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Look Back in Anger (1989)
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Look Back in Anger (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Look Back in Anger is a love triangle involving the brilliant-but-disaffected young Jimmy Porter (Branagh), his upper-middle-class, impassive wife Alison Porter (Thompson), and her aristocratic best friend Helena Charles (Redmond). Cliff (Horan), an amiable Welsh lodger, attempts to keep the peace.
Style: psychological, tense, sincere, bleak, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, disturbing
Plot: working class, social misfits, family relations, couple relations, betrayal, life is a bitch, dull life, realism, family problems, social differences, society, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, down on your luck, family in crisis, mistress, marriage, anger, class differences, marital problem, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, self pity ...
Time: 80s, 50s
Place: england, london, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and gloomy films with plots about couples, family relations, family problems, society, life is a bitch, couple relations and unfulfillment mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Look Back in Anger: A Doll's House (1973), A Doll's House (1973), All or Nothing (2002), Second Coming (2014), Gypo (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Doll's House (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring to his ...
Style: psychological, talky, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: introspection, working class, social differences, couples, family problems, gender, society, unfulfillment, human nature, loneliness, feminism, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
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95%
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A Doll's House (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A childish wife reveals surprising strength when faced with blackmail. A modern version of Ibsen's play.
Style: clever, psychological, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, women's rights, couples, family problems, couple relations, introspection, feminism, family in crisis, estrangement, emotionless, strong female presence, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 19th century
Place: norway, europe
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77%
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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, family problems, injustice, parents and children, society, couples, family in crisis, unwanted pregnancy, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, algeria, florida ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Second Coming (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married, middle-class London couple are shocked when they seem to have been blessed — or cursed — with an immaculate conception.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, family life, family problems, realism, marriage, husband wife relationship, couples, baby, psychiatrist, working class, imaginary ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Gypo (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Gypo is the story of a working class family in Margate, Kent, a town where immigrants have become the focus of most of the public's discontent. The film tells the story of the a couple of weeks in this family's life, beginning when a ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: friendship, couple relations, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, interracial relations, working class, love and romance, dysfunctional family, couples, society, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: czech republic, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Family Life (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A 19 years old London girl received agressive psychiatric treatments for her schizophrenic behaviour by a doctor who still wants her family to insure the guard of the child without any regards to the facts that it is this family who's ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, schizophrenia, abusive father, couples, family problems, power relations, siblings relations, doctors and patients, youth, social misfits ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Three Sisters (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Laurence Olivier's film of Chekhov's play.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, society, life is a bitch, family life, family problems, infidelity, human nature, small town, unfulfillment, sister sister relationship, death of father, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Pumpkin Eater (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The study of a marriage. Jo has five children and husband number two when she meets writer Jake Armitage. She leaves this husband to marry Jake, and his career takes off. A few years and at least one child later, Jo is deeply depressed, breaking ...
Style: clever, bleak, emotional, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: marriage, unfulfillment, hopes, crumbling marriage, mentally unstable, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, dishonesty, midlife crisis, couples, family problems, breakup ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Duet for One (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Stephanie, a famous violinist, contracts multiple sclerosis her life begins to fall apart. Her career ends, her husband leaves her for another woman and her favorite pupil leave the country. Unable to bear all this loss, Stephanie attempts ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: disability, terminal illness, family problems, tragic hero, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, life turned upside down, couples, musician's life, multiple sclerosis, family relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
They Don't Wear Black Tie (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Otavio is an idealistic union leader trying to organize workers at a factory to resist the company's exploitative practices. His son, Tião, one of the employees, is more of a realist and doesn't want to risk losing his job by striking. ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, bleak
Plot: family relations, couples, realism, injustice, society, life is a bitch, parents and children, factory, working class, couple relations, labor union, class struggle
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Claudio works on a site in the suburbs of Rome. He is madly in love with his wife who is pregnant with their third child. However, a dramatic event comes to upset this simple and happy life. In a rage for life, Claudio energetically fights against ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: working class, life is a bitch, society, lifestyle, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, family relations, husband wife relationship, wife husband relationship, desperation, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Love Streams (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Two closely bound, emotionally wounded siblings reunite after years apart.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: couple relations, prostitute, love and romance, couples, family problems, family relations, custody, redemption, siblings relations, hopes, unfulfillment, social misfits ...
Time: 80s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Miss Julie (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A footman seduces a count's daughter. Adaptation of August Strindberg's famous play.
