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The Adolescent (1979)
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The Adolescent (1979)
Original name: L'adolescente
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The summer of 1939. Marie, at 13, goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it's an idyllic place. Marie's parents are constantly making love. Surrounded by sexual frankness, Marie fancies herself a woman and develops a crush on Alexander, the town's young Jewish doctor. She's despondent when he treats her as if she were a child. After Marie's father abruptly leaves for a few weeks to assist with a relative's harvest, Marie's mother and the doctor disappear into the woods for hours at a time. Marie tries to spy on them. When dad returns, what will the family and the doctor do?
Plot: first love, coming of age, older man young girl relationship, female director, jewish, death, female nudity, summer, vacation, self discovery, teenage girl, doctor, bicycle, mirror, summer vacation, village life, adultery, grownups, childhood, bastard, grandmother granddaughter relationship, menstruation, countryside, love potion, bare breasts ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939, pre world war two
Place: provence

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about coming of age, teenage girl, female nudity, female director, youth, family relations and girl mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Adolescent: Jasper's Ghost (1992), Mimi (1979), Maramao (1987), The Grand Highway (1987), Mario and the Magician (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Jasper's Ghost (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 11-year-old Jasper may just be starting puberty, but so far he has experienced a lifetime of emotions. On the day his beloved grandfather dies, he is charged with taking care of the elder's pet cat. The local town bully, Mourids however, has ...
Plot: stream, full moon, teenage girl, female nudity, puberty, lake, bathing, boy, kitten, knife, topless girl, teenager ...
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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, journalist, incest, coming of age, father daughter relationship, hotel, boarding school, nightgown, female masturbation, female nudity, girl man relationship ...
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Maramao (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story in which a young boy resists the adult world and the inevitable loss of the joys of childhood.
Plot: teenage girl, childhood, girl, dressing, grownups, clothes, bare breasts, puberty, coming of age, teenage girl in swimwear, boy, nude swimming ...
Place: mediterranean sea
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The Grand Highway (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lodged him with her girlfriend Marcelle and her husband Pelo while she's having her second baby. There Louis makes friends with ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: countryside, village life, coming of age, village, friendship, summer vacation, couple relations, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, mischievous children, family problems, friends ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: france, europe, