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The Life of Fish (2010)
 6.8
 1K
The Life of Fish (2010)
Original name: La vida de los peces
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At a house party, a handsome man wanders around catching up with friends he has not seen for some years. A travel writer now based in Berlin, Andre appears to be living an exciting international life, and yet... something has drawn him back home to Santiago. As the night goes on, we realize that a tragedy binds this group - an event that was also the impetus for Andre's departure from Chile years ago. Moreover, there is someone at the party he goes to great lengths to avoid. But she is the very person he most needs to see.
Style: talky, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: reunion, haunted by the past, urban, road not taken, romance, introspection, redemption, homecoming, thirtysomething life, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, one more chance, lifestyle, lovers reunited, sadness, mobile phone, male friendship, one night, drunk, facebook, old friend, maid, thirty something, birthday party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america

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Most similar movies to The Life of Fish

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, hopes, unfulfillment, haunted by the past and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Life of Fish: Cartagena (2009), One Love (2011), Christmas (2009), Irene in Time (2009), Before Sunset (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.8
 924
Cartagena (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Muriel is beautiful, free-spirited and bed-ridden since a horrific accident. Leo is a drunk middle-aged ex-boxer. Desperate for work and unqualified, he interviews for Muriel, who hires him to cook and care for her against her better judgment. ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: disability, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, redemption, boss and employee, teaching the ways of the world, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, fall in love, hopes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 250
One Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A summer vacation in the 70s. Lalo and Bruno are teenagers doing nothing on days full of nothing. But on a hot and humid afternoon, and without asking for permission, Lisa arrives smashing more than the letargy of the town. Thirty years later Lisa ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, love triangle, romance, reunion, friends, teenage love, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.2
 199
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: young lovers, youth, coming of age, self discovery, teenage love, teenage life, friends, introspection, friendship, parents and children, dysfunctional family, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.5
 163
Irene in Time (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film about the complex relationships between fathers and daughters, and the potential lifelong consequences of those relationships.
Style: sincere, serious, talky, realistic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: urban, couple relations, looking for love, parents and children, romance, couples, family relations, introspection, haunted by the past, hopes, love and romance, lesbian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 8.1
 198K
Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, journalist, marriage, reunion, french, cafe, lovers reunited, walking, love of one's life, urban, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, warsaw poland, budapest hungary, india ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.3
 3K
In Bed (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It all begins at a party in Santiago, Chile, when a seemingly innocent gesture -- the offer of a ride home -- ends in a passionate night of lovemaking and intense conversation for young singles Bruno and Daniela. Shacked up at a flea-bitten motel ...
Style: erotic, talky, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: sex, bed, hotel, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, striptease, flirt, hotel room, secret, falling in love, one-night stand, violent husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Not Since You (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A romantic drama about a tight-knit group of college friends who graduated from NYU the year of 9/11 and reunite years later for a weekend wedding in Georgia. Unresolved conflicts and love affairs spark again.
Style: serious, realistic, talky
Plot: introspection, friendship, reunion, couples, friends, human nature, couple relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, adultery, wedding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, love affair, romance, breakup, urban, love and romance, couples, fall in love, twentysomething life, lifestyle, unfulfillment, break up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Falling Overnight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Falling Overnight tells the story of twenty-two year old Elliot Carson on the day before he has risky surgery to remove a brain tumor. Facing what could be his last night, Elliot’s path intersects with Chloe Webb, a young photographer who invites ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, urban, fall in love, twentysomething life, romance, lifestyle, male female relationship, bicycle, riding a bicycle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: unfulfilled love, love affair, romance, haunted by the past, road not taken, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, breakup, business trip, unhappy marriage, father in law daughter in law relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Nearest to Heaven (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: People and life can be cruel, and in their face, Fannette is cool: toward an old acquaintance, to her daughter, to colleagues. Beneath the surface, she roils with passion for a lost love, Philippe. She watches "An Affair to Remember" again ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: destructive relationship, impossible love, romance, infidelity, looking for love, singleness, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, fashion, dull life, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.2
 2K
Off Beat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Traumatised paramedic looks for the woman of his dreams.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: cologne, pregnancy, love and romance, romance, underdog, human nature, redemption, looking for love, haunted by the past, showbiz, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
3 Nights in the Desert (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three former band mates enter a cave after hearing it has the power to give them what they need. As unsettling desires rise to the surface, they all wonder if the cave has real power.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: introspection, friendship, desert, love triangle, reunion, road not taken, unfulfillment, friends, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, haunted by the past, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Messages from the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A man witnesses the drastic changes in society as he goes back to the Alexandria of his youth.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: love and romance, society, urban, romance, prostitute, unlikely couple, fall in love, homecoming, cause and meaning, misfit, unfulfillment, disintegration
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 326
The Comedian (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Set in the immediate and random background of today’s London. THE COMEDIAN is a fresh, dramatic and funny debut feature about choices and how not to make them.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, performer's life, urban, love affair, thirtysomething life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, nightlife, gender, black british ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Falling in Love Again (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Harry and Sue Lewis met in the 40s as teenagers living in the Bronx. He was an aspiring architect, she was the most beautiful girl in school, and both had a fondness for bran muffins. They fell in love, got married, moved to Los Angeles, and had two ...
