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Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (1990)
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Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces (1990)
Original name: Asfour Stah
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Tunisia, France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Noura dangles uncertainly in that difficult netherworld between childhood and adulthood. His growing libido has gotten him banned from the women's baths, where his mother took him when he was younger, but he's not yet old enough to participate in grown-up discussions with the men of his Tunisian village. Noura's only real friend is a troublemaker named Salih -- the village political outcast.
Style: humorous, sexual, sincere, realistic, semi serious
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, teenage love, youth, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, love and romance, self discovery, society, voyeurism, master and servant, innocence lost, sexuality, dancing, religion, female nudity, sex scene, politics, islam, male female relationship, beach, virgin, arab, bird ...
Time: 80s
Place: tunisia, africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about youth, coming of age, teenage life, family relations, love and romance, parents and children and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Halfaouine: Boy of the Terraces: Men, Women & Children (2014), Short Skin (2014), A Summer in La Goulette (1996), Cousins in Love (1980), Crazy Love (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sexual Chronicles of a French Family (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three generations of a French family open up about their sexual experiences and desires after young Romain is caught masturbating in his biology class.
Style: sexual, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual relations, first sex, family life, parents and children, teenage life, youth, sexuality, masturbation, coming of age, outdoor sex, sexual frustration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Men, Women & Children (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Follows the story of a group of high school teenagers and their parents as they attempt to navigate the many ways the internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, high school, youth, computers and web, teenage love, internet, parents and children, overprotective parent, teenager, infidelity, coming of age, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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100%
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Short Skin (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ever since he was a child, the seventeen-yearold Edoardo has suffered from a malformation of the foreskin that stops him from masturbating and makes him insecure and ill at ease with girls. Shut up in his sexless microcosm, Edoardo reacts with ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, sexual, semi serious
Plot: coming of age, family relations, youth, looking for sex, teenage life, misfit, strong sexual content, family life, sex scene, teenage love, shower, bare breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Summer in La Goulette (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Summer, 1967. La Goulette, the touristic beach of Tunisi, is the site where three nice seventeen-year-old girls live: Gigi, sicilian and catholic; Meriem, Tunisian and Arab; Tina, French and Jewish. They would like to have their first sexual ...
Style: realistic, humorous, sexual, touching, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: love, best friends, youth, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, society, friendship, self discovery, religions or cults, family relations, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: tunisia, africa, north africa
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40%
Cousins in Love (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of '39 France.
Style: sexy, sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: forbidden love, youth, sexual relations, teenage life, countryside, love triangle, family relations, voyeurism, romance, unrequited love, seduction, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: france, europe
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100%
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Crazy Love (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three 'Bukowskian' torrid nights in the life of a man in search of love. Harry Voss, 12, is young and naive. Love, for him, is romantic love between princes and princesses demurely kissing each other on the mouth. His father is a hero who ...
Style: sexual, humorous, atmospheric, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: coming of age, misfit, drug abuse, youth, addiction, dysfunctional family, sexual relations, society, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, prostitute, teenage love ...
Time: 80s
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Slums of Beverly Hills (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1976, a lower-middle-class teenager struggles to cope living with her neurotic family of nomads on the outskirts of Beverly Hills.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, disturbing, clever ...
Plot: coming of age, eccentric family, teenage life, family relations, self discovery, single parent, social differences, parents and children, sex aid, youth, nomad, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: beverly hills, usa, california, tokyo
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The Last of the High Kings (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It is 1977, Dublin rocks to the music of Thin Lizzy and the world is stunned by the death of Elvis Presley. Frankie, caught between acne and adulthood, has just completed his final exams in school. Convinced he will fail, he survives the summer ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: politics, friendship, infidelity, coming of age, single parent, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, best friends, introspection ...
Time: 90s, year 1977
Place: ireland, europe, paris france, massachusetts, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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30%
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Girls Can't Swim (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Gwen is a teenager living in a small coastal town. Lise is her best friend, a city girl who comes every year with her family to spend the summer. This year things are different though; at first Lise might not come at all, and when she does it is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sexual, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, mother son relationship, teenage life, parents and children, self discovery, family relations, coming of age, sexuality, siblings relations, sexual initiation, love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi (2003)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Israel
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, uplifting ...
