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Noura's Dream (2019)
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Noura's Dream (2019)
Original name: نورا تحلم
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar, Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With her abusive husband in jail and a coveted divorce pending, hardworking Noura can almost grasp a happy, new life with lover Lassaad — but when the best-laid plans are upended, Noura must tap her unshakable will to fulfill her dream.
Plot: prison, police, children, hospital, divorce, single mother, female protagonist, adultery, labor, factory, assault, interrogation, male rape, husband wife relationship, female director, prison visit
Place: tunisia, north africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, captivating, disturbing and contemplative films with plots about female director, husband wife relationship, female protagonist, hospital, prison, police and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Noura's Dream: Sofia (2018), The Silences of the Palace (1994), A Son (2019), Adam (2019), The Late Liz (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sofia (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Qatar, Belgium, Morocco
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself breaking the law by giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital gives her 24 hours to provide the father's papers before informing the ...
Plot: female director, baby, newborn, hospital, police officer, cousin cousin relationship, sea, pregnant woman, birth, newborn baby, telephone call, 20 year old ...
Place: morocco
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95%
The Silences of the Palace (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The death of a prince brings a young woman back to the palace where she was born into servitude. The lingering legacy of the harem is brought into light from behind frosted windows and velvet curtains.
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: master and servant, unwanted pregnancy, destiny, discrimination, parents and children, haunted by the past, friendship, captivity, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: tunisia
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66%
 7.1
 788
A Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France, Lebanon, Qatar
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tunisia, summer 2011. The holiday to the South of the country ends in disaster for Fares, Meriem and their 10-year-old son Aziz, when he is accidentally shot in an ambush. His injury will change their lives: Aziz needs a liver transplant, which ...
Plot: arabic, corruption, hospital, biological father, dehumanization, picnic, husband wife relationship, surgeon, organ donation, child shot, child trafficking, unfaithful wife ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s
Place: libya, tunisia, africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
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Adam (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Abla, a widow and mother to a 10-year-old girl, struggles to survive and give her child the best possible future. After the death of her husband, she starts a home-based business from her kitchen, which opens up on the street through a metal ...
Plot: baby, single mother, female protagonist, pregnancy, homeless woman, homelessness, childbirth, newborn baby, newborn, little girl, breast feeding, bakery ...
Place: north africa, morocco, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 6.3
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The Late Liz (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Religion changes a woman's attitude towards alcohol.
Style: christian film
Plot: sleeping pill, hospital, priest, husband wife relationship, religious conversion, party, christianity, alcoholic, divorce, christian, alcohol abuse, church ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Beautiful Dreamer (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot (Egglesfield) gets shot down and gets amnesia, later on his stricken-with-grief wife (Langton) finds him in a small town and she is shocked that he doesn't remember her.
Plot: female director, prison, false identity, father figure, pilot, beating, amnesia, medical examination, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Custody (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a hard-working single mother, Sara Diaz, has her children taken from her after she is suspected of injuring her son, Ally Fisher, a recent law school graduate, is assigned to represent her case before Judge Martha Schulman, a veteran of the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: single mother, lawyer, judge, custody, hearing, abuse, child abuse, social issues, class differences, courtroom drama, convict, family secret ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Nargess (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sharp-edged look at people who live outside the constraints of Islamic law.
Plot: female director, police, thief, muslim, police officer, islam, hospital, love triangle, love, theft, iranian, older woman younger man relationship
Place: iran
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 427
Top Hearts! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A woman (Karin Viard) in the fourth month of her first pregnancy fights to save the baby while being treated for breast cancer.
Plot: hopes, hospital, pregnant woman, breast cancer, female director, shaved head, cancer, pregnancy
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.1
 217
To Be the Best (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, France
Duration: 192 min.
Story: The Barbara Taylor Bradford trilogy that began with A Woman of Substance ends with this epic tale! Paula O' Neill feuds with her cousins as she fights to save her grandmother's business-and struggles to salvage her marriage.
Plot: security, female protagonist, heiress, jealousy, assault, business, businessman, store, department store, suicide, gambler, control ...
Place: macau, yorkshire, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Three novels - three dramatic stories in the walls of the women's prison. The first story - a brand new, first went to prison inmates. The second - about a mother whose son has ceased to go to prison for visits. The third - about the ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Children of Iron (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Rikutaro and Mariko are in the same grade at an elementary school. They become brother and sister after Rikutaro's mother and Mariko’s father marry. After their marriage, the children become upset because they are teased by their classmates, ...
