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The Source (2011)
 7.3
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The Source (2011)
Original name: La source des femmes
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favours as long as the men refuse to install a water pipe.
Style: sentimental, realistic, stylized, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Plot: village life, sexism, desert, rebellion, against the rules, battle of the sexes, ultimatum, marital rape, sexual relations, couple relations, society, couples, machismo, power relations, social relations, strong female character, strike, husband wife relationship, village, water, oppression, patriarchy, forced sex, abortion, world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, north africa

Most similar movies to The Source

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, social relations, couple relations, society, village, love and romance and village life mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like The Source: The Syrian Bride (2004), Where Do We Go Now? (2011), Free the Nipple (2014), Without Men (2011), The Freebie (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Syrian Bride (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Majdal Shams, the largest Druze village in Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border, the Druze bride Mona is engaged to get married with Tallel, a television comedian that works in the Revolution Studios in Damascus, Syria. They have never met ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, emotional, clever ...
Plot: wedding, politics, arranged marriage, occupation, culture clash, human spirit, love and romance, couple relations, military, society, hopes, family feud ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Where Do We Go Now? (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy, Qatar
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On a remote, isolated, unnamed Lebanese village inhabited by both Muslims and Christians. The village is surrounded by land mines and only reachable by a small bridge. As civil strife engulfed the country, the women in the village learn of this fact ...
Style: touching, sincere, thought provoking, uplifting, humorous ...
Plot: religious differences, village, peaceful mission, disagreement, society, strong female character, muslim, islam, christianity, religious conflict, virgin mary statue, civil war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lebanon, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Free the Nipple (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An army of passionate women launch a revolution to "Free the Nipple" and decriminalize the female body. Based on a true story, this mass movement of topless women, armed with First Amendment lawyers, graffiti installations and national ...
Style: realistic, humorous, thought provoking, light, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: revolution, society, battle of the sexes, rebelliousness, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, feminism, female protagonist, journalist, strong female presence, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 3.3
 2K
Without Men (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The women of a remote Latin American town are forced to pick up the pieces and remake their world when all the town's men are forcibly recruited by communist guerrillas.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, sexy, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: battle of the sexes, fall in love, society, love and romance, couples, social relations, feminism, village, village life, strong female presence, clergy, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 2K
The Freebie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A couple hatches a highly dubious scheme to put the spark back in their marriage in this independent comedy drama. Annie (Katie Aselton) and Darren (Dax Shepard) have been married for seven years, and they love each other as much as the day they ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, moral dilemma, sexual relations, love and romance, human nature, battle of the sexes, sex talk, bittersweet, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.3
 530
Monkey Warfare (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two ex-revolutionaries living underground have their lives turned upside down by a sexy young radical who goes from smashing SUVs to fighting gentrification with firebombs.
Style: witty, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: vandalism, against the rules, unlikely partners, mysterious character, rebellion, love triangle, love and romance, lifestyle, society, couple relations, rebelliousness, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.7
 2K
Absurdistan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water shortage, go on a sex strike that threatens the young ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, offbeat, realistic
Plot: village, battle of the sexes, social relations, couples, ultimatum, young lovers, love and romance, romance, first time, water, childhood sweetheart, water shortage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, azerbaijan, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.9
 2K
Me You Them (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, dishonesty, love affair, destiny, couples, fall in love, adultery, runaway, bittersweet, romance, society, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 664
Rio Sex Comedy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Is this possible to reconcile individual happiness and social justice? It is the paradoxical search several foreigners installed in Brazil. Charlotte Rampling incarnates a British esthetic surgeon given to dissuade whoever would like to pass under ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, sex comedy, realistic
Plot: tour guide, lifestyle, rich and poor, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, social differences, culture clash, couples, battle of the sexes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.6
 6K
M.K.B.K.M. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: village, romance, couple relations, on the road, parents and children, couples, supportive parent, family relations, bollywood, politician, landowner, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, culture clash, couple relations, parents and children, couples, society, village, silly humor, meet the parents, misfit, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Diary of a Tired Black Man (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diary of a Tired Black Man is a simple story about the complex relationships between black men and black women.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, social differences, looking for love, society, romance, love and romance, couples, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, african american, black woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 9K
5 Flights Up (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long-time married couple who've spent their lives together in the same New York apartment become overwhelmed by personal and real estate-related issues when they plan to move away.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: golden years, love and romance, couple relations, society, couples, elderly, interracial relations, aging, husband wife relationship, real estate, fall in love, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Welcome to Sajjanpur (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Mahadev (Shreyas Talpade) is an unemployed graduate with a Bachelor of Arts from Satna college, who is forced to make a living writing letters for the uneducated people of his village. His real ambition is to become a novel writer. Through his ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: politics, dishonesty, ambition, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, rebelliousness, small town, social relations, couples, campaign, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Work Hard, Play Hard (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philippe Seigner starts his career in business consulting at the posh Paris seat of McGregor. His first serious task is delicate: An audit at a factory, which is about to be taken over. As he soon realizes, this will mean sacking about 80 employees. ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: moral dilemma, couples, life is a bitch, workplace, society, workplace situations, unemployment, factory, couple relations, boss and employee, power relations, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Antonia's Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around ...
