Movies like Apricot Groves

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Apricot Groves (2016)
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Apricot Groves (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Armenia, Iran
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Aram, the Iranian Armenian youth who has immigrated to the US in childhood returns to Armenia for the first time to propose to an Armenian girlfriend Aram met and lived with in the US. Aram sees many cultural, religious, and national differences on the one day trip, but harder obstacles are ahead.
Plot: lgbt, iranian
Place: armenia

Most similar movies to Apricot Groves

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sincere, realistic, touching and serious films with plots about lgbt, lesbian, lesbian kiss, female director, lesbian sex, gay interest and lesbian relationship mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Apricot Groves: Our Love Story (2016), Tell It to the Bees (2018), Hello, That's Me! (1966), My Days of Mercy (2017), Anything (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 398
Our Love Story (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A fine arts student meets an attractive bartender, and the two women begin an intimate relationship.
Plot: lgbt, lesbian romance, art student, lesbian kiss, waitress, bartender
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Tell It to the Bees (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the ...
Style: psychological, sad, romantic, thought provoking, touching
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, emotional abuse, intolerance, society, love and romance, secrets, parent child relationship, working class, beekeeper, failed marriage ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, year 1952
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: red army, loyalty, lost love, laboratory, kiss, friendship, love, friend, physicist, armenian, world war two, russian ...
Place: armenia, russia, caucasus, soviet union, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
My Days of Mercy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The daughter of a man on death row falls in love with a woman on the opposing side of her family's political cause.
Style: social realism, serious, sad, psychological, romantic
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, lesbian, opposites attract, sister sister relationship, protestor, death penalty, brother sister relationship, death row, standoff, showdown ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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 5.9
 638
Anything (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of his wife, a man moves from Mississippi to a run-down Hollywood apartment, where he meets someone new.
Plot: lgbt, brother sister relationship, skinny dipping, wheelchair, neighbor, hospital, flashback sequence, insurance agent, loss of wife, small town, moving, transsexual ...
Place: los angeles, mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.5
 1K
AWOL (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young woman in the Army must make tough decisions when her love for an older woman causes her to question just where she is going. Adapted from Deb Shoval's 2011 short film of the same name.
Style: queer cinema, lgbt cinema
Plot: lgbt, first love, lesbian love, older woman younger woman relationship, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, us military, female director, extramarital affair, fall in love, class differences, working class ...
Place: afghanistan, pennsylvania, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Winter Kept Us Warm (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Its the 1960s at the University of Toronto. Doug is a well-liked senior with an equally popular girlfriend. Peter is a shy freshman, and new to the big city. Peter and Doug become best friends and soon start going to concerts, drinking, and playing ...
Plot: university, lgbt, gay interest, coming out, college student, gay crush, college life, snowball fight, gay, shower
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Love Me Anyway (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Love Me Anyway is a sun soaked drama about a filmmaker falling for a dreamy surfer, a man trying to save his marriage and a young wife exploring the greener grass of an extramarital affair with another woman.
Plot: lgbt, brother in law sister in law sex, brother brother relationship, gay interest, homosexual, lesbian kiss, surfer, filmmaker, lesbian romance, gay romance, beach
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
David Searching (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story of a young gay man's search to find himself. David is a young, gay aspiring documentary filmmaker and takes his first tentative steps towards his adult life. His roommate, Gwen, after ending a mysterious marriage, is looking for ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, agent, filmmaking, looking for love, divorced woman, gay romance, coming out, audition, gay lead character, homosexual, gay, youth ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The City of the Future (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A naturalistic film about the nontraditional relationship of lovers Mila, Igor, and Gilmar that shuns convention, instead embracing love in all its dazzling iterations.
Plot: polyamory, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, shower, male nudity, male masturbation, pregnancy, fetus, masturbation
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
A Touch of Fever (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of two young hustlers, Tatsuro and Shin, and her two female friends. Everything seems to work, until the day Shin declares he's in love with Tatsuro.
Plot: male prostitution, coming of age, lgbt, gigolo, prostitution, male prostitute, university student, homosexual, teenager, runaway, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Blue-Veiled (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An elderly owner of a tomato farm and sauce factory, after his wife's death, falls in love with one of the workers of the factory endangering his relationship with his daughters and in-laws. While everybody in the big family persuades the old ...
Plot: persian, female director, poverty, blue, factory owner, factory, son in law, dysfunctional family, worker, manager, older man younger woman relationship, islam ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
 63
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 177
Cat Skin (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A shy and troubled photography student's life is illuminated when her voyeuristic nature behind the camera lens leads her to a beautiful and confident girl.
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian interest, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, lesbian, lesbianism, camera, student, lesbian kiss, female female kiss, photographer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Don't Look at Me That Way (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Mongolia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hedi is the new neighbor of Iva, who raises her daughter Sophia by herself. The two women start a relationship and Iva is desperately in love with Hedi. Suddenly Iva’s father appears. Hedi feels strongly attracted to him. It seems that only one ...
