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Drifting Flowers (2008)
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Drifting Flowers (2008)
Original name: 漂浪青春
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three poetic tales of seeking the true identity. In the first story, Jing, a blind singer, falls in love with her band's tomboy accordionist Diego. In another time and place, Lily, an elderly lesbian and Yen, her gay friend, create an unexpected bond and support each other in a time of crisis. Finally, we see Diego before she joined the band, when as a teenager she came to grips with her gender identity.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sexual, sexy
Plot: gender, lgbt, feminism, fall in love, love affair, teenage life, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, mother daughter relationship, friendship, gender identity, lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, gay asian, identity, coming out, youth, friends, romance, music band, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, golden years, lesbian teen ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, taiwan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and emotional films with plots about love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, couples, fall in love, lgbt and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Drifting Flowers: Claire of the Moon (1992), Lianna (1983), Desert Hearts (1985), Elena Undone (2010), Eloise (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Chinese Botanist's Daughters (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the house of a famous Chinese botanist teacher his daughter and a female intern fall in love with each other - a forbidden love that must be kept secret.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian love, forbidden love, lesbian sex, lesbian, friendship, intern, orphan, romance, fall in love, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
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100%
Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: sexual, sexy, talky, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, coming out, love triangle, sexual relations, love affair, friendship, couples, friends, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lianna (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A happily married woman comes to realize herself of being a repressed lesbian after she has an affair with a female college professor, and then tries to come to terms with her newfound lifestyle.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, touching, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian couple, lesbian relationship, coming out, sexual relations, friendship, lgbt, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, youth, gender, crumbling marriage, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
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100%
Desert Hearts (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian sex, romance, lesbian romance, divorce, coming out, fall in love, love affair, couples, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Elena Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The wife of a pastor who preaches against homosexuality embarks on an affair with a female writer.
Style: sexual, touching, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbianism, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, lgbt, coming out, gays and lesbians, family problems, fall in love, crumbling marriage, lesbian sex, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Eloise (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A sensuous and ethereal story of two young women falling in love for the first time. Young, beautiful Àsia lies in a coma, her mother and boyfriend keeping constant vigil by her side. In flashback we see what led up to her accident, her life ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, sexy, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, gays and lesbians, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, forbidden love, love affair, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
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72%
A Perfect Ending (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This intimate drama follows Rebecca, a woman who has kept her sexuality a secret from her friends but chooses to reveal it to a stranger. While Rebecca's revelations may not yield the results she expects, a perfect ending is still in reach.
Style: sexy, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, lesbian relationship, lesbian interest, prostitute, lgbt, first lesbian experience, lesbian cunnilingus, lesbian couple, strong sexual content, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Blue Gate Crossing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An is-she-or-isn't-she gay comedy focused on a Taiwanese teen, the boy she might like, and the girl she may love.
Style: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, high school, first love, friendship, teenage life, partners, lgbt, best friends, gender, romance, couples, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, friends, love affair, wooing, couple relations, couples, looking for love, urban, love and romance, taiwanese, loneliness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Brotherhood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through grudging admiration to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when their illicit relationship is ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, racism, love affair, friendship, couples, love and romance, society, unlikely couple, tragic love, self discovery, radical ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Something Must Break (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Sebastian meets Andreas for the first time, he knows they belong together. While Sebastian defies gender norms — flouting convention in his androgynous fluidity — straight-identifying Andreas becomes unable to accept his attraction to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, avant garde ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gay, gays and lesbians, misfit, fall in love, introspection, looking for love, couples, strong sexual content, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Time to Spare (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: leaving home, couple relations, fall in love, siblings relations, life is a bitch, gender, family relations, couples, love triangle, male female relationship, terminal illness, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Maggie and Annie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Annie has it all in life. A wonderful husband and a darling little girl. All is going well until she goes to a softball practice and meets Maggie. Maggie -- cute, athletic, and openly gay -- touches feeling deep down inside Annie that she has no ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: introspection, love affair, love and romance, hopes, romance, couples, fall in love, family life, sport team, sport, lgbt, lesbian mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Lukas, 20, is a prisoner in his own body. As a pre-op transgendered person, he is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. His best friend, Ine introduces him to the gay scene in Cologne where he meets the ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: transsexual, gay, gay couple, gender bending, gender, lgbt, self discovery, lifestyle, love affair, best friends, youth, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
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64%
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Sonja (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Sonja is struggling to deal with her parent separation, and find her feelings for her best friend might not just be a phase.
