Movies like Matthew's Days

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Matthew's Days (1968)
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Matthew's Days (1968)
Original name: Żywot Mateusza
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man who is socially inept and out of touch with the world lives with his sister in a small farmhouse. The overly sensitive man lives off his hard-working sibling, taking odd jobs as he gets them to secure his meager earnings. When he brings home a woodcutter from the forest, the sister and the newcomer fall in love. Terrified over a life without his sister, the man can't cope and decides to kill himself. This depressing tale of alienation, doubt and uncertainty was the Polish entry at the Cannes Film Festival in 1968.
Plot: nature, loneliness, suicide, jealousy, lake, nightmare, brother sister relationship, parable, hut, countryside, drowning, man child, simple man, remote

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sincere, captivating and thought provoking films with plots about suicide, loneliness, countryside, female nudity, jealousy, nature and brother sister relationship mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Matthew's Days: Maya Dardel (2017), The Axiliad (1986), Regina (1990), Where The Miracle Happens (2008), Miss Nobody (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Maya Dardel (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An internationally respected poet announces she is going to kill herself and needs an heir and executor. Young writers drive up the mountain to compete for the position and are challenged intellectually, emotionally, and erotically.
Plot: suicide, poet, loneliness, cunnilingus, seductress, open ending
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The Axiliad (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young, idealistic poet, turns his back on civilization and goes to small, backwood village, rents a bed in the house of an old woman, and decides to make his living as a lumberjack. Soon he realizes that the world around him is far from perfect.
Plot: lumberjack, colleague, train, love, village, old lady, library, alcohol, bed, young woman, winter, dream ...
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Regina (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The beautiful, educated and independent Regina hears from her partner Tiit that he has decided to marry a young pregnant girl. Then, she gets an inheritance - a house in a small borough. There's both a reason and an opportunity for a ...
Plot: children, nightmare, alcoholic, marriage of convenience, single woman, remorse, teacher, loneliness, one night stand, pregnant woman, love
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Where The Miracle Happens (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pimdao, a successful real estate developer and businesswoman, is injured in an accident that kills her beloved daughter at a time when the two are estranged. After the accident, Pimdao decides to take her daughter's place as a volunteer at an ...
Plot: volunteer, countryside
Place: thailand
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Miss Nobody (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A devout Catholic peasant girl is corrupted by two new friends when her family moves to the city. An allegory of traditional Polish values under threat from materialism and decadence in the post-Communist era.
Plot: faith, disciple, school teacher, teacher, high school, church, loneliness, country girl
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82%
How to Be Loved (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An actress travels from Warsaw to Paris and during the trip reflects on the last few years of her life. It goes back to the German occupation and her hiding of a fellow actor who has supposedly killed a collaborator. He is weak and a bit cowardly, ...
Plot: theater, tank, murder suspect, cognac, airport, flashback, cigarette smoking, suicide, airplane
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At the First Breath of Wind (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Using few words and gorgeous imagery, this is a poetic painting of a family, each in their own space on an August afternoon.
Plot: nature, tv set, redhead, villa, river, water, piano, countryside, nightmare, moon, very little dialogue, old man ...
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Subarnarekha (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Made in 1962 (but not released until 1965), Bengali director Ritwik Ghatak’s film starts soon after the 1947 partition of Bengal. At a socialist refugee colony, Ishwar and his younger sister, Sita, adopt a low-caste boy, Abhiram, who has been ...
Plot: symbol, suicide, prostitution, teaching, river, mythology, hopes, refugee, death of sister, prostitute, widow, brothel ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
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Womanlight (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
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The Apple Tree of Paradise (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Girls no more, four heroines emerge into womanhood with a more clear-eyed outlook on life.
Plot: female director, affair, female nudity, jealousy, trial, murder, poison, marriage, sex, accident, politician
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The Death of John L. (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zbigniew Gasior, a thirty year old singer, is a youth idol. Despite fame, money and success with the ladys, he can't neglect the emptiness in his life. The shattered dreams of his friends are not really a help, to ease his existential pains.
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Little Forest: Winter/Spring (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ichiko (Ai Hashimoto) lived in a big city, but goes back to her small hometown Komori, located on a mountain in the Tohoku region. She is self-sufficient. Ichiko gains energy living among nature and eating foods she makes from seasonal ingredients.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, sincere
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Tambourine, Drum (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
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The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-year-old girl turns up pregnant, her alcoholic father is ...
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The Last Fine Day (2011)
Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
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58%
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The Scar (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 106 min.
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Time: 70s
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Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 94 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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To Be the Best (1992)
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Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands, France
Duration: 82 min.
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Audience: teens
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46%
A Story Written with Water (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Struggling with his true emotions, dreams, memories of the past and the reality Shizuo is about to marry, but is torn between his wife-to-be and the love to his mother.
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45%
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Tabu (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of a tragic love triangle that develops between a mother daugther and a farmhand. A good-looking widow lives alone on a farm with her teenage daughter. Their neighbor occasionally helps them in the farmwork. He would have eventually married ...
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Nowhere to Run (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: husband wife relationship, private detective, suicide, secret
Place: san francisco, las vegas
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44%
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Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
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Milka - A Film About Taboos (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
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