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Dash Akol (1971)
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Dash Akol
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 99 min.
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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Mother
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots including iranian, love, islam, husband wife relationship, death, persian and marriage themes mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dash Akol: The Blue-Veiled (1995), Bemani (2002), When We Are All Sleep (2009), Heiran (2009), The Dagger (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Blue-Veiled
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: blue, factory owner, persian, iranian, worker, son in law, manager, islam, poverty, factory, dysfunctional family, older man younger woman relationship
Place: iran
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System:   95%
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 6.6
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Bemani
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Style: dark
Plot: patriarchy, face, carpet, grave digger, rich, religious fanaticism, burning, marriage for money, persian, master, shepherd, child suicide, wedding night, hair, fanaticism, iranian, self immolation, rice, baldness, medical student, tribe, hand, fat, poor, oppression, forced marriage, burnt face, fatalism, disfigured face, patriarch, rich poor, hiding under a bed, funeral home, blanket, social issues, room, schoolgirl, parent, bigotry, intolerance, disfigurement, older man young girl relationship, shoes, hijab, arab, old man, poverty, destiny, depression, darkness
Place: iran, iraq
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System:   86%
    User:   91%
 
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When We Are All Sleep
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 107 min.
Plot: social problem, proletarian, teapot, murder by stabbing, flick knife, class struggle, public phone, woman driver, taboo, high five, hookah, iranian, film festival, refrigerator, woman smoker, playwright, fake suicide, escalator, lady, scarred face, movie making, locked in a room, hand, rosary, fame, clock, jumping from a window, wallet, volkswagen, bail, idealism, fruit, intruder, package, screenwriter, ring, car race, female assassin, prostitution, film within a film, pain, football, pill, islam, slum, poster, elementary school, drug, assassination, media
Place: tehran iran, iran
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System:   83%
    User:   93%
 
 6.9
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Heiran
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Plot: village life, citizenship, villager, iranian, koran, peasant, migrant worker, concentration camp, teenage love, construction worker, homecoming, interracial marriage, workplace, islam, hijab, honor, cousin cousin relationship, separation, illness, poverty, border crossing, muslim, passion, travel, grandfather, kidnapping, chicken, betrayal, illegal immigrant, fear, marriage, anger, student
Place: afghanistan, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   79%
 
 6.6
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The Dagger
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Plot: class society, drug traffic, ex prostitute, compulsive liar, iranian, urban decay, pimp, blue collar, prison visit, social issues, prostitution, hijab, class differences, imprisonment, boyfriend, falling in love, prostitute, revenge, chauffeur, lie, speech impediment, marriage
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    User:   77%
 
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Verdict
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 104 min.
Plot: iranian, flick knife, hijab, wife murders husband, theft, monkey, guitar, torture, crime boss, organized crime, gun, murder, revenge, love, death, schizophrenia, mental institution
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Hamoun
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 120 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, psychological, biting, gloomy
Plot: crumbling marriage, introspection, couple relations, hopes, society, unfulfillment, couples, starting over, working class, dull life, life is a bitch, domestic violence, conservative, taking off shoes, carpet, persian, atheism, iranian, bazaar, philosophy, hand, existentialism, atheist, woman crying, troubled marriage, grandmother, femme fatale, zen, islam, hijab, mysticism, sunglasses, energy, nihilism, guru, river, buddhism, car, sea, dream, shotgun, controversy, artist, love, book, divorce, marriage, necktie, restaurant, painting
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: asia, iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   62%
 
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Tambourine
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 110 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, farce, nothing goes right, disorder, friends, friendship, parents and children, iranian, rich and poor, misfit, society, couples, family relations, satellite, unsupportive parent, woman driver, persian, cap, musical instrument, tv, satellite dish, beard, begging, worker, forbidden love, beggar, rich poor, woman crying, carjacking, prostitution, t shirt, hat, islam, hijab, translator, long hair, bear, colonel, religion, poverty, sunglasses, apartment, police officer, overweight, gold, car, fat man, filmmaker, television, apple
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   65%
 
