Movies like The Sacred Mound

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The Sacred Mound (1993)
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The Sacred Mound (1993)
Original name: Hin helgu vé
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A seven-year-old boy is sent to a farm on a remote island, when his mother goes abroad. On the island the boy gets to know a twenty-year-old woman who seems willing to take on a mother's role. But the boy is reaching an age of sexual awareness and instead of regarding her as a mother figure; he falls obsessively in love with her.
Plot: wedding, island, lighthouse, fire, treasure, first love, children, sex, urination, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: iceland

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Most similar movies to The Sacred Mound

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sentimental, realistic and sincere films with plots about wedding, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, sex, death and fire mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like The Sacred Mound: Seduction by the Sea (1963), Shadow of the Raven (1988), White Night Wedding (2008), Bonjour Amour (1977), Broken Dolls (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seduction by the Sea (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young women is hired by a woman to seduce her son and convince him to return to home from his self-induced exile.
Plot: island, marriage, seduction, female nudity, sex, frustration, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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95%
Shadow of the Raven (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Iceland, Norway
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Trausti returns to Iceland just in time to be entangled in a family feud over a stranded whale-cadaver. His mother (the family head) is mortally wounded and Grim kills Erikur; the other clan leader. Isold, daughter of Erikur now takes his place. ...
Plot: viking, revenge, battle, priest, battles, sword and shield, christianity, courage, church, mother, barbarian
Time: 11th century
Place: iceland
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64%
White Night Wedding (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jon, a middle-aged professor is going to get married tomorrow, for the second time, to one of his ex-students half his age. But it's not all roses. First, there's his cranky mother-in-law-to-be who violently opposes the marriage and who ...
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: island, wedding, family feud, unlikely couple, love affair, love and romance, hopes, buddies, eccentric family, couple relations, family life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bonjour Amour (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adolescent French suburban lower-middle-class nerd Marc Morel was happy being the teacher's pet and school representative in a Latin competition. Until he meets and instantly falls in love with fatherless semi-illiterate shop clerk and ...
Plot: rebellion, scolding, first love, car race, car accident, father son relationship, photographer, kiss, girlfriend, fire, brother brother relationship, sex ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Broken Dolls (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A former European actor Don Martin has retired with his disjointed "family" to his own private island, "The Paradise." After a few years, the entire group has disintegrated into shameless, selfish & dishonest ...
Plot: island, dysfunctional family, insanity, isolation, inheritance, boat, spanking, sex, female nudity, actor, guitar, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Kontrakt (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Bearing traces of the old Anton Chekhov play The Wedding, The Contract is set during an "arranged" ceremony. The bride and groom barely know each other, but this matters not at all to their tradition-bound families. At the last minute, the ...
Plot: exhibitionist, sauna, sex, snow, wedding, party, doctor, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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59%
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Ferox (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Arnaldur, a 16-year-old boy living a normal teenager's life in Reykjavik. One day, coming home from school, he finds his brother in the bathtub, dead. Despite clear signs of a suicide, Arnaldur is convinced that his brother's teacher is ...
Plot: violence, suicide, crying, shower, fire, party, grief, cocaine, drugs, brother brother relationship, death, male nudity ...
Place: iceland
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59%
Summer Temptations (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a villa on an island (St. Peter) a little out of season, inhabit Vanessa, a young widow, and stepdaughters Kikki and alive. Vanessa had married their father above all because it was very rich. After her husband's death, Vanessa decided to ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: island, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), hairy vagina, sexploitation, deep cleavage, sexually frustrated woman, fellatio, large breasts, male full rear nudity, erotica, widow ...
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Under the Lighthouse Dancing (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Harry and his much-younger girlfriend surprise their friends one vacation weekend by announcing their desire to marry immediately. As they are visiting a small island village off the coast of west Australia, that is easier said than done.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, island, wedding, family relations, go public, couples, friends, rally, midlife crisis, looking for love, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
When the Raven Flies (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vikings pillage Ireland, seeking silver and slaves, slaying men and women in the process. A young boy is spared when a Viking takes pity on him instead of killing him. Twenty years later the boy returns to Iceland take his revenge.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: vikings, viking, kidnapping, murder, revenge, rivalry, deadly, revolution, siblings relations, vengeance, anti war, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 9th century
Place: iceland, ireland, europe, scandinavia, norway
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Three-Step Dance (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Four separate-but-interconnected stories - one for each season - about life in Sardinia.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: countryside, social relations, clergy, island, homecoming, village life, village, wedding, father daughter relationship, sea, convent, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, sardinia
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52%
Syndare i sommarsol (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the mid-1920s, four young men and women have decided to spend their summer holiday studying together and have rented a wonderful house in the Swedish archipelago. Rationally, they realize that this cohabitation may lead to some of the members ...
Plot: sailing boat, female full frontal nudity, sex, island, rowboat, rock, philosophy, sailboat, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), archipelago, jealousy ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Happily Ever After (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Heather and Sarah Ann were growing up they told each other every secret. But Heather left their small town on the last day of high school vowing never to return. Forced to come back when her father becomes ill, the young documentary filmmaker ...
Plot: wedding, father daughter relationship, hospitalization, small town, female director, extramarital affair, prom, homecoming, best friends
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Man Follows Birds (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Man Follows Birds is a coming-of-age story of a young Uzbek poet surrounded by violence. Farouk is fascinated by trees and Khamraev films him with a lot of melancholy and tenderness. Cast apart because he’s poor and his father’s drunk, Farouk ...
