Movies like Dash Akol

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Dash Akol
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dash Akol is greatly respected in Shiraz as an honorable man who has lost his family's money through helping his friends. He has an enemy, however, named Kaka Rostam, a mean and spiteful person. Dash Akol, who is in his forties, falls in love with Marjan, daughter of the late Haji Samad, for whose estate he is the executor. But he keeps his love secret. One day a suitor asks for Marjan's hand, and Dash Akol considers it against his code of honor to refuse. On the night of the wedding, Dash Akol hands over responsibility for the family to the bridegroom. As he is leaving the house, however, Kaka Rostam is waiting for him and a fight ensues. Kaka Rostam stabs him in the back, but Dash Akol succeeds in killing him. On his deathbed, Dash Akol sends his parrot to Marjan with the confession of love he has taught it.
Plot: last wish, persian, wedding night, iranian, family man, manhood, young love, champion, male chauvinism, tavern, deathbed, islam, bar fight, muslim, machete, sword fight, older man younger woman relationship, pub, dancer, child abuse, prostitute, love, death
Time: 1920s
Place: iran
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and tense films with plots about iranian, husband wife relationship, islam, love, marriage, persian and death mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres. Some movies like Dash Akol: Verdict (2005), Tight Spot (1973), The Dagger (1972), The Blue-Veiled (1995), Bride of Fire (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Verdict
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