Movies like Pater

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Pater (2011)
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Pater (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier drink together in bars while coming up with tall tales.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: friends, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, buddies, money, politics, role playing, prime minister, ethics, handshake, video camera, business ethics, bakery, french politics
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about friends, love and romance, friendship, couples, life is a bitch, family relations and unfulfillment mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Pater: The Moon Child (2011), Irene (2009), G.H.B. (2014), Those Who Remain (2007), The Bird (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Moon Child (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: David, a professor of dermatology, has been treating 13-year-old Romain since he was a baby. Afflicted with a rare skin condition, Romain must avoid sunlight and is condemned to live in the shade. David and Romain have become the closest of friends ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: friends, power relations, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, child illness, friendship, doctor patient relationship, boy, stadium, disease, first sex, man boy relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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95%
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Irene (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A video diary shot and recorded by the filmmaker, using little more than his imagination and the happenstance and flow of the everyday, finally layering in a lifetime of memories.
Style: sincere, psychological, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, filmmaking, couples, hopes, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, danger, death of loved one ...
Time: year 1972
Place: europe, france, paris france
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88%
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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 ⇓
81%
Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, unfulfillment, parents and children, supportive spouse, life is a bitch, family relations, cigarette smoking, death, bus, daughter in law, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Bird (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, touching
Plot: estrangement, food, kiss, restaurant, beach, cigarette smoking, bird
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Atomic Age (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Two young boys, Victor and Rainer, take the commuter train to spend the evening in Paris. In a nightclub on the banks of the Seine they go from one disappointment to another, from failed chat ups to street brawls. But as they get carried away by the ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: friendship, on the road, urban, gender, lifestyle, friends, buddies, teenage life, city life, youth, coming out, friendship between boys ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
House in Brittany (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young woman inherits her family's historic home on the coast of Brittany, a house she has not been to since her father died there when she was age 12.
Style: serious, emotional, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, homecoming, landscape, childhood memory, house, heiress
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, cornwall, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Few Hours of Spring (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Forty-eight-year-old Alain Evrard is obliged to return home to live with his mother. This situation causes all the violence of their past relationship to rise to the surface. Alain then discovers that his mother has a fatal illness. In the last ...
Style: gloomy, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, life is a bitch, golden years, estrangement, parents and children, unfulfillment, family relations, aging, last wish, mercy killing, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: unfulfillment, romance, seaport, love and romance, fall in love, introspection
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
I Forgot to Tell You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie is a young woman with a troubled past. Her passion is painting, but she never had any formal training. Living in the South of France, she takes whatever work she can get to make ends meet. Then she befriends the elderly painter Jaume and he ...
Style: emotional, uplifting, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, mental illness, starting over, friends, elderly, self discovery, golden years, hopes, painting, alzheimer's disease, drawing, euthanasia
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Max & Lenny (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max and Lenny is the story of a friendship between two girls fighting for survival in a northern area of Marseille.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: siblings relations, hopes, follow your dream, music, hip hop, ambition, immigrants, teenage life, urban, society, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Journey to the West (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town’s goings-on.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, serious, realistic, no music
Plot: clergy, solitude, urban, buddhist monk, monk
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, french riviera, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
In the City of Sylvia (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man returns to a city to try to track down a lovely woman he met six years earlier.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: obsessive quest, love and romance, romance, city life, urban, obsession, cafe, street, bar, pursuit, wind, sketching ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
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Sous X (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jean-Jacques spent 9 years in prison for robbery. When he comes out, he finds the neighborhood where he grew up but things have changed ... The country is in crisis, the young people are holding the business and his old friends are urging him to ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, starting over, going straight, life is a bitch, hopes, crimes, crime, urban ghetto, gangster, father son relationship, ghetto
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Wandering Streams (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Emile is a 70-ish former horticulturalist who once raised bonsai trees "because they don't take up too much room." Indeed, his whole existence is safe and uneventful to a fault, somewhat juiced by friendship with raucous fishing ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: couples, buddies, looking for love, countryside, village, elderly, friendship, drugs/alcohol, friends, golden years, elderly lovers, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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1001 Grams (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and, not least, love, that ends up on the scale. Finally Marie is forced to come to terms with how much a ...
