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Phantom Pain
Original name: Phantomschmerz
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy, psychological
Plot: human spirit, redemption, disability, hopes, human nature, couple relations, parents and children, misfit, couples, family relations, life is a bitch, new love, operation, cyclist, amputation, ex husband ex wife relationship, sex scene, hospital, female nudity, car accident, hit and run
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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110 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and sincere films with plots including hopes, family relations, society, parents and children, life is a bitch, redemption and human spirit themes mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like Phantom Pain: Distant Lights (2003), When We Leave (2010), Strike (2006), Louise Wimmer (2011), The Keys to the House (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Distant Lights
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, sincere
Plot: immigrants, human spirit, rock, taxi driver, rebelliousness, border, architect, unsociability, bankrupt, translation, border patrol, jealousy, robbery, escape, prostitute, violence, camera, redemption, injustice, against the odds, hopes, society, life is a bitch, couple relations, political unrest, politics, ambition, danger, rebellion, state affairs, couples, black market, investor, ukrainian, first communion, customs officer, shopkeeper, slice of life, illegal immigration, catholic, smuggling, dress, girl, illegal immigrant, little girl, polish, taxi
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, poland, ukraine
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System:   95%
    User:   88%
 
When We Leave
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: parents and children, hopes, marital rape, abusive father, society, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, immigrants, against the rules, redemption, self discovery, destructive relationship, rebellion, couples, family feud, family tradition, family reunited, in-laws, arranged marriage, family disapproval, family values, abusive parent, abusive husband, domestic violence, punishment, reconciliation, conservative, oppression, muslim, german
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, turkey, istanbul turkey, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
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Strike
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: fighting the system, legal action, ship, politics, human spirit, rebelliousness, boss and employee, death in the family, memory loss, working class, political corruption, price of justice, workplace situations, injustice, campaign, life is a bitch, rebellion, society, state affairs, clergy, orphan, single parent, revolution, ambition, heroes, hopes, legal, rivalry, workplace, family problems, family relations, power relations, labor union, baltic sea, shipyard, political activism, political repression, cold war
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   81%
 
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Louise Wimmer
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: starting over, human spirit, down on your luck, hopes, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, optimism, disorder, divorced woman, buffet, lack of money, cleaning, part time job, male female friendship, homeless woman, car radio, cleaning lady, female in shower, hunger, woman crying, working class, money problems, ex husband ex wife relationship, poverty, apartment, homelessness, sleeping in a car, single woman, car won't start, hotel manager, survival, female full frontal nudity, sex, female protagonist, shower, cigarette smoking, dog
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   63%
 
The Keys to the House
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, France
Duration: 105 min.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, gloomy, bleak, psychological
Plot: redemption, parents and children, hospital, estrangement, hopes, family relations, self discovery, haunted by the past, disability, misfit, family problems, medical test, family in crisis, love and romance, teenage life, dining car, physical therapy, ferrari, disabled person, caesarean birth, volleyball, human nature, death in childbirth, exercise, soccer ball, society, father son reunion, tap dancer, honking a car horn, postcard, forgiveness, shame, shared bath, boy with glasses, aunt nephew relationship, ice cream, death of girlfriend, target practice, runaway, lost, reunion, disease, single parent, therapy, youth, cane, diary, snoring, soccer, whispering
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, germany, italy, norway, milan italy, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   74%
 
Stopped on Track
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: family in crisis, terminal illness, life is a bitch, suburbs, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, dealing with death, family life, hospital, cancer, sickness, illness, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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System:   73%
    User:   72%
 
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Our Life
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, family problems, life is a bitch, single parent, dealing with death, redemption, friendship, down on your luck, missing person, twentysomething life, working class, crimes, hopes, society, couples, family relations, friends, wife husband relationship, stress, night watchman, lifestyle, worker, romanian, african, desperation, children, death of parent, construction site, widow, teenager, funeral, illegal immigrant, brother brother relationship, guilt, father son relationship, mother son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   79%
 
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Shirley Adams
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching, uplifting
Plot: human spirit, introspection, parents and children, small town, down on your luck, disability, family in crisis, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, single parent, social decay, misfit, society, paralysis, racial, abandonment, therapy, gang violence, poverty, depression, shoplifting, sacrifice, court, violence, betrayal, mother son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   58%
 
