Movies like Tale of the Three Jewels

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Tale of the Three Jewels (1995)
Tale of the Three Jewels (1995)
Original name: حكايات الجواهر ثلاث
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belgium, Spain, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Palestinian boy becomes entranced with a beautiful Gypsy girl and a fairy tale world she weaves amidst conflict in Gaza. The children explore nature, mysticism and what their future holds, while learning to live with the surrounding brutality c. 1990. Yusef's family scrapes by in a seaside camp while his father's in prison and his heavily-armed brother's on the run, parrying with Israeli troops. Salah, Yusef's schoolmate from a well-off Arab family strives faithfully to assist them, while Yusef helps an elderly, blind neighbor escape from his lonely abandonment into the North American dreamworld he's waited so long for.
Plot: teenager, mysticism, gypsy, miraculous event, warrior, soldier, border, children, beach, dream, arab, best friend, boy, massacre, pigeon, childhood, grandmother, funeral, blindness, metaphysics, young love, riot, mediterranean, harvest, curfew ...
Place: middle east, israel, palestine

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Most similar movies to Tale of the Three Jewels

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexy films with plots about soldier, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, love and romance, friendship, father daughter relationship and love mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Tale of the Three Jewels: Wedding in Galilee (1987), Birth Certificate (1961), Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999), Flanders (2006), Attack at Dawn (1970). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Wedding in Galilee (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A Palestinian seeks Israeli permission to waive curfew to give his son a fine wedding. The military governor's condition is that he and his officers attend. The groom berates his father for agreeing. Women ritually prepare the bride; men ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: wedding, village, israeli palestinian conflict, culture clash, political unrest, family gatherings, village life, society, couples, family relations, chaos, soldier ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, palestine, middle east
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Birth Certificate (1961)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Three separate stories depicting the tense everyday life during occupation, as seen through the eyes of children. In “On the Road,” the two main protagonists are lost in the September’s strife: a young boy, and a soldier transporting the ...
Style: anthology
Plot: children, pow, girl, chaos, nazi officer, soldier, child's point of view, hiding place, jewess, jewish girl, child in peril, shot to death ...
Place: poland
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Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: childhood, infidelity, baron, voyeurism, writer's life, couples, human nature, introspection, romance, gays and lesbians, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century, 1900s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, tokyo
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Flanders (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: André Demester secretly and painfully loves Barbe, his childhood friend, accepting from her the little that she gives him. He leaves home to be a soldier in a war in a far off land. Barbarity, camaraderie and fear turn him into a warrior. As the ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: castration, battles, murder, soldier, war, military, unfulfilled love, survival, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, war crime, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, flanders, belgium, middle east
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Attack at Dawn (1970)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eli is an Israeli soldier who manages to escape from a notorious Arab prison. He makes it back to Israel, where he finds Beno, another soldier who had spent 2 years of horror in the same prison. They organize a rescue operation against the prison. ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: soldier, arab, prison, adventure, daring rescue, confined, heroes, escapades, war, military, danger, heroic mission ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: israel, syria, middle east
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Mausam (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: India, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Mausam,a love story in its first season start with mere adolescent attraction between a Punjabi boy Harry, and a Kashmiri girl Aayat, in a small village of Punjab. It develops into young love between them in season two. Their love realizes its own ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, romance, bollywood, unspoken love, love triangle, misunderstanding, star crossed lovers, village, unrequited love, coming of age, arm wrestling, car trouble ...
Time: year 2001, 2000s, 1990s, year 2002, 90s ...
Place: india, europe, asia, scotland, switzerland ...
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The Razor's Edge (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: He had everything and wanted nothing. He learned that he had nothing and wanted everything. He saved the world and then it shattered. The path to enlightenment is as sharp and narrow as a razor's edge.
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, serious, tense ...
Plot: wedding, murder, soldier, enlightenment, redemption, friendship, starting over, haunted by the past, introspection, self discovery, world war one, friends ...
Time: 1930s
Place: paris france, india, europe, himalaya, france ...
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In the Shadows of the City (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Lebanon
Duration: 105 min.