Style: serious, touching, gloomy, realistic
Plot: self discovery, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.5
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Errances (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three scenes from the marriage of Lou and Jacques as they wander around France.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: babies and infants, life is a bitch, clinic, bounty hunter, alcohol abuse, folk hero, stress, magician
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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In Your Hands (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Stockholm Syndrome. Feelings arise between a young kidnapper and his victim, a woman surgeon. He seeks revenge for a medical accident that prevents him from living peacefully and decides to kidnapp the woman he holds responsible. When the latter ...
Style: emotional, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: couples, danger, vengeance, sexual abuse, grudge, romance, fall in love, life is a bitch, love and romance, dangerous attraction, imprisonment, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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All Our Desires (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Claire and Stéphane are two Lyon-based judges who could hardly be more different. She is young and enthusiastic, committed to helping those unfortunates who find themselves in debt. He is older, wiser, but disillusioned with his work and his life. ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: injustice, society, courtroom drama, legal investigation, legal, life is a bitch, hopes, legal action, social differences, workplace, workplace situations, fighting the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 150
Nelly (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The four days following the death of a small town doctor, seen through the eyes of Nelly, his wife, a nurse.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: village, love and romance, sexual relations, social relations, village life, couples, death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Billie and Louis have the good fortune of loving each other passionately and of having a family. But then one day terrible news turns their existence and that of their friends' upside down. Marie, a famous actress who is Billie's friend ...
Style: realistic, emotional, gloomy, serious
Plot: couple relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, unfulfillment, friends, family relations, introspection, lifestyle, society, best friends, couples, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: pregnancy, family relations, workplace situations, family in crisis, boss and employee, love and romance, couple relations, theater, workplace, breakup, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Yuki & Nina (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Yuki finds out that her parents are separating and she is moving to Japan with her mother, she and her best friend Nina devise ways to reunite the feuding adults.
Style: realistic, stylized, sincere, touching, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, in the woods, family relations, parents separation, forceful separation, best friends, breakup, youth, parents and children, starting over, on the run ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louise simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mother is seriously ill. Happiness and guilt, euphoria and sadness, filial love and love, period. She'll need a good nine months to cope with all this.
Style: realistic, sincere, gloomy, touching, serious
Plot: pregnancy, terminal illness, couples, family problems, artists and showbiz, parents and children, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, bullfighting, cancer, pregnant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 489
Poison Friends (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of college students are duped by a charming pathological liar.
Style: biting, clever, tense, thought provoking, cynical ...
Plot: friendship, college life, friends, power relations, student life, manipulations, teachers and students, university, college, youth, betrayal, guide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Few Days of Respite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Mohsen teaches French at the University of Tehran, and Hassan is a photographer. Mohsen and Hassan are also lovers, and in Iran they live in fear, as homosexuality is punishable by death. Tired of denying their love, Mohsen and Hassan flee Iran to ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: friendship, small town, love and romance, gays and lesbians, hopes, couple relations, couples, love affair, friends, gender, introspection, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
An American in Hollywood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A talented young filmmaker from New York sets off to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood dream, only to discover through his relationship with a beautiful feisty young actress, that Hollywood is not all that it seems.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: hollywood, filmmaking, hopes, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, fall in love, love and romance, ambition, showbiz, friends, buddies
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 134
Real Lies (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marco Valois wants to direct a serious movie inspired by the life of a soldier living with post-traumatic stress disorder. He soon realizes that the young soldier home from Afghanistan won't open up that easily. Marco, willing to do just about ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: unfulfillment, friends, buddies, mental illness, introspection, misfit, showbiz, hopes, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, soldier, movie business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tomorrow at Dawn (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mathieu, a piano virtuoso, goes home to help his brother Paul to take care of their sick mother. Paul is into reenacting old battles, dressing up and getting into character, even dueling if necessary. Mathieu gets involved in this world and play ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, obsession, siblings relations, mentally unstable, rpg, dying mother, pianist, piano, piano playing, pistol, hospital, revenge ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 337
Domestic Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night.Today she ...
Style: realistic, serious, biting
Plot: murder, school, social relations, family relations, friends, family life, couples, relationship vs career, suburban life, suburbs, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%