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Change My Life (2001)
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Change My Life (2001)
Original name: Change-moi ma vie
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Nina is an unemployed actress who has just taken a lethal overdose of tranquilizers. Stumbling though the streets of Paris in a deathly haze, Nina collapses into unconsciousness. Fortunately for Nina, lonely Algerian Sami happened to jog by at just the right time. But as soon as Sami previously appeared, he vanishes back into the blackness of night, leaving the recovered Nina with no one to thank for saving her life. Determined to let her guardian angel know just how thankful she truly is, Nina discovers that Sami was once a promising long-distance runner whose dreams of Olympic stardom had been dashed, and who now scrapes by as a transvestite prostitute. Realizing that they've both hit rock bottom, Nina and Sami make a pledge to support one another to the point where they can both get clean and pursue their dreams before it's too late.
Style: psychological, suspense, sincere, captivating
Plot: prostitute, drug addiction, actress, sex, male female relationship, unlikely friendships, male prostitute, female director, suicide attempt, unemployment, marathon, stage, algerian, runner, transvestite, gay interest, casting
Place: paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sincere films with plots about prostitute, sex, female nudity, life is a bitch, society, nudity (full frontal - brief) and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Change My Life: Surrogate (2008), Nathalie... (2003), Stand-by (2000), Dawn of the Felines (2017), I Don't Kiss (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Surrogate (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 57 min.
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Place: israel
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Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
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Stand-by (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
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Dawn of the Felines (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
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Time: contemporary
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
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The Pornographer (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: sexual, psychological, sexy, realistic, sincere ...
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Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
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Duration: 104 min.
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Duration: 103 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Duration: 104 min.
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Duration: 119 min.
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Style: psychological, thought provoking, sincere, captivating, rough ...
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Place: africa, south africa
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
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Atomic Age (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Two young boys, Victor and Rainer, take the commuter train to spend the evening in Paris. In a nightclub on the banks of the Seine they go from one disappointment to another, from failed chat ups to street brawls. But as they get carried away by the ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, melancholic, exciting ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, friends, on the road, city life, lifestyle, buddies, coming out, youth, urban, gender, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor lives in Vienna with Annette, his beautiful Austrian wife and their daughter Pamela. It’s spring. Fleeing his work, Victor spends his days outside: he plays with Pamela, pays a visit to Annette’s parents, loiters in the park with the drug ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy
Plot: unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, estrangement, redemption, addiction, teenage life, family problems, family relations, creative block ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, austria, france
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31%
Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In a dog-eat-dog world, Raimundo Nonato has found an alternative way to move ahead: he cooks. No matter what social strata this deceptively innocent young man inhabits, he hones his skills and sharpens his knives—and then he falls in love. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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31%
Live and Become (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews and are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his place and with his name (Schlomo) she takes a Christian 9-year-old boy.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
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