Movies like Beatrice

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Beatrice (1987)
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Beatrice (1987)
Original name: La passion Béatrice
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Somewhere in France during the Middle Ages. Béatrice is impatient to see her father return from English captivity. She doesn't expect however that the father whom she loves from distance will be the most hateful person who will submit her and her family to abuse and humiliation.
Style: bleak, serious, tense, realistic, disturbing, psychological
Plot: family life, abuse, father, parents and children, captivity, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, battles, heroes, rivalry, family relations, life is a bitch, female full frontal nudity, forced to strip, loss of faith, incest rape, father daughter incest, incest, older woman younger man relationship, teenage girl, pubic hair, breast suckling, rape, father daughter relationship, horse
Time: middle ages
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and emotional films with plots about family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, love and romance, siblings relations and family problems mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Beatrice: I Don't Kiss (1991), Olivier, Olivier (1992), The Town Is Quiet (2000), Unforgivable (2011), One Day You'll Understand (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 1K
I Don't Kiss (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A good-looking but naive lad leaves his mountain village to try and make his way in Paris. He thinks maybe he will try acting but things don't go too well for him. Eventually he is forced to sell himself to men and though he meets an attractive ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak, sexual ...
Plot: prostitution, city life, prostitute, french, loner, innocence lost, down on your luck, urban, fall in love, gays and lesbians, gender, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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95%
Olivier, Olivier (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story. The story is set on the sweeping French countryside where Serge Duval (François Cluzet), a veterinarian, lives with his wife, Elisabeth (Brigitte Roüan) and their two young children. One day, their young son Olivier ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, missing child, incest, parents and children, strong sexual content, missing person, psychic power, coming of age, family problems, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, memory loss ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: racism, taxi driver, parents and children, addiction, factory, drug abuse, society, couples, life is a bitch, immigrants, assassination, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, europe, france, seaport
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78%
 5.8
 678
Unforgivable (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged writer is looking for a quiet retreat; a slightly younger female estate agent gives him details of a house a close to Venice.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: dealing with death, haunted by the past, missing child, missing person, amateur detective, parents and children, life turned upside down, crimes, family problems, family relations, loss of daughter, killing a dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
One Day You'll Understand (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man endeavors to collect memories of his grandparents who died in a concentration camp during the Holocaust.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: elderly lovers, parents and children, family life, haunted by the past, family relations, death in the family, holocaust, against humanity, love and romance, society, old photograph, war crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, germany, middle east, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
You Will Be My Son (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Paul de Marseul, a prestigious wine-maker and owner of a renowned chateau and vineyard in Saint-Emilion, is disheartened by the notion of his son Martin taking over the family business. Martin does not seem to have inherited the qualities that Paul ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: intrigue, parents and children, family business, estate, family in crisis, countryside, workplace intrigue, rivalry, family relations, introspection, boss and employee, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This finely acted, delicate and provocative new film by one of France’s most impressive filmmakers—working here with his son, Nathan—depicts the troubled life of an adopted boy who, as a taciturn adult, visits his birth mother and strikes up a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: foster child, obsession, parents and children, adoption, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, mischievous children, siblings relations, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Hamlet (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans revenge.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, revenge, tragic hero, prince, poisoning, royal family, spirit, uncle, vengeance, palaces castles and temples, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Madame Rosa (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to children of other prostitutes. Momo is the oldest and her favorite, an Algerian lad whom she raises as a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, redemption, destructive relationship, concentration camp, parents and children, tragic love, adoption, haunted by the past, holocaust, mental illness, wartime life, family relations ...
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Mark of an Angel (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elsa, a woman with a long history of depression in the midst of a divorce from her husband of 12 years develops an obsession with a seven year old girl she sees at a birthday party when she comes to pick up her son Thomas. Determined to find out ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, tense, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, loss of daughter, mentally unstable, dealing with death, stalking, family relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, danger, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Hell (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three sisters share a connection to a violent incident from their childhood reunite to for the chance to come to terms with their past.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional
Plot: sister sister relationship, false accusation, parents and children, siblings relations, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, mute or deaf, mysterious character, estrangement, disability, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.8
 686
My Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Julien and his mum care for each other very much. But Julien has committed a deadly sin: he is growing into a teenager! Worse, he has found himself a girlfriend of his age. "Mummy" is not going to tolerate such an ignominy. Julien is HER ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: family relations, overprotective mother, teenage boy, parents and children, youth, family problems, suburbs, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, suburban life, teenage life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.0
 994
Wild Flower (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Benedetti family's wealth comes from gold stolen from the French army during the 18th century. When Jean (Michael Vartan), the lieutenant guarding the coins -- and lover of Elisabette Benedetti (Galatea Ranzi) -- is executed for a crime he ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: wartime life, vengeance, infidelity, parents and children, tragic love, love and romance, soldier, betrayal, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, wrongfully committed ...
