Movies like In Between

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In Between
Original name: بَر بَحَر‎
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
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, flatmate, woman smoking cigarette, palestinian, female lawyer, hijab, fiance fiancee relationship, israeli, female friendship, arab, cocaine, religion, christian, friendship between women, apartment, muslim, young woman, nightclub, female protagonist, bar, friendship, dating, university ...
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 friendship, dancing, society, kiss, cigarette smoking, singing and crying mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like In Between: I, the Worst of All (1990), Mustang (2015), The New Twenty (2008), The Visitor (2007), Jellyfish (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I, the Worst of All
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The prelate finds her a symbol of European laxity. He engineers ...
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Plot: writer's life, lesbian, hospital, poetry, catholicism, censorship, women, convent, clergy, pornography, writers, intrigue ...
Time: 17th century, 1920s
Place: latin america, mexico, spain, tokyo, israel ...
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    User:   92%
 
 7.6
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Mustang
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Turkey, Qatar
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.
Style: heartbreaking, harsh, light, sweet, dramatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, virginity, teenager, chase, islam, sisters, adolescence, women, teacher, runaway, assassination, teenage girl ...
Place: middle east, california, israel, turkey, istanbul turkey
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 5.2
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The New Twenty
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five best friends in their late 20's discover new truths about themselves and the friendships they thought would last forever.
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: friendship, best friends, young lovers, college, romance, introspection, self discovery, urban, sexual relations, gay, homosexuality, singleness ...
Time: 20s, year 2006
Place: new york, usa
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System:   75%
    User:   79%
 
 7.7
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The Visitor
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: immigrants, friendship, loneliness, self discovery, wine, jazz, urban, relationships, solitude, interracial relations, unlikely friendships, mentor ...
Place: new york, michigan, new jersey, connecticut, manhattan new york city ...
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    User:   77%
 
 7.1
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Jellyfish
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized, witty ...
Plot: actor's life, golden years, urban, orphan, human nature, parents and children, wedding, city life, love and romance, couples, family relations, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel, mediterranean sea, tel aviv israel, middle east, asia
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    User:   68%
 
Snails in the Rain
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tel Aviv, Summer 1989. Boaz, a beautiful and alluring linguistics student, receives anonymous, male written love letters, that undermine his sexual identity and interfere on his peaceful life with his beloved girlfriend.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, suspense
Plot: gays and lesbians, gender, self discovery, couple relations, student life, homoeroticism, couples, in the closet, gay relationship, lgbt, lifestyle, army ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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System:   63%
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 4.8
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God's Not Dead
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After he refuses to disavow his faith, a devout Christian student (Shane Harper) must prove the existence of God or else his college philosophy professor (Kevin Sorbo) will fail him.
Style: serious, talky, biblical, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: christian, religion, christianity, atheism, god, cancer, teachers and students, jesus, islam, college life, death, propaganda ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, egypt, israel, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   64%
 
 7.1
 2K
The Secrets
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In The Secrets, two brilliant young women discover their own voices in a repressive orthodox culture where females are forbidden to sing, let alone speak out. Naomi, the studious, devoutly religious daughter of a prominent rabbi, convinces her ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: redemption, boarding school, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, religions or cults, hopes, best friends, prodigy, against the rules, obsession, rebelliousness, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   65%
 
 7.0
 601
Campfire
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of one woman's personal battle for acceptance, but also a portrait of a political movement that has forever affected millions of lives in the Middle East.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: single parent, bank, starting over, self discovery, friendship, romance, impossible love, parents and children, siblings relations, coming of age, teenage love, tragic love ...
Time: 80s
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   58%
 
Mona Lisa Smile
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
Plot: feminism, gender, college, stereotypes, dedicated educator, women, friendship, teacher student relationship, friendship between women, mentor, teachers and students, destiny ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: massachusetts, usa, california, new jersey, yale university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   66%
 
 7.5
 5K
Any Day Now
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the late 1970s, when a mentally handicapped teenager is abandoned, a gay couple takes him in and becomes the family he's never had. But once the unconventional living arrangement is discovered by authorities, the men must fight the legal ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: adoption, gays and lesbians, drugs/alcohol, district attorney, hollywood, courtroom drama, custody, gender, society, teenage boy, gay parent, gay relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
Live and Become
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium, Italy
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 1980 the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognised as genuine Jews and are secretly carried to Israel. The day before the transport the son of a Jewish mother dies. In his place and with his name (Schlomo) she takes a Christian 9-year-old boy.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: adoption, parents and children, society, family relations, fugitives, hidden identity, rescue, orphan, refugee camp, rabbi, christian, racism ...
Time: 1990s
Place: africa, europe, france, israel, middle east ...
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System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
 5.7
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White Girl
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Summer, New York City. A college girl falls hard for a guy she just met. After a night of partying goes wrong, she goes to wild extremes to get him back.
Plot: partying, sex, kissing, lost love, sex in car, sex scene, marijuana, female vomiting, crying girl, redheaded woman, moaning woman, beer drinking ...
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    User:   47%
 
