Movies like Eternity

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Eternity (2016)
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Eternity (2016)
Original name: Éternité
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the women and relationships that define a family across a century.
Style: family saga, sincere, touching, sentimental, melancholic
Plot: eternity, family relations, birth, family history, love, family values, life & death, widow, loss of child, loss of spouse, pregnancy, wedding, death, children, church, baptism, fiancee, baby, boat, pregnant woman, female protagonist, mirror, marriage, little girl, letter ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, sentimental and realistic films with plots about family relations, death, mother daughter relationship, love, parents and children, father daughter relationship and friendship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Eternity: Gracie's Choice (2004), The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000), I'm Not Here (2017), Since Otar Left (2003), The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gracie's Choice (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For as long as she can remember, 16 year-old Gracie has been raising her four siblings, each of whom has a different, absent father and their mother is on the fast track to self-destruction. When these children's lives are about to be pulled ...
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: custody battle, custody, coming of age, teenage girl, family values, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, single parent, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hanoi comes across almost picture-perfect in director Tran Anh Hung's beautiful, elegiac tale about the lives and loves of three Vietnamese sisters. A mood characteristic of Hung's films is set early on with the vivid sounds of birds, ...
Style: sincere, serious, psychological, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family life, family relations, couples, love and romance, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, paris france
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I'm Not Here (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.
Style: sentimental, touching, rough, sincere, melancholic
Plot: father son relationship, redemption, fall in love, death, life is a bitch, life philosophy, loneliness, life & death, family relations, destiny, betrayal, friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Since Otar Left (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Georgia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The one joy in the lives of a mother and daughter comes from the regular letters sent to them from Paris from the family's adored son, Otar. When the daughter finds out that Otar has died suddenly, she tries to conceal the truth from her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, harsh, emotional ...
Plot: elderly, life is a bitch, protecting from truth, generation gap, human nature, society, loss of child, family problems, parents and children, dealing with death, mother daughter relationship, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, georgia (former ussr), russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, emotional ...
Plot: marriage of convenience, love and romance, romance, hopes, world war two, soldier, society, destiny, family relations, love affair, arranged marriage, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Heal the Living (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely hooked up to life-support in a hospital in Le Havre, Simon’s existence is little more than an illusion. ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, sentimental ...
Plot: organ transplant, hospital, surfer, organ donation, multiple storylines, surgeon, operation, death of son, surfing, surgery, death, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: belgium
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72%
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Hidden Love (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychiatrist tries to help a suicidal woman who despises her grown daughter.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, estrangement, family problems, parent child relationship, clinic, parents and children, mental institution, doctors and patients, power relations, family relations, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Beach House (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cara Rudland thought she’d left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind, but returns to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers after losing her job in Chicago. There, she reconnects with her mother Lovie, who has been caring for ...
Style: disturbing, touching, thought provoking, sincere
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, family reunited, life philosophy, turtle, female protagonist, love, small town, sibling relationship, estrangement, transformation, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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A Simple Heart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives love to all those who surround her: Mathilde's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: servant, family relations, hopes, friendship, social differences, power relations, friends, master and servant, family life, unfulfilled love, introspection, bittersweet ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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I Am Dina (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, France, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In Northern Norway during the 1860s, a little girl named Dina accidentally causes her mother's death. Overcome with grief, her father refuses to raise her, leaving her in the care of the household servants. Dina grows up wild and unmanageable, ...
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, intense, talky ...
Plot: family problems, family relations, death in the family, haunted by the past, contests and competitions, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, master and servant, justice, life philosophy, relationships, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Babette's Feast (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The guest, a General at the Swedish court, is not related to the sister, but, as a callow young man, was in love with her, but chose his military career over happiness with her. His aunt is a member of the religious community. He is the one who, ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aging, elderly, cooking and food, birthday, siblings relations, eccentric family, lottery, maid, family relations, lifestyle, cooking, refugee ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1830s, 18th century
Place: denmark, france, europe, paris france, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Never Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chayo returns to her hometown to care for her elderly mother and cope with her death. Surrounded by love and sublime beauty, Chayo has to give up something that as a woman and mother is inalienable. That will be the price of her freedom.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, unfulfillment, golden years, elderly, homecoming, death in the family, tradition, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, day of the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Wander Darkly (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: New parents Adrienne and Matteo are forced to reckon with trauma amidst their troubled relationship. They must revisit the memories of their past and unravel haunting truths in order to face their uncertain future.
