Movies like Home Coming

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Home Coming (2006)
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Home Coming (2006)
Original name: Eve Dönüş
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 101 min.
Story: September 1980. Mustafa 'Mehmet Ali Alabora' and his wife, who're both laborers are married for 5 years. The couple has nothing to do with politics and spend their days happily with their 3 year old daughter and their TV, despite the clamor of guns clashing outside every night. One Friday morning, they wake up and hear the voice of Hasan Mutlucan on radio and observe soldiers marching through the streets, the very confirmation of the military coup that has taken place. Arrests begin instantly in workplace and neighborhood. Yet Mustafa, far from being disturbed, assumes that all apprehensions must have rightful reasons. Until the night he's taken into custody, charged with the crimes of a militant code named "Sehmuz".
Plot: mistaken identity, politics, prison, torture, male nudity, political unrest, wrongful imprisonment, homecoming, wrongful arrest, military coup, post traumatic stress disorder
Place: turkey

Most similar movies to Home Coming

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films with plots about prison, politics, family relations, murder, torture, injustice and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Home Coming: Happy Day (1976), Karnak Cafe (1975), Present Tense (2012), The Wall (1983), In Nowhere Land (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Happy Day (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A concentration camp on a barren island is hell for the exiled prisoners. The everyday life of the people who live there consists of interrogations, psychological and physical violence, arbitrary punishments and other torments. One of the prisoners ...
Style: absurd, allegory
Plot: prison, politics, island, torture, fascism, morality, surrealism, assassination, presumed dead, violence, exile, kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 507
Karnak Cafe (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In one of their best roles ever, distinguished actors Nour Al Sherif and Souad Hosni star in this film depicting the unstable social and political life in Egypt during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film revolved around a group of university ...
Style: political
Plot: politics, police brutality, interrogation, torture, prison, youth, police, accusation, communism
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.9
 260
Present Tense (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Planning to take any job she can get in order to save enough money and leave Turkey for the U.S., Mina is hired at an Istanbul café as a fortune teller who reads the dregs in coffee cups. She discovers she has the ability to offer comfort and ...
Plot: urban setting, coffee, fortune teller, female director, fortune telling
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 8.1
 4K
The Wall (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Produced, written and directed by Yılmaz Güney within his own personal experiences of capital offense, he dedicates Duvar to male teenagers aged 13 to 19 living behind the bars under diabolical treatments. These teenagers get barbaric corporal ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: politics, prison life, juvenile delinquency, prison, confined, youth, life is a bitch, society, rebellion, revolution, kids in trouble, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, france, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
In Nowhere Land (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sükran who works at pay box of Haydarpasa is around 40 ages. She has a son whose name is Veysel. He works in a factory. She suffered from her husband's political actions, so she wants to keep away Veysel from political actions. Veysel get ...
Plot: disappearance, presumed dead, german, friend, kurd, bureaucracy, turkish, fiance fiancee relationship, tragic event, racism, dead husband, prejudice ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Golden Horseshoes (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Youssef Soltane, a 45-year-old Tunisian intellectual, is the product of a generation that lived the era of euphoria and great ideologies in the sixties, and their subsequent failure. He was incarcerated and tortured for his political opinions. ...
Plot: torture, blood, male nudity, prison
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.1
 220
One Man's War (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Mexico
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anthony Hopkins plays an English medical doctor living with his family in Paraguay and treating the poor people from the surroundings, who has his life turned upside down when his son was mysteriously murdered in what could have been an attack to ...
Style: political drama
Plot: politics, reflection, revenge, murder, corruption, justice, obsession, politician, oppression, political unrest, confrontation, torture ...
Place: paraguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
 167
Memed My Hawk (1984)
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: squad, car, countryside, kidnapping, village, arranged marriage, robbery, death, highwayman, peasant, tradition, murder ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Guests of Hotel Astoria (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An Iranian couple (Shohreh Aghdashloo, Mohsen Marzban) declare themselves political refugees after police detain them on their way to Cuba.
Plot: iranian, politics, communist, husband wife relationship, death in childbirth, pregnancy, bare breasts, sexual torture, shower, kiss, love, death of protagonist
Place: holland, iran, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Luis Molina and Valentin Arregui are cell mates in a South American prison. Luis, a homosexual, is found guilty of immoral behaviour and Valentin is a political prisoner. To escape reality Luis invents romantic movies, while Valentin tries to keep ...
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating, touching, talky ...
Plot: prison, gays and lesbians, politics, friendship, torture, betrayal, introspection, dishonesty, buddies, confined, prison life, gay slur ...
Time: 80s, 1930s
