Movies and TV shows like Rain Shadow

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Rain Shadow (2007)
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Rain Shadow (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rain Shadow is an Australian television drama series which premiered on 7 October 2007 on ABC TV. It aired on Sundays at 8.30 pm. The six-part series was produced by Southern Star. Music from The Audreys features in the soundtrack for the show, including the main theme. Rain Shadow was shot in the Adelaide Hills in South Australia and is set in the fictional district of Paringa, a dry land farming area in a rain shadow. It tells the story of two characters who become the means of each other's future. It stars Rachel Ward as district vet Kate McDonald and Victoria Thaine as new veterinary assistant Jill Blake.
Plot: animals, cemetery, single woman, land, weather, farmer, farm, veterinarian, rain, disease, animal rescue, debt, farming, television, community, outback, funeral, sheep, widow, climate change, strong female lead, shadow, climate, drought, assistant ...
Place: australia, south australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, friendship, strong female presence, couples, countryside and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like Rain Shadow: McLeod's Daughters (2001), A Place to Call Home (2013), The River Kings (1991), Crash Palace (2001), Golden Fiddles (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
McLeod's Daughters (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: McLeod's Daughters is an Australian television series that began airing on the Nine Network on 8 August 2001. This Logie award winning drama series follows the lives of half sisters Claire and Tess McLeod as they embark on a mission: to run ...
Style: realistic, witty, captivating, serious, touching ...
Plot: farm, feminism, family relations, family business, couple relations, workplace, estrangement, family problems, wilderness, sister sister relationship, strong female character, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: australia, south australia
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A Place to Call Home (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia. A sweeping romantic drama set in 1950s rural Australia following the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy and complicated pastoralist family, ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, love affair, society, love and romance, family life, starting over, social differences, family secret, mysterious character, forbidden love, post war, nurse ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: australia
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100%
The River Kings (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Filmed on South Australia's glorious River Murray, this television mini-series is set during the 1920s and tells of the story of a runaway who escapes to the river to work on a paddle-boat steamer and his friendship with an old salt captain ...
Plot: australian, television, young man, water, runaway, river, boat, captain, ship, riverboat, steam, river boat
Time: 1920s
Place: australia, south australia
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45%
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Crash Palace (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The trials and tribulations of a group of young backpackers living in the same Sydney hostel.
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere
Plot: travel, hostel, tourist, tourism, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships, love story, friendship, love, love affair, love and romance ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Golden Fiddles (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Golden Fiddles is a 1994 Australian mini series based on the novel by Mary Grant Bruce. It was sot from 23 July to 16 September 1991 and was re-edited into a TV movie in 1994.
Style: family saga
Plot: great depression, family feud, family honor, family home, wealth, rags to riches, poverty, depression, family relations, classroom
Place: south australia, australia
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The Day of the Roses (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 220 min.
TV show
Story: On January 18th, 1977, a crowded commuter train heading for Sydney, came off the track and struck the pillars of an overhead road bridge, crushing part of the train and killing 83 passengers and injuring more than 200 others. This story follows the ...
Plot: train crash, disaster, scotsman, train, redheaded woman, train wreck, doctor, nurse, death, firefighter, police officer, crash ...
Time: 70s, year 1977
Place: australia, sydney australia, new south wales
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30%
The Caterpillar Wish (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl's view on belonging and loss.
Plot: family relations, boat, religion, female nudity, hotel, coastal town, harbor, seaside, secret love, pub, sea, water ...
Place: south australia, australia
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Heartland (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Heartland was an Australian television drama series that ran on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in 1994. It ran for thirteen episodes and starred Cate Blanchett and Ernie Dingo. The show was also known as Burned Bridge in some ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: interracial relations, society, investigation, crimes, law enforcement, murder, prison, police, culture clash, australian aboriginal, mission, deadly
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 374 min.
TV show
Story: Doom-laden but compelling BBC1 drama series embracing sex, death and Catholic guilt, set in a small community in the Lake District. The first four-part series centred on newcomer Danny Kavanagh; the second 10-part series featured other characters in ...
Plot: small town, cuckold, boat, tragedy, lake, guilt, sex, husband wife relationship, community, outsider, controversy, gambler ...
Place: england
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INXS : Never Tear Us Apart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The story of INXS, their personal lives and their rise to fame from Australian pubs to stadiums all around the world.
Style: captivating, emotional, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: music band, music, rise and fall, rock, rising to stardom, celebrity culture, showbiz, friendship, ambition, fame, rise to the top, musician's life ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in and around 232, an up-market city brothel, Satisfaction reveals the world of five high class escorts and their manager as they juggle the pressures of their private lives with their secret profession.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: brothel, prostitute, sexual relations, lifestyle, workplace, strong female presence, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, seduction, rivalry, friendship, sexual perversion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Eight Deadly Shots (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 316 min.
TV show
Story: Small-farmer Pasi shoots four policemen who have come to arrest him for raged drunkenness. Rest of the movie is a long flashback examining the events that finally leads to the tragic shooting. As time goes by, Pasi sinks gradually deeper and deeper ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, husband wife relationship, police, father son relationship, revenge, horse, neighbor, smuggler, countryside, melancholy, alcoholic, violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: finland
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Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 354 min.
