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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and touching films with plots about village, countryside, family relations, husband wife relationship, farm, village life and death mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Pastorale: Falling Leaves (1966), Suzaku (1997), Shiba (1993), The Red Snowball Tree (1974), The Entreaty (1967). 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: university, student, boy meets girl, job, wine, corruption, love, friend, male female relationship, family relations, factory, young man ...
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr), russia
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95%
 7.4
 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, countryside, incest overtones, mountain, tunnel, nature, abandoned by mother, little girl, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 19
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, seaside, brother sister relationship, cultural difference, violence, village, chinese, dice, sex, family relations, taiwanese ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, disturbing, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: guilt, peasant, middle aged man, alienation, redemption, village, pen pal, mother son relationship, criminal, couple relations, family relations, sauna ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: grave, fight, mountain, fratricide, cemetery, death, sacrifice, murder, guest, tradition, community, host ...
Place: chechnya, georgia (former ussr), caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.1
 33
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: cow, countryside, older man younger woman relationship, village, 21 year old, farmer, strike, farm, outcast, female protagonist, milk
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80%
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, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, farm, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, society, village, village life, church, wedding, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: belgium, netherlands
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79%
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Western (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Bulgaria, Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of German construction workers set out for a foreign construction site in the Bulgarian province. The strange country awakens adventure feelings among the men. At the same time, they are confronted with their prejudices and mistrust. For two ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: countryside, migration, language barrier, poverty, fight, water shortage, construction worker, village, cultural difference, culture clash, racial prejudice, social problems ...
Place: eastern europe, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: romance, adventure, love and romance, obsessive quest, family relations, couples, countryside, on the road, homecoming, true love, merchant, islam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr), azerbaijan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, captivating, serious ...
Plot: village, family relations, heart attack, hospital, homecoming, culture clash, self discovery, parents and children, lifestyle, romance, conflict, on the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, lyon, alps, provence
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74%
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: boy meets girl, tree, love, priest, male objectification, tragedy, christianity
Place: georgia, caucasus, russia, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.4
 23
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, illness, wife, son, death of husband, husband
Place: ussr
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70%
Beyond the Horizon (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Summer '76, there's a heatwave and the Swiss countryside is drying out at top speed. In this stifling environment, Gus who is thirteen years old and son of a farmer, sees both his family environment and his innocence relentlessly breaking. ...
Style: captivating
Plot: family relations, countryside, summer, coming of age, farming, family problems, mother son relationship, father son relationship, relationship problems, family, dysfunctional family, child's point of view ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
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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, farmer, poison, village, family relations, farming, death, mother daughter relationship, death of father, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, locked in a cage ...
Place: cambodia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 ...
Style: grotesque
Plot: camel, miner, distopia, general, fistfight, factory, female nudity, welder, irony, village, train robbery, smoking ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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
Plot: countryside, coming of age, village life, friendship, village, summer vacation, friends, social relations, family problems, family relations, youth, mischievous children ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: destiny, old man, teenage girl, village, loneliness, parents, aggression, female director
Place: ussr
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56%
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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, couples, social relations, village life, sexual relations, family relations, death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, prison, confession, genius, kgb
Place: georgia (former ussr), ussr, russia, caucasus, ukraine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
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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: countryside, newlyweds, family relations, siblings relations, couples, village, couple relations, female protagonist, infidelity, brother brother relationship, abusive father, home renovation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.
Style: thought provoking, serious, touching, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: countryside, small town, fish out of water, family relations, village, kurd, parents and children, village life, politics, terminal illness, mountain, farm ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, kurdistan
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50%
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Hermafrodita (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Dominican Republic
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based in the 1960's, in a small village of the Dominican Republic, Maria, a hermaphrodite, is born. She is brought up by her grandmother in a racial environment. She experiences her first love with La Melaza an assassin who seeks refuge in her ...
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: secret, countryside, village, hermaphrodite, teenage life, family problems, relationship problems, social misfits, society, gender, social relations, life is a bitch ...
Place: caribbean, dominican republic
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48%
Evidam Swargamanu (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 'Ividam Swargamanu' concerns the story of a hard-working farmer known as Mathews and his fight against a land mafia which tries to take over his farmland
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: farmer, farm, lawyer, landowner, land grab, showdown, family relations, fighting crime, fight, life is a bitch, mafia, court ...
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47%
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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.
Plot: troubled teen, marital problem, unfaithful husband, family relations, job, youth culture, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, youth, factory, car accident, domestic violence ...
Time: 70s
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45%
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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: sick, doctor, honor, past, fame, countryside, mistress, revolutionary, fire, death of father, boy, rape ...
Place: ussr, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, tense ...
Plot: village, farm, society, social relations, rebelliousness, injustice, hopes, village life, rebellion, fighting the system, rivalry, social problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.5
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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: realistic, psychological, serious, touching, contemplative
Plot: innocence lost, cultural difference, rape, sexual humiliation, social differences, injustice, love affair, unlikely partners, traditional versus modern, village, husband wife relationship, virginity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, village, family relations, priest, snow, xenophobia, villager, flashback, church, mountain, fight, suicide ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Uncle Vanya (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Andrei Konchalovsky’s Uncle Vanya surely has the greatest claim as the best screen adaptation of a Chekhov play. Featuring brooding and articulate performances, especially from Sergei Bondarchuk as Doctor Astrov and gorgeous cinematography that ...
Style: suspense
Plot: love, faith, destiny, professor, doctor, middle aged man, midlife crisis, unrequited love, stepmother, love triangle, estate, vodka ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: serious, realistic, mind bending, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: countryside, family relations, parents and children, human nature, isolation, family problems, mother son relationship, parent child relationship, dying mother, loneliness, death, old woman ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%