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The Exchange (2011)
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The Exchange (2011)
Original name: Hahithalfut
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family man becomes obsessed with looking at his own life out of context.
Style: psychological, sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: obsession, family relations, family life, midlife crisis, couples, introspection, couple relations, hopes, sex scene, lie, routine, surrealism, husband wife relationship, sex, female nudity, house, male nudity, profession, nudity (full frontal - brief), bomb shelter, male objectification, israeli, female objectification, undressing, pubic hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and sincere films with plots about family relations, couple relations, couples, hopes, introspection, parents and children and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Exchange: The Puzzle (2010), Post Tenebras Lux (2012), Exhibition (2013), All God's Children Can Dance (2008), Above Us Only Sky (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Puzzle (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maria's family give her a puzzle for her 50th birthday, and she loves it. Not only does the patient housewife have fun solving the puzzle, she's also really good at them. Overflowing with enthusiasm for her new-found passion, she goes back ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, gloomy
Plot: puzzle, family relations, ambition, hopes, family life, introspection, contests and competitions, rise to the top, bittersweet, obsession, follow your dream, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: countryside, family life, society, family relations, hopes, couple relations, couples, swinger couple, dream, tragedy, cuckold, baby boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america
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Exhibition (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An intimate examination of a contemporary artist couple, whose living and working patterns are threatened by the imminent sale of their home.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: couples, introspection, unfulfillment, estrangement, under the surface, couple relations, cold relationship, snobbism, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, family problems, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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44%
All God's Children Can Dance (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and figuring out his complex feelings for his girlfriend ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: sexual relations, couple relations, sexual content, single parent, family relations, couples, parents and children, introspection, mother son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), cause and meaning, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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44%
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Above Us Only Sky (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A woman discovers the man she has lived with for years is not who she thought he was...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, contemplative
Plot: couple relations, betrayal, starting over, hopes, dishonesty, longing, couples, human nature, love, death, lie, death of husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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38%
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In the Open (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Elisa, a thirty-eight-year old woman, leaves for a week with her husband and young daughter on a vacation to a house in the country. Everything is going for her: she has a successful professional career, loves her family, has enough money for a ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, family problems, couple relations, couples, estrangement, family relations, husband wife relationship, sex scene, moving, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, pigeon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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38%
Things Behind the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved man, is frustrated to find himself neglected by his own ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: estrangement, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, grandfather granddaughter relationship, hospital, husband wife relationship, coma, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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37%
Cold Water of the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Costa Rica, France, Spain, Netherlands, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On New Year's holidays, Mariana (21) and Rodrigo (30) drive to the coast where he has to sell a property. There, they find Karina (7), late at night and in the middle of nowhere. She tells then she ran away from home.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: mysterious character, obsession, couple relations, introspection, social differences, society, lifestyle, little girl, beach, twentysomething life, ocean, new year ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: costa rica, latin america
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37%
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, confined, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, hopes, prison, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Sleeping Sickness (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ebbo and Vera Velten have spent the better part of the past twenty years living in different African countries. Ebbo is the manager of a sleeping sickness programme. His work is fulfilling. Vera, however, feels increasingly lost in Yaounde’s ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: losing-it hero, plague, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, couple relations, heroes, couples, family, doctor, getting home, homecoming, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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36%
The Sensation of Sight (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This off-beat drama about man's search for meaning amidst the ache of despair chronicles Finn, an introspective English teacher entering a mid-life crisis impelled by a recent tragedy, as he sets afoot selling encyclopedias to the town locals.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, haunted by the past, estrangement, human nature, single parent, hopes, small town life, small town, ghost, unfulfillment, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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35%
Like a Cast Shadow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sibylle, a pragmatic architect, mother and wife, witnesses a suicide of a woman her age while on vacation in Italy. Devastated by this incident, it causes the perception of her life and her family to change. Something inside of her has been set in ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, introspection, family relations, strong female presence, under the surface, mystery
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
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34%
No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. His wife also knows it, and even he knows it. But he is still ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: pension, colonel, hopes, parents and children, small town, family relations, downfall, haunted by the past, couple relations, family life, small town life, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: mexico, latin america
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33%
Labour of Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the crumbling environs of Calcutta, Labour of Love is a lyrical unfolding of two ordinary lives suspended in the duress of a spiralling recession.
