Movies like Drifting Flowers

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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: sexual, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: gender, identity, teenage life, coming out, youth, friends, music band, love and romance, feminism, fall in love, love affair, artists and showbiz, couples, gays and lesbians, golden years, unfulfillment, romance, lgbt, illness, lesbian, gay, friendship, sister sister relationship, aids, singing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, taiwan

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Most similar movies to Drifting Flowers

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sexual films with plots about love and romance, gays and lesbians, gender, couples, romance, fall in love and gay mostly in Drama, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Drifting Flowers: Elena Undone (2010), Claire of the Moon (1992), Blue Gate Crossing (2002), A Perfect Ending (2012), Harvest (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lgbt, family problems, gays and lesbians, fall in love, infidelity, gay, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, serious, talky, realistic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, writer's life, twentysomething life, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, high school, coming of age, friendship, cycling, couples, teenage life, partners, best friends, youth, friends, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, lesbian interest, lesbian relationship, strong sexual content, self discovery, lgbt, prostitute, homosexuality, lesbian couple, gays and lesbians, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, touching, sexual, serious
Plot: coming out, apprentice, farm, gay, gays and lesbians, countryside, gender, love affair, couples, love and romance, sexual attraction, cow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 2K
The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Tunisia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sexual, touching, gloomy, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: gay, coming out, romance, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, family relations, youth, homecoming, estate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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65%
 6.8
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Romeos (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 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: touching, sexual, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, gay, gender, gender bending, love affair, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, gays and lesbians, love and romance, twentysomething life, lifestyle, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
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58%
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 16K
Free Fall (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 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: touching, serious, sexual, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: gay, gays and lesbians, forbidden love, coming out, gay relationship, lgbt, love affair, gay love, infidelity, strong sexual content, love and romance, fall in love ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Just a Question of Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After his gay cousin dies from hepatitis, young Laurent, who lives with his best friend Carole, falls in love with Cedric, a plant scientist. He's afraid to inform his conservative parents that he is gay.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay, couples, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, gay slur, secret love, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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57%
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 1K
Redwoods (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Both original and incredibly romantic, Redwoods tells the story of an already-partnered man whose love is tested when a mysterious drifter passes through his small Northern California town.
Style: sexual, touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: gay relationship, gays and lesbians, breakup, friends, thirtysomething life, dull life, gender, custody, misfit, love and romance, unfulfillment, road not taken ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Eloïse's Lover (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 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, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, coma, hospital, love affair, couples, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle, gender, youth, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 440
Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: coming out, teenage life, teachers and students, coming of age, teenage love, high school, youth, gender, power relations, friendship between girls, friendship between boys, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: touching, sexual, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Plot: friendship, orphan, intern, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, island, gender, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.5
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Sugar (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Cliff has just turned 18 and his little sister has a gift for him: booze, a joint, a subway token and the command to have sex. Heading out on the town, Cliff finds friendship -- and more -- in the person of a young hustler named Butch. But ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay, coming of age, coming out, romance, family life, suburbs, couples, innocence lost, teenage life, suburban life, life is a bitch, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Smokers Only (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A suicidal young singer named Reni (Cecilia Bengolea) is about to get kicked out of her band when she meets a male gigolo, Andres (Leonardo Brezicki), at an ATM after he picks her pocket. They begin an affair, and she decides to become a hooker so ...
Style: tense, realistic, gloomy, sexual, serious
Plot: male prostitute, gender, gays and lesbians, love and romance, unfulfillment, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, love affair, nightlife, musician's life, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: humorous, semi serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, lesbian, lgbt, gays and lesbians, closeted homosexual, true love, self discovery, gender, family tradition, love and romance, romance, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, jordan, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, emotional, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: urban, friends, love affair, wooing, couples, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couple relations, taiwanese
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, sport, sport team, family relations, friends, introspection, gender, hopes, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Loving Annabelle (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Annabelle is the wise-beyond-her-years newcomer to an exclusive Catholic girls school. Having been expelled from her first two schools she's bound to stir some trouble. Sparks fly though when sexual chemistry appears between her and the Head of ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, coming out, forbidden love, lgbt, teachers and students, love affair, boarding school life, school, college life, teacher, couples, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: melbourne, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, school, lesbian, friendship, high school life, fall in love, parents and children, high school, lesbian couple, teenage love, youth, best friends ...
Time: 90s, year 1989, year 1993
Place: kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Eternal Summer (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 105 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, sexy, realistic, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, school, unrequited love, high school, coming of age, loneliness, looking for love, youth, love and romance, romance, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, hong kong, asia, taipei
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Touch Me (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Bridgette is an actress teaching aerobics, and she falls in love with idle playboy Adam, who runs his father's gym. One day she finds out that one of her ex-lovers died of AIDS and, thinking that Adam is having an affair with another woman, ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, psychological, touching ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, unfulfillment, teaching the ways of the world, romance, love and romance, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, twentysomething life, family in crisis, impossible love ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: lesbian, coming out, divorce, romance, love affair, couples, fall in love, love and romance, gender, farm, lgbt, stereotypes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 5.4
 971
Harry + Max (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two brothers, 23 and 16, who are both teen idols, come to terms with their dysfunctional family past and deep affection for each other.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, youth, couples, musician's life, romance, celebrity culture, love and romance, siblings relations, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, follow your dream, coming of age, love affair, teenage life, self discovery, youth, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 782
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: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: gays and lesbians, couple relations, fall in love, life is a bitch, terminal illness, leaving home, gender, family relations, couples, love and romance, siblings relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, realistic, bleak, serious, emotional ...
Plot: gender, transsexual, gay, gays and lesbians, society, misfit, urban, social misfits, love and romance, fall in love, strong sexual content, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 989
The Last Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At Christmas time, 19 year old Simon returns home to visit his dysfunctional family with Louise, a fearless girl he met during his train ride. While Simon struggles to cope with the growing distance between him and his parents, he starts to examine ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: social misfits, unfulfilled love, family gatherings, love triangle, teenage life, couples, love and romance, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, train, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, touching, sexual, realistic, sincere
Plot: coming out, sexual relations, lesbian relationship, lesbian couple, friendship, gays and lesbians, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Spider Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Jade, a web-cam girl, visits Takeko's tattoo studio she becomes entranced with the image of the spider lily and with Takeko as well. In order to get closer to the object of her desire, Jade asks Takeko to give her the same lily tattoo, ...
Style: erotic, sexual, psychological, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: tattoo, computers and web, romance, love and romance, power relations, femme fatale, haunted by the past, couples, gays and lesbians, introspection, lifestyle, lesbian interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%