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Parking (2008)
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Parking (2008)
Original name: 停車
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: On Mother's Day in Taipei, Chen Mo makes a date for dinner with his wife, hoping to bring their estranged relationship back together. While buying a cake on his way home, a car unexpectedly double parks next to his car, preventing his exit.
Style: humorous, psychological, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: prostitute, family relations, on the run, estrangement, unsupportive spouse, parking lot, orphan, taxi, tailor, night, debt, little girl, fish, letter, hairdresser, cake, toilet, old couple, blind woman, reading a letter
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taipei

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, psychological, captivating and semi serious films with plots about family relations, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, prostitute, youth and female director mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Parking: Nowhere Safe (2014), Bliss (2012), Ghost River (2002), A Picture of You (2013), A Very Serious Person (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Nowhere Safe (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nowhere to run...Nowhere to hide. After two teen girls cruelly impersonate her online in a reverse cyber bullying plot, Ashley s reputation is ruined. She and her mother, Julie (a high school teacher), are ostracized, forcing them to flee an ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: on the run, starting over, parents and children, teenage life, family relations, youth, school, history teacher, false accusation, pool party, teen romance
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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95%
 6.3
 605
Bliss (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two young people in Berlin, a refugee and a homeless punk, form a relationship.
Style: humorous, offbeat, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, couples, fall in love, love and romance, female director, homeless, punk, refugee, bare breasts, flashback, pubic hair, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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87%
 5.9
 703
Ghost River (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvie is a hooker whose illegitimate daughter commits a crime. She and her daughter flee to find Sylvie's first love in the countryside. The daughter is trying to get to know her unwilling mother. Along the way, the two meet a male fugitive ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, emotional, rough ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, starting over, death in the family, family relations, on the run, crime, crimes, parents and children, teenage life, crime gone awry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
A Picture of You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kyle and Jen, estranged siblings, travel from New York City to rural Pennsylvania to pack up the home of their recently deceased mother. While there, they make a discovery that turns their world upside-down. A Picture of You is a serious movie ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: life turned upside down, siblings relations, family relations, dealing with death, bittersweet, death in the family, family problems, estrangement, east asian lead, countryside, death of mother, packing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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A Very Serious Person (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jan, an itinerant male nurse from Denmark, takes a new job with Mrs. A, a terminally ill Manhattan woman raising her parentless thirteen-year-old grandson, Gil. Spending the summer by the shore, the emotionally reserved Jan finds himself oddly cast ...
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: ambulance, filmmaking, elderly, gender, coming of age, self discovery, hollywood, teenage life, family relations, grandmother grandson relationship, little girl, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Most Distant Course (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tang (Muo) goes on a trip to Taitung to record the sounds of nature, hoping the tape may save his relationship with his girlfriend who is leaving him. What he does not know, is that she has already moved away and another girl, Yun (Kwai), has moved ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: lost love, suicide, introspection, self discovery, couples, on the road, love triangle, love affair, unfulfillment, cause and meaning, road trip, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, taipei, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Breath (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A love story involving a convicted prisoner who "slowly falls for a woman who decorates his prison cell".
Style: atmospheric, realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: jail cell, prison, love affair, estrangement, unfulfillment, confined, suicide attempt, singing in a car, prison guard, snowball fight, surveillance camera, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Through My Own Eyes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Raje Bauji is a man in his late fifties, living out a dreary but eventful life in a small house in old Delhi where he lives with his extended family. A random incident is going to change his life in a dramatic way- though he does not realize it ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, humorous, cult film
Plot: hindi, family relations, midlife crisis, life turned upside down, eccentricity, anger, cause and meaning, belief, telephone conversation, corporal punishment, truth
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 6.5
 511
Villa paranoia (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Med stjerner som Frits Helmuth, Sonja Richter, Sidse Babett Knudsen og selvfølgelig Erik Clausen selv på plakaten, er der lagt i hønsegården til et af Clausens sædvanlige humoristiske og satiriske øjebliksbilleder af dagens Danmark. Anna har ...
Style: touching, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: under the surface, family relations, disability, mute or deaf, satire, parents and children, nurse, dress, farmer, farm, wheelchair
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 563
Family Hero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story of a cabaret in Nice called "Le perroquet bleu" ("The blue parrot"). The innkeeper, Gabriel, dies at the beginning of the movie and leave his business to his godchildren : Nino and Marianne, whom father had been taken ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, introspection, workplace, lifestyle, love and romance, jazz, nightclub, nightlife, family business, wooing, hopes, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: french riviera, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.6
 573
Wild Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The new film by French director Cédric Kahn focusses on Philippe Fournier, a man who lives with his 2 sons, having decided not to give them back to their mother after she won custody of the children. The children Okyesa and Tsali must grow up in ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: custody, parents and children, on the run, family relations, feral man, hidden identity, teenage life, separated parents, society, eccentric family, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Star Spangled Banners (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ten years following the breakup of the family band, The Banner Project, siblings Desiree, Johnny, and Mitchel Banner, are faced with the decision to reunite in order to save their home town from bankruptcy.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: reunion, family relations, estrangement, siblings relations, homecoming, fictional band, dysfunctional family, country music, medical examination, mother daughter relationship, fight, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The President (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, France, UK, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The President is the story of a dictator of an imaginary country in the Caucasus, who is forced to escape following a coup d’état, and begins a journey to discover his country in the company of his five-year-old grandson. The two travel across ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: dictator, revolution, political unrest, escapades, on the run, head of state, hidden identity, state affairs, family relations, chases and races, society, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 2K
Chromophobia (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Encouraged by his editor to seek 'sexy stories that sell', a reporter preys upon the private life of an erstwhile friend, with disastrous results.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, celebrity culture, family relations, social worker, family problems, obsession, family in crisis, prostitute, female nudity, man boy relationship, godparent, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.2
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Some Dogs Bite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Halliday (19), Casey (14) and baby Severino have been split up after their mothers death. Casey is in care; Severino has been fostered with a view to adoption, and no one really cares what Halliday does; even his mum thought he was a waste of space.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: on the run, family relations, on the road, youth, estrangement, parents and children, teenage life, adoption, abduction, brother brother relationship, soldier, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Things Behind the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved man, is frustrated to find himself neglected by his own ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: estrangement, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, siblings relations, family life, grandfather granddaughter relationship, hospital, coma, husband wife relationship, family secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
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Back to Stay (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Marina, Sofia and Violeta deal differently with the death of their grandmother.