Plot: death of mother, village, river, sword, fishing, blood, father son relationship, dead boy, teenager, mask, flute, apple ...
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46%
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Happy Day (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A concentration camp on a barren island is hell for the exiled prisoners. The everyday life of the people who live there consists of interrogations, psychological and physical violence, arbitrary punishments and other torments. One of the prisoners ...
Style: absurd, allegory
Plot: torture, island, politics, prison, presumed dead, death, exile, violence, detention, kiss, morality, surrealism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 124
Leave Us Alone (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 82 min.
Story: For children it was an exciting adventure. But for adults it became a shocking revelation...
Plot: death, train, tent, chase, murder, violence, bare breasts, blond boy, first love, cooking, homoeroticism, cruelty ...
Place: denmark
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Tanya's Island (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tanya is a female model who lives with her boyfriend Lobo, a surrealist painter who is extremely violent. Subjected to Lobo's constant abuse, Tanya dreams of escaping to a desert island, which comes true. The only other being on her island is ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: beach, model, island, abusive relationship, sexual fantasy, it was all a dream, violence, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, rape, bare breasts, interracial relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
To the Lighthouse (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A faithful dramatization of Virginia Woolf's novel. A lecturer, his family, the spinster Aunt Lily, an old friend, and a student, Charles Tansley, spend a summer in an isolated house in Cornwall just before World War I. The stern Mr. Ramsay ...
Plot: expedition, politics, flashback, stream of consciousness, shawl, feminist, wedding, world war one, beach, widower, thunderstorm, wrestling ...
Time: edwardian era
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Stone Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Drawing more on the heightened realism of indigenous folk ritual and storytelling traditions than on the Socialist Realist intentions of the state, this almost wordless cine-poem, operating with the most slender of plots but the oldest of ...
Plot: wedding, death, street musician, grave, horse, stone, swing, drum, flute, deserter, drums, fiancee ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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London's Burning: The Movie (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A female firefighter joins the all male crew of Blue Watch, Blackwall Fire Station East London in the Jack Rosenthal penned film that launched the long running TV series.
Plot: fire brigade, house on fire, saving a life, firefighter, violence, firefighting, prank, dead man, practical joke, riot, gardener, burning building ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, running, escape, love, heroism, fear ...
Place: ottoman empire, macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Friends (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three female friends, in the end of the eighties, share a house in Johannesburg, South Africa. Each of them has her own way to live the apartheid. Thoko is a black teacher, she practices non-violent passive resistance. The afrikaner Aninka takes ...
Plot: female director, rifle, violence, sex, police, bare breasts, singer, male female relationship, death of husband, education, prisoner, politics ...
Time: year 1990, year 1989, year 1985
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Liz (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Elizabeth and David are getting married. One day a sailboat anchor outside their villa in the archipelago. Elisabeth feels a vague threat from the unknown sailor aboard.
Plot: infidelity, sexual desire, male nudity, flashback, split personality, lesbian sex, sex, erotica, boat, cafe, church, recluse ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wanna See My Beautiful Navel? (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming of age, summer camp and first love...
Plot: school trip, first love, coming of age, shower, school class, male nudity, children, schoolboy, teenager
Place: sweden
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After the Wedding (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Seeking funds for her orphanage in India, Isabelle travels to New York to meet Theresa, a wealthy benefactor. An invitation to attend a wedding ignites a series of events in which the past collides with the present while mysteries unravel.
Style: disturbing, sincere, psychological, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, society, businesswoman, donation, past, unfulfillment, love triangle, couple relations, couples, orphanage, singing in a car, wedding dress ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lullaby of the Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of an orphan girl, brought up in naive, rustic innocence by an elderly relative, who is suddenly exposed to the brutality, greed and deceptiveness of the outside world when her grandmother dies. Notwithstanding her healthy distrust of all ...
Plot: strangulation, tied up, bell, beating, blood, prostitute, blindness, man hits a woman, torture, sea, country girl, temple ...
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36%
The Last Land (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Paraguay, Netherlands, Chile, Qatar
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In precise, unhurried compositions of image and sound, Lamar’s feature debut portrays a man and his dying wife, living in a remote hut in the hills of Paraguay. All the stages of mourning are passed through in a single day in this wordless account ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), digging, candle, death, house fire, minimalism, excavation, female nudity, house on fire, burning house, no dialogue, feeding someone ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Horoscope (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A gang of young delinquents from a coastal town terrorize the locals, the tourists that spend the summer holidays there, as well as the young girls. They are especially focused on a pretty girl that sells newspapers, and they make a bet which one ...
Plot: summer, wedding, skinny dipping, train, juvenile delinquent, male nudity, beach, killing an animal, nudity (full frontal - brief), rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
All the Cities of the North (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It’s like almost all is lost. Yet still they are here – abandoned bungalows, an artificial lake, dirty plastic bottles, lost donkeys and stray dogs, draining pipes running over fields of salt, deserted factories, statues of revolutionaries, ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: minimalism, chopping wood, undressing, nudity (full frontal - brief), male bare butt, male objectification, pubic hair, barefoot male, butt naked, male star appears nude, bungalow, taking off pants ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Boys Over Flowers: Final (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Domyoji holds an extravagant press conference to announce his wedding to Makino the following spring. The press is playing her up like a modern-day Cinderella and everything seems to be going well. Later, the families offer congratulations to the ...
Style: dorama, touching, sentimental, sincere, disturbing
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: rich kid, first love, teen romance, friendship between men, love and romance, rich man poor woman, romantic rivalry, elite, wedding, jealousy, schoolgirl, temper ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%