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Oh! The Nomugi Pass (1979)
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Oh! The Nomugi Pass (1979)
Original name: あゝ野麦峠
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 154 min.
Story: The story of the silk industry and the young girls who worked as silk spinners in the early 1900s in Japan. The silk mills were located in Okaya which lies just beyond the Nomugi Pass. The women and girls worked in a hot, humid atmosphere without rest, and endured those conditions and sexual harassment to earn money for their poor families. Across the ocean, it was the great depression in America.
Plot: mountain, teenage sex, pregnancy, snow, teenage girl, factory, sexual harassment, leaving home, unplanned pregnancy, abusive boss, silk

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric and captivating films with plots about pregnancy, society, mountain, family relations, world war two, samurai and birth mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Oh! The Nomugi Pass: Old Man (1997), A Necklace for My Beloved (1971), Death of a Tea Master (1989), Lullaby of the Earth (1976), Railroad Man (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Old Man (1997)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three guys are living in a Dagestan aul, and all three are in love with the blue-eyed Serminaz. According to a mountaineers’ tradition, a young man seeking the hand and the heart of a beloved girl has to make her a present that she would remember ...
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Death of a Tea Master (1989)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Years after the death of legendary tea master Rikyu, his disciple Honkakubo attempts to resolve the mystery of the master's death.
Style: jidai geki
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Lullaby of the Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
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Railroad Man (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A railway stationmaster at a dying end-of-the-line village in Hokkaido is haunted by memories of his dead wife and daughter. When the railroad line is scheduled to be closed, he is offered a job at a hotel, but he is emotionally unable to part with ...
Plot: winter, railway, supernatural power, father daughter relationship, flashback, marriage, doll, coal mine, railway station
Place: japan
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The Wife of Seishu Hanaoka (1967)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The disturbing story of a physician who conducted the first operation with general anaesthetic, and the women in his life who are both so determined to win his love that they volunteer as subjects for his experiments
Style: jidai geki
Plot: family relations, samurai, anesthetic, loyalty, loss of eyesight, cancer, medical, feud, rivalry, husband wife relationship, human experiment, mother son relationship
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A construction conglomerate, headed by a ruthless millionaire, wants to buy a ski resort that has been a family business for years, but the family does not want to sell. The businessman resolves to get the property, whether they want to sell it or ...
Plot: ski resort, mountain, helicopter, snow, skiing, resort
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Thank You All Very Much (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rosamund Stacey (Sandy Dennis), a young 'bookish' girl in London society, spends her days studying for a doctorate in the British Museum and her nights avoiding the sexual attention of the men in her life. But one day, all that changes. ...
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Fueled: The Man They Called 'Pirate' (2016)
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Duration: 145 min.
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Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing
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Duration: 55 min.
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Genre: Drama, History
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
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