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, village, police, escape, friendship, kidnapping, illness, mental institution, dream, family relations, journey, peasant, mother daughter relationship, humiliation, cell, independence, uncle niece relationship, friend, apartment building, aunt niece relationship, unhappiness, refusing to eat, fainting
Place: germany, turkey

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Most similar movies to The Wound

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and bleak films with plots about family relations, friendship, friend, mother daughter relationship, village, coming of age and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Wound: Fratricide (2005), Journey of Hope (1990), Times and Winds (2006), Before Snowfall (2013), The Road (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Plot: kurd, politics, racism, immigrants, orphan, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, friendship, social decay, society, injustice, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Journey of Hope (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Turkey, UK, France
Duration: 105 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: sad, serious, realistic, tense, rough ...
Plot: immigration, road trip, youth, coming of age, immigrants, injustice, family relations, totalitarianism, obsessive quest, adventure, life is a bitch, survival ...
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, art house ...
Plot: coming of age, solar eclipse, islam, youth, village, friendship, dream, teenage life, society, generation gap, introspection, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, sincere, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: chase, survival, young heroes, on the run, family relations, on the road, family life, village, wedding, reluctant hero, winter, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, kurdistan, turkey, norway, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Road (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
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: road movie, art house, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Plot: kurd, racism, road trip, social injustice, exile, prison, family problems, injustice, family relations, unfulfillment, politics, hopes ...
Place: kurdistan, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: gay interest, male nudity, friendship, lgbt, grownups, unhappiness, coming of age, homosexual, filmmaker, gay, high school friends, homosexuality ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: tradition, death, highwayman, turkish army, kidnapping, arranged marriage, robbery, peasant, village, murder, hawk, car ...
Time: 1920s, post world war one
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: mother daughter relationship, food, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, friendship, friend, wealth, rich, family relations, parisian, village ...
Place: normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: youth, intolerance, runaway, circumcision, gypsy, religion, grandfather grandson relationship, village, christian, racism, mistaken identity, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy
Audience: teen drama
Plot: traumatic childhood, little boy, family relations, village, parent child relationship, coming of age, starting over, youth, young heroes, job seeking, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: children, coming of age, woman, childhood, family relations, daydreamer, nudity (full frontal - brief), on the lam, loner, friend, boy, crow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: kurd, missing son, disappearance, friend, military police, turk, hotel receptionist, 40 year old, fiance fiancee relationship, bureaucracy, prejudice, war zone ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
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44%
Daughters of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 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: sentimental, captivating, sincere, touching
Plot: secret, friendship, love, employer employee relationship, mother daughter relationship, exploitation, disguise, impostor, death, death of mother, lgbt, rain ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, realistic, rough, sad ...
Plot: youth, family relations, soldier, on the road, life is a bitch, siblings relations, human nature, children, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, fear, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Block C (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tulay, a restless woman whose marriage is slowly disintegrating sets out to come to terms with various traumas while continually being watched by Halit, a resident in her apartment complex.
Style: art house, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: male nudity, master and servant, crumbling marriage, cause and meaning, escape from reality, family relations, couples, woman on top, mental disorder, unhappiness, maid, lust ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, countryside, master and servant, couples, mute or deaf, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mental illness, friendship, mother daughter relationship, ghost, school ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Lollipop Monster (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ari and Oona go to the same school. Lolita-like Ari, is blonde, pouting and lives in a world of bright colours, frustrated by her mother still treating her as a child, while arty Oona dresses in black and is treated as an adult by her artist father. ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: suicide, friendship, female female relationship, girlfriend, suicide by hanging, murder, loss of father, friend, burial, sexual promiscuity, mutilation, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, youth, adoption, baby, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, judge, sister sister relationship, custody, aunt nephew relationship, dysfunctional family, pregnancy ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: love, kidnapping, illness, insanity, female protagonist, laundry
⇓ 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, serious ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, aging, terminal illness, retirement home, friendship, death, old age, bittersweet, wedding, golden years, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: greek god, optimism, family relations, hopes, terminal illness, journey, infidelity, illness, sexual dysfunction, one more chance, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s
Place: chicago illinois, greece, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 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: village, family relations, woman, coming of age, slice of life, mountain, tunnel, nature, countryside, incest overtones, abandoned by mother, little girl ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: prostitute, prostitution, life lesson, innocent, mother daughter relationship, friendship, police, money, father daughter relationship, teenage girl, pimp, innocence ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, captivating, suspense, bleak
Plot: teenage girl, gang, dream, friendship, disappearance, teenager, stranger, escape, woman, isolation, magic realism, missing child ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Edge of Heaven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Nejat seems disapproving about his widower father Ali's choice of prostitute Yeter for a live-in girlfriend. But he grows fond of her when he discovers she sends money home to Turkey for her daughter's university studies. Yeter's ...
Style: touching, emotional, intellectual, lyrical, psychological ...
Plot: tragic event, immigrants, lesbian, prostitute, student, loss of daughter, heaven and hell, multiple storylines, rebelliousness, coincidence, prison, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, turkey, hamburg germany, europe, istanbul turkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
See You Tomorrow (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: boy, father son relationship, dying, acupuncture, death, ritual, classmate, mother daughter relationship, childhood, brother sister relationship, doctor, mortality ...
Time: 60s
Place: switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Bliss (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman of about 17 years old, named Meryem (Ozgu Namal), has been raped, and her village's customs call for her to be killed to restore honor and dignity to her family and village. The eldest son of the village leader, Cemal (Murat Han), ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, touching, contemplative
Plot: rape, innocence lost, cultural difference, sexual humiliation, injustice, social differences, traditional versus modern, unlikely partners, love affair, husband wife relationship, women's rights, tradition versus modernity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
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Body Scent (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Due to misunderstanding and hard life, a man divorces his wife and leaves the city. He comes to a new environment, meeting new people and new wife. Crucified between two worlds, he does everything to bring her two sons on the right track, and ...
Plot: bitterness, police, father son relationship, friendship, friend, husband wife relationship, death, murder, pregnancy, truck, sex, boxing ...
Place: former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Threesome (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The childhood of three friends, Ilya, Yacob, and Pavel, was spent in the innkeeper's house. Their three destinies are similarly unhappy. Yakob died of tuberculosis, Ilya, after robbing a merchant, committed suicide. And Pavel, who let the woman ...
Plot: friendship, friend, childhood, brothel, suicide, illness, destiny, consumption
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Tale of Three Sisters (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany, Netherlands, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A stagnant and gloomy village in the 1980s. Reyhan, Nurhan, and Havva, three sisters were sent to town as 'besleme' (foster child and maid). Since they fail their foster parents for different reasons, they are sent back to their ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: sister sister relationship, family relations, village, sisters, relationships, sister, life is a bitch, family, society, life, women's issues, male nudity ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%