Movies like Nothing Personal

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Nothing Personal (2009)
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Nothing Personal (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her final gesture of taking a ring off her finger signals she is leaving her previous life in Holland behind. She goes to Ireland, where she chooses to lead a solitary, wandering existence, striding through the austere landscapes of Connemara. During her travels, she discovers a house that is home to a hermit, Martin.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious, suspense, biting, contemplative
Plot: starting over, introspection, loneliness, friendship, human nature, freedom, drifter, solitude, on the road, estrangement, travel, moving, misfit, confined, lone wolves, hopes, master and servant, hunting, female nudity, sex scene, farming, nudity (full frontal - brief), camping, campaigning, shotgun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and contemplative films with plots about introspection, hopes, human nature, family relations, self discovery, society and female nudity mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Nothing Personal: Garage (2007), Watchtower (2012), Inside (2012), Winter in the Blood (2013), Not Waving But Drowning (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Garage (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tragicomedy set in the world of gas stations in rural Ireland, where over-diligent employee of the garage searches for intimacy during the course of a life-changing summer.
Style: realistic, psychological, thought provoking, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: misfit, small town, society, human nature, village, solitude, social relations, friendship, gas station, loneliness, angst, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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Watchtower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Haunted by his dark past, a man takes a job as a fire warden in a remote tower in the wilderness, and is inexorably drawn towards a young woman with a terrible secret of her own. (TIFF)
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, human nature, disorder, introspection, isolation, misfit, confined, social misfits, forest, loneliness, society, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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Inside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man's life, thoughts, feelings and his very own darkness... Adapted from Dostoevsky's novel "Notes from Undergroud", Demirkubuz follows Muharrem as he gets himself invited to a party where he is not welcome, just to find ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, captivating, contemplative
Plot: human nature, cause and meaning, introspection, hopes, artists and showbiz, writer's life, humiliation, loneliness, party, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, dull life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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Winter in the Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, self-destructive Montana Blackfoot Indian, his mind groggy with alcohol and tormented by childhood memories, discovers that his wife has left him, taking with her his prize rifle. He sets out to find her, but what he's really searching ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: native american, self discovery, introspection, obsessive quest, hung over, on the road, twilight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
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Not Waving But Drowning (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Not Waving But Drowning is a chronological look at growing up, formed from two different stories. The two sets of friends represent the American dilemma between what you have known and what you hope to know; the tear between longing for the past and ...
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, starting over, couples, society, friends, best friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Sworn Virgin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: starting over, hidden identity, hopes, introspection, disorder, gender, sexuality, unfulfillment, society, life is a bitch, discrimination, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, albania
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A Useful Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Uruguay, Spain
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A movie-theater employee adjusts to a new life after the cinema he worked at for over 25 years is forced to shut down.
Style: realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, theater, introspection, starting over, cinema, fired from the job, social problems, loss of job, quitting job, social relations, society, looking for love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: uruguay, latin america
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Exhibition (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An intimate examination of a contemporary artist couple, whose living and working patterns are threatened by the imminent sale of their home.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: couples, introspection, unfulfillment, estrangement, under the surface, couple relations, cold relationship, snobbism, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, family problems, performer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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57%
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The High Pressures (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Miguel travels to Pontevedra, his hometown, with the request of serching for some locations for a movie. His trip takes him back to the place where he grew up, meeting up with some old friends, but also leads him to the possibility of a new ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love and romance, human nature, self discovery, introspection, workplace situations, workplace, artists and showbiz, hopes, small town, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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The Sea (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man returns to the sea where he spent his childhood summers in search of peace following the death of his wife.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, non-linear, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, family relations, eccentric family, family problems, resort, childhood memory, death of wife, grief, boarding house, grieving, introspection, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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54%
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The Quiet Roar (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: MARIANNE (Evabritt Strandberg) is a 68-year old woman diagnosed with a terminal disease. Left with angst, she seeks therapy at a clinic where she is treated with Psilocybin (LSD) and meditation by a counselor, Eva (Hanna Schygulla). Through this she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, aging, drug abuse, introspection, terminal illness, dealing with death, disease, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
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Journey to the West (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town’s goings-on.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, psychological, experimental ...
