Movies like And a Nightingale Sang

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And a Nightingale Sang (1989)
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And a Nightingale Sang (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in working class Newcastle, the Stott family fight their private battles against the backdrop of the conflict of World War II. Helen Stott, over thirty and with a limp, is resigned to being left on the shelf until she meets and falls in love with Norman, a serviceman from London. In contrast, her younger sister Joyce has quite a way with men, and finds herself a little too popular with the troops, especially when her husband pops up on leave from his regiment.
Plot: world war two, shipyard, singing, fiancee, radio, catholic church, adultery, broken heart, letter, winston churchill, piano, bomb shelter, fireworks, marital problem, wedding dress, air raid, lame, air raid siren, celebration, dead dog, limp

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Most similar movies to And a Nightingale Sang

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about world war two, love and romance, couples, betrayal, romance, adultery and singing mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like And a Nightingale Sang: Faneflukt (1975), War Bride (2001), The Heart of Me (2002), Story of Women (1988), The Deep Blue Sea (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Faneflukt (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 1941, Norway. The young kitchen maid Liv and the German officer Franz meet in the military camp where Liv works. They develop a friendship and decides to flee to Sweden.
Plot: world war two, occupation, nazi, escape, love
Time: 1940s
Place: sweden, norway
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95%
 6.8
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War Bride (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Anna Friel stars in classy wartime drama The War Bride. She plays Lily, an orphan who suddenly finds herself married, with child and living with hostile in-laws in the wilds of Canada.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, culture clash, against the odds, wartime life, love and romance, couples, family relations, romance, society, homecoming, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: canada, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, clever ...
Plot: family relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, pregnancy, love affair, fall in love, society, betrayal, parents and children, haunted by the past, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Story of Women (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During World War II, in occupied France, a woman of limited schooling raises two children in a ratty flat.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: abortion, world war two, unwanted pregnancy, pregnancy, nazi collaborator, prostitution, love affair, wartime life, couple relations, down on your luck, injustice, sin ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: france, europe, normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, judge, romance, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, destructive relationship, love, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Bless the Woman (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Tiny Soviet village by the sea, in the years before the Second World War... A very young girl, Vera, falls madly in love with an older military officer who is visiting from out of town. She leaves her home and family to live with him in various ...
Style: disturbing, sentimental, captivating, touching
Plot: military officer, actress, widow, male female relationship, world war two, love, friendship, love and romance, family relations, nurse, doctor, card playing ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.1
 818
Protector (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Czech journalist joins a Prague radio station what broadcasts Nazi propaganda in order to protect his Jewish wife. However, as the Nazi rule over Czechoslovakia calls for more and more collaboration, his relationship with his wife spirals downward.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric
Plot: world war two, couple relations, anti semitism, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, wartime life, artists and showbiz, against humanity, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Closing the Ring (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic
Plot: world war two, romance, death in the family, couple relations, optimism, couples, wartime life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, love and romance, battle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 134
Rama Dama (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Felix Zeiler doesn't return after the end of World War II. His wife - alone with 2 little children - meets Hans and they are slowly getting closer.
Plot: dog, adultery, period piece, ruins, neighborhood, african american, post war, old man, world war two, birth, american abroad, u.s. army ...
Place: munich germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Eight Kilos of Happiness (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A film about an incident in the last war when a gypsy girl sacrifices herself for her lover, a partisan who has deserted.
Plot: world war two, deserter, singing, murder, german, gypsy, fear, execution, prayer, death, nazi, river
Time: year 1941
Place: serbia, yugoslavia, former yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
We Were One Man (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During the final days of World War II, a simple French peasant rescues a wounded German soldier and nurses him back to health. As their playful camaraderie grows, two young men who should be enemies begin to bond in ways neither thought possible.
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, sexy, touching ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, war, gay, romance, gender, gays and lesbians, opposites attract, friends, couples, anti war, friendship ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.9
 217
The Nymph (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set during the second world war, the sentimental education of a sensual adolescent girl, growing out of her childhood in a small, impoverished village in Southern Italy.
Plot: prostitute, sexism, rumor, gossip, orphan, adultery, soldier, sexual abuse, innocence, true love, female director, world war two ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Suite Fran?aise (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, Canada, Belgium, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: France, 1940. In the first days of occupation, beautiful Lucile Angellier is trapped in a stifled existence with her controlling mother-in-law as they both await news of her husband: a prisoner of war. Parisian refugees start to pour into their ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, nazi occupation, german soldier, love and romance, war, fall in love, german officer, military, adultery, soldier, french girl ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1940, 18th century
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: romantic, enigmatic, melancholic, sexy, tricky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, world war two, cheating wife, infidelity, passion, jealousy, love affair, obsessive love, rain, diary, private detective ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s, 20th century ...
