Movies like Birdsong 2008

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Birdsong (2008)
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Birdsong (2008)
Original name: El cant dels ocells
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Three Wise Kings travel in search of the Messiah, with unexpected obstacles on the way.
Style: biblical, serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: virgin mary, miraculous event, journey, pregnancy, family relations, religions or cults, hopes, uninvited guest, society, life turned upside down, angel, legends and myths, jesus christ, jesus, parents and children, anti hero, anti heroes, religion, very little dialogue
Time: ancient history
Place: catalonia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and captivating films with plots about society, family relations, hopes, parents and children, religions or cults, life is a bitch and religion mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Biography genres. Some movies like Birdsong: The Young Messiah (2016), Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999), A Question of Faith (2017), Standing Firm (2010), Absent Father (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Young Messiah (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Tells the story of Jesus Christ at age seven as he and his family depart Egypt to return home to Nazareth. Told from his childhood perspective, it follows young Jesus as he grows into his religious identity.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, biblical
Plot: journey, jesus, parents and children, society, gospel, bible, family relations, young heroes, family life, youth, messiah, christian ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, egypt, palestine, israel
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100%
Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mary, Mother of Jesus is a 1999 made-for-television Biblical film that retells the story of Jesus through the eyes of Mary, his mother.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, touching ...
Plot: pregnancy, miraculous event, family relations, religions or cults, heroes, hopes, parents and children, love affair, reincarnation, life is a bitch, society, ambition ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
A Question of Faith (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When Tragedy Strikes three Families, their Destiny forces them on a coverging path and mercy as the challenges of their fate could also resurrect their beliefs
Style: serious, touching, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: indoctrination, religions or cults, parents and children, family life, clergy, religion, society, salvation, family problems, hopes, family values, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Standing Firm (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: David, a widower, is working himself to death. Late nights doing paperwork and running on fumes is normal. Bills are piling up by the week, and foreclosure looms on the horizon. Blaming God for his wife's death, he ends his relationship with ...
Style: realistic, serious, christian film, sentimental, touching
Plot: family problems, religions or cults, church, family relations, society, best friends, parents and children, unsupportive spouse, hopes, grieving widower, widower, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Honour of the Knights (Quixotic) (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Trusting in fate, Don Quixote and Sancho pursue their travels in search of adventure day and night. They ride through fields, talking about subjects as varied as spirituality, chivalry and daily life. A growing bond of friendship unites them.
Style: realistic, semi serious, experimental, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: destructive relationship, prison life, tragic love, friendship, hopes, idealism, gang, life is a bitch, society, don quixote, urban ghetto life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Absent Father (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Drama starring Jessica Kadish, JP Quicquaro, Debbie Friedlander
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, offbeat
Plot: teenage life, life turned upside down, on the run, love and romance, youth, miraculous event, pregnancy, religions or cults, family relations, disorder, teenage runaway, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston
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48%
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The Confession (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on the novel by New York Times best-selling author Beverly Lewis, "The Confession" is the continuing story of Katie Lapp, a young Amish woman who goes on a journey in search of her identity - only to find herself embroiled in a ...
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: amish, family relations, self discovery, hopes, adoption, society, family, redemption, reunion, religions or cults, parents and children, strong female presence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Ark (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Noah, a farmer and family man, is instructed by an angel to build an ark in the middle of a desert in order to save both his family and the faithful from a devastating flood. A seemingly impossible task, especially when his sons refuse to believe ...
Style: captivating, serious, biblical, epic, suspense ...
Plot: noah's ark, obsession, apocalypse, hopes, redemption, religions or cults, society, chaos, parents and children, old testament, end of the world, religion ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Wajma, an Afghan Love Story (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Afghanistan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It’s snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a pretty student named Wajma. The pair begin a clandestine relationship—they’re playful and passionate but ever mindful of the societal rules they are breaking. After Wajma discovers ...
Style: captivating, realistic, atmospheric, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, student, family relations, forbidden love, parents and children, life turned upside down, society, honor, love, rivalry, romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Friends of Jesus - Thomas (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jesus is taken off the cross at Golgotha, THOMAS arrives there. Like most of the other disciples, he had worriedly taken refuge with friends in Jerusalem after Jesus's arrest. After Jesus's burial, the disciples decide to leave ...
Style: biblical, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: clergy, tragic hero, redemption, miraculous event, religions or cults, destiny, supernatural, hopes, society, leadership, go public, jesus christ ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
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39%
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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: parents and children, confined, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, hopes, prison, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, couple relations, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young woman raising alone her children while her husband gets drunk but when she breaks free nothing will be the same
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: family relations, optimism, parents and children, unemployment, society, hopes, family problems, village, husband wife relationship, loss of job, unsupportive spouse, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Day I Was Not Born (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Argentina
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a stopover in Buenos Aires on her way to Chile, 31-year-old Maria recognizes a nursery rhyme. Maria doesn't speak a work of Spanish, but without understanding what she is singing, she remembers the Spanish lyrics. Disturbed and thrown ...
Style: realistic, psychological, contemplative, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: self discovery, redemption, haunted by the past, protecting from truth, adoption, parents and children, uncover truth, family relations, society, life is a bitch, hopes, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Let the Wind Blow (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A collegian in turbulent Mumbai attempts to improve his lifestyle.
