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The Making of a Lady (2012)
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The Making of a Lady (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 1901:- Poor but intelligent Emily Fox Seton accepts a marriage proposal from the older Lord James Walderhurst,a widower pushed into providing an heir by his haughty aunt Maria,
Style: stylized, clever, serious, tense, realistic, gloomy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, love affair, social differences, class differences, society, strong female presence, solace, male nudity, female protagonist, male objectification, butt naked
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and stylized films with plots about society, love and romance, social differences, power relations, couples, romance and family relations mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Making of a Lady: The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981), Cranford (2007), Love & Rage (1999), Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998), The Black Velvet Gown (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, society, destructive relationship, infidelity, social differences, love triangle, film within a film ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century, 80s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
TV show
Story: In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, clever, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town life, aristocracy, small town, social differences, family relations, class differences, love and romance, high society, society, social relations, family life, maid ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s
Place: england, europe
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Love & Rage (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Isle Of Man, Ireland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel Craig stars as the notorious chancer in this interpretation of the affair between James Lynchehaun (who inspired Synge’s The Playboy of the Western World) and the ‘yellow woman’.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, biting, suspense
Plot: obsession, dishonesty, romance, mysterious character, love and romance, society, couples, tragic love, love affair, social differences, infidelity, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: ireland, europe, england
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Thomas Hardy's classic epic remains one of the most popular novels, this TV adaptation vividly depicts the powerful tale of a peasant girl whose life is torn apart by the love and jealousy of two men. Justine Waddell stars as the hapless Child ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: innocence lost, farming, society, intrigue, rich and poor, infidelity, social differences, fall in love, love affair, tragic love, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: england, europe
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The Black Velvet Gown (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the 1830's in northern England, Riah Millican, a widow with three children, takes a job as housekeeper to a reclusive former teacher, Percival Miller. Miller makes Riah the gift of a black velvet gown, and even educates her children. But ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: servant, housekeeper, family life, social differences, idealism, working class, single parent, starting over, society, love and romance, power relations, eviction ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1830s, 1840s
Place: england, europe, france
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Jane Eyre (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: After living a miserable life with her aunt, orphaned Jane Eyre is sent to Lowood, a residential school for children of limited means. Jane takes the advice of her friend and over many years takes her studies seriously, eventually advertising for a ...
Style: serious, stylized, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, estate, governess, orphan, rich and poor, fall in love, couple relations, dark hero, society, social differences, blind character, proposal ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
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Great Expectations (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: A young boy called Pip stumbles upon a hunted criminal who threatens him and demands food. A few years later, Pip finds that he has a benefactor. Imagining that Miss Havisham, a rich lady whose adopted daughter Estella he loves, is the benefactor, ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, captivating, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, social differences, society, rise to the top, romance, power relations, generosity, hopes, rags to riches, orphan, haunted by the past, fall in love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england, london
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Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: charles dickens, betrayal, inheritance, power relations, social differences, love affair, life is a bitch, lifestyle, society, love and romance, dishonesty, greed ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: london, england, europe
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: manipulation, satire, society, manipulations, ambition, love and romance, blind ambition, romance, rise to the top, life turned upside down, couples, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
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Great Expectations (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip's "Uncle Pumblechook" (who is actually Joe's uncle) to find a boy to play with her adopted daughter Estella. Pip ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: generosity, orphan, love and romance, redemption, social differences, hopes, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, rise to the top, benefactor, coming of age, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london
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43%
Far from the Madding Crowd (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
Story: This powerful adaptation of Thomas Hardy's classic novel spins a story of passion and destruction set in the nineteenth century. The proud, flighty and bewitching Bathsheba Everdene finds herself entangled into the passions of three men and her ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: victorian england, couples, power relations, love affair, social differences, couple relations, dishonesty, society, romance, love and romance, rich and poor, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1800s
Place: europe, england
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Autobiography of a Princess (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: captivating, talky, contemplative, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: princess, royal family, master and servant, society, state affairs, lifestyle, bittersweet, introspection, isolation, family relations, friends, power relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: london, england, india
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Desperate Romantics (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Six-part drama series set in and among the alleys, galleries and flesh-houses of 19th-century industrial London, following the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, a vagabond group of English painters, poets and critics.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: painting, bohemian life, lust, lifestyle, rebellion, love and romance, rebelliousness, couples, artist, social relations, aristocracy, performer's life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, london, europe
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Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: realistic, serious, gay cinema, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: gay, love affair, life is a bitch, society, crimes, gay interest, gender, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, social climbing, rich and poor, mental illness, mistress, social differences, couple relations, couples, diary, power relations, high society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
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Great Expectations (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Charles Dickens' classic tale of Pip, a poor orphan who befriends an escaped convict and who grows up in the company of a bitter old woman, Miss Havisham, and her haughty young ward, Estella. Pip learns the rewards of both vindictiveness and ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: rich and poor, society, orphan, romance, boarding school life, destiny, unfulfilled love, teaching the ways of the world, social differences, haunted by the past, obsession, youth ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, touching, epic, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, unfulfilled love, parents and children, romance, intrigue, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, family problems, power relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 20th century
Place: england, london
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Jane Eyre (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Charlotte Bronte's classic novel is filmed yet again. The story of the Yorkshire orphan who becomes a governess to a young French girl and finds love with the brooding lord of the manor is given a standard romantic flare, but sparks do not seem ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, gothic, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: french, couples, fall in love, society, youth, estate, childhood, mystery, love and romance, master and servant, romance, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
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The Moth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: This 1940s drama presents a story of class conflict and its influence on romance. Robert Bradley leaves the shipyards to work in his uncle's furniture business but soon finds himself at odds with the old man. So he becomes a servant for the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war one, shipyard, fatherhood, master and servant, romance, society, social differences, love affair, love and romance, couples, estate, family relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england
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Little Dorrit (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 357 min.
