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: psychological, tense, bleak, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: heroes, family relations, battles, parents and children, life is a bitch, family life, captivity, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, father, abuse, horse, rape, incest, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, incest rape, bare breasts, father daughter reunion, father daughter conflict, breast suckling, pubic hair ...
Time: middle ages
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to Beatrice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and bleak films with plots about family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, family problems, crimes and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Beatrice: Olivier, Olivier (1992), Madame Rosa (1977), Unforgivable (2011), I Don't Kiss (1991), Gebo and the Shadow (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sexual, realistic, disturbing, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: incest, missing child, family relations, youth, parents and children, siblings relations, crimes, life is a bitch, family problems, family life, strong sexual content, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, europe, france
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95%
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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: realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious, emotional ...
Plot: prostitute, redemption, haunted by the past, survival, wartime life, family relations, love and romance, concentration camp, holocaust, tragic love, aging, youth ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: realistic, serious, psychological, bleak
Plot: parents and children, loss of daughter, amateur detective, haunted by the past, family problems, missing child, family relations, life turned upside down, missing person, crimes, dealing with death, video ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: realistic, sexual, bleak, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: prostitution, love and romance, fall in love, down on your luck, gender, urban, city life, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, innocence lost, couples, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Gebo and the Shadow (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Despite his age and general weariness, Gebo keeps on working as an accountant to provide for his family. He lives with his wife, Doroteia, and his daughter-in-law, Sofia, but it is the absence of João, son and husband, that worries them.Gebo seems ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak, tense ...
Plot: poverty, honor, family relations, parents and children, family problems, society, thief, missing child
Time: 19th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, coming of age, youth, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, parents and children, countryside, haunted by the past, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, touching, gloomy, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, family relations, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, introspection, estrangement, sexual abuse, small breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: bleak, emotional, gloomy, touching, serious ...
Plot: against humanity, love and romance, elderly lovers, death in the family, parents and children, holocaust, society, haunted by the past, family life, family relations, war crime, trial ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, middle east, germany, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: disturbing, bleak, tense, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: taxi driver, racism, parents and children, down on your luck, seaport, life is a bitch, immigrants, couple relations, couples, drug abuse, unemployment, factory ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: wartime life, tragic love, vengeance, infidelity, politics, betrayal, dishonesty, soldier, rivalry, wrongfully committed, family relations, haunted by the past ...
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Lost Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucie and her father Hugo have grown closer since Lucie's mother left unexpectedly a year prior. When her mother returns, Hugo becomes jealous and angry.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: family problems, parents and children, single parent, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, family relations, spouse leaving, husband wife relationship, family conflict, husband wife conflict, father daughter relationship, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 511
Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: master and servant, crimes, crime, mystery, misfit, society, social differences, intrigue, memory loss, haunted by the past, rivalry, power relations ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, bleak, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, poisoning, tragic hero, revenge, royal family, parents and children, state affairs, family relations, unfulfillment, dishonesty, prince, spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: foster child, haunted by the past, parents and children, adoption, disorder, mischievous children, siblings relations, family relations, youth, family problems, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 41
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: psychological, serious, realistic, disturbing, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, crimes, siblings relations, life is a bitch, manipulations, lifestyle, gender, alcohol abuse, human nature, destructive relationship, gays and lesbians, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Cruel Embrace (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nicole (Marianne Basler) gives birth to a mentally challenged boy after she is gang-raped by American soldiers at the close of World War II in this grim dramatic tragedy. Young Ludo is hidden in the attic of the family home and continues to yearn ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: mentally challenged, mentally unstable, family problems, human nature, misfit, youth, single parent, isolation, estrangement, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, kids in trouble ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 709
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: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family relations, teenage boy, family problems, dysfunctional family, suburban life, teenage life, parents and children, youth, mentally unstable, overprotective mother, puberty, psychological abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 192
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, realistic, talky
Plot: human nature, parents and children, writer's life, immigrants, couple relations, society, self discovery, homecoming, racism, family relations, dull life, family life ...
Place: europe, new york, france, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: emotional, bleak, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: hospital, rape, price of justice, rivalry, legal action, life is a bitch, crimes, righting the wronged, legal, sexual abuse, strong sexual content, engagement ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.5
 10
G.H.B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A reflection on love and pleasure experienced by three women, set in France, New York, and Shanghai.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: on the road, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, friendship, on the run, friends, looking for love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 2K
Accused (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: On the surface Henrik and Nina Christofferson are an ordinary family living happily. But they have a problem. Their daughter, Stine, a difficult 14 year old, has a habit of telling lies in class. When Stine accuses her father of sexual abuse, and is ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, prisoner, lawyer, child abuse, family relations, under the surface, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, youth, incest, degradation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: tense, emotional, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, divorce, florist, family gatherings, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, love and romance, family relations, couples, countryside, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Plot: injustice, couple relations, false accusation, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, danger, rivalry, society, introspection, politics, terrorist plot ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, europe, usa, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: touching, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional
Plot: family relations, fall in love, love and romance, coming of age, single parent, youth, dysfunctional family, family problems, family life, parents and children, nothing goes right, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Serpent's Way (1986)
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: gloomy, psychological, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: countryside, sexual abuse, parents and children, life is a bitch, family problems, strong sexual content, family relations, woman in danger, dysfunctional family, down on your luck, poverty, debt ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
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The Adopted (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lisa and Marine live a life of relative companionship together, where the only man permitted into the equation is Lisa’s young son, Leo. However, their simple existence is thrown into disarray when Marie meets and falls in love with Alex, a ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family problems, parents and children, love and romance, single parent, family relations, haunted by the past, sister sister relationship, life turned upside down, men hatred, family life, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 83
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: disturbing, realistic, bleak, psychological, serious
Plot: vengeance, criminal heroes, parents and children, crimes, crime, human nature, heist, subway, father son relationship, bar, money problems, cigarette smoking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Older Than America (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The truth of the past come to light in a series of haunting visions in this drama. The strange visions grow more vivid with each passing day, a young woman of Native American heritage begins piecing together a Catholic priests diabolical plot to ...
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: parents and children, against humanity, life is a bitch, deadly, dishonesty, racism, americana, society, clergy, genocide, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: disturbing, realistic, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: bank, deadly, crimes, crime, losing-it hero, boss and employee, road not taken, unfulfillment, violence spree, unlikely criminals, introspection, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: emotional, tense, stylized, suspenseful, sincere ...
Plot: loss of daughter, haunted by the past, obsession, parents and children, unfulfillment, dealing with death, crumbling marriage, stalking, danger, family relations, family problems, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%