Movies like Brush with Fate

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Brush with Fate (2003)
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Brush with Fate (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mystery hidden for generations. Now the truth will finally be revealed.
Plot: painter, nazi, flood, farmer, artist, painting, miscarriage, german occupation, hanging, merchant, windmill, woman with glasses, dutch
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s, 17th century, 1940s, 1880s, 1700s ...
Place: amsterdam, holland, netherlands

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, couples, hopes and death mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Brush with Fate: Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007), Skylark (1993), Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016), Landscape with a Woman (1989), Hamlet (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After running away from her last foster placement with the Regan family, twelve year old Hollis Woods is placed with a new foster mother, the loving, retired art teacher, Josie Cahill.
Plot: girl, truck accident, foster home, flashback, social worker, runaway, christmas tree, log cabin, artist, sculptor, painter, painting ...
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Skylark (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: farm, drought, countryside, family relations, misfit, danger, hopes, couples, friends, catastrophe, down on your luck, against the odds ...
Time: 1910s
Place: kansas, usa, maine, midwest
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89%
Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The third installment of the Sarah trilogy provides a glorious and touching story of a family drawn together by adversity. On a cold winter day a stranger shows up at the farm. He is slow to reveal his identity. When they find out he is Jacobs ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: farm, family relations, family, hopes, society, strong female presence, parents and children, family life, redemption, couple relations, americana, siblings relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: kansas, usa, midwest
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66%
Sophie and the Rising Sun (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small Southern town in the autumn of 1941, Sophie’s lonely life is transformed when an Asian man arrives under mysterious circumstances. Their love affair becomes the lightning rod for long-buried conflicts that erupt in bigotry and violence ...
Plot: world war two, female director, interracial relations, housekeeper, stranger, interracial friendship, foreigner, autumn, interracial romance, soldier, fictional city, japanese american ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
Place: south carolina
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62%
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A mother and daughter dispute is resolved by the "Yaya sisterhood" - long time friends of the mother.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, mental illness, estrangement, playwright, family problems, family relations, secret society, rescue, society, life is a bitch, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, new york, usa
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58%
Landscape with a Woman (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A ranger whose passion is nude painting comes to work in a remote Bosnian village. He asks the local women to pose naked for him. They are shy at first, but they eventually agree to do so. This makes their husbands furious, who think that the ranger ...
Plot: posing nude, painting, painter, mountain village, forest ranger, jealousy, male female relationship, countryside, tragic event, village, urination, artist ...
Place: bosnia
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55%
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
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52%
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Hamlet (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, tragic hero, poisoning, revenge, state affairs, parents and children, royal family, family relations, unfulfillment, dishonesty, prince, spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
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Katie Tippel (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the late 19th century, a young woman moves to Amsterdam with her family and tries to make a living. Preyed upon by various men, she nonetheless rises in society.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual abuse, family relations, strong sexual content, couples, power relations, rich and poor, parents and children, sexual relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), society, lifestyle ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
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49%
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The Stone Boy (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: One summer morning, 12-year-old Arnold Hillerman and his 17-year-old brother Eugene wake at dawn to pick peas and perhaps shoot a wild duck on their family's Montana farm. In a nearby pasture, Arnold's gun fires accidentally. His brother ...
Style: emotional, bleak, psychological, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: farm, family relations, guilt, death of brother, depression, grief, hunting, infidelity, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, human nature ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
In the Gloaming (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister.
Style: sincere, touching, gloomy, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, aids, bereavement, introspection, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, resentment, family problems, dealing with death, hopes, life is a bitch, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york state
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46%
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Main Street (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the once thriving tobacco warehouses, to the current run-down and closed shops of Five Points, a diverse group of residents and their respective life changes when outsider Gus Leroy brings something new and potentially dangerous into their ...
Style: serious, psychological, tense, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: mysterious character, introspection, estrangement, small town, social relations, small town life, dishonesty, intrigue, hopes, truck accident, mother daughter relationship, night school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Execution (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The members of a San Diego Wednesday night womens' mah jongg club are five survivors of a Nazi concentration camp. They recognize the owner of a local restaurant, Walter Grossman, as a doctor from the camp who performed experiments on them as ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: lawyer, terror, war crime, concentration camp, doctor, execution, nazi, secret, survivor, murder, rape, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
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46%
Hurry Sundown (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Following the Second World War, a northern cannery combine negotiates for the purchase of a large tract of uncultivated Georgia farmland. The major portion of the land is owned by Julie Ann Warren and has already been optioned by her unscrupulous, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: farm, family relations, racism, small town, interracial relations, parents and children, obsession, culture clash, small town life, family business, society, master and servant ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: georgia, louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Hillbilly Elegy (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An urgent phone call pulls a Yale Law student back to his Ohio hometown, where he reflects on three generations of family history and his own future.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, scenic, touching, realistic ...
Plot: single mother, grandmother grandson relationship, american dream, life, small town life, brother sister relationship, mother son relationship, family drama, getting home, family relations, teenage life, direction and purpose ...
