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The Entreaty (1967)
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The Entreaty (1967)
Original name: ვედრება
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Based on the poems “Aluda Ketelauri” and “The Guest and the Host” by the classic of Georgian literature Vazha Pshavela This film opens Tengiz Abuladze’s trilogy (“The Plea”, “The Wishing Tree”, “Repentance”), which discusses the subject of common human values using original national material. The death of heroes, the knights of truth and good, leads the Poet to the conclusion that the evil is invincible. Exhausted by struggle and privations, the Poet lays down his arms. He is visited then by all of his favorite heroes. They put out candles by dipping them into a beer cup – a ritual Khevsuri gesture meaning renunciation. And only after seeing what misfortune and harm the rejection of fighting the evil results in, the Poet takes up arms again.
Plot: fight, mountain, death, murder, cemetery, exile, community, sacrifice, tradition, guest, respect, grave, enemy, countryside, meeting, fratricide, host, small community, cut, crying, crying woman, severed arm, cut arm
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr), chechnya, russia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out disturbing, serious, captivating and surreal films with plots about death, countryside, murder, village, violence, priest and christianity mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Entreaty: Ashik Kerib (1988), Repentance (1984), The Wishing Tree (1976), The White Caravan (1964), Pastorale (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ashik Kerib (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib falls in love with a rich merchant's daughter, but is spurned by her father and forced to roam the world for a thousand and one nights - but not before he's got the daughter to promise not to marry till his ...
Style: art house, surreal, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: true love, bird, magic realism, romance, adventure, love and romance, obsessive quest, on the road, homecoming, countryside, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: caucasus, ussr, georgia (former ussr), azerbaijan
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Repentance (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden. Although it is secretly reburied, the corpse keeps returning until the police capture the local woman who is ...
Style: parody, realistic, serious, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: communism, totalitarianism, surrealism, christian, politics, jury, satire, funeral, nightmare, tragic hero, mysterious character, dishonesty ...
Place: ussr, georgia, russia, tbilisi, caucasus ...
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The Wishing Tree (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: This poetic parable is part of Tenghiz Abuladze’s cinematic triptych: “The Supplication” – “The Wishing Tree” – “Repentance”. The place is Georgia at the beginning of the 20th century. That’s how director Tenghiz Abuladze ...
Plot: mental disorder, tragedy, boy meets girl, male objectification, love, priest, tree, christianity
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr), russia, georgia
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The White Caravan (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Martia, an experienced shepherd together with others is moving his herd to the winter pastures. The life of the shepherds is mundane and complex to the extent that even a minor mistake is fraught with serious consequences. Martia’s older son ...
Plot: urban setting, pity, boy meets girl, choice, shepherd, mountain, hurricane, storm, regret, sea, father son relationship, girl ...
Place: caucasus, georgia (former ussr)
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Pastorale (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the mountain village comes a group of young musicians in Tbilisi. Here they are going to relax and rehearse. Sad story about the final rupture occurred, the peasants do not sing beautiful old songs, the musicians play music incomprehensible to ...
Plot: cultural difference, village, country girl, party, farm, teenage girl, guest, wine, rehearsal, musician, fishing, farmer ...
Place: ussr, russia, caucasus, georgia (former ussr)
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Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1920s Turkey, a young peasant is smitten with a beautiful young girl, who has been promised in marriage to the fat, dullard cousin of the province's powerful and corrupt governor. When an assassination attempt is made against the official, ...
Plot: hawk, tradition, death, highwayman, turkish army, kidnapping, robbery, peasant, murder, arranged marriage, village, countryside ...
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Kimen (1974)
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a small green island out in the sea, they live in harmony - until a stranger comes. Like a hurricane this rocks the small society, and a killing lets all hidden forces loose.
Plot: mass hysteria, fear, death, revenge, small community, island, summer, manhunt, disturbed person, mental illness, disturbed individual, stranger ...
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Love at First Sight (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Murad, a Muslim guy brought up in the noisy yard of Tbilisi, falls in love with a Belorussian girl Anya, who lives in the same neighborhood, though Anya is impervious to Murad’s feelings.
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Morning Bells (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: school teacher, countryside, love, love triangle, rain, mountain, fight, young woman, village, library, teacher, marriage ...
Place: georgia (former ussr)
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A Necklace for My Beloved (1971)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three guys are living in a Dagestan aul, and all three are in love with the blue-eyed Serminaz. According to a mountaineers’ tradition, a young man seeking the hand and the heart of a beloved girl has to make her a present that she would remember ...
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The Prayer (2018)
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: Thomas is a drug addict. In an effort to put an end to his habit, he joins a community of former addicts who live isolated in the mountains and use prayer as a way to cure themselves.
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The Punishment (1976)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 112 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
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Plot: prison, confession, genius, kgb, gulag
Place: georgia (former ussr), ussr, armenia, ukraine, caucasus ...
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Vasiliki (1997)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 135 min.
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Country: Soviet Union
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