Movies like The Kerosene Lamps

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The Kerosene Lamps (1971)
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The Kerosene Lamps (1971)
Original name: Petrolejové lampy
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1900, Stepha, the vivacious 30 year old daughter of a wealthy couple, agrees to marry her cousin Paul, who has accumulated large debts as an Austrian army officer. Paul refuses to work or to consummate the marriage, and then his health steadily declines.
Plot: strong female character, train, unfaithful husband, nun, bowling, officer, female protagonist, marriage, gambler, slacker, arranged marriage, groom, coincidence, wedding ceremony, illegitimate child, awkward situation, illegitimate daughter, husband wife relationship, wedding, crying, mother daughter relationship, crying woman, spinster, illness, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 1900s, turn of the century
Place: central europe

Most similar movies to The Kerosene Lamps

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and emotional films with plots about husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, marriage, wedding, crying and hospital mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Kerosene Lamps: Nudity (1971), Adelheid (1970), Incomplete Eclipse (1983), To Be the Best (1992), The Children Act (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nudity (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Young prisoner Jan, nicknamed Roughboy (Petr Cepek), tries to commit suicide. He was imprisoned for a fight in which he injured a functionary of the National Committee and for stealing material but actually by the blame for this crime was pinned on ...
Plot: taking a bath, biblical reference, male in bathtub, digging a grave, prison guard, cheating girlfriend, wet clothes, absent mother, social outcast, existentialism, unfaithful girlfriend, cellar ...
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95%
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Adelheid (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the aftermath of World War II, a former Czech soldier takes charge of a manor formerly owned by a German family. He falls in love with the daughter, who is now a maid, and is forced to confront the stress between his love and his conscience when ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: military, forbidden love, romance, haunted by the past, forest, comeback, old mansion, german occupation, post war, locomotive, love and romance, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: germany, czech republic, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Incomplete Eclipse (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Marta (Lucie Patikova) was blinded in an accident brought on by her careless and indulgent younger sister. Now in a school for the blind, Marta keeps up her hope that she will one day see again, mainly because her mother - out of good intentions - ...
Plot: psychologist, doctor, therapy, teenage protagonist, bus stop, audio cassette, rubik's cube, broken glass, boarding school, gramophone, concussion, blind girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Bixler and Amanda Nelson have known each other for several years and lead successful and seemingly functional families. However, their friendship is ripped to shreds and their families shattered when the husband of one of the women has an ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, best friend, female friendship, supermarket, law firm, betrayal, attorney, adultery, extramarital affair, lawyer, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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To Be the Best (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, France
Story: The Barbara Taylor Bradford trilogy that began with A Woman of Substance ends with this epic tale! Paula O' Neill feuds with her cousins as she fights to save her grandmother's business-and struggles to salvage her marriage.
Plot: jealousy, security, female protagonist, heiress, competition, department store, control, store, cynicism, business, casino, businessman ...
Place: hong kong, macau, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Children Act (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.
Plot: acoustic guitar, poetry, crisis of faith, wet clothes, moral dilemma, childless couple, leukemia, female judge, following someone, marital problem, blood transfusion, telling a joke ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Eternity (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the women and relationships that define a family across a century.
Plot: playing guitar, loss of daughter, pregnant woman, arranged marriage, birth, funeral, marriage, wedding, baby, little girl, taking a photograph, death ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Sofia (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Qatar, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself breaking the law by giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital gives her 24 hours to provide the father's papers before informing the ...
Plot: interrogation, telephone call, female protagonist, prison, doctor, baby, wedding, marriage, police interrogation, newborn baby, newborn, 20 year old ...
Place: morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Marion (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Marion is ten and befriends a couple so much that they want her to live with them.
Plot: working class, french countryside, childless couple, countryside, class differences, husband wife relationship, food, friend, marriage, friendship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Intestine (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The Intestine is the story of Maya, an unhappy young womn, fed up with her monotonous job, filthy apartment, and the responsibilities of caring for her drug-addicted mother. One night she comes across Philip, a man of wealth, and the next morning ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, one-night stand, blackmail, brother sister relationship, affair, violin, sewing, drugs, painting, death, drinking ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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After Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marie and Boris decide to get a divorce after 15 years of marriage. Tensions rise when cash-strapped Boris must continue to live with Marie and the two children while trying to figure out how to divide the assets.
Plot: family home, woman in bathtub, hospital, marital argument, lack of money, sleeping pill, beaten up, taking a bath, awkward situation, husband wife conflict, family crisis, money problems ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Back When We Were Grownups (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 53-year-old widow believes she's turned into the wrong person in this bittersweet tale based on Anne Tyler's best-seller. Beck's (Blythe Danner) plate is full: She runs a catering business and cares for her large family, but feels ...
Plot: wedding, doctor, unhappiness, stepdaughter, single parent, answering machine, scrabble, rejection, baseball glove, bachelor, grandmother grandson relationship, pianist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Harlow (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Loosely based biography of 1930s star Jean Harlow as she begins her climb to stardom. One of two "Harlow" film biographies that appeared in 1965, this one stars Carol Lynley in the title role that begins as Jean Harlow, a bit player in ...
