Movies like Dash Akol

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Dash Akol
Genre: Drama, Romance
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, sincere and touching films with plots about iranian, love, islam, husband wife relationship, death, persian and marriage 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
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Duration: 85 min.
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Duration: 95 min.
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The Dagger
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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 ...
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    User:   59%
 
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The Last Supper
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Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mrs. Mashreghi, who is a prominent university professor, is divorced from her husband. She leads a happy life for a while until one her students who is almost the same age of her daughter falls in love with her; a love which is completely rejected ...
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    User:   71%
 
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Country: Iran
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A film in several episodes with Bijan Daneshmand and Mania Akbari, exposing some of the issues of men and women within the confines of tradition and family life in Iran. Each episode displays a different form of male/female interaction. The placing ...
Style: serious, sexual, talky, clever, realistic ...
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Nargess
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The Hidden Half
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Story: An official is sent from his home in Tehran to hear the final appeal of a woman sentenced to death, a political prisoner. The official's wife of nearly 20 years, Fereshteh Samimi, writes him a letter to read when he reaches the hotel - the ...
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