Movies that are like A Speck in the Water

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A Speck in the Water
Original name: Nunal sa Tubig
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
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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The Tree of Wooden Clogs
Drama, History
Italy
186 min.
 8.0
Call the Midwife
Drama
UK
60 min.
 8.4
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Most similar movies to A Speck in the Water

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots including fish, boat, mother son relationship, husband wife relationship, death, pregnancy and beach themes mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like A Speck in the Water: Sound of the Sea (2001), A Kid (2016), The Shipping News (2001), Coup de grâce (1976), Grandmother (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sound of the Sea
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, sexual, atmospheric, realistic, psychological
Plot: love triangle, small town, betrayal, couple relations, romance, friendship, love affair, rich and poor, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, rise to the top, older man younger woman relationship, teachers and students, lovers reunited, missing person, murder, small town life, dishonesty, youth, power relations, friends, coastal town, hostel, orange, rich man, male with long hair, seaside, sinking boat, landlord, villa, presumed dead, love at first sight, attraction, boarding house, death by drowning, wedding ring, disco, crocodile, pregnant woman, death of loved one, sabotage, fishing boat, businessman, clothesline, foreplay, breast feeding, falling in love, apartment
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
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System:   95%
    User:   79%
 
The White Nights of Postman Aleksey Tryapitsyn
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, neorealism
Plot: village life, realism, village, social relations, isolation, society, non professional cast, remote, crying boy, rocket launching, looking at self in mirror, isolated place, drunk, ice cream, landscape, fisherman, boat, lake, shopping mall, fish, postman, cat, rocket, motorboat, funeral, fire, death, cigarette smoking, crying, boy, money
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   72%
 
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A Kid
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Plot: violent man, brother brother conflict, alternative medicine, phone ringing, cap, fatherhood, stethoscope, billiards, dispute, package, cancer, photo album, greed, portrait, twins, nosebleed, playing piano, twin sisters, hugging, boat, daughter, lake, piano, fish, unknown father, taxi, photograph, motorboat, hotel, airport, death of father, brother brother relationship, death, telephone call, dog
Time: 2010s
Place: montreal quebec, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   79%
 
The Shipping News
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, captivating, touching, dramatic, melancholic, interesting, emotional, enigmatic, harsh, depressing, reflective, intense, stylized, compassionate
Plot: redemption, small town, adultery, incest, single father, starting over, island, death, romance, adaptation, loneliness, depression, book, destiny, parents and children, life, single parent, life philosophy, secrets, literature, hopes, solitude, storytelling, love and romance, mentor, life & death, magic realism, mental illness, family, isolation, survival, kidnapping, reporter, family relations, haunted by the past, eccentricity, dialogue, dysfunctional family, catastrophe, transformation, self discovery, adoption, suicide, love affair, justice, fantasy world, runaway, existentialism, small town life, beautiful scenery
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, new jersey, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   80%
 
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Coup de grâce
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, stylized, realistic, bleak
Plot: destructive relationship, war, tragic love, unfulfilled love, wartime life, life is a bitch, love and romance, soldier, betrayal, couples, love triangle, tragic hero, revolution, couple relations, siblings relations, political unrest, society, unfulfillment, power relations, evacuation, typhus, russian civil war, dressmaker, bolshevik, face wound, toilet paper, periscope, artillery, defeat, mistletoe, aristocrat, field, bugle, spit in face, hungarian, alibi, sadness, butterfly collection, sleigh, communist, trench, scissors, recruit, forgiveness, mortar, shame, peasant, cellar, candy, greenhouse
Time: 1910s, 20s, post world war one, 1920s
Place: europe, latvia, lithuania, warsaw poland, budapest hungary, siberia, moscow russia, berlin germany, france, paris france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   69%
 
 7.3
 740
Grandmother
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, rough, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: golden years, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, elderly, life is a bitch, murder, family problems, best friends, crimes, unfulfillment, bail bondsman, rice field, death certificate, stab wound, donation, lack of money, suv, bingo, wind, funeral home, duck, tricycle, flood, grandmother, traffic, banana, aquarium, cousin cousin relationship, city, poverty, factory, boat, security guard, tattoo, bridge, fish, church, underwater, storm, senior citizen, vegetable, massage, police station, jail, corpse, television, justice, suspect, coffin
Time: 2000s
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   60%
 
