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My Afternoons with Margueritte (2010)
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My Afternoons with Margueritte
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: golden years, self discovery, friendship, village, village life, elderly, friends, older man younger woman relationship, reading aloud, unknown father, misfit, social relations, unsupportive parent, birds, village idiot, childhood flashback, door to door salesman, pigeon, vegetable, crossword puzzle, reading a book, literature, plague, intergenerational friendship, stabbed with a fork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: europe, france, belgium
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The Two of Us
Comedy, Drama
France
90 min.
 7.8
Calendar Girls
Comedy, Drama
UK, USA
108 min.
 6.9
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about friends, friendship, family relations, elderly, love and romance, golden years and couples mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like My Afternoons with Margueritte: The Girl from Paris (2001), Conversations with My Gardener (2007), In the Courtyard (2014), Calendar Girls (2003), The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Girl from Paris
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: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic, feel good
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Conversations with My Gardener
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, sincere, semi serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, friendship, village life, village, painter, friends, breakup, unfulfillment, male friendship, crumbling relationship, french countryside, nude sunbathing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, southern france, paris france
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    User:   76%
 
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In the Courtyard
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, wallpaper, hose, sect, caretaker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
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Calendar Girls
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, witty, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, aging, cancer, pornography, hospital, drugs/alcohol, women, british, wine, small town, death, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, northern england, yorkshire, europe
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System:   54%
    User:   55%
 
The Day I Saw Your Heart
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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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 ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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    User:   59%
 
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Seaside
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Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seaside takes place in a small coastal town on the Bay of Somme. The year-round inhabitants find ways to make their lives work; Paul, a lifeguard in the summer, works at the grocery all winter. His mother, Rose (Ogier) likes to play the slots just ...
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    User:   46%
 
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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 ...
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    User:   53%
 
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Memories
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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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: aging, elderly, family relations, golden years, introspection, parents and children, hopes, flatmate, night watchman, schoolyard, loss of grandmother, yoga ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   50%
 
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All Together
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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, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: golden years, aging, friendship, elderly, friends, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family relations, heart attack, hospital
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   50%
 
Let's Be Friends
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, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: odd couple, looking for love, partners, friends, romance, buddies, unlikely partners, obsessive quest, self discovery, friendship, singleness, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
How About You...
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, touching, realistic, 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
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
Wandering Streams
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
Plot: drugs/alcohol, elderly lovers, golden years, countryside, elderly, buddies, village, aging, friendship, looking for love, looking for sex, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   32%
 
Nicostratos the Pelican
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his wife died a man refuses to go out and doesn't want to talk to his only son. Life has no meaning for him. One day his son finds a baby pelican and decides to leave the bird at home. Pelican helps the boy find his father again and ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, family, teenage life, coming of age, village, youth, island, family relations, dealing with death, human spirit, friendship, teenage love ...
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System:   37%
    User:   43%
 
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Late Bloomers
Genre: Comedy
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Centers around four older ladies from the Emmental region. When four older women decide to turn the local corner shop into a chic lingerie store, the whole community is thrown into disarray.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: golden years, follow your dream, store, intrigue, village, self discovery, friendship, elderly, lingerie, hopes, social relations, friends ...
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    User:   42%
 
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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, sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: wartime life, countryside, life is a bitch, village, golden years, human nature, anti semitism, self discovery, friendship, religions or cults, elderly, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: europe, france, vichy
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System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
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Le Havre
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, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, finnish, working class, french, terminal illness, hospital, friends, loneliness, deadpan, storytelling, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2009
Place: france, europe, seaport, latin america, london ...
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System:   37%
    User:   42%
 
The Italian Key
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, USA, Italy, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A romantic fairy tale about a 19-year old orphan girl who, as her sole inheritance, gets an antique key that unlocks both an old Italian villa and the secrets of her family history.
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, coming of age, romance, fall in love, village, estate, friendship, village life, love and romance, friends, social relations, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
Orchestra Seats
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman arrives in Paris where she finds a job as a waitress in bar next on Avenue Montaigne that caters to the surrounding theaters and the wealthy inhabitants of the area. She will meet a pianist, a famous actress and a great art collector, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: fall in love, friends, on the road, love and romance, romance, couples, urban, orphan, city life, friendship, waitress, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
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Lulu in the Nude
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After a job interview gone wrong, Lulu sets sail leaving her husband and three children behind. But being an adventurer is easier said than done.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, on the road, hotel, friendship, friends, introspection, family problems, juggling, life changing, jealous husband, seaside, mobile phone ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
Where Do We Go Now?
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Lebanon, Egypt, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On a remote, isolated, unnamed Lebanese village inhabited by both Muslims and Christians. The village is surrounded by land mines and only reachable by a small bridge. As civil strife engulfed the country, the women in the village learn of this fact ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: social differences, village, village life, religions or cults, society, social relations, uninhibited rivalry, religious differences, virgin mary statue, hijab, idealism, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon
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System:   33%
    User:   35%
 
Change of Plans
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: So called friends at a dinner party end up acting like a dysfunctional family.
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, biting, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, friendship, infidelity, midlife crisis, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, disorder, friends, intrigue, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   33%
    User:   30%
 
The Children of the Marshland
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, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, small town life, friends, countryside, best friends, small town, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, social relations, lifestyle, french countryside ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
The Gilded Cage
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, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: immigrants, getting home, nothing goes right, couple relations, friendship, family in crisis, family life, homecoming, hopes, society, couples, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, portugal, paris france
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System:   31%
    User:   34%
 
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I, Cesar
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cesar is a young schoolboy living in Paris with his family. Their life is ordinary, but Cesar wants more excitement (which he creates, in one instance, by claiming to his teachers that his father has been arrested). During the school holidays, Cesar ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: best friends, young heroes, on the road, obsessive quest, friendship, family, coming of age, escapades, youth, friends, parents and children, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, france, london
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System:   29%
    User:   31%
 
My Father's Guests
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A human-rights activist takes in an illegal immigrant and her daughter, then shocks his family when they learn that he has married the sexy 28-year-old.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, golden years, illegal immigrant, immigrants, couple relations, fall in love, dirty old man, elderly, love and romance, misfit, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: All but abandoned by her family in a London retirement hotel, an elderly woman strikes up a curious friendship with a young writer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, couples, friends, golden years, writer's life, mistaken identity, aging, poetry, memory, couple relations, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   28%
    User:   28%
 
The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, culture clash, village, village life, comedy of errors, british, fish out of water, wartime, dishonesty, period piece, social relations, countryside ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, wales, london, ireland ...
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System:   28%
    User:   27%
 
 5.8
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Actrices
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Comédienne hantée par son rôle de Nathalia Petrovna, l'héroïne de la pièce de Tourguéniev Un Mois à la campagne qu'elle répète difficilement, Marcelline tente de noyer ses angoisses dans une piscine sur un air de Glenn Miller. ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, talky, touching, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, singleness, artists and showbiz, theater, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, fall in love, parents and children, midlife crisis, love and romance, theatre play ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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System:   28%
    User:   28%
 

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Shadows in the Sun
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An aspiring young writer (Jackson) tracks a literary titan (Keitel) suffering from writers block to his refuge in rural Italy and learns about life and love from the irascible genius and his daughters.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
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House of D
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the present, artist Tom Warshaw recalls his traumatic coming of age. As a 13-year-old growing up in New York City in 1973, Tom hangs out with Pappass, a mentally disabled man. With Tom's mother battling depression after the death of her ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
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