Movies like Cantata

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Cantata (1963)
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Cantata (1963)
Original name: Oldás és kötés
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young doctor undergoes a spiritual crisis when he returns to his rural home.
Style: intellectual
Plot: loneliness, hospital, surgery, doctor, bull, filmmaking, inferiority complex, countryside, heart surgery, slaughterhouse
Place: hungary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and emotional films with plots about doctor, hospital, nurse, surgery, countryside, loneliness and female nudity mostly in Drama, War and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cantata: Silence and Cry (1968), Requiem (1982), Satantango (1994), Heal the Living (2016), The Doctor (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: nationalism, army, poisoning, farm, communist, poison, shot to death
Time: year 1919
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95%
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Requiem (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a young boy comes in to see a doctor abourt a red mark on his face, the doctor's wife welcomes him into the consulting room instead. As they talk, she offers him something to eat and then notes that his manner of eating is just like that ...
Plot: post war, prison, doctor, female nudity, skinny dipping, public sex, sex scene
Place: hungary
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89%
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Satantango (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 439 min.
Story: Inhabitants of a small village in Hungary deal with the effects of the fall of Communism. The town's source of revenue, a factory, has closed, and the locals, who include a doctor and three couples, await a cash payment offered in the wake of ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, stylized, sincere, touching ...
Plot: rain, mental illness, multiple perspectives, countryside, loneliness, poverty, farm, writers, pub, understanding, family relations, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: hungary, europe
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56%
Heal the Living (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely hooked up to life-support in a hospital in Le Havre, Simon’s existence is little more than an illusion. ...
Plot: heart, organ transplant, hospital, accident, female director, death of son, car accident, telephone call, singing in a car, surgeon, concert, coma ...
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52%
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The Doctor (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jack McKee is a doctor with it all: he's successful, he's rich, and he has no problems.... until he is diagnosed with throat cancer. Now that he has seen medicine, hospitals, and doctors from a patient's perspective, he realises that ...
Style: psychological, uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hospital, medical school, doctor, surgery, doctors and patients, coldhearted, redemption, intern, family relations, couple relations, introspection, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Wild Field (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young doctor relocates to a remote region of central Asia, thinking his fiancee soon will join him ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, emotional
Plot: boss and employee, doctors and patients, self discovery, workplace, village life, countryside, workplace situations, fish out of water, hopes, doctor, loneliness, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Always and Everyone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Always and Everyone was a British television drama that ran from 1999 to 2002. It dramatised the hectic everyday lives of the doctors and nurses running the Accident and Emergency department of the large, busy city hospital, St. Victor's. The ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: hospital, nurse, accident, surgery, emergency, doctor, patient
Place: manchester, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The New Interns (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: rape, hospital, injury, lovers, married couple, infertility, gang war, drinking, mental illness, stretcher, surgery, operating room ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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My Way Home (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the final days of World War II, a young Hungarian is making his way home, through countryside full of the debris of war, when he is captures and imprisoned by Russians. Left in the custody of a young Russian soldier, the two youths form a ...
Plot: young soldier, wounded soldier, friendship, villa, world war two, train, statue, shooting, male nudity, student, female nudity, bolshevik ...
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Cold Days (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Andras Kovacs' film, considered one of the most important Hungarian films of the 1960's, centers around four men who await trial for their involvement in the massacre of several thousand Jewish and Serbian people of Novi Sad in 1942. Each ...
Style: cult film, epic, cult movie cast
Plot: prison, winter, railway station, war crime, train, bloodbath, jealous woman, raped woman, cold the temperature, wife, male female relationship, anti semitism ...
Time: 1940s, year 1942
Place: central europe, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
L'arbre de les cireres (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story takes place between December 1994 and February 1995 in a small village near Valencia, Spain, where the lives of four people - a child, a thief and two doctors - intersect. At the same time, the great love of one woman's life suddenly ...
Plot: youth, thief, tree, love, grandmother, mountain, village, doctor, countryside
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43%
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 1K
Family Nest (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Családi tüzfészek (aka Family Nest) is an intimate portrayal of a family slowly disintegrating under various pressures in late 1970s communist Hungary. The plot of the film is deceptively simple, with the occasional momentous event--including one ...
Plot: rape, violence, large family, apartment, hungarian
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Feelings Factory (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Attractive, educated and successful, Eloïse (Elsa Zylberstein) has it all, except for a long-term, stable romantic relationship. Now in her mid-30s, she can hear a certain clock ticking loudly. So she enrolls in a speed dating program. Seven men, ...
Plot: medical test, flirting, love, male female relationship, hospital, breasts, illness, loneliness, speed dating
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ankur Arora Murder Case (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Romesh (Arjun Mathur) was a young medical intern who dared to dream. He was in awe of Dr. Asthana (Kay Kay Menon), the Chief of Surgery of the Shekhawat General Hospital. All he wanted to was be like him. He lived in with Riya, his co-intern and the ...
