Movies like Sati

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Sati (1989)
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Sati (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Uma, a mute Brahmin girl, lives with her uncle's family as she is an orphan. Since Uma has a faulty horoscope which indicate widowhood, the family finds it impossible to get her married off. According to a custom prevalent at the time, Uma is given in marriage to a tree.
Plot: mute girl, prediction, horoscope
Time: 19th century, 1820s
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about society, love and romance, social differences, family relations, bollywood, muslim and forbidden love mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Sati: Sold (2016), War and Peace: Part IV (1967), The Cage (2003), Good Morning Sunshine (2018), Umrao Jaan (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sold (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 94 min.
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War and Peace: Part IV (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
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Time: 19th century
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The Cage (2003)
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Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
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Country: India
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Bollywood film about the famous courtesan of the title. Aishwarya Rai stars in the lead role. The film is directed by J.P. Dutta and also stars Shabana Azmi, Sunil Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan, Divya Dutta, Himani Shivpuri and Kulbhushan Kharbanda.
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Time: 19th century
Place: india, asia
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, India
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 136 min.
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Place: india
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Florence Nightingale (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Reflective drama of pioneering nurse, writer and noted statistician Florence Nightingale
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Time: 19th century, victorian era
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The Garden (1977)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the end of 1809, Natasha attends her first ball. Andrei falls in love with her and intends to marry her, but her father demands they wait. The prince travels abroad, and Natasha desperately longs for him. But she then meets Anatol Kuragin and ...
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Mr. and Mrs. Iyer (2002)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: A bus is setting out to Calcutta from a village in West Bengal. Meenakshi Iyer, who is from a strict orthodox Hindu background, is leaving to Chennai for her husband, with her young child, after the vacation with her parents. By chance, she gets a ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, captivating, realistic
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Lipstick Under My Burkha  (2016)
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Gabi (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
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The Good Road (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Drama
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42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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