The Forest for the Trees
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional, gloomy, psychological
Plot: dedicated educator, teacher, hardcase students, innocence lost, high school, idealist, betrayal by friend, mockery, student, teachers and students, misfit, society, power relations, idealism, down on your luck, workplace situations, fish out of water, emotional breakdown, rejection, loneliness, isolation, obsession, loner, hopes, life is a bitch, workplace, leaving home, college graduate, disintegration, garbage dump, garbage bag, mousetrap, boredom, hypocrite, tennis court, mental breakdown, rumor, disco, zoo, single, birthday party, children, reading a book, classroom, binoculars, gift, voyeurism, voyeur, neighbor, vacuum cleaner
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   78%
 
If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching, rough, psychological
Plot: juvenile delinquency, redemption, parents and children, prison, unfulfilled love, prison life, confined, unfulfillment, youth, family relations, power relations, forbidden love, teenage love, hopes, love and romance, society, sociologist, penitentiary, mobile phone, sociology, little brother, prison visit, dormitory, broken glass, desperation, estranged mother, soccer, hostage situation, fight, coffee, teenager, hostage, prison warden, cafe, girl, interview, flirting, student
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   68%
 
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Cavalcade
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: redemption, disability, hopes, love and romance, couples, womanizer, rehabilitation, human spirit, couple relations, friendship, true love, life turned upside down, quadriplegic, misfit, friends, physical therapy, disabled person, wheelchair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   58%
 
33 Scenes from Life
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: dealing with death, self discovery, dysfunctional family, parent child relationship, mother, hopes, family problems, family relations, introspection, parents and children, siblings relations, optimism, estrangement, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, sex scene, smoking, hospital, female nudity, death, father daughter relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
The Karamazov Brothers
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, emotional, gloomy
Plot: actor's life, performer's life, human nature, redemption, parents and children, artists and showbiz, society, dealing with death, siblings relations, hopes, family relations, lifestyle, theater, translator, death of son, actor, suicide
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, poland, prague, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   70%
 
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Eastern Plays
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, sincere, realistic, touching, captivating, emotional, sentimental, tense
Plot: coming of age, introspection, redemption, forbidden love, addiction, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, racism, family in crisis, hopes, life is a bitch, gang, family problems, family relations, rebelliousness, parents and children, crimes, love and romance, society, youth, hospitalization, psychotherapist, stepmother stepson relationship, hate crime, newscast, discrimination, college friend, riot police, taxi ride, existentialism, stage play, skinhead, ethnic hatred, falling asleep, alienation, shaved head, heavy metal, teen angst, old man, tattoo parlor, tattoo, prejudice, actress, performance, art, travel, dysfunctional relationship, concert, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, politician
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, bulgaria, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   58%
 
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Little Soldier
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sincere, realistic, tense, touching
Plot: prostitute, human spirit, small town, friendship, parents and children, injustice, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems, family relations, friends, soldier, feminism, redemption, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, gender, military, karaoke bar, pimp, jaguar car, prostitution, african, driver, female soldier, brothel, absent father, abusive father, hotel room, criminal, airport, neighbor
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   63%
 
 6.2
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Villa Amalia
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, redemption, self discovery, hopes, island, musician's life, friendship, friends, garbage bag, mediterranean, dysfunctional couple, life changing, parisian suburb, father daughter reunion, new life, train ride, sheet music, dumpster, dumped by girlfriend, marital separation, cheating boyfriend, separation, piano, train station, sea, death of mother, swimming, lesbian subtext, father daughter relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy, mediterranean sea, naples italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   67%
 
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Summer
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric
Plot: introspection, redemption, self discovery, friendship, haunted by the past, hopes, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, disability, misfit, unfulfillment, youth, cleaning, crushed hand, blowing bubbles, passed out drunk, diabetes, raft, motorcycle, skinny dipping, arson, alcoholic, death of friend, fight, collision, ambulance, urination, vomiting, shotgun, computer, smoking, hospital, beating, gas station, funeral, bicycle, shower, crying, horse, self mutilation, father son relationship, wheelchair, blood, rage
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
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Illegal
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: immigrants, human spirit, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, society, fighting the system, social differences, injustice, misfit, rebellion, family relations, female warden, illegal alien, fingerprints, immigration, identity, separation, mother son reunion, police violence, head wound, suicide by hanging, quitting a job, freedom, scandal, political scandal, arrest, fake identity, 14 year old, suicide, beating, hidden identity, birthday, escape, deportation, police, illegal immigrant, telephone call, russian, mother son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   62%
 
