Movies like Ramdhanu-The Rainbow

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Ramdhanu-The Rainbow (2014)
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Ramdhanu-The Rainbow (2014)
Original name: রামধনু
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Mitali was a worried mother. This time, once again, her 5 year old son Gogol had failed to pass the admission test in a reputed school. Mitali was determined to get her son admitted into a reputed school. Gogol loved the song of birds, the flight of the kites, the rustling of the leaves, the wide expanse of the blue sky. Laltu Dutta, her husband, owned a chemist's shop. Mitali's desperation worries Laltu & he decide to approach a tout and is willing to pay him a handsome amount for his son's admission. Mitali decides to enroll herself along with Laltu in a school that coaches parents to conduct themselves at interviews. Laltu is very reluctant at first, but finally gives in to his wife's persuasions...
Plot: school, education, female director, children

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and no music films with plots about school, female director, children, education, classroom, family relations and teacher mostly in Drama, Family and Romance genres. Some movies like Ramdhanu-The Rainbow: Birth of a Nation (1983), Limbo (2014), Evergreen Tree (1961), Palunku (2006), Elisa K (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Birth of a Nation (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A new teacher at a highly problematic comprehensive school feels that corporal punishment may just be inflaming the problems, and so begins to campaign against it.
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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: fascism, illegitimate son, children, school, university, philosophy, feminism, education, scientist, italian fascism
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Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
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Evergreen Tree (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yeong-shin (played by the Choi Eun-hee–Shin Sang-ok’s wife) and Dong-hyeok (Shin Yeong-gyun) graduate from college with a cause. They plan to bring education and modernization to farmers living in the rural area of their birth. When they arrive, ...
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Palunku (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Monichan shifts to the city from his village to provide better education to his children. But will things go as planned?
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Elisa K (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Elisa (Claudia Pons) lives with her father (Hans Richter) in Spain following the breakup of her parents. Elisa goes to a fair with her father, and meets one of his friends (Jordi Gracia), a successful jeweler. Days later, a change ...
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32A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This story is set in the "in-between" time of a girl's life, when she is no longer a child and not yet a woman. We open with our heroine, Maeve, putting on her new snow white bra, and stepping out into the world as a young woman. She ...
Plot: female director, school, school uniform, coming of age, breasts, teenage girl, irish, first love, schoolgirl, 13 year old, girl
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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Children of the Mountain (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Georgia, Ghana
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Against the picturesque Ghanaian backdrop, Children of the Mountain is an honest exploration of a mother’s will in the face of much adversity. When her baby is born with a cleft lip, cerebral palsy, and Down syndrome, Essuman is led to believe ...
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Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Rikutaro and Mariko are in the same grade at an elementary school. They become brother and sister after Rikutaro's mother and Mariko’s father marry. After their marriage, the children become upset because they are teased by their classmates, ...
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The New Classmate (2015)
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Agnus Dei (1997)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: The young girl Johanne is left by her mother at a solemn convent school. The school is a strange world to her, and when she feels unable to comply with the demands of faith she faces a difficult decision.
Plot: girl, school, religion, breasts, convent, menstruation, children, nun, topless girl, catholicism, female full frontal nudity
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Genre: Drama
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