Story: To escape the civil war between Christians and Muslims, a Lebanese family moves from the countryside to Beirut, only to find themselves caught in an equally dangerous situation
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, exciting
Plot: survival, disappearance, missing person, terrorist, soldier, tragic event, politics, civil war, christian, moral dilemma, fall in love, family relations ...
Time: year 1990, year 1975
Place: lebanon, beirut lebanon, israel
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Walk with Me (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Sweden, Denmark, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Deployed on mission in Helmand, Afghanistan, 25-year old Thomas steps on a landmine and loses both his legs. At the local rehabilitation center, he meets Sofie, an ascending ballerina from the Royal Danish Ballet, who is helping a relative to regain ...
Style: suspenseful, sexy, psychological, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: amputee, soldier, war veteran, man in a wheelchair, dancing, funeral, ballet, war injury, cancer, hospital, orchid, kiss ...
Time: year 2009
Place: afghanistan
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Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1944 Lucien Lacombe, a young peasant in the Lot region is refused permission to join the French Resistance. Instead, the opposing "French Gestapo" obtain from him information about an underground leader and recruit him into their ...
Style: realistic, serious, controversial, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: occupation, small town, world war two, interracial relations, children in wartime, romance, society, love and romance, opposites attract, coming of age, on the run, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, france, germany, vichy
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Jamilya (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The film is based on the story of the same name by Soviet writer Chinghiz Aitmatov. It is set in a remote Kirghiz village during the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945). A young wife of a soldier, Djamilya, fell in love with Daniar, a wounded war ...
Plot: mountain, engagement, autobiography, love triangle, love, world war two, eastern, soviet, female director, farm hand, fall in love, village ...
Place: eastern europe, russia
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In Praise of Older Women (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War, a young man comes of age sexually, through a string of relationships with a wide range of mature, older women.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sincere, touching ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, older woman younger man relationship, politics, coming of age, sexual relations, teenage life, innocence lost, chaos and mayhem, bittersweet, couples, soldier, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, barcelona spain, italy, barcelona
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Eden (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Israel, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1939, Kalman, an ambitious young businessman, leaves Europe to join his sister Samantha in Palestine. She lives with Dov, an idealistic architect obsessed with the Bauhaus style. With their friends, they form a group, which discusses the future ...
Plot: german, british army, immigration, sex, bookstore, explosion, husband wife relationship, land, architect, palestinian, world war two, affair ...
Time: post world war two
Place: palestine, tel aviv israel, israel
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Frankie Starlight (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The quirky story of a young boy's adventures growing up with his stunningly beautiful mother and the two very different men who love her.
Style: serious, psychological, touching, realistic, talky ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, forbidden love, family life, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, love triangle, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, human nature ...
Time: post world war two
Place: ireland, europe, france, texas
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The Raggedy Rawney (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During WWII a youth deserts his country's army after a combat experience, but not before wounding his commanding officer with a knife in order to escape. The young man, now very emotionally distraught, dresses in women's clothes and ...
Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, mentally unstable, fish out of water, frame up, battle zone, gender bending, fall in love, battles, oracle, bandaged head, covered wagon ...
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West Beirut (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Norway, Lebanon, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: school has closed, the violence is fascinating, getting from ...
Style: touching, melancholic, compassionate, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: politics, society, friendship, coming of age, civil war, revolution, teenage life, prejudice, lebanese, segregation, honest, survival ...
Time: 90s, 70s, year 1975
Place: lebanon, middle east, israel, beirut lebanon, syria ...
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Tomorrow, We're Going To The Movies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Just as three high-school graduates get to the brink of adulthood, the outbreak of World War Two destroys all their dreams and plans forever.
Style: pre war, sexy, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: first love, coming of age, world war two, university student, social differences, teenage boy, high school prom, love at first sight, army, holiday, dating, best friend ...
Time: 1930s
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Hedd Wyn (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: 'Hedd Wyn' is a 1992 Welsh anti-war biopic. Ellis Humphrey Evans, a farmer's son and poet living at Trawsfynydd in the Meirionydd countryside of upland Wales, competes for the most coveted prize of all in Welsh Poetry - that of the ...
Plot: poet, anti war, armageddon, war wound, military enlistment, symbolism, kiss, teacher, nurse, soldier, blood, punched in the face ...