How I Ended This Summer
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, psychological, realistic, bleak, gloomy, stylized
Plot: isolation, radio, island, wilderness, survival, human nature, confined, arctic, radiation, danger, dishonesty, contamination, solitude, fish, contact, dead fish, chimney, mosquito, family tragedy, silence, alarm clock, falling down a hill, remote island, barrel, clock, barracks, summer, weather, cold weather, intern, rabbit, hat, sauna, wristwatch, text messaging, flare, bear, polar bear, skinny dipping, dictation, hugging, boat, gunshot, duel, backpack, helicopter, ocean, geiger counter, computer, accident
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   61%
 
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Woman's Lake
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: lesbian, lesbian couple, fisherman, lake, fish, church, lesbian romance, camping, motorboat, female nudity, lesbian sex, lesbian kiss, flirting
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   60%
 
The Naked Kitchen
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, romance, cooking and food, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, restaurant, intoxication, photo booth, stream, body painting, breaking down a door, laundry drying on clothes line, breakdancing, wedding anniversary, brushing teeth, parasol, baseball, clothesline, fish, fight, scar, pregnancy, infidelity, sandwich, photograph, swimming pool, beach, cooking, shower, rain, cigarette smoking, phonograph, nickname, hand kissing, umbrella, airplane, divorce, picnic, photographer, punched in the face, kiss
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
The Old Man and the Sea
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: ocean or sea, dangerous animal, adventure, lone wolves, human spirit, escapades, obsessive quest, survival, self discovery, fisherman, cuban, old man, boat, fish, sea, fishing
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   67%
 
 7.0
 4K
Respiro
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, reflective, melancholic, sincere, realistic, enigmatic, bleak, scenic, touching, harsh, thought provoking, lyrical, compassionate, talky, disturbing, breathtaking, stylized, cerebral, meditative, erotic, artsy, biting, sexy, ironic, surreal
Plot: island, mental illness, mentally unstable, coming of age, male nudity, magic realism, small town life, relationships, redemption, beautiful scenery, existentialism, society, small town, classic car, loneliness, pornography, social relations, childhood, culture clash, isolation, human nature, catastrophe, dysfunctional family, parents and children, depression, brutality, dialogue, life, working class, multiple storylines, family, storytelling, life & death, god, injustice, family life, psychiatry, unlikely friendships, women, adolescence, friendship, family relations, poetry, mentor, transformation, wife husband relationship, villager, underdog, family drama, gangs
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, tokyo, mediterranean sea, sicily, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   54%
 
From Your WIndow to Mine
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Plot: station, anarchist, operation, political prisoner, sheep, swing, wheat field, butterfly, harvest, breast cancer, pregnant woman, demonstration, cancer, haircut, pain, birth, poetry, flower, death of husband, tape recorder, opera, love letter, fish, tunnel, postman, letter, jail cell, sister sister relationship, bra, tango, rape, wig, bicycle, train, prison, female protagonist, love, wedding, bathtub, doctor, medicine, kiss, student
Time: 1920s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   58%
 
The Tree of Wooden Clogs
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 186 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: school, family life, human nature, couple relations, countryside, parents and children, rich and poor, small town, siblings relations, peasant, winter, farm, village, money, record player, dancing, social differences, small town life, society, family relations, social relations, parent child relationship, shoes, politics, clergy, master and servant, down on your luck, life is a bitch, family problems, cradle, non professional cast, village idiot, grain, bed wetting, straw, livestock, mentally challenged person, manure, hide and seek, long underwear, calf, italian soldier, plow, beehive, field, hayloft, homework, mill, diaper, hardship
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: europe, italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   51%
 
