Movies like Off-White Lies

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Off-White Lies (2011)
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Off-White Lies (2011)
Original name: אורחים לרגע
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In this bittersweet family comedy, shy teenager Libby moves back to Israel to live with her hapless father Shaul, unexpectedly finding herself without a home as war breaks out around them. Shaul devises a creative solution: posing as refugees, they are taken in by a wealthy family in Jerusalem. Finally in a “normal” household, Shaul and Libby begin to build their father-daughter relationship, but their false identities can’t last forever.
Style: depressing, serious, suspense, disturbing
Plot: asthma, father daughter relationship, lie, refugee, jewish, teenage girl, estranged father, soldier, inventor, birthday, age difference, computer, pianist, on the road, family relations, invention, open relationship, cockroach, smoking, sex with a minor, piano, infidelity, teenage boy, airport, unemployment ...
Time: year 2006
Place: israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, disturbing and suspense films with plots about family relations, father daughter relationship, youth, parents and children, society, female director and teenage girl mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Off-White Lies: That Lovely Girl (2014), Lover for a Day (2017), Happy End (2017), The Other Son (2012), After Lucia (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
That Lovely Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 95 min.
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Plot: father daughter incest, incestuous sex, incestuous relationship, incest, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, graphic violence, parents and children, abusive father, sexual abuse, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
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Lover for a Day (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The story of a father, his 23-year-old daughter who goes back home one day because she has just been dumped, and his new girlfriend, who is also 23 and lives with him.
Style: rough, suspenseful, captivating, bleak
Audience: chick flick
Plot: father daughter relationship, age difference, lovers, infidelity, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship, lie, love, couples, french algerian war, teacher student relationship, frustration ...
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Happy End (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A middle-class family living in Calais deal with a series of setbacks while paying little attention to the grim conditions in the refugee camps within a few miles of their home.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, disturbing, captivating, experimental ...
Plot: refugee, family relations, accident, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, millionaire, divorce, selfishness, liar, birthday, doctor, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
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The Other Son (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two men discover they were accidentally switched at birth.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental
Plot: family relations, switched at birth, parents and children, family problems, life turned upside down, teenage boy, introspection, society, disorder, interracial relations, family in crisis, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, palestinian authority
⇓ similarity ⇓
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After Lucia (2012)
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: bullying, high school life, society, teenage life, estrangement, social decay, parents and children, social relations, family problems, high school, humiliation, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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Mickey and the Bear (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Anaconda, Montana, a strong-willed teenage girl navigates a loving but volatile relationship with her veteran father. In a desperate search for independence and her own identity, she risks family, heartbreak, and her standing in the only place ...
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: teenage girl, father daughter relationship, father daughter incest, addiction, incest, drug addiction, caregiver, war veteran, teenager, marine, drug addict, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
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Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sincere, suspense
Plot: friendship, military life, soldier, politics, terrorism, military, women, crimes, teenage life, strong female presence, coming of age, buddies ...
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Place: jerusalem, israel, middle east
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Country: Israel, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A member of an Israeli anti-terrorist unit clashes with a group of young radicals.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense, biting ...
Plot: israeli palestinian conflict, state affairs, fighting the system, terrorism, rebellion, social decay, swat team, society, crimes, social differences, rebelliousness, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Forgive Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Violette, an expectant wife, who opens a nasty barrel of worms by filming a documentary about her dysfunctional family, to be shown to her (as yet) unborn son.Through her ever-present lens, Violette begins to unearth one nasty family secret after ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, father daughter relationship, family problems, couples, uncover truth, parents and children, infidelity, disturbed childhood, adultery, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Live and Become (2005)
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Country: France, Israel, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews and are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his place and with his name (Schlomo) she takes a Christian 9-year-old boy.
Style: touching, sincere, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
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Tsili (2014)
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Country: Israel, France, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, bleak, disturbing, tense
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Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching
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