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, family relations, wine, job, teenage girl, alcohol, farmer, farm, countryside, hospitality, rehearsal, guest, drinking, city country contrast, periphery, string quartet
Place: caucasus, russia, georgia (former ussr)

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about village, family relations, countryside, village life, social relations, farm and death mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Pastorale: Falling Leaves (1966), Suzaku (1997), The Wishing Tree (1976), Shiba (1993), The Red Snowball Tree (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Falling Leaves (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young idealist takes a job at a local state run winery only to discover and become disillusioned by the corruption of the Soviet State.
Plot: corruption, wine, love, friend, job, boy meets girl, factory, male female relationship, university, student, best friend, young man ...
Place: caucasus, russia, georgia (former ussr)
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95%
 7.5
 1K
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: family relations, village, slice of life, female director, 11 year old, old woman, teenage girl, flash forward, cabin, boy, depression, uncle nephew relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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, love, priest, tragedy, boy meets girl, male objectification, christianity
Place: georgia, georgia (former ussr), caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 7.6
 15
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: husband wife relationship, violence, dice, death, cultural difference, taiwanese, prostitute, family relations, countryside, seaside, father son relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: disturbing, sentimental, touching, thought provoking, ironic ...
Plot: guilt, middle aged man, peasant, pen pal, redemption, village, alienation, couple relations, family relations, mother son relationship, criminal, river ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: village, family relations, police officer, family, male nudity, gay, gay relationship
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: cemetery, fratricide, guest, tradition, death, murder, crying, severed arm, exile, countryside, crying woman, sacrifice ...
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr), russia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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: farmer, strike, outcast, village, female protagonist, farm, 21 year old, older man younger woman relationship, milk, cow, countryside
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72%
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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: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, farm, parents and children, family relations, religions or cults, society, village, village life, teenage girl, church, wedding, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: belgium, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 710
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, couples, love and romance, rivalry, romance, fall in love, forbidden love, countryside, family relations, siblings relations, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.4
 2K
Ashik Kerib (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib falls in love with a rich merchant's daughter, but is spurned by her father and forced to roam the world for a thousand and one nights - but not before he's got the daughter to promise not to marry till his ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: homecoming, countryside, true love, on the road, romance, adventure, love and romance, couples, family relations, obsessive quest, islam, merchant ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr), azerbaijan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 18
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, death of husband, sickness, wife, husband, son, illness
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.3
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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 field, rice, farming, family relations, death, father daughter relationship, death of father, mother daughter relationship, countryside, death of husband, farm, locked in a cage ...
Place: cambodia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: realistic, thought provoking, sentimental, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: village, family relations, grocer, hospital, heart attack, self discovery, homecoming, culture clash, parents and children, romance, lifestyle, conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alps, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, serious, stylized, sad ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Grand Highway (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lodged him with her girlfriend Marcelle and her husband Pelo while she's having her second baby. There Louis makes friends with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching
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Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Children of Cast-Iron Gods (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: grotesque
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: female director, destiny, aggression, parents, old man, village, teenage girl, loneliness
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: realistic, serious
Plot: village, village life, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, social relations, death, family relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: thought provoking, serious, touching, melancholic, compassionate ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 3K
Wreckers (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A married couple move back to his childhood village to start a family but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes the lies embedded in the couple's relationship.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, serious, gloomy
Plot: family relations, newlyweds, siblings relations, village, couple relations, countryside, couples, infidelity, brother brother relationship, female protagonist, abusive father, incest overtones ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 58
Takiaispallo (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Aaro Saarinen is a foreman in the paper mill. The new generation continually questions his authority in both at work and at home.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 25
Meeting Past (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A famous surgeon named Nino, who came to the village, is requested to perform the operation. She recognizes her ex-husband Akia is the wounded person and now her difficult past is there before her eyes: Almaskhan's son Akia raped orphaned Nino. ...
Plot: execution, message, sick, memories, driven mad, text messaging, honor, set on fire, crying girl, female doctor, countryside, past ...
Place: soviet union, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: goat, cheese, language, village, family relations, xenophobia, herd, villager, snow, flashback, priest, fight ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Estonia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Egor Korshunov (40) is a Siberian forest guard who works in a local environmental company, fighting fearlessly against poachers in taiga. Egor is a great family man, respected by his fellow villagers. He and his wife Natalia are expecting a second ...
Style: lyrical, melancholic, sad, rough
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
In Your Absence (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 13-year-old Pablo is a quiet, lonely boy with a troubled past. His only friend is Julia, a shameless 15-year-old girl who is more than willing to help Pablo with his transition from childhood to adolescence, and give him some advice on sex, love and ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
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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, lizard, filmmaker, filmmaking, social relations, artists and showbiz, human nature, countryside, small town, mountain village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain, basque country
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Mother and Son (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A slow and poignant story of love and patience told via a dying mother nursed by her devoted son. The simple narrative is a thread woven among the deeply spiritual images of the countryside and cottage.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: countryside, family relations, family problems, isolation, parents and children, human nature, dying mother, mother son relationship, parent child relationship, old woman, nature, loneliness ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, village, family relations, social relations, ghost, love and romance, coming of age, youth, dealing with death, village life, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 90s, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%