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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: humorous, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: elderly, friendship, older man younger woman relationship, unknown father, reading aloud, village, friends, misfit, self discovery, village life, birds, unsupportive parent, golden years, social relations, plague, pregnancy, cat, teacher, lawyer, kidnapping, book, break up, inheritance, french, rat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: france, europe, belgium

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, touching and humorous films with plots about friendship, friends, elderly, golden years, aging, family relations and hopes mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like My Afternoons with Margueritte: The Intouchables (2011), The Girl from Paris (2001), Conversations with My Gardener (2007), In the Courtyard (2014), All Together (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: uplifting, feel good, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, life philosophy, disability, culture clash, lifestyle change, friends, human relationship, loneliness, odd couple, blacks and whites, french, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: farm, isolation, love and romance, golden years, urban, starting over, odd couple, misfit, couples, disorder, couple relations, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: painter, crumbling relationship, friends, starting over, breakup, village, unfulfillment, village life, friendship, male friendship, childhood home, gardener ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, aging, elderly, career change, depression, anxiety, nervous breakdown, musician, retiring, friends, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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: humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, aging, golden years, parents and children, couples, couple relations, elderly, friends, family relations, old man, old age, heart attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, partners, looking for love, self discovery, obsessive quest, unlikely partners, buddies, couples, support group, odd couple, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: introspection, disorder, step siblings, life turned upside down, family relations, elderly, golden years, parents and children, romance, siblings relations, self discovery, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: hopes, golden years, parents and children, elderly, family relations, introspection, aging, family photograph, drawing, disappearance, sea, classroom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: power relations, friends, self discovery, golden years, artists and showbiz, dancer's life, teachers and students, elderly, friendship, aging, lemonade, matchmaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mammuth (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Serge Pilardosse vient d'avoir 60 ans. Il travaille depuis l'âge de 16 ans, jamais au chômage, jamais malade. Mais l'heure de la retraite a sonné, et c'est la désillusion : il lui manque des points, certains employeurs ayant ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, uplifting, realistic
Plot: obsessive quest, escapades, track down, family relations, supportive coworker, power relations, hopes, boss and employee, workplace, obsession, haunted by the past, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Over the Hill Band (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon the death of her husband, Claire (70) decides to reconnect with her estranged son, down and out R&B musician Sid. She asks him to help her restart the old girl group she used to sing in with two of her friends from the old days. The rebel ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: reunion, old lady, girl group, female bonding, overnight success, r&b, family relations, elderly, best friends, friends, music band, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel.
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: hotel, friendship, elderly, aging, retirement home, disorder, elderly lovers, culture clash, mentor, romance, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, touching, humorous, semi serious
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Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Two of Us (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story of the caring friendship formed between a crusty, old anti-Semite and an eight-year-old Jewish boy who goes to live with him during World War II.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: anti semitism, countryside, wartime life, life is a bitch, golden years, friendship, elderly, hopes, village, religions or cults, friends, human nature ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Style: realistic, touching, humorous, road movie, semi serious
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
You'll Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
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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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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
How About You... (2007)
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Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
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Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: terminal illness, countryside, life is a bitch, golden years, dealing with death, unfulfillment, hopes, aging, introspection, friendship, elderly, cause and meaning ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
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Story: When Black Kelly gets back from New York, she discovers that more has changed than just her hair color while she's been away. Frederic found himself a girlfriend and plans to move. Kurt and Blonde Kelly live together with their one-year-old ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: human nature, homecoming, twentysomething life, friends, snobbism, social relations, friendship, best friends, youth, reunion, towel, skinny dipping ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Gilded Cage (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the beautiful area of ​​Paris, Maria and José Ribeiro lived for almost thirty years on the ground floor of a Haussmann building, in their dear little lodge.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: inheritance, couples, family problems, disorder, family life, friendship, nothing goes right, getting home, hopes, family in crisis, couple relations, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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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: sentimental, stylized, uplifting, semi serious, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Genre: Drama
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Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Duration: 94 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
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Duration: 121 min.
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Style: feel good, inspirational, humorous, sweet, light ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Our Women (2015)
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Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: talky, cynical, dark humor, realistic, semi serious ...
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