Movies like Lea 2011

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Lea (2011)
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Lea (2011)
Original name: Léa
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Léa lives in Le Havre, where she attends college whilst taking care of her elderly grandmother. To make ends meet, she works as a waitress in a night club. Her admittance to the Institute of Political Studies in Paris offers her new opportunities, but at a high price. Léa finds work as a striptease artist, so that each evening she can put into practice the theory of economic liberalism which she learns by day...
Style: sincere, sexy, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual
Plot: stripper, nudity (full frontal - brief), youth, nightlife, introspection, lifestyle, human nature, hopes, female nudity, strong sexual content, student life, strong female presence, student, money, female protagonist, old woman, strip club, needing money, unsimulated sex, sex, oral sex, erotica, prostitution, girl, grandmother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sincere and touching films with plots about hopes, introspection, female nudity, youth, family relations, female director and lifestyle mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres. Some movies like Lea: Slovenian Girl (2009), Little Jerusalem (2005), Lily Sometimes (2010), Family Tree (2010), The Dune (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Slovenian Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aleksandra is a student from Krško, a small town in Slovenia. She has a plan to conquer the world. Working as a prostitute, her life is heading to where she wants it, but an accidental death has her wrestling with new feelings of fear, loneliness, ...
Style: psychological, sexy, captivating, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: call girl, prostitution, rough sex, prostitute, porn, coitus, coming of age, lifestyle, city life, secret, life is a bitch, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia, europe
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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, sincere, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: opposites attract, self discovery, culture clash, crumbling marriage, love and romance, society, lifestyle, couples, family problems, infidelity, social differences, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe, israel, middle east
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Lily Sometimes (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the death of her mother, a woman returns home to care for her sister.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: country girl, animal lover, lawyer, sister, introspection, siblings relations, estrangement, family relations, family in crisis, death in the family, dysfunctional family, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france, marseille
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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, aging, hopes, family problems, introspection, haunted by the past, bittersweet, gender, elderly, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, hopes, family relations, estrangement, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, revenge, family secret, car accident, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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61%
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The Dune (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Israeli man searches for his father in France.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, family problems, estrangement, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, parents and children, hopes, investigation, redemption, gender, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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61%
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Two (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Isabelle Huppert stars as a pair of twin sisters in Werner Schroeter's gorgeously composed and utterly berserk opus stuffed to overflowing with sailors, drag queens, suicides, cemeteries, doppelgängers, fickle foxes and operatic arias.
Style: non-linear, realistic, psychological, serious, controversial ...
Plot: family relations, opera, twins, hopes, human nature, strong female presence, cabaret, destiny, male nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, provence, portugal, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Our Day Will Come (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Redheaded teen Remy is bullied by his soccer teammates and drawn into fights with his younger sister and mother in their cramped apartment. After a flare-up of domestic violence, he flees home and is tracked down by a bitter guidance counselor, ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspense, tense ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: redhead, hopes, partners, misfit, friendship, self discovery, introspection, youth, society, life is a bitch, physical appearance, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, france, europe
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60%
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Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: death in the family, last wish, family problems, family relations, hopes, introspection, dealing with death, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, very little dialogue, journey, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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60%
You Will Be Mine (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marie leaves home to study the piano at the conservatory in Lyons. Through lack of money, she is obliged to share an apartment with Emma, a friend of the family who has lived alone since the death of her father. The two young women develop a strange ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, sexy, tense ...
