Movies like In Between

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In Between (2016)
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In Between (2016)
Original name: بر بحر
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film captures the daily duality of three young Palestinian women in Tel Aviv, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle that seems obvious to many: the freedom to work, party, fuck, and choose.
Plot: feminism, lgbt, islam, female director, dancing, lesbian, sea, rape, student, lawyer, religion, young woman, friendship, drugs, female friendship, muslim, beach, arab, fiancee, single woman, university, male nudity, female protagonist, cooking, nightclub ...
Time: 2010s
Place: israel, tel aviv israel

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and melancholic films with plots about female director, cigarette smoking, dancing, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, friendship and telephone call mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like In Between: Papicha (2019), Parisienne (2015), Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me (2015), A Day for Women (2016), Angel Face (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Papicha (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria, Belgium, Qatar
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Algiers, 1997. The country is in the hands of terrorist groups, seeking to establish an Islamic and archaic state. Women are particularly affected and oppressed by primitive diktas, who seek to take control of their bodies and control their passage ...
Plot: violence against women, sea, hijab, parade, sewing machine, unwanted pregnancy, singing, feminism, candle, nightclub, pregnant teenager, assassination ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: algeria
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Parisienne (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The new film from Lebanese director Danielle Arbid follows a young Arab immigrant in Paris, whose encounters with three men reveal different facets of her new country, and of herself.
Plot: immigrants, love, country, romance, family, female director, kiss, theft, fall in love, boyfriend, teacher student relationship, uncle niece relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: lebanon, paris france
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Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Muhammad, a rejected boy from the fringe of society, floats through the streets of a filthy city, exposed and desolated, until he meets Gurevich; a lone rover who rides his motorcycle into the bowels of the city, through the shadows of the back ...
Plot: female director, male nudity, self mutilation, prison, masturbation, revenge, cigarette smoking, humiliation, blood, bicycle, male masturbation
Place: israel
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87%
A Day for Women (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Egypt
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A new swimming pool opens in a Cairo district, with the announcement that Sundays will be only for females. This causes ripples throughout the local community, while three women - Shamiya, Azza, and Lula - assess their varying lives.
Plot: islam, feminism, female director, grief, swimming
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86%
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 1993: after being caught having sex with the prom queen, a girl is forced into a gay conversion therapy center.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, touching
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lgbt teen, emotional abuse, teenage sexuality, religion, female sexuality, sex scene, parent child relationship, self acceptance, teenager, gay slur ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1992, year 1993
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79%
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Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, single mother, sea, seaside, female director, nickname, supermarket, death, classroom, dancing, diving, swimming pool ...
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Jellyfish (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Meduzot (the Hebrew word for Jellyfish) tells the story of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life. Batya, a catering waitress, takes in a young child ...
Style: witty, stylized, touching, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: wedding, film within a film, honeymoon, plaster cast, hopes, golden years, actor's life, orphan, love and romance, city life, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, asia, mediterranean sea, middle east, tel aviv israel
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68%
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Much Loved (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A social drama about four marginalized prostitutes in Marrakech and their complex relations with their families and society at large.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, touching, suspense
Plot: child prostitution, prostitute, mother daughter relationship, violence against women, debauchery, estranged mother, muslim, teenage daughter, sex, humiliation, poverty, sexual humiliation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: north africa, morocco
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The Party Is Over (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Despite their differences, Celeste and Sihem quickly become inseparable. The common will to get out of drugs seals their fusional friendship. This will be as much a force as an obstacle when, transferred from the center that welcomes them, they find ...
Plot: friendship, addiction, cigarette smoking, female nudity, 19 year old, young woman, toilet, train station, woman in underwear, massage, bare breasts, hit by a car ...
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Golden Youth (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Rose, a 16-year-old girl who was abandoned by her parents and taken in by social services, and her fiancé, 22-year-old Michel, are enjoying their first great and innocent love affair in Paris in 1979, at the height of the popularity of the Le ...
Style: melancholic, disturbing, sexy, unusual plot structure
Plot: swinger couple, older woman younger man sex, nightclub, drugs, sex scene, youth, wife swapping, relationships, money, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, escapades ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, 20th century
Place: paris france
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58%
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Sand Storm (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Bedouin village in Northern Israel. When Jalila's husband marries a second woman, Jalila and her daughter's world is shattered, and the women are torn between their commitment to the patriarchal rules and being true to themselves.
Plot: female director, father daughter conflict, fireworks, marriage, laundry drying on clothes line, cigarette smoking, husband wife relationship, second marriage, dress, boyfriend, college student, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: israel
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57%
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Goat (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Reeling from a terrifying assault, a nineteen year old enrolls into college with his brother and pledges the same fraternity. What happens there, in the name of 'brotherhood,' tests him and his loyalty in brutal ways.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: college, student, sibling relationship, college student, death of friend, threat to kill, father son relationship, dancing, party, dormitory, brutality, ritual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Maryline (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wannabe actress follows her dreams and moves to Paris.
Plot: bird, female nudity, dead animal, wine, bus, sea, female protagonist, falling into water, snow, dog, theater, theatre play ...
