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Perfect Pie (2002)
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Perfect Pie (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the invitation of her childhood best friend Patsy McCann née Willets, famed opera singer Francesca Prine - whose real name is Marie Beck - returns to Marmora, Ontario to sing in a benefit concert. Patsy and Marie were best friends from the time Marie and her family arrived in Marmora when she was ten years old to the time she left Marmora at age fifteen, which was thirty years prior. With the exception of Don Rayford on who Marie had a crush, Patsy was shy Marie's only friend in Marmora. However, Marie and Patsy have not been in touch since due to issues that drove Marie out of town at the time. Those issues include Marie being physically abused by her alcoholic mother, but most specifically what happened the evening of the Sadie Hawkins dance - where Don accompanied Marie - and post dance down by the railroad tracks. Marie and Patsy's reunion may not be able to endure the thirty years of silence and the events of that night.
Plot: female director, teenager, female friendship, best friend, underwear, swimsuit, wet t shirt, nipples visible through clothing, braless, multiple time frames, swimming in underwear, swimwear, dressing gown, epileptic seizure

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, serious, realistic and touching films with plots about female director, teenager, female nudity, mother daughter relationship, family relations, coming of age and teenage girl mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Perfect Pie: Arresting Gena (1997), Team Hurricane (2017), 1:01 (2006), The Death of Empedocles (1987), Rough Winds (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: female director, terminal illness, coming of age, female friendship, irresponsible, teenage girl, female protagonist, teenager, sexuality, teenage protagonist, youth, friendship between women ...
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95%
 6.6
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Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenage girl, female nudity, scandinavian girl, teenager, group of teenagers
Place: scandinavia, denmark
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94%
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1:01 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a Copenhagen suburb the 19-year-old Per is found unconscious after having been badly beaten up. He is taken to hospital in a coma. The police have no clues, but the air is thick with suspicion. His mother struggles to maintain her faith in his ...
Plot: coma, female director, family relations, suspicion, beating, teenager
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Death of Empedocles (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Film adaptation by Straub and Huillot of Hölderlin's 1798 tragedy on the symbolic death of Empedoclus, the legislator in Ancient Greece.
Plot: female director, filmed play, communism, utopia
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75%
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Rough Winds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three devastating teenage stories fuse beneath the calm of a quiet, average neighborhood.
Plot: female director, suburbs, post traumatic stress disorder, closeted gay, high school, anorexia, suicide attempt, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.2
 59
Beauty (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Set in the north of Argentina. Yolanda, a young girl of Wichi origin, tells in her native language (Wichi Lhämtes), the story of how, as a family maid in a "criollo" home, she has her hair unjustly cut: this is her most particular trait, ...
Plot: female director, teenage girl, dancing, birthday, maid, earthquake, church, teenager, haircut, catholic
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57%
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Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, school, car accident, school teacher, machismo, femininity
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Flowers for Fannie (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Fannie Fairchild locked up her heart when her beloved George was killed in the Great War. But now she faces her own mortality and realizes that she has no one to maintain her grave with flowers.
Style: spiritual
Plot: female director, fiancee, generation, faith, widow, wedding, death, christianity, multiple time frames, faith based
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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An Unexpected Love (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kate Mayer seems to have it all: a nice suburban house, two loving children and a devoted husband. But Kate is anything but happy. She is disappointed not only with her marriage, but with her entire life. In her pursuit of happiness, this frustrated ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: lesbian mother, lesbian, sexual awakening, secret love, divorce, bigotry, self discovery, fall in love, starting over, lesbian sex, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Werewolf (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blaise and Nessa are outcast methadone users in a small town that doesn’t offer an easy way out. Each day starts in a long lineup at the tiny pharmacy, then it’s door-to- door begging to cut grass for people who just want them to not exist. At ...
Plot: female director, dog, doctor, pharmacy, little boy, outcast, video game, playing a video game, ice cream cone, lawn mowing
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Loyalties (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lily and her three youngest children join her husband David Sutton, a doctor in an isolated northern Alberta town. Their eleven-year-old son arrives later from boarding school. David conceals a dark secret which caused the family to leave England ...
Plot: female director, secret, doctor, family relations
Place: canada, england
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43%
We, the Undersigned (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 140 min.
Story: While a newly-built industrial bakery can produce bread, a three-person committee refused to sign acceptance documents citing numerous deficiencies. Lyonya Shindin, who works for a construction company, which built the bakery, follows the committee ...
Plot: construction worker, industry, politics, train, construction, committee, female director, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, taking off shoes
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42%
Late Fragment (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Faye, Kevin and Théo three troubled strangers, three lives fractured by thoughts and acts of violence. In the interactive feature film Late Fragment, their narratives interlock in a unique cinematic experience in which you play a creative and ...
Style: interactive
Plot: female director, child in peril, sex, male nudity, bisexual, therapist, broken mirror, blood stain, beaten to death, bar, security guard, homosexual ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
There Should Be Rules (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mia and Mirjam are two 14-year-olds who live in a very dreary little town. Though not especially grown-up, they're both trying. Mirjam gets a head start by forming a relationship with an older man who says he loves her. Mia has a dad who drinks ...
