Top 10 awesome movies like My Ain Folk that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching My Ain Folk and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Bill Douglas, Stephen Archibald and Hughie Restorick . Here goes the list -

  1. My Way Home
  2. The Long Day Closes
  3. An Angel at My Table
  4. Looking for Langston
  5. The Guest: An Episode in the Life of Eugène Marais
  6. Zina
  7. John and the Missus
  8. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters
  9. The Eyes of Van Gogh
  10. Samuel Lount
  1. My Way Home

    My Way Home

    Jamie leaves the children's home to live with his paternal grandmother. After working in a mine and in a tailor's shop, he is conscripted into the RAF, and goes to Egypt, where he is befriended by Robert, whose undemanding companionship releases Jamie from self-pity.

    This movie, created by Bill Douglas, Stephen Archibald and Paul Kermack, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  2. The Long Day Closes

    The Long Day Closes

    The Long Day Closes is the story of eleven-year-old "Bud." A sad and lonely boy, Bud struggles through his days. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local movie-house. ...

    This movie, created by Terence Davies, Marjorie Yates and Leigh McCormack, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

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  3. An Angel at My Table

    An Angel at My Table

    In 1920s and 1930s New Zealand, Janet Frame grows up in a poor family with lots of brothers and sisters. Already at an early age she is different from the other kids. She gets an education ...

    This movie, created by Jane Campion, Kerry Fox and Alexia Keogh, scores 7.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Video and Apple Itunes.

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  4. Looking for Langston

    Looking for Langston

    A black and white, fantasy-like recreation of high-society gay men during the Harlem Renaissance, with archival footage and photographs intercut with a story. A wake is going on, with mourners gathered around a coffin. Downstairs is an elegant bar where tuxedoed men dance and talk. One of them has a dream in which he comes upon Beauty, who seems to reject him, although when he awakes, Beauty is sleeping beside him. His story and his visits to the jazz and dance club are framed by voices reading from the poetry and essays of Hughes and others. The text is rarely explicit, but the freedom of gay Black men in the 1920s in Harlem is suggested and celebrated visually.

    This movie, created by Isaac Julien, Ben Ellison and Matthew Baidoo, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  5. The Guest: An Episode in the Life of Eugène Marais

    The Guest: An Episode in the Life of Eugène Marais

    This movie, created by Ross Devenish, Athol Fugard and Marius Weyers, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  6. Zina

    Zina

    After Stalin's purges, Zinaida Volkova, daughter of Leon Trotsky, is exiled to Berlin. As the Nazis rise to power, and World War II is approaching, she becomes obsessed with Antigone, the protagonist of a famous Greek tragedy, and loses her mind.

    This movie, created by Ken McMullen, Rom Anderson and Ron Anderson, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  7. John and the Missus

    John and the Missus

    A small Canadian town is devasted when a local mine--the town's only source of income--is closed. One man incurs the wrath of the townsmen when he stubbornly refuses the small amount of settlement money offered by the government.

    This movie, created by Gordon Pinsent, Gordon Pinsent and Jackie Burroughs, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  8. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

    A fictionalized account in four chapters of the life of celebrated Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.

    This movie, created by Paul Schrader, Ken Ogata and Masayuki Shionoya, scores 8.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Biography | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

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  9. The Eyes of Van Gogh

    The Eyes of Van Gogh

    After the disastrous months spent with Gauguin in the yellow house in Arles, Vincent van Gogh, in desperate search for a cure from attacks that increasingly plague him, voluntarily enters an insane asylum.

    This movie, created by Alexander Barnett, Diana Agostini and John Alexander, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

  10. Samuel Lount

    Samuel Lount

    Samuel Lount is the Blacksmith of Holland Landing, in the rural Canada of the 1830s. A devoted family man and good neighbour, Lount is also a prominent member of the Children of Peace who are dedicated to pacifism and a life of ascetic spiritual community. But they are an island of calm in a colony that is deeply troubled. While helping a friend who is being persecuted by the corrupt and twisted colonial administration, Lount is gradually drawn into the world of radical politics and befriended by its leader, the fiery William Lyon MacKenzie. Lount is tempted from his religious isolation to run for Parliament, but when political solutions fail, the only recourse is revolution, and Lount is faced with the decision of his life - to let his dreams of a free Canada die, or to betray his religion and become the blacksmith who beat his ploughshares into swords.

    This movie, created by Laurence Keane, Malcolm Black and David Bolt, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Biography

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