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Der verlorene Bruder (2015)
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Der verlorene Bruder (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A boy feels neglected by his parents because they grieve for his older brother, who went missing in the aftermath of the second world war.
Plot: family relations, school bully, loss of son, family business, guilty conscience, red cross, escape, post world war two, heart attack, missing brother, butcher shop, burning money, traumatic experience, blood test, fingerprint
Time: 50s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, brother brother relationship, siblings relations, couples, society and love and romance mostly in Comedy, Drama and War genres. Some movies like Der verlorene Bruder: Solino (2002), Bornholmer Straße (2014), Devil's Island (1996), The Seagull's Laughter (2001), Replacing Dad (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Solino (2002)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The movie portrays the story of an Italian family emigrated in Germany in the 1970s. Romano (Gigi Savoia), the father, decides to open a pizzeria which, by mutual decision with the wife Rosa (Antonella Attili), will call Solino, leaving his sons ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 2000s, 1960s
Place: italy, germany, europe
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Bornholmer Straße (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lighthearted look at the opening of the border crossing of Bornholmer Straße in Berlin from the point of view of the confused border guards.
Style: tense, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: berlin wall, falling, border crossing, propaganda, society, friendship, rivalry, embroidery, uniform, iron curtain, german humor
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Place: germany, german democratic republic, gdr
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Devil's Island (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, dark humor
Plot: friends, family gatherings, pregnancy, midlife crisis, island, parents and children, human nature, working class, couples, family relations, coming of age, unfulfillment ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: iceland, europe
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The Seagull's Laughter (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Post-war provincial Iceland: around 1950, Freyja, who'd been a plump teen, returns from America, a widow with a 20-inch waist, seven suitcases of dresses, and a list of who ever wronged or slighted her. She moves in with an aunt and socialist ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, atmospheric
Plot: love affair, social differences, romance, misfit, society, family relations, couples, parents and children, homecoming, fish out of water, culture clash, domineering mother ...
Time: 50s
Place: iceland, europe
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44%
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Replacing Dad (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Linda and George live in a small town. He is the school principal. They are about to celebrate their 16th anniversary. She catches him with her daughter's young teacher, and has to deal with the kids, the town and her love to him.
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Whooping Cough (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of 10-year-old boy and his family against the backdrop of the bloody events of 1956, in Budapest. Children do not yet understand what is going on, but they're happy because the schools are closed. But gradually, to adults and children ...
Plot: child's point of view, parents, communism, children, revolution, grandmother, family relations
Time: 1950s, year 1956, 50s
Place: hungary, europe
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44%
Carmina or Blow Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carmina, 58, runs a shop selling Iberian products in Seville. After several robberies and no help from her insurance company, she comes up with a way to recover the money she needs to keep her family. While she waits in her kitchen for her plan to ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, humorous, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, family relations, insurance, eccentric family, disorder, woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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Ninguém Ama Ninguém Por Mais de Dois Anos (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "No one loves anyone for more than two years" is an adaptation of Nelson Rodrigues' work about five couples that live in Brazil in the early 60's, who are seen by the society as conventional people, but whose intimate lives turn ...
Plot: romance, seduction, infidelity, wedding, extramarital affair, female nudity, voyeur, cheating, love, cheating wife
Time: 1960s, 50s, 60s
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Brothers (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three brothers, a cook, an author and a convict, reunite to look for their father after their mother dies in Germany. Soon they realize that they know less about their mother (and have less in common) than they had thought.
Plot: hospital, heart attack, soldier, family relations, cemetery, trio, fat man, homosexual, half brother, brother brother relationship, funeral, train ride ...
Place: austria
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The Strange Little Cat (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 72 min.
Story: It is a Saturday in autumn, and Karin and Simon are visiting their parents and youngest sister Clara. This family gathering provides the occasion for a dinner together, at which other relatives appear over the course of the day. While the family ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, clever, touching, realistic
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MacArthur's Children (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In this drama at the end of World War II, the inhabitants of a small Japanese fishing village must come to terms with their nation's defeat and the sudden occupation of General MacArthur and his troops.
Plot: post world war two, coming of age, teenager, adultery, baseball
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Johanneksen leipäpuu (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Manical portrait of a small businessman.
Style: tragicomedy
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Identity Card (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 137 min.
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
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Brooklyn Lobster (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, sincere ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
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Country: Germany
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Material (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
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 5.8
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The Feud (1989)
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Duration: 97 min.
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32%
 5.3
 192
Mendel (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, gloomy, bleak ...
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Country: Germany, France, Italy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, germany, hamburg germany
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32%
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Friedliche Zeiten (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
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Place: east germany, west germany
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The Efficiency Expert (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
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Style: clever, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, light, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, bankruptcy, homecoming, family relations, family business, family life, unfulfillment, lifestyle, small town, parents and children, friendship, guru ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Agnes and His Brothers (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: touching, witty, sincere, psychological, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Crazy About Paris (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: handicapped, obstacle, disabled person, disability, escape, mental illness, handicap
Place: paris france, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
La Chambre des magiciennes (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Weygand, a thirty-year-old young woman who is about to defend her anthropology thesis, unfortunately not only feels bad but even worse and worse with each passing day. The migraine attacks she suffers from indeed keep her from working as hard ...
Plot: migraine, paralysis, neurologist, hospital, illness, exam, student, roommate, irony, doctor, family relations, dementia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Head Of The Family (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A man is delighted to hear that his wife is pregnant and he begins to prepare for the wonders of fatherhood. As time progresses along, the family grows larger with each successive child and the father feels his importance in the family has been ...
Plot: anarchism, student, breast feeding, evil man, children, riot, pregnancy, large family, family relations, drifter, post world war two, marital problem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%