Movies like Golden Braid

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Golden Braid (1990)
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Golden Braid (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a man discovers a golden braid hidden inside an antique he has purchased, he becomes obsessed with the fantasy of a love affair from time past and the woman he imagines the braid belonged to.
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: obsession, love and romance, estrangement, erotica, masturbation, fetish
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Golden Braid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and contemplative films with plots about love and romance, family relations, unfulfillment, couples, society, parents and children and introspection mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Golden Braid: Man of Flowers (1983), The Well (1997), A Week's Holiday (1980), White Nights on the Pier (2014), Costas (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Man of Flowers (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An eccentric elderly man tries to enjoy the three things in life that he considers real beauty: collecting art, collecting flowers, and watching pretty women undress.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), performer's life, dull life, longing, couples, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gender, writer's life, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia
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95%
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The Well (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Young Katherine and her older friend Hester live at the isolated farm run by Hester and her father Francis. Katherine works as a maid and wants to leave that place because there's too much work. Hester, however, gets attracted to Katherine and ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: strong female presence, crimes, murder, couple relations, small town life, friendship, countryside, heist, woman in danger, small town, couples, farm ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia
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65%
A Week's Holiday (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: love and romance, youth, contests and competitions, family gatherings, family relations, couples, commitment, dysfunctional couple, fear of commitment, high school, school, self confidence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
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58%
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: talky, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, introspection, unfulfillment, seaport, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Costas (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drama directed by Paul Cox.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, taxi, forbidden love, love affair, politics, love and romance, immigrants, romance, society, journalism, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 261
Monkey Grip (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A frank portrayal of a year in the life of a divorced mother living in Melbourne, trying to cope with her daughter and her own relationship with a drug addict while trying to get into the music business.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere, touching
Plot: single parent, love and romance, musician's life, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, couples, family relations, addiction, human nature, introspection, rock, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: australia
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40%
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Test (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: They live in the steppe. A father and a daughter. Nothing may disturb the eternal order. Tomorrow always comes. And every morning the father goes away to work. And she stays alone. To wait for her father. And to feel. Two men are in love with her. ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: love triangle, teenage love, parents and children, love and romance, rivalry, father daughter relationship, death of father, farm, coming of age, youth, rainstorm, sleeping ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: russia
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38%
The Forgotten Kingdom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, South Africa, Lesotho
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young man reluctantly embarks on a journey to his ancestral land of Lesotho to bury his estranged father, and finds himself drawn to the mystical beauty and hardships of the people and the land he had forgotten.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, stylized
Plot: village, self discovery, love and romance, orphan, estrangement, homecoming, bittersweet, estranged father, hiv, funeral, death of father, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Bright Future (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two friends who work in the same oshibori laundry are lost in the drudgery of everyday life. They hang out together, barely functioning and barely communicating. Their middle-aged boss makes a desparate attempt to connect with them with disasterous ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gang, friendship, crimes, rebelliousness, resentment, estrangement, ghost, father son relationship, power relations, friends, society, pets ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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1001 Grams (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and, not least, love, that ends up on the scale. Finally Marie is forced to come to terms with how much a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: self discovery, dull life, unfulfillment, scientist, frustration, estrangement, love, bittersweet, love and romance, love affair, father daughter relationship, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, norway, europe
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37%
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Pickpocket (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Little pocket thief Wu never got away from the streets like his friends did. He realises that he is alone, as his old buddy doesn't invite him for his wedding. When he falls in love with a hooker he is forced to think about his future. Can he ...
Style: captivating, biting, suspense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: pickpocket, fall in love, introspection, estrangement, low lives, love and romance, unfulfillment, crimes, criminal heroes, unsupportive friend, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
There Must Be a Pony (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marguerite Sydney is a celebrated Hollywood star attempting a comeback after a stay in a mental hospital, as well as trying to re-establish a relationship with her teenage son, and risking a romance with a mysterious stranger.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, stylized
Plot: hopes, misfit, mysterious character, starting over, mentally unstable, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hospital, teenage life, mental institution, homecoming, hollywood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Through the Olive Trees (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The movie focuses on one of the events in Zendegi Edame Darad (1992), and explores the relationship between the movie director, and the actors. The local actors play a couple who got married right after the earthquake. In reality, the actor is ...
