Movies like Tales from the Golden Age

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Tales from the Golden Age (2009)
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Tales from the Golden Age (2009)
Original name: Amintiri din epoca de aur
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Tales from the Golden Age is composed of 5 unconventional short stories, each one dealing with the late communist period in Romania, told through its urban myths from the perspective of ordinary people. The title of the film refers to the alluded "Golden Age" of the last 15 years of Ceauşescu's regime.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, gloomy, anthology
Plot: communism, family relations, life is a bitch, life changing experience, human spirit, dictatorship, society, social decay, christmas, friends, theft, deadend life, pretense, bittersweet, female director, village, summer, train, photographer, mythology, alcohol, city, control, cigarette smoking, dinner ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: europe, romania

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and sentimental films with plots about family relations, society, parents and children, couples, female director, friends and couple relations mostly in Comedy, Drama and History genres. Some movies like Tales from the Golden Age: Paper Birds (2010), Silent Wedding (2008), The Marchers (2013), Max (2012), Sous le figuier (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Paper Birds (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jorge and Enrique are two artist in the post Spanish Civil War times that adopt an orphan child called Miguel. With a varieté company that travel around the country, Jorge and Enrique see the horrors left by the war meanwhile the Republic Army ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: spanish civil war, performer's life, artists and showbiz, family relations, orphan, society, life is a bitch, friendship, rivalry, bittersweet, adoption, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: spain, europe
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Silent Wedding (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Romania, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In a small village of Communist-era Romania a young couple wish to marry, but Joseph Stalin dies the night prior to their wedding ceremony forcing the bride and groom to marry in silence.
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: village, communism, wedding preparations and rituals, occupation, dark humor, injustice, fighting the system, parents and children, family life, youth, against the rules, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: romania, europe, soviet union, ussr
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The Marchers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In 1983, in France experiencing intolerance and racial violence , three young teens and the priest Minguettes launching a largely peaceful march for equality and against racism, over 1,000 km between Marseille and Paris . Despite the difficulties ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: racism, human spirit, fighting the system, rebellion, hopes, life is a bitch, society, cross country, discrimination, misfit, immigrants, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: france, lyon
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77%
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Max (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Max is 6 years old. She lives with her dad Toni, a small time crook with a golden heart. For Xmas, Max offers him Rose, a call-girl found on the street whom she’s very fond of. Despite the complicated situation, Toni’s gonna have a hard time ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, unlikely couple, society, love and romance, single parent, hopes, redemption, starting over, romance, parents and children, bittersweet, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Sous le figuier (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nathalie, Christophe and Joëlle are in the midst of an existential crisis. Brought together by Selma, 95 and seriously ill, they will spend a memorable summer on the banks of the Moselle. How ironic that the one whom they had intended to help to ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: terminal illness, countryside, hopes, introspection, friends, family relations, life is a bitch, friendship, elderly, dealing with death, golden years, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, brussels
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62%
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Lost Embrace (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where his mother has a lingerie shop and his brother runs an ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, family life, haunted by the past, love and romance, friendship, parents and children, youth, hopes, friends, father son relationship, polish, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, argentina, latin america, poland, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Adolescence is always a difficult time; it is doubly so for Gábina. For one thing, she is growing up in the normalization years of the 1970s, and then she also has to face the reality that her father is a well-known actor disavowed by the regime. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, talky ...
Plot: rebellion, idealism, teenage life, rebelliousness, political unrest, parents and children, politics, hopes, actor's life, fighting the system, youth, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1977
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, europe
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59%
The Trailer Park Boys Xmas Special (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 57 min.
Story: In this holiday prequel, it’s 1997 and Sunnyvale Trailer Park is getting ready for the holiday season. Julian’s got a great idea to make money this Christmas, Ricky gets confused between God and Santa, and Bubbles tries to get the Boys together ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: nothing goes right, petty criminal, buddies, misfit, friends, life is a bitch, holiday, social misfits, society, disorder, white trash, christmas
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Mrs. Ratcliffe's Revolution (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on a true story, MRS RATCLIFFE'S REVOLUTION, is the tale of a family from Bingley in Yorkshire, who defect to East Germany. Here they find a nightmare of rationing, censorship and the most spied upon people in history rather than the ...
Style: feel good, touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, communism, dysfunctional marriage, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, family problems, strong female lead, strong female character, society, female director, hare krishna
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, germany, east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Five on the Black Hand Side (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Leonard Jackson plays a barber who is also the domineering head of a middle-class African American family. Jackson is forced to rethink his values when his previously docile wife (Clarice Taylor) joins their three children in rebelling against her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, wedding, injustice, family life, social decay, suburban life, suburbs, couple relations, life is a bitch, politics, society, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
I Hate My Best Friends' Kids (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A month of vacation with friends: difficult to bear the kids of his friends, especially when the methods of education differ and that some prove to be unbearable.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, friendship, sex scene, motherhood, summer vacation, female nudity, sex on floor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Rendez-Vous of D?j?-Vu (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Hector meets Truquette on Bastille Day and becomes obsessed with seducing her. The plan is to get her to the seaside pronto. Pator is not complaining, especially if her friend Charlotte comes along for the ride. So off they go, down the country ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat
Plot: on the road, obsessive quest, society, friends, love and romance, escapades, love, absurd humor, college graduate, legislation, politics, political unrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
It's Under My Skin (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: All his life, African-American Renato has been raised in an Italian-American family. Completely unaware that he is Black, his life is upended when his birth parents materialize, causing Renato to examine what he true heritage is.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: interracial relations, lifestyle, family relations, dark humor, friends, society, culture clash, male nudity, african american, adoption, mooning, abandoned baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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49%
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Longwave (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Switzerland, France, Portugal
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It is April 1974 and Julie Dujonc-Renens, young feminist journalist and the cunning Joseph-Marie Cauvin, leading reporter for the Swiss radio, have been sent to Portugal to investigate Switzerland’s aid to poor countries. Sparks fly during the bus ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: revolution, feminism, rebellion, on the road, society, language barrier, memory loss, radio dj, scoop, countryside, womanizer, school ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: portugal, europe, sweden, france, switzerland ...
