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The Dwelling Place (1994)
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The Dwelling Place (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Catherine Cookson's novel. Set in the 1830s, the film tells the story of 16-year-old Cissie Brodie after the death of parents, and the repossession of the family home. She finds a barren place to live and care for her younger brothers and sisters with the help of Matthew, a local carpenter, but her life becomes complicated when the aristocratic Fischel family take an unwelcome interest.
Plot: rape, pregnancy, aristocrat, baby, pregnant woman, grandfather, drunken man, pregnant from rape, pregnant, period piece
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1830s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about family relations, orphan, charles dickens, society, couples, love and romance and social differences mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Dwelling Place: Emily of New Moon (1998), Doctor Thorne (2016), Tilly Trotter (1999), He Knew He Was Right (2004), Wives and Daughters (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Emily of New Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Emily of New Moon is a Canadian television series, which aired on CBC Television from 1998 to 2000. The series originally aired in the United States on the Cookie Jar Toons block on This TV and it is currently seen in Canada on the Viva, Bravo! and ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, family relations, family life, island, uncover truth, starting over, youth, young heroes, coming of age, family, family problems, grownups ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: canada
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Doctor Thorne (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the penniless Mary Thorne, who grows up with her rich aunt/cousins at Greshamsbury Park estate.
Style: captivating, cynical, touching, sentimental, thought provoking
Plot: family drama, ward, english countryside, physician, aristocrat, village, family relations, couples, social differences, intrigue, society, love and romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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Tilly Trotter (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 216 min.
TV show
Story: In 1930s rural England, Tilly Trotter is the story of a young girl envied by women for her beauty, lusted after by men, accused of witchcraft and forced to rise above the prejudice of many people in her community.
Plot: english countryside, hostility, rape, farm, english, countryside, prejudice, classroom, family relations, poverty, class differences
Time: 19th century, 1930s, victorian era, 1830s
Place: northern england, england
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He Knew He Was Right (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: He Knew He Was Right was a 2004 BBC TV adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel He Knew He Was Right. The mini-series portrays the failure of a marriage caused by the unreasonable jealousy of a husband exacerbated by the stubbornness of a wilful ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, aristocrat, marriage, broken engagement, family relations, dishonesty, newlyweds, couple relations, romance, gossip and rumors, priest, piano ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1860s, victorian era
Place: england, alps, london
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70%
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, prejudice, love and romance, parents and children, aristocrat, parent child relationship, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, estate, secret marriage, gossip ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1830s, 1820s
Place: england, europe, britain, london, africa
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68%
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Dickensian (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dickensian intertwines the realm of fictional characters in Charles Dickens’ novels—including Scrooge, Fagin and Miss Havisham—in half-hour episodes, as their lives intertwine in 19th century London. The Old Curiosity Shop sits next door to ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Plot: charles dickens, murder, crimes, investigation, family relations, police, period piece
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1840s, victorian era
Place: england, london
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The Little House (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: The Little House is a drama series based on the novel by Philippa Gregory. The drama follows the story of Ruth, who is married to career minded Patrick and is pushed towards the limits of her own sanity when she becomes entangled in the lives of ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: pregnancy, baby, car accident, family problems, mentally unstable, dishonesty, babies and infants, manipulations, dysfunctional character, family relations, manipulation, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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66%
David Copperfield (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Plot: charles dickens, affection, oppression, compassion, childhood memory, writing, survivor, orphan, coming of age
Time: victorian era, 19th century
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66%
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The Secret (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A tale of suspense and intrigue set in 19th century Tyneside, 'The Secret' is based on Catherine Cookson's only thriller novel. Freddie Musgrave's life is in turmoil when a letter implicates him in murder, things are further ...
Plot: period piece, united kingdom
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1880s, victorian england
Place: europe
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66%
A Brand New Life (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After 18 years of marriage, a middle-aged couple has to face the prospect of having their first child.
Plot: baby, pregnant wife, expectant father, pregnancy, baby born, parenthood, newborn, pregnant woman
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Nicholas Nickleby (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 330 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of the Dickens novel.
Plot: charles dickens, teacher, obese woman, injustice, one eyed man, caning, eye patch, embezzlement, director, male female relationship, simpleton
Time: 19th century, victorian era
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A Dinner of Herbs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 286 min.
TV show
Story: Filmed on location in the North of England, A Dinner of Herbs is a film based on Catherine Cookson's novel about hardship, betrayal and family life in a 19th century working class town. Roddy and Hal have been friends since childhood, but their ...
Plot: orphan, murder, mining
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1860s, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
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David Copperfield (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 185 min.
TV show
Story: Charles Dickens' haunting semi-autobiographical tale of a boy who is sent away by his stepfather after his mother dies but manages to triumph over incredible adversities.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, orphan, charles dickens, down on your luck, social differences, family relations, power relations, manic, step parent, adulthood, rise to the top, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Great Expectations (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Phillip Pirrip, known as Pip, meets a convict or two in a graveyard and sets into motion a series of events that lead him from a comfortable life in his brother-in-law's forge to a mysterious inheritance and his acquaintance with the eerie Miss ...
