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Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
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Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. - imdb
Plot: female director, female protagonist, flirting, hair, barbershop, coming of age, long hair, neighbor, flapper, aunt niece relationship, cousin cousin relationship, rolls royce, overheard conversation, revenge, braids
Time: 1920s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental and humorous films with plots about female director, female protagonist, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, female nudity, marriage and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Bernice Bobs Her Hair: Arresting Gena (1997), Margarita Happy Hour (2001), Sadie (2018), Summer Outside (2012), The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: female director, terminal illness, coming of age, female friendship, irresponsible, teenage girl, female protagonist, teenager, sexuality, teenage protagonist, youth, friendship between women ...
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95%
Margarita Happy Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five young women, each with children, meet once a week for $2 margaritas and discuss life, love and change.
Plot: female director, unwed mother, group of friends, female friendship, little girl, friendship between women, downtown, illustrator, female artist, hipster, single mother, female protagonist ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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77%
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Sadie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional marriage, trailer park, bullying, coming of age, female director
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75%
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Summer Outside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unusually hot summer. Fourteen year-old Wanda moves with her family from Berlin to Switzerland. Everything will be better here. The move is meant to heal the open wounds of the family. Anna, the mother, has lost her self-confidence due to an ...
Plot: coming of age, relocation, female director, sexual assault, marital argument, parents
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65%
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The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Beans are poor, proud, hated by all, but alive in the sense that they struggle against their lot and support each other in time of trouble. Earlene lives across the street from the Bean's trailer, and the view from her window is better than ...
Plot: female director, countryside, rape, sexuality, sexual attraction, poverty, community, backwoods
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Apple Tree of Paradise (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Girls no more, four heroines emerge into womanhood with a more clear-eyed outlook on life.
Plot: female director, court, trial, affair, sex, jealousy, murder, female nudity, poison, accident, marriage, politician
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenage mother is forced to give up her baby for adoption and, 19 years later, when she tries to contact her son, she learns that he died, under questionable circumstances when he was three years old.
Plot: female director, abuse, female protagonist, panties, nylons, death of child, black panties, child abuse, abusive mother, adoption, lingerie, stockings
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61%
The Flamingo Rising (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Hubert Lee decides to open the world's largest drive-in movie theater across the street from a funeral parlor, a feud erupts between Lee and Turner Knight, the owner of the funeral home. As Lee's many promotional ideas become more and ...
Plot: rivalry, female director, movie theatre, drive in, funeral home
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61%
Naturally Native (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Naturally Native follows the lives, loves, pain, joy and relationships of three sisters as they attempt to start their own business. Of American Indian ancestry, but adopted by white foster parents as young children, each sister has her own identity ...
Plot: native american, racism, female director, family, cosmetics, female protagonist, sister sister relationship
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58%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
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58%
The Sex Perils of Paulette (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young girl arrives in New York City from Ohio determined to make it in the big city, but circumstances result in her becoming a waitress, then a prostitute.
Plot: female director, female stockinged legs, playing footsie, female nudity, exploitation, female protagonist, female bare feet, woman takes off shoes, prostitute, sex, stockings
Place: new york
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57%
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My Little Girl (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young girl agrees to work in a center for girls who can't stay with their parents. She gets wrapped up in the plights of several of the girls, and tries to help them, but only gets herself into trouble with her parents and supervisor.
Plot: coming of age, female director, teenage girl, skepticism, suicide attempt, naivete, suburbs, family relations, laundry, 18 year old, homeless teenager, hiding place ...
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56%
This Is My Life (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Single mom Dottie Ingels sells cosmetics in a department store, but she dreams of being a comedian. When she inherits some money, she takes the chance and moves with her two children Erica and Opel to New York to perform in small bars. Soon her ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female director, human nature, parents and children, bittersweet, performer's life, artists and showbiz, single parent, coming of age, lifestyle, youth, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, las vegas
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56%
Passion Fever (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Yugoslavia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: This and The Hot Month of August, both made in Greece, were acquired by DORIS WISHMAN for release in the United States. However, she somehow or other lost the dialogue sheets needed for dubbing the films into English. With the original dialogue a ...
Plot: female director, female nudity, exploitation, sex, desertion, suicide, pregnancy, seduction, mistress, neighbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Wizard of Loneliness (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A family drama.
Plot: world war two, female director, aunt nephew relationship, coming of age, uncle, generation gap, secret, war veteran, small town, grandmother, mental patient, aunt ...