Story: A drama based on the novel by Charles Dickens which tells the story of Arthur Clennam who is thrown into a debtor's prison. There he meets a young seamstress whose father has been imprisoned for twenty-five years. A film in originally released ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: social differences, down on your luck, couple relations, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, master and servant, love and romance, society, rise to the top, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe, venice, london, rome italy
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Bramwell (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Bramwell is a British television series starring Jemma Redgrave as Dr. Eleanor Bramwell, a woman challenging the domination of men in the medical establishment, who runs a free hospital for the poor in the East End of London, during the late ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: charity, looking for love, social differences, parents and children, discrimination, strong female presence, matchmaking, goodhearted, disagreement, sexism, power relations, surgery ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe, east end london
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: romance, domestic violence, new beginning, troubled marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, alcohol abuse, looking for love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: yorkshire
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David Copperfield (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: An orphan with a rough childhood becomes a barrister.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, friendship, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, young heroes, child as adult, survival, rich and poor, adulthood, society, boarding school ...
Time: victorian era, victorian, 19th century
Place: england
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Doctor Thorne (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the penniless Mary Thorne, who grows up with her rich aunt/cousins at Greshamsbury Park estate.
Style: captivating, cynical, touching, sentimental, thought provoking
Plot: english countryside, aristocrat, family drama, ward, physician, village, family relations, intrigue, social differences, society, couples, rivalry ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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Jane Eyre (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jane Eyre is an orphan cast out as a young girl by her aunt, Mrs. Reed, and sent to be raised in a harsh charity school for girls. There she learns to be come a teacher and eventually seeks employment outside the school. Her advertisement is ...
Style: realistic, romantic, melancholic, emotional, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: orphan, romance, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, family relations, power relations, love affair, parents and children, rich and poor, haunted by the past, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, prejudice, love and romance, aristocrat, parents and children, parent child relationship, love triangle, fall in love, estate, gossip, secret marriage, marriage ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 1830s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, africa
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A Handful of Dust (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The wife's affair and a death in the family hasten the demise of an upper-class English marriage.We see the detritus of an abandoned camp in South America and a main character's hallucination. Then, the story beings. Tony and Brenda Last, ...
Style: gloomy, clever, biting, contemplative, suspense ...
Plot: family problems, couples, society, romance, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, betrayal, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, death in the family ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, brazil
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The Black Candle (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the turn of the century, a widow decides to set her dead husbands business back in the black column. Her efforts to get the mill going again, however, are somewhat submarined by problems with an employee who is accused of murder and her sister ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: factory, murder, false accusation, sculptor, abusive husband, sibling rivalry, mistress, life is a bitch, dishonesty, intrigue, legal, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: england, yorkshire
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David Copperfield (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A made for TV movie of the Charles Dickens' classic novel, turns Dickens' picaresque tale into an extended flashback, with David Copperfield Robin Phillips as a young man, brooding on a deserted beach, recalling his youth. The characters ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, touching, emotional ...
Plot: orphan, coming of age, power relations, rich and poor, down on your luck, boarding school life, destiny, alcohol abuse, child in peril, young heroes, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
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South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Andrew Davies sparkling adaption of Winifred Holtby's acclaimed novel. Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panaromic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the long aftermath of ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, society, human spirit, hopes, social relations, small town, strong female presence, high school, power relations ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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