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A Voyage Round My Father (1982)
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A Voyage Round My Father (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A successful lawyer struck with blindness in middle age continues his battles in the courtroom with the assistance of his family. As his son deals with bitter memories of their relationship, he also seeks his father's respect and love and in the process learns to love in return.
Plot: world war two, world war one, nature, lawyer, evolution, lesbianism, atheism, father son relationship, boarding school, garden, blindness, weirdo, divorce lawyer, cynicism, amateur theater
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and talky films with plots about family relations, couples, society, husband wife relationship, power relations, love and romance and marriage mostly in Drama and Adventure genres. Some movies like A Voyage Round My Father: In Celebration (1975), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976), The Dance of Death (1969), Back Home (2001), The Browning Version (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In Celebration (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a Yorkshire mining town, three educated brothers return to their blue-collar home to celebrate the 40th wedding anniversary of their parents, but dark secrets come to the fore.
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky
Plot: reunion, family gatherings, family relations, return, wedding anniversary, love and romance, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, human nature, parents and children, family life, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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95%
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of conflicts, power plays and secrets in a wealthy Mississippi family.
Plot: dysfunctional family, trying to get pregnant, drinking, drink, homosexuality, dysfunctional marriage, impotence, sex, dark secret, haunted by the past, dark past, father son relationship ...
Place: southern usa
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93%
The Dance of Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: An egocentric artillery captain and his venomous wife engage in savage unremitting battles in their isolated island fortress of the coast of Sweden at the turn of the century. Alice, a former actress who sacrificed her career for secluded military ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: island, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, couples, quarantine, love and romance, rivalry, romance, marriage as hell, husband wife relationship, marriage, battle of wits ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Back Home (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The war in Europe is over, but the one at home has only just begun. The Second World War is ending and throughout Britain, evacuees are returning home to their families - but not the families they remember. Like so many other women, Peggy’s life ...
Plot: world war two, english, boarding school, marriage, rationing, presumed dead, loss of husband, mother daughter relationship, american soldier, brother sister relationship, homecoming, snobbism ...
Place: england
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84%
The Browning Version (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Andrew Crocker-Harris is an embittered and disliked teacher of Greek and Latin at a British prep school. After nearly 20 years of service, he is being forced to retire on the pretext of his health, and perhaps may not even be given a pension. The ...
Style: touching, talky, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, boarding school, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, youth, college, college life, self discovery, love affair, teachers and students, boarding school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Secret Places (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Young girls, soon to be women, sharing everything...except their secret places.
Plot: girls' school, world war two, refugee, female director, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, suspicion, girls' boarding school, teacher, german, bathtub, crush ...
Place: britain, england
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77%
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Hamlet (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: murder, tragic hero, poisoning, revenge, state affairs, royal family, parents and children, family relations, unfulfillment, dishonesty, prince, spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the later years of the nineteenth century Latin master Mr. Chipping is the mainstay of Brookfields boys boarding school, a good teacher and a kindly person but he is considered to be married to the job so that it is a surprise when, on a walking ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: boarding school, dedicated educator, tragic hero, social differences, idealism, friendship, society, youth, family relations, teachers and students, husband wife relationship, school ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Othello (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: The 1965 version of the Shakespeare play.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: betrayal, racism, interracial relations, murder, tragic love, love, tragedy, couple relations, infidelity, vengeance, couples, friends ...
Time: 16th century
Place: italy, venice, cyprus, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Henry IV Part II (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The death of King Henry the Fourth and the coronation of King Henry the Fifth.
Plot: british history, king of england, shakespeare
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Look Back in Anger (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Look Back in Anger is a love triangle involving the brilliant-but-disaffected young Jimmy Porter (Branagh), his upper-middle-class, impassive wife Alison Porter (Thompson), and her aristocratic best friend Helena Charles (Redmond). Cliff (Horan), an ...
Style: sincere, emotional, disturbing, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: working class, social misfits, family relations, dull life, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, betrayal, society, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 50s, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Cherry Orchard (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Cyprus
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Madame Ranevskaya (Rampling) is a spoiled aging aristocratic lady, who returns from a trip to Paris to face the loss of her magnificent Cherry Orchard estate after a default on the mortgage. In denial, she continues living in the past, deluding ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, death in the family, couple relations, social differences, parents and children, downfall, love and romance, life is a bitch, intrigue, society, single parent, master and servant ...
Time: 1900s
Place: russia, europe, france, moscow russia, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Richard III (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 239 min.
Story: Richard Duke of Gloucester, youngest brother of King Edward IV, will stop at nothing to get the crown. He first convinces the ailing King that the Duke of Clarence, his elder brother, is a threat to the lives of Edward's two young sons. Edward ...
Plot: king of england, shakespeare
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Moth (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: This 1940s drama presents a story of class conflict and its influence on romance. Robert Bradley leaves the shipyards to work in his uncle's furniture business but soon finds himself at odds with the old man. So he becomes a servant for the ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war one, shipyard, fatherhood, power relations, couples, family relations, social differences, love affair, estate, society, romance, master and servant ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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A Number (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A father is confronted by the sons he had cloned decades earlier. Based on a play by Caryl Churchill.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, clever ...
