Movies that are like Giovanni's Island

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Giovanni's Island
Original name: ジョバンニの島
Genre: Animation, Drama, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, stylized
Plot: island, friendship, best friends, village, young heroes, innocence lost, life turned upside down, youth, dancing, friends, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, family in crisis, wartime life, coming of age, society, family relations, disorder, forceful separation, deportation, communication problem, young girl, defeat, post war, food shortage, blonde girl, concentration camp, loss of brother, post world war two, boat, drawing, uncle, ship, dream, classroom, uncle nephew relationship, snowing, fire, train, love, singing, brother brother relationship, death, snow, song, death of brother, food, horse, father son relationship, russian, soldier, soviet, school, loss of son
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1947, year 1946, year 1945
Place: asia, soviet union, japan
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My Neighbor Totoro
Animation, Family, Fantasy
Japan
86 min.
 8.2
5 Centimeters Per Second
Animation, Drama, Romance
Japan
63 min.
 7.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots including friendship, youth, coming of age, mentor, childhood, storytelling and runaway themes mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like Giovanni's Island: Grave of the Fireflies (1988), Village of Dreams (1996), 5 Centimeters Per Second (2007), The Wedding Song (2008), My Neighbor Totoro (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Grave of the Fireflies
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Style: bleak, emotional, touching, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious, heartbreaking, sad, depressing, melancholic, dramatic, harsh, breathtaking, sentimental, intense, tense, reflective, talky, interesting, earnest, gloomy
Plot: war, survival, wartime, firefly, tragedy, death, children, orphan, loneliness, hospital, friendship, innocence lost, childhood, storytelling, sisters, brutality, life & death, siblings relations, violent, depression, honest, visceral, sacrifice, wartime life, runaway, pornography, courage, violence, guilt, ethnic conflict, idealism, culture clash, mentor, fantasy world, danger, hunger, escapades, chaos, dealing with death, death in the family, coming of age, sibling relationship, hopes, family problems, radiation, innocence, theft, bomb, attack, nuclear holocaust
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, mine
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Village of Dreams
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, stylized, sentimental
Plot: twins, village, innocence lost, siblings relations, village life, countryside, coming of age, youth, prank, family relations, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, parents and children, political unrest, reunion, social relations, disorder, friends, navel, wild boar, kimono, sitting in a tree, racing, rice, funeral procession, democracy, wind, bureaucrat, fishing pole, identical twins, thunder, kite, shoes, eel, teacher student relationship, slap, goat, twin, shell, witch, skinny dipping, illness, theft, bird, thief, brother sister relationship, children, animal trap, regret
Time: 40s
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   90%
 
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5 Centimeters Per Second
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, serious, gloomy, realistic, breathtaking, reflective, bad ending, depressing, sentimental, interesting, artsy, intense, atmospheric, sad, enigmatic, dramatic, heartbreaking, talky, meditative, romantic, suspense, cerebral, stylized, scenic, sweet
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, loneliness, best friends, love, coming of age, childhood, on the road, adolescence, storytelling, love story, tragedy, art, life, relationships, reunion, beautiful scenery, mentor, runaway, happy ending, depression, solitude, youth, life & death, transformation, fantasy world, unlikely friendships, unfulfilled love, courage, technology, dialogue, memory, friends, philosophy, catastrophe, imagination, honest, vengeance, character study, hopes, existentialism, love and romance, unfulfillment, childhood friends, train ride, train, letter, programmer, old love, lovers apart
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, future, 2000s, 1990s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   73%
    User:   76%
 
The Wedding Song
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Tunisia
Duration: 100 min.
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: innocence lost, friendship, injustice, coming of age, youth, life is a bitch, friends, parents and children, holocaust, religions or cults, against humanity, society, family relations, femininity, nazi occupation, sexual humiliation, girl stripped down to panties, vulva, loss of virginity, see through panties, arranged marriage, arab, vagina, nazi, labia, sensuality, teenager, jewish, no panties, panties, white panties, panties pulled down, pubic hair, lust, coitus, sex, love, world war two
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, tunisia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   75%
 
