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Beneath Clouds (2002)
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Beneath Clouds (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw them together on a journey with no money and no transport. To Lena, Vaughn represents the life she is running away from. To Vaughn, Lena embodies the society that has rejected him. And for a very short amount of time, they experience a rare true happiness together.
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: on the road, racism, coming of age, prison, single mother, irish, bus, convict, prejudice, identity, social injustice, youth, family relations, life is a bitch, interracial relations, love and romance, society, couples, opposites attract, young heroes, car, truck, australian aboriginal, absent father, escape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia

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Most similar movies to Beneath Clouds

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about love and romance, family relations, youth, coming of age, society, couples and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Beneath Clouds: Serenades (2001), The Fringe Dwellers (1986), Japanese Story (2003), Engel & Joe (2001), Australian Rules (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Serenades (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl is born to an Aboriginal mother and an Afgan father.
Style: serious, tense, realistic
Plot: injustice, interracial relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, couple relations, hopes, parents and children, fall in love, forbidden love, true love, human spirit, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Fringe Dwellers (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of an Aboriginal family's attempts to forge a new life for themselves within the segregated society. At the urging of headstrong teenager Trilby, the Comeaways relocate from their family camp, to a house in the main town.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: fish out of water, misfit, social differences, society, coming of age, pregnancy, racism, family life, couples, parents and children, interracial relations, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Japanese Story (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Against the background of an Australian desert landscape, so much space and so few people, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. The end of the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: culture clash, desert, romance, opposites attract, isolation, wilderness, society, unlikely couple, love and romance, confined, interracial relations, female partner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.5
 849
Engel & Joe (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story of a 17 year old punk-rocker and a 15 year old runaway girl.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: youth, punk, pregnancy, kids in trouble, society, breakup, family relations, prison, coming of age, love and romance, fall in love, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Australian Rules (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Friends Gary Black (Nathan Phillips) and Dumby Red (Luke Carroll) are on the same soccer team in their coastal Australian town. But to local racists, they're a world apart: Gary is white and Dumby is an Aborigine. This becomes an issue when one ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, friendship, village, racism, sport, interracial relations, athlete and trainer, love and romance, romance, parents and children, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 1K
Neo Ned (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Like most kids, Ned idolized his father and dreamed of following in his footsteps. Unfortunately, his father was a two-bit crook who spent most of his life in jail. Without a family of his own, Ned falls in with the Aryan Brotherhood. Soon after, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: mental illness, racism, fall in love, romance, interracial relations, love and romance, society, misfit, mental institution, opposites attract, couples, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The White Massai (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to adapt to the Masai's way of life and get used to their ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, village life, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, village, disorder, social relations, misfit, society, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, kenya, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.1
 1K
14+ (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alex glides his mouse tenderly over online images of Vika. He has been smitten ever since he saw her with her friends and cannot get her out of his head. Now he has found Vika’s profile online and has learned a lot about her. Vika has no idea ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, youth, fall in love, society, love and romance, first love, unfulfillment, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, fire, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Black Balloon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomas is turning 16. His dad's in the army and they've just moved to a town in New South Wales; his mom is pregnant; his older brother, Charlie, who's autistic, has his own adolescent sexual issues. Thomas finds Charlie an ...
Style: sentimental, touching, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: first love, birthday, coming of age, swimming, hospital bed, autism, social services, family dinner, eccentric family, teenage life, family life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Gas, Food Lodging (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the boring desert of New Mexico, a single mother raises her two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, whose deepest desire is to leave the dead calm town. Shade is the type to escape in her extravagant fantasies while Trudi is so rebelious it could ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, waitress, coming of age, desert, single mother, youth, single parent, sexual abuse, family relations, social relations, society, small town life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, argentina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.6
 2K
Go (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Isao Yukisada spins this gritty coming-of-age tale about Sugihara, a Japanese-born, third-generation Korean who struggles to find a place in a society that will not accept him. The film begins with Sugihara studying at a Korean junior high school ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: coming of age, racism, teenage love, boxing, family relations, sport team, basketball, social differences, high school life, misfit, society, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 358
For One Night (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Their town always had two proms, one for the whites and one for the blacks. When both proms wanted the same DJ, Brianna McCallister suggested combining the proms, which would also mean more money for decorations. However, her idea shook the town up, ...
Style: serious, touching, sexual, uplifting, realistic
Plot: journalism, racism, high school, small town, racial tension, teenage life, small town life, family relations, youth, prom, society, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Don't Let Me Drown (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In a post-September 11th world overflowing with fear and hate, two Latino teens discover that sometimes the only thing that can keep them from drowning is love.
