Movies like Life 1971

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Life
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: jar, bolshevik, boy meets girl, dead son, socialism, hunger, spring, young man, 16 year old, poverty, world war one, young woman, children, revolution, old woman, water, love, singing, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, world war two, father son relationship, party, mother son relationship
Place: soviet union
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Father of a Soldier
Drama, War
Soviet Union
83 min.
 8.7
To Live
Drama, War
China, Hong Kong
133 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about mother daughter relationship, singing, death, father son relationship, love, singer and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Life: Gardens of Semiramide (1970), Red Cherry (1995), Khevsurian Ballad (1966), Doctor Zhivago (1965), Windhorse (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gardens of Semiramide
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Duration: 88 min.
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Red Cherry
Genre: Drama, War
Country: China
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this horrifying tale follows two orphaned friends as they struggle to survive during World War II.
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Khevsurian Ballad
Genre: Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Imeda’s father is killed in a blood revenge accident, the family moves him to the city where he is sheltered at his father’s friend. After fifteen year he gets back to Khevsureti. A talented painter, he spends most of his time doing ...
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Doctor Zhivago
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
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Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union
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 6.9
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Windhorse
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Clandestinely filmed on location in Chinese-ruled Tibet (several actors and crew members had their names withheld for fear of reprisal), documentarian Paul Wagner's compelling drama follows three young Tibetans faced with moral dilemmas: a ...
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A Year of the Quiet Sun
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Duration: 106 min.
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System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
Children of Nature
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iceland, Norway, Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An elderly couple leave their retirement home to make one last journey back to their home in the Western Fjords.
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    User:   52%
 
Mother of Men
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
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Good
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: thought provoking, serious, psychological, realistic, disturbing ...
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1940s, year 1918 ...
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Ship of Fools
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Country: USA
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Duration: 127 min.
Story: Beyond Borders is an epic tale of the turbulent romance between two star-crossed lovers set against the backdrop of the world's most dangerous hot spots. Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie stars as Sarah Jordan, an American living in London in ...
Style: emotional, touching, epic, serious, captivating ...
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Frankie Starlight
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, USA
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
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The Accompanist
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Nazi-occupied Paris, a young accompanist named Sophie Vasseur gets a job with famed singer Irene Brice. As Irene's husband Charles, a businessman collaborating with the Nazis, wrestles with his conscience, Sophie becomes obsessed with Irene, ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, psychological
Plot: betrayal, master and servant, war, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, tragic love, singer, maid, pianist, holocaust ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, france, london, paris france ...
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Water
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, India
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The year is 1938, and Mahatma Gandhi's groundbreaking philosophies are sweeping across India, but 8-year-old Chuyia, newly widowed, must go to live with other outcast widows on an ashram. Her presence transforms the ashram as she befriends two ...
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Plot: bollywood, friendship, politics, sacrifice, religion, prostitute, death, prostitution, indians, marriage, idealism, political ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1938
Place: india, asia
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An Unforgettable Summer
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 1925 Romania, young Marie-Therese Von Debretsy refuses the flirtatious advances of her husband's commanding officer. As a result, the cosmopolitan family is reassigned to a brutally bleak and dangerous outpost on the Bulgarian/Romanian ...
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Time: 20s, 1950s, 1920s
Place: japan, tokyo, bucharest
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Isadora
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Country: UK, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, captivating
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Time: 1920s
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The Land Girls
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: During World War II, the organisation "The Women's Land Army" recruited women to work on British farms while the men were off to war. Three such "land girls" of different social backgrounds - quiet Stella, young hairdresser ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, war, working class, love, couple relations, women, wartime, love story, wine, countryside, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 1940s
Place: england, europe, egypt, pearl harbor, english channel
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System:   46%
    User:   40%
 
 6.6
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Max
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary, Canada, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1918, a young, disillusioned Adolph Hitler strikes up a friendship with a Jewish art dealer while weighing a life of passion for art vs. talent at politics
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, talky, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, politics, artist, art, fascism, propaganda, jewish, adultery, german, world politics, drinking, nazi ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century, future, 1920s ...
Place: germany, europe, vienna, munich germany
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System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 7.5
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Malena
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: On the day in 1940 that Italy enters the war, two things happen to the 12-year-old Renato: he gets his first bike, and he gets his first look at Malèna. She is a beautiful, silent outsider who's moved to this Sicilian town to be with her ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, erotic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: small town, jealousy, sexuality, culture clash, unlikely friendships, adolescence, obsession, adultery, teenage life, wartime, brutality, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, sicily, mediterranean sea
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
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Talk of Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is the story of a young Irish woman who comes to Spain to escape from the pressures she feels about her impending marriage to a political activist in Ireland. But in Spain in the 1930's, taking a job of governess in a wealthy family, she ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
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Place: europe, ireland, spain
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System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
Father of a Soldier
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 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 ...
Plot: great patriotic war, red army, army, death of son, farmer, father figure, fight, wound, tank, village, military, soldier ...
Place: russia, caucasus, berlin germany
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System:   41%
    User:   36%
 

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Zelary
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