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, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, incest rape, father daughter reunion, father daughter conflict, father daughter relationship, breast suckling, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity ...
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 serious, realistic, psychological and bleak films with plots about parents and children, family relations, 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), In Mom's Head (2007). 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: realistic, serious, psychological, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: incest, missing child, family relations, crimes, parents and children, siblings relations, life is a bitch, family problems, family life, strong sexual content, youth, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa, france, europe
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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: gloomy, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, survival, haunted by the past, wartime life, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, parents and children, redemption, family relations, youth, aging, tragic love ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
 705
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, bleak, serious, psychological
Plot: missing child, parents and children, dealing with death, crimes, family relations, life turned upside down, loss of daughter, amateur detective, missing person, haunted by the past, family problems, boat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.9
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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: sexual, gloomy, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prostitution, love and romance, gays and lesbians, city life, innocence lost, couples, down on your luck, fall in love, life is a bitch, gender, urban, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.2
 370
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: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere
Plot: coming of age, family relations, countryside, unfulfillment, parents and children, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfilled love, obsessive quest, youth, haunted by the past, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: gloomy, disturbing, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, estrangement, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, introspection, life is a bitch, parents and children, hopes, family relations, family problems, sexual abuse, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ 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: gloomy, touching, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: haunted by the past, death in the family, family life, society, holocaust, family relations, against humanity, love and romance, parents and children, elderly lovers, war crime, trial ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, middle east, germany, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: wartime life, vengeance, infidelity, betrayal, politics, fall in love, love and romance, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, wrongfully committed, parents and children, dishonesty ...
Place: italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, gloomy, touching, serious, psychological ...
Plot: racism, taxi driver, couple relations, life is a bitch, factory, unemployment, assassination, drug abuse, immigrants, love and romance, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: marseille, seaport, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: crimes, mystery, family relations, power relations, friendship, rivalry, mental illness, intrigue, master and servant, crime, investigation, family life ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 20K
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, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: murder, poisoning, tragic hero, prince, revenge, state affairs, parents and children, royal family, family relations, dishonesty, unfulfillment, spirit ...
Time: middle ages
Place: denmark, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: tense, sincere, captivating, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: foster child, parents and children, life is a bitch, down on your luck, mischievous children, youth, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, family relations, obsession, adoption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: offbeat, disturbing, surreal, captivating, tense ...
Plot: murder, couples, dishonesty, human nature, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, gender, power relations, family relations, siblings relations, life is a bitch, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ 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: emotional, psychological, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, kids in trouble, youth, isolation, single parent, life is a bitch, parents and children, confined, mentally unstable, misfit, human nature, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: talky, serious, realistic
Plot: human nature, couple relations, parents and children, immigrants, writer's life, society, self discovery, homecoming, dull life, family relations, couples, family life ...
Place: usa, france, new york, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 144
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: realistic, touching, disturbing, rough, serious ...
Plot: hospital, rape, life is a bitch, price of justice, crimes, legal action, righting the wronged, sexual abuse, legal, strong sexual content, rivalry, 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: realistic, sincere, serious, psychological, gloomy
Plot: friendship, on the run, on the road, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, obsessive quest, looking for love, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 157
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: realistic, touching, emotional, serious
Plot: family problems, unfulfillment, confined, parents and children, family relations, spouse leaving, haunted by the past, single parent, female masturbation, fondling, female full frontal nudity, bare breasts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: gloomy, serious, psychological, realistic, tense
Plot: teenage boy, family relations, overprotective mother, dysfunctional family, youth, suburban life, parents and children, mentally unstable, society, family problems, suburbs, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.4
 78
Hamlet (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 184 min.
Story: From its sell-out run at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre comes a film version of this unique and critically acclaimed production of Hamlet with BAFTA-nominee Maxine Peake in the title role. This ground-breaking stage production, directed by ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, serious, psychological
Plot: unfulfillment, royal family, dishonesty, gender bending, murder, betrayal, haunted by the past, state affairs, heroes, palaces castles and temples, intrigue, tragic hero ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ 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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, crimes, hopes, life is a bitch, danger, politics, society, introspection, radical, injustice, false accusation, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, europe, france, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: serious, bleak, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, love and romance, love affair, coming of age, family problems, family life, dysfunctional family, single parent, youth, siblings relations, nothing goes right, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
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: psychological, bleak, serious, disturbing, gloomy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, countryside, brother sister incest, family relations, dysfunctional family, woman in danger, life is a bitch, down on your luck, parents and children, strong sexual content, family problems, cottage ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: psychological, bleak, serious, disturbing, realistic
Plot: human nature, crime, parents and children, crimes, criminal heroes, heist, vengeance, father son relationship, bar, cigarette smoking, boxing, heist gone wrong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: bleak, psychological, serious, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: bank, boss and employee, unfulfillment, workplace situations, losing-it hero, road not taken, crime, crimes, violence spree, introspection, power relations, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: tense, sincere, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, loss of daughter, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, family relations, family problems, mentally unstable, stalking, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: dishonesty, deadly, society, americana, haunted by the past, racism, against humanity, life is a bitch, parents and children, genocide, clergy, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.8
 2K
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: realistic, emotional, serious, bleak
Plot: false accusation, sister sister relationship, couples, disability, mute or deaf, parents and children, mysterious character, siblings relations, misfit, estrangement, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 1K
Aurora (2010)
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: psychological, serious, bleak, sincere, tense ...
Plot: murder, unfulfillment, parents and children, losing-it hero, crime, life is a bitch, crimes, deadly, new wave, midlife crisis, factory worker, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: realistic, bleak, serious, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: deportation, cabaret, holocaust, against humanity, life is a bitch, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, vigilantism, murder, deadly, vengeance, idealism ...
Time: 30s, 80s, 40s, 1930s
Place: europe, france, berlin germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%