Plot: surgery, surgeon, doctor, death of child, loss of son
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
He's Not Your Son (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two couples face the possibility that their infant sons, both born on the same day, were inadvertently switched at the hospital, and a chain of revelations and decisions threatens both families.
Plot: baby, hospital, birth, little boy, surgery, couples, switched at birth, baby boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Until a Man Lives (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 80 min.
Plot: patient, inventor, engineer, nurse, doctor, secretary, factory, wife, husband, colleague, hospital
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Child's Cry for Help (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A recently widowed doctor moves with her daughter to start at a new hospital. While there a loving mother brings her son in for treatment. The doctor suspects that there is something wrong, and theorizes that the mother is deliberately making her ...
Plot: single parent, self doubt, hospital, poison, egocentrism, lawsuit, housekeeper, doctor, self centeredness, police, mother daughter relationship, robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Like Night and Day (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Television hostess Susanne has an affair with Rikard, who is a doctor at a hospital. But after meeting the man who Rikard works for, Professor Erland Roos, she leaves Rikard and eventually marries the professor. Susanne's sister comes to ...
Plot: doctor, marriage crisis, female nudity, lesbian, lesbianism, medical, television, drugs, male female relationship, marriage, love, hospital ...
Place: eastern europe
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38%
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Letter from the Mountain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: As the film begins, Takao (Akira Terao) and Michiko (Kanako Higuchi) have already pulled up their Tokyo roots and moved to a village that is Takao's ancestral home. They visit a thatched cottage that serves as a memorial shrine (amidado) for ...
Plot: clinic, farmer, senior citizen, terminal illness, choreography, fishing, tumor, doctor, mute, miscarriage, flashback, ritual ...
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38%
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
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Call Girl '88 (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A depressing tale dealing with five women involved with prostitution and the effects it has on their love and family lives. High class or low class, each is just as sad.
Plot: prostitution, runaway, female nudity, nurse, husband wife relationship, shot through the mouth, suicide, sex, filmmaking, pimp, tragedy, rape ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Second Wife (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A story in the Egyptian countryside about an unjust mayor who controls everything in the village with his power.
Plot: countryside, polygamy, lust, ignorance, corrupt sheriff, forced marriage, doctor, marriage ceremony, dead husband, suicide attempt, flashback, injustice ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Hoovey (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: HOOVEY is the true and inspiring story of the Elliott family, who refused to surrender, instead turning to one another and their faith in the worst of circumstances, to rebuild their lives, their boy, and their dreams... together. Step by grueling ...
Plot: basketball player, high school, coach, cancer, cane, hospital, student athlete, doctor, male camaraderie, rehabilitation, brain tumor, high school athlete ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Can Go Through Skin (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A brutal assault changes Marieke's life. She leaves her familiar city rhythms for the solitude of a isolated house in the countryside. Her irrational fears on the frozen farm are a constant struggle. As spring's orchestra begins, her ...
Plot: female director, loneliness, isolation, attempted rape, laptop, pregnancy, countryside, female nudity, chinese food, kitten, paranoia, baby ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Almanac of Fall (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In this dense setting, the inhabitants of a large, claustrophobic apartment reveal their darkest secrets, fears, obsessions and hostilities.
Style: gloomy, bleak, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: mind game, redemption, friendship, revenge, family relations, sexual abuse, apartment, melancholy, intimacy, poverty, betrayal, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Withered Green (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After the death of her parents, a traditional and conservative young woman, Iman, has to take care of her younger sister, Noha. When her sibling is faced with a marriage proposal, Iman has to ask her uncles to meet the groom and his family, as ...
Plot: uncle, cat, tampon, black cat, turtle, menopause, cactus, sister sister relationship, tradition, bathroom, doctor, female protagonist ...
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32%
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Hungary 2011 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Anthology film made as an act of protest against Hungarian government of Viktor Orban.
Style: anthology
Plot: sketch, hungarian, art, female director
Time: 21st century
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Cat Swallows Parakeet and Speaks! (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Cat Swallows Parakeet and Speaks!, Ileana Pietrobruno's triumph of mid-vaginal modernism masterfully confronts the surreal nature of societal attitudes towards the female body. Beautifully shot at Riverview Hospital (formerly an insane asylum), ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: surrealism, model, sleeping, anorexia, feminism, menstrual blood, absurdism, hospital, surgery, sex, ulcer, murder ...
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32%
For Better or Worse (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: For Better or Worse is a daily prime time Hungarian soap opera.
Plot: doctor, nurse, hospital, medical clinic, hungarian, health, illness, medicine, garbage, doctors, hospital bed, hallway ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Love (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Luca regularly visits her bedridden mother-in-law. Luca's husband, János, has been arrested on a trumped up political charge, and Luca does not know if he is still alive. Luca hides this from his mother by making up letters purporting to be ...
Style: touching, emotional, psychological, realistic, serious
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Time: 50s
Place: hungary, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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