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Burn the Bridges (2007)
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Burn the Bridges (2007)
Original name: Quemar las naves
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eugenia is a former pop singer who is bedridden and dying of cancer. She is cared for by her daughter, Helena, who dreams of traveling the world and wishes she could be a glamorous pop star like her mother was. Helena’s younger brother Sebastian's dreams are simple and he merely wants to move to the beach. Helena is smart and pretty but she has no friends, male or female and is totally devoted to her mother's care and is also on the verge of initiating an incestuous relationship with Sebastian. Sebastian however, is falling in love with a boy at school named Juan who is the school roughneck and the son of a single father who owns a little bar. Juan is the nemesis of the school preppy named Ismael who comes from such a wealthy home that he has his own chauffeur and bodyguards. Ismael's ping-pong obsessed girlfriend Aurora rents a room at Helena and Sebastian's house where Ismael discovers he is also attracted to Sebastian.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, nun, forbidden love, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, isolation, terminal illness, youth, teenage life, siblings relations, dealing with death, death of mother, brother sister relationship, gay sex, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, gender, unfulfillment, coming out, gay, artist, gay love, gay teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, youth, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, teenage life and love and romance mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Burn the Bridges: Homesick (2015), Delta (2008), Alpine Fire (1985), Love Sick (2006), The Devils (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Homesick (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Charlotte, 27, meets her brother Henrik, 35, for the first time as an adult, it becomes an encounter without boundaries, between two people who don't know what a normal family is. How does sibling love manifest itself if you have never ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway
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Delta (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man comes home to meet his mother and sister after many years away. He finds his mother living with a new boyfriend, and his sister to be grown-up. He begins to settle down in this new place by building a new home for himself on the delta. But ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, forbidden love, parents and children, dysfunctional family, isolation, obsession, human nature, family problems, life is a bitch, homecoming, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
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Alpine Fire (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A year on an Alpine farm: an older couple have two children, Belli, who wanted to be a teacher, and the younger Franzi, deaf, and although he works like a man, child-like. Belli teaches him. In his work, he can become frustrated, so when he throws ...
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, disturbing
Plot: brother sister incest, sex with brother, brother sister sex, sex with sister, forbidden love, mountain, pregnancy, family relations, farm, mentally challenged, incest, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps
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Love Sick (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Love. It just happens. No rules. It may look sick, but it's deep and it hurts. For everyone, Alex and Kiki are just good friends. They happen to be two girls experiencing another kind of love. For their family, Kiki and Sandu are sister and ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, sex with brother, forbidden sex, love and romance, friendship, love triangle, fall in love, opposites attract, gender, gays and lesbians, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, bucharest
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The Devils (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Les Diables (The Devils) chronicles the struggle of an autistic girl and her brother trying to survive without their parents.
Style: disturbing, captivating, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: brother sister incest, mentally challenged, autism, coming of age, teenage girl, children's home, life is a bitch, society, orphan, kids in trouble, family relations, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: marseille, france
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Sex & the Single Mom (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jess Gradwell and her teenage daughter boast a superclose relationship. When it comes to sex, however, Mom won't stand for anything less than premarital celibacy. So she gets a pretty healthy dose of her own medicine when she winds up getting ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: single parent, pregnancy, moral dilemma, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, society, family problems, parents and children, family life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, family relations, family problems, youth, parents and children, child as adult, coming of age, teachers and students, siblings relations, power relations
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The Cement Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, the mother of Julie, Jack, Sue and Tom begins to suffer from a mysterious illness. Aware that she is going to have to go into hospital she opens a bank account for the children, so that they can be financially ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, coming of age, siblings relations, family relations, sex with sister, puberty, sex with brother, brother sister sex, teenage life, parents and children, dealing with death ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
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Pope Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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More Sex & the Single Mom (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Single, divorced lawyer Jess Gradwell returns in this sequel as she tries to raise her new three-year-old son, Jake, while dealing with her teenage daughter, Sara's, growing carnal desires with a photographer she meets while planning her high ...
Style: sexy, realistic, humorous, touching, emotional ...
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The Best Day of My Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, youth, society, family problems, couples, religions or cults, marital discord, gay, male female relationship, relationships, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Urban Tale (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy and a girl wake up in bed one morning, naked. The children's mother died a few weeks earlier. Before she died she asked her children to find their birth father who left them when they were still babies. Their quest in search of their ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, bleak, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
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Style: realistic, sexy, touching, sincere, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
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The Lighthouse (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two Argentine sisters, Memé and Aneta, lose their mother in a car crash. Memé, the elder, is also left lame with one badly scarred leg. The orphaned girls go to Uruguay to stay with their aunts. The sisters often bicker, but they are actually very ...
