Movies like Apple Garden

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Apple Garden (1985)
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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: old man, father daughter relationship, garden, apple
Place: armenia

Most similar movies to Apple Garden

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and touching films with plots about family relations, father daughter relationship, old man, armenian, children, father son relationship and world war one mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Apple Garden: Sour Grape (1974), Triangle (1967), Nahapet (1977), We and Our Mountains (1969), The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sour Grape (1974)
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 ...
Plot: father son relationship, soldier, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia
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95%
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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: world war two, friend, friendship, soldier, armenian
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: injury, armenian genocide, survivor, armenian, bolshevik, genocide, world war one, communism
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: armenia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, shepherd, armenian, countryside, mountain, village
Place: armenia, soviet union, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Ditchdigger's Daughters (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the memoirs of Yvonne S. Thornton, this heartwarming, inspirational family drama centers on a poor black laborer who wanted his six daughters to grow up to be doctors.
Plot: racism, patriarch, african american, father daughter relationship, education, funeral, flashback, interracial relations, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Untamed Love (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A badly abused girl of 6 is saved from having to be admitted to an institution by a dedicated Special Education teacher whose class she's been placed in until there is an opening in the hospital. In that time they form a strong bond and the ...
Plot: poor white trash, physical abuse, children, trailer, neglected child, child abuse, anger, psychological abuse, courtroom, father daughter relationship, disturbed child
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Spring for the Thirsty (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A parable centering on an old man who lives a secluded life in the desert, alone with only his memories and photographs. His wellspring, once a source of joy and hope for thirsty passersby, is now rarely used. No longer able to find comfort in his ...
Plot: surrealism, old man, water, very little dialogue, coffin
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Runaway Father (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman's husband leaves her and their three daughters. Years later she sets out to find him and get him to pay back child support.
Plot: abandoned by husband, redhead, welfare, fast food restaurant, abortion, secret identity, library, mother daughter relationship, abandoned by father, father daughter relationship
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: armenian, voyage, french, genocide, physician, armenian genocide, diaspora, journey, doctors
Place: armenia, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Ataka (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young lieutenant arrives to tank regiment stationed in the Central Asia. He uses unusual for Soviet Army methods to train his soldiers. It predictably leads to tensions with superiors and subordinates. However later it pays back during live ...
Plot: military life, military uniform, tank, military officer, soviet army, camel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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.
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Voices (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story about real life early 20th century British composer and music critic Philip Arnold Heseltine.
Plot: classical music
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Monologue (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Professor Sretenski is a scientist and director of a research center in Russia. He is separated from his wife and lives alone. His daughter, who lives with the mother, comes to his home and stays with him for a period, leaving her daughter with him. ...
Plot: family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenager, grandfather granddaughter relationship, scientist, loneliness
Time: 70s
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: family relations, father son relationship, boy, armenian
Time: 19th century
Place: armenia, caucasus, tbilisi, georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Useless Girl (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girl considered by everybody as "difficult" is sent to the village to live with her grandfather.
Plot: female director, destiny, loneliness, old man, parents, village, aggression, teenage girl
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: genius, gulag, kgb, prison, confession
Place: georgia (former ussr), soviet union, russia, caucasus, armenia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Steamroller and the Violin (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Seven year old Sasha practices violin every day to satisfy the ambition of his parents. Already withdrawn as a result of his routines, Sasha quickly regains confidence when he accidentally meets and befriends worker Sergei, who works on a ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, stylized, touching ...
Audience: student film
Plot: friendship, apple, working class, social differences, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, society, youth, friends, playing violin, violin, children ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
St. John in Exile (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dean Jones is Saint John in this intimate, inspiring one-man presentation of John in exile on Patmos. Full of humor, strong in spirit, and resolutely committed to Christ, John shares his account of the events that changed the course of human ...
Style: one man show
Plot: filmed play, exile, old man, one-man show, evangelist, christianity, live audience, christian, apostle
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
A Face to Die For (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.
Plot: prison, revenge, slasher, plastic surgery
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Sure Hand of God (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Adaptation of the Erkine Caldwell novel
Plot: nosy neighbor, church, widow, dead husband
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Away from Home (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: After several years of numbly mourning his parents death, 26 year old Selim takes a chance on the US lottery for passports and wins. He decides to sell the family olive grove to raise enough money to live in Manhattan and to break all roots to ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, orphan, turkish, father daughter relationship, dead parents, immigration, old man, dying, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prostitute, sea captain, passport ...
Place: istanbul turkey, russia, turkey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Tango of Our Childhood (1985)
Genre: 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, horse, old woman, children, mother, family relations, armenian, husband wife relationship
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, armenia, caucasus, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Whores (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The prostitutes of Palermo are pictured in this episodic Italian drama. The film lacks a real unifying thread as it presents scenes from the lives of 7 hookers. Five are women. One is a man, and one is a transvestite. In one episode, an aging ...
Plot: gay interest, prostitution, male prostitution, mother son relationship
Place: palermo italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Dodson's Journey (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, parents and children, human nature, bittersweet, love and romance, crumbling marriage, hopes, unfulfillment, family problems, breakup, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Legend of Suram Fortress (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film version of a well-known Georgian folk-tale. A young boy has to be immured into the walls of a fortress in order to stop it from crumbling to pieces.
Style: serious, stylized, gloomy, folk tale
Plot: fortress, legends and myths, heroic mission, escapades, rivalry, danger, heroes, save the day, gay, ancient mystery, folk hero, sailboat ...
Time: middle ages
Place: georgia (former ussr), europe, georgia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
A Sunday in the Country (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In France, before WWI. As every Sunday, an old painter living in the country is visited by his son Gonzague, coming with his wife and his three children. Then his daugther Irene arrives. She is always in a hurry, she lives alone and does not come so ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, poignant ...
Plot: countryside, family relations, aging, family gatherings, painter, elderly man, siblings relations, down on your luck, human nature, elderly, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Old Man and the Sea (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Santiago goes out on his usual fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life. Then a shark attacks and tries to steal his catch.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: escapades, lone wolves, adventure, ocean or sea, survival, self discovery, human spirit, obsessive quest, dangerous animal, fisherman, boat, fishing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Plot: female director, world war one, based on a novel, adultery, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Woman Who Loved Elvis (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drama - It's 1982, and Midwestern housewife Joyce Jackson (Roseanne) is obsessed with Elvis Presley; she's even used the King of Rock and Roll's inspiration to turn her house into a wacky shrine. Convinced Presley's still alive, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: eccentric family, obsession, rock, family relations, social relations, artists and showbiz, social misfits, elvis presley, obsessed fan, elvis
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Man Follows Birds (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Man Follows Birds is a coming-of-age story of a young Uzbek poet surrounded by violence. Farouk is fascinated by trees and Khamraev films him with a lot of melancholy and tenderness. Cast apart because he’s poor and his father’s drunk, Farouk ...
Plot: bird, apple, murder, funeral, death of father, wedding, fire, dead boy, blood, father son relationship, village, dead girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%