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Links (2008)
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Links (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Dexter's controlled life gets thrown into confusion when a girl appears on his work that looks exactly like his girlfriend Stella. At home his beloved Stella doesn't understand what's going on and she starts questioning their relationship. Dexter's life deteriorates furthermore: traffic bills keep coming in, he is banned from his trusted working place, Stella breaks up with him, and his boss sends him on an immediate leave. When Dexter has crashed several cars, he is arrested by the police and taken to hospital. There he is told that a stroke has caused him a brain damage in his right hemisphere. Consequently he doesn't see left anymore and his sense of reality has been affected: he sees the same people everywhere. Dexter has to learn to live in a world wherein people look alike.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, touching, sincere, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: fall in love, disability, life turned upside down, love and romance, life is a bitch, mental illness, nursing, emotionless, disorder, brain, pets, bittersweet, neglect
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, holland

Most similar movies to Links

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, sincere and serious films with plots about love and romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, family relations, female nudity, couples and youth mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Links: Angel's Fall (2004), The Delay (2012), In Real Life (2008), Cold Light (2004), Bliss (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Angel's Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zeynep, Tülin Özen works in a hotel as a housekeeper. But she suffers hell on earth because of her father's behavior. She only talks to Mustafa, 'Engin Dogan' who works in the same hotel and he is interested in Zeynep. She is not ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, turkey
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The Delay (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Uruguay, Mexico, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Agustín forgets things; he is aging and he knows it. María is never alone: she watches over everyone, sleeps very little, and works too much. She’s increasingly overwhelmed. One day, on impulse, María decides to abandon Agustín. The tightening ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, uruguay
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77%
 6.6
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In Real Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In his new film a young director puts his girlfriend through a love test. By doing so he risks his real life relationship with her.
Style: psychological, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, couple relations, love triangle, couples, infidelity, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, love and romance, fall in love, rehearsal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
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72%
 6.5
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Cold Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Norway, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What could be better than knowing your future? And what could be worse? A love-filled childhood abruptly ends when catastrophe descends. A catastrophe that the child had foreseen yet failed to act upon.
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: small town, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, unlikely couple, midlife crisis, childhood trauma, unfulfillment, young love, childhood memory, village life, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe
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72%
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Bliss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two young people in Berlin, a refugee and a homeless punk, form a relationship.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, affectionate ...
Plot: prostitute, female nudity, love and romance, couples, fall in love, male nudity, refugee, homeless, punk rock, teenage rape, flashback, prostitution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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68%
Same Same But Different (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, unfulfillment, love, self discovery, couples, friendship, fall in love, supportive spouse, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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67%
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Insecure (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chérif, struggling to pass the entrance exam for nursing school, takes on a side job as a security guard. On duty there, he faces off with a group of hostile teenagers who constantly harass him, and gradually ends up an accomplice to a robbery gone ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
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67%
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Drama starring Jessica Kadish, JP Quicquaro, Debbie Friedlander
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: teenage runaway, life turned upside down, teenage life, youth, love and romance, family relations, religions or cults, miraculous event, pregnancy, on the run, disorder, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The High Cost of Living (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a young, pregnant woman whose world falls apart when she loses her child in a hit and run accident. As her life unravels, Nathalie finds an unlikely protector in Henry, a down and out guardian angel who has followed her thread. But ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
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Place: denmark
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58%
Something Like Happiness (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Over the course of a year, in a small town scarred and beaten down by industrialization, Tonda and Monika, friends since childhood, come to experience what life might be like if they could be with one another – which they seemingly can't. Or ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, touching, sincere ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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58%
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Ave (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 86 min.
Story: While hitchhiking from Sofia to Ruse, Kamen meets Avé, a 17-year-old runaway girl. With each ride they hitch, Avé invents new identities for them, and her compulsive lies get Kamen deeper and deeper into trouble. Reluctantly drawn into this ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, road movie, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria, europe
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57%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 84 min.
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170 Hz (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nick and Evy are in love. Knowing that Nick is deaf, Evy’s parents do not consent to their relationship. They run away and move into an abandoned submarine, hidden from judgmental eyes. Their runaway love brings them new opportunities and new ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, stylized
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Adopted (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
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53%
Son of the Sunshine (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A socially disconnected young man with Tourette's Syndrome undergoes an experimental surgery to correct his disorder, but as his symptoms start to fade so does his ability to heal the sick and dying.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, emotional
Plot: disability, family relations, self discovery, family problems, social misfits, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, hopes, starting over, love and romance, supernatural, fall in love ...
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Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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53%
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Amnesty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Albania, Greece, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amnesty is a 2011 Albanian movie directed by Buyar Alimani. It’s a story about two people who meet up in jail when they come for monthly visits of their spouses. They fall in love after becoming witnesses to a wedding in jail but relationship has ...
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51%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
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50%
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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49%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, sincere, serious ...
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48%
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At Ellen's Age (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, sincere, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Palermo Shooting (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 124 min.
Story: After the wild lifestyle of a famous young German photographer almost gets him killed, he goes to Palermo, Sicily to take a break. Can the beautiful city and a beautiful local woman calm him down?
Style: atmospheric, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: on the run, rivalry, mysterious character, love affair, human nature, lifestyle, on the road, life turned upside down, photographer, revenge, murder, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
An Insignificant Harvey (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A janitor at a small town ski resort, who also happens to be a little person, has his life dramatically change when he finds a stray husky and falls for an exotic dancer.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, sincere, humorous
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Love Kill Kill (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Satoshi Minagawa (Kanji Tsuda), an office worker, seems like a serious person but in real life he is a maniac for porn movie collecting. Nao Aiba (Rubi Aiba), high school student, wanders the town with her friend Mami rather than go to school. ...
Style: erotic, sexy, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
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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
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43%