Movies like Mondo

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Mondo (1995)
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Mondo (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mondo is a homeless young boy, with a big smile, who wanders around Nice looking for food and a place to sleep.
Style: touching, feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: orphan, village, friendship, youth, friends, beach, family relations, village life, adoption, society, social misfits, swimming, boy, beggar, bicycle, postman, homelessness
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: italy, france, french riviera, nice france

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Most similar movies to Mondo

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, society, friendship, youth, friends, coming of age and orphan mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Mondo: Second Best (1994), Darker Than Midnight (2014), The Outlander (2005), Max & Lenny (2014), Amazing Women by the Sea (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Second Best (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The difficult relationship between a british postal officer and his adoptive son.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Plot: orphan, adoption, social worker, man boy relationship, single parent, village, family problems, parents and children, hopes, family relations, orphanage, absent father ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, wales
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95%
Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, realistic
Plot: social misfits, friendship, family relations, parents and children, society, youth, lgbt, coming of age, androgyny, leaving home, gender, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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92%
 6.4
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The Outlander (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: It is the early 20th century. A stranger arrives in the small, rural community and disrupts the lives of its inhabitants. The man, who refuses to give his name, is dubbed The Outlander. A traveller who disdains conventional behaviour and ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, love affair, social relations, village life, village, fall in love, family relations, stranger, rivalry, love and romance, gossip ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: canada
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86%
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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: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: ambition, friendship, follow your dream, teenage life, hip hop, youth, society, family relations, hopes, music, friends, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Amazing Women by the Sea (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the early 1960s, Bella, her husband Kajus and their young son, Thomas, spend seemingly endless holidays together. Next year the arrival of new neighbors, Rosa and Gabe and their two daughters, start changing their lives.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, feel good, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong female presence, feminism, parents and children, friendship, couple relations, gender, friends, couples, family relations, summer vacation, beach, yacht ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: finland
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83%
My Friend Victoria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Aged eight, Victoria spends a night in the home of a wealthy white family; years later, she encounters them again and her life is changed forever.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: interracial couple, adoption, family life, family relations, hopes, society, youth, parents and children, rich and poor, destiny, class differences, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france
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79%
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Little Men (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this adaptation of the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, two street kids from Boston find themselves at Plumfield, a rural boarding school run by Jo and her husband -- and they soon learn academic and life lessons they won't ever forget.
Style: feel good, uplifting, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: boarding school, family relations, orphan, power relations, family life, school, society, youth, kids in trouble, boarding school life, teen rebel, smoking ...
Time: 19th century, 1930s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, touching ...
Plot: village, coming of age, world war one, society, youth, friendship, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, countryside, bicycle ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe
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78%
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The Grand Highway (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lodged him with her girlfriend Marcelle and her husband Pelo while she's having her second baby. There Louis makes friends with ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: countryside, coming of age, village life, friendship, village, summer vacation, friends, social relations, family problems, family relations, youth, mischievous children ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Marvin & Tige (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marvin, a heavy-drinking widower meets Tige, an 11-year-old orphan. With nowhere else to go, Tige moves in with Marvin and they develop a close friendship. Marvin wants to adopt Tige but knows that he is too poor to give him a good home. Then he ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: adoption, alcohol abuse, racism, couples, urban ghetto, family relations, friends, parents and children, urban ghetto life, friendship, manipulation, society ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlanta georgia
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76%
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Sebastian (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this thoughtful Scandinavian drama, a teenage boy wrestles with his sexuality and learns that most of his deepest fears were unfounded. Sebastian is almost 17 when he figures out that he is a homosexual. Though he lives with wonderful, stable ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: coming of age, coming out, family relations, couples, friends, best friends, love and romance, gender, youth, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
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A Simple Heart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives love to all those who surround her: Mathilde's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: servant, friendship, social differences, hopes, family relations, family life, unfulfilled love, introspection, master and servant, power relations, friends, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Sundays and Cybele (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The tragic story of a young orphan girl who is befriended by an innocent but emotionally disabled veteran of the French Indochina War.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: orphan, nun, haunted by the past, veteran, friends, youth, life is a bitch, suffering, suburbs, friendship, tragedy, post traumatic stress ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Shun Li and the Poet (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A study of the friendship between a Chinese woman and a fisherman who came to Italy from Yugoslavia many years ago, who live in a small city-island in the Veneto lagoon.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: friendship, single parent, hopes, social relations, fish out of water, workplace situations, village, society, life is a bitch, workplace, misfit, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
The Steamroller and the Violin (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 46 min.
Story: Seven year old Sasha practices violin every day to satisfy the ambition of his parents. Already withdrawn as a result of his routines, Sasha quickly regains confidence when he accidentally meets and befriends worker Sergei, who works on a ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, touching, stylized ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, youth, friends, teaching the ways of the world, working class, social differences, society, violin, children, movie theatre, violinist ...
