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The Devil in the Skin (2011)
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The Devil in the Skin (2011)
Original name: Le Diable dans la peau
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Coming-of-Age drama telling the story of the strong bond between Xavier and his little brother Jacques and their struggle to remain together despite all odds.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: youth, family relations, rebelliousness, coming of age, siblings relations, countryside, life turned upside down, forceful separation, teenager, friendship, summer, brother, boy, teenage boy, brother brother relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about youth, family relations, coming of age, parents and children, friendship, siblings relations and teenage life mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Devil in the Skin: The Last Hammer Blow (2014), Sisters (2009), All the Wilderness (2014), A Time in Quchi (2013), Max & Lenny (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Hammer Blow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When he first enters the Montpellier Opera House, Victor knows nothing about music. Nor does he know his father, Samuel Rovinski, who is there to conduct Mahler’s 6th symphony. To change the course of his suddenly uncertain future, for Nadia his ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, parents and children, family relations, bittersweet, single parent, father son relationship, teenage boy, playing piano, orchestra conductor, wig, father son reunion, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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95%
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Sisters (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their father who abandoned them, and she feels isolated. She dreams ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, youth, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, introspection, coming of age, obsessive quest, godparent, self discovery, single parent ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, france, lyon
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92%
All the Wilderness (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Keeping to himself in the wake his father's death, James Charm finds refuge in solitary walks and creating morbid sketches — until a charismatic new friend and a quirky young woman begin to draw him out of his shell.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, self discovery, youth, single parent, boy, teenage boy, therapist, mother son relationship, coming of age, hamster, lake ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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86%
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: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, countryside, elderly, coming of age, village, bittersweet, parents and children, siblings relations, youth, family problems, friends, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Max & Lenny (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max and Lenny is the story of a friendship between two girls fighting for survival in a northern area of Marseille.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: immigrants, follow your dream, teenage life, friends, family relations, hip hop, music, siblings relations, hopes, strong female presence, ambition, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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81%
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Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, youth, child as adult, family problems, family relations, teachers and students, coming of age, power relations, siblings relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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74%
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Drunkboat (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After twenty years of broken bottles and empty hallways, Mort Gleason witnesses his nephew Moo being beaten while in a drunken stupor. The short contact with family brings Mort back to what are left of his senses and he returns to the last home he ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, social relations, youth, single parent, haunted by the past, parents and children, teenage life, suburbs, self discovery, coming of age, teenager, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Vegas (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 110 min.
Story: You don't choose your family. You choose your friends. Vegas is the story of Thomas, Marianne and Terje - three teenagers with nowhere to go.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: youth, friendship, family relations, coming of age, life is a bitch, social misfits, young heroes, teenage boy, teenage girl, unlikely partners, siblings relations, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Dummy (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A coming of age drama about two young brothers whose lives are thrown into turmoil when their mother dies suddenly, leaving them to fend for themselves. While Danny loses himself in music, sex and drugs, his younger brother Jack transforms a life ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, humorous
Plot: teenage life, youth, kids in trouble, family relations, family in crisis, family problems, death in the family, brother brother relationship, coming of age, death of mother, siblings relations, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
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68%
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Nana (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Nana is 4 years old and lives in a stone house beyond the forest. Back from school, a late afternoon, all she finds is silence in the house. A journey into the darkness of her childhood. The world from her height.
Style: fairy tale, offbeat, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: solitude, countryside, babies and infants, youth, coming of age, female director, massacre, pig, child, loneliness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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67%
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Welcome Aboard (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Despite his fame, Taillandier has suddenly stopped painting. Deeply depressed, the sixty-year-old decides to go away. He has no clear goal and explains nothing to his close friends. During his travels, he has a strange encounter with Marylou, a wild ...
Style: sentimental, road movie, sincere, light, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, encounter, chance meeting, painter, road, meaning of life, depression, older man young girl relationship, friendship, changing lives, teenager, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Cold Water (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An outer suburb of Paris, 1972. Gilles and Christine, both sixteen, are classmates and lovers who have become frustrated with the aloofness of their families and the general monotony of their lives. When the pair are caught shoplifting, ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: youth, family relations, teenage life, unfulfilled love, romance, rebelliousness, kids in trouble, parents and children, unfulfillment, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional family, coming of age ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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60%
Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, elderly, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, hopes, self discovery, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, countryside, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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58%
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Suzanne (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of a destiny. Suzanne's and her family's. The ties that bind them, keep them together, and the love she pursues... to the point of leaving everything behind.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, bleak
Plot: love affair, family life, family problems, coming of age, single parent, fall in love, parents and children, dysfunctional family, youth, siblings relations, teenage girl, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Valley (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of three sensitive teens who are forced to deal with violence at home, violence at school. It is a story of friendship, of love and hate, where the adolescents world is revealed as cruel and beautiful, a world where the desire to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: teenage life, friendship, teenage love, buddies, youth, love and romance, graphic violence, family relations, domestic violence, friends, coming of age, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
My Sweet Orange Tree (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Zezé is an 8 year old boy who, although a naughty boy, has a good heart. He leads a very modest life, due to the fact that his father has been unemployed for a long time, and has the habit of having long conversations with a sweet orange tree which ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, family relations, siblings relations, mischievous children, youth, family life, friends, coming of age, countryside, brazilian, car hit by a train, unemployed ...
