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Trap Street (2013)
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Trap Street (2013)
Original name: 水印街
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Qiuming is a trainee at a digital mapping company. His job is to survey the streets of the ever-changing city and keep the mapping system up to date. Typical of his generation, Qiuming is upbeat, energetic, and totally immersed in the world of Internet and video games. To make ends meet, he installs video cameras at public venues, but hides his side job from his strict father who is a senior editor of a government-run magazine. One day while out surveying, Qiuming has a brief encounter with an attractive woman who disappears into a secluded alley. He soon learns that the data he collected of this alley cannot register in his company's mapping system. He goes back to the area for a second survey...
Style: atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic, touching
Plot: investigation, mysterious character, intrigue, urban, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, family relations, privacy invasion, off the grid, bumper car, surveillance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and gloomy films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, youth, urban, dishonesty and crimes mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Trap Street: Fly with the Crane (2012), Main Street (2010), Destiny (2006), Homeland (2014), Dearest (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fly with the Crane (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Serenely resigned to his impending death but deeply afraid at the prospect of being cremated, an elderly carpenter seeks to have his last wishes carried out in this gentle, beautifully realized drama from director Li Ruijin. (TIFF)
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, death in the family, family relations, elderly, youth, family problems, grandfather granddaughter relationship, cousin, cremation, cousin cousin relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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95%
 4.7
 2K
Main Street (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the once thriving tobacco warehouses, to the current run-down and closed shops of Five Points, a diverse group of residents and their respective life changes when outsider Gus Leroy brings something new and potentially dangerous into their ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: mysterious character, intrigue, small town, introspection, small town life, estrangement, dishonesty, social relations, hopes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.9
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Destiny (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bekir is in love with Ugur, who loves Zagor, who loves to commit crimes.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: estrangement, crimes, dishonesty, urban, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, crime gone awry, on the run, parents and children, destiny, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.2
 74
Homeland (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Jiro Sawada was a sophomore in high school he was framed for something he did not do. Afterwards, he left his hometown in a small village in Fukushima Prefecture. After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Jiro Sawada goes back to his ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: frame up, village life, village, dishonesty, high school life, youth, family problems, family relations, tsunami
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 7.6
 2K
Dearest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Drawing on remarkable true stories, Peter Chan delivers a moving drama about child abduction in China. Huang Bo stars as a father whose young son disappears in the streets of a big city. He sets out on a search across China, stopping at nothing to ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, tense
Plot: kidnapping, couple relations, village, separation from family, missing child, life turned upside down, couples, family problems, uncover truth, parents and children, adoption, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.7
 166
Labrador (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A desolate, windswept island. Stella and Oskar, a young couple, visit Stella's father Nathan who lives alone with his labrador. Stella is pregnant and looking forward to having a baby, but Oskar appears to have doubts. When Oskar falls prey to ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: couple relations, parents and children, couples, island, family relations, pets, ego clash, intrigue, manipulations, pregnancy, dishonesty, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
 269
Stolen Child (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Amanda and Jason are happy marriage now, after years of frustration have finally managed to take a beautiful girl from a country in Eastern Europe through an international adoption agency. But when the doctor will perform a DNA test to small, finds ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: adoption, kidnapping, family relations, babies and infants, investigation, uncover truth, parents and children, woman in danger, crimes, danger, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 3.8
 3K
Cymbeline (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: War erupts between dirty cops and outlaw bikers as a drug kingpin (Ed Harris) tries to protect his empire.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: crime, gang, master criminal, betrayal, urban, intrigue, uninhibited rivalry, police corruption, crimes, dishonesty, rivalry, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 7.2
 831
Blind Massage (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama centered on the employees of a Nanjing massage parlor who share a common trait: they are all blind.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: disability, love and romance, misfit, blood, chinese, massage parlor, love, blindness, sex scene, disappearance, massage, sex worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Caught in the Web (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of three women whose worlds collide - a social commentary about the 'sound bite' society we are becoming, where perception becomes reality and judgments based on limited facts quickly spread, without regard for the truth or the ...
