, assassination, civil war, treason, american civil war, u.s. president, conspiracy, assassination plot, american history
Time: 1860s
Place: canada
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32%
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Three Sisters (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Laurence Olivier's film of Chekhov's play.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: life is a bitch, society, love and romance, family life, family problems, infidelity, human nature, small town, unfulfillment, sister sister relationship, death of father, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1900s
Place: russia, moscow russia
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30%