Time: 60s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Silas Marner (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adaption of George Eliot's novel. When a respectable weaver is wrongfully accused of theft, he becomes a virtual hermit until his own fortune is stolen and an orphaned child is found on his doorstep.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: village, adoption, village life, redemption, family life, destiny, custody, false accusation, self discovery, dishonesty, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Call Me Elisabeth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 10 year old girl lives in post WWII rural France with her parents, who are about to divorce. Her older sister leaves home to finish school, and the young girl is left with a mysterious, almost silent housekeeper. Being afraid of the dark, and of ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, countryside, master and servant, mute or deaf, couples, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, ghost, school, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Children of Sarajevo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A microcosm of the fathomless suffering that remains more than 16 years since the siege of Sarajevo ended, writer-director Aida Begic’s follow-up to her 2008 Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize-winning debut Snow tells the story of two orphaned ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, orphan, social decay, youth, society, siblings relations, friendship, family relations, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Holy Lola (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of a young couple, Pierre and Geraldine, and their desire for a child, which leads them on a journey of initiation to Cambodia. On their difficult and transformative adventure, they must contend with obstructive authorities and the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: adoption, interracial adoption, family relations, orphan, bribery, society, babies and infants, couple relations, politics, bureaucracy, adoptive father, adoptive mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Cold Moon (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Simon and Dede are best friends: two aimless drunks who spend their days getting sloshed and any other available time getting laid. Simon is living on unemployment benefits in a trailer parked near his sister's apartment. Dede works at a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological
Plot: friends, dark humor, nightshift, social relations, social misfits, misfit, buddies, strong sexual content, sexual relations, unemployment, friendship, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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The Proud Ones (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In early twentieth-century Brittany, two peasants marry, have a son, and live in traditional Breton ways: three generations under one roof, a division of labor between the sexes, elders' stories at night, politics and religion during their ...
Style: saga, realistic, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: world war one, family relations, countryside, farm, religions or cults, social relations, life is a bitch, society, human nature, wartime life, village life, family life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, brittany
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67%
The Devil in the Skin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Coming-of-Age drama telling the story of the strong bond between Xavier and his little brother Jacques and their struggle to remain together despite all odds.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: youth, forceful separation, rebelliousness, family relations, life turned upside down, coming of age, countryside, brother brother relationship, summer, siblings relations, friendship, boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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66%
I Travel Alone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jarle Klepp is a 25-year-old student of literature with a passion for Adorno, Proust and grown-up women - and definitely not Tamagochi's, Lady Di and small kids. The news that he is the father of a seven year old girl - and that she will come ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, family relations, life turned upside down, youth, friends, society, couples, student life, twentysomething life, student
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Confetti Harvest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dorsvloer vol Confetti tells the story of young Katelijne, who grows up in a religious family in the countryside in Zeeland. Based on the novel by Franca Treur.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, farm, family relations, religions or cults, parents and children, society, village, village life, church, wedding, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: belgium, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Brother (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Giorgi is 16 years old when he discovers another world through American films forbidden in all Soviet Union until then. Since the post-revolutionary chaos in his home town, Tbilisi, Giorgi has wanted to have succeeded by following the path of his ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: teenage life, youth, family relations, political unrest, juvenile delinquency, prodigy, crimes, society, brother brother relationship, criminal, bandit, brothers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: georgia (former ussr)
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
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Little Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Austria
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Abandoned in a park, the two-year-old girl Asia is found by Patty, a circus woman living with her husband Walter in a trailer park in San Basilio on the outskirts of Rome. With the help of Tairo, a teenager who lives with his grandma in an adjacent ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: couples, family relations, couple relations, misfit, social misfits, youth, society, disorder, child abandonment, poverty, babies and infants, baby boy ...
Place: europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Adoption (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Single factory worker Kata, 43, wants to have a child with her long-time secret lover, a married man called Joska. He doesn't like the idea. Kata befriends teenage schoolgirl Anna, abandoned by her parents at the age of six. Anna runs away from ...
Style: realistic, sexy, touching, emotional, sexual
Plot: adoption, strong female presence, family relations, friends, society, youth, gender, romance, young lovers, unfulfillment, orphan, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Last Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Four good friends, all seventeen-year old, lose their innocence during their last summer together. Flanders 1996. Rik, Tim, Roel and Bart aimlessly wile away the summer days in a small village where nothing exciting ever happens. When Rik becomes ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, friendship, rivalry, lifestyle, youth, intrigue, buddies, domestic disturbance, parents and children, family relations, village ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Sugar (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A 20-year-old homeless girl is suffering from post traumatic stress syndrome on the streets of Hollywood and Venice beach.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: homeless, haunted by the past, youth, society, juvenile delinquency, orphan, survival, street life, life is a bitch, beach, hollywood, 20 year old
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Simon & the Oaks (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Norway
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Epic story about two families and their friendship and common destiny in Sweden's Gothenburg in the 1940s and 1950s. Told from the perspective of young Simon Larsson, who learns that he's an adopted child who has a Jewish father from ...
Style: realistic, tense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, world war two, family relations, friendship, wartime life, society, youth, culture clash, working class, best friend, snobbism, social misfits ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, post world war two
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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62%