Movies like Permission 1987

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Permission (1987)
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Permission (1987)
Original name: इजाज़त
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Mahendra is in love with Maya and would like to marry her. But Maya is a woman of the 20th century, who does not believe in marriage, but would like to continue having a relationship. Mahendra's family pressures him into getting married, and he finally gives in and marries another woman by the name of Sudha. But Mahendra is unable to get Maya out of his mind, and his marriage with Sudha fails, and ends up with a formal separation. Years later, Mahendra and Sudha meet at a railway station, and both do remember each other, and share their experiences after their separation. There is one shocking experience that Maya does not share, but which Mahendra will find out soon.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: true love, romance, couple relations, love and romance, feminism, family problems, couples, gender, breakup, introspection, crumbling marriage, strong female presence, unfulfillment, airplane, motorcycle, death, photographer, suicide attempt, photograph, honeymoon, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, loss of loved one, train station, music teacher, impulsiveness ...
Time: 20th century
Place: india

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Duration: 139 min.
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia
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Storm (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 133 min.
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 169 min.
Story: A son deals with the death of his father and examines how their relationship influences him through growing up, romance, tragedy and adventure.
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Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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A Married Woman (2005)
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Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 139 min.
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51%
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Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
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49%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 10K
QsQT (1988)
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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