Movies like The Oyster and the Wind

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The Oyster and the Wind (1997)
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The Oyster and the Wind (1997)
Original name: A Ostra e o Vento
Genre: Fantasy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young girl named Marcela lives with her dad, Jose, a lighthouse keeper, and old Daniel on an island. The only contact the girl has with the world outside her home is by a boat with four sailors that pays a visit to the island in order to take them supplies. Daniel, who not only protects her from her dad's strictness but also teaches her how to be literate, is her source of tenderness. Her dad thinks she should be away from the world - though she wishes she could spend a few days in town. Then one day, as she has her first period and becomes a woman, she starts feeling sexuality through the blowing wind, which she talks to.
Plot: teenager, sea, island, beach, lighthouse, teenage girl, insanity, coffee, father daughter relationship, night, little girl, wind, diary, teenage sexuality, coming of age, menstruation, loss of father, menarche

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, touching, captivating and stylized films with plots about coming of age, beach, teenager, teenage girl, sea, female nudity and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Oyster and the Wind: Last Summer (1969), Virgins (2018), Beauty and the Beast (1983), Paperhouse (1988), The Tempest (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, talky, serious ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friends, friendship, teenager, summer, seagull, cruelty, love, violence, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
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95%
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Virgins (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage Lana is languishing in her run-down hometown on Israel’s sun-soaked north coast—until an older, attractive writer arrives with tales of a mermaid sighting off the shore of the declining resort town.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, beach, sea, mermaid, rumor, life is a bitch, teenage life, poker, shell, cigarette smoking ...
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93%
Beauty and the Beast (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Mette and her father are left alone over the Christmas holidays to paint the new nursery the father ends up alone most of the time. The 16-year-old Mette is always off with her friends at the disco or skating, and the father does not mind until ...
Plot: teenage girl, grownups, coming of age, jealousy, father daughter relationship, friends, mother daughter relationship, bra, christmas, drinking, friendship, sex ...
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79%
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Paperhouse (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna is becoming lost in the loneliness of her own world when she discovers she can visit another, a house she has drawn herself and occupied by a young disabled boy. But as she discovers more of the links between her fantasy world and the mundane ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary kingdom, supernatural, coming of age, supernatural ability, friendship, alternate reality, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, parallel world, drawing, lighthouse, nightmare ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
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76%
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The Tempest (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Prospero, a potent magician, lives on a desolate isle with his virginal daughter, Miranda. He's in exile, banished from his duchy by his usurping brother and the King of Naples. Providence brings these enemies near; aided by his vassal the ...
Style: surreal, experimental, serious, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: island, couples, wizards and magicians, betrayal, destiny, parents and children, isolation, royal family, uninhibited rivalry, love affair, vengeance, escapades ...
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63%
Lullaby of the Earth (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of an orphan girl, brought up in naive, rustic innocence by an elderly relative, who is suddenly exposed to the brutality, greed and deceptiveness of the outside world when her grandmother dies. Notwithstanding her healthy distrust of all ...
Plot: pilgrimage, man hits a woman, girl, teenager, female protagonist, caning, torture, earth, sea, venereal disease, temple, flashback ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Barndommens gade (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: I en lille 2-værelses baggårdslejlighed, på Vesterbro i København, bor den 14 årige Ester (Sofie Gråbøl) sammen med faderen (Torben Jensen), moderen (Vigga Bro) og storebroderen Carl (Carl Quist Møller). Det er tidens typiske arbejderkvarter ...
Plot: menstruation, coming of age, grownups, girl, mother daughter relationship
Time: 1930s
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
A Trickle of Blood (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Leon has a crush on Ofelia, so he decides to steal money from his father and cross the country looking for Ofelia who traveled to Guadalajara. On his journey, Leon goes through many adventures and takes the final step from childhood into adolescence.
Plot: uncle niece relationship, trip, washing dishes, teenager, female nudity, coming of age, father son relationship, dream, nipples visible through clothing, asian stereotype, brothel, revolver
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54%
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Mandorla (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The only journey is the one within. Mandorla explores a man's search for a meaningful life despite conflicts between his inner and outer worlds. Ernesto is a visual artist and seeker stuck in a corporate job, who is drawn by dark magical ...
