Movies like Breath 2016

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Breath (2016)
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Breath (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Iran
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Breath is about an Iranian family who lives in Iran. It tells the story of Bahar,who is living with her father, Ghafour (Mehran Ahmadi) and Grandmother (Pantea Panahiha) during the 70s.Bahar is living in her childish and surreal world, filled with their dreams and fantasies.
Plot: iraq iran war, poverty, surrealism, child, iranian
Place: iran

Most similar movies to Breath

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and bleak films with plots about iranian, poverty, surrealism, persian, iraq iran war, husband wife relationship and islam mostly in Drama, Fantasy and War genres. Some movies like Breath: The River's End (2003), M for Mother (2006), The Peddler (1987), The Bright Day (2013), Nargess (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Breath (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 112 min.
Story: We are taken care of when we are children and we do not know as much as when we are older. There is less to worry about. But it does not mean the things that are important to us as children have less significance. You see, for Scruffy, despite that ...
Plot: iraq iran war, surrealism, iranian, poverty, child
Place: iran
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The River's End (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young man leaves his birthplace, Isfahan, to come to capital city ,Tehran, to forgot his childhood memories. He is the storyteller and he tarts revealing his dreams which have been started a few months after the death of his father. In these ...
Plot: dead parents, persian, dead father, river, swimming, boy, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, iranian, butcher
Place: iran
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43%
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M for Mother (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: What appears to be a grand love story turns sour when parents-to-be discover that their unborn child will likely be born with serious birth defects, as a result of the mother's exposure to chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq war. The father ...
Plot: concert, suicide, divorce, violin, poverty, sick child, cancer, iraq iran war, death of mother, politician
Place: iran
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39%
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The Peddler (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie consists of three episodes that explore the lives of poor and desperate in Iran. In episode one, a very poor couple with many crippled children abandon their newly born baby in hopes that it will have a better future. In the second ...
Plot: poverty, anthology, cripple, abandoned baby, insanity, caretaker, mother son relationship
Place: iran
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39%
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The Bright Day (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 86 min.
Story: THE BRIGHT DAY weaves a story that has its roots in the complexity of Iran’s draconian laws governing capital punishment. A kindergarten teacher hopes to aid the father of one of her young students, a man accused of manslaughter, by convincing ...
Plot: maid, divorce, money, caregiver, iranian
Place: iran
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36%
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Nargess (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sharp-edged look at people who live outside the constraints of Islamic law.
Plot: iranian, islam, police, love, older woman younger man relationship, hospital, love triangle, theft, thief, muslim
Place: iran
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35%
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The Night Bus (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film, which is in sharp monochrome, relates the story of a twenty-four-hour-long journey of two young Iranian soldiers (Issā and Emād) and a civilian driver (Amu Rahim) transporting thirty-eight Iraqi prisoners of war, taken from behind the ...
Plot: bus, martyrdom, iranian, martyr, child soldier, love letter, iraq iran war, poverty, death, persian, young soldier
Place: iran
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Mother (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film progresses along two distinct but interwoven series of events. The first series involves young members of a family who have gathered round their old mother and revive their common childhood memories. the second line focuses on the old ...
Plot: persian, iranian, carpenter, brother brother relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship
Place: iran, tehran iran
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Trial on the Street (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Just a few hours to his wedding, Amir, a lad from the south of Tehran, receives a call from his closest friend Habib who insist on meeting him to speak about an urgent issue. He rushes to Habib's works place and there listens to Habib's ...
Plot: iranian, hijab, taxi driver, flick knife, dignity, second wife, prostitution, abortion, polygamy, love, betrayal, wedding ...
Place: iran
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28%
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Travellers (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman's wedding becomes a ritual of mourning when her sister and family die in an auto accident on the way to the wedding. The sisters' mother refuses to accept her daughter's death, and in the midst of wedding guests and ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: destiny, couples, family life, family relations, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, family gatherings, dealing with death, against the rules, ghost, newlyweds, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
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26%
The Custodian (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Davoud Najafi lives with his father Rahman who is the custodian of a small company and his disabled brother Ne'mat. His sister Aghdas is pregnant and her husband is away in Kuwait, so they have to bear her expenses too. Davoud loves film making ...
Plot: degradation, large breasts, corporal punishment, desperation, suicide, sexual humor, teenage girl, bare breasts, class society, poverty, security guard
Place: iran
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26%
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Drum (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The atmosphere is dreamlike, the characters have no name, neither the streets. Teheran is the only character whose name is constantly evoked. A lawyer, as many others, works and lives alone in his apartment, which is both his office and his home. In ...
Plot: poverty, dictatorship, iranian, lawyer, funeral, persian, construction, public phone, marital problem, oil industry
Place: iran
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26%
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Immortality (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Six families in different compartments of a train, moving through a rainy night; the families whose lives are interwoven with each other; each destiny is influenced by the other ones, where all get to s similar eternity.
Plot: iranian, train, journey, life
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Last Christmas (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young boy's dream of finding his dead father comes true when his father visits him as an angel. But things turn sour when he discovers that his father was not the hero he imagined him to be.
