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, pregnancy, suicide attempt, divorce, injustice, jealousy, farmer, doctor, lust, tradition, escape attempt, husband wife relationship, flashback, lie, police, forced marriage, ignorance, corrupt sheriff, women fight, dead husband, marriage ceremony
Place: egypt

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Most similar movies to The Second Wife

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about husband wife relationship, doctor, police, countryside, pregnancy, jealousy and flashback mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Second Wife: Karnak Cafe (1975), Cairo 30 (1966), 678 (2010), Meeting Past (1966), The Return of the Prodigal Son (1967). 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, prison, police, torture, interrogation, accusation, communism, police brutality, youth, political
Place: egypt
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95%
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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: stage play, university student, friend, marriage, student, university, poor family, job, poverty, promotion, protest, marriage for money ...
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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94%
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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: thought provoking, serious, sincere, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: sexual harassment, self defense, women, bus, society, feminism, defiant, social decay, vigilantism, injustice, rebellion, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s
Place: egypt, middle east, cairo egypt
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58%
 6.8
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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: set on fire, fame, crying girl, female doctor, crying, doctor, boy, celebration, death of father, girl, fire, rape ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Return of the Prodigal Son (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Engineer Jan Sebek (Jan Kacer) is undergoing treatment in a mental home after his unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide. His therapist, via discussions both with the patient and with people who know him, tries to find out what made the young and ...
Plot: unhappiness, suicide attempt, outsider, alienation, doctor, adultery, wife husband relationship, anxiety, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 199
Sisters Apart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Taru elää ratsutilalla harmonista elämää miehensä Harrin ja tytärpuolensa Ninnin kanssa. Kaikki muuttuu, kun Ninni loukkaantuu hevosonnettomuudessa. Kymmenen vuotta sitten Ruotsiin lähtenyt Ninnin biologinen äiti Eve kutsutaan paikalle ...
Plot: mother daughter estrangement, accident, sister sister relationship, fatherhood, stepmother, pregnancy, haunted by the past, countryside, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, horse, mother daughter relationship ...
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45%
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The Late Liz (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Religion changes a woman's attitude towards alcohol.
Style: christian film
Plot: alcoholic, christianity, christian, female protagonist, sleeping pill, priest, hospital, church, suicide attempt, drunk, prayer, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Women (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Directed by Moshé Mizrahi.
Plot: gossip, arabic, polygamy, husband wife relationship, tradition, eating, marriage, wedding, food, menage a trois, childlessness, arab ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: jerusalem, middle east
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41%
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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: schoolgirl, repression, gambling, neighbor, journalist, politics, domestic violence, freedom of speech, arrest, cinema, suicide, husband wife relationship ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Stolen from the Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former prostitute kidnaps a baby boy at birth to satisfy her drug-dealing husband, who has told her that he is going to divorce her and put her out on the streets if she cannot produce him a son. Obviously the real mother becomes emotionally ...
Plot: newborn baby, kidnapping, widow, police, female protagonist, ex prostitute, heart condition, drugged, woman in danger, pregnant woman, pregnancy, baby ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Raven's Dance (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: With a keen sense of visual beauty, director Markku Lehmuskallio has created a thought-provoking, aesthetic film about a married couple and an old man living in a remote part of Finland. The young husband goes out hunting but only to support himself ...
Plot: nature, forest, animal, river, swamp, swan, society, raven, hunting, lake, owl, farmer ...
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39%
By The Grace of God (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Alexandre lives in Lyon with his wife and children. One day, he discovered by chance that the priest who abused him to scouts always officiates with children. He then starts a fight, quickly joined by François and Emmanuel, also victims of the ...
Plot: child abuse, priest, church, children, bare breasts, police, train, journalist, lawyer, photograph, religion, campfire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Dear Doctor (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Charming little story about a local town's doctor - but he is hiding a secret. He will have to come face to face with this truth, despite being great at his job... he will be forced to explain his actions and take responsibility.
Plot: police investigation, fake doctor, lie, doctor, nurse, man with glasses, police
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Closed Doors (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Egyptian movie tells delicately about fundamentalist problematic influence on your people
Plot: poverty, coming of age, mosque, cheating wife, brother sister incest, tragedy, polygamy, patriarchy, islam, education, hypocrisy, loneliness ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Letter from the Mountain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: As the film begins, Takao (Akira Terao) and Michiko (Kanako Higuchi) have already pulled up their Tokyo roots and moved to a village that is Takao's ancestral home. They visit a thatched cottage that serves as a memorial shrine (amidado) for ...
