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The Maids of Wilko (1979)
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The Maids of Wilko (1979)
Original name: Panny z Wilka
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in the late '20s. A thirtyish young man, who heads a small factory, faints at the funeral of a close friend. He decides to go home to his aunt and uncle for a while, but gets involved with a family of five women who had been in love with him at one time though he had apparently loved only one, who, unknown to him, has died since his departure. The women are mainly disillusioned with life or estranged from husbands while the youngest has a crush on him.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, contemplative
Plot: family relations, uncle nephew relationship, hopes, passion, friendship, death, children, birthday, immortality, jealousy, farm, childhood friend, aunt nephew relationship, romance, love and romance, haunted by the past, couples, small town, fainting, reunion, homecoming, unfulfillment, childhood friends, dog, dancing ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, couples, love and romance, romance, hopes, mother daughter relationship and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The Maids of Wilko: A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984), The Heart of Me (2002), The Birch Wood (1970), Landscape After Battle (1970), Julie Walking Home (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, american, love, tragic love, love affair, redemption, human spirit, religions or cults, village, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1964, year 1946
Place: poland, europe, berlin germany, warsaw poland, arizona
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The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, parents and children, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 40s
Place: london, england, europe
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The Birch Wood (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Takes place in a prewar Poland. A tubercular young man comes to stay with his brother on a farm. He is in love with life and constantly plays 1930's music on a piano. He gets involved with his brother's problems and also becomes the lover ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: countryside, terminal illness, forest, piano, twins, love and romance, infidelity, family life, siblings relations, unfulfillment, dealing with death, tragic hero ...
Place: europe, poland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Landscape After Battle (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Film opens with the mad rush of haphazard freedom as the concentration camps are liberated. Men are trying to grab food, change clothes, bury their tormentors they find alive. Then they are herded into other camps as the Allies try to devise policy ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: survival, concentration camp, world war two, love and romance, danger, unfulfillment, romance, writer's life, war, hopes, tragic love, holocaust ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1945
Place: poland, warsaw poland
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Julie Walking Home (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, Poland, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Julie's son is dying of cancer and her marriage falling apart. She goes to Poland in search of a man who can heal using his hands. Julie finds not only a magical cure for her son, but also comes across a love so pure it begins to heal the ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, hopes, betrayal, danger, dishonesty, human nature, survival, terminal illness, couples, romance, child illness ...
Place: poland, holland, europe, nova scotia, canada
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Heat and Dust (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The parallel story of Anne and her grand-aunt Olivia in their experiences in India
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: british colonial, self discovery, interracial relations, extramarital affair, couple relations, love affair, social differences, introspection, opposites attract, hopes, society, love and romance ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, kashmir
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61%
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Mrs Dalloway (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: As society hostess Clarissa Dalloway prepares for another of her legendary parties, she finds herself haunted by figures and scenes from her passionate adolescence.
Style: talky, contemplative, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, old love, flowers, romance, haunted by the past, social differences, couple relations, strong female presence, couples, society, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1890s, year 1918 ...
Place: england, london, asia, europe, india
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60%
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Clara and Me (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Antoine has what every young single man could wish: a promising career, true and loyal friends, and an apartment of his own. However, he's a lonely man, until he meets Clara, a beautiful and exciting woman, and deeply falls in love with her. ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: couples, fall in love, lovers reunited, introspection, parents and children, love affair, self discovery, midlife crisis, thirtysomething life, family relations, gender, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, argentina
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58%
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Firelight (1997)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Firelight is a period romance/drama film written and directed by William Nicholson. It was Nicholson's first, and to date only, film as director.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, governess, family relations, love and romance, reunion, parents and children, fall in love, couples, hopes, estate, couple relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 90s, 1830s, 1840s ...
Place: england, europe, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Till Human Voices Wake Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam and Silvy are best friends. One night, as they are watching a falling star while floating on their backs in a lake, Sylvy disappears from his side. Despite his best efforts, he cannot find her under water. Many years later, Sam, now a ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, mysterious character, haunted by the past, romance, hopes, youth, small town, rescue, hypnosis, psychiatrist, death of father, accidental death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, love triangle, diary, funeral, romance, virginity, power of love, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, paris france, caribbean, latin america
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56%
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Sinbad (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the stories of Hungarian writer Gyula Krúdy, this iconic film is a lush and sensuous depiction of the life, loves and memories of serial seducer Szindbád.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, sexual, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: womanizer, couple relations, haunted by the past, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, aging, romance, waiter, snow, skating, beer ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: hungary, europe
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56%
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Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, mother, power of love, mother daughter relationship, beautiful scenery, dying, death of mother, wedding, death, friendship, women ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Vernie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Drama - Sean, a young thirty-something coffee shop owner, is diagnosed with terminal cancer. He desperately wants to have a baby before he dies, and asks his best friend Kristy to bear his child. - John Riedlinger, Amy Colon, Patrick Coyle
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, family relations, pregnancy, terminal illness, tragic hero, couples, family problems, best friends, hopes, romance, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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53%
Their Eyes Were Watching God (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A drama set in the 1920s, where free-spirited Janie Crawford's search for happiness leads her through several different marriages, challenging the morals of her small town. Based on the novel by Zora Neale Hurston.
