Movies like The Flower of the Lake

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The Flower of the Lake (1999)
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The Flower of the Lake (1999)
Original name: Ο ανθός της λίμνης
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kastoria, a region in Western Macedonia at the turn of the century. Greeks, Turks, Jews and other nationalities live together under the rule of the Ottoman empire, amid the despair, the uncertainty and the confusion brought about by the 1897 war between Greece and Tyrkey. It is under these conditions that a family of fisherman in the Kastoria lakeside district tries to make a living. A fisherman, his wife, the grandfather, and their five children. The daughter works for a furrier, the youngest goes to Greek school, while the older son Christos, helps his father with the fishing. The flower that rises from the lake is personified by the film's main hero, Christos. Every morning when the sky and the waters of the lake become one in the mist, Christos casts his nets. These are the hours when birds, fish and men struggle to earn a living. Christos seemingly calm life is shattered when he meets a wounded guerilla who has been abandoned by his comrades. Despite the fact that the ...
Plot: fishing, snow, church, fisherman, boat, lake, wound, turk, family man, bazaar
Time: 1900s
Place: ottoman empire

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Most similar movies to The Flower of the Lake

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, atmospheric, serious and christian film films with plots about boat, lake, female nudity, church, fishing, fisherman and snow mostly in Drama, History and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Flower of the Lake: Attenberg (2010), Woman's Lake (2012), Parees (2007), The King (2002), A Dolphin in Our Lake (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Attenberg (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marina, 23, is growing up with her architect father in a prototype factory town by the sea. Finding the human species strange and repellent, she keeps her distance. Instead she chooses to observe it through the songs of Suicide, the mammal ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating
Plot: hospital, coming of age, death of father, lesbian, cancer, self discovery, lgbt, silence, dance, friends, small town, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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Woman's Lake (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: What could be lovelier than Women's Lake - a magical summer setting near Berlin? Rosa, perhaps. She's the slightly melancholy guardian of the lake, spending her days in a boat, trapping fish and watching for poachers. Or her lover, the ...
Plot: lesbian, female nudity, lesbian kiss, lesbian sex, fisherman, lesbian couple, flirting, church, lesbian romance, motorboat, camping, fish ...
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Parees (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Holy Week in Pelion. Two friendly Athenians couples find in their yard corpse of a stranger. They try to avoid the charge of murder by locals, while in the whole fuss becoming uncovered secrets that will change the lives of everyone.
Plot: vacation, holiday, murder, female nudity, mountain, group of friends, village, police officer, easter
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The King (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A 35-year old man, just released from jail, decides to make a clean break from the big city and his troubled past. He retreats to the abandoned village his father came from and moves into an old, collapsing house. Alone, far from the bigger village ...
Plot: danger, nipple, death of hero, bathing, solitude, carpenter, drug trafficking, boots, stranger, long hair, secret, kiss ...
Place: greece, athens greece
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A Dolphin in Our Lake (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: In Ohio 1942, a cash-strapped farmer is about to be foreclosed on by an unscrupulous banker and must believe his young son has seen a dolphin in their small farm lake or lose everything he holds most dear.
Plot: banker, lake, faith, grandfather, shipwreck, fire, death, fishing, mother, hospital, brother, father ...
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Knifer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his father death, Nikos moves from Ptolemaida to Athens. His uncle offers him food and shelter while he starts taking care of his dogs. Alone in an isolated suburb, he's wearing down into his misery routine, till the moment his ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations, love affair, dull life, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece
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71%
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, dog, snow, husband wife relationship, radio, winter, farm, society, forest, farmer, hunting, hunter ...
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71%
Do Not Forget Me Istanbul (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Several directors from countries of the region were invited to create stories taking place in and around the beautiful city of Istanbul, in the vein of “Paris, je t’aime” and “New York, I love you”. They come together to remind viewers ...
Plot: greek, armenian, musician, diaspora, armenian genocide, genocide
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey
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Eduart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany, Republic of Macedonia, Albania
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on true story. Albanian man leaves oppressive family situation to a better life in Athens. Then kills someone and has to face his guilt.
Plot: arrest, animal attack, murder, train, prison, gay bar, albanian, wound, riot, gay kiss, male rape, prison rape ...
Place: greece
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Above All Things (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby just needs to deal with his wife’s death, so he retreats to an old family cottage. His grief is disrupted when she comes back to haunt him, forcing him to confront what it really means to live, love, and lose.
Plot: liquor store, hallucination, fireplace, grief, ghost, rum, isolation, boat, brother in law, lake, nightmare, car accident ...
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56%
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scissere (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A recently released mental patient imagines himself living the lives of three different people he randomly encounters.
Style: avant garde
Plot: lake, broken window, drug addict, cloud, moth, machinery, guitarist, mother, snow, scientist, old man
Place: canada
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A Speck in the Water (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Nunal sa Tubig is a story of a community living on an island where fishing is the main source of livelihood and how they are affected by progress.
Plot: fish, midwife, clothesline, boat, accident, grief, foreigner, lake, remote village, alternative medicine, doctor, fisherman ...
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56%
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Secrets (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Etta Berter is a doctor's wife in 1905 who has been unable to have children. The couple has one adopted daughter but she has always wanted more children. Julie Harris's character is the family's cook and close companion to their ...
Plot: church, secret, troubled teen, family secret, choir, teenage girl, family secrets
Place: iowa
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The Old Man and the Sea (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway. Santiago goes out on his usual fishing trip and makes a huge catch, the biggest of his life. Then a shark attacks and tries to steal his catch.