Plot: clergy, solitude, monk, self discovery, introspection, journey, buddhist monk, urban, no dialogue
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: marseille, france, french riviera, europe
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On the Edge (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the Edge is about suicidal patients discovering their true selves while going through therapy in a treatment center.
Style: psychological, touching, serious, talky, sincere ...
Plot: mental institution, mentally unstable, human nature, friendship, life is a bitch, love and romance, fall in love, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, romance, youth, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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The Sensation of Sight (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This off-beat drama about man's search for meaning amidst the ache of despair chronicles Finn, an introspective English teacher entering a mid-life crisis impelled by a recent tragedy, as he sets afoot selling encyclopedias to the town locals.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, haunted by the past, estrangement, human nature, single parent, hopes, small town life, small town, ghost, unfulfillment, dealing with death ...
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The Exchange (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: family life, introspection, obsession, midlife crisis, couple relations, couples, family relations, hopes, sex scene, routine, lie, surrealism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Parked (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Finland
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Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: friendship, society, life is a bitch, hopes, homeless, prejudice, musician, hometown, loneliness, self discovery, friends, social misfits ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jess, age 18, and Moss, age 12 are second cousins in the dark-fire tobacco fields of rural Western Kentucky. Without immediate families that they can relate to, and lacking friends their own age, they only have each other. Over the course of a ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, experimental ...
Plot: farm, teenage life, friendship, self discovery, coming of age, youth, love and romance, society, hopes, memory, tobacco, smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, captivating, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, youth, estrangement, sister sister relationship, everyday life, friendship, society, family problems, leaving home, strong female presence, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Life for Adela, a single mom trying to raise her infant son, and Antonia, a widow with three daughters, are forever altered by the terrorist bombing in Madrid.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: loneliness, self discovery, family relations, hopes, terminal illness, human nature, parents and children, sister sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, loss of mother, loss of child, loss of daughter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
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Special Treatment (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drawing some intriguing parallels between the work of the prostitute and that of the psychiatrist-both have clients, both charge for sessions, both take on roles that serve the needs, psychological or otherwise, of those they serve, Jeanne ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: prostitute, hopes, estrangement, life is a bitch, lifestyle, doctors and patients, introspection, human nature, psychoanalyst, female nudity, power relations, sexual fantasy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Erratum (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michał jedzie do miasta swojego urodzenia, aby załatwić sprawę o którą prosi go szef i od razu wracać. Sprawy przybierają jednak inny obrót. Michał musi pozostać tu parę dni dłużej. Chodząc po mieście spotyka bliskie mu niegdyś ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: self discovery, homecoming, haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations, buddies, estrangement, hopes, redemption, friends, bittersweet, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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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, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: survival, isolation, human nature, confined, social relations, wilderness, party, innocence lost, menage a trois, yoga, male nudity, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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38%
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, atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film has been ten years in the making, and over time it has grown to become what the director himself has called an artistic testament. It is simultaneously his most personal and most provocative film. A film about growing older, about losing, ...
Style: sincere, serious, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, human nature, introspection, eroticism, couples, sexual relations, physical appearance, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), boat, river, female nudity ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A famous dancer is fired after an injury and thrust into the role of motherhood.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, psychological, contemplative
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sailor, estrangement, homecoming, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, society, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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34%
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Fiction (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex, a shy and introverted, is a film director trying to finish writing his latest script. Decided to leave a few days of his wife and children to go to the Pyrenees and find there the peace and inspiration. In the town where he is met Monica, a ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: introspection, creative block, love affair, infidelity, midlife crisis, human nature, family relations, solitude, countryside, road not taken, mountain village, isolated house ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Labour of Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
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Style: realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
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