Movies like Sammohanam

If you like "Sammohanam" you are looking for art house movies about / with love, village, suicide, puzzle, myth, friend and uncle niece relationship themes of Drama genre shot in India.
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Sammohanam (1995)
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Sammohanam (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sammohanam tells the story of a mysteriously seductive girl, Pennu (Archana) in a quiet village to which she has temporarily relocated, in search of her missing grandfather, Karuvan Valyachan. She creates a strange chasm among male folks, breaking marriages and old friendships.
Style: art house
Plot: love, village, suicide, puzzle, myth, friend, uncle niece relationship, countryside, folk dance, mysterious woman, transformation, caste system, severed ear, death of uncle

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Most similar movies to Sammohanam

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and art house films with plots about village, love, suicide, countryside, friend, family relations and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Sammohanam: Fly Away Solo (2015), L'arbre de les cireres (1998), Courthouse on Horseback (2006), Madambi (2008), O ilios tou thanatou (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Fly Away Solo (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four lives intersect along the Ganges: a low caste boy in hopeless love, a daughter ridden with guilt of a sexual encounter ending in a tragedy, a hapless father with fading morality, and a spirited child yearning for a family, long to escape the ...
Plot: interlinked stories, love, caste system, guilt, small town, kiss, bet, ring, interrupted sex, multiple storylines, orphan, father daughter relationship ...
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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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82%
Courthouse on Horseback (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The film follows three characters on a tour of the remote Yunman province of China where they travel with a horse to deal with legal disputes in mountain villages. Government policy is forcing the retirement of "Auntie" Yang (Yang Yaning) ...
Plot: countryside, remote village, marriage, village, suicide, on the road, judge, settlement, travel
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Madambi (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In a village named Ilavattam there lives a man by the name of Gopalakrishna Pillai. He is a man with diverse qualities. Basically he is a moneylender, but not the avaricious kind. He lends money at very low interest-rates but makes it a point to get ...
Plot: village, suicide, banker, money, sibling relationship, debt, bank, brother brother conflict, brother brother relationship, money lender, marriage, malayalam
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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O ilios tou thanatou (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: loss of parents, death of parents, vendetta, folk dance, death, village, killing an animal, horse, suicide, aunt, balkan war, loss of parent ...
Time: year 1917
Place: crete
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73%
 6.5
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Hu Tu Tu (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: Panna is the only daughter of politician Maltidevi. Panna is very critical of her mother, when she decides to separate from her dad, and asked Chief Minister Sawantrao Gadre to move in with them, for political reasons. Sawantrao has been using ...
Plot: idealism, infidelity, corruption, hostage, car accident, mother daughter relationship, explosion, unwed pregnancy, father daughter relationship, socialist, power, political activism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Texture of Falling (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The lives of a filmmaker, pianist, painter, and architect collide and intertwine in a multilayered tale of love, art, violence, and power dynamics that ultimately questions, what is real?
Style: art house, erotic, sexy
Plot: bdsm, surrealism, puzzle, sexuality, erotica
Place: portland oregon
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A Thousand Months (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Morocco, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 1981, Morocco. A village in the Atlas mountains. A city in the distance. A child. A family facing its destiny.
Plot: wedding, death, boy, countryside, suicide, village, theft, 12 year old, authoritarianism, chair, poverty, school teacher ...
Place: morocco
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Vanaja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in rural South India, a place where social barriers are built stronger than fort walls, VANAJA explores the chasm that divides classes as a young girl struggles to come of age.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: student film
Plot: pregnancy, coming of age, couples, village, teenage life, youth, society, family relations, injustice, dancing, rape, caste system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Money Buys Happiness (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man and a woman, unpleasant bickering nitwits both, push a big stupid metaphor (in the shape of a piano) across Seattle.
Style: spiritual
Plot: son, piano, children, hanging, telephone operator, pilgrimage, flower, suicide, husband wife relationship, interview, friend, marriage ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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60%
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Pinjra (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: A respected village schoolteacher falls for a travelling dancer and faces a moral dilemma.
Plot: teacher, suicide, murder, village, redemption, tragic love, tragic event, courtroom, disfigured face, self destructing
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57%
Bloodshed at the Wedding (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film is the story of girl Cveta who was abducted by the Ottoman bey and taken away in his harem. Bey is trying to embrace Islam, but its persistence, and its neighbors led beloved Spasa, and beloved local priest, assisted by diplomats of the ...
Style: epic
Plot: wedding, bloodbath, village, wedding reception, corpse, innocent, countryside, death, love, running, fear, fight ...
Place: macedonia, ottoman empire
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56%