Style: mind bending, serious, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance, actor's life, hopes, couples, fictional reality, couple relations, countryside, earthquake, love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Spectator (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Valeria is a passive onlooker to her own life in Turin, and she grows so obsessed with the activities of her neighbor Massimo that when he moves to Rome she decides to follow him. There she meets and unexpectedly befriends Massimo's companion ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative
Plot: voyeurism, love triangle, destructive relationship, fall in love, obsession, couples, estrangement, stalking, dishonesty, romance, friendship, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
All God's Children Can Dance (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and figuring out his complex feelings for his girlfriend ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: sexual relations, couple relations, sexual content, single parent, family relations, couples, parents and children, introspection, mother son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), cause and meaning, asian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Woman's Revenge (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Suzy, a beautiful woman, is coming back to Paris to attend the funeral of her lover, a married man. Cecile, his wife, is holding Suzy responsible for his suicide. By finding Suzy in Paris, Cecile is trying to seek the truth by playing a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: couples, rivalry, love and romance, love triangle, uncover truth, vengeance, female vigilante, female female relationship, suicide, lesbian subtext, death of lover, death of husband ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Angel's Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zeynep, Tülin Özen works in a hotel as a housekeeper. But she suffers hell on earth because of her father's behavior. She only talks to Mustafa, 'Engin Dogan' who works in the same hotel and he is interested in Zeynep. She is not ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: destiny, dull life, life is a bitch, parents and children, love and romance, family problems, death in the family, chance, sexual content, sexual abuse, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Cold Water of the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Costa Rica, France, Spain, Netherlands, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On New Year's holidays, Mariana (21) and Rodrigo (30) drive to the coast where he has to sell a property. There, they find Karina (7), late at night and in the middle of nowhere. She tells then she ran away from home.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: mysterious character, obsession, couple relations, introspection, social differences, society, lifestyle, little girl, beach, twentysomething life, ocean, new year ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Poll Diaries (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Estonia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 1914 on a family estate, Oda helps a wounded anarchist, and as their illicit friendship deepens, a family turmoil erupts as the war closes in.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, experimenting, estate, human nature, parents and children, family relations, moral dilemma, coming of age, collector, youth, mad scientist, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: estonia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Lou (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Living in rural New South Wales, working-class single mother Rhia is struggling to evade debt collectors and raise three young daughters. The eldest, and hardened beyond her years, Lou blames Rhia for the departure of her father, who walked out 10 ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, alzheimer's disease, parents and children, mental illness, aging, estrangement, unfulfillment, family in crisis, single mother, family problems, life is a bitch, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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The Wild Duck (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Wild Duck is a 1983 Australian film adapted from the play by Ibsen
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, couples, love and romance, society, family life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, high society, bird, insanity, tragedy ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
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29%
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Transylvania (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zingarina arrives in Transylavania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left ...
Style: psychological, captivating, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, obsessive quest, on the road, couple relations, pregnancy, love and romance, family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), folk, infidelity, bear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Freak City (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, a rebellious young woman is disease-stricken. Upon being admitted to a nursing home, she finds hope in the most unlikely of places...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: disability, mentally challenged, love and romance, misfit, multiple sclerosis, woman in a wheelchair, man in a wheelchair, wheelchair, female director
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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When the Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After meeting during their vacation, two young people with solitary lives suddenly come into a relationship that could benefit both of them.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, family relations, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, parents and children, mountain, mother son relationship, snow, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.9
 159
Human Touch (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: To try to raise money for her choir's trip to China, Anna poses nude for an ageing artist and upon seeing the finished results goes on a journey of self discovery.
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, psychological
Plot: cheating wife, art, relationship problems, family problems, impotent husband, husband wife relationship, marital problem, love interest, couple relations, love and romance, relationships, love story ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Sworn Virgin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: starting over, hidden identity, introspection, disorder, hopes, gender, sexuality, discrimination, unfulfillment, society, life is a bitch, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 23
Decomposed (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After his fiancee breaks up with him and gets engaged to another man, Dennis can't get over the idea that the cheap engagement ring he bought may have triggered it. When she dies, he convinces two grave robbers to steal the new ring from her ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspense, biting ...
Plot: true love, obsession, breakup, haunted by the past, love and romance, wedding, grave robbing, wedding ring, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Exit (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Several people think the city is a maze and they obsessively search for the exit.
Style: surreal, thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, uncover truth, parallel world, mystery, maze, delusion, society, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, escapades, desperation, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.4
 865
Jess + Moss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, experimental ...
Plot: farm, teenage life, friendship, self discovery, coming of age, youth, love and romance, society, hopes, memory, tobacco, smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sailor, estrangement, homecoming, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, society, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%