Plot: christmas, father son relationship, surrealism, ghost, journey, angel, past
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26%
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Zinat (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The conflict felt by a modern Iranian woman as she is forced to choose between her career and the traditional obligations of a housewife are examined in this drama. Until she married Hamed, Zinat worked in a public health clinic in a small Iranian ...
Plot: mother in law daughter in law relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, tradition, father son relationship, father in law daughter in law relationship, small town, women's rights, male female relationship, marriage engagement, feminism, iranian ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Woman with Red Boots (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An elderly millionaire manipulates an avant-garde writer and a happily married man.
Plot: boots, surrealism, chess, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Absolutely Tame Is a Horse (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A corrupted police officer insists on bribing a broke man, so he has to go to everybody and do everything in order to be able to pay him in the very night.
Plot: drug addiction, extramarital affair, iranian, car damage, debt
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, iranian, worker, son in law, manager, poverty, factory, islam, dysfunctional family, older man younger woman relationship, factory owner, blue
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Boycott (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Valeh, a member of a leftist organization, is arrested by the SAVAK and sentenced to death. In prison, he reconsiders his relationships with members of his political cell, and begins to doubt the validity of the ideas for which he is condemned. At ...
Plot: prison, marxism, death penalty, arrest, faith, anti communist, doubt, marxist, anti communism, iranian, political activist, torture ...
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Whispering Pages (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The pages that whisper through this brooding, beautiful tone poem are from nineteenth-century Russian literature, primarily Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment. An anonymous man wanders through decomposing, fog-enshrouded catacombs and encounters a ...
Plot: surrealism, lion, faith, humiliation, water, murder, homelessness, religion, poverty
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Missing Star (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France, Singapore
Duration: 103 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: road movie
Plot: poverty, child, translator, single mother, rice, grandmother, bus
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Lines (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Greece nowadays. Seven different stories about seven persons who have already reached their limits and finally fall apart. Despite their seemingly obvious connection they are simultaneously connected through a common desperate action: the last phone ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: politics, death, surrealism, poverty, darkness, financial crisis, self harm, psychiatry
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Marriage of the Blessed (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Haji is severely traumatized by the war with Iraq. Back from the front, he's unable to adapt to civilian life. Despite family opposition, his fiancée stands by him as together they challenge both the authority of family and state to lead their ...
Plot: iraq war, wealth, surrealism, muslim, poverty, war veteran, shell shock, bourgeoisie, injustice, iranian, photojournalist, memory ...
Place: iran, lebanon, africa, tehran iran
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24%
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The Adventures of God (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It tells the story of a man and a woman trapped inside what appears to be a dream set in the labyrinthine hallways, mysterious rooms of a large hotel in the 30's, facing the sea.
Style: art house
Plot: absurdism, beach, religion, sheep, time, philosophy, reality, shooting, sexuality, surrealism, hotel, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Willow Tree (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Youssef, a blind university professor, is suddenly diagnosed with a fatal disease and must undergo treatment in France. Back home, will he find the life he had before?
Style: touching, realistic, thought provoking, psychological, serious
Plot: surgery, blindness, iranian, hospital, blind character, transplant, lookalikes, disability, society, introspection, injustice, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, europe, middle east, france
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22%
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Tales (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Rakshan Banietemad ends her eight-year hiatus from feature filmmaking with this ingenious, mosaic-like narrative, which knits together the stories of seven characters to create a microcosm of Iranian working-class ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: life is a bitch, down on your luck, social misfits, society, iranian, prostitute, taxi driver, vignette
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
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22%
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Cuba, Italy, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An elderly man with wings is blown off course during a tropical storm in this symbolic fantasy. The Old Man lands near a Caribbean island where a poor family gives him shelter in a chicken coop. Father Gonzaga is the skeptical priest who rushes to ...
Plot: sideshow, branding iron, wings, bus, news report, priest, husband wife relationship, baby, stranger, crab, carnival, spider ...
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Mission (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An Iranian assassin is sent to the United States to kill a former Iranian official who served under the Shah of Iran. The night before the assassination he find out that his target (Mr. Tabataie) has already been killed by a Muslim American Hassan ...
Plot: anti war, martyrdom, politics, criminal, iraq iran war, subway, hold up, poverty, integration, iranian, enemy, justice ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, iran, new york
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22%
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Guru (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Guru is a fantasy film. It is highly symbolic and makes a statement on terrorism by religions and the evils of the world. The story starts in small peaceful village in India. There is peace between the Hindus and the Muslims that live there. They ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: symbolism, fruit, religious, bomb, hindu, riot, moral transformation, surrealism, spiritualism, muslim, revenge, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Akira Kurosawa's Dreams (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A collection of magical tales based upon the actual dreams of director Akira Kurosawa.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, mind bending, serious, captivating ...
Plot: tunnel, apocalypse, painting, legends and myths, artist, nuclear holocaust, wise man, hopes, nuclear threat, nuclear, rainy, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: japan, asia, pacific ocean, mount fuji, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%