 5.4
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Invitation
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Plot: teapot, family problems, abortion clinic, rich, persian, polygamy, iranian, dignity, exercise, beard, sky, rosary, snowstorm, sin, second wife, abortion, blanket, ring, cabin, talking to self, film within a film, islam, hijab, pregnancy test, translator, mistress, skiing, city, religion, surrogate mother, sunglasses, forest, muslim, walkie talkie, actress, river, pregnancy, old woman, necklace, vomiting, grandfather, cinema, smoking, hospital, cell phone, extramarital affair, running, kitchen, funeral, love
Place: tehran iran, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   75%
 
The Last Supper
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: crumbling marriage, love triangle, love and romance, couples, starting over, vengeance, couple relations, teachers and students, false accusation, unfulfillment, youth, family problems, family relations, intolerance, older woman younger man relationship, love, iranian, lesbian interest
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   61%
 
 6.8
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20 Fingers
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 74 min.
Style: serious, sexual, talky, clever, realistic, psychological
Plot: couples, gays and lesbians, human nature, infidelity, dishonesty, gender, life is a bitch, society, family problems, family relations, unwanted pregnancy, female empowerment, persian, marital abuse, iranian, producer, finger, dialogue, second marriage, rainbow, website, sin, abortion, cable car, insult, power struggle, marital problem, bottle, competition, hijab, boat, muslim, cheating wife, homosexuality, jealousy, adultery, extramarital affair, lesbian, rape, double life, cafe, virginity, betrayal, love, marriage, husband wife relationship, tradition
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   76%
 
 7.0
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Nargess
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Plot: iranian, islam, theft, muslim, thief, older woman younger man relationship, hospital, love triangle, police, love
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   68%
 
The Hidden Half
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 103 min.
Style: captivating, serious, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, intellectual
Plot: legal action, feminism, rebelliousness, political unrest, woman in danger, injustice, legal, rebellion, society, couples, life is a bitch, couple relations, iranian, death row, religions or cults, fighting the system, state affairs, unfulfillment, militant, communist, struggle, social activism, oppression, islam, diary, college student, fight, revolution, older man younger woman relationship, letter, on the road, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, politics, women's rights, judge, confession, police, love, reading, marriage, flashback, husband wife relationship, secret
Time: 70s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   66%
 
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Plot: marxism, prison, death penalty, arrest, faith, guerilla warfare, iranian, marxist, political activist, anti communism, political prisoner, doubt, anti communist, islam, capture, childbirth, muslim, torture, baby, husband wife relationship
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System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
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The Night Bus
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: iraq iran war, persian, young soldier, iranian, martyrdom, child soldier, martyr, poverty, love letter, bus, death
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   61%
 
Beyond Paradise
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: cliffhanger, ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: female empowerment, sisterhood, diaspora, abused woman, music lesson, taboo, mozart, music score features piano, persian, life after death, grand piano, wedding night, secret love, flamenco, iranian, feminism, tragic love, philosophy, jumping off a cliff, symbolism, star crossed lovers, women fight, dreaming, forbidden love, love at first sight, woman crying, unhappy marriage, diamond necklace, iphone, basketball game, death of hero, wedding ring, marital problem, newlywed, human rights, siren, pianist, cancer, bird cage, canary, main character dies, heart attack, marriage of convenience, kite, unrequited love, arranged marriage, suicide attempt, wedding dress, text messaging, domestic violence
Place: kurdistan, iran, barcelona spain, iraq, paris france
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System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
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Bride of Fire
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 116 min.
Plot: minority, persian, iranian, self immolation, medical student, tribe, dead wife, islam, arab, cousin cousin relationship, aunt, heretic, river, suicide, knife, fire, lawyer, death, marriage, wedding, doctor, tradition
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   58%
 
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Osama
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, Ireland, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating, harsh, thought provoking, brutal, heartbreaking, sincere, touching, compassionate, reflective, melancholic, talky, dramatic, breathtaking, stylized
Plot: survival, coming of age, islam, brutality, poverty, childhood, hospital, hidden identity, women, storytelling, death, politics, school, justice, runaway, injustice, rebellion, culture clash, workplace, secrets, danger, mentor, religion, idealism, adolescence, dishonesty, weapons, tragedy, vengeance, brainwashing, revolution, escapades, catastrophe, cross dressing, coming-of-age, friendship, sexual abuse, heroes, political, unlikely friendships, society, genocide, visceral, youth, jews, honest, drinking, torture, disorder, identity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, iran, poland, pakistan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   59%
 