My Neighbor Totoro
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Style: touching, fairy tale, serious, feel good, sweet, offbeat, colourful, stylized, melancholic, atmospheric, light, breathtaking, talky, earnest, scenic, emotional, interesting
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, hospital, family, children, mischievous children, happy ending, childhood, imagination, fantasy world, magic, storytelling, sisters, supernatural ability, firefly, countryside, unlikely friendships, runaway, young heroes, mentor, loneliness, good versus evil, transformation, idealism, beautiful scenery, self discovery, parents and children, witches, secrets, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence, wilderness, vengeance, dialogue, environmental, culture clash, coming of age, siblings relations, life, violent, legends and myths, aging, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, youth, family relations, magical creature, new neighbor, sibling relationship, village
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   68%
 
Secrets of War
Genre: Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, wartime life, war, village, friends, youth, coming of age, best friends, village life, estrangement, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, resistance, nazi soldier, big brother, farm, friendship between boys, best friend, child, nazi, father, mother, teenager, teenage girl, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, world war two, friend, soldier
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   53%
 
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Ilo Ilo
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, France
Duration: 99 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere, sentimental
Plot: nanny, maid, friendship, parents and children, family life, society, family relations, migrant worker, immigrants, master and servant, family in crisis, coming of age, youth, friends, filipino, undisciplined, troublemaker, siblings relations, cutting someone's hair, lock of hair, job seeking, child smoking cigarette, foreigner, recession, nude bathing, walkman, caning, lottery ticket, visiting a grave, tantrum, bicycle accident, suicide by jumping, saying goodbye, cutting hair, crying boy, cleaner, scissors, new job, schoolboy, bathing, chick, breaking glass, car breakdown, corporal punishment, two in a shower, motivational speaker, child protagonist, spanking, newborn baby, pregnant woman
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, singapore, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   57%
 
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Whisper of the Heart
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Style: touching, surreal, realistic, serious, sentimental, romantic, sweet, melancholic, emotional, feel good, atmospheric, road movie, stylized, light, earnest, reflective, uplifting
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, imagination, love, friendship, romance, follow your dream, cat, love story, adolescence, school, childhood, fantasy world, firefly, dreams, coming-of-age, destiny, teenage life, runaway, teenager, storytelling, unlikely friendships, mentor, loneliness, magic realism, transformation, relationships, life, adventure, beautiful scenery, idealism, hopes, tragedy, life philosophy, vengeance, youth, witches, honest, education, high school student, writing, violin, dream, train, book, library, writers, alter ego, teenage love, culture clash
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   46%
 
Empire of the Sun
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 153 min.
Style: emotional, epic, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic, captivating, reflective, sentimental, heartbreaking, atmospheric, breathtaking, harsh, sad, interesting, gloomy, intense, brutal
Plot: innocence lost, survival, war, prison, coming of age, childhood, courage, friendship, british, culture clash, death, pow, young heroes, wartime, storytelling, camp, mentor, brutality, runaway, adolescence, destiny, unlikely friendships, captivity, tragedy, coming-of-age, sacrifice, dialogue, wartime life, world politics, loneliness, jews, catastrophe, moral ambiguity, imagination, beautiful scenery, fantasy world, vengeance, gunfight, life & death, japanese occupation, peasant, japanese soldier, japanese army, wreath, stadium, harmonica, sergeant, bravery, potato, footprint
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: china, japan, asia, tokyo, poland, shanghai, hiroshima japan, coney island brooklyn new york city, shanghai china, pearl harbor, singapore, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   57%
 
