Movies like As I Open My Eyes

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As I Open My Eyes (2015)
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As I Open My Eyes (2015)
Original name: À peine j'ouvre les yeux
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Tunisia, France, Belgium, United Arab Emirates, Switzerland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tunis, summer 2010, a few months before the Revolution: Farah, 18 years old, has just graduated and her family already sees her as a future doctor. But she doesn't have the same idea. She sings in a political rock band, has a passion for life, gets drunk, discovers love and her city by night against the wishes of her mother Hayet, who knows Tunisia and its dangers all too well.
Style: sincere, captivating, realistic, disturbing
Audience: teen drama
Plot: parent child relationship, rebellious daughter, teenage girl, music band, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, corruption, drunkenness, women, woman, teenage rebellion, rebellious youth, dancing, abduction, police, youth, jealousy, male nudity, violence against women, single mother, mother daughter relationship, broken heart, chambermaid, nudity (full frontal - brief), cleaning lady, 18 year old ...
Time: year 2010
Place: tunisia

Most similar movies to As I Open My Eyes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, sincere and serious films with plots about teenager, music, teenage girl, youth, musician, coming of age and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama, Music and Comedy genres. Some movies like As I Open My Eyes: Bravetown (2015), One Day of Betty (2014), Wild Rose (2018), Teen Spirit (2018), What Will People Say (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bravetown (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After an accidental drug overdose, a talented teenage DJ goes to live with his estranged father in a small Army town, where he gets to the bottom of his own pain and learns empathy for others.
Style: road movie, inspirational, sincere, captivating, motivational
Audience: teen drama
Plot: parent child relationship, small town, teenager, dancing, introspection, coming of age, self discovery, music, on the road, destiny, human spirit, travel ...
Place: usa
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One Day of Betty (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Hungary
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Betty and her friend V have a major project: the open-air music festival, Sziget Festival held every summer on one of the Danube islands in Hungary. Instead of money the teenagers have a stash of grass waiting for a buyer. Food? Nothing wrong with ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: friendship, youth, coming of age, best friends, teenage life, teenage girl, friendship between girls, adulthood, festival, strong female presence, music, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hungary, europe
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Wild Rose (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young Scottish singer, Rose-Lynn Harlan, dreams of making it as a country artist in Nashville after being released from prison.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, humorous, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: country music, women's prison, mother daughter relationship, musician, single mother, party, bigger dreams, rehearsal, promise, released from prison, mother daughter reunion, depression ...
Time: year 1943
Place: glasgow scotland, nashville tennessee, scotland, london
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Teen Spirit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Violet, a shy teenager living on the Isle of Wight off the south coast of England dreams of pop stardom and with the help of an unlikely mentor, she enters a singing competition that will test her integrity, talent and ambition.
Style: entertaining, captivating, exciting, light
Audience: teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: musician, teenage girl, audition, mother daughter relationship, choir, singing competition, singer, love and romance, music, coming of age, fictional reality show, schoolgirl ...
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What Will People Say (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden, France, Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when out with her friends, she is a normal Norwegian teenager. When her father catches her in bed with her boyfriend, Nisha's two ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, intense, thought provoking ...
Plot: pakistani, family relations, boyfriend, double life, family values, forced marriage, women, woman, sexual abuse, human rights, female nudity, bad reputation ...
Place: pakistan
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Rock On!! (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: India
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Sakshi Shroff, the lonely and neglected wife of busy banking executive, Aditya, decides to give him a surprise on his birthday on July 22nd, but ends surprising him multiple times. While Aditya is thrilled to know that he is going to be a dad, he is ...
Style: serious, realistic, inspirational, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, music, ambition, follow your dream, buddies, rivalry, hopes, contests and competitions, bohemian life, bittersweet, boyfriend, music band ...
Place: india, asia, goa india
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BlackJack (1990)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Kaj, Lennart and Robert are 30-somethings who goes out to dance every weekend. At one dance they meet Inger, whom Kaj falls in love with. Kaj has some friends who are playing in a band. The drummer Tommy is known for being the local Casanova, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: small town, thirtysomething life, family relations, love triangle, fall in love, single parent, artists and showbiz, music, music band, love and romance, christmas, love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Breaking Through (2015)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When Casey, a dancer who is discovered on YouTube, gets thrust into the modern world of internet celebrity and culture, she must find a way to balance her true identity with her online persona, or risk losing everything she cares about.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: youtube, dancing, dancer, youth, youth culture, grownups, social issues, female protagonist, adolescence vs adulthood, celebrity culture, dancer's life, social problems ...
