Movies like The Last Island

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The Last Island (2012)
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The Last Island (2012)
Original name: La última isla
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a selfish brat who is crazy about video games. As her parents work and nobody cares about her, her mother decides to send her to an island where old Aunt Belinda lives. No running water or electricity, by the sea and at the foot of volcano, Alicia fears that the holidays are a bore. In addition, it is rumored that her aunt is a witch, there is a man chasing dragons and two very strange. Something mysterious and magnetic fields emanating from the mountain.
Plot: female director, ocean, swimming, fog, boy, girl, child as main character, little girl, child protagonist, aunt, isolation, 12 year old, cliff, swimming underwater, boy girl friendship, no cell phone signal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and touching films with plots about female director, girl, boy, family relations, female nudity, teenager and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Island: Werther (1986), Crows (1994), What Hedwig Didn't Tell Us (1995), Half-Price (2003), The Guardian Angel (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Werther (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This adaptation of Geothe's The Sorrows of Young Werther offers a chilly and remote view of love and its passions. The setting is changed to Spain, and Werther (Eusebio Poncela) has taken a job tutoring the son of an estranged husband and wife. ...
Plot: female director, suicide, tutor, surgeon, male female relationship, tragic event, husband wife relationship, love, teacher, father son relationship, boy, mother son relationship
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95%
 7.2
 565
Crows (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A thin child of about 10, nicknamed "Crow" because she mimics the bird, has no friends and rejects a teacher's hug. At home, she is left on her own, her mom locks her out while entertaining a lover or is asleep. One morning, Crow sees ...
Plot: female director, surrogate mother, child, sleeping on the floor, boat, kidnapping, on the lam, boy, girl, father daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations ...
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87%
What Hedwig Didn't Tell Us (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 67 min.
Story: A sad story about a young girl who is forced to move from one foster home to another.
Plot: children's home, dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, 12 year old, girl, christmas, child protagonist, family relations
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74%
 6.3
 182
Half-Price (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Demi-Tarif follows the low-key adventures of three young siblings, Romeo, Launa, and the youngest - Leo, left on their own in a rundown Paris apartment. One of them narrates, wistfully explaining how their mother abandoned them and calls them once ...
Plot: female director, bathing, train ride, peeing, shoplifting, brushing teeth, running naked, subway, nudity (full frontal - brief), metro, hair dryer, little boy ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Guardian Angel (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It is the turn of the century in Russia, and the revolution (at this time not yet a communist one) has sentenced government minister Joel Birkman (Etienne Glaser) to be assassinated for his role in quelling a student rebellion. To that end, they ...
Plot: female director, fictional country, government official, assassin, politics, isolation
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming of age story set in the Vietnamese countryside during the late 1980s, as told through the eyes of a 12 year old boy named Thieu. Thieu and his younger brother Tuong share and do everything together. Their days unfold like a whimsical and ...
Plot: innocence, brother brother relationship, coming of age, girl, 12 year old, boy, falling in love, childhood, family relations, fall in love, 7 year old
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: vietnam
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68%
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The Mutants (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Mutants (Portuguese: Os mutantes) is a 1998 Portuguese film by director Teresa Villaverde, starring Ana Moreira and Alexandre Pinto. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.
Plot: female director, juvenile delinquent, teenager, friendship between boys, girl, teenage girl, police, pregnant teenager, gun, homeless teenager, theft, pistol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
We Were Young (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During Second World War a beautiful love between two young people burns out against the background of the Nazi reality.
Plot: female director, bombing, ballet, photographer, anti fascism, burned alive, propaganda, girl, torture, young love
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64%
A Day for Women (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A new swimming pool opens in a Cairo district, with the announcement that Sundays will be only for females. This causes ripples throughout the local community, while three women - Shamiya, Azza, and Lula - assess their varying lives.
Plot: islam, feminism, female director, grief, swimming
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62%
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Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, school, school teacher, car accident, machismo, femininity
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61%
Just Like at Home (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a kid are discovering beauty in life.
Plot: female director, family relations, girl man relationship, getting home, girl, father daughter relationship, children, surrogate father, hungarian, infatuation
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.3
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The Best of Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Raquel, a young radio broadcaster, is deeply in love with Tomas, an Olympic runner. On the day she finds a house for them to share, he collapses during training and is rushed to the hospital. His life is in danger; his liver crashed and he is in ...
Plot: female director, hospital, hand camera, male female relationship, polaroid, love
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58%
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Elisa K (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Eleven-year-old Elisa (Claudia Pons) lives with her father (Hans Richter) in Spain following the breakup of her parents. Elisa goes to a fair with her father, and meets one of his friends (Jordi Gracia), a successful jeweler. Days later, a change ...