Mother of Mine
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, bleak, emotional, reflective, heartbreaking, melancholic, touching, talky, enigmatic, sentimental, dramatic, intense, harsh, earnest, light, compassionate, factual, surprise ending
Plot: innocence lost, finnish, immigrants, adoption, childhood, swedish, orphan, wartime, children, dysfunctional family, parents and children, mentor, loneliness, culture clash, guilt, wartime life, runaway, relationships, unlikely friendships, death, coming of age, secrets, fish out of water, family, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), beautiful scenery, catastrophe, society, friendship, youth, family problems, life philosophy, family relations, storytelling, social misfits, tragedy, human nature, human spirit, divorce, anti war, death in the family, eccentric family, against humanity, holocaust, identity, hopes, idealism, misfit, police investigation
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: sweden, tokyo, germany, japan, poland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
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The Wind Rises
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, colourful, melancholic, breathtaking, reflective, surreal, talky, captivating, emotional, romantic, enigmatic, thought provoking
Plot: love, obsession, dreams, aviation, follow your dream, firefly, imagination, mentor, storytelling, fantasy world, love story, wartime, childhood, inventions and discoveries, idealism, loneliness, destiny, romance, culture clash, creativity, ambition, life, sacrifice, art, transformation, hopes, beautiful scenery, runaway, tragedy, unlikely friendships, friendship, fascism, guilt, moral ambiguity, tuberculosis, flying, earthquake, airplane, unfulfillment, brutality, dialogue, life & death, anti war, relationship vs career, wartime life, fall in love, love and romance, great depression, couples, life is a bitch
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: japan, germany, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, heartbreaking, meditative, gloomy, reflective, enigmatic, lyrical, captivating, melancholic, harsh, talky, thought provoking, emotional, disturbing, dramatic, compassionate, breathtaking
Plot: fascism, holocaust, jewish, genocide, segregation, nazi, anti semitism, jews, judaism, innocence lost, prejudice, nazis, death, politics, wartime life, beautiful scenery, family life, tragedy, society, culture clash, childhood, life is a bitch, brutality, relationships, wartime, tennis, dysfunctional family, idealism, guilt, family drama, family, confined, identity, catastrophe, secrets, rebellion, family relations, mentor, period piece, betrayal, runaway, deportation, german, political, pornography, adaptation, assassination, ethnic conflict, loneliness, life philosophy
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, israel, germany, poland, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   57%
 