Style: psychological, tense, touching
Plot: relationships, small town, friendship, swedish, older man young girl relationship, underage girl, best friend, coming of age, teenager, love, love and romance, female director ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Other Side of the Underneath (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A surreal look at the schizophrenia of a group of girls in a therapy session.
Style: surreal, cult film, experimental, feminist film
Plot: female protagonist, mask, mental institution, female director, mental patient, surrealism, female nudity, british
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Before the World Ends (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The countryside of Rio Grande do Sul, and high-school student, Daniel, spends a normal adolescence life with his family, studying, riding his bicycle, playing games on the Internet and expecting one day to move to the big city of Porto Alegre. ...
Plot: female director, photograph, boy, middle class, betrayal, teenager, 15 year old, catholic school, vandalism, friendship between boys, child abandonment, boy girl relationship ...
Place: brazil
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38%
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Love (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A unique anthology of six short vignettes on the subject of love, all of them written, directed and produced by women.
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, sex with food, jazz club, threesome, swinger, adultery, female nudity, male female relationship, oyster, male nudity, catatonia, love
Time: post world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
He Hated Pigeons (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Chile
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Love is everything with a young man journey's from the north to south of Chile to fulfill a promise.
Plot: female director, road trip, gay, pickup truck, truck
Place: chile
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37%
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Termini Station (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Termini Station is a Canadian made drama, released in 1989 and directed by Allan King. The film stars Colleen Dewhurst and Megan Follows as Molly and Micheline Dushane, a mother and daughter living in a small Northern Ontario town. Molly is an ...
Plot: small town, alcohol abuse, family, parent child relationship, poker, braless, nipples visible through clothing, mother daughter relationship, prostitution, trailer park
Place: canada, ontario canada
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36%
The Killing Yard (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Lawyers must defend a prisoner accused of murdering two of his inmates during the Attica prison riots in 1971.
Plot: female director, political corruption, prison riot, false accusation, helicopter, prison, courtroom, murder, massacre
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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La capture (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Plot: female director, animals, dancing, abduction, father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, gun, blood, dance, old woman, violence, animal
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Big Girls Don't Cry (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Kati and Steffi have been best friends since they were six. Now they're both 17 and enjoying the ups and downs of becoming adults together. While Kati's parents are religious and conservative, but argue constantly, Steffi comes from what ...
Style: disturbing, touching, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: virgin, best friend, female friendship, moral dilemma, teenage life, vengeance, rivalry, youth, parent child relationship, envy, teenage crush, innocence lost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Fire-Eater (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The twin sisters Helena and Irene are born in Helsinki during World War II. A few months later their mother, Sirkka, leaves the girls in the care of their grandmother, an old communist, and runs away with a German soldier. Their life under the ...
Plot: female director, childhood, sister sister relationship, mother, generation, communist, circus, twin sister, absent mother, fire eater, sister, post war ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Margarita Happy Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five young women, each with children, meet once a week for $2 margaritas and discuss life, love and change.
Plot: female director, unwed mother, group of friends, female friendship, little girl, friendship between women, downtown, illustrator, female artist, hipster, single mother, female protagonist ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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33%
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Anne Trister (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the death of her father, Anne - a brilliant but emotionally unstable painter/ sculptor - returns from Switzerland to her home town in Quebec. Setting up a studio, she becomes obsessed with her work, to the extent that she grows farther and ...
Plot: first lesbian experience, lesbian seduction, female director, artist, childhood home, studio, lesbian love, breast fondling, child psychologist, bathtub, lesbian, female nudity ...
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32%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
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32%
The Collectress (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Following a traumatic experience, Gaile, a speech therapist, is incapable of feeling any emotion. However, while preparing a video presentation for a scientific conference, she sees herself on screen and is surprised to find suppressed sensations ...
Plot: female director, obsession, emotionless
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32%
The Color of Courage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, ...
Style: inspirational
Plot: female director, interracial relations, civil rights movement, african american, neighbor, supreme court, civil rights, segregation, racism
Time: 1940s, 40s
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31%
Too Much Too Often! (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When swaggering and conceited teddy boy Mike (played by fleshy-faced BUCK STARR) isn’t combing his wavy hair in a stance reminiscent of The Fonz, he’s latching onto each and every female who crosses his slimy path. The guy is bad news and has ...
Plot: female director, underwear, prostitution, sexploitation, sex, male prostitution, kiss, homosexual, nudity (full frontal - brief), panties, female nudity, sadism ...
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30%
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Happy Days (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Happy Days is an adaptation of Samuel Beckett's challenging absurdist drama, a play most would deem unfilmable. Faithfully adhering to Beckett's minimalist original, a black parody of love, marriage, and our search for meaning in an ...
Plot: female director, comb, umbrella, looking at self in mirror, toothbrush, hat, gun, brushing teeth, wallet, singing, parasol, filmed play ...
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30%