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Beatrice
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, parents and children, captivity, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, battles, heroes, rivalry, family relations, life is a bitch, abuse, father, 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 Wall
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117 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, bleak and psychological films with plots about family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family and society mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Beatrice: The Town Is Quiet (2000), Olivier, Olivier (1992), Family Life (1971), Hamlet (1990), One Day You'll Understand (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Town Is Quiet
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.
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Olivier, Olivier
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 ...
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Place: africa, europe, france
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Family Life
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 ...
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Hamlet
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Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 135 min.
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One Day You'll Understand
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: intrigue, parents and children, estate, family business, countryside, family in crisis, workplace intrigue, rivalry, family relations, introspection, boss and employee, siblings relations ...
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Duration: 105 min.
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Plot: redemption, destructive relationship, concentration camp, parents and children, tragic love, adoption, haunted by the past, holocaust, mental illness, wartime life, prostitute, family relations ...
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Early One Morning
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: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: losing-it hero, unlikely criminals, bank, crime, violence spree, introspection, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, crimes, deadly, workplace, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 90s
Place: europe, france
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Unforgivable
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: serious, bleak, 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, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.0
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Wild Flower
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: vengeance, infidelity, parents and children, tragic love, love and romance, soldier, betrayal, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, wartime life, wrongfully committed ...
Place: europe, france, italy
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The Passerby
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: bleak, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: vigilantism, haunted by the past, holocaust, against humanity, state affairs, vengeance, idealism, moral dilemma, murder, deadly, heroes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 80s, 1930s
Place: europe, france, paris france, berlin germany
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The Memory Thief
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Los Angeles tollbooth clerk becomes obsessed with the Holocaust after meeting a survivor.
Style: serious, bleak, offbeat, realistic, mind bending ...
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Bas-fonds
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Country: France
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Mark of an Angel
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive
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Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
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The Cruel Embrace
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, emotional ...
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The War Within
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: government agency, terrorism, crimes, danger, hopes, rivalry, society, couples, life is a bitch, vengeance, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, usa, new york, new jersey
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Mouchette
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Robert Bresson plumbs great reservoirs of feelings with one of the most searing portraits of human desperation ever put on film.
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Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, loneliness, death, brutality, school, teacher, childhood, runaway, village, dealing with death, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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The Serpent's Way
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A salesman and his son sexually abuse the generations of women of a poor family as payment for debt. Janni must see his mother, sister, niece and wife all being exploited, and the family grow bigger with the abuser's kids.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: sexual abuse, strong sexual content, countryside, down on your luck, woman in danger, life is a bitch, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, landlord, cottage ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: sweden
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Aurora
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 181 min.
Story: An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room. Waste land on the city outskirts: behind a line of abandoned trailers, the man silently watches what ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, tense, bleak ...
Plot: midlife crisis, life is a bitch, crime, new wave, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, murder, parents and children, crimes, deadly, family relations, factory worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
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Redland
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As a family struggles to survive in rural isolation during the Great Depression, their daughter's secret affair begins a journey into the unknown.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, rough, tense ...
Plot: survival, parents and children, wilderness, family in crisis, family life, isolation, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, young lovers, love affair, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: usa
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The Seventh Continent
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chronicles three years of a middle class family seemingly caught up in their daily routines, only troubled by minor incidents. Behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence however, they are actually planning something sinister.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: couple relations, school, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, midlife crisis, family life, family problems, family relations, under the surface, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, australia, austria
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Oedipus Rex
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Morocco
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, tense ...
Plot: on the road, tragic hero, roman empire, domestic disturbance, forbidden love, royal court, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, family problems, incest, family relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, morocco, ancient greece, italy
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The Wall
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Produced, written and directed by Yılmaz Güney within his own personal experiences of capital offense, he dedicates Duvar to male teenagers aged 13 to 19 living behind the bars under diabolical treatments. These teenagers get barbaric corporal ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: prison life, confined, prison, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, rebelliousness, politics, kids in trouble, revolution, injustice ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, turkey, kurdistan
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 6.7
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Pleasure Party
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Phillipe and Esther live an apparently idyllic life with their daughter, Elise. In an attempt to preserve this bliss, Phillipe decides that he and Esther should each have affairs, being sure to tell each other openly about them. The plan backfires ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: love affair, family life, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, domestic disturbance, sexual relations, breakup, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 70s
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I Only Want You to Love Me
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of the young man Peter, who grew up during the economic miracle, bereft of parental care and love. Learning early on that interpersonal relationships are based on the principles of exchange or purchase, he abides by these rules and gives ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: unlikely criminals, looking for love, small town, down on your luck, crime, murder, estrangement, crimes, dysfunctional family, family problems, mentally unstable, human nature ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, germany, munich germany
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The Proprietor
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
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Family Portraits: A Trilogy of America
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three narratives ("Cutting Moments," "Home" and "Prologue") combine to create a shocking trilogy of modern American life, a portrait drawn with brushstrokes of hidden violence and disturbing cruelty. Directed by Douglas ...
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, realistic, disturbing ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Angel
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