Movies like Three Seasons

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Three Seasons (1999)
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Three Seasons (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Three Seasons wants to show individuals triumphing over adversities, recovering from traumas, looking forward to better times, as well as nostalgia for those better days before American and French and other invasions, material and ideological. It is a poetic film that tries to paint a picture of the urban culture undergoing westernisation.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, thought provoking, atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, reflective, melancholic ...
Plot: prostitute, poetry, song, leprosy, culture clash, writer's life, poet, love and romance, fall in love, society, human nature, urban, anti capitalism, daughter, prostitution, post war, dying man, father daughter relationship, rickshaw, long lost daughter, vietnam war, storytelling, redemption, loneliness, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, saigon, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Three Seasons

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about culture clash, catastrophe, redemption, dialogue, storytelling, society and runaway mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Three Seasons: The War (1994), Green Dragon (2001), Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998), Rambling Rose (1991), Ten (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The War (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a Vietnam War Veteran must deal with neighborhood bullies as well as his dad's post-traumatic stress disorder while growing up in the deep south in the 1970's.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, bullying, vietnam veteran, war, vietnam war, life is a bitch, parents and children, self discovery, homecoming, youth, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: vietnam, mississippi, asia, usa, mine
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100%
 6.4
 951
Green Dragon (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A tale about Vietnamese refugees sent to an orientation camp on the Camp Pendleton Marine Base in California, 'Green Dragon' focuses on a young boy and his sister. Set in 1975, the film chronicles the stories told to the two children by ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, emotional, serious ...
Plot: military, vietnam war, self discovery, homecoming, translator, culture clash, military base, military life, innocence lost, marines, friendship, soldier ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, USA, Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young teen girl Xiu Xiu is sent away to a remote corner of the Sichuan steppes for manual labor in 1975 (sending young people to there was a part of Cultural Revolution in China). A year later, she agrees to go to even more remote spot with a ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, gloomy, touching, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, revolution, innocence lost, coming of age, youth, teenage life, life is a bitch, apprentice, redemption, society, rebelliousness, virginity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: china, asia, tibet, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Rambling Rose (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rose, is taken in by the Hillyer family to serve as a 1930s housemaid so that she can avoid falling into a life of prostitution. Rose's appearence and personality is such that all men fall for her, and Rose knows it. She can't help herself ...
Style: sexy, touching, emotional, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, self discovery, love, prostitute, introspection, parents and children, youth, family relations, human nature, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6K
Ten (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A visual social examination in the form of ten conversations between a driving woman and her various pick-ups and hitchhikers.
Style: talky, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prayer, single parent, passenger, totalitarianism, human nature, society, family relations, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, parents and children, down on your luck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hanoi comes across almost picture-perfect in director Tran Anh Hung's beautiful, elegiac tale about the lives and loves of three Vietnamese sisters. A mood characteristic of Hung's films is set early on with the vivid sounds of birds, ...
Style: talky, touching, sentimental, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, dysfunctional family, cafe, anniversary, investigation, couples, family life, family problems, love and romance, parents and children, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 2K
Chocolate (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany, Cameroon
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young French woman returns to the vast silence of West Africa to contemplate her childhood days in a colonial outpost in Cameroon. Her strongest memories are of the family's houseboy, Protee - a man of great nobility, intelligence and beauty ...
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: racism, colonialism, interracial relations, coming of age, culture clash, youth, discrimination, imperialism, master and servant, parents and children, society, social differences ...
Time: 1950s, 80s, 20th century
Place: africa, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Journey from the Fall (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Thirteen years after the end of the Vietnam War, a family who was tragically affected by the war are forced to emigrate to America.
Style: realistic, sincere, bleak, serious
Plot: vietnam war, life is a bitch, war, hopes, state affairs, immigrants, refugees, re-education, battles, post war, tragic hero, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: vietnam, california, usa, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Blue Car (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Gifted 18-year-old Meg has been abandoned by her father and neglected by her hardworking mother. Left to care for her emotionally disturbed younger sister, her world begins to unravel. She finds an outlet in writing poetry and support from her ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: poetry, love and romance, teachers and students, parents and children, innocence lost, family problems, teenage life, family relations, power relations, youth, family in crisis, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Twin Falls Idaho (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Francis and Blake Falls are Siamese twins who live in a neat little room in a rundown hotel. While sharing some organs, Blake is always fit and Francis is very sickly. Into their world comes a young lady, who turns their world upside down. She gets ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: hotel, freak, halloween, prostitute, polish, lookalikes, family relations, twins, fall in love, dealing with death, siblings relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: idaho, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 251
Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, friends, family relations, immigrants, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, love and romance, family life, coming of age, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Owl and the Sparrow (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In modern-day Saigon, three lonely strangers form a unique family as a ten-year old orphan plays matchmaker to a zookeeper and a beautiful flight attendant.
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, friendship, matchmaking, society, urban, misfit, street kid, couples, opposites attract, youth, stewardess, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, vietnam, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotional slice-of-life story. Jones is portrayed here portrayed as Bill Willis, a former war hero turned author who combats alcoholism and is starting to experience ...