Plot: cloning, self discovery, family relations, parents and children, clones, father son relationship, doctor, hospital, genetics, uncover truth, family problems, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Separate Tables (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two one-act plays explore love and loneliness. In "Table by the Window" an aging fashion model contrives a reunion with her ex-husband, a politician ruined by scandal, and their passion is rekindled. In "Table Number Seven" a ...
Plot: alcoholic, secret, false identity, ex husband ex wife relationship, small town, love interest, model, hotel, writers
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Hasty Heart (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Burma on the penultimate day of World War II, Cameron Highlander Lachlan 'Lachie' MacLachlan is seriously wounded and transported to a local military hospital. He seems to have recovered from his wounds but appearances can be deceiving. ...
Plot: nurse, soldier, scot, patient, kilt, military hospital, terminal illness, world war two, birthday party, bagpipes
Place: burma
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Witness for the Prosecution (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Sir Wilfred Robarts, a famed barrister is released from the hospital, where he stayed for two months following his heart attack. Returning to the practise of his lawyer skills, he takes the case of Leonard Vole, an unemployed man who is accused of ...
Style: witty, clever, suspenseful, contemplative, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, courtroom, courtroom drama, legal investigation, couple relations, false accusation, uncover truth, infidelity, power relations, humble, love triangle, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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The Dresser (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. ...
Style: talky, gloomy, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, world war two, friendship, drunkenness, makeover, backstage, showbiz, couple relations, bittersweet, friends, power relations, overbearing ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Plenty (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: David Hare's account of a one-time French freedom fighter who gradually realizes that her post-war life is not meeting her expectations.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, clever, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: french resistance, world war two, love and romance, soldier, innocence lost, wartime life, homecoming, haunted by the past, introspection, family problems, crumbling marriage, society ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The determined new headmaster of an English prep school attempts to reform the frequently unruly students, who are tormented by a ruthless bully.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, exciting, tense ...
Plot: boarding school, self discovery, friends, misfit, lifestyle, dedicated educator, hardcase students, power relations, teenage life, teachers and students, coming of age, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Zebra Crossing (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set amongst the backdrop of the towering, concrete-clad estates of south London ‘Zebra Crossings’ blends a diverse mixture of characters that all share one thing in common: The incredible loneliness of living alongside 7 million other people.
Plot: racial violence, isolation, loneliness, father son relationship, drug use, coming of age, working class family, alcoholic father, gang warfare, gay slur
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Wicked Lady (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Caroline is to be wed to Sir Ralph and invites her sister Barbara to be her bridesmaid. Barbara seduces Ralph, however, and she becomes the new Lady, but despite her new wealthy situation, she gets bored and turns to highway robbery for thrills. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: highwayman, nudity (full frontal - brief), unlikely criminals, crimes, dishonesty, hidden identity, heist, social differences, graphic violence, love and romance, adventure, adventurer ...
Time: 17th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Snow Goose (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Based upon Paul Gallico's delicate novel, Patrick Garland's Golden Globe winning The Snow Goose is a stark and hauntingly beautiful drama set amongst the striking scenery of the Essex salt marshes during the early years of WWII. A bearded ...
Plot: goose, book, wildlife, coming of age, disability, nature, tragedy, rite of passage, world war two, artist, nursing, orphan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: village, coming of age, world war one, friendship, youth, society, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, classroom, bicycle ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Closing Numbers (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Keith, Anna and their son Peter are a close, loving family living in a smart suburban street of a provincial city. Anna is a typical middle-class housewife, filling her day with good works, until one day, when she finds a note that leads to a ...
Plot: gay, bisexual, infidelity, hiv, aids, in the closet, male homosexuality, closeted homosexual, gay interest, homosexuality
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
An Englishman Abroad (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Actress Coral Browne travels to Moscow, and meets a mysterious Englishman. Turns out he's the notorious spy, Guy Burgess. Based on a true story, with Ms. Browne playing herself.
Plot: actress playing herself, spy, autobiography, defector, cold war, iron curtain, espionage
Place: soviet union, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Fixer (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in tsarist Russia around the turn of the century and based on a true story of a Russian Jewish peasant Yakov Bog who was wrongly imprisoned for a most unlikely crime - the “ritual murder” of a Gentile child in Kiev. We witness the ...
Plot: prison rape, anti semitism, jewish ghetto, zionism, justice, socialism, false accusations, falsely accused, injustice, imperial russia, jew persecution, penitentiary ...
Time: 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Term of Trial (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Weir, an alcoholic schoolteacher, whose criminal record for refusing to fight during the Second World War has prevented him from progressing further in his teaching career, is looked upon with disdain by his headmaster, his pupils and even his wife. ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, rejection, injustice, tutor, teenage crush, false accusation of rape, teacher student relationship, parent, teacher, student, school, school teacher ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 807
Duet for One (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Stephanie, a famous violinist, contracts multiple sclerosis her life begins to fall apart. Her career ends, her husband leaves her for another woman and her favorite pupil leave the country. Unable to bear all this loss, Stephanie attempts ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: disability, terminal illness, family problems, tragic hero, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, life turned upside down, couples, musician's life, multiple sclerosis, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%