Movies like Sofie

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Sofie (1992)
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Sofie (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 146 min.
Story: From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents
Style: sincere, touching, serious, emotional, realistic, talky, contemplative
Plot: girl, minimal dialogue, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, fall in love, couples, dysfunctional family, society, infidelity, family problems, sexual content, strong female presence, introspection, unfulfilled love, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, hopes, unfulfillment, couple relations, religions or cults, nude, artist, jewish, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: europe, denmark

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Most similar movies to Sofie

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about couples, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, couple relations, crumbling marriage and parents and children mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Sofie: Jerusalem (1996), Privates Lives (2001), Daybreak (2003), Open Window (2006), Silent Heart (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jerusalem (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Members of a devout Christian congregation try to start a new life in Palestine.
Style: realistic, serious, epic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: religion, world war one, brainwashing, religious fanaticism, scandinavian culture, poverty, christianity, unfulfilled love, village, parents and children, village life, family relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: holy land, sweden, middle east, europe, palestine ...
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100%
Privates Lives (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Carmen Uranga is a 42 year-old woman who after 20 years jurisdiction of her native country (Argentina), she returns to solve a family problem related with the inheritance that her sick father wants to leave him. Their return trip results in the ...
Style: psychological, serious, sincere, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: mother son incest, incestuous sex, incest, older woman younger man relationship, sex with mother, female masturbation, accidental incest, introspection, love affair, rehabilitation, love and romance, gender ...
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, vengeance, family problems, introspection, dishonesty, redemption, couple relations, family relations, couples, parents and children, love affair ...
Place: europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Open Window (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The engagment between a struggling photographer and an assistant professor is marred by an act of violence.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: rape, dysfunctional family, introspection, family problems, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, haunted by the past, female nudity, family in crisis, vegetarian ...
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family relations, family life, life is a bitch, family problems, couple relations, couples, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, euthanasia, terminal illness, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Personal Belongings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Doctor Ana lives alone because she couldn't bear to leave Cuba when her family sailed away on a raft to the US. Ernesto lives in his car with his belongings in a small case, traveling from embassy to embassy trying to fulfill his dream of ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental, touching
Plot: love affair, impossible love, immigrants, love and romance, introspection, society, couple relations, hopes, couples, fall in love, bittersweet, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Little Jerusalem (2005)
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, touching, sincere, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: self discovery, culture clash, crumbling marriage, love and romance, lifestyle, society, couples, family problems, infidelity, social differences, youth, male female relationship ...
Place: france, paris france, israel, middle east, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Nanny (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Rome, early 20th century: a wealthy psychiatrist, who runs an asylum for women and lacks imagination in his practice, must find a wet nurse for his infant when his wife panics after childbirth. He brings a peasant, Annette, to Rome, forcing her to ...
Style: realistic, psychological, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: nanny, dysfunctional family, politics, adoption, parents and children, family life, family problems, master and servant, love and romance, midlife crisis, crumbling marriage, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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I Am from Titov Veles (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Slovenia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Burdened by memories of their late father, three sisters struggle to escape the suffocating environment of the dying town of Veles. A contemporary story of urban decay, „Jas sum od Titov Veles“ employs a stark realism to depict the vivid ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: adult virgin, introspection, social decay, daydreamer, society, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, life is a bitch, small town, contamination, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century
Place: macedonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Automatic (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Everyone falls into self destructive habits. Automatic lets us view a small cross-section of the lives of six characters as they struggle to break free from the automatic behavior that drives their lives.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: love and romance, couple relations, human nature, family problems, couples, sexual relations, destiny, crumbling marriage, hopes, unfulfillment, womanizer, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Cooler Climate (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Iris is broke after her divorce and takes a job working as a housekeeper for a wealthy woman named Paula. When Paula and her husband separate, an unlikely friendship blossoms between the women.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: housekeeper, lgbt, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, follow your dream, hopes, couple relations, unfulfillment, society, human nature, boss and employee, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Plans for Tomorrow (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Three stories intertwined which occur in a single day. The day Ines discovers she is pregnant, Antonia decides to abandon her family and Marian realizes she is going to die.
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, friends, introspection, couples, family problems, family relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, singleness, pregnancy, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Best Intentions (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, UK, Italy, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, serious, touching, talky ...