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Trial on the Street
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Plot: iranian, flick knife, polygamy, dignity, second wife, abortion, prostitution, hijab, taxi driver, betrayal, love, wedding, friendship
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System:   54%
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The Cyclist
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 82 min.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, psychological
Plot: mentally challenged, downfall, cons and scams, hospital, gambling, down on your luck, unemployment, injustice, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch, immigrants, motorcycle, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, human spirit, destiny, filmmaking, religions or cults, coming of age, politics, black market, ambition, cycling, refugees, iranian, contest, endurance, islam, illness, poverty, smuggling, refugee, muslim, false accusation, cheating, exploitation, bicycle, money, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, economics
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
The Pear Tree
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: writer's life, haunted by the past, romance, homecoming, village, coming of age, politics, fall in love, innocence lost, teenage love, village life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, family relations, hair, hand, political prisoner, shoes, writing, mother, teenager, prison, love, flashback, student, professor
Time: 40s, 90s
Place: iran, middle east
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System:   54%
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Tight Spot
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 114 min.
Plot: class struggle, persian, iranian, anti conformity, bazaar, struggle, freedom fighter, social injustice, government, heroism, serial killer, theft, boat, fight, revolt, sea, shotgun, good versus evil, off screen murder, shot to death, police officer killed, priest, revenge, police, death
Place: iran
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System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
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Rain
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 94 min.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, melancholic, enigmatic, breathtaking, reflective, romantic, meditative, sexy, colourful, scenic, harsh, lyrical, stylized, erotic, earnest
Plot: love, romance, immigrants, parents and children, love story, poverty, cooking, heroes, relationships, love and romance, adventure, loneliness, childhood, beautiful scenery, new wave, poetry, society, destiny, youth, runaway, bollywood, art, male nudity, construction, construction site, truck, bus, rain, crying, tea, secret, family relations, life & death, mentor, human nature, secrets, catastrophe, adolescence, teenage life, women, tragedy, sacrifice, fall in love, race issues, fight scenes, humanity, friendship, unlikely friendships, finnish, life philosophy
Time: contemporary
Place: iran, middle east, japan, tokyo, tehran iran
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System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
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Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 102 min.
Style: tense, serious, emotional, realistic, biting
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, pregnancy, couples, family problems, introspection, infertility, destructive relationship, culture clash, unfulfillment, family relations, newlyweds, family tradition, marriage for money, polygamy, newborn, iranian, sister in law, second marriage, shame, mother in law daughter in law relationship, arranged marriage, search, irony, love triangle, adoption, female protagonist, love, crying, guilt, marriage, husband wife relationship, anger, mother son relationship, medicine
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Ukraine, Morocco
Duration: 95 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, captivating, sincere
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Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 7.7
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Travellers
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: against the rules, dealing with death, death in the family, family gatherings, couples, family relations, ghost, curses spells and rituals, destiny, family life, newlyweds, persian, iranian, newlywed, hijab, flower, tragedy, mirror, car, funeral, female protagonist, police, death, wedding, party
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
A Moment of Innocence
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 78 min.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: dealing with death, haunted by the past, new wave, filmmaking, redemption, winter, flower, gun, marriage proposal, politics, iranian, bread, reenactment, islam, reunion, reconciliation, aspiring actor, stabbing, muslim, innocence, police, love, father daughter relationship, snow, guilt
Time: 90s
Place: tehran iran, iran
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System:   47%
    User:   40%
 
Daughters of the Sun
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 109 min.
Plot: carpet, rug, face wound, padlock, shepherd, iranian, bread, fake moustache, washing hands, opium, funeral procession, cripple, sheep, oppression, shaving head, locked in, ferris wheel, death of family, apprentice, power line, haircut, uncle niece relationship, tyrant, bride and groom, unrequited love, broken arm, cousin cousin relationship, earthquake, isolation, embarrassment, blind woman, freedom, illness, aunt niece relationship, childbirth, bird, lake, brother sister relationship, children, milk, arson, impostor, backpack, mountain, dream, village, pregnancy, illiteracy, urination, letter
Place: iran
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System:   46%
    User:   47%
 

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