Movies like Pavilion of Women

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Pavilion of Women
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: With World War 2 looming, a prominent family in China must confront the contrasting ideas of traditionalism, communism and Western thinking, while dealing with the most important ideal of all: love and its meaning in society.
Style: emotional, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: master and servant, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, parents and children, social differences, culture clash, dysfunctional family, political unrest, orphan, politics, fall in love, love and romance, society, couples, clergy, battles, state affairs, unfulfillment, family problems, republican era china, chinese opera, chinese army ...
Time: 30s, year 1938
Place: asia, china, japan
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To Live
Drama, War
China, Hong Kong
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 8.3
Brideshead Revisited
Drama, Romance
UK
659 min.
 8.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, couple relations, romance, society, love and death mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Pavilion of Women: Talk of Angels (1998), Doctor Zhivago (1965), Come See the Paradise (1990), The House of the Spirits (1993), This Property Is Condemned (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Talk of Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: self discovery, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, social differences, politics, tragic love, false accusation ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, ireland, spain
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 8.0
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Doctor Zhivago
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, emotional, serious, exciting ...
Plot: revolution, war, romance, russian, idealism, betrayal, love triangle, childhood, adultery, love, love affair, suicide attempt ...
Time: 1910s, 19th century, 20s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union
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System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
Come See the Paradise
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, dramatic ...
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: los angeles, ireland, seattle, japan, usa ...
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    User:   57%
 
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The House of the Spirits
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Portugal, Germany, Denmark, USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America.
Style: emotional, epic, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: romance, revolution, estate, civil war, justice, forbidden love, love, vengeance, book, parents and children, male nudity, magic realism ...
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Place: latin america, chile, south america
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This Property Is Condemned
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: crumbling marriage, obsession, romance, small town, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, forbidden love, infidelity, love affair, revenge, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 1920s
Place: mississippi, australia, tennessee, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
Springtime in a Small Town
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong, France, Netherlands
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a mansion decimated during World War II, a frustrated, bored housewife, Yuwen, is torn between caring for her ailing husband and her longing for a former sweetheart, a doctor who has come to treat her husband.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, romance, small town, couple relations, love triangle, unfulfilled love, road not taken, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 40s
Place: asia, china, shanghai, shanghai china
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
The White Countess
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The last movie from the team of Ismail Merchant, James Ivory, and Kazuo Ishiguro. Set in 1930s Shanghai, "The White Countess" is both Sofia (Natasha Richardson), a fallen member of the Russian aristocracy, and a nightclub created by a ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, heartbreaking, realistic ...
Plot: romance, russian, jewish, drinking, blindness, unlikely couple, relationships, adultery, family, innocence lost, love story, destiny ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: asia, china, russia, macau, hong kong ...
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System:   42%
    User:   40%
 
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Frankie Starlight
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The quirky story of a young boy's adventures growing up with his stunningly beautiful mother and the two very different men who love her.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: irish, human nature, romance, self discovery, death, couple relations, happy ending, forbidden love, ship, love triangle, storytelling, life & death ...
Place: ireland, europe, france, texas
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    User:   41%
 
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To Live
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Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Fugui and Jiazhen endure tumultuous events in China as their personal fortunes move from wealthy landownership to peasantry.
Style: touching, emotional, epic, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: gambling, communism, politics, destiny, revolution, death, poverty, civil war, hospital, parents and children, tragedy, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: china, asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   45%
 
The Proposition
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Father Michael McKinnon goes from the UK to Boston circa 1935. For unknown reasons, he avoids at all costs the most prominent parishioners, Arthur and Eleanor Barret. Meanwhile Eleanor and Arthur desperately want to have a child, but Arthur is ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: romance, infidelity, murder, crumbling marriage, couple relations, twists & turns, adultery, life & death, classic car, dialogue, love triangle, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: boston, england, europe, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
Ship of Fools
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Passengers on a ship traveling from Mexico to Europe in the 1930s represent society at large in that era. The crew is German, including the ship's Dr. Schumann, who falls in love with one of the passengers, La Condesa. A young American woman, ...
Style: talky, gloomy, serious, intellectual, clever ...
Plot: racism, nazi, drinking, german, jewish, human nature, jews, nazis, storytelling, hotel, society, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: germany, europe, mexico, latin america, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
 6.3
 2K
Ethan Frome
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant illness. The young woman who joins them is a beautiful, ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, romantic, emotional ...
Plot: destiny, betrayal, love, adaptation, crumbling marriage, romance, adultery, book, couple relations, destructive relationship, forbidden love, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s
Place: massachusetts, usa, england, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   37%
 
