Movies like A Speck in the Water

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A Speck in the Water (1976)
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A Speck in the Water
Original name: Nunal sa Tubig
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nunal sa Tubig is a story of a community living on an island where fishing is the main source of livelihood and how they are affected by progress.
Plot: clothesline, midwife, fish, alternative medicine, remote village, foreigner, fishing village, speedboat, embroidery, wind, sailor, fisherman, death of husband, boat, lake, grief, accident, doctor
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Call the Midwife
Drama
UK
60 min.
 8.4
An Average Little Man
Drama
Italy
122 min.
 8.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and stylized films with plots about fish, boat, husband wife relationship, beach, fisherman, death and female nudity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like A Speck in the Water: A Kid (2016), Woman's Lake (2012), The Old Man and the Sea (1990), How I Ended This Summer (2010), Grandmother (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Kid
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Country: France, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, neorealism
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The Old Man and the Sea
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Santiago goes out on his usual fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life. Then a shark attacks and tries to steal his catch.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense
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Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, tense, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Grandmother
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lola Sepa's grandson has been killed by a cell phone snatcher. Despite being devastated by the sudden violence, she must bear the burden of making the funeral arrangements. She and her family are poor, and there is not enough money for the ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, rough, sentimental ...
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Time: 2000s
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines
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From Your WIndow to Mine
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Interwoven emotions and struggles of three women of different generations aiming to build the lives they desire, their own future, love and dreams. All of them lose the love of their lives and they will have to pursue their happiness and fight for ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, love, female protagonist, wedding, bathtub, tango, rape, prison, train, bicycle, wig, doctor ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s
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The Shipping News
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An emotionally-beaten man with his young daughter moves to his ancestral home in Newfoundland to reclaim his life.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: redemption, small town, adultery, incest, single father, starting over, island, death, romance, adaptation, loneliness, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, new jersey, atlantic ocean
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Sound of the Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Son de Mar (English: "Sound of the Sea") is a 2001 Spanish drama / erotic film directed by Juan José Bigas Luna based on the novel of the same title by Manuel Vicent. It revolves around Ulises (Jordi Mollà), who comes to a fishing ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, small town, couple relations, romance, friendship, love affair, rich and poor, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
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An Average Little Man
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Giovanni Vivaldi is an average middle-aged man with a secure job as a government accountant. He wishes nothing more than to set up his only son Mario, his biggest pride in the world, with the same secure government job before he eventually retires. ...
Style: tragicomedy, italian comedy, dark humor, ambiguous ending
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Place: rome italy, italy
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    User:   61%
 
As I Lay Dying
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the 1930 classic by Faulkner, it is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.
Style: bleak, serious, dark humor, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: dealing with death, death in the family, family problems, family relations, burial, poverty, deep south, last wish, destroying property, falling into a river, farm, corn ...
Time: 20th century
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Hawaii
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, adventure, society, clergy, romance, infidelity, redemption, religions or cults, fish out of water, escapades, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1830s, 1820s
Place: hawaii, usa, connecticut, new hampshire, yale university
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 7.0
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Respiro
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean Sea. She shows signs of manic depressive behavior — one moment she's laughing wildly and ...
Style: serious, reflective, melancholic, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: island, mental illness, mentally unstable, coming of age, male nudity, magic realism, small town life, relationships, redemption, beautiful scenery, existentialism, small town ...
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Country: Japan
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Out
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Country: Slovakia, France, Hungary, Czech Republic
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Heading South
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Jasper's Ghost
Genre: Drama
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Empty Cradle
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Amnesia
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Schroeder returns with this cross-generational relationship drama set against Europe’s electronic music scene.
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Die Hebamme II
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Romance and murder are intertwined in this 19th-century tale. At the turn of the century, fearless midwife Gesa finds her investigation into mysterious murders leading her deeper into darkness. Meanwhile, her affair with the prestigious Dr. Heuser ...
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Naked Under the Moon
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman recalls how her father (a fallen priest), her mother (a woman with a secret past) and her teenage sister returned with her to live in their ancestral home after the family business failed. She was plagued with mysterious problems of ...
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The Naked Kitchen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Today is Mo-rae and Sang-in’s one-year wedding anniversary. After a busy morning preparing for the celebration, Mo-rae goes to an art gallery to find a gift for Sang-in. At the gallery, she meets a complete stranger and the two unexpectedly have ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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System:   56%
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 6.6
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Angel & Tony
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Angèle, a beautiful young woman with a past, arrives in a small fishing harbor in Normandy. She meets Tony, a professional fisherman, who finds himself attracted to her although he dislikes her blunt ways. Tony hires her as a fishmonger, lodges her ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, normandy
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System:   55%
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 7.1
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Thy Womb
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Bajau midwife copes with the irony of her own infertility amid the deprivations of her gypsy community in Tawi-Tawi. A saga of island life stuck between the devil of passion and the deep blue sea of tradition.
Style: touching
Plot: society, ocean or sea, surrogate mother, midwife, childless couple, indigenous people
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
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System:   54%
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August: Osage County
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Style: emotional, dark humor, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, drug addiction, cancer, addiction, mother daughter relationship, funeral, drugs, divorce, adultery, marriage, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
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Do Fish Do It?
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 16-year old Jan is absent-mindedly strolling through the streets when he's run over by roller-skating Nina. As fast as she has stormed into his life, however, she rushes off again. Nina is 15 years old and full of crazy ideas. She lives ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: love affair, teenage love, coming of age, aids, love and romance, youth, friendship, couples, fish, best friends, pregnancy, breakup ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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    User:   56%
 

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