Movies like The Children of the Marshland

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The Children of the Marshland
Original name: Les enfants du marais
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film is set in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river in 1918. Riton is afflicted with a bad-tempered wife and three unruly children. Garris lives alone with his recollections of World War I trenches. Their daily life consists of seasonal work and visits from their two pals: Tane, the local train conductor and Amédée, a dreamer and voracious reader of classics.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, small town life, friends, countryside, small town, best friends, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, social relations, lifestyle, french countryside, red wine, tantrum, rolling a cigarette, buddy, hut, forgiveness, steam train, snail, wine drinking, pride, puppy love, boxer, frog ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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Freaks and Geeks
Comedy, Drama
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Small Change
Comedy, Drama
France
104 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about friendship, friends, love and romance, small town, family relations, couples and social relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Children of the Marshland: A Crime in Paradise (2001), Very Happy Alexander (1968), Turning Green (2005), My Name Is Juani (2006), The Girl from Paris (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Crime in Paradise
Genre: Comedy
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Very Happy Alexander
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 99 min.
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Turning Green
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to ...
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My Name Is Juani
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    User:   47%
 
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
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A Monkey in Winter
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night
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Duration: 99 min.
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The Dandelions
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Country: France
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Small Change
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Various experiences of childhood are seen in several sequences that take place in the small town of Thiers, France. Vignettes include a boy's awakening interest in girls, couples double-dating at the movies, brothers giving their friend a ...
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Hardboiled Egg
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Piero, from when he was a kid to fatherhood, over the background of the town of Livorno, Tuscany, where the director Virzì was born.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
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Country: UK
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 127 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
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The Young Girls of Rochefort
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Delphine and Solange are two sisters living in Rochefort. They are both looking for love, without being aware that their ideal partner is very close... A film where the scenario is much less important than its feeling of euphory, according to the ...
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Cemetery Junction
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Conversations with My Gardener
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Pollyanna
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