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The Life of Fish (2010)
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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: touching, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: reunion, love and romance, hopes, road not taken, haunted by the past, urban, one more chance, lifestyle, redemption, introspection, homecoming, unfulfillment, thirtysomething life, romance, pregnancy, party, maid, memory, facebook, fish, birthday party, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, drunk, thirty something, old friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, unfulfillment, hopes, reunion and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Life of Fish: Cartagena (2009), One Love (2011), In Bed (2005), Before Sunset (2004), Peter and Vandy (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: disability, hopes, romance, power relations, female boxer, paralysis, nursing, uneducated, opposites attract, redemption, gain trust, one more chance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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95%
 6.5
 254
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: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love and romance, midlife crisis, reunion, youth, teenage love, haunted by the past, friends, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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76%
 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, serious, clever, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: bed, sex, thirtysomething life, dishonesty, couples, romance, looking for sex, love and romance, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, twentysomething life, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 8.1
 205K
Before Sunset (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
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, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, romance, marriage, reunion, cafe, french, journalist, encounter, couples, regret, lifestyle, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, manhattan new york city, texas, paris france, warsaw poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, romance, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, twentysomething life, breakup, lifestyle, urban, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.6
 166
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: serious, sincere, clever, humorous, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, romance, hopes, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, couples, haunted by the past, urban, introspection, improv ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, twentysomething life, urban, lifestyle, bicycle, riding a bicycle, male female relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: realistic, serious, feel good, touching, sentimental
Plot: looking for love, fashion, destiny, haunted by the past, impossible love, infidelity, midlife crisis, couples, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love and romance, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, paris france, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: friendship, couples, love affair, reunion, introspection, human nature, friends, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, wedding, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, love, memory, midlife crisis, high school reunion, romance, infidelity, crumbling marriage, youth, self discovery, love and romance, hopes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, bronx new york city, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, gloomy, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, reunion, romance, destiny, high school, photojournalist, lovers reunited, lifestyle, couples, looking for love, love affair, americana ...
Time: future, 80s
Place: maryland, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: serious, sincere, talky, realistic, touching
Plot: haunted by the past, love triangle, desert, introspection, reunion, best friends, estrangement, friends, friendship, unfulfillment, road not taken, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 209
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: touching, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, young lovers, coming of age, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, teenage love, friendship, family problems, teenage life, friends, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ 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: realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: homecoming, prostitute, society, misfit, urban, unfulfillment, cause and meaning, fall in love, unlikely couple, romance, love and romance, disintegration
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good
Plot: small town, estrangement, parents and children, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, hopes, homecoming, reunion, country, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: erotic, captivating, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: tattoo, gays and lesbians, romance, computers and web, couples, introspection, lifestyle, power relations, love and romance, haunted by the past, femme fatale, lesbian interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: touching, realistic, serious, humorous
Plot: couples, family problems, death in the family, holocaust, anti semitism, youth, boarding school, aging, introspection, society, adoption, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: family relations, moral dilemma, human nature, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, romance, unfulfillment, folk, musician's life, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 6.7
 59K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, small town, love affair, road not taken, forbidden love, unfulfillment, young lovers, destiny, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.9
 400
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: realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: life is a bitch, wartime life, unfulfillment, love and romance, impossible love, couples, dogma, friends, friendship, unlikely couple, unfulfilled love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, france, berlin germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 2K
August (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: August tells the story of two former lovers, Troy and Jonathan, who reunite after a long ago painful breakup. After spending several years in Spain, Troy returns to Los Angeles and decides to phone Jonathan and meet for coffee. A seemingly innocent ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sexy, touching, realistic
Plot: romance, love triangle, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, gender, introspection, lovers reunited, couples, gay bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Water and Fire (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pretty young girl falls for an enigmatic, shy man who sweeps her off her feet. She becomes pregnant but is not allowed to tell him. His advisers are adamant. Back home, they have set up a wedding with the daughter of an antagonistic family and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Plot: rich and poor, love and romance, romance, hopes, fall in love, power relations, urban, destiny, haunted by the past, love triangle, vengeance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
No Greater Love (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jeff and Heather Baker were life long sweethearts and happily married... for a time. But at her greatest moment of weakness, Heather abandons Jeff, forcing Jeff to raise their young son alone. Ten years later, through a God ordained encounter, Jeff ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: church, thirtysomething life, family relations, couples, death in the family, family problems, suburbs, missing person, lifestyle, lovers reunited, society, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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An American Reunion (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The reality of life slams into the proverbial wall when a group of necessitous best friends and ex-lovers are reunited at a milestone reunion, igniting an already passionate and combustible past.
Style: serious, humorous, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: introspection, friends, unfulfillment, romance, couple relations, best friends, midlife crisis, reunion, friendship, couples, old love, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 8.0
 6K
Love Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When exchanging letters two women discover new things about a deceased man they used to know.
Style: psychological, gloomy, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, true love, twins, friendship, school, friends, lovers reunited, lifestyle, couples, love affair, youth, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, touching, gloomy, serious
Plot: unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, road not taken, love affair, couples, haunted by the past, breakup, hotel, love, female nudity ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: france, hong kong, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 399
Nuts for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: En 1975, unos meses antes del comienzo de la dictadura militar argentina, Alicia y Marcelo se conocen en un concierto de Sui Géneris. El amor surge inmediatamente entre ellos, pero el retorno del novio de Alicia provoca la separación. En 1982, en ...
Style: talky, gloomy, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: destiny, politics, political unrest, love affair, couples, reunion, lovers reunited, young lovers, tragic love, gender, social differences, gays and lesbians ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 325
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: witty, atmospheric, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, nightlife, love affair, thirtysomething life, gender, urban, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, love and romance, artists and showbiz, performer's life, interracial romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: psychological, gloomy, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: pregnancy, cologne, love and romance, life is a bitch, hopes, fall in love, romance, looking for love, couples, underdog, haunted by the past, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
One Last Dance (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the wake of tragedy, a renowed New York dance company is on the brink of collapse. After leaving the dance world for good, Travis, Chrissa, and Max are pulled in to resurrect the dance that shattered their careers. They have one last chance to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dance school, lifestyle, romance, follow your dream, performer's life, dancer's life, couple relations, love and romance, showbiz, redemption, teenage love, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%