Remote village movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant remote village movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, disturbing, psychological, humorous, serious and tense films and TV shows about / with remote village, village, friendship, countryside, death, mountain, suspense, escapades, danger and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in France, USA, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as remote village: Silip (2007), Fisherman's Friends (2019), The Emeryville Experiments (2016), IDI: Inspector Dawood Ibrahim (2016), Barakamon (2014), Son of a Rich (2019), Men at Arms (2005), Forbidden Empire (2014), Nobody's Perfect! (2017), Missing: The Other Side (2020).

List of remote village movies

Silip (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Small-town waitress Tess (Diana Zubiri) is swept off her feet by dashing salesman Rico (Polo Ravales), who marries her and takes her to live on his isolated farm. When Rico goes on a sales trip and leaves her all alone, Tess fights off loneliness by ...
Style: erotic, captivating, psychological
Audience: adult
Plot: seductive woman, lesbian friend, countryside, love triangle, attempted seduction, lesbian interest, seductress, lesbian couple, lesbian attraction, lgbt, loneliness, seduction ...
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Fisherman's Friends (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Ten fisherman from Cornwall are signed by Universal Records and achieve a top ten hit with their debut album of Sea Shanties. Based on the true-life story of Cornish folk band, Fisherman's Friends.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: fisherman, remote village, artist, music, coastal town, friendship, choir, village, musician, ambition, society, social relations ...
Time: year 2010, year 1964, year 1968, year 2011
Place: cornwall, london
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The Emeryville Experiments (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When their car crashes, 4 college kids seek help in Emeryville - a dilapidated village. New comers discover that place was once a ground for clinical experiments gone awry and plot an escape. They find themselves hunted by crazies.
Plot: ghost, spring break, village, countryside, mechanic, caretaker, remote village, car, cult, stranded, road trip, car accident ...
Place: new england
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IDI: Inspector Dawood Ibrahim (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story follows Dawood, who wishes to don the cop uniform right from his childhood. He grows up to be a straight-laced, passionate policeman, who is sent off to a sleepy border suburb Kollanahalli for his first posting. An unexpected turn of ...
Style: humorous, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: police, police station, gang, robbery, remote village, police officer, escapades, law enforcement, chase, youth, uncover truth, track down ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
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Marlina the Murderer in Four Acts (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: Indonesia, France, Malaysia, Thailand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After encountering a group of bandits with plans to rape and steal from her, a young widow ventures into the wilderness in search of justice.
Style: art house, suspenseful, uplifting, scenic, cult film ...
Plot: female protagonist, remote village, murder, redemption, travel, rape, criminal gang, widow, theft, childbirth, chase, revenge ...
Place: indonesia
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Barakamon (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: After punching a famous curator in the face for criticizing his work as "textbook and lifeless," Handa Seishuu is sent to Gotō Island to calm his nerves and find new inspiration for his calligraphy. Growing up in the city all his life, ...
Style: anime, light, humorous, inspirational, sweet ...
Plot: slice of life, village life, remote village, painter, re-education, intergenerational friendship, everyday life, noisy neighbor, lifestyle, social relations, lifestyle change, society ...
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Son of a Rich (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Young major Grisha played in a beautiful life and decided that everything was permissible for him. He has done a lot of things, and now he faces a prison. To correct his son, a desperate oligarch-father goes to extreme measures. Together with his ...
Style: light, captivating, funny, uplifting, entertaining
Plot: lifestyle change, rich man, teaching the ways of the world, spoiled brat, rich and poor, family relations, rich kid, village life, life turned upside down, personality change, rehabilitation, nouveau riche ...
Time: 19th century
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Men at Arms (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Estonia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fake historic epic on the Middle Ages and Estonia's not-so-glorious past.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, absurd, light
Plot: surrealism, elderly, death, fight, tradition, mentor, friendship, revenge, culture clash, destiny, redemption, remote village ...