 5.9
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Fiona
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The director of Sue continues his exploration of the theme of lonely women lost in the big city with Fiona, which goes one step further and exposes the wasted lives of whores and junkies in New York. The story of Fiona and her mother told in eight ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, disturbing, bleak
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, california, israel, tel aviv israel ...
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    User:   50%
 
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: unsupportive spouse, courtroom drama, discrimination, judge, divorce, legal, society, legal action, religions or cults, injustice, fighting the system, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Antarctica
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sentimental, sexual ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, strong sexual content, romance, couple relations, urban, looking for love, city life, gender, gay, lesbian, love and romance, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   43%
 
 6.1
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Happy Hour
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 317 min.
Story: Jun, Akari, Sakurako and Fumi truly believe that they can confide in each other. But one day, at a party, Jun confesses that she is seeking a divorce from her husband and this information seems to upset the other three. They follow her trial as she ...
Style: sexual, romantic
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Time: future
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
 7.0
 3K
Our Music
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jean-Luc Godard's poetic meditation on war, violence and defeat. The film is structured in three parts. The three segments are "Hell", "Purgatory", and "Heaven". The first segment is a montage of war images from ...
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Plot: politics, poetry, human nature, anti war, society, jews, native americans, pornography, french, catastrophe, life & death, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia, europe, former yugoslavia, israel, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   44%
 
The Joy Luck Club
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, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, friendship, family, immigrants, culture clash, storytelling, sacrifice, marriage, feminism, women, relationships, human nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, san francisco, asia, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   49%
 
 7.1
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Caramel
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Lebanon
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a beauty salon in Beirut the lives of five women cross paths. The beauty salon is a colorful and sensual microcosm where they share and entrust their hopes, fears and expectations.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, women, lesbian, best friends, adultery, religion, marriage, loneliness, beauty salon, relationships, islam ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, lebanon, israel, beirut lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   41%
 
 7.5
 5K
Wild Reeds
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, reflective, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, boarding school, friendship, french, homosexuality, teenager, virginity, sexuality, love triangle, adolescence, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
At Five in the Afternoon
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nogreh is a young Afghani woman living with her father and her sister-in-law, Leylomah, whose husband, Akhtar, is missing. Beyond the issue of Akhtar, Leylomah is most concerned with how to feed her baby. She cannot provide milk for her baby as her ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: hidden identity, injustice, war, society, state affairs, survival, feminism, human nature, parents and children, political unrest, religions or cults, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
Anatomy of Hell
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man rescues a woman from a suicide attempt in a gay nightclub. Walking the streets together, she propositions him: She'll pay him to visit her at her isolated house for four consecutive nights. There he will silently watch her. He's ...
Style: serious, psychological, sexual, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, obsession, blow job, sex, couple relations, prostitute, sexual relations, gender bending, menstruation, gay, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   44%
 
 7.1
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Amreeka
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Canada, Kuwait, Jordan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Eager to provide a better future for her son, Fadi (Melkar Muallem), divorcée Muna Farah (Nisreen Faour) leaves her Palestinian homeland and takes up residence in rural Illinois -- just in time to encounter the domestic repercussions of ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: immigrants, single parent, starting over, small town, culture clash, family in crisis, family life, teenage life, hopes, misfit, society, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003
Place: illinois, usa, palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   36%
 
 7.0
 5K
Requiem
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Michaela, an epileptic, enrolls in college to study education. She goes off her medication and soon begins hearing voices and seeing apparitions that tell her to avoid religious objects, although she is devoutly Roman Catholic. One priest scoffs at ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: mental illness, small town, friendship, depression, catholicism, german, disability, psychology, religion, college, hospital, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, europe, tokyo, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
 6.2
 5K
Attenberg
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating
Plot: self discovery, friends, small town, death of father, hospital, lesbian, cancer, coming of age, best friends, fall in love, parents and children, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
 6.1
 3K
I Am Curious
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with relationships, political activism, and meditation. Meanwhile, ...
Style: sexual, stylized, realistic, serious, erotic ...
Plot: sex, politics, male nudity, censorship, sexuality, strong sexual content, self discovery, pornography, revolution, political, sexual relations, race issues ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, sweden, spain, california, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   37%
 
 7.3
 36K
North Country
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the first major successful sexual harassment case in the United States -- Jenson vs. Eveleth Mines, where a woman who endured a range of abuse while working as a miner filed and won the landmark 1984 lawsuit.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, dramatic, disturbing ...
Plot: women, courtroom drama, workplace, small town, court, lawyer, rape, courtroom, father daughter relationship, mining, lawsuit, feminism ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   42%
 
 6.2
 731
Love My Life
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ichiko and Eri are two beautiful Japanese university students who are in a lesbian relationship. Ichiko comes out to her father who tells her he is also gay and her mother was a lesbian. Her best friend is gay too, though he has a female who is ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: college, gays and lesbians, romance, love affair, student life, lgbt, gender, love and romance, youth, lesbian interest, lesbian relationship, coming out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
Reinventing Marvin
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.
Plot: lgbt, homosexuality, gay kiss, gay couple, male nudity, gay sex, school bully, homophobic slur, name change, gay club, sex in shower, shower ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
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