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: ocean or sea, dangerous animal, adventure, lone wolves, fisherman, human spirit, escapades, obsessive quest, survival, self discovery, fishing, cuban ...
Time: 80s
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52%
What They Had (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A woman must fly back to her hometown when her Alzheimer's-stricken mother, wanders into a blizzard. The return home forces her to confront her past.
Plot: blizzard, alzheimer's disease, snow, mother daughter relationship
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47%
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The Prodigal (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: They were a family torn apart by redemption...kept apart by pride...but brought together by a miracle.
Style: christian film
Plot: christian, student, father son relationship, lecture, tennis player, tennis, sermon, religious conversion, tennis court, injury, motorboat, porsche ...
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46%
A Handful of Time (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gothic thriller about Old Martin who heeds the voice of Anna, who calls him back to the mountain cabin where he left her to die while she gave birth to their surviving son.
Plot: lake, memory, bathtub, head wound, male nudity, love, female nudity, nude swimming, past, old man
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44%
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14 Kilometers (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three people looking for a better life become stranded in the desert with little hope of survival.
Plot: arrest, border crossing, boat, desert, death
Place: africa
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Chevalier (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the middle of the Aegean Sea, six men on a fishing trip on a luxury yacht decide to play a game. During this game, things will be compared. Things will be measured. Songs will be butchered, and blood will be tested. Friends will become rivals and ...
Plot: yacht, nude swimming, skinny dipping, erection, fireworks, scuba diving, impotence, brother brother relationship, cleaning, male friendship, doctor, bathtub ...
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Out (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovakia, France, Hungary, Czech Republic
Duration: 88 min.
Story: OUT is an odyssey about 50 year old family man Agoston wandering through East Europe. After loosing his lifelong job in a power plant of small Slovak village Agoston takes the shady but alluring opportunity to work as a welder in a shipyard in ...
Style: road movie
Plot: cactus, boat, stuffed animal, dancing, husband wife relationship, loss of job, sand, fishing pole, taking a selfie, washing machine, beach, hotel ...
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The Longest Swim (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Best buds since childhood, Ben and Matt have grown apart with age. Even when Ben is diagnosed with diabetes, Matt struggles to support his friend like he should. Then, while vacationing at the lake, Matt is awakened by screams and groans coming from ...
Plot: diabetic, childhood friends, lake, swimming, diabetes
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Made in Israel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Egon Schultz, the last Nazi criminal, is extradited by Syria to Israel. Hoffman, A wealthy businessman and son of a holocaust survivor, puts out a 2 million dollar contract on his head and a group of people turned Nazi-Hunters make their way through ...
Plot: revenge, hitman, snow, trumpet, police, peace, minefield
Time: near future
Place: israel, syria, germany
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How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Depicts the factual accounts of Vincenzo Di Francesca and Parley P. Pratt and how they came to appreciate the contents of the Book of Mormon.
Plot: religious differences, italian american, church, religious conversion, pastor, mormonism, baptism, latter day saints, religion, mormon, soldier, book ...
Time: 1830s, 1910s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
Place: sicily
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36%
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90 Minutes in Heaven (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A man involved in a horrific car crash is pronounced dead, only to come back to life an hour and a half later, claiming to have seen Heaven.
Style: christian film
Plot: hospital, church, ambulance, bridge, near death experience, husband wife relationship, prayer, hospital room, heaven, x ray, hospital bed, praying ...
Time: year 1989
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35%
Angels of the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Northeastern of Brazil, the father of the twelve years old illiterate Maria sells his daughter to Tadeu to be employed as a housemaid and have a better life. However, the girl is resold to the farmer Lourenço that deflowers her, and he gives the ...
Plot: prostitution, fisherman, brothel, jungle, child prostitution, loss of virginity, child abuse
Place: brazil
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35%
Vlad the Impaler: The True Life of Dracula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Romania
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Vlad Tepes, otherwise known as Vlad the Impaler and Dracula, fights the Ottoman Turks on the battlefield and the Hungarian Boyars in his court.
Plot: turk, robbery, justice, execution
Time: 1400s
Place: ottoman empire, romania
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35%
Striker's Mountain (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A construction conglomerate, headed by a ruthless millionaire, wants to buy a ski resort that has been a family business for years, but the family does not want to sell. The businessman resolves to get the property, whether they want to sell it or ...
Plot: snow, ski resort, mountain, helicopter, skiing, resort
Place: canada
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34%
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Chubasco (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild beach boy takes a job on a tuna fishing boat.
Plot: elopement, father daughter relationship, young love, rebel, forbidden love, troubled teen, grandmother grandson relationship, troubled youth, dysfunctional family, beach party, judge, love ...
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34%
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The Wait (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the vast rooms of a beautiful Sicilian villa, Anna receives an unexpected guest. Twenty-something Jeanne has arrived from France, declaring herself to be the girlfriend of Anna’s son, Giuseppe, who has invited her to the house to spend Easter ...
Plot: lie, swimming underwater, easter, girl in underwear, procession, answering machine, divorce, alcohol, food, cigarette smoking, answering machine message, underwear ...
Place: sicily
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34%
A River Runs Through It (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A River Runs Through is a cinematographically stunning true story of Norman Maclean. The story follows Norman and his brother Paul through the experiences of life and growing up, and how their love of fly fishing keeps them together despite varying ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, fishing, childhood, fish, gambling, small town, wilderness, americana, bishop, generation gap, boat ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: montana, usa
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34%