Movies like Trace of Stones

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Trace of Stones (1966)
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Trace of Stones (1966)
Original name: Spur der Steine
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A film about living and working conditons in the GDR of the 60's Includes a little lovestory of course.
Style: banned film
Plot: love triangle, working class, dancing, life, pregnancy, swimming, job, communism, socialism, unwanted pregnancy, beer, flashback, drinking, competition, complaint, gender roles, criticism
Time: 1960s
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and talky films with plots about love triangle, friendship, pregnancy, love and romance, drinking, love and couples mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Trace of Stones: Karla (1965), Bankett für Achilles (1975), The Legend of Paul and Paula (1973), Sugar Sand (2017), Seven Freckles (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Karla (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: An idealistic teacher is shocked to discover her pupils are already cynical and opportunistic. Her colleague soon grows resentful when she uses new and challenging techniques to help her students overcome obstacles.
Style: banned film
Plot: teachers and students, social criticism, individualism, teacher, teacher student relationship, nazi, male female relationship, woman, conformity, german, education, journalist ...
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bankett für Achilles (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For thirty years, Karl Achilles has been working at the chemical collective in Bitterfeld. But now his last day as a master at the plant has come. He is about to retire; even if Karl, who finds ending his working life difficult, wanted to stay on, ...
Plot: self fulfillment, chemical, socialism, generation gap, rivalry, marriage, alcohol, father son relationship, drinking, death, ambition, eulogy ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
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83%
The Legend of Paul and Paula (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Paul and Paula have had bad experiences with love: Paul is financially well off but has lost all affection for his wife, and Paula leads a troublesome life raising two children on her own. They meet and discover a strong passion for each other. Life ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: marriage, death, self fulfillment, single parent, romance, moral dilemma, love of one's life, lovers, falling in love, partnership, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: east germany, europe, germany, gdr, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 6.7
 122
Sugar Sand (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: End of the 1970s in East Germany: Fred and Jonas are close friends. The 10-year-olds live near at the German-German frontier. After the mother from Jonas has made an exit application, the boys have to recognize that they are soon separated from each ...
Plot: border, immigration, border crossing, baltic sea, emigrant, single mother, little boy, german, emigration, friendship, boy, mother son relationship
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr, germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.5
 320
Seven Freckles (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Teens in a holiday-camp. First love, first sex, first self-made theatre performance of "Romeo and Julliet" - quite interesting to have a look at the east-German youth in the seventies.
Plot: lake, youth, summer vacation, first love, coming of age, male objectification, tank top, sex outside, lingerie, teenage sex, unrequited love, sexual awakening ...
Place: east germany
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69%
 7.7
 128K
Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: idealism, coma, communism, politics, german, berlin wall, socialism, deception, taxi driver, confession, russian, arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Where the Heart Is (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: From the director of Marius et Jeannette, this story of two working-class families is a fable with an optimist streak. A young black man, Francois, is wrongly accused of rape by a racist policeman. The story is told in voiceover by his childhood ...
Plot: friendship, friend, drinking, interracial, blue collar, tongue in cheek, unemployment, adopted daughter, interracial sex, pregnancy, flashback, rape ...
Place: marseille, sarajevo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 480
Der Turm (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adapted from an award-winning best-selling book by Uwe Tellkamp, 'The Tower' depicts a higher class family’s struggles during crumbling communist rule in 1980’s East Germany. It illustrates the weaknesses and pending downfall of the ...
Plot: communism, family, attempted rape, countryside, female nudity
Place: east germany, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Westwind (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Hungary
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in the Summer of 1988 and based on real events, the film tells the story of East-German twins Isabel and Doreen, two aspiring oarswomen, whose lives are changed dramatically during a training camp at Lake Balaton in Hungary. There, the girls ...
Plot: twin sister, volkswagen, female athlete, walkman, rowing, campfire, fraternal twins, twins, stowaway, twin sisters, group of friends, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Rabbit Is Me (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Rabbit Is Me was made in 1965 to encourage discussion of the democratization of East German society. In it, a young student has an affair with a judge who once sentenced her brother for political reasons; she eventually confronts him with his ...
Plot: politics, propaganda, judge, banned, male female relationship, teenage girl, controversy, older man younger woman relationship, brother sister relationship, injustice, justice, waitress
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Sushi in Suhl (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One evening in the mid-sixties, Rolf Anschütz, a chef who runs a small restaurant in a town called Suhl in the middle of the East German province of Thuringen offers his guests a unique and exotic meal - Japanese Sukiyaki. It was intent to be a ...
Plot: food, sushi, male nudity, pubic hair
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.0
 220
The Architects (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The architect Daniel Brenner is in his late thirties when he receives his first challenging and lucrative commission: to design a cultural center for a satellite town in East-Berlin. He accepts the offer under the condition that he gets to choose ...
Plot: berlin wall, socialism, divorce, friendship, self fulfillment, architect, architecture, resistance, german reunification, career, communism, partnership ...
Place: german democratic republic, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.3
 79
Meier (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Meier, a paperhanger in East Berlin, inherits from his father in West Berlin. With this money he wants to fulfil himself the dream of his life: a journey around the world. He buys a forged West German passport and pretends to go on a trip to ...
