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Sundays and Cybele (1962)
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Sundays and Cybele (1962)
Original name: Cybèle ou les dimanches de ville d'Avray
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: psychological, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic, stylized
Plot: orphan, nun, haunted by the past, veteran, friendship, youth, friends, life is a bitch, suburbs, suffering, tragedy, horse, snow, betrayal, fighter pilot, bird, jealousy, amnesia, fortune teller, war veteran, girl man relationship, innocence, death of child, post traumatic stress, promise ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and touching films with plots about life is a bitch, youth, haunted by the past, friendship, friends, family relations and orphan mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Sundays and Cybele: Mondo (1995), To Life (2014), The Orheim Company (2012), Les Misérables (1982), G.H.B. (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: realistic, serious, feel good, touching
Plot: orphan, society, youth, social misfits, beach, family relations, friends, friendship, village life, village, adoption, bicycle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: french riviera, italy, france, nice france
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To Life (2014)
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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 ...
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Plot: starting over, friendship, haunted by the past, hopes, human spirit, auschwitz, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, reunited friends, girlfriend, lifestyle, post war, friends ...
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Place: france, europe
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The Orheim Company (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A strong, human tale about a boy growing up with an alcoholic father, but also an energetic story about teenage lust, pain and passion – about liberation and redemption.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: parenthood, childhood, teenage life, haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations, coping, coming of age, youth, orphan, orphanage, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway
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Les Misérables (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 220 min.
Story: The story of Jean Valjean, a Frenchman convicted of minor crimes, who is hounded for years by an unforgiving and unrelenting police inspector, Javert.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, chase, uninhibited rivalry, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, fugitives, going straight, hidden identity, life is a bitch, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A reflection on love and pleasure experienced by three women, set in France, New York, and Shanghai.
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Plot: on the run, friendship, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, on the road, looking for love, life is a bitch, strong female presence, friends, female director
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The Cruel Embrace (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nicole (Marianne Basler) gives birth to a mentally challenged boy after she is gang-raped by American soldiers at the close of World War II in this grim dramatic tragedy. Young Ludo is hidden in the attic of the family home and continues to yearn ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: kids in trouble, family problems, family relations, estrangement, life is a bitch, misfit, mentally challenged, mentally unstable, single parent, youth, confined, human nature ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: belgium, europe
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Madame Rosa (1977)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
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Genre: Drama
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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 ...
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Duration: 104 min.
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