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, captivating and touching films with plots about teenager, school, hospital, teenage boy, classroom, pregnant woman and teenage girl mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Fantasia: Little Moth (2007), De toutes mes forces (2017), The Kids Aren't Alright (2016), Angels Wear White (2017), Bopem (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Little Moth (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
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Plot: little girl, begging, hospital, poverty, money problems, illness, false identity
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
De toutes mes forces (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nassim, a 16-year-old boy, is placed with a family in the suburbs following the death of his drug addict mother. But he refuses to integrate into the social setting that surrounds him. He invents another life for himself, similar to that of his ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Kids Aren't Alright (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Angels Wear White (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In a small seaside town, two schoolgirls are assaulted by a middle-aged man in a motel. Mia, a teenager who was working on reception that night, is the only witness. For fear of losing her job, she says nothing. Meanwhile, 12-year-old Wen, one of ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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.
Plot: female director, vendetta, teenage boy, teenage protagonist, punishment, illness, loss of mother, death of mother, revenge, terminal illness, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Evergreen Tree (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
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 7.0
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Juze (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, France, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 94 min.
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Top Hearts! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
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Plot: pregnant woman, hospital, breast cancer, hopes, female director, shaved head, cancer, pregnancy
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Genre: Drama
Country: China
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Genre: Drama
Country: China
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: China
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
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Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.8
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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