Movies like Truly Human

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Truly Human (2001)
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Truly Human (2001)
Original name: Et rigtigt menneske
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: P. is a little girl's imaginary friend who lives inside the wall of her room. But one day he magically materialises and so must learn to live in the world like everyone else - a world where he is met with suspicion and hate but also with wonder and love.
Style: psychological, serious, offbeat, gloomy, realistic
Plot: family relations, teaching the ways of the world, social relations, figment, death in the family, dogma, blonde, female nudity, male nudity, swimming pool, breasts, naked man, bare breasts, naked in public, shower, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, buttocks, nipples, topless, skinny dipping, topless woman, nipple, two in a shower, female in shower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark

Most similar movies to Truly Human

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and gloomy films with plots about family relations, female nudity, family problems, male nudity, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief) and female director mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Truly Human: Wetlands (2011), A Caretaker's Tale (2012), First Winter (2012), The Dark Side of Love (2012), Aurora (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wetlands (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: On a dairy farm in the Eastern Townships, in the middle of a drought and while the land is parching, a drama will disrupt the life of the Santerre family. Confronted to each other they will have to learn to forgive.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: death in the family, family problems, estrangement, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, family business, down on your luck, voyeurism, forgiveness, coming of age, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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95%
A Caretaker's Tale (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A custodian in a housing project discovers that a naked, mute woman he found in one of his apartments has miraculous healing powers.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: older man younger woman sex, older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, sexual relations, sexual content, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), father son relationship, mute or deaf, lolita, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When winter begins, life is serene for a group of new-age Brooklynites living in a remote country farmhouse. Sex, drugs, yoga, and organic cooking absorb their days, safely tucked away from the stresses of urban life. But when a blackout of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: survival, isolation, human nature, wilderness, social relations, confined, party, innocence lost, female nudity, male nudity, lesbian sex, bathtub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Dark Side of Love (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two brothers on different life paths, a gay waiter with a crush on an eligible bachelor and a drug addict in a twisted dependent relationships with his girlfriend, reunite to mourn the death of their mother.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, death in the family, addiction, estrangement, life is a bitch, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, eligible bachelor, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Aurora (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 181 min.
Story: An apartment kitchen: a man and a woman discuss Little Red Riding Hood, their voices hushed, mindful of waking the little girl sleeping next room. Waste land on the city outskirts: behind a line of abandoned trailers, the man silently watches what ...
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, tense, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, midlife crisis, losing-it hero, family relations, factory worker, parents and children, unfulfillment, crimes, crime, new wave, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
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68%
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Back to Stay (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Marina, Sofia and Violeta deal differently with the death of their grandmother.
Style: sincere, contemplative, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, youth, estrangement, sister sister relationship, everyday life, friendship, society, siblings relations, family life, death in the family, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Daniel's Daughter (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a woman learns that her father has passed away, she must confront the past (and the town) she left behind.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, psychological, realistic
Plot: fall in love, self discovery, death in the family, romance, haunted by the past, family relations, love and romance, homecoming, small town life, last wish, social relations, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Exit: A personal history (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man travels to Holland for an assisted suicide. The young man was convinced that this was his only way of ending an existence that he considered to lack any dignity.
Style: experimental, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, human nature, dull life, unfulfillment, dealing with death, urban, siblings relations, death wish, sexual content, urban setting, human rights, disability
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Hush Little Baby (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Four girls in rehab is on tour from their treatment centers and it becomes their life stories. The girls run off in a stolen Volvo and soon learns to know the freedom of good and evil. Both the fantastic feeling to be master of its own destiny, but ...
Style: realistic, road movie, psychological, emotional, disturbing ...
Plot: haunted by the past, on the road, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, human nature, friendship, stealing a car, journey, self discovery, mysterious past, secret, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Chromophobia (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Encouraged by his editor to seek 'sexy stories that sell', a reporter preys upon the private life of an erstwhile friend, with disastrous results.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, celebrity culture, family problems, social worker, family relations, obsession, family in crisis, prostitute, man boy relationship, female nudity, journalism, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 90
Emoticon ;) (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Elena Gallenti is an anthropology graduate student struggling to complete her thesis on 'modern means of communication.' All that changes when she meets her new boyfriend's teenage kids, who are going through their own journeys of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, contemplative, psychological, serious
Plot: family relations, self discovery, human nature, couple relations, profanity, bittersweet, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, society, sexual content, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Sleepwalker (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young couple, Kaia and Andrew, are renovating Kaia's secluded family estate. Their lives are violently disrupted upon the unexpected arrival of Kaia's sister, Christine, and her fiancé, Ira.
Style: emotional, tense, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: estate, siblings relations, couple relations, uninvited guest, couples, missing person, family relations, young couple, sister sister relationship, crimes, under the surface, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Dead Europe (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK, Greece
