Movies like Sour Apples

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Sour Apples (2016)
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Sour Apples (2016)
Original name: Ekşi Elmalar
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In an eastern Turkish town, suitors knock on the door of the mayor and father of three beautiful daughters who choose to follow their own paths.
Plot: village, three sisters, tent, garden, shampoo

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about village, death, sex, village life, father son relationship, friendship and society mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Sour Apples: Magic Carpet Ride (2005), The Butterfly's Dream (2013), Vizontele (2001), Jolly Life (2009), Propaganda (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Magic Carpet Ride (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A struggling, suicidal young comedian meets a car thief who is willing to teach him a few things about his profession.
Style: offbeat, realistic, not serious, dark humor, clever ...
Plot: society, suicidal, secret hideout, family problems, petty criminal, working class, misfit, heist, gangsters, heroes, crimes, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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The Butterfly's Dream (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In a small Turkish town, two young tuberculous poets try to survive while publishing their poems. As they both fall in love, their life would never be the same.
Style: captivating, sincere, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: poet, lifestyle, young lovers, poverty, bet, teachers and students, hopes, artists and showbiz, love and romance, twentysomething life, follow your dream, teacher ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Vizontele (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story takes place in a small town (called Hakkari) in Turkey at the beginning of the 70's. The time has come to bring technology into that small town. The first Television (or called Visiontele by the citizens) arrives and the chaos begins.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous
Plot: mayor, small town, radio, society, tv show, culture clash, small town life, social relations, traditional versus modern, family relations, life changing experience, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: turkey, cyprus
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Jolly Life (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Riza Senyurt is the world's most troubled Santa Claus at Christmas time. For one thing, he doesn't know who Santa Claus is. Whether fake or real however, he is Santa Claus now. Bearing the load of the whole world on his shoulders, Santa ...
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Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Propaganda (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on a true story set in 1948, customs officer Mehti is faced with the duty of formally setting up the border between Turkey and Syria, dividing his hometown. He is unaware of the pain that will eminently unfold, as families, languages, cultures ...
Style: dark humor, witty, humorous, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: political corruption, dishonesty, society, social relations, master and servant, village life, rise to the top, state affairs, relationship vs career, desert, culture clash, village ...
Time: 90s, 1940s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tears for Sale (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance
Country: Serbia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Story of two sisters that grew up in a small Serbian village in the beginning of the 1930s. The village is torn up by wars and years long blood oath. There are no men left in the village. Our heroines, Ognjenka and Mala Boginja decide to go to the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Romania, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a small village of Communist-era Romania a young couple wish to marry, but Joseph Stalin dies the night prior to their wedding ceremony forcing the bride and groom to marry in silence.
Style: humorous, offbeat, surreal, semi serious, biting ...
Plot: village, communism, oppression, rebellion, injustice, world, farce, russian, dictatorship, occupation, society, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: romania, europe, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: April, 1940. Manolo, 16 years old, and Jesus, who is just 8, are taken by their older brother Pepe, a lieutenant in the Army, to a sanatorium for children suffering from tuberculosis, situated on the border with Portugal. Once in the sanatorium, ...
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, love and romance, teenage life, romance, youth, village, hospital, tuberculosis, brothers, dormitory, fascism ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Buried on Sunday (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Angry island fishermen declare independence and use a Soviet nuclear submarine to get Ottawa's attention.
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Katha Parayumbol (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 130 min.
Story: the film is about how a barber's life is turned upside down when a film unit comes to the village for a shoot, and the news spreads that superstar Ashok Raj (Mammootty) is the barber's childhood friend. The script also by Srinivasan is so ...
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Pride (2014)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on a true story, the film is set in the summer of 1984 – when Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise ...
Style: touching, sincere, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, working class, social decay, unlikely partners, generosity, hopes, gays and lesbians, injustice, society, social relations, activism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1985, year 1984
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Feyzo, the Polite One (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A feudal village in Southeastern Turkey in 1970's. A poor peasant, Feyzo returns from military service dreaming about getting married to Gülo, the love of his life.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Time: 70s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 137 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Country: Italy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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