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Farewell My Darling (1996)
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Farewell My Darling (1996)
Original name: 학생부군신위
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When old Mr. Park dies, his first son Chan-Wu, a film director, and his troublesome daughter Mi-Seon hurriedly come back to their rural hometown, and third son Chan-Se comes back to Korea from America. As the quiet country village gets busy preparing funeral, the house in mourning becomes a meeting place where villagers gather to ask how they are getting along and meet old friends. The children mourn their father's death and above all Mi-Seon, who caused her parents a lot of grief, can't stop crying. Chan-Wu, the chief mourner, has a revelation about his career, and Chan-Se prepares to sing hymns for the Confucian funeral service. Old Man Park's sister sells insurance products and gradually the funeral service becomes for the living rather then the dead.
Plot: village, fight, family relations, orphan, politician, coffee, satire, korean, pig, cafe, getting home, funeral, waitress, widow, autobiography, tradition, death of father, countryside, husband wife relationship, culture clash, mourning
Place: korea

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and light films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, funeral, death, village, countryside and satire mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Farewell My Darling: First Time Godfather (2007), Clouds of May (1999), The Damned Rain (2009), The Ceremony (1971), Neria (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
First Time Godfather (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 86 min.
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Place: crete
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Clouds of May (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This is a movie within a movie, about a director, Muzaffer, who goes back to his hometown to make a film using a cast of local people (based on the director Ceylan's first feature, Kasaba). While Muzaffer is around, his mother complains about ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, contemplative, atmospheric
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Damned Rain (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 95 min.
Story: There's more at stake than just failed crops when a drought strikes a rural community in this comedy-drama from India.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: farm, family life, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, unfulfillment, farmer, farming, poverty, village, life is a bitch, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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72%
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The Ceremony (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Oshima’s magisterial epic, centering on the ambivalent surviving heir of the Sakurada clan, uses ritual and the microcosm of the traditional family to trace the rise and fall of militaristic Japan across several decades.
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Time: 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 7.3
 67
Neria (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Zimbabwe
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A classic African film that has struck a nerve that runs across the continent, with an original soundtrack and supporting performance by Zimbabwe's legendary World Music sensation, Oliver Mtukudzi.
Style: suspense
Plot: countryside, village, widow, hospital, death of father, neighbor, judge, tragic event, mother in law daughter in law relationship, matriarch, feminism, tradition ...
Place: zimbabwe
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69%
 6.9
 17K
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, humorous, witty, touching, feel good ...
Plot: culture clash, islam, family relations, muslim, tradition, arranged marriage, family problems, profanity, bittersweet, family in crisis, family life, generation gap ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, northern england, london, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 104
A Hot Roof (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Korean film about a group of women who end up barricaded on the roof of their apartment building in the middle of a heat wave.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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One Week and a Day (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Eyal finishes the week of mourning for his late son, his wife urges him to return to their routine but instead he gets high with a young neighbor and sets out to discover that there are still things in his life worth living for.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sixteen-Oh-Sixty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Rich executive being threatened by a burglar who had been caught trying to steal his mansion hires a hitman to kill him in prison. But another man is killed instead, leaving a widow and three kids. Full of remorse, he tries to help the family, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, surreal
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: serious, touching, talky, meditative, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.9
 226
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.4
 897
Sallah (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 110 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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 6.7
 622
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 874
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 925
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.4
 6K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Trial of Tony Blair (2007)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 1K
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41%