Movies like Partition

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Partition (2007)
 6.9
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Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Determined to leave the ravages of war behind, 38 year old Gian Singh resigns from the British Indian Army to a quiet life. His world is soon thrown in turmoil, when he suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17 year old girl, traumatized by the events that separated her from her family.
Style: sincere, touching, atmospheric, epic, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, village, forbidden love, romance, soldier, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, village life, society, couples, political unrest, social relations, love, male female relationship, muslim, sikh
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: india, pakistan, middle east, asia

Most similar movies to Partition

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, society, forbidden love and village mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Partition: Silk (2007), Ryan's Daughter (1970), Noorie (1979), A Village Affair (1995), The Waiting City (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.9
 11K
Silk (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Italy, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, this visually stunning film tells the story of a French trader who finds unexpected love far away from home.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, stylized ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, smuggling, love and romance, couple relations, love story, husband wife relationship, travel, historical event, interracial love relationship, life philosophy, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, 1860s
Place: japan, france, asia, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
Story: World War I seems far away from Ireland's Dingle peninsula when Rosy Ryan Shaughnessy goes horseback riding on the beach with the young English officer. There was a magnetic attraction between them the day he was the only customer in her ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, officer, romance, forbidden love, fall in love, couples, soldier, world war one, gun, mute ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.1
 124
Noorie (1979)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Noorie is a 1979 Hindi movie produced by Yash Chopra, and directed by Manmohan Krishna. Noorie (Poonam Dhillon) lives in the Bhaderwah valleys with her father, Ghulam Nabi (Iftekhar) and her dog Khairoo, she has a boyfriend Yusuf (Farooq Shaikh), ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: village, romance, love and romance, couple relations, bollywood, couples, life turned upside down, village life, loss of father, rape, muslim, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: village life, infidelity, romance, family life, family relations, family problems, dishonesty, society, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Waiting City (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An outwardly happy Australian couple journey to Calcutta to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival find that the arrangements have yet to be finalized. Soon, the intoxicating mystic power of the Indian city pulls them in separate and unexpected ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, romance, city life, love and romance, society, urban, hopes, couple relations, family relations, couples, husband wife relationship, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Sea Is Watching (2002)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on Akira Kurosawa's final unproduced script, this Edo-period drama takes place almost entirely inside an ocean-village brothel. O-Shin is a young brothel worker who one night helps a young samurai escape from his pursuers. Against the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, samurai, prostitute, looking for love, hopes, couple relations, unfulfilled love, fall in love, village life, village, couples, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Tengri: Blue Heavens (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France, Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This is a love story set in the steppes of Central Asia of today. Temür a thirty year old Kazakh decides to start life again in his ancestral village in the Kyrghyz Mountains. He discovers soon after his arrival that he is a misfit in this ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, atmospheric
Plot: impossible love, muslim, violent husband, violence against women, unfulfillment, hopes, couples, wilderness, social relations, village life, religions or cults, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.2
 1K
The Playboys (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Ireland
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: love, circus, sin, small town life, small town, romance, fall in love, society, human nature, social relations, pregnancy, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 7.0
 479
The Law (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, UK, France, Burkina Faso, Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Set in a pre-colonial African past, Tilai is about an illicit love affair and its consequences. Saga returns to his village after an extended absence to discover that his father has taken Nogma, Saga's promised bride, for himself. Still in love ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, emotional
Plot: village, courtroom drama, contests and competitions, death in the family, love affair, romance, chaos and mayhem, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, vengeance, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Heavenly Forest (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The story begins with Makoto Segawa, a freshman at Meikei University. On the day of his university entrance ceremony, Makoto meets a fresh-faced, quirky girl named Shizuru. Makoto has a complex which causes him to shy away from contact with other ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, emotional, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, couple relations, young lovers, youth, student life, death, university, couples, love and romance, camera
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.9
 2K
Lorna Doone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II's Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles' illegitimate son, The Duke of ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: revenge, forbidden love, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest, state affairs, romance, vengeance, love, politics, countryside, rivalry ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
 3K
Sonny Boy (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Waldemar Nods, a young man from Suriname, meets the older Dutch woman Rika van der Lans and they fall in love. In pre-WWII Netherlands they could not be more different. The one black, the other white, 17 years between them and on top of that Rika ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, society, forbidden love, wartime life, forceful separation, family relations, racism, unlikely couple, romance, interracial relations, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 20s, 30s, 1930s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Mississippi Masala (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families have to come to terms with it.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, romance, racism, love affair, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, racial prejudice, family drama, stereotypes, honest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, africa, india, usa, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of a right-winger, schoolgirl Jing Qiu (Zhou Dong-Yu) is sent to the countryside for reeducation, and tasked to help write a textbook. There she meets Lao San (Shawn Dou), a young soldier with a bright future ahead. Despite the class ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tragic love, romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, abortion, village, revolution, re-education, youth, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.7
 199
David & Fatima (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of Romeo and Juliet in Jerusalem involving a Palestinian woman and an Israeli man.
