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The Moth (1997)
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The Moth (1997)
Original name: Catherine Cookson's The Moth
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: This 1940s drama presents a story of class conflict and its influence on romance. Robert Bradley leaves the shipyards to work in his uncle's furniture business but soon finds himself at odds with the old man. So he becomes a servant for the destructive Thormans, and falls for the lady of the house, Sarah. But in 1913 this upstairs/downstairs romance can only lead to disaster.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: world war one, fatherhood, shipyard, romance, rich and poor, family relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, tragic love, love affair, social differences, society, estate, master and servant, power relations, pregnancy, puppy, library, death of father, carpenter, uncle, cousin cousin relationship, loss of mother, class system ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, society, social differences, couples, family relations, romance and power relations mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like The Moth: The Wingless Bird (1997), Flambards (1979), The Black Velvet Gown (1991), The Black Candle (1991), Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: rich and poor, world war one, couples, power relations, family relations, love triangle, love affair, social differences, working class, love and romance, betrayal, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, year 1914
Place: england, northern england
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95%
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, family relations, uneducated, estate, manners, couples, love and romance, society, fall in love, social differences, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
The Black Velvet Gown (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the 1830's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller. Miller makes Riah the gift of a black velvet gown, and even educates her children. But ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: servant, housekeeper, starting over, single parent, society, love and romance, eviction, power relations, family relations, working class, idealism, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s, 1830s
Place: england, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Black Candle (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the turn of the century, a widow decides to set her dead husbands business back in the black column. Her efforts to get the mill going again, however, are somewhat submarined by problems with an employee who is accused of murder and her sister ...
Style: stylized, sincere, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: murder, factory, false accusation, abusive husband, sculptor, sibling rivalry, mistress, couples, injustice, power relations, family relations, righting the wronged ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: master and servant, love affair, social differences, infidelity, cheating on husband, society, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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December Bride (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, a young servant provokes an independent Irish farm community by her relationship with two brothers. Pregnant, she refuses to reveal the name of the father.
Style: gloomy, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, pregnant woman, love and romance, romance, master and servant, society, single parent, family relations, couples, power relations, farm, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Trishna (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When her father is killed in a road accident, Trishna's family expect her to provide for them. The rich son of an entrepreneur starts to restlessly pursue her affections, but are his intentions as pure as they seem?
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, ambiguous ending
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, rich and poor, fall in love, couple relations, culture clash, injustice, love and romance, society, romance, unfulfillment, innocence lost, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Go-Between (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An elderly man pieces together his childhood memories after finding his diary from 1900, which he wrote when he was 13 years old.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: secret relationship, family relations, forbidden love, rich and poor, social differences, estate, friendship, bittersweet, boy, childhood memory, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1900, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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A Room with a View (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucy Honeychurch (Elaine Cassidy, Ghost Squad) and her nervous chaperone embark on a grand tour of Italy. Alongside sweeping landscapes, Lucy encounters a suspect group of characters — socialist Mr. Emerson and his working-class son George, in ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, witty ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: manners, forbidden love, opposites attract, self discovery, love and romance, romance, lovers apart, couples, wooing, fall in love, couple relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Love in a Cold Climate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, witty
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, social differences, eccentric family, romance, master and servant, society, unlikely couple, wooing, infidelity, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Fifteen Streets (1989)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In northern England around 1900, the worker John O'Brien lives near poverty in a small house in the worker's district. He falls in love with Mary, the teacher of his highly intelligent younger sister Kathy and daughter of a rich family. ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: working class, poverty, sibling rivalry, teacher, factory, love affair, impossible love, social differences, siblings relations, rich and poor, culture clash, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, stylized
Plot: maid, butler, wealth, high society, master servant relationship, domestic servant, rich and poor, master and servant, lifestyle, couples, family life, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Young Lady Chatterley (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cynthia inherits a large estate and moves in. She reads her aunt's diary and finds out how she was taught in the ways of love by her gardener in 1901 at the age of 21. She decides to continue the fruitful relationship and gets it on with the ...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: estate, infidelity, social differences, mate swapping, romance, love and romance, sexual relations, love triangle, fall in love, looking for love, love affair, looking for sex ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Sentimental Destinies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: family business, factory, social differences, forbidden love, love affair, society, couples, crumbling marriage, romance, infidelity, tragic love, fall in love ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1929
Place: switzerland, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, touching ...
