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Partition
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: soldier, forbidden love, interracial relations, 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: asia, india, pakistan, middle east
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about love and romance, romance, society, couples, fall in love, family relations and couple relations mostly in Romance, Drama and Musical genres. Some movies like Partition: Tengri: Blue Heavens (2008), Ryan's Daughter (1970), Indochine (1992), The Law (1990), Lorna Doone (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tengri: Blue Heavens
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 110 min.
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Ryan's Daughter
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 min.
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Indochine
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The Law
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching
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Place: africa
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Lorna Doone
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
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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 ...
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Duration: 100 min.
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A Village Affair
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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System:   62%
    User:   50%
 
Brideshead Revisited
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 659 min.
Story: In this eleven parts British television serial, Charles Ryder's involvement with members of the aristocratic Marchmain/Flyte family is followed throughout the years between the two World Wars.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, clever ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, aristocracy, couple relations, infidelity, romance, catholicism, mistress, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
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Place: venice, oxford university, england
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System:   61%
    User:   71%
 
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Red Sorghum
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An old leper who owned a remote sorghum winery dies. Jiu'er, the wife bought by the leper, and her lover, identified only as "my Grandpa" by the narrator, take over the winery and set up an idealized quasi-matriarchal community headed ...
Style: tense, epic, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: wine, couple relations, political unrest, village, wartime life, brutality, war, childhood, political corruption, love and romance, culture clash, art ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
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System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
A Married Woman
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
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Place: asia, india
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System:   61%
    User:   55%
 
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This Is the Sea
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
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The White Massai
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 ...
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System:   58%
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The Pear Tree
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, romance, homecoming, village, coming of age, politics, fall in love, innocence lost, teenage love, village life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 40s, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
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System:   56%
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The Scoundrel's Wife
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, village life, small town, society, clergy, single parent, social misfits, soldier ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: louisiana, usa, germany
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System:   53%
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War Bride
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: soldier, culture clash, farm, romance, countryside, pregnancy, wartime life, war, against the odds, hopes, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: canada
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System:   53%
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Kisna: The Warrior Poet
Genre: Drama, History, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: The film is set in the India of the tumultuous 1930's when nationalists fighting for the country's independence rose up as one, urging the British to quit. At this time, a young Indian, Kisna befriends and then shields a British girl ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: forbidden love, romance, woman in danger, fall in love, bollywood, love and romance, society, chase, couples, love triangle, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: india, new delhi
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System:   50%
    User:   59%
 
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Noorie
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, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, romance, love and romance, village, couples, village life, bollywood, life turned upside down, muslim, loss of father, dog, suicide ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: asia, india
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System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
The Jewel in the Crown
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 778 min.
Story: The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape, and the consequences of this echo through the ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: intrigue, forbidden love, interracial relations, social differences, romance, tragic love, racism, culture clash, rape, dishonesty, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: india, asia
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System:   48%
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Love Sublime
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, emotional, realistic, sexual, stylized
Plot: looking for love, romance, love and romance, village, single parent, social misfits, bollywood, parents and children, death in the family, pregnancy, village life, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
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System:   47%
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Brideshead Revisited
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: epic, clever, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, romance, catholicism, adultery, marriage, gay, religion, relationships, male nudity, literature, friends, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, london, morocco
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System:   47%
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Umrao Jaan
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: prostitute, forbidden love, romance, impossible love, social differences, bollywood, destiny, love and romance, kidnapping, society, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, india
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System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
This Is My Father
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Ireland, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When schoolteacher Kieran Johnson (James Caan) discovers that his father was not a French sailor (as he had been led to believe) but rather an Irish farmer, Kieran looks to his mother (Moya Farrelly) for answers. When she refuses to provide any, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: small town, romance, coming of age, irish, self discovery, catholicism, storytelling, love story, beautiful scenery, couple relations, love, mentor ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, usa, illinois, california ...
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
Yash Chopra's Veer-Zaara
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: uncover truth, forbidden love, romance, hopes, village, courtroom, prison, love and romance, bollywood, life is a bitch, dedicated lawyer, impossible love ...
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
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System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
Solomon & Gaenor
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, romance, social differences, tragic love, culture clash, love and romance, society, couples, fall in love, anti semitism, against the odds, single parent ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: wales
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
The Sea Is Watching
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, village, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, social relations, prostitute, samurai, friends, couple relations, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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System:   44%
    User:   41%
 

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