Time: year 1946, year 2011, year 1997
Place: kentucky, ohio, yale university
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42%
The Spitfire Grill (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Percy, upon being released from prison, goes to the small town of Gillead, to find a place where she can start over again. She is taken in by Hannah, to help out at her place, the Spitfire Grill. Percy brings change to the small town, stirring ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town, friendship, prison, hopes, false accusation, redemption, church, bittersweet, self discovery, dishonesty, starting over, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, kentucky, new england, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, bleak, disturbing, atmospheric, depressing ...
Plot: drug abuse, heroin, addiction, life is a bitch, drug addiction, insanity, depression, hallucination, drug trip, destructive relationship, drug use, downfall ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Breathing Lessons (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A married couple review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.
Style: road movie
Plot: television, old age, car radio, reunion, reconciliation, one day, waitress, funeral, diner
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41%
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Pieces of a Woman (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Hungary, USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A grieving woman embarks on an emotional journey after the Ioss of her baby.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, rough ...
Plot: loss of child, midwife, grieving, birth, love, pregnancy, husband wife relationship, adultery, woman, family relations, woman in labor, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Goya or the Hard Path of Knowledge (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany, Soviet Union, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: As a painter in the court of King Carlos IV, Goya has attained wealth and reputation. He believes in King and Church, yet he is also a Spaniard who dearly loves his people. This contradiction presents him with a dilemma.
Style: 70mm film
Plot: menage a trois, social class, sin, catholic church, inquisition, painter, nude painting, forced confession, revolution, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, church ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 19th century
Place: madrid, spain
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37%
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Crime Delicado (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Antônio Martins, respected theatrical critic, is a very rational man. But a chance meeting with young Inês, a nude painting model, is going to rock him. Inês keeps a relationship with painter José Torres Campana, an older man with a deep ...
Plot: handicapped, amputee, painting, large breasts, affair, transvestite, painter, rape, critic, play, bare breasts
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37%
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The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, lyrical, twists and turns
Plot: novelist, writers, nobel prize, infidelity, professor, sexism, extramarital affair, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, revelation, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 90s, 1960s, 1990s, year 1960 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, manhattan new york city, sweden, eastern europe ...
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36%
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The Runaway (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the birth of two boys, one white and one black, a mysterious and powerful Conjure Woman (Maya Angelou) prophesies that they will start the change. Growing up as best friends in rural Georgia in the 1940s, the boys make a discovery that leads the ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, captivating, serious ...
Plot: conspiracy, interracial relations, mystery, murder, social relations, law enforcement, lifestyle, crimes, society, deadly, dishonesty, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: georgia, usa
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36%
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The Key (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A disillusioned Los Angeles based married couple's twisted sexual relationship is told exclusively through their own private journal entries. What results is a visually stunning exploration of obsession, desperation, and lust in this deeply ...
Plot: diary, sexual frustration, artist, jealousy, adultery, lust, eroticism, painter, sex, obsession, sexual obsession, marriage ...
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35%
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Nine Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Captives of the very relationships that define and sustain them, nine women resiliently meet the travails and disappointments of life.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, abortion, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, couple relations, human nature, love affair, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, new jersey
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35%
All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dane Corvin (Chamberlain) returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Helen Raven (Allen) had fallen in love. She vowed never to see him again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win ...
Plot: in laws, fire, male bonding, male friendship, fatherhood, campfire, father son relationship, friendship between men
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35%
War and Peace: Part IV (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As Moscow is set ablaze by the retreating Russians, the Rostovs flee their estate, taking wounded soldiers with them, and unbeknownst to them, also Andrei. Pierre, dressed as a peasant, tries to assassinate Napoleon but is taken prisoner. As the ...
Plot: based on a novel, war
Time: 19th century
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34%
Immediate Family (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linda and Michael, married for ten years, desperately want a baby and turn to an adoption agency which introduces them to Lucy, a teenage girl expecting her first baby. The three agree that Linda and Michael will adopt Lucy's baby and that Lucy ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: adoption, pregnancy, hopes, babies and infants, single parent, youth, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, parents and children, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: washington state, seattle, seattle washington
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34%
It's All So Quiet (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a farmer, Helmer, who realizes that his life has been influenced to an unhealthy extent by his aging father. An adaptation of a bestselling and critically acclaimed novel by Gerbrand Bakker.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: countryside, gay, farmer, family relations, elderly, homosexuality, introspection, farm, midlife crisis, self discovery, hopes, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, netherlands
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33%
In from the Night (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vicki Miller is a writer who has cut herself off from her dysfunctional family. Her life drastically changes when one night, her 16-year-old nephew Bobby shows up unannounced on her doorstep. He looks tired and depressed, and when Vicki realizes ...
Plot: bed, dream, party, dinner, aunt, punishment, aunt nephew relationship, father figure, therapy, kneeling, beating, trial ...
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32%