Style: biting, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: computers and web, media, society, urban, media satire, workplace situations, life turned upside down, intern, lifestyle
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.9
 52
The Night (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young man stands in front of a mirror. The night belongs to him. Every evening, he appraises his appearance, attired in a new shirt, leaves his apartment and waits in a poorly lit alleyway for his johns. One night he meets a female prostitute of ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, prostitute, social misfits, unlikely couple, sexual relations, wooing, gender, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.0
 57
Manila (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A tribute to filmmakers and National Artists Lino Brocka and Ishmael Bernal. In the "Day" segment, Piolo Pacual portrays the role of William, a drug addict who tries to rebuild his sense of self and reconnect with the people around him. ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: losing-it hero, on the run, urban, human nature, neo noir, addiction, drug abuse, life is a bitch, power relations, disorder, gang, downfall ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.2
 501
The Good Road (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pappu is a truck driver. Supporting his parents and extended family is beyond his means. Now, he has been presented a plan. An accident will be staged. Pappu will "die". Insurance payments are substantial.David and Kiran, a middle class ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, road movie
Plot: missing child, parents and children, cons and scams, working class, dishonesty, society, family relations, asian indian, lost, child prostitution, pimp, suv ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 803
Jack (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Although he is only ten years old, Jack is responsible for himself and his little brother Manuel and this fills him with pride. Their single mother works during the day and often goes out at night. There’s no father in sight. One day, Manuel burns ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.8
 67
Dad (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a long separation, a father and his son spend the day fishing on the river bank. On a beautiful autumn Sunday, surrounded by the majestic countryside, they seem to be alone in the world. They must start all over again.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere, stylized ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mother, I Love You (2013)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 83 min.
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Style: touching, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.5
 47
Cafe Seoul (2009)
Genre: Drama
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
 2K
Ocean Heaven (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, gloomy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Journey Through China (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Liliane, a provincial nurse in her peaceful fifties, must cope with the accidental death of her son in China. She decides to fly there in order to repatriate the body. This mourning journey will soon turn out to be a trip of discovery of her son ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.7
 635
Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, under the surface, estrangement, family problems, family relations, family gatherings, homecoming, family life, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 766
Betrayed at 17 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mother vows to get justice when her daughter's life is destroyed by a sex video that goes viral.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful, touching
Plot: high school, seduction, parents and children, death in the family, teenage life, youth, family relations, dealing with death, investigation, siblings relations, high school life, computers and web ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 482
Lost and Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his young son goes missing, Lei (Andy Lau) begins a 14-year quest to find him.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: missing child, obsessive quest, on the road, escapades, family problems, haunted by the past, kidnapping, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 725
Mystery (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A car full of irresponsible youths hit a woman on a rainy freeway and think she is trying an insurance scam.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, urban, dishonesty, life turned upside down, disorder, double life, flashback, hit by a car, accident, affair, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Bi, Don't Be Afraid (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In an old house in Hanoi, Bi, a 6-year-old child lives with his parents, his aunt and their cook. His favorite playgrounds are an ice factory and the wild grass along the river. After being absent for years, his grandfather, seriously ill, reappears ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, gloomy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Time in Quchi (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Bao stays with his grandfather for the summer and is shocked to see there are no modern appliances.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, youth, family relations, village, family, countryside, parents and children, siblings relations, coming of age, elderly, family problems, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Touch of the Light (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Yu-Siang is blind – but he has a superb sense of hearing. Born in rural Taiwan, this extremely talented musician moves to the capital Taipei to study the piano. But how will he manage on his own? Even the walk across campus from his halls of ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, uplifting
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, china, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 5K
I Wish (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Two young brothers at opposite ends of Kyushu devise a magical plan to reunite their separated parents in Hirokazu Koreeda's benign and superbly acted picture of family life.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, stylized
Plot: parents and children, siblings relations, sibling relationship, train, brothers, hopes, youth, family relations, family problems, desire, brother brother relationship, railroad crossing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 178
Desert Dream (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: This film takes place in a remote area, a desert region situated somewhere between the Mongolia and Chinese border. The town has become nearly void of all inhabitants except for Hangai, who works obsessively to plant trees in the desert area. ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, culture clash, isolation, village life, village, social relations, immigrants, single parent, parents and children, misfit, desert, riding a horse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mongolia, asia, china, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Starry Starry Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There was once a young girl named May who felt alienated from everyone around her. May is worried about her mother and father, whose marriage is on the rocks, and she yearns to return to the woods where her grandfather lives. One day, May befriends ...
Style: touching, serious, stylized, sincere
Plot: friendship, coming of age, youth, friends, parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, parents separation, escape from reality
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 64
Swans (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Manuel's mother, Petra, lives in Berlin. She is in a coma as a result of chemotherapy treatment. Tarso and Petra have been divorced since Manuel (17) was 3 years old. Manuel and Tarso come to Germany to be with Petra during her illness. They ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, hospital, estrangement, urban, youth, family relations, city life, ejaculation, male masturbation, masturbation, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, portugal
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40%