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This Is Our Land (2017)
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This Is Our Land (2017)
Original name: Chez nous
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pauline, a devoted and generous home help nurse, raises her two children alone, while also looking after her father, a former steelworker. Taking advantage of her popularity, the directors of an extremist political party suggest she become their candidat at the mayoral elections.
Plot: politics, countryside, football, boxing, soccer, doctors, blonde, internet, racism, muslim, single mother, skiing, robbery, neo nazi, father daughter relationship, propaganda, white supremacist, elderly woman, nurse, political leader, training camp, war game, dark past, political candidate, election campaign ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, countryside, society, nudity (full frontal - brief) and male nudity mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like This Is Our Land: Not My Type (2014), Unforgivable (2011), I Forgot to Tell You (2009), One Night (2012), The Girl on the Train (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Not My Type (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Clement, a young philosophy teacher, is sent to Arras for a year. He meets Jennifer, a pretty hair stylist, and the two freely share their hearts and bodies as they try to overcome the cultural and social divide between them.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: social differences, fall in love, society, romance, young lovers, couples, beauty salon, opposites attract, provincial life, love and romance, couple relations, giant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
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95%
 5.7
 726
Unforgivable (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged writer is looking for a quiet retreat; a slightly younger female estate agent gives him details of a house a close to Venice.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: suspicion of adultery, life turned upside down, haunted by the past, parents and children, missing person, crimes, amateur detective, family problems, family relations, dealing with death, infidelity, adultery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, venice
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92%
I Forgot to Tell You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marie is a young woman with a troubled past. Her passion is painting, but she never had any formal training. Living in the South of France, she takes whatever work she can get to make ends meet. Then she befriends the elderly painter Jaume and he ...
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, elderly, hopes, mental illness, self discovery, starting over, golden years, bittersweet, alzheimer's disease, painting, teacher student relationship, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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85%
 6.2
 1K
One Night (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the harbor city of Le Havre, France, a woman is stabbed during the night, just below the windows of her neighborhood. Pierre (Yvan Attal) has witnessed the murder, and heard the wails of the women crying for help. So have the neighbors, ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, psychological, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, human nature, uncover truth, introspection, moral dilemma, life is a bitch, dishonesty, deadly, witnessing a crime, couples, police investigation, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Girl on the Train (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The Girl on the Train is a 2009 French drama film directed by André Téchiné. Jeanne is a young woman, striking but otherwise without qualities. Her mother tries to get her a job in the office of a lawyer, Bleistein, her lover years ago. Jeanne ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: anti semitism, destructive relationship, false accusation, human nature, couple relations, society, dishonesty, life is a bitch, journalism, seduction, suburbs, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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75%
 7.5
 12K
Rosetta (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young and impulsive Rosetta lives with her alcoholic mother and, moved by despair, she will do anything to maintain a job.
Style: serious, emotional, meditative, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, realism, unemployment, alcoholic, poverty, life is a bitch, family problems, down on your luck, desperation, snitch, female protagonist, teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: belgium, europe, california
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70%
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Maman a tort (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Do we really know our parents? Fourteen-year-old Anouk suddenly discovers another side to her mother during an observation workshop that she carries out in the insurance company where her mother works. An immersion week in the company's adult ...
Plot: 14 year old, eating, cafeteria, restaurant, subway, elevator, cheating, teenage girl, widow, teenager, paris metro, christmas tree ...
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70%
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Our Children (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young and full of life, Murielle (Emilie Dequenne, Rosetta) has a promising future ahead of her when she meets and falls head over heels for Mounir (Tahar Rahim, A Prophet). A wedding soon follows, and the happy couple quickly set about preparing to ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: generosity, love, children, family relations, downfall, family problems, parents and children, losing-it hero, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: belgium, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Call Me Elisabeth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 10 year old girl lives in post WWII rural France with her parents, who are about to divorce. Her older sister leaves home to finish school, and the young girl is left with a mysterious, almost silent housekeeper. Being afraid of the dark, and of ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: family relations, countryside, master and servant, mute or deaf, danger, couples, father daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, school, ghost, mental illness, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Heaven Will Wait (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mélanie, 16 years old, lives with her mother. She likes going to school, her friends, playing the cello, and she wants to change the world. But when she meets a boy on the Internet and falls in love with him, her world changes as she is gradually ...
Plot: propaganda, female director, indoctrination, social network, bank note, troubled youth, manipulative person, nudity (full frontal - brief), sms, prayer, parents daughter relationship, father daughter estrangement ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Sunday in the Country (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In France, before WWI. As every Sunday, an old painter living in the country is visited by his son Gonzague, coming with his wife and his three children. Then his daugther Irene arrives. She is always in a hurry, she lives alone and does not come so ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, poignant ...
Plot: countryside, family relations, aging, family gatherings, painter, elderly man, siblings relations, down on your luck, human nature, elderly, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 1910s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.1
 444
Pater (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Vincent Lindon and Alain Cavalier drink together in bars while coming up with tall tales.
Style: experimental, contemplative, serious, realistic
Plot: film within a film, friends, filmmaking, buddies, artists and showbiz, necktie, legal, retiring, breaking the fourth wall, french politics, ethics, business ethics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Les hommes du feu (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bénédicte Meursault, a female firefighter, has just been transferred to a small fire brigade in the South of France. She is welcomed by Philippe, 45, the wise captain of the brigade. Soon after being introduced to the men, the young woman jumps ...
