Movies like Shadows in the Sun 2009

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Shadows in the Sun (2009)
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Shadows in the Sun (2009)
Original name: Shadows In The Sun
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A mysterious young loner changes the lives of one family and helps them rediscover their roots and deep affection for one another.
Plot: friendship, fishing, beach, loner, accident, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, country house, piano, railway station, houseboat, mother son relationship

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about father daughter relationship, friendship, family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, beach and mother daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Shadows in the Sun: The Reject (2007), Shor (1972), A Risk Worth Taking (2008), Beau fixe (1992), Umbrella (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, cunnilingus, blood, father daughter relationship, friendship, sea, lesbian couple, female nudity, dog, bandit, oral sex, male nudity ...
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95%
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Shor (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: Shankar (Manoj Kumar), his lovely wife Geeta (Nanda) and Deepak (Master Satyajeet) are a poor but happy family. Tragedy strikes one day, when Deepak wonders over to the railway tracks. When Geeta rushes in to warn and rescue him, she is run over by ...
Plot: brother in law brother in law relationship, father son relationship, loss of wife, rain, poverty, beach, labor strike, accident, slum, snake, widower, death of wife ...
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87%
A Risk Worth Taking (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wife nursing her terminally ill husband finds herself falling for his friend.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Plot: love triangle, love, starting over, terminal illness, husband wife relationship, death of husband, self discovery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, coping, outside help, nursing, temptation ...
Place: scotland
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80%
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Beau fixe (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of 4 girls decide to revise for their exams together, in the summer vacation. They move from Paris to the countryside, where Valerie's grandmother has a vacant house. The film is all about their inter-personal relationships, and how ...
Plot: female student, university student, beach, cousin cousin relationship, group of friends, country house, seaside, medical student, friendship, final exam
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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Umbrella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alexander Way, a secondary school teacher with a fractured personal life, finds himself attempting to rescue a woman from a violent sexual attack. Alexander finds himself overpowered, beaten & taken to hospital. Jesiah Jarvus, a famous British ...
Style: touching, captivating, psychological, sentimental
Plot: marriage, school, family relations, injury, father son relationship, cancer, violence, father daughter relationship, teacher, husband wife relationship, doctor, rape ...
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69%
 7.2
 1K
Railroad Man (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A railway stationmaster at a dying end-of-the-line village in Hokkaido is haunted by memories of his dead wife and daughter. When the railroad line is scheduled to be closed, he is offered a job at a hotel, but he is emotionally unable to part with ...
Plot: railway station, winter, coal mine, flashback, father daughter relationship, marriage, supernatural power, railway, doll
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Crows (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A thin child of about 10, nicknamed "Crow" because she mimics the bird, has no friends and rejects a teacher's hug. At home, she is left on her own, her mom locks her out while entertaining a lover or is asleep. One morning, Crow sees ...
Plot: female director, surrogate mother, boat, kidnapping, beach, girl, nickname, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, boy, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Last Fine Day (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The phone call from Sybille was usual. Her family didn't even know that this call just started their last fine day...
Plot: depressed woman, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, loss of wife, loss of mother, father daughter relationship, funeral, suicide, flashback
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Casey's Gift: For Love of a Child (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The friendships held between two families is threatened when one of their sons drowns in the other family's swimming pool.
Plot: funeral, death of son, death of child, fishing, loss of son, friendship, neighbor neighbor relationship, nanny, drowning, little boy, babysitting, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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That Summer! (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Often described as an unofficial sequel to Scum – Winstone's main character Steve is fresh from Borstal - the rather gentler-toned That Summer holds special memories for Ray as he met his future wife Elaine during filming. It also notched him ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, friendship, gang, love and romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, beach, teenage life, competition, pub, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 57
My Last Love (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bong-yong Kim is one of a modest Korean dad who struggles to survive from the work place without any time to get along with his family. He has to work over than he had to, since the boss treat him like his servant – drink late every night, drive ...
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: father son relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, relationships, relationship vs career, family, job, asian girl, pretty girl, legs, short skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Cotton Mary (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A British family is trapped between culture, tradition, and the colonial sins of the past.
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious
Plot: breast feeding, infidelity, interracial relations, culture clash, family relations, master and servant, babies and infants, society, social differences, adoption, working class, racism ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: india, europe, asia, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Cross My Heart and Hope to Die (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The young teenager Otto is entering the summer holidays in 60'ies Oslo, without getting a real holiday, and he is not accepted in the gang or the football team. But then he meets exciting mysterious Frank, which changes everything.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, friends, mysterious character, family relations, kids in trouble, working class, teenage life, human nature, death, teenage boy ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Marion (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Marion is ten and befriends a couple so much that they want her to live with them.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, childless couple, marriage, businessman, countryside, class differences, parisian, family relations, rich, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, food ...
Place: paris france, normandy
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43%
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Are We Ok? (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Temmuz is an openly gay sculptor living at a flat with his dog in Istanbul. He lives a bohemian lifestyle and has a happy go lucky, carefree, eccentric (such as believing in good luck charms) character, frequently distracting him from his work as a ...
