Movies like A Thousand Months

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A Thousand Months (2003)
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A Thousand Months (2003)
Original name: Mille Mois
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Morocco, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 1981, Morocco. A village in the Atlas mountains. A city in the distance. A child. A family facing its destiny.
Plot: teenager, village, teacher, wedding, death, suicide, theft, poverty, boy, school teacher, 12 year old, countryside, oppression, chair, authoritarianism
Place: morocco

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Most similar movies to A Thousand Months

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, disturbing and atmospheric films with plots about boy, countryside, village, teenager, suicide, death and poverty mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Thousand Months: Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967), Evergreen Tree (1961), Western (2017), Atlantic. (2014), Small Voices (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film is the story of girl Cveta who was abducted by the Ottoman bey and taken away in his harem. Bey is trying to embrace Islam, but its persistence, and its neighbors led beloved Spasa, and beloved local priest, assisted by diplomats of the ...
Style: epic
Plot: wedding, bloodbath, village, wedding reception, corpse, innocent, countryside, love, fight, running, escape, girl ...
Place: ottoman empire, macedonia
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Evergreen Tree (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yeong-shin (played by the Choi Eun-hee–Shin Sang-ok’s wife) and Dong-hyeok (Shin Yeong-gyun) graduate from college with a cause. They plan to bring education and modernization to farmers living in the rural area of their birth. When they arrive, ...
Plot: money problems, poverty, children, school teacher, classroom, education, school, village, death of loved one, illiteracy, countryside
Place: south korea
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93%
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Western (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Bulgaria, Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of German construction workers set out for a foreign construction site in the Bulgarian province. The strange country awakens adventure feelings among the men. At the same time, they are confronted with their prejudices and mistrust. For two ...
Plot: fight, countryside, migration, poverty, village, water shortage, construction worker, construction, german abroad, tobacco, quarry, sex scene ...
Place: eastern europe, bulgaria
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92%
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Atlantic. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Morocco, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Moroccan fisherman sets off on an epic journey towards Europe on his wind surfboard. But the pursuit of dreams does not come without sacrifice.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: human spirit, starting over, danger, escapades, hopes, family life, ocean or sea, ocean, village, social relations, unfulfillment, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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Small Voices (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Melinda is a new substitute teacher at the Malawig Elementary School, located in a poor remote barrio. A young university graduate, her family expects her to look for work abroad, but in her idealism she takes on a challenging job in the provincial ...
Plot: classroom, education, unemployment, teenager, provincial life, book, dedicated teacher, substitute teacher, teacher student relationship, teacher, school, rebel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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The Mutants (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Mutants (Portuguese: Os mutantes) is a 1998 Portuguese film by director Teresa Villaverde, starring Ana Moreira and Alexandre Pinto. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.
Plot: female director, pregnant teenager, abused child, teenager, teenage boy, friendship between boys, surrogate family, boy, pornographer, homeless teenager, theft, girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Flavor of Corn (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lorenzo, a handsome first-year professor in an isolated Italian village, falls under the spell of his most beguiling pupil, a dark-haired, starry-eyed 12-year-old named Duilio. As Lorenzo's relationship with his heartless girlfriend ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: homoeroticism, male homosexuality, lgbt, adultery, sex, bisexuality, party, deathbed, homosexuality, crying, countryside, teenager ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Mademoiselle (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A sexually repressed school teacher releases her pent up passions in a series of shocking crimes.
Style: sexual, disturbing, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: village, countryside, obsession, teacher, couples, opposites attract, society, forgery, dangerous attraction, isolation, couple relations, forces of nature ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Courthouse on Horseback (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The film follows three characters on a tour of the remote Yunman province of China where they travel with a horse to deal with legal disputes in mountain villages. Government policy is forcing the retirement of "Auntie" Yang (Yang Yaning) ...
Plot: countryside, suicide, marriage, on the road, village, judge, remote village, settlement, travel
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Father (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The beginning shows Hungary devastated by the war and the postwar reconstruction with its communist government. Our hero (played first by Dániel Erdély and later, as a young man, by András Bálint) is clearly determined to find out what he can ...
Plot: boy, communism, elementary school, partisan, teenager, single mother, 12 year old
Time: post world war two
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Pinjra (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A respected village schoolteacher falls for a travelling dancer and faces a moral dilemma.
Plot: teacher, redemption, suicide, tragic love, disfigured face, tragic event, murder, village, courtroom, self destructing
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The House of Bernarda Alba (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A domineering,reclusive, and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest is allowed to become engaged to an unprincipled young man, ...
Plot: illicit affair, authoritarianism, jealousy, tragedy, suicide, tradition, reputation, mother daughter relationship, oppression, death of husband, domineering mother, half sister ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Hurt (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mandy White is a cheerleader. Dan LaCoy is a football player. Jason Dobbs is a bully. Eli Barker is an artist. Asia Borg is a foster kid. What they all have in common however, is that they are hurting. Each one deals with their own personal issues ...
Plot: suicide, high school, depression, bullying, teenager, shooting, death, alcohol abuse, student
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Celine (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After the death of her father, 22-year-old Céline inherits most of his estate, but gives it to her stepmother, causing her greedy fiancé to leave her. Following several failed suicide attempts, Céline is hospitalized and comes to the attention of ...
Plot: supernatural, yoga, adopted daughter, countryside, death, mysticism, suicide, supernatural power, suicide attempt, levitation, dead father, spirituality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
