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Well, Come On, Smile (1985)
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Well, Come On, Smile (1985)
Original name: Naerata ometi
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Well, Come On, Smile focuses on a girl who runs from an orphanage. The film presents a sobering depiction of newly built urban environs and addresses formerly taboo problems such as alcoholism.
Plot: violence, suicide attempt, jealousy, alcohol abuse, mother son relationship, grief, homesickness, female director, teenage love, male female relationship, teenage girl, teenage boy, orphanage, cruelty
Place: soviet union

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, psychological, sentimental and tense films with plots about female director, teenage girl, female nudity, mother son relationship, jealousy, teenager and teenage boy mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Well, Come On, Smile: The Useless Girl (1982), Blue Rain Osaka (1983), Elle (1995), Fiela's Child (1988), The Apple Tree of Paradise (1986). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Useless Girl (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girl considered by everybody as "difficult" is sent to the village to live with her grandfather.
Plot: female director, destiny, aggression, parents, old man, village, teenage girl, loneliness
Place: soviet union
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Blue Rain Osaka (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: From director Masaru Konuma comes this tale of sorrow and nostalgia mixed with pop songs and feminine strength.
Plot: alcohol abuse, grief, scar, love, mistress, female nudity, hostess, circus, sister sister relationship, double suicide, old love, frustration ...
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Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
Plot: female director, jealousy, husband wife relationship, mansion, marriage, paranoia
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Fiela's Child (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The acclaimed drama based on Dalene Matthee´s award-winning novel. "Fiela se Kind" (Fiela's Child) is the story of a white foundling boy that is raised by a brown family. But the childs life changes irrevocably when white census ...
Plot: female director, interracial family, teenage girl, afrikaans, broken family, reconciliation, adopted son
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The Apple Tree of Paradise (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Girls no more, four heroines emerge into womanhood with a more clear-eyed outlook on life.
Plot: female director, jealousy, trial, politician, accident, sex, marriage, poison, female nudity, affair, murder
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The chronic innocence (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: For Janus his friend Tore is his big ideal: pretty, intelligent and self-confident. Janus is grateful for his friendship even though he is considered the court jester. When Tore falls in love with the beautiful and sweet girl Helle, Janus accepts ...
Plot: teenage boy, teenage sexuality, teenage girl, high school boy, jealousy, high school graduation, exam, young love, high school teacher, teenager, high school prom, graduation ...
Place: scandinavia, denmark
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65%
Para que no me olvides (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Irene lives with Mateo, his father, and her son David, 22 years old. Living together is harmonious and happy, but there is a conflict: David, a brilliant student of architecture, has decided to go and live with his girlfriend Clara, a supermarket ...
Plot: female director, manuscript, beach, suicide attempt, grief, death of loved one, death of son, grandfather grandson relationship, spanish civil war, dancing, hospital waiting room, blind man ...
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The Birdwatcher (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young fanatic bird-watcher spends a summer on an islet in the Nortern-Sea with his assistant. Rough nature, hidden feelings.
Plot: bird watching, male nudity, female nudity, male female relationship, sauna, island
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Lemonade (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Canada, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While working in the US on a temporary visa as a caretaker, Mara, a 30 year-old single mother from Romania, marries Daniel, an American. After the arrival of her son Dragos, everything seems to have fallen perfectly into place. When the process of ...
Style: suspense, sentimental, tense, psychological, rough
Plot: mother son relationship, green card, abuse of power, marriage, culture clash, society, escapades, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family relations, love, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Beauty and the Beast (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Mette and her father are left alone over the Christmas holidays to paint the new nursery the father ends up alone most of the time. The 16-year-old Mette is always off with her friends at the disco or skating, and the father does not mind until ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, jealousy, teenage girl, grownups, coming of age, friends, photo shoot, photographer, generation, bare breasts, teenage boy, teenage sexuality ...
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Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenager, scandinavian girl, female nudity, teenage girl, group of teenagers
Place: denmark, scandinavia
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56%
A Scream from Silence (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womanhood in general, and the way the 'Justice' handle those cases of rape.
Plot: rape, female director, interview, feminism, male female relationship, contemplating suicide, hate, violence, film within a film, rapist, court, rape victim ...
Place: africa
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The Mourner (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small village in Rajasthan, India, a woman named Shanichari was born - so named, as shortly after her birth her father died; & her mother, Peewli, ran away with a rich lover, the owner of a drama company, abandoning her. When Shanichari ...
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I Am the Other Woman (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Successful architect Robert has a one-night stand with a mysterious lady in red. The next day they meet again, but Carolin is now a corporate lawyer working on a major contract for Robert ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, female director, patriarchy, double life, patriarch, male nudity, bathtub, split personality, abused woman, female nudity, pubic hair, sex ...
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The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A snapshot of one segment of Estonian present-day life, shown through the eyes of a child: 8 years old Lucia is leading a jolly and naughty Pippi-Longstocking-style life in a small town in Estonia. Her father Kaido, a graveyard keeper, can hardly ...
Plot: female director, abroad, alcohol abuse, little girl, orphanage, mother daughter relationship, fire, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, social worker, unemployment, daughter ...
Place: estonia
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50%
My Friend Ivan Lapshin (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Russian provincial town in the middle of the 1930s Stalin's Great Purge. Ivan Lapshin, the head of the local police, does what he has to do. And he does it well.
Plot: child, raid, police officer, suicide attempt, memory, childhood, totalitarian state, provincial life, multiple time frames, interrogation, war wound, stalinism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
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50%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
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Saviour Square (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: female director, adopted son, drug addict, mother son reunion, deep cleavage, suicide attempt, kiss, drugs, junkie, businesswoman, kissing, adoptive mother ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: At the impressionable age of 16, young Mateo faces a dilemma about the direction his life will take when his corrupt uncle asks him to infiltrate a local Barrancabermeja theatre group to uncover its members' political activities.
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That Special Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 1984. It's summer, and the rebellious 12-year-old girl Kid wants to stay in Gothenburg, but her mother has other plans. Kid discovers that summer vacation in Finland isn't as bad as first feared. In a few hot weeks she ...
Plot: female director, first love, suicide attempt, rebellious daughter, tape recording, suicidal thoughts, pizzeria, summer, swedish, summer vacation, finnish, first kiss ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
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Together (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family of a father, a mother and their son is looking forward to go on vacation. On the way they experience an accident, and their lives are suddenly and unexpectedly turned upside down.
Plot: love, grief, orphanage, father son relationship, death of wife, accident, loss of wife, death of mother, loss of mother, husband wife relationship, mourning, family relations ...
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Doctor Glas (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Doktor Glas finds himself attracted to a young woman, married to a corrupt clergyman. She's miserable in her marriage, so he agrees to help in anyway he can. But he is quickly torn between passion and morality. The story is based on the 1905 ...
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Rough Winds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three devastating teenage stories fuse beneath the calm of a quiet, average neighborhood.
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43%
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Domenica (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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Luminous Motion (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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43%
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Mary Marie (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the death of their mother, two sisters are forced to question and redefine their love for each other.
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Shooting the Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
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Raging Rose (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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