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Eve and the Fire Horse (2005)
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Eve and the Fire Horse (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Eve is a precocious nine year-old girl with a wild imagination growing up in a traditional Chinese immigrant family in Vancouver where Confucian doctrines, superstitious obsessions and divine visions abound. When Buddhism and Catholicism are thrown into the mix, life for Eve and her 11-year-old prim and authoritative sister, Karena, escalates into a fantasia of catastrophe, sainthood and cultural confusion. The journey of a young girl and her sister striving to grow up in world where childhood is lonely and the world is full of wonder.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, offbeat, serious, realistic, inter cultural
Plot: family relations, racism, youth, miraculous event, clergy, religions or cults, family life, hopes, dysfunctional family, society, human nature, family gatherings, immigrants, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, innocence lost, culture clash, family in crisis, bittersweet, little girl, female director, east asian lead, horse, pregnancy, religion ...
Place: vancouver

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, youth, hopes, parents and children, society, family life and family problems mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Eve and the Fire Horse: Red Doors (2005), Face (2002), Snow in August (2001), The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006), Profoundly Normal (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Red Doors (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Wongs struggle to cope with life, love, and family dysfunction in the suburbs of New York.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: family life, dysfunctional family, family problems, human nature, single parent, culture clash, youth, parents and children, family in crisis, suburbs, prank, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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95%
 6.3
 252
Face (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Genie, a Chinese-American teenager, develops feelings for a charming African-American DJ, but her grandmother forbids their romance forcing Genie to choose between family and love.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, friends, family relations, opposites attract, immigrants, love and romance, friendship, human nature, single parent, culture clash, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary
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71%
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Snow in August (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a world filled with hatred, their only hope was magic. Believe and anything can happen.
Style: touching, sentimental, atmospheric, emotional, serious ...
Plot: racism, culture clash, friendship, life is a bitch, anti semitism, youth, human spirit, rabbi, injustice, haunted by the past, vengeance, bittersweet ...
Place: new york, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Denmark, Greenland
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Based on the journal of Knud Rasmussen's "Great Sled Journey" of 1922 across arctic Canada. The film is shot from the perspective of the Inuit, showing their traditional beliefs and lifestyle. It tells the story of the last great ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating, inter cultural
Plot: shaman, inuit, culture clash, clergy, family relations, religions or cults, wizards and magicians, village, youth, society, legends and myths, couples ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Profoundly Normal (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on a true story. Donna Lee Shelby (Kirstie Alley), a mentally retarded girl who lives in Forest Haven, an institution for the developmentally disabled, meets Ricardo Thornton (Delroy Lindo), a fellow resident. When Forest Haven is closed by a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: interracial relations, couples, friendship, family in crisis, hopes, idealism, coping, society, family life, fighting the system, human spirit, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Another Planet (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young women unsure of her cultural heritage, arrives in rural Quebec, Canada.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farm, immigrants, self discovery, racism, life is a bitch, parents and children, down on your luck, family in crisis, family relations, coming of age, culture clash, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Thursday Till Sunday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As she and her family embark on a short vacation, a Chilean teenager slowly comes to the realization that her parents might be splitting up.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, parents and children, bittersweet, on the road, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, protecting from truth, family in crisis, coming of age, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Silent Waters (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ayesha is a widow with a secret past, living with her beloved son Saleem in a small town in Pakistan close to the Indian border. When the fires of Islamic nationalism invade their tranquil lives, Saleem and a few of the town's other young men ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: self discovery, wartime life, hopes, politics, family life, family problems, family relations, battles, coming of age, haunted by the past, starting over, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 1940s, 40s
Place: pakistan, india, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Mommy Is at the Hairdresser's (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Summer 1966. It's time to enjoy the summer holiday, total freedom. Teenage Élise discovers that the sudden departure of her mother completely disrupts the family. Her brother Coco seeks solace in the garage, building a super racing car. Her ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, disturbing, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, suburban life, elderly lovers, single parent, youth, bittersweet, couples, family life, teenage life, siblings relations, dealing with death, family gatherings ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Christmas at Maxwell's (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A successful American family retreat to their summer home on the banks of Lake Erie to find meaning in life, illness, loss, and change this Christmas. With a successful career in the wine business, and two amazing children, what more can a family ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: family life, human spirit, life is a bitch, family problems, couples, homecoming, road not taken, miraculous event, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Best Day of My Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, society, family problems, couples, youth, religions or cults, marital discord, gay, private detective, siblings relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Lebanon, Pa. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Will, a charming 35-year-old Philadelphia ad man, heads to Lebanon, Pa. to bury his recently deceased father. He forms an unexpected friendship with CJ, his bright, newly pregnant 17-year-old cousin. As Will becomes interested in CJ's married ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, culture clash, americana, society, love and romance, pregnancy, bittersweet, coming of age, wooing, small town, hopes, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Household Saints (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A chronicle of an eccentric Italian-American family in New York City in the 1950's and 60's. Young Teresa dreams of joing the convent, over the objections of her family.