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White Room (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Norm, a confused young man, lives two lives, one in and one out of reality. One night, he witnesses the murder of rock video star Madelaine X and feels guilty, as he did nothing to prevent it. At Madelaine’s funeral, he meets a mysterious woman in ...
Plot: love, mystery, female director, obsession, fully clothed sex, surrealism, woman on top, male nudity, sex, older woman younger man relationship, mysterious woman, faked death ...
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52%
 7.0
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Western (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Bulgaria, Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of German construction workers set out for a foreign construction site in the Bulgarian province. The strange country awakens adventure feelings among the men. At the same time, they are confronted with their prejudices and mistrust. For two ...
Plot: migration, fight, countryside, poverty, water shortage, village, tobacco, construction worker, landscape, language barrier, construction, german abroad ...
Time: quarry
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Pitong Dalagita (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: When six girls and a guy all teenagers are found with their wrists slit on a high school playground, it's left to their guidance counselor to try to make sense of the mystery behind the apparent suicide pact. Told in nonlinear fashion, the ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, psychological, suspense
Plot: suicide, teen romance, love, friendship, self discovery, teenager, lesbian, school, gay, muse, coming of age, life
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47%
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Marion (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Marion is ten and befriends a couple so much that they want her to live with them.
Plot: friend, childless couple, businessman, marriage, working class, husband wife relationship, parisian, family relations, rich, countryside, father daughter relationship, piano lesson ...
Place: paris france, normandy
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46%
The Black Frost (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three farmers work on a farm in Entre Ríos, a sparsely populated lowland region of Argentina traversed by rivers. Their crops are affected by ‘black frost’ which threatens to destroy their harvest. One day, a young woman appears at their door; ...
Plot: dog, countryside, village, dancing, pig, chicken
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44%
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Taryanche Bait (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Shreedhar works as a clerk, lives a happy, content life with his family in a beautiful Konkan village. His troubles begin when he takes his wife, son and daughter with him on an official tour to Mumbai. Dazzled by the sights, Omkar, Sreedhar’s son ...
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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
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Threesome (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Plot: sickness, consumption, destiny, illness, friend, friendship, suicide, brothel, childhood
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To Love Somebody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Barbara (1997)
Genre: Drama
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Story: Young vicar Mr. Paul arrives at the Faroe Islands to take up a benefice, and meets the young Barbara, twice married to vicars, and with both husbands laid cold in the grave. Despite the warnings of the surrounding community and his own religious ...
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Angela's Decision (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
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The Shadow (2008)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 115 min.
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Plot: poem, murder, cigarette smoking, love, woman smoker, neo noir, suicide, femme fatale
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Common Law Wife (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Shug, a rich old man, throws out his longtime live-in mistress and moves in his young, sexy niece, who's just returned home after making a living as a stripper in New Orleans. The mistress doesn't intend to go without a fight, however, and ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: stripper, sexploitation, poison, sheriff, suicide, small town, bar, murder, uncle niece relationship, sex, corruption, brother in law sister in law sex ...
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36%
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Sunset Song (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Style: captivating, psychological, realistic, tense
Plot: farmer, shepherd, father daughter relationship, love, female protagonist, world war one, sex scene, village, execution, death of father, marriage proposal, father son relationship ...
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35%
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Last Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: islam, village, apocalypse, murder, villager, rape, devil, countryside
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35%
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Ashik Kerib (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Wandering minstrel Ashik Kerib falls in love with a rich merchant's daughter, but is spurned by her father and forced to roam the world for a thousand and one nights - but not before he's got the daughter to promise not to marry till his ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: adventure, love and romance, obsessive quest, homecoming, countryside, true love, on the road, romance, couples, family relations, merchant, islam ...
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The Wind Blows Round (2005)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 110 min.
Story: The aging, conservative population of a small, sleepy village in the Italian Alps are surprised to see that a former French professor has settled there with his young wife and their three children to produce goat cheese, in order to escape the ...
Plot: language, village, goat, cheese, false accusation, suicide, mountain, church, fight, family relations, snow, flashback ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Switzerland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Theo goes looking for someone who can tell him about his dad and the person he loved. His quest leads him into the Alps, where George has been living as a recluse for ten years. As they meet, the two men start to make sense of their lives.
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