The English Patient
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love story, tragic love, mysterious character, war, destiny, life & death, adultery, tragedy, obsession, love, star crossed lovers, compassion ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1942 ...
Place: africa, europe, ethiopia, egypt, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
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Twice in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suburbs, golden years, crumbling marriage, starting over, romance, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
A Tale of Two Cities
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Dissolute barrister Sydney Carton becomes enchanted and then hopelessly in love with the beautiful Lucie Manette. But Lucie loves and marries Charles Darnay, and remains oblivious to Carton's undimmed devotion to her. When Darnay is ensnared in ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, tragic love, unfulfilled love, heroic mission, political unrest, revolution, wartime life, french revolution, love and romance, friendship, state affairs, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe, france, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
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Earth
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: India, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl bears witnesses to tragedy as her ayah is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: romance, friendship, betrayal, love and romance, politics, british, bollywood, vengeance, violence, society, death, indians ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1947
Place: india, asia, new delhi, tokyo, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   36%
 
 6.1
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Havana
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American professional gambler named Jack Weil (Redford) decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran (Olin), the wife of a revolutionary, Arturo (Julia). Shortly after their arrival, Arturo is taken away ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: cons and scams, political unrest, romance, revolution, politics, fall in love, dishonesty, gambler, love and romance, state affairs, love triangle, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1959, year 1958
Place: cuba, australia, latin america, havana cuba, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
The Heart of Me
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, romance, love triangle, parents and children, haunted by the past, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, society, pregnancy, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   34%
 
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The Year That Trembled
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Year That Trembled is a 1970 coming-of-age story set in the shadow of Kent State that focuses on a group of young characters facing the Vietnam Draft Lottery.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, lottery, vietnam war, fighting the system, politics, college, americana, high school, human nature, friendship, innocence lost, small town ...
Time: 70s, 1960s, year 1970, year 1971
Place: vietnam, asia, ohio, usa, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   38%
 
Head in the Clouds
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, war, spanish civil war, infidelity, wartime, love triangle, destiny, betrayal, nazi, nazis, fall in love, love story ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: spain, europe, germany, france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
Anna Karenina
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, romance, infidelity, love, literature, death, adaptation, crumbling marriage, beautiful scenery, love story, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   28%
 
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Tom & Viv
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the marriage of the poet TS Eliot to socialite Vivienne Haigh-Wood, which had to cope with her gynaeological and emotional problems and his growing fame.
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: marriage, romance, mental illness, love, doctors, artist, writer's life, crumbling marriage, psychology, depression, betrayal, obsession ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   30%
 
The Painted Veil
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, redemption, marriage, adultery, crumbling marriage, hospital, period piece, love story, beautiful scenery, couple relations, love, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, asia, england, london, shanghai china
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   37%
 
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All Things Fair
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This film is set in 1943 when the whole of Europe was embroiled in WWII. It deals with attraction of a 15 year old boy Stig to his teacher Viola. The whole movie revolves around the sexual encounters between Stig and Viola and how he eventually ...
Style: touching, sexual, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, teacher, swedish, male nudity, teachers and students, love affair, drinking, romance, mentor, relationships, forbidden love, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1943
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   35%
 
Forty Shades of Blue
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-n-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, immigrants, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
Temptress Moon
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in the decadent 1920s, Temptress Moon tells the very complicated story of a wealthy family living on the outskirts of Shanghai. Their youngest daughter, Ruyi, is brought up as a servant to her opium-addicted father and brother. Meanwhile, her ...
Style: stylized, gloomy, serious, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: addiction, love, marriage, revenge, parents and children, revolution, murder, dysfunctional family, violence, betrayal, pornography, crimes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: china, asia, tokyo, japan, spain ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
 7.5
 7K
Red Sorghum
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: China
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An old leper who owned a remote sorghum winery dies. Jiu'er, the wife bought by the leper, and her lover, identified only as "my Grandpa" by the narrator, take over the winery and set up an idealized quasi-matriarchal community headed ...
Style: tense, epic, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: wine, couple relations, political unrest, village, wartime life, brutality, war, childhood, political corruption, love and romance, culture clash, art ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: china, asia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   36%
 
The Remains of the Day
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties ...
Style: emotional, touching, clever, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: romance, british, butler, master and servant, jewish, nazi, loyalty, period piece, friendship, world politics, love story, boss and employee ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: england, europe, germany, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   25%
 

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Lover's Prayer
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating
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Duration: 109 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: homecoming, estrangement, hopes, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, redemption, couple relations, love triangle, parents and children, dysfunctional family, political unrest, reunion ...
Time: 20th century
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System:   30%
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