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Speed Walking (2014)
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Speed Walking (2014)
Original name: Kapgang
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In a quirky, small town, situated in the outskirts of everything, 14-year-old Martin is getting ready for one of the most formal transitions from boy to man; the communion. It's 1976, music's in the air and hormones are blossoming. But in the midst of it all Martin's mother suddenly passes away and her tragic death trickers a series of events that not only changes Martin's life forever, but also affects everyone else in the local community. Overwhelmed with grief neither Martin's dad, nor his older brother, is capable to comfort Martin. He enters adulthood in a mixture of drunken happiness and immense sadness over the loss of his mother, and his relationship to both his friend Kim and girlfriend Kristine comes to its natural conclusion.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, psychological, touching
Plot: coming of age, love triangle, small town, teenage life, family problems, teenage love, youth, parents and children, death in the family, dysfunctional family, disorder, teenage boy, sex scene, family relations, love and romance, small town life, dealing with death, life turned upside down, innocence lost, family in crisis, teenager, school, gay, first love, teacher ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: denmark

Most similar movies to Speed Walking

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about coming of age, youth, family relations, parents and children, family problems, teenage life and dysfunctional family mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like Speed Walking: The Art of Crying (2006), Rebounce (2011), Nobody Owns Me (2013), Amy & Isabelle (2001), Dummy (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Art of Crying (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Life is not easy for 11-year-old Allan living in South Jutland during the early 1970s. His mentally unstable father frequently threatens suicide and his mother has long since given up. It's up to Allan to keep the family together. When a rival ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, cult film
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, lifestyle, young heroes, family life, family in crisis, siblings relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems, obsession, understanding ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: denmark, europe, germany, scandinavia
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95%
 5.7
 279
Rebounce (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: REBOUNCE is a colorful, tough and powerful film featuring Frederikke Dahl Hansen in the leading role. She plays opposite Anne Sofie Espersen and Dar Salim, and despite being only 16 years old she portrays toughness, charm, and vulnerability ...
Style: realistic, rough, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, parents and children, drug abuse, family relations, family problems, dysfunctional family, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, age difference, partying, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, scandinavia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Nobody Owns Me (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of a lone father's relationship with his daughter, of the destructive power of alcohol, of a child's vulnerability, but also of love, betrayal and socialist politics in 1970s Sweden. A unique and moving story freely based on Åsa ...
Style: touching, bleak, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: parents and children, working class, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, disorder, family problems, life turned upside down, family relations, youth, single parent, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.3
 422
Amy & Isabelle (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1971, in the small town of Shirley Falls, in Maine, the odd and lonely secretary Isabelle Goodrow raises her teenager daughter Amy alone. She has only two friends in her job among her gossiper colleagues. When her overprotected daughter is ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexual, sexy
Plot: teenage life, parents and children, love and romance, human nature, friendship, disgraced, youth, single parent, dysfunctional family, family life, family problems, isolation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 247
Dummy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, humorous
Plot: teenage life, family relations, kids in trouble, family in crisis, youth, family problems, death in the family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, death of mother, siblings relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Third Side of the River (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tensions rise when a doctor (Daniel Veronese) pressures his teenage son to follow in his footsteps.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, tense, serious
Plot: coming of age, family problems, parents and children, family relations, under the surface, teenage life, dysfunctional family, small town, father son relationship, double life, favoritism, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
We Shall Overcome (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A drama about a boy who's inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and challenges repressive school authority in 1969 Denmark.
Style: uplifting, captivating, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Plot: teachers and students, classroom, rebellion, young heroes, fighting the system, human spirit, parents and children, youth, society, family problems, dysfunctional family, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.3
 492
Lena (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lena is a lonely, plump adolescent girl. Much to her surprise she gets a relationship with the popular but unreliable Daan. Lena moves in with Daan and his strange father Tom and is willing to do a lot for his love. More than a lot.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: leaving home, coming of age, teenage love, parents and children, family problems, teenage life, family relations, youth, physical appearance, teenager, nudity (full frontal - brief), dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Love is the Word (2013)
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 ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, teenager, love and romance, family relations, youth, hopes, parents and children, village, leukemia, teenage love, teenage sexuality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 863
Dear Prudence (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the death of her mother, 17-year-old Prudence finds herself living alone in her Paris apartment. Then she meets Maryline, a rebel of her own age, who introduces her to the thrills of motorcycle racing on the biker circuit at Rungis. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: teenage life, youth, coming of age, teenage love, family problems, teenage girl, troubled youth, drug abuse, death in the family, motorcycle race, rebelliousness, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
King of the Hill (1993)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the Depression-era bildungsroman memoir of writer A. E. Hotchner, the film follows the story of a boy struggling to survive on his own in a hotel in St. Louis after his mother is committed to a sanatorium with tuberculosis. His father, a ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: hotel, coming of age, dysfunctional family, against the odds, parents and children, family problems, family life, self discovery, life is a bitch, siblings relations, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: st. louis missouri, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Father's Choice (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The fast-paced city life of two sisters is turned upside down when they are sent to live in the country with their father after their mother is killed.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: parents and children, family life, teenage life, youth, single parent, family relations, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family problems, farm, hopes, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 505
Family Secrets (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Autumn 1978 in suburban Sweden. Everything seems to be fine with the middle class Bendrick family with their two teenage children and a younger son, until the mother starts seeing her first love again after 20 years. Just like their badly built ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, suspense
Plot: infidelity, love affair, life turned upside down, family life, family problems, teenage life, under the surface, lifestyle, family in crisis, parents and children, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
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Cold Water (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An outer suburb of Paris, 1972. Gilles and Christine, both sixteen, are classmates and lovers who have become frustrated with the aloofness of their families and the general monotony of their lives. When the pair are caught shoplifting, ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: youth, family relations, teenage life, rebelliousness, romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children, unfulfillment, kids in trouble, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional family, coming of age ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.1
 586
11 Flowers (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: China, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story set during China's Cultural Revolution. 11 year old Wang Han finds himself entangled with a fugative and struggles to understand the adult world.
