Movies like The Useless Girl

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The Useless Girl (1982)
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The Useless Girl (1982)
Original name: Никудышная
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girl considered by everybody as "difficult" is sent to the village to live with her grandfather.
Plot: aggression, parents, old man, loneliness, village, teenage girl
Place: soviet union

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Most similar movies to The Useless Girl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out films with plots about village, husband, wife, teenager, son, male nudity and loneliness mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Useless Girl: Ivantsov, Petrov, Sidorov (1978), Spring (1968), Last Bread (1963), Family Circle (1980), The Burglar (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Ivantsov, Petrov, Sidorov (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Plot: experiment, brother, director, death, neighbor, scientist, laboratory, wife, husband, discovery, team, investigator
Place: soviet union
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95%
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Spring (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Savely and Lelya are leading a quiet peaceful life in a forest reserve, in a small village with a mineral spring, where Savely brought his seriously ill wife. The seemingly routine life can not hide deep and tender love that came a bit too late...
Plot: spring, village, death of husband, son, wife, husband, sickness
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Last Bread (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Plot: village, mechanic, thief, driver, doctor, kolkhoz
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Family Circle (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: ex husband, restaurant, student, secretary, judge, children, single woman, loneliness, engineer, daughter, son, husband ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Burglar (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With a brother dedicated to punk rock stardom at any cost and a drunken father who chases skirt between robotic dancing lessons from the TV, young Senka stands as much chance of nurture as the hero of Truffaut's 400 Blows. The amazing thing ...
Plot: rebellious youth, synthesizer, musician, concert, police, brother brother relationship, teenager, father son relationship, hallucination, teen angst, motorcycle, alcoholic father ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Monologue (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Professor Sretenski is a scientist and director of a research center in Russia. He is separated from his wife and lives alone. His daughter, who lives with the mother, comes to his home and stays with him for a period, leaving her daughter with him. ...
Plot: teenager, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Pastorale (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the mountain village comes a group of young musicians in Tbilisi. Here they are going to relax and rehearse. Sad story about the final rupture occurred, the peasants do not sing beautiful old songs, the musicians play music incomprehensible to ...
Plot: village, cultural difference, country girl, city country contrast, farmer, farm, fishing, hospitality, party, alcohol, drinking, wine ...
Place: russia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Lessons at the End of Spring (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young boy loses his innocence in a pre-perestroika Russian prison during the chaotic last months of the Khrushchev regime.
Plot: prison, loss of innocence, teenager, shower, detention
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Bag Full of Hearts (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: mother, son, boyfriend, daughter, village, postman, teacher, kolkhoz, husband, wife, officer, building ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fire Festival (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Tatsuo, a reverent lumberjack, seeks to disrupt plans to build a marine park on his family land, instead promoting his traditions in reactionary ways.
Plot: village, male nudity, lumberjack, wilderness, nature
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Suzaku (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Depicts the life of a family in a remote Japanese timber village. Family head Tahara Kozo lives with his mother Sachiko, wife Yasuyo, nephew Eisuke and young daughter Michiru. Economic recession and failed development plans cause tragedy in the ...
Plot: village, slice of life, nature, mountain, tunnel, school bus
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Man-eater (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Kazakhstan. 1954. Copper mines. Concentration camp. In the center of the plot - a revolt which prisoners raised in protest against the inhuman treatment.
Plot: riot, investigation, desert, son, suicide, cannibalism, helicopter, terror, old man, lieutenant, violence, murder ...
Time: year 1954
Place: soviet union, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
First Trip, Last Trip (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: trip, truck driver
Place: tbilisi, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Apple Garden (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An aged man falls in love with a woman refugee from Western Armenia. When his beloved dies because of his daughters, in a fury he destroys his only treasure - apple garden.
Plot: apple, father daughter relationship, old man, garden
Place: armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Light in the Window (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 72 min.
Plot: husband, wife, welding, love
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Asthenic Syndrome (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In the old days it was called hypochrondria, or black melancholia. Now, apparently, it's termed the Asthenic Syndrome. Whatever it is, Nikolai, a teacher of epicly indifferent pupils, has got it, and it's not much fun.
Plot: loneliness, depression, film within a film, teacher, female nudity, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Night Call (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
Plot: telephone, message, guilt, son, grandson, daughter in law
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Meeting Past (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A famous surgeon named Nino, who came to the village, is requested to perform the operation. She recognizes her ex-husband Akia is the wounded person and now her difficult past is there before her eyes: Almaskhan's son Akia raped orphaned Nino. ...
Plot: surgery, surgeon, wound, village, attempted rape, female doctor, crying girl, mistress, pregnancy, orphan, dead father, execution ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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A Spring for the Thirsty (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A parable centering on an old man who lives a secluded life in the desert, alone with only his memories and photographs. His wellspring, once a source of joy and hope for thirsty passersby, is now rarely used. No longer able to find comfort in his ...
Plot: surrealism, old man, water, coffin
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Short Summer in Mountains (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 80 min.
Plot: mountain, geologist, young woman, engineer, love, student, worker
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Golfstrim (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Plot: youth, neighbor, teenager, friend, schoolboy, blind girl, schoolgirl
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Roof Jump (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: neighbor, scientist, director, accountant, husband, wife, groom
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Sky-Earth-Sky (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Plot: professor, scientist, secretary, designer, wife, husband, worker, aviation
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Nautilus (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This life period of the main character Felix (L. Lutvinsky) coincides with rather complicated period of country history Chernenko dies, Gorbachev succeeds him, then Ligachev criticizes Eltsin, county is reined by deficit, backstairs influence, ...
Plot: engineer, father, brother sister relationship, friend, death of brother, tv set, janitor, afghanistan veteran
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Triangle (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The movie tells the life story and friendship of five blacksmiths in town of Leninakan during the war and the years preceding it - as told by the son of one of the blacksmiths.
Plot: armenian, friendship, friend, soldier, world war two
Time: 1940s
Place: soviet union, caucasus, armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Silence in Dreamland (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, silence and loneliness reign in this old lady's house. She made routine her best friend and faith her shelter. Only in her dreams she runs away from those four walls to a timeless magic land where the sea speaks ...
Plot: loneliness, old lady, widow, sea, bird, old woman, barking dog, death, dog, phone ringing, ringing telephone
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sleepless Knights (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As every year Carlos (Raul Godoy) is spending the summer in the country with his family in order to help out with things. Perhaps he won't even be returning to Madrid, as economic prospects are hardly rosy there. In addition, his father's ...
Plot: village, family, gay relationship, gay, male nudity
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Lonely Voice of Man (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The film is Sokurov's feature film debut and is based on the novel The River Potudan by Andrei Platonov. It's a story about the lives of people in the Russian countryside in the beginning of the 20th century. The film was completed in 1979 ...
Plot: man-woman relation, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, loneliness, civil war
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Defence Counsel Sedov (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Late one evening in Moscow in 1937, Defence Counsel Sedov hears a knock at the door. Three women whose agronomist husbands have been sentenced to death for alleged sabotage beg him to take on the seemingly hopeless task of saving them. Sedov embarks ...
Plot: train, prison, telephone, courtroom, bureaucracy, repression, injustice, terror, car
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Fremde Tochter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Lena meets 19-year-old Farid, a young Muslim. She has a clear-cut attitude towards his culture and religion: utter rejection. Despite their differences – or perhaps because of them – they fall in love.
Plot: teenage girl, tragic love, 17 year old, male objectification, female protagonist, pubic hair, female nudity, office, male nudity, teenage boy, teenager, naked in public ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%