Movies like The World of Ludovic

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The World of Ludovic (1993)
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The World of Ludovic (1993)
Original name: De wereld van Ludovic
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ludovic, a young boy neglected by his artsy parents, falls in love with Sophie, the daughter of a piano teacher. They meet in secret places in the city. Not long after Sophie's father finds them naked together in her room, Ludovic is sent away to spend time with his grandparents. Sophie runs away from home to join him, and they hide along the seashore and in abandoned buildings. After they are found, their parents try to keep them separate, but they both fall into deep depressions.
Plot: police, children, photographer, beach, swimming pool, piano teacher, boy girl relationship, erotic photography

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sentimental films with plots about beach, swimming pool, police, female nudity, children, family relations and school mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The World of Ludovic: Claire's Camera (2017), The Little Thief (1988), Pororoca (2017), Children of Iron (2016), Venus on Fire (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Claire's Camera (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 69 min.
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Duration: 105 min.
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Duration: 152 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar, Netherlands
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