Style: psychological, sentimental, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: reunion, love, memory, high school reunion, midlife crisis, romance, introspection, couple relations, infidelity, road not taken, teenage life, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: humorous, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: boarding school, nanny, dealing with death, aging, romance, adoption, anti semitism, boarding school life, death in the family, family gatherings, family in crisis, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 391
Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: unlikely couple, fall in love, dogma, unfulfilled love, hopes, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends, friendship, impossible love, wartime life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, germany, berlin germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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American Wake (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: A musician and a fireman work against certain expectations in order to pursue their respective dreams.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: folk, musician's life, forbidden love, romance, love affair, love and romance, family relations, human nature, moral dilemma, self discovery, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Back to You and Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Syd has a good practice in the big city but a bad day when her terminal patient finally passes away. Her surgeon boyfriend, who has been sarcastically nick named "Mr. Personality" and "Settle For" by Syd's best friend ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: country, homecoming, small town, romance, starting over, couple relations, parents and children, reunion, small town life, estrangement, fall in love, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Shadows of Time (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Ravi and Masha are just children when they were sold into labour by their parents. When they meet, friendship blossoms between them but when the factory manager threatens to sell Masha, possibly into sex slavery, Ravi gives up his hard earned ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: romance, bribery, young heroes, factory, obsessive quest, innocence lost, love affair, love and romance, society, abuse, father figure, bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
I'm in Love with a Church Girl (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Miles Montego has it all - cars, boats, good looks, mansion, money, women, but more importantly, he has a past.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, uplifting, christian film
Plot: going straight, haunted by the past, hopes, human spirit, redemption, fall in love, church, arrest, coma, hospital, death of mother, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
After Fall, Winter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately want intimacy but have fashioned lives of reclusivity and emotional fracture which ultimately spells the doom of their great love. WINTER begins ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: s&m, looking for love, love affair, romance, love and romance, starting over, urban, couple relations, hopes, couples, nursing, curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Spider Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Jade, a web-cam girl, visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well. In order to get closer to the object of her desire, Jade asks Takeko to give her the same lily tattoo, ...
Style: sexual, serious, captivating, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: tattoo, femme fatale, gays and lesbians, romance, lgbt, lesbian interest, couples, introspection, haunted by the past, computers and web, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Violets Are Blue... (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After fifteen years of traveling around the world Gussie (Spacek), a famous photographer, returns to the Maryland coastal resort where she grew up
Style: sentimental, talky, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, romance, reunion, high school, dealing with death, college, looking for love, true love, destiny, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis ...
Time: future
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Waiting City (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An outwardly happy Australian couple journey to Calcutta to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival find that the arrangements have yet to be finalized. Soon, the intoxicating mystic power of the Indian city pulls them in separate and unexpected ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, tense, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, couple relations, romance, hopes, couples, urban, city life, love and romance, society, family relations, spirituality, culture shock ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 1K
Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: love and romance, urban, couple relations, romance, taiwanese, fall in love, love affair, wooing, couples, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: love, fiancee, love and romance, love affair, romance, teenage love, haunted by the past, teenage life, hopes, youth, couples, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nights and Weekends (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man and woman must face the tension that builds between them during a long-distance relationship.
Style: offbeat, serious, talky, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: couple relations, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, couples, relationship vs career, breakup, lifestyle, unfulfillment, longing, lovers apart, getting along ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Brooklyn Bizarre (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Maurice, a reticent young homeless man, somehow manages to get by in Brooklyn; he spends his nights in parked cars until he finds himself at Bizarre, an underground club renowned for its burlesque shows. Maurice is fascinated by the club’s playful ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, youth, nightclub, romance, performer's life, haunted by the past, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, group shower, shower ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%