Plot: police, school, husband wife relationship, bridge, classroom, tunnel, children, mathematics, child, dispute, schoolboy
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Une femme d'extérieur (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Françoise breaks up with Jacques after living with him for fifteen years. She's left alone with their three children, a lovely home, and her nursing job at a hospital. Françoise quickly refuses to assume responsibility for this new situation ...
Plot: city, husband wife relationship, thirty something, adultery, boxing ring, one night stand, provincial, nightlife, bar, nurse, mother child relationship, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Pete on the Way to Heaven (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the small town of Kandalaksha, Petya lives out a fantasy life as a traffic cop. He has a holster, a wooden gun, and the locals humor him by following his "orders." When a convict escapes from a nearby prison, Petya joins the manhunt as ...
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: social problems, social relations, society, police, police officer, runaway, escaped prisoner, fighting crime, adultery, death, prison, josef stalin ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Too Far to Go (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Love and passion, anger and heartbreak, laughter and happiness, all complex textures woven into the fabric so many have come to know as marriage. For behind the seemingly comfortable well-trimmed hedges of suburban Americana, live and often love, ...
Plot: wedding, extramarital affair, divorce, dancing, engagement, adultery, dysfunctional marriage, marriage, husband wife relationship
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 70s, 60s, 50s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Looking for Her (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Elisa, on a verge of divorce, leaves Paris with her son Noe to settle in her hometown of Dunkerque to find the biological mother who gave her up for adoption 30 years before.
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful
Plot: adoption, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter reunion, pregnant woman, abortion, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, racism, mother son relationship, female director, cycling ...
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37%
 7.0
 521
Drowsiness (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The emotional inertia and chaos affecting a narcoleptic woman, a fatally ill writer and a doctor, and their attempts to escape from their dead-end situations.
Plot: female director, hospital, writers, narcolepsy, marital infidelity, doctor, gay bashing, gay slur, insomnia, father son relationship, hysteria, closeted gay ...
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.2
 595
Stray Dogs (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France, Afghanistan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two children are orphaned in post-Taliban Afghanistan.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Why (Not) Brazil? (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.2
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Karnak Cafe (1975)
Genre: Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Margarita Happy Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 98 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.2
 549
3000 Nights (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young Palestinian schoolteacher gives birth to her son in an Israeli prison where she fights to protect him, survive and maintain hope.
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Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Milk of Human Kindness (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman, scared by motherhood and her new born baby, runs away from her home and family to find a shelter at her upstairs neighbour's place.
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Time: 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Bixler and Amanda Nelson have known each other for several years and lead successful and seemingly functional families. However, their friendship is ripped to shreds and their families shattered when the husband of one of the women has an ...
Plot: lawyer, attorney, adultery, extramarital affair, betrayal, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, marriage, marital problem, older man younger woman relationship, husband wife relationship, supermarket ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The World of Ludovic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ludovic, a young boy neglected by his artsy parents, falls in love with Sophie, the daughter of a piano teacher. They meet in secret places in the city. Not long after Sophie's father finds them naked together in her room, Ludovic is sent away ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, sea, seaside, female director, ice cream, diving, cigarette smoking, little girl, supermarket, bathtub, postcard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 302
Callie & Son (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Callie was a teenage mother in trouble. Fresh out of the delivery room, her son was taken from her and sold on the black-market. Vowing to find him some day, this is her story.
Plot: waitress, telephone conversation, contract killing, wrongful conviction, murder for hire, death row, incest overtones, husband wife relationship, revenge, murder, hospital, execution ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
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Tate's Voyage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tate, a young and crooked businessman, thinks he can get rich quick by buying a Russian freighter in the port of Rotterdam. This turns out to be a fiasco because the ship has been arrested, the freight has been sealed by the customs and the crew has ...
Plot: female director, immigrants, suicide, hospital, ship, girlfriend, nurse, cargo ship, harbor, compassion
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.1
 54
Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
Plot: female director, marriage, mansion, jealousy, paranoia, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Making of, le dernier film (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Tunisia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Tunisian breakdancer falls in with fundamentalists with designs to turn the young man into a suicide bomber.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%