Movies like Sara 1993

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Sara (1993)
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Sara (1993)
Original name: سارا
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sara is the perfect young housewife. When husband Hessam requires an expensive emergency operation abroad, it is she who works for the funds. For the next three years she labors secretly to pay the shady loan shark and save Hessam - until the truth is revealed and with it, the reality of her marriage.
Plot: housewife, surgical operation, friendship, male female relationship, secret, wealth, bully, blackmail, women's rights, bank, scandal, loan, friend, anxiety, embroidery, husband wife relationship, wedding dress
Place: tehran iran

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sincere, serious, realistic and captivating films with plots about husband wife relationship, friendship, friend, marriage, male female relationship, love and family relations mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Sara: The Hidden Half (2001), A Doll's House (1973), Slaughter of the Cock (1996), Hamoun (1990), Zinat (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Hidden Half (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes him a letter to read when he reaches the hotel - the ...
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Plot: militant, rebellion, fighting the system, woman in danger, injustice, couple relations, political unrest, rebelliousness, feminism, state affairs, couples, society ...
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east
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A Doll's House (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A childish wife reveals surprising strength when faced with blackmail. A modern version of Ibsen's play.
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Plot: friendship, women's rights, feminism, family in crisis, emotionless, estrangement, couples, family problems, introspection, couple relations, hopes, strong female presence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: norway, europe
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Slaughter of the Cock (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Syria, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Greece's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1997.
Plot: countryside, self mutilation, migrant worker, greek, blackmail, friend, male nudity, brother sister relationship, husband wife relationship, mute, nightclub, runaway ...
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Hamoun (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hamoon's wife is leaving him. He is also unsuccessfully trying to finish his Ph.D. thesis. He is forced to reexamine his life. In a series of flashbacks and dreams, Hamoon tries to figure out what he did wrong.
Style: contemplative, suspense, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, persian, domestic violence, couples, conservative, dull life, couple relations, working class, introspection, starting over, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iran, middle east, asia
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Zinat (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The conflict felt by a modern Iranian woman as she is forced to choose between her career and the traditional obligations of a housewife are examined in this drama. Until she married Hamed, Zinat worked in a public health clinic in a small Iranian ...
Plot: women's rights, father son relationship, iranian, marriage, marriage engagement, father in law daughter in law relationship, mother in law daughter in law relationship, small town, tradition, husband wife relationship, engagement, public health ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
My Friend Henry (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Elsi Björkman and her mother Paula return from a week's holiday abroad, Elsi immediately notices that someone has been in her room. She tells her mother about it, but she does not believe her. At the local supermarket Elsi ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: parent child relationship, friendship, secret, childhood, mental health, shoplifting, family relations, family tragedy, father son relationship, responsibility, dysfunctional family, mental disorder ...
Place: finland
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The Cycle (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ali and his father go from their poor neighborhood in the outskirts of the city to a hospital so that Ali's father can be treated for his sickness. However since they have no money, Ali starts to work for Dr. Sameri who deals in blood.
Style: banned
Plot: nurse, poverty, blood transfusion, treatment, blood, medical clinic, father son relationship, illness, controversy, censorship, urban setting
Place: tehran iran
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The Cow (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An old villager deeply in love with his cow goes to the capital for a while. While he's there, the cow dies and now the villagers are afraid of his possible reaction to it when he returns.
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Plot: countryside, village, human becomes animal, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, society, human becoming an animal, protecting from truth, farm, animal life, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: iran, asia, middle east
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Marion (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Marion is ten and befriends a couple so much that they want her to live with them.
Plot: village, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, marriage, friend, family relations, rich, parisian, wealth, businessman, friendship, french ...
Place: normandy, paris france
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52%
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Bemani (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman tries to escape from the much older man she was forced to marry.
Style: dark
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Body Scent (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Due to misunderstanding and hard life, a man divorces his wife and leaves the city. He comes to a new environment, meeting new people and new wife. Crucified between two worlds, he does everything to bring her two sons on the right track, and ...
Plot: father son relationship, bar, nipples, husband wife relationship, murder, singing, perversion, friendship, cafe, truck, bitterness, friend ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
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Sophie and the Moonhanger (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman pits herself against her husband and his Ku Klux Klan member friends when she learns that they are planning an attack against her black maid and her husband.
Plot: interracial relations, ku klux klan, housekeeper, racism, husband wife relationship, friend, marital abuse, friendship
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Saturday, Sunday, Monday (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: One Saturday evening Rosa Priore is preparing a magnificent Sunday lunch for her family and their friends. By Sunday afternoon her life and marriage are in ruins.
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Saturn Returns (2009)
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Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy, a privileged North American in contemporary Berlin, living a life of post Punk hedonism, roams the streets with her best friend, Derek. Together they use the city like a playground, a stage, and a never ending party. Into their lives enters ...
Plot: return, friend, punk rock, drugs, friendship, underground, party, urban setting, male female relationship
Place: berlin germany, middle east
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45%
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Water Child (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A 12-year-old girl finds herself stranded on a lonely Caribbean island with a 20-year old retarded man in this sensitively rendered Canadian drama from Quebec. Emile and Cedrine are first seen during their rescue in which both are nearly in a coma. ...
Plot: friendship, flashback, girl, coming of age, survival, island, mother daughter relationship, puberty, rescue, husband wife relationship, friend, beach ...
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The Daughter (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, sincere, captivating
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Two Friends (2002)
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Duration: 86 min.
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Gilded Youth (2001)
Genre: Drama
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Magallanes (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
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41%
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Eiszeit (1975)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 115 min.
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The Factory (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 101 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A depressed widower, a bored housewife, and a gay lawyer all intersect in this triptych of love lost.
Style: captivating
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A Doll's House (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Time: 19th century
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Grace & Glorie (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Two Women (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
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Place: iran, middle east
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La Migra (2015)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 111 min.
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Style: light, unusual plot structure, captivating, contemplative, psychological
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