Movies like The Postmodern Life of My Aunt

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The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2006)
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The Postmodern Life of My Aunt (2006)
Original name: 姨媽的後現代生活
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ye Rutang (Siqin Gaowa), a single-living woman in her late fifties, struggles to maintain a dignified life amid the dangers of Shanghai.
Plot: female director, con men, middle aged, boyfriend girlfriend relationship

Most similar movies to The Postmodern Life of My Aunt

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out cinema verite, intellectual, surprise ending and anthology films with plots about female director, husband wife relationship, lesbian, flashback, gay, family relations and kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Postmodern Life of My Aunt: Break Up Club (2010), Love in a Fallen City (1984), Crazy in Love (1992), Sicily! (1999), Finnegan Begin Again (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Break Up Club (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Break Up Club (Chinese: 分手說愛你) is a 2010 Hong Kong romance film starring Jaycee Chan and Fiona Sit. This film revolves around a website that allows users to win back lost loves, so long as they agree to break up another happy couple.
Audience: student film
Plot: female director, urban setting, asian american, asian
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95%
Love in a Fallen City (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Taking place in 1941, Love in a Fallen City centers on Pai (Cora Miao), a young woman who has been ostracized by her family for divorcing her rich husband. A local match-maker, Mrs. Hsu (Helen Ma), takes pity on Pai and decides to bring her to Hong ...
Plot: playboy, divorce, female director, sino japanese war, male female relationship, hotel, divorced divorcee
Place: hong kong, china
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90%
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Crazy in Love (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three generations of women live on a small island off the coast of Washington state with their men with whom they have no end of problems.
Plot: love, adultery, female director
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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78%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
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70%
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Finnegan Begin Again (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A schoolteacher in her early 40s, involved in a dead-end love affair with a married mortician, drifts into a relationship with an aging newspaperman.
Plot: female director, old age, widow, husband wife relationship, mortician, newspaper man, columnist
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64%
42 Seconds of Happiness (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A circle of thirty-something friends reunite for a weekend away to celebrate the same sex wedding of a member of their group. Yet, despite their best efforts to behave themselves, a series of surprise plans, unexpected arrivals and exposed secrets ...
Style: cinema verite
Plot: female director, improv
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61%
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Do I Love You? (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: 'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.
Plot: family relations, female director, cycling, lesbian, lesbian interest, riding a bicycle
Place: london
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59%
Chance of a Lifetime (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irreverent freelance investigative reporter Tom Maguire hits rock bottom when bigot editor in chief Ivan refuses to print his pieces anymore and his bad back most be operated, but his health insurance just expired. Sympathetic editor Irene Dunbar, ...
Plot: female director, cheating, fake marriage, dinner, syringe, crutches, shower, jealousy
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59%
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Trusting Beatrice (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Claude (Mark Evan Jacobs) is a hapless blue-collared loser living in Providence, Rhode Island whose life changes for the worse when he is unfairly fired from his job, his girlfriend cheats on him, and his apartment burns down resulting in him ...
Plot: female director, fire, frenchwoman, dysfunctional family, bad luck, jail, orphan
Place: rhode island
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Replacing Dad (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda and George live in a small town. He is the school principal. They are about to celebrate their 16th anniversary. She catches him with her daughter's young teacher, and has to deal with the kids, the town and her love to him.
Plot: female director, family relations, child, divorce, school, affair, mother, father, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Crazy Beautiful You (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A bad girl and a province boy found love in the state of being broken and in the process of healing.
Plot: female director, sexy teenager, race car, healing, sexy legs, pretty legs, province, bad girl
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Escape (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dutch woman escapes her family life in search for happiness in the Portuguese Algarve.
Plot: female director, gigolo, flashback, bored housewife
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Einmal Hallig und zurück (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fanny, a reporter specializing in social gossip, unwittingly stumbles upon an environmental scandal involving a powerful politician. When her not very subtle investigations draw too much attention, she is sent to a tiny off shore island for her own ...
Plot: corruption, journalism, female director, scandal, island, environment, reporter, ecology, women
Place: germany
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48%
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Family (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After suffering with the dire consequences of being in the closet, a group of lesbian friends forge a pact to deal with the dire consequences of coming out.
Plot: coming of age, gay, female director, gay romance, lesbian, coming out, african american, gay relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Perfection (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kristabelle, still living with her Mother cuts herself to feel alive. Her Mother, addicted to plastic surgery also cuts herself trying to maintain her youth. Through the help of a pot smoking young lover, a newly sober British stand up comic and ...
