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A Year in Provence (1993)
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A Year in Provence (1993)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the 1989 best-selling memoir of the same name by Peter Mayle about his first year in Provence, and the local events and customs.
Plot: wine, vineyard, countryside, comedy of manners, culture clash, cultural difference
Place: provence, france, south of france, southern france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating and semi serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, friendship, culture clash, society, father son relationship, social relations and countryside mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres. Some movies like A Year in Provence: A Good Year (2006), Jean de Florette (1986), Perfect Strangers (2001), The Darling Buds of May (1991), The Dominici Case (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Good Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, vineyard, wine, self discovery, love story, love and romance, character change, inheritance, starting over, businessman, doubts and hesitations, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: provence, france, europe, england, london ...
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Jean de Florette (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a rural French village, an old man and his only remaining relative cast their covetous eyes on an adjoining vacant property. They need its spring water for growing their flowers, and are dismayed to hear that the man who has inherited it is ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: village life, inheritance, farm, conspiracy, countryside, avarice, cons and scams, human nature, parents and children, village, down on your luck, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century
Place: provence, france, europe, paris france
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86%
Perfect Strangers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 238 min.
TV show
Story: A darkly comic tale of a young man who comes face to face with his huge family - a variety of eccentrics, all of whom are hiding secrets from their pasts. At a family reunion Raymond is presented with a copy of the family tree and is absolutely ...
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, twists and turns, witty ...
Plot: family reunited, family relations, reunion, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family feud, estrangement, dishonesty, family gatherings, family life, hotel, family secrets ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe
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55%
The Darling Buds of May (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: An idyllic picture of 1950's rural England as seen through the lives of the Larkins, a farm family living in Kent. The show revolves around Pa Larkin, a man of a kind and mischievous nature with a penchant for getting into scrapes and talking ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, witty, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, english countryside, family relations, parents and children, lifestyle, farm, housewife, nagging and grouching, family life, fall in love, eccentric family, family ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Dominici Case (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Plot: investigation, farm, murder
Place: provence
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48%
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Dercy (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The life story of Brazilian actress Dercy Gonçalves, told from her childhood days in the countryside of Rio de Janeiro all the way to her stardom.
Plot: single parent, friendship, single mother, mother daughter relationship, aspiring actress, divorced divorcee, family relations
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44%
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White Teeth (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: An adaptation of Zadie Smith's bestseller concerning the lives of two families from as far back as the 1800s and India to late 1990s Willesden.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, multicultural
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Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 20s ...
Place: london, europe, england, bangladesh
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Home (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: What happens when you return from a family holiday to France and open the boot to find a Syrian refugee where your luggage was supposed to be? That’s the situation facing new couple Peter and Katy when they get back to Dorking from their first ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: refugee, mother and son, house, illegal immigrant, illegal alien, culture clash
Time: 2010s
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35%
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Manon of the Spring (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, haunted by the past, uncover truth, revenge, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), family secret, love and romance, romance, rivalry, buried truth, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: provence, france, europe, paris france
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34%
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The Durrells (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: In 1935, financially strapped widow Louisa Durrell, whose life has fallen apart, decides to move from England, with her four children (three sons, one daughter), to the island of Corfu, Greece. Once there, the family moves into a dilapidated old ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, exciting, stylized, based on true events
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Time: 1930s, year 1935
Place: greece, mediterranean sea
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The Buddha of Suburbia (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 222 min.
TV show
Story: The Buddha of Suburbia is a 1993 British four-part television serial, directed by Roger Michell. Based on the novel of the same name by Hanif Kureishi, the programme starred Naveen Andrews as the main character, Karim Amir. The programme's ...
Style: sincere, witty, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, suburbs, nudity (full frontal - brief), immigrants, satire, actor, racism, arranged marriage, hippie, punk rock, dishonesty, love and romance ...
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Place: london, england, europe, new york
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The Bisexual (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 40 min.
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Style: neurotic, captivating, psychological, humorous
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Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
All Creatures Great & Small (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The heartwarming and humorous adventures of a young country vet in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1930s. A remake of the 1978 series.
Style: sentimental, sweet, funny, light, humorous ...
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Time: 1930s
Place: yorkshire
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Back to Burgundy (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jean left his hometown ten years ago. When his father falls ill, he comes back and reunites with his sister Juliette and his brother Jérémie. As seasons go by around their vineyard, they'll have to trust each other again.
Style: captivating, psychological, thought provoking, humorous
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Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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Time: 1910s
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Bottle Shock (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital. Stumbling upon the Napa Valley, the stuck-up Englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, factual ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
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Mapp & Lucia (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.1
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Country: UK
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Summer in Provence (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: provence, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Hotel Babylon is a British television drama series based on the book of the same name by Imogen Edwards-Jones, that aired from 19 January 2006 to 14 August 2009, produced by independent production company Carnival Films for BBC One. The show ...
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The Avignon Prophecy (2007)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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26%
Young Charlie Chaplin (1989)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: UK
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TV show
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My Father's Glory (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
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Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 90s, 19th century ...
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25%
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The Sweeney (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Sweeney is a 1970s British television police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, a branch of the Metropolitan Police specialising in tackling armed robbery and violent crime in London. The programme's title derives from ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london, england, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
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Place: england, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
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White Heat (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A story about a group of seven London-based students from 1965 to the present day.
Style: serious, captivating, stylized, realistic
Plot: society, friends, love affair, social relations, lifestyle, destiny, love and romance, friendship, group of friends, ethnic diversity, drug addict, reunion ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 80s, contemporary ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.8
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Beaver Falls (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Beaver Falls is a British comedy-drama that follows a trio of Oxford Brookes University graduates who managed to deceitfully get jobs at Beaver Falls, an elitist American summer camp for the beautiful teenage offspring of California's rich and ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Little Gloria... Happy at Last (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The story deals with Gloria Vanderbilt's difficult coming-of-age when, at eleven, she was a pawn in a custody battle between her sybaritic mother and her aunt.
Style: based on true events
Plot: mother daughter relationship, custody, judge, aunt niece relationship, wealth, dancing, rich woman, photographer, widow, nanny, death of husband, gaslight ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.3
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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23%