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, garden, widow, loss, culture clash, female director, redheaded woman

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, touching and serious films with plots about female director, friendship, widow, family relations, love, coming of age and culture clash mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Assam Garden: Tucked (2018), Potential Inertia (2014), Flowers for Fannie (2013), Now (2006), Foreign Body (2016). 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
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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 ...
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Flowers for Fannie (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Fannie Fairchild locked up her heart when her beloved George was killed in the Great War. But now she faces her own mortality and realizes that she has no one to maintain her grave with flowers.
Style: spiritual
Plot: female director, fiancee, generation, faith, faith based, widow, wedding, death, christianity, multiple time frames
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Now (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
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Foreign Body (2016)
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Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the turbulent aftermath of the Tunisian revolution, young Samia flees her homeland. She braves hostile seas in the crossing to France, but once there she finds that her struggles have only just begun. With no friends, no family, and — most ...
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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.
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Plot: friendship, hostage, captivity, prison life, introspection, hopes, confined, isolation, culture clash, prison, society, friendship between men ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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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.
Plot: female director, school, car accident, school teacher, machismo, femininity
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Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 92 min.
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Yosemite (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
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Workers, Peasants (2001)
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Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
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The David Dance (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Away from the microphone, David is soft spoken, shy and unsure of himself. However, as his on-air alias ‘Danger Dave,’ the host of “Gay Talk,” he’s poised, witty, and every listener’s best friend! His sister, Kate, a thrice divorced ...
Style: touching, unusual plot structure, sexy, melancholic, psychological
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Sam & Me (1991)
Genre: Drama
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Story: 23-year-old Nikhil comes to Canada from India to find his fortune and is convinced by his uncle to work as a companion and care-giver to Sam, an elderly Jewish man. An unlikely friendship ensues, which gives both men new insight into life.
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Team Hurricane (2017)
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Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
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Cold Sassy Tree (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, bleak
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Genre: Drama
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