Plot: hollywood, movie star, friendship between women, director, actress, suicide, husband wife relationship, impotence, mother daughter relationship, mentor, blonde, infidelity ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.9
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The Cry (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: While a woman is in the hospital preparing to deliver her child, her husband has all day to reflect upon his wife and their relationship. As he tends to his job as a television repairman, Slavek fondly remembers how he first met Ivana and the days ...
Plot: heartbeat, hospital, pregnancy, flashback, newborn, gramophone, pregnant woman, phone booth, surrealism, female protagonist, artist, husband wife relationship ...
Place: prague, prague czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Little Girl Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julie is a woman who seemingly has everything. A handsome husband, teenage daughter and a thriving, undemanding job as a translator and now even a new dream house ... But she also has a secret that is slowly changing her idyllic life...
Plot: male nudity, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, older woman younger man relationship, piano, midlife crisis
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Women (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Directed by Moshé Mizrahi.
Plot: arab, orphan, gossip, religion, street market, menage a trois, polygamy, peace, arabic, mother in law daughter in law relationship, childlessness, rabbi ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: jerusalem, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Day for My Love (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The sore and tender hearts of a young couple with a toddler are explored in this drama. The little girl, four years old, is not aware that she is doing anything distressing while she ambles about the house on the day after a post-examination ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Eva Nova (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Eva would do anything to regain the love of the one she hurt the most - her son. She is a recovered alcoholic but decades ago she was a famous actress.
Plot: group therapy, alcoholic, ex husband ex wife relationship, audition, female protagonist, aging, female in swimsuit, actress, part time job, drunken man, lack of money, old friend ...
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31%
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Vacation (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: All summer long, a group of people circumnavigate each other. A group of people who are so close and yet so alienated from one another. Their isolated holiday home is the site for a resurgence of smouldering conflicts and lifelong illusions that ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, marriage, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, family life, summer, mother son relationship
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Paper Wedding (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman agrees to a marriage of convenience with a refugee.
Plot: apartment, refugee, visa, arrest, interracial romance, moustache, poet, female teacher, washing dishes, living together, middle age romance, arranged marriage ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Daughter of Mine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, conflict, child, secret, jumping into water, mother daughter conflict, taking a bath, woman in underwear, husband wife conflict, money problems, blow job, pickup truck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Things to Come (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nathalie teaches philosophy at a high school in Paris. She is passionate about her job and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking. Married with two children, she divides her time between her family, former students and her very ...
Plot: high school teacher, philosophy, black cat, loss of mother, christmas dinner, female writer, newborn, german abroad, suicide attempt, middle aged woman, philosopher, redheaded woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Night Owls (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 80 min.
Plot: emotional blackmail, caught cheating, hysterical outburst, childhood friend, art exhibition, brother in law sister in law relationship, hand injury, pickpocket, racist remark, bandaged hand, female in swimsuit, hysterical woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 3K
Novitiate (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the early 1960s, during the Vatican II era, a young woman training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, sexuality and the changing church.
Plot: nun, catholic church, vatican, sexual identity, monastery, coming of age, lesbian, catholicism, mother superior, flagellation, mother daughter relationship, female female kiss ...
Time: 1960s, year 1954, year 1964
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 159
Ene bene (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Alice Nellis's small-scale debut tragicomedy spotlights small-town elections. The protagonist, a university student name Jana (Theodora Remundová) who is trying to solve a troubled relationship with a married man, takes her mother's ...
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Time: 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
After the Wedding (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, UK, Norway
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: wedding, orphanage, wealth, marriage, family, dying, businessman, poverty, idealism, life turned upside down, millionaire, daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, india, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Won't Back Down (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two determined mothers­, one a teacher, look to transform their children's failing inner city school. Facing a powerful and entrenched bureaucracy, they risk everything to make a difference in the education and future of their children
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: school, fighting the system, human spirit, idealism, parents and children, urban, hopes, society, family relations, teachers and students, rebellion, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Too Far to Go (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know as marriage. For behind the seemingly comfortable well-trimmed hedges of suburban Americana, live and often love, ...
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, engagement, dancing, husband wife relationship, divorce, marriage, wedding, extramarital affair, adultery
Time: 1960s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
My Happy Family (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tbilisi, Georgia, 2016: In a patriarchal society, an ordinary Georgian family lives with three generations under one roof. All are shocked when 52-year-old Manana decides to move out from her parents’ home and live alone. Without her family and ...
Plot: birthday party, classroom, crying woman, woman crying, refrigerator, staircase, teenage girl, birthday, singing, crying, female protagonist, teacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, jumping from height, boat, classroom, nightclub, male objectification, sea, underwater scene, scar, ice cream, taking a bath ...
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26%