Movies like Waiting for the Clouds

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Waiting for the Clouds (2004)
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Waiting for the Clouds (2004)
Original name: Bulutları Beklerken
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ayse/Eleni who is a member of a Greek family in Turkey is forced to immigrate from Trabzon to Mersin in her early ages. However, the events that happen cause her to face her own past.
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, touching, epic, gloomy, serious, inter cultural
Plot: family relations, village life, deportation, village, golden years, nostalgia, identity, haunted by the past, immigrants, memories, culture clash, love, ocean, ocean or sea, love and romance, elderly lovers, elderly, female director, alienation
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: greece, turkey

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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 family relations, love and romance, haunted by the past, parents and children, youth, village and village life mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Waiting for the Clouds: Pandora's Box (2008), The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006), Family Tree (2010), The White Angel (2007), The Hanged Man (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, elderly, hopes, estrangement, family problems, introspection, parents and children, countryside, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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95%
The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Denmark, Greenland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the journal of Knud Rasmussen's "Great Sled Journey" of 1922 across arctic Canada. The film is shot from the perspective of the Inuit, showing their traditional beliefs and lifestyle. It tells the story of the last great ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: shaman, inuit, culture clash, village, religions or cults, family relations, clergy, couples, society, hopes, tradition, spirit ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 1910s, 20s
Place: canada
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78%
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Family Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Frédérick, the patriarch of the Alsatian Muller family, is conspicuously absent from his son Charles' funeral, Frédérick's surviving son and his granddaughter, raw from their loss, await an explanation. Once revealed, ...
Style: sincere, touching, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: deportation, family relations, coming out, haunted by the past, introspection, hopes, aging, family problems, bittersweet, gender, death in the family, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
The White Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Beyaz Melek’ filmi; bir aşkın öyküsüdür.Bu aşk öyküsü, iki insanın birbirine duyduğu aşk değil, bir grup insanın hayata ve birbirlerine duyduğu aşkın ve sevginin hikayesidir.Filmde, doğudan batıya, mekteplisinden köylüsüne, ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, terminal illness, aging, retirement home, friendship, death, wedding, friends, couples, bittersweet, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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The Hanged Man (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Ireland
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Two lovers break the law and struggle to stay together when carnal obsession causes tempers to flare.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: rape, blackmail, haunted by the past, young lovers, family relations, life is a bitch, youth, teenager, mystery, love, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
One Day You'll Understand (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man endeavors to collect memories of his grandparents who died in a concentration camp during the Holocaust.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, family life, parents and children, holocaust, death in the family, love and romance, against humanity, society, war crime, old photograph, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, germany, middle east
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69%
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I Saw the Sun (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the southeast region of Turkey, the Altun family lives in a small mountainside village plagued by a 25-year war, making their daily life a hellish struggle. As the war continues to intensify, the family is forced to migrate west to the city of ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: life is a bitch, culture clash, pregnancy, wartime life, starting over, on the run, social relations, village, terrorism, migration, siblings relations, village life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, europe, norway, istanbul turkey, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Confetti Harvest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dorsvloer vol Confetti tells the story of young Katelijne, who grows up in a religious family in the countryside in Zeeland. Based on the novel by Franca Treur.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, farm, parents and children, family relations, religions or cults, society, village, village life, teenage girl, church, wedding, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: belgium, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Red Leaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, tense
Plot: family relations, immigrants, family problems, dysfunctional family, parents and children, elderly, society, golden years, jewish
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Outlander (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: It is the early 20th century. A stranger arrives in the small, rural community and disrupts the lives of its inhabitants. The man, who refuses to give his name, is dubbed The Outlander. A traveller who disdains conventional behaviour and ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, love affair, village, village life, fall in love, social relations, family relations, stranger, rivalry, love and romance, handicap ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 190
Desert Dream (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: This film takes place in a remote area, a desert region situated somewhere between the Mongolia and Chinese border. The town has become nearly void of all inhabitants except for Hangai, who works obsessively to plant trees in the desert area. ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: culture clash, immigrants, single parent, friendship, parents and children, village, isolation, village life, border, desert, social relations, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mongolia, china, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.9
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My Australia (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: City of Lodz in Poland, after the Second World War. Two brothers, Tadek and Andrzej, grow up without a father, and their mother, so busy at work, does not notice when the boys join a rowdy and anti-Semitic organization.Only when during a fight one ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: immigrants, family relations, culture clash, self discovery, society, single parent, neo nazism, immigration, holocaust survivor, siblings relations, misfit, uncircumcised penis
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: israel, middle east, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Stone Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The feisty aging Hagar Shipley has lived an unconventional life. Her rebellious heart has always ruled and her choices have put her at odds with family and friends. Faced with her own mortality, and desperate to find solace, she goes on the run. In ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, couple relations, aging, elderly, on the run, nursing, introspection, couples, retirement home, love and romance, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
