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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, soldier, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, village life, society, couples, political unrest, social relations, romance, 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, emotional and touching films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, fall in love, society, forbidden love and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Partition: The White Massai (2005), Noorie (1979), A Village Affair (1995), The Waiting City (2009), The Sea Is Watching (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, couples, opposites attract, village life, love and romance, society, misfit, disorder, village, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, couples, village, bollywood, village life, romance, life turned upside down, rape, loss of father, dog, muslim ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, infidelity, family life, romance, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, society, dishonesty, family problems, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: captivating, tense, touching, gloomy, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, city life, love and romance, family relations, urban, society, couple relations, hopes, romance, couples, husband wife relationship, culture shock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, samurai, prostitute, looking for love, hopes, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, village life, village, couples, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: impossible love, violent husband, muslim, violence against women, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, hopes, couples, religions or cults, social relations, society, true love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: love, circus, sin, fall in love, romance, small town, small town life, society, pregnancy, social relations, human nature, jealousy ...
Time: 50s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 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: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, sincere
Plot: village, courtroom drama, disgraced, family relations, social relations, parents and children, couple relations, destructive relationship, love affair, homecoming, vengeance, on the run ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revenge, forbidden love, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance, romance, political unrest, vengeance, love, politics, rivalry, countryside ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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, touching, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, parents and children, unlikely couple, wartime life, love and romance, interracial relations, racism, couple relations, romance, life is a bitch, forceful separation, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 20s, 1930s
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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: stylized, emotional, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: village, couples, looking for love, bollywood, single parent, family relations, society, misfit, village life, parents and children, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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: realistic, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tragic love, re-education, true love, social differences, society, young lovers, forbidden love, village, revolution, youth, abortion, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, touching, serious, light, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, romance, racism, love affair, social differences, opposites attract, fall in love, racial prejudice, family drama, stereotypes, honest ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: mississippi, africa, india, asia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, gloomy, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: forbidden love, unlikely couple, unfulfillment, fall in love, romance, love and romance, tragic love, social differences, society, young lovers, against the odds, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, serious
Plot: social misfits, interracial relations, village life, soldier, genocide, social relations, wartime life, romance, village, single parent, missing person, small town ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: usa, louisiana, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: gloomy, touching, captivating, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: folk, romance, love and romance, religions or cults, family relations, forbidden love, true love, society, tragic love, fall in love, state affairs, snitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, northern ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, sexual, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, mute, pub, gun, officer, couples, take over, leadership, treason, soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: touching, realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: writer's life, fall in love, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, village life, homecoming, teenage love, village, haunted by the past, politics, innocence lost ...
Time: 90s, 40s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, realistic, serious, psychological, touching
Plot: farmer, fall in love, couple relations, couples, countryside, family relations, society, friendship, romance, love and romance, friends, illiteracy ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: realistic, sincere, bleak, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ship, destiny, air disaster, human nature, tragic love, forbidden love, hopes, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: parents and children, unlikely couple, social misfits, village, social relations, family relations, village life, romance, love and romance, fall in love, self discovery, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: emotional, serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: kidnapping, love and romance, destiny, bollywood, impossible love, social differences, society, forbidden love, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, romance, prostitute ...
Time: 19th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, forbidden love, opposites attract, arranged marriage, friends, free spirited, win over, wedding preparations and rituals, family relations, bollywood, vacation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: india, asia, europe, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 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: sentimental, offbeat, touching, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: small town, countryside, friendship, small town life, couples, friends, social relations, murder, womanizer, couple relations, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Married Woman (2005)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: They fall in love before they know its meaning, Lolita, orphaned at an early age & Shekhar, who reaches out & gives her the security she craves.They share joys & sorrows through childhood & adolescence,unknown to them ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: true love, society, social differences, bollywood, family relations, friends, couples, family problems, friendship, rock, childhood sweetheart, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, society, love triangle, blind character, family relations, countryside, arranged marriage, diary, youth, young lovers, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 60s
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 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: captivating, tense, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, journalism, village life, fall in love, love affair, family relations, religions or cults, separated, social differences, society, twins, culture clash ...
Time: year 1992, year 1993, 1990s
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Those Seven Days (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Maya, coming from poor family, is married to the affluent Dr. Anand; but she tries to commit suicide on the nuptial night. She tells Anand that she was in love with Prem whose ambition was to be a music director. He too was in love with her but ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: romance, fall in love, love affair, family, couple relations, love and romance, hopes, bollywood, true love, couples, musician, love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 686
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: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: womanizer, family relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, homecoming, starting over, love triangle, couples, siblings relations, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 1K
India Song (1975)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: India, 1937. Anne-Marie Stretter is the wife of the French ambassador and leads a solitary yet privileged life in Calcutta. The tedium of her existence is relieved by numerous illicit love affairs with government officials, young men who find her an ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: dull life, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, romance, infidelity, estate, couples, dishonesty, bourgeoisie
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%