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An Average Little Man
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Style: tragicomedy, italian comedy, ambiguous ending, dark humor
Plot: accountant, torture, kidnapping, revenge, loss, heist, justice, taking off shoes, crying male, playing football, freemason, 22 year old, identification, hysterical outburst, death by shooting, egoism, initiation, dead fish, vendetta, secret society, terrorist attack, colleague colleague relationship, traumatic experience, family tragedy, screaming woman, blindfolded, talking to god, shallow grave, alarm clock, digging a grave, brotherhood, death by gunshot, hypocrite, following someone, community, digging, praying, tied up, shooting, armed robbery, medal, eavesdropping, hysteria, captive, being followed, cruelty, hypocrisy, imprisonment, fisherman, frontier justice
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   46%
 
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Hawaii
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, epic
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, adventure, society, romance, clergy, infidelity, redemption, religions or cults, fish out of water, escapades, love and romance, state affairs, couples, family relations, covered bridge, sneeze, backhand slap, filicide, loss of faith, baptism, schooner, woman hits a man, stone, seasickness, canoe, fat woman, birthmark, coast, concussion, sea captain, female singer, loss of sister, pregnant, sneezing, loss of mother, missionary, sailing ship, tombstone, deformity, storm at sea, prostitution, deathbed, birth, disease, death of sister, ship captain, limp, shark, captain
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1810s, 1830s
Place: hawaii, usa, yale university, connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
Heading South
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, disturbing, emotional, gloomy, sexual
Plot: sexual relations, gender, love and romance, murder, society, passion, unfulfillment, youth, prostitute, couples, politics, babies and infants, couple relations, looking for love, political unrest, erection, tourist, imperialism, factory worker, lifestyle, lust, drug use, death, black man white woman relationship, male escort, brushing hair, tranquilizer, aging, valium, male prostitution, butterfly, gigolo, tiger, shooting, pill, street life, driver, talking to the camera, male prostitute, marijuana, fisherman, colonel, loneliness, bodyguard, tobacco, paradise, orgasm, street market, boat, college professor
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: haiti, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   53%
 
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Thy Womb
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Style: touching
Plot: society, ocean or sea, indigenous people, childless couple, surrogate mother, midwife
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   54%
 
The Rapture of Fe
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Plot: myth, laundry, rice, bamboo, fruit, digging, tricycle, clothesline, lynching, healer, tree, debt, dream, abuse, priest, gift, candle, escape, rape, cooking, wheelchair, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   47%
 
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Strayed
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: love affair, parents and children, danger, refugee, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance, romance, chaos, couples, family problems, soldier, family relations, survival, life is a bitch, friendship, friends, war, hiding place, dealing with death, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, death in the family, teenage life, wartime life, male nudity, german occupation, capture, teenage boy, escape, wounded soldier, surrogate brother, lord's prayer, abandoned house, bathing, french soldier, following someone, air raid, photo album, shaved head, anal sex, death of husband, parachute, finger cut off, suicide by hanging, hand grenade, forest, campfire, brother sister relationship, death of parents, fish
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, france, riviera, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
 7.7
 6K
Undertow
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Peru, Colombia, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: ghost, supernatural, gays and lesbians, village, moral dilemma, love triangle, gay, gay sex, gay relationship, homosexuality, gender, love and romance, fisherman, death, social relations, curses spells and rituals, homosexual, village life, society, lover, in the closet, magic realism, lgbt, ghost story, ritual, sea, drowning, boat, artist, back from the dead, conservative, heaven and hell, traditional versus modern, bisexual man, gay husband, gay latino, repressed homosexual, gay love, homosexual kiss, gay kiss, gay father, gay parent, photograph, male nudity, gay slur, sex on the beach, shore, fishing village, burial at sea, grocery shopping
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
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 1K
The Midwife
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Plot: hospital room, chemotherapy, cancer, illness, pregnancy, hospital, doctor, midwife, woman, storage unit, influenza, self hatred, suicide of father, summer job, banner, garbage bag, newborn, staircase, geese, night watchman, lodge, stillbirth, plastic surgeon, slide projector, blood transfusion, intercom, luggage, peanuts, concierge, music teacher, parisian suburb, loan, brain surgery, reading a letter, head bandage, caviar, white bra, electric shock, following someone, brain tumor, insult, jewelry store, applying lipstick, past, realtor, newborn baby, medical research, answering machine message, pregnant, pregnant woman
Place: arc de triomphe paris, medical school, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
Call the Midwife
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nun, best friends, babies and infants, friendship, midwife, family life, society, family relations, friends, nurse, nursing, convent, death, child birth, new job, workplace problem, coworker, young woman, pregnant woman, memoir, poverty, pregnancy, bicycle, female protagonist, home birth, dance, kleptomania, pregnant, expectant father, birth, british, childbirth, children, clinic, handyman, mother, hospital, dementia, baby, doctor
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s, year 1957
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   48%
 
