Movies like The Wound 1998

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The Wound (1998)
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The Wound (1998)
Original name: Yara
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Turkey, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Directed by Yilmaz Arslan.
Plot: survival, journey, village, mental institution, police, friendship, illness, family relations, kidnapping, dream, peasant, mother daughter relationship, humiliation, independence, cell, friend, uncle niece relationship, fainting, escape, apartment building, aunt niece relationship, unhappiness, refusing to eat
Place: germany, turkey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and bleak films with plots about family relations, friendship, mother daughter relationship, friend, village, father daughter relationship and mother son relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Wound: Fratricide (2005), Journey of Hope (1990), Times and Winds (2006), The Road (1982), Memed My Hawk (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 285
Fratricide (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young Kurdish refugees, recently arrived in Germany struggle to make their way through the harshness of the occidental city. Their encounter with a gang of Turks will rapidly led them into an inevitable tragical spiral filled with death and ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak
Plot: racism, politics, immigrants, life is a bitch, orphan, social decay, friendship, juvenile delinquency, society, culture clash, vengeance, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Journey of Hope (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Turkey, UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a village in eastern Turkey, tales of the economic success of Turks in Switzerland inspire Haydar to convince his wife Meryem that they must go. He sells their livestock and small plot of land in exchange for passage for two. He wants to leave ...
Style: rough, serious, tense, bleak, realistic
Plot: immigrants, family relations, survival, escapades, adventure, hopes, life is a bitch, human spirit, obsessive quest, family life, totalitarianism, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, switzerland, europe
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80%
Times and Winds (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a small, poor village leaning over high rocky mountains, the villagers are simple and diligent people who struggle to cope with a harsh nature. They earn their living off the earth and a few animals they feed. Fathers always prefer one of their ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: village, mountain, friendship, coming of age, dream, solar eclipse, islam, teenage life, youth, generation gap, introspection, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 8.2
 12K
The Road (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Switzerland, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world outside.
Style: realistic, disturbing, gloomy, serious, psychological ...
Plot: exile, prison, racism, misfit, prison life, crumbling marriage, hopes, family life, family problems, fighting the system, rebellion, injustice ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Memed My Hawk (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1920s Turkey, a young peasant is smitten with a beautiful young girl, who has been promised in marriage to the fat, dullard cousin of the province's powerful and corrupt governor. When an assassination attempt is made against the official, ...
Plot: arranged marriage, village, car, highwayman, posse, tradition, peasant, countryside, squad, rifle, kidnapping, robbery ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 95
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Before Snowfall (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Iraq
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Before Snowfall starts with a dramatic escape: Eighteen year-old Nermin runs away from her wedding in a village in Iraqi Kurdistan. Being the elder of the family, her younger brother Siyar becomes responsible for finding her and restoring the family ...
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, tragic ending
Plot: chase, on the road, wedding, on the run, young heroes, family relations, village life, family life, innocence lost, village, survival, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, turkey, iraq, greece, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 257
We (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A summer trip to Berlin offers a fleeting glimpse into the lives of the country's youth in this vibrant, character-driven drama from director Martin Gypkens. When twentysomething Florian arrives in town to pay a visit to long-lost pal Pit, the ...
Plot: friendship, young people, grownups, unhappiness, becoming an adult, male nudity, gay interest, homosexual, high school friends, filmmaker, coming of age, gay ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.9
 239
Ivan & Abraham (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belarus
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1930s Poland Christian boy Ivan goes to live with a Jewish family to learn a trade. He becomes friends with Abraham, the son of the family. However, anti-Semitism is rife in their environment, and they flee to escape an upcoming conflict. ...
Plot: female director, christian, religion, grandfather grandson relationship, village, cross cultural relations, racism, mistaken identity, runaway, childhood friend, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 1930s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Little Thief (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a small town in post-World-War-II France, an unhappy sixteen-year-old (Janine Castang) tries to escape her dreary situation by any means at her disposal. Three successive friends (Michel Davenne, a married lover; Raoul, a fellow thief; Mauricette ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, intellectual
Plot: friendship, fetish, friends, family relations, innocence lost, pregnancy, teenage life, parents and children, romance, youth, coming of age, world war two ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 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 ⇓
49%
In Nowhere Land (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sükran who works at pay box of Haydarpasa is around 40 ages. She has a son whose name is Veysel. He works in a factory. She suffered from her husband's political actions, so she wants to keep away Veysel from political actions. Veysel get ...
Plot: disappearance, political activist, political oppression, 40 year old, hotel receptionist, dead husband, kurd, german, missing son, independence, prejudice, racism ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Sleepless Knights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As every year Carlos (Raul Godoy) is spending the summer in the country with his family in order to help out with things. Perhaps he won't even be returning to Madrid, as economic prospects are hardly rosy there. In addition, his father's ...
Plot: police officer, village, family relations, family, gay, male nudity, gay relationship
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 560
Crows (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A thin child of about 10, nicknamed "Crow" because she mimics the bird, has no friends and rejects a teacher's hug. At home, she is left on her own, her mom locks her out while entertaining a lover or is asleep. One morning, Crow sees ...