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Early One Morning (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Monday morning. Paul Wertret, 50, heads off to his job as a manager at the International Credit and Trade Bank. He arrives at 8 o'clock on the dot, as usual. He enters a meeting room, takes out a gun and kills two of his bosses. Then he locks ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: bank, losing-it hero, unlikely criminals, crime, violence spree, introspection, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, crimes, deadly, workplace, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
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Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: murder, gays and lesbians, manipulations, human nature, destructive relationship, gender, power relations, femme fatale, siblings relations, alcohol abuse, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.8
 730
The Passerby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During an interview, Max Baumstein (Piccoli), respected chairman of a humanitarian organisation, shoots the Paraguayan ambassador dead, in cold blood. Tried for first-degree murder, he explains himself: the ambassador was a former Nazi official, ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: deportation, cabaret, vigilantism, haunted by the past, holocaust, against humanity, state affairs, vengeance, idealism, moral dilemma, murder, deadly ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 80s, 1930s
Place: europe, france, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 184
The Proprietor (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An expatriated French novelist (Jeanne Moreau) returns to Paris when she learns that her childhood home is being placed on the auction block. What she doesn't count on is that she has to confront many old issues dating back to her childhood and ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic
Plot: immigrants, human nature, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, racism, family life, society, family relations, writer's life, homecoming, dull life ...
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.7
 81
In Your Wake (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An estranged father returns with plans to open a bar with the son who still harbors resentment towards him.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological
Plot: crimes, vengeance, crime, human nature, parents and children, heist, criminal heroes, bar, boxing, father son relationship, cigarette smoking, subway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The War Within (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Pakistani involved in a planned attack in New York City experiences a crisis of conscience.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: terrorism, government agency, crimes, danger, hopes, rivalry, society, couples, life is a bitch, vengeance, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 1K
Suzanne (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of a destiny. Suzanne's and her family's. The ties that bind them, keep them together, and the love she pursues... to the point of leaving everything behind.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, bleak
Plot: love affair, parents and children, family, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, single parent, siblings relations, coming of age, nothing goes right, fall in love, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
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In Mom's Head (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lulu's mother is depressed and has been as far back as she can remember, Lulu is determined to discover the truth behind her listlessness.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: parents and children, love and romance, countryside, unfulfillment, youth, family relations, coming of age, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Making Plans for Lena (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, talky, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, florist, divorce, siblings relations, ex husband, countryside, family problems, family relations, human nature, parents and children, family gatherings, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.1
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Coming Home (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young woman tries to adjust to freedom after she spends eight years as a prisoner to a strange man.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: captivity, kidnapping, homecoming, family relations, disorder, starting over, parents and children, fish out of water, confined, crimes, hopes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 1K
Replay (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise ...
Style: serious, psychological, disturbing, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, homosexuality, obsession, destructive relationship, tragic love, gender, love and romance, dangerous attraction, friendship, love triangle, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.5
 10
G.H.B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: on the road, on the run, obsessive quest, friendship, looking for love, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 123
Rape of Love (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Nicole, nurse in Grenoble, is raped one night by four men. Deeply scarred, emotionally and physically, she thinks she will never recover from the trauma. Following a friend's advice, she decides to file a lawsuit.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: hospital, rape, strong sexual content, legal action, sexual abuse, engagement, price of justice, legal, life is a bitch, righting the wronged, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Invisible Circus (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After learning that her sister, Faith (Cameron Diaz), has committed suicide in Portugal, Phoebe (Jordana Brewster), an 18-year-old hippie, decides to uproot from her San Francisco home to travel to Europe. Phoebe hopes to discover and experience the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sexy, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: suicide, father, haunted by the past, on the road, teenage life, sister, coming of age, youth, terrorism, human nature, siblings relations, politics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Long Absence (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Long Absence (French: Une aussi longue absence) is a 1961 French film directed by Henri Colpi. It tells the story of Therese (Alida Valli), a café owner mourning the mysterious disappearance of her husband sixteen years earlier. A tramp arrives ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: cafe, haunted by the past, romance, memory loss, human nature, couple relations, physical appearance, hopes, life is a bitch, couples, amnesia, scar ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Goodbye Gary Cooper (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Au milieu de nulle part, une cité ouvrière vidée de sa population depuis quelques années déjà. Pourtant, certains habitants ont décidé d'y rester, plus par choix que par nécessité, parce que c'est là qu'ils sont nés et ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, emotional
Plot: factory, single parent, parents and children, small town life, working class, small town, hopes, unfulfillment, workplace, family problems, family relations, isolation ...
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
One to Another (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about bunch of people who live in a town in provincial France. At the center of it all is Pierre, a conceited and vain bisexual musician in his late teens who acts as a magnet, to varying degrees, for a whole array of characters - from his ...
Style: rough, serious, erotic, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, incest, bisexual, murder, gays and lesbians, musician, sexual relations, small town, siblings relations, who done it, gender, deadly ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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