Movies like Sour Grape

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Sour Grape (1974)
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Sour Grape (1974)
Original name: Տարեթիվ
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two years after receiving news of his father’s death in WWII a young boy continues to wait for trains from the front. The boy lives with his crippled uncle rather than with his mother, who has remarried and has another child. Then one day the father returns.
Plot: world war two, soldier, father son relationship
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, tense, realistic and serious films with plots about world war two, armenian, soldier, family relations, friendship, military and female director mostly in Drama, Comedy and War genres. Some movies like Sour Grape: Triangle (1967), Apple Garden (1985), The Soldier and the Elephant (1978), We and Our Mountains (1969), Gikor (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Triangle (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The movie tells the life story and friendship of five blacksmiths in town of Leninakan during the war and the years preceding it - as told by the son of one of the blacksmiths.
Plot: armenian, friend, world war two, soldier, friendship
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia, caucasus, ussr
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Apple Garden (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An aged man falls in love with a woman refugee from Western Armenia. When his beloved dies because of his daughters, in a fury he destroys his only treasure - apple garden.
Plot: father daughter relationship, garden, old man, apple
Place: armenia
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68%
The Soldier and the Elephant (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Soldier Armenak is given an extraordinary task: to transport an elephant from Germany to the Yerevan Zoo.
Plot: zoo, soldier, elephant, world war two, armenian
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia, germany, yerevan
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51%
We and Our Mountains (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Calm of the mountain village is disturbed by the investigation on stray sheep.
Plot: sheep, countryside, mountain, village, armenian, shepherd
Place: armenia, caucasus, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Gikor (1982)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A village boy meets his tragic fate when he is sent to the city to work for a rich trader.
Plot: armenian, family relations, father son relationship, boy
Time: 19th century
Place: georgia (former ussr), caucasus, armenia, tbilisi
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
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Nahapet (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Story of a strong-willed man, Nahapet, who lost his family during the 1915 Genocide is an eternal story of resurrection.
Plot: armenian genocide, armenian, genocide, survivor, bolshevik, world war one, communism, injury
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: armenia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
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Armenia (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: This is a story about returning to ones ancestral homeland. Anna is a cardiologist who discovers her father has fled to his native Armenia after being diagnosed with a heart problem. Despite their contentious relationship, she sets out to bring her ...
Plot: journey, doctors, french, genocide, physician, armenian, diaspora, armenian genocide
Place: armenia, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Class of '44 (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to "Summer of '42" reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and ...
Plot: autobiography, coming of age, college, world war two, streetcar
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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I'm Alive and I Love You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drama - During World War II, a woman aboard a railroad car full of deportees slips French railway worker Julien (Jérôme Deschamps) a note with an address and a simple message: "I am alive, and I love you," and he decides to track down ...
Plot: father son relationship, nazi, courage, french, jewish, family relations, world war two, train, german occupation, man boy relationship, mother son relationship, railway station
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Signs of Life (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During World War II, three German soldiers are withdrawn from combat when one of them, Stroszek, is wounded. They are assigned to a small coastal community on the Greek island of Kos while Stroszek recuperates. The men become increasingly stir crazy ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: world war two, soldier, island, german soldier, military, unfulfillment, confined, losing-it hero, greek, dull life, isolation, village ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: greece, italy, mediterranean sea, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Hello, That's Me! (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Artyom (Armen Dzhigarkhanyan) is a scientist who buries himself in his work after the woman he loves dies during the war. He is informed of his sweetheart's death by a young woman, and soon love blossoms between the lonely doctor and the ...
Plot: world war two, russian, red army, cosmology, friend, love, laboratory, friendship, lost love, loyalty, armenian, physicist ...
Place: armenia, ussr, caucasus, russia, yerevan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Confession (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Story: The Confession (1990) survives in Parajanov: The Last Spring (1992) in its original camera negative. It remained unfinished due to the death of Sergei Parajanov. The Confession (1990) was his favorite screenplay, which was written in the 1960s and ...
Plot: gulag, genius, prison, confession, kgb
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31%
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Last Man Club (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A WW2 veteran destined for life in a retirement home escapes his difficult family situation and embarks on a cross country adventure to find the last remaining members of his B-17 bomber crew with the help of a beautiful accomplice.
Plot: world war two, friendship, veteran, honor, young woman, retirement home
Time: 1940s
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31%
The Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film is about the hard lot of a woman with an extraordinary character, who tries to raise her children and win back her husband, who left family for another woman, after return from the war.
Plot: world war two, breakup, family conflict, family, divorce, armenian, horse, husband wife relationship, family relations, old woman, mother, children
Time: 1940s
Place: eastern europe, caucasus, armenia, ussr
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30%
The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A family drama.