Plot: family relations, clergy, scandinavian culture, religion, wedding, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, society, couple relations, social differences, dysfunctional family ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Prague (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father, evolves into the story of a brake-up. With the dead father lurking in the background, secrets gradually emerge threatening to destroy their marriage.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love, marriage, family relations, infidelity, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, unfulfillment, emotionless, resentment, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: czech republic, denmark, europe, central europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: fall in love, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, mother son relationship, mountain, snow, cheating wife, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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A Family (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend and her dream job in New York is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her beloved, but dominating father comes down with a serious ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family business, workplace, follow your dream, couples, parents and children, family problems, hopes, couple relations, cooking and food, father daughter relationship, food, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, new york, usa, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: emotional, serious, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: extramarital affair, fall in love, family problems, family relations, couples, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, infidelity, cheating wife, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: marseille, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Labour of Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the crumbling environs of Calcutta, Labour of Love is a lyrical unfolding of two ordinary lives suspended in the duress of a spiralling recession.
Style: realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, society, couple relations, introspection, working class, couples, solitude, bittersweet, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love, no dialogue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Coast to Coast (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Contemporary story of a couple whose marriage has gone astray, partly due to the infidelity of both partners and also the fact that their eldest son was killed in a car accident 8 years before.
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, family problems, human nature, introspection, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, elderly, unfulfillment, hopes, on the road, interracial relations, couples ...
Place: california, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Volcano (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hannes is an old man who has grown apart from his children. Recently retired when his wife gets ill he tries to reconcile with them and to atone for his cold demeanor in the past.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, family reunited, parents and children, aging, redemption, estrangement, family feud, unfulfillment, hopes, retirement, marriage ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Abraham's Valley (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Switzerland
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend. They move to the Valley of Abraham. Carlo loves her, but decides to ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: unfulfillment, obsession, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, obsessive quest, society, introspection, couples, family problems, infidelity, unfulfilled love ...
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Heaven's Heart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two couples, old friends, end up in a heated debate over adultery at a dinner party.
Style: psychological, realistic, talky, captivating, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, estrangement, couples, best friends, anniversary, family problems, introspection, unfulfillment, society, couple relations, marriage ...
Place: sweden, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Policeman's Wife (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The story of a young couple who live in a small town with their four-year-old daughter. The husband is so caught up in his work as a policeman that he gradually becomes increasingly alienated from his wife and daughter who become ever closer to one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: accident, family problems, couple relations, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, small town, parents and children, police officer, mother daughter relationship, domestic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: sexy, realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, couple relations, extramarital affair, unfulfillment, couples, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, sexual relations, affair, nude ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Wild Iris (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman and her teenage son move back in with her mother to work together in the family bridal business.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, talky, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: couples, parents and children, dysfunctional family, unlikely couple, hopes, family problems, family relations, teenage life, lifestyle, single parent, introspection, crumbling marriage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, death of mother, death, mother son relationship, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, golden years, society, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Sorrow and Joy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Filmmaker Johannes and his wife, schoolteacher Signe, experience the biggest sorrow and misfortune one can ever imagine. Nevertheless, in all the hopelessness they must try to reach for mutual and mature love in order to continue life after death.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: family problems, under the surface, couples, mentally unstable, introspection, couple relations, family in crisis, death in the family, child killer, innocence lost, jealous spouse, nude ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: parents and children, family problems, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, unfulfillment, strong female presence, pregnant woman, bullfighting, female nudity, church ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Doll's House (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nora Helmer has years earlier committed a forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband Torvald. Now she is being blackmailed lives in fear of her husband's finding out and of the shame such a revelation would bring to his ...
Style: talky, psychological, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: couples, working class, social differences, introspection, family problems, human nature, unfulfillment, society, gender, loneliness, christmas, women ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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All Around Us (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Kanao, a courtroom portrait artist, observes crimes, scandals and the decline of Japanese values without passing judgement. As he and his wife endure the tragedy of their first child’s death, hope slowly unfolds and their love story flickers to ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: estrangement, couple relations, family problems, society, death in the family, social decay, pregnancy, love and romance, dysfunctional family, unfulfillment, painter, art ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%