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Oxygen
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, hospital, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, friends, buddies, human spirit, optimism, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, transplant, caucasian, latex gloves, oxygen mask, syringe, oxygen, medical examination, car, beach, underwear, brother brother relationship, male bonding, father son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   59%
 
 6.7
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Family Tree
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, gloomy, touching, psychological
Plot: gays and lesbians, golden years, dealing with death, introspection, coming out, death in the family, family in crisis, haunted by the past, gender, family problems, family relations, aging, parents and children, elderly, hopes, deportation, mozart, concentration camp survivor, bereavement, family secret, closeted homosexual, gay brother, bisexual, death of son, forest, opera, dysfunctional family, alcoholic, grandfather granddaughter relationship, gay father, gay parent, homosexuality, grief, grandfather, funeral, gay slur, death, world war two, lie, father son relationship, mother son relationship, secret
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   43%
 
 6.5
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Emile
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: golden years, dealing with death, human nature, introspection, university, redemption, college, parents and children, countryside, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, haunted by the past, family life, elderly, orphan, hopes, family problems, family relations, betrayal, starting over, homecoming, life is a bitch, family abandonment, acceptance, uncle niece relationship, reconciliation, farm, orphanage, brother brother relationship, flashback, speech
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, england, europe, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
The Straight Line
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, sincere
Plot: athlete's life, human spirit, sport, disability, ambition, hopes, friends, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, friendship, misfit, power relations, sport competition, handicap, competition, stadium, release from prison, boat, handicapped, beach, running, love, flashback, mother son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   46%
 
Profoundly Normal
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere
Plot: mentally challenged, in the woods, human spirit, siblings relations, suburbs, pregnancy, suburban life, optimism, disability, family life, hopes, misfit, society, family relations, survival, idealism, friendship, interracial relations, family in crisis, working class, thirtysomething life, fighting the system, rebellion, couples, mental retardation, interracial couple, interracial marriage, coping
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
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Extraordinary Measures
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, dramatic, sincere, gloomy, captivating, scenic, inspirational, entertaining, touching, exciting, idiotic, factual, interesting, intense, bad ending, suspense
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: obsessive quest, family drama, race against time, happy ending, survival, doctors, internet, catastrophe, science, first contact, family, human spirit, natural disaster, children, chase, child illness, mentor, parents and children, redemption, betrayal, fight scenes, against the odds, conspiracy, conspiracy theory, twists & turns, end of the world, life philosophy, mad scientist, dialogue, life & death, hopes, destiny, car chase, hospital, adaptation, family problems, secret service, fantasy world, greed, family relations, vengeance, justice, adventure, genetics, secrets, time, manipulation, life is a bitch, nudity (topless - notable), culture clash
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas, boston, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
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Faith
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: coming of age, introspection, urban, self discovery, forbidden love, parents and children, haunted by the past, teenage life, religions or cults, hopes, society, family relations, gays and lesbians, social misfits, against the rules, adolescence vs adulthood, gender, love and romance, misfit, rebellion, youth, unwed pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, islam, gay lead character, father daughter relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   50%
 
Life, Above All
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: human spirit, parents and children, family in crisis, village, prostitution, poverty, coffin, school, parent child relationship, village life, estrangement, misfit, youth, family problems, social relations, social misfits, coming of age, death in the family, hopes, child prostitution, aids, mother daughter relationship, little girl, society, family relations, leaving home, alcoholic father, ostracism, loss of sister, illness, funeral, neighbor, gossip and rumors
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
 6.2
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Cet amour-l?
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Style: talky, clever, serious, psychological, emotional, realistic, gloomy, captivating, sentimental, sincere
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, love and romance, couples, soldier, alcohol abuse, destiny, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, family relations, lifestyle, bathtub
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   38%
 
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Welcome
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking, sincere, uplifting, emotional, atmospheric
Plot: immigrants, human spirit, friendship, hopes, society, crumbling marriage, obsessive quest, redemption, self discovery, teachers and students, coming of age, misfit, unfulfillment, youth, power relations, friends, swimming, renewed love, refugees, instructor, family tradition, family disapproval, adolescence vs adulthood, blind ambition, petty thief, public phone, swimmer, police harassment, plastic bag, kurd, lovers reunited, swimming lesson, social worker, social activism, illegal immigration, forced marriage, wedding ring, social injustice, customs, social issues, death of loved one, hiding, neighbor neighbor relationship, cargo ship, soccer, ex husband ex wife relationship, refugee, boat, sleeping on a couch, police detective
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, english channel, iraq, england
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System:   45%
    User:   44%
 

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