Movies like The Devil in the Skin

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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, siblings relations, coming of age, countryside, life turned upside down, forceful separation, friendship, summer, brother, boy, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, teenager
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 sincere films with plots about youth, family relations, coming of age, parents and children, siblings relations, friendship and friends mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Devil in the Skin: The Last Hammer Blow (2014), Sisters (2009), A Time in Quchi (2013), All the Wilderness (2014), 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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: parents and children, family relations, coming of age, youth, single parent, beach, piano, classroom, soccer, jumping from height, teenager, hitchhiking ...
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: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, emotional
Plot: single parent, coming of age, introspection, family problems, godparent, self discovery, dysfunctional family, youth, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, contemporary
Place: italy, france, europe
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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: touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, countryside, coming of age, village, siblings relations, parents and children, family problems, family relations, friends, youth, elderly, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, self discovery, single parent, youth, teenage boy, therapist, boy, mother son relationship, coming of age, undressing, hamster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: hip hop, ambition, friends, family relations, immigrants, hopes, siblings relations, music, follow your dream, teenage life, friendship, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, power relations, youth, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, teachers and students, family problems, child as adult, coming of age
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: offbeat, sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: solitude, countryside, youth, babies and infants, coming of age, child, pig, loneliness
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, touching, serious
Plot: parents and children, dealing with death, family in crisis, coming of age, family life, family problems, youth, siblings relations, family relations, accidental death, death, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: serious, sincere, stylized, realistic, touching
Plot: friendship, on the run, starting over, family problems, in the woods, friends, parents separation, forceful separation, family relations, parents and children, best friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sincere
Plot: obsessive quest, love and romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, parents and children, unfulfilled love, coming of age, countryside, family relations, youth, haunted by the past, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: family relations, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, nanny, friends, coming of age, youth, mental illness, father son relationship, abused child, adult child friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, humorous
Plot: coming of age, family in crisis, death in the family, dealing with death, siblings relations, family relations, kids in trouble, youth, family problems, teenage life, sibling relationship, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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, sincere, road movie, light, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, encounter, chance meeting, drive away, changing lives, painter, friendship, older man young girl relationship, family relations, road, teenager, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: youth, rebelliousness, teenage life, unfulfilled love, romance, parents and children, unfulfillment, family relations, kids in trouble, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional family, coming of age ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
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53%
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: youth, friendship, coming of age, siblings relations, social misfits, obsessive quest, misfit, unlikely partners, down on your luck, life is a bitch, young heroes, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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51%
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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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: social relations, family relations, haunted by the past, coming of age, youth, single parent, parents and children, self discovery, suburban life, suburbs, siblings relations, teenage life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
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51%
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: realistic, touching, gloomy, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, innocence lost, family relations, in the woods, teenage life, siblings relations, dealing with death, human nature, youth, haunted by the past, wrestling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic
Plot: friendship, youth, family life, countryside, friends, family relations, siblings relations, mischievous children, coming of age, brazilian, car hit by a train, beating ...
Time: 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: youth, single parent, coming of age, parents and children, crimes, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, family relations, single mother, saxophone, childhood
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: serious, sincere, tense, realistic, gloomy
Plot: friendship, coming of age, drug abuse, youth, best friends, friends, teenage life, life is a bitch, high school life, party, mother daughter relationship, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
My Friend Victoria (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Aged eight, Victoria spends a night in the home of a wealthy white family; years later, she encounters them again and her life is changed forever.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: rich and poor, hopes, parents and children, family relations, society, destiny, coming of age, family life, youth, adoption, orphan, widow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dream and Silence (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Oriol and Yolanda live in Paris with their two daughters. During a vacation they suffer a car accident that will change their lives.
Style: gloomy, touching, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: family in crisis, parents and children, death in the family, memory loss, introspection, urban, youth, life turned upside down, family relations, family problems, loss of daughter, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: aging, urban, family problems, dysfunctional family, parents and children, golden years, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, elderly, coming of age, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Jack (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Although he is only ten years old, Jack is responsible for himself and his little brother Manuel and this fills him with pride. Their single mother works during the day and often goes out at night. There’s no father in sight. One day, Manuel burns ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy
Plot: parents and children, young heroes, siblings relations, teenage life, family relations, communication problem, life turned upside down, youth, urban, child as adult, binoculars, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Best Day of My Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Best Day of My Life is the story of a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of young Chiara (Maria Luisa De Crescenzo) who is about to receive her first communion. The family includes matriarch Irene (Virna Lisi) and her three grown up ...
Style: serious, sexual, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: siblings relations, family relations, religions or cults, private detective, youth, gender, society, couples, family problems, love and romance, gays and lesbians, closeted homosexual ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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
Plot: coming of age, countryside, friendship, swimming, gender, family relations, friends, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, teenage life, supernatural ability, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Princess (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While her mother is away from home, 12-year-old Adar's role-playing games with her stepfather move into dangerous territory. Seeking an escape, Adar finds Alan, an ethereal boy that accompanies her on a dark journey between reality and fantasy.
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: coming of age, youth, parents and children, friendship, friends, family relations, gay teenager, underage smoking, mother daughter relationship, teenage sexuality, child abuse, female doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Zion and His Brother (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Zion, aged 14 and his brother Meir, 17, are facing a crisis in their relationship after a terrible accident. They keep the secret to themselves and it haunts them until, finally, Zion re-examines his loyalty towards his older brother and decides ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, working class, family problems, coming of age, single parent, youth, teenage life, family in crisis, siblings relations, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: serious, captivating, realistic, touching
Plot: society, gender, parents and children, social misfits, friendship, misfit, youth, friends, family relations, coming of age, lgbt, gay
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Local Color (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented but troubled 18-year-old aspiring artist befriends a brilliant elderly alcoholic painter who has turned his back on not only art but life. The ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, family relations, friends, unsupportive parent, solitary, artists and showbiz, parents and children, youth, friendship, self discovery, painter, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, new york
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40%
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