Movies like Pater

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Pater
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, french politics, role playing, ethics, bakery, business ethics, video camera, politics, prime minister, money, handshake
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and gloomy films with plots about friends, friendship, couples, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, love and romance and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Pater: Atomic Age (2012), The Moon Child (2011), Wandering Streams (2010), Irene (2009), The Disintegration (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Atomic Age
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: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, on the road, friendship, urban, teenage life, youth, friends, city life, coming out, gender, lifestyle, best friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   95%
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The Moon Child
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, cave, medical examination, illness, sunlight, teenage boy, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   94%
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Wandering Streams
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: elderly lovers, drugs/alcohol, golden years, elderly, countryside, buddies, village, aging, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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    User:   100%
 
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Irene
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: dealing with death, couple relations, filmmaking, danger, love and romance, introspection, unfulfillment, couples, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, hopes, country house ...
Time: year 1972
Place: europe, france, paris france
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    User:   78%
 
The Disintegration
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Three young men meet Djamel (Yassine Azzouz), a charismatic manipulator, who turns the three friends against society.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, rough
Plot: buddies, teaching the ways of the world, dishonesty, rebellion, society, friends, power relations, social misfits, fighting the system, manipulations, rebelliousness, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, brussels belgium
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Those Who Remain
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hospital, family relations, supportive spouse, terminal illness, parents and children, bus, bathtub, death, cigarette smoking, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   76%
 
Woman Is the Future of Man
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As the first snow falls in Seoul, two old friends reunite; one is a successful college professor, and the other, a struggling filmmaker recently returned from the United States. After their reminiscences, they finally decide to go in search of the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, romance, college, lovers reunited, friends, love and romance, couples, fall in love, buddies, contests and competitions, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   64%
 
A Burning Hot Summer
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, love triangle, friendship, human nature, sexual relations, breakup, artists and showbiz, friends, couples, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   54%
 
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Poison Friends
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of college students are duped by a charming pathological liar.
Style: serious, clever, talky, realistic, biting ...
Plot: manipulations, student life, university, college, youth, friendship, power relations, betrayal, teachers and students, college life, friends, novel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   58%
 
I Forgot to Tell You
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 ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   69%
 
My Wife's Romance
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: twists and turns, gloomy, serious, 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 ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
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Man at Bath
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, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   51%
 
My Little Princess
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: innocence lost, parents and children, urban, eccentric family, city life, fish out of water, odd couple, artists and showbiz, misfit, partners, family relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   53%
 
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Yuki & Nina
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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   66%
 
A Butterfly Kiss
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: introspection, terminal illness, suburbs, society, unfulfillment, best friends, couple relations, parents and children, suburban life, life is a bitch, couples, butterfly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   67%
 
A Few Hours of Spring
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, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, estrangement, family relations, golden years, mercy killing, terminal illness, aging, suicide, elderly, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, disease ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, switzerland
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System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
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Venus in Fur
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An enigmatic actress (Emmanuelle Seigner) may have a hidden agenda when she auditions for a part in a misogynistic writer's (Mathieu Amalric) play.
Style: psychological, sexual, witty, tense, serious ...
Plot: bdsm, theater, audition, obsession, actor's life, sexuality, battle of the sexes, surrealism, mentor, pornography, greed, alter ego ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   53%
 
The Portuguese Nun
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young French actress in Lisbon to shoot a movie is intrigued by a nun she sees kneeling in the chapel where she is filming.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: world, actor's life, clergy, urban, church, self discovery, city life, nun, love affair, culture clash, filmmaking, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portugal, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   56%
 
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Bad Girl
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 ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   63%
 
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Domestic Life
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: serious, biting, realistic
Plot: suburban life, family life, suburbs, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, murder, school, parents and children, relationship vs career, couples, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   59%
 
All Our Desires
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, serious, 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 ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   48%
 
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Villa Amalia
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ann leaves Thomas and everything else behind when she catches him kissing another woman. With her music and help from Georges, she begins a journey to find herself.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, redemption, self discovery, island, hopes, musician's life, friendship, friends, separation, death of mother, train station, sea ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy, paris france, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   60%
 
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Cet amour-l?
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: psychological, serious, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, writer's life, human nature, introspection, couple relations, destructive relationship, love affair, culture clash, haunted by the past, wartime life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   52%
 
Oscar and the Lady in Pink
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Listening in to a conversation between his doctor and parents, 10-year-old Oscar learns what nobody has the courage to tell him. He only has a few weeks to live. Furious, he refuses to speak to anyone except straight-talking Rose, the lady in pink ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: friendship, child illness, hospital, terminal illness, youth, dealing with death, human spirit, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, friends, make believe, wrestling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   59%
 
Porto of My Childhood
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Manoel de Oliveira's autobiographical documentary about returning to his hometown.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: city life, introspection, urban, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, society, social relations, lifestyle, childhood, river, memory, old house ...
Time: contemporary, 20s, 30s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: europe, portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   62%
 
A Few Days of Respite
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, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: gays and lesbians, human nature, small town, couple relations, love affair, gender, friendship, couples, introspection, friends, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
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Love Forbidden
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rodolphe Marconi writes, directs, and stars in the coming-out drama Défense d'Aimer (Love Forbidden). Marconi plays Bruce, a young student from Paris who accepts a fellowship in Rome. He takes a flat at the Villa Medicis and writes full time. ...
Style: sexual, serious, sexy, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: romance, gays and lesbians, love affair, unfulfilled love, celebrity culture, coming out, gay sex, homosexuality, gay, fashion, gender, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   57%
 
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Furious
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sven (15) will be director and has been busy filming. He films his friends, especially those to do free running and put the videos on YouTube. He asks Roosmarijn to work on his first feature film. They may not know that he gets a thrashing at home ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching
Plot: teenage life, youth, friends, best friends, buddies, parents and children, filmmaking, family relations, death of brother, friendship, father son relationship, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   47%
 
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I, the Other
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Not available
Style: twists and turns, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: friendship, isolation, confined, ship, ocean or sea, rivalry, friends, buddies, terrorism, betrayal, manipulations, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
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Oxygen
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two young man share an incurable illness. Is their love for the women in their lives strong enough to conquer their fear of dying?
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, hospital, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, friends, buddies, human spirit, optimism, fall in love, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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