What War May Bring (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A theater projectionist's daughter is involved in the Resistance in WWII, but she doesn’t share his political involvement & only believes in passion. She follows the men she loves unconditionally, suffering betrayal and hardship.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, strong female presence, haunted by the past, saving a life, concentration camp, world war one, d day, deportation, cabaret, nazi, saved from execution ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Mila from Mars (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fleeing an abusive relationship, Mila, a teen prostitute, finds herself in a border town, pregnant, alone, and, to her surprise, welcome. The remote village is on a marijuana plantation run by a group of elderly men and women. Not having known much ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: on the run, haunted by the past, starting over, social relations, teenage life, youth, drug dealing, village, teenage pregnancy, orphan, marijuana, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Restless (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maurice (Michel Piccoli) is a composer, and a longtime member of the resistance. By chance, he shares a house with his teenager granddaughter. Claire, at 17, is eager to experience all sorts of things and the sooner the better, and rebels against ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love and romance, haunted by the past, estrangement, couples, teenage love, relationship vs career, elderly, teenage life, youth, family relations, aging, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Green Room (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the Henry James short story "The Altar of the Dead", in which a man becomes obsessed with the many dead people in his life and builds a memorial to honor them. This film is also based on other short story by Henry James, "The ...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: death, tragic love, village, unfulfilled love, wartime life, fall in love, destructive relationship, obsession, village life, introspection, moral dilemma, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.9
 91
Homeland (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Jiro Sawada was a sophomore in high school he was framed for something he did not do. Afterwards, he left his hometown in a small village in Fukushima Prefecture. After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Jiro Sawada goes back to his ...
Style: touching, serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family problems, youth, dishonesty, family relations, village life, high school life, frame up, village, tsunami, natural disaster, rubble, hometown ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, love and romance, gender, fall in love, parents and children, family relations, lifestyle, society, sexuality, misfit, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Manon of the Spring (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Plot: countryside, haunted by the past, uncover truth, revenge, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, love and romance, romance, rivalry, village, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: provence, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Anita B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After World War II, Anita, a young survivor of Auschwitz, becomes involved in an intense and passionate affair that almost shatters her until she gains the strength to start a new life.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: love affair, starting over, haunted by the past, teenage love, adoption, small town, hopes, family relations, youth, auschwitz, self discovery, post war ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Almayer's Folly (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, obsession, society, tragic hero, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, family relations, racism, hopes, ambition, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Fatherless (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: They never expected Kyra to turn up again. The two brothers and their sister, brought together when their father dies, are stunned by the appearance of their sister.Kyra suddenly vanished over twenty years ago during the breakup of the hippie ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, self discovery, haunted by the past, family relations, family problems, reunion, death in the family, identity, old house, siblings relations, female director, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 2010s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Transylvania (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zingarina arrives in Transylavania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, touching, captivating, serious ...
Plot: self discovery, obsessive quest, love and romance, on the road, pregnancy, couple relations, family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, folk, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Law of Enclosures (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Story of the same couple, first in their teenage years and then in their twilight years, paradoxically set in the same time during the backdrop of the Gulf War in the Middle East.
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, elderly, retirement home, family problems, fall in love, couple relations, retirement home life, terminal illness, infidelity, haunted by the past, couples, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Capturing Mary (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man ushers an older woman into a dark exploration of her past - back to the time when, as a young girl, she met a stranger who affected her life forever.
Style: sincere, psychological, stylized, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: lifestyle, elderly, introspection, haunted by the past, estate, golden years, social relations, love and romance, memories, society, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
When Day Breaks (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, France, Croatia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a retired music professor, Misha Brankov, who under unusual circumstances discovers his true origins. At the place where once stood a Nazi concentration camp for Jews during World War II, a metal box filled with documents is found. It ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, escapades, elderly, buried truth, family relations, obsessive quest, holocaust, concentration camp, lifesaver, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, serbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Autumn (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man struggles after his release from ten years as a political prisoner.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, homecoming, starting over, reconciliation, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations, fighting illness, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, black sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Diary of Preston Plummer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: On the day of his college graduation, Preston Plummer cannot think of a single thing he really loves. Adrift, Preston follows a beautiful but troubled young woman to a small island town where he begins to fall for her, but it all threatens to fall ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, love affair, young lovers, college graduate, family relations, social relations, family problems, small town, fall in love, island, romance, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Come to My Voice (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This is the story of two women on opposite ends of a lifetime, a very young, curious Jiyan and her life-weary but resistant grandmother Berfe, in order to save the person who links them to each other.
Style: atmospheric, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: against the odds, family relations, false arrest, obsessive quest, youth, life is a bitch, elderly, family in crisis, on the road, military, injustice, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kurdistan, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%