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Fair Sex (2012)
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Fair Sex (2012)
Original name: Les manèges humains
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Would-be filmmaker Sophie left Africa for Canada as a child. After graduating, she films the daily doings as part of a summer job at a fair. When pointing the camera at herself, she reveals painful secrets from the past.
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, emotional, thought provoking, realistic
Plot: introspection, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, gender, romance, filmmaking, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong female presence, amusement park, women's issues, explicit sex, female nudity, carnival, unsimulated sex, film within a film, documentary filmmaker, fair, fingering, vaginal sex, theme park
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, quebec

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and emotional films with plots about life is a bitch, haunted by the past, introspection, family relations, parents and children, hopes and family problems mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Fair Sex: My Heart Beats (2011), California Solo (2012), The Valley of Tears (2012), G.H.B. (2014), Cet amour-l? (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Heart Beats (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A poor and lonely English professor, Juri(37), decides to become a porn actor using a mask to hide behind, after she watches an unusual porn, featuring an old and fat woman. And she visits Myungsook, a porn producer, despite their separation of 10 ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: porn actor, loss of virginity, life is a bitch, couples, introspection, sexual content, filmmaking, sexual relations, porn actress, adult filmmaking, virgin, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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95%
California Solo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lachlan MacAldonich is a self-described “lazy Scotsman” and former guitar player for a once-popular 1990s rock band. No longer famous, he now lives a comfortably numb existence working on an organic farm outside Los Angeles. He drinks himself ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: deportation, haunted by the past, introspection, musician's life, society, estrangement, music, life is a bitch, down on your luck, immigrants, farm
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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83%
The Valley of Tears (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie, a Canadian editor specialized in testimonies of Genocide survivors, starts to receive anonymous large envelopes with the narrative of Ali, a young Palestinian who grew up in a refugee camp in Lebanon. Intrigued, Marie investigates the origin ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: uncover truth, haunted by the past, lebanese, society, life is a bitch, family relations, interracial relations, religions or cults, atrocity, testimony, family tradition, refugee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, middle east, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 4.7
 22
G.H.B. (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A reflection on love and pleasure experienced by three women, set in France, New York, and Shanghai.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: on the run, friendship, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, on the road, looking for love, life is a bitch, strong female presence, friends, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 353
Cet amour-l? (2001)
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, emotional, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, hopes, soldier, family relations, couples, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, destiny, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Hearts & Minds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Conscription has been introduced in Britain. Across the country, young people are being called upon to serve the nation in another reactionary Middle-Eastern conflict. They face war on a scale not seen in any of their lifetimes. hearts & minds ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: life is a bitch, wartime life, introspection, military, soldier, conscription, protest, youth, war on terror, fictional war, wartime, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.4
 363
White Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Flight attendant Won-Gyu (Won Tae-Hee) left Korea 2 years ago with painful memories and now comes back. Won-Gyu meets Tae-Joon (Lee Yi-Kyung), who is a quick service delivery man and has a special night with him.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: male homosexuality, revenge, introspection, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, lgbt, society, gender, fight, gay bashing, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman struggles with love and personal loss against the backdrop of a land torn by civil war in this drama from filmmaker Ozcan Alper. Sumru (Gaye Gursel) is a Turkish woman who studies ethnic music at a college in Istanbul and frequently makes ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: on the road, haunted by the past, tragic love, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, journey, ethnic conflict, self discovery, society, strong female presence, black market, world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, kurdistan, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.3
 852
Nuit #1 (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Clara and Nikolai meet at a sweat-soaked rave and end their night at his apartment. The first part of the film is an erotic and candid portrait of their lovemaking. When Clara tries to sneak out without saying goodbye, this typical hookup takes an ...
Style: serious, talky, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: rave, battle of the sexes, slacker, one night stand, young lovers, couples, twentysomething life, introspection, sexual relations, conversation, nudity (full frontal - brief), isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Mountain (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 73 min.
Story: This is the story of Nora and Solveig, a grief-stricken couple on a hike through the mountain range where they had a traumatic experience two years prior. Nora and Solveig are hiking through a snow-covered, rough, but beautiful scenery on a tour of ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, mountain, couples, family problems, hopes, introspection, haunted by the past, gender, dealing with death, death in the family, couple relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.6
 230
Empire of Dirt (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Like many Native families, Lena Mahikan grew up in the cycle of abuse. Her father, a residential school survivor, was an alcoholic until he killed himself when Lena was 10. Her mother, only 14 years her senior, turned to the slots. By the time Lena ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: small town, haunted by the past, family problems, life is a bitch, single parent, social misfits, youth, society, family in crisis, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, human nature, life is a bitch, addiction, urban ghetto life, hopes, starting over, misfit, immigrants, husband wife relationship, settler, high maintenance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, canada, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.6
 198
Family Tree (2010)
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: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: deportation, family relations, coming out, family problems, aging, hopes, introspection, haunted by the past, bittersweet, gender, elderly, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.1
 255
The Rebirth (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Coincidence and the aftermath of violence. A man's middle-school daughter has been murdered. His wife is already deceased. He tells a counselor he wants to live in anonymity, working with his hands. He moves away and gets a job in a factory. ...
