Movies like A Summer in Genoa

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A Summer in Genoa (2008)
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A Summer in Genoa (2008)
Original name: Genova
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden, Cayman Islands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident, in order to revitalize their lives. Genoa changes all three of them as the youngest daughter starts to see the ghost of her mother, while the older one discovers her sexuality.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: teenage love, youth, friendship, family relations, parents and children, family life, friends, starting over, hopes, family problems, haunted by the past, dealing with death, siblings relations, family in crisis, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, little girl, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, urban, death in the family, coming of age, daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, new york

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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, parents and children, youth, family problems, coming of age, love and romance and hopes mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Summer in Genoa: Quiet Chaos (2008), The Goob (2014), Summer Games (2011), Christmas (2009), Middle of Nowhere (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Quiet Chaos (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pietro is a successful businessman with a wife and a daughter. One day he helps his brother save two women from drowning at the beach. When he returns home he finds that his wife has died. Now Pietro has to take care of his daughter, Claudia. When ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, contemplative, serious
Plot: starting over, parents and children, self discovery, family problems, family relations, hopes, death in the family, brother brother relationship, single parent, father daughter relationship, single father, rescue from drowning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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The Goob (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: We’re in the middle of a heat-wave in Fenland England. Goob Taylor has spent each of his sixteen summers helping Mum run the transport cafe and harvest the surrounding beet fields. When Mum shacks up with swarthy stock-car supremo and ladies’ ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage love, youth, parents and children, small town, teenage boy, 16 year old, friendship, summer, single parent, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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79%
 6.6
 376
Summer Games (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of an adult and a teenage couple during a brief summer holiday by the sea. While Nic's parents remain trapped in a precarious mutual dependency despite repeated attempts at reconciliation, their 12-year-old son tries to come to terms ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, love and romance, resort, parents and children, father son relationship, first love, mother daughter relationship, teenage boy, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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73%
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 256
Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alejandro and Aurora, two young students, leave Santiago and are on their way to spend Christmas with family in Aurora. At the foot of the Andes, the frustrations of Alejandro and Aurora’s doubts about her sexual identity cause tension. The two ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: young lovers, youth, friendship, parents and children, teenage life, introspection, family problems, friends, self discovery, love and romance, coming of age, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
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64%
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Middle of Nowhere (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film follows Grace, a young woman whose irresponsible mother blows her college fund on her younger sister's beauty pageant campaign.
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, teenage love, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, ambition, drug dealing, youth, rebellion, opposites attract, family problems, rebelliousness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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63%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, romance, parents and children, family relations, youth, society, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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57%
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The Greatest (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Teenagers Rose and Bennett were in love, and then a car crash claimed Bennett's life. He left behind a grieving mother, father and younger brother, and Rose was left all alone. She has no family to turn to for support, so when she finds out ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, childhood sweetheart, family relations, crumbling marriage, teenage mother, adolescence vs adulthood, loss of son, family problems, youth, death in the family, dysfunctional family, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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47%
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Free Radicals (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Following the death of Manu (Resetarits) in a car accident, the film relates the interwoven stories of several people who become indirectly connected by the events and aftermath of the crash.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, teenage life, introspection, love and romance, youth, destructive relationship, dysfunctional family, parents and children, couples, family problems, hopes, death in the family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, brazil, africa
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46%
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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: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, humorous
Plot: teenage life, youth, family in crisis, family problems, kids in trouble, family relations, death in the family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, death of mother, dealing with death, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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46%
Of Boys and Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, family life, family in crisis, parents and children, youth, car accident, accidental death, death of wife, grief, society, love, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Till Human Voices Wake Us (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam and Silvy are best friends. One night, as they are watching a falling star while floating on their backs in a lake, Sylvy disappears from his side. Despite his best efforts, he cannot find her under water. Many years later, Sam, now a ...
