Movies like Fantasia 2014

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Fantasia (2014)
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Fantasia (2014)
Original name: 幻想曲
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father got leukaemia. Mother was laid off long ago. She had to borrow money for her husband everywhere. Sister went to a night club to be a waitress secretly and soon became a “call girl”. Lin was cold-shouldered at school because of father’s illness. He became disgusted of school. One day, at the riverside, he found a dilapidated ship and knew the strange “father and daughter”. Lin made friends with that girl and helped them to steal iron stone. Because of Lin’s frequent absences the teacher came to see mother. He was sympathy for her. One day, Lin discovered his teacher was at his home with mother together…Lin went to see father. He could not help emerging out such a fantasy: He pinched father’s transfusion tube…Lin came to the riverside once again, but that ship disappeared…
Plot: teenager, school, hospital, pregnant woman, teenage boy, leukemia, terminal illness, classroom, money problems, pregnant
Place: china

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and captivating films with plots about teenager, school, hospital, teenage boy, classroom, pregnant woman and children mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Fantasia: Little Moth (2007), De toutes mes forces (2017), Angels Wear White (2017), The Kids Aren't Alright (2016), Bopem (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Little Moth (2007)
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Duration: 99 min.
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Duration: 98 min.
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Duration: 107 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
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 22
Bopem (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teenager Ruslan is a half-orphan who lives by the dried Aral Sea. When he learns that due to serious illness he has no more than 3 months to live, Ruslan decides to punish those responsible for the death of his beloved mother.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Evergreen Tree (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
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 7.2
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Duration: 94 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
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Plot: hopes, hospital, pregnant woman, breast cancer, female director, shaved head, cancer, pregnancy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.6
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.5
 39
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 5.0
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 8.6
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