Movies like The Good Ground

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The Good Ground (2018)
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The Good Ground (2018)
Original name: La Terra Buona
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman with cancer travels to a remote wilderness zone in Northern Italy in search of an alternative cure. What she and her friend, Martino, find is a secluded paradise, but their arrival threatens its fragile existence.
Plot: mountain, recluse, library, redemption, police chase, alternative medicine, nature, wilderness, skinny dipping
Place: italy, switzerland

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Most similar movies to The Good Ground

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about family relations, female nudity, redemption, mountain, unfulfillment, fascism and couples mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Good Ground: The Scavengers (1969), The Four Times (2010), Life Is Beautiful (1979), Azzurro (2000), When the Night (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Scavengers (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Via the Chicago Reader: "After World War II an Italian soldier returns to his hometown near the Alps and, unable to find a job, hooks up with a crotchety hermit who scavenges buried shells and bombs for scrap metal."
Plot: bomb, mountain man, world war two, bullet, realism, dialect, world war one, non professional cast, mountain
Time: year 1945
Place: italy
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95%
The Four Times (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An old shepherd lives his last days in a quiet medieval village perched high on the hills of Calabria, at the southernmost tip of Italy. He herds goats under skies that most villagers have deserted long ago. He is sick, and believes to find his ...
Style: sincere, serious, surreal, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, old man, village, shepherd, goat, introspection, human nature, hopes, redemption, superstition, death, nature ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Life Is Beautiful (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A politically neutral man is arrested and tortured in prerevolutionary Lisbon, and forced to make, and act on, a political commitment. …
Style: political
Plot: police, murder, killer, politics, crime, crimes
Place: italy, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Azzurro (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Italy, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: 75-year-old Giuseppe De Metrio has spent 30 years in Geneva, as foreign worker for the Broyer company. Upon retirement, he returned to Puglia, Italy, where his family had continued to live. His only grandchild, 7-year-old Carla, is blind. The whole ...
Plot: blind character, operation, old man, blind girl, girl, grandfather granddaughter relationship
Place: geneva switzerland, switzerland, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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When the Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After meeting during their vacation, two young people with solitary lives suddenly come into a relationship that could benefit both of them.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: family relations, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love, parents and children, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, mountain, mother son relationship, female director, snow
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Happy Times Will Come Soon (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tommaso and Arturo are on the run in a remote forest. They hunt for food, trying to survive and find their way through the lush nature. It’s quiet, almost peaceful, until the sound of gunshots… Many years later, this forest has a wolf problem. ...
Plot: forest, wolf, legend, hole, mountain, rifle, pointing a gun at someone, obscurity, male female relationship, man in underwear, young man, hare ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Boys on the Outside (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young men with no future have little in the present as well. Natale is released from prison: he takes up with his friends again but none can find work. Claudio, from Palermo, gets out of juvenile detention in Naples and he's met by Vita, a girl ...
Plot: street kid, the underworld, unemployed, drug dealing, rape, juvenile delinquent, male prostitute, skinny dipping, pantyhose, male nudity, homosexual subtext, gay interest ...
Place: italy, palermo italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Nicholas' Gift (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fact based drama about an American couple on vacation in Italy in 1994 with their two children who are attacked and shot by highway bandits. Shortly they discover that their son is brain dead. The parents are then faced with the hard decision to ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: family relations, family problems, transplant, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, life is a bitch, family in crisis, death in the family, parents and children, terminal illness, organ donation ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Wind Blows Round (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The aging, conservative population of a small, sleepy village in the Italian Alps are surprised to see that a former French professor has settled there with his young wife and their three children to produce goat cheese, in order to escape the ...
Plot: village, language, cheese, goat, fight, church, suicide, false accusation, mountain, family relations, villager, flashback ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 8.1
 24K
Nostalgia (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: insanity, dream, culture clash, redemption, writer's life, philosophy, memory, fish out of water, unfulfilled love, countryside, self discovery, human nature ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, russia, europe, rome italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Second Time (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Professor Alberto Sajevo sees a woman walking in downtown Turin and starts following her for days; he finally meets her and they start talking, but they both give fake names. She is not the common secretary she pretends to be, but ex-terrorist Lisa ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious
Plot: terrorism, stalking, mind game, crimes, hidden identity, university, jail, brother sister relationship, shot in the head, river, years of lead, communism
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Fish Hawk (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hardened and embittered man turns his life around with the help of a farm boy in this uplifting family tale. Down on his luck and dependent on booze, Native American Fish Hawk (Will Sampson) changes his fate when he accepts a job hunting down a ...
Plot: native american, redemption, friendship, bar, sadness, dignity, farm, wilderness, dog, nature, bear, alcohol abuse
Time: turn of the century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Gold Rimmed Glasses (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In this tragic romance set in Ferrara, Italy in 1938, and at a nearby seaside resort, a wealthy Jewish boy is thwarted in marrying the girl he loves when Mussolini's race laws (enacted to cement the regime's growing alliance with Germany) ...
Plot: lgbt, fascist, concentration camp, suicide, world war two, art gallery, gramophone, sports car, fascism, merry go round, anti semitism, homosexual ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bandits of Orgosolo (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Sardinian peasant is implicated in the murder of a policeman and, although innocent, he doesn’t give himself up, lacking faith in the judicial system and fearing that he may lose his sheep while awaiting trial. He leaves for the mountains with ...
Plot: shepherd, false accusation, bandit, runaway