Time: middle ages
Place: estonia, europe
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Forbidden Empire (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Early 18th century. Cartographer Jonathan Green undertakes a scientific voyage from Europe to the East. Having passed through Transylvania and crossed the Carpathian Mountains, he finds himself in a small village lost in impassible woods. Nothing ...
Style: dark fantasy, suspenseful, bleak, atmospheric, gothic ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, remote village, witchcraft, demon, supernatural, mysticism, monster, church, religion versus science, sword and sorcery, deadly creature, good versus evil ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ukraine, europe
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Nobody's Perfect! (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gerard is tired of being taken for a good apple by his beautiful family. He leaves everything and starts a garage in a village nestled at the bottom of the Gâtinais ... In front of the garage, there is a lovely inn, run by Barbara: a beautiful ...
Style: captivating, light, humorous, entertaining
Plot: relationships, changing lives, couple relations, past coming back to haunt, relationship problems, remote village, escapades, family problems, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, confronting the past, family secret ...
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Missing: The Other Side (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A village holds spirits of missing, deceased people. A search to find the missing bodies and discover the truth behind their disappearance occurs.
Style: enigmatic, tense, disturbing, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, spirit, mysterious disappearance, paranormal investigation, remote village, murder investigation, dark secret, suspense, paranormal activity, paranormal phenomena, uncover truth, investigation ...
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Drainiac! (2000)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Some teenagers in an old house find that there's something evil in the water.
Style: disturbing, semi serious, tense, captivating
Plot: haunted house, monster, old dark house, remote village, supernatural horror, supernatural, mysticism, human versus monster, abandoned house, body horror, nude, water ...
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Impetigore (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, South Korea, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Enticed by a promise of inheritance, a young woman returns to the village of her birth. Unbeknownst to her, the villagers hide a sinister plan -- one that may require her very own death.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Plot: curse, cult, suspense, black magic, village, remote location, hometown, mysterious past, terror, runaway, ritual sacrifice, ritual murder ...
Place: indonesia
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A Love Story, Lindenfeld (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Klaus Bernath, a wealthy German citizen, decides, after many years, to visit his birthplace, of the Banat Swabian village Lindenfeld, in Romania. Since the village has been deserted for many decades, his son and his biographer decide to reconstruct ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: village, recovery, remote village, rich, small village, migration, reconstruction
Place: germany, romania, transylvania
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A Polar Year (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A Danish teacher takes a job in Greenland and tries to overcome the animosity of the tight-knit locals through a series of errors that help him embrace the snow-covered life.
Style: semi documentary, entertaining, touching, visually appealing, light ...
Plot: polar bear, blizzard, grandfather grandson relationship, isolation, grandmother grandson relationship, elementary school, funeral, death of grandfather, hunting, tradition versus modernity, fishing, language learning ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: greenland, denmark
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The Cabbage Soup (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 2 buddy farmers are visited by aliens who like their domestic cabbage soup.
Style: semi serious, humorous, parody, cult film
Plot: alien, food, failed suicide, infidelity, drunkenness, remote village, alien contact, flying saucer, mayor, restaurant, hunchback, countryside ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Bhutan, China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teacher struggling for inspiration travels to the most remote school in the world. It takes being so far away to understand the importance of his work... and to appreciate the value of yak dung!
Style: inspirational, sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Audience: family outing
Plot: teacher, village, school teacher, teacher student relationship, coping, lifestyle change, character change, changing lives, small village, children, foreigner, remote village ...
Place: himalaya
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Inbetween Worlds (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jesper is a soldier in the German army, who reports for a new tour of duty in Afghanistan. His unit is to protect a village from the Taliban.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: soldier, translator, war, culture clash, wartime life, gain trust, battle zone, friendship, murder, military base, threat, death threat ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, pakistan, middle east
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The Orator (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand, Samoa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Orator (O Le Tulafale) is a contemporary drama about courage, forgiveness and love. Small in stature and humble, Saili lives a simple life with his beloved wife and daughter in an isolated, traditional village in the islands of Samoa. Forced to ...
