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South of Nowhere
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Story: South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on The N. The second half of the third and final season aired October 10, 2008 and the final episode aired on December 12, 2008. Live webisodes were also created to accompany each episode in the season 2 storyline, and were seen exclusively through The N's website on the Click. The show follows the lives of the members of the Carlin family as they adjust to moving from Ohio to Los Angeles, California. One of the main focuses include the relationship between Spencer Carlin and her bisexual friend, Ashley Davies. The close friendship between Ashley and Spencer led Spencer to question her own sexuality, a subject which created controversy before the show first aired. It was the first series on The N to deal with such a subject relating to the primary characters, and the first television show ever to have non-heterosexual teenagers as the top-billed characters.South of Nowhere has received outstanding reviews from TV Guide, The Boston Tribute, New York Post, New York Daily News, Entertainment Weekly, and Variety.
Style: humorous, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gays and lesbians, teenage love, urban, teenage life, friends, love and romance, youth, lesbian relationship, high school, family relations, fall in love, city life, starting over, couple relations, interracial relations, bisexual woman, love triangle, siblings relations, coming out, kids in trouble, gender, hopes, reconciliation, lesbian, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films and TV series with plots about love and romance, youth, couples, teenage life, family relations, lifestyle and gays and lesbians mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like South of Nowhere: Eloïse's Lover (2009), The L Word (2004), Dawson's Creek (1998), Elena Undone (2010), Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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