Style: captivating, sincere, atmospheric, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, mischievous children, parents and children, disorder, danger, elementary school, youth, kids in trouble, law enforcement, father son relationship, friendship, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.6
 6K
In Bloom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, Germany, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eka and Natia leave their childhood behind and ignore societal customs to escape from their turbulent family lives.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, best friends, family relations, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, civil war, society, coming of age, teenage life, youth, parents and children, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1992
Place: georgia (former ussr), tbilisi, eastern europe, caucasus, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.6
 198
Twelve Thirty (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, couples, family problems, parents and children, sexual relations, gender, dysfunctional family, sex scene, loneliness, gender bending, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
 242
First Love (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: West Germany, Switzerland, Hungary
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Ivan Turgenev's novella, Erste Liebe is about two young lovers in czarist Russia. One is a 21-year-old woman, the other a young man of sixteen. Things take a tragic turn as the girl (Dominique Sanda as Sanaida) falls in love with the ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, stylized, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, unfulfilled love, obsession, family relations, meaningful kiss, coming of age, youth, teenage life, dishonesty, innocence lost, infidelity ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Silent Waters (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ayesha is a widow with a secret past, living with her beloved son Saleem in a small town in Pakistan close to the Indian border. When the fires of Islamic nationalism invade their tranquil lives, Saleem and a few of the town's other young men ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: self discovery, wartime life, hopes, politics, family life, family problems, family relations, battles, coming of age, haunted by the past, starting over, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, 40s
Place: pakistan, india, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 491
Future Weather (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Abandoned by her dreamer single mom, a teenage loner becomes obsessed with ecological disaster, forcing her and her grandmother, a functioning alcoholic, to rethink their futures.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, environmentalism, gain trust, society, family problems, teenage life, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, youth, bittersweet, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 524
Salvation Army (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco, Switzerland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Abdellah is a young gay man navigating the sexual, racial and political climate of Morocco. Growing up in a large family in a working-class neighborhood, Abdellah is caught between a distant father, an authoritarian mother, an older brother whom he ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic, bleak
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, self discovery, youth, family relations, parents and children, secret life, gay teenager, domestic violence, father son relationship, gay interest, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: morocco, switzerland, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.2
 748
The Neon Bible (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While on a train, a teenage boy thinks about his life and the flamboyant aunt whose friendship acted as an emotional shield from his troubled family. This film evokes the haunting quality of memory while creating a heartfelt portrait of a boy's ...
Style: stylized, serious, emotional, inspirational, thought provoking ...
Plot: small town, family problems, americana, society, religion, child's point of view, family relations, coming of age, dysfunctional family, adaptation, bdsm, evangelist ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1930s, 70s
Place: southern usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 118
Sandcastle (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore
Duration: 91 min.
Story: En is an 18-year-old who has lost his father to cancer. As his family is drawn together in a sudden tragedy, he has to decide what he believes in. But in a country where ideologies are forged on constantly shifting sands, he struggles to stay true ...
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, youth, teenage life, soldier, alzheimer's disease, missing person, family problems, family life, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Falling Angels (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The wickedly funny story of three sisters' coming of age in a wildly dysfunctional family, set against the backdrop of the 60's, free love, the Cold War, LSD and the dawn of feminism. Affectionately dubbed "Little Women on acid", ...
Style: realistic, touching, clever, serious
Plot: infidelity, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, suburban life, siblings relations, eccentric family, death in the family, couples, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Brand New Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Korea
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Young Jinhee is taken by her father to an orphanage near Seoul. He leaves her there never to return, and she struggles to come to grips with her fate. Jinhee desperately believes her father will come back for her and take her on a trip. The film is ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: orphan, adoption, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, hopes, nun, little girl, youth, family problems, father daughter relationship, girl ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Puberty Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Based on Kathy Lette and Gabrielle Carey's iconic novel, Puberty Blues tells the story of two girls, Debbie and Sue, of innocence lost and experience gained against the backdrop of Australia in the 1970s.
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, best friends, parents and children, youth, family relations, teenage life, teenager, couples, society, innocence lost, friends, strong female presence
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Orheim Company (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A strong, human tale about a boy growing up with an alcoholic father, but also an energetic story about teenage lust, pain and passion – about liberation and redemption.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: parenthood, childhood, parents and children, teenage life, haunted by the past, coping, youth, family relations, coming of age, orphan, orphanage, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 946
The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family problems, coming of age, youth, estrangement, life is a bitch, death of mother, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, death in the family, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Everybody Dies But Me (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One Monday morning Katya, Vika and Zhanna learn that there will be a school disco, their first disco, on the coming Saturday night. The girls feverishly start preparing for the event, which rapidly becomes the most important moment ever in their ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage life, youth, friendship, life is a bitch, high school life, dysfunctional family, parents and children, society, family relations, social decay, family problems, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Love Like Poison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna, a young teenager, comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local priest, who is also a childhood friend. Anna clings to her ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, faith, village, teenage love, self discovery, clergy, breakup, moral dilemma, family problems, youth, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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