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching, serious
Plot: catholic, suburbs, forbidden love, social differences, human nature, society, family relations, pregnancy, homecoming, youth, single parent, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Amreeka (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Kuwait, Jordan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Eager to provide a better future for her son, Fadi (Melkar Muallem), divorcée Muna Farah (Nisreen Faour) leaves her Palestinian homeland and takes up residence in rural Illinois -- just in time to encounter the domestic repercussions of ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, single parent, job seeking, culture clash, starting over, social relations, society, hopes, family in crisis, financial problem, family relations, palestinian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003
Place: illinois, usa, israel, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bilal's Stand (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty years. It seems like Bílal is about to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: student film
Plot: coming of age, family business, follow your dream, self discovery, teenage life, human spirit, hopes, parents and children, youth, workplace, society, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Waterproof (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Single mother Tyree Battle struggles to keep her young son Thaniel away from the gang-plagued city streets that he is mixed up in. Under severe gang pressure, Thaniel accidentally shoots Jewish shopkeeper Eli Zeal in a botched robbery attempt. ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, contemplative
Plot: family relations, gang, homecoming, family problems, family life, dysfunctional family, redemption, heist, self discovery, youth, single parent, aging ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Anonymes (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Switzerland, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A teenager unwittingly reveals a terrible family secret to her new neighbors.
Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: family life, teenage life, coming of age, family relations, self discovery, siblings relations, parents and children, hopes, mother daughter relationship, celebrity culture, introspection, society ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Autumn Heart (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a school bus driving woman (Tyne Daly) has a heart attack, she makes one request of her three daughters (Ally Sheedy, Marla Sucharetza, Marceline Hugo) - she wants them to find their long lost brother, who was taken away by their father (Jack ...
Style: touching, gloomy, serious, contemplative, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, estrangement, love and romance, society, human nature, couples, family problems, family life, hopes, unfulfillment, parents and children, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, europe, england, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
America So Beautiful (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film follows the odyssey of a group of Iranian immigrants in Los Angeles, trying to find their place in America amidst the unfolding of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: disco, racism, lifestyle, follow your dream, culture clash, interracial relations, injustice, nightlife, misfit, society, nightclub, immigrants ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
...And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Mexican-American Marcos (Jose Alcala) recalls the hardships of the previous year, reflecting on the arduous trek his migrant-worker family made from Texas to the Midwest during harvest season. Along the way, Marcos learns plenty ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, family relations, interracial relations, parents and children, down on your luck, racism, life is a bitch, rich and poor, working class, culture clash, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: minnesota, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 2K
Broken Wings (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Daphne and her four children try to cope with the abrupt death of husband/father. As the family seems to fall apart, a sudden incident gives them a chance to heal their 'broken wings'.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, family life, human nature, midlife crisis, couple relations, single parent, life is a bitch, fall in love, love and romance, family problems, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Lighthouse (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two Argentine sisters, Memé and Aneta, lose their mother in a car crash. Memé, the elder, is also left lame with one badly scarred leg. The orphaned girls go to Uruguay to stay with their aunts. The sisters often bicker, but they are actually very ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: family relations, orphan, immigrants, family gatherings, parents and children, fall in love, hopes, dealing with death, siblings relations, family in crisis, young lovers, gender ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, spain, uruguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Yasmin (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In England, the Pakistanis Yasmin lives two lives in two different worlds: in her community, she wears Muslin clothes, cooks for her father and brother and has the traditional behavior of a Muslin woman. Further, she has a non-consumed marriage with ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: immigrants, family relations, culture clash, social differences, false accusation, injustice, religions or cults, life is a bitch, parents and children, terrorism, society, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, september 11 2001
Place: pakistan, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.3
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God's Army (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Life as a Mormon missionary isn't what 19-year-old Brandon Allen expected: so many rules and so few successes. Los Angeles is as unrepentant as Sodom and Gomorrah. He's forced to share a small apartment with five young prank-loving ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: couples, terminal illness, life is a bitch, redemption, working class, self discovery, youth, disorder, coming of age, human nature, culture clash, tragic hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 743
Homecoming (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When their mother disappears, a group of siblings are forced to fend for themselves, and make their way on their own. They eventually meet their grandmother, a loner who is reluctant to take them in. Based on the novel by Cynthia Voigt.
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: orphan, estrangement, grandmother, child abandonment, misfit, family relations, family life, family problems, mental illness, siblings relations, family in crisis, hopes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 790
Angela (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ten year old girl named Angela leads her six year old sister, Ellie, through various regimens of 'purification' in an attempt to rid themselves of their evil, which she believes to be the cause of their mother's mental illness. ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, dysfunctional family, self discovery, youth, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, human nature, sexual abuse, family life, spirituality, child's point of view ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.4
 262
Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1940s a 40-year-old woman with five healthy children gives birth to a girl with Down's syndrome.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: disability, family relations, family problems, family life, social relations, society, couple relations, couples, small town, pregnancy, babies and infants, family in crisis ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 2K
Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her ...
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family in crisis, estrangement, family gatherings, island, dysfunctional family, family problems, introspection, hopes, resort ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.0
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Inheritance (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Palestinian family living in the north of Galilee gathers to celebrate the wedding of one of their daughters, as war rages between Israel and Lebanon. Internal conflicts explode between the family - secrets are revealed and lies are unmasked. The ...
Style: sincere, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: family relations, forbidden love, family problems, family life, human nature, life is a bitch, family gatherings, wartime life, love and romance, bittersweet, village, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Marion Bridge (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three estranged sisters reunite to care for their dying mother and old conflicts and secrets return to the surface.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, alcoholic, small town, homecoming, haunted by the past, family problems, parents and children, family gatherings, family life, human nature, life is a bitch, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, canada, toronto ontario canada, nova scotia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%