Movies like Ladygrey

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Ladygrey (2015)
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Ladygrey (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Estelle fights to maintain her sense of self while sleeping with Angus for money.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: haunted by the past, uncover truth, life is a bitch, interracial relations, society, under the surface, community, social relations, dog, money, death, priest, church, male nudity, old man, kitten, fish, nudity (full frontal - brief), widower, sheep, mentally challenged, eagle, nurse, sunset, skull ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, tense and captivating films with plots about life is a bitch, society, haunted by the past, uncover truth, crimes, family relations and youth mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Ladygrey: Older Than America (2008), The Valley of Tears (2012), The Negro (2002), War Story (2014), Red Dust (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Older Than America (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The truth of the past come to light in a series of haunting visions in this drama. The strange visions grow more vivid with each passing day, a young woman of Native American heritage begins piecing together a Catholic priests diabolical plot to ...
Style: bleak, serious, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: genocide, dishonesty, against humanity, family relations, life is a bitch, clergy, haunted by the past, priest, americana, social relations, society, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Valley of Tears (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie, a Canadian editor specialized in testimonies of Genocide survivors, starts to receive anonymous large envelopes with the narrative of Ali, a young Palestinian who grew up in a refugee camp in Lebanon. Intrigued, Marie investigates the origin ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, lebanese, society, life is a bitch, family relations, interracial relations, religions or cults, atrocity, testimony, family tradition, refugee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, middle east, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 7.3
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The Negro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A black teenager vandalizes a racist lawn ornament.
Style: tense, serious, sincere, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, uncover truth, interracial relations, police investigation, vandalism, murder, law enforcement, life is a bitch, society, crimes, violence, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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76%
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War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, society, immigrants, life is a bitch, photojournalist, female protagonist, post traumatic stress disorder, post traumatic stress, couples, captivity, hostage, captive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 6.8
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Red Dust (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sarah Barcant, a lawyer in New York City who grew up in South Africa, returns to her childhood dwelling place to intercede for Alex Mpondo, a Black South African politician who was tortured during apartheid.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, political
Plot: apartheid, politics, courtroom drama, rivalry, state affairs, dishonesty, haunted by the past, missing person, life is a bitch, crimes, injustice, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 712
The 19th Wife (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fundamentalist sect member BeckyLyn is accused of killing her husband. Queenie, another wife in the polygamist sect, doesn't believe BeckyLyn is capable of such violence and desperate to prove her innocence reaches out to her excommunicated son ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, righting the wronged, church, religions or cults, estrangement, society, uncover truth, oracle, dishonesty, on the run, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: deportation, haunted by the past, introspection, musician's life, society, estrangement, music, life is a bitch, down on your luck, immigrants, farm
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
 1K
Between Us (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of literature-loving friends bury letters to be opened 10 years later when they will confront the dreams of their youth with what the future has held in store for them.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere, tense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, friends, under the surface, writer's life, countryside, brazilian, innocence lost, reunion
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman struggles with love and personal loss against the backdrop of a land torn by civil war in this drama from filmmaker Ozcan Alper. Sumru (Gaye Gursel) is a Turkish woman who studies ethnic music at a college in Istanbul and frequently makes ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: on the road, haunted by the past, tragic love, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, journey, ethnic conflict, self discovery, society, strong female presence, black market, world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, kurdistan, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
White Elephant (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gerónimo is a 45 year old man devastated by a tragic event. His friend Julian tries out afloat by encouraging him to participate in the project of a marginal town near Buenos Aires. Both are Catholic priests who decided to dedicate their life to ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough, uplifting ...
Plot: sex with a priest, fighting the system, rebellion, society, life is a bitch, social decay, hopes, urban ghetto, changing lives, against the odds, partners, clergy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Ice Cream Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
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Story: The Ice Creams is based on the bestselling book by Dorothy Koomson about two girls who, one brief summer, find themselves involved with an abusive, controlling man. The situation spirals out of control and they are trial for his murder; ultimately ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, crimes, youth, life is a bitch, dishonesty, murder, strong female presence, murder mystery, school teacher, accused of murder, tragic past ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Ames' seem to have built the perfect life until their six year old daughter is kidnapped; over the course of seven days they begin to uncover secrets about their past that could rip their marriage and lives apart.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Plot: kidnapping, under the surface, parents and children, family relations, uncover truth, life turned upside down, crimes, disorder, secret, life is a bitch, confined, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.7
 5K
Circles (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Germany, France, Slovenia, Croatia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Circles (Serbian: Krugovi) is a Serbian movie based on the true story of a Serbian soldier who risked his life to protect a Muslim civilian during the war in Bosnia. During the war in Bosnia in 1993, a Serbian soldier pays for his life after ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: surgery, hopes, society, post war, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, moral dilemma, redemption, destiny, muslim, lifesaver, job seeking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, 2000s, year 2005 ...