Plot: political satire, wallpaper, berlin wall, female nudity
Place: gdr, east germany, germany, east berlin, east berlin east germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Man Is Not a Bird (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Serbian engineer falls for a younger woman, but he is inept at courtship.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, cynical
Plot: love triangle, factory, engineer, love, drinking, circus, furnace, machinery, marketplace, hypnosis, fall in love, political unrest ...
Time: 60s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 3K
Georgy Girl (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Georgy has resigned herself to being one of life's accidents. She disapproves somewhat of her father's butlering James Leamington. She's tall, plump, sloppy and wistfully envious of what she conceives to be the life led by her ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love, pregnancy, butler, roommate, hospital, piano, adoption, love triangle, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, music teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: london, england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a one-night stand results in pregnancy, a musician and a young girl try to resolve the issue together.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: abortion, pregnancy, love triangle, young lovers, love affair, romance, jazz musician, unwanted pregnancy, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 56
Yellow Card (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Zimbabwe
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenage soccer star learns some tough lessons about the consequences of unprotected sex.
Plot: commitment, sex, fainting, friend, party, friendship, dancing, rainstorm, student, wedding, teenage sex, soccer ...
Place: zimbabwe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 2K
Juha (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A farmer's wife is seduced into running away from her stolid older husband by a city slicker, who enslaves her in a brothel.
Style: serious, bleak, gloomy, realistic, sentimental
Plot: countryside, love triangle, innocence lost, romance, dangerous attraction, urban, couples, life is a bitch, couple relations, infidelity, city life, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 32
Cheaters (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Seok-ho, a self-styled playboy with a beautiful wife, is fooling around with Ji-yeon, a voluptuous photographer, but pines for Chae-young, a college student who appears to be the most virtuous girl in all of Korea. But it turns out that Chae-young, ...
Plot: love affair, love triangle, female stockinged legs, restaurant, drinking, sex scene, foot massage, female stockinged foot, pantyhose, office, male bare feet, female bare feet ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.4
 5K
Billy Liar (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Englishman dreams of escaping from his working class family and dead-end job as an undertaker's assistant. A number of indiscretions cause him to lie in order to avoid the penalties. His life turns into a mess and he has an opportunity ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: train, lie, working class, coming of age, realism, dream, dull life, imaginary, love and romance, society, imagination, real world ...
Time: 1960s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 150 min.
Story: This is a life story of three girlfriends from youth to autumn ages. Their dreams and wishes, love, disillusions...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, uplifting, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, love and romance, career, midlife crisis, working class, women, happiness, love story, couple relations, women in society, illegitimate child, life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, soviet union, new jersey, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Jealousy, Italian Style (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A three-way love affair in the Rome of the early seventies. Construction worker Oreste and young fiancee Adelaide meet Nello, cook in a pizzeria. This love triangle often go to communist rallies, and enjoy the filthy beach of Ostia. Will the hostile ...
Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, society, couples, destructive relationship, tragic love, working class, politics, rivalry, unfulfillment, rally, stabbed ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Starting Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sarah has dated Ben since freshman year of high school. The two went off to college together, where they stayed in their committed relationship, and following college moved together across the country. Shortly thereafter, Ben decided to break up ...
Plot: cheating, single woman, depression, apartment, best friend, sex, party, prank, flashback, roommate, dating, friendship ...
Place: cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 5.4
 2K
Angie (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Angie lives in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn, N.Y. and dreams of a better life than everyone she knows. When she finds that she is pregnant by her boyfriend Vinnie, she decides that she will have the baby, but not Vinnie as a husband. This ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: pregnancy, fall in love, family life, single parent, romance, opposites attract, working class, self discovery, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
What the Flowers Have Brought Us (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Edgard and Valentina have just broke up. She feels unsure about her own future. And he's still in love with her. Now, Edgard has a plan. Old stories are about to come back. But Valentina doesn't feel ready for it.
Plot: friendship, flashback, drinking, kiss, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, entertainment, love
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 21K
Obvious Child (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An immature, newly unemployed comic must navigate the murky waters of adulthood after her fling with a graduate student results in an unplanned pregnancy.
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, abortion, urban, performer's life, introspection, twentysomething life, nothing goes right, disorder, unwanted pregnancy, pregnant, divorced parents, puppet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Finding Sofia (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A conflicted animation filmmaker travels to Argentina chasing after a girl he met online, only to end up living with her and her intimidating boyfriend on an isolated island on the outskirts of Buenos Aires.
Plot: love triangle, island, filmmaker, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female nudity
Place: buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Angéla attempts to have a child with her unwilling lover Émile. In the process, she finds herself torn between him and his best friend Alfred.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Plot: infidelity, new wave, pregnancy, couple relations, romance, gangsters, love triangle, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.8
 5K
3 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hanna and Simon are in a 20 year marriage with an unexiting relationship. By chance, they both meet and start separate affairs with Adam. Adam has no idea that his two lovers are married, until they are all found out when Hanna becomes pregnant, ...
Style: emotional, sincere, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, bisexual, gay, sex, science, infidelity, pregnancy, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Object of My Affection (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, fall in love, gender, love triangle, unfulfilled love, gay man straight woman relationship, convention, blind date, falling in love, love, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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