Movies like Being Venice

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Being Venice
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: head injury, swimming, australian, father daughter relationship
Place: sydney australia
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Walkabout
Adventure, Drama
UK, Australia
100 min.
 7.7
The Black Balloon
Drama, Romance
Australia, UK
97 min.
 7.3
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Most similar movies to Being Venice

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic and emotional films with plots about father daughter relationship, swimming, australian, death, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship and drinking mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Being Venice: Japanese Story (2003), Candy (2006), Tim (1979), Ruben Guthrie (2015), The Everlasting Secret Family (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Japanese Story
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: captivating, serious, realistic, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: culture clash, desert, romance, australian, death, unlikely couple, wilderness, loneliness, isolation, existentialism, relationships, life & death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, japan, tokyo, sydney australia
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Candy
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Country: Australia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A poet falls in love with an art student, who gravitates to his bohemian lifestyle -- and his love of heroin. Hooked as much on one another as they are on the drug, their relationship alternates between states of oblivion, self-destruction, and ...
Style: realistic, emotional, gloomy, serious, depressing ...
Plot: addiction, drug abuse, heroin, romance, artist, mentor, marriage, drug addiction, drugs, dreams, prostitution, drinking ...
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Place: australia, melbourne australia, mcdonald's restaurant, sydney australia
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    User:   100%
 
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Tim
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, serious, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: mentally challenged, small town, romance, single parent, social misfits, unlikely couple, human nature, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, social differences, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   58%
 
 5.8
 501
Ruben Guthrie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An Australian film about a hard-partying Sydney ad man who seeks to start a new chapter in his life.
Style: adaptation directed by original author
Plot: advertising executive, sexy woman, advertisement, woman crying, male male kiss, advertising, broken arm, gay friend, male underwear, boxer shorts, fiancee, alcoholics anonymous ...
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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    User:   55%
 
The Everlasting Secret Family
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A beautiful, if ambitious and amoral, youth is tapped to become the lover of a powerful senator. The young man quickly realizes that he can hold this place, with all its perks, only as long as he is young. He has no other function than being young. ...
Style: serious, sexual, disturbing, realistic, gloomy ...
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Time: 80s
Place: australia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   56%
 
Muriel's Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Muriel’s Wedding is P.J. Hogan’s film debut. A humorous emancipation story of an unemployed woman who evolves from a dreamer into a self sustaining successful woman. An amusing comedy that’s funny, silly, angry and serious.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, small town, dysfunctional family, wedding, australian, drinking, cancer, follow your dream, unlikely friendships, betrayal, romance, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
 6.9
 3K
Tanna
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, Vanuatu
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In a traditional tribal society in the South Pacific, a young girl, Wawa, falls in love with her chief’s grandson, Dain. When an inter-tribal war escalates, Wawa is unknowingly betrothed as part of a peace deal. The young lovers run away, refusing ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: tribe, indigenous, pacific island, arranged marriage, volcano, beach, love, tradition, double suicide, conflict, native tribe, ends with freeze frame ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   68%
 
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The Black Balloon
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: human nature, birthday, first love, siblings relations, teenage love, mental illness, eccentric family, coming of age, teenage life, social services, autism, hospital bed ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   65%
 
 6.6
 4K
The Tree
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, Germany, Italy
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: serious, touching, realistic, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: small town, dealing with death, parents and children, death in the family, family in crisis, family problems, tree, children, storm, grief, beach, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   51%
 
 7.3
 2K
Camp
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Off the grid and miles from civilization, Little Otter Family Camp has summer fun for everyone. Parents decompress over gin and tonics while their kids run wild, and teenage counselors fall in and out of love. Mackenzie Granger is the camp owner and ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, summer camp, teenage life, youth, coming of age, friends, social relations, geek, virginity, picked on, popularity, supportive friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   48%
 
 5.7
 659
Down Under
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A black comedy set during the aftermath of the Cronulla riots, it is the story of two carloads of hotheads from both sides of the fight destined to collide.
Style: based on true events
Plot: rapper, tattoo, asthma inhaler, pregnant girlfriend, aggression, threatened with a gun, mobile phone, insult, down syndrome, ethnic slur, pregnant woman, car wash ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
 7.7
 20K
Walkabout
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, enigmatic, meditative, touching ...
Plot: desert, wilderness, culture clash, coming of age, survival, suicide, storytelling, australian, adventure, human nature, tribe, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   57%
 