Plot: charles dickens, rags to riches, orphan, literature, inheritance, adoption
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: manipulation, satire, society, blind ambition, dishonesty, romance, manipulations, rise to the top, ambition, life turned upside down, power relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england
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63%
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains ...
Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
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The Cazalets (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The Cazalets is a 2001 six-episode television drama series (5 episodes when broadcast in the US) about the life of a large privileged family in the years 1937 to 1942.[1] Most of the action takes place in London, and at the family's large ...
Plot: rape, death, cancer, pacifist, pregnancy, incest, world war two, family relations, affair
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Rag Nymph (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Seperated from her prostitute mother as the woman flees on foot down the filthy mid-19th century streets of Newcastle from the police, ten year old Millie is taken under the wing of rag lady Aggie Winkovski and her crippled helper, Ben. Young Millie ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
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Time: 19th century, 1800s, victorian era, victorian england
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Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pair of teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania travel to New York City to seek out medical help after an unintended pregnancy.
Plot: rape, rape victim, teenage girl, teenage pregnancy, female director, abortion, singing, pregnancy, teenager, abortion clinic, karaoke, bowling alley ...
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Madame Bovary (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 220 min.
TV show
Story: Would you risk everything to achieve your dreams? For beautiful young Emma Bovary, a life of passion and excitement is worth any price. Like a moth drawn to flame, she is entranced by the exotic worlds of romance and adventure found in her favorite ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: adulteress, romance, family relations, village, tragic hero, infidelity, road not taken, love affair, couples, dull life, strong female presence, deadend life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Great Expectations (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mini-series based on the novel by Charles Dickens.
Plot: charles dickens, rags to riches, orphan, benefactor
Time: victorian england, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Oliver Twist (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 386 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Charles Dickens' novel, this adaptation traces the childhood of an orphan whose mother dies giving birth to him in an English work-house in the 1820s.
Style: emotional, gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, child abuse, coming of age, youth, child in peril, rich and poor, social differences, kidnapping, down on your luck, apprentice, injustice, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1830s, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
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60%
Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, inheritance, charles dickens, dishonesty, power relations, society, life is a bitch, love and romance, lifestyle, social differences, love affair, police ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Pallisers (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: This sprawling BBC saga follows an aristocratic family through three generations of power, wealth, intrigue, and scandal in Victorian England. Based on Anthony Trollope’s “political” novels .
Plot: family relations, parliament, aristocracy, social climber, duchess, politics, aristocrat, duke, government, scandal, marriage of convenience, rise to power ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england
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59%
De Stille Kracht (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Louis Couperus, De Stille Kracht is set at the end of the nineteenth century and concerns the cultural gap between East and West, that is between the Netherlands and their colony on Java. The Dutch colonists, who nominally rule ...
Plot: colonialism, paranormal phenomena, black magic
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59%
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: Young Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his fortune in order to prevent his mother and sister from depending upon his uncle, Ralph Nicklby. But he finds his first job as master at a Yorkshire school to be cruel, and runs away with one of the ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, boarding school, single parent, friendship, dysfunctional family, rich and poor, family in danger, boarding school life, injustice, power relations, down on your luck, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
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59%
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Jamaica Inn (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1820 against the forbidding backdrop of windswept Cornish moors, the story follows the journey of young and spirited Mary who is forced to live with her Aunt Patience after the death of her mother. Mary arrives at the isolated Jamaica Inn to ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Plot: petty criminal, dangerous attraction, murder, couples, deadly, smuggling, romancing a criminal, woman in danger, crimes, danger, innkeeper, hotel ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, georgian era
Place: england, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
War and Peace: Part II (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the end of 1809, Natasha attends her first ball. Andrei falls in love with her and intends to marry her, but her father demands they wait. The prince travels abroad, and Natasha desperately longs for him. But she then meets Anatol Kuragin and ...
Plot: war, soldier, ball, engagement, aristocrat, based on a novel
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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58%
A Woman's Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Normandy, 1819. Jeanne is a young woman full of childish dreams and innocence when she returns home after finishing her schooling in a convent. She marries a local Viscount, Julien de Lamare, who soon reveals himself to be a miserly and unfaithful ...
Plot: priest, pregnant woman, maid, adultery, baby, french maid, coughing, gardening, pregnant, woman, letter writing, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: normandy
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58%
A Respectable Trade (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the novel by Philippa Gregory, the British miniseries A Respectable Trade was what is known in the business as a "bodice ripper." The story began in 1788, when well-bred governess Frances Scott married her rough-hewn employer ...
Plot: slavery, slave trade, starvation, rape, marriage, slave trader, black man white woman relationship
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%