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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: children, police, photographer, beach, piano teacher, boy girl relationship, swimming pool, erotic photography

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, entertaining, suspense and sentimental films with plots about beach, police, swimming pool, female nudity, photographer, shower and female director mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The World of Ludovic: Crossing the Lighthouse (1999), Claire's Camera (2017), Palunku (2006), Venus on Fire (1984), Children of Iron (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I'll Love You Forever... Tonight (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Set in the late 1980s, this critically acclaimed indie classic from 1992 portrays a gritty side of gay life in Los Angeles. Ethan (Paul Marius), a 27-year-old photographer, believes he has no need for love or commitments, and is living his life ...
Plot: photographer, gay, one night stand, shower, swimming pool
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Crossing the Lighthouse (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two kids about ten years old meet within a very peculiar framework: both come from broken families and are in care of foster homes...
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Claire's Camera (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 69 min.
Story: On a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival, Manhee is accused of being dishonest, and fired. A teacher named Claire goes around taking photos with a Polaroid camera. She gets to know Manhee and sympathizes with her. Claire is like a person who ...
Plot: beach, korean, photographer, female friendship, male female relationship, female photographer, cafe, fired from the job, frenchwoman, love triangle, film festival, camera ...
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Palunku (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Story: Monichan shifts to the city from his village to provide better education to his children. But will things go as planned?
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Venus on Fire (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two American executives for a cosmetics company travel to the Greek islands in search for a model for their new line of suntan lotion, "Venus". They run into more than they bargained for
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Children of Iron (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Rikutaro and Mariko are in the same grade at an elementary school. They become brother and sister after Rikutaro's mother and Mariko’s father marry. After their marriage, the children become upset because they are teased by their classmates, ...
Plot: schoolboy, police, husband wife relationship, children, school, dispute, tunnel, child, mathematics, classroom, bridge
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Noura's Dream (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar, Netherlands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: With her abusive husband in jail and a coveted divorce pending, hardworking Noura can almost grasp a happy, new life with lover Lassaad — but when the best-laid plans are upended, Noura must tap her unshakable will to fulfill her dream.
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Feuten: Het Feestje (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Freshmen, seniors and alumni clash with each other, themselves, and the police during an Amsterdam fraternity's epic opening party.
Plot: police, mockery, student, lawyer, prank, party, abuse, swat team, fraternity, ritual, confrontation, kissing
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Lola (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
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The Beautiful Occasion (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fun fair, on a wasteland, on the outskirts of a small provincial town in the south of France.
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Place: south of france
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Long Live the Bride (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
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I Am a Soldier (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A social drama about a woman who is obligated to return to her parents’ home and agrees to work for her uncle in a doghouse.
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Sweet Thing (2020)
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Duration: 91 min.
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Style: captivating, entertaining
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Nowhere (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Young Danny has left his home town in the middle of nowhere (="Nirgendwo") behind and moved to Berlin to study business. The twentysomething enjoys big city life and independence. When his father dies unexpectedly, however, Danny has to ...
Plot: suicide, female nudity, death of father, photographer, father son relationship, swimming, grief, death of mother, domineering father, generation y, mother son relationship, camera ...
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38%
Small Country: An African Childhood (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
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Style: captivating, suspense, sentimental, sincere, suspenseful ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Year of the Jellyfish (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Italy
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