Movies like The Assam Garden

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The Assam Garden (1985)
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The Assam Garden (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An insecure, aggressive widow of a tea garden manager reluctantly develops an affectionate relationship with an Indian housewife and her family.
Style: meditative
Plot: friendship, loss, culture clash, widow, redheaded woman

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Most similar movies to The Assam Garden

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about friendship, coming of age, friends, culture clash, widow, youth and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Assam Garden: Tucked (2018), Potential Inertia (2014), Now (2006), Grace & Glorie (1998), Welcome Home (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tucked (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: TUCKED is a raw and tender drama about an aging 80 year old drag queen who forms an unlikely friendship with a younger queen, both struggling with their own issues of gender identity and mortality. As they discover more about each other, they ...
Style: feel good
Plot: loss, friendship, gender identity, mortality, slice of life, love
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95%
Potential Inertia (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Declan Holmes is graduating college, a hard enough time as it is, and heading out into the real world. The loss he experiences is like nothing he has ever known before. 'Potential Inertia' is the story of his journey through a very ...
Plot: college, graduation, love, loss, friendship
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86%
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Now (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A mysterious accident has separated Jaap from his beloved Rose, but they continue to talk to each other in their minds and dreams. As Jaap struggles to come to terms with what happened, his best friend JP suggests they travel to France to visit Rose ...
Style: road movie
Plot: loneliness, friendship, loss, coma, love, russian, friend, accident
Place: belgium
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77%
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Grace & Glorie (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a lonely ex-New Yorker moves into the home of a rural senior to act as a hospice worker, the two initially couldn't seem to be less alike. However, as time passes, the two find much kinship including a lost child. Slowly the two build a ...
Plot: friendship, dying, respect, caregiver, reminiscence, widow, regret, death
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53%
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Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, friendship between boys, childhood friend, teenage boy, male nudity
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50%
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The Chosen (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The Chosen follows the story of two teenage boys determined to remain friends despite the deep differences between their two families. Set in New York during the 1940s, this provocative film follows the son of an orthodox rabbi and the son of a ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, dramatic, earnest ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, chosen one, coming of age, interracial relations, teenage life, society, friends, clergy, parents and children, youth, judaism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, israel, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Blind Flight (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The true story of Irishman Brian Keenan and Englishman John McCarthy's extraordinary relationship as hostages of militias in Lebanon during the 1979-91 Civil War.
Style: gloomy, serious, captivating, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, hostages, captivity, prison, isolation, prison life, confined, friends, innocence lost, introspection, culture clash, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: middle east, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A recently widowed research doctor is convinced by a colleague to join him in an inner-city clinic. Susan Hayward's final film.
Plot: doctor, widow, grief, leukemia, clinic, redheaded woman
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The '70s (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Four friends, fresh from tragedy at Kent Sate, graduate from college and begin their adult lives during the turbulent 1970s. But Dexter (Guy Torry), Eileen (Vinessa Shaw), Byron (Brad Rowe) and Christie (Amy Smart) find their paths are heading in ...
Style: talky, semi serious, sincere, clever, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, disco, americana, friends, society, fighting the system, feminism, siblings relations, injustice, gender, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Whose Daughter Is She? (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Whose Daughter is She?
Plot: widow, divorce, custody battle, desertion, custody, mother child relationship, child custody
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
 52
Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Best friends Michael, Steve, Cooly and Richie are seniors at a large Toronto high school. Foremost on their minds and that of many of their classmates are what they are going to do this upcoming summer and beyond. They don't want to waste away ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school student, commune, media, teenager, youth, rock band, filmmaking, independence
Place: toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Two for Joy (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Coming of age drama following a daughter, her mother and her wayward younger brother as their relationship reaches critical mass.
Plot: rebel, coming of age, depression, british, widow, seaside, death of husband
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
This Summer Feeling (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sasha, a French woman of thirty, dies suddenly in Berlin. Her Fiancé, Lawrence, and her sister Zoé, must come to terms as the consequences of this shock set in.
Plot: friendship, psychology, drawing, female nudity, death, cigarette smoking, sex scene, hospital, beach, concert, male nudity, cat
Place: berlin germany, paris france
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39%
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Amexicano (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A look at the bond between an illegal immigrant and a blue-collar Italian-American from Queens.
Style: serious, humorous, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, culture clash, working class, society, friends, immigrants, human nature, social differences, unemployment, deportation, illegal immigrant, fence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Kissing Candice (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Candice longs to escape the boredom of her seaside town, but when a boy she dreams about turns up in real life, she becomes involved with a dangerous local gang.
