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Five Evenings (1979)
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Five Evenings (1979)
Original name: Пять вечеров
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tamara and Sasha were separated during the war. Now (1957) Sasha is visiting Moscow for five days and by chance recognizes the house where Tamara used to live. She is still living there with her nephew Slava.
Plot: past, restaurant, vacation, neighbor, communism, memory, lie, television, communist, male female relationship, middle aged, ex lover, old love, train station, aunt, middle aged woman, middle aged man, reunion, tv set, railway station, apartment, soviet
Time: 50s, post world war two, 1950s
Place: russia, moscow russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and romantic films with plots about love, family relations, male female relationship, love and romance, reunion, friendship and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Five Evenings: The Beginning (1970), Without Witness (1983), Dark Eyes (1987), Lost in Siberia (1991), A Railway Station for Two (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Beginning (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A film-in-film story set in a provincial town in Russia. Pasha is an amateur actress who plays a witch at a local club, but her dream is to play Joan of Arc. In a strike of luck she is cast as Joan of Arc in a big screen film. Now she is torn ...
Plot: joan of arc, love triangle, unrequited love, province, extramarital affair, love, fall in love, young woman, actress, director, filmmaking, debut ...
Place: russia
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Without Witness (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In visiting his ex-wife’s apartment a man learns that she plans to remarry a scientist named Valentin Shlyakhov. In his past, the man wrote a scathing letter about Shlyakhov which greatly impacted his career. Fearing that this information will ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: ex husband ex wife relationship, domestic violence, family secret, parenthood, anonymous letter, classical music, lie, seduction, letter, russian, father son relationship, family relations ...
Place: russia
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68%
An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the dilapidated country estate of Anna Petrovna Voinitseva, a group of feckless Russian aristocrats whiles away a summer afternoon. Unbeknownst to their respective spouses, local schoolteacher Platonov and the wife of Anna's stepson, Sophia, ...
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, family in crisis, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, true love, idealism, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, family gatherings, fall in love, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: russia
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46%
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Dark Eyes (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the clownish and superfluous Romano Patroni leaves his wife's ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: family relations, couple relations, love affair, impossible love, fall in love, human nature, social differences, infidelity, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers apart, couples ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: russia, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Lost in Siberia (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union, UK
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The political drama is set in the Stalin's Soviet Union after the Second World War. A British archaeologist Andrei Miller is working in Iran. He is mistakenly kidnapped and arrested by the KGB. He is falsely accused of spying and wrongfully ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, bleak
Plot: false accusation, escape, survival, kgb, gulag, political intrigue, prison life, political unrest, kidnapping, prison, mistaken identity, distopia ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: iran, russia, moscow russia, siberia, persia
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43%
A Railway Station for Two (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Platon Ryabinin, a pianist, is traveling by train to a distant town of Griboedov to visit his father. He gets off to have lunch during a twenty minute stop at Zastupinsk railway station. He meets Vera, a waitress, after he refuses to pay her for the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: love and romance, train, haunted by the past, nothing goes right, romance, false accusation, disorder, down on your luck, tragic love, chance meeting, love story, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, ussr
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Across the Lake (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A true story about tragic love of the couple who found themselves at the different sides of the border in 1948.
Plot: resistance, stalinism, false accusation, communist, prison, hard labor, lake, corruption, marriage, police, paranoia, spy ...
Time: 50s
Place: albania, macedonia
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39%
The Song of Lunch (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson star in The Song Of Lunch, a powerful and visually arresting film, made by BBC Drama Production for BBC Two, to mark National Poetry Day on 7 October. The film, a dramatisation of Christopher Reid's narrative ...
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Plot: love and romance, road not taken, couples, unfulfillment, human nature, society, regret, restaurant, sleeping, resentment, midlife crisis, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Throatful of Strawberries (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A story about partly miserable lives of middle aged men and unfulfilled dreams of youth.
Plot: friendship, friend, restaurant, drunkenness, middle aged man, success, memory, game playing, party, night, reunion, drinking alcohol ...
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Journey to Another Town (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: By chance, two middle-aged people met - the telephone operator of the hotel Lina and the chief engineer of the construction department Kirillov, who had arrived on official business from Leningrad in one of the provincial cities of the country. ...
Plot: love, jealousy, passion, male female relationship
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35%
The Life of Fish (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At a house party, a handsome man wanders around catching up with friends he has not seen for some years. A travel writer now based in Berlin, Andre appears to be living an exciting international life, and yet... something has drawn him back home to ...
Style: serious, touching, talky, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, homecoming, introspection, romance, love and romance, road not taken, redemption, one more chance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, hopes, thirtysomething life ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Falling in Love Again (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: love, high school reunion, midlife crisis, romance, couples, couple relations, infidelity, self discovery, lifestyle, memory, road trip, fall in love ...
