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: loneliness, old man, teenage girl, village, parents, aggression
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 semi documentary films with plots about village, loneliness, old man, wife, husband, son and teenager mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Useless Girl: Spring (1968), Last Bread (1963), Family Circle (1980), Ivantsov, Petrov, Sidorov (1978), Pastorale (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: village, spring, husband, wife, sickness, death of husband, son
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Last Bread (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Plot: doctor, village, thief, driver, mechanic, kolkhoz
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Family Circle (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 83 min.
Plot: daughter, student, restaurant, secretary, son, ex husband, wife, husband, parents, groom, engineer, loneliness ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Ivantsov, Petrov, Sidorov (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 89 min.
Plot: brother, death, neighbor, team, investigator, director, experiment, wife, husband, laboratory, scientist, discovery
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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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: cultural difference, village, country girl, farm, hospitality, musician, string quartet, rehearsal, wine, party, city country contrast, farmer ...
Place: russia, caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, detention, shower, teenager
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Bag Full of Hearts (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 79 min.
Plot: building, bulldozer, postman, village, teacher, son, mother, daughter, kolkhoz, husband, wife, officer ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: suicide, camp, power, atrocity, terror, lieutenant, old man, political prisoner, desert, son, helicopter, violence ...
Time: year 1954
Place: kazakhstan, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 935
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, tunnel, old woman, mountain, non professional cast, depression, nature, abandoned by mother, 11 year old, school bus, cabin ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
First Trip, Last Trip (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 77 min.
Plot: truck driver, trip
Place: tbilisi, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Il dono (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In 1950, the small Calabrian village of Caulonia still numbered nearly 15,000 souls, but there now remain no more than a few hundred. A phlegmatic old man and a young disabled woman are among the last inhabitants who haunt the deserted village. They ...
Style: semi documentary
Plot: countryside, photograph, money, realism, shaving, old man, landscape, loneliness, sex, bare breasts
Place: southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Spring for the Thirsty (1987)
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, water, coffin, old man
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Light in the Window (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 72 min.
Plot: husband, wife, love, welding
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: father daughter relationship, apple, old man, garden
Place: armenia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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 ⇓
66%
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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: musician, police, brother brother relationship, rock concert, punk rock, dead mother, breakdance, father son relationship, hallucination, synthesizer, generation gap, teen angst ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, male nudity, gay relationship, gay
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Christmas Wife (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Christmas Wife is a made-for-cable television drama based on a story by Helen Norris. An aging and recent widower, not wanting to spend his first Christmas alone, responds to an ad in the newspaper which reads: "You are not alone. We make ...
Plot: widower, music box, loneliness, old man, christmas present, secret, christmas, old woman, weekend, married woman, christmas dinner, companion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 7.2
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Return ticket (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five old men and a kid are travelling in a train's cabin without purpose. They travel because it's free and they don't have another place to stay. From their conversations we learn the tragedies of their lives. Also the hidden ...
Plot: train, murder, elderly, suicide, homelessness, night, retirement, coincidence, loneliness, old man, thief, sunrise ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: teacher, female nudity, male nudity, loneliness, depression, film within a film
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, loneliness, civil war
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5
Night Call (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 60 min.
Plot: daughter in law, grandson, guilt, telephone, message, son
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Nude Area (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Poland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Naomi, a fifteen year-old Dutch girl from South-Amsterdam, develops a crush on a beautiful Arabic girl of the same age living in the poor quarters of Amsterdam West. During one magical summer in Amsterdam, the two girls play an emotional chess game ...
Plot: lesbian, love, female nudity, shower, mirror, love letter, subway, hair, teenager, teenage girl, lesbian interest, loneliness ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Majhli Didi (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Bipinchandra breaks family tradition by marrying a city girl, Hemangini, much to the chagrin of his sister-in-law, Kadambini, and her husband, Navinchandra. Things are delicate even after both women give birth to two children each. Then Hemangini ...
Plot: cruelty, courtroom, death of mother, lawyer, brother brother relationship, child abuse, greed, old man, sister in law sister in law relationship, testimony, trial, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, wilderness, nature, male nudity, lumberjack
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.8
 22
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: set on fire, fame, crying girl, female doctor, crying, doctor, boy, celebration, death of father, girl, fire, rape ...
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 7
Roof Jump (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: accountant, neighbor, wife, husband, groom, scientist, director
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Short Summer in Mountains (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 80 min.
Plot: worker, engineer, student, mountain, geologist, young woman, love
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Golfstrim (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 84 min.
Plot: schoolboy, schoolgirl, blind girl, friend, neighbor, youth, teenager
Place: soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, widow, old lady, ringing telephone, death, phone ringing, old woman, sea, barking dog, dog, bird
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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