Movies like A Wedding

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A Wedding (2016)
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A Wedding (2016)
Original name: Noces
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Pakistan, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zahira, 18, is close to her family until her parents ask her to follow Pakistani tradition to choose a husband. Torn between family customs and her western lifestyle, the young woman turns for help to her brother and confidant Amir.
Plot: forced marriage, school, motorcycle, gun, pregnant teenager, muslim, doctor, pregnant woman, female protagonist, photograph, marriage, nightclub, kiss, bus, father daughter relationship, fire, abortion, murder, nightmare, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, arranged marriage, prayer, tradition, fireworks ...
Time: 2000s
Place: belgium

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Most similar movies to A Wedding

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and touching films with plots about cigarette smoking, nudity (full frontal - brief), female protagonist, father daughter relationship, pregnant woman, family relations and fire mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Wedding: What Will People Say (2017), Mustang (2015), Parched (2015), Killing Jesus (2017), The First Teacher (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
What Will People Say (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, thought provoking
Plot: boyfriend, reputation, pakistani, double life, family relations, family values, teenage girl, social services, journey, abduction, police, corruption ...
Place: pakistan
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100%
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Mustang (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.
Style: heartbreaking, social realism, sad, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sisters, arranged marriage, forced marriage, female protagonist, islam, escape, tradition, suicide, punishment, violence, sexism, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east, california, israel ...
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100%
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Parched (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a rural Indian village, four ordinary women begin to throw off the traditions that hold them in servitude in this inspirational drama.
Plot: cave, campfire, teenage girl, fight, countryside, sheep, fireworks, motorcycle, prostitution, tradition, female protagonist, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 891
Killing Jesus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paula, a young art student, witnesses the assassination of her father, a university professor. Frustrated by the local police she starts to investigate the murder herself. Driven by anger, frustration and sorrow, she commits fearless acts that put ...
Plot: murder, motorcycle, student, photograph, female director, assassination, vomiting, police officer, vomiting in a toilet, death of father, revenge plot, police ...
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yemen
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Nojoom was forced to marry a 30-year-old man. The dowry offered the family a small income and 'one less mouth to feed'. Nojoom discovers that her life will take a turn for the worse. Her husband is indifferent to her age. ...
Style: captivating, disturbing, touching, thought provoking
Plot: forced marriage, child bride, tradition, divorce, little girl, sheik, family honor, judge, rape, escape, courtroom, poverty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The First Teacher (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dyuishen is assigned to the mountainous Kirghiz region of Central Asia by the Young Communist League after he is discharged from the Red Army. It is 1923 and the Civil war has ended. The former soldier becomes a teacher, bringing the Leninist ...
Plot: forced marriage, school, bare breasts, female nudity, arranged marriage, sheep, children, teacher, communist, river, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Through The Fire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Centres around a Paris fire-fighter, an everyday hero, who, after being involved in a serious accident during a major fire, must rebuild his life with the love of his wife — and accept that, sometimes, even saviours need saving.
Plot: pregnant, fire, subway station, nightclub, doctor, bare breasts, clown, baby, fire fight, taxi, xylophone, arson ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The World Belongs to Us (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Style: emotional, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, athlete and trainer, human nature, destiny, athlete's life, crimes, criminal heroes, firefighter, coach, multiple storylines, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Murdered by My Father (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Every parent wants the best for their kids, and Shahzad is no exception. Ever since his wife died he's been trying to keep his two kids Salma and Hassan on track. Salma is growing up quickly, and Shahzad wants to make sure she's set up ...
Plot: muslim, suffocation, cell phone, college student, text message, subway station, runaway, widower, veil, honor, british asian, self harm ...
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Orphan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A young woman who moves to Paris and has a brush with disaster. The grown-up at last, an accomplished woman, who thought she was safe from her own past. Gradually, these characters come together to form a single heroine.
Style: non-linear, no music
Plot: school, missing child, gambling debt, male nudity, butt naked, hide and seek, newborn, money, pregnancy, release from prison, childbirth, police arrest ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s
Place: romania, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Ardennes (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A brutal home-jacking goes hopelessly wrong. Dave, one of the two robbers, manages to run off, leaving his brother Kenneth behind. Four years later, Kenneth is released from prison and much has changed. Dave has his life back on track and is trying ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, tense, surprise ending
Plot: convict, release from prison, brother vs brother, murder, violence, cell mate, police, love triangle, brother brother relationship, disposing of a dead body, hit by a car, snow ...
Time: 2010s
Place: belgium, antwerp
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Endangered Species (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fates of three entwined families. Joséphine and Tomas have just got married. It was a joyful celebration. But soon, Joséphine’s parents will discover a darker side lurking behind the couple’s sunny happiness. Meanwhile, Mélanie tells her ...
Plot: newlyweds, father daughter relationship, pregnant woman, murder, seaside, older man younger woman relationship, car fire, older man younger woman, pistol, husband wife relationship, christmas eve, gun ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Belgica (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who, even though they have absolutely nothing in common, open a bar together that quickly becomes a regular hangout for nighthawks. Despite the success, they must soon face up to the difficulties inherent in running a ...
Plot: bar, alcohol abuse, beer, dog, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, baby, aquarium, smoking, counting money, urinating on someone, drugs ...
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
De toutes mes forces (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nassim, a 16-year-old boy, is placed with a family in the suburbs following the death of his drug addict mother. But he refuses to integrate into the social setting that surrounds him. He invents another life for himself, similar to that of his ...
Plot: high school, troubled teen, funeral, sex scene, party, taking a photograph, pregnant teenager, school, unplanned pregnancy, classroom, pregnant, teenager ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Closeness (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 1998, Nalchik. A Jewish family is in trouble: the youngest son and his bride do not come home, and in the morning, a ransom note arrives. The ransom is so high that the family is forced not only to sell its small business, but also to seek help from ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, touching