Plot: car accident, police, village, mayor, hospital, language barrier, firemen, night, suicide, twins, childbirth, bicycle ...
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Sand and Blood (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bullfighting, music, medicine, change, and homoerotic possibilities mix in this study of friendship. Francisco is a bullfighter on his way up, so focused even sex doesn't hold his interest. After a minor road accident, he meets a doctor, ...
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Ben and Benedict (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben (Françoise Lebrun) is a woman who never gets to do what she really wants to do and is the victim of everybody and everything. Benedict is her imaginary creation: the girl who would respond with strength and mastery to situations she can only ...
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58%
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By Accident (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: One evening, Amra, a young Algerian living in France, accidentally runs over a pedestrian. Riddled with guilt and the certainty that she will lose her French identity papers, Amra is miraculously proved innocent by Angélique, a beautiful redhead ...
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Nana (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
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Style: fairy tale, serious, realistic, offbeat, sincere ...
Plot: solitude, countryside, babies and infants, coming of age, youth, female director, child, pig, loneliness, massacre
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Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Live and Become (2005)
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: touching, sincere, psychological, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: adoption, family relations, racism, refugee, rescue, refugee camp, rabbi, foster home, hidden identity, hopes, orphan, refugees ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: france, israel, ethiopia, paris france, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Farewell to the Night (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Muriel breeds horses in France and runs an almond plantation with her business partner from the Maghreb. A confident woman who spent her childhood and youth in Algeria, Muriel seems to enjoy a life that is both harmonious and fulfilled. She receives ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, feel good, touching, light ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2015
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
In Praise of Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Someone we hear talking - but whom we do not see - speaks of a project which describes the four key moments of love: meeting, physical passion, arguments/separation and making up. This project is to be told through three couples: young, adult and ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, meditative, enigmatic, non-linear ...
Plot: politics, philosophy, art, romance, painter, humanity, loneliness, life & death, life philosophy, existentialism, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Measure of a Man (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, serious
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Time: 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Grand Highway (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lodged him with her girlfriend Marcelle and her husband Pelo while she's having her second baby. There Louis makes friends with ...
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic
Plot: countryside, village life, coming of age, village, friendship, summer vacation, couple relations, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, youth, family problems, social relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, brittany
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47%
A Painting Lesson (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Chile, during the 60´s, the son of a poor single teenage girl turns out to be a gifted painter. The man to discover his talent is the owner of the drugstore that lies in the outskirts of the small rural town, next to the railroad. He himself is ...
Plot: countryside, single mother, painting, coup d'etat, pharmacist, military coup, coup, boy
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1973
Place: chile
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46%
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Hippocrates: Diary of a French Doctor (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Benjamin is meant to be a great doctor, he’s certain of it. But his first experience as a junior doctor in the hospital ward where his father works doesn’t turn out the way he hoped it would. Responsibility is overwhelming, his father is all but ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, contemplative, humorous ...
Plot: hospital, workplace, doctors and patients, workplace situations, nothing goes right, medicine, doctor, doctor patient relationship, fear of death, parents and children, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 189
Little Lion (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mitri is 15 years old and lives in a village in Senegal. Like all the youngsters of his age, he plays football, dreaming of the Barcelona and Chelsea Football Clubs. When an agent sees him, Mitri believes in his luck. But, in order to go chasing ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: sport, follow your dream, immigrants, hopes, athlete and trainer, ambition, life is a bitch, youth, athlete's life, soccer, football, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, africa, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Adults in the Room (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A universal theme: a story of people trapped in an inhuman network of power. The brutal circle of the Eurogroup meetings, who impose on Greece the dictatorship of austerity, where humanity and compassion are utterly disregarded. A claustrophobic ...
Plot: european union, press conference, political campaign, politics, secret meeting, politician, cell phone, election campaign, prime minister, man in a wheelchair, debt, election
Time: year 2015
Place: greece, london, frankfurt germany, paris france
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42%
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A Summer Day (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The sudden death of a teenager during a soccer match puts a small community completely off-balance.
Plot: loss of friend, soccer match, paintball, coach, best friend, homoeroticism, soccer, death of son, loss of son, bedroom, french, coming of age ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Sorry We Missed You (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story exploring the issue of hardship in modern-day Britain through a young couple scraping to get by in a casual jobs market. A hard-up delivery driver and his carer wife are pushed to breaking point as they struggle to keep their family afloat ...
Style: psychological, realistic, disturbing, sincere
Plot: working class, husband wife relationship, teenage boy, father daughter relationship, bus, father son relationship, job interview, poverty, graffiti, family, adaptation, couples ...
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 160
Last Winter (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland, Luxembourg
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young farmer in Central France tries to sustain his spiritual connection to the land amid the crushing pressures of modern agriculture in this brooding drama.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: countryside, farm, society, workplace, nothing goes right, estrangement, workplace situations, down on your luck, life is a bitch, social relations, village life, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Making Plans for Lena (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ever since she broke up with Nigel, Lena soldiers on through life as best she can with her two kids. She valiantly overcomes the obstacles put in her way. But she has yet to confront the worst of them: Her unstoppable family has decided, by any ...
Style: tense, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family gatherings, divorce, florist, family problems, parents and children, family relations, couples, love and romance, human nature, countryside, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany, rome italy
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40%