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Noura's Dream (2019)
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Noura's Dream (2019)
Original name: نورة 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, children, police, divorce, hospital, adultery, single mother, labor, factory, female protagonist, interrogation, assault, husband wife relationship, male rape, prison visit, troubled relationship, female director
Place: north africa, tunisia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, serious, realistic and captivating films with plots about husband wife relationship, hospital, police, mother daughter relationship, children, female protagonist and mother son relationship mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Noura's Dream: Sofia (2018), Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage (1991), A Son (2019), The Late Liz (1971), Children of Iron (2016). 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 ...
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Place: morocco
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Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This women in prison drama tells us a story about the mother of three children, who was falsely accused for a crime she did not commit (drug dealing), arrested and locked up behind bars.
Plot: youth, mother daughter relationship, learning the truth, perjury, war on drugs, solitary, menarche, prison, puberty, women's prison, prisoner, innocence ...
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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: existentialism, teenager, corruption, surgeon, picnic, dehumanization, hospital, fatherhood, biological father, organ donation, emergency room, ambush ...
Time: year 2011, 2010s
Place: africa, tunisia, libya, north africa
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82%
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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: drug addiction, faith, female protagonist, party, divorce, husband wife relationship, doctor, alcohol abuse, suicide attempt, drunk, priest, hospital ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: schoolboy, child, police, husband wife relationship, dispute, tunnel, children, school, mathematics, bridge, classroom
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: captivating, disturbing
Plot: society, police, social relations, police officer, social problems, escaped prisoner, fighting crime, runaway, psychiatry, winter, husband wife relationship, adultery ...
Time: 50s
Place: siberia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ...
Plot: children, coming of age, youth, child, first love, piano teacher, beach, photographer, police, boy girl relationship, swimming pool, erotic photography
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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: adultery, engagement, dysfunctional marriage, extramarital affair, wedding, dancing, divorce, husband wife relationship, marriage
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⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Karnak Cafe (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In one of their best roles ever, distinguished actors Nour Al Sherif and Souad Hosni star in this film depicting the unstable social and political life in Egypt during the late 1960s and early 1970s. The film revolved around a group of university ...
Style: political
Plot: politics, torture, interrogation, accusation, police brutality, youth, communism, prison, police
Place: egypt
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67%
Until a Man Lives (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 80 min.
Plot: inventor, engineer, patient, hospital, colleague, doctor, nurse, secretary, husband, wife, husband wife relationship, factory
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: husband wife relationship, nurse, city, secretary, thirty something, one night stand, hospital, mother child relationship, adultery, extramarital affair, feminism, female nudity ...
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63%
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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
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Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.2
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Adam (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Morocco, France, Belgium, Qatar
Duration: 98 min.
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Place: north africa, africa, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: law firm, female friendship, best friend, supermarket, marriage, husband wife relationship, attorney, extramarital affair, mother daughter relationship, lawyer, adultery, female protagonist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Child's Cry for Help (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Plot: abuse, child abuse, children, wife, robbery, court, mother daughter relationship, police, single parent, lawsuit, self doubt, housekeeper ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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I Am a Soldier (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
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The Silences of the Palace (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 116 min.
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Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Tunisia
Duration: 120 min.
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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.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 185 min.
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Time: 80s, 2010s, 2000s
Place: china
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Obsessed with a Married Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jane Seymour makes a six-course meal of her starring role as a magazine editor in Obsessed With a Married Woman--indeed, her performance is the only tangible reason for sitting through this artistically bankrupt TV movie. The story contrives to have ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, mistress, obsession, husband wife relationship, writers, magazine editor, affair, male female relationship, magazine
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Vacation (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: All summer long, a group of people circumnavigate each other. A group of people who are so close and yet so alienated from one another. Their isolated holiday home is the site for a resurgence of smouldering conflicts and lifelong illusions that ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Skierri: Land of the Dwarf Birches (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
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41%
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Ember (2016)
Genre: Drama
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Won't Back Down (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
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Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
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Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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38%
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The Bride (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The struggles of a migrant Anatolian family to adapt to and survive in the very different conditions of urban Istanbul. A young woman moves with her husband and small child to her husband's family in Istanbul. Her son becomes ill and the ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspense, sentimental, art house
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Place: istanbul turkey
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38%
Castle of Purity (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of a disciplined and sexually driven man who keeps his family isolated in his home for years to protect them from the “evil nature” of human beings while inventing (with his wife) rat poison.
Style: controversial, cult film
Plot: incest, family relations, brother sister incest, hypocrisy, rat, salesman, prostitution, adultery, misogynist, domestic violence, religion, children ...
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37%
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Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young mother is plagued by a tragic mistake and alienates her little boy. A brilliant writer is released from prison after serving a 15-year sentence and begins working at Vic's Diner. Their stories converge when the man must overcome ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, captivating, sincere
Plot: released from prison, infidelity, prison, going straight, life is a bitch, family problems, love affair, prison life, confined, husband wife relationship, empire, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 60s
Place: mississippi
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Stolen from the Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former prostitute kidnaps a baby boy at birth to satisfy her drug-dealing husband, who has told her that he is going to divorce her and put her out on the streets if she cannot produce him a son. Obviously the real mother becomes emotionally ...
Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%