Plot: rescue, blackmail, redemption, independent woman, obedience, rebellious daughter, mother daughter relationship, ransom, father daughter relationship, money, forced marriage, banquet ...
Time: year 1998, 1990s, 90s
Place: russia, chechnya
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
So Long, My Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 185 min.
Story: The changes in Chinese society from the 1950s to the '80s, as experienced by two families.
Style: non-linear
Plot: infidelity, birth control, suicide attempt, baby, doctor, husband wife relationship, taking a photograph, dancing, cemetery, runaway teen, father son relationship, flashback ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Papicha (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Qatar
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Algiers, 1997. The country is in the hands of terrorist groups, seeking to establish an Islamic and archaic state. Women are particularly affected and oppressed by primitive diktas, who seek to take control of their bodies and control their passage ...
Plot: violence against women, sea, hijab, parade, sewing machine, unwanted pregnancy, singing, feminism, candle, nightclub, pregnant teenager, assassination ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 111
Land Legs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dom, 36 years old, is a sailor on board of the fishing boat Petit Gael II from the port of Les Sables d'Olonne, a small town in western France. He is used to leave for the open sea for at least three weeks in a row. Despite of his absences, his ...
Plot: singing, teenage boy, social worker, divorced man, paint, oyster, sheep, children, teenage girl, tattoo, teenager, boat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.9
 92
Aurora (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After she read in the newspaper that a newborn baby was found in a dumpster, a teacher becomes obsessed with giving it a proper burial.
Plot: foster child, abortion, teacher, judge, classroom, burial, junkyard, dead child, beach, newborn baby, doctor, newspaper ...
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Playing with Fire (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Ding tells the story of his life and how it was shaped by three women which includes his godmother, her adopted daughter and his wife.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: forbidden love, separation, forced marriage, childhood sweetheart, sex, lie, foster home, deception, male nudity, female nudity
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
In the Name of God (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
Duration: 168 min.
Story: The film is about the difficult situation in which the Pakistanis in particular and the Muslims in general are caught up since 9/11. There is a war going on between the Fundamentalists and the Liberal Muslims. This situation is creating a drift not ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, false accusation, muslim, islam, culture clash, falsely accused, oppression, family relations, family disapproval, arranged marriage, life is a bitch, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary
Place: pakistan, chicago illinois, usa, asia, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 261
Frozen (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young performance artist decides to make his own suicide his last work of art. On the longest day of the year, he plans to melt a huge block of ice with his own body heat and die of hypothermia. He calls this protest against the coldness of ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: weirdo, decay, emptiness, fear, drinking, ice, shower, love, drink, counterculture, family relations, painter ...
Time: future
Place: haiti, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Dormant Beauty (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A mosaic of several intertwined stories questioning the meaning of life, love and hope, set during the last six days in the life of Eluana Englaro, a young woman who spent 17 years in a vegetative state.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, contemplative, emotional
Plot: paralysis, doctor, life is a bitch, dealing with death, family relations, parents and children, mercy killing, father daughter relationship, murder, death, prayer, father daughter estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 936
Moka (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Diane Kramer is led by one obsession: to find the driver of the mocha color Mercedes which hit her son and devastated her life. With a few belongings, some money and a gun, she goes to Evian, where she's learned the driver lives.
Plot: kiss, swimming pool, lakeside, vengeance, grief, nightclub, dancing, restaurant, cigarette smoking, female protagonist, hotel, gun ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Before the Frost (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film takes place somewhere in the Danish countryside in the middle of the 19th century. Here within a small Danish peasant family, harsh circumstances reign. With the prospect of yet another tough winter, the farmer Jens faces an unbearable ...
Plot: orphan, widow, church, hunger, wedding, marriage, patriarch, harvest, rain, starvation, saying grace, marriage proposal ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Our Children (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young and full of life, Murielle (Emilie Dequenne, Rosetta) has a promising future ahead of her when she meets and falls head over heels for Mounir (Tahar Rahim, A Prophet). A wedding soon follows, and the happy couple quickly set about preparing to ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: generosity, love, children, family relations, downfall, family problems, parents and children, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: belgium, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.9
 513
Magnifico (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: With a daughter who suffers from cerebral palsy and a son who's lost his much-needed scholarship, an impoverished married couple begins to abandon their faith and courage in the face of such misfortune. But when a gifted young boy called ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: family relations, school, terminal illness, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, disability, rich and poor, dealing with death, single parent, prodigy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.4
 267
Wolf and Sheep (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Afghanistan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In rural Afghanistan, people are storytellers who make up and tell each other tales of mystery and imagination to explain the world in which they live. The shepherd children own the mountains and, although no adults are around, they know the rules; ...
Plot: shepherd, female director, children, muslim, bull, sheep, wolf, female nudity, donkey, potato, theft, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Miss Impossible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They’re all nuts. Her parents, who want to send her off to boarding school. Her new teacher, who expects her to read impossibly old books. Her fellow band members, who make her sing ridiculous lyrics and dress her up in a frilly white dress for ...
Plot: coming of age, classmate, teacher student relationship, best friend, christmas present, book, marriage proposal, mother daughter relationship, new year's eve, barefoot, grandmother, gay ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
In the Name of the Land (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pierre is 25 when he returns from Wyoming to find Claire his fiancée and take over the family farm. Twenty years later, the farm expanded, so did the family. It's the time of happy days, at least at the beginning. The debts accumulate and ...
Plot: bathtub, egg, photograph, beach, cemetery, suicide by poison, death of father, birthday, chick, vinyl record, husband wife relationship, fire ...
Time: year 1979, year 1996, 1990s, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%