Movies like Pastorale

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Pastorale (1975)
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Pastorale (1975)
Original name: პასტორალი
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the mountain village comes a group of young musicians in Tbilisi. Here they are going to relax and rehearse. Sad story about the final rupture occurred, the peasants do not sing beautiful old songs, the musicians play music incomprehensible to them ... Far from the idyllic image of rural life.
Plot: village, cultural difference, country girl, musician, party, fishing, wine, teenage girl, alcohol, farmer, farm, rehearsal, guest, drinking, city country contrast, string quartet, hospitality
Place: caucasus, russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about village, village life, teenage girl, social relations, farm, death and countryside mostly in Drama, Comedy and Music genres. Some movies like Pastorale: Spring (1968), Children of Cast-Iron Gods (1993), The Useless Girl (1982), A Long and Happy Life (2013), Stubborn Boy (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Spring (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Savely and Lelya are leading a quiet peaceful life in a forest reserve, in a small village with a mineral spring, where Savely brought his seriously ill wife. The seemingly routine life can not hide deep and tender love that came a bit too late...
Plot: village, spring, sickness, death of husband, wife, husband, son
Place: soviet union
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95%
Children of Cast-Iron Gods (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The films hero is a metal worker named Ignat who is as strong and tough as the steel that his sprawling factory produces in the Ural Mountains. Its a great cheerless environment; life is arduous and dangerous; conditions at the plant are nearly ...
Plot: armor, village, train robbery, welder, drinking alcohol, drinking, alcohol, irony, smoking, beer drinking, miner, camel ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
The Useless Girl (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girl considered by everybody as "difficult" is sent to the village to live with her grandfather.
Plot: parents, teenage girl, aggression, old man, loneliness, village
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
A Long and Happy Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sascha lives in a village on the Kola Peninsular in northern Russia and dedicatedly manages what is left of an old collective farm. He gets on well with his farm workers who respect him and also tolerate his more or less clandestine love-affair with ...
Style: bleak, realistic, stylized, serious, sad ...
Plot: farm, village, society, rebelliousness, injustice, hopes, rebellion, alcoholic, dishonesty, social decay, tragedy, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 30
Stubborn Boy (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The people of this remote village in the Black Forest don't talk much, but when they do, it's in the Alemannic dialect. Hanna, 21 has traveled far to work here. She shovels manure, milks cows and tries to cope with the farmer, Uwe Kiefer, ...
Plot: strike, outcast, farmer, female protagonist, 21 year old, farm, village, milk, older man younger woman relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Wishing Tree (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This poetic parable is part of Tenghiz Abuladze’s cinematic triptych: “The Supplication” – “The Wishing Tree” – “Repentance”. The place is Georgia at the beginning of the 20th century. That’s how director Tenghiz Abuladze ...
Plot: tree, christianity, tragedy, boy meets girl, love, priest, male objectification
Place: georgia, caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 966
Suzaku (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Depicts the life of a family in a remote Japanese timber village. Family head Tahara Kozo lives with his mother Sachiko, wife Yasuyo, nephew Eisuke and young daughter Michiru. Economic recession and failed development plans cause tragedy in the ...
Plot: village, slice of life, husband wife relationship, boy, mountain, old woman, tunnel, school bus, abandoned by mother, mother daughter relationship, little girl, father daughter relationship ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Sleepless Knights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As every year Carlos (Raul Godoy) is spending the summer in the country with his family in order to help out with things. Perhaps he won't even be returning to Madrid, as economic prospects are hardly rosy there. In addition, his father's ...
Plot: gay, village, family, male nudity, gay relationship
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Shiba (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A multi-lingual tour guide who owns multiple passports one day drives his wife and daughter to a desolate seashore town and checks in a secluded, spacious, ruins-like hotel. From that moment on, he throws himself into gambling, tossing the dice with ...
Plot: murder, gambling, violence, death, sex, seaside, dice, village, taiwanese, chinese, cultural difference, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Red Snowball Tree (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A former thief is released from a prison. He tries to start a new life with his penfriend - a good village woman, but his past doesn't let him go.
Style: ironic, touching, sentimental, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: middle aged man, peasant, alienation, redemption, pen pal, guilt, village, criminal, mother son relationship, couple relations, family relations, countryside ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Confetti Harvest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dorsvloer vol Confetti tells the story of young Katelijne, who grows up in a religious family in the countryside in Zeeland. Based on the novel by Franca Treur.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: coming of age, farm, society, youth, village, religions or cults, family relations, village life, siblings relations, parents and children, religion, church ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Bliss (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman of about 17 years old, named Meryem (Ozgu Namal), has been raped, and her village's customs call for her to be killed to restore honor and dignity to her family and village. The eldest son of the village leader, Cemal (Murat Han), ...
Style: touching, serious, psychological, realistic
Plot: innocence lost, village, cultural difference, sexual humiliation, injustice, social differences, identity crisis, traditional versus modern, unlikely partners, love affair, lovers on the run, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Man Follows Birds (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Man Follows Birds is a coming-of-age story of a young Uzbek poet surrounded by violence. Farouk is fascinated by trees and Khamraev films him with a lot of melancholy and tenderness. Cast apart because he’s poor and his father’s drunk, Farouk ...