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: destiny, follow your dream, working class, rich and poor, political unrest, family relations, youth, state affairs, hopes, society, parents and children, social differences ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Story of My Death (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France, Romania
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Famous lover Casanova (Vicenç Altaió), now long past his prime, meets Count Dracula (Eliseu Huertas) during a journey to Transylvania.
Style: serious, talky, atmospheric, captivating, rough ...
Plot: vampire, casanova, cross country, writer's life, womanizer, aging, supernatural, introspection, dracula, power relations, elderly, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: europe, transylvania, switzerland
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30%
I Travel Alone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jarle Klepp is a 25-year-old student of literature with a passion for Adorno, Proust and grown-up women - and definitely not Tamagochi's, Lady Di and small kids. The news that he is the father of a seven year old girl - and that she will come ...
Style: realistic, emotional, contemplative, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, life turned upside down, friends, youth, couples, society, student life, twentysomething life, student
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Change of Life (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A gay-bashing evangelical minister gets a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to change his hateful ways following a life-altering tragedy. Gary Catell is the intolerant host of a nationally syndicated radio program. He uses the airwaves to spread the ...
Style: serious, humorous
Plot: family relations, society, gender, miraculous event, parents and children, imaginary, clergy, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, life turned upside down, gays and lesbians, gay father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Madeinusa (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madeinusa is a girl aged 14 with a sweet Indian face who lives in an isolated village in the Cordillera Blanca Mountain range of Peru. This strange place is characterized by its religious fervor. From Good Friday at three o'clock in the ...
Style: serious, stylized, captivating, dark, realistic ...
Plot: social differences, forbidden love, religions or cults, hopes, against the odds, family relations, fall in love, village life, village, vanity, father daughter incest, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru, latin america, andes mountains
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Here and There (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still has the same smile. Having saved some earnings from two trips to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: family relations, parents and children, immigrants, hopes, society, life is a bitch, getting home, music band, worker, poverty, countryside, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
My Mother's Smile (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A celebrated painter receives a visit from a cardinal's assistant, who informs him that his mother could become a saint.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, surreal
Plot: self discovery, obsession, family life, tragic love, rebelliousness, introspection, destructive relationship, life is a bitch, rebellion, life turned upside down, society, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Perfect Stranger (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'THE PERFECT STRANGER' tells the story of Nikki, a troubled attorney who one day receives a mysterious dinner invitation from a man claiming to be Jesus of Nazareth. Throughout their evening of conversation, arguments and spirited debate, ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: society, religions or cults, hopes, legal action, religion, christianity, discussion, stranger, change of heart, female protagonist, christian propaganda, legal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, touching, sincere
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: england, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Ushpizin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Jerusalem's orthodox neighborhoods, it's Succoth, seven days celebrating life's essentials in a sukkah, a temporary shack of both deprivation and hospitality. A devout couple, Moshe and Mali, married nearly five years and ...
Style: touching, uplifting, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: rabbi, charity, uninvited guest, redemption, couple relations, society, hopes, cause and meaning, religions or cults, family relations, couples, orthodox jew ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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My Father My Lord (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 72 min.
Story: "My Father My Lord" is an intimate and deeply disturbing story of the conflict between a father's love and his deep devotion to religion. A respected Orthodox Rabbi dotes on his only son but his religious strictures leave an emotional ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: self discovery, life is a bitch, society, hopes, clergy, religions or cults, rabbi, family tradition, family problems, parents and children, introspection, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Slovenia, Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Senada is 31 and she lives in Poljice neighborhood in Lukavac municipality with her partner and two daughters. She is pregnant with her third child for approximately five months. Since she didn’t have health insurance, she does not go to the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, cinema verite
Plot: pregnancy, life is a bitch, family problems, realism, family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, race against time, misfit, social misfits, money raising, society ...
Place: europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
A Story of David: The Hunted (1960)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Israel
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Directed by Bob McNaught. King Saul of Israel is jealous of the fame and adoration of David, who long ago slew Goliath and brought victory to Saul's armies. Now Saul, egged on by his Edomite counselor Doeg, attempts to have David killed. ...
Style: epic, bleak, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: corrupted ruler, heroes, battles, religions or cults, royal family, society, ambition, state affairs, dishonesty, rise to the top, bible, sword and sandal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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I Am (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the City of Angels, despair and heartache are the daily mail -- delivered with painful regularity whether we want them or not. Through I AM, we join an eclectic cast as they try to untangle themselves from the web of sin. All along the way, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: redemption, self discovery, society, religions or cults, unfulfillment, inheritance, police, journalist, hopes, disorder, life turned upside down, cryogenics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Eve and the Fire Horse (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eve is a precocious nine year-old girl with a wild imagination growing up in a traditional Chinese immigrant family in Vancouver where Confucian doctrines, superstitious obsessions and divine visions abound. When Buddhism and Catholicism are thrown ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: family relations, racism, culture clash, immigrants, clergy, society, hopes, dysfunctional family, curses spells and rituals, sister sister relationship, buddhism, tradition ...
Place: vancouver
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Rocket (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Thailand, Laos
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set against the lush backdrop of rural Laos, this spirited drama tells the story of scrappy ten-year-old Ahlo, who yearns to break free from his ill-fated destiny. After his village is displaced to make way for a massive dam, Ahlo escapes with his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, touching, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, human spirit, friendship, society, down on your luck, youth, change of luck, family relations, post war, obsessive quest, wartime life ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, family problems, lifestyle, family in crisis, teenage life, hopes, parent child relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, high school, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%