Plot: depression, father son relationship, lgbt, friendship, gay slur, wheelchair, sculptor, disability, illustrator, alcohol abuse, gay lead character, gay ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Life at the Top (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: 'Life at the Top' is a sequel to 'Room at the Top', made in 1959. Ten years have passed and Joe Lampton now takes a wealthy lifestyle alongside his wife and two kids. But since he's married the boss' daughter, his rise ...
Plot: adultery, business
Place: yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Personal Baggage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Vid is talented but spoiled young man smothered in his affection to the adoring mother and heedless of his aloof father. His grandfather is benevolent but self-important patriarch and his new girlfriend is a creature of voluptuous innocence ...
Plot: night, accident, painter, wine, cell phone, snow, forest, hospital, husband wife relationship, death, father daughter relationship, friendship ...
Place: slovenia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friendship, friends, summer, love, teenager, cruelty, seagull, violence, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Just Charlie (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Football star Charlie has the world at her feet. With a top club desperate to sign her, her future is seemingly mapped out. But the teenager sees only a nightmare. Raised as a boy, Charlie is torn between wanting to live up to her father's ...
Style: emotional, psychological, disturbing, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: transvestism, gay, lgbt, depression, father son relationship, secret, discrimination, acceptance, football, brother sister relationship, cross dressing, soccer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 154
Chubasco (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild beach boy takes a job on a tuna fishing boat.
Plot: teenager, fisherman, teenage boy, court, forbidden love, elopement, father daughter relationship, fishing boat, beach, judge, tuna, beach party ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Endings, Beginnings (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An artist dumps her longtime boyfriend, but her attempt to take a break from dating ends when she quickly finds herself in two passionate romances.
Style: romantic, realistic, semi serious, clever
Plot: love triangle, love, new love, love and romance, love story, romance, stereotypes, life philosophy, beefcake, thirtysomething life, female protagonist, christmas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
I'm Alive and I Love You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drama - During World War II, a woman aboard a railroad car full of deportees slips French railway worker Julien (Jérôme Deschamps) a note with an address and a simple message: "I am alive, and I love you," and he decides to track down ...
Plot: man boy relationship, jewish, railway station, world war two, train, father son relationship, german occupation, french, nazi, courage, family relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Perfect Husband (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina, UK, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dostoevsky-inspired drama set in 1900s Prague about a bored arrogant playboy who spends time seducing other men's wives and dueling. He begins an affair with his friend's wife, but falls in love with her.
Plot: passion, shower, sex, candle, seduction, self inflicted gunshot wound, father daughter relationship, daughter, love triangle, duel, betrayal, piano ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 6.5
 202
Gromozeka (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In present day Moscow three childhood friends in their forties - former school band players - live their everyday lives of a police officer, a taxi driver and a surgeon. They have lost track of each other. Three stories of betrayal, love and ageing ...
Plot: infidelity, husband wife relationship, student, father son relationship, school, friendship, father daughter relationship, adultery, prostitute, divorce, operation, suspicion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Last Passport (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: THE LAST PASSPORT takes place in a passport office...or so you think. George Miller is a 70 year old man who through a variety of encounters, takes us on a journey through his mysterious past to show us we are not all that different.
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, marriage, veteran, post office, friendship, police, military, love, male female relationship, family relations, gay interest
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
San Diego Surf (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viva and Taylor Mead are a married couple renting an extra beach-house to a group of surfers sent to them by a Mr. Morrissey of La Jolla Realty. Their daughter, Ingrid Superstar, is pregnant and on the hunt for a husband. Mr. Mead, who is gay, tries ...
Plot: beach, coast, father daughter relationship, gay father, cruise, gay husband, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, gay parent, cruising, male female relationship, pregnant daughter
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.5
 192
Looping (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Three intertwining stories about women, who end up in a psychiatric clinic...
Plot: alcoholic mother, death of mother, alcohol abuse, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, love, pyromaniac, friendship, bulimia, grief, rape, death of child
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Best Laid Plans (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: David Blair directs this powerful British Drama, loosely inspired by John Steinbeck's novel 'Of Mice and Men'. Set in Nottingham, the film revolves around the relationship between the thuggish Danny (Stephen Graham) and Joseph ...
Style: rough, emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, underground fighting, odd couple, misfit, mentally challenged, human nature, crimes, money problems, best friends, urban, friends, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Albatross (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beth, a bookish teenager, befriends Emilia, an aspiring novelist who has just arrived in town. Emilia soon begins an affair with Beth's father that threatens to have devastating consequences.
Style: touching, humorous, sincere, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, direction and purpose, teenage life, lifestyle, youth, love and romance, dishonesty, infidelity, parents and children, sexual relations, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Shadows in the Sun (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aspiring young writer (Jackson) tracks a literary titan (Keitel) suffering from writers block to his refuge in rural Italy and learns about life and love from the irascible genius and his daughters.
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: publisher, village life, fall in love, writer's life, odd couple, artists and showbiz, writer's block, father daughter relationship, loss of wife, exile, train ride, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%