Movies like A Girl at the Window

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A Girl at the Window (2001)
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A Girl at the Window (2001)
Original name: Une jeune fille à la fenêtre
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Emprisoned by an illness, a young country girl decides to leave for Quebec City in order to study piano and discover an animated and enthralling lifestyle.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: hopes, terminal illness, life turned upside down, city life, pregnant woman, flapper, interracial romance, jazz club, pregnant woman nude, urban, strong female presence, jazz, female nudity, arranged marriage, bathtub, heart condition, partial female nudity, piano lesson, nude model, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnancy
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: canada, quebec

Most similar movies to A Girl at the Window

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about hopes, family relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, terminal illness, hospital and life turned upside down mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Girl at the Window: The High Cost of Living (2010), Blue Lips (2014), The Miracle of the Cards (2001), Flowers (2014), Foreverland (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The High Cost of Living (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a young, pregnant woman whose world falls apart when she loses her child in a hit and run accident. As her life unravels, Nathalie finds an unlikely protector in Henry, a down and out guardian angel who has followed her thread. But ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnant woman, hopes, pregnancy, fall in love, family problems, family relations, disorder, life turned upside down, redemption, love and romance, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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95%
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Blue Lips (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Brazil, Italy, Argentina, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six people's lives come together.
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: fish out of water, introspection, life turned upside down, cause and meaning, hopes, couple relations, human nature, disorder, bittersweet, dealing with death, encounter, rebirth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
The Miracle of the Cards (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: "The Miracle of the Cards" is based on the true story of Marion Shergold and her son, Craig, an eight-year-old English boy who had a brain tumor. Several events convinced Marion that God was leading her to a cure for Craig and that the ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: human spirit, child illness, terminal illness, hopes, brain tumor, life is a bitch, miraculous event, disability, journalism, faith, misfit, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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84%
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Flowers (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ane is in her mid-forties and delighted when a stunning bouquet of flowers is delivered to her home. But the site manager has no idea who to thank – one thing is for sure; her jealous husband, Ander, is not the unknown cavalier. As these ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, animal life, life turned upside down, hopes, female protagonist, relationships, strong female presence, dealing with death, flowers, car accident, ashes, sheep ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Foreverland (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sufferer of cystic fibrosis travels to a legendary shrine that reputedly has the power to heal his condition.
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: healing power, miraculous event, hopes, self discovery, last wish, on the road, terminal illness, bittersweet, life is a bitch, road trip, church, shrine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, canada, vancouver, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
You Can't Write a Letter (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julien and Nina sign a pact with the universe: they must enjoy life, whatever the cost. Will that decision lead them to happiness, or to their disappearance?
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, offbeat
Plot: terminal illness, optimism, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, sister sister relationship, love, death, unfulfillment, merry go round, feather ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Denmark, Greenland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the journal of Knud Rasmussen's "Great Sled Journey" of 1922 across arctic Canada. The film is shot from the perspective of the Inuit, showing their traditional beliefs and lifestyle. It tells the story of the last great ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, touching ...
Plot: shaman, inuit, culture clash, village, family relations, religions or cults, clergy, couples, society, hopes, tradition, spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s, 20s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Mad Ship (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Scandinavian immigrant, driven to madness by ruined dreams and the tragic death of his wife, embarks on a quixotic mission to build a homemade ship and sail out of the prairie dust bowl at the height of the Great Depression.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: immigrants, family relations, couple relations, working class, unemployment, society, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, prairie, ship, down on your luck
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 20s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The C-Word (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The C Word is an adaptation of Lisa Lynch's inspiring and candid book, based on her blog, about her battle with cancer.
Style: uplifting, sincere, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Plot: human spirit, life turned upside down, optimism, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, hopes, terminal illness, couple relations, journalism, blogger, cancer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Auction (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gaby owns a farm on which he raises lambs: Bouchard & Sons Farm. But he has no sons. Rather, he has two daughters that he raised like princesses and who live far away, in the big city. One day, the oldest asks him for some financial support ...
Style: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: farm, countryside, parents and children, selflessness, family relations, introspection, elderly, father daughter relationship, bittersweet, siblings relations, hopes, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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To Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Helen, Rose and Lili have survived the Holocaust and have never seen each other since the war has ended. In 1960, they meet again in Berck, France. They learn to enjoy together simple pleasures in life: nice meals, ballads on the beach, playing in ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: friendship, reunion, starting over, haunted by the past, human spirit, hopes, auschwitz, friends, strong female presence, sexless marriage, impotent husband, woman in a bikini ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 1960s, 60s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Melody (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Melody, 28 years old, a confused child born under the name X, decides to rent out her body in order to get the money she needs to realize her dream: opening a hair-dressing salon. To do so, she accepts to carry the child of Emily, a rich English ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, realistic, non-linear ...
