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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: epic, atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, sincere, touching
Plot: interracial relations, soldier, forbidden love, romance, village, political unrest, love and romance, couple relations, village life, fall in love, society, couples, social relations, sikh, muslim, love
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, society, fall in love, forbidden love and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Musical genres. Some movies like Partition: The White Massai (2005), Indochine (1992), The Scoundrel's Wife (2002), Heat and Dust (1983), Mississippi Masala (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The White Massai (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to adapt to the Masai's way of life and get used to their ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, culture clash, romance, hut, village, fish out of water, love and romance, misfit, couples, village life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.1
 8K
Indochine (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story starts in the 1930s at one of the largest rubber-tree plantations in Indochine (Vietnam). This plantation is owned by the French colonist Eliane, a proud woman who lives with her father and her native adoptive daughter Camille. She ...
Style: serious, epic, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: fall in love, interracial relations, love triangle, love and romance, adoption, naval officer, police corruption, culture clash, romance, cabaret, navy, arranged marriage ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: asia, vietnam, france, europe, saigon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: interracial relations, genocide, romance, small town life, village, small town, village life, society, clergy, single parent, social misfits, soldier ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: louisiana, usa, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Heat and Dust (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The parallel story of Anne and her grand-aunt Olivia in their experiences in India
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: extramarital affair, self discovery, interracial relations, love and romance, romance, couples, opposites attract, introspection, couple relations, love affair, social differences, hopes ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: serious, touching, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, romance, couple relations, indian lead, racism, interracial relations, love affair, parents and children, social differences, interracial romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, mississippi, india, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Solomon & Gaenor (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Jew in 1911 Wales tries to make his living by selling fabrics door to door, but to do so he must hide his nationality. On one of his sales he meets and falls in love with a demure young woman with a strong-willed father and a Jew-hating ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: forbidden love, couples, anti semitism, social differences, romance, tragic love, culture clash, love and romance, society, fall in love, against the odds, single parent ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 117
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, romance, love and romance, village, couples, village life, bollywood, life turned upside down, suicide, muslim, loss of father, dog ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.1
 436
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: courtroom drama, village, love triangle, village life, family life, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations, young lovers, contests and competitions, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: serious, gloomy, realistic, tense, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, couple relations, romance, hopes, couples, urban, city life, love and romance, society, family relations, spirituality, culture shock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.4
 3K
Sonny Boy (2011)
Genre: 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: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: unlikely couple, romance, couple relations, forbidden love, interracial relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, parents and children, racism, wartime life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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: epic, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: village, gun, officer, mute, pub, love triangle, political unrest, infidelity, love affair, romance, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: impossible love, violent husband, muslim, violence against women, love and romance, romance, husband wife estrangement, society, village, unsupportive spouse, wilderness, against the rules ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, sexual
Plot: village life, infidelity, menage a trois, village, love affair, romance, lesbian interest, love and romance, society, couples, social relations, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 799
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sexual, stylized
Plot: village, looking for love, love and romance, romance, single parent, bollywood, social misfits, parents and children, death in the family, pregnancy, village life, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.1
 9K
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: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: forbidden love, journalism, love affair, village, social differences, romance, culture clash, bollywood, political unrest, religions or cults, politics, love and romance ...
Time: year 1992, 1990s, year 1993
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: ship, human nature, romance, self discovery, chance, mother, couple relations, forbidden love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Nothing But a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: discrimination, americana, interracial relations, small town, romance, life is a bitch, society, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, working class, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 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: epic, serious, emotional, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revenge, young lovers, vengeance, love, forbidden love, romance, countryside, social differences, love and romance, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, political unrest ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: scotland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: folk, forbidden love, romance, true love, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, tragic love, political unrest, religions or cults, fall in love, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The story of the love between Veer Pratap Singh, an Indian, and Zaara Hayaat Khan, a Pakistani...a love so great it knows no boundaries...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: forbidden love, impossible love, courtroom, prison, muslim, rescue, uncover truth, pilot, class society, love of one's life, romance, hopes ...
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 2K
Umrao Jaan (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Bollywood film about the famous courtesan of the title. Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead role. The film is directed by J.P. Dutta and also stars Shabana Azmi, Sunil Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Divya Dutta, Himani Shivpuri and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: kidnapping, prostitute, forbidden love, romance, impossible love, social differences, destiny, bollywood, love and romance, society, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 109
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, countryside, couples, womanizer, couple relations, friendship, murder, small town life, artists and showbiz, friends, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: writer's life, haunted by the past, homecoming, romance, village, coming of age, politics, fall in love, innocence lost, teenage love, village life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 40s, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.9
 10K
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: terminal illness, romance, forbidden love, fall in love, love and romance, couples, village, social relations, couple relations, infidelity, village life, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1860s, 1870s
Place: japan, france, asia, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.8
 2K
Madras Town (2010)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 162 min.
Story: The movie begins as an old English woman Amy Wilkinson (Carole Trungmar) almost at her death bed in London, wants to come down to Chennai in search of a young man Parithi (Arya) whom she last saw on 15 August, 1947 to return Thali necklace (sacred ...
Style: serious, realistic, epic
Plot: forbidden love, translator, wrestling, opposites attract, romance, interracial relations, love and romance, culture clash, fall in love, state affairs, golf, sea disaster ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.9
 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: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: young lovers, romance, love affair, love, love at first sight, love letter, village, unfulfilled love, countryside, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 12K
At First Sight (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A blind man has an operation to regain his sight at the urging of his girlfriend and must deal with the changes to his life.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, hopes, resort, love and romance, couples, starting over, blindness, fall in love, disability, brother sister relationship, black bra and panties ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 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: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, soldier, farm, countryside, romance, pregnancy, wartime life, war, against the odds, hopes, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Under the Sun (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Olof lives alone on his family's farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik, who helps him in the afternoons. Once a sailor, Erik brags of having known hundreds of women. Out of the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: countryside, couple relations, friendship, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, society, family relations, friends, love triangle, horse ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: friendship, prostitute, samurai, romance, fall in love, village, love and romance, couples, social relations, friends, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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