Plot: coming of age, high school, dysfunctional family, innocence lost, youth, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, siblings relations, hopes, teenage life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Hardboiled Egg (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of Piero, from when he was a kid to fatherhood, over the background of the town of Livorno, Tuscany, where the director Virzì was born.
Style: gloomy, sentimental, humorous, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, factory worker, teenage love, working class, teachers and students, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, teenage life, society, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: europe, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: society, youth, best friends, friendship, family relations, social relations, friends, coming of age, dysfunctional family, high school life, family problems, dance school ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
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29%
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The Good Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 107 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face, his dysfunctional family, and a lowered self-esteem, getting this much anticipated first kiss proves trickier than expected. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexual, touching, humorous
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Style: sincere, realistic, semi serious, biting
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Alex in Wonder (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl in the 1970s dreams of becoming a ballerina while struggling with the divorce of her kooky parents.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere
Audience: date night, girls' night
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28%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, georgia, new jersey
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Country: USA
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
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28%
Skipped Parts (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman and her son must leave a small South Carolina town because of her wild behavior.
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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28%
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Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, psychological
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Night with Sabrina Love (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, France, Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Curuguazu, located in the Argentinian countryside, seventeen year-old Daniel Montero has been raised by his grandmother for three years since the death of his parents in a car accident. Daniel has a boring life, working in a poultry processing ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sexual, humorous, sincere ...
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: semi serious, melancholic, enigmatic, ironic, realistic ...
Plot: road trip, car thief, teenage life, self discovery, introspection, love and romance, parents and children, human nature, coming of age, lifestyle, obsessive quest, runaway ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Humble Pie (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: At nearly 400 pounds, Tracy Orbison is a wide target. When he sets out to pursue his dream of acting, the grocery clerk finds an assortment of people waiting to dash his dreams. Through it all, Tracy remains irrepressibly upbeat, convinced he's ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: gang, weakness, animal life, humble, coming of age, optimism, working class, teenage love, religions or cults, family relations, on the road, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Losin' It (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in 1965, four Los Angeles school friends -- Woody, Dave, Spider and Wendell -- go on a series of misadventures when they head to Tijuana, Mexico, for a night of cruisin', causing trouble, and to lose their virginity.
Style: semi serious, sexual, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, high school, teenager, locker room, coming of age, virginity, school, when the parents are away, nothing goes right, love and romance, suburbs, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, year 1965, 1960s
Place: mexico, los angeles, latin america, usa, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Somers Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Two teenagers, both newcomers to London, forge an unlikely friendship over the course of a hot summer. Tomo (Thomas Turgoose) is a runaway from Nottingham; Marek (Piotr Jagiello) lives in the district of Somers Town, between King's Cross and ...
Style: semi serious, touching, witty, humorous, realistic
Plot: polish, coming of age, friendship, runaway, youth, love and romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children, immigrants, social misfits, teenage life, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, london, england, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Orange County (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shaun Brumder is a local surfer kid from Orange County who dreams of going to Stanford to become a writer and to get away from his disfunctional family household. Except Shaun runs into one complication after another starting when his application is ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: high school, college, family relations, eccentric family, love and romance, high school life, lifestyle, teachers and students, parents and children, siblings relations, teenage life, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, southern california, yale university, mexico
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27%
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Childstar (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Childstar is about an egotistical 12-year-old named Taylor Brandon Burns who has skyrocketed to fame at that young age. His relationship with his driver, Rick, takes a turn when Taylor confides in him about the problems of celebrity and the fears of ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, thought provoking, witty, realistic ...
Plot: society, family relations, parents and children, suburbs, teenage life, actor's life, showbiz, lifestyle, family problems, innocence lost, coming of age, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Hey Hey It's Esther Blueburger (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This film is a smart, rueful and dead-on portrait of life's unending quest to fit in; and the girl who solves it by completely breaking out - introduces a feisty outsider hero unlike any other seen on screen. Esther Blueburger's quest ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: misfit, coming of age, friendship, social relations, family relations, youth, high school, eccentric family, parents and children, switching roles, social misfits, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, israel, south australia
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27%
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