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The Other Family (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
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Expecting Amish (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: 18-year-old Hannah Yoder is ready to become an Amish adult - which means baptism into the Church and marriage to her boyfriend, Samuel. However, her friends convince her to visit Hollywood for Rumspringa where she meets Josh and the two hit it off ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: religions or cults, forbidden love, couples, love and romance, society, youth, culture clash, adolescence vs adulthood, love affair, family problems, family relations, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Betrayed at 17 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother vows to get justice when her daughter's life is destroyed by a sex video that goes viral.
Style: serious, suspenseful, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: seduction, high school, righting the wronged, high school life, teenage life, dealing with death, dishonesty, youth, lifestyle, crimes, investigation, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Gods (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Argentina, France, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A Peruvian teen lusts after his wild sister while the new wife of their difficult, wealthy father tries to hide her lower-class background.
Style: touching, sexy, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: incest, brother sister relationship, society, family relations, social differences, gender, siblings relations, sister, party girl, father daughter relationship, grownups, idle rich ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: peru
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Bad Family (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Bad Family (Finnish: Paha perhe) is a 2010 Finnish drama/black comedy film written and directed by Aleksi Salmenperä and produced by Aki Kaurismäki. The film tells the story of an overly protective and controlling father who suspects incest is ...
Style: sincere, witty, touching, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, teenage love, parents and children, disorder, siblings relations, family in crisis, nothing goes right, forbidden love, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
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The Last Year (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Paul's homosexual affair at Bible College with a new student named Alex sets tongues wagging, mostly with un-Christian reactions. The dean, himself a closet case, threatens to expel Paul, and the football jocks have their eye on Alex. The ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gay, incest, gays and lesbians, couples, teenage love, love affair, friendship, love and romance, youth, gender, injustice, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
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Dummy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, humorous, gloomy
Plot: kids in trouble, teenage life, family problems, youth, family relations, family in crisis, death in the family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, death of mother, siblings relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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On the Edge (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three flatmates in Mexico City face uncertainties: Lucía who has a great job as an art director for TV commercials is abusing alcohol and cocaine. She risks losing her job, going to prison for assault, and she's woefully in love with a ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexy, sexual
Plot: addiction, male homosexuality, lifestyle, friendship, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance, drug abuse, infidelity, couples, eroticism, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
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Another Perfect Stranger (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ten years have passed. Nikki's daughter Sarah, now 19 and heading West for college, is at her own spiritual crossroads. To make matters worse, her mother has recently revealed that, nearly a decade ago, she was the dinner guest of the Almighty ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: teenage life, religions or cults, family relations, mysterious character, youth, parents and children, friendship, college, christian propaganda, stranger, discussion, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, terminal illness, parents and children, coping, unfulfillment, family in crisis, estrangement, father son relationship, life is a bitch, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Daniel and Ana (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Being kidnapped shatters a brother and sister's harmony, forcing them to confront their desires.
Style: touching, disturbing, psychological, sincere, serious ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, forced sex, brother sister sex, shame, brother sister relationship, kidnapping, obsession, family in crisis, sexual abuse, sex scene, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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26%
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Melting Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shlomo who discovers in his son's Assaf room, women's clothing and accessories, decides to 'teach the boy a lesson'. When Assaf returns to his parents' home on a rainy night from a party, his attempts to enter home fail. His ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, terminal illness, parents and children, family relations, gender, bittersweet, father son relationship, hospital, family in crisis, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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On the Downlow (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Isaac and Angel are two young Latinos involved in a south side Chicago gang. They have a secret in a world where secrets are forbidden.
Style: serious, rough, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: confession, catholic priest, forbidden love, coming out, showbiz, love affair, interracial relations, injustice, love and romance, life is a bitch, youth, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Never Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chayo returns to her hometown to care for her elderly mother and cope with her death. Surrounded by love and sublime beauty, Chayo has to give up something that as a woman and mother is inalienable. That will be the price of her freedom.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, unfulfillment, golden years, elderly, homecoming, death in the family, tradition, female protagonist, day of the dead, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, single parent, parents and children, youth, social relations, coming of age, teenage life, suburbs, self discovery, teenager, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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