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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: cultural difference, village, country girl, hospitality, string quartet, farm, city country contrast, farmer, fishing, teenage girl, guest, musician, wine, drinking, rehearsal, alcohol, party
Place: russia, caucasus

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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, society, family relations, teenage girl, priest and father son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Pastorale: Spring (1968), Suzaku (1997), Sleepless Knights (2012), Bliss (2007), Fire Festival (1985). 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: spring, village, death of husband, son, wife, husband, sickness
Place: soviet union
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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, nature, mountain, tunnel, school bus
Place: japan
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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, gay relationship, gay, male nudity
Place: spain
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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: serious, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: innocence lost, village, sexual humiliation, cultural difference, unlikely partners, lovers on the run, on the road, self discovery, injustice, love affair, social differences, identity crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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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, male nudity, lumberjack, wilderness, nature
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, mountain, church, fight, suicide, false accusation, snow, priest, flashback ...
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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: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, thought provoking
Plot: village, heart attack, grocer, hospital, self discovery, parents and children, parent child relationship, childhood memory, girlfriend, nature, food, conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, alps
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50%
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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, sexual relations, village life, love and romance, couples, social relations, death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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The Last Movie (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas, decides to give up film-making and stay on in the village, shacking up with local prostitute Maria. But his dreams of an unspoiled existence are ...
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Time: 70s
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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: loneliness, old man, village, teenage girl, parents, aggression
Place: soviet union
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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: serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: village, contests and competitions, downfall, moral dilemma, village life, urban, city life, ambition, life is a bitch, rags to riches, sex, alcohol ...
Time: 60s
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Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film is the story of girl Cveta who was abducted by the Ottoman bey and taken away in his harem. Bey is trying to embrace Islam, but its persistence, and its neighbors led beloved Spasa, and beloved local priest, assisted by diplomats of the ...
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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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating
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Good Favour (2017)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: A teenage stranger is welcomed into a household in a devout Catholic village and gradually reveals his motives and what seem to be magical powers.
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The Wishing Tree (1977)
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, boy meets girl, priest, love, male objectification, christianity, tragedy
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The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
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 ...
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The Red Snowball Tree (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 110 min.
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Shiba (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 104 min.
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Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Confetti Harvest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
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The Forgotten Kingdom (2013)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Madambi (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In a village named Ilavattam there lives a man by the name of Gopalakrishna Pillai. He is a man with diverse qualities. Basically he is a moneylender, but not the avaricious kind. He lends money at very low interest-rates but makes it a point to get ...
Plot: bank, money, suicide, banker, village, debt, sibling relationship, brother brother conflict, money lender, marriage, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Wild Seed (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 85 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: Soviet Union
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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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
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Fremde Tochter (2017)
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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.
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For Those in Peril (2013)
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Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. Spurred on by sea-going folklore and local superstition, the ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Last Bread (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Plot: village, mechanic, thief, driver, doctor, kolkhoz
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, ...
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