A Borrowed Life (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 167 min.
Story: Sega's children, born into post-war Chinese rule, can't relate to their father's love for Japanese culture, having grown up under Japanese rule before WWII.
Style: family saga
Plot: family relations, poverty, boy, communism, countryside, nationalism, father son relationship
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: china, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
O ilios tou thanatou (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: death, vendetta, suicide, death of parents, horse, folk dance, killing an animal, aunt, village, loss of parents, balkan war, death of parent ...
Time: year 1917
Place: crete
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Werther (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This adaptation of Geothe's The Sorrows of Young Werther offers a chilly and remote view of love and its passions. The setting is changed to Spain, and Werther (Eusebio Poncela) has taken a job tutoring the son of an estranged husband and wife. ...
Plot: female director, suicide, tutor, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, tragic event, boy, love, teacher, father son relationship, surgeon, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Buffalo Boy (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set along the southern coast of Vietnam during the French occupation in the 1940s, water is everywhere, giving life and bringing decay and rot. Kim is 15; his father and step-mother have two buffalo, their lifeline as subsistence rice farmers. ...
Style: touching, contemplative, realistic, serious
Plot: society, youth, family relations, self discovery, introspection, forces of nature, parents and children, poverty, graphic violence, coming of age, teenage life, countryside ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: vietnam, asia, indochina
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Lighter Fluid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: An experimental look into the lives of teens and young adults in a dysfunctional town.
Style: experimental
Plot: suicide, murder, abandoned house, death, pregnancy, skateboarding, surrealism, skateboard, sex, drug, drugs
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79%
The Red and the Blue (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of a teacher and his students, set in an Italian high school.
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: adolescence, teacher, student, teenager, teachers and students, high school teacher, middle school, female teacher, teacher student relationship, school, school teacher, schoolgirl ...
Place: italy
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79%
The Year of the Cannibals (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On the streets of a damp metropolis lie the corpses of hundreds and hundreds of boys and girls. No one can give them a resting place because of a law enacted by a repressive State. But the young Antigone, with the help of a foreigner, Tiresias, ...
Plot: symbolism, fascism, death, brother, oppression, society, shot to death, male full rear nudity, body, teenager, cave, female nudity ...
Place: milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Sammohanam (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sammohanam tells the story of a mysteriously seductive girl, Pennu (Archana) in a quiet village to which she has temporarily relocated, in search of her missing grandfather, Karuvan Valyachan. She creates a strange chasm among male folks, breaking ...
Style: art house
Plot: transformation, myth, folk dance, friend, village, death of uncle, severed ear, uncle niece relationship, mysterious woman, love, suicide, caste system ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Angel at Sea (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Louis is a twelve year old boy who lives with his parents and older brother in southern Morocco. Louis is very happy until the day his father shares a secret with him.
Style: sincere, psychological, emotional, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: secret, mental illness, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, father son relationship, sex with friend's wife, innocence lost, family relations, suicide, depression, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: morocco, africa, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Virgina (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "Virgina" tells a tale from the end of the 19th century. It took place in a isolated village near the Adriatic Sea. Because of the extreme patriarchal culture there is a superstition that families without male heirs are cursed. When the ...
Plot: patriarchy, curse, mother daughter relationship, tradition, secret, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, farmer, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, coming of age, village ...
Time: 19th century
Place: bosnia herzegovina, former yugoslavia, serbia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Gregorio (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gregorio, a boy from the impoverished countryside of Peru emigrates to Lima, the capital city. Experiencing a cultural shock due to the chaotic nature of the city, he must challenge himself to learn Spanish, since his native tongue is Quechua, and ...
Plot: countryside, boy, children, child labor, death of father, city
Place: peru, latin america
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77%
What the Sun Has Seen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three strangers living in Silesia - a 12-year-old half-orphan, a musically talented girl and a middle-aged unemployed ex-miner - are all desperate to get money to make their small dreams come true.
Plot: poverty, street vendor, father son relationship, fat man, bare breasts, escape, singer, dentures, boy, small town, single father, unemployment ...
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76%
The Stone Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drawing more on the heightened realism of indigenous folk ritual and storytelling traditions than on the Socialist Realist intentions of the state, this almost wordless cine-poem, operating with the most slender of plots but the oldest of ...
Plot: wedding, street musician, death, banquet, mother, deserter, vendetta, flute, loss of daughter, horse, drum, grave ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Good Son (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Bonjour tristesse: Teenager Luc lives with his mother Liliane and his little brother Paul in Paris, has to cope with the fact that his mother is a prostitute and practically raise his brother alone. Luc is disillusioned. One day, little Paul wants ...
Plot: brother, coming of age, youth, friend, friendship, son, teenager, boy, gay interest
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76%
Before the World Ends (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The countryside of Rio Grande do Sul, and high-school student, Daniel, spends a normal adolescence life with his family, studying, riding his bicycle, playing games on the Internet and expecting one day to move to the big city of Porto Alegre. ...
Plot: female director, photograph, boy, middle class, betrayal, teenager, 15 year old, catholic school, vandalism, friendship between boys, child abandonment, boy girl relationship ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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6A (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 61 min.
Story: As if immersed in the situation, the viewer witnesses a distressing encounter between angry parents, a helpless teacher and three schoolgirls. It soon becomes clear that certain things are going wrong in their class. There have been complaints of ...
Style: suspense, tense, contemplative, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: bullying, school, teacher, teenager, school teacher, mistrust, parents, crisis, friendship, doubt, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: eastern europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%