Movies like Villa Touma

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Villa Touma (2014)
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Villa Touma (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three unmarried aristocratic Christian sisters from Ramallah have shut themselves in their villa clinging desperately to their former glory, until their orphan niece, Badia, walks into their life and turns their world upside down.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: family relations, confined, life is a bitch, wartime life, isolation, teaching the ways of the world, family in crisis, bittersweet, sister sister relationship, orphan, women, siblings relations, power relations, love, dog, pregnancy, church, cemetery, singing, baby, pregnant woman, mirror, fall in love, marriage, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, palestinian authority, israel, palestine

Most similar movies to Villa Touma

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, siblings relations, society and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Villa Touma: Inheritance (2012), Hard Sun (2014), Strangers (2007), Salt of This Sea (2008), The American Standards (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Inheritance (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Palestinian family living in the north of Galilee gathers to celebrate the wedding of one of their daughters, as war rages between Israel and Lebanon. Internal conflicts explode between the family - secrets are revealed and lies are unmasked. The ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: family relations, forbidden love, family problems, life is a bitch, love and romance, human nature, wartime life, family life, family gatherings, bittersweet, family in crisis, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, israel
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95%
 6.7
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Hard Sun (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the death of her parents, a young woman assumes primary guardianship of her special needs brother. But as she attempts to balance her new life with her brother and her own blossoming romance, it becomes painfully clear that life will only make ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, youth, life is a bitch, brother sister relationship, mentally challenged, siblings relations, guardian, loss of parent, death of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: unlikely couple, impossible love, fall in love, wartime life, friendship, couples, life is a bitch, romance, hopes, love and romance, unfulfilled love, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Salt of This Sea (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Born in Brooklyn to Palestinian refugee parents, Soraya (Suheir Hammad) decides to journey to the country of her ancestry when she discovers that her grandfather's savings have been frozen in a Jaffa bank account since his 1948 exile. She soon ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: heist, love affair, social differences, politics, state affairs, love and romance, discrimination, political unrest, life is a bitch, injustice, bank robbery, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, palestine, usa, middle east, palestinian authority ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The American Standards (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: At a crossroads in his life, Doc Jennings goes home to celebrate his mother's birthday and uncovers dramatic family secrets. Lies, affairs and afflictions bubble to the surface of his seemingly perfect family. Can they come back together or is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, couples, life turned upside down, wedding anniversary, love, father son relationship, hospital, society, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.8
 184
Melting Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shlomo who discovers in his son's Assaf room, women's clothing and accessories, decides to 'teach the boy a lesson'. When Assaf returns to his parents' home on a rainy night from a party, his attempts to enter home fail. His ...
Style: touching, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, parents and children, terminal illness, family relations, gender, bittersweet, father son relationship, hospital, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family in crisis, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
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Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: leaving home, couple relations, fall in love, siblings relations, life is a bitch, gender, family relations, couples, love triangle, male female relationship, terminal illness, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 11K
The Bow (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a fishing boat at sea, a 60-year old man has been raising a girl since she was a child. It is agreed that they will get married on her 17th birthday. They live a quiet and secluded life, renting the boat to day fishermen and practicing strange ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, humorous ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, isolation, confined, love affair, fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, couples, age difference, love and romance, boat, older man young girl relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Half of a Yellow Sun (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Nigeria, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An epic love story: Olanna and Kainene are glamorous twins, living a privileged city life in newly independent 1960s Nigeria. The two women make very different choices of lovers, but rivalry and betrayal must be set aside as their lives are swept up ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: against humanity, revolution, political unrest, life is a bitch, rebellion, fall in love, village, evacuation, genocide, hopes, wartime life, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Makioka Sisters (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: This sensuously beautiful film chronicles the activities of four sisters who gather in Kyoto every year to view the cherry blossoms. It paints a vivid portrait of the pre-war lifestyle of the wealthy Makioka family from Osaka, and draws a parallel ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: family relations, family life, family in crisis, siblings relations, working class, forces of nature, world war two, romance, couples, family problems, matchmaking, nubile woman ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Heart Is Yours (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Some twenty years ago Sarita promised to raise her husband's love child (Shalu) together with their own daughter (Nimmi). The girls grow up as the best of friends but Sarita has never been able to forgive Shalu her background. It doesn't ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: bollywood, forbidden love, love affair, unlikely couple, opposites attract, fall in love, parents and children, true love, family relations, romance, love triangle, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: confined, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, hopes, prison, husband wife relationship, drug smuggling, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.9
 160
Beautiful Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ninni is sixteen and she lives in a beautiful mansion in the swedish countryside with her family.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, romance, countryside, fall in love, teenage life, parents and children, bittersweet, estate, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Messages from the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man witnesses the drastic changes in society as he goes back to the Alexandria of his youth.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: society, fall in love, romance, prostitute, homecoming, unfulfillment, speech impediment, friendship, bittersweet, love and romance, misfit, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 749
The Slut (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Tamar, an attractive single mother, lives alone in a small village with her two daughters. Unsatisfied, she attempts to fill her many voids through meaningless sexual rendezvous.
Style: sincere, emotional, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: slut, sexual relations, lifestyle, starting over, opposites attract, fall in love, introspection, addiction, couples, single parent, life is a bitch, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Green Chariot (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Emigration to Israel challenges Sasha's Jewish identity. Will love help him to go over this crisis?
