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The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter (2011)
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The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter (2011)
Original name: Surnuaiavahi tütar
Genre: Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A snapshot of one segment of Estonian present-day life, shown through the eyes of a child: 8 years old Lucia is leading a jolly and naughty Pippi-Longstocking-style life in a small town in Estonia. Her father Kaido, a graveyard keeper, can hardly provide for the family, her mother Maria is a drunk. Then the family receives an unexpected invitation to spend a week in Finland, in the house of the female pastor Sipra. This week will change everybody's life in unexpected ways...
Plot: female director, cemetery, alcohol abuse, father daughter relationship, fire, little girl, daughter, unemployment, mother daughter relationship, social worker, orphanage, husband wife relationship, abroad
Place: estonia

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Most similar movies to The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, captivating and serious films with plots about female director, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, little girl and girl mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter: The Last Reel (2014), Boxes (2007), Stranger (2004), Suzaku (1997), No Place Like Home (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Last Reel (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A lost film, buried beneath Cambodia's killing fields, reveals different versions of the truth. A contemporary story about love, family and the ghosts of Cambodia's past.
Plot: female director, woman slaps woman, cinema, film reel, mother daughter relationship, torture, flashback, mask, father daughter relationship, film within a film, skull
Place: cambodia
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95%
 5.2
 132
Boxes (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Anna, 50 years old, moves into her new house. Rooms are full of boxes which contain a lot of things and plenty of memories. Anna has lived many lives and her past comes out of these boxes. Her parents surely, but also her children and their fathers, ...
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: female director, family relations, moving, mother daughter relationship, death, father daughter relationship, half sister, old age, surrealism, nostalgia, box
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.9
 231
Stranger (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pregnant 22-year-old with a dreary job, a difficult home life and an absent boyfriend learns to love her life and share this love with the child in her womb.
Plot: female director, father daughter relationship, unplanned pregnancy, dying father, quiz, tv show, classical music, mother daughter relationship, abortion, prostitute, alzheimer's disease, pregnancy ...
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91%
 7.5
 1K
Suzaku (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Depicts the life of a family in a remote Japanese timber village. Family head Tahara Kozo lives with his mother Sachiko, wife Yasuyo, nephew Eisuke and young daughter Michiru. Economic recession and failed development plans cause tragedy in the ...
Plot: family relations, village, slice of life, female director, abandoned by mother, father daughter relationship, depression, aunt nephew relationship, old woman, nature, mountain, tunnel ...
Time: 70s
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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No Place Like Home (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A Pittsburgh apartment superintendent loses his job and home when the apartment building where he lives and works at is suddenly destroyed by fire. Daniel and his family moves in with his brother but that doesn't last for long due to the two ...
Style: emotional, bleak, gloomy, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: family relations, unemployment, family in crisis, down on your luck, working class, life is a bitch, society, family problems, urban ghetto, female director, station wagon, argument ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.8
 276
My Little Girl (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young girl agrees to work in a center for girls who can't stay with their parents. She gets wrapped up in the plights of several of the girls, and tries to help them, but only gets herself into trouble with her parents and supervisor.
Plot: coming of age, female director, hiding place, skepticism, laundry, naivete, suicide attempt, 18 year old, homeless teenager, family relations, suburbs, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Fire-Eater (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The twin sisters Helena and Irene are born in Helsinki during World War II. A few months later their mother, Sirkka, leaves the girls in the care of their grandmother, an old communist, and runs away with a German soldier. Their life under the ...
Plot: female director, bad mother, death of grandmother, motherhood, child abandonment, past, orphanage, german soldier, grandmother, multiple time frames, twins, sibling rivalry ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 596
Crows (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A thin child of about 10, nicknamed "Crow" because she mimics the bird, has no friends and rejects a teacher's hug. At home, she is left on her own, her mom locks her out while entertaining a lover or is asleep. One morning, Crow sees ...
Plot: female director, surrogate mother, boat, kidnapping, beach, girl, nickname, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, boy, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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 369
Sadie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional marriage, trailer park, bullying, coming of age, female director
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Midnight Dancer (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 16 year old Australian girl Belinda (Deanne Jeffs) wants to become a ballerina. To makes ends meet, she takes a job as an exotic dancer in a Sydney cabaret. Eventually, she is able to reach her goal, but not before experiencing humanity at best and ...
Plot: dancing, teenage girl, dance, blonde, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, nightclub, mother daughter relationship
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Death of Innocence (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A mother travels to New York to see her daughter who is awaiting trial for murder. The mother is totally convinced of her daughter's innocence and does all she can to help her. As the trial progresses however, the mother begins to have doubts.
Plot: mother, daughter, mother daughter relationship, footprint, court, murder, trial
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Fran (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fran, a single mother, is selflessly devoted to her children. But something is lacking in her life, and that something is the love of a man her own age. Her efforts to juggle a love life with her home life are largely unsuccessful.
Plot: female director, mother daughter relationship, child molestation, brunette, single mother, mother son relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Well, Come On, Smile (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Well, Come On, Smile focuses on a girl who runs from an orphanage. The film presents a sobering depiction of newly built urban environs and addresses formerly taboo problems such as alcoholism.
Plot: grief, mother son relationship, suicide attempt, homesickness, jealousy, female director, alcohol abuse, teenage boy, teenage love, teenage girl, male female relationship, orphanage ...