 6.6
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Zozo
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Czech Republic, UK, Denmark, Netherlands
Duration: 105 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: fish out of water, orphan, immigrants, young heroes, innocence lost, life is a bitch, misfit, youth, family relations, parents and children, eccentric family, wartime life, society, disorder, lebanese, refugees, customs officer, schoolyard, air raid, city in ruins, grandmother, roadblock, rebellious daughter, bully, soccer, best friend, theft, passport, loss of loved one, classroom, explosion, grandfather, hospital, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, bicycle, childhood trauma, airport, flashback, mother son relationship, bomb, stars, school, young love, flute, chicken, soldier
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, sweden, lebanon, middle east, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
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Boy
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, thought provoking, touching
Plot: innocence lost, dysfunctional family, cons and scams, child abuse, dishonesty, youth, family problems, life is a bitch, parents and children, siblings relations, social decay, kids in trouble, estrangement, coming of age, family life, society, family relations, stepmother, abortion, hit by a car, abusive father, father son relationship, japanese new wave, geisha, island, child, car, newspaper, train, police, snow, boy, ceremony, doctor
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
Flags of Our Fathers
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, sincere, intense, touching, tense, suspense, factual, gloomy, sentimental, earnest, interesting, brutal, epic, heartbreaking
Plot: war, military, island, survival, torture, guilt, propaganda, violence, prejudice, death, friendship, soldier, wartime, sacrifice, brutality, gory, danger, world politics, storytelling, courage, battle zone, culture clash, visceral, ethnic conflict, honest, politics, race issues, weapons, unlikely friendships, idealism, dialogue, disorder, runaway, political, catastrophe, justice, indians, betrayal, violent, tragedy, destiny, beautiful scenery, homecoming, stereotypes, fascism, adaptation, corruption, mentor, family, life & death
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, usa, iraq, pacific ocean, arizona, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
 8.3
 13K
To Live
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 133 min.
Style: touching, emotional, epic, serious, dramatic, realistic, bleak, heartbreaking, reflective, breathtaking, melancholic, tense, harsh, sad, talky, cerebral, atmospheric, sentimental, enigmatic, ironic, meditative, earnest, family saga
Plot: gambling, communism, politics, destiny, revolution, death, poverty, civil war, hospital, parents and children, tragedy, dishonesty, political, storytelling, village, family drama, censorship, hopes, beautiful scenery, courage, childhood, culture clash, life & death, love and romance, redemption, life philosophy, loneliness, idealism, homeless, depression, betrayal, mentor, life, honest, society, greed, catastrophe, communist, cultural revolution, child abuse, family, parenthood, state affairs, humanity, apocalypse, couples, ethnic conflict, dysfunctional family, doctors, relationships
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: china, asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
Paradise Road
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy, uplifting, dramatic, brutal, sentimental, light, harsh, touching, road movie, melancholic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: prison, war, survival, island, friendship, human spirit, women, jungle, torture, danger, camp, courage, sacrifice, escapades, brutality, holocaust, wartime, prejudice, hopes, unlikely friendships, culture clash, mentor, friends, justice, australian, catastrophe, idealism, islam, jews, prison life, interracial romance, corruption, beautiful scenery, runaway, fantasy world, doctors, politics, nazis, british, pornography, betrayal, german, death, dialogue, nazi, storytelling, race issues, destiny, stereotypes, morality
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: japan, asia, singapore, australia, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   35%
 
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, disturbing, twists and turns, serious, heartbreaking, dramatic, sad, intense, sentimental, bleak, compassionate, reflective, gloomy, earnest, harsh, suspense, interesting
Audience: kids
Plot: innocence lost, holocaust, friendship, jewish, nazis, childhood, nazi, children, concentration camp, german, young heroes, jews, camp, genocide, wartime, tragedy, unlikely friendships, survival, storytelling, gas chamber, mentor, war, sacrifice, catastrophe, brainwashing, runaway, justice, idealism, betrayal, brutality, redemption, against humanity, prejudice, family, courage, guilt, morality, death, culture clash, execution, search, nudity (full frontal - brief), secrets, adaptation, propaganda, manipulation, imaginary friend, confined, beautiful scenery, honest
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, poland, berlin germany, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
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From Up on Poppy Hill
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, serious, romantic, sweet, melancholic, stylized, colourful, dramatic, reflective, scenic, heartbreaking, emotional, clever, interesting, talky
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: friendship, destiny, coming of age, teenage life, fantasy world, storytelling, love story, hopes, romance, mentor, family, imagination, childhood, firefly, unlikely friendships, youth, dialogue, idealism, war, family drama, runaway, transformation, high school, relationships, coming-of-age, happy ending, save the day, urban, beautiful scenery, loneliness, giant robots, sacrifice, magic, period piece, vengeance, honest, culture clash, self discovery, talking animals, cooking, plot twist, teenage love, high school life, fighting the system, heroes, love and romance, social relations, friends, longing, post war
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
 7.8
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Machuca
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, dramatic, sincere, harsh, talky, clever, reflective, disturbing, thought provoking, brutal, bleak, sad, breathtaking, cynical, compassionate, stylized, sexual
Plot: friendship, school, coming of age, politics, childhood, poverty, communism, civil war, military, male nudity, political, capitalism, innocence lost, drinking, unlikely friendships, rich and poor, mentor, adolescence, brutality, idealism, revolution, bullying, coming-of-age, tragedy, world politics, social differences, fascism, corruption, sexual initiation, classmate, historical event, friend, student, propaganda, political unrest, pornography, nudity (topless - notable), culture clash, fighting the system, boarding school, storytelling, morality, greed, depression, society, courage, runaway, demonstration, youth, vengeance
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: latin america, chile, south america, argentina, spain, santiago de chile, santiago chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   43%
 