Style: touching, sentimental, intellectual, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: village, village life, generation gap, philosophy, feminism, widow, friendship, human nature, introspection, single parent, world war two, family life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.7
 3K
Free Zone (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, Belgium, France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rebecca, an American who has been living in Jerusalem for a few months now, has just broken off her engagement. She gets into a cab driven by Hanna, an Israeli. But Hanna is on her way to Jordan, to the Free Zone, to pick up a large of sum of money.
Style: serious, road movie, thought provoking, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: breakup, border crossing, friendship, society, political unrest, culture clash, break-up, on the road, husband wife relationship, war zone, female protagonist, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, jordan, middle east, syria, iraq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, contemplative
Plot: family relations, village life, power relations, aging, elderly, social relations, teachers and students, estrangement, parents and children, village
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 837
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, family problems, elderly, college, parents and children, love and romance, family life, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, leaving home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 205
Mumu (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story a rescue, the rescue of a bad brat's life in the post-WWII period. In 1947, Roger reaches 11 years old. He's a kid badly loved, mischievous and specializes in silly things to do. He is sent to a small boarding school in a small ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: boarding school, teachers and students, hardcase students, mischievous children, school, boarding school life, disorder, youth, social relations, rebellion, power relations, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 21st century, 40s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 21K
Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, social relations, human nature, beautiful scenery, oil company, seaside town, friendship, travel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Closer You Get (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irish bachelors take out an ad in the Miami Herald, looking for love.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: village, small town, romance, couples, couple relations, isolation, family relations, small town life, village life, battle of the sexes, love, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Girl from Paris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that she buys an isolated farm from Adrien, an old farmer who ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: isolation, farm, friendship, fish out of water, starting over, disorder, odd couple, love and romance, hopes, elderly, couple relations, change in lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 222
The Race (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of an 11-year-old girl from a poor rural community who dreams of becoming a racing driver.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: against the odds, young heroes, rebellion, against the rules, follow your dream, contests and competitions, ambition, best friends, hopes, rivalry, youth, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.9
 1K
The Storage (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Antero Rousku is a storeman in a paint store. His job requires raw muscle power, mixing paints and carrying house repair materials around to earn his daily bread. But the basic salary is not enough for Rousku. He also sells a lot of stuff on the ...
Style: sexy, sincere, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: working class, workplace, pregnancy, blackmail, unwanted pregnancy, couples, workplace romance, sexual relations, workplace situations, friendship, society, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 3K
All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, heart attack, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.2
 3K
Half Moon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Austria, France, Iran, Iraq
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Mamo, an old and legendary Kurdish musician living in Iran, plans to give one final concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. After seven months of trying to get a permit and rounding up his ten sons, he sets out for the long and troublesome journey in a derelict ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, musician's life, follow your dream, world, self discovery, social relations, against the rules, human rights, composer, music, artists and showbiz, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iraq, middle east, kurdistan, iran, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After her boyfriend mysteriously leaves her with little explanation, a doctoral candidate in anthropology at a prestigious East Coast university Sara Quinn is left looking for answers as to what went wrong.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: breakup, obsession, couple relations, human nature, obsessive quest, lifestyle, self discovery, couples, battle of the sexes, gender, romance, womanizer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Girl in Progress (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage life, coming of age, couple relations, teenage girl, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, family relations, couples, parents and children, maturation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Shadows in the Sun (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aspiring young writer (Jackson) tracks a literary titan (Keitel) suffering from writers block to his refuge in rural Italy and learns about life and love from the irascible genius and his daughters.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: writer's life, village life, fall in love, odd couple, artists and showbiz, writer's block, publisher, father daughter relationship, loss of wife, exile, train ride, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, london, england, europe, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%