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My Afternoons with Margueritte (2010)
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My Afternoons with Margueritte (2010)
Original name: La Tête en friche
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An illiterate and lonely man bonds with an older and well-read woman.
Style: sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Plot: elderly, friendship, illiteracy, intergenerational friendship, social relations, misfit, self discovery, golden years, unsupportive parent, older man younger woman relationship, teacher, unknown father, village, friends, bird, village life, low self esteem, lawyer, cat, pregnancy, plague, kidnapping, inheritance, rat, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: france, europe, belgium

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, humorous and touching films with plots about friendship, friends, elderly, family relations, aging, self discovery and golden years mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like My Afternoons with Margueritte: Conversations with My Gardener (2007), The Girl from Paris (2001), In the Courtyard (2014), The Children of the Marshland (1999), The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of the wilderness it has become. The gardener happens to be a ...
Style: talky, humorous, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: painter, friendship, friends, breakup, crumbling relationship, village life, friendship between men, love, french countryside, terminal illness, unfulfillment, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, nice france, paris france, south of france
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The Girl from Paris (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Sandrine, a woman in her thirties gets tired of life in Paris and decides to leave her work in computers and become a farmer. She takes the required practice for two years, and after that she buys an isolated farm from Adrien, an old farmer who ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, feel good, semi serious
Plot: isolation, farm, starting over, fish out of water, friendship, disorder, love and romance, odd couple, elderly, hopes, couple relations, lifestyle change ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
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In the Courtyard (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Antoine is a musician. The forties, he suddenly decides to end his career. After a few days of wandering, he gets a job as a janitor. Mathilde lives in the old building in the east of Paris where he takes office. This is a young retiree, generous ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, elderly, aging, midlife crisis, career change, anxiety, depression, musician, nervous breakdown, retiring, friends, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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The Children of the Marshland (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film is set in Marais, a quiet region along the banks of Loire river in 1918. Riton is afflicted with a bad-tempered wife and three unruly children. Garris lives alone with his recollections of World War I trenches. Their daily life consists of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: countryside, social relations, friends, family relations, fall in love, small town life, small town, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, best friends, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Justine, struggles with commitment, listens to old David Bowie covers, and uses her employer’s private MRI machines to make “X-Ray Art” After a trail of boyfriends, Justine thinks she has found The One, a hunky shoe salesman, but her ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Plot: elderly, disorder, self discovery, introspection, parents and children, golden years, life turned upside down, family relations, pregnancy, siblings relations, step siblings, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, elderly, couple relations, parents and children, friends, golden years, bittersweet, female nudity, old man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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Le Havre (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Marcel Marx, a former bohemian and struggling author, has given up his literary ambitions and relocated to the port city Le Havre. He leads a simple life based around his wife Arletty, his favourite bar and his not too profitable profession as a ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, surreal, thought provoking ...
Plot: refugee, poverty, friendship, human spirit, elderly, goodhearted, social misfits, society, misfit, bohemian life, on the run, working class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009, 70s
Place: france, europe, normandy, latin america, paris france ...
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Six Dance Lessons In Six Weeks (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A retired woman hires a dance instructor to give her private dance lessons at her home -- one per week for six weeks. What begins as an antagonistic relationship turns into a close friendship as they dance together.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, teachers and students, self discovery, aging, dancer's life, elderly, golden years, widow, dancing, friends, power relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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Memories (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Romain is 23 years old. He would like to be a writer, but for now, it is night porter in a hotel. His father is 62 years old. He retires and pretends to fuck. His roommate is 24 years old. He thinks only one thing: to seduce a girl, any and all ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, aging, golden years, introspection, night watchman, disappearance, past, love, homecoming, elderly, hopes ...
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Let's Be Friends (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Claude Mendelbaum est un informaticien trentenaire, célibataire, timide, hypocondriaque et transparent. Depuis Vicky, sa dernière histoire d'amour, il a du mal à remonter la pente. Son travail dans une grande tour de la Défense, peu propice ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
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The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: feel good, uplifting, touching, inspirational, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, french, disability, lifestyle change, caregiver, starting over, friends, culture clash, friendship between men, handicapped ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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How About You... (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to spend the festive period with their families, four residents, known as 'the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous ...
Plot: retirement home life, disagreement, family relations, retirement home, wisdom of life, elderly, aging, siblings relations, countryside, self discovery, sister sister relationship, sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
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Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: elderly, social relations, parents and children, village, family relations, power relations, village life, estrangement, aging, teachers and students
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
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26%
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Maestro (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Henry, a young actor, finds himself involved in a film by cinema superstar, Cédric Rovere. Charmed by his benevolence, feelings hitherto unknown are aroused, while Rovere, intrigued by Henry's dream, lives this shoot as an unexpected gift.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, self discovery, actor, jealousy, love, rivalry, friendship, actor's life, countryside, movie actress, cinema ...
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Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
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Plot: introspection, self discovery, hospital, family relations, hopes, aging, estrangement, elderly, siblings relations, injury
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Duration: 84 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
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Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
You'll Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Leo is 10 and wise beyond his years. A solitary dreamer who seeks refuge in books. When the carefree 20-year-old Theo steps into his life, it forces Leo out of his shell. Despite their age difference, the two becomes best friends, helping each other ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
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Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
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Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sentimental ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: female bonding, girl group, old lady, record producer, overnight success, golden years, elderly, music band, lifestyle, best friends, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: belgium, europe
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Mumu (2010)
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Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: boarding school, teachers and students, school, mischievous children, hardcase students, youth, village, rebellion, parents and children, family relations, power relations, boarding school life ...
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Place: europe, france
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Country: France
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Country: France
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Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
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Place: france
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychological ...
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Place: usa
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22%
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Frau Ella (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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22%
White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, psychological
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Place: italy
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The Gilded Cage (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, paris france, france
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21%
The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Claudia works in a supermarket where she promotes various types of products. One night, she ends up in the emergency room with severe appendicitis and meets Martha, a patient, laying in the bed next to hers.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
21%