Movies like Trollsommar

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Trollsommar (1980)
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Trollsommar (1980)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three city kids are taken somewhat reluctantly to a farm out in the forests of Sweden. There they meet the resident country kids who's rosy cheeks and youthful antics mirror the apathy and cynicism of the children grown up in the callous and barren streets of the city. In the country, strange and mysterious things are afoot. Sudden fires, cars braking down and enigmatic sightings point to there being more than the modern man fathoms in the woods. People talk of trolls and beings in the woods, guardians of the land, but the grown ups do not believe and the cynical city children say such talk is nonsense.
Plot: forest, children, goblin, environmental, environment, countryside, environmental issue

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, feel good and sentimental films with plots about children, family relations, countryside, forest, family, boy and friendship mostly in Drama, Family and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Trollsommar: Silver Heads (1999), Nature's Warrior (1997), Hugo and Josephine (1967), Village of Dreams (1996), School Bus (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Silver Heads (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
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Plot: forest, television, experiment, suicide, children, scientist, biology
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Nature's Warrior (1997)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: 13 year old Kim feels at home in the wilderness. One night, nature's soul appears to him in the form of an Indian, and designates him nature's protector.
Style: based on supposedly true story
Plot: animals, environmental issues, american indian, environmentalism, nature, forest, teenage boy, environmental issue, animal rescue, wilderness, animal
Place: eastern europe
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89%
Hugo and Josephine (1967)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Josefin is a six year old girl who lives isolated in the countryside, where her father is a priest. She has no friends until she meets Hugo. He is a carefree boy who rather walk in the forest than goes to school. Together with the gardener they make ...
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Village of Dreams (1996)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
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Time: 1940s, 40s
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School Bus (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
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Duration: 118 min.
Story: A couple's life becomes complicated when people get involved with their troublesome son.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gregorio, a boy from the impoverished countryside of Peru emigrates to Lima, the capital city. Experiencing a cultural shock due to the chaotic nature of the city, he must challenge himself to learn Spanish, since his native tongue is Quechua, and ...
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Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
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The Secret of Roan Inish (1994)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
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The Glass-blower's Children (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
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Tjorven, Batsman, and Moses (1964)
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Country: Sweden
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The Professor (1971)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Drama, Family
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