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The Mill (2013)
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The Mill (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Powerful historical drama series, based on the lives of real people, telling the story of young 19th-century apprentices taking their lives into their own hands for the first time.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, stylized, psychological, touching, gloomy, vintage
Plot: working class, workplace, life is a bitch, society, factory, rich and poor, family relations, parents and children, mechanic, social differences, realism, workplace situations, power relations, ancient, woman, social change, siblings relations, factory worker
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films and TV series with plots about society, power relations, family relations, love and romance, couples, social differences and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Mill: Lilies (2007), The Paradise (2012), The Village (2013), Land Girls (2009), Upstairs Downstairs (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lilies is a British period-drama television series, written by Heidi Thomas, which ran for one eight-episode series in early 2007 on BBC One. The show's tagline was "Liverpool, 1920. Three girls on the edge of womanhood, a world on the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: post war, family relations, family problems, youth, society, life is a bitch, parents and children, working class, bittersweet, poverty, slum, interwar period ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, post world war one
Place: england, liverpool
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The Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An intoxicating love story set in England's first department store in the 1870s. The Paradise revolves around the lives of the people who live and work in the store, each bound in their own way by the power of the world they live in, and the ...
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, serious, vintage
Audience: girls' night
Plot: fashion, high society, workplace situations, rise to the top, eligible bachelor, ambition, workplace, love and romance, nouveau riche, love affair, flirting, intelligence ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1870s, 20th century
Place: england
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The Village (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Village is a BBC TV series written by Peter Moffat. The drama is set in a Derbyshire village in the 20th century. The first series of what Moffat hopes will become a 42-hour TV drama was broadcast in spring 2013 and covered the years 1914 to ...
Style: realistic, stylized, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: village life, family relations, village, parents and children, social relations, society, family, childbirth, countryside, villager, small village, village people ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
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Land Girls (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 225 min.
TV show
Story: The lives, loves and highs and lows of four members of the Women's Land Army working at the Hoxley Estate during World War II.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: world war two, wartime life, life is a bitch, military, family relations, strong female presence, soldier, friendship, rise and fall, love, women, bbc ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: england, europe
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100%
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Upstairs Downstairs (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in 1936, the show takes viewers, old and new, back to the lavish world of Belgravia, London. A new set of occupants reside at 165 Eaton Place and viewers see how external and internal influences of the tumultuous pre-war period shape and mould ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, stylized, vintage
Plot: high society, master and servant, butler, servant, family relations, rich and poor, family values, marriage, millionaire, lifestyle, class differences, housewife ...
Time: 1930s, edwardian era, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Duchess of Duke Street (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Duchess Of Duke Street is a BBC television drama series set in London between 1900 and 1925. It was created by John Hawkesworth, the former producer of the highly successful ITV period drama Upstairs, Downstairs. It starred Gemma Jones as Louisa ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, stylized
Plot: food, hotel, world war one, power relations, couples, social differences, rich and poor, master and servant, society, rise to the top, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: victorian era, 1910s, edwardian era
Place: england, london, europe
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North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, sincere, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, initially antagonists, social differences, prejudice, love and romance, society, rich and poor, pride and honor, fall in love, couple relations, young woman, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 50s, 1850s
Place: england, london
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South Riding (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Andrew Davies sparkling adaption of Winifred Holtby's acclaimed novel. Insightful, warm and full of memorable characters, South Riding tells a fraught love story and paints a panaromic portrait of a Yorkshire community in the long aftermath of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, world war one, human spirit, hopes, society, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, strong female presence, social relations, small town, college ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england, europe
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Maison close (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: Paris, 1871. This is a story of the women trapped in a luxury brothel, 'Paradise'. The very young Rose came to Paris in search of her mother, former prostitute. She is trapped and forced to enroll in Paradise. Vera is 35 years. She knows ...
Style: erotic, realistic, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: brothel, sexual relations, workplace, strong female presence, prostitute, strong sexual content, lifestyle, power relations, society, woman, women, slice of life ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: paris france, france
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From There to Here (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Created by Peter Bowker, From There To Here is set in the aftermath of the 1996 Arndale bombing and follows Daniel Cotton, a Manchester family man who is torn between the life he wants and the life he could have. The story spans the four years that ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: streetwise, family relations, parents and children, bombing, bittersweet, siblings relations, society, city life, soccer, ira, bet, maid ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1996
Place: england, manchester
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Vanity Fair (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's novel. The first colour production from the BBC.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: manipulation, satire, deception, betrayal, life turned upside down, power relations, couples, dishonesty, blind ambition, love and romance, romance, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england
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32%
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The Royal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the staff and patients of a Yorkshire cottage hospital in the 60s, embroiled in tangled love lives and bitter power struggles.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hospital, moral dilemma, doctors and patients, nursing, workplace, workplace situations, doctor, nurse, love, society, post war, bbc ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe
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Breathless (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Hospital drama set in London during the early 1960s, following the staff of a busy gynecology ward at a time when abortion is illegal and the contraceptive pill is only just becoming available to married women.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, touching ...
