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In Mom's Head (2007)
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In Mom's Head (2007)
Original name: La Tête de Maman
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lulu's mother is depressed and has been as far back as she can remember, Lulu is determined to discover the truth behind her listlessness.
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, love and romance, countryside, unfulfillment, youth, family relations, coming of age, obsessive quest, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, child driving car, cellar, cancer, zoo, happiness, animal, fight, teenage girl, photograph, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex, love, death, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france

Most similar movies to In Mom's Head

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, parents and children, youth, family problems, unfulfillment, life is a bitch and coming of age mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like In Mom's Head: Those Who Remain (2007), Sisters (2009), The Last Hammer Blow (2014), All Is Forgiven (2007), I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family relations, supportive spouse, parents and children, bus, cigarette smoking, death, bathtub, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 182
Sisters (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their father who abandoned them, and she feels isolated. She dreams ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: single parent, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, coming of age, obsessive quest, introspection, self discovery, dysfunctional family, youth, family problems, godparent ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Last Hammer Blow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When he first enters the Montpellier Opera House, Victor knows nothing about music. Nor does he know his father, Samuel Rovinski, who is there to conduct Mahler’s 6th symphony. To change the course of his suddenly uncertain future, for Nadia his ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere
Plot: single parent, parents and children, youth, family relations, coming of age, teenager, hitchhiking, father son relationship, wig, beach, teenage boy, orchestra ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
All Is Forgiven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor lives in Vienna with Annette, his beautiful Austrian wife and their daughter Pamela. It’s spring. Fleeing his work, Victor spends his days outside: he plays with Pamela, pays a visit to Annette’s parents, loiters in the park with the drug ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: parents and children, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, redemption, addiction, teenage life, estrangement, hopes, unfulfillment, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: europe, austria, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This finely acted, delicate and provocative new film by one of France’s most impressive filmmakers—working here with his son, Nathan—depicts the troubled life of an adopted boy who, as a taciturn adult, visits his birth mother and strikes up a ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: foster child, obsession, parents and children, adoption, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, mischievous children, siblings relations, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 265
When the Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After meeting during their vacation, two young people with solitary lives suddenly come into a relationship that could benefit both of them.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, mountain, snow
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.4
 126
Byways (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor, a father, travels the roads with his teenage son, Felix. For Felix, the trip is a school of life, as his first romantic encounter helps him better understand his father and get closer to him.
Style: road movie, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Plot: on the road, parents and children, family relations, parent child relationship, single parent, optimism, hopes, love and romance, youth, teenager, birthday cake, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
 134
Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louise simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mother is seriously ill. Happiness and guilt, euphoria and sadness, filial love and love, period. She'll need a good nine months to cope with all this.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: pregnancy, terminal illness, parents and children, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, cancer, loss of mother, pregnant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.7
 136
Lost Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucie and her father Hugo have grown closer since Lucie's mother left unexpectedly a year prior. When her mother returns, Hugo becomes jealous and angry.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: single parent, parents and children, family problems, family relations, haunted by the past, confined, unfulfillment, spouse leaving, family conflict, teenage daughter, isolated place, husband wife conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 4K
Time Out (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: An unemployed man finds his life sinking more and more into trouble as he hides his situation from his family and friends.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: unemployment, down on your luck, countryside, dishonesty, family problems, life is a bitch, crumbling marriage, couple relations, crimes, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: switzerland, europe, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
My Friend Victoria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Aged eight, Victoria spends a night in the home of a wealthy white family; years later, she encounters them again and her life is changed forever.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, adoption, coming of age, society, youth, family relations, rich and poor, destiny, family life, hopes, single mother, grandfather granddaughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.1
 906
Cold Water (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An outer suburb of Paris, 1972. Gilles and Christine, both sixteen, are classmates and lovers who have become frustrated with the aloofness of their families and the general monotony of their lives. When the pair are caught shoplifting, ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: youth, coming of age, clinic, romance, mental institution, on the run, human nature, rebelliousness, parents and children, unfulfilled love, boarding school life, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 34
Youth (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Juliette, twenty, falls in love. At the same time her father is diagnosed with a fatal disease.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, innocence lost, twentysomething life, countryside, youth, fall in love, parents and children, family in crisis, life is a bitch, love and romance, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.5
 153
Week-ends (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It sometimes takes little to spoil a weekend in the country. A simple misunderstanding in a supermarket parking lot, a bad reaction, and there you go, everything is awry. Nothing is going well for Christine. Jean leaves her. Her oldest friends, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: friendship, crumbling marriage, countryside, couple relations, breakup, couples, family problems, friends, introspection, self discovery, life turned upside down, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.8
 941
