Movies like Sunday Too Far Away

If you like "Sunday Too Far Away" you are looking for rough, serious and realistic movies about / with sheep, strike, pub, australian outback, friends, life is a bitch and ambition themes of Drama genre shot in Australia.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Sunday Too Far Away (1975)
 7.0
 681
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: sheep, strike, pub, australian outback, friends, life is a bitch, ambition, new wave, society, workplace, unfulfillment, down on your luck, workplace situations, unsupportive coworkers, power relations, tough heroes, beer, martial arts, fight, gladiator, karate, loneliness, money, friendship, violence ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1956
Place: australia, south australia

Movie in categories

Most similar movies to Sunday Too Far Away

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, bleak and rough films with plots about life is a bitch, society, power relations, male nudity, friendship, family relations and cigarette smoking mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Sunday Too Far Away: The Last of the Knucklemen (1979), Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997), Elephant Heart (2002), Last Winter (2011), Petersen (1974). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last of the Knucklemen (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the tradition of Sunday Too Far Away, this independent film is based on the classic Australian play by John Power. Pic tells the story of a group of miners living in a camp in outback Australia. They swear, brawl, gamble, and drink heavily. ...
Plot: brothel, outback, team, bare chested male fighting, fist, violence, karate, drinking, martial arts training, karate kick, camp, contest ...
Place: australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry and his much-younger girlfriend surprise their friends one vacation weekend by announcing their desire to marry immediately. As they are visiting a small island village off the coast of west Australia, that is easier said than done.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: island, terminal illness, friendship, wedding, elderly, opposites attract, tragic hero, love and romance, golden years, on the run, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 292
Elephant Heart (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marko Stemper, 19 years old, comes from a disadvantaged background and works as a window cleaner. His father, an alcoholic, tyrannizes the whole family, so Marko's only joy in life is boxing. As he is the most promising talent in his club, Gerd ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspense, gloomy
Plot: ambition, athlete's life, against the odds, youth, life is a bitch, boxing, teenage boy, sport, power relations, tank top, male objectification, black eye ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 160
Last Winter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young farmer in Central France tries to sustain his spiritual connection to the land amid the crushing pressures of modern agriculture in this brooding drama.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: countryside, farm, society, workplace, nothing goes right, estrangement, workplace situations, down on your luck, life is a bitch, social relations, village life, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 121
Petersen (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tony Petersen, a married electrician and ex-footballer, goes to university to study English. Petersen is odd man out at the uni. He receives extracurricular help from his stuffy professor's beautiful lecturer wife in her office. Their ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: university, womanizer, teachers and students, love triangle, forbidden love, workplace romance, social relations, love and romance, romance, ambition, adultery, male nudity ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Light Shines Only There (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man has thrown away love and a woman has given up on love. The two souls meet in a brief summer in the northern city of Hakodate.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, touching, bleak
Plot: prostitute, dysfunctional family, social decay, fall in love, life is a bitch, family problems, friends, society, love and romance, friendship, haunted by the past, unemployment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: japan, hokkaido
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 10K
Wake in Fright (1971)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, but as one night stretches into several he plunges headlong into ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious, christmas horror
Plot: gambling, sexism, beer, teacher, coin toss, mining town, australian outback, kangaroo, violence, drunkenness, hunting, fish out of water ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 314
Brilliant Lies (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susy Conner accuses former employer, Gary Fitzgerald, of harassment and unfair dismissal for failing to comply with his sexual demands. Relating the incident to conciliation lawyer, Marion Lee, Susy comments that the trauma experienced should ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: feminism, sexual abuse, family relations, strong female presence, power relations, couples, courtroom, protagonist as suspect, gender, rebellion, manipulations, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: melbourne australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 7.0
 785
High Tide (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Story about a backup singer for an Elvis impersonator who re-enters her past when she leaves a tour in a small town and finds her daughter in a mobile home park.
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, biting, touching
Plot: alcohol abuse, surfing, down on your luck, parents and children, small town, unfulfillment, social misfits, life is a bitch, family relations, social relations, family problems, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 1K
Hi, Tereska (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Teenager Tereska comes from poor family and has to face difficult world and mean people around her.
Style: disturbing, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, life is a bitch, teenage life, misfit, working class, down on your luck, dull life, youth, society, unemployment, sexual initiation, bad girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, serious, rough ...
Plot: friendship, cowboy, fish out of water, prostitute, dancer, male friendship, male bonding, fighting illness, society, homosexuality, eviction, gay slur ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 70s
Place: new york, texas, usa, florida, dallas texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Devil's Playground (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A powerful drama relating the intimate aspect of teenage boys and their priest/educators behind the walls of a religious institution where rigid discipline backfires natural feelings are deemed unnatural acts and human lives are controlled in the ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, school, family relations, celibacy, catholic school, mutual masturbation, altar boy, sexual abuse, teenage life, working class, college life ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 1950s, year 1953
Place: australia, melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, West Germany, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A gritty Brooklyn story about union corruption, violence, taboos and social norms. The stories told are of the sailors, the prostitute, the union bosses, the hooligans and the gay community set in the early 50s.
Style: rough, bleak, social, tense, based on true events ...
Plot: prostitute, brooklyn new york city, fight, union, working class, society, crime, crimes, pregnancy, labor union, transvestism, transsexual ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 261
City of M (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After exhausting all legal channels in his search for a job, "M" struggles with the decision of whether or not to enter a life of crime by helping his friends deliver drugs to Miami.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: unemployment, introspection, society, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, down on your luck, human nature, cocaine, urban, city life, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, latin america, miami, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 873
