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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, prison, single mother, irish, bus, convict, prejudice, identity, social injustice, coming of age, racism, interracial relations, society, youth, young heroes, opposites attract, life is a bitch, love and romance, couples, family relations, car, truck, australian aboriginal, absent father, escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 Sport 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: human spirit, couple relations, forbidden love, parents and children, culture clash, pregnancy, injustice, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, coming of age ...
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: serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family life, interracial relations, parents and children, social differences, culture clash, racism, society, family relations, fish out of water, pregnancy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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, serious, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: culture clash, desert, romance, unlikely couple, love, wilderness, isolation, society, couples, opposites attract, interracial relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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: atmospheric, serious, talky, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: youth, punk, pregnancy, prison, love and romance, baby, becoming an adult, love of one's life, puberty, street kid, runaway, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: village, small town, racism, friendship, coming of age, athlete's life, romance, underdog, athlete and trainer, sport, interracial relations, discrimination ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
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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, love and romance, fall in love, society, first love, unfulfillment, juvenile delinquency, suburbs, fire, carpet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: serious, emotional, captivating, realistic
Plot: interracial relations, opposites attract, culture clash, romance, hut, village, love and romance, misfit, couples, village life, fall in love, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, africa, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: gloomy, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental illness, racism, opposites attract, mental institution, interracial relations, romance, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, misfit, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: birthday, first love, family dinner, social services, swimming, hospital bed, autism, coming of age, human nature, siblings relations, mental illness, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere
Plot: coming of age, parents and children, on the road, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, family relations, immigrants, social misfits, follow your dream, hopes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, albania, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, realistic, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: electric chair, racism, redemption, waitress, eviction, anger, hopes, interracial relations, blacks and whites, love and romance, prison, white male black female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: talky, serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: under the surface, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couple relations, interracial relations, parents and children, sexual relations, teenage life, gender, society, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: unlikely couple, couples, countryside, romance, prostitute, wilderness, on the run, starting over, isolation, society, solitude, bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Samson & Delilah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Samson and Delilah's world is small- an isolated community in the Central Australian desert. When tragedy strikes they turn their backs on home and embark on a journey of survival. Lost, unwanted and alone the discover that life isn't ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: desert, hunger, teenage love, romance, love and romance, misfit, youth, life is a bitch, isolation, teenage life, fall in love, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, sexual, realistic, uplifting, touching
Plot: high school, small town, racial tension, journalism, racism, society, youth, small town life, teenage life, hopes, love and romance, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: small town, unlikely couple, coming of age, human nature, fall in love, interracial relations, dysfunctional family, small town life, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, british columbia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, suburbs, innocence lost, rebelliousness, urban, self discovery, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, missing child, teenage life, estrangement, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, romance, urban, teenage love, love and romance, youth, immigrants, young lovers, dealing with death, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: serious, gloomy, realistic, tense, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, couple relations, hopes, romance, urban, couples, city life, love and romance, society, family relations, hare krishna, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, brother, ocean, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, coming out, surfing, best friends, small town, sexual awakening, romance, ocean or sea ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, coming of age, teenage life, teenager, love and romance, youth, couples, friendship, gas station, romance, runaway teen, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: coming of age, racism, teenage love, social differences, fish out of water, misfit, society, youth, parents and children, high school life, sport team, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, coming of age, single mother, waitress, desert, parents and children, teenage life, parent child relationship, unwanted pregnancy, teenage daughter, sibling relationship, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: new mexico, usa, argentina, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 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: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, youth, resort, family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, love and romance, family problems, candle, bicycle, sex, log cabin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere
Plot: erection, gays and lesbians, coming of age, lgbt, self discovery, romance, artists and showbiz, gender, love and romance, youth, family relations, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, elderly lovers, romance, supportive spouse, opposites attract, self discovery, parents and children, mental illness, pregnancy, family life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, gays and lesbians, social misfits, innocence lost, self discovery, addiction, alcohol abuse, gender, life is a bitch, youth, family relations, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 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: touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: coming of age, single parent, parents and children, small town, youth, family relations, teenage love, optimism, hopes, love and romance, family problems, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 315
Lou (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Living in rural New South Wales, working-class single mother Rhia is struggling to evade debt collectors and raise three young daughters. The eldest, and hardened beyond her years, Lou blames Rhia for the departure of her father, who walked out 10 ...
Style: gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: alzheimer's disease, coming of age, parents and children, youth, family problems, family relations, single parent, aging, siblings relations, family in crisis, mental illness, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.1
 92
The Irishman (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Paddy Doolan is a man who refuses to accept change. In a new century where the motor car is changing the way things are done, the stubborn Irishman, the last of the draught-horse teamsters, continues to haul timber the old way.
Style: serious, captivating, uplifting, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, wilderness, against the odds, society, family relations, adventure, family, lone wolves, family life, progress, australian outback, outback ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: australia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%