Style: spiritual
Plot: magic, family relations, father daughter relationship, feather, bank, imagination, cafe, absinthe, taxi, airport, reality, husband wife relationship ...
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54%
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Mimi (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Guido is an international journalist with an unusually difficult relationship with his daughter, Mimi. He hasn't seen her for several years and has just taken her away from the boarding school she was immured in. She is now 15, and for some ...
Style: sexual, sexy
Plot: puberty, teenage girl, coming of age, journalist, incest, father daughter relationship, hotel, mirror, topless, nightgown, female nudity, girl man relationship ...
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53%
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Annalisa (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The friendship between two Southern Italy kids is tested by their meeting with a young girl who's attempted suicide after failing to get married. Based on the novel "Il paese delle spose infelici" (literally, "Village of the Sad ...
Plot: rumor, suicide thoughts, teenager, coming of age, soccer, friendship between boys, drug, jumping from height, teenage boy, watching porn, friendship, drugs ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Blue My Mind (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old Mia faces an overwhelming transformation which puts her entire existence into question. Her body is changing radically, and despite desperate attempts to halt the process, Mia is soon forced to accept that nature is far more powerful ...
Style: captivating, touching, suspenseful, suspense, neurotic
Plot: mermaid, puberty, teenager, transformation, coming of age, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, underage sex, female director, teenage angst, blood, pregnancy test ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Miss Impossible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They’re all nuts. Her parents, who want to send her off to boarding school. Her new teacher, who expects her to read impossibly old books. Her fellow band members, who make her sing ridiculous lyrics and dress her up in a frilly white dress for ...
Plot: coming of age, christmas present, grandmother, teacher student relationship, classmate, school, kiss, party, new year's eve, barefoot, best friend, gay ...
Place: paris france
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51%
Marcelo Zona Sul (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Rio de Janeiro, more specifically in Copacabana, the sixteen year-old rebel and reckless teenager Marcelo is a terrible student that plays hooky from school and a liar. He dreams on leaving his home and move to São Paulo to work hard, make money ...
Plot: coming of age, youth culture, cigarette smoking, 16 year old, classroom, underage smoking, hitchhiking, high school, maid, teenager, sunbathing, key ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: rio de janeiro
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51%
Mario and the Magician (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, France, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Twenties: The German Fuhrmann family spend their holidays in Italy again. The country is full of mysteries in that time. The Fuhrmann's have to realize the upcoming and growing fascism and their children are fascinated by a magician ...
Plot: female full frontal nudity, female nudity, summer vacation, puberty, sea, holiday, magic, nude bathing, beach, vacation, fascism, bathing ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
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51%
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Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, touching, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, beach house, parents and children, family relations, family problems, parent child relationship, dishonesty, love, father daughter relationship, older man younger woman relationship, coming of age, beach ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america
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50%
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The Reject (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man whose life is on the verge of collapse looks for new inspiration in this drama from Serbian filmmaker Milos Radivojevic. On was once a reporter, but now makes his living working as a public relations man for a banking firm. On is in his ...
Plot: beach, father daughter relationship, death, lesbian, cunnilingus, male nudity, blood, female nudity, surrealism, oral sex, bandit, sea ...
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49%
Children of the Salt (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An old man, in the agony of death, asks his children to cremate his body and scatter the ashes in the sea. Willing to fulfill the last wish of the elderly, as a rite of passage the youngsters unknowingly transgress the traditions of their father. ...
Plot: incest, coming of age, death, brother sister relationship, candle, night, flashback, fire, female nudity, sea, salt, barefoot ...
Time: 2010s
Place: venezuela
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Witches of the Caribbean (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A persistent nightmare about a 16th century sorceress burned to death on a beach sends 17-year-old Angela looking for enlightenment at a fortnight retreat on a beautiful Caribbean isle. All the teens at the gathering are part of Angela's ...
Plot: island, witch, witchcraft, sex scene, dream, teenager, bikini, therapy, murder, burned at the stake, heart ripped out, voodoo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Sweet Temptation (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jade is a sixteen year old girl with all the problems a teenager faces. Moreover, her parents are divorced and she lives with her mother Jesse. Jesse falls in love with Billy, a much younger man who is also divorced and has two little kids. When ...