Place: italy, sardinia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Genesis Children (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A charismatic leader and a high-spirited student group are on holiday in Italy. The surreal adventures of these friends are a free-flowing, four-part "multi-sensual symphony," bereft of traditional story line. One national critic described ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), nudism, skinny dipping, surrealism, beach, boy, art, teenage boy, camping
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Scream of Stone (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Argentina, UK, South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A meeting of two world famous climbers, one an experienced mountaineer the other a sport climber, and a journalist (Ivan) results in a bet on which of the two is the best climber. Roger (the mountaineering expert) states that Martin (the sport ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: mountain, climbing, love triangle, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, wilderness, danger, dream, mountain climbing, obsession, mountaineer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Soldati - 365 all'alba (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Claudio Scanna is a private in the Italian army: during his first night in a new military base he gets in a fight with senior recruits. Lieutenant Fili, Claudio's commanding officer, is denied a promotion because his superiors discover he was ...
Plot: illness, military, italian army, italian soldier, helicopter, realism, shooting
Time: 80s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Dark Side of Love (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The sexual relationship between a successful woman and her brother, an introvert, hypochondriacal youth, who is also a pornophile.
Style: erotic
Plot: brother sister incest, incestuous sex, voyeur, incest, isolation, incestuous desire, sibling relationship, fashion, hypochondriac, masturbation, recluse, high society ...
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Forgive Us Our Debts (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Albania, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Threatened by creditors, a newly unemployed man agrees to work for a debt collector, but soon discovers his deal with the devil has unexpected costs.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, psychological, sincere
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: debt collector, society, life is a bitch, money, redemption, adaptation, violence, escapades, life philosophy, rivalry, netflix
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Law of Courage (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The true story of Rosario Livatino, a young judge in Sicily in the early 1980s, who have been nicknamed 'The Boy Judge' from the President of the Republic. He's strictly incorruptible, working hard and refusing even to shake hands ...
Plot: judge, police, sicilian, mafia, carabinieri, assassination, murder
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Divine Nymph (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In the decadent Roaring Twenties, a beautiful woman engages in affairs with two men, playing them against each other.
Plot: cmnf, nudity (full frontal - brief), cruelty to animal, erotica, sex, female nudity, fascism
Time: 1920s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Listen, Let's Make Love (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When his father dies, young lad travels to Milan to attend the funeral and decides to follow in his father's footsteps as a gigolo. He is successful at finding rich women to prey on, but finds himself caught up in a bidding war.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sexual, sexy
Plot: gigolo, prostitute, gender, family relations, couples, parents and children, family business, love affair, gays and lesbians, resort, drinking, sex ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 55
Fontamara (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Fontamara is a village in the Marsica, forgotten by all but God and its inhabitants are called 'cafoni' (boors). Berardo Viola wants to marry Elvira but only after gaining enough money to buy some land and in order to reach his aim he has ...
Plot: leftist, resistance, farm, police, countryside, fascism, italian fascism
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Maria Montessori: una vita per i bambini (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 200 min.
Story: The story of Maria Montessori the most famous pedagogue of the world. She spent all her life to make her "metodo" (method) accepted in the archaic Italian school system, while the rest of the world immediately understand the importance of ...
Plot: italian fascism, feminism, scientist, illegitimate son, school, children, education, university, philosophy, fascism
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Enchanted April (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim's novel, four Englishwomen rent an Italian villa on holiday.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, talky, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, female friendship, chance meeting, vacation, romance, self discovery, beautiful scenery, couple relations, looking for love, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: italy, europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Family Portrait (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Marcello Mastroianni gives a sensitive, finely judged performance as Enrico, a struggling journalist in the Rome of 1945. He receives a phone call informing him that his younger brother Lorenzo (Jacques Perrin) has died. Enrico recalls their long ...
Style: non-linear, realistic, serious, psychological, touching
Plot: family in crisis, siblings relations, terminal illness, reunion, social differences, unfulfillment, estrangement, humble, favoritism among siblings, family relations, brother brother relationship, death ...
Time: 40s, 30s, 21st century, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Struggles in Italy (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 62 min.
Story: The film reveals how and why a supposedly revolutionary Italian girl has in fact fallen prey to bourgeois ideology.
Plot: class struggle, practice, marxism, theory, marxist, breaking the fourth wall
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Sud (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A bunch of hopeless unemployed occupy a polling place during general election in Italy to protest and report the mafia affairs of Mr. Cannavacciuolo. He is candidate and is setting up a fraud to be elected anyway. Lucia, his daughter, is taken as ...
Plot: mafia, kidnapping, election, carabinieri, gun, bandit, voting
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Garden of Earthly Delights (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Poland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a terminally-ill art historian meets an engineer, it is love and lust at first sight. But their love is threatened by her looming illness. With her remaining days on earth numbered, she chooses to fan the flames of her obsession by taking her ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: redemption, romance, couples, destructive relationship, terminal illness, vengeance, human spirit, true love, couple relations, supernatural romance, wish come true, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 5K
The Wonders (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gelsomina’s family works according to some special rules. First of all, Gelsomina, at twelve years of age, is head of the family and her three younger sisters must obey her: sleep when she tells them to and work under her watchful eye. But the ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: teenage girl, countryside, family life, life turned upside down, siblings relations, parents and children, radical, disorder, nature, beekeeper, farm, lake ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%