Plot: female director, cut, mother daughter relationship, cutting, plastic surgery
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Tides of Hope (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Donald is a Nigerian immigrant who after being expelled from Spain three years ago, has returned to meet again with Teresa, with whom he had a secret love affair. But on arrival he finds that she has married and is mother of a child. However, the ...
Plot: female director, emigration
Place: andalusia, spain
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47%
We're All Still Here (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two housewives discuss philosophical themes (actually an updated dialogue of Plato and Socrates) while doing the house work, the husband of one of them rehearses his part in a play (reading a 20th century philosophical text about totaliarism) at the ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: female director, theater, jazz, monologue, housewife, bourgeoisie, philosopher, philosophy, totalitarianism, sewing, jazz music
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Time of the Servants (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Dana is young medical student with no self esteem, she can't deal with life, people and even not with herself. After her boyfriend leaves her, she changes to selfish woman, manipulating people and making them to serve her. She plays with her ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: female director, seduction, marriage, friend, marriage engagement, matriarch, medical student, czech, egotism, family relations, opportunism, engagement ...
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Bangalore Days (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 171 min.
Story: A fun roller coaster ride about three young people, Aju, Divya and Kuttan who are cousins, reach Bangalore to dream, discover & explore!
Plot: female director, motorcycle accident, marriage, wheelchair, race, youth, troubled past, racing, buddies, wife husband relationship, malayalam, husband wife relationship
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Orange Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, Germany, Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film is based on a 2003 novel by the same name, written by Norwegian author Jostein Gaarder. The main character is the young boy Georg who one day finds a long letter from his deceased father. The letter tells, among other things, about the ...
Plot: female director, airplane, bare chested boy, skiing, orange, kiss, letter, art school, teenage boy, painting, telescope
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Sonja and the Bull (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Croatia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sonja, a city girl from Zagreb, a vegetarian and a hardcore animal-rights activist, strongly opposes bullfighting in Dalmatinska zagora (Dalmatian Hinterland). People find this irritating and they conclude that no matter how passionately Sonja loves ...
Plot: bullfighting, female director, pubic hair, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Short Encounters (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After leaving their native village, Nadia (Nina Ruslanova at her debut) and her friend travel to the big city. Along the way, Nadia gets a job in a tea shop and meets Maxim (Russian icon Vladimir Vysotsky), and she falls in love with him and decides ...
Plot: female director, love triangle, flashback, bureaucracy, maid, homecoming, speech, geologist, construction site, guitar playing, absent husband
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Plot: female director, world war one, based on a novel, adultery, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Traps (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An erotic thriller set in 1950 French Occupied Indo-China.
Plot: female director, gay sex, panties pulled down, white panties, panties
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two very different people become friends and partners in this nautical drama. Nikos (Stephen Rea) is a radio man working on a Greek freighter when he finds himself stranded in Hong Kong after the firm that owned his ship suddenly goes out of ...
Plot: female director, opium, houseboat
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Snakes and Ladders (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Ireland, Germany, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A wry story of female friendship: Jean and Kate, two "nearing-thirty" street performers, find the ups and downs of life and love amid the pubs and music scene of modern day Dublin.
Plot: female director, wedding, one night stand, female nudity, skinny dipping
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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In Between (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three directors deliver three stories about the love of in the modern world.
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, omnibus, doctor, hairdresser, telephone, gay, wedding dress, ultrasound, falling in love, elevator, dating service, romantic friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Love Me Not (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sweet and daring portrait of blurred sexuality and love complications, this independent feature tells the story of Dennis and Aggie, pals since primary school and roommates for five years. He works in a painting studio while she’s a photographer ...
Plot: female director, gay parent, roommate, crying, gay kiss, jealousy, friend, lesbian, wanting to have children, watching pornography, breakup, lesbian relationship ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Tremble All You Want (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Yoshika has had a crush on Ichimiya, whom she calls "the One" since she was in middle school. Now, a 24-year-old salarywoman, her all-consuming fixation has prevented her from even considering another candidate for boyfriend until an ...
Plot: female director, stalker, psycho, apartment, kissing, flashback, scarf, kiss, neighbor, brunette, girl, crying woman ...
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Venus in Furs (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Female mistress and male slave caught in a circle of tension.
Plot: female director, cuckold, train ride, fur coat, femdom, masochist, mansion, sex slave, dominatrix, sex, male nudity, train conductor ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%