Winter in Wartime
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Style: tense, serious, gloomy, realistic, stylized, exciting, captivating
Plot: innocence lost, coming of age, war, wartime life, adventure, youth, life is a bitch, young heroes, danger, military, occupation, execution, horse, resistance, mayor, oppression, nazism, german, resistance movement, nazi, bicycle, hiding place, world war two, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, uncle nephew relationship, adolescence, puberty, hunger, food shortage, collaborator, traitor, firing squad, parachute, raid, uncle, shot in the head, teenager, teenage boy, liberation, ice, small town, murder, snow, british soldier, soldier
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, holland, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
Goodbye, Children
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: France, West Germany, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional, serious, dramatic, melancholic, bleak, reflective, talky, harsh, gloomy, heartbreaking, breathtaking, atmospheric, stylized, earnest, sad, thought provoking, national socialism
Plot: boarding school, friendship, german, betrayal, childhood, jewish, french, nazi, treasure hunt, courage, school, brutality, boarding school life, nazis, jews, holocaust, unlikely friendships, adolescence, wartime life, storytelling, coming of age, coming-of-age, wartime, mentor, elementary school, children, runaway, loneliness, tragedy, segregation, dishonesty, imagination, life & death, idealism, secrets, countryside, society, sacrifice, culture clash, censorship, identity, youth, guilt, visceral, destiny, friends, prejudice, auschwitz, anti semitism, resistance
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, germany, poland, vichy, jerusalem, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   30%
 
Tokyo Godfathers
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, semi serious, feel good, bleak, melancholic, sentimental, harsh, psychological, dramatic, stylized, clever, humorous, interesting, talky, witty, atmospheric, light, intense
Plot: christmas, holiday, homeless, babies and infants, cross dressing, jazz, storytelling, firefly, buddies, track down, runaway, giant robots, urban, loneliness, childhood, parents and children, violence, violent, tragedy, vengeance, paranoia, addiction, guilt, greed, brutality, corruption, secrets, alcohol abuse, adventure, social differences, family, police investigation, redemption, culture clash, gay, mentor, friendship, brothers, assassination, fantasy world, psychology, sexualized violence, alcoholic, baby, art, dialogue, eccentric family, character study, identity, catastrophe
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   37%
 
