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Garm Hava (1974)
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Garm Hava (1974)
Original name: गर्म हवा
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: In post-Partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own.
Style: cult film
Plot: love, loneliness, police, youth, death, politics, suicide, family relations, businessman, love triangle, unrequited love, muslim, racial discrimination, injustice, destiny, pursuit, taxi driver, boy, moving, sarcasm, marriage proposal, satire, father daughter relationship, discrimination, grandmother ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947
Place: india

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, suspense and captivating films with plots about family relations, society, mother son relationship, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, friendship and death mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Garm Hava: The Middleman (1975), Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016), The Good Road (2013), The Adversary (1970), Aarakshan (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Middleman (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 131 min.
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Time: 70s
Place: asia, india
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Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
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The Good Road (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pappu is a truck driver. Supporting his parents and extended family is beyond his means. Now, he has been presented a plan. An accident will be staged. Pappu will "die". Insurance payments are substantial.David and Kiran, a middle class ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Adversary (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
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Time: 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 164 min.
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Country: Canada, UK
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Titanic Town (1998)
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Duration: 100 min.
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Journey to the Sun (1999)
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Country: Turkey, Netherlands, Germany
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%