Style: contemplative, disturbing, psychological, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: couples, power relations, love and romance, betrayal, master and servant, society, romance, social differences, couple relations, seduction, victorian age, suicide attempt ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, husband wife relationship, drug smuggling, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Poor Cow (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The first of several social realism films by Ken Loach, this had less impact than those made as TV plays. Poor Cow follows the tangled life of Joy, who turns to Dave after her lover is jailed for theft. When Dave in turn is jailed, she is left with ...
Style: gloomy, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: working class, down on your luck, love triangle, breakup, family relations, couples, family problems, realism, love and romance, criminal heroes, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Life in a Fishbowl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage. He divorces his wife after the death of their daughter, shuts himself from the outside world and ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, estrangement, haunted by the past, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, couple relations, alcohol abuse, relationship vs career, couples, writer's life, single parent, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Frost (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A couple's marriage falls apart after the death of their son. Based on Henrik Ibsen's "Little Eyolf"
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, bleak, psychological
Plot: couple relations, death in the family, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, couples, dealing with death, psychological drama, guilt, shower, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: sincere, touching, bleak, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, crumbling marriage, family problems, dishonesty, redemption, couples, family relations, love affair, parents and children, couple relations, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Curse of the Starving Class (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Curse of the Starving Class is a play by Sam Shepard, considered the first of a series on family tragedies. Drama about a dirt-poor 1950's-era farm family. Dad's a foul talking drunk and Mom is desperately trying to save what's left ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: alcoholic, farm, poverty, injustice, family relations, estrangement, family problems, couples, deadend life, midlife crisis, society, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Town Is Quiet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, crimes, drug abuse, assassination, life is a bitch, couple relations, unemployment, parents and children, working class, down on your luck, factory, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, europe, france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The House of Bernarda Alba (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the death of her husband Bernarda Alba puts her daughters under a rigurous mourning which does not even allow them to leave the house.
Style: bleak, touching, emotional, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, dealing with death, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, couples, parents and children, obsession, death in the family, family in crisis, reputation, death of husband ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: life is a bitch, moral dilemma, working class, parents and children, society, family problems, down on your luck, single mother, poverty, single parent, urban, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Tales (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Rakshan Banietemad ends her eight-year hiatus from feature filmmaking with this ingenious, mosaic-like narrative, which knits together the stories of seven characters to create a microcosm of Iranian working-class ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: society, love, multiple storylines, everyday life, family relations, couples, friendship, down on your luck, social misfits, life is a bitch, female director, vignette ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Mad Ship (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Scandinavian immigrant, driven to madness by ruined dreams and the tragic death of his wife, embarks on a quixotic mission to build a homemade ship and sail out of the prairie dust bowl at the height of the Great Depression.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: immigrants, family relations, life is a bitch, society, couple relations, working class, unemployment, unfulfillment, prairie, ship, down on your luck
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 20s
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61%
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Summer Flight (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman diagnosed with a brain tumor falls in love with her doctor. A reworking of the 1939 Bette Davis film "Dark Victory", director Daniel Petrie's 1963 film stars Susan Hayward.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, neurotic
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Alice's House (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Alice, married for the last 20 years to a taxi driver, works in a beauty parlour, has three children, the eldest of whom is doing his military service, and a mother who works as a maid in her house. None of the three siblings pay much attention to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, melancholic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: beauty salon, estrangement, betrayal, family relations, family life, couples, obsession, midlife crisis, working class, family problems, suburbs, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Slovenia, Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Senada is 31 and she lives in Poljice neighborhood in Lukavac municipality with her partner and two daughters. She is pregnant with her third child for approximately five months. Since she didn’t have health insurance, she does not go to the ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: pregnancy, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, realism, parents and children, family in crisis, race against time, social misfits, misfit, money raising, society ...
Place: bosnia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Way Out (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Way Out tells a story of a young Romani couple, Zaneta and David, the parents of little Janicka. Their efforts to live a decent and dignified life run up against the "Romani social trap," which is racism, the society's prejudices, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, unemployment, couples, life is a bitch, family problems, realism, parents and children, couple relations, family in crisis, social misfits, down on your luck, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Country (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gilbert Ivy and his wife Jewell are farmers. They seem to be working against the odds, producing no financial surplus. Gilbert has lost hope of ever becoming prosperous, but his wife decides to fight for her family.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, bleak ...
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, against the odds, survival, couple relations, family business, couples, family in crisis, parents and children, human nature, down on your luck, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: iowa, america
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60%
The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, golden years, elderly, family in crisis, death in the family, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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60%