Style: talky, clever, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, adopted son, adoption, dysfunctional family, coming of age, single parent, youth, obsession, lifestyle, love and romance, writer's life, celebrity culture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, new england, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.3
 13K
Powder Blue (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: On the gritty streets of LA, the destinies of four people desperate for connection and redemption are about to collide.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: anxiety attack, stripper, exotic dancer, redemption, self discovery, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, family problems, hopes, human nature, hospital, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Beautiful Country (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: After reuniting with his mother in Ho Chi Minh City, a family tragedy causes Binh to flee from Viet Nam to America. Landing in New York, Binh begins a road trip to Texas, where his American father is said to live.
Style: touching, realistic, gloomy, serious, sincere ...
Plot: communism, immigrants, society, human nature, social differences, self discovery, social misfits, vietnam war, blindness, poverty, trailer home, delivery boy ...
Time: 90s, year 1990
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, new york, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Left Luggage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Belgium, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: While escaping from Nazis during the WWII, a Jewish man dug suitcases full of things dear to his heart in the ground two. The war deprived him of his family, and afterwards he endlessly turns over the soil of Antwerp to find the suitcases, which ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: jewish, nanny, eviction, liberal, religions or cults, family relations, youth, haunted by the past, coming of age, family life, mentally challenged, society ...
Time: 20th century
Place: antwerp, europe, belgium, israel, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 2K
Midaq Alley (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Heated tempers, frustrated desires and dashed hopes plague a diverse group of individuals whose lives cross paths in Mexico City. There is the bar-owner's son, Chava, who yearns to emigrate to America. A poor barber, Abel, is madly in love with ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, clever, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, prostitute, mexican, adultery, pimp, gay parent, addiction, infidelity, drug abuse, couples, couple relations, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, mexico, middle east, egypt, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, pinball machine, free will, female protagonist, introspection, life is a bitch, new wave, artist, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Same Same But Different (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: love affair, terminal illness, culture clash, youth, society, urban, social differences, young lovers, couples, fall in love, unlikely couple, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, europe, cambodia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Nostalgia (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: dream, culture clash, redemption, writer's life, water, memory, fish out of water, self discovery, stalking, human nature, poet, countryside ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, russia, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.2
 107K
Pay It Forward (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Like some other kids, 12-year-old Trevor McKinney believed in the goodness of human nature. Like many other kids, he was determined to change the world for the better. Unlike most other kids, he succeeded.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: teacher, childhood, single parent, disfigurement, child's point of view, good deed, addiction, parents and children, school, death, life philosophy, bully ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A River Runs Through It (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A River Runs Through is a cinematographically stunning true story of Norman Maclean. The story follows Norman and his brother Paul through the experiences of life and growing up, and how their love of fly fishing keeps them together despite varying ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, wilderness, childhood, fishing, self discovery, americana, boat, generation gap, fish, gambling, bishop, small town ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century, 30s, 20s ...
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.7
 8K
Faces (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An old married man leaves his wife for a younger woman. Shortly after, his ex-wife also begins a relationship with a younger partner.
Style: talky, biting, tense, serious, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, infidelity, love, divorce, adultery, dysfunctional family, society, human nature, lifestyle, introspection, disintegration, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.5
 5K
Passion Fish (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Soap actress May-Alice Culhane is paralyzed from the waist down in an accident. She returns to her old home in Louisiana, where she proceeds to drink quite steadily and to drive away five personal attendants in the first twenty minutes of the movie. ...
Style: talky, clever, sentimental, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wheelchair, rehabilitation, accident, friendship, disability, friends, homecoming, self discovery, folk, hopes, life is a bitch, paralysis ...
Time: 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.3
 5K
Jacknife (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A conflict develops between a troubled Vietnam veteran and the sister he lives with when she becomes involved romantically with the army buddy who reminds him of the tragic battle they both survived.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, siblings relations, haunted by the past, human nature, homecoming, life is a bitch, loneliness, vietnam veteran, prom, unlikely friendships, depression ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 640
I'm Not Here (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.
Style: melancholic, sincere, rough, sentimental, touching
Plot: redemption, death, life is a bitch, fall in love, storytelling, life philosophy, lone hero, life & death, loneliness, family relations, friendship, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. He meets Michelle "Mike" Cody and is attracted to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: coming of age, small town, americana, friendship, youth, working class, family relations, society, human nature, fall in love, love triangle, bondage ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Name Is Khan (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, has Asperger's syndrome. He marries a Hindu single mother, Mandira, in San Francisco. After 9/11, Rizwan is detained by authorities at LAX who treat him as a terrorist because of his ...
Style: touching, uplifting, sincere, sentimental, inspirational ...
Plot: muslim, false accusation, mental illness, prejudice, autism, racism, journey, fall in love, hopes, optimism, true love, islam ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.3
 8K
Julia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: At the behest of an old and dear friend, playwright Lillian Hellman undertakes a dangerous mission to smuggle funds into Nazi Germany.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, factual, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, politics, political unrest, friends, against the odds, writer's life, female bonding, smuggling, flashback, female protagonist, fascism, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: germany, europe, austria, berlin germany, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.5
 18K
The Namesake (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: arranged marriage, culture clash, immigrants, coming of age, childhood, marriage, youth, young man, fish out of water, grief, parents and children, child birth ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 21st century, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, india, ohio, taj mahal
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%