Movies like The Floating Castle

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The Floating Castle (2012)
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The Floating Castle (2012)
Original name: のぼうの城
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In the year 1590, the mighty warlord Toyotomi Hideyoshi is close to fulfilling his ambition of unifying all of Japan under his banner when he comes across unexpected resistance in the form of a floating fortress known as Oshi Castle. Narita Nagachika, a frivolous hedonistic fellow and unlikely candidate for the position of rebel general, finds himself in charge of defending the castle. His odds? An army of 500 men to combat Toyotomi Hideyoshi's army of 20,000.
Plot: castle, japanese history

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out jidai geki, sentimental, sincere and light films with plots about flashback, mother son relationship, world war two, husband wife relationship, female nudity, snow and love mostly in Drama, Comedy and History genres. Some movies like The Floating Castle: Death of a Tea Master (1989), K (2015), Hardly a Butterfly (1998), Bunny Drop (2011), The Many Faces of Ito (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Death of a Tea Master (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Years after the death of legendary tea master Rikyu, his disciple Honkakubo attempts to resolve the mystery of the master's death.
Style: jidai geki
Plot: suicide
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K (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mongolian interpretation of Kafka's "The Castle".
Plot: book, village, castle
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Hardly a Butterfly (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Heavily built young woman Kaisu comes to work in a small grocery store in the countryside, run by a bossy old lady and her tiny and quiet grown-up son Erni. Faced with a common enemy, the unlikely young couple find support in each other, despite ...
Plot: domineering mother, dysfunctional family, grocery store, kleptomania, countryside, male female relationship, mother son relationship
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Fueled: The Man They Called 'Pirate' (2016)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 145 min.
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Bunny Drop (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Daikichi learns that his recently deceased grandfather has an illegitimate daughter with an unknown mother. The girl's name is Rin and she is just 6 years old. Everybody in Daikichi's family looks at the girl as an embarrassment and wants ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, light, captivating, humorous
Plot: family, adoption, parents and children, orphan, uncle niece relationship, couples, single father, everyday life, little girl, friendship, young man, death of grandfather ...
Place: japan
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The Many Faces of Ito (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Seijiro Ito possesses good looks, but also has an overinflated ego. He gets involved with five different women. Rio Yazaki is one of the women involved with Seijiro Ito. She wants to revive her career as a screenwriter, by using other people's ...
Plot: womanizer, auditorium, cell phone, mobile phone, hotel room, japanese man, japanese woman, based on a novel
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Oh! The Nomugi Pass (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: The story of the silk industry and the young girls who worked as silk spinners in the early 1900s in Japan. The silk mills were located in Okaya which lies just beyond the Nomugi Pass. The women and girls worked in a hot, humid atmosphere without ...
Plot: pregnancy, teenage sex, sexual harassment, snow, mountain, unplanned pregnancy, teenage girl, leaving home, factory
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Theatre (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Human attempts to understand why when acting they are all going through the heart, but in real life are playing a role.
Plot: theater, actress, love
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Story: A 2nd year student is assigned a handsome new roommate at the start of the school year.
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A Woman with Red Hair (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kozo and his colleague rape their boss's daughter and have sex with an unnamed woman.
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The Wife of Seishu Hanaoka (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The disturbing story of a physician who conducted the first operation with general anaesthetic, and the women in his life who are both so determined to win his love that they volunteer as subjects for his experiments
Style: jidai geki
Plot: medical, loss of eyesight, husband wife relationship, rivalry, devotion, cancer, anesthetic, feud, mother son relationship, human experimentation
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Place: japan
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The Violin Player (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
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Not Bad for a Human (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Finland
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film follows a boy and the relationship between his birth mother and step mother. Based on the novels by Aapeli.
Style: social realism
Plot: gossip, winter, dancer, acrobat, family life, funeral procession, sex scene, funeral, bare breasts, boy, small community, young love ...
Time: 1920s
Place: finland
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Lena: My 100 Children (1987)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the end of World War II Lena Kuchler arrives at a refuge camp in search of her disappeared family members. But at this place she can get no information in her case but only encounters hungry children.
Plot: world war two, gun, jewish, school, religious intolerance, post war, children
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Not Reconciled (1965)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Not Reconciled, the title of the Straubs’ first feature-length film, is engraved on their work like an inscription. It is a story about the continuity and collapse of history, the power of suppression, and the terror of reconciliation; loyalty, ...
Plot: nazism, flashback, father son relationship, flash forward
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Konopielka (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
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Plot: male female relationship, countryside, village idiot, civilization, village, female nudity, sickle, prophet
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The Bitches (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy bourgeois, bored in her immense property, to pass the time engages a gigolo to answer all her wishes, from the most unfulfilled to the most hidden ... But when the young man takes an interest in the sister of his boss, the latter becomes ...
Plot: male nudity, erotica, bondage, lesbian sex, lesbianism, sister, female nudity, castle, sex
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Les Patates (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Duration: 131 min.
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Country: East Germany, Soviet Union
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Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
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And in the Morning They Woke Up (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: And in The Morning They Woke Up
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Sakurada Gate Incident (2010)
Genre: History
Country: Japan
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A film about the assination of Ii Naosuke at the gate of Edo castle in 1860 by ronin from the mito domain.
Plot: historical event, xenophobia, samurai, gate, sword fight, snow, ronin, katana, seppuku, edo period, manifesto, japanese history ...
Time: 1860s
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Zamfir's Zona (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Duration: 104 min.
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The Feasts of Valtasar, or The Night with Stalin (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
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Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
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Plot: nylons, female protagonist, stockings
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Jani gal (2007)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Iraq, Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Iraqi Kurdish man is released from jail. He has been arrested by mistake when he went to find a midwife to help his pregnant wife, years ago. As he has been arrested during a demonstration the authorities thought he is one of the opposition group ...
Plot: racism, kurd, politics, demonstration, oppression
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1940s
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