Village life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant village life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, talky, stylized and semi serious films and TV shows about / with village life, village, social relations, society, husband wife relationship, love and romance, friendship, catastrophe, mentor and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as village life: Love and Pigeons (1985), Doc Martin (2004), Welcome to the Sticks (2008), Lark Rise to Candleford (2008), Father Brown (2013), The Village (2004), Sommersby (1993), A Village Affair (1995), The Quack (1982), Local Hero (1983).

List of village life movies

Love and Pigeons (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Shown a life in the remote siberian village. Vasia, who never leave his family, village, comes to pass summer holiday on the Black Sea. New world, new people - so, hi's temted by a half-crazy woman (Raisa Zaharovna). And after short time Vasia ...
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, feel good, touching ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: village life, love triangle, love and romance, village, resort, social relations, everyday life, family relations, life philosophy, adulterous husband, husband wife relationship, parent child relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union
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 8.3
 10K
Doc Martin (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr. Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film Saving Grace. The show is set in the fictional ...
Style: clever, sincere, humorous, realistic, witty ...
Plot: village life, doctors and patients, social relations, teacher, secretary, alienation, odd, doctor, love, seaside, antisocial behavior, loner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, cornwall
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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
Style: humorous, witty, funny, realistic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, friendship, french, fish out of water, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, social relations, family, small town, mining town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, southern france, flanders, argentina
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Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 53 min.
Story: Set in the small hamlet of Lark Rise and the wealthier neighbouring market town, Candleford, the series chronicles the daily lives of farm-workers, craftsmen and gentry at the end of the 19th Century. Lark Rise to Candleford is a love letter to a ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, stylized, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: village life, friendship, hopes, family business, father son relationship, love and romance, village, neighbor neighbor relationship, class differences, employer employee relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1800s
Place: england, europe, britain
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 7.7
 6K
Father Brown (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Father Brown is based on G. K. Chesterton's detective stories about a Catholic priest who doubles as an amateur detective in order to try and solve mysteries.
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, intellectual, realistic
Plot: amateur detective, investigation, priest, uncover truth, who done it, clergy, riddles and clues, church, murder, society, police investigation, village life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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 6.5
 230K
The Village (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When a willful young man tries to venture beyond his sequestered Pennsylvania hamlet, his actions set off a chain of chilling incidents that will alter the community forever.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, atmospheric, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, village life, mysterious place, blind character, plot twist, secret, forest, village, mystery, fear, creature, uncover truth ...
Time: 2000s, 19th century, 1890s, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, new england
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 6.2
 18K
Sommersby (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: village life, mistaken identity, romance, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, village, war, suspicion of murder, war veteran, presumed dead, homecoming, switching roles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa, new jersey, france
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A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, infidelity, romance, family life, family relations, dishonesty, family problems, society, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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 7.8
 2K
The Quack (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A famous surgeon is beaten by drunken bullies, loses his memory and cannot recollect who he was before. He gets to a village, lives in a not so well to do family and becomes the Quack - he slowly regains his talent for medicine and saves the lives ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: memory loss, life is a bitch, downfall, village life, polish, love and romance, losing-it hero, estrangement, road not taken, witch doctor, social relations, surgeon ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: poland
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 7.4
 19K
Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: witty, humorous, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, human nature, social relations, seaside town, oil company, friendship, husband wife relationship, travel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
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Tess of the D'Urbervilles (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Forced by poverty to seek support, the innocent Tess Durbeyfield seeks the help of the D'Urbervilles.
Style: sincere, clever, realistic, talky
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, innocence, village life, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, family relations, master and servant, society, pregnancy, deception ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england
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Antonia's Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around ...
Style: touching, sentimental, intellectual, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: village, feminism, village life, generation gap, philosophy, widow, friendship, single parent, introspection, human nature, family life, social misfits ...
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The Sea Purple (2009)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nothing - not her father, not the church - can stop unruly Angela from being with her childhood best friend turned great love, Sara. Based on a true story, Viola di Mare, presents a uniquely engaging portrait of family, community and gender roles in ...
Style: serious, touching, disturbing, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lgbt, forbidden love, island, lesbian romance, gays and lesbians, village life, gender, village, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: sicily, italy, mediterranean sea
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 7.3
 4K
The Source (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A comedy/drama set in a village and centered on a battle of the sexes, where women threaten to withhold sexual favours as long as the men refuse to install a water pipe.
Style: feel good, sentimental, semi serious, stylized, humorous ...
Plot: village life, village, sexism, desert, in-laws, social relations, ultimatum, society, battle of the sexes, power relations, world, machismo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, north africa
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The Mosquito Coast (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Allie Fox, an American inventor exhausted by the perceived danger and degradation of modern society, decides to escape with his wife and children to Belize. In the jungle, he tries with mad determination to create a utopian community with disastrous ...
Style: touching, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: jungle, utopia, adventure, obsessive quest, village life, danger, village, dysfunctional family, power, nature, mental illness, thanksgiving ...
