Movies like Twice Born

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Twice Born (2012)
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Twice Born (2012)
Original name: Venuto al mondo
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Full-throttle melodrama about an ill-starred romance set against the backdrop of the siege of Sarajevo. A mother brings her teenage son to Sarajevo, where his father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, melancholic, suspenseful, gloomy, erotic, romantic, social ...
Plot: power of love, parents and children, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, family relations, redemption, single parent, hopes, suicide, italian soldier, balkan war, strong female presence, dealing with death, rape, civil war, mother son relationship, infertility, bosnian war, female nudity, war photographer, ferry, bombing, pregnant from rape, war, sexual harassment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, europe, balkan, bosnia herzegovina

Most similar movies to Twice Born

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems, haunted by the past and couples mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Twice Born: Don't Move (2004), Offline (2012), When the Night (2011), Applause (2009), Quiet Chaos (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Austria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter struggle to make their way through the aftermath of the Balkan war.
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Plot: life is a bitch, support group, haunted by the past, parents and children, depression, single parent, family relations, parent child relationship, post war, child abuse, female protagonist, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, europe, sarajevo, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 8K
Don't Move (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While waiting for the brain surgery of his daughter Angela, victim of a motorcycle accident, the surgeon Timoteo recalls his torrid affair with and passion for Italia, a simple woman from slums in the periphery of the big city where he lives. The ...
Style: sexy, emotional, sincere, erotic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, pregnancy, sexual relations, fall in love, mistress, abortion, couple relations, doubt, husband wife relationship, passion, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 7.1
 857
Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, redemption, hopes, estrangement, family problems, parents and children, family relations, human nature, society, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.8
 325
When the Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After meeting during their vacation, two young people with solitary lives suddenly come into a relationship that could benefit both of them.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: love and romance, family relations, fall in love, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, parents and children, mountain, mother son relationship, snow, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.7
 1K
Applause (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, estrangement, starting over, parents and children, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, actor's life, hopes, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 4K
Quiet Chaos (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pietro is a successful businessman with a wife and a daughter. One day he helps his brother save two women from drowning at the beach. When he returns home he finds that his wife has died. Now Pietro has to take care of his daughter, Claudia. When ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, erotic ...
Plot: starting over, family problems, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, hopes, death in the family, brother brother relationship, single parent, single father, rescue from drowning, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.0
 125
1 Message (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Tells the story of Becca, a beautiful 28 year-old woman whose perfect life is brought to an abrupt halt after she accidentally discovers a lump in her breast.
Style: serious, realistic, twists and turns, sentimental, touching
Plot: self discovery, introspection, hopes, unfulfillment, terminal illness, life is a bitch, dealing with death, strong female presence, cancer, female protagonist, breast cancer, e mail
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
In the Land of Blood and Honey (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: bosnian war, war, forbidden love, muslim, life is a bitch, love affair, love and romance, romance, wartime life, couple relations, couples, soldier ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: psychiatrist, family relations, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, redemption, life is a bitch, domestic disturbance, hopes, parents and children, family in crisis, family problems, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 239
Son of a Lion (2007)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the Pakistani tribal village of Darra Adam Khel, a young Pashtun boy Niaz Afridi defies the expectations of his father to continue in the family business making weapons and calls for an education.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: family relations, follow your dream, ambition, rebellion, family problems, hopes, against the rules, youth, single parent, family business, parents and children, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pakistan, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 2K
Off Beat (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Traumatised paramedic looks for the woman of his dreams.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: human nature, life is a bitch, love and romance, looking for love, underdog, haunted by the past, dream, pregnancy, workaholic, sleeping, fall in love, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Halima's Path (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In order to recover the body of her son lost during the war in Bosnia, a grieving, but strong-willed Muslim woman, Halima, must track down her estranged niece, who we find carries a mysterious connection to him.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: loss of son, adoption, wartime life, muslim, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, bodies, un, missing person, adopted son, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 907
Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: cyclist, couple relations, hopes, life is a bitch, disability, parents and children, redemption, human spirit, human nature, misfit, family relations, new love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Don't Be Afraid (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Silvia is a young girl marked by a dark childhood. When she is barely twenty-five, she decides to start over and to face the people, feelings and emotions that keep her bound to the past. In her fight against adversity and against herself, she will ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, realistic, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, haunted by the past, starting over, family problems, support group, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, roulette, skating, compulsive gambler, therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.5
