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Time Indefinite (1993)
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Time Indefinite (1993)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After documentarian Ross McElwee gets married, a series of misfortunes follow: his grandmother dies, his wife miscarries, and then his father dies less than a week later. Shaken by the sudden string of deaths, McElwee becomes depressed. After spending time with his friend and former high school poetry teacher, Charlene, he goes to meet his brother, a doctor. In a series of interviews, McElwee contemplates his morbid preoccupation with death and tries to figure out how to shake it off.
Style: touching, offbeat, serious, realistic
Plot: marriage, obsession, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, family life, family problems, society, human nature, couples, filmmaking, family in crisis, film within a film, bittersweet, filmmaker, life, wedding, death, miscarriage, autobiography, introspection, engagement, husband wife relationship, egocentrism
Time: 90s
Place: usa, boston, south carolina

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, couples, love and romance, family problems, couple relations, society and unfulfillment mostly in Biography, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Time Indefinite: Infinity (1996), Shadowlands (1986), Sunshine (1973), Grey Gardens (2009), Porto of My Childhood (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the enduring but troubled love between Lois Wilson, co-founder of Al-Anon, and her alcoholic husband Bill Wilson, co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, melancholic, touching
Plot: alcohol abuse, fall in love, love and romance, college graduate, obsession, family problems, couple relations, couples, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, hopes, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 1930s, future, 30s, 1920s, 1910s ...
Place: europe, vermont, canada, brooklyn new york city, washington d.c.
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Infinity (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Story of the early life of genius and Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, enigmatic ...
Plot: world war two, terminal illness, couples, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, introspection, young lovers, tuberculosis, love of one's life ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 40s ...
Place: new mexico, new york, usa, albuquerque new mexico, new orleans
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Shadowlands (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A play based on the friendship between CS Lewis and Joy Gresham.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: death, marriage, faith, christianity, cancer, tragic hero, life is a bitch, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, hopes ...
Place: europe, england
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69%
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Sunshine (1973)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young woman living in the woods with her husband, a struggling musician, and her daughter discover she has terminal cancer. She begins to tape-record a journal of the time she has left.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, tv series pilot
Plot: terminal illness, cancer, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, couples, family problems, in the woods, family relations, forest, introspection, family in crisis ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada
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Grey Gardens (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis raised as Park Avenue débutantes but who withdrew from New York society, taking shelter at their Long Island summer home, "Grey Gardens." As their wealth ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: eccentric family, eviction, family relations, family life, parents and children, elderly, oldtimer, mother daughter relationship, filmmaking, cat, female protagonist, old woman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, usa, california
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Porto of My Childhood (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Manoel de Oliveira's autobiographical documentary about returning to his hometown.
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, semi documentary, realistic ...
Plot: lifestyle, social relations, filmmaking, city life, introspection, society, first love, memoir, urban, bittersweet, archive footage, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, contemporary, 30s, 21st century ...
Place: portugal, europe
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A Home of Our Own (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story is located in Los Angeles in the sixties. An energetic widow, Frances Lacey, with her six children try to make a dream of theirs come true: to have a home of their own. Therefore they leave Los Angeles and head for the countryside, while ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, emotional, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, corporal punishment, american dream, small town, child abuse, widow, family problems, bittersweet, society, hopes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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63%
For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early 1970s, Cuban trumpeter Arturo Sandoval (Andy Garcia) is torn between his own musical dreams and the dreams of his wife, Marianela (Mía Maestro), a fervent supporter of the ideals of the Castro revolution. Also starring Charles S. ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: jazz, couples, politics, relationship vs career, showbiz, political unrest, human spirit, unfulfillment, musician's life, revolution, fighting the system, society ...
Place: usa, cuba, latin america
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61%
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The Best Intentions (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, UK, Italy, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: clergy, romance, self discovery, crumbling marriage, dysfunctional family, infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couples, wedding ...
Place: eastern europe
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Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This (2014)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The life and times of Tommy Cooper
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: ambition, performer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, love triangle, infidelity, workplace romance, alcohol abuse
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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55%
Unconditional (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Samantha Crawford is living a storybook life: she’s happily married, she lives on a ranch where she keeps her beloved horse, and the stories she’s told and illustrated since childhood have become published books. When her husband Billy is killed ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, realistic
Plot: love affair, couples, love and romance, hopes, uncover truth, tragic event, friend, grief, murder of husband, forgiveness, troubled youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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53%
The Wolf from Royal Vineyard Street (2016)
Genre: Biography
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The film tells the life story of its director, Jan Nemec, one of the most known and important filmmakers of Czech New Wave.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: autobiography, actor playing himself, filmmaker, emigration, filmmaking, female nudity, narcissism, film festival, delusion, egoism, murder, award ...
Time: year 1968, year 1974, 1990s, 1960s, 90s ...