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: fall in love, moral dilemma, society, romance, love and romance, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, immigrants, misfit, jewish, engagement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Samson & Delilah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Samson and Delilah's world is small- an isolated community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone the discover that life isn't ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, hunger, teenage love, power of love, romance, life is a bitch, youth, love and romance, misfit, teenage life, fall in love, homeless ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Elephant King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who lead totally different lives. Jake Hunt enjoys life to the fullest in Thailand, while his shy brother Oliver deals with his own depressions back home in the USA. Their dominant mother wants Jake back home and for this ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sentimental, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: introspection, fall in love, family relations, brother brother relationship, interracial relations, nightclub, american abroad, romance, self discovery, depression, profanity, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, usa, asia, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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A Little Closer (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the forgotten corners of rural Virginia, Sheryl struggles to balance her work as a housekeeper and raising her two sons, fifteen year-old Marc and eleven year-old Stephen. Hoping to meet the love of her life and bring home a father for her boys, ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, looking for love, single parent, teenage boy, loss of virginity, sexuality, boy, brother brother relationship, teacher, bittersweet, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.9
 122
Runaways (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Steve Moore is sixteen and lives with his younger sister, mother Cheryl and her boyfriend John, in a modest house in Bakersfield, California. An abusive and often intoxicated man, John rules the household, and though his attacks on Steve result in ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, psychological, humorous
Plot: downfall, on the run, juvenile delinquency, teenage life, dysfunctional family, estrangement, destructive relationship, addiction, pregnancy, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 137
Brides (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Georgia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nutsa, a young mother, lives with her two children in a suburbs of Tblissi in Georgia. Her partner Goga is in prison. They get married, so she gains the right to talk to him once a month in the visiting room on the other side of the glass. The ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, disturbing
Plot: prison, confined, couple relations, family relations, prison life, family problems, life is a bitch, couples, crumbling marriage, visitation rights, parents and children, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 534
7 Days (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When one of the brothers (Ohayn) dies, all the whole family comes for Shiva (Jewish tradition,when the family sits seven days at the home after the death one of their family). A large family with a lot of problems and conflicts between them.
Style: emotional, sincere, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, gulf war, dealing with death, family problems, family life, siblings relations, death in the family, jewish family, brother brother relationship, divorce, funeral, jewish ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1991, 1990s
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Fill the Void (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eighteen-year-old Shira is the youngest daughter of the Mendelman family. She is about to be married off to a promising young man of the same age and background. It is a dream come true, and Shira feels prepared and excited. On Purim, her ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: rabbi, arranged marriage, orthodox jew, family relations, tradition, matchmaking, widower, moral dilemma, society, parents and children, introspection, women's rights ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Wings of Glass (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vingar av glas är en svensk film från 2000 regisserad av Reza Bagher, det var hans debutfilm. I huvudrollerna ses Alexander Skarsgård som en "vanlig svensk kille" och Sara Sommerfeld som en invandrartjej. Det blir problem mellan dem.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: immigrants, wedding party, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, single parent, youth, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, single father, society, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Forgiveness of Blood (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Albania, Denmark, Italy, UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After his father and uncle kill a neighbor, an Albanian teen (Tristan Halilaj) finds that his own life may be forfeited in a legal blood feud.
Style: serious, rough, sincere, realistic, tense
Plot: isolation, family in danger, family feud, social relations, disagreement, teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, village, vendetta, solitude, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: albania
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Ultimate Life (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his best intentions, billionaire Jason Stevens can’t find enough time to keep his beloved Alexia a priority. But when he discovers his late grandfather’s journal, he is transported back to Red Stevens’ incredible world. With everything ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, family relations, sent to the past, wisdom of life, introspection, teaching the ways of the world, destiny, hopes, once in a lifetime opportunity, lawsuit, rags to riches, life lesson ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, haiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 769
Yasmin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In England, the Pakistanis Yasmin lives two lives in two different worlds: in her community, she wears Muslin clothes, cooks for her father and brother and has the traditional behavior of a Muslin woman. Further, she has a non-consumed marriage with ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: immigrants, family relations, social differences, false accusation, culture clash, parents and children, terrorism, injustice, religions or cults, life is a bitch, society, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: pakistan, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Quispe Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Argentina
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on a true story occurred in 1974, this is the tale of sisters Justa, Lucia, and Luciana Quispe, sheperds in the Chilean altiplano who lead a solitary life. A visitor brings news about a law that might change their way of living. This event ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: life turned upside down, isolation, family relations, legislation, wilderness, family in crisis, women, sister sister relationship, mountain, suicide, solitary, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Beneath Clouds (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw them together on a journey with no money and no ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: racism, prison, on the road, coming of age, love and romance, life is a bitch, young heroes, opposites attract, family relations, couples, mother daughter relationship, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, new south wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.4
 7K
Twin Sisters (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands, Luxembourg
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany.
Style: epic, captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: twins, family relations, reunion, culture clash, life is a bitch, wartime life, human nature, society, orphan, reconciliation, family reunited, forceful separation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: germany, holland, europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%