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Thevar Magan (1992)
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Thevar Magan (1992)
Original name: தேவர் மகன்
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Thevar Magan (English: Son of the Thevar) is a 1992 Indian Tamil film produced by, written by, and starring Kamal Hassan in the title role. It was directed by Bharathan and also stars Sivaji Ganesan, Nasser, Revathi and Gouthami in pivotal roles. The film met with a very strong critical and commercial reception upon release. The film score and soundtrack are composed by Ilaiyaraaja. India chose this film as its entry for the Best Foreign Language Film for the Academy Awards in 1992. The film was screened at the Toronto Film Festival in 1994. The film won five National Film Awards, including the Best Tamil Film Award, Best Supporting Actress Award, and a Special Jury Award. The film was dubbed into Telugu under the title Kshatriya Putrudu. It was later remade into the Hindi film Virasat (1997) by Priyadarshan and in Kannada as Tandege Takka Maga (2006) by S. Mahendar
Plot: love, maniac, village, fight, wedding, lawyer, death, unrequited love, castle, father son relationship, grief, sabotage, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dam, festival, death of father, train station, accidental killing, feud, temple, grandfather granddaughter relationship, cremation, bomb, husband wife relationship, loss of father ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about death, father son relationship, love, husband wife relationship, family relations, grief and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres. Some movies like Thevar Magan: Natarang (2010), Together (2009), Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967), Aval Appadithan (1978), Yumechiyo's Diary (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Natarang (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
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Together (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family of a father, a mother and their son is looking forward to go on vacation. On the way they experience an accident, and their lives are suddenly and unexpectedly turned upside down.
Plot: love, grief, father son relationship, death of wife, orphanage, accident, husband wife relationship, death of mother, loss of wife, loss of mother, mourning, family relations ...
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Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: epic
Plot: wedding, bloodbath, village, wedding reception, corpse, innocent, countryside, death, love, running, fear, fight ...
Place: macedonia, ottoman empire
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Aval Appadithan (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Aval Appadithan (English: "That's How She Is") is a Tamil film is directed by C. Rudhraiya. It starred Sripriya, Kamal Hassan and Rajnikanth, with Ilayaraja as music director. The film was noted for its very stylized film making and ...
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Yumechiyo's Diary (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Yumechiyo, a geisha house madam recently diagnosed with a terminal illness, yearns to do something constructive with the little time she has left. Through her responsibility lies in taking care of her girls, she finds purpose in providing a man ...
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Saved by Grace (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Hero (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
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Style: touching, realistic, serious, contemplative
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Duration: 120 min.
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Virumandi (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
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Country: India
Duration: 167 min.
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Kosumosu (1997)
Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
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