Style: psychological, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, mysterious character, haunted by the past, romance, hopes, youth, small town, rescue, hypnosis, psychiatrist, accidental death, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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44%
After the Deluge (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Follows the stories of the four men of the Kirby family. As Alex's marriage breaks apart, Toby tries desperately to start a family, and Marty tries to kick-start his faded music career as well as find a meaningful relationship with someone his ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, family life, introspection, family problems, couples, hopes, mental illness, haunted by the past, family in crisis, couple relations, parents and children, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland
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44%
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Sisters (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their father who abandoned them, and she feels isolated. She dreams ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching
Plot: family relations, youth, parents and children, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, introspection, family problems, coming of age, single parent, obsessive quest, self discovery, godparent ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 610
Painkillers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Casper (Gijs Blom) has never met his father and lives alone with his mother Marit (Birgit Schuurman). He likes to spend his free time playing the piano, so he is thrilled when he is chosen to become a pianist in a youth orchestra – and especially ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, parents and children, family relations, single parent, coming of age, youth, teenage life, search for father, absent father, friendship, love and romance, terminal illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe, prague czech republic, prague
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42%
Aurora Borealis (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man struggles to correct his life after the death of his father.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, self discovery, starting over, introspection, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, family problems, elderly, northern lights, golden years, romance, aging ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, san diego california, minneapolis minnesota
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42%
Love is the Word (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Love is the Word is a moving, romantic and funny coming-of-age drama about the magic of first love and the misery of first lost, set in 1978: the year 'Grease' hit the big screen.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, teenager, love and romance, family relations, youth, hopes, parents and children, village, leukemia, teenage love, underage drinking ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: holland
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41%
Rashevski's Tango (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Adolphe 'Dolfo' Rashevski travels to Israel with grandson Ric, but his brother, orthodox rabbi Samuel 'Shmouel, refuses to come attend their fellow Auschwitz survivor sister Rosa's funeral. Back in their home, the whole ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Plot: family problems, couples, youth, society, romance, adoption, introspection, family life, aging, death in the family, anti semitism, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Some Things That Stay (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story of a teenage girl from a liberal upbringing who moves to a conservative baptist community in rural 1950s America.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming of age, family relations, teenage love, love affair, romance, family problems, life turned upside down, love and romance, youth, teenage life, family life, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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39%
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Preacher's Kid (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Small-town girl Angie King leaves the church and her home to pursue a dream of singing stardom. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: love and romance, hopes, parents and children, lifestyle, couples, friendship, destructive relationship, youth, music, religion, father daughter relationship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
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37%
Crazy Kind of Love (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A broken family finds their relationships to one another changed by a new arrival in the household.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: family relations, love, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, parents separation, friendship, siblings relations, infidelity, female writer, sex scene, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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37%
Stealing Beauty (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Lucy Harmon, an American teenager is arriving in the lush Tuscan countryside to be sculpted by a family friend who lives in a beautiful villa. Lucy visited there four years earlier and exchanged a kiss with an Italian boy with whom she hopes to ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: virginity, virgin, loss of virginity, innocence lost, first sexual experience, family relations, terminal illness, couple relations, first sex, bohemian life, poet, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: italy, europe, tuscany
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Headwinds (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sarah tells Paul that she wants out of their marriage; the next day she disappears. A year later and Paul along with their children return to his childhood town to start anew after the loss of his wife and their mother.
Style: touching, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: homecoming, starting over, missing person, family relations, hopes, haunted by the past, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, creative block, parents and children, life is a bitch, disappearance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, brittany
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35%
Remember Me, My Love (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of a normal Italian family in which come out the dreams of those who have lost their possibilities and of those who want to realize them. Carlo and Giulia are a married couple who have each given up their aspirations in order to live an ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, eroticism, love affair, midlife crisis, family problems, infidelity, couples, childhood sweetheart, dishonesty, youth, crumbling marriage, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
David's Birthday (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two couples are enjoying their summer at the beach, but when the grown son of one couple arrives, it surprisingly stirs something in the husband of the other couple, will the forbidden feelings end badly?
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay teenager, midlife crisis, opera, lgbt, best friends, human nature, unfulfilled love, sexual abuse, doctors and patients, ocean, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, venice
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34%
Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, estrangement, last wish, family problems, parents and children, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, coming of age, starting over, siblings relations, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
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34%
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Libero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young father and his two children struggle to find harmony after his wife leaves them for another man.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: unfaithful wife, family relations, friendship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, siblings relations, parents and children, lifestyle, single parent, youth, family problems, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Anything You Want (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Leo is immediately set adrift by his new found responsibilities as a single parent, a feeling that is made doubly distressing when Dafne, herself understandably confused and heartbroken by her mother's absence, asks for an ...
Style: serious, uplifting, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, parents and children, family relations, law firm, family problems, death in the family, family in crisis, single father, death of mother, little girl, switching roles, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Misunderstood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rome, 1984, Aria is nine-year-old girl. On the verge of divorce, Aria's infantile and selfish parents are too preoccupied with their careers and extra-marital affairs to properly tend to any of Aria's needs. While her two older sisters are ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sincere, serious
Plot: separated parents, family problems, family relations, parents and children, family life, youth, female protagonist, school, little girl, piano playing, half sister half sister relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Hard Sun (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After the death of her parents, a young woman assumes primary guardianship of her special needs brother. But as she attempts to balance her new life with her brother and her own blossoming romance, it becomes painfully clear that life will only make ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, family problems, youth, mentally challenged, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, brother sister relationship, siblings relations, guardian, loss of parent, death of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Beautiful Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ninni is sixteen and she lives in a beautiful mansion in the swedish countryside with her family.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, eccentric family, family relations, love and romance, romance, fall in love, teenage life, countryside, parents and children, bittersweet, estate, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%