Movies like Love Belongs to Everyone

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Love Belongs to Everyone (2006)
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Love Belongs to Everyone (2006)
Original name: Dennis van Rita
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Shy, gentle half-wit Dennis, whose only obsession is train-spotting, is released early on account of good behavior after a rape sentence. His parents who run a modest barbershop, skeptic André and Rita, desperately try to keep him out of girl trouble, but his victim's sister Barbara starts a hate campaign. After another girl reports abuse, Dennis is jailed and beaten black and blue daily. Barbara's boyfriend, lawyer Thomas Verelst, accepts to help 'pro deo' (no cost) and pleads that Dennis belongs in a mental institution.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, contemplative
Plot: family relations, mentally challenged, misfit, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, society, rehabilitation, forced into action, punishment, jail, prison, rape, sex maniac, homecoming, love, fight, mother, picnic, abuse, hugging, beating, undressing, nosebleed, facial bruise ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, belgium

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Most similar movies to Love Belongs to Everyone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, society, hopes, family problems and misfit mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Love Belongs to Everyone: The God of Wood (2010), Illegal (2010), Everyday (2012), Colossal Youth (2006), My Father My Lord (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The God of Wood (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Yao (Madi Diocou) and Moroccan Rachid (Soufiane Ouaarab) arrive illegally in Valencia, Spain, and separate. Yao sells pirated DVDs in the street and wanders disconsolately around the barrio until he glimpses divorcee Maria Luisa (Marisa Paredes) ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: immigrants, love and romance, culture clash, gender, fall in love, society, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, sexuality, gays and lesbians, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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Illegal (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tania, a young Russian woman who lives illegally in Belgium with her 13-year-old son Ivan. Constantly on her guard, she dreads police checks until the day she is arrested.
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: social differences, human spirit, rebellion, fighting the system, injustice, parents and children, family relations, hopes, immigrants, life is a bitch, society, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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55%
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, confined, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, hopes, prison, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Pavee Lackeen: The Traveller Girl (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An intimate portrait of a resilient and spirited young girl and her proud and dignified family, who are part of Ireland's "traveller" community.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: life is a bitch, misfit, social misfits, youth, family relations, realism, culture clash, parents and children, society, discrimination, single mother, resilience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
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41%
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Colossal Youth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France, Switzerland
Duration: 156 min.
Story: After the Portuguese government demolishes his slum and relocates him to a housing project on the outskirts of Lisbon, 75-year-old Cape Verde immigrant Ventura wanders between his new and old homes, reconnecting with people from his past.
Style: serious, thought provoking, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, human nature, hopes, starting over, misfit, addiction, urban ghetto life, immigrants, husband wife relationship, settler, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, canada, lisbon portugal
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39%
My Father My Lord (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 72 min.
Story: "My Father My Lord" is an intimate and deeply disturbing story of the conflict between a father's love and his deep devotion to religion. A respected Orthodox Rabbi dotes on his only son but his religious strictures leave an emotional ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, rabbi, family problems, family relations, family tradition, religions or cults, introspection, parents and children, life is a bitch, clergy, society, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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38%
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Fly Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The poignant yet humor filled story about a single mother of a teenager severely impacted by autism, forced to reckon with her daughter's future. As her child becomes an adult, what used to work, no longer does. What will sustain her daughter, ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: autism, moral dilemma, parents and children, single parent, life is a bitch, society, social misfits, youth, mentally challenged, family problems, nursing, child illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Suspect (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Teacher Rob Dekoster is a good man, albeit a bit too frivolous and liberal with funds the local arts center's interim director. His wife Nelle, who sometimes abuses drugs, spoils his ingrate teenage stepdaughter Sandy, who is kind only to her ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, thought provoking
Plot: false accusation, family relations, manipulation, youth, rivalry, dishonesty, legal, life is a bitch, family problems, vengeance, parents and children, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sailor, estrangement, homecoming, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, society, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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37%
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Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, introspection, human spirit, parents and children, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, single parent, hopes, social decay, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, starting over, dysfunctional family, hopes, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, family relations, human nature, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: cyclist, disability, hopes, life is a bitch, couple relations, family relations, misfit, parents and children, redemption, human spirit, human nature, new love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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35%
Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, realistic
Plot: social misfits, friendship, family relations, parents and children, society, youth, lgbt, coming of age, androgyny, leaving home, gender, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, sicily, europe
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34%
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Applause (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, starting over, estrangement, strong female presence, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, actor's life, hopes, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Imperial Dreams (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A 21-year-old reformed gangster's devotion to his family and his future is put to the test when he is released from prison and returns to his old stomping grounds in Watts, Los Angeles.