Style: realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, couples, working class, society, introspection, romance, bittersweet, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, solitude, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
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33%
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Chorus (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A separated couple meet again after 10 years when the body of their missing son is found. Amid the guilt of losing a loved one, they hesitantly move toward affirmation of life, acceptance of death, and even the possibility of reconciliation.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, dealing with death, husband wife relationship, choir, funeral, female nudity, police, airplane, sex scene, loss of son, letter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Open Window (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: dysfunctional family, introspection, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, haunted by the past, couple relations, family problems, couples, family in crisis, vegetarian, rape, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Week-ends (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It sometimes takes little to spoil a weekend in the country. A simple misunderstanding in a supermarket parking lot, a bad reaction, and there you go, everything is awry. Nothing is going well for Christine. Jean leaves her. Her oldest friends, ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: friendship, countryside, introspection, breakup, self discovery, couple relations, disorder, family problems, couples, life turned upside down, friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, normandy
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The Quiet Roar (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: MARIANNE (Evabritt Strandberg) is a 68-year old woman diagnosed with a terminal disease. Left with angst, she seeks therapy at a clinic where she is treated with Psilocybin (LSD) and meditation by a counselor, Eva (Hanna Schygulla). Through this she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, aging, drug abuse, introspection, terminal illness, dealing with death, disease, youth
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: cyclist, hopes, life is a bitch, disability, couple relations, misfit, family relations, parents and children, redemption, human spirit, human nature, new love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Helen (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the outside, Helen has it all – a loving family and a successful career – but when her suppressed mental illness resurfaces, the world crumbles around her. Crippled by depression, Helen finds solace through her friendship with Mathilda, a ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, mental illness, love affair, depression, friendship, parents and children, couples, unfulfillment, couple relations, nervous breakdown, self mutilation, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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It's All So Quiet (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a farmer, Helmer, who realizes that his life has been influenced to an unhealthy extent by his aging father. An adaptation of a bestselling and critically acclaimed novel by Gerbrand Bakker.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: countryside, gay, farmer, family relations, elderly, homosexuality, introspection, farm, hopes, midlife crisis, self discovery, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, netherlands
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August Winds (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Shirley has left the big city to live in a small seaside town and look after her elderly grandmother. She drives a tractor on a local coconut plantation, loves rock music and wants to be a tattoo artist. She feels trapped in the tiny coastal ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, realism, social relations, village, village life, care, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, dealing with death, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
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30%
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Aurora (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 181 min.
Story: An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room. Waste land on the city outskirts: behind a line of abandoned trailers, the man silently watches what ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, family relations, losing-it hero, factory worker, unfulfillment, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch, depression, police station, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
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30%
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Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her ...
Style: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, parents and children, siblings relations, family in crisis, family gatherings, introspection, island, dysfunctional family, hopes, family problems, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Lost Song (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Pierre and Elisabeth, a couple in their thirties, move with their baby into a cottage on a lake for the summer. The setting is idyllic, and the couple’s happiness seems within reach. Every day, Pierre goes to work in the city while Elisabeth ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: pregnancy, couple relations, couples, family problems, family relations, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, babies and infants, unfulfillment, introspection, parents and children, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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The Dune (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Israeli man searches for his father in France.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: introspection, family relations, hopes, investigation, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, parents and children, family problems, estrangement, gender, unfulfillment, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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29%
Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: death in the family, hopes, introspection, last wish, family problems, family relations, dealing with death, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, very little dialogue, journey, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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29%
The Policeman's Wife (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The story of a young couple who live in a small town with their four-year-old daughter. The husband is so caught up in his work as a policeman that he gradually becomes increasingly alienated from his wife and daughter who become ever closer to one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: accident, family problems, couple relations, family relations, couples, small town, unfulfillment, parents and children, crumbling marriage, domestic violence, mother daughter relationship, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
All the Light in the Sky (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An insomniac actress is facing the waning days of her career, when her niece pays a visit to her Malibu house.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, actor's life, introspection, unfulfillment, aspiring actress, beach house, insomnia, female nudity, global warming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Naomi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ilan Ben-Natan is a man on his sixties and a well-known professor of astrophysics at the University of Haifa. He is married with Naomi, a 28 years old, attractive book illustrator. Inclined to suspect, he finds out her wife's betrayal and then ...
Style: realistic, psychological, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, obsession, love triangle, couples, crumbling marriage, crimes, redemption, investigation, disposing of a dead body, jealousy, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
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