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The Plouffe Family (1981)
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The Plouffe Family (1981)
Original name: Les Plouffe
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 227 min.
Story: The lives of the average Quebecois Plouffe family during the final years of the depression and through World War II.
Plot: world war two, family relations, great depression, religion, catholic, canadian, conscription, french canadian
Place: quebec, canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films with plots about family relations, canadian, religion, world war two, husband wife relationship, coming of age and male female relationship mostly in Drama, War and History genres. Some movies like The Plouffe Family: The Auction (2013), A Kid (2016), Conflict (1973), Hungarians (1978), Good Riddance (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Auction (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gaby owns a farm on which he raises lambs: Bouchard & Sons Farm. But he has no sons. Rather, he has two daughters that he raised like princesses and who live far away, in the big city. One day, the oldest asks him for some financial support ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: countryside, farm, parents and children, family relations, selflessness, introspection, father daughter relationship, elderly, father, parent child relationship, bittersweet, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec
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95%
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A Kid (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Matthieu, a 33 year old Parisian who finds out that the father he never knew has died and decides to go to his funeral in order to meet his two siblings in Quebec. But once in Montréal, he realizes that nobody is aware of his existence or even ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: unknown father, brother brother relationship, fatherhood, brother brother conflict, dysfunctional family, family problems, family, family relations, father son relationship, life is a bitch, relationship problems, alternative medicine ...
Time: 2010s
Place: quebec, canada, montreal
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92%
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Conflict (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the near future, the Catholic church has joined with other western religions in an ecumenical movement that has washed out much of the original message of the religion. A group of Irish monks have begun saying the mass again in Latin and have ...
Plot: religion, catholic priest, visit, catholic, opening a door
Place: ireland
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74%
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Hungarians (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A group of landless Hungarian peasants accept work as migrant-laborers on a farm in northern Germany where the wages are good, and the wives and family are allowed to accompany them. Though it is in the midst of World War II, they are relatively ...
Plot: world war two, humiliation, peasant, pow
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70%
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Good Riddance (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in a small rural town in the Quebec Laurentians, Michelle lives in an isolated house with her mentally-challenged brother Guy and her 13 year old daughter Manon. Together the three of them survive by running a small firewood business and ...
Plot: parent child relationship, single mother, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, girl, death of brother, runaway, autumn, coming of age, pregnancy, brother sister relationship, accidental death ...
Place: quebec, canada
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66%
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Bunker (2014)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two isolated Canadian soldiers come to grip with a difficult order: launch a nuclear strike against the former USSR, some 25 years after the end of the Cold War.
Plot: soldier, cold war, war, bunker, isolation, cold war era, canadian, post cold war, nuclear war, french canadian
Place: quebec, canada
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64%
Love is Never Silent (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman struggles with her own need for independence and the obligation she feels for her deaf parents in this depression-era drama. A friend sees her turmoil and tells her she must find happiness on her own. However, the initial joy she finds ...
Plot: deaf, family relations, sign language, deafness, parent child relationship, guilt, great depression, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, marriage
Time: 1930s, 1940s
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61%
Séraphin: Heart of Stone (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Séraphin unfolds against the severe and achingly beautiful landscape of rural Quebec in 1889, where young lovers are torn from each other when a bankrupt shopkeeper forces his daughter into an arranged marriage to save his business. But true love ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: greed, true love, bankruptcy, couples, love and romance, small town, family relations, young lovers, romance, couple relations, parents and children, village life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: canada, quebec
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60%
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Loyalties (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lily and her three youngest children join her husband David Sutton, a doctor in an isolated northern Alberta town. Their eleven-year-old son arrives later from boarding school. David conceals a dark secret which caused the family to leave England ...
Plot: doctor, secret, family relations, female director
Place: canada, england
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60%
The New Life of Paul Sneijder (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Following a rare accident, Paul Sneijder opened his eyes to the reality of his life as a "senior manager" in Montreal: his work no longer interested him, his wife annoyed him and deceived him, his two sons despised him ... How can we ...
Style: serious, disturbing, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, existential crisis, ambition, husband wife relationship, memories, psychiatrist, loss of daughter, cheating wife, drastic change of life, lifestyle change, new job, family problems ...
Time: 2010s
Place: canada, dubai, montreal
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59%
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Orderers (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A fact-based account of ordinary citizens who found themselves arrested and imprisoned without charge for weeks during the October Crisis in 1970 Quebec.
Plot: police, politics, prison, false accusation, terrorism, martial law, french canadian
Place: quebec, canada, montreal
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The Green Chain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The battle between loggers and environmentalists is defining, dividing and destroying communities in Canada and around the world. The Green Chain is a powerful, funny and thought-provoking film about the people who love trees.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: environmentalism, forest, society, family relations, battles, family business, environmental activism, canadian, deforestation, environmental issue, small town, monologue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Act of the Heart (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A woman's peculiar religious convictions lead her on a self-destructive path.
Plot: catholic, religion, loyalty, religious fanatic, female nudity, protestant, nudity (full frontal - brief), self destructing, religious, undressing
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Part 2, Sounder (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poor black sharecroppers band together to build a school for their children.