Style: gloomy, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: couples, teenage life, society, urban, young lovers, misfit, family relations, teenage love, youth, coming of age, 9/11, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Waiting City (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An outwardly happy Australian couple journey to Calcutta to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival find that the arrangements have yet to be finalized. Soon, the intoxicating mystic power of the Indian city pulls them in separate and unexpected ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, captivating, tense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, society, urban, family relations, couple relations, city life, love and romance, romance, hopes, couples, spirituality, culture shock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 397
Four (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Adapted from a stage play by Christopher Shinn, the debut feature from Joshua Sanchez is a provocative rumination on race and sexuality set on a sweltering 4th of July evening.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: gender, society, teenage life, couples, family relations, under the surface, parents and children, love and romance, interracial relations, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 3K
Xenia (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, France, Belgium
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Strangers in their own birthplace, a camp 16-year-old, lollipop-sucking Dany and his 18-year-old brother Odysseus cross the entire country (along with pet rabbit Dido ) in search of their Greek father, who they only know as “The Nameless”, ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sincere, serious
Plot: coming of age, albanian, on the road, misfit, society, family relations, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, follow your dream, siblings relations, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, albania, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 78K
Monster's Ball (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to ...
Style: emotional, psychological, realistic, sincere, tense ...
Plot: electric chair, racism, anger, eviction, waitress, redemption, blacks and whites, hopes, love and romance, interracial relations, suicide, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 5K
Flirting (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The year is 1965 and Danny Embling, is an awkward, underdeveloped teen suffering from occasional bouts of stuttering, attends an all-male boarding school in New South Wales, Australia. it has been some time since Danny has had any romantic ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: boarding school, coming of age, friendship, love, self discovery, school, romance, teenage life, teenage love, opposites attract, interracial relations, forbidden love ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: australia, africa, paris france, uganda, kenya
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 131
Over the Hill (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alma can't stand to have one more birthday without seeing her estranged daughter, Elizabeth, who lives in Sydney, Australia.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, parents and children, romance, road not taken, supportive spouse, starting over, misfit, social differences, estrangement, culture clash, midlife crisis, elderly lovers ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.8
 644
Blessed (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Seven lost children wander the night streets while their mothers await their return home.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, coming of age, missing child, dysfunctional family, family problems, suburbs, estrangement, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 7K
Somersault (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: psychological, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, gas station, friendship, love and romance, teenage life, couples, youth, teenager, misfit, romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 141
Domain (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Nadia (Béatrice Dalle) is in her 30s and begins a serious relationship with a teen named Pierre (Isaïe Sultan).
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, love and romance, addiction, youth, self discovery, coming out, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, gender, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 264
Cole (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small town youth finds fulfillment and romance in a big city's creative writing course, but feels obliged to sacrifice them when his sister's home life deteriorates in his absence.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: small town, unlikely couple, love and romance, fall in love, writer's life, follow your dream, unfulfillment, interracial relations, hopes, dull life, family problems, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.9
 905
Unfinished Sky (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An Outback farmer takes in an Afghani woman who has fled from a brothel.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: isolation, wilderness, starting over, society, solitude, countryside, prostitute, couples, romance, unlikely couple, on the run, bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 1K
The Goob (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: We’re in the middle of a heat-wave in Fenland England. Goob Taylor has spent each of his sixteen summers helping Mum run the transport cafe and harvest the surrounding beet fields. When Mum shacks up with swarthy stock-car supremo and ladies’ ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: coming of age, single parent, teenage love, optimism, youth, small town, family relations, family problems, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 1K
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Plot: surfing, coming of age, coming out, brother, homosexuality, ocean, gays and lesbians, ocean or sea, social relations, small town, friendship, gender ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 361
Summer Games (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: The story of an adult and a teenage couple during a brief summer holiday by the sea. While Nic's parents remain trapped in a precarious mutual dependency despite repeated attempts at reconciliation, their 12-year-old son tries to come to terms ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, youth, resort, family problems, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, husband wife relationship, song, mother daughter relationship, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 4K
Head On (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nineteen-year-old Ari confronts both his sexuality and his Greek family. Ari despises his once-beloved parents, former radical activists, for having entombed themselves in insular tradition. Ari is obsessed with gay sex, although he does make an ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, drug abuse, coming out, unemployment, racism, friendship, bisexuality, coming of age, friends, family relations, gender, society ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: melbourne, australia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Looking for Alibrandi (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film "Looking for Alibrandi" begins light-heartedly, and the viewer gets a very quick understanding of Josie's character through her interactions with her friends and family.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, coming of age, high school, suicide, teenage love, misfit, high school life, society, social differences, youth, urban, high school hunk ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 168
Boy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A poet sells his collection of comic books and action figures in order to afford to hire a male stripper on New Years Eve.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: erection, gay, family relations, couples, gays and lesbians, obsession, youth, self discovery, coming of age, lifestyle, new year, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%