Movies like My Hindu Friend

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My Hindu Friend (2015)
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My Hindu Friend (2015)
Original name: Meu Amigo Hindu
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Diego is a film director very close to death, surrounded by people who are having trouble dealing with his current tempestuous mood. Chances are he won't survive, but if he does, that means he needs to relearn how to live. live.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: cancer, illness, family problems, cancer patient, fighting illness, friends, survival, death, female nudity, hospital, dream, female masturbation, impotence, sex with prostitute, prayer, injection, friends falling out, wedding ceremony, female full frontal nudity, vagina, simulated blow job, labia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, touching and serious films with plots about illness, cancer, fighting illness, family relations, family problems, terminal illness and hospital mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like My Hindu Friend: Dear Friends (2007), The Necessities of Life (2008), It's Time to Love (2013), Notes for My Son (2020), M for Mother (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Life As a Fatal Sexually Transmitted Disease (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of a doctor named Tomasz who questions his beliefs, faith and morality as his end is near, so he makes all efforts to find dignity in his imminent death.
Style: tricky, serious, captivating, clever
Plot: doctor, cancer, meaning of life, cynicism, ex husband ex wife relationship, terminal illness, suffering, pain, death, illness, fighting illness, life & death ...
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Dear Friends (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: High school student Rina has a bad attitude and thinks that friends are something that you use when you need them. She doesn't have any real relationships and is not even on good terms with her parents. Rina is the clubbing queen and could get ...
Style: captivating
Plot: hospital, friendship, illness, deception, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cancer patient, cancer, hospitalization, social relations, male female relationship, relationships ...
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89%
The Necessities of Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In 1952, an Inuit hunter named Tivii with tuberculosis leaves his northern home and family to go recuperate at a sanatorium in Quebec City. Uprooted, far from his loved ones, unable to speak French and faced with a completely alien world, he becomes ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, inter cultural
Plot: isolation, tuberculosis, hospital, illness, friends, hopes, friendship, human spirit, against the rules, family life, doctors and patients, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: canada
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86%
It's Time to Love (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: On-yoo is an adult childhood cancer survivor. When he's not practicing with his boy band, Oh-yoo often volunteers at the hospital's pediatric cancer ward. One day, he recognizes the familiar face of an overdose patient.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: hospital, patient, cancer, volunteer, fighting illness, love and romance, assistant, relationships, girl band, overdose, boy band, children ...
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Notes for My Son (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Battling terminal cancer, a woman writes a one of a kind notebook about life, death and love for her son to remember her by. Based on a true story.
Style: sentimental, suspense, compassionate, sad, touching
Plot: cancer, mother son relationship, terminal illness, hospital, family problems, female protagonist, life, family crisis, parent child relationship, love, fighting illness, family relations
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83%
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M for Mother (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 113 min.
Story: What appears to be a grand love story turns sour when parents-to-be discover that their unborn child will likely be born with serious birth defects, as a result of the mother's exposure to chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq war. The father ...
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining
Plot: sick child, iraq iran war, child illness, pregnancy, pregnant woman, family problems, illness, relationship problems, parenthood, pregnant wife, mother child relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Place: iran
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75%
Forever and a Day (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eugene arrives in Bukidnon with only one intention: to forget his problems at work. But when he meets Raffy and as they travel and go on ridiculous and death-defying activities together, they start to form a friendship that goes beyond Euge’s ...
Style: psychological, sincere, contemplative, sentimental, unusual plot structure
Plot: father son relationship, illness, doctor, cancer patient, dying, cancer, female director, birthday present, shoes, cable car, track and field, store ...
Place: the philippines
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73%
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Asia (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Asia is the single mother of 17-year-old Vika. Vika's deteriorating health urges Asia to finally find her voice as a mother and to embrace and cherish their time together.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, parents and children, sick child, child illness, fighting illness, family relations, illness, relationships, family life, lifestyle, teenage girl ...
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Tomorrow's a New Day (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When theatre actor Giuliano receives an unexpected visit from his childhood friend Tommasso, the encounter is bittersweet. This reunion is their first meeting in many years, triggered by Giuliano’s failing health and his decision to forgo ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: friendship, cancer, terminal illness, overcoming fear, cancer patient, fighting illness, pets, best friends, last wish, life, life & death, sick ...
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69%
The Man Who Surprised Everyone (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, France, Estonia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Egor Korshunov (40) is a Siberian forest guard who works in a local environmental company, fighting fearlessly against poachers in taiga. Egor is a great family man, respected by his fellow villagers. He and his wife Natalia are expecting a second ...
Style: lyrical, melancholic, sad, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: cancer, village, disguise, forest, changing lives, lifestyle change, illness, terminal illness, fighting illness, cheating death, cancer patient, gender disguise ...
Place: siberia
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60%
Time Of My Life (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Based on a true story, 'Tot altijd' introduces us to a band of friends in the eighties, who spend their days enjoying their youth and turbulent (love) life. Years later, Thomas, a recent medicine graduate and Mario's closest friend, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, captivating
Plot: friendship, family life, buddies, friends, terminal illness, life is a bitch, family relations, bittersweet, rivalry, fighting illness, family problems, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, ghent, europe
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56%
Life Must Go On (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When cancer-stricken alcoholic actor discovers he's only got 3 months to live, he decides to change his life and reconcile with his estranged daughter.
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: cancer, father daughter reunion, parent child relationship, reconciliation, father daughter conflict, alcoholic, terminal illness, father daughter relationship, father and daughter, change of heart, relationships, parents and children ...