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In Greece to scatter his father's ashes, Isaac hears of a curse that hangs over the head of his family. Dismissing the idea, his trip begins to unveil dark truths that forced his father to flee years ago.
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, rough, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, human trafficking, curse, family relations, immigrants, photograph, family secret, gay sex, society, on the road, haunted by the past, threesome ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Policeman's Wife (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The story of a young couple who live in a small town with their four-year-old daughter. The husband is so caught up in his work as a policeman that he gradually becomes increasingly alienated from his wife and daughter who become ever closer to one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: accident, family problems, couple relations, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, parents and children, small town, crumbling marriage, mother daughter relationship, domestic violence, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Aftermath (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young married couple has to deal with their emotional breakdowns after the death of their only daughter.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: estrangement, breakdown, family problems, vengeance, couple relations, death in the family, life is a bitch, family relations, unemployment, grief, depression, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: hospital, haunted by the past, introspection, sexual abuse, family relations, estrangement, hopes, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, revenge, family secret, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mourning for Anna (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother deals with the violent murder of her daughter.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, death of daughter, grief, country house, teenage life, family relations, crimes, hopes, family problems, deadly, youth, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Ghost River (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvie is a hooker whose illegitimate daughter commits a crime. She and her daughter flee to find Sylvie's first love in the countryside. The daughter is trying to get to know her unwilling mother. Along the way, the two meet a male fugitive ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, starting over, death in the family, family relations, on the run, crime, crimes, parents and children, teenage life, crime gone awry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, life is a bitch, family life, family problems, siblings relations, couple relations, couples, parents and children, family gatherings, euthanasia, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
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Angels Crest (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The small working-class town of Angels Crest is a tight-knit community resting quietly in one of the vast and stunningly beautiful valleys of the Rocky Mountains. Ethan, one of the town's residents, is a young father but not much more than a ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: small town, parents and children, small town life, legal, forces of nature, death of child, snow, society, loss of son, family problems, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Burrowing (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An eleven-year-old boy observes his neighborhood as its surface orderliness rots away.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: human nature, social relations, male nudity, existentialism
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 7K
Krisha (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Krisha returns for Thanksgiving dinner after ten years away from her family, but past demons threaten to ruin the festivities.
Style: tragicomedy, serious, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: reunion, haunted by the past, family problems, thanksgiving, addiction, friendship, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family relations, mental illness, family, estranged son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Main Street (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the once thriving tobacco warehouses, to the current run-down and closed shops of Five Points, a diverse group of residents and their respective life changes when outsider Gus Leroy brings something new and potentially dangerous into their ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: mysterious character, estrangement, introspection, small town, small town life, dishonesty, social relations, hopes, intrigue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 444
Happy End (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: They are people who have important significance for each other, but are not honest with each other. They live in a shadow world of lies and half truths and just waiting for the truth to come forward so they can continue their lives in a new ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, psychological
Plot: parents and children, dishonesty, family relations, male nudity, pubic hair, sex, coitus, female nudity, cunnilingus, male objectification
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
In Your Hands (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Anna, a young theology graduate, starts work as a prison chaplain. She becomes especially concerned about one inmate, Kate, regarded as difficult and withdrawn, but whom the other inmates credit with mysterious healing powers.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: prison, prison life, addiction, couple relations, clergy, confined, hopes, child killer, family problems, couples, husband wife relationship, dogma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6K
Attenberg (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marina, 23, is growing up with her architect father in a prototype factory town by the sea. Finding the human species strange and repellent, she keeps her distance. Instead she chooses to observe it through the songs of Suicide, the mammal ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: family relations, death of father, cancer, self discovery, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, lgbt, social relations, factory worker, small town, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, hospital, family problems, family in crisis, life is a bitch, dealing with death, pubic hair, sickness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 250
Two (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Isabelle Huppert stars as a pair of twin sisters in Werner Schroeter's gorgeously composed and utterly berserk opus stuffed to overflowing with sailors, drag queens, suicides, cemeteries, doppelgängers, fickle foxes and operatic arias.
Style: psychological, offbeat, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: strong female presence, twins, hopes, human nature, destiny, cabaret, opera, family relations, provence, male nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, portugal, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 739
Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, confined, life is a bitch, family relations, hopes, couples, prison, husband wife relationship, drug smuggling, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 3K
Wreckers (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A married couple move back to his childhood village to start a family but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes the lies embedded in the couple's relationship.
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, serious, gloomy
Plot: family relations, newlyweds, siblings relations, village, couple relations, countryside, couples, infidelity, brother brother relationship, female protagonist, abusive father, incest overtones ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%