Style: serious, touching, atmospheric, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: stepdaughter, village, family relations, pregnant teenager, power struggle, mother daughter relationship, family crisis, farmer, plantation, love and romance, couple relations, redemption ...
Time: 21st century
Place: venice
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Mr. Natwarlal (1979)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 148 min.
Story: Mr. Natwarlal is a 1979 Hindi Action comedy movie. Produced by Tony Glaad it is directed by Rakesh Kumar. Natwar is just a young boy when his beloved older brother and caretaker, police officer Gridharilal (Ajit), is framed for bribery by sinister ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: abduction, frame up, indians, gangsters, revenge, false accusation, hunter, blackmail, mistaken identity, jungle, border patrol, branding ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: india
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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, disturbing, melancholic, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: sex, jealousy, music, organ, talent, introspection, social differences, poverty, lifestyle, human nature, couples, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 70s
Place: alps, austria, tokyo, europe, ireland
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The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, emotional, scenic, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, loveless marriage, marriage, love and romance, cheating wife, couple relations, love story, extramarital affair, adultery, couples, cholera, love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 50s, 19th century
Place: china, shanghai, london, england, africa ...
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KKN di Desa Penari (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Six students were terrorized by a mysterious dancer while running a community service program in a remote village. Apparently, one of them violates the most fatal rule in the village.
Style: dark, mysterious
Plot: college student, muslim, hijab, dancer, remote village, girl, alone, terror, boy, secret, violence, house ...
Place: indonesia
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Downstream from the Sun (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young teacher first experience in their profession acquired in a remote mountain village, which has no school building. Life of a farmer, a clash between two warring race, then the conflict between the government and farmers for cutting the national ...
Plot: school, mountain, remote village, forest, job, school teacher, studying, family relations, police officer, tree, education, money ...
Place: former yugoslavia
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The Lika Cinema (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A godforsaken mountain village is the only home that a young football player, a miser peasant and a fat girl have. This isolated part of the country finds itself in the middle of the referendum for or against the EU. Our characters couldn't ...
Plot: sex scene, remote village, obesity, overweight woman, female nudity, highway, truck, xenophobia, football player, loss of mother, village, old woman ...
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Spirit Blade Mountain (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: After two years of studying within the Reiken clan, Ōriku and other inexperienced disciples are ordered to descend to the temporal world for further studies, and Ōriku embarks the journey back to his birthplace.
Style: anime, entertaining, captivating, satirical, exciting
Plot: clan, battles, uncover truth, supernatural ability, supernatural power, satire, investigation, warrior, comet, adaptation, remote village, spirit ...
Place: ancient china
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Zombie Lake (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, nazi zombie, world war two, revenge, village, soldier, skinny dipping, nazi, female nudity, nude bathing, survival, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, year 1946
Place: france, paris france, europe, munich germany, nice france
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Doghouse (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six men with mid-life anxiety set out for a weekend in the country in an attempt to reconnect with their masculinity. What they find is a catastrophe so horrible and bizarre that a mid-life crisis turns out to be exactly what they need to survive ...
Style: ambiguous ending, not serious, humorous, funny, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, virus, cannibalism, battle of the sexes, friendship, supernatural, chaos, disorder, escapades, apocalypse, monster ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Bird People in China (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Wada (Masahiro Motoki), a salary man, is enlisted to venture off to China to investigate a potential Jade mine. After his arrival, Wada encounters a violent, yet sentimental, yakuza (Renji Ishibashi), who takes the liberty of joining his adventure ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, weird, offbeat
Plot: samurai, dream, utopia, tribe, on the road, child, village, memory loss, village life, gem, gangsters, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, china, asia
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The Butcher (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship between a dour, working class butcher and a repressed schoolteacher coincides with a grisly series of Ripper-type murders in a provincial French town.
Style: suspenseful, neo noir, cynical, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, women, small town, obsession, wedding, art, vietnam veteran, french, existentialism, melancholy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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