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Irina Palm (2007)
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Irina Palm (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, UK, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Maggie, a quiet retiring grandmother, finds herself helpless as her grandson’s health deteriorates. When one last chance appears, but money is desperately short, Maggie acts to raise the cash in a fashion that surprises everyone but her...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, suspenseful, melancholic, humorous
Plot: prostitute, job seeking, sexual relations, financial problem, hospital, ambulance, treatment, boss and employee, parent child relationship, starting over, working class, power relations, grandmother grandson relationship, masturbation, father son relationship, widow, employer employee relationship, job interview, child in peril, employment agency, mother in law daughter in law relationship, mother son relationship, success, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe

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Most similar movies to Irina Palm

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sexy films with plots about couples, prostitute, love and romance, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations and female nudity mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Irina Palm: Mamma Roma (1962), Tapas Bar (2005), Bliss (2012), Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007), The Role of Her Life (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Mamma Roma (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After many years working in the streets of Roma, the middle-age whore Mamma Roma (Anna Magnani) saves money to buy an upper class apartment, a fruit stand and retires from the prostitution. She brings her teenage son Ettore (Ettore Garofolo), who ...
Style: neorealism, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, thief, friendship, redemption, family relations, hopes, youth, human nature, family life, destiny, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, tokyo, mexico
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100%
 6.7
 3K
Tapas Bar (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a Spanish tapas bar and the love lives of the loosely interconnected people in the neighborhood surrounding the bar. The pairs of lovers include a middle aged woman and a young man; an elderly, drug dealing woman and her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, couples, working class, looking for love, boss and employee, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, cooking and food, social relations, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 614
Bliss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two young people in Berlin, a refugee and a homeless punk, form a relationship.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous, affectionate ...
Plot: prostitute, couples, love and romance, fall in love, male nudity, female nudity, refugee, homeless, female director, punk rock, panties pulled down, bare breasts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: It's her business doing pleasure with you. A witty and provocative series based on the real-life adventures of a high-class escort. Juggling her own reality with her clients' fantasies can be difficult, but this savvy sweetheart knows ...
Style: realistic, serious, melancholic, cynical, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, double life, undercover, society, sexuality, success, sexual relations, social differences, secret identity, diary, secret life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Role of Her Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Freelance writer in a fashion journal, Claire meets Elisabeth Becker, a movie star. Everything separates them, their characters, their relationships with men, and of course money. Claire is hired as Elisabeth's personal assistant.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, actor's life, love triangle, social differences, society, romance, celebrity culture, showbiz, looking for love, love and romance, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.3
 4K
Nathalie... (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris doctor Catherine starts to think her husband, Bernard, is having an affair when she hears an unfamiliar woman's message on his voice mail. Hoping to learn more about his extramarital activities, Catherine heads to a strip club, where she ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, sexual relations, friendship, infidelity, striptease, nightclub, voyeur, unfaithful wife, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Me Without You (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: During a long, hot summer in seventies London, young neighbors Holly and Marina make a childhood pact to be friends forever. For Marina, troubled, fiercely independent, determined to try everything, Holly stays the only constant in a life of ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, female friendship, teenage life, love and romance, youth, family relations, human nature, couple relations, siblings relations, rivalry, love triangle ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe, brighton, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 13K
Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, redemption, parents and children, vengeance, couples, violence, love and romance, deadly, crimes, friendship, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, germany, europe, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 471
Grigris (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chad, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A 25 year old young man with dreams of becoming a dancer despite the fact that he's paralyzed from the waist down. His dreams are shattered when his uncle falls seriously ill. To save him, he decides to go work for petrol traffickers.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, prostitute, unlikely criminals, haunted by the past, society, family relations, disability, paralysis, dancer, job seeking, death threat, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Of Human Bondage (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Medical student Philip fall in love with Mildred, a waitress. Although she is a flirt, they have a love affair. But when Philip is told about her constant infideliy, they break up. Mildred quits her job and becomes a prostitute. But Philip is still ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: prostitute, obsession, hospital, infidelity, waitress, artist, medical student, unfulfillment, romance, best friends, destructive relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 572
Niagara Motel (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of struggling individuals cross paths at a low-rent motel in the tourist Mecca of Niagara Falls
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: culture clash, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, lifestyle, couples, family problems, family relations, drug abuse, love affair, addiction, love and romance, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 4K
Wonderland (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: There's little wonder in the working-class lives of Bill, Eileen, and their three grown daughters. They're lonely Londoners. Nadia, a cafe waitress, places personal ads, looking for love; Debbie, a single mom, entertains men at the hair ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, emotional, talky ...
Plot: working class, parents and children, weekend, couple relations, society, loneliness, sister sister relationship, life, waitress, multiple storylines, existentialism, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, england, los angeles, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 412
Hussy (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Beaty, a prostitute, and Emory, a lighting/sound technician, fall in love while working at the same London cabaret, but their relationship isn't easy.
Style: rough, sexual, realistic, serious, sexy
Plot: prostitute, dishonesty, gangsters, society, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), heist, countryside, love and romance, crime, drug dealing, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 6K
Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, last wish, death, memory, family relations, war veteran, partners, parents and children, self discovery, friends, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 10K
All or Nothing (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Penny's love for her partner, taxi-driver Phil, has run dry. He is a gentle, philosophical guy, and she works on the checkout at a supermarket...
