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Coming to Terms with the Dead (1994)
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Coming to Terms with the Dead (1994)
Original name: Petits Arrangements avec les morts
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: While middle-aged Vincent (Didier Sandre) makes a sand castle on a beach in Brittany, France, his sister Zaza (Catherine Ferran) and brother Francois (Charles Berling) spend a summer day reflecting on death and loss. They think back on their sister who was killed 20 years earlier in a motorbike accident. Her sudden death has haunted the siblings ever since. Meanwhile, young boy Jumbo (Guillaume Charras), who himself just lost a friend to cancer, joins the three in conversation.
Plot: cancer, death of child, beach, death

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about death, beach, cancer, female nudity, sea, terminal illness and hospital mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Coming to Terms with the Dead: Hell (2006), The Reject (2007), Melody (2014), My Hindu Friend (2015), The Last Best Year (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: introspection, fall in love, urban, nightlife, love and romance, youth, materialism, shopping, lifestyle, nickname, slut
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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The Reject (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man whose life is on the verge of collapse looks for new inspiration in this drama from Serbian filmmaker Milos Radivojevic. On was once a reporter, but now makes his living working as a public relations man for a banking firm. On is in his ...
Plot: beach, lesbian couple, sea, cunnilingus, blood, friendship, dog, surrealism, father daughter relationship, death, lesbian, female nudity ...
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Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a doctor named Tomasz who questions his beliefs, faith and morality as his end is near, so he makes all efforts to find dignity in his imminent death.
Plot: cancer, doctor, meaning of life, monk, suffering, cynicism, medical student, pain, belief, makeup artist, divorce, death ...
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Melody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Melody, 28 years old, a confused child born under the name X, decides to rent out her body in order to get the money she needs to realize her dream: opening a hair-dressing salon. To do so, she accepts to carry the child of Emily, a rich English ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: wig, death, swimming pool, beach, baby, bathtub, money, terminal illness, hospital, hairdresser, surrogate mother, homeless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, england, europe
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68%
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My Hindu Friend (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diego is a film director very close to death, surrounded by people who are having trouble dealing with his current tempestuous mood. Chances are he won't survive, but if he does, that means he needs to relearn how to live. live.
Plot: family problems, illness, cancer, survival, death, prayer, female masturbation, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, impotence, simulated blow job, wedding ceremony ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Last Best Year (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jane (Bernadette Peters) has a dizzy spell while at home. As her condition does not improve, she consults a doctor who finds that she is very ill and that she has no family to help her through this very trying time. He enlists the help of a ...
Plot: childhood trauma, dying, death, humanity, dying woman, cancer, female friendship, terminal illness
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Mum's List (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when ...
Plot: terminal cancer, cancer, mother, family, death, wife, husband, breast cancer, death of wife, husband wife relationship, dying woman, woman
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57%
Woman of the Ganges (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man returns to the place he once lived a passionate love affair with a woman who is now dead. So powerful are the emotions that seize him that he imagines she is still alive, and begins to live as if this were the case...
Style: avant garde
Plot: seaside, voice, ghost, small town, beach
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Sophia Antipolis (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sophia Antipolis: a technopole on the French Riviera, a place where dreams should come true. But fear and despair lurk beneath the surface. Under a deceitful sun, five lives map out the haunting story of a young woman: Sophia.
Plot: surgery, boat, night, classroom, newspaper, fire, death, doctor, teenage girl, hotel, candle, bare breasts ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
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Year of the Jellyfish (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.
Plot: seduction, beach, sex, teenage girl, sexuality, casino, woman in bathtub, boat, footsie under the table, jellyfish, roulette, adult actress playing teenage girl ...
Place: saint tropez
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The Wake (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Over there, in his village at the foot of the mountains, he’s dead. His face radiant and his body at peace, he lies on the bed. Then they can gather around him. Three days long they talk, drink, weep, fight and remember… And they smile, too.
Plot: bathtub, death, telephone call, taking a photograph, coffin, bare breasts, dead man
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48%
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8 Times Up (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
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Land (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar
Duration: 111 min.
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Plot: death, native american reservation, plaster cast, hospital, urination, killing a dog, death of son, alcoholic, u.s. army, farm, loss of son, beer drinking ...
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47%
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Brothers (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Estonia
Duration: 80 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
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Reinventing Marvin (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young gay man determined to reinvent his life leaves everything behind on his quest for self-realization.
Plot: gay, lgbt, homosexuality, gay kiss, gay couple, male nudity, name change, homophobic slur, school bully, gay club, sex in shower, gay sex ...
Place: paris france
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The Absent (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, France
Duration: 80 min.
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I Knew Her Well (1965)
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Country: France
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Country: France
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Valley of Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 49 min.
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Angel Face (2018)
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Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
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The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
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Anand (1971)
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Country: India
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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