Movies like The Last Winter 1989

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The Last Winter (1989)
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The Last Winter (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tells the story of a young man's struggle to keep his world from changing. Placed in the rural setting of the mid 1950s.
Plot: suburbs, childhood, city, moving, grandfather, big city, grandfather grandson relationship, coming of age, child's point of view

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sentimental films with plots about coming of age, childhood, youth, family relations, friendship, suburbs and teenage life mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Last Winter: Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013), A Quiet Death (1986), The Education of Little Tree (1997), Venus Peter (1989), Moving Out (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As Finn slips back into a groove of mindless parties, sunburn, and hangovers, he let's his life take a mind-numbing vacation. But when he's confronted with death first hand, he takes a new outlook on life, remembering his endless dreams ...
Style: mumblecore
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A Quiet Death (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Martha is unhappy with her life as it is at the moment, and among other issues, she has decided to give up her writing career. Along with that decision comes a need to get away from her husband and from her psychiatrist, with whom she has had more ...
Plot: childhood, grandfather, truck driver, female nudity, delirium, wandering, psychiatrist, husband wife relationship, death, broken glass, rainy night, car ...
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The Education of Little Tree (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa and learn the wisdom of the Cherokee way of life.
Style: touching, uplifting, scenic, melancholic, feel good ...
Plot: culture clash, starting over, society, racism, grandfather grandson relationship, native american, orphan, coming of age, life, courage, segregation, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: appalachia, tokyo
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Venus Peter (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Produced for Scottish television, Venus Peter was financed by the Orkney Islands Council. The title character is transformed into a "sea child" when he is baptized with salt water. Though his family tries hard to accustom him to life on ...
Style: touching, cult film
Plot: childhood, grandfather, dream, grandfather grandson relationship, little boy, semi autobiographical, life lesson, female nudity, teacher student relationship, fisherman, scottish, whale ...
Time: 1940s
Place: scotland
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Moving Out (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Coming-of-age story about an Italian-Australian teenager making his way in the world.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: immigrants, suburbs, family relations, coming of age, life turned upside down, culture clash, youth, society, misfit, teenage life, police, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming of age story set in the Vietnamese countryside during the late 1980s, as told through the eyes of a 12 year old boy named Thieu. Thieu and his younger brother Tuong share and do everything together. Their days unfold like a whimsical and ...
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Place: vietnam
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42%
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My Little Girl (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young girl agrees to work in a center for girls who can't stay with their parents. She gets wrapped up in the plights of several of the girls, and tries to help them, but only gets herself into trouble with her parents and supervisor.
Plot: coming of age, female director, homelessness, homeless teenager, husband wife relationship, family relations, suburbs, suicide attempt, 18 year old, laundry, grandmother granddaughter relationship, teenage girl ...
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41%
The Tree with Pink Leaves (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Little Marco suffers from his parents' divorce. He runs away from home and is hit by a car. He drags on but eventually dies under a tree with pink leaves, remembering a story his grandmother told him.
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Maramao (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: puberty, nude swimming, dressing, teenage girl, female nudity, teenage boy, teenage girl in swimwear, clothes, boy, girl, bare breasts, grownups ...
Place: mediterranean sea
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40%
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The Bay Boy (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Roman Catholic teenage boy in Glace Bay, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia during the 1930s faces various growing-up problems: Should be become a priest? What should he do about the murder he witnessed, committed by a local cop and upstanding ...
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Plot: coming of age, murder, innocence lost, love and romance, youth, homecoming, single parent, social relations, family relations, suburban life, society, suburbs ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: canada, nova scotia
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39%
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Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Best friends Michael, Steve, Cooly and Richie are seniors at a large Toronto high school. Foremost on their minds and that of many of their classmates are what they are going to do this upcoming summer and beyond. They don't want to waste away ...
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The Adolescent (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The summer of 1939. Marie, at 13, goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it's an idyllic place. Marie's parents are constantly making love. Surrounded by ...
Plot: coming of age, first love, older man young girl relationship, female director, summer vacation, menstruation, teenage girl, adultery, jewish, female nudity, vacation, puberty ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, pre world war two
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36%
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Weirdos (2016)
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Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two Nova Scotian teens who hit the road in July 1976 accompanied by the laconic ghost of (the still-living) Andy Warhol.
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Mass Appeal (1984)
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33%
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Genre: Drama
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Place: norway
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The Way Home (2002)
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28%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Country: USA
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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28%
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Affluenza (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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27%
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Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
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Plot: coming of age, friendship, friendship between boys, childhood friend, youth, pubic hair, male nudity, teenage boy, house
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Two Bits (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's a hot summer day in 1933 in South Philly, where 12-year old Gennaro lives with his widowed mom and his ailing grandpa, who sits outside holding tight to his last quarter, which he's promised to Gennaro and which Gennaro would like to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
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Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, california, new jersey
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27%
The Girl from Hunan (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The heartbreaking tale of a young girl sold into an arranged marriage with a 2 year old boy who she must raise as his nanny until he is old enough to marry her. She is expected to honour tradition and to toe the line so far as social proprieties are ...
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Time: 90s, 1900s
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Porcupine Lake (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a hot and hazy summertime in northern Ontario, 13-year-old Bea wants a best friend more than anything else, but when she meets boisterous Kate, she gets more than she imagined. A story of bravery, small-town summer love, and the secret world ...
Plot: coming of age, summer, teenage girl, female director, girl, childhood, friendship
Place: ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Falling Angels (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The wickedly funny story of three sisters' coming of age in a wildly dysfunctional family, set against the backdrop of the 60's, free love, the Cold War, LSD and the dawn of feminism. Affectionately dubbed "Little Women on acid", ...
Style: realistic, clever, touching, serious
Plot: infidelity, family relations, family problems, parents and children, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, siblings relations, estrangement, suburban life, youth, couples, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%