Plot: village, coming of age, world war one, society, youth, friendship, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, countryside, bicycle ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Jane Eyre (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gothic, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: french, society, youth, couples, fall in love, estate, love and romance, master and servant, mystery, romance, shyness, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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1918 (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's 1918, the height of United States involvement in World War I - Liberty Bonds are sold, German immigrants are suspected as traitors or saboteurs, young men everywhere succumb to the patriotism and propaganda and enlist. In a small Texas ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, small town, influenza, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, lifestyle, society, bittersweet, family relations, social relations, battles ...
Time: 1910s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Shooting Party (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 1913, shortly before the outbreak of WWI. A group of aristocrats gathers at the estate of Sir Randolph Nettleby for a weekend shoot. As the terminal decrepitude of a dying class is reflected in the social interactions and hypocrisy of its members, ...
Style: serious, realistic, biting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: society, rivalry, contests and competitions, intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance, master and servant, rich and poor, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1910s, edwardian era
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Raja (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Raja is a nineteen year old orphan literally and figuratively scarred by life. Fred is an emotionally bankrupt westerner living amid his plush gardens and palm trees. Set against the backdrop of contemporary Marrakech, Raja is a cross-cultural drama ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, couples, orphan, love and romance, romance, youth, society, obsession, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Great Expectations (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: A young boy called Pip stumbles upon a hunted criminal who threatens him and demands food. A few years later, Pip finds that he has a benefactor. Imagining that Miss Havisham, a rich lady whose adopted daughter Estella he loves, is the benefactor, ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, social differences, romance, society, rise to the top, power relations, generosity, hopes, rags to riches, orphan, couples, destiny ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Making of a Lady (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1901:- Poor but intelligent Emily Fox Seton accepts a marriage proposal from the older Lord James Walderhurst,a widower pushed into providing an heir by his haughty aunt Maria,
Style: stylized, clever, serious, tense, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, social differences, class differences, society, female protagonist, high society, deception, social problems, relationship problems, rich and poor, life is a bitch ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Between Two Women (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in Northern England, this powerful tale of suppressed sexuality offers poignant and sharply observant social commentary, interlaced with a tender romance. Vetern actress Barbara Marten tugs at the heart as Ellen Hardy, a working-class mother ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, lesbian, love affair, romance, society, family relations, couples, feminism, fall in love, friendship, female friendship, homecoming ...
Time: 50s
Place: england, europe, britain, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the later years of the nineteenth century Latin master Mr. Chipping is the mainstay of Brookfields boys boarding school, a good teacher and a kindly person but he is considered to be married to the job so that it is a surprise when, on a walking ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Plot: boarding school, dedicated educator, tragic hero, society, idealism, social differences, friendship, youth, family relations, teachers and students, husband wife relationship, school ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, year 1914, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 483
Love & Rage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel Craig stars as the notorious chancer in this interpretation of the affair between James Lynchehaun (who inspired Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World) and the ‘yellow woman’.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, suspense, biting
Plot: obsession, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, society, politics, mysterious character, couples, love affair, infidelity, tragic love, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: ireland, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Cinder Path (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
TV show
Story: Tale of a farmer's son who gets involved with two sisters, then goes to fight in the trenches in WW1.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war one, couples, battles, farm, witnessing a crime, dishonesty, crimes, military, love and romance, war, soldier, hopes ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, year 1914
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Private Peaceful (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, and the price of courage and cowardice.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: soldier, world war one, love triangle, military, siblings relations, teenage love, social relations, war, family life, family relations, battles, village ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Nanny (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Rome, early 20th century: a wealthy psychiatrist, who runs an asylum for women and lacks imagination in his practice, must find a wet nurse for his infant when his wife panics after childbirth. He brings a peasant, Annette, to Rome, forcing her to ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: nanny, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, power relations, youth, love and romance, society, master and servant, single parent, crumbling marriage, adoption, couples ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
On the Black Hill (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story covers eighty years in the lives of a pair of Welsh identical twins with an unusual bond, as they go through war, love affairs, and land disputes.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, family saga
Plot: twins, farm, land dispute, politics, love and romance, couples, family relations, siblings relations, marriage, wedding, world war one, church ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: wales, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Servant (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A servant falls in love with a girl whom his master also desires. Although the girl loves the servant, she also longs to improve her station in life.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, social differences, fall in love, society, master and servant, power relations, love and romance, couples, love affair, rich and poor, cinderella story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Door (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This is a story of a special relationship between two women, a writer and her maid.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, writer's life, master and servant, society, rich and poor, power relations, strong female presence, maid, world war two, artists and showbiz, weirdo, flashback ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%