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 6.9
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Dandelion
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy, sentimental
Plot: young heroes, romance, young lovers, factory, innocence lost, small town, dysfunctional family, teenage love, coming of age, family in crisis, fall in love, love and romance, friendship, youth, family problems, family relations, parents and children, friends, jumping onto a train, brushing hair, machine, suicide by drowning, death of uncle, city council, aggression, field, juvenile detention, washing dishes, dying young, symbolism, spray paint, stoned, digging a grave, maturation, wheat field, boredom, factory worker, train tracks, locket, rebellion, suicidal tendency, campaign, pills, death by drowning, death of grandfather, hit and run, veteran, junkyard, troubled teen, tombstone
Time: contemporary
Place: idaho, usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
The White Countess
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, heartbreaking, atmospheric, realistic, romantic, dramatic, sentimental, sad, gloomy, melancholic, enigmatic, sincere, cerebral, breathtaking, earnest, bad ending
Plot: romance, russian, jewish, drinking, blindness, unlikely couple, relationships, adultery, family, innocence lost, love story, destiny, secrets, dialogue, family drama, nudity (topless - notable), fall in love, betrayal, period piece, women, unlikely friendships, mentor, redemption, chase, police investigation, dishonesty, culture clash, storytelling, tragedy, dysfunctional family, life & death, catastrophe, guilt, love and romance, political, adaptation, violent, pornography, revolution, death, happy ending, prejudice, runaway, couples, beautiful scenery, jews, family bonds, war, cold war, writers
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, pre world war two
Place: asia, china, russia, macau, shanghai china, shanghai, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
The Twilight Samurai
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, tense, emotional, serious, melancholic, reflective, stylized, bleak, sentimental, dramatic, lyrical, harsh, sincere, touching, talky, earnest, breathtaking, enigmatic, colourful, clever, light, gloomy
Plot: samurai, friendship, poverty, sword fight, single father, childhood, storytelling, couple relations, character study, fight scenes, mentor, loneliness, social differences, visceral, relationships, culture clash, life & death, gunfight, love story, vengeance, family drama, tragedy, violence, sacrifice, life, drinking, love, brutality, romance, heroes, destiny, beautiful scenery, assassination, family, runaway, love and romance, death, life philosophy, betrayal, unlikely friendships, art, society, widower, couples, friends, fall in love, mission of murder, daughter, sword, teacher
Time: 19th century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
 7.6
 13K
Europa Europa
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Germany, France, Poland
Duration: 112 min.
Style: realistic, epic, serious, dramatic, captivating, factual, tense, talky, disturbing, reflective, harsh, heartbreaking, bleak, emotional, thought provoking
Plot: german, jewish, holocaust, survival, war, nazi, nazis, russian, friendship, courage, sacrifice, hidden identity, death, jews, genocide, wartime, judaism, propaganda, young heroes, brainwashing, idealism, anti semitism, unlikely friendships, political, runaway, brutality, childhood, politics, mentor, coming of age, culture clash, storytelling, adolescence, prejudice, tragedy, identity, life & death, teenager, guilt, camp, beautiful scenery, morality, coming-of-age, corruption, school, fish out of water, adaptation, world politics, ethnic conflict, against humanity
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, poland, europe, israel, russia, latvia, siberia, palestine, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
 6.7
 110
David
Genre: Drama, War
Country: West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, rough
Plot: survival, anti semitism, holocaust, urban, against humanity, war, confined, danger, escapades, society, family relations, coming of age, parents and children, wartime life, life is a bitch, youth, rabbi, emigration, synagogue, ss, poet, hebrew, star of david, black eye, fleeing, heil hitler, destruction of property, turk, turkish, outhouse, barracks, cellar, fatalism, candy, shoemaker, beggar, hidden room, frostbite, shoe store, sideshow, annulment, courtyard, furniture, military uniform, greenhouse, table tennis, wallet, eviction, poisoning, infantry
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: europe, germany, black sea, romania, guatemala, holy land, mediterranean sea, poland, hamburg germany, palestine, israel, america, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
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The Sky Is Falling
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: young heroes, war, innocence lost, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, holocaust, racism, wartime life, coming of age, orphan, family life, society, youth, family relations, opposites attract, death in the family, battles, against humanity, life is a bitch, tickling, ink, fascist, law school, baptism, cellist, death of aunt, tied to a tree, british army, loss of parents, mass, death of cousin, funeral procession, leg injury, cello, hell, heaven, recital, villa, heil hitler, military uniform, suicide note, bomb shelter, fascism, air raid, radio news, german army, ring, hopscotch, tragic event
Time: 1940s
Place: europe, tuscany, italy, florence italy, sicily, switzerland
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The Year My Parents Went on Vacation
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: coming of age, family life, innocence lost, friendship, parents and children, social differences, down on your luck, working class, politics, friends, society, political unrest, family relations, brazilian, underdog, chaos and mayhem, eccentric family, religions or cults, life is a bitch, youth, dictatorship, football, grownups, ethnic, understanding, elderly man, jewish girl, mounted police, custom, bar mitzvah, political activism, yiddish, scroll, soccer ball, political prisoner, missing father, rabbi, synagogue, boy with glasses, judaism, exile, graffiti, death of grandfather, peep hole, world cup, gloves, praying, parent child relationship, rite, hat
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
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