Plot: farmer, clinic, terminal illness, senior citizen, miscarriage, doctor, flashback, hospital, fishing, ritual, tumor, mute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
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Homesick (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 17-year-old Sami has an accident which resulted in him reluctantly sent to closed psychiatric hospital. Sami refuses to speak or show his feelings, even when the nurse Taneli is trying everything in order to understand how the crash really happened. ...
Plot: nurse, doctor, mental institution, mental breakdown, flashback, roommate, mental illness, broken family, suicide attempt, suicide, incest, mental health ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The House of Bernarda Alba (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A domineering,reclusive, and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest is allowed to become engaged to an unprincipled young man, ...
Plot: illicit affair, jealousy, suicide, tradition, tragedy, death of husband, reputation, oppression, domineering mother, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Insect Woman (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A woman, Tome, is born to a lower class family in Japan in 1918. The title refers to an insect, repeating its mistakes, as in an infinite circle. Imamura, with this metaphor, introduces the life of Tome, who keeps trying to change her poor life.
Style: biting, realistic, cynical, serious, witty ...
Plot: prostitute, countryside, cynicism, starvation, brothel, buddhism, commune, prostitution, abusive stepfather, greed, confession, lust ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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 ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, pregnancy, extramarital affair, adultery, jealousy, sister sister relationship, factory worker, countryside, frustration, suicide attempt ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
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33%
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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: realistic, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: countryside, couple relations, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, family relations, family problems, couples, estrangement, puppy, rain, old woman, pigeon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Custody (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the midst of a divorce, Miriam Besson decides to ask for exclusive custody to her son, in order to protect him from a father that she is accusing of violence. The judge-in-charge of the file grants a shared custody to the father whom it considers ...
Plot: divorce, custody battle, child, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, kiss, handcuffed, cigarette smoking, lie, boy, bathtub, father son relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 48
Fontamara (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors). Berardo Viola wants to marry Elvira but only after gaining enough money to buy some land and in order to reach his aim he has ...
Plot: resistance, farm, police, leftist, fascism, countryside, italian fascism
Time: 1930s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Matter of Courage (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Uruguay
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hermano, a successful doctor and enthusiastic rock climber, is planning to climb an almost invincible mountain in the Tierra del Fuego, when he discovers that his wife Adri is pregnant. Though Adri desires this unexpected pregnancy, Hermano is a bit ...
Plot: rock climbing, death of friend, pregnancy, mountain, husband wife relationship, doctor, mountain climbing, moral dilemma, traumatic experience, obsession, pregnant woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Confessions Among Actresses (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this intricately layered Japanese film, the nature of actresses and what they gain from acting is explored. The lives of three actresses are laid bare, and scenes from their lives are woven in and out of interviews with each of them. Each of them ...
Plot: suicide attempt, extramarital affair, incest, pill, filmmaking, trampoline, chloroform, milk, actress, nightmare, rape, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Centaur (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kyrgyzstan, Netherlands, Germany, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Centaur lives a modest life with his family in rural Kyrgyzstan until he abruptly becomes the center of attention when he is caught stealing a racehorse at night. A story inspired by the myth when horses became the wings of men.
Plot: racehorse, tradition, husband wife relationship, horse riding, horse, police, singing, shot in the back, muslim, female doctor, sign language, door lock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
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Cantata (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young doctor undergoes a spiritual crisis when he returns to his rural home.
Style: intellectual
Plot: inferiority complex, surgery, filmmaking, loneliness, heart surgery, countryside, hospital, slaughterhouse, doctor
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Peace to Us in Our Dreams (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania, France, Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On a summer day, a man, his daughter and his companion arrive at their country house to spend the weekend. The daughter has just moved in with her father, whose attention she desires. The man is tired of his life, and does not know where to find the ...
Plot: playing violin, shooting, smoking, nude swimming, drunkard, countryside, female nudity, police, skinny dipping, violin
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
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Godaan (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1963 Indian Film
Plot: obsession, poverty, farmer, cow, tragic event, milkman, poison, jealousy, wealth, honor, pregnancy, village
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.4
 400
Virgina (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "Virgina" tells a tale from the end of the 19th century. It took place in a isolated village near the Adriatic Sea. Because of the extreme patriarchal culture there is a superstition that families without male heirs are cursed. When the ...
Plot: patriarchy, tradition, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, secret, farmer, poverty, coming of age, religion, liar, flash forward, sister sister relationship ...
Place: yugoslavia, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tender Is the Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Director Henry King's 1962 film adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel stars Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards Jr., Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell, Paul Lukas and Jill St. John.
Plot: mental patient, man in swimsuit, man wearing towel, guardian, neurosis, sister, cigarette holder, psychoanalysis, clinic, actress, dysfunctional marriage, american abroad ...
Time: 1920s
Place: zurich switzerland, france, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%