Most Popular "Provincial Life" Titles
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- Release Year
1. Ahlat Agaci (2018)
6 | 188 min | Drama
An unpublished writer returns to his hometown after graduating, where he seeks sponsors to publish his book while dealing with his father's deteriorating indulgence into the gambling.
12 | 144 min | Drama, History, Mystery
Strange events happen in a small village in the north of Germany during the years before World War I, which seem to be ritual punishment. Who is responsible?
Votes: 61,759 | Gross: $2.22M
5. Bienvenue chez les Ch'tis (2008)
6 | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A French public servant from Provence is banished to the far North. Strongly prejudiced against this cold and inhospitable place, he leaves his family behind to relocate temporarily there, with the firm intent to quickly come back.
Votes: 35,862 | Gross: $1.48M
7. Manon des sources (1986)
16 | 113 min | Drama
A beautiful but shy shepherdess plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his death years earlier.
Votes: 18,814 | Gross: $3.94M
10. Kings Row (1942)
127 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
The dark side and hypocrisy of provincial American life is seen through the eyes of five children as they grow to adulthood at the turn-of-the-century.
11. Die Rosenheim-Cops (2002– )
50 min | Comedy, Crime
A team of inspectors investigate murders in and around the small Upper Bavarian town of Rosenheim. There is plenty of time to see idyllic landscapes and luxurious pre-alpine villas, as well as to enjoy sumptuous Bavarian fare with beer.
12. La cérémonie (1995)
112 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A newly hired maid for a rich countryside family befriends a post-office clerk who encourages her to rebel against her employers.
Votes: 8,467 | Gross: $0.08M
13. The Man Who Came to Dinner (1942)
112 min | Comedy, Romance
When acerbic critic Sheridan Whiteside slips on the front steps of a provincial Ohio businessman's home and breaks his hip, he and his entourage take over the house indefinitely.
14. La fleur du mal (2003)
R | 104 min | Drama
Three generations of a wealthy Bordeaux family are caught in the crossfire when Anne decides to run for mayor, thanks to a political pamphlet that revives an old murder scandal.
Votes: 2,794 | Gross: $0.18M
15. Madame Bovary (1949)
114 min | Drama, Romance
A provincial doctor's wife's romantic illusions about life and social status lead her to betray her naive husband, take on lovers and run up ruinous debts.
16. Braunschlag (2012– )
45 min | Drama
To save his town Braunschlag from bankruptcy, the mayor decides to fake a Marian apparition. This black-humored farce revolves around greed, corruption, churchianity and alcohol.
17. Le chagrin et la pitié (1969)
251 min | Documentary, History, War
An in-depth exploration of the various reactions by the French people to the Vichy government's acceptance of Nazi invasion.
20. Vesnicko má stredisková (1985)
98 min | Comedy
Comedy about the people who inhabit a small town. For years the overbearing Pavek has endured Otik, the "town idiot," sharing his meals and the front seat of their dump truck. But Otik is ... See full summary »
21. Moy drug Ivan Lapshin (1985)
100 min | Drama
Russian provincial town in the middle of the 1930s Stalin's Great Purge. Ivan Lapshin, the head of the local police, does what he has to do. And he does it well.
22. Christmas Every Day (1996 TV Movie)
95 min | Comedy, Fantasy
Billy Jackson is not having a good Christmas. He got a basketball and just can't make a jump shot. His Uncle David is coming to town to open a Valu-Mall, which will put his dad's store out ... See full summary »
24. Balanta (1992)
105 min | Comedy, Drama
A description of Romania before Ceausescu's downfall, through the story of Nela. Daughter of a former colonel of the Securitate, the romanian political police. She refused to become as her ... See full summary »
26. Fontane Effi Briest (1974)
140 min | Drama, History
In the nineteenth century, seventeen year old Effi Briest is married to the older Baron von Instetten and moves into a house, that she believes has a ghost, in a small isolated Baltic town.... See full summary »
27. Wenecja (2010)
110 min | Drama
Marek is in his early teens and dreams of going to Venice. Although the war makes his plans highly unlikely, the boy won't let his dreams drift away too easily.
28. Le grand amour (1969)
87 min | Comedy, Romance
After fifteen years of average married life and stifling in-laws, a businessman undergoes a midlife crisis and pursues his attractive young secretary.
29. Poulet au vinaigre (1985)
16 | 110 min | Crime, Mystery
When a small town begins losing its citizenry in a series of grisly murders, out-of-town police inspector Jean Lavardin (Jean Poiret) is sent to investigate. Could the killers be a bullied ... See full summary »
32. Ang babaeng putik (2000)
105 min | Action, Thriller, Horror
Mark is a college student with hidden ambitions of being a horror novelist. In his quest to write a story that will showcase his talents, a true horror invades his private life in the form ... See full summary »
33. Quelques heures de printemps (2012)
108 min | Drama
Alain Evrard, a trucker who has just finished serving a prison sentence, is forced to temporarily move back to his mother's house. This forced co-habitation causes all the violence of their... See full summary »
35. Jagdszenen aus Niederbayern (1969)
88 min | Drama
Abram returns to his small village and although his repairing skills are needed, people's suspicion about his sexual preferences make his life hard.
37. Herbstmilch (1989)
111 min | Drama, War
This is a cinematic adaptation of the autobiography of Anna Wimschneider. It depicts her life's experiences and workaday routines as a woman born on a farm in lower Bavaria, Germany, in the... See full summary »
38. Un coeur simple (2008)
105 min | Drama
Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives ... See full summary »
39. Struktura krysztalu (1969)
74 min | Drama
Jan and Marek used to study physics together but after graduation their paths were different. Jan got married and moved to the countryside. Marek stayed in Warsaw and now wants to persuade Jan to follow his path.
40. Okraina (1933)
98 min | Drama, War
Outskirts is an internationally renowned masterpiece of early sound cinema. In a remote Russian village during World War I, colorful and nuanced characters experience divided loyalties: ... See full summary »
42. Aswang (2011)
110 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
This is a remake of the 1992 Aswang (shapeshifting monster) film starring Alma Moreno. In this version two kids witness the murder of their parents and escape unwittingly into a town ... See full summary »
44. Grenzverkehr (2005)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
When three teenage boys from Bavaria try to lose their innocence in the neighboring Czech Republic, they get themselves and a young pregnant Ukrainian immigrant into trouble with local pimps.
45. Bahay kubo: A pinoy mano po! (2007)
130 min | Comedy, Drama
Farmer Eden goes to town selling her produce and finds and adopts Lily which, eventually lead to adoption of several children. Whenever the officials intervene, Eden friends helped Eden out by claiming some of the children are theirs.
47. Giovani mariti (1958)
98 min | Comedy, Romance
A movie about the mixed feelings of young adulthood. Main characters rather casually enter into marriage, never intending true fidelity to their spouses. When they realize that they're ... See full summary »
48. Bilet na ksiezyc (2013)
123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1969, two young brothers travel through Poland not only to send one of them to his army unit at the seaside, but also to become real grown-ups and learn something about themselves.
49. Aswang (1992)
125 min | Horror
Alma Moreno plays the aswang attacking residents of a remote barrio. Catlyn (Aiza Seguerra) and her yaya Veron,played by Manilyn Reynes are accompanied in the countryside by Dudoy, the ... See full summary »
50. La provinciale (1953)
114 min | Comedy, Drama
Gemma, daughter of a lodger, is in love with her half-brother, but since she cannot marry him she ends up marrying a teacher. She doesn't love him and betrays him but is blackmailed by a ... See full summary »