Plot: female director, child rape, amusement park, restaurant, ferris wheel, school, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.5
 179
Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenage girl, scandinavian girl, teenager, female nudity, group of teenagers
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Can Go Through Skin (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A brutal assault changes Marieke's life. She leaves her familiar city rhythms for the solitude of a isolated house in the countryside. Her irrational fears on the frozen farm are a constant struggle. As spring's orchestra begins, her ...
Plot: female director, attempted rape, isolation, loneliness, countryside, kitten, chinese food, paranoia, baby, bare breasts, shower, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A snapshot of one segment of Estonian present-day life, shown through the eyes of a child: 8 years old Lucia is leading a jolly and naughty Pippi-Longstocking-style life in a small town in Estonia. Her father Kaido, a graveyard keeper, can hardly ...
Plot: female director, alcohol abuse, abroad, little girl, orphanage, mother daughter relationship, fire, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, social worker, unemployment, daughter ...
Place: estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Greatest House in the World (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Guatemala, Mexico
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Rocio, a Maya Mam girl, lives in the mountains with her mother, who is pregnant and her granny. Due to an early delivery from her mother, Rocio is stuck with caring for a herd of sheep, the first time she has done it on her own. Playing in the ...
Plot: female director, childbirth, forest, birth, countryside, cloud, little girl, candle, sheep, grandmother, blowing out candle, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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32A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This story is set in the "in-between" time of a girl's life, when she is no longer a child and not yet a woman. We open with our heroine, Maeve, putting on her new snow white bra, and stepping out into the world as a young woman. She ...
Plot: female director, school, coming of age, breasts, school uniform, irish, schoolgirl, teenage girl, 13 year old, girl, dublin ireland, first love
Time: 70s
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.0
 52
Johnny Tiger (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Teacher George Dean (Robert Taylor) packs up his children to accept a job instructing Native American children on a Seminole reservation in Florida.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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A Lonely Woman (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 92 min.
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 6.6
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Child Murders (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
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51%
 6.0
 170
Twisted Roots (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
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Plot: female director, secret, winter, diagnosis, swimming, girl, husband wife relationship, christmas, teenager, sauna, father son relationship, father son conflict ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
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A Love to Keep (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Spain, the era of dictator Franco. Two female teachers are in love, but in those years and in that regime the love is not only forbidden but also a crime. To avoid their child been in prison, the parents of the one teacher, force her to be confined ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, suspenseful
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Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.3
 474
Caresses (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The eroticism exudes in the eleven interconnected stories that recount difficult relationships and violent sexuality
Style: clever, sexual, humorous, offbeat, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, couples, urban, love affair, twentysomething life, looking for love, couple relations, city life, coming out, sexual relations, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Listening Gabriel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "Listening Gabriel" it is a full of magic urban story about fear to the unknown, personal growth and love as the main force for live. Gabriel is a strange and solitary young boy who lives inside his own world. New in town, Sara is a ...
Plot: concert, epilepsy, illness, neighbor, ex convict, terminal illness, violin, piano, relationship problems
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All the Ways of God (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A contemporary evocation of Judas Iscariot trying to escape from his own guilt after betraying his best friend. He wanders into a forest and lost in himself, meets a mysterious young man. The young companion will accompany him on this path of ...
Style: avant garde, queer cinema
Plot: female director, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, male nudity, lake, forest, skinny dipping, waterfall
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Before the World Ends (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The countryside of Rio Grande do Sul, and high-school student, Daniel, spends a normal adolescence life with his family, studying, riding his bicycle, playing games on the Internet and expecting one day to move to the big city of Porto Alegre. ...
Plot: female director, betrayal, small town, child abandonment, teenager, boy girl relationship, biological father, middle class, vandalism, photograph, catholic school, teenage boy ...
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Night Games (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jan (Keve Hjelm) fights impotence (literal and symbolic) and anguished childhood memories in a decadent Swedish castle where risqué parties and daring scenes defy 1960s' movie censorship, reaffirming the ground-breaking role of Swedish films ...
Plot: female director, masturbation, boy, deep cleavage, mother son incest, s&m, bare breasts, erection, incestuous desire, breasts, necrophilia, homosexual ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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1:01 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a Copenhagen suburb the 19-year-old Per is found unconscious after having been badly beaten up. He is taken to hospital in a coma. The police have no clues, but the air is thick with suspicion. His mother struggles to maintain her faith in his ...
Plot: female director, coma, suspicion, beating, family relations, teenager
Place: copenhagen, denmark, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Summer of La Boyita (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Jorgelina feels estranged from her boy-crazy older sister, who has entered adolescence and doesn't want to hang around with little kids anymore. Finding refuge in their Boyita camper-van, Jorgelina travels with her father to the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, melancholic
Plot: friendship, countryside, family relations, ranch, parents and children, teenage life, youth, sister sister relationship, swimming, gender, coming of age, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%