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, friend, village, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship and journey 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: rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: racism, politics, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, orphan, friendship, social decay, society, injustice, vengeance, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, kurdistan
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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: bleak, rough, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: immigrants, family life, human nature, adventure, hopes, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, escapades, society, survival, culture clash, human spirit ...
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: touching, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: village, mountain, friendship, coming of age, dream, solar eclipse, islam, teenage life, society, youth, generation gap, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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79%
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, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: chase, on the run, young heroes, survival, on the road, family life, family relations, wedding, village, reluctant hero, family honor, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq, europe, norway, turkey, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: gloomy, sincere, emotional, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: racism, exile, prison, politics, misfit, redemption, family life, human spirit, infidelity, prison life, human nature, parents and children ...
Place: turkey
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66%
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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: friendship, becoming an adult, grownups, unhappiness, homosexuality, homosexual, filmmaker, high school friends, gay interest, gay kiss, gay, coming of age ...
Place: germany
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57%
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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: squad, car, countryside, arranged marriage, peasant, posse, village, tradition, rifle, turkish army, highwayman, kidnapping ...
Time: post world war one, 1920s
Place: turkey
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55%
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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, childless couple, marriage, businessman, countryside, class differences, family relations, rich, parisian, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, food ...
Place: paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: female director, racism, village, mistaken identity, coming of age, odyssey, childhood friend, family relations, cross cultural relations, ethnicity, grandfather grandson relationship, escape ...
Time: 1930s
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: village, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, village life, teenage life, job seeking, youth, starting over, coming of age, young heroes, homecoming ...
Time: 90s
Place: middle east, iran
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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: disappearance, missing son, tragic event, journalist, injustice, dead husband, friend, political oppression, german, racism, fiance fiancee relationship, kurd ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: village, family relations, police officer, family, gay, male nudity, gay relationship
Place: spain
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44%
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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: female director, surrogate mother, boat, kidnapping, beach, girl, nickname, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, boy, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations ...
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43%
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: touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental
Plot: secret, friendship, employer employee relationship, exploitation, impostor, mother daughter relationship, disguise, love, death, death of mother, locked in, celebration ...
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, exciting, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: family relations, countryside, master and servant, mute or deaf, danger, couples, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, ghost, school, mental illness, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, post world war two
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: family relations, soldier, on the road, life is a bitch, human nature, siblings relations, youth, mother daughter relationship, bus, fear, storytelling, pursuit ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
An Unexpected Life (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sequel to "An Unexpected Family."
Plot: family relations, adoption, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, surprise, affection, custody, judge, baby, mother son estrangement, aunt niece relationship, aunt nephew relationship ...
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: insanity, illness, laundry, love, kidnapping, female protagonist
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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. ...
Plot: suicide, suicide by hanging, burial, mutilation, sexual promiscuity, murder, loss of father, friendship, friend, girlfriend, sex scene, female female relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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, serious, contemplative, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: survival, world war two, atomic bomb, radiation sickness, nuclear war, radiation, war, life is a bitch, danger, village life, parents and children, couples ...
Place: asia, japan, hiroshima japan
⇓ 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: suspense, captivating, disturbing, bleak
Plot: gang, dream, friendship, teenage girl, disappearance, teenager, isolation, stranger, escape, danger, female director, magic realism ...
Place: ireland
⇓ 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, terminal illness, aging, retirement home, friendship, death, bittersweet, wedding, golden years, love and romance, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east
⇓ 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: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: optimism, family relations, hopes, terminal illness, greek american, life is a bitch, romance, one more chance, couples, sexual dysfunction, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: chicago illinois, greece, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, abandoned by mother, father daughter relationship, depression, aunt nephew relationship, old woman, nature, mountain, tunnel ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
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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, mother daughter relationship, police, teenager, friendship, street life, teenage girl, money, unhappiness, innocence, social problem, innocent ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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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: psychological, realistic, serious, touching, contemplative
Plot: innocence lost, rape, sexual humiliation, cultural difference, injustice, social differences, love affair, unlikely partners, traditional versus modern, village, husband wife relationship, virginity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
See You Tomorrow (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: mother daughter relationship, old woman, boy, mortality, classmate, mink coat, acupuncture, park bench, family relations, comics, childhood, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: switzerland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, semi serious, sincere, captivating, enigmatic ...
Plot: tourette's syndrome, partners, mental illness, friendship, obsessive quest, love and romance, fall in love, escapades, unsupportive parent, social misfits, eating disorder, gas station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: singing, bar, desertion, shooting, perversion, friend, father son relationship, worker, sex, cafe, male female relationship, song ...
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Threesome (1969)
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: sickness, consumption, illness, destiny, friend, friendship, childhood, brothel, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%