Movies like In Mom's Head

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In Mom's Head
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, love and romance and life is a bitch mostly in Drama and Family genres. Some movies like In Mom's Head: Cold Water (1994), Sisters (2009), All Is Forgiven (2007), I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009), Cet amour-l? (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams
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, life is a bitch, family relations, coming of age, uncover truth, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, youth, becoming an adult, parent child relationship, rape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia, europe, sarajevo
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Cold Water
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
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Sisters
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: europe, france, italy
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If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager prisoner awaits his release when two weeks before that happens he's told that his mother is returned home. Meanwhile, he finds himself in love with a Sociology student, Ana, working in the penitentiary as an intern.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, redemption, prison, parents and children, unfulfilled love, prison life, confined, unfulfillment, youth, family relations, power relations, forbidden love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, romania
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All Is Forgiven
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: serious, gloomy, 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
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I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, adoption, haunted by the past, family problems, foster child, family relations, mischievous children, siblings relations, down on your luck, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france
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Cet amour-l?
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: psychological, serious, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, writer's life, human nature, introspection, couple relations, destructive relationship, love affair, culture clash, haunted by the past, wartime life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Those Who Remain
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hospital, family relations, supportive spouse, terminal illness, parents and children, bus, bathtub, death, cigarette smoking, loss of wife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Private Property
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Since Luc granted a divorce to Pascale ten years ago, he paid generous alimony and left a fine country house as long as their twin sons remain at home. Pascale always acted as if she was the provider and head of the household, even now the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: single parent, starting over, parents and children, countryside, family in crisis, couples, twins, twin brother, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, impossible love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   69%
 
Love Like Poison
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna, a young teenager, comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local priest, who is also a childhood friend. Anna clings to her ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, psychological
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, village, teenage love, dysfunctional family, teenage life, religions or cults, faith, youth, family problems, family relations, clergy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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    User:   68%
 
Eastern Plays
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two estranged brothers are brought together when they have opposite roles in a racist beating: while Georgi who's recently joined a neo-nazi group participates in the violence, Hristo witnesses and rescues a Turkish family. Georgi, now being ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, introspection, redemption, forbidden love, addiction, siblings relations, racism, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bulgaria, europe, istanbul turkey
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Faith
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The fates of three German-born Muslims in Berlin collide as they struggle to find their place between faith and modern life in contemporary western society, caught at a crossroads where alluring liberated lifestyles conflict with deeply-rooted ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: coming of age, introspection, self discovery, urban, forbidden love, parents and children, haunted by the past, teenage life, religions or cults, hopes, society, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Mark of an Angel
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: emotional, serious, realistic, tense, sincere ...
Plot: mentally unstable, dealing with death, stalking, obsession, haunted by the past, family relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, danger, unfulfillment, family problems, loss of daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Family Tree
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Frédérick, the patriarch of the Alsatian Muller family, is conspicuously absent from his son Charles' funeral, Frédérick's surviving son and his granddaughter, raw from their loss, await an explanation. Once revealed, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Byways
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: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, road movie
Plot: on the road, parents and children, family relations, single parent, optimism, hopes, love and romance, youth, parent child relationship, son, police arrest, skipping school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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Declaration of War
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Roméo and Juliette are two young actors. They fall in love at first sight, move in together and make a baby. A love story and the founding of a home like millions of others. Except that their little boy, Adam, behaves abnormally. The young parents ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: hospital, parents and children, child illness, terminal illness, hopes, couples, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, babies and infants, crumbling marriage, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, marseille, paris france
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Surrender, Dorothy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, emotional
Plot: beach, single parent, dealing with death, starting over, tragic love, death in the family, dysfunctional family, family gatherings, family in crisis, haunted by the past, terminal illness, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Pope Dreams
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: young lovers, follow your dream, terminal illness, coming of age, hopes, youth, clergy, dealing with death, obsessive quest, rising to stardom, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   49%
 
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Youth
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: innocence lost, twentysomething life, countryside, youth, fall in love, terminal illness, 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
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    User:   42%
 
Pavee Lackeen: The Traveller Girl
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: europe, ireland
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Camino
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A religious organization interferes with the life of a terminally ill girl.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: parents and children, child illness, terminal illness, hopes, unfulfillment, youth, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, family in crisis, leukemia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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    User:   50%
 
Little Jerusalem
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orthodox Jewish teen living with her family in France attempts to balance her religious upbringing with her increasingly complex view of the outside world.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: immigrants, opposites attract, self discovery, interracial relations, siblings relations, suburbs, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family relations, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, israel, middle east, paris france
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System:   46%
    User:   43%
 
Making Plans for Lena
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, talky, emotional ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, siblings relations, countryside, family problems, family relations, human nature, divorce, florist, parents and children, family gatherings, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
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Harmful Insect
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 13-year-old Sachiko is about to encounter the most difficult moments in her young life. Her father abandons her and her mother attempts to commit suicide by slashing her wrist. Her teacher, whom she relies on heavily, leaves for northern Japan to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: youth, school, family relations, dangerous animal, gangsters, love affair, dysfunctional family, parents and children, sexual relations, kids in trouble, coming of age, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
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When the Night
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: serious, touching, 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 ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   38%
 
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Bad Girl
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: parents and children, pregnancy, terminal illness, unfulfillment, family relations, couple relations, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, breast cancer, cancer, loss of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
The Sex of the Stars
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: coming of age, transsexual, parents and children, transvestism, gender, family relations, gays and lesbians, human nature, estrangement, society, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france
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    User:   37%
 
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Suzanne
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, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, single parent, siblings relations, coming of age, nothing goes right, fall in love, family life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: france
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System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers
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, urban, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, parents and children, fall in love, family problems, extramarital affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
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Madame Rosa
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to children of other prostitutes. Momo is the oldest and her favorite, an Algerian lad whom she raises as a ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, destructive relationship, concentration camp, parents and children, tragic love, adoption, haunted by the past, holocaust, mental illness, wartime life, prostitute, family relations ...
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   43%
    User:   48%
 
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