Movies like Family Tree 2010

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Family Tree (2010)
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Family Tree (2010)
Original name: L'arbre et la forêt
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Frédérick, the patriarch of the Alsatian Muller family, is conspicuously absent from his son Charles' funeral, Frédérick's surviving son and his granddaughter, raw from their loss, await an explanation. Once revealed, Frédérick's reasons and the painful secret Charles harbored for years threaten the foundations of the entire family.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family relations, deportation, coming out, family problems, aging, introspection, haunted by the past, hopes, elderly, gender, bittersweet, death in the family, homosexuality, lgbt, gay, holocaust, gay subtext, parents and children, gays and lesbians, family in crisis, golden years, dealing with death, world war two, forest, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, hopes, estrangement, introspection and unfulfillment mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Family Tree: The Dune (2013), Pandora's Box (2008), Dream and Silence (2012), A Perfect Son (2000), Volcano (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Dune (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Israeli man searches for his father in France.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, family problems, estrangement, midlife crisis, parents and children, haunted by the past, hopes, investigation, redemption, gender, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, hopes, elderly, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family problems, aging, youth, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Dream and Silence (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Oriol and Yolanda live in Paris with their two daughters. During a vacation they suffer a car accident that will change their lives.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family in crisis, parents and children, family problems, family relations, introspection, life turned upside down, memory loss, accident, funeral, death, school teacher, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, catalonia
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71%
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A Perfect Son (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man's terminal illness reunites him with his estranged brother.
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: gay, life is a bitch, drug abuse, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, death in the family, family in crisis, brother brother relationship, lgbt, death of father, aids, lgbtq ...
Time: 90s
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Volcano (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hannes is an old man who has grown apart from his children. Recently retired when his wife gets ill he tries to reconcile with them and to atone for his cold demeanor in the past.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, introspection, family reunited, aging, estrangement, redemption, family feud, unfulfillment, hopes, marriage, retirement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland, europe
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Lily Sometimes (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the death of her mother, a woman returns home to care for her sister.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: animal lover, lawyer, country girl, sister, siblings relations, introspection, estrangement, family relations, death in the family, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille
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63%
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After Him (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman (Catherine Deneuve) becomes obsessed with her son's best friend after her child dies in a car accident. Camille voit sa vie brisée par la disparition de son fils dans un accident de la route. Incapable de faire le deuil, elle ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: obsession, family relations, couples, family problems, death in the family, love and romance, dealing with death, best friend, grief, mother, death of son, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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63%
She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, introspection, haunted by the past, hopes, estrangement, family relations, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, revenge, family secret, car accident, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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Reconciliation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: RECONCILIATION is a groundbreaking, provocative story about an estranged father and son struggling to overcome the heartbreaking consequences of their past. Grant Taylor (Eric Nenninger) has been troubled by intense childhood memories ever since his ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: gay parent, forgiveness, last wish, family relations, redemption, haunted by the past, estrangement, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, parents and children, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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61%
In the Gloaming (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Danny, dying of Aids, returns home for his last months. Always close to his mother, they share moments of openness that tend to shut out Danny's father and his sister.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: aids, gay, lgbt, family relations, lgbtq, childhood, bereavement, bittersweet, resentment, family problems, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york state
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60%
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Melting Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shlomo who discovers in his son's Assaf room, women's clothing and accessories, decides to 'teach the boy a lesson'. When Assaf returns to his parents' home on a rainy night from a party, his attempts to enter home fail. His ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, touching, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: transsexual, terminal illness, parents and children, gender, family relations, bittersweet, father son relationship, gay, hospital, lgbt, lesbian, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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59%
Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: death in the family, family relations, last wish, family problems, hopes, introspection, dealing with death, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, very little dialogue, journey, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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33 Scenes from Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Polish artist Julia and her husband Piotr, a talented and successful composer, live in Kraków. When Julias's mother, Barbara falls ill with stomach cancer, the life of the family is falling apart. Julia accompanies her mother to death, but ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: death, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, introspection, parent child relationship, family relations, estrangement, dealing with death, hopes, lifestyle, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
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57%
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Another House (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mathieu Roy's L’Autre maison is an intimate and powerful family drama featuring three generations of great Quebec Actors. Marcel Sabourin plays Henri Bernard, an 86 year-old man with a failing grip on reality. His sons, a jet setting middle ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, serious ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, family problems, family relations, estrangement, aging, dysfunctional family, elderly, parents and children, memory loss, father son relationship, love, brothers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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57%
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Initiation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 16-year old Axel and his clique are rioting in a residential home. There he meets the 80-year old Gustav who gains interest in the young boy, as he reminds him of his lost love.
Style: captivating, serious, touching, emotional, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria
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The Truce (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Martín Santomé has been woking in an office for the last 50 years, but his life will change when he starts falling in love with a woman named Laura Avellaneda.
Style: emotional, stylized, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, love affair, romance, elderly, hopes, golden years, couples, gender, fall in love, dealing with death, love and romance ...
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The Mountain (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 73 min.
Story: This is the story of Nora and Solveig, a grief-stricken couple on a hike through the mountain range where they had a traumatic experience two years prior. Nora and Solveig are hiking through a snow-covered, rough, but beautiful scenery on a tour of ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric ...
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53%
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Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louise simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mother is seriously ill. Happiness and guilt, euphoria and sadness, filial love and love, period. She'll need a good nine months to cope with all this.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
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Restless (2009)
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Country: France
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Alpha Male (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama about a family torn apart after the death of its patriarch. Haunted by their father's death, Jack and Elyssa have a fraught relationship with their remarried mother even now they have come of age.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
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Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a story weaving the past and present together, Emile seeks redemption from the family he abandoned.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, orphan, haunted by the past, homecoming, introspection, hopes, elderly, betrayal, starting over, family problems, human nature, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england, canada, british columbia
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50%
Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, realistic, emotional ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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50%
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Constellation (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Constellation chronicles the lives and loves of an African-American family in the deep South as they are forced to come to terms with a tumultuous past marked by an unrequited interracial affair. The film explores the way in which the family ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, touching, captivating ...
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50%
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The City of No Limits (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 125 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, enigmatic, contemplative
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50%
Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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49%
All Is Forgiven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor lives in Vienna with Annette, his beautiful Austrian wife and their daughter Pamela. It’s spring. Fleeing his work, Victor spends his days outside: he plays with Pamela, pays a visit to Annette’s parents, loiters in the park with the drug ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
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Place: paris france, france, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Crying Out (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young man feels compelled to travel with his grand-father. Tthe young man wants to find his father who ran away with the corpse of his ex-wife.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, on the road, estrangement, haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, elderly, alcohol abuse, death in the family, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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48%
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Ismael (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, psychological ...
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Mourning for Anna (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
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