Movies like Propaganda

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Propaganda (1999)
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Propaganda (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in 1948, customs officer Mehti is faced with the duty of formally setting up the border between Turkey and Syria, dividing his hometown. He is unaware of the pain that will eminently unfold, as families, languages, cultures and lovers are both ripped apart and clash head on in a village once united.
Style: clever, humorous, suspense, realistic, witty, semi serious, biting
Plot: village, desert, dark humor, village life, rise to the top, society, social relations, culture clash, political corruption, dishonesty, state affairs, master and servant, relationship vs career, love, prison, train, police, friendship, truck, border, doctor, family relations, neighbor, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, year 1948
Place: turkey, syria

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Most similar movies to Propaganda

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and suspense films with plots about society, love and romance, village, couples, family relations, village life and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Propaganda: Feyzo, the Polite One (1978), A Night of Love (1988), Hyenas (1992), Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004), Pardon (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Feyzo, the Polite One (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A feudal village in Southeastern Turkey in 1970's. A poor peasant, Feyzo returns from military service dreaming about getting married to Gülo, the love of his life.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: wedding, village, village life, couples, disorder, social relations, parents and children, couple relations, mother, husband wife relationship, baby, cow ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
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95%
A Night of Love (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small European country, the king is scheduled to visit a small, quiet and "safe" village. It turns out that while the village may indeed be small, it's neither as quiet nor as safe as it's expected to be.
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, clever, sexual ...
Plot: revolution, small town, satire, world war one, love and romance, politics, society, dishonesty, state affairs, romance, assassination, master and servant ...
Time: 1920s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Hyenas (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Senegal, France, Switzerland, UK, Netherlands, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After being kicked out of her African village three decades earlier for getting pregnant out of wedlock, Linguere (Ami Diakhate) has returned home. While Linguere has done well for herself, her home village has fallen on hard economic times. Intent ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, cynical, biting ...
Plot: african, satire, politics, pregnancy, infidelity, village life, vengeance, rich and poor, village, ambition, society, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa, senegal
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In his award-winning debut feature film, director Ahmet Ulucay portrays the innocence of childhood and the lure of the cinema for two teens in a small Turkish village. Working for a watermelon seller by day, Remet spends his evenings trying to ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, semi serious, sincere, sentimental
Plot: small town life, friendship, teenage life, fall in love, village, small town, family relations, love and romance, romance, society, village life, social relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Pardon (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on a true event, Pardon tells the tragicomic story of three friends who end up in prison when they are mistaken as members of a terrorist organization. Ibrahim's fear of uniforms makes him runaway whenever he sees one. Because of this, ...
Style: cynical, sentimental, touching, humorous, biting ...
Plot: prison, confined, friendship, mistaken identity, prison life, false accusation, dark humor, disorder, corruption, injustice, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Vizontele (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story takes place in a small town (called Hakkari) in Turkey at the beginning of the 70's. The time has come to bring technology into that small town. The first Television (or called Visiontele by the citizens) arrives and the chaos begins.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, family relations, traditional versus modern, lifestyle, society, social relations, life changing experience, television, small town, radio, mayor, small town life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: turkey, cyprus, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: village, world war one, friendship, fall in love, fish out of water, romance, culture clash, friends, map, social relations, disorder, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with everybody - except each other! Things become interesting when ...
Style: talky, suspense, biting, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: politics, infidelity, interracial relations, culture clash, couples, social differences, human nature, political corruption, couple relations, society, love and romance, state affairs ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Uranus (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a simple man who likes to write poetry, who only wants to be left alone to do his ...
Style: biting, serious, realistic, psychological, clever ...
Plot: world war two, satire, battles, state affairs, survival, life is a bitch, uncover truth, society, rebellion, fighting the system, politics, war ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: realistic, suspense, semi serious, humorous, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, religions or cults, clergy, unwanted pregnancy, village life, mediterranean, disorder, social relations, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Lovelorn (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A retired teacher who returns to Istanbul after years away, Nazim tries to reacquaint himself with his hometown, which has changed significantly. While waiting for his pension to begin, Nazim takes a temporary job as a taxi driver and frequently ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, touching, contemplative
Plot: woman in danger, village, family relations, couples, love and romance, sleazy, hopes, society, single parent, fall in love, village life, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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My Man (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Lyon, where many are unemployed, Marie is a prostitute who loves her work: she's thoughtful and exuberant toward clients old and young, slim or flabby. One night, a homeless man sleeps in the foyer of her apartment house; she gives him a hot ...
Style: semi serious, erotic, realistic, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, manipulation, infidelity, homeless man, prostitution, eroticism, lifestyle, life is a bitch, society, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: lyon, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Jane White Is Sick & Twisted (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Jane White's only ambition is to appear on a popular talk show.
Style: cynical, semi serious, witty, humorous, biting ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, obsessive quest, parents and children, family relations, mentally unstable, female protagonist, media satire, on the road, alien encounter, couples, transvestism, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: satire, couples, social relations, small town, small town life, society, politics, opposites attract, journalism, tree, castle, village ...
Time: 90s, year 1992
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Princess Caraboo (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bristol, England, early 19th century. A beautiful young stranger who speaks a weird language is tried for the crime of begging. But when a man claims that he can translate her dialect, it is understood that the woman is a princess from a far away ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sweet, witty, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, cinderella story, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, disorder, master and servant, hidden identity, village, rich and poor, fall in love, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tieta of Agreste (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil, UK, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Just when her family starts believing that she is dead, and that they can expect a rich heritage, Tieta returns from São Paulo to her native village in Bahia, which she had been forced to leave long ago because of some involvement with a goat herd. ...