Place: ussr, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Margarita Happy Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five young women, each with children, meet once a week for $2 margaritas and discuss life, love and change.
Plot: female director, single mother, female friendship, bohemian, rock music, female protagonist, downtown, illustrator, unwed mother, cocaine, mother daughter relationship, hipster ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Shooting the Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Francesca Archibugi directed this Italian drama set in Rome where 14-year-old Siddhartha (Niccolo Senni) is forced to deal with his heroin-addicted mother Silvia (Valeria Golina). He occasionally gets a visit from his filmmaker father Massimo ...
Plot: female director, mother daughter relationship, christmas, stepbrother stepsister relationship, syringe, scooter, heroin addict, family relations, girl, father daughter relationship, urban setting, male female relationship ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Granny's Dancing on the Table (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eini grows up isolated from society with her father who does everything he can to make Eini believe that the world outside and the people out there are evil, and that all that has to do with sexuality and adulthood is dangerous.
Plot: female director, fire, girl, axe, part animation, crying baby, forest, baby crying, pregnant woman, father daughter relationship, radio, playing piano ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Soleil battant (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gabriel and Iris head back to their family holiday home in Portugal with their daughters Emma and Zoé, a couple of adorable six-year-old twins, for a vacation. In the heart of the sun-drenched countryside, as the little ones swim and laugh, the ...
Plot: secret, vacation, identical twins, female director, car accident, teddy bear, twin sisters, sister sister relationship, death, female nudity, grave, dancing ...
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.0
 49
Elle (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Bulgaria, Chile, Switzerland, Portugal
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a neurotic bachelor who, after marrying a beautiful woman, submits her to increasingly deranged accusations of infidelity and pleas for forgiveness.
Plot: female director, jealousy, husband wife relationship, mansion, marriage, paranoia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Daughter of Mine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, sincere, sentimental
Plot: mother daughter relationship, secret, birth mother, child, conflict, husband wife relationship, money problems, church, female objectification, family relations, little girl, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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.
Plot: family crisis, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, little girl, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, death, little boy, adoption, family relations, cancer, patient ...
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 186
Twisted Roots (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this stylish Finnish drama, the secrets and desires of a family can no longer be suppressed. Mikko turns out to have a hereditary illness. Since then he has been worried. How long can he continue to run the family business that he and inherited ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: family relations, secret, parent child relationship, interracial adoption, family problems, little girl, husband wife relationship, adopted daughter, adoption, family secret, family crisis, dysfunctional family ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Something Different (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vera Chytilova wrote and directed this two-part story that took the Grand Prix at the Mannheim Film Festival. Part one deals with the rigorous training of Olympic champion gymnast Eva Bosakova. She contemplates retirement as she goes through a ...
Plot: female director, obsession, son, housewife, retirement, gymnast, athlete, husband wife relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
San Diego Surf (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viva and Taylor Mead are a married couple renting an extra beach-house to a group of surfers sent to them by a Mr. Morrissey of La Jolla Realty. Their daughter, Ingrid Superstar, is pregnant and on the hunt for a husband. Mr. Mead, who is gay, tries ...
Plot: beach, coast, father daughter relationship, gay father, male female relationship, gay husband, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, gay parent, cruising, pregnant daughter, cruise
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.9
 81
Woh Chokri (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Woh Chokri (वह छोकरी) is a Hindi movie starring Pallavi Joshi, Neena Gupta, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri and is directed by Subhankar Ghosh .
Plot: politician, death, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, train station, maid, murder, grief, husband wife relationship, abandonment, betrayal, poverty ...
Place: delhi
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 2K
After Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Marie and Boris decide to get a divorce after 15 years of marriage. Tensions rise when cash-strapped Boris must continue to live with Marie and the two children while trying to figure out how to divide the assets.
Style: touching, visually appealing, light, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rich woman, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, marital argument, lack of money, family home, family argument, little girl, dancing, disorder, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Szerencse lányai (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Hungary
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A story of a mother who had to change her profession from a teacher to a high class prostitute to make a living.
Plot: female director, customer, prostitute, emigrant, prostitution, female teacher, mother daughter relationship, pimp, russian immigrant
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Eyes of a Thief (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A father with a dangerous secret searching for his daughter.
Plot: female director, bomb, father, daughter, israeli palestinian conflict, sniper, israeli army
Place: palestine, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Locked Up: A Mother’s Rage (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This women in prison drama tells us a story about the mother of three children, who was falsely accused for a crime she did not commit (drug dealing), arrested and locked up behind bars.
Plot: female director, menarche, prisoner, women's prison, wrongful imprisonment, innocence, prison, puberty, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Beautiful Dreamer (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot (Egglesfield) gets shot down and gets amnesia, later on his stricken-with-grief wife (Langton) finds him in a small town and she is shocked that he doesn't remember her.
Plot: female director, beating, amnesia, medical examination, prison, false identity, husband wife relationship, father figure, pilot
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: While newspaper writer Church struggles with the death of his wife, he receives a "special" assignment. He must answer a little girl's question about whether Santa Claus really exists.
Plot: family relations, eight year old, christmas decorations, poor family, trashcan, holiday, typewriter, boy, shopping cart, 8 year old, brother sister relationship, widower ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1890s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%