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All Our Desires (2011)
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All Our Desires (2011)
Original name: Toutes nos envies
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Claire and Stéphane are two Lyon-based judges who could hardly be more different. She is young and enthusiastic, committed to helping those unfortunates who find themselves in debt. He is older, wiser, but disillusioned with his work and his life. Under Claire’s influence, Stéphane discovers a new lease of life and at last finds a cause that is worth fighting for...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: injustice, legal, society, legal investigation, courtroom drama, legal action, life is a bitch, fighting the system, social differences, workplace intrigue, workplace, dishonesty, hopes, workplace situations, husband wife relationship, single mother, married couple, rugby, judge, human spirit, love and romance, fall in love, rivalry, workplace romance, righting the wronged ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, lyon, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and thought provoking films with plots about society, life is a bitch, legal, injustice, fighting the system, courtroom drama and dishonesty mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like All Our Desires: Strike (2006), Welcome (2009), Bamako (2006), Heart of the Beholder (2005), Illegal (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Strike (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Poland
Duration: 104 min.
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Plot: politics, working class, labor union, rebellion, fighting the system, ambition, human spirit, injustice, society, workplace, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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Welcome (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: thought provoking, sincere, serious, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: teen drama
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, england, english channel, london, iraq
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80%
 6.7
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Bamako (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mali, USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Melé is a bar singer, her husband Chaka is out of work and the couple is on the verge of breaking up... In the courtyard of the house they share with other families, a trial court has been set up. African civil society spokesmen have taken ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: politics, social decay, fighting the system, courtroom drama, unemployment, corporate crimes, racism, young lovers, society, life is a bitch, legal, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The trial story of Viviane Amsalem's five year fight to obtain her divorce in front of the only legal authority competent for divorce cases in Israel, the Rabbinical Court.
Style: thought provoking, touching, sincere, serious, suspense ...
Plot: judge, divorce, unhappy wife, feminism, marital separation, fighting the system, rebellion, courtroom drama, legal, life is a bitch, unsupportive spouse, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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78%
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Heart of the Beholder (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Based on the true story of a family who opened the first videocassette rental stores in St. Louis in 1980. The family was ruined by a corrupt prosecutor who had been blackmailed by a religious group because the family refused to remove Martin ...
Style: serious, realistic, thought provoking, disturbing
Plot: rivalry, fighting the system, rebellion, corporate crime, society, legal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, corporate crimes, courtroom drama, religions or cults, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Illegal (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tania, a young Russian woman who lives illegally in Belgium with her 13-year-old son Ivan. Constantly on her guard, she dreads police checks until the day she is arrested.
Style: captivating, sentimental, emotional, touching, political ...
Plot: rebellion, fighting the system, social differences, human spirit, injustice, family relations, hopes, immigrants, life is a bitch, parents and children, society, hidden identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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76%
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Damaged Care (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Anesthesist Doug Peeno hopes to pay for the legal costs of preventing his son Bryan being left in his first wife's bad custody with he proceeds of his present wife Linda's new job. She's the first graduate in her family and eagerly ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional
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Time: contemporary
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Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Comedy of Power (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
It's a Free World... (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy, Germany, Spain, Poland
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, political, thought provoking ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: britain, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Attorney (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: thought provoking, rough, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Black and White (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic
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Time: 50s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
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63%
Everyday People (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The closing of a local restaurant concerns a number of employees who've dedicated their lives to the eatery
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, thought provoking ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Duration: 89 min.
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Genre: Drama
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52%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.6
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Genre: Drama
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46%
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Genre: Drama
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46%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 480
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45%
 7.7
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 446
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
 81
Dance Town (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: social differences, starting over, couple relations, human nature, political corruption, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, dishonesty, injustice, couples, forceful separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Blood from a Stone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
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43%
A Few Hours of Spring (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
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