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Story: The Slap is a bold, provocative television drama series that forensically examines the mores and morality of contemporary middleclass life. Based on Christos Tsiolkas’ bestselling novel, this 8–part drama serial traces the shattering ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: introspection, family relations, couples, family life, couple relations, parents and children, adulthood, friendship, suburbs, society, marital problem, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Floodhouse (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Two girls are sent to live in the Australian bush with their hippy father. As they gradually bond, a stranger arrives from a town called Paradise.
Plot: flood, countryside, female nudity, coming of age, nature, nudity (full frontal - brief), bathtub, bathing, bare breasts
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Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Out of the Blue is an Australian serial drama commissioned by the BBC, produced by Australia's Southern Star Entertainment. It began screening on BBC One on weekday afternoons on 28 April 2008. The programme attracted lower than desired ratings ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four people, isolated in their different ways are trapped in the desert and changed forever. Against impossible odds, can they find meaning - life, laughter and love before it is too late?
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Place: australia
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Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
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Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
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Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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26%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: All Saints is an Australian medical drama which first screened on the Seven Network. The series debuted on 24 February 1998 and concluded its run on 27 October 2009. It had been one of Australia's highest rating dramas and also achieved ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, touching, medical drama
Plot: hospital, workplace, hopes, couples, supportive coworker, power relations, lifesaver, strong female presence, workplace situations, workplace romance, couple relations, doctors and patients ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s
Place: australia
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26%
Marriage Contract (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: A poor, widowed woman desperate to support her 7-year-old daughter and a wealthy business executive with a sick mother enter into a contract marriage.
Style: thought provoking, romantic, sincere, dorama, psychological
Plot: forced marriage, single mother, love and romance, restaurant owner, illness, widow, debt, mother son relationship, organ donation, mother child relationship, single parent
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cloudstreet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 342 min.
TV show
Story: Cloudstreet is an Australian television drama miniseries for the Showcase subscription television channel, which first screened from 22 May 2011, in three parts. It is an adaptation of Cloudstreet, an award-winning novel by Australian author Tim ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: working class, family life, change of luck, starting over, destiny, family relations, hopes, society, cause and meaning, foreknowledge, gambling, beach ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Wonderland (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Wonderland is a warm and engaging relationship drama revolving around four couples at very different stages of life – the star-crossed singles, blissful newlyweds, hot new lovers and long-term marrieds. We join them as they navigate the ...
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating
Plot: flatmate, best friend, dating, husband wife relationship, family relations, male female relationship, neighbor neighbor relationship, neighbor, relationships, noisy neighbor, slice of life, family life ...
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Last Frontier (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A single mother from LA marries an Australian cattle rancher following a whirlwind courtship. He returns to Australia ahead of her and her two children, and dies before they arrive. His widow is left with a debt-ridden ranch during one of the worst ...
Plot: death, mother daughter relationship, marriage, wedding, wooing, family relations, death of spouse, land grab, cow, rancher, australian outback, farmer ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Alice to Nowhere (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 110 min.
TV show
Story: A nurse who has been hired to staff a remote outpost in the Australian outback unwittingly carries a stash of jewels taken in a foiled robbery. The robbers track her to the outback, and are determined to let nothing--and no one--get in the way of ...
Plot: chase, nurse, burglar, jewelry, hunting, jewel theft, abduction, australian outback, outback, heist, heroine, killer ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Parklands (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Rosie returns to her home city on the death of her father, a former policeman. His diaries hint at corruption, and she also receives hints and veiled threats which support her suspicions. Rosie puzzles about who he was, and about her early life and ...
Plot: death of father, flashback, father daughter relationship, police officer, male female relationship, immigrants, getting home, police corruption, funeral, widow, settler, drug trade ...
Place: australia, south australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Riddle of the Stinson (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1937, a routine passenger and mail flight crashes during bad weather on a flight between Brisbane and Sydney. A local bushman begins a search, and finds the wreckage and two survivors ten days after the crash. - Written by Chris Hartcher
Plot: air disaster, rescue, search and rescue, bad weather, rain forest, airplane, crash, corpse, waterfall, survival, birthday, farmer ...
Time: 1930s, year 1937
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Brides of Christ (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK, Ireland
TV show
Story: Diane, a young woman growing up in Australia in the mid 1960s, walks away from her fiancé to join a convent after being sure she has a calling to the faith. The Catholic Church and its followers are struggling with huge changes. The Pope has died, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional
Plot: nun, convent, abortion, bishop, clergy, idealism, self discovery, moral dilemma, teenage life, love affair, teachers and students, innocence lost ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Sunday Too Far Away (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Friday night he's too tired. Saturday night too drunk.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, homoerotic
Plot: australian outback, sheep, strike, friends, power relations, unsupportive coworkers, tough heroes, society, workplace, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, ambition ...
Time: 50s, year 1956
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Bump (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: From the team behind Love My Way and The Secret Life of Us comes the Stan Original series Bump. The series centres around Oly, an ambitious and high-achieving teenage girl who has a surprise baby; and the complications that ensue for two families.
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological, disturbing
Plot: high school, unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy, teenager, lifestyle change, pregnant teenager, teenage pregnancy, teenage life, changing lives, pregnancy and birth, teen romance, social problems ...
Place: australia
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24%