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, sincere, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: racism, gambling, interracial relations, small town, marriage, jealousy, love, family problems, injustice, human spirit, love affair, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: florida
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53%
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Moonlight Mile (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As he copes with the death of his fiancee along with her parents, a young man must figure out what he wants out of life.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, clever, serious ...
Plot: friendship, family relations, starting over, haunted by the past, fall in love, death in the family, romance, family problems, murder, guilt, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Coming Home (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer remembers him.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric
Plot: labor camp, love and romance, hopes, political unrest, reunion, breakup, crime and punishment, couples, family problems, state affairs, political prisoner, cultural revolution ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china
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51%
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El Sur (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north. She is fascinated by the secrets of the south which seem to be hidden in the personality of her father.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: bittersweet, haunted by the past, parents and children, uncover truth, family relations, love and romance, dishonesty, coming of age, romance, hopes, youth, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Getting Married in Buffalo Jump (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Years have passed since Sophie (Wendy Crewson) left the ranch her family calls home to pursue her dream of becoming a singer. The death of her father means that Sophie, now 30, must return to the home she left behind so long ago. Once there, ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), cattle ranch, rodeo, farm, couples, family relations, romance, love and romance, hopes, small town life, small town, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
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50%
The Go-Between (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.
Style: contemplative, sincere, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, friendship, birthday party, cricket the game, social differences, love triangle, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, love affair, fall in love, tragic love, family relations ...
Time: victorian era, 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, victorian ...
Place: england, europe
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My Favorite Season (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Old woman Berthe leaves her house to live in her daugter Emilie's one. Emilie and her brother Antoine have fallen out three years ago and have not seen each other since, but Emilie invites him for Christmas. Memories will come up, and will be ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, memory, brother sister incest, siblings relations, hopes, life is a bitch, estrangement, family gatherings, introspection, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
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Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sexy, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, family relations, village, bourgeoisie, village life, family life, tragic hero, life is a bitch, hopes, romance, dull life ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 70s, 18th century
Place: normandy, france, europe, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Lola (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lola, is a 1961 film, the debut film directed by Jacques Demy as a tribute to director Max Ophüls and is described by Demy as a "musical without music". Anouk Aimée starred in the title role. The film was restored and re-released by ...
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, touching, feel good, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cabaret, love triangle, single mother, gender, introspection, true love, destiny, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, family relations, couples, transvestism ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, marseille, amsterdam, chicago illinois ...
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44%
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Diamond Girl (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Denny Montana never looks at Claire. She has been working for him for four years and fallen in love at a distance. When Denny's brother Regan returns to oversee the sale of the family vineyard, Claire and Reganen makes pact. To make Denny ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, san francisco
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43%
After the Deluge (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. As Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as well as find a meaningful relationship with someone his ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, introspection, hopes, couples, family problems, mental illness, haunted by the past, family in crisis, couple relations, parents and children, memory loss ...
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Cactus (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman who injured her eyes in car accident and a young blind man fall for each other.
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, starting over, mysterious character, opposites attract, lifestyle, unfulfillment, dealing with death, romance, danger, love and romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, paris france
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42%
The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A penniless middle-aged spinster scrapes by giving piano lessons in the Dublin of the 1950s. She makes a sad last bid for love with a fellow resident of her rundown boarding house, who imagines she has the money to bankroll the business he hopes to ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: hotel, alcohol abuse, betrayal, dublin ireland, loneliness, boarding house, desperation, piano, spinster, singleness, cons and scams, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe, america, texas, manhattan new york city ...
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Moondance (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The close relationship between two fun-loving brothers comes under threat when a beautiful, sensitive girl arrives on the scene. As the younger brother comes of age, the inevitable jealousy, confusion, rivalry and lust place their brotherly love in ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexual, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, friendship, family relations, friends, couples, young lovers, love and romance, coming of age, youth, romance, bittersweet ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, germany, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The River (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Episodic study of feelings where six stories intertwine over one Saturday in a small town. Two boys save a young woman, Anni, and her baby from suicide by drowning. Esa, a down-on-his-luck musician in need of a loan, arrives to his father's ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: family relations, love and romance, dysfunctional family, couple relations, unfulfillment, hopes, youth, gays and lesbians, estrangement, family problems, couples, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland
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The Last Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At Christmas time, 19 year old Simon returns home to visit his dysfunctional family with Louise, a fearless girl he met during his train ride. While Simon struggles to cope with the growing distance between him and his parents, he starts to examine ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, youth, teenage life, lovers reunited, couples, family relations, social misfits, love and romance, gender, jealousy, unfulfillment, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
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