Place: cannes
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Whitney (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Chronicles Whitney Houston's rise to fame and turbulent relationship with husband Bobby Brown.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician's life, rising to stardom, music, fall in love, couple relations, desire for fame, ambition, showbiz, addiction, celebrity culture, price of fame, pop star ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
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Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private truths. Jackie, Ethel and Joan had little choice. They were Kennedy ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, talky, contemplative
Plot: kennedy family, politics, rise to the top, introspection, relationship vs career, americana, family life, crumbling marriage, state affairs, society, ambition, head of state ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, texas
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The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Story: A chronicle of Marilyn Monroe's family life and how she succeeded in hiding her most intimate secrets from the press and an invasive world.
Style: emotional, realistic, sexy, serious, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, family relations, parents and children, actor's life, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, mental disorder, mental disorders, celebrity, secret, historical figure, family secret ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: usa
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Raising Jeffrey Dahmer (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Plot: murder, serial killer, family relations, psychopath, human nature, deadly, family problems, crimes, haunted by the past, parents and children, father son relationship, violence spree ...
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Last Call (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Renowned writer F. Scott Fitzgerald is living the last months of his life with his youthful secretary, confidant, and protégé who later wrote a memoir of their time together.
Style: clever, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: prodigy, life is a bitch, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, couples, ambition, love and romance, mental illness, showbiz, split personality, terminal illness, family problems ...
Place: california
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My Nikifor (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From his birth in 1895 through his death in 1968, the gifted Polish naïve artist Nikifor Krynicki (AKA Epifan Drowniak) lived his life and eked out a career cloaked in obscurity - a casualty of both his extreme speech impediment (his tongue was ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: prodigy, ambition, couples, family life, celebrity culture, tragic love, couple relations, love and romance, society, lifestyle, isolation, art ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Romulus, My Father (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It tells the story of Romulus, his beautiful wife, Christina, and their struggle in the face of great adversity to bring up their son, Raimond. It is a story of impossible love that ultimately celebrates the unbreakable bond between father and son.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, family relations, isolation, impossible love, hopes, family problems, rivalry, love and romance, couples, teenage life, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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51%
The Long Day Closes (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in Kensington, a working-class district of Liverpool, England in mid-1950s, this is the story of eleven-year-old Bud, a sad and lonely boy. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local 'picture-house'. All the while, ...
Style: contemplative, emotional, touching, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, school, society, youth, artists and showbiz, solace, filmmaking, against the odds, working class, human nature, homecoming ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, liverpool
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Bertie and Elizabeth (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The duke of York, nicknamed Bertie, was born as royal 'spare heir', younger brother to the prince of Wales, and thus expected to spend a relatively private life with his Scottish wife Elisabeth Bowes-Lyon and their daughters, in the shadow ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: royal family, world war two, human spirit, family life, couple relations, social differences, fall in love, political intrigue, infidelity, family relations, dishonesty, society ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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Baadasssss! (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Director Mario Van Peebles chronicles the complicated production of his father Melvin's classic 1971 film, "Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song." Playing his father in the film, Van Peebles offers an unapologetic account of ...
Style: thought provoking, contemplative, realistic, serious, sweet ...
Plot: racism, filmmaking, interracial relations, fighting the system, hollywood, showbiz, rejection, family relations, artists and showbiz, nudity (full frontal - brief), underdog, black man ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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46%
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, sincere, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, estrangement, parents and children, family in crisis, love and romance, youth, society, unfulfillment, dysfunctional family, family life, rich and poor, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, usa, europe, england, harvard university
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46%
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If Someone Had Known (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young wife and mother is abused by her husband and keeps the secret from her friends and family.
Style: emotional, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, courtroom drama, pregnancy, couple relations, woman in danger, legal, danger, domestic disturbance, deadly, unfulfillment, crimes, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look inside the life of John F. Kennedy Jr.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: john f. kennedy, ambition, lifestyle, family relations, politics, usa president, love and romance, tragic hero, parents and children, state affairs, looking for love, kennedy family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Finding Graceland (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An eccentric drifter claiming to be Elvis Presley hitches a ride with a young man and they find themselves on an adventurous road trip to Memphis.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous
Plot: hitchhiker, elvis presley, odd couple, love and romance, friendship, couple relations, delusion, couples, friends, hidden identity, dishonesty, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, memphis, new mexico
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43%
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Amber's Story (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: This is the tragic and true story of the abduction of Amber Hagerman. Her family and the community's efforts to find her and bring her kidnapper to justice prove to be a groundbreaking movement toward implementing a government-run tracking ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, tense
Plot: missing child, kidnapping, crimes, society, parents and children, obsession, family relations, family problems, injustice, life is a bitch, danger, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, year 1996, year 1999 ...
Place: usa, texas
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42%
Bill: On His Own (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bill Sackter struggles to cope after his best friend and guardian, Barry Morrow and his wife Beverly move away. Bill moves into a group home run by Mae Driscoll who teaches him how to read. Bill soon discovers his religious heritage, overcoming the ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, semi serious
Plot: human spirit, mental illness, life is a bitch, mentally challenged, misfit, hopes, society, custody, disability, family relations, family problems, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa
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F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles' (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of how writer F. Scott Fitzgerald met his wife while he was in the army and stationed in Alabama in 1919.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love affair, small town, human nature, couples, writer's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, united states army, ballerina ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life over the course of 40 years.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, melancholic, sentimental ...
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Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: detroit, usa, new york
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