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Turn Left at the End of the World (2004)
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Turn Left at the End of the World (2004)
Original name: Sof Ha'Olam Smola
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The year is 1968. To a small town in the south of Israel, mostly inhabited by Moroccan immigrants, a few families from India arrive, searching for a better life in the west. The instinct driven Moroccans patronize the "black" Indians, while the quiet Indians see the Moroccans as Ignorant and coarse. In this cultural war two girls, Moroccan and Indian, discover the sexual revolution of the 60's.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, gloomy, emotional
Plot: friendship, ethnic, immigrants, teenage life, teenage love, social differences, culture clash, society, youth, romance, family relations, parents and children, social relations, village, racial discrimination, poet, small town, coming of age, settler, generation gap, friends, misfit, love and romance, village life, small town life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: israel, middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sentimental and semi serious films with plots about love and romance, youth, coming of age, family relations, parents and children, romance and teenage life mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Turn Left at the End of the World: The Matchmaker (2010), Puppylove (2013), Don't Let Me Drown (2009), The Green Chariot (2005), Papa Was Not a Rolling Stone (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Matchmaker (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the summer of 1968 a teenage boy goes to work for a matchmaker who has survived the Holocaust - both their lives are forever altered.
Style: sentimental, stylized, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: matchmaking, looking for love, best friends, love and romance, teenage life, apprentice, teenage boy, male female relationship, adaptation, friends, cards, card playing ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, 1960s
Place: israel, middle east
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Puppylove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Diane is a mysterious and lonely teenager. Sharing special bonds with her father Christian, she takes care of the education of her brother Marc. The arrival of Julia in the neighborhood, a charismatic and liberated young British woman, is going to ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: teenage love, coming of age, parents and children, teenage life, youth, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), seduction, sex scene, romance, couples, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, romance, parents and children, family relations, society, youth, teenager, post september 11 2001, love, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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77%
The Green Chariot (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Emigration to Israel challenges Sasha's Jewish identity. Will love help him to go over this crisis?
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: fall in love, moral dilemma, society, romance, love and romance, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, immigrants, misfit, jewish, emigration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
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Papa Was Not a Rolling Stone (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The 1980s. Stéphanie grows up in La Courneuve, on the outskirts of Paris, in a home where her mother is rarely there and her step-father is brutal. She quickly decides to escape her morose everyday life. Thanks to her grandmother's love, ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: follow your dream, society, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, parents and children, family relations, hopes, youth, teenage life, dysfunctional family, friendship, high school life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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Circle of Friends (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: college, small town, romance, coming of age, pregnancy, betrayal, friendship, love affair, college life, youth, orphan, abortion ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: ireland, europe
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Swimming (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, teenage life, small town life, best friends, youth, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, south carolina
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Alex Is Lovesick (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This feature is one of the Israeli cinematography milestones. It displays the atmosphere of the late Israeli 50s from the view of young boy Alex, just becoming 13. His mom is the classic "Polish Mother", his school friends are young ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, black market, bar mitzvah, society, love and romance, youth, young heroes, romance, family relations, parents and children, teenage love, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: israel, middle east
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62%
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Boats Out of Watermelon Rinds (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In his award-winning debut feature film, director Ahmet Ulucay portrays the innocence of childhood and the lure of the cinema for two teens in a small Turkish village. Working for a watermelon seller by day, Remet spends his evenings trying to ...
Style: atmospheric, humorous, sentimental, sincere, semi serious
Plot: small town life, friendship, society, love and romance, romance, family relations, fall in love, small town, village, teenage life, watermelon, village life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey
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Looking for Alibrandi (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film "Looking for Alibrandi" begins light-heartedly, and the viewer gets a very quick understanding of Josie's character through her interactions with her friends and family.
Style: sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, high school, social differences, society, youth, love and romance, teenage life, parents and children, fish out of water, single parent, love triangle, high school hunk ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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2 Young (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young boy from a working-class family and a bored young girl from a rich family are falling in love. Soon, she's pregnant and the teenagers have to escape from their disapproving parents.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, on the run, social differences, forbidden love, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, love affair, couples, young lovers, lifestyle, youth, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong
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Under the Protection of Ka'Bah (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Growing up in West Sumatra in the 1920s, Hamid and Zainab comes from families from very different social classes. Hamid is poor, while Zainab is wealthy. Hamid receives a scholarship from Zainab’s father and Hamid’s mother works for Zainab’s ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, rich and poor, fall in love, parents and children, teenage life, love and romance, youth, romance, society, religions or cults, islam
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: indonesia
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51%
Australian Rules (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, racism, family relations, small town, teenage life, society, romance, youth, love and romance, love affair, discrimination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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The Art of Getting By (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, united states, new york
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Painkillers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Late Marriage (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Zaza is a 31-year old Israeli bachelor, handsome and intelligent, and his family wants to see him married. But tradition dictates that Zaza has to choose a young virgin. She must be beautiful and from a good family, preferably rich. Zaza's ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, offbeat ...
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A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A recent high school graduate is faced with two options, either go to a business school where his father wants him to go to, or get a full time job. However he decides to defy his father and go to Hawaii. Trouble is he has no money. Along the way he ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
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Place: chicago illinois, usa, hawaii, new jersey, california
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The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, non-linear
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Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Algeria, the 1930s. Younes is nine years old when he is put in his uncle's care in Oran. Rebaptized Jonas, he grows up among the Rio Salado youths, with whom he becomes friends. Emilie is one of the gang; everyone is in love with her. A great ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: South Korea, China, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 1980s a group of foreign-born Korean teenagers who meet at a Seoul summer camp to learn what it means to be Korean. The three boys, from the U.S., Mexico, and Germany, then meet three girls who rock their world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Love is the Word is a moving, romantic and funny coming-of-age drama about the magic of first love and the misery of first lost, set in 1978: the year 'Grease' hit the big screen.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
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46%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: emotional, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
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46%
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Country: Chile, France
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
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43%
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Mystic Pizza (1988)
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43%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Duration: 104 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Beautiful Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
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41%
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The Goob (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 84 min.
Story: We’re in the middle of a heat-wave in Fenland England. Goob Taylor has spent each of his sixteen summers helping Mum run the transport cafe and harvest the surrounding beet fields. When Mum shacks up with swarthy stock-car supremo and ladies’ ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, sentimental, sincere ...
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