 6.5
 3K
Burning Man
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An English chef with a chic restaurant on Bondi Beach trying to put his life and his relationship with his son back on track while surrounded by women.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, parents and children, family relations, cooking and food, romance, love and romance, couples, cancer, pain, grief, friend, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
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Welcome to Woop Woop
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Music
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A con artist escapes a deal gone wrong in New York and winds up in the Aussie outback in a strange town whose inhabitants are an oddball collection of misfits.
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: australian, kidnapping, desert, buddies, on the road, farce, male nudity, obsession, goofy hero, pornography, camp, odd couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
 6.3
 8K
Little Fish
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in the Little Saigon district outside of Sydney, a woman trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a drug deal.
Style: sincere, serious, rough, realistic, tense ...
Plot: drug dealing, starting over, addiction, romance, haunted by the past, crimes, life is a bitch, junkie, heroin, bank, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
Oyster Farmer
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A love story about a young man who runs away up an isolated Australian river and gets a job with eighth generation oyster famers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: unlikely criminals, lake or river, human nature, couple relations, romance, countryside, love affair, love triangle, small town life, fish out of water, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
 6.2
 1K
52 Tuesdays
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition, and their time together becomes limited to Tuesdays. This emotionally charged story of desire, responsibility, and ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, transsexual, realism, parents and children, gender, teenage girl, youth, family relations, teenage life, disorder, family, parents separation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   43%
 
 6.8
 7K
Somersault
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Australian teenager Heidi is left with little choice but to leave home after she's caught red-handed with her mother's boyfriend. With few options, Heidi ends up in Jindabyne, a tourist community. Upon meeting Joe at a bar, she pursues a ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: coming of age, self discovery, friendship, teenager, adolescence, runaway, drinking, mother daughter relationship, australian, loneliness, resort, relationships ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   48%
 
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 6.3
 753
Full Speed
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, sexual
Plot: coming out, coming of age, best friends, gays and lesbians, romance, friendship, sexual relations, singleness, teenage love, racism, tragic love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, new york, algeria, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   39%
 
Look Both Ways
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During one unusually hot weekend, four friends struggle after hearing some life-changing news.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, melancholic, bleak ...
Plot: death, cancer, suicide, parents and children, life & death, hospital, artist, australian, tragedy, sexual relations, relationships, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
 6.9
 3K
Sweetie
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Explores sisters, in their twenties, their parents, and family dysfunctions. Kay is gangly and slightly askew, consulting a fortune teller and then falling in love with a man because of a mole on his face and a lock of hair; then, falling out of ...
Style: surreal, psychological, clever, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, obsession, mental illness, self discovery, sisters, parents and children, incest, family problems, family relations, introspection, love affair, mentor ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   45%
 
Stones of Death
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The residents of a housing development find themselves in trouble after they discover that their development was built on top of a sacred aboriginal graveyard.
Plot: security guard, curse, doctor, burial ground, climbing steps, walking on a beach, friendship between teens, divorced father, contractor, attempted strangulation, corpse with eyes open, adult actress playing teenage girl ...
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
 7.6
 96K
A Single Man
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: touching, stylized, gloomy, serious, psychological ...
Plot: gay, death, loneliness, depression, suicide, homosexuality, friendship, drinking, transformation, redemption, life & death, male nudity ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1940s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, denver colorado, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
 6.2
 28K
Adore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: emotional, sexy, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, friendship, sex, lesbian, male nudity, guilt, best friends, loneliness, revenge, relationships, beach, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
Brokeback Mountain
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: touching, captivating, melancholic, sad, sexy ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay romance, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, love story, love, adultery, forbidden love, character study, stereotypes, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: texas, usa, wyoming, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   43%
 
The Coca-Cola Kid
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An eccentric marketing guru visits a Coca-Cola subsidiary in Australia to try and increase market penetration. He finds zero penetration in a valley owned by an old man who makes his own soft drinks, and visits the valley to see why. After "the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, small town, romance, workplace, fish out of water, australian, opposites attract, rise to the top, boss and employee, american abroad, workplace situations, happy ending ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   39%
 
Children of the Revolution
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A man (Richard Roxburgh) the Australian government blames for 1990s political woes blames his mother (Judy Davis), a communist Stalin seduced in 1951.
Style: clever, dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: revolution, politics, farce, communism, parents and children, brutality, murder, male nudity, insanity, violence, political, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: australia, russia, latvia, ussr, mcdonald's restaurant ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   39%
 
 6.1
 33K
Greenberg
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A New Yorker moves to Los Angeles in order to figure out his life while he housesits for his brother, and he soon sparks with his brother's assistant.
Style: talky, realistic, psychological, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, depression, drinking, drugs/alcohol, mental illness, midlife crisis, storytelling, character study, drugs, relationships, hospital, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   31%
 

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 7.4
 15K
The Misfits
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The two men instantly become infatuated with Roslyn and, on a whim, the three ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, talky ...
Plot: desert, divorce, aging, drinking, death, friendship, love and romance, innocence lost, gunfight, character study, romance, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: nevada, usa, california
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System:   36%
    User:   40%
 
 7.3
 17K
Lantana
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia, Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued with grief over the murder of her daughter, Valerie Somers suspects that her husband John is cheating on her. When Valerie disappears, Detective Leon Zat attempts to solve the mystery of her absence. A complex web of love, sex and deceit ...
Style: talky, clever, psychological, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, police investigation, mystery, investigation, cheating, murder, loneliness, adultery, betrayal, marriage, drinking, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   31%
 
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