Plot: female director, single mother, adulthood, lgbt, estranged family member, older man younger woman sex, female full frontal nudity, female masturbation, lesbian sex, labia, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.7
 4K
Summertime (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1971, Carole and Delphine meet and fall in love in Paris. When Carole follows Delphine back to her family farm in Limousin, the two find lesbianism and feminism are not as easy in the countryside.
Style: pink cinema, sincere, erotic, sweet
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, feminism, mother daughter relationship, farm, female nudity, love, lesbian sex, fall in love, falling in love, countryside ...
Time: year 1976, year 1971, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, coming out, lesbian interest, lesbian sex, love and romance, romance, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Yours Emotionally (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two Brits, Ravi and Paul travel to India where they meet Murthy and Anna an older gay couple that have managed to form a partnership and live together for over 20 years. When Ravi meets and falls for Mani an Indian national who is betrothed to be ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, human immunodeficiency virus, bollywood, party, aids, friendship, gay couple, kiss, love triangle, hiv, friend, gay kiss ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.7
 860
Silent Youth (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Silent Youth is a film for misfits, dreamers and lovers. It's the classic story of a coming out, but it focuses on the moments one tends to quickly forget: the first approach, the creaking of the chair while sitting across from each other, not ...
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, queer cinema
Plot: gay lead character, lgbt, coming out, introspection, homosexual, fall in love, gay interest, roommate, caressing, awkwardness, smoking, first kiss ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 183
Fathers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 'LOVE' starts with two people, but 'FAMILY' is more than just the two.
Plot: gay, family, lgbt, gay marriage, gay lead character, loss of child, gay father, father son relationship, gay subtext, gay slur, gay interest, gay protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 177
Happy End?! (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lucca is in the middle of her A-level exams, heading for a career as a high-flying lawyer when she is mistakenly accused of criminal damage and sentenced to community service in a hospice. There she meets Valerie who is determined to carry out the ...
Plot: female director, woman, father daughter relationship, lgbt, lesbian, theft, lesbian sex, female nudity, hospice
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 415
Bride of Fire (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A tragedy in which a young woman from an Arab tribe, prevented from marrying her non-Arab Persian lover is forced against her wishes to marry her cousin.
Plot: iranian, heretic, fire, self immolation, knife, cousin cousin relationship, medical student, lawyer, persian, marriage, islam, dead wife ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The World Unseen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, forbidden love, love and romance, gender, self discovery, injustice, life is a bitch, society, rebellion, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Take a Deep Breath (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Serbia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Saša, a Belgrade University law student, tells her parents that she and her boyfriend Stefan are moving to Canada. That same night Saša and Stefan suffer a car accident. Saša wakes up in hospital and meets Stefan's charming and clever sister ...
Plot: lgbt, jealousy, photographer, kiss, lesbian, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, death, friendship, bisexual, father daughter relationship, hospital ...
Place: paris france, canada, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My Best Friend (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty ...
Style: tragicomedy, romantic, semi serious, enigmatic, sexy
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teen angst, teenage boy, teenage sex, teenage love, youth, nature, coming of age, teenager, best friend ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.6
 24K
Disobedience (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman learns about the death of her father. She returns to her Orthodox Jewish home and falls in love with her best childhood friend who is now married to her cousin.
Style: melancholic, ambiguous ending, sincere, depressing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: female nudity, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian sex, lgbt, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, childhood friends, orthodox jew, cheating wife, childhood friend, infidelity ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 1K
Two Women (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sensation when released in 1999 in Iran, Two Women charts the lives of two promising architecture students over the course of the first turbulent years of the Islamic Republic. Tahimine Milani creates this scathing portrait of those traditions - ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, disturbing, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, iranian, feminism, society, gender, stalking, motorcycle chase, injustice, couples, friends, family problems, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 9K
Kiss Me (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mia (Ruth Vega Fernandez) and Frida (Liv Mjönes), both in their thirties, meet each other for the first time at their parents' engagement party. Mia's father, Lasse (Krister Henriksson), is about to get married to Frida's mother, ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian relationship, romance, love and romance, engagement, couple relations, disorder, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last Supper (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mrs. Mashreghi, who is a prominent university professor, is divorced from her husband. She leads a happy life for a while until one her students who is almost the same age of her daughter falls in love with her; a love which is completely rejected ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, starting over, family relations, couples, family problems, teachers and students, couple relations, false accusation, love and romance, youth, crumbling marriage, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
I Dream in Another Language (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A millenary language agonizes: Its last two speakers, Evaristo and Isauro (70´s) had a quarrel 50 years ago and haven't spoken to each other since. Martin, a linguist, will undertake the challenge of bringing the two old friends back together ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, sentimental, sincere, lgbt cinema
Plot: lgbt, dream, love triangle, rivalry, translator, gay, love and romance, feud, storytelling, loneliness, gay slur, lgbtq ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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