Style: sincere, contemplative, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, youth, estrangement, sister sister relationship, everyday life, friendship, society, siblings relations, family life, death in the family, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Mila from Mars (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fleeing an abusive relationship, Mila, a teen prostitute, finds herself in a border town, pregnant, alone, and, to her surprise, welcome. The remote village is on a marijuana plantation run by a group of elderly men and women. Not having known much ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: on the run, haunted by the past, starting over, social relations, teenage life, youth, drug dealing, village, teenage pregnancy, orphan, marijuana, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.1
 250
Two (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Isabelle Huppert stars as a pair of twin sisters in Werner Schroeter's gorgeously composed and utterly berserk opus stuffed to overflowing with sailors, drag queens, suicides, cemeteries, doppelgängers, fickle foxes and operatic arias.
Style: psychological, offbeat, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: strong female presence, cabaret, opera, family relations, human nature, destiny, twins, hopes, provence, male nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 678
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 ⇓
43%
The Sensation of Sight (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This off-beat drama about man's search for meaning amidst the ache of despair chronicles Finn, an introspective English teacher entering a mid-life crisis impelled by a recent tragedy, as he sets afoot selling encyclopedias to the town locals.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, haunted by the past, estrangement, single parent, hopes, small town life, human nature, family business, midlife crisis, profanity, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
She's Lost Control (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ronah's life unravels when she starts working with a new client, Johnny.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sexual relations, life turned upside down, prostitute, female protagonist, sex scene, society, couples, urban, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 333
Jam (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A traffic accident on a rural mountain road becomes a life changing experience for fifteen diverse travelers.
Style: realistic, semi serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: pregnancy, traffic jam, on the road, reunion, countryside, family relations, disagreement, wedding, doctors and patients, parents and children, rivalry, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 7.0
 1K
Tales (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Rakshan Banietemad ends her eight-year hiatus from feature filmmaking with this ingenious, mosaic-like narrative, which knits together the stories of seven characters to create a microcosm of Iranian working-class ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: society, love, everyday life, family relations, multiple storylines, couples, friendship, down on your luck, life is a bitch, social misfits, female director, iranian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 115
Voice Over (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A married woman — seeking to purify herself through a "disconnection vow" — leaves her husband and returns to her parents’ home, but finds a situation far from the peace and quiet she had imagined.
Style: semi serious, witty, clever, realistic, humorous
Plot: family relations, breakup, dull life, disorder, couples, introspection, nothing goes right, strong female presence, homecoming, parents and children, unfulfillment, siblings relations
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 631
Wedding Dress (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Overly obsessive compulsive and too premature, Sora is easily distanced by her friends. Growing up without a father is something she would like to be fussy about with her mom, but Sora is still the one and only daughter of and the biggest support to ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, captivating, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: wedding, terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, family problems, couples, mother daughter relationship, single mother, society, friendship, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 257
Hidden Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist tries to help a suicidal woman who despises her grown daughter.
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, parent child relationship, family relations, power relations, doctors and patients, clinic, parents and children, mental institution, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 562
Niagara Motel (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of struggling individuals cross paths at a low-rent motel in the tourist Mecca of Niagara Falls
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: culture clash, haunted by the past, lifestyle, life is a bitch, addiction, love affair, drug abuse, infidelity, couples, family problems, love and romance, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 494
4:30 (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Singapore
Duration: 95 min.
Story: "4:30" traces the relationship between Xiao Wu, an eleven year old Chinese Boy and his tenant Jung, a thirty-something Korean man. Told entirely from the perspective of the boy, Xiao Wu, this story of two very different characters is less ...
Style: touching, realistic, psychological, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: tenant, friendship, solitude, friends, life is a bitch, nanny, hopes, lifestyle, estrangement, boy, urban setting, drunkenness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: singapore, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 140
Crackie (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Life on the Rock never seemed easy, but for Mitsy it is especially rough. The teenager has been abandoned by her mother, a particularly unfit parent prone to both the bottle and the sex trade. She is left to be brought up by her mercurial ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: sexual abuse, estrangement, family relations, family problems, single parent, prostitute, youth, small town life, teenage life, parents and children, dysfunctional family, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, newfoundland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%