Plot: lesbian, dangerous attraction, gender, love and romance, youth, lgbt, dishonesty, lifestyle, musician's life, student life, unfulfilled love, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, lyon
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60%
Special Treatment (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drawing some intriguing parallels between the work of the prostitute and that of the psychiatrist-both have clients, both charge for sessions, both take on roles that serve the needs, psychological or otherwise, of those they serve, Jeanne ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hopes, life is a bitch, lifestyle, estrangement, doctors and patients, introspection, human nature, prostitute, psychoanalyst, female nudity, sex scene, making love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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59%
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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, slacker, one night stand, young lovers, couples, conversation, twentysomething life, introspection, sexual relations, battle of the sexes, isolation, erection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Heat Wave (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: One hot afternoon in the south of France, several paths are converging towards a tragic conclusion. Those involved are: Stéphane and Luigi, two cousins who have just emerged from adolescence; Georges, a retired old man; Amélie, Luigi’s ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unplanned pregnancy, introspection, youth, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, human nature, elderly, coming of age, crimes, humiliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Silent Voice (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An elderly woman wants to meet her son’s murderer. A sixteen-year-old girl who has crossed paths with a young hoodlum needs an adult to accompany her to the prison visiting room. A young medical supplies delivery man is offered a deal to take the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: prison, youth, love and romance, redemption, haunted by the past, prison life, hopes, crimes, confined, criminal heroes, teenage love, switching roles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
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58%
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The Quiet Roar (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: MARIANNE (Evabritt Strandberg) is a 68-year old woman diagnosed with a terminal disease. Left with angst, she seeks therapy at a clinic where she is treated with Psilocybin (LSD) and meditation by a counselor, Eva (Hanna Schygulla). Through this she ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, psychological, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, aging, drug abuse, introspection, disease, terminal illness, dealing with death, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
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58%
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Yuki & Nina (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Yuki finds out that her parents are separating and she is moving to Japan with her mother, she and her best friend Nina devise ways to reunite the feuding adults.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, stylized, realistic
Plot: friendship, forceful separation, youth, hopes, best friends, on the run, starting over, family problems, parents separation, family relations, breakup, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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58%
Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, hopes, elderly, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family problems, aging, youth, parents and children, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 209
Little Lion (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mitri is 15 years old and lives in a village in Senegal. Like all the youngsters of his age, he plays football, dreaming of the Barcelona and Chelsea Football Clubs. When an agent sees him, Mitri believes in his luck. But, in order to go chasing ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: sport, follow your dream, hopes, immigrants, athlete and trainer, life is a bitch, athlete's life, youth, ambition, football, soccer, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, africa, paris france, europe
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My Heart Beats (2010)
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: sexy, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: porn actor, loss of virginity, life is a bitch, couples, introspection, sexual content, filmmaking, sexual relations, adult filmmaking, porn actress, virgin, university ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
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58%
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: talky, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, introspection, unfulfillment, seaport, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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57%
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Elles (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Poland, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A journalist tries to balance the duties of marriage and motherhood while researching a piece on college women who work as prostitutes to pay their tuition.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: sex, prostitution, female masturbation, female nudity, journalist, society, husband wife relationship, ambition, introspection, hopes, coitus, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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57%
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Being 14 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The lives and turbulent adventures of a bunch of fourteen-year-old teenagers, through the eyes of three young girls - Sarah, Jade and Louise - with one last year to go before high school.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, coming of age, drug abuse, youth, sexuality, self discovery, college, life is a bitch, friends, high school life, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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57%
A Beautiful Soul (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An R&B singer snagged by the trappings of superstardom loses his way and turns his back on his church and faith-filled beginnings. Tragedy strikes, leaving a chance for redemption in its wake. But with rebirth, first comes death.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: introspection, redemption, self discovery, one more chance, musician's life, ambition, showbiz, hopes, celebrity culture, lifestyle, hip hop, religions or cults ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Charlie Says (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The seemingly separate lives of a group of men intersect entwining the fates of each of them over the course of a week.
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious
Plot: lifestyle, love affair, couples, love and romance, social relations, teachers and students, celebrity culture, human nature, cons and scams, dishonesty, betrayal, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
33 Scenes from Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Polish artist Julia and her husband Piotr, a talented and successful composer, live in Kraków. When Julias's mother, Barbara falls ill with stomach cancer, the life of the family is falling apart. Julia accompanies her mother to death, but ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: death, family problems, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, parent child relationship, family relations, estrangement, dealing with death, hopes, lifestyle, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
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Where There Is Shade (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Cambodia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Cambodia still haunted by the crimes of the Khmer Rouges, a 45 years old French crossdresser, Mirinda, lives as a prostitute in the backstreets of Phnom Penh. Meeting a young trafficked girl, he gradually discovers the feeling of fatherhood.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful
Plot: transvestism, youth, gender, redemption, on the run, hopes, child in peril, transvestite, male nudity, gay, little girl, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cambodia
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56%
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To Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Helen, Rose and Lili have survived the Holocaust and have never seen each other since the war has ended. In 1960, they meet again in Berck, France. They learn to enjoy together simple pleasures in life: nice meals, ballads on the beach, playing in ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: auschwitz, starting over, friendship, haunted by the past, hopes, human spirit, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, reunited friends, girlfriend, lifestyle, post war, women ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: france, europe
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56%
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In Mom's Head (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lulu's mother is depressed and has been as far back as she can remember, Lulu is determined to discover the truth behind her listlessness.
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage girl, secret, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: cyclist, couple relations, hopes, life is a bitch, disability, parents and children, redemption, human spirit, human nature, misfit, family relations, new love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, youth, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, power relations, hopes, society, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, girl, reach out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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