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The Herd (1978)
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The Herd (1978)
Original name: Sürü
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Because of a local blood feud, a peasant family decides to sell its sheep - a most precious commodity - in far away Ankara. During their long train ride, bribes must be paid to petty officials, sheep are stolen or die in the packed, airless wagons, and the sick wife of one of the family's sons becomes deathly ill.
Plot: herd, racism, injustice, police corruption, nationalism, kurd, independence, killing an animal, political repression, prejudice, political oppression
Place: turkey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, rough and bleak films with plots about racism, injustice, prejudice, kurd, society, life is a bitch and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Herd: The Road (1982), The Wall (1983), In Nowhere Land (2002), Big Man, Little Love (2001), On the Way (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Road (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Switzerland, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A harsh portrait of Turkey, its people and its authorities, shown through the stories of five prisoners given a week's home leave, and the problems they encounter in adjusting to the world outside.
Style: gloomy, sincere, emotional, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: racism, exile, prison, fighting the system, state affairs, redemption, family life, human spirit, infidelity, prison life, human nature, parents and children ...
Place: turkey
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The Wall (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Produced, written and directed by Yılmaz Güney within his own personal experiences of capital offense, he dedicates Duvar to male teenagers aged 13 to 19 living behind the bars under diabolical treatments. These teenagers get barbaric corporal ...
Style: bleak, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, prison life, juvenile delinquency, prison, escape, confined, youth, life is a bitch, society, injustice, kids in trouble, revolution ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, france, europe, kurdistan
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In Nowhere Land (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sükran who works at pay box of Haydarpasa is around 40 ages. She has a son whose name is Veysel. He works in a factory. She suffered from her husband's political actions, so she wants to keep away Veysel from political actions. Veysel get ...
Plot: disappearance, missing son, journey, friend, kurd, bureaucracy, racism, prejudice, dead husband, tragic event, fiance fiancee relationship, turkish ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
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76%
Big Man, Little Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece, Hungary
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hejar, meaning "Dispossessed", a little Kurdish orphan war victim, educates a Turkish judge!
Style: sincere, banned film, sentimental, suspense
Plot: orphan, injustice, neighbor, racism, cultural difference, children, old man, nationalism, political oppression, murder, police, prejudice ...
Place: turkey, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.2
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On the Way (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Bulgaria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on true events, Yolda is the story of Yilmaz Guney, at the time the most celebrated filmmaker in Turkey, and the final years of his life in prison.
Plot: wedding, freedom of speech, hotel, kurd, prejudice, martial law, curfew, nationalist, free speech, political oppression, prison, artist ...
Place: kurdistan
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62%
 7.1
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Jin (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A bitter conflict has raged between guerrillas and the army in Turkey's Kurdish regions for over 30 years. Large expanses have now become war zones. Countless young people have lost their lives to the conflict. This dangerous but incredibly ...
Plot: kurd, little red riding hood, terrorism, human, female terrorist
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Journey to the Sun (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Mehmet, a young Turkish man newly migrated from the village Tire, takes a job searching for water leaks below the surface of the streets of Istanbul. Due to a strange set of events, he is mistaken for a Kurd, imprisoned, and brutally beaten. Upon ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, suspense ...
Plot: politics, injustice, friendship, racism, discrimination, self discovery, false accusation, culture clash, city life, village life, society, social misfits ...
Time: 90s
Place: turkey, iraq, istanbul turkey, kurdistan, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
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Present Tense (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Planning to take any job she can get in order to save enough money and leave Turkey for the U.S., Mina is hired at an Istanbul café as a fortune teller who reads the dregs in coffee cups. She discovers she has the ability to offer comfort and ...
Plot: urban setting, coffee, fortune teller, female director, fortune telling
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Black Like Me (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Black Like Me is the true account of John Griffin's experiences when he passed as a black man.
Plot: journalist, racial issues, bigotry, racist, discrimination, reporter, injustice, racism, african american, cross cultural relations, inequality, false name ...
Place: southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Color Of Love: Jacey's Story (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a small town in the South, movie centers on Georgia Potter, an old-fashioned widow (Rowlands), whose life changes drastically when her estranged daughter and the son-in-law she never met die in a car crash. When she visits her granddaughter ...
Plot: racism, grandmother, grandfather, granddaughter, african american, interracial relations
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31%
The Familiar Soil (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An artist's life who lives in a village of Kurdistan,Iran has been changed because his nephew enters to the village.
Plot: kurd, political oppression, cancer, middle age romance, artist, brother sister relationship, stereotype, generation, stereotypes
Place: iran, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Brotherhood of Murder (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the true story of the largest cash robbery in the history of the USA.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: murder, racism, going straight, hostages, law enforcement, crimes, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, injustice, working undercover, police corruption, down on your luck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Home Coming (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 101 min.
Story: September 1980. Mustafa 'Mehmet Ali Alabora' and his wife, who're both laborers are married for 5 years. The couple has nothing to do with politics and spend their days happily with their 3 year old daughter and their TV, despite the ...
Plot: mistaken identity, politics, post traumatic stress disorder, torture, male nudity, prison, physical torture, military coup, political unrest, wrongful arrest, wrongful imprisonment, homecoming
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Sus (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Election Night 1979: Margaret Thatcher is about to come into power. A young black man is held on suspicion of murdering his pregnant wife. Officers Karn and Wilby, racist to the core and high on the prospect of a Conservative Party victory, try to ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, murder, protagonist as suspect, police investigation, injustice, social decay, law enforcement, society, life is a bitch, crimes, police brutality, interrogation ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
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Dry Summer (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A scheming tobacco farmer sets out to ruin his competition by diverting the local water to his own property.
