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A Place to Call Home (2013)
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A Place to Call Home (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A mysterious woman is perched between the harsh legacy of World War II and the hope of a new life in Australia. A sweeping romantic drama set in 1950s rural Australia following the lives of the Blighs, a wealthy and complicated pastoralist family, who lives in Inverness, NSW.
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, stylized, realistic, saga
Plot: family relations, love affair, family life, love and romance, society, starting over, social differences, family secret, mysterious character, forbidden love, post war, nurse, parents and children, male female relationship, medical profession, relationships, changing lives, getting home, lifestyle, lifestyle change, religious differences, strong female presence, haunted by the past, in-laws, loss of sibling ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and emotional films and TV series with plots about family relations, society, love and romance, parents and children, family life, couples and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like A Place to Call Home: The Thorn Birds (1983), Upstairs Downstairs (2010), The Legacy (2014), Flambards (1979), The Village (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 460 min.
TV show
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, family saga, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, catholic priest, couple relations, tragic love, clergy, older man younger woman relationship, destiny, love and romance, priest, catholic church, sex with a priest, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 1920s, 60s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: australia, vatican
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Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1936, the show takes viewers, old and new, back to the lavish world of Belgravia, London. A new set of occupants reside at 165 Eaton Place and viewers see how external and internal influences of the tumultuous pre-war period shape and mould ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized
Plot: high society, master and servant, butler, rich and poor, millionaire, family values, marriage, lifestyle, family relations, racial issues, couples, housewife ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Legacy (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The death of a matriarch brings forgotten secrets out into the open and causes a prolonged battle for the family inheritance.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, conflict, family history, estate, bohemian life, family secret, heir, class differences, half sister ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: denmark
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
TV show
Story: In the early 1900s in England, young Christina is orphaned and goes to live with her Uncle Russell, who owns the country estate of Flambards, and has two sons. Mark, the elder, is a wastrel, a roue and, like his father, loves to hunt. The younger ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, family relations, uneducated, estate, manners, couples, love and romance, society, fall in love, social differences, siblings relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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The Village (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Village is a BBC TV series written by Peter Moffat. The drama is set in a Derbyshire village in the 20th century. The first series of what Moffat hopes will become a 42-hour TV drama was broadcast in spring 2013 and covered the years 1914 to ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: village life, family relations, parents and children, society, social relations, childbirth, village, family, countryside, villager, small village, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
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South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Andrew Davies sparkling adaption of Winifred Holtby's acclaimed novel. Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panaromic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the long aftermath of ...
Style: captivating, touching, realistic, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, human spirit, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, society, hopes, small town, social relations, strong female presence, high school, small town life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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Velvet (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: In 1950s Spain, the heir to a fashion house romances a beautiful seamstress who works for the company, despite the objections of his family.
Style: romantic, stylized, captivating, sincere, emotional
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: impossible love, fashion, dressmaker, male female relationship, seamstress, fashion designer, love, society, wealth, social differences, couple relations, relationships ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: spain, europe
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Cloudstreet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 342 min.
TV show
Story: Cloudstreet is an Australian television drama miniseries for the Showcase subscription television channel, which first screened from 22 May 2011, in three parts. It is an adaptation of Cloudstreet, an award-winning novel by Australian author Tim ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, emotional, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: working class, change of luck, family life, starting over, family relations, destiny, hopes, society, cause and meaning, foreknowledge, gambling, beach ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: australia
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Call the Midwife (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Drama following the lives of a group of midwives working in the poverty-stricken East End of London during the 1950s, based on the best-selling memoirs of Jennifer Worth.
Style: stylized, sincere, touching, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: convent, nurse, midwife, childbirth, nun, doctor, family life, family relations, friends, nursing, pregnancy, home birth ...
Time: 50s, 60s, year 1961, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: england, london, europe
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Upstairs, Downstairs (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Upstairs, Downstairs is a British television drama series originally produced by London Weekend Television and revived by the BBC. It ran on ITV in 68 episodes divided into five series from 1971 to 1975. Set in a large townhouse in Edwardian, First ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, stylized
Plot: maid, butler, wealth, high society, master servant relationship, domestic servant, rich and poor, master and servant, lifestyle, couples, family life, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
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The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized, family saga ...
Plot: high society, family relations, love affair, love and romance, society, unfulfilled love, couple relations, forbidden love, parents and children, victorian england, rich and poor, adultery ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, victorian era, 1920s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, europe
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Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (1994)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Man from Snowy River is an Australian television series based on Banjo Paterson's poem "The Man from Snowy River". Released in Australia as Banjo Paterson's The Man from Snowy River, the series was subsequently released in ...
Style: saga, captivating, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: mountain, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, siblings relations, family life, small town, small town life, social relations, family relations, farm, underdog, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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The Secret River (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: In 1806, William Thornhill is sentenced to New South Wales for life where he is drawn into a terrifying conflict that will leave a bloody and indelible stain.
Style: stylized, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: love affair, social differences, society, misfit, human nature, love and romance, australian aboriginal, colony, convict, river, australian history, aborigine ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
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The Restaurant (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Monday May 7, 1945 – the Second World War finally comes to an end and a new, brighter future beckons. In the midst of central Stockholm celebrations, two strangers come together with a quick kiss, parting company immediately after. Upper-class ...
Style: family saga, captivating, light, stylized, visually appealing ...
Plot: family business, brother brother relationship, male female relationship, mother son relationship, restaurant, mother daughter relationship, sexism, family relations, anti semitism, class differences, chef, dancing ...