Time: 20th century
Place: latin america, brazil
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53%
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Being 14 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The lives and turbulent adventures of a bunch of fourteen-year-old teenagers, through the eyes of three young girls - Sarah, Jade and Louise - with one last year to go before high school.
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, coming of age, drug abuse, youth, sexuality, self discovery, college, best friends, life is a bitch, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Libero (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young father and his two children struggle to find harmony after his wife leaves them for another man.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: unfaithful wife, family relations, friendship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, lifestyle, parents and children, siblings relations, family problems, youth, single parent, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Children of Sarajevo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A microcosm of the fathomless suffering that remains more than 16 years since the siege of Sarajevo ended, writer-director Aida Begic’s follow-up to her 2008 Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize-winning debut Snow tells the story of two orphaned ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak, gloomy
Plot: orphan, life is a bitch, social decay, youth, society, siblings relations, friendship, family relations, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bosnia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Yuki & Nina (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Yuki finds out that her parents are separating and she is moving to Japan with her mother, she and her best friend Nina devise ways to reunite the feuding adults.
Style: sincere, stylized, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, forceful separation, hopes, breakup, youth, on the run, parents separation, family relations, parents and children, family problems, best friends, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Last Summer of La Boyita (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Jorgelina feels estranged from her boy-crazy older sister, who has entered adolescence and doesn't want to hang around with little kids anymore. Finding refuge in their Boyita camper-van, Jorgelina travels with her father to the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, melancholic, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, countryside, family relations, ranch, teenage life, parents and children, youth, sister sister relationship, swimming, gender, coming of age, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Wild Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The new film by French director Cédric Kahn focusses on Philippe Fournier, a man who lives with his 2 sons, having decided not to give them back to their mother after she won custody of the children. The children Okyesa and Tsali must grow up in ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: on the run, custody, parents and children, separated parents, family relations, feral man, teenage life, hidden identity, society, coming of age, youth, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
You'll Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Leo is 10 and wise beyond his years. A solitary dreamer who seeks refuge in books. When the carefree 20-year-old Theo steps into his life, it forces Leo out of his shell. Despite their age difference, the two becomes best friends, helping each other ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: nanny, friends, family relations, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, coming of age, friendship, youth, 11 year old, teenager, adult child friendship, sick mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Darker Than Midnight (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Davide is different from the other teenagers. Something makes him look like a girl. Davide is fourteen when he runs away from home. His intuition leads him to choose Villa Bellini, a park in Catania, as a refuge. The park is a world in itself, a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious
Plot: social misfits, parents and children, friendship, youth, society, family relations, lgbt, coming of age, androgyny, leaving home, misfit, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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In Mom's Head (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lulu's mother is depressed and has been as far back as she can remember, Lulu is determined to discover the truth behind her listlessness.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: family relations, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, youth, life is a bitch, parents and children, love and romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, secret, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Of Boys and Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert Townsend stars as the patriarch of a family devastated when his wife is killed in a senseless auto accident. Reeling with grief, each family member must find courage and vision to carry on, ultimately eager to do the mother proud.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, family life, family in crisis, parents and children, youth, car accident, death of wife, accidental death, grief, society, love, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Beautiful Secret (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The beloved screen legend Katy Jurado, the lights one last time in the history of a special friendship that develops between a lonely old woman and Jorge, a rebellious teenager in Mexico City in 1984. Through the use flashbacks, Jorge, now an adult, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, human nature, rebellion, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, rebelliousness, youth, elderly, power relations, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 80s, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Pregnancy Project (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Pregnancy project tells the real story of Gaby Rodriguez, a seventeen-year-old who attended a Washington state high-school and made her senior school project the treatment of pregnant teenagers by pretending to be pregnant.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, thought provoking
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, youth, high school, parents and children, pregnancy, dishonesty, teachers and students, power relations, social relations, high school life, teenager
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Hide Your Smiling Faces (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Tommy and his older brother Eric live in the midst of vast remote forests. The death of their friend pushes them close to the edge. Eric doesn’t know how to channel his energy. All at once, nature’s vastness feels stifling.
Style: rough, touching, serious, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, human nature, haunted by the past, teenage life, dealing with death, family relations, tragic event, fear of death, coming of age, life is a bitch, life philosophy, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mother, I Love You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Latvia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Raimonds, a 12 year old boy, falls into a world of petty crime while trying to stay out of trouble with his mother.
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Plot: kids in trouble, juvenile delinquency, single parent, youth, family relations, parents and children, crimes, bittersweet, childhood, coming of age, saxophone, single mother
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%