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, accident, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, country house, piano, railway station, houseboat, mother son relationship

Most similar movies to Shadows in the Sun

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about friendship, father daughter relationship, beach, father son relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship and love mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Shadows in the Sun: The Reject (2007), Shor (1972), Beau fixe (1992), Umbrella (2016), A Risk Worth Taking (2008). 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, father daughter relationship, death, lesbian, cunnilingus, male nudity, blood, female nudity, surrealism, oral sex, bandit, sea ...
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95%
 7.2
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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: snake, surgery, brother in law brother in law relationship, loss of wife, poverty, cycling, slum, labor strike, widower, rain, death of mother, riding a bicycle ...
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87%
 6.4
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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: beach, friendship, medical student, country house, university student, seaside, female student, cousin cousin relationship, group of friends
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: france
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85%
 5.6
 14
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 ...
Plot: teacher, father son relationship, fistfight, fight, hospital, family relations, cancer, injury, doctor, husband wife relationship, rape, marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: realistic, suspenseful, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: love triangle, love, terminal illness, husband wife relationship, starting over, death of husband, self discovery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, coping, nursing, outside help, temptation ...
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.2
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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, doll, railway, coal mine, supernatural power, father daughter relationship, marriage, flashback
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: babysitting, friendship, fishing, husband wife relationship, accident, accidental death, nanny, family relations, neighbor neighbor relationship, funeral, death of child, little boy ...
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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: gang, redemption, friendship, teenage life, beach, youth, contests and competitions, rivalry, love and romance, competition, pub, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Surviving: A Family in Crisis (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Rick is a 17 year old golden boy whose father wants him to became a doctor like himself. Lonnie is a problematic 16 year old girl, who has just come out from a sanatorium after an attempted suicide. The families of both teens are very close friends. ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: suicide, friendship, teenager, impossible love, family drama, grieving mother, camera, crying woman, funeral, red hair, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, anger ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 474
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, serious, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, infidelity, family relations, master and servant, babies and infants, society, hospital, racism, culture clash, social differences, obsession, adoption ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: india, europe, england, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: father son relationship, loss of mother, depressed woman, funeral, father daughter relationship, flashback, loss of wife, brother sister relationship, suicide
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: youth, coming of age, friendship, human nature, working class, teenage life, family relations, friends, kids in trouble, mysterious character, father son relationship, school ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 96
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: food, father daughter relationship, countryside, friend, childless couple, businessman, marriage, working class, husband wife relationship, village, french countryside, parisian ...
Place: paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: disability, father son relationship, friendship, lgbt, gay slur, wheelchair, depression, sculptor, illustrator, alcohol abuse, gay lead character, gay ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: snow, night, painter, accident, wine, cell phone, father son relationship, death, husband wife relationship, friendship, father daughter relationship, forest ...
Place: slovenia, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 152
Chubasco (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wild beach boy takes a job on a tuna fishing boat.
Plot: fisherman, love, teenager, elopement, port, teenage girl, beach, rebel, beach party, forbidden love, troubled youth, young love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ⇓
39%
 6.8
 599
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, disturbing, sincere, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: transvestism, gay, lgbt, secret, depression, father son relationship, soccer, football, friendship, acceptance, cross dressing, discrimination ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, courage, french, father son relationship, german occupation, family relations, nazi, mother son relationship
Time: 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sex, betrayal, daughter, self inflicted gunshot wound, cuckold, father daughter relationship, piano, duel, seduction, passion, shower, love triangle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
This Summer Feeling (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sasha, a French woman of thirty, dies suddenly in Berlin. Her Fiancé, Lawrence, and her sister Zoé, must come to terms as the consequences of this shock set in.
Plot: friendship, psychology, drawing, hospital, cat, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, death, male nudity, cigarette smoking, female nudity ...
Place: berlin germany, paris france, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Summertime (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gay couple living in San Francisco takes in two strangers traveling from Italy to start a new life in America, discovering each other and forming the most unlikely of relationships along the way.
Plot: gay interest, lgbt, summer vacation, summer, beach, boat, sex scene, love, accident, nightclub, friendship, hugging ...
Place: italy, san francisco, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 2K
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: sincere, psychological, disturbing, talky, serious ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friends, friendship, teenager, summer, seagull, cruelty, love, violence, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: cruising, mother daughter relationship, coast, gay husband, cruise, gay parent, beach, gay father, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, male female relationship, pregnant daughter
Place: california
⇓ 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: police, military, veteran, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, post office, love, friendship, family relations, gay interest, male female relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, grief, death of child, death of mother, pyromaniac, alcohol abuse, friendship, father daughter relationship, bulimia, sister sister relationship, love, rape
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, crimes, human nature, money problems, best friends, urban, friends, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Look Ahead with Anger (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After the revolution of December 1989, Romania is in full transition. Incertainty and chaos have followed Ceausescu's downfall. Fane, a worker in a wharf on the river Danube, is a former dissident who was in involved in politically motivated ...
Plot: communism, bar, tragic event, friend, unemployment, teenage girl, destruction of property, friendship, brother sister relationship, prison, factory worker, prostitute ...
Place: romania, bucharest
⇓ 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%
 6.8
 48
Now (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A mysterious accident has separated Jaap from his beloved Rose, but they continue to talk to each other in their minds and dreams. As Jaap struggles to come to terms with what happened, his best friend JP suggests they travel to France to visit Rose ...
Style: road movie
Plot: friendship, loneliness, loss, friend, love, coma, russian, accident, gay interest
Place: belgium, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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