Place: europe, serbia, bosnia, germany, bosnia herzegovina ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 735
Three Worlds (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Al, a young man from a modest background is about to marry his boss’ daughter, along with succeeding him as the head of a car dealership. One night, while coming back from his bachelor party, he is guilty of a hit-and-run accident, urged by his ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: witnessing a crime, moral dilemma, society, life is a bitch, righting the wronged, illegal immigrant, hit and run, manslaughter, rivalry, misfit, immigrants, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
 449
Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, love affair, crimes, society, life is a bitch, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians, gender, lgbt, male nudity, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Day I Was Not Born (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Argentina
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a stopover in Buenos Aires on her way to Chile, 31-year-old Maria recognizes a nursery rhyme. Maria doesn't speak a work of Spanish, but without understanding what she is singing, she remembers the Spanish lyrics. Disturbed and thrown ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: self discovery, redemption, parents and children, protecting from truth, family relations, uncover truth, haunted by the past, adoption, hopes, society, life is a bitch, against humanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 557
Five Star (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: After John’s absent father is struck by a stray bullet, Primo takes it upon himself to verse the young boy in the code of the streets—one founded on respect and upheld by fear. A member of the Bloods since the age of twelve—both in the film ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: gang, juvenile delinquency, haunted by the past, crimes, urban ghetto life, coming of age, society, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence vs adulthood, graphic violence, drug dealing, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.6
 526
Island (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on 'Jane Rogers' acclaimed novel, "Island" is a tale of yearning and retribution. Abandoned at birth, Nikki Black has spent most of her life in care sustained only by fairy-stories. Incapable of love, fearful and desperate ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, hidden identity, undercover, family problems, dishonesty, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, orphan, redemption, storm, ferry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Something Is Killing Tate (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Days before his birthday and weeks before his wedding, Tate Bradley, a twenty-five year old, African-American man attempts to commit suicide. He survives the ordeal, but from his actions, it is obvious that "Something is Killing Tate." The ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: haunted by the past, society, life is a bitch, hopes, interracial relations, childhood trauma, curses spells and rituals, relationship problems, african american, suicide attempt, suicide, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Gospel Hill (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. Jack Herrod (Tom Bower) is the former sheriff who never got to the bottom ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: racism, interracial relations, small town, haunted by the past, who done it, assassination, life is a bitch, golf, injustice, uncover truth, society, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 2000s
Place: south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The World Made Straight (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a rural Appalachian community haunted by the legacy of a Civil War massacre, a rebellious young man struggles to escape the violence that would bind him to the past.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, social relations, crimes, life is a bitch, civil war, friendship, family relations, youth, hopes, coming of age, mountain ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, usa, appalachia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Children of Sarajevo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A microcosm of the fathomless suffering that remains more than 16 years since the siege of Sarajevo ended, writer-director Aida Begic’s follow-up to her 2008 Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize-winning debut Snow tells the story of two orphaned ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, orphan, social decay, youth, society, siblings relations, friendship, family relations, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 568
Grigris (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chad, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A 25 year old young man with dreams of becoming a dancer despite the fact that he's paralyzed from the waist down. His dreams are shattered when his uncle falls seriously ill. To save him, he decides to go work for petrol traffickers.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, prostitute, unlikely criminals, society, family relations, disability, haunted by the past, paralysis, dancer, job seeking, death threat, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Macondo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama centered on an 11-year-old Chechnyan refugee living in Vienna whose life is thrown into disarray when a friend of his deceased father materializes.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: youth, interracial relations, society, life is a bitch, immigrants, misfit, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, coming of age, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Blackbird (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is a film about a troubled teen, Sean Randall, who is falsely accused of planning a Columbine shooting scenario. It all begins when an unlikely bond forms between Sean (Connor Jessup) and a preppy teenage girl named Deanna Roy (Alexia Fast). ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: false accusation, society, injustice, social relations, small town, perjury, prison, goth, media circus, life turned upside down, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Captive (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Cristina's life is thrown into turmoil when she is suddenly escorted from her strict Catholic school in Buenos Aires and told that she is really Sofía Lombardi, the daughter of activists who disappeared in the '70s. Questioning everything ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, society, against humanity, hidden truth, family relations, missing person, teenage life, political unrest, adoption, state affairs ...
Time: 90s, 70s, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Sugar (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A 20-year-old homeless girl is suffering from post traumatic stress syndrome on the streets of Hollywood and Venice beach.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: homeless, haunted by the past, youth, society, juvenile delinquency, orphan, survival, street life, life is a bitch, beach, hollywood, 20 year old
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Mayor of Casterbridge (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 196 min.
Story: Adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel. At a country fair, young hay-trusser Michael Henchard quarrels with his wife Susan, and in a drunken fit decides to auction off his wife and baby to a sailor for five guineas. The next day, realising his ...
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, tragic hero, betrayal, hidden truth, rise and fall, society, social relations, family problems, dishonesty, victorian england
Time: 19th century, victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
10 Days in a Madhouse (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nellie Bly, a 23 year-old reporter for Joseph Pulitzer, goes undercover in the notorious Blackwell's Island women's insane asylum in order to expose corruption, abuse and murder.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, bleak
Plot: mental institution, undercover, uncover truth, life is a bitch, working undercover, journalism, reporter, doctors and patients, strong female presence, media, power relations, cover up ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 2K
Han Gong-ju (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After transferring to a new school, a teenage girl finds her troubled past exposed when she innocently signs up for a singing club.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: teenage rape, high school, haunted by the past, coming of age, life is a bitch, estrangement, teenage life, school, investigation, confronting the past, family secret, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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40%