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Invisible (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two women meet by chance and discover they were both raped by rapist. Individually and together they must confront the past and finally integrate the long repressed trauma into their lives.
Style: based on true events
Plot: female director, police station, research, husband wife conflict, serial rapist, women, palestinian, political activist, sex crime, mother daughter relationship, rape
Place: israel
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53%
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of Katherine Ann Watson, a feminist teacher who studied at UCLA graduate school and in 1953 left her boyfriend behind in Los Angeles, California to teach at Wellesley College, a conservative women's private liberal arts college in ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, inspirational, sweet, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: feminism, teachers and students, college, dedicated educator, gender, fighting the system, society, college life, lifestyle, life philosophy, friendship, female friendship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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49%
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Documenteur (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After separating from the father of her son, a young French woman tries to find lodging and a fresh start in L.A. for herself and her son.
Plot: female director, female nudity, pubic hair, beach, typewriter, telephone call, sex scene, undressing, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), skateboard ...
Place: los angeles
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ambrosia is the story of an Iranian-Canadian couple, Ali and Leila, who dream of an exciting future in Vancouver: Ali owns a pizza shop and thinks of expanding and Leila is an up-and-coming clothing designer. However, their situations change ...
Plot: lgbt, female director, seamstress, lesbian, lesbian kiss, pregnancy
Place: canada
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Wedding in Galilee (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Palestine
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Palestinian seeks Israeli permission to waive curfew to give his son a fine wedding. The military governor's condition is that he and his officers attend. The groom berates his father for agreeing. Women ritually prepare the bride; men ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: wedding, village, israeli palestinian conflict, couples, family relations, chaos, culture clash, political unrest, society, military, heroes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, palestine, middle east
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Three Veils (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The lives of three young Middle Eastern women intertwine as they struggle to defy tradition and create their own realities. From an arranged marriage and a lesbian love affair to an abusive family situation, the film delicately tackles some of the ...
Plot: arranged marriage, alcohol abuse, oppression, lgbt, religious hypocrisy, first love, female director, lesbian, muslim, lesbian kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Woman Like Eve (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Eve lives with her husband Ad and two children somewhere in Amsterdam. Eve seems reasonably happy although she sometimes has the feeling that there's something missing in her life. Her husband – thinking Eve is depressed – sends her on a ...
Plot: lesbian love, lesbian relationship, female director, love, feminism, beach, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, lesbian kiss, female nudity, lesbian, hippie ...
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46%
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Foxtrot (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Switzerland, Germany, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A personal movie inspired by Maoz’s experience as a soldier, through a tragic yet universal story of grief.
Plot: war, military service, artist, death of son, notebook, burn scar, woman crying, crying woman, drawing, blood, dog, brother brother relationship ...
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45%
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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44%
Reinventing Marvin (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young gay man determined to reinvent his life leaves everything behind on his quest for self-realization.
Style: non-linear, gay cinema
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay student, gay relationship, gay club, gay couple, gay lead character, lgbt, female director, oral sex, sex scene, racial slur ...
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Body Shots (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The Los Angeles club scene is a place of booze-fueled decadence and debauchery. In a night full of possibilities, eight 20-somethings take to the clubs seeking good times, companionship and maybe a little sex. But in the harsh light of the morning ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspense, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: bar, nightclub, party, looking for love, wooing, battle of the sexes, youth, love and romance, nightlife, buddies, young lovers, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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43%
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We the Coyotes (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Amanda and Jake are in love and want to start a new life in Los Angeles. Will they make the right decisions? The first 24 hours of their new life take them all around the city, bringing them more surprises and frustrations than expected.
Plot: female director, cafe, money, cat, aunt, coyote, swimming pool, job seeking, stolen money, telephone conversation, one day, bookstore ...
Place: los angeles
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42%
Misunderstood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rome, 1984, Aria is nine-year-old girl. On the verge of divorce, Aria's infantile and selfish parents are too preoccupied with their careers and extra-marital affairs to properly tend to any of Aria's needs. While her two older sisters are ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, emotional
Plot: family life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, youth, separated parents, female director, black cat, skateboarding, cocaine, superstition, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
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42%
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Foxfire (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, high school, feminism, teacher, youth, rebellion, hostage, prison, tattoo, teenage girl, coming of age, school ...
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Belgica (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who, even though they have absolutely nothing in common, open a bar together that quickly becomes a regular hangout for nighthawks. Despite the success, they must soon face up to the difficulties inherent in running a ...
Plot: bar, alcohol abuse, beer, dog, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, baby, aquarium, smoking, counting money, urinating on someone, drugs ...
Place: belgium
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40%
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up To Me (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Free-thinking student tries to put up with life at a straight-laced college in 1958.
Plot: college life, kiss, cigarette smoking, dancing, activist, college campus, beer drinking, beatnik, fireplace, friendship, college student, wine ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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39%
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Half Nelson (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a ...
Style: talky, serious, depressing, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: teacher, teachers and students, student, friendship, loneliness, liberal, basketball, secret, coach, african american, ghetto, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california
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39%
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