Time: 1940s, 70s
Place: usa, bronx new york city, new york, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Flights in Dreams and in Reality (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the eve of his fortieth anniversary Sergei Makarov looks back at his life and learns that he has achieved nothing. He was not able to be happy and to bring happiness to the closest people in his life, neither to his long-suffering wife nor young ...
Plot: middle aged man, engineer, loser, love triangle, railway, young girl, car, train, psychological drama, film set
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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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27%
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Vanechka (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young girl dreaming to become an actress goes through hell with an orphan baby on her hands. The whole world seems to be against her. She meets the love of her life when there is no one to stand by her.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love and Lies (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vam i ne snilos... A movie about two high school kids who meet in class and fall madly in love with each other. Unfortunately, His father and her mother had a history of their own between them which creates uneasiness in both of them. Also because ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hello, That's Me! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
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Karen Kingsbury's A Time to Dance (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: John and Abby Reynolds are a married couple who have been together since their days as high school sweethearts—when John was a football hero and Abby dreamed of becoming a writer.
Style: feel good, sweet, light, romantic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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My Favorite Clown (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sergei is a professional clown in the circus, and he knows how to make people happy. He is adopting the six-year old boy Vanka from a foster home. Sergei is a good man, who can provide unconditional love. But Sergei's wife suddenly separates ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Way We Were (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Two desperate people have a wonderful romance, but their political views and convictions drive them apart.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
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Time: 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1933 ...
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25%
My Favorite Season (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, realistic, touching, sexy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Cranberry Christmas (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 84 min.
Story: A separated couple feign marital bliss on national television to help their town’s Christmas festival – and their business. But what will the future hold for them when rekindled love is complicated by new opportunities?
Style: sentimental, intense, emotional, sweet, romantic
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From the Land of the Moon (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An adaptation of Milena Agus' eponymous novel set after WWII, "Mal de Pierres" ("Mal di Pietre") spans 20 years, following the destiny of a passionate, free-spirited woman who is in a loveless marriage and falls for another ...
Style: twists and turns, psychological, sexy, suspense, tense
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Place: provence, south of france, france, alps
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24%
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Big Night (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Primo & Secondo, two immigrant brothers, pin their hopes on a banquet honoring Louis Prima to save their struggling restaurant.
Style: witty, sincere, sentimental, melancholic, clever ...
Plot: immigrants, food, self discovery, human nature, restaurant, brother brother relationship, loan, chef, cooking, jazz, italian restaurant, car salesman ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Oblomov (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: St. Petersburg, mid 19th century: the indolent, middle-aged Oblomov lives in a flat with his older servant, Zakhar. He sleeps much of the day, dreaming of his childhood on his parents' estate. His boyhood companion, Stoltz, now an energetic and ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, talky ...
Plot: sleeping, family relations, friendship, golden years, love and romance, master and servant, society, friends, family life, peasant, diet, renaissance ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: russia, england, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Sentimental Romance (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Near the close of the Russian Civil War, in 1923, a young man begins studying journalism at a worker newspaper and has a series of romantic adventures which cause him to mature swiftly. He rescues a beautiful girl from an abusive family situation, ...
Plot: journalist, friend, teenage boy, death of father, death, love, love triangle, newspaper, innocence, teenage girl, writers, family relations ...
Time: 1920s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love in Winterland (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Ally, a final contestant on a dating show, must face her high school sweetheart when she is chosen for the Hometown Date.
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, sentimental, sweet
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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My Big Love (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pastry chef Macky has struggled with his weight for most of his life. It's not easy being fat, especially when you're secretly admiring a young socialite columnist named Ninia who gets the shock of her life when she sees Macky in his ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: overweight, obesity, obese, coach, restaurant, chef, love triangle, training, diet, male female relationship, in love, romantic triangle ...
Place: the philippines, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Hey Babu Riba (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1985, four middle-aged Yugoslav emigres return to Belgrade for the funeral of Mariana, their beautiful compatriot. They called her Esther, for Esther Williams, she was the coxswain for their four-man rowing team, and they each loved her. ...
Style: gloomy, serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, bittersweet, romance, love and romance, music band, family relations, youth, coming of age, haunted by the past, politics, couples ...
Time: 50s
Place: former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Glenbrooke Christmas (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: As Christmas nears, heiress Jessica Morgan seizes what seems like her last chance to experience a relaxed Christmas and heads off to the small town of Glenbrooke, where she meets a handsome fireman.
Style: romantic, sweet, light, feel good
Plot: christmas, christmas season, heiress, fund raising, meet cute, rich woman, love and romance, family relations, unlikely couple, firefighter, vacation, loneliness ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%