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: murder, summer, farm, betrayal, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, family relations, forbidden love, obsession, moral dilemma, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 85
Elijah (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Story: The story of Elijah Harper.....
Plot: native american reservation, racism, part animation, indian reservation, racial slur
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
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Fratricide (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young Kurdish refugees, recently arrived in Germany struggle to make their way through the harshness of the occidental city. Their encounter with a gang of Turks will rapidly led them into an inevitable tragical spiral filled with death and ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: racism, politics, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, orphan, friendship, social decay, society, injustice, vengeance, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Burden (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Burden, an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan, attempts to break away when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave for a better life together. When the Klan seeks Mike out for vengeance, a black congregation led by the benevolent, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough
Plot: ku klux klan, hate, love, racism, african american, vengeance, reverend, prejudice, girlfriend, single mother, interracial friendship, white supremacist
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Silence and Cry (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Miklós Jancsó's Silence and Cry is set during a turbulent era of disquiet, fear, persecution and terror, which permeates every corner of post-WWI Hungarian society. In 1919, after just a few months of communist rule the Hungarian Republic of ...
Plot: army, nationalism, communist, shot to death, poison, farm, poisoning
Time: year 1919
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25%
Journey of Hope (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Turkey, UK, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a village in eastern Turkey, tales of the economic success of Turks in Switzerland inspire Haydar to convince his wife Meryem that they must go. He sells their livestock and small plot of land in exchange for passage for two. He wants to leave ...
Style: bleak, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: immigrants, family life, human nature, hopes, escapades, life is a bitch, society, obsessive quest, adventure, survival, culture clash, human spirit ...
Time: 80s
Place: switzerland, turkey, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Come to My Voice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This is the story of two women on opposite ends of a lifetime, a very young, curious Jiyan and her life-weary but resistant grandmother Berfe, in order to save the person who links them to each other.
Style: atmospheric, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, against the odds, family in crisis, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, elderly, youth, false arrest, on the road, military, injustice, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
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Bliss (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman of about 17 years old, named Meryem (Ozgu Namal), has been raped, and her village's customs call for her to be killed to restore honor and dignity to her family and village. The eldest son of the village leader, Cemal (Murat Han), ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative, touching
Plot: innocence lost, cultural difference, sexual humiliation, rape, injustice, social differences, love affair, unlikely partners, traditional versus modern, village, husband wife relationship, virginity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Black and White (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Australia, 1958. When a nine year old white girl is found murdered, police are quick to arrest illiterate Aborigine, Max Stuart. Under interrogation Max admits to the killing and signs a statement that will send him to the gallows. With no Court of ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: crimes, hotshot lawyer, racism, illiteracy, fighting the system, legal investigation, injustice, social differences, false accusation, price of justice, courtroom drama, confined ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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One Potato, Two Potato (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Study of interracial marriage in the 1960's. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man. When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, arguing that a mixed household is an improper place to raise the girl, the ...
Plot: racism, prejudice, child custody, marriage, miscegenation, small town life, courtroom, racist, judge, biracial, interracial kiss, playground ...
Place: ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Flame in the Streets (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Flame in the Streets is a 1961 British drama film directed by Roy Ward Baker. Racial tensions manifest themselves at home, work and on the streets during Bonfire Night in the burgeoning West Indian community of early 1960s Britain. Trades union ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, factory, racism, family relations, union, life is a bitch, workplace, chaos and mayhem, workplace situations, working class, americana, society ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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The Wound (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Turkey, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Directed by Yilmaz Arslan.
Plot: peasant, mother daughter relationship, aunt niece relationship, friend, village, escape, mental institution, family relations, cell, refusing to eat, apartment building, friendship ...
Place: germany, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
For a Moment, Freedom (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Turkey
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Centers on a group of weary Middle Eastern refugees who have made their way to Turkey to apply for European visas.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: refugee, friendship, injustice, starting over, political unrest, immigrants, society, hopes, leaving home, fugitives, husband wife relationship, freedom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.4
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Majority (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Mertkan has a simple life in Istanbul: 'working' as an office-boy in his dad's construction company, hanging out with his male friends in malls and discos, cruising with his dad's 4-wheel drive at night. There is no urgency for ...
Plot: pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, domineering father, swearing, male masturbation, unhappy wife, coitus, racial discrimination, racism
Place: istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
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Blind Faith (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: in 1957 an African-American criminal lawyer (Courtney B. Vance) defends his nephew, who faces the death penalty for murdering a white boy. Charles S. Dutton, Kadeem Hardison, Garland Whitt and Lonette McKee costar in this drama of racial and social ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: legal, murder, injustice, life is a bitch, legal investigation, law enforcement, society, rebellion, dishonesty, kids in trouble, interracial relations, uncover truth ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Wind of Change (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 64 min.
Story: Taking its title from Harold Macmillan's widely-reported Cape Town speech about the process of decolonisation in Africa, The Wind of Change showed the other side of the coin: the impact of colonial immigration at 'home'. The film ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, father son relationship, racism, husband wife relationship, interracial relations, family relations, working class family, race riot, generation gap, bar, working class, dysfunctional family ...
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22%