 233
Irene in Time (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A film about the complex relationships between fathers and daughters, and the potential lifelong consequences of those relationships.
Style: talky, realistic, serious, touching, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: haunted by the past, couples, family relations, introspection, couple relations, looking for love, romance, strong female presence, sexual content, parents and children, hopes, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 253
The Dune (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Israeli man searches for his father in France.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, family problems, estrangement, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, parents and children, hopes, investigation, redemption, gender, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Surrender, Dorothy (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When her daughter Sara unexpectedly passes away, Natalie retreats to the summer home where she and Sara used to visit. Time with her best friends and some of Sara's friends help her deal with her loss.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family problems, best friends, dysfunctional family, tragic love, homecoming, couples, life is a bitch, orphan, hopes, single parent, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.7
 3K
Flowers (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ane is in her mid-forties and delighted when a stunning bouquet of flowers is delivered to her home. But the site manager has no idea who to thank – one thing is for sure; her jealous husband, Ander, is not the unknown cavalier. As these ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: life is a bitch, animal life, life turned upside down, hopes, female protagonist, dealing with death, strong female presence, relationships, car accident, flowers, sheep, metal detector ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 7.4
 7K
Take My Eyes (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: domestic violence, violent husband, starting over, therapy, family problems, understanding, haunted by the past, siblings relations, fall in love, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
 113
Shirley Adams (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Africa, USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Shirley Adams spends her days caring for her disabled son, Donovan - he was shot in the back of the neck on his way home from school one afternoon over a year ago. Since then the Adams family has lost all their worldly possessions to medical bills. ...
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, sincere, touching ...
Plot: disability, paralysis, introspection, human spirit, parents and children, life is a bitch, single parent, hopes, family problems, family relations, social decay, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.3
 461
Wild Iris (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman and her teenage son move back in with her mother to work together in the family bridal business.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, talky, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teen drama
Plot: couples, dysfunctional family, parents and children, romance, hopes, unlikely couple, family problems, family relations, teenage life, introspection, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Wings of Glass (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vingar av glas är en svensk film från 2000 regisserad av Reza Bagher, det var hans debutfilm. I huvudrollerna ses Alexander Skarsgård som en "vanlig svensk kille" och Sara Sommerfeld som en invandrartjej. Det blir problem mellan dem.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: immigrants, wedding party, family relations, single parent, youth, parents and children, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, single father, strong female presence, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, introspection, haunted by the past, hopes, family relations, estrangement, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, revenge, family secret, car accident, sexual abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Day I Was Not Born (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Argentina
Duration: 94 min.
Story: During a stopover in Buenos Aires on her way to Chile, 31-year-old Maria recognizes a nursery rhyme. Maria doesn't speak a work of Spanish, but without understanding what she is singing, she remembers the Spanish lyrics. Disturbed and thrown ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, self discovery, haunted by the past, adoption, parents and children, protecting from truth, family relations, uncover truth, hopes, society, life is a bitch, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 143
Byways (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Victor, a father, travels the roads with his teenage son, Felix. For Felix, the trip is a school of life, as his first romantic encounter helps him better understand his father and get closer to him.
Style: road movie, realistic, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: on the road, parents and children, family relations, parent child relationship, love and romance, single parent, hopes, son, father son relationship, teenager, teenage boy, single father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 806
Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: parents and children, confined, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, hopes, prison, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 683
Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, single parent, parents and children, youth, social relations, coming of age, teenage life, suburbs, self discovery, teenager, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.6
 851
Mainline (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The uneasy relationship between a mother and daughter is made all the more turbulent by drug abuse in this downbeat drama from Iranian filmmakers Rakhshan Bani-Etemad and Mohsen Abdolvahab
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sincere, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, redemption, hopes, life is a bitch, rehabilitation, couples, family problems, family relations, addiction, drug abuse, parents and children, lovers apart ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, terminal illness, coping, parents and children, unfulfillment, estrangement, family in crisis, father son relationship, life is a bitch, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
All Is Forgiven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor lives in Vienna with Annette, his beautiful Austrian wife and their daughter Pamela. It’s spring. Fleeing his work, Victor spends his days outside: he plays with Pamela, pays a visit to Annette’s parents, loiters in the park with the drug ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: redemption, addiction, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, estrangement, teenager, family crisis ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%