Place: latin america, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Journey to the Sun (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mehmet, a young Turkish man newly migrated from the village Tire, takes a job searching for water leaks below the surface of the streets of Istanbul. Due to a strange set of events, he is mistaken for a Kurd, imprisoned, and brutally beaten. Upon ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: politics, injustice, racism, friendship, discrimination, culture clash, village life, city life, self discovery, false accusation, society, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: turkey, iraq, istanbul turkey, germany, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Man That Was Turned Into Juice (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Deraldo, a popular poet from Northeast Brazil, arrives in the capital of São Paulo, making a living only from his poetry and pamphlets. All is well until he is mistaken for a multinational worker who killed the boss at a party where he received the ...
Plot: mistaken identity, poet, resistance, immigration, migration, police, oppression, worker, city, sex scene, pursuit, poetry ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Baptism of Blood (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In São Paulo, in the late 1960s, the convent of the Dominican friars became a trench of resistance to the military dictatorship that governs Brazil. Moved by Christian ideals, frets Betto, Oswaldo, Fernando, Ivo and Tito came to support the ...
Plot: interrogation, male nudity, prison, pubic hair, torture, liberation, branding, clothed male naked male, liberation theology, nudity (full frontal - brief), electric torture
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Road (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Switzerland, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world outside.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: racism, prison, exile, family relations, family problems, redemption, family life, human spirit, infidelity, parents and children, prison life, human nature ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.0
 4K
Dry Summer (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scheming tobacco farmer sets out to ruin his competition by diverting the local water to his own property.
Style: rough, bleak, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: murder, summer, water, deadly, village, siblings relations, moral dilemma, obsession, dishonesty, crimes, betrayal, farm ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 19K
Three Monkeys (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Italy
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, feel good, gloomy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Cars of the Revolution (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Duration: 113 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 2K
Block C (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
When We Leave (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Wild Pear Tree (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Sweden, Qatar
Duration: 188 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sen Anlat Karadeniz (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 150 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
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Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Poet Yusuf (35-38) returns to his childhood hometown, which he hadn't visited for years, upon his mother's death. He is faced with a neglected, crumbling house. Ayla, a young girl (17-19) awaits him there. Yusuf has been unaware of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, thought provoking, offbeat
Plot: poet, love and romance, homecoming, parents and children, dealing with death, family relations, village, curses spells and rituals, village life, small town life, small town, loss of mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Penitent (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After being imprisoned for dangerous driving, causing the death of a child and possession of illegal substances, Jason Buckley is finding it difficult to adjust to life outside prison.
Style: social realism
Plot: prison, violence, anger, post traumatic stress disorder, family, injury, lonely, crimes, crime
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32%
 7.0
 4K
The Town (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of a family living in a small godforsaken town in Turkey seen through the eyes of children and dealing with the growing complexity when one becomes an adult.
Plot: small town, headstone, winter, donkey, goat, wind, heavy rain, tombstone, student, school, teacher, stream ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 8.3
 4K
The Herd (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family decides to sell its sheep - a most precious commodity - in far away Ankara. During their long train ride, bribes must be paid to petty officials, sheep are stolen or die in the packed, airless wagons, ...
Plot: herd, racism, police corruption, kurd, prejudice, political repression, political oppression, nationalism, injustice, independence, killing an animal
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Miracle in Cell No. 7 (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Separated from his daughter, a father with an intellectual disability must prove his innocence when he is jailed for the death of a commander's child.
Style: sentimental, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, twist ending
Plot: father daughter relationship, prison, mentally challenged, arrest, little girl, cell mate, jail cell, love, friendship, false accusation, injustice, couples ...
Time: year 2004, year 1983
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.5
 601
Rokonok (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young honest public official is sworn in after his predecessor had to leave due to a corruption scandal. Soon, the young idealist discovers just how far-reaching the corruption is in his town and how easy it is to become corrupt yourself.
Plot: election, politics, suicide attempt, train, gun, pig, corruption, family relations, voting
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.8
 6K
Autumn (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man struggles after his release from ten years as a political prisoner.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, homecoming, starting over, family relations, society, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, reconciliation, fighting illness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%