Style: uplifting, touching, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: going straight, life is a bitch, parents and children, society, street kid, family relations, hopes, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, single parent, father son relationship, father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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34%
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Dawn Anna (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The true story of a single mom who overcomes many of life's obstacles.
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: high school, family problems, human spirit, against the odds, terminal illness, child illness, disability, family relations, single parent, rehabilitation, life is a bitch, mentally challenged ...
Time: contemporary
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33%
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Edi (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, life is a bitch, society, youth, parents and children, pregnancy, homeless, family relations, destiny, drifter, false accusation ...
Place: poland, europe
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32%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, terminal illness, family life, suburbs, unfulfillment, hospital, family problems, family in crisis, life is a bitch, dealing with death, cancer, illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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About Sunny (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: As things unravel for a struggling single mother in Las Vegas, she must decide what she's willing to give up to get by.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: life is a bitch, moral dilemma, society, working class, parents and children, family problems, down on your luck, single mother, poverty, single parent, family relations, strip club ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa
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32%
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Here and There (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still has the same smile. Having saved some earnings from two trips to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: family relations, immigrants, society, hopes, parents and children, life is a bitch, getting home, music band, countryside, poverty, worker, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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31%
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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: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, family life, unsupportive spouse, single parent, homecoming, family relations, love, family problems, older man younger woman relationship, female nudity, troubled relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland
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30%
Goodbye Gary Cooper (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Au milieu de nulle part, une cité ouvrière vidée de sa population depuis quelques années déjà. Pourtant, certains habitants ont décidé d'y rester, plus par choix que par nécessité, parce que c'est là qu'ils sont nés et ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Plot: factory, single parent, unemployment, life is a bitch, workplace, parents and children, working class, isolation, society, hopes, family problems, family relations ...
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Red Leaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: family relations, society, golden years, parents and children, family problems, immigrants, elderly, dysfunctional family, jewish
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Mulberry Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island's state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: hospital, redemption, estrangement, life sentence, family relations, one more chance, terminal illness, prison, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, hopes, murderer ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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27%
Home Beyond the Sun (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Home Beyond the Sun is the story of persecution, faith, and freedom escaping a world of fear. A bible college student, Jenna goes to teach in an area of China where her faith is forbidden. She discovers an orphanage and befriends a Chinese orphan, ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, touching, emotional ...
Plot: orphan, rebellion, family relations, life is a bitch, hopes, society, rich and poor, adoption, religions or cults, christian, teacher, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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, multiple storylines, family relations, everyday life, couples, friendship, social misfits, life is a bitch, down on your luck, prostitute, taxi driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Dry Land (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A U.S. soldier returning home from war struggles to reconcile his experiences abroad with the life and family he left in Texas.
Style: realistic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: homecoming, family relations, society, family life, redemption, life is a bitch, soldier, buddies, parents and children, husband wife relationship, military, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, el paso texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Cruel Embrace (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nicole (Marianne Basler) gives birth to a mentally challenged boy after she is gang-raped by American soldiers at the close of World War II in this grim dramatic tragedy. Young Ludo is hidden in the attic of the family home and continues to yearn ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, psychological, touching ...
Plot: kids in trouble, family problems, family relations, estrangement, life is a bitch, misfit, mentally challenged, mentally unstable, single parent, youth, confined, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
The Day I Was Not Born (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Argentina
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a stopover in Buenos Aires on her way to Chile, 31-year-old Maria recognizes a nursery rhyme. Maria doesn't speak a work of Spanish, but without understanding what she is singing, she remembers the Spanish lyrics. Disturbed and thrown ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: self discovery, redemption, parents and children, protecting from truth, family relations, uncover truth, haunted by the past, adoption, hopes, society, life is a bitch, against humanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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26%
Cries from the Heart (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A drama directed by Michael Switzer.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting, emotional ...
Plot: sexual abuse, misfit, hopes, single parent, rehabilitation, legal, life is a bitch, mentally challenged, mute or deaf, family relations, family problems, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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