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 7K
Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary, Cayman Islands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, society, wartime life, political unrest, nazism, world war two, anti semitism, friendship, writers, euthanasia ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1938 ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A French Woman (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through countless affairs with Louis' comrades- in-arms. Hoping to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: world war two, infidelity, military, political unrest, love triangle, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love affair, couple relations, profanity, bittersweet, state affairs ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, germany, france, algeria, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
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Hope and Glory (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: British writer/director John Boorman (The Emerald Forest) draws us into an astonishing and exhilarating portrait of his own childhood, set against the terrors of a London torn apart by the onset of WWII. Seven-year-old Billy Rohan (Sebastian Rice ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, humorous, talky ...
Plot: wartime, war, world war two, family relations, soldier, mischievous children, danger, youth, teenage life, wartime life, siblings relations, battles ...
Time: 1940s, year 1939
Place: england, london, europe, big ben london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 464
Intimates (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Foon escapes an arranged marriage by walking the road of a Ji Sor. After an affair with Shing, she becomes pregnant. An attempted abortion nearly costs Foon her life. Wan, the young owner of a silk factory, rescues her. Wan and Foon share their ...
Plot: world war two, abortion, love affair, lost love, female homosexuality, polygamy, human spirit, sex, hardship, devotion, journey, pregnancy ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Sophie's Choice (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, against humanity, nazis, concentration camp, world war two, mental illness, post war, haunted by the past, love and romance, wartime life, tragedy, male female relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: new york, poland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 651
One More Kiss (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah Hopson realizes her successful high-rise New York lifestyle is devoid of meaning, she packs her bags and heads for her home town in the Scottish Borders to look for Sam, her childhood sweetheart and the only man she ever loved. Sam Murray ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, terminal illness, dealing with death, unfulfillment, romance, road not taken, tragic love, small town, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, Morocco, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on Evelyn Waugh's 1945 classic British novel, Brideshead Revisited is a poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to the Second World War.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, alcohol abuse, friendship, catholicism, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, love triangle, society, understanding, friends ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1930s, 20s, 30s ...
Place: england, morocco, venice, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.6
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Rebel (1985)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This drama is set in World War II Australia, where an American Marine, Rebel is recuperating from wounds suffered in battle. He is weary of war and is intent on going AWOL and escaping from Australia. He becomes infatuated with a local singer, Kathy ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: world war two, nightclub, soldier, awol, military life, wartime life, infidelity, fall in love, couples, love and romance, military, romance ...
Time: year 1942
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Tears in the Rain (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Casey Cantrell's mother died, her last wish was that her daughter would give a letter to Lord Richard Bredon, living in the UK. When Casey arrives in London, Lord Bredon denies ever having known her mother. Casey meets Lord Bredon's ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, self discovery, tragic love, unfulfilled love, parents and children, jazz, family relations, last wish, couples, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Scent of Quinces (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thanks to his friendliness towards Nazis, Sarajevo businessman gets more and more rich during WW2. However, his infatuation towards the Jewish girl causes his downfall.
Plot: world war two, jewish girl, drinking, funeral, female nudity, postman, innocence, rain, death of father, husband wife relationship, traitor, bread ...
Place: sarajevo, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Restless (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman finds out that her mother worked as a spy for the British Secret Service during World War II and has been on the run ever since.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: espionage, world war two, secret hideout, top secret, double agent, secret service, undercover, government agency, secret place, german, haunted by the past, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 40s, 30s, 1930s ...
Place: europe, london, new york, new mexico, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, love triangle, diary, funeral, romance, virginity, power of love, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, paris france, caribbean, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Heat and Dust (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The parallel story of Anne and her grand-aunt Olivia in their experiences in India
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: british colonial, interracial relations, self discovery, extramarital affair, opposites attract, hopes, society, love and romance, romance, love affair, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 80s
Place: india, asia, kashmir
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, scenic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, lieutenant, romance, love, love affair, tragedy, destructive relationship, infidelity, social differences, society, love triangle, film within a film ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.4
 2K
Gabrielle (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, clever, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, adultery, letter, family problems, couples, power relations, love and romance, dishonesty, bourgeoisie, suffering, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
I Love You, I Love You Not (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: School student and her European-born grandmother share sad stories of their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, complex, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: holocaust, coming of age, anti semitism, family relations, concentration camp, romance, school, teenage life, teenage love, college life, family life, rebelliousness ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%