Time: 21st century
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Crazy Sexy Cool: The TLC Story (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: TLC's humble beginnings in Atlanta quickly led to an unprecedented rise to fame in the 1990's as one of the world's most talented, celebrated and highest-selling female groups of all time. Through very public and high profile success, ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: musician's life, rising to stardom, music band, artists and showbiz, ambition, hip hop, bankruptcy, music, musician, women, female musician, african american ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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April's Daughter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Valeria is 17 and pregnant. She lives in Puerto Vallarta with Clara, her half sister. Valeria has not wanted her long-absent mother, April, to find out about her pregnancy, but due to the economic strain and the overwhelming responsibility of having ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, melancholic
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Moxie (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Inspired by her mom's rebellious past and a confident new friend, a shy 16-year-old publishes an anonymous zine calling out sexism at her school.
Style: funny, light, captivating, sad, romantic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: feminist, teenager, teenage girl, teenage life, high school life, revolution, women, coming of age, feminism, rebellious youth, rebelliousness, youth ...
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No One Knows About Persian Cats (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Iran
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Iranian musicians Negar and Ashkan look for band members to play at a London concert ... and the visa that allows them to leave Tehran to do so.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: music band, ambition, state affairs, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, hopes, musician's life, against the rules, youth, teenage life, music, music festival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: iran, tehran iran, middle east, london, persia
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Taking Off (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unable to deal with her parents, Jeannie Tyne runs away from home. Larry and Lyne Tyne search for her, and in the process meet other people whose children ran away. With their children gone, the parents are now free to rediscover/enjoy life.
Style: social, suspense, talky, captivating, biting ...
Plot: marijuana, female nudity, anti establishment, psychology, counterculture, time travel, missing child, hippie, couples, estrangement, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
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82%
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Hard to Hold (1984)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Details the efforts of a pop-rock star (James Roberts / Rick Springfield) to win the love of a woman he meets in a car accident. None of the usual gambits work on this woman, who has never heard of him. Complications arise involving the ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, semi autobiographical
Audience: date night
Plot: rock and roll, social differences, love, jazz, love triangle, fall in love, couples, friends, artists and showbiz, romance, opposites attract, musician's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Bandits (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four female cons who have formed a band in prison get a chance to play at a police ball outside the walls. They take the chance to escape. Being on the run from the law they even make it to sell their music and become famous outlaws.
Style: surreal, humorous, talky, light, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: prison, music, redemption, unlikely friendships, music business, music band, confined, crimes, partners, friends, disorder, criminal heroes ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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All Cats Are Grey (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This Belgian drama is about the special bond between father and daughter. Paul is a 46 year old PI. Dorothy is almost 16 and has an identity crisis when she finds out her father isn't her biological father. Her mother won't tell her ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: private detective, unknown father, obsession, youth, teenage life, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, paternity revealed, fatherhood, nightclub, coming of age, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
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81%
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DonT Stop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Prague, 1983. The communist regime, in a suffocating atmosphere ruled over by the secret police, imposes "normalization". Miki and David need some kind of motivation to carry on in the communist wasteland. They discover The Clash's ...
Plot: father son relationship, friendship between men, teenage boy, rock music, drug abuse, best friend, friendship between boys, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, musician, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: prague
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80%
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Solo Sunny (1980)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: East Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Sunny is the singer of band trying to establish itself in the music-scene of East-Berlin. They play regular gigs in small towns, but Sunny feels out of touch with the audience and her life as a whole. She begins a relationship with the amateur ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, offbeat
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), solitude, self fulfillment, hopes, philosopher, taxi driver, strong female presence, sexual content, friends, nightlife, introspection, human nature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, east berlin, east germany, germany, europe ...