Mac (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Niccolo (Mac) Vitelli is the eldest of three brothers and leads their family after their beloved father dies. Their father was a builder and his sons continue in this family trade. At first, they work for Polowski, who does shoddy work and cheats on ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: working class, family business, ambition, workplace, society, family life, family in crisis, boss and employee, construction, brother brother relationship, relationship vs career, human nature ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Almayer's Folly (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, obsession, tragic hero, life is a bitch, society, unfulfillment, family relations, racism, hopes, ambition, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Harlan County War (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Kentucky woman whose mine-worker husband is nearly killed in a cave-in, and whose father is slowly dying of black lung disease, joins the picket lines for a long, violent strike.
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, price of justice, against the odds, legal, life is a bitch, ambition, society, injustice, human spirit, working class, racism ...
Time: 70s
Place: kentucky, usa, new york, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 335
Heatwave (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A woman attempts to stop a redevelopment plot which she thought was the cover-up for fraud and other criminal activity.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: rebellion, society, fighting the system, crimes, rivalry, state affairs, against the odds, injustice, neo noir, visit, urban setting, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Blood and Bones (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1923, the young Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island (South Korea), to Osaka (Japan). Through the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of kamaboko (processed seafood products) in his poor Korean-Japanese ...
Style: rough, psychological, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: violence, dysfunctional family, ambition, life is a bitch, crimes, danger, gang, family problems, family relations, obsession, family in crisis, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1950s, 80s, 50s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Man Push Cart (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Every night while the city sleeps, Ahmad, a former Pakistani rock star turned immigrant, drags his heavy cart along the streets of New York. And every morning, he sells coffee and donuts to a city he cannot call his own. One day, however,the pattern ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: immigrants, loneliness, hopes, society, rich and poor, haunted by the past, city life, falling in love, fall in love, sadness, survival, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, barcelona ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Reform School Girl (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Donna is sent to a reform school to take the fall for bad boy Vince. Inside, she makes friends and learns about herself.
Style: sexy, sexual, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prison, courtroom, shower, crimes, gays and lesbians, juvenile delinquency, rivalry, ambition, teenage life, fall in love, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 985
Matching Jack (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman struggles with her son's illness and her husband's infidelity, but, after a chance encounter with an Irish sailor and his son, her life is turned upside down in a love story that defies explanation and breaks all the rules.
Style: uplifting, sincere, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: infidelity, bittersweet, dishonesty, hopes, parents and children, friendship, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems, family in crisis, optimism, child illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sauna on Moon (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Guangdong, the forefront of China's reform and opening-up, the business of a sauna is fairly flat. The boss, Wu, together with his team, pursuits his dream and constructs a entertainment kingdom persistently with their wisdom, effort and ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: workplace, life is a bitch, hopes, follow your dream, workplace situations, bittersweet, boss and employee, power relations, prostitute, song, eroticism, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
The Getting of Wisdom (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Getting of Wisdom is based on the 1910 novel by Henry Handel Richardson (born Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson). Her novel is thought to be an account of her own schooldays at the Presbyterian Ladies College in Melbourne. The film is about a ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, social misfits, society, coming of age, prodigy, misfit, youth, family relations, couples, friends, injustice, boarding school ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia, melbourne, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 890
Live-In Maid (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Buenos Aires is in a deep recession. As the money runs out, the relationship between an employer and her live-in maid changes dramatically.
Style: sentimental, sincere, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: social differences, friendship, life is a bitch, power relations, lifestyle, unfulfillment, friends, down on your luck, boss and employee, economics, employer employee relationship, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
 386
The Ditch (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, France, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The film focuses on the suffering of Chinese who were imprisoned in a forced labor camp called Jiabiangou in the Gobi Desert in winter 1960 under Mao Zedong on the grounds that they were "rightist elements". The film tells of the harsh ...
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, prison life, captivity, re-education, starvation, confined, against humanity, politics, society, state affairs, death, worker ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1960
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 615
Wild Field (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young doctor relocates to a remote region of central Asia, thinking his fiancee soon will join him ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, emotional
Plot: boss and employee, doctors and patients, self discovery, workplace, village life, countryside, workplace situations, fish out of water, hopes, doctor, loneliness, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Blood from a Stone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The day his bank refuses to finance him, Georges will do everything he can to save his shipyard and his employees.
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: bankruptcy, save the day, rivalry, workplace, working class, factory, labor union, boss and employee, workplace situations, society, employer, strike ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.8
 35K
Evil (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Stockholm, the fifties. Though academically bright, violent pupil Erik Ponti is expelled from his state school with the headmaster’s words “there’s only one word for people like you – evil… what you need is a good thrashing, and more”. ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, touching, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rebellion, rebelliousness, friendship, life is a bitch, violence, bully, humiliation, youth, lifestyle, boarding school life, human nature, society ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Women Without Men (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Ukraine, Morocco, Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Against the tumultuous backdrop of Iran's 1953 CIA-backed coup d'état, the destinies of four women converge in a beautiful orchard garden, where they find independence, solace and companionship.
Style: sincere, stylized, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, society, life is a bitch, social differences, state affairs, coping, rich and poor, coup d'etat, women, adult virgin, political unrest, siblings relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Related movie lists