Plot: asthma, older man younger woman sex, sex with teenager, 16 year old, sexual attraction, teenage daughter, quitting job, teenager, teenage girl, coming of age, teenage sexuality, secret revealed ...
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48%
Private Collections (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Three stories. A solitary sailor falls from his boat and washes ashore on a tropical island. While seeking rescue, he's found by a nearly naked woman who is playful and compliant. He decides to erase his signs of distress and remain on the ...
Style: allegory, anthology, erotic
Plot: mother son incest, stage, cabaret, sailboat, beard, search, bed, blood, female full frontal nudity, cigar smoking, breast suckling, breasts ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france
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44%
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1st Love (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Antoine, 13, spends the summer vacation with his parents in a rented cottage on an island in the middle of the Saint-Lawrence River. His neighbour, 17-year-old Anna, is an enigmatic and lively young woman. Antoine begins to experience the first ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, parents and children, youth, family relations, bittersweet, island, coming of age, teenage girl, teenage boy, sexual awakening, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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44%
Children Metal Divers (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The heart-tugging story of children who scavenge for metal scraps in the murky waters of Manila Bay, often risking their lives in the process.
Plot: coming of age, metal, muslim, boat, sea, ship, mermaid, grandmother, beach, piggy bank, coin, barge ...
Place: the philippines
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42%
The Marvelous Visit (1974)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One morning, the rector of a small French village comes across a young man, lying unclothed and unconscious on a deserted beach. Intrigued, the rector has the young man carried back to his home. When he awakes the stranger calmly identifies himself ...
Style: stylized, touching, sentimental, offbeat, serious
Plot: angel, miraculous event, homecoming, village life, down on your luck, supernatural romance, bittersweet, fish out of water, society, disorder, social relations, misfit ...
Place: france, brittany
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42%
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The Unpolished (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stevie, a precocious 14-year-old girl must cope with the instabilities of her immoderate parents. When they decide to move to a small provincial town in Germany, Stevie attempts to slip into a normal life. Whilst her parents playfully escape their ...
Plot: female director, panties, teenage girl, bare breasts, coming of age, teenage sexuality, female full frontal nudity, cheating wife, mother daughter relationship, unfaithful husband, bathtub, black panties ...
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40%
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Diamond Island (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Germany, Qatar, Thailand
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bora, an 18-year-old, leaves his village to work on the construction sites of Diamond Island, a project for an ultra-modern paradise for the rich and a symbol of tomorrow’s Cambodia. He befriends his fellow workers and finds his elder brother, the ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, poverty, teenager, brother brother relationship, nightclub, long lost brother, friend, 18 year old, flirting, construction worker, singing ...
Place: cambodia
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39%
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Wendy (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A re-imagining of "Peter Pan" from the point of view of Wendy Darling, who finds herself lost on a mysterious island where aging and time have come unglued. She must fight to save her family, her freedom and the joyous spirit of youth.
Style: disturbing, sincere, captivating, psychological
Plot: island, magic, childhood, rescue, adventure, family, fantasy world, children, adaptation, imaginary, danger, young heroes
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Starry Starry Night (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Taiwan, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There was once a young girl named May who felt alienated from everyone around her. May is worried about her mother and father, whose marriage is on the rocks, and she yearns to return to the woods where her grandfather lives. One day, May befriends ...
Style: sincere, captivating, visually appealing, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: escape from reality, parents and children, family relations, friends, family problems, friendship, little girl, imaginary, supernatural, coming of age, dysfunctional family, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Three Days (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union, Lithuania
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In Kaliningrad two Lithuanian boys meet two Russian girls. They have difficulties in finding places where they can sleep together. But this is the only problem they do solve. All four justly feel miserable because their lives are meaningless (the ...
Plot: meaning of life, sex, female nudity, beach, isolation, smoking, sea, teenager
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
When the Whales Came (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pair of children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the whales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life ...
Plot: whale, island, beach, recluse, family relations, weirdo, world war one, curse, boy, girl, anti war, deafness ...
Time: 1910s
Place: cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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