Movies like The Grief of Others

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The Grief of Others
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Ryries have suffered a loss: the death of a baby just fifty-seven hours after his birth. Without words to express their grief, the parents, John and Ricky, try to return to their previous lives. The couple's children, ten-year-old Biscuit and thirteen-year-old Paul, responding to the unnamed tensions around them, begin to act out in exquisitely idiosyncratic ways. But as the family members scatter into private, isolating grief, an unexpected visitor arrives, and they find themselves growing more alert to the hurt, humor, warmth, and burdens of others—to the grief that is part of every human life but that also carries within it the power to draw us together.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, touching
Plot: dealing with death, couple relations, parents and children, death in the family, life is a bitch, couples, family problems, family relations, garbage bag, family crisis, falling into water, pregnant, pregnant woman, half sister, music box, stillborn child, half brother half sister relationship, skipping school, reconciliation, garbage, unwanted pregnancy, dysfunctional family, river, pregnancy, fat boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Six Feet Under
Comedy, Drama
USA
55 min.
 8.7
Olive Kitteridge
Drama
USA
239 min.
 8.3
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Duration: 89 min.
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Family Tree
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Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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