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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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Last Tango in Halifax
Comedy, Drama
UK
60 min.
 8.3
The Two of Us
Comedy, Drama
France
90 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, sentimental and humorous films with plots about friends, friendship, hopes, elderly, golden years, family relations and social relations 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), Let's Be Friends (2005), The Day I Saw Your Heart (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Girl from Paris
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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
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Conversations with My Gardener
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
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Place: europe, france
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The Day I Saw Your Heart
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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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Place: europe, france
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System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
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Calendar Girls
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
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Audience: chick flick
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System:   45%
    User:   43%
 
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Memories
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, hospital, hotel, police, christmas tree, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   41%
 
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, realistic, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: young lovers, coming of age, romance, village, fall in love, friendship, estate, village life, love and romance, friends, social relations, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
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, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: parents and children, teenage life, family, village, coming of age, youth, island, family relations, dealing with death, human spirit, friendship, teenage love ...
Place: europe, greece
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System:   41%
    User:   43%
 
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Mammuth
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 ...
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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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, uplifting ...
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Country: Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
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All Stars 2: Old Stars
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In All Stars 2 Old Stars, the unexpected wedding of one of the boys means they treat themselves to an ‘old-fashioned training camp’ in the form of a long weekend in Barcelona. The match between Barcelona and Real Madrid is meant to be the high ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, friendship, on the road, friends, nothing goes right, introspection, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, disorder, soccer match, toilet, airport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, germany, holland, barcelona ...
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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, semi serious, humorous, melancholic, realistic ...
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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Hello Lonesome
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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: friends, golden years, suburbs, urban, couple relations, friendship, unfulfilled love, city life, suburban life, estrangement, elderly, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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The Two of Us
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, 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:   35%
    User:   29%
 
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, small town life, friends, countryside, best friends, small town, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, social relations, lifestyle, revenge ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
Sous le figuier
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, realistic, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: dealing with death, countryside, introspection, golden years, single parent, terminal illness, aging, friendship, cause and meaning, elderly, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, brussels
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    User:   28%
 
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Kamome Diner
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Where are we welcome? On a quiet street in Helsinki, Sachie has opened a diner featuring rice balls. For a month she has no customers. Then, in short order, she has her first customer, meets Midori, a gangly Japanese tourist, and invites her to stay ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous animal, starting over, feminism, friendship, cooking and food, hopes, love and romance, power relations, friends, single woman, customer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, finland, helsinki finland
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System:   33%
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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, memory, poetry, couple relations, love and romance, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   33%
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Odette Toulemonde
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Objectively, Odette Toulemonde has nothing to be happy about, but is. Balthazar Balsan has everything to be happy about, but isn’t. Odette, awkwardly forty, with a delightful hairdresser son and a daughter bogged down in adolescence, spends her ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: optimism, opposites attract, hopes, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, department store, couples, door, new love, parent child relationship, hairdresser ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
 7.1
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: golden years, follow your dream, store, intrigue, village, self discovery, friendship, elderly, lingerie, hopes, social relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, switzerland
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System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
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Full Grown Men
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A man stuck in the reveries of his youth tracks down the boyhood friend he once tormented, only to find that simpler times were more complicated than he thought.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: on the road, best friends, mermaid, school, buddies, theme park, self discovery, friendship, adolescence vs adulthood, haunted by the past, amusement park, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
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System:   30%
    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, realistic, touching
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:   30%
    User:   26%
 
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: semi serious, witty, biting, realistic, 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:   30%
    User:   32%
 

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