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The Lakes (1997)
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The Lakes (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 237 min.
TV show
Story: Doom-laden but compelling BBC1 drama series embracing sex, death and Catholic guilt, set in a small community in the Lake District. The first four-part series centred on newcomer Danny Kavanagh; the second 10-part series featured other characters in the community.
Plot: small town, cuckold, tragedy, boat, lake, guilt, sex, death, deception, adultery, television, community, gambler, outsider, countryside, husband wife relationship, controversy, british tv, tv
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films and TV series with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, small town, society, couple relations, adultery and couples mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Lakes: Where the Heart Is (1997), The Village (2013), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1978), Cranford (2007), The Casual Vacancy (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. First shown in 1997, it was created by Ashley Pharoah and Vicky Featherstone, and focuses on the professional and personal lives of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, family relations, nurse, workplace situations, small town life, strong female presence, workplace, love and romance, countryside, fictional city, husband wife relationship, british ...
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Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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The Village (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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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
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Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
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The Mayor of Casterbridge (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: In a drunken and disheartened state, Michael Henchard sells his wife at a fair. When he becomes sober again he realises what he has done, and though unable to find his wife and child, changes his ways. He becomes the Mayor of the town. Nearly twenty ...
Style: emotional, clever, atmospheric, tense, talky ...
Plot: small town, social relations, power relations, hidden truth, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, buried truth, betrayal, society, rise and fall, rivalry, tragic hero ...
Place: europe, england
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Cranford (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 469 min.
TV show
Story: In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, clever, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town life, aristocracy, small town, social differences, family relations, class differences, love and romance, high society, society, social relations, family life, maid ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1840s
Place: england, europe
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The Casual Vacancy (2015)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 180 min.
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Story: The Casual Vacancy centres on Pagford, a seemingly idyllic English village with a cobbled market square and ancient abbey. Behind the pretty fa├žade however, is a town at war: rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives at war ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: social relations, society, village life, uninhibited rivalry, under the surface, village, rivalry, small town, rivals, murder, british, disgruntled ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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The Indian Doctor (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Story: The Indian Doctor is a British television drama set in the summer of 1963. Produced by Rondo Media and Avatar Productions, it was first broadcast on BBC One in 2010. The most recent series began on 27 February 2012 and concluded on 2 March. It is a ...
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Deep Water (2019)
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Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A modern day look at family through the eyes of three women as they work to balance work and life pressures.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, sincere
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The Street (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: The Street is a British television drama series created by Jimmy McGovern and produced by Granada Television for the BBC. The series follows the lives of various residents of an unnamed street in Manchester and features an all-star cast including ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, anthology ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
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Place: england, manchester, northern england
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Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 175 min.
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Story: The intermediate school in the small community of Kroka is preparing for the annual Lucia, Queen of Light, celebration. Each year, the prettiest girl in the school is chosen to play Lucia, but this year they decide to break the tradition and instead ...
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A Dance to the Music of Time (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 416 min.
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Story: Anthony Powell's 12 volume novel sequence "A Dance to the Music of Time" has been dramatised for television.
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Forever Green is a television programme originally broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom from 1989 to 1992. It was made for London Weekend Television by Picture Partnership Productions, now named Carnival Films.
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
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Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, clever, psychological, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Country: UK
Duration: 515 min.
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Paradise Falls (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
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Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious, tense
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a bomb damaged London hotel during the aftermath of World War II, Close to the Enemy is a thriller that follows British intelligence officer Captain Callum Ferguson. His last task for the Army is to ensure that Dieter, a captured German ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, suspense
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Place: england, london
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King Lear (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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Story: When England's aging King Lear renounces his throne to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, treachery, madness and murder soon follow. After banishing Cordelia, his most loyal daughter, Lear is betrayed and cast out by her elder ...
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, confined, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, hopes, prison, husband wife relationship, drug smuggling, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Flambards (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 780 min.
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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: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war one, countryside, siblings relations, fall in love, family life, social differences, society, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, uneducated, estate ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe
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The Politician's Husband (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, tense, psychological ...
Plot: politics, betrayal, political intrigue, relationship vs career, ambition, family, state affairs, blind ambition, couples, husband wife relationship, career woman, politician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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Footballers' Wives (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: Footballers' Wives is a British television drama surrounding the fictional Premier League Association football club Earls Park F.C., its players, and their wives. It was broadcast on the ITV network from 8 January 2002 to 14 April 2006. The ...
Style: stylized, sexy, captivating, sexual, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Two Harbors (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Drama - Vic's days are filled with selling sci-fi collectibles, harassing his fellow antique dealers, and trying to communicate with extraterrestrials. - Charles Brin, Alex Cole, Paul Cram
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, offbeat
Plot: obsession, small town, alien encounter, danger, tragedy, death, antique dealer, small town life, puppets, lost love, puppet
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Vital Signs (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Vital Signs is a British television drama series airing on ITV from 2006. It stars Tamzin Outhwaite as a supermarket check-out operator who decides to become a doctor. The series co-stars William Beck, Fraser Ayres, Eve Best, Claudie Blakley, ...
Style: medical drama
Plot: medical school, nurse, hospital, teenage pregnancy, best friend, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, adultery, medical profession, career, supermarket, medical ...
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized
Plot: manipulation, satire, couple relations, wooing, love and romance, blind ambition, dishonesty, social differences, rich and poor, life turned upside down, couples, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england
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Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
TV show
Story: Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan is a drama serial made in Pakistan based on a novel written by Umera Ahmad. It is an emotional story of a girl named Saba and her daughter Sara. The drama became very popular upon its release. The serial featured a huge ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspense, exciting, contemplative
Plot: marital problem, injustice, countryside, wealthy family, adultery, brother sister relationship, tragic event, poor family, betrayal, infidelity, ex husband ex wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: pakistan
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A Married Man (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
TV show
Story: British television movie in which a married lawyer's excursion into adultery leads to murder.
Plot: affair, murder, extramarital affair, marriage, parliament, infidelity, seduction, older man younger woman relationship, liar, politics, lawyer, husband wife relationship ...
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Anna Karenina (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: To help her brother mend his failing marriage, young Russian beauty Anna Karenina - who's married to eminent nobleman Alexei Karenin - leaves St. Petersburg for Moscow, where she meets the dashing Count Vronsky. They soon fall madly in love, ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
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