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Our Grand Despair (2011)
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Our Grand Despair (2011)
Original name: Bizim Büyük Çaresizliğimiz
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The peaceful cohabitation of two 30-something bachelors is disrupted when they both fall in love with the charming young woman who moves in with them.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating
Plot: friendship, love triangle, partners, fall in love, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, buddies, bittersweet, friends, communication problem, thirtysomething life, getting along, love, best friend, literature, roommate, friend, gay interest
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey

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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 love and romance, friendship, friends, couples, fall in love, romance and bittersweet mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Our Grand Despair: Woman Is the Future of Man (2004), A Cartomante (2004), Cherry. (2010), Atomic Age (2012), Beyond Our Ken (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Woman Is the Future of Man (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 88 min.
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A Cartomante (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rita is about to marry a wealthy physician, Dr. Augusto Vilela. One night, Vilela's best friend, Camilo, is brought to the hospital, dying from an overdose. Vilela saves his life and introduces him to his fiancée. Rita and Camilo fall in love ...
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Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angeleno, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best ...
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Atomic Age (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Two young boys, Victor and Rainer, take the commuter train to spend the evening in Paris. In a nightclub on the banks of the Seine they go from one disappointment to another, from failed chat ups to street brawls. But as they get carried away by the ...
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Beyond Our Ken (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A month after Wai Ming broke up with Ken, she finds nude pictures of her on his website. To get back at him, she teams up with his new girlfriend.
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Country: Turkey
Duration: 113 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: touching, sincere, talky, serious, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching
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Duration: 113 min.
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