Plot: depression, african american, family relations, black
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53%
Go in the Wilderness (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 61 min.
Story: GO IN THE WILDERNESS tells the story of Lilith, Adam’s rebellious first mate, and her guardian, as they forge an uneasy alliance on their journey back to Eden. Once in the Garden, they meet Adam and his new mate Eve, and realise that all is not as ...
Plot: survival, nature, fantasy world, mythology, canadian, female director
Place: canada, quebec
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52%
The Book of Eve (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Romanian immigrant (Daniel Lavoie) uses good food, good humor and good conversation to break down the walls around a reclusive woman's (Claire Bloom) heart.
Plot: husband wife relationship, confession, separation, artist, child neglect, pawnshop, mother child relationship, ghost, homelessness, alcoholic, sexual joke, church ...
Place: quebec, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Trudeau II: Maverick in the Making (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 240 min.
Story: Born into privilege and wealth, Pierre Trudeau was a boy who grew to value something more in his life. Disgusted with the tyrannical regime of Maurice Duplesis' governance of Quebec with the eager approval of the Catholic Church, Trudeau gains ...
Plot: strike, political activist, civil liberties, riot, canadian, politician, civil rights, lawyer, death of father, conscription
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, 60s
Place: quebec, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Sea and Poison (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Downed American fliers in WW II are vivisected by Japanese surgeons in medical experiments.
Plot: world war two, mental disorder, vivisection, torture, bomber, air force
Time: 1940s, year 1945
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Absolution (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: For 10 years, a journalist has avoided visiting her small hometown. When news spreads about a comatose man healing people from his home, she is sent to investigate.
Plot: family relations, miraculous event, reporter, heart attack, sexual abuse, coma, religion, first love, mother daughter relationship, rape, confession
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46%
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Novena (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two men bond as one recovers from an attack and the other deals with the impending death of his grandmother.
Plot: loneliness, crisis of faith, religion, religious faith, silence, theology, wife abuse, materialism, guilt, friendship, faith, public health ...
Place: quebec
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46%
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October (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In October 1970, one group from the Front de Liberation du Quebec kidnapped the British Consul in Montreal. Few days later, a second group did the same with one of the Minister of the Quebec Government. If the first was released, the second was ...
Style: sad, serious, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Plot: terrorism, murder, kidnapping, terrorist, working class, rebellion, confined, state affairs, crimes, politics, good versus evil, society ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A family drama.
Plot: world war two, youth, magic, family relations, secret, psychiatric patient, mental patient, war veteran, generation gap, family secret, uncle, aunt ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: family relations, family problems, relationship problems, male female relationship, marital problem, invention, inventor, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, world war two, military, female protagonist ...
Time: post world war two
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
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Sam & Me (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 23-year-old Nikhil comes to Canada from India to find his fortune and is convinced by his uncle to work as a companion and care-giver to Sam, an elderly Jewish man. An unlikely friendship ensues, which gives both men new insight into life.
Style: inter cultural
Plot: jewish, asian indian, prejudice, racist, old man, uncle nephew relationship, tragic event, morality, canadian, racism, transvestite, cultural difference ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
'38 - Vienna Before the Fall (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, West Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The film presents the political events surrounding the Anschluss in March of 1938 through the lives of Carola Hell, a popular young actress at the prestigious Theater in der Josefstadt, and Martin Hofmann, the Jewish journalist she plans to marry. ...
Plot: world war two, jewish, interwar period, nazism, actress, nazi, journalist
Time: year 1938, 1930s
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Booky's Crush (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Thomsons - parents Thomas and Francie, and children Willa, Arthur, Beatrice (nicknamed Booky) and Jakey - are a loving working class family living in the Depression era in Toronto. Arthur is showing aptitude in drawing, and although his parents ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: youth, family relations, teenage love, teenage life, society, family, romance, love and romance, working class, family life, parents and children, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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43%
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 395
The Outlander (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: It is the early 20th century. A stranger arrives in the small, rural community and disrupts the lives of its inhabitants. The man, who refuses to give his name, is dubbed The Outlander. A traveller who disdains conventional behaviour and ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, love affair, social relations, village, fall in love, village life, family relations, stranger, rivalry, love and romance, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Ordinary Magic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When his father dies, Jeffrey is sent to live with his aunt Charlotte in Canada. Once there he leads his aunt and his friends in staging, a non-violent hunger strike to try to save his aunt's house from being demolished to make room for a ski ...
Plot: coming of age, bereavement, non violence, hinduism, loud sex, teenage girl in swimwear
Place: canada, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Looking for Angelina (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Looking for Angelina is based on one of the most important murder trials in Canada. Angelina Napolitano murdered her husband with an axe and was sentenced to be executed...
Plot: murder, court, courtroom, courtroom drama, murderer, legal action, canadian
Place: canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Young Nun (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life of Antonio suddenly changes when she meets Serena, a young nun who took the veil to escape the hard life of the country and has chosen the provision of assistance to the sick to get out of the convent, which falls in love, moving from the ...
Plot: newcomer, family relations, nun, religion, love, catholic church, controversy, innocence, forbidden love, catholic, older man younger woman relationship, peasant ...
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40%