Style: sexy, serious, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: homecoming, social differences, village, village life, haunted by the past, vengeance, chaos and mayhem, death in the family, romance, love and romance, society, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Silent Wedding (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Romania, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a small village of Communist-era Romania a young couple wish to marry, but Joseph Stalin dies the night prior to their wedding ceremony forcing the bride and groom to marry in silence.
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, realistic, biting ...
Plot: village, communism, dark humor, wedding preparations and rituals, injustice, occupation, fighting the system, family life, parents and children, dictatorship, oppression, plan gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: romania, europe, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Mass Is Ended (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Onetime campus radical Nanni Moretti renounces his past to become a priest. Returning to his home village, Moretti is appalled at the lack of religious reverence amongst the townsfolk. Unable to communicate with any of his old friends, who've ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, sincere, humorous
Plot: church, society, clergy, dark humor, solace, religions or cults, social relations, family problems, village, idealism, small town life, village life ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Pope's Toilet (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Brazil, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small South American village is in a flurry over the Pope's 1988 visit.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: pope, smuggling, dishonesty, escapades, disorder, cons and scams, village life, farce, poverty, drifter, social relations, village ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: uruguay, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Secret Laughter of Women (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, Nigeria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Oscar-winner Colin Firth stars in this heart-warming cross-cultural romantic comedy set in the idyllic South of France. Nimi, a beautiful Nigerian single mother to son Sammy, is under pressure from her family to find a suitable husband and who ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, touching, humorous ...
Plot: white male black female relationship, single parent, family relations, interracial relations, opposites attract, dealing with death, society, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Home for the Holidays (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After losing her job, making out with her soon to be ex-boss, and finding out that her daughter plans to spend Thanksgiving with her boyfriend, Claudia Larson has to face spending the holiday with her family. She wonders if she can survive their ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, witty, intense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, thanksgiving, family relations, nothing goes right, family life, eccentric family, single parent, siblings relations, human nature, parents and children, family problems, weekend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: baltimore, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Next Door (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Matt and Karen have inconsiderate neighbours whose lawn sprinkler drowns their flowers. A feud errupts and a series of tit-for-tat actions develop and escalate.
Style: cynical, biting, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: prank, neighbor, feud, farce, couples, family relations, disorder, dark humor, starting over, lifestyle, contests and competitions, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Across the Moon (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two young women bond while living together out in the California desert to be close to their boyfriends who are serving time at the nearby state prison.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: prison, desert, prisoner, small town, friendship, on the road, working class, small town life, romance, love and romance, hopes, single parent ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Turn Left at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The year is 1968. To a small town in the south of Israel, mostly inhabited by Moroccan immigrants, a few families from India arrive, searching for a better life in the west. The instinct driven Moroccans patronize the "black" Indians, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, ethnic, immigrants, teenage love, culture clash, social differences, teenage life, society, family relations, social relations, romance, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Best Friends (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward difficulties. They soon find that being married is often quite different ...
Style: captivating, biting, semi serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, family relations, friendship, romance, disorder, couples, friends, love affair, down on your luck, eccentric family, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Auntie Danielle (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tatie Danielle is a black comedy about a widow who is intent on ruining the lives of her great-nephew and his wife. Tsilla Chelton plays the title character, who mourns the death of her husband by tormenting everyone she meets. Eventually, she moves ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, biting, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: elderly, female villain, master and servant, society, golden years, uninvited guest, family problems, dark humor, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, suburban life ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Cousin Bette (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Cousin Bette is a poor and lonely seamstress, who, after the death of her prominent and wealthy sister, tries to ingratiate herself into lives of her brother-in-law, Baron Hulot, and her niece, Hortense Hulot. Failing to do so, she instead finds ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, light, talky, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, revenge, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, love and romance, love, power relations, master and servant, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Three and Out (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A London tube driver considers pursuing a third fatal accident to collect a huge payout.
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, teenage life, cons and scams, crimes, writer's life, friends, dark humor, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, unfulfillment, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Brothers McMullen (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deals with the lives of the three Irish Catholic McMullen brothers from Long Island, New York, over three months, as they grapple with basic ideas and values — love, sex, marriage, religion and family — in the 1990s. Directed, written, produced ...
Style: witty, talky, realistic, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love, irish catholic, true love, friendship, sexual content, family relations, friends, religions or cults, temptation, couples, siblings relations, abortion ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, long island, ireland, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Polish Wedding (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film centers on a big Polish family. Jadzia is the mother and the ruler of the Pzoniak family (she has five children). Though she's happily married to Bolek, she is also having a long-time affair with Roman. Her young daughter Hala is ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, wedding, pregnancy, family relations, family life, love affair, romance, parents and children, couples, coming of age, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, detroit, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%