Movies like Tale of the Three Jewels

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Tale of the Three Jewels (1995)
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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: youth, little boy, teenager, children, mysticism, gypsy, warrior, soldier, border, miraculous event, beach, boy, dream, arab, massacre, childhood, best friend, pigeon, funeral, riot, young love, mediterranean, blindness, grandmother, coming of age ...
Place: palestine, middle east, israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sincere films with plots about soldier, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, love and romance, world war two, coming of age and female nudity mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Tale of the Three Jewels: Wedding in Galilee (1987), Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999), Flanders (2006), Birth Certificate (1961), 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: jewish, wedding, israeli palestinian conflict, female nudity, village, couples, family relations, chaos, state affairs, society, military, soldier ...
Time: 80s
Place: palestine, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 169 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: philosophical, sexy, atmospheric, intellectual, thought provoking ...
Plot: writers, childhood, writer's life, voyeurism, melancholy, art, guilt, hallucination, death, surrealism, artist, memory ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 19th century, 1890s, 1910s
Place: france, tokyo, portugal, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: castration, war crime, soldier, murder, survival, best friend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male female relationship, battles, war, military, death ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: france, flanders, middle east, europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: world war two, wartime life, little boy, child in peril, boy, soldier, jewess, jewish girl, children, child's point of view, chaos, hiding place ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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: realistic, serious, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: world war two, arab, prison, soldier, rescue mission, heroic mission, captivity, heroes, military, war, confined, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east, syria
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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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, realistic, serious, romantic
Plot: love and romance, romance, unspoken love, love triangle, misunderstanding, star crossed lovers, village, unrequited love, politics, fighter jet, ballet, love at first sight ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, year 2001, year 2002, 2000s
Place: india, asia, europe, switzerland, punjab ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: philosophical, touching, thought provoking, twists and turns, epic ...
Plot: philosophy, friendship, redemption, world war one, female nudity, hospital, idealism, death, first contact, adaptation, greed, fantasy world ...
Time: 1930s
Place: paris france, india, asia, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: man boy relationship, gay, pedophilia, soldier, lgbt, world war two, coming of age, sexual awakening, intergenerational friendship, forbidden love, gay sex, friendship ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, year 1945
Place: netherlands, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, sentimental ...
Plot: soldier, man in a wheelchair, war veteran, funeral, dancing, war injury, handicapped, ballet, ballerina, factory, sex scene, flashback ...
Time: year 2009
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: tense, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Plot: survival, disappearance, missing person, tragic event, terrorist, soldier, politics, civil war, christian, moral dilemma, fall in love, bandit ...
Time: year 1990, year 1975
Place: lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: world war two, girl, autobiography, engagement, mountain, love, love triangle, farming, fall in love, horse, loveless marriage, countryside ...
Place: russia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: art house, serious, realistic, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: world war two, occupation, collaborator, nazi occupation, wartime life, children in wartime, interracial relations, female nudity, jewish, nazi, resistance, little boy ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: france, vichy, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: talky, serious, psychological, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, mother son relationship, self discovery, family life, forbidden love, romance, love triangle, couple relations, parents and children, human nature, death in the family, unfulfillment ...
Time: post world war two
Place: ireland, texas, austin texas, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: jewish, immigrants, zionism, bookstore, father daughter relationship, world war two, bomb, husband wife relationship, rapist, german, affair, bomber ...
Time: post world war two
Place: tel aviv israel, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: sexy, erotic, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy sex, older woman younger man relationship, frontline, spanish civil war, love, farm, execution, adultery, seduction, prostitute, female nudity, neighbor ...
Time: 90s, year 1936
Place: spain, europe, italy, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Raggedy Rawney (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, mind bending, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, mentally unstable, battles, oracle, fish out of water, gender bending, fall in love, battle zone, frame up, makeover, gay interest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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, compassionate, melancholic, emotional, satirical ...
Plot: politics, friendship, revolution, prejudice, segregation, society, civil war, coming of age, teenage life, honest, survival, bomb ...
Time: 70s, 90s, year 1975
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, tokyo, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: sexy, psychological, captivating, sincere, touching ...
Plot: world war two, coming of age, first love, best friend, university student, army, social differences, holiday, teenage boy, love at first sight, high school prom, dating ...
Time: 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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: world war one, peasant, curse, poet, maid, military training, peace, cowardice, reverend, pacifist, poetry, sergeant ...
Time: 1910s
Place: balkan, new zealand, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: partisan, military, horse riding, marriage, father son relationship, horse, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, boy, president, soldier, childhood ...
Time: 1940s
Place: syria, palestine, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: serious, realistic, psychological, disturbing
Plot: world war two, love and romance, soldier, military, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, war, couples, obsession, wartime life, forbidden love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative
Plot: family relations, fall in love, thanksgiving, family gatherings, marine, estrangement, soldier, society, love and romance, self discovery, parents and children, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: realistic, serious, uplifting, emotional, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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: thought provoking, emotional, disturbing, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: interracial romance, racism, nazi germany, world war two, concentration camp, hitler youth, overcoming, coming of age, young love, racial injustice, oppression, genocide ...
Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany
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, psychological ...
Plot: nazi, world war two, politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, society, wartime life, political unrest, nazism, writers, mother son relationship, jewish ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1937, year 1933, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, intense, harsh, bleak, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, war, soldier, casualty of war, politics, justice, military life, civil war, wartime, life is a bitch, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1968
Place: washington d.c., vietnam, iraq, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, society, religions or cults, friendship, family relations, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: baltimore
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, romantic, erotic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, world war two, lesbian, orgy, sexual relations, bisexual woman, spanish civil war, nazi, lesbianism, romance, group sex, war ...
Time: 1920s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1944, year 1938 ...
Place: paris france, germany, spain, england, france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: epic, atmospheric, emotional, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: world war one, love triangle, communism, deportation, revolution, war, rape, poet, russian revolution, betrayal, love, russian ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1940s, 1910s, 1930s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Two Fingers from Sidon (1986)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of a platoon of Israeli soldiers in Lebanon of 1986, shortly before Israeli withdrawal, and the dilemmas they face in having to fight against Lebanese guerilla in a hostile but civilian area.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, suspenseful
Plot: soldier, jewish, realism, war, military, military life, moral dilemma, battle zone, israeli army, israeli soldier, army life
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: israel, middle east, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%