Plot: world war two, aunt nephew relationship, uncle, grandmother, coming of age, aunt, war veteran, family secret, teenager, loneliness, generation gap, mental patient ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Red Dirt Rising (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film shares with us a decade in the lives of Jimmie Lewallen and his wife Carrie as they experience the joys of love and marriage alongside the tragedies of war and poverty (1939-1949).
Plot: world war two, race, automobile racing, nascar, race car
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30%
An American Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, gloomy, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: battles, world war two, politics, soldier, friends, innocence lost, friendship, political corruption, cons and scams, homecoming, fighting the system, dishonesty ...
Time: 1940s
Place: usa, texas
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The Merry Bus (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Focuses on a woman and child after the 1988 earthquake that rocked the Soviet state of Armenia. They find themselves listening to telephone wires and call it music. They became close and the little boy decides that he has found the basis for the ...
Plot: armenian, orphan, earthquake, adopted son, mother, wire, telephone
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Cefalonia (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Cefalonia tells the real story about what happened in September 1943 on the Greek island of Kefalonia (Cefalonia in Italian), when the 12,000 men in the Italian 33rd Acqui Infantry Division, following Italy's surrender to the Allied, refused to ...
Plot: world war two, german occupation, surrender, bravery, italian history, island, mass murder, italian army, nazi, soldier, truce
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The Earthquake (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Armenia, Russia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the devastating Spitak earthquake of December 7th, Konstantin Berezhnoy, a 50-year-old Russian, and Robert Melkonyan, a 28-year-old Armenian, work together to rescue the desperate survivors.
Style: psychological, touching, tense, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: natural disaster, earthquake, catastrophe, mass destruction, disaster, rescue, demolished city, russian, survival, humanity in peril, armenian, ruins ...
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If I Had a Gun (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vlado, an intelligent boy living in a small village, has fantasies that take him away from his humdrum life. But as the Nazi occupation begins to encroach on the townsfolk his fantasies and reality begin to merge.
Plot: world war two, children in wartime, circumcision, adolescence, gunshot, foreskin
Time: 1940s
Place: slovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Miriam (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Heart-wrenching story of a woman who takes another's identity to survive the most horrible time of the 20th Century. Miriam is the triumphant story of one woman's survival and success, which takes place in Lithuania over a period of forty ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
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Time: 1940s
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Maruta 3 ... Destroy all Evidence (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the shut down and destruction of the Japanese test camp Squadron 731 in Manchuria, a soldier becomes infected with a virus developed during the camp's testing and risks spreading it into Japan on the train ride home.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Plot: against humanity, world war two, wartime life, laboratory, military base, military life, strong violent content, military, life is a bitch, war, survival, soldier ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: asia, china, japan
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26%
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The Sea and Poison (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Downed American fliers in WW II are vivisected by Japanese surgeons in medical experiments.
Plot: air force, torture, bomber, vivisection, world war two
Time: year 1945, 1940s
Place: japan
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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, interracial relations, female nudity, interracial sex, housekeeper, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), fictional city, hate crime, sexual assault, stranger, autumn ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941
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Plenty (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: thought provoking, clever, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: french resistance, world war two, family problems, society, life is a bitch, love and romance, crumbling marriage, hopes, soldier, introspection, wartime life, innocence lost ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Mother (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Henri Verneuil was born Achod Malakian of Armenian parentage on October 15, 1920, in Rodosto, Turkey, and his family fled to France and settled in Marseilles when he was a young child. He later recounted his childhood experience in the novel Mayrig, ...
Style: saga
Plot: armenian genocide, armenian, diaspora, exile, mother, genocide, harbor, family relations, immigrants, mass murder, refugee
Place: armenia, france, provence, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
From the Clouds to the Resistance (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 'Dalla nube alla resistenza (From the Cloud to the Resistance ) (1978), based on two works by Cesare Pavese, falls into the category of History Lessons and Too Early, Too Late as well. It, too, has two parts—a twentieth-century text and a ...
Plot: post war, mythology, greek mythology, italian history, resistance, myth, class struggle, world war two, female director
Time: 1940s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Song of the Old Days (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The members of an amateur theater group share the losses and sorrows of war with Armenian provincial town's inhabitants.
Plot: boy girl relationship, young love, church, animal sacrifice, old woman, actor, postman, children, bread, armenian, tightrope walker, pow ...
Place: armenia, caucasus, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Father of a Soldier (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During World War II, оld Georgian peasant wine-grower Georgy (Sergo Zakariadze) leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front line, hoping to find his son. George should see and transfer a lot of things, he becomes a soldier and only in ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, touching, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, father son relationship, military, death of son, soldier, dead son, fatherhood, wound, world war two, eastern front, red army, nazi germany ...
Time: 1940s
Place: caucasus, berlin germany, georgia (former ussr), russia
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