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, fall in love, romance, love and romance, tragic love, social differences, young lovers, society, couples, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.1
 858
Love Sublime (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: As Pandit Shyam Sunder prayed in Bhagwan Shivji's temple on the occasion of Janamashtami, his wife gives birth to a daughter, Rupa, and passes away, leaving her child to bear the brunt of being an ill-omen. Years later, Rupa burns her face from ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, stylized, emotional
Plot: village, bollywood, misfit, family relations, village life, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, social misfits, romance, death in the family, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Under the Greenwood Tree (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in a rustic English village in the mid 19th century, Under The Greenwood Tree tells the story of a poor young man who falls for a middle-class schoolteacher and attempts to win her over.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, captivating, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: village life, social differences, forbidden love, wooing, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, couples, society, social relations, romance, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.8
 7K
The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, social differences, forbidden love, young lovers, society, fall in love, love affair, romance, youth, family relations, diary, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 60s, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Scoundrel's Wife (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Already an outcast for crimes she did not commit, a woman struggling to raise her two children in a small village during World War II is suspected of being a saboteur.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: society, social relations, wartime life, village life, clergy, homecoming, anti war, village, genocide, single parent, soldier, small town life ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: louisiana, usa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
This Is the Sea (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film is set in Northern Ireland shortly after 1994 cease-fire. Hazel is a Protestant and Malachy a Catholic. Romance between them is threatened by Rohan (leader in militant underground and pal of Malachy's brother Padhar), who wants Malachy ...
Style: serious, touching, gloomy, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family problems, militant, snitch, religions or cults, family relations, tragic love, forbidden love, society, true love, folk, unfulfillment, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Pear Tree (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man contemplates life and compares it to a pear tree in his yard which stops producing fruit.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: artists and showbiz, writer's life, love and romance, village life, politics, fall in love, romance, village, haunted by the past, teenage love, homecoming, innocence lost ...
Time: 90s, 40s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.7
 3K
Voyager (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Greece, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Walter Faber has survived a crash with an airplane. His next trip is by ship. On board this ship he meets the enchanting Sabeth and they have a passionate love affair. Together they travel to her home in Greece, but the rational Faber doesn't ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: ship, couples, air disaster, human nature, forbidden love, tragic love, love affair, couple relations, hopes, romance, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
 7K
What If... (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Athens - Greece - The age of Economic crisis Demetris is a highly independent man who lives a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When a moment arrives, his choice at that point in time will change everything. His roommate is a ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: destiny, true love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, romance, fall in love, society, political unrest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, greek, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 8.1
 59K
D.D.L.J. (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Raj is a rich, carefree, happy-go-lucky second generation NRI. Simran is the daughter of Chaudhary Baldev Singh, who in spite of being an NRI is very strict about adherence to Indian values. Simran has left for India to be married to her childhood ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, forbidden love, arranged marriage, romance, parents and children, couple relations, free spirited, family relations, win over, wedding preparations and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, europe, london, england, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Little England (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Τwo sisters from the island of Andros, dubbed Little England because of its affluence, are both in love with the same man. Set in the Greek Civil War period and ending in the 1950s, the movie is based on the homonymous novel by Ioanna Karystiani.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, stylized, realistic
Plot: love and romance, island, love triangle, lovers apart, sister sister relationship, love, forbidden love, marriage, infidelity, cheating wife, romance, torment ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.4
 849
Love Is Blind (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 30-year old Kertu has lived under her father's power her whole life. Because of her gentle nature, she is thought by locals to be a little simple-minded. The young woman makes her first timid attempt to change something in her life - she send a ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: parents and children, social misfits, village, social relations, family relations, village life, unlikely couple, love and romance, romance, fall in love, self discovery, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.8
 111
Swann (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rose Hindmarsh finds herself at the centre of a controversy when she meets author Sarah Maloney as she investigates the life of Mary Swann, an obscure poet who was brutally murdered in a small town in rural Ontario.
Style: realistic, offbeat, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: small town, artists and showbiz, countryside, friends, social relations, small town life, couples, murder, crimes, couple relations, love and romance, womanizer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 8.1
 10K
Bombay (1995)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A love story of a good-hearted Hindu man and a beautiful devout Muslim woman who leave their village to marry against the wishes of their parents and move to Bombay to start a fresh life. There they have twin sons and a daughter. But turmoil engulfs ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: forbidden love, journalism, social differences, separated, society, politics, family disapproval, couples, village, frame up, religions or cults, family relations ...
Time: year 1993, year 1992, 1990s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Once Upon a Time in Rio (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Situated just above the awe-inspiring Ipanema beach in Rio is the Cantagalo slum. Every day, floods of Cantagalo residents make their way down the mountain, only to disappear into their surroundings as part of the invisible working-class that cleans ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: love, social differences, forbidden love, romance, love and romance, parents and children, fall in love, life is a bitch, couples, rich and poor, family relations, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 1K
War Bride (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Anna Friel stars in classy wartime drama The War Bride. She plays Lily, an orphan who suddenly finds herself married, with child and living with hostile in-laws in the wilds of Canada.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, love and romance, wartime life, against the odds, family relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, society, homecoming, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%