Time: 1940s
Place: vermont
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52%
A Different Way (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hannah is a young woman who lives on her own. She starts to get this feeling that she is being watched. The phone starts ringing at night and when she answers, no one is there. Is she imagining everything or is it for real?
Plot: female director, immigrants, party, muslim, demonstration, single, poetry, poem, female protagonist, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, feminist ...
Place: copenhagen, eastern europe, copenhagen denmark
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51%
The Color of Courage (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on the landmark civil rights case Sipes vs. McGhee, The Color of Courage chronicles the friendship between a white woman and a black woman whose family, the McGhees, has moved into a previously all-white neighborhood. A McGhee granddaughter, ...
Style: inspirational
Plot: female director, interracial relations, civil rights movement, african american, neighbor, supreme court, civil rights, segregation, racism
Time: 1940s, 40s
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49%
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Long Shadows (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After two decades in prison Widmer, a former German RAF-terrorist, is released. He meets Valerie, his next door neighbour. The young woman tries to get her life back on track after she lost child custody for her little son. She shows some interest ...
Plot: female director, terrorism, revenge, guilt, raf
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48%
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Love Finds You in Charm (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young Amish woman, who isn't satisfied with her path at home, visits a cousin for the summer. Over the summer, she is exposed to another world, finds friendship and more. Soon she must choose and come to terms with the life she wants.
Style: captivating, sincere, contemplative, touching
Plot: amish, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, family relations, aunt niece relationship, young woman, breakup, competition, librarian, dating, female friendship, sister sister relationship ...
Place: ohio
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48%
Tender Is the Night (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Director Henry King's 1962 film adaptation of the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel stars Jennifer Jones, Jason Robards Jr., Joan Fontaine, Tom Ewell, Paul Lukas and Jill St. John.
Plot: mental health, hotel, divorce, doctor patient relationship, flashback, woman smoking cigarette, police, nurse, flashlight, fireworks, mental institution, jealousy ...
Time: 1920s
Place: france, zurich switzerland, french riviera
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48%
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The Escape (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dutch woman escapes her family life in search for happiness in the Portuguese Algarve.
Plot: female director, gigolo, flashback, bored housewife
Place: portugal
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46%
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two very different people become friends and partners in this nautical drama. Nikos (Stephen Rea) is a radio man working on a Greek freighter when he finds himself stranded in Hong Kong after the firm that owned his ship suddenly goes out of ...
Plot: female director, houseboat, opium
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Traps (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An erotic thriller set in 1950 French Occupied Indo-China.
Plot: female director, panties, white panties, panties pulled down, gay sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells ...
Plot: female director, world war one, adultery, pubic hair, based on a novel
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Three novels - three dramatic stories in the walls of the women's prison. The first story - a brand new, first went to prison inmates. The second - about a mother whose son has ceased to go to prison for visits. The third - about the ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: female director, strip search, women in prison, women's prison, parent child relationship, prison, juvenile delinquent, domestic violence, female nudity, mother daughter relationship, marital abuse, police ...
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43%
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Sofia (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Qatar, Belgium, Morocco
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sofia, 20, lives with her parents in Casablanca. Suffering from pregnancy denial, she finds herself breaking the law by giving birth to a baby out of wedlock. The hospital gives her 24 hours to provide the father's papers before informing the ...
Plot: female director, baby, newborn, hospital, police officer, cousin cousin relationship, sea, pregnant woman, birth, newborn baby, telephone call, 20 year old ...
Place: morocco
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41%
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The Kill-Off (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is set in a small coastal community in New Jersey where the only action in town is a nightclub called The Pavilion. The owner, Pete (played by Jackson Sims), can barely make the payroll so in an effort to bring in more business, he hires a ...
Style: neo noir
Plot: bartender, gossip, female director, neo-noir, janitor, murder, stripper
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
Plot: female director, marriage, mansion, jealousy, paranoia, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Way South (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, UK, Argentina
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thirty year old man returns from South America to his native village, in the mountains of Yugoslavia, to find his spouse and take her along. He chooses the youngest daughter of self-supporting Jewish woman. The deceit gets discovered on the way to ...
Plot: prostitution, immigrants, immigration, tango, lesbian, revenge
Time: 1920s
Place: former yugoslavia, argentina, yugoslavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Wait Until Spring, Bandini (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rocklin Colorado, 1925. A hard cold winter. Young Arturo Bandini loves his father Svevo, his mother Maria and his brothers. Even though his bricklayer father wastes the little money he has in the Imperial Poolhall and his time with the rich American ...
Style: rough, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, family relations, youth, life is a bitch, society, sport, ambition, romance, family life, down on your luck, family in crisis ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%