Style: bleak, realistic, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Plot: working class, taxi driver, dysfunctional family, family relations, injustice, family problems, parents and children, couples, society, couple relations, family in crisis, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Client List (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After she and her husband lose their jobs, a former Texas homecoming queen inadvertently finds herself in the middle of a prostitution ring after she unknowingly accepts a position at a massage parlor.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, based on true events ...
Plot: massage parlor, prostitute, life is a bitch, workplace, family problems, parents and children, unemployment, family life, sexual relations, lifestyle, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Fucking Different (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fifteen queer crossovers: lesbian filmmakers from Berlin were asked to make a short film about their idea of male gay love and sexuality and, vice versa, gay men were given the task of making a short film about lesbian sexuality and eroticism.
Style: realistic, sexy, semi serious, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: gender, couple relations, misfit, social misfits, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, couples, love and romance, looking for sex, gender bending, looking for love, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 63
The Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man stands in front of a mirror. The night belongs to him. Every evening, he appraises his appearance, attired in a new shirt, leaves his apartment and waits in a poorly lit alleyway for his johns. One night he meets a female prostitute of ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspense
Plot: gays and lesbians, society, prostitute, social misfits, unlikely couple, love and romance, gender, love triangle, fall in love, sexual relations, one night stand, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Just Between Us (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Nikola is a man who knows how to really enjoy life; he's even able to rouse sympathy for his sinful ways. His brother turns a blind eye to his philandering although, with a broken marriage behind him, he doesn't have a clear conscience, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, midlife crisis, siblings relations, couples, sexual content, dishonesty, husband wife relationship, dentist, older woman younger man relationship, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: croatia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 293
Stand-by (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A woman remains in an airport after her husband announces he wants a divorce, just before they are to board a plane for Argentina. Unwilling to turn to her sister and emotionally traumatized she makes the airport her home, making money by working as ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, offbeat
Plot: prostitute, airport, friendship, breakup, couples, starting over, feminism, fish out of water, husband wife relationship, self esteem, stewardess, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Girlfriend Experience (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Chelsea is an in-demand call girl whose $2,000 an hour price tag allows her to live in New York's lap of luxury. Besides her beauty and sexual skill, Chelsea offers her clients companionship and conversation, or, as she dubs it, "the ...
Style: erotic, sexy, melancholic, meditative, sexual ...
Plot: prostitute, escort, sexual relations, workplace, couple relations, workplace situations, social relations, call girl, economic crisis, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, presidential election, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Spring Forward (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the seasons change in a Connecticut town, two men of different age and backgrounds who work together outdoors for the local park system, share thoughts and feelings that gradually deepen into a relationship approaching father and son. Paul is ...
Style: talky, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, working class, buddies, society, love and romance, starting over, down on your luck, human nature, parents and children, boss and employee, partners, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Whore's Son (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Luxembourg
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ozren is raised in Vienna by his mother Silvija, who works as a prostitute, and his aunt and uncle. The film shows the demimonde of Vienna in the early 1990ies and deals with Ozren's finding out that his mother is not a waitress (as he was ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, lifestyle, uncover truth, coming of age, parents and children, self discovery, family problems, family relations, youth, mother son relationship, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 464
Twenty-One (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Katie is a free spirited independently minded 21-year-old. The film follows her as she reflects on the men in her life. Along the way we meet her drug addict boyfriend Bobby, her lover Jack, close friend Baldy, and her father.
Style: sexual, sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, starting over, lifestyle, love and romance, hopes, youth, life is a bitch, romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, profanity, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, england, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
When Father Was Away on Business (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Tito's break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested ...
Style: emotional, humorous, offbeat, touching, realistic ...
Plot: politics, communism, circumcision, womanizer, society, youth, state affairs, coming of age, rehabilitation, love and romance, re-education, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe, bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 5K
Albatross (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, direction and purpose, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, dishonesty, infidelity, parents and children, sexual relations, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 2K
Katie Tippel (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the late 19th century, a young woman moves to Amsterdam with her family and tries to make a living. Preyed upon by various men, she nonetheless rises in society.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prostitute, family relations, strong sexual content, couples, power relations, life is a bitch, society, rise to the top, lifestyle, nudity (full frontal - brief), rich and poor ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1880s
Place: amsterdam, europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 199
Soi Cowboy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Thailand, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This film concerns a Scandinavian gentleman who works in film, perhaps as a sort of financier/director/producer. He lives in Thailand with his Thai girlfriend, and most of the film is an exploration of that relationship. We also see her brother, and ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic, serious, surreal ...
Plot: starting over, prostitute, gangsters, murder, lifestyle, couples, pregnancy, hopes, juvenile delinquency, unlikely couple, crimes, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 492
Scratch (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A story of young love and early life choices.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: youth, moral dilemma, starting over, love affair, romance, fall in love, teenage life, couples, society, love and romance, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia, copenhagen denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Unspoken Passion (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sikil tells the story of two men and a woman who are involved in a bizarre love triangle. These three friends grew up in a small town south of Manila. Enzo is a young closet gay prostitute who's obsessed with his childhood friend who happens to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, mystery, prostitute, best friends, reunion, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%