Time: 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, south america, latin america, central america
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The Cold Summer of 1953 (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1953, the year Stalin died, many prisoners (some political, but mostly common criminals) were released from the Soviet Gulags. This is the story of a remote settlement which was under attack by a bunch of these recently-released blood-thirsty ...
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, injustice, village life, village, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, fighting crime, danger, down on your luck, rivalry, political unrest, good versus evil ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: russia, siberia, moscow russia
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 7.7
 2K
The Village (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, epic, serious, stylized
Plot: village life, family relations, social relations, child birth, society, parents and children, village, family, shell shock
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england
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 7.9
 8K
Grantchester (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Drama series set in 1953, against the backdrop of the real hamlet of Grantchester. The drama focuses upon the life of Sidney Chambers, a charismatic, charming clergyman who turns investigative vicar when one of his parishioners dies in suspicious ...
Style: tense, serious, clever, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: priest, amateur detective, investigation, murder, police detective, partners, partners against crime, who done it, village life, village, haunted by the past, murder mystery ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: england
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A Town Called Panic (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house instead. Surreal adventures take over as the trio travel to ...
Style: surreal, not serious, humorous, absurd, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, cowboy, human animal relationship, birthday, animal life, village, adventure, friends, buddies, village life, farm, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, france, japan
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 5.4
 103K
Red Riding Hood (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older ...
Style: gothic, fairy tale, suspenseful, surprise ending, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, dangerous attraction, danger, fall in love, in the woods, deadly creature, legends and myths, village, hunt down, deadly, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
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August. Eighth (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: August Eighth - story of an ordinary young woman. Ksenia's life is not too happy. Problem at work, problem in personal life, problem with mother, a baby requiring constant cares... Ksenia want to spend a few days in Sochi with new boyfriend, ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: danger, parents and children, village life, androids and robots, heroes, village, battles, woman in danger, imagination, explosion, robot, fire
Place: georgia
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 5.4
 2K
Ashanti (1979)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Dr. Anansa Linderby is kidnapped in a medical mission in Africa by a slave trader. From this moment, her husband will do anything to recover her and to punish the bad guys, but that will be not an easy task.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, slave, missing person, danger, village life, intrigue, race against time, vengeance, terrorism, hostages, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: africa
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The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom realize that this will result in the eventual displacement of the ...
Style: touching, semi serious, captivating, humorous, inspirational ...
Plot: small town, village life, small town life, politics, racial tension, farm, racism, police, water, justice, magic, greed ...
Time: 80s
Place: new mexico, usa, mexico, texas, england
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The Woman in Black (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, estate, ghost, gothic horror, isolation, ghosts, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, lawyer, tragic event, loss of son ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, europe, london
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The Inheritors (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a small farming valley in Austria in the beginning of the 20th century a tyrannical farmer is found dead, and all the farmhands are relieved to be free of their tyrant. But the farmer was childless, so suddenly they all inherit the farm together. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic
Plot: village, village life, murder, peasant, farm, rape, vengeance, intrigue, manipulations, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1890s, 1930s, 19th century ...
Place: austria, europe, america
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Brother of Sleep (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Schlafes Bruder tells the story a few exceptionally talented individuals who grew up in a remote mountain town in the Alps. The film, based on an internationally successful novel by Robert Schneider of the same name, depicts the slow withering of ...
Style: psychological, sexual, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: village, village life, sex, down syndrome, snow, suicide, jealousy, genius, gay, human nature, family relations, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: austria, alps, europe, tokyo, ireland
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Where is the Friend's Home? (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An 8 year old boy must return his friend's notebook he took by mistake, lest his friend be punished by expulsion from school.
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: village life, village, schoolboy, youth, self discovery, power relations, family relations, social relations, society, social differences, human nature, on the road ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, middle east
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 3K
Moon Father (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Tajikistan, Germany, Japan, Uzbekistan, Austria, Switzerland, France, Russia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The unborn child of Mamlakat is telling her story. She is 17, beautiful and vivacious, and dreaming secretly of becoming an actress. She lives with her father and brother in a small village in Central Asia. One night she is seduced by an actor from ...
Style: surreal, offbeat, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: village, village life, pregnancy, unwanted pregnancy, folk, parents and children, eccentric family, ethnic, family relations, social relations, coming of age, on the road ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: asia
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The White Nights of Postman Aleksey Tryapitsyn (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film represents life in a godforsaken Russian village. The only way to reach the mainland is to cross the lake by boat and a postman became the only connection with the outside world. A reserved community has been set up here. Despite the modern ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic, neorealism
Plot: village life, isolation, realism, social relations, society, village, death, funeral, drunkenness, fire, drunk, ice cream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia
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Under the Greenwood Tree (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in a rustic English village in the mid 19th century, Under The Greenwood Tree tells the story of a poor young man who falls for a middle-class schoolteacher and attempts to win her over.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: cinderella story, village life, love and romance, wooing, forbidden love, social differences, friends, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, romance, unfulfilled love, music band ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england
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