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, apple, garden
Place: armenia

Most similar movies to Apple Garden

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out one man show, uplifting, stylized and serious films with plots about father daughter relationship, old man, armenian, father son relationship, friendship, children and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Apple Garden: Sour Grape (1974), Triangle (1967), Nahapet (1977), We and Our Mountains (1969), Monologue (1973). 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, world war two, soldier
Time: 1940s
Place: armenia
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95%
 7.5
 75
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, soldier, friend, world war two, friendship
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, armenia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.6
 121
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: communism, armenian, genocide, world war one, armenian genocide, bolshevik, survivor
Time: year 1915, 1910s
Place: soviet union, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, armenian, shepherd, mountain, village, countryside
Place: armenia, soviet union, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 7.5
 260
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: father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, coffin, water, old man
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 372
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 genocide, diaspora, voyage, physician, armenian, genocide, french
Place: armenia, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: parents, village, teenage girl, old man, loneliness, aggression
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 7.1
 71
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, boy, father son relationship
Time: 19th century
Place: armenia, tbilisi, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: old man, filmed play, exile, live audience, christianity, christian, apostle
Time: 1st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, kgb, gulag, prison, confession
Place: armenia, soviet union, ukraine, caucasus, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: husband wife relationship, world war two, horse, children, old woman, mother, armenian
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, caucasus, eastern europe, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.5
 243
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: turkish, old man, immigration, field, dead parents, sea captain, lottery, prostitute, search for father, countryside, journey, beating ...
Place: istanbul turkey, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: uplifting, stylized, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, apple, society, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, working class, self discovery, youth, friends, boy, playing violin, children ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.2
 111
Boxes (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anna, 50 years old, moves into her new house. Rooms are full of boxes which contain a lot of things and plenty of memories. Anna has lived many lives and her past comes out of these boxes. Her parents surely, but also her children and their fathers, ...
Plot: half sister, old age, death, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, surrealism
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 102
The Forest (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The action of the film takes place in two periods of time. An old man leads his son through a forest, and is simultaneously under his care confined to bed with a deadly illness.
Plot: father son relationship, dying father, forest, old man, death of father, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
National Theatre Live: King Lear (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Story: An ageing monarch. A kingdom divided. A child’s love rejected. As Lear’s world descends into chaos, all that he once believed is brought into question. One of the greatest works in Western literature, King Lear explores the very nature of human ...
Plot: betrayal, illegitimate son, disguise, death, sibling rivalry, blindness, old man, live performance, illegitimate child, fool, father daughter reunion, hanging ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Assam Garden (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An insecure, aggressive widow of a tea garden manager reluctantly develops an affectionate relationship with an Indian housewife and her family.
Style: meditative
Plot: friendship, widow, garden, culture clash, loss, redheaded woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: church, postman, actor, old woman, children, tightrope, rehearsal, animal sacrifice, amateur theater, comedian, armenian, bread ...
Place: caucasus, soviet union, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Angel in the Family (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sarah Bishop and her estranged sister Beth are reunited after their father Buddy suffers a mild stroke. Buddy, who's never accepted the loss of his wife Lorraine, wants only one thing-to return home for Christmas. With sweet memories of a life ...
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Somewhere in the Darkness (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In this Australian drama, a department store collapses, trapping an old man (Barry Jenkins) and a young boy (Rowan Whitt) underneath. In hopes of keeping the child calm, the man tells him a series of folk tales which teach a moral lesson while they ...
Plot: department store, building collapse, old man, trapped
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Just Like at Home (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a kid are discovering beauty in life.
Plot: surrogate father, children, father daughter relationship, hungarian, infatuation, girl
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: funeral, african american, father daughter relationship, flashback, racism, patriarch, education
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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 5.7
 89
Beyond Honor (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A strikingly bold portrait of oppression and high tension in suburban America. It is the story of Sahira Abdel-Karim (Osuna), a young Egyptian-American woman in a California wedged between two distinct worlds, haunted by memory and bount by ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, drinking, husband wife relationship, sex scene, violence, female nudity, smoking
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
My Mother, the Mermaid (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Na-young works at a post office and is sick and tired of being around her shamefully unyielding mother and her pushover father who's excessively nice. The only thing that she can look forward to is her trip abroad in a few days. But one day, ...
Plot: time travel, post office, actress playing multiple roles, mother, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, missing father
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, river, fishing, mask, teenager, apple, dead girl, flute, sword, death of mother, village, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.7
 135
My First Wife (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, hospital, adultery, death of father, mother son relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.4
 19
Man-eater (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Kazakhstan. 1954. Copper mines. Concentration camp. In the center of the plot - a revolt which prisoners raised in protest against the inhuman treatment.
Plot: murder, sadism, son, desert, suicide, camp, power, atrocity, escape, prisoner, violence, investigation ...
Time: year 1954
Place: kazakhstan, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Face of Jizo (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on a play by Hisashi Inoue, it focuses on the sufferings of the survivors of Hiroshima. The film takes place during 4 days in the summer of 1948, as the ghost of her father visits Mitsué (Rié Miyama). He had somehow learned that she has ...
Plot: atomic bomb, war, father daughter relationship
Place: hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Happily Ever After (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Heather and Sarah Ann were growing up they told each other every secret. But Heather left their small town on the last day of high school vowing never to return. Forced to come back when her father becomes ill, the young documentary filmmaker ...
Plot: wedding, father daughter relationship, hospitalization, small town, extramarital affair, best friends, prom, homecoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%