Christ Stopped at Eboli
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 150 min.
Style: thought provoking, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, uplifting, intellectual
Plot: human spirit, village, idealism, rebelliousness, self discovery, small town, anti war, culture clash, political unrest, politics, small town life, injustice, fighting the system, fascism, hopes, society, state affairs, isolation, village life, against humanity, military, rebellion, social relations, life is a bitch, italian fascism, enslavement, turin italy, mafioso, grave digger, war widow, town hall, eclipse, poison gas, gnome, carabinieri, solar eclipse, lamb, altar boy, tax collector, crater, fascist, anti fascist, red cross, anti fascism, pagan, italian soldier, wheat, sicilian, seminary, baptism
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, italy, southern italy, sicily, naples italy, china, rome italy, india, africa, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
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The Future of Emily
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 116 min.
Plot: family argument, unwed mother, dead fish, surf, resentment, precocious child, lunch, political protest, dance, fisherman, autograph, witch, child, house, actor, actress, late night, grandfather granddaughter relationship, fish, inheritance, travel, affair, news report, argument, beach, hotel, airport, police, mother daughter relationship, world war two, telephone call, airplane, restaurant, husband wife relationship, anger
Place: berlin germany, normandy, germany
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System:   42%
    User:   38%
 
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Screwed
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Plot: journey, artist, psycho sexual, imagery, sleeping pill, jellyfish, cheating on boyfriend, symbolism, cartoonist, gynecologist, suicide attempt, infection, orgy, fish, mutation, ocean, urination, surrealism, infidelity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, beach, controversy, female nudity, sex, flashback, hallucination, doctor
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
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 173
Jasper's Ghost
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Plot: scandinavian girl, natural breasts, topless girl, nude bathing, puberty, junior high school, stream, bathing, sausage, dead cat, nipple, kitten, hammock, coming of age, topless, lake, spider, full moon, nipples, fish, church, cat, breasts, ghost, knife, teenager, teenage girl, coffin, female nudity, bare breasts, voyeurism, death, boy, teacher
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
 6.3
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Out
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, France, Hungary, Czech Republic
Duration: 88 min.
Style: road movie
Plot: taking a selfie, cucumber, emigrant, sand, fishing pole, loss of job, stuffed animal, boat, cactus, washing machine, fish, grave, sea, fishing, cemetery, beach, hotel, vodka, husband wife relationship, dancing
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System:   41%
    User:   39%
 
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Amnesia
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 96 min.
Plot: electronic music, tragic past, older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man, three generations, audio tape, cello, dj, berlin wall, falling into water, past, rowboat, oil lamp, boat, dark past, fish, language, sea, german, fishing, nightclub, candle, cooking, wine
Time: year 1990
Place: ibiza
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System:   40%
    User:   40%
 

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Empty Cradle
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
Plot: midwife, parent child relationship, faked pregnancy, stethoscope, pregnant woman murdered, murder of a pregnant woman, pregnancy, hospital, murder, mother son relationship
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Angel & Tony
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: starting over, romance, introspection, ocean or sea, fall in love, estrangement, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, unlikely couple, impossible love, dysfunctional family, family problems, solitude, fish market, snow white, dead husband, mysterious past, father in law daughter in law relationship, death by drowning, protest, theater, prostitution, ex convict, wedding dress, port, fisherman, fishing boat, child custody, mother son reunion, birthday present, dead father, fish, sea, fishing, beach, single mother, bicycle, loss of father, judge, love, rehearsal, wedding, mother son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, normandy
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System:   38%
    User:   40%
 
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