Time: 50s, post world war two, 60s, 70s, 1940s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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The Slap (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 354 min.
TV show
Story: The Slap is a bold, provocative television drama series that forensically examines the mores and morality of contemporary middleclass life. Based on Christos Tsiolkas’ bestselling novel, this 8–part drama serial traces the shattering ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: introspection, family relations, couples, family life, couple relations, parents and children, adulthood, friendship, suburbs, society, marital problem, birthday ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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Mrs Biggs (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Charmian Biggs (née Powell), the rebellious product of a strict 1950s upbringing, and her whirlwind romance with Ronald Biggs leading to a descent into crime, most infamously 1963's Great Train Robbery.
Style: emotional, stylized, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: love and romance, criminal heroes, crimes, family relations, couple relations, love affair, heist, crime and punishment, couples, wanted
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: england, australia, rio de janeiro
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Cable Girls (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: In 1920s Madrid, four women at the National Telephone Company ring in revolution as they deal with romance, envy and the modern workplace.
Style: stylized, captivating, atmospheric, romantic, motivational ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female friendship, female protagonist, job, workplace, women, love and romance, class differences, workplace romance, independence, spanish civil war, woman, workplace situations ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: spain
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The Return (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: La Patrona is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by United States-based television network Telemundo Studios, Miami and Mexican Argos Comunicación. The telenovela is a remake of the Venezuelan telenovela La Dueña, written by José Ignacio ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: workplace, love affair, family business, fall in love, love and romance, society, social differences, vengeance, workplace romance, dishonesty, parents and children, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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Rich Man, Poor Man (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 566 min.
TV show
Story: An examination of the trials and tribulations of the Jordache family, from the period following World War II to the late 1960s.
Style: saga, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: family relations, rise to the top, blind ambition, gangsters, immigrants, hopes, society, ambition, power relations, boxing, siblings relations, social differences ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s
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Life in Squares (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 171 min.
TV show
Story: A story of the close and often fraught relationship between sisters Vanessa Bell and Virginia Woolf.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: artist, rebelliousness, love triangle, love and romance, couples, family relations, friendship, self discovery, bohemian, sister sister relationship, poet, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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Anna Karenina (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Spain, Lithuania
Duration: 354 min.
TV show
Story: Anna and Kitty. Two lives. One of desperate passion that ends in tragedy, the other, an existence made real through love. Two destinies that interweave, giving rise to two, so very different stories, yet lived in pursuit of the same desire- to find ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, forbidden love, betrayal, love affair, couple relations, infidelity, society, family problems, love and romance, unfulfilled love, couples, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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Land of Honor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set on horse ranches around Houston, Texas, this Spanish-language telenovela covers the three Gallardo brothers' search for vengeance against the wealthy del Junco family, following the mysterious death of their rodeo-riding sister. The ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: fall in love, romance, vengeance, wooing, family relations, rivalry, intrigue, uncover truth, love and romance, forbidden love, love affair, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Venice the Series (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Venice: The Series is a web series co-produced by and starring American actress Crystal Chappell, and is inspired in part by the "Otalia" storyline on the daytime drama Guiding Light. The series has been broadcast since 2009, and is ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: lesbianism, lesbian, family relations, love and romance, strong female presence, designer, lifestyle, gays and lesbians, gender, family life, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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The Brown Girls (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Style: captivating, serious, stylized, saga, realistic
Plot: love affair, romance, couple relations, culture clash, family life, strong female presence, society, parents and children, bittersweet, family relations, couples, social relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: middle east, israel
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Valiant Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Camila Monterde is a beautiful veterinarian whose life has been torn apart by a tragic accident in which her fiancé, Luis, was killed. Hoping to ease her depression, her uncle, Daniel Monterde, invites her to live at his ranch, where she can rest ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: wedding, parents and children, family relations, couples, love and romance, romantic relationship, love story, tragic love, revenge, family secret, hidden identity, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, chile
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The Shiralee (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Macauley is a swagman on the road in the 1940s looking for work. He's a laid back, laconic sort of bloke but when he gets landed with his daughter after his drunken play-girl wife in Adelaide makes him face up to what she believes are his ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family feud, family relations, single parent, father daughter relationship, job seeking, youth, society, family, unemployment, on the road, parents and children, village life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 50s
Place: australia, south australia
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The Magnificent Ambersons (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: The spoiled rotten and utterly unlikable rich kid George Amberson becomes horrified when his recently widowed mother rekindles her relationship with the wealthy Eugene Morgan, who she left decades earlier in order to marry George's father. As ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, downfall, family life, romance, society, love and romance, couples, family problems, social differences, human nature, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Red Roses (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rote Rosen is a German telenovela produced by Studio Hamburg Serienwerft Lüneburg and broadcast by Das Erste since November 6, 2006. The show is a complex telenovela, who tells one love story every season about women in their forties.
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, family relations, love affair, couples, parents and children, infidelity, hotel, romance, fall in love, friendship, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: society, lifestyle, friends, love affair, social relations, love and romance, destiny, friendship, group of friends, ethnic diversity, flatmate, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 21st century, 20th century, 80s, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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House of Hancock (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
TV show
Story: House of Hancock tells the epic true story of the Hancock dynasty and the bizarre love triangle that emerged between Lang, his daughter Gina, and his beautiful Filipina housekeeper Rose.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, saga, epic
Plot: family business, fall in love, family relations, uninhibited rivalry, dishonesty, intrigue, parents and children, family problems, courtroom drama, betrayal, rivalry, legal ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, the philippines
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