Movies like Eban and Charley

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Eban and Charley
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in Oregon is 18 years and given the age difference, the adults in this drama take a dim view of this development.
Style: gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic, touching, sexual, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beach, elderly lovers, gays and lesbians, romance, forbidden love, sexual relations, adoption, coming out, gay relationship, gender, love and romance, youth, friendship, couples, family relations, parent child relationship, rape, mute or deaf, ancient mystery, parents and children, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, homecoming, teenage life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: oregon, seattle, usa, denmark, ireland, seattle washington, florida
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about couples, love and romance, youth, gender, gays and lesbians, kiss and gay mostly in Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Eban and Charley: The Graffiti Artist (2004), Dream Boy (2008), Rock Haven (2007), Come Undone (2000), Harry + Max (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Duration: 75 min.
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Style: serious, sincere, talky, realistic, atmospheric ...
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The Last Good Time
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A reclusive aging widower struggling with tax problems has a complete change in his views of life as he has a chance encounter with a young woman who moves in with him briefly.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
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