Plot: isolation, friendship, dream, gang, teenage girl, fishing, teenager, youth, animals, missing child, school, car chase ...
Place: ireland
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37%
The Night of the Iguana (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Drama while a tour bus driver shows church ladies around Mexico. Helped establish Puerto Vallarta as tourist destination.
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: church, hotel, mental illness, clergy, bus driver, spinster, priest, tourist, guide, bus, minister, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: mexico, latin america, tennessee, virginia, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The House of Doves (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow Alexandra and her schoolgirl daughter Sandra live together in a luxurious villa in Spain. When Fernando, an old love of Alexandra's, appears in town the two rekindle their love affair until Alexandra finds that he is being paid to be ...
Plot: sex, virgin, daughter, widow, erotica, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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We (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A summer trip to Berlin offers a fleeting glimpse into the lives of the country's youth in this vibrant, character-driven drama from director Martin Gypkens. When twentysomething Florian arrives in town to pay a visit to long-lost pal Pit, the ...
Plot: friendship, young people, becoming an adult, unhappiness, male nudity, filmmaker, gay, coming of age, high school friends, homosexual, gay kiss, homosexuality
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Miracle (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The two teenagers Jimmy and Rose spend their vacation at the small Irish sea-resort Bray. Out of boredom they observe other people and imagine wild stories about them. One day they observe the blonde Renee, and Jimmy is immediately fascinated by her ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, abandoned by mother, single father, destructive relationship, romance, village, village life, couples, betrayal, human nature, obsession, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: talky, humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, vacation, romance, unlikely couple, opposites attract, female friendship, couple relations, self discovery, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: italy, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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To Dream (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 67 min.
Story: If your dreams could come true, what would you dream? If you could escape, where would you go? TO DREAM is a story about friendship, full of hope and intimacy, set against a harsh inner city backdrop. Best friends, LUKE and TOMMY, live in an ...
Plot: love, loyalty, erotic thriller, friendship between boys, friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Butterfly Kisses (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: We follow Jake and his two best friends, Kyle and Jarred through a world distorted by sex and porn. The leader is Kyle – he talks about girls non-stop, Jarred can’t stop cheating on his girlfriend and then there’s Jake, a quiet and shy ...
Plot: friendship, friendship between boys, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage boy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Autobiography of a Princess (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: sincere, serious, talky, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: princess, introspection, friendship, indian lead, isolation, society, friends, master and servant, self discovery, social differences, culture clash, royal family ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: england, london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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La Run (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Guillaume is a good young man. He has never taken hard drugs in his life, doesn't plan on trying, and has an honest job. Everything goes chaotic when he witnesses his father's attempted suicide over a heavy gambling debt. In order to pay ...
Plot: jealousy, friendship, ambition, drug abuse, drug dealing, drug, money, violence
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
 28
Polare (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kent, Lasse, Olle and Sven are in their mid-twenties and have been friends since childhood. At a restaurant they meet two young women and one of them, Lena, becomes pregnant. Now, who is the father? Well, it's definitely not Kent, but the ...
Plot: alcohol, friendship, drinking, male chauvinist, sexual abuse, best friend, pregnancy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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I Am Maria (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A story about a strange friendship between 11 years old Maria and an older man Jon.
Plot: painter, friendship, small town, young girl, male nudity, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Desert Dream (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: This film takes place in a remote area, a desert region situated somewhere between the Mongolia and Chinese border. The town has become nearly void of all inhabitants except for Hangai, who works obsessively to plant trees in the desert area. ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, culture clash, isolation, village, village life, social relations, immigrants, single parent, parents and children, misfit, soldier, bare breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mongolia, asia, china, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Take Care of My Cat (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The fashionable Hye-joo is focused on her career at a brokerage house. She's making a decent living, but her co-workers look down on her. Tae-hee is sick of living under the thumb of her domineering father. She spends her time doing volunteer ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, artist, lesbian, coming of age, life is a bitch, friends, unfulfillment, youth, best friends, parents and children, family in crisis, reunion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul, japan, tokyo ...
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30%
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Starlet (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship forms between 21 year-old Jane and the elderly Sadie after Jane discovers a hidden stash of money inside an object at Sadie's yard sale.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, older woman younger woman relationship, friends, aging, aspiring actor, introspection, twentysomething life, cocaine, reach out, porn, dysfunctional character, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1965
Place: california, los angeles, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Albatross (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, coming of age, masturbation, best friends, small town, marriage crisis, affair, literature, friends, youth, family relations, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%