The Other Bank (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, Kazakhstan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Life creates many obstacles for 12 years old boy - Tedo. Tedo belongs to the generation, which was forced to mass displacement because of the civil war in Abkhazia, one of the most beatiful places in Georgia. The civil war took away everything Tedo ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, road movie
Plot: parents and children, on the road, life is a bitch, poverty, childhood, youth, family relations, buddies, single parent, coming of age, wartime life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, georgia (former ussr), caucasus
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dream and Silence (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Oriol and Yolanda live in Paris with their two daughters. During a vacation they suffer a car accident that will change their lives.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: family in crisis, memory loss, urban, family problems, family relations, introspection, parents and children, death in the family, life turned upside down, youth, loss of daughter, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Billie and Louis have the good fortune of loving each other passionately and of having a family. But then one day terrible news turns their existence and that of their friends' upside down. Marie, a famous actress who is Billie's friend ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: introspection, terminal illness, butterfly, suburbs, society, unfulfillment, best friends, couple relations, parents and children, suburban life, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: family in crisis, terminal illness, suburbs, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, dealing with death, family life, hospital, cancer, sickness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Austria, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter struggle to make their way through the aftermath of the Balkan war.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, parents and children, rape, parent child relationship, depression, becoming an adult, life is a bitch, family relations, coming of age, uncover truth, haunted by the past, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sarajevo, bosnia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.7
 1K
Suzanne (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of a destiny. Suzanne's and her family's. The ties that bind them, keep them together, and the love she pursues... to the point of leaving everything behind.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, bleak
Plot: love affair, parents and children, family, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, single parent, siblings relations, coming of age, nothing goes right, fall in love, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Devil in the Skin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Coming-of-Age drama telling the story of the strong bond between Xavier and his little brother Jacques and their struggle to remain together despite all odds.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: youth, siblings relations, countryside, family relations, coming of age, rebelliousness, life turned upside down, forceful separation, brother, summer, brother brother relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Mark of an Angel (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elsa, a woman with a long history of depression in the midst of a divorce from her husband of 12 years develops an obsession with a seven year old girl she sees at a birthday party when she comes to pick up her son Thomas. Determined to find out ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, tense, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, loss of daughter, mentally unstable, dealing with death, stalking, family relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, danger, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Young Girls in Black (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Noémie and Priscilla, two teenage girls from working class backgrounds, cultivate the same violence, the same contempt of the world. They are a source of serious concern for family and friends, who sense them capable of going to extremes. Noémie ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, tense, emotional
Plot: coming of age, rebelliousness, teenage life, urban, society, youth, juvenile delinquency, human nature, dysfunctional family, rebellion, family problems, suicide attempt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 67
Dad (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 71 min.
Story: After a long separation, a father and his son spend the day fishing on the river bank. On a beautiful autumn Sunday, surrounded by the majestic countryside, they seem to be alone in the world. They must start all over again.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: parents and children, lake or river, youth, parent child relationship, family, family relations, countryside, parents separation, fishing, nature, playing piano, sunday ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Misunderstood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rome, 1984, Aria is nine-year-old girl. On the verge of divorce, Aria's infantile and selfish parents are too preoccupied with their careers and extra-marital affairs to properly tend to any of Aria's needs. While her two older sisters are ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: parents and children, youth, family relations, family life, family problems, broken mirror, little girl, dancing, school, kiss, party, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, psychological
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, wife husband relationship, extramarital affair, urban, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 79
Restless (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maurice (Michel Piccoli) is a composer, and a longtime member of the resistance. By chance, he shares a house with his teenager granddaughter. Claire, at 17, is eager to experience all sorts of things and the sooner the better, and rebels against ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: aging, teenage life, elderly, youth, family relations, golden years, teenage love, haunted by the past, relationship vs career, estrangement, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 314
Yuki & Nina (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Yuki finds out that her parents are separating and she is moving to Japan with her mother, she and her best friend Nina devise ways to reunite the feuding adults.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, stylized, touching
Plot: friendship, best friends, youth, in the woods, friends, on the run, starting over, parents and children, breakup, hopes, family problems, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Pavee Lackeen: The Traveller Girl (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 87 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: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: realism, social misfits, culture clash, life is a bitch, misfit, rebellion, society, family relations, social relations, fighting the system, mischievous children, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Sex of the Stars (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Every child who has lost a parent early in life (whether due to death or the separations of divorce or for any other reason) longs to see that parent again. Many have kept up a running dialogue in their heads of things they would say to them if they ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: transsexual, coming of age, parents and children, transvestism, gender, family relations, gays and lesbians, human nature, estrangement, society, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%