Style: serious, sincere, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.5
 1K
Borderline (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: erotic, realistic, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: life is a bitch, mentally unstable, dysfunctional family, lifestyle, family relations, parents and children, introspection, sexual relations, haunted by the past, sexual promiscuity, group therapy, grandmother granddaughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Ismael (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An 8-year-old boy tracks down his father.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family life, introspection, haunted by the past, father and son, family relations, bittersweet, father, family drama
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
So Hard to Forget (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Julia is a 35-year-old English Literature teacher struggling with depression as she tries to get her life back together again after her long, intense love affair with Antonia. Feeling totally abandoned after she and her enigmatic girlfriend broke ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, haunted by the past, starting over, unfulfilled love, gender, breakup, unfulfillment, depression, female masturbation, nudity (full frontal - brief), professor, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.9
 188
Melting Away (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shlomo who discovers in his son's Assaf room, women's clothing and accessories, decides to 'teach the boy a lesson'. When Assaf returns to his parents' home on a rainy night from a party, his attempts to enter home fail. His ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, touching, captivating, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, introspection, haunted by the past, family relations, estrangement, dysfunctional family, hopes, father daughter relationship, revenge, family secret, car accident, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Phantom Images (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A filmmaker continues shooting his film after his funding is pulled.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, emotional, sexy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.6
 208
Route 132 (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two old friends and small-time crooks embark on a crime spree, but take an unexpected detour that could lead them down the road to redemption.
Style: road movie, realistic, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: redemption, crime spree, self discovery, friends, haunted by the past, introspection, countryside, crimes, partners, buddies, hopes, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Middle of Nowhere (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her husband is sentenced to eight years in prison, Ruby drops out of medical school in order to focus on her husband's well-being while he's incarcerated - leading her on a journey of self-discovery in the process.
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: prison, self discovery, family problems, introspection, human nature, supportive spouse, family in crisis, medical school, hopes, love, bittersweet, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 533
Blue Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Before his compulsory retirement, on his last day of work, Marshall, JFK airport's chief Immigration officer, detains a group of Latin Americans and expose them to a series of humiliating situations. Blinded by prejudice, Marshall ends up by ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: redemption, haunted by the past, prostitute, introspection, society, police, racism, murder, xenophobia, journey, released from prison, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.9
 350
Crying Out (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young man feels compelled to travel with his grand-father. Tthe young man wants to find his father who ran away with the corpse of his ex-wife.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, emotional, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, on the road, estrangement, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, elderly, alcohol abuse, death in the family, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A director with two weeks left on his latest production fakes an ulcer to pursue a romance with his lead actress.
Style: sincere, clever, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: postmodernism, dishonesty, sexual relations, filmmaking, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, screenwriter, under the surface, artists and showbiz, manipulation, director, smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bucharest, romania
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.3
 528
Born and Bred (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Patagonia, a successful interior designer's life falls apart after he suffers a horrific accident.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: life turned upside down, life is a bitch, dealing with death, loneliness, car accident, melancholy, introspection, destruction, snow, airplane, dog, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
A Minor Leap Down (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Nahal is around thirty and in her fourth month of pregnancy. During a routine check-up she learns that her baby has died and she now faces a curettage abortion in two days’ time. When she tries to address the subject, neither her mother nor her ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: rebellion, life is a bitch, society, estrangement, rebelliousness, family relations, strong female presence, miscarriage, pregnancy, unfulfillment, depression, child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 758
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, fear of commitment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Don't Be Afraid (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Silvia is a young girl marked by a dark childhood. When she is barely twenty-five, she decides to start over and to face the people, feelings and emotions that keep her bound to the past. In her fight against adversity and against herself, she will ...
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, haunted by the past, starting over, life is a bitch, family problems, support group, family relations, parents and children, dentist, mother daughter relationship, waitress, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The High Cost of Living (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The story of a young, pregnant woman whose world falls apart when she loses her child in a hit and run accident. As her life unravels, Nathalie finds an unlikely protector in Henry, a down and out guardian angel who has followed her thread. But ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnant woman, hopes, fall in love, pregnancy, dishonesty, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, family problems, life turned upside down, disorder, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%