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49%
I Want to Go Home (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Joey Wellman, an American cartoonist from Cleveland now largely forgotten at home, visits France with his partner Lena to attend an exhibition in Paris about the comic strip (bande dessinée) which features his work. He also hopes to be reconciled ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, witty, clever, biting ...
Plot: satire, culture clash, society, performer's life, parents and children, fish out of water, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, estrangement, family relations, communication problem, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Skylab (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It is 1979 and Albertine, 10, and all her family members have gathered in Brittany to celebrate the birthday of her grandmother. Everyone thinks that the Skylab space station from NASA will fall on their heads this summer. The meeting turns into a ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: nudist, nudist camp, family relations, nude beach, innocence lost, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, disco, profanity, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, brittany
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46%
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Adam & Paul (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This movie follows a day in the life of two Dublin Heroin addicts, Adam and Paul. Adam is the taller and slightly smarter of the two while Paul is his sidekick. Since they were small boys, Adam and Paul have withered into two hopeless, desperate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, buddies, social misfits, society, stoners, heroin, family relations, drugs/alcohol, friends, misfit, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, dublin ireland, europe
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44%
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Paris Follies (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Long married 50-somethings Brigitte and Xavier are prize cattle breeders in regional France. Life is good, but the departure of their children from home has thrown Brigitte’s world into flux, as she finds herself locked into routine. She keeps ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: couples, self discovery, couple relations, family relations, dull life, midlife crisis, disorder, adultery, husband wife relationship, infidelity, party, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Maria, ihm schmeckt's nicht! (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jan decides to marry his girl-friend Sara, he is not aware of his opponent: her father, who is an Italian.
Style: humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, couple relations, culture clash, silly humor, meet the parents, society, village, parents and children, misfit, couples, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, italy, europe
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42%
The Phantom of Liberty (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bourgeois convention is demolished in Luis Buñuel’s surrealist gem. Featuring an elegant soiree with guests seated at toilet bowls, poker-playing monks using religious medals as chips, and police officers looking for a missing girl who is right ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: monk, s&m, incest, estrangement, social decay, society, chaos, religions or cults, life is a bitch, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
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41%
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Royal Palace (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Eugenia is the queen of an imaginary European country. When her husband dies, quite unexpectedly, the country is left without a king. According to the law, the new king needs to be married so that leaves out the eldest son. Her youngest son, Prince ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: royal family, royal court, family relations, state affairs, manipulation, head of state, couples, parents and children, manipulations, favoritism among siblings, divorce, palaces castles and temples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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41%
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Bowling (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story takes place in Carhaix, in the heart of Brittany. A small hospital, with a calm maternity clinic, where few births take place. Mathilde, a mid-wife, Firmine, a pediatric nurse, and Louise, the owner of the Carhaix bowling alley, are all ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, brittany
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38%
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The Chain (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Comedy featuring interweaving stories of seven households caught up in a property chain on moving day, each one dependent on the other.
Style: clever, offbeat, humorous, witty, biting ...
Plot: house, relocation, couples, family relations, social differences, love and romance, society, property, moving
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The Dandelions (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young girl is frustrated by her over-protective mom. At school, she meets another fearless little girl that is going to have a big influence on her.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: best friends, parents and children, family life, couple relations, friends, couples, friendship, little girl, profanity, bittersweet, coming of age, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france
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The Night Before the Exams Today (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Reunites the same cast, reprising their characters from the 2006 original film, but transplants them from the 1980s to the Italy of 2006. This leap allows the filmmaker to compare and contrast youth culture across generations, from the era of the ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, buddies, father son relationship, sex, marriage, friendship, infidelity, extramarital affair, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, family problems, society, optimism, hopes, estrangement, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, social misfits, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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Together Is Too Much (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Imagine, if you will, a somewhat contented married woman finding out her husband's infidelity during the celebration of a birthday party. That is what happens to Marie-France, when her husband, Henri, pulls out panties from his pocket to be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: couple relations, couples, parent getting married, family relations, uninvited guest, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis, grandmother granddaughter relationship, unhappiness, mother in law, mother son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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35%
Love Thy Neighbor (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Suburbanites Danny and Linda try to overcome their various differences and try to get along after his wife and her husband run off with each other.
Style: sentimental, humorous, offbeat, touching, feel good ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, suburbs, love affair, suburban life, family life, couple relations, family problems, family relations, couples, bittersweet, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, comedy duo, customs officer, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, society, politics, frontier town, partners, european union, coworker relationship ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
Place: belgium, france, europe
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RSO [Registered Sex Offender] (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: There may be one thing worse than being a sex offender sent to prison: Being a sex offender released from prison. RSO tells the story of one offender's unlikely rehabilitation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rehabilitation, life is a bitch, hopes, society, down on your luck, dark humor, existentialism, fictional reality show, sex maniac, gender roles, brother sister relationship, pariah ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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