Movies like The Second Wife

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The Second Wife (1967)
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The Second Wife (1967)
Original name: الزوجة الثانية
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A story in the Egyptian countryside about an unjust mayor who controls everything in the village with his power.
Plot: countryside, polygamy, marriage ceremony, dead husband, women fight, corrupt sheriff, ignorance, injustice, forced marriage, suicide attempt, farmer, pregnancy, jealousy, lust, escape attempt, police, lie, divorce, flashback, doctor, husband wife relationship, tradition
Place: egypt

Most similar movies to The Second Wife

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and touching films with plots about countryside, family relations, society, pregnancy, couples, village and death mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Second Wife: Karnak Cafe (1975), Cairo 30 (1966), 678 (2010), Wife of an Important Man (1987), 18 Days (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Karnak Cafe (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In one of their best roles ever, distinguished actors Nour Al Sherif and Souad Hosni star in this film depicting the unstable social and political life in Egypt during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film revolved around a group of university ...
Plot: politics, torture, police brutality, youth, accusation, communism, police, prison, interrogation
Place: egypt
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 7.6
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Cairo 30 (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Mahgoub Abdel Dayem a young nihilistic college student, having his father crippled with no other source of income, he finds himself in an urgent need of a job after graduation to support himself and his parents. Having a hard time getting a job, he ...
Style: social
Plot: drunkenness, friend, marriage, jealousy, journalist, corruption, lust, student, university, handicapped, letter, hate ...
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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678 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Deals with the phenomenon of sexual harassment in Egypt. Film depicts the moving story of three women Atfguen in some way or another to address the disturbing fact, the phenomenon can not be overlooked in the Egyptian and Arab street and the ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: sexual harassment, women, bus, self defense, feminism, rebelliousness, urban, injustice, gender, life is a bitch, rebellion, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 2000s
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
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Wife of an Important Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the rise and fall of an Egyptian police officer, during the regime of President Anwar El Sadat.
Plot: university, husband wife relationship, gambling, politics, journalist, neighbor, miscarriage, cinema, suicide, arrest, terror, repression ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 7.3
 905
18 Days (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 125 min.
Story: 10 Film makers made 10 Separate stories about the "25January " revolution in Egypt and the Egyptian people in the revolution and the protests against the previous President Hosni Mubarak and the departure of President Hosni Mubarak and ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, thought provoking
Plot: revolution, hopes, rebellion, society, state affairs, idealism, chaos and mayhem, political unrest, life is a bitch, chaos, rally, nursing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mother and Son (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A slow and poignant story of love and patience told via a dying mother nursed by her devoted son. The simple narrative is a thread woven among the deeply spiritual images of the countryside and cottage.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, spiritual, atmospheric ...
Plot: countryside, human nature, parents and children, parent child relationship, dying mother, mother son relationship, family relations, isolation, family problems, death, nature, old woman ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 272
In the Open (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Elisa, a thirty-eight-year old woman, leaves for a week with her husband and young daughter on a vacation to a house in the country. Everything is going for her: she has a successful professional career, loves her family, has enough money for a ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: countryside, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, couple relations, estrangement, couples, family relations, family problems, drunk, puppy, sex scene, noise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ten Black Women (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Kaze is a philandering TV producer. His wife and nine of his mistresses conspire to kill him. However each woman would rather keep him alive, as long as she was the only woman in his life.
Plot: polygamy, revenge, sex scene, television studio, trapped, bare breasts, ghost, adultery, murder, deception
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 21
Meeting Past (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A famous surgeon named Nino, who came to the village, is requested to perform the operation. She recognizes her ex-husband Akia is the wounded person and now her difficult past is there before her eyes: Almaskhan's son Akia raped orphaned Nino. ...
Plot: surgery, surgeon, wound, village, attempted rape, female doctor, crying girl, mistress, pregnancy, orphan, dead father, execution ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.3
 80
Gregorio (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Gregorio, a boy from the impoverished countryside of Peru emigrates to Lima, the capital city. Experiencing a cultural shock due to the chaotic nature of the city, he must challenge himself to learn Spanish, since his native tongue is Quechua, and ...
Plot: boy, city, countryside, death of father, children, child labor
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 239
Nana (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Nana is 4 years old and lives in a stone house beyond the forest. Back from school, a late afternoon, all she finds is silence in the house. A journey into the darkness of her childhood. The world from her height.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, offbeat ...
Plot: countryside, solitude, babies and infants, youth, coming of age, pig, loneliness, child
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 225
Closed Doors (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Egyptian movie tells delicately about fundamentalist problematic influence on your people
Plot: loneliness, brother sister incest, incest, mosque, coming of age, poverty, tragedy, kindness, education, hypocrisy, cuckold, murder ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 590
The Birch Wood (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Takes place in a prewar Poland. A tubercular young man comes to stay with his brother on a farm. He is in love with life and constantly plays 1930's music on a piano. He gets involved with his brother's problems and also becomes the lover ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, thought provoking ...
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Place: europe, poland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Alexandria... Why? (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt, Algeria
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Set against the panoramic backdrop of war-torn Egypt, director Youssef Chahine tells a highly personal tale of love and determination. Amid the poverty, death and suffering caused by World War II, 18 year-old Yehia, retreats into a private world of ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological
Plot: youth, friendship, black market, political unrest, teenage life, wartime life, romance, hopes, love and romance, opposites attract, forbidden love, love affair ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, mediterranean sea, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Yacoubian Building (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt, France
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Cairo: a 70-year-old building of once-luxury flats with tenements on the roof. Zika, an aging libertine, feuds with his sister. Pius Haj Azzam takes a second wife, in secret, to satisfy sexual drive within religious bounds. Bothayna, poor and ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: prostitute, gays and lesbians, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, society, couples, soldier, journalism, terrorism, midlife crisis, political corruption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 768
Gilles' Wife (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Gilles' wife, Elise, who smiles when she thinks of him, cooks and scrubs and cheerfully makes love to him, suspects during her third pregnancy that he is having an affair with her coquettish younger sister, Victorine. Elise suffers, usually in ...
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A Painting Lesson (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
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Time: 1960s, year 1973
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Nostalgia for the Countryside (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jam (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: pregnancy, single parent, countryside, babies and infants, on the road, criminal heroes, gays and lesbians, doctors and patients, love affair, parents and children, reunion, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Baby Doll Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
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31%
The Raven's Dance (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
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Plot: police, snow, death, chainsaw, rifle, husband wife relationship, radio, dog, poaching, poacher, northern lights, lake ...
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Light After Darkness (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: countryside, family life, couple relations, hopes, society, couples, family relations, sex in public, devil, cruelty to animal, rugby, cow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Visitor (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Estonia, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Cairo Exit (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak, stylized
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, africa, middle east, cairo egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Serpent's Way (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A salesman and his son sexually abuse the generations of women of a poor family as payment for debt. Janni must see his mother, sister, niece and wife all being exploited, and the family grow bigger with the abuser's kids.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, disturbing ...
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28%
Egg and Stone (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Meticulous in every way: the non-professional actors with incredible skills, the beautiful camerawork, the timing and dosing of the tragic storyline about a fourteen-year-old Chinese girl from the countryside. A grown-up feature film debut by a ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, disturbing
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sisters Apart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 101 min.
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Place: europe, italy
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
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Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 111 min.
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Style: sincere, serious, realistic, bleak, sexual ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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