Plot: bird, teenager, murder, death of father, funeral, fire, dead girl, flute, apple, dead boy, father son relationship, fishing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 571
The Entreaty (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Based on the poems “Aluda Ketelauri” and “The Guest and the Host” by the classic of Georgian literature Vazha Pshavela This film opens Tengiz Abuladze’s trilogy (“The Plea”, “The Wishing Tree”, “Repentance”), which discusses ...
Plot: cut arm, crying woman, cemetery, cut, grave, fight, mountain, small community, enemy, sacrifice, guest, crying ...
Place: russia, caucasus, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Fremde Tochter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Lena meets 19-year-old Farid, a young Muslim. She has a clear-cut attitude towards his culture and religion: utter rejection. Despite their differences – or perhaps because of them – they fall in love.
Plot: teenage girl, tragic love, male objectification, teenage boy, male nudity, teenager, 17 year old, 19 year old, teenage protagonist, cultural difference, barefoot male, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: village, coming of age, bicycle, deserter, classroom, society, youth, friendship, social relations, wartime life, village life, friends ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Grocer's Son (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Antoine Sforza, a thirty-year-old young man, left his village ten years before in order to start a new life in the big city, but now that his father, a traveling grocer, is in hospital after a stroke, he more or less reluctantly accepts to come back ...
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: village, grocer, heart attack, hospital, romance, culture clash, homecoming, self discovery, parents and children, lifestyle, fish out of water, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Bitter Harvest (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A pretty young woman will do anything to escape her deadly dull existence in the backlots of Wales. But when she reaches the bright lights of London is the price too high?
Style: realistic, serious, humorous
Plot: village, contests and competitions, city life, downfall, village life, ambition, life is a bitch, urban, moral dilemma, model, alcohol, love ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Nelly (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The four days following the death of a small town doctor, seen through the eyes of Nelly, his wife, a nurse.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: village, love and romance, sexual relations, social relations, village life, couples, death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Secrets of the Heart (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Javi and his friend Carlos visit an old house on the outskirts of a small Spanish village. According to his brother Juan this is a haunted house and one can hear the voices of the dead. Later he is intrigued with a room which is always closed (the ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: friendship, village, family relations, family life, parents and children, dealing with death, love and romance, village life, ghost, coming of age, youth, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 246
Rice People (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A poor, rural Cambodian family slowly disintegrates during the cycle of a single rice crop in this moving, and beautifully photographed European drama adapted from a novel by Shahnon Ahmad. Pouev, his wife Om, and his seven children, live in a small ...
Plot: rice, rice field, paranoia, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, locked in a cage, death of father, death, poison, sister sister relationship, death of husband ...
Place: cambodia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Last Bread (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Plot: thief, driver, village, mechanic, kolkhoz, doctor
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Fire Festival (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tatsuo, a reverent lumberjack, seeks to disrupt plans to build a marine park on his family land, instead promoting his traditions in reactionary ways.
Plot: village, nature, wilderness, lumberjack, male nudity
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.5
 932
Obaba (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Spain, France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A rural drama set in Obaba, a mythical region in northern Spain, where a young filmmaker struggled to capture the feel of the area, which in turn leads to a wealth of self-discovery.
Style: semi serious
Plot: village, self discovery, village life, filmmaker, lizard, artists and showbiz, social relations, countryside, filmmaking, small town, human nature, small village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wind Blows Round (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The aging, conservative population of a small, sleepy village in the Italian Alps are surprised to see that a former French professor has settled there with his young wife and their three children to produce goat cheese, in order to escape the ...
Plot: cheese, goat, village, language, xenophobia, herd, false accusation, suicide, priest, villager, flashback, snow ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 28
Polare (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kent, Lasse, Olle and Sven are in their mid-twenties and have been friends since childhood. At a restaurant they meet two young women and one of them, Lena, becomes pregnant. Now, who is the father? Well, it's definitely not Kent, but the ...
Plot: alcohol, friendship, drinking, sexual abuse, male chauvinist, best friend, pregnancy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Once Upon a Time There Was a Singing Blackbird (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gia is a carefree young percussionist who works at a theater in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. He lives in a small apartment with his mother. Gia spends his days flitting from friend to friend, lover to lover, avoiding any responsibility, and never ...
Plot: orchestra, orchestra conductor, drummer, rehearsal, flirting, musician, time
Place: tbilisi, soviet union, russia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.5
 683
Your Next Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fight over the calf of a prize milk cow in the close-knit and traditional Pas Valley of Cantabria leaves a cantankerous dairy farmer dead and another fearful of arrest. He and his daughter Val conspire to keep the cause of death quiet, but ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: murder, farm, love and romance, romance, fall in love, rivalry, couples, forbidden love, siblings relations, family relations, countryside, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Confession (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Story: The Confession (1990) survives in Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992) in its original camera negative. It remained unfinished due to the death of Sergei Parajanov. The Confession (1990) was his favorite screenplay, which was written in the 1960s and ...
Plot: gulag, kgb, confession, prison, genius
Place: armenia, soviet union, ukraine, caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 47
Godaan (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1963 Indian Film
Plot: jealousy, poison, wealth, murderer, obsession, honor, cow, tragic event, milkman, farmer, poverty, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%