Style: realistic, sexy, sincere, touching, sexual
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, love and romance, family relations, youth, best friends, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, coming out, friends, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Summer of Sangaile (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Lithuania, France, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. She meets a girl her age at the summer aeronautical show, nearby her parents' lakeside villa. Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret and in the process finds in her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: teenage love, self discovery, coming of age, youth, romance, love affair, lesbian relationship, countryside, follow your dream, fall in love, teenage girl, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
I Can't Think Straight (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: I Can't Think Straight is a 2007 romance movie about a London-based Jordanian of Palestinian descent, Tala, who is preparing for an elaborate wedding. A turn of events causes her to have an affair and subsequently fall in love with another ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, coming out, lesbianism, love and romance, romance, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Falling Like This (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Falling Like This showcases compelling performances by two young actors, Brian Vaughan and Megan Wilson. Writer/Director Dani Minnick has crafted a compassionate examination of the ragged edge of suburban life as characterized by Boyd, a charming, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, juvenile delinquent, teenage life, opposites attract, unlikely couple, youth, on the run, love and romance, juvenile delinquency, young lovers, romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Regarding Billy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: After Billy's parents are killed he moves home to care for his little brother Johnny, who is mentally challenged. Together the two struggle through the loss of their parents. Meanwhile, Billy's best friend from childhood, Dean, has moved ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, gender, best friends, love and romance, youth, disability, family problems, couples, gender bending, death in the family, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Just Say Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Physical attractions appear to be the obvious explanation for two people to become a pair. But are they really the reflection of something sublime, everlasting or dare we say, spiritual? Do relationships start in the bedroom or in the heart? In this ...
Style: touching, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, love and romance, couples, couple relations, introspection, love affair, gender, lgbt, imagination, insecurity, bisexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Blue (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An introverted schoolgirl falls in love and starts a relationship with one of her classmates. Set in a small seaside town in Japan, the love of her life eventually leaves her for her boyfriend in Tokyo. Kayako Kirishima of the third year at a high ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, couples, romance, youth, love and romance, fall in love, friends, small town, adolescence, heartache, japanese teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A promising career with the police, a baby on the way... Marc's life seems to be right on track. Then he meets fellow policeman Kay and during their regular jogs Marc experiences a never-before-felt sense of ease and effortlessness -- and what ...
Style: atmospheric, sexual, touching, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gay love, gay relationship, coming out, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, homosexuality, gay slur, lgbt, fall in love, love affair, first gay sexual experience ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The World Unseen (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama centered on two women who engage in a dangerous relationship during South Africa's apartheid era.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lgbt, gender, love and romance, forbidden love, society, life is a bitch, injustice, self discovery, rebellion, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1952
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Eternal Summer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three high school students experience the perks and pitfalls of love in director Leste Chen’s sensitive tale of friendship and yearning.
Style: sentimental, realistic, sexy, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, high school friend, school, gay, unrequited love, high school, coming of age, loneliness, gay teenager, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia, hong kong, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Harvest (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Breathtaking in its subtle beauty, Harvest is an achingly romantic tale of an innocent but ever increasingly passionate affair that develops between two simple farmhands. Life on a farm is all that sullen teen Marco knows- leading a perfunctory and ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, coming out, farm, apprentice, countryside, coming of age, sexual attraction, gender, couples, gay kiss, farming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
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Ciao (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two men meet and fall in love under the least joyous of circumstances in this low-key drama from writer and director Yen Tan.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, romantic, queer cinema
Plot: gays and lesbians, friendship, coming out, couples, friends, love and romance, gender, opposites attract, computers and web, gay relationship, gay, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe, dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Lost in Paradise (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Khoi, a naive twenty-year-old, travels to Ho Chi Minh City from the countryside to begin a new life. It's his first time in the big city and he's looking for a place to live. He befriends Dong, a handsome extrovert who offers to share his ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, prostitute, gay asian, gay relationship, love affair, mentally challenged, pimp, love and romance, gender, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, vietnam, saigon
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Beyond the Walls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Canada, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paulo, a young pianist, meets Ilir, a double-bass player originally from Albania. It's love at first sight. Confronted by Anka, Paulo finds himself out on the street. Despite Ilir's misgivings, Paulo moves in with him. One day, when Paulo ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, silent film
Plot: gay relationship, s&m, gay, musician, love affair, gays and lesbians, gay sex, fall in love, gender, love and romance, prison sex, homosexual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Loving husband Lino is on a mission: His wife, who works as a domestic in Milan, is missing and he's determined to find her. To do so, he enters Italy illegally and takes cover as one of the hundreds of Filipino migrant workers wh make their ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: fall in love, missing person, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, romance, love and romance, couples, society, female director, overseas worker, naivete
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, the philippines, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%