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Sparkle (1976)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three sisters (Sister and the Sisters) from Harlem who become singers Sister (Lonette McKee) becomes involved with drugs and Sparkle ends up being the one who gets famous. This movie tells about how drugs ruined Sister's relationships and ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: drug addiction, girl group, showbiz, women, gangsters, ambitious woman, rock and roll, black cast, black history, alcohol abuse, performer, musician ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new york state, harlem
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The Cat and the Moon (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Nick comes to New York to temporarily live with a jazz musician friend of his late father's named Cal while his mom is in rehab. During his time in the city, he befriends a group of kids who show him what New York has to offer.
Style: captivating, melancholic, psychological, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: 18 year old, teenage boy, friendship, african american, teenager, drug dealer, musician, love triangle, male camaraderie, black american, loss of father, underage drinking ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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Slalom (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 15 year-old Lyz, a high school student in the French Alps, has been accepted to a highly selective ski club whose aim is to train future professional athletes. Taking a chance on his new recruit, Fred, ex-champion turned coach, decides to make Lyz ...
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing, psychological, semi autobiographical
Audience: teen drama
Plot: skiing, female protagonist, teenage girl, statutory rape, snow skiing, coach, championship, competition, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, ambition, coping ...
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Into the Beat (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Katya is a young, outstanding and upcoming ballet dancer. In just a few weeks she is due to have a major audition for the New York Ballet Academy and Katya has good chances of getting a scholarship. But when she meets a group of street-dancers the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing
Plot: ballerina, dancing, ballet school, father daughter conflict, father daughter relationship, teen romance, teenage girl, hip hop, ballet, love story, family problems, dancer's life ...
Place: hamburg germany
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Hounddog (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama set in the American South, where a precocious, troubled girl finds a safe haven in the music and movement of Elvis Presley.
Style: disturbing, serious, touching, stylized, erotic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: sexual abuse, child's point of view, children, child molestation, youth, child molester, rape, blues, life is a bitch, elvis presley, child rape, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa
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Things Behind the Sun (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young music journalist's dark memories are awakened when he goes to interview a female rock singer, and both are forced to confront troubling secrets from their pasts.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Plot: rape, rapist, sexual abuse, rape victim, haunted by the past, journalist, memory, teenage girl, secret, coping, musician's life, introspection ...
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Our Shining Days (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: China
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A youth inspirational film, about how a group of high school students try to revive Chinese orchestra ensemble. They face many challenges along the way to compete nationally, including a rivalry with the more popular Western orchestra club.
Style: captivating, disturbing, entertaining, inspirational
Plot: high school, high school student, coping, orchestra, school club, music, schoolboy, musician, contest, ambition, school, high school life ...
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The Truth (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan, Switzerland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fabienne is a star; a star of French cinema. She reigns amongst men who love and admire her. When she publishes her memoirs, her daughter Lumir returns from New York to Paris with her husband and young child. The reunion between mother and daughter ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating
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Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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The Unpolished (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stevie, a precocious 14-year-old girl must cope with the instabilities of her immoderate parents. When they decide to move to a small provincial town in Germany, Stevie attempts to slip into a normal life. Whilst her parents playfully escape their ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, generation gap, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, parent child relationship, moving, coming of age, family, drug use, unfaithful husband, female nudity, drugs ...
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Quadrophenia (1979)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the 1973 rock opera album of the same name by The Who, this is the story of 60s teenager Jimmy. At work he slaves in a dead-end job. While after, he shops for tailored suits and rides his scooter as part of the London Mod scene.
Style: surreal, depressing, melancholic, lyrical, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: motorcycle, gang, music, coming of age, rock, rock and roll, working class, youth, dancing, depression, character study, teenager ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1965
Place: england, london, scotland, europe, brighton ...
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The Piano Teacher (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Erika Kohut, a sexually repressed piano teacher living with her domineering mother, meets a young man who starts romantically pursuing her.
Style: sexual, disturbing, psychological, bleak, erotic ...
Plot: bdsm, older woman younger man relationship, age difference, teacher student sex, sexual relations, masochism, desire, sex, rape, mother daughter relationship, overbearing parent, pianist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vienna, paris france, austria, europe
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Just Like Before (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A movie about the Filipino rock Band The Dawn.
Style: captivating, semi autobiographical, entertaining
Plot: rock band, rocker, fame, musician, rock music, rock star, singer, music band, musician's life, music, obscurity, fan ...
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