Movies like Between Summers

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Between Summers
Original name: Sommaren
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Torun and Mikael have been married for a few years. When vacationing on the Danish coast, their young son Melker accidentally drowns. Torun initially blames her sister, who was supposed to supervise her children. Later she turns her anger and grief against her husband. Since none of them know what to do with their feelings, they start to drift apart.
Plot: summer, aunt nephew relationship, brother in law sister in law relationship, death of son, tragedy, death of child, sea, grief, sister sister relationship, infidelity, adultery, drowning, vacation, extramarital affair, beach, funeral, divorce, guilt, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship
Place: denmark, stockholm sweden
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Le Garcu
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The Joy Luck Club
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The Ice Storm
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Yellow Asphalt
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Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
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    User:   48%
 

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