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Skierri: Land of the Dwarf Birches (1982)
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Skierri: Land of the Dwarf Birches (1982)
Original name: Skierri, vaivaiskoivujen maa
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A film about herder Niila and Sami environment in the time of change and plight. First partly Saami language fiction film in Finland.
Plot: dog, mountain, nature, police, hunting, winter, hunter, summer, tourist, interrogation, reindeer, countryside, husband wife relationship, jail cell, police officer, cultural difference, lapland, animal cruelty, indigenous people, chief of police, periphery

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, exciting and melancholic films with plots about countryside, husband wife relationship, nature, police, hunting, female nudity and village mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Skierri: Land of the Dwarf Birches: The Raven's Dance (1980), The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973), Milka - A Film About Taboos (1980), Hubertus Castle (1973), My Friend Ivan Lapshin (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Raven's Dance (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: With a keen sense of visual beauty, director Markku Lehmuskallio has created a thought-provoking, aesthetic film about a married couple and an old man living in a remote part of Finland. The young husband goes out hunting but only to support himself ...
Plot: nature, northern lights, swamp, society, police, summer, animal, poaching, poacher, lake, husband wife relationship, raven ...
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The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-year-old girl turns up pregnant, her alcoholic father is ...
Plot: lapland, exploring sexuality, reindeer, falling in love, vagina, teenage boy, sexuality, coming of age, village, suicide, labia, nature ...
Time: 1940s
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Milka - A Film About Taboos (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a novel by the late Finnish writer Timo Mukka, this simple story focuses on what happens when Milka (Irma Huntus), a girl barely out of childhood, gets pregnant by Ojanen (Matti Turunen) a rustic fieldhand. Her own mother had been hoping to ...
Plot: coming of age, male nudity, carpenter, child abuse, youth, motherhood, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, village, nature, female nudity, lapland ...
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Hubertus Castle (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A drama directed by Harald Reindl, based on the novel by Ludwig Ganghofer.
Plot: hunting, animal, falling to death, son, father son relationship, boy, hill, girl, hunter, hut, hillside, narrow mindedness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Friend Ivan Lapshin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russian provincial town in the middle of the 1930s Stalin's Great Purge. Ivan Lapshin, the head of the local police, does what he has to do. And he does it well.
Plot: child, totalitarian state, stalinism, childhood flashback, militia, childhood, memory, multiple time frames, provincial life, storyteller, war injury, interrogation ...
Time: 1930s
Place: soviet union, russia, ussr
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 132 min.
Story: The boisterous good humor of Jurmala (Mikk Mikiver), the nickel-mine owner, is, if anything, only barely dented by the raging battles in Finland before, during and after World War Two. In fact, everywhere he goes, he meets prospective customers on ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bright young soldier Mertsi suffers a permanent brain injury in the Second World War. In the late 1940s he wanders around the Finnish countryside looking for simple work and relying on other people's help. A workmate, Ville, tells him about his ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, thought provoking, touching
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Time: 1940s
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The Second Wife (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A story in the Egyptian countryside about an unjust mayor who controls everything in the village with his power.
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Place: egypt
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 89 min.
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Pastorale (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: village, cultural difference, country girl, city country contrast, farm, party, alcohol, string quartet, hospitality, guest, fishing, farmer ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young boy in Alaska becomes involved with the legendary battle between a raven and a wolf.
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Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar, Netherlands
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Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, sincere
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