Movies like Sammohanam

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Sammohanam (1994)
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Sammohanam (1994)
Original name: സമ്മോഹനം
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, puzzle, myth, suicide, uncle niece relationship, countryside, transformation, friend, mysterious woman, death of uncle, caste system, folk dance, severed ear

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, captivating, suspense and realistic films with plots about village, suicide, love, countryside, friend, friendship and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Sammohanam: Courthouse on Horseback (2006), L'arbre de les cireres (1998), Madambi (2008), O ilios tou thanatou (1978), Fly Away Solo (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Courthouse on Horseback (2006)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 101 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
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Madambi (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Plot: balkan war, aunt, vendetta, killing an animal, village, suicide, death, horse, folk dance
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