Plot: nurse, hospital, doctors and patients, treatment, workplace, workplace situations, workplace romance, patient, society, post war, doctor, motherhood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england
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31%
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The Return (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: La Patrona is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by United States-based television network Telemundo Studios, Miami and Mexican Argos Comunicación. The telenovela is a remake of the Venezuelan telenovela La Dueña, written by José Ignacio ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: family business, workplace, love affair, fall in love, social differences, parents and children, family relations, intrigue, dishonesty, love and romance, workplace romance, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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The Wingless Bird (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a good boy from a family of dockside toughs. Is she strong ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: rich and poor, couples, family relations, power relations, love and romance, betrayal, romance, dishonesty, ambition, master and servant, society, love affair ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1914, edwardian era
Place: northern england, england
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The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: family saga, stylized, saga, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, rich and poor, love, unfulfillment, romance, intrigue, couples, family problems, family relations, power relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, london
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29%
The Way We Live Now (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: The Way We Live Now is a 2001 four-part television adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel The Way We Live Now. The serial was first broadcast on the BBC and was directed by David Yates, written by Andrew Davies and produced by Nigel ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, biting, witty ...
Plot: lifestyle, intrigue, society, rise to the top, fall in love, power relations, life is a bitch, rich and poor, couple relations, greed, couples, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: europe, london, england
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28%
The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
TV show
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: prostitute, victorian england, social climbing, love affair, rich and poor, mistress, social differences, society, couples, high society, diary, power relations ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe
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28%
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Love in a Cold Climate (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 150 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of Nancy Mitford's novel.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, witty
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, social differences, looking for love, love triangle, eccentric family, infidelity, wooing, unfulfilled love, romance, master and servant, society, unlikely couple ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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28%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
TV show
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, family saga, touching, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, high society, society, family relations, forbidden love, love and romance, adultery, couple relations, parents and children, wealthy family, unfulfilled love, rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1920s, 20th century, 90s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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28%
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Doctors (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional Midlands town of Letherbridge, defined as being close to the city of Birmingham, this soap opera follows the staff and families of a doctor's surgery.
Style: captivating, touching, serious, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: doctor, workplace, workplace situations, doctors and patients, clinic, terminal illness, couple relations, love affair, supportive coworker, couples, medical, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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28%
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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, family relations, hopes, couples, prison, husband wife relationship, drug smuggling, society, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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28%
Berkeley Square (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Three young women from very different backgrounds meet, become friends and share experiences when they all gain positions as nannies in the wealthy households of London's exclusive Berkeley Square.
Style: touching, clever, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: nanny, family relations, butler, child abuse, bittersweet, society, babies and infants, lifestyle, master and servant, youth, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 20th century, 90s, edwardian era
Place: london, england, europe
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28%
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The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 540 min.
TV show
Story: Young Nicholas Nickleby sets out to make his fortune in order to prevent his mother and sister from depending upon his uncle, Ralph Nicklby. But he finds his first job as master at a Yorkshire school to be cruel, and runs away with one of the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: charles dickens, single parent, family relations, boarding school, siblings relations, rich and poor, family in danger, social differences, down on your luck, boarding school life, dysfunctional family, friendship ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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28%
Eat Sleep Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Eastern European immigrant working in Sweden is faced with a painful choice when she's laid off from her factory in the name of "efficiencies."
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: working class, unemployment, realism, society, parents and children, unfulfillment, workplace, fired from the job, coming of age, workplace situations, supportive coworker, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
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28%
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Bramwell (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Bramwell is a British television series starring Jemma Redgrave as Dr. Eleanor Bramwell, a woman challenging the domination of men in the medical establishment, who runs a free hospital for the poor in the East End of London, during the late ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, medical drama
Plot: medical, charity, strong female presence, follow your dream, love and romance, society, against the rules, gender, surgery, disagreement, power relations, sexism ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: london, europe, england, east end london, britain
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28%
Prisoners' Wives (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Behind every prisoner, there's a wife, girlfriend or mother doing time on the outside. For some it's a nightmare, for others a liberation. Prisoners' Wives - it's time to tell their stories.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prison, couples, social relations, family relations, crimes, housewife, parents and children, female protagonist, imprisonment, bbc, strong female presence, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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28%
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Buddenbrooks (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Mid-19th-century, Baltic Sea port city of Lubeck, Germany. Follows the fourth generation of the Buddenbrook mercantile family as Tony and Thomas reach the age of marriage. Fatefully impeded every step of the way, the Buddenbrooks struggle as ...
Style: realistic, saga, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, family business, fall in love, society, workplace, parents and children, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, rivalry, inheritance, friendship, german history ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: germany, europe, northern germany
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28%
Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. First shown in 1997, it was created by Ashley Pharoah and Vicky Featherstone, and focuses on the professional and personal lives of ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: women, nurse, family relations, small town, countryside, strong female presence, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, small town life, sister in law, fictional city ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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27%
Our Mutual Friend (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 350 min.
TV show
Story: Intertwining tales of love, greed, and secret identities in Charles Dickens's 1860s London.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: charles dickens, victorian england, love, empire, betrayal, inheritance, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, lifestyle, dishonesty, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
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27%