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A Driver for Vera (2004)
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A Driver for Vera (2004)
Original name: Водитель для Веры
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Ukraine
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film is set during 1962 in Sevastopol, Crimea, then a secret Navy Base in the Soviet Union. General Serov hires Viktor, a cadet from the Kremlin Guard to work as his private chauffeur. In a jet-black "ZIM" limo, Viktor is chauffeuring the General's disabled daughter Vera. Viktor is oblivious to the hidden agenda of the KGB agent Saveliev, who manipulates everyone behind the scenes in the old rivalry between the Army and KGB.
Style: dramatic, serious, realistic, suspenseful, brutal
Plot: kgb, unwanted pregnancy, father daughter relationship, family relations, social relations, couple relations, driver, tragedy, outcast, young man, assassination, stranded, handicapped, young soldier, uniform, limousine driver
Time: 1960s
Place: soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, couple relations, parents and children, couples, social relations, small town and society mostly in Drama, Biography and War genres. Some movies like A Driver for Vera: Jewel (2001), Weighed But Found Wanting (1974), Eyes of an Angel (1991), A Memory in My Heart (1999), Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1940s a 40-year-old woman with five healthy children gives birth to a girl with Down's syndrome.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: disability, social relations, religions or cults, youth, small town, babies and infants, couple relations, family in crisis, family relations, couples, family life, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Weighed But Found Wanting (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The son of a wealthy man, Junior has everything he could possibly want. But the emptiness of his extravagant lifestyle and the hypocrisy of the town's so-called leading citizens weigh heavily on him, and he reaches out to the village outcasts.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: single parent, friendship, small town, social relations, village, couples, small town life, couple relations, village life, family relations, cemetery, church ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Iron & Blood: The Legend of Taras Bulba (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the 16th century, this is a story about Ukraine's Cossack warriors and their campaign to defend their lands from the advancing Polish armies.
Style: epic, exciting, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: battles, rebelliousness, leadership, heroes, cossack, political unrest, parent child relationship, state affairs, father son relationship, parents and children, battle, family relations ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ukraine, poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Eyes of an Angel (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: John Travolta is a downtrodden single father raising his daughter under difficult circumstances in Chicago. The young girl comes upon and then nurses a wounded Doberman used for fighting, back to health. Duped by underworld types he was working as a ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: on the run, mafia, protection, family relations, crimes, family life, crime, father, daughter, parents and children, gangsters, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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A Memory in My Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jane Seymour stars in this made-for-TV drama as Rebecca Blake, a bookstore employee who lives contently in San Pedro, California with her construction-worker husband Joe (A Martinez). A chance meeting with a woman named Lynn Wyman (Cathy Lee ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, emotional
Plot: memory loss, small town, disorder, haunted by the past, uncover truth, parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, couple relations, mother daughter reunion, child custody, fireplace ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Vysotsky: Thank God I'm Alive (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Russian poet, singer and actor Vladimir Vysotsky was an idol of the 1970s and '80s. In 1980, at the age of 42, he passed away during the Moscow Olympic Games. This is the story of his last great love as handed down to his son from a family ...
Style: realistic, serious, dramatic, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Plot: musician's life, artists and showbiz, addiction, society, life is a bitch, drug abuse, kgb, near death experience, concert, wiretap, love and romance, on the road ...
Time: year 1979, 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.9
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The Way Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An inspirational true story about how a rural community rallied around a distraught family to search for their missing two year-old boy and through doing so changed the lives of many of those involved.
Style: serious, touching, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: missing child, family problems, couples, couple relations, social relations, hopes, family in crisis, family relations, missing son, helicopter, flash forward, prayer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Policeman's Wife (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The story of a young couple who live in a small town with their four-year-old daughter. The husband is so caught up in his work as a policeman that he gradually becomes increasingly alienated from his wife and daughter who become ever closer to one ...
Style: sincere, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: accident, couples, family problems, small town, family relations, unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, domestic violence, female full frontal nudity, pubic hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Dreaming of Space (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of a simple, naive Russian man Konek and the people around him: his love and her sister and a mysterious man. The film is set in 1957, time of changes, time of waiting for something big to happen.
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, sentimental
Plot: couple relations, mysterious character, hopes, love and romance, friends, small town, rebellion, optimism, small town life, couples, social relations, satellite ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Woman Who Loved Elvis (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Drama - It's 1982, and Midwestern housewife Joyce Jackson (Roseanne) is obsessed with Elvis Presley; she's even used the King of Rock and Roll's inspiration to turn her house into a wacky shrine. Convinced Presley's still alive, ...
Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Have You Seen My Son (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A woman fears for her son's health when her ex-husband kidnaps him.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: kidnapping, couple relations, parents and children, crimes, family problems, obsessive quest, missing child, family relations, crime, confined, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Two Mr. Kissels (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.8
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Raven's End (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the middle of this film, about the working class in pre-world war II Sweden, is Anders who wishes to become an author. His father who is a notorious dreamer and liar, and his mother, who struggles to keep their family alive.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, working class, family feud, society, family problems, couples, ambition, factory worker, unwanted pregnancy, couple relations, life is a bitch, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. His wife also knows it, and even he knows it. But he is still ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: pension, colonel, parents and children, hopes, small town, haunted by the past, family life, small town life, downfall, couple relations, family relations, death of son ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
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What If? (2006)
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Country: India
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Gebo and the Shadow (2012)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: serious, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
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Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Duration: 165 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: teens
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 78
Mary White (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.7
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Brick Lane (2007)
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Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
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Betrayed at 17 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother vows to get justice when her daughter's life is destroyed by a sex video that goes viral.
Style: touching, suspenseful, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: seduction, high school, crimes, parents and children, social relations, computers and web, dealing with death, private vs public, siblings relations, lifestyle, high school life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Great Santini (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: military, military base, prom, racism, basketball, high school, marine, human nature, youth, coming of age, society, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Grief of Others (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after his birth. Without words to express their grief, the parents, John and Ricky, try to return to their previous lives. The couple's children, ten-year-old Biscuit ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, touching, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Back to School Mom (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%