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: filmmaking, buddies, artists and showbiz, friends, money, politics, prime minister, ethics, handshake, video camera, business ethics, bakery, role playing, 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 love and romance, family relations, life is a bitch, couples, friends, friendship and parents and children mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Pater: The Moon Child (2011), Irene (2009), Those Who Remain (2007), The Bird (2011), G.H.B. (2014). 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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: doctors and patients, friendship, child illness, friends, power relations, life is a bitch, rugby, man boy relationship, disease, stadium, female nudity, hotel room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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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: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, dealing with death, couple relations, filmmaking, danger, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, hopes, hotel room ...
Time: year 1972
Place: europe, france, paris france
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85%
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family relations, supportive spouse, parents and children, cigarette smoking, death, bus, bathtub, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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81%
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The Bird (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: estrangement, bird, kiss, beach, food, restaurant, cigarette smoking
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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G.H.B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Style: serious, psychological, gloomy, 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 ⇓
75%
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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, coming out, buddies, on the road, teenage life, urban, youth, friends, city life, gender, lifestyle, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, stylized
Plot: clergy, urban, solitude, monk
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, french riviera, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: haunted by the past, homecoming, house, childhood memory, heiress, landscape
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, cornwall, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching
Plot: suicide, terminal illness, parents and children, estrangement, family, mother, disease, family relations, golden years, mercy killing, aging, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, uplifting
Plot: friendship, elderly, friends, golden years, starting over, self discovery, mental illness, hopes, painting, alzheimer's disease, euthanasia, drawing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: introspection, romance, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, hip hop, hopes, society, urban, music, youth, friends, immigrants, follow your dream, siblings relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: obsessive quest, city life, urban, romance, love and romance, obsession, sketching, wind, following, street, cafe, bar ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: going straight, starting over, crime, crimes, urban ghetto, hopes, gang, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: fighting the system, legal action, courtroom drama, righting the wronged, dishonesty, legal, rivalry, society, workplace, legal investigation, human spirit, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Burnt Out (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: François Durrieux, a man in his forties, married to Clémence and father of Benjamin, has been employed for years by the firm DSBO. In order not to lose his job, he always submits to his boss's demands whether it means working after office ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace, fighting the system, parents and children, rebellion, power relations, revolt, suffering, courage, suicide, employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: dangerous attraction, fall in love, danger, romance, life is a bitch, vengeance, sexual abuse, love and romance, couples, grudge, imprisonment, police
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: unfulfillment, self discovery, love affair, dull life, love and romance, female nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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My Little Princess (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Young Violetta and her mother Hannah are a peculiar couple. Ten-year-old Violetta lives a quiet life with her grandmother, while her mother Hannah is an unpredictable photographer who lives off of the generosity of others. When Hannah forces her ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: lifestyle, innocence lost, parents and children, urban, eccentric family, city life, fish out of water, odd couple, artists and showbiz, misfit, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: elderly lovers, drugs/alcohol, golden years, countryside, elderly, village, buddies, aging, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: babies and infants, bounty hunter, clinic, folk hero, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, magician, stress
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: pregnancy, family in crisis, breakup, theater, couples, family problems, boss and employee, couple relations, workplace situations, love and romance, workplace, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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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, sexual relations, village life, love and romance, couples, social relations, death
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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My Wife's Romance (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Paul dies, he leaves his wife Eve with a mountain of debt. As the police begin their investigation into Paul’s death, Eve is supported by a lawyer named Chollet, a friend of her husband who generously helps her to clear the debts she has ...
Style: serious, gloomy, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: missing person, crimes, neo noir, dishonesty, femme fatale, crime, protagonist as suspect, manipulations, friendship, infidelity, law enforcement, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Welcome Aboard (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Despite his fame, Taillandier has suddenly stopped painting. Deeply depressed, the sixty-year-old decides to go away. He has no clear goal and explains nothing to his close friends. During his travels, he has a strange encounter with Marylou, a wild ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: self discovery, starting over, elderly, youth, beach, encounter, seaside
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: introspection, terminal illness, butterfly, suburbs, society, unfulfillment, best friends, couple relations, parents and children, suburban life, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.1
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Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove they are not in love.
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, introspection, self discovery, sexual relations, breakup, artists and showbiz, gender, couples, couple relations, family problems, spouse leaving, pubic hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
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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: serious, sincere, realistic, stylized, touching
Plot: friendship, best friends, youth, in the woods, friends, on the run, starting over, parents and children, breakup, hopes, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, realistic
Plot: mentally unstable, obsession, siblings relations, family relations, piano playing, sword, hospital, duel, revenge, pistol, brother brother relationship, honor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 134
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: parents and children, pregnancy, terminal illness, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, breast cancer, cancer, loss of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%