Style: sweet, touching, suspenseful, sentimental
Plot: afterlife, life & death, family in crisis, family problems, encounter, death, bittersweet, fish out of water, impossible love, ghost, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
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66%
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My Life (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: It seems that Bob Jones has everything a man could want, namely a fulfilling job and a beautiful, pregnant wife, Gail. But Bob's life is turned upside-down when he is diagnosed with cancer and given four months to live -- not even enough time ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sad, sentimental ...
Plot: terminal illness, reconciliation, death, childbirth, pregnancy, self discovery, family life, couple relations, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, parents and children, cancer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Colorado Avenue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the early 1900s, emigrant Hanna returns from Colorado to Finland. In America she was known as Dollar-Hanna, but in Finland she has to endure the Civil War and live through the prohibition. Hanna's independent spirit will guide her.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, family saga ...
Plot: family relations, single parent, love and romance, society, hopes, getting home, mother daughter relationship, civil war, old love, generation gap, independent woman, death of husband ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: finland, colorado, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Miss Impossible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They’re all nuts. Her parents, who want to send her off to boarding school. Her new teacher, who expects her to read impossibly old books. Her fellow band members, who make her sing ridiculous lyrics and dress her up in a frilly white dress for ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, suspenseful
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Place: paris france
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64%
An American Rhapsody (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Hungarian family forced to flee the Communist country for the United States, must leave a young daughter behind. Six years later the family arranges to bring the absent daughter to the United States where she has trouble adjusting. The daughter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: cold war, family relations, friendship, family, immigrants, love and romance, self discovery, on the run, siblings relations, parents and children, human nature, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1950, year 1956 ...
Place: hungary, europe, california, austria, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 20K
The Son's Room (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, parents and children, family problems, overcoming, hopes, family in crisis, redemption, marriage crisis, loss of child, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Don't Worry, I'm Fine (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 19-year-old searches for her twin brother after he runs away from home, following a fight with their father.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Joy Luck Club (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Through a series of flashbacks, four young chinese women born in America and their respective mothers born in feudal China, explore their past. This search will help them understand their difficult mother/daughter relationship.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: chinese, friendship, haunted by the past, immigrants, golden years, hopes, women, parents and children, human nature, self discovery, mother daughter relationship, chess ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, san francisco, usa, asia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Adopted (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lisa and Marine live a life of relative companionship together, where the only man permitted into the equation is Lisa’s young son, Leo. However, their simple existence is thrown into disarray when Marie meets and falls in love with Alex, a ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family problems, parents and children, love and romance, single parent, family relations, haunted by the past, sister sister relationship, strong female presence, men hatred, life turned upside down, love affair, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Daughters of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Amangol (Altinay Ghelich Taghani) is the eldest daughter in a poor rural family. To help support them, her head is shaven and begins work as a boy named Aman in an isolated carpet weaving shop. The girls who work there are beaten by the owner, as is ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, touching
Plot: secret, friendship, exploitation, disguise, impostor, love, employer employee relationship, mother daughter relationship, death of mother, death, illiteracy, embarrassment ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Call Me Elisabeth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 10 year old girl lives in post WWII rural France with her parents, who are about to divorce. Her older sister leaves home to finish school, and the young girl is left with a mysterious, almost silent housekeeper. Being afraid of the dark, and of ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, countryside, master and servant, mute or deaf, couples, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, ghost, school, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Pieces of a Woman (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Hungary, USA
Duration: 126 min.
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Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
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Story: Gregoire Canvel has everything a man could want: a wife he loves, three delightful children and his dream job - he is a film producer. Discovering talented filmmakers and developing films that fit his conception of the cinema, free and true to life, ...
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61%
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The Proud Ones (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In early twentieth-century Brittany, two peasants marry, have a son, and live in traditional Breton ways: three generations under one roof, a division of labor between the sexes, elders' stories at night, politics and religion during their ...
Style: realistic, serious, saga, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: family relations, world war one, countryside, farm, religions or cults, social relations, life is a bitch, society, human nature, wartime life, village life, family life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
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Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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, crumbling marriage, addiction, parents and children, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, estrangement, family crisis, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Yesterday's Children (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: family history, love, ancestry, family relations, female protagonist, orphanage, parents and children, family secret, sleeping, family, uncover truth, mystery ...
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60%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, serious, sincere ...
Plot: redemption, released from prison, job seeking, ex convict, physician, family relations, loss of son, family reunited, loss of child, estrangement, hopes, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%