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

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, realistic, touching and humorous films with plots about friendship, friends, elderly, golden years, family relations, aging and bittersweet 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), All Together (2011), In the Courtyard (2014). 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, realistic, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, disability, life philosophy, lifestyle change, culture clash, french, friends, human relationship, blacks and whites, starting over, loneliness, odd couple ...
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: humorous, talky, sincere, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: painter, village, unfulfillment, breakup, village life, crumbling relationship, friends, starting over, friendship, male friendship, gardener, childhood home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france, southern 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: humorous, semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic
Plot: farm, isolation, odd couple, urban, disorder, love and romance, golden years, hopes, fish out of water, elderly, couples, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ 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: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, heart attack, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, friends, retiring, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: uplifting, feel good, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: elderly, loneliness, golden years, hotel, aging, 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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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: realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: hopes, golden years, elderly, family relations, parents and children, aging, introspection, flatmate, school teacher, retirement, hospital, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, obsessive quest, odd couple, love and romance, buddies, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, support group, singleness, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: retirement home life, aging, disagreement, elderly, countryside, self discovery, retirement home, family relations, wisdom of life, siblings relations, sister, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Plot: disorder, golden years, romance, self discovery, elderly, pregnancy, life turned upside down, parents and children, siblings relations, step siblings, family relations, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
With Friends Like These (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, youth, best friends, friendship, human nature, homecoming, friends, bittersweet, snobbism, social relations, twentysomething life, briefs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, semi serious, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, teachers and students, friends, power relations, dancer's life, golden years, artists and showbiz, self discovery, elderly, aging, dancing, gay interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, elderly, friendship, aging, retirement home, disorder, elderly lovers, culture clash, mentor, romance, twists & turns, mistaken identity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: uplifting, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: on the road, elderly, family relations, self discovery, aging, track down, escapades, haunted by the past, workplace, boss and employee, obsessive quest, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 1K
Frau Ella (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man goes on a road trip with an old lady he saves from a hospital.
Style: humorous, road movie, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: on the road, nothing goes right, couples, odd couple, disorder, escapades, elderly, personal growth, lost love, friendship, pregnancy, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: road movie, realistic, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: elderly, strong female character, family relations, parents and children, estrangement, self discovery, restaurant, countryside, aging, on the road, starting over, strong female lead ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, semi serious, touching
Plot: small town life, small town, countryside, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, social relations, friends, family relations, best friends, pride ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: reunion, record producer, girl group, old lady, female bonding, aging, family relations, parents and children, overnight success, friends, r&b, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.2
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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, semi serious ...
Plot: refugee, poverty, friendship, human spirit, elderly, society, misfit, social misfits, bohemian life, goodhearted, on the run, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009
Place: france, europe, normandy, latin america, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Kamome Diner (2006)
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: atmospheric, humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, starting over, hopes, love and romance, cooking and food, small business, feminism, diner, single woman, dangerous animal, friends, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Spot of Bother (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Retired Englishman George Hall's hypochondria worsens and takes its toll on his family.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Plot: nothing goes right, parents and children, elderly, disorder, dysfunctional family, couples, couple relations, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, estrangement, infidelity, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: friends, coming of age, youth, nanny, friendship, parents and children, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, adult child friendship, father son relationship, mental illness, 11 year old ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Young Claudia works in a supermarket where she promotes various types of products. One night, she ends up in the emergency room with severe appendicitis and meets Martha, a patient, laying in the bed next to hers.
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, aids, single parent, supportive parent, life is a bitch, adoption, parents and children, family relations, strong female presence, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Nicostratos the Pelican (2011)
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: father son relationship, love and romance, island, teenage life, family, parents and children, social relations, hopes, human spirit, human animal relationship, friendship, sea ...
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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: contemplative, realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: elderly, family relations, power relations, teachers and students, social relations, village life, parents and children, aging, estrangement, village
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.1
 205K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, inspirational, humorous, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: workplace, workplace situations, mentor, elderly, office, unlikely friendships, fashion, family, intern, prejudice, golden years, website ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont (2005)
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: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, mistaken identity, memory, couples, aging, love and romance, writer's life, couple relations, golden years, poetry, disorder, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ 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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: inheritance, family life, nothing goes right, family problems, homecoming, getting home, couple relations, disorder, friendship, society, couples, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
White as Milk, Red as Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Leo falls in love with Beatrice, a slightly older high-school student who has leukemia.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, humorous, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, friendship, love and romance, teenage life, youth, self discovery, high school, leukemia, high school life, coming of age, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Big is Beautiful (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A resort for individuals who want to lose weight is helps several women discover friendships, acceptance with body image and hard truths.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, friendship, physical appearance, self control, introspection, human nature, eating disorder, resort, obesity, overweight woman, therapy, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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