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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, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, unknown father, reading aloud, friendship, elderly, golden years, self discovery, village, village life, friends, misfit, social relations, birds, unsupportive parent, plague, pregnancy, cat, teacher, lawyer, kidnapping, break up, inheritance, french, rat, single mother ...
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, humorous and touching films with plots about friendship, friends, elderly, family relations, golden years, aging and hospital mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like My Afternoons with Margueritte: The Intouchables (2011), Conversations with My Gardener (2007), The Girl from Paris (2001), 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: touching, uplifting, sincere, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, disability, friends, human relationship, odd couple, life philosophy, culture clash, loneliness, starting over, partners, french, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, sincere, talky, realistic, touching ...
Plot: painter, starting over, friendship, male friendship, village life, village, friends, breakup, unfulfillment, crumbling relationship, terminal illness, inheritance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, southern france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Plot: farm, isolation, odd couple, starting over, village, friendship, hopes, misfit, golden years, village life, fish out of water, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, elderly, friends, golden years, aging, midlife crisis, retiring, career change, bicycle, barking dog, death, dog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: aging, friendship, golden years, elderly, friends, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family relations, heart attack, old age, hospital ...
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, odd couple, looking for love, partners, friends, romance, buddies, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, self discovery, singleness, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Plot: introspection, romance, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, golden years, siblings relations, pregnancy, life turned upside down, elderly, disorder, step siblings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: aging, elderly, family relations, golden years, introspection, parents and children, hopes, burial, past, loss of grandmother, schoolyard, death of grandmother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: golden years, self discovery, friendship, teachers and students, friends, elderly, dancer's life, aging, artists and showbiz, power relations, matchmaker, lemonade ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: old lady, girl group, female bonding, reunion, r&b, golden years, music band, parents and children, artists and showbiz, elderly, family relations, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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, realistic, uplifting, sincere
Plot: aging, on the road, obsessive quest, introspection, self discovery, boss and employee, hopes, track down, obsession, haunted by the past, elderly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, small town life, countryside, friends, small town, best friends, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, social relations, lifestyle, revenge ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: golden years, aging, retirement home, elderly, countryside, self discovery, siblings relations, retirement home life, family relations, defiant, disgruntled, disagreement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, touching, realistic, sentimental
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
With Friends Like These (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sous le figuier (2012)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Two of Us (1967)
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Country: France
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Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, emotional
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Duration: 108 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Gilded Cage (2013)
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Country: France
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Le Havre (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
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26%
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Hello Lonesome (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
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⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, poetry, memory, mistaken identity, couples, friends, golden years, writer's life, aging, couple relations, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 116 min.
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Plot: self discovery, estrangement, starting over, on the road, parents and children, family relations, hopes, elderly, strong female lead, mother daughter relationship, strong female character, reunion ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: semi serious, witty, realistic, biting, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
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Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Duration: 89 min.
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Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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