Time: 1910s
Place: wales, balkan, new zealand
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For a Lost Soldier (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a romantic relationship between a Canadian soldier and a child set in the Netherlands near the end of WWII. Told in flashback from the present day, the child, now a man, is still seeking his lost soldier.
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: man boy relationship, pedophilia, soldier, world war two, friendship, lgbt, gay, romance, opposites attract, sexual exploration, age difference, ballet ...
Time: 1940s, 1990s, year 1945, 90s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
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The Night (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Syria
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The film explores the Arab-Israeli conflict as seen through the experiences of an Arab family in newly-liberated city of Quneitra, headed by a resistance fighter.
Plot: monument, resistance, father daughter relationship, palestinian, horse riding, arab, military, memory, father son relationship, marriage, terrorism, refugee ...
Time: 1940s
Place: syria, israel, middle east, palestine
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An Indecent Obsession (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sister Honour Langtree (Wendy Hughes), is in charge of a military hospital for psychiatric patients. She however transgresses boundaries by developing a sexual attraction for a new patient.
Style: disturbing, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, couples, war, mentally unstable, soldier, love and romance, military, unfulfillment, wartime life, obsession, doctors and patients, mental institution ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: australia
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American Son (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of a young Marine, fresh from Camp Pendleton, who is forced to confront the complexities of adulthood and a volatile home life during a four-day Thanksgiving leave.
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: fall in love, family relations, thanksgiving, family gatherings, estrangement, society, love and romance, soldier, parents and children, homecoming, self discovery, marine ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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Where Hands Touch (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Germany, 1944. Leyna, the 15-year old daughter of a white German mother and a black African father, meets Lutz, a compassionate member of the Hitler Youth whose father is a prominent Nazi solider, and they form an unlikely connection in this quickly ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, captivating, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: nazi germany, interracial romance, racism, concentration camp, nazi concentration camp, overcoming, hitler youth, young love, racial injustice, genocide, oppression, world war two ...
Time: 1940s
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David & Fatima (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A retelling of Romeo and Juliet in Jerusalem involving a Palestinian woman and an Israeli man.
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, against the odds, unlikely couple, opposites attract, social differences, couples, religions or cults, love and romance, romance, society, young lovers, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem
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Gardens of Stone (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, soldier, military, military life, war, wartime life, life is a bitch, anti war, vietnam veteran, self esteem, casualty of war, war veteran ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: vietnam, washington d.c., usa, iraq
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Head in the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A romantic drama set in 1930's England, Paris, and Spain. Gilda Bessé shares her Paris apartment with an Irish schoolteacher, Guy Malyon, and Mia, a refugee from Spain. As the world drifts toward war, Gilda defiantly pursues her hedonistic ...
Style: sexy, sentimental, captivating, romantic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, orgy, sexual relations, world war two, false accusation, soldier, romance, lesbian, nazi, love and romance, bisexual woman, war ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: paris france, europe, spain, france, england ...
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My Brother's War (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Civil War drama directed by Whitney Hamilton. Grace Kieler disguises herself as a man and takes her brother's place in the Confederate army in an effort to protect him from the horrors of the war. When she meets young war widow Virginia ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, entertaining
Plot: american civil war, politics, soldier, battles, wartime life, life is a bitch, rivalry, religions or cults, society, friendship, family relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: baltimore
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Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious, epic ...
Plot: love triangle, russian revolution, nurse, world war one, suicide attempt, infidelity, deportation, communism, war, revolution, betrayal, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 19th century, 1920s, 1930s ...
Place: russia, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia
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Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, Hungary, Cayman Islands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, society, wartime life, political unrest, nazism, world war two, anti semitism, friendship, writers, euthanasia ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1942 ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
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An Unforgettable Summer (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 1925 Romania, young Marie-Therese Von Debretsy refuses the flirtatious advances of her husband's commanding officer. As a result, the cosmopolitan family is reassigned to a brutally bleak and dangerous outpost on the Bulgarian/Romanian ...
Style: serious, realistic, meditative, talky, melancholic ...
Plot: military, politics, soldier, state affairs, moral dilemma, political unrest, military life, wartime life, hopes, war, life is a bitch, injustice ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 50s, 1950s
Place: bucharest, japan, tokyo, rio de janeiro
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