Plot: female director, girl, child, boat, surrogate mother, crow, child neglect, sleeping on the floor, bathing, on the lam, children, child abduction ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Daughters of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Amangol (Altinay Ghelich Taghani) is the eldest daughter in a poor rural family. To help support them, her head is shaven and begins work as a boy named Aman in an isolated carpet weaving shop. The girls who work there are beaten by the owner, as is ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental
Plot: friendship, secret, exploitation, employer employee relationship, love, mother daughter relationship, disguise, impostor, death, death of mother, oppression, locked in ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Call Me Elisabeth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 10 year old girl lives in post WWII rural France with her parents, who are about to divorce. Her older sister leaves home to finish school, and the young girl is left with a mysterious, almost silent housekeeper. Being afraid of the dark, and of ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, exciting, touching ...
Plot: family relations, countryside, master and servant, mute or deaf, danger, couples, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, ghost, school, mother daughter relationship, mental illness ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, adoption, aunt niece relationship, pregnancy, baby, judge, mother daughter relationship, aunt nephew relationship, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, custody ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Landscape in the Mist (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Road movie about two children searching for their father who is supposed to live in Germany. Their obsession for this father figure will take them to the boundaries between childhood and adolescence.
Style: serious, touching, rough, realistic, contemplative
Plot: soldier, family relations, on the road, life is a bitch, siblings relations, human nature, youth, mother daughter relationship, bus, father son relationship, storytelling, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.9
 3K
Black Rain (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, based on Masuji Ibuse's novel.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: survival, world war two, radiation sickness, atomic bomb, nuclear war, innocence lost, couples, couple relations, life is a bitch, war, parents and children, family relations ...
Place: asia, japan, hiroshima japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 279
South (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Martje is the manager of a successful laundry service, but in her personal life she struggles with her self-image after the amputation of one of her breasts. After she is humiliated when Loe, one of her employees, is startled by the discovery of her ...
Plot: illness, insanity, love, kidnapping, laundry, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
My Friend Henry (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Elsi Björkman and her mother Paula return from a week's holiday abroad, Elsi immediately notices that someone has been in her room. She tells her mother about it, but she does not believe her. At the local supermarket Elsi ...
Plot: female director, secret, friendship, family relations, child, mental health, responsibility, mother daughter relationship, girl, family tragedy, friend, father son relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 750
Halam Geldi (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Halam Geldi"(My Aunt has Arrived) does not just tell a story in the Greek village of Northern Cyprus, where the sounds of the Ezan is accompanied by the church bells, it also underlines a tradition in Anatolia; the drama of child brides. ...
Plot: menstruation, secret, child bride, father daughter relationship, corruption, turkish, border, illness, domineering father, border crossing, inbreeding, tank ...
Place: cyprus
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The White Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Beyaz Melek’ filmi; bir aşkın öyküsüdür.Bu aşk öyküsü, iki insanın birbirine duyduğu aşk değil, bir grup insanın hayata ve birbirlerine duyduğu aşkın ve sevginin hikayesidir.Filmde, doğudan batıya, mekteplisinden köylüsüne, ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: hospital, family relations, aging, terminal illness, retirement home, friendship, death, love and romance, elderly, golden years, elderly lovers, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Kissing Candice (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Candice longs to escape the boredom of her seaside town, but when a boy she dreams about turns up in real life, she becomes involved with a dangerous local gang.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, bleak
Plot: gang, dream, friendship, teenage girl, disappearance, teenager, isolation, stranger, escape, danger, female director, magic realism ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Dream of Kings (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A powerful and touching drama set in Chicago's vibrant Greek-American community, A Dream of Kings benefits from the regal talent of Anthony Quinn in a role he was born to play: Matsoukos, a proud, earthy optimist, very much like his ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hopes, family relations, optimism, terminal illness, greek american, one more chance, immigrants, couples, sexual dysfunction, unfulfillment, romance, parents and children ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece, chicago illinois, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Carol's Journey (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Carol, a 12 year old Spanish-American girl from New York, travels with her mother to Spain in the spring of 1938, at the height of the Civil War. Separated from her beloved father, Carol arrives in her mother's home village and transforms the ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, forbidden love, family relations, village, spanish civil war, wartime life, human nature, culture clash, youth, parents and children, single parent, orphan ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, europe, usa, spain, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 1K
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 ⇓
31%
Vincent Wants to Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vincent, a young man who suffers from Tourette's syndrome, has just lost his mother. His father, a successful politician, does not want to take care of him and therefore places him into a mental institution. He is put into a room with ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, enigmatic, scenic ...
Plot: tourette's syndrome, friendship, mental illness, partners, obsessive quest, love and romance, fall in love, unsupportive parent, social misfits, escapades, gas station, eating disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Little Ladies of the Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The sister of ex-pimp and current Los Angeles Police detective Lyle York was murdered working the streets a few years ago. Since his reform, he has teamed with Officer Russ Garfield to clear the streets of under-age girls working in prostitution. ...
Style: cult film
Plot: prostitution, pimp, prostitute, police, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, street life, runaway, teenager, innocence, social problem, innocent ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
See You Tomorrow (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: childhood, brother sister relationship, ritual, family relations, classmate, grandfather grandson relationship, old woman, comics, mink coat, acupuncture, mother daughter relationship, death ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%