Plot: surrogate mother, terminal illness, hairdresser, homeless, money, baby, follow your dream, social differences, pregnancy, hopes, social relations, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Breaking Horizons (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: “Congratulations, you’re pregnant!” Lara can hardly believe what the doctor has just told her. The 25-year-old spends her nights hanging around Berlin with best friend Nora, having lost interest in her architectural studies long ago. She has ...
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, one night stand, life turned upside down, adolescence vs adulthood, pregnancy, life lesson, tragedy, female friendship, party girl, twentysomething life, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Stay (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman finds out she's pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, family life, single parent, unsupportive spouse, homecoming, family relations, love, family problems, female director, older man younger woman relationship, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Night Watchmen (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Times have changed a lot for Franck who is a night watchman. About a decade ago he was a specialized worker. Today he feels bored but would jump at any chance to prove his bravery and courage.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: life turned upside down, starting over, dull life, disorder, unfulfillment, hopes, police, security guard, car accident, loneliness, motorcycle, necktie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
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, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, terminal illness, family problems, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, pregnancy, unfulfillment, strong female presence, bullfighting, pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Like a Star Shining in the Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple finds out what love truly means when one of them has a brush with death. When Anne and Marc met, it was love at first sight, and the longer they were together, the more they realized they never wanted to be apart. But not long after ...
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic
Plot: optimism, radiation, terminal illness, life turned upside down, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, family relations, family reunited, male female relationship, love, wedding planning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Mary and Martha (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy American housewife Mary Morgan takes her bullied son George out of school for home education,including a trip to Southern Africa. Whilst in Mozambique George is bitten by a mosquito which crawls through a hole in his net and dies of malaria. ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, malaria, dealing with death, hopes, human spirit, redemption, state affairs, money raising, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, death of child, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, usa, washington d.c., united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Too Young to Be a Dad (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When 15-year-old, Matt Freeman, gets his girlfriend, Francesca, pregnant her family decides to put the unborn baby up for adoption. Matt agrees to the decision, but begins to rethink it. This movie is taken from the father's point of view.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: adoption, life turned upside down, teenage life, family in crisis, human spirit, babies and infants, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, family relations, family problems, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mourning for Anna (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother deals with the violent murder of her daughter.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, death of daughter, grief, country house, teenage life, family relations, crimes, hopes, family problems, deadly, youth, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Oxygen (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two young man share an incurable illness. Is their love for the women in their lives strong enough to conquer their fear of dying?
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: transplant, human spirit, friendship, terminal illness, optimism, hopes, life is a bitch, deadly, fall in love, hospital, friends, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 2K
Amal (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Autorickshaw driver Amal is content with the small, but vital, role he serves - driving customers around New Delhi as quickly and safely as possible. But his sense of duty is tested by an eccentric, aging billionaire, who, moved by Amal's ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: human spirit, generosity, inheritance, hopes, change of luck, taxi driver, society, life is a bitch, destiny, idealism, working class, money ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, new delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 200
At Ellen's Age (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A German flight attendant's life spirals downward after she leaves her husband, quits her job, and joins a radical group of animal rights activists.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic
Plot: stewardess, life turned upside down, starting over, looking for love, self discovery, love and romance, hopes, drugs/alcohol, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex orgy, fired from the job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Death of a Superhero (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, youth, human spirit, life is a bitch, family problems, family in crisis, hopes, superhero, child illness, coming of age, dealing with death, teenager ...
Place: usa, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 45
Max & Lenny (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max and Lenny is the story of a friendship between two girls fighting for survival in a northern area of Marseille.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, friendship, teenage life, hip hop, society, youth, family relations, music, hopes, urban, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Mulberry Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island's state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: hospital, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, terminal illness, prison, estrangement, one more chance, life sentence, family relations, murderer ...
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 638
Baby Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Natalia is a 17-year-old mom living with her mother and son, Antos. She wanted to have a baby because it was a “cool” thing to do, and because she feels she has someone to love; someone who can love her in return. Everything changes when ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: teenage life, parent child relationship, family problems, immaturity, couples, hopes, babies and infants, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, youth, mother child relationship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.3
 1K
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: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, life turned upside down, family relations, young heroes, teenage life, child as adult, journey, self discovery, search, communication problem, siblings relations, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, emotional, touching ...
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, hospital, family in crisis, family problems, life is a bitch, dealing with death, pubic hair, sickness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Maneater (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jezebel is a nihilistic artist who hides her fragility by living a fast-paced, promiscuous lifestyle. After attending her father's funeral, the sultry temptress finds herself attracted to David, a handsome, earnest young priest. While David ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: redemption, opposites attract, clergy, hopes, introspection, faith, priest, seduction, death of father, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), bad singing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%