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50%
Cries & Whispers (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: As Agnes slowly dies of cancer, her sisters are so deeply immersed in their own psychic pains that they can't offer her the support she needs. Maria is wracked with guilt at her husband's suicide, caused by his discovery of her ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, gloomy, touching, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, maid, death, cancer, grudge, mansion, estate, human nature, friendship, family life, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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49%
Life as a House (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, gothic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, dying, cancer, reconciliation, dysfunctional family, family relations, architect, house, hopes, family problems, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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49%
Red Bracelets: The Beginning (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In this prequel to the TV series, the individual fates of the members of the later "Red Bracelets" and how they came together are told.
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, sentimental, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage girl, teenage boy, death of mother, bulimia, hospital, wedding ceremony, death of friend, grandfather grandson relationship, death of loved one, brother brother relationship, cancer patient, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Declaration of War (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Roméo and Juliette are two young actors. They fall in love at first sight, move in together and make a baby. A love story and the founding of a home like millions of others. Except that their little boy, Adam, behaves abnormally. The young parents ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, child illness, parents and children, overcoming, optimism, family problems, couples, babies and infants, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, france, marseille
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46%
Elon Doesn't Believe in Death (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 75 min.
Story: As he does every single day, Elon goes to meet his wife at her workplace, but she is not there. He doesn’t find her at home as well, so he starts to retrace the path Madalena makes daily. In the morning after, Elon goes to the police station and ...
Style: enigmatic, psychological thriller, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: social problems, disappearance, mysterious disappearance, uncover truth, puzzle, investigation, mystery, secret, family problems, hairy vagina, masturbation, male nudity ...
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The Children Act (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer despite his family's refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, rough, captivating
Plot: judge, illness, marriage crisis, hospital, moral dilemma, female protagonist, crisis of faith, lawyer, dying, husband wife relationship, older woman teenage boy relationship, jehovah's witness ...
Place: london
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43%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, hospital, family problems, dealing with death, family in crisis, life is a bitch, pubic hair, sickness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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42%
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The Midwife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Claire is a midwife and has devoted her life to others. At a moment when she is preoccupied by the imminent closure of the maternity clinic where she works, her life is further turned upside down when Béatrice, her father's former mistress, ...
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, sincere, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: illness, doctor, hospital, cancer, friend, surgery, friendship, drinking, student, death, drinking alcohol, hospital room ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
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38%
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The Forest (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: The action of the film takes place in two periods of time. An old man leads his son through a forest, and is simultaneously under his care confined to bed with a deadly illness.
Style: captivating, disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, mystical
Plot: father son relationship, old man, dying father, life & death, parents and children, nursing, illness, care, family relations, fighting illness, multiple storylines, bedridden ...
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37%
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Amour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Style: philosophical, sincere, emotional, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: elderly, elderly lovers, death, aging, illness, love, daughter, husband wife relationship, nurse, supportive spouse, fighting illness, nursing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Your Only Mother: This Is The Last! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A few months after Ina left the position as the President of the Philippines, she is back in the media limelight as she releases a book of her life in her journey as a mother to her children and as a mother to the people of the Philippines. Ina now ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, queer cinema, parody
Plot: mother, parent child relationship, motherhood, female protagonist, death, illness, family feud, anxiety, family, family relations, family problems, terminal illness ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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A Time in Quchi (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Bao stays with his grandfather for the summer and is shocked to see there are no modern appliances.
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, serious
Plot: friendship, coming of age, family relations, family problems, friends, parents and children, countryside, youth, elderly, village, school, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
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35%
Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Adapted from the bestselling Japanese autobiography of the same title, this gentle coming-of-age drama concerns an adolescent boy, Boku - Masaya, torn between the inherited recklessness of his father Oton and the inherited responsibility, wisdom and ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: family life, family relations, life is a bitch, aging, parents and children, terminal illness, single parent, parents separation, mother son relationship, overprotective mother, care, mother and son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Attenberg (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marina, 23, is growing up with her architect father in a prototype factory town by the sea. Finding the human species strange and repellent, she keeps her distance. Instead she chooses to observe it through the songs of Suicide, the mammal ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: family relations, death of father, cancer, lesbian, self discovery, fall in love, parents and children, love and romance, lgbt, factory worker, social relations, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Twisted Roots (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this stylish Finnish drama, the secrets and desires of a family can no longer be suppressed. Mikko turns out to have a hereditary illness. Since then he has been worried. How long can he continue to run the family business that he and inherited ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: family relations, secret, parent child relationship, interracial adoption, adopted daughter, husband wife relationship, family problems, family secret, little girl, adoption, dysfunctional family, family crisis ...
Place: finland
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More Beautiful for Having Been Broken (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Three women’s lives intersect at a lakeside resort and are forever changed by the love of a special needs boy.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, sentimental, twists and turns
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, family secret, death of mother, mother daughter relationship, female fbi agent, lesbian interest, female protagonist, disabled child, child illness, small town ...
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32%
Crying for Love (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three girls meet by chance in a hospital. Struggling to come to terms with their fate, they all look back on a decisive moment in their life: Sara, a professional swimmer relentlessly urged on by her ambitious father, was deprived of her only real ...
Plot: illness, female friendship, camera, photograph, sickness, wine, hospital, wine bottle, picture
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32%
Christmas. Uncensored (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Nowadays Lithuania, the country with strong traditions of Catholicism and society's negative attitude to minorities (homophobia). The tragicomedy is built through the destiny of a young woman Anna, whose secret lights out during the Christmas ...
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: family secret, christmas eve, life is a bitch, family relations, society, lgbt, family problems, social relations, relationship problems, sex with brother in law, voyeurism, family gatherings ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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