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She's One of Us (2003)
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She's One of Us (2003)
Original name: Elle est des nôtres
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At the start, Christine Blanc is a temp, her boyfriend has gone. Near the story's end, she's been offered a steady job, she has a fiancé, other men seem interested in her, she's passed her driving test, and, after she wins 1000 Euros in a scratch-off, her colleagues sing that she's a jolly good fellow ("one of us"). But something's askew: her gaze is too direct, her eyes open too widely; conversational gambits hit odd notes; she parrots others' words; she cooks too much food when she invites a supervisor to dinner. When the supervisor takes Christine on a spontaneous outing that disorients her, her oddities become something else. Can things ever be normal?
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: friendship, murder, workplace, investigation, police detective, crimes, love and romance, workplace romance, couples, social misfits, misfit, office, alone, businesswoman, singleness, workplace situations, female nudity, job, owl, corporate world, corporation, worker, coworker, secretary, police inspector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and captivating films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, couples, friendship, love and romance and dishonesty mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like She's One of Us: Desolation Sound (2005), Naomi (2010), In His Hands (2005), Love in Another Language (2009), Belleville-Tokyo (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Desolation Sound (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Noir thriller from Vancouver plays out a destructive friendship between a depressed housewife and her childhood friend to an ugly conclusion.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic
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Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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Naomi (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ilan Ben-Natan is a man on his sixties and a well-known professor of astrophysics at the University of Haifa. He is married with Naomi, a 28 years old, attractive book illustrator. Inclined to suspect, he finds out her wife's betrayal and then ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, couples, crimes, dishonesty, murder, suspicion, infidelity, female nudity, danger, deadly, scalpel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Love in Another Language (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Onur, who has been deaf since birth, works as a librarian. His father had left him and his mother when he was seven, and Onur has always blamed himself for this. Although being able to speak, he has chosen to stay silent because of the pitying looks ...
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Plot: love and romance, workplace, social misfits, couples, mute or deaf, hopes, leaving home, true love, call center, mute character, self discovery, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, couples, workplace, theater, family problems, love and romance, boss and employee, friendship, strong female presence, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Wrong Woman (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this fresh take on Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Wrong Man,” Ellen Plainview, a sweet, caring, working wife and mother, answers the door one afternoon to learn that she is under arrest for attempted murder.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal action, law enforcement, couples, love affair, couple relations, crimes, court case, female protagonist, society, prostitute, stopped by police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Choking Man (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The social anxiety of a morbidly shy Ecuadorian dishwasher working in a Queens diner provides the psychological engine that powers this blend of drama and magical realism.
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Plot: immigrants, city life, americana, self discovery, restaurant, friendship, workplace, diner, family relations, social misfits, workplace romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
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62%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, murder, love affair, investigation, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, unfulfillment, family problems, intrigue ...
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Early One Morning (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 91 min.
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The Over-Eater (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, marseille
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Mothers (2010)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 123 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, disturbing, psychological, serious ...
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American Translation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the beautiful Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall instantly and ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, disturbing, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The High Pressures (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Duration: 68 min.
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