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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

Most similar movies to My Afternoons with Margueritte

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, semi serious and humorous films with plots about friendship, friends, elderly, aging, golden years, 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), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (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: touching, uplifting, feel good, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, disability, life philosophy, lifestyle change, culture clash, french, friends, human relationship, blacks and whites, loneliness, odd couple, unlikely friendships ...
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good
Plot: farm, isolation, love and romance, golden years, village life, couple relations, village, friends, social relations, friendship, city life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: painter, crumbling relationship, friends, village, starting over, unfulfillment, village life, breakup, friendship, male friendship, childhood home, gardener ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, anxiety, depression, nervous breakdown, musician, golden years, friends, retiring ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 124 min.
Story: British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose ...
Style: feel good, uplifting, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: elderly, loneliness, hotel, aging, golden years, marital problem, self discovery, introspection, retirement home, goodhearted, choice, personal growth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, mumbai india, england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, golden years, couple relations, elderly, parents and children, couples, friends, family relations, old age, heart attack, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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
Plot: friendship, looking for love, self discovery, odd couple, obsessive quest, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, buddies, power relations, singleness, support group, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: step siblings, life turned upside down, family relations, introspection, elderly, golden years, romance, siblings relations, parents and children, pregnancy, self discovery, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, uplifting, sincere, realistic, sentimental
Plot: on the road, aging, elderly, self discovery, track down, escapades, family relations, obsessive quest, boss and employee, workplace, power relations, haunted by the past ...
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: humorous, touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, aging, introspection, family relations, parents and children, golden years, hopes, cliff, children, sea, retirement home, postcard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: elderly, aging, friends, power relations, dancer's life, golden years, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, self discovery, friendship, dancing, gossip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Plot: reunion, girl group, old lady, female bonding, best friends, aging, lifestyle, elderly, music band, r&b, family relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: elderly lovers, hotel, friendship, elderly, aging, retirement home, disorder, culture clash, mentor, romance, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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On My Way (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Deneuve plays sassy grandmother Cathy who takes to the road after being betrayed by her lover and learning her business is on the verge of bankruptcy on the same day. During a weeklong odyssey across France, she spends time with a grandson she ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, road movie, semi serious
Plot: elderly, on the road, strong female character, family relations, parents and children, self discovery, estrangement, restaurant, countryside, aging, starting over, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, friendship, countryside, best friends, small town life, small town, lifestyle, friends, social relations, family relations, flashback ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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
Plot: village, aging, family relations, social relations, power relations, estrangement, elderly, village life, parents and children, teachers and students
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ 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: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional
Plot: countryside, anti semitism, hopes, golden years, friendship, youth, village, life is a bitch, wartime life, society, human nature, religions or cults ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france, europe, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, sentimental, touching
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: refugee, poverty, friendship, human spirit, elderly, social misfits, bohemian life, misfit, society, goodhearted, on the run, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009
Place: seaport, france, europe, normandy, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: realistic, emotional, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: retirement home life, wisdom of life, getting along, family relations, disgruntled, disagreement, aging, defiant, elderly, self discovery, countryside, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: inheritance, family life, family problems, homecoming, nothing goes right, couple relations, getting home, society, friendship, disorder, couples, concierge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sous le figuier (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nathalie, Christophe and Joëlle are in the midst of an existential crisis. Brought together by Selma, 95 and seriously ill, they will spend a memorable summer on the banks of the Moselle. How ironic that the one whom they had intended to help to ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: terminal illness, countryside, family relations, cause and meaning, unfulfillment, hopes, dealing with death, golden years, life is a bitch, aging, introspection, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brussels, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, inspirational, based on true events ...
Audience: chick flick
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Country: Belgium
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27%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lonely since his wife left him and alienated from his daughter, a cantankerous voice-over artist strikes up an unlikely friendship with his regular deliveryman. Many suburbs away, an elderly widow loses her license to drive and turns to her wry ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous
Audience: chick flick
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The directorial debut of Dustin Hoffman, Quartet is a high-drama comedy about temperamental divas and old grudges, passion and pride, romance and Rigoletto. At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, retirement home life, aging, opera, retired, musician, reconciliation, retirement home, concert, rehearsal, human spirit, musician's life ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Country: France
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Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
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Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Wandering Streams (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Emile is a 70-ish former horticulturalist who once raised bonsai trees "because they don't take up too much room." Indeed, his whole existence is safe and uneventful to a fault, somewhat juiced by friendship with raucous fishing ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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