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Crying Out (2010)
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Crying Out (2010)
Original name: A l'origine d'un cri
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young man feels compelled to travel with his grand-father. Tthe young man wants to find his father who ran away with the corpse of his ex-wife.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, on the road, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, elderly, haunted by the past, alcohol abuse, aging, death in the family, father, sex crime, countryside, dealing with death, sex, erotica, rape, female nudity, sex scene, sexual abuse, child abuse, child rape, purgatory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family problems, family relations, parents and children, estrangement, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch and hopes mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Crying Out: Another House (2013), A Long Way Home (2003), Offline (2012), Pandora's Box (2008), Applause (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Another House (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mathieu Roy's L’Autre maison is an intimate and powerful family drama featuring three generations of great Quebec Actors. Marcel Sabourin plays Henri Bernard, an 86 year-old man with a failing grip on reality. His sons, a jet setting middle ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, family problems, family relations, estrangement, aging, dysfunctional family, elderly, parents and children, memory loss, father son relationship, love, brothers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, redemption, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, family in crisis, domestic disturbance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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72%
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Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, starting over, dysfunctional family, family relations, life is a bitch, human nature, society, family problems, hopes, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
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63%
Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, hopes, elderly, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family problems, aging, youth, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Applause (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, estrangement, starting over, parents and children, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, actor's life, hopes, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Emile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a story weaving the past and present together, Emile seeks redemption from the family he abandoned.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, orphan, haunted by the past, homecoming, introspection, hopes, elderly, betrayal, starting over, family problems, human nature, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, canada, british columbia
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60%
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Crackie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Life on the Rock never seemed easy, but for Mitsy it is especially rough. The teenager has been abandoned by her mother, a particularly unfit parent prone to both the bottle and the sex trade. She is left to be brought up by her mercurial ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, family relations, estrangement, single parent, youth, prostitute, small town life, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Family Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Frédérick, the patriarch of the Alsatian Muller family, is conspicuously absent from his son Charles' funeral, Frédérick's surviving son and his granddaughter, raw from their loss, await an explanation. Once revealed, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, deportation, coming out, aging, hopes, family problems, introspection, haunted by the past, bittersweet, gender, elderly, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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57%
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Aftermath (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young married couple has to deal with their emotional breakdowns after the death of their only daughter.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: estrangement, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations, death in the family, vengeance, couple relations, unemployment, marriage, depression, death of daughter, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Red Leaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, tense
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, elderly, society, family problems, golden years, immigrants, parents and children, jewish
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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56%
Things Behind the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved man, is frustrated to find himself neglected by his own ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, grandfather granddaughter relationship, hospital, coma, husband wife relationship, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Bereft (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Vermont widow is haunted by the memory of her dead husband, while trying to date again.
Style: touching, serious, psychological, emotional, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, impossible love, parents and children, family life, life is a bitch, couples, love and romance, friendship, solace, romance, estrangement, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Alpha Male (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama about a family torn apart after the death of its patriarch. Haunted by their father's death, Jack and Elyssa have a fraught relationship with their remarried mother even now they have come of age.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, death in the family, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, estrangement, family gatherings, brother brother relationship, coming of age, family business, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, aging, hopes, love, lifetime, women, asthma, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bi, Don't Be Afraid (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In an old house in Hanoi, Bi, a 6-year-old child lives with his parents, his aunt and their cook. His favorite playgrounds are an ice factory and the wild grass along the river. After being absent for years, his grandfather, seriously ill, reappears ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, youth, family problems, estrangement, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, paralysis, alcohol abuse, childhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Hidden Diary (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 1950s, Louise left her husband when their children were still little. She was never heard from again. Her daughter Martine stayed in the small seaside town, where she became a doctor. Martine's daughter, Audrey, a thirty-year-old ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, mysterious past, murder, parent child relationship, haunted by the past, parents and children, family problems, estrangement, small town, bittersweet, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family problems, best friends, homecoming, dysfunctional family, tragic love, couples, life is a bitch, orphan, hopes, single parent, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, family life, homecoming, parents and children, under the surface, estrangement, family gatherings, strong female presence, family problems, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, introspection, haunted by the past, hopes, estrangement, family relations, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, revenge, family secret, car accident, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Empire of Dirt (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Like many Native families, Lena Mahikan grew up in the cycle of abuse. Her father, a residential school survivor, was an alcoholic until he killed himself when Lena was 10. Her mother, only 14 years her senior, turned to the slots. By the time Lena ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: small town, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, single parent, social misfits, youth, society, family life, parents and children, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
33 Scenes from Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Polish artist Julia and her husband Piotr, a talented and successful composer, live in Kraków. When Julias's mother, Barbara falls ill with stomach cancer, the life of the family is falling apart. Julia accompanies her mother to death, but ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: death, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, introspection, parent child relationship, family relations, estrangement, dealing with death, hopes, lifestyle, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sins of the Mother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shay is a young African-American college student whom is forced to take a year off from school to return to her hometown where she struggles with her anger and insecurity when she's forced to confront her alcoholic mother, Nona, whom is ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: college, dysfunctional family, homecoming, family relations, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, single parent, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fly with the Crane (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Serenely resigned to his impending death but deeply afraid at the prospect of being cremated, an elderly carpenter seeks to have his last wishes carried out in this gentle, beautifully realized drama from director Li Ruijin. (TIFF)
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, elderly, death in the family, little girl, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, little boy, cousin cousin relationship, youth, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Grief of Others (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after his birth. Without words to express their grief, the parents, John and Ricky, try to return to their previous lives. The couple's children, ten-year-old Biscuit ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, couples, life is a bitch, death in the family, parents and children, couple relations, dealing with death, family crisis, dysfunctional family, mourning, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
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Wetlands (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought and while the land is parching, a drama will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Confronted to each other they will have to learn to forgive.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: death in the family, family problems, family business, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, estrangement, down on your luck, voyeurism, forgiveness, gay, gay erotica ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec
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42%
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Constellation (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Constellation chronicles the lives and loves of an African-American family in the deep South as they are forced to come to terms with a tumultuous past marked by an unrequited interracial affair. The film explores the way in which the family ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, touching, captivating ...
Plot: interracial relations, family relations, estrangement, haunted by the past, death in the family, family problems, society, hopes, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s
Place: usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, terminal illness, coping, parents and children, unfulfillment, estrangement, family in crisis, father son relationship, life is a bitch, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
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A Perfect Son (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man's terminal illness reunites him with his estranged brother.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gay, life is a bitch, drug abuse, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, death in the family, family in crisis, brother brother relationship, lgbt, death of father, aids, lgbtq ...
Time: 90s
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38%
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Aloft (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As we follow a mother and her son, we delve into a past marred by an accident that tears them apart. She will become a renowned artist and healer, and he will grow into his own and a peculiar falconer who bears the marks of a double absence. In the ...
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, introspection, healer, new age, obsessive quest, estrangement, haunted by the past, mother son relationship, grief, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Mouth to Mouth (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The teenage girl Vera left her family after an incident at home, and is now living with a middle-aged drug addict, Morgan, who is using her as a prostitute to get money for drugs and debts. Meanwhile, the rest of her family is falling apart, and her ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: dysfunctional family, drug abuse, parents and children, life is a bitch, rescue, youth, family problems, life turned upside down, estrangement, society, teenage prostitution, first sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%