Movies like Being Venice

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Being Venice (2012)
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Being Venice (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: New Zealand-born, Aussie-based filmmaker Miro Bilbrough follows up her acclaimed shorts with her debut feature - a character study of a troubled young woman named Venice.
Plot: female director, family relations, swimming, father daughter relationship, australian, head injury
Place: sydney australia

Most similar movies to Being Venice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, female director, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, love, australian and death mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Being Venice: Do I Love You? (2002), Happy End?! (2014), The Happiest Time of My Life (2003), Tides of Hope (2011), Romeo & Juliet (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 151
Do I Love You? (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: 'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.
Plot: family relations, female director, cycling, lesbian, lesbian interest, riding a bicycle
Place: london
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95%
 5.6
 174
Happy End?! (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lucca is in the middle of her A-level exams, heading for a career as a high-flying lawyer when she is mistakenly accused of criminal damage and sentenced to community service in a hospice. There she meets Valerie who is determined to carry out the ...
Plot: female director, lesbian, female nudity, lesbian sex, father daughter relationship, lgbt, theft, woman
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Happiest Time of My Life (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Follows the life of a young woman (Min-ah) who has become reserved and indifferent to the world as a result of her chronic illness/deformed hand and quietly portrays the unconventional, yet endearing relationship between mother and daughter as well ...
Plot: high school student, female director, mother daughter relationship, high school, deformity, disease, ballet, family relations, illness, security guard
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Tides of Hope (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Donald is a Nigerian immigrant who after being expelled from Spain three years ago, has returned to meet again with Teresa, with whom he had a secret love affair. But on arrival he finds that she has married and is mother of a child. However, the ...
Plot: female director, emigration
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Romeo & Juliet (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Adaptation of Shakespeare's play, presented originally on television for schools in the UK.
Plot: shakespeare's romeo and juliet, male female relationship, mother daughter relationship, love, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, family relations, shakespeare, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Just Like at Home (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a kid are discovering beauty in life.
Plot: female director, hungarian, getting home, family relations, girl, father daughter relationship, children, surrogate father, girl man relationship, infatuation
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
 304
Island City (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Winner of FEDORA award for the Best Debut Director, Venice Film Festival 2015, Island City is a collection of three comic-dramatic stories set in Mumbai, India. The first is about a diligent office worker who wins the office ‘Fun Committee ...
Plot: female director, family relations, barefoot male, tv set
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.6
 126
Vroom (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two friends aim flee their drab hometown existence.
Plot: female director, divorced divorcee, car, on the road, divorce, scam
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 6.4
 3K
Tim (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Handsome but backward gardener Tim Melville has a new woman in his life. She is Mary, his widowed employer, a woman who had given up on love until she had found Tim. At first they are friends. But soon they become lovers, as Mary, drawn to ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, mentally challenged, older woman younger man relationship, parents and children, romance, love and romance, unlikely couple, family life, looking for love, small town life, single parent, social misfits ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 303
Floating Lives (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, the film tells a story of Mr. Vo and his children. Vo, enraged by his wife’s infidelity, burns down his house and all his memories of the past.
Plot: rape, sex, father daughter relationship, river, boat, family relations, flashback, rice, duck
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.1
 255
Floating Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aging Hong Kong couple move to Australia with their two youngest sons. They stay with a daughter who has already begun a successful career. Meanwhile their eldest daughter lives in Germany and their eldest son remains in Hong Kong. The film ...
Plot: miscarriage, depression, female director, generation, mother daughter relationship, australian, love, father daughter relationship, multiculturalism, loneliness, isolation, family relations ...
Place: hong kong, sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Black Balloon (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Thomas is turning 16. His dad's in the army and they've just moved to a town in New South Wales; his mom is pregnant; his older brother, Charlie, who's autistic, has his own adolescent sexual issues. Thomas finds Charlie an ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: first love, birthday, autism, social services, profanity, eccentric family, acceptance, love and romance, human nature, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.2
 99
Loyalties (1987)
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: female director, family relations, doctor, secret
Place: canada, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 126
Boxes (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Anna, 50 years old, moves into her new house. Rooms are full of boxes which contain a lot of things and plenty of memories. Anna has lived many lives and her past comes out of these boxes. Her parents surely, but also her children and their fathers, ...
Plot: female director, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, surrealism, old age, death, family relations, box, moving, nostalgia, semi autobiographical, half sister
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
What if it Works? (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Adrian, an irrepressibly chirpy tech nerd, has OCD. Grace, a beautiful street artist, has multiple personality disorder. It's a love story that seems impossible. But what if it works?
Plot: mental illness, dissociative identity disorder, romance, australian, female director, female artist, psychiatrist, street artist, obsessive compulsive disorder, street art, fast car, split personality ...
Place: melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Waiting City (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An outwardly happy Australian couple journey to Calcutta to collect their adopted baby, but on arrival find that the arrangements have yet to be finalized. Soon, the intoxicating mystic power of the Indian city pulls them in separate and unexpected ...
Style: tense, emotional, captivating, touching, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adoption, city life, love and romance, romance, couple relations, hopes, couples, society, urban, family relations, female director, culture shock ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 923
Beneath Clouds (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of Lena, the light-skinned daughter of an Aboriginal mother and Irish father and Vaughn, a Murri boy doing time in a minimum security prison in North West NSW. Dramatic events throw them together on a journey with no money and no ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating
Plot: racism, prison, on the road, coming of age, family relations, couples, young heroes, love and romance, life is a bitch, opposites attract, mother daughter relationship, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 88
Homo Father (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 56 min.
Story: Gabriel and Robert have been together for three years. Robert is hiding their relationship from the world. Gabriel wants the opposite: he would like everyone to find out how much he and Robert love each other. One day, Natalia, a girl with whom ...
Plot: gay, gay couple, gay parent, gay father, gay man has sex with a woman, gay relationship, family relations, male nudity, gay interest, little girl, father daughter relationship
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Japanese Story (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Against the background of an Australian desert landscape, so much space and so few people, Sandy, a geologist, and Hiromitsu, a Japanese businessman, play out a story of human inconsequence in the face of the blistering universe. The end of the ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, captivating, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: culture clash, interracial relations, desert, romance, opposites attract, love affair, unlikely couple, couples, wilderness, society, isolation, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.7
 102
Lumiere (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sarah, an actress nearing 40, has invited the woman who has been her best friend for 16 years and two younger women to her vacation retreat in Provence. There are the simple pleasures of lounging in adjacent hammocks, the sun, the food, ...
Plot: female director, swedish, provence, suicide, swede, actress, female protagonist, countryside
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Blessed Events (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Again the film centres on a decidedly ordinary young woman – here, thirtysomething single Simone – caught up in an extraordinary situation: finding she’s pregnant after an anonymous (and evidently rare) one-night stand, she visits the hospital ...
Plot: female director, fatherhood, dinner, kissing, nightclub, dancing, party, bed, sex scene
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Silent Storm (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An enigmatic outsider living on a remote Scottish island finds herself caught between her minister husband and the delinquent who is sent to live with them.
Style: enigmatic
Plot: female director, minister, remote island, outsider, criminal, priest, love triangle, delinquent
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 301
1:01 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a Copenhagen suburb the 19-year-old Per is found unconscious after having been badly beaten up. He is taken to hospital in a coma. The police have no clues, but the air is thick with suspicion. His mother struggles to maintain her faith in his ...
Plot: female director, coma, family relations, beating, suspicion, teenager
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 6.6
 82
Serenades (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A girl is born to an Aboriginal mother and an Afgan father.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: human spirit, interracial relations, forbidden love, tragic love, culture clash, true love, injustice, society, hopes, couple relations, youth, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Force of Destiny (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A journey of love and hope, of courage and sacrifice, and one man's miraculous salvation through a life-saving liver transplant. FORCE OF DESTINY is a story of survival inspired by Paul Cox's personal experiences and his recent book Tales ...
Plot: spirituality, australian, love, autobiography
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.6
 4K
The Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, grief, parents and children, death in the family, family problems, bittersweet, little girl, loss of father, small town, storm, countryside, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Different Kind of Christmas (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When you're the city attorney you don't need the kinds of problems that her father was giving her. After her mother died, her father began doing his "Santa Schick," as she called it, much more intensely... which meant that he ...
Plot: christmas, father daughter relationship, santa claus suit, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 1K
Nahid (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman tries to mend the broken pieces of her last life, as she is now involved with a new sexual relationship with a man.
Plot: female director, locked in, school, boy, money, dog, lie, marriage, little girl, divorced couple, spit, beaten up ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 73
The Wash (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mako is a neglectful husband. Not the most loving man. His wife gradually encounters a widower who is a kind, gentle figure. She eventually makes the transition to leave her husband and go to this fellow.
Plot: family relations, east asian lead, interracial marriage, wife leaves husband, japanese american, intolerance, unhappy wife, second wife, conservative, asian american, widower, ex husband ex wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.1
 134
Dearest Jane (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl learn to accept love and change, after being sent to live with her uncle in Indiana.
Plot: romance, religion, husband wife relationship, friendship, acceptance, gay, family relations, change, death, love, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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