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 parents and children 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), Moving Out (1983), Venus Peter (1989). 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 ...
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Time: 80s
Place: athens greece, greece, hellas
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The Education of Little Tree (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 116 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.
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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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
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Place: australia, melbourne australia
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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 ...
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Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam
Duration: 103 min.
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My Little Girl (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 90 min.
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The Bay Boy (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 54
Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: first love, coming of age, older man young girl relationship, female director, summer vacation, nipples, menstruation, teenage girl, sexual awakening, mirror, doctor, bare breasts ...
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28%
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28%
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Drama
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27%
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Porcupine Lake (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Style: clever, touching, realistic, serious
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Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 454
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sequel to "Summer of '42" reunites Hermie, Oscy and Benjie as they graduate from high school. Benjie departs shortly to war while Hermie and Oscy go on to college and experience fraternity hazings, cheating on exams, sex scandals and ...
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Time: 1940s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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