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Valparaiso My Love (1969)
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Valparaiso My Love (1969)
Original name: Valparaíso Mi Amor
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A poor Valparaiso family faces a tough life after the father is sent to prison.
Style: slang
Plot: youth, childhood, love, prison, thief, children, money, police officer, criminal, mother, cemetery, wealth, theft, orphan, cinema, poverty, father daughter relationship, sick child, large family, rich woman, mother daughter relationship, chase, bus, brother sister relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: chile

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and bleak films with plots about father son relationship, mother son relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, youth and brother sister relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Valparaiso My Love: Naked Childhood (1968), No Place Like Home (1989), Our Father (2002), Paradise (2004), Blessing (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Naked Childhood (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Handed over to foster care by his mother—who's unwilling to give up permanent custody—the now-adolescent François understands that nothing in life is permanent, and his increasingly erratic actions reflect this knowledge.
Style: anthology, cinema verite
Plot: childhood, children, boy, foster parent, coming of age, youth, troublemaker, foundling, prank, adoption, frustration, old man ...
Time: 60s
Place: france
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Who Will Love My Children? (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on a true story of Iowa farm wife Lucile Fray. Ann-Margret plays a dying mother of ten whose last wish is to find loving families for her children.
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Place: iowa
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No Place Like Home (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: inspirational, thought provoking, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: coming of age, unemployment, youth, family relations, fire, girl, boy, little boy, children, daughter, son, poverty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
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Our Father (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Chad, Netherlands
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two boys (Tamir & Amine) awake one morning to find that their father has abandoned their family. Shocked, they begin to misbehave. While surreptitiously watching a movie, they think they see their father speaking to them and steal the film to ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, morocco
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Style: realistic, captivating, suspenseful, serious, disturbing
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on a Wisconsin dairy farm, Randi, the daughter, is trying to find a way to escape the farm, but her devotion to her family especially Clovis her younger brother is preventing her from doing that; until, that is, she met the local milk truck ...
Plot: youth, husband wife relationship, photographer, mother daughter relationship, drunkenness, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, neighbor, brother sister relationship, religion, farm, lottery ...
Time: 90s
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Sorry We Missed You (2019)
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Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story exploring the issue of hardship in modern-day Britain through a young couple scraping to get by in a casual jobs market. A hard-up delivery driver and his carer wife are pushed to breaking point as they struggle to keep their family afloat ...
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Place: united kingdom
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Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 93 min.
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Place: iran, afghanistan
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Duration: 127 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, rough, art house ...
Plot: youth, family relations, soldier, on the road, life is a bitch, siblings relations, human nature, children, mother daughter relationship, greek, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
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Duration: 120 min.
Story: With a daughter who suffers from cerebral palsy and a son who's lost his much-needed scholarship, an impoverished married couple begins to abandon their faith and courage in the face of such misfortune. But when a gifted young boy called ...
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Country: Belgium, France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, talky, disturbing ...
Plot: poverty, unemployment, prostitution, prostitute, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, criminal heroes, downfall, dishonesty, father son relationship ...
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Duration: 79 min.
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