Movies like Flowers for Fannie

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Flowers for Fannie (2013)
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Flowers for Fannie (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Fannie Fairchild locked up her heart when her beloved George was killed in the Great War. But now she faces her own mortality and realizes that she has no one to maintain her grave with flowers.
Style: spiritual
Plot: female director, wedding, death, christianity, fiancee, widow, generation, faith, multiple time frames, faith based

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out christian film, captivating, thought provoking and complex films with plots about female director, death, faith, widow, faith based, teenager and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Flowers for Fannie: Let There Be Light (2017), Happily Ever After (2016), In His Steps (2013), The Stone Wedding (1973), The Assam Garden (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Let There Be Light (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An atheist goes through a near-death experience in an auto accident before converting to Christianity.
Style: christian film, thought provoking, complex, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: christianity, afterlife, brain tumor, bible, religion, atheist, religious, faith, father son relationship, hospital, alcoholic, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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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
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In His Steps (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a homeless man interrupts the comfortable routine of First Church of Raymond, life will never be the same for the apathetic congregation. Convicted by the vagrant's words, Pastor Henry Maxwell, Rachel Winslow, Virginia Page, Alex Powers, ...
Style: christian film
Plot: church service, minister, wealth, homelessness, girl, faith, singer, homeless man, faith based, preacher, christianity, singing ...
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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 ...
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The Assam Garden (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An insecure, aggressive widow of a tea garden manager reluctantly develops an affectionate relationship with an Indian housewife and her family.
Style: meditative
Plot: female director, friendship, loss, garden, culture clash, widow, redheaded woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Cold Sassy Tree (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Handsome May-December romantic drama set in a sleepy Southern town at the turn of the century. An independent lady from up North causes a scandal when she decides to wed the local general-store owner just three weeks after he's been widowed.
Style: nostalgic
Plot: romance, female director, department store, south, love, small town, americana, community, age difference, male female relationship, son, widow
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Coming to Terms with the Dead (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: While middle-aged Vincent (Didier Sandre) makes a sand castle on a beach in Brittany, France, his sister Zaza (Catherine Ferran) and brother Francois (Charles Berling) spend a summer day reflecting on death and loss. They think back on their sister ...
Plot: female director, death of child, loss of sister, death of sister, beach, death, cancer
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: brittany
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Promised a Miracle (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: True story of a couple charged with manslaughter when their rejection of modern medicine in favor of religion to treat their diabetic child resulted in his death.
Plot: trial, preacher, death, insulin, small town, jail, court, son, diabetic, faith, prison, prayer ...
Time: 70s
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Slipaway (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a homeless young musician moves into a sailboat with a feisty elderly widow, the two must overcome their differences and haunting pasts to unlock each other's dreams.
Style: spiritual, touching, captivating, tense, sincere ...
Plot: family secret, family relations, elderly woman, mother daughter relationship, afterlife, spirituality, dream, saint, kindness, best friend, music teacher, faith ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san diego california
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Time to Die (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An impressionistic, black-and-white portrait of the day-to-day of a nonagenarian woman as she experiences the final act of her life. Danuta Szaflarska stars as Aniela, who lives in a massive yet rapidly-deteriorating wooden house, filled with ...
Plot: female director, family relations, dog, house, generation gap, shakespearean quotation, death, old lady, son, piano
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, school, car accident, school teacher, machismo, femininity
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Siembra (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man and his son move from the Pacific coast of Colombia to Cali, but have a difficult time adapting to the city. When his son is killed, the father must go through the hard process of grief while trying to find roots in a place that does not ...
Plot: female director, fireworks, death, singing, loss of son, pig, church, funeral, death of son, coffin, dog
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My Breast (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Meredith Baxter plays Joyce Wadler in this heartwarming story of hope, courage and redemption inspired by the New York City journalist's real-life struggle with breast cancer. Stuck in a lackluster relationship with her boyfriend, she's ...
Plot: breast cancer, survival, female director, writers, sports writer, courage, death, male female relationship, surgery, cancer, journalist
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55%
The Chadwick Family (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A father finds himself taking care of a family that in addition to his son and three daughters, also consists of two sons-in-law and his youngest daughter's Chinese boyfriend.
Plot: failed pilot, widow, fiancee, publisher, island, chinese american, newspaper, family relations
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Grace & Glorie (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a lonely ex-New Yorker moves into the home of a rural senior to act as a hospice worker, the two initially couldn't seem to be less alike. However, as time passes, the two find much kinship including a lost child. Slowly the two build a ...
Plot: memories, widow, death, respect, reminiscence, dying, caregiver, regret, friendship, hospice
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Cutback (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High School senior Luke Harris (Justin Schwan) dreams of just one thing... pro surfing. With his best friend Casey (Angel Cruz) at his side, they have two goals: surf and party! But Luke's Mom (Raquel Gardner) and especially Dad (Greg Carlson) ...
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49%
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Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenage girl, female nudity, scandinavian girl, teenager, group of teenagers
Place: scandinavia, denmark
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49%
Secrets In The Snow (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On this particular Friday morning the students of Eastbrook High are arriving at school to complete their final exams before the Christmas Holiday. But what began as a December snowfall quickly becomes a threatening winter storm, and school is ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
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44%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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44%
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Rough Winds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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42%
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Perfect Pie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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39%
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