Movies like Neria

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Neria (1991)
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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: village, lawyer, family relations, court, hospital, trial, courtroom, feminism, city, marriage, judge, women's rights, death of son, sewing, widow, mother daughter relationship, car accident, death of husband, tradition, death of father, bribery, countryside, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, neighbor ...
Place: zimbabwe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and suspense films with plots about husband wife relationship, family relations, mother son relationship, lawyer, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship and marriage mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Neria: Zinat (1994), Intime conviction (2018), The Bride (1973), Majhli Didi (1967), Rice People (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Zinat (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The conflict felt by a modern Iranian woman as she is forced to choose between her career and the traditional obligations of a housewife are examined in this drama. Until she married Hamed, Zinat worked in a public health clinic in a small Iranian ...
Plot: public health, male female relationship, women's rights, small town, iranian, feminism, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, tradition, marriage, engagement, family relations ...
Place: iran
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95%
Intime conviction (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ever since she served on the jury during his trial, Nora has been convinced that Jacques Viguier is innocent, despite him being accused of murdering his wife. Following an appeal by the public prosecutor’s office, and fearing a miscarriage of ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: legal investigation, murder trial, manipulative behavior, trial, doubt, car accident, courtroom, missing person, justice, lawyer, cigarette smoking, single mother ...
Time: 2000s
Place: france
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59%
 7.8
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The Bride (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The struggles of a migrant Anatolian family to adapt to and survive in the very different conditions of urban Istanbul. A young woman moves with her husband and small child to her husband's family in Istanbul. Her son becomes ill and the ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, suspense
Plot: loss of son, honor, little boy, doctor, husband wife relationship, tradition, money, mother in law daughter in law relationship, business, fiancee, children, debt ...
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
 78
Majhli Didi (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Bipinchandra breaks family tradition by marrying a city girl, Hemangini, much to the chagrin of his sister-in-law, Kadambini, and her husband, Navinchandra. Things are delicate even after both women give birth to two children each. Then Hemangini ...
Plot: cruelty, greed, child abuse, lawyer, brother brother relationship, old man, orphan, trial, dysfunctional family, sister in law sister in law relationship, affection, courtroom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Rice People (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A poor, rural Cambodian family slowly disintegrates during the cycle of a single rice crop in this moving, and beautifully photographed European drama adapted from a novel by Shahnon Ahmad. Pouev, his wife Om, and his seven children, live in a small ...
Plot: rice, rice field, farmer, sister sister relationship, countryside, death of husband, farm, locked in a cage, farming, death, death of father, single parent ...
Place: cambodia, southeast asia
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54%
State Like Sleep (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Following the death of her husband, Katherine travels to Brussels, where a few loose ends become a whole web of secrets as she untangles her late spouse’s mysterious last days alive.
Style: emotional, melancholic, enigmatic, suspense, mysterious
Plot: death of husband, love interest, family relations, crimes, crime, murder, wife, sex club, nightclub owner, snorting cocaine, mother in law daughter in law relationship, loss of mother ...
Place: brussels belgium, brussels
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54%
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Two Voices (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Sybil, a housewife with breast cancer has to be subjected to a mastectomy after which will silicone implants. Another woman, Kathleen also uses a breast implant for cosmetic reasons. Sybil start having problems with implants and the surgeon advised ...
Plot: meeting, breast cancer, breast implant, cancer, lawsuit, government, dinner, basketball, restaurant, telephone call, hospital, congress ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: maryland, sicily, washington d.c., kentucky, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Marion (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Marion is ten and befriends a couple so much that they want her to live with them.
Plot: french countryside, family relations, class differences, countryside, working class, village, french, accident, childless couple, rich, husband wife relationship, businessman ...
Place: paris france, normandy
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50%
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Vassa (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A screen adaptation of the second version of A. M. Gorky’s play “Vassa Zheleznova”. In this family children were taught from the early years to put accent on the word “my”: my ship, my house, my factory… Here they counted the money ...
Plot: matriarch, class differences, wealthy family, dysfunctional family, rich, grandmother grandson relationship, death of grandmother, merchant, secret agents, revolutionary, cruise, jewish ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia, switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.6
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Suzaku (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Depicts the life of a family in a remote Japanese timber village. Family head Tahara Kozo lives with his mother Sachiko, wife Yasuyo, nephew Eisuke and young daughter Michiru. Economic recession and failed development plans cause tragedy in the ...
Plot: family relations, village, slice of life, female director, little girl, boy, non professional cast, older man teenage girl relationship, minimalism, teenage girl, uncle nephew relationship, flash forward ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Padikkadavan (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Overview Coming Soon...
Plot: lawyer, murder, judge, trial, framed for murder, taxi, taxi driver, long lost brother, half brother half brother relationship, mistreatment, court, marriage
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nostalgia for the Countryside (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in a small village in North Vietnam, a tale of awakening which traces a growing love triangle between Nham, an earnest and responsible 17-year-old country boy; the charming Ngu, his lonely and naive sister-in-law with whom he works closely in ...
Plot: countryside, poverty, farmer, father son relationship, beer, drink, getting home, urban setting, family relations, brother in law sister in law relationship, culture clash, vietnamese ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.1
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Clover (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara marries Gaten a single father who is African-American. Not long after they're married Gaten dies. So Sara has to take care of Gaten's daughter, Clover. Problem is she and Clover have not exactly bonded and several of Gaten's ...
Plot: stepmother, african american, father daughter relationship, girl, female protagonist, death, car accident, loss of father, death of father, black american, interracial romance, grieving ...
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44%
Life after all (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: La vie quand même (LIFE AFTER ALL) is another film in a series collectively called 'Tales from the Orphanage'. The story is simple on the surface (children coping with the sudden loss of parents), but in the hands of writer Sophie Tasma ...
Plot: coming of age, widow, grief, death of mother, garden, nightmare, pregnancy, memory, classroom, letter, older woman younger man relationship, tomb ...
Place: canada, china, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Children Act (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating, rough
Plot: marriage crisis, illness, moral dilemma, hospital, husband wife relationship, dying, female protagonist, judge, crisis of faith, lawyer, jehovah's witness, nurse ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Kramer vs. Kramer (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ted Kramer is a career man for whom his work comes before his family. His wife Joanna cannot take this anymore, so she decides to leave him. Ted is now faced with the tasks of housekeeping and taking care of himself and their young son Billy.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: divorce, courtroom, single father, custody battle, couples, lawyer, marriage, selfishness, father son relationship, family relations, family problems, family ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california, manhattan, new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Court (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A sewerage worker's dead body is found inside a manhole in Mumbai. An ageing folk singer is tried in court on charges of abetment of suicide. He is accused of performing an inflammatory song which might have incited the worker to commit the ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, psychological, captivating, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, courtroom drama, social differences, court, human nature, injustice, discrimination, legal, power relations, society, trial, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Every Million Comes Handy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vibrant lady Irena Ditrichová owns a large prosperous firm with subsidiaries abroad. After being involved in a serious car crash, she decides to sell the firm and use the proceeds for helping people in need. When her son Jaroslav finds out that ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: greed, money, manipulative woman, widow, inheritance, intrigue, manipulative behavior, moral dilemma, bossy woman, conspiracy, husband wife relationship, car accident ...
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40%
 7.3
 39K
North Country (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Style: disturbing, rough, emotional, sincere, thought provoking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual harassment, courtroom drama, feminism, rape, lawsuit, against the odds, small town, fighting the system, sexism, financial problem, labor union, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s, 90s
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.4
 8K
Child's Pose (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Child's Pose is a contemporary drama focusing on the relationship between a mother and her 32-year-old son. After the accidental killing of a boy in a car crash, the mother tries to prevent her son being charged for the death, and she refuses ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, biting ...
Plot: car accident, family relations, architect, parents and children, crumbling relationship, life turned upside down, family in crisis, grownups, family problems, love, husband wife relationship, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, teenage girl, religion, poverty, coming of age, superstition, countryside, village, farmer, curse, misogyny, masochism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: bosnia herzegovina, serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11 year old girl accuses her father of incest.
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, alcohol abuse, accusation, anal rape, alcoholic father, father daughter relationship, child abuse, girl, confession, breakfast, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Umbrella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexander Way, a secondary school teacher with a fractured personal life, finds himself attempting to rescue a woman from a violent sexual attack. Alexander finds himself overpowered, beaten & taken to hospital. Jesiah Jarvus, a famous British ...
Plot: marriage, doctor, teacher, school, family relations, cancer, injury, beach, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, fight, hospital ...
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37%
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Shiba (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A multi-lingual tour guide who owns multiple passports one day drives his wife and daughter to a desolate seashore town and checks in a secluded, spacious, ruins-like hotel. From that moment on, he throws himself into gambling, tossing the dice with ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, cultural difference, brother sister relationship, countryside, village, family relations, seaside, dice, taiwanese, prostitute, gambling ...
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
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My First Wife (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the ...
Plot: flashback, hitting a woman, rejection, radio announcer, bloody hand, beard, unhappy marriage, woman crying, adultery, argument, hotel room, hotel ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 1K
The Father (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mehrollah is a 14-year-old boy who is forced to find a job to support his family after his father dies. He travels to the southern parts of Iran, looking for work. Upon his return to his hometown, he notices certain changes in his family.
Style: gloomy, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, village, siblings relations, coming of age, teenage life, young heroes, parents and children, starting over, job seeking, homecoming, youth, village life ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Prayer Never Fails (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: PRAYER NEVER FAILS is a gripping legal drama about an up-and-coming small town high school basketball coach, well on his way to a championship caliber season, when he is fired after he prays with one of his players who is in great need. The movie is ...
Style: christian film
Plot: trial, christian, basketball coach, atheist, lawyer client relationship, fired from the job, prayer, high school, lawyer, courtroom, coach, lawsuit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
All the Way Home (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A wife and mother in 1915 Tennessee copes with the loss of her husband and the necessity of raising their children alone.
Plot: single mother, widow, uncle nephew relationship, love, death of father, loss of father, death, live broadcast, filmed play, father son relationship, family relations, accident ...
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
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Wreckers (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A married couple move back to his childhood village to start a family but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes the lies embedded in the couple's relationship.
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: siblings relations, newlyweds, family relations, couples, village, countryside, couple relations, infidelity, female protagonist, brother brother relationship, abusive father, incest overtones ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Courthouse on Horseback (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The film follows three characters on a tour of the remote Yunman province of China where they travel with a horse to deal with legal disputes in mountain villages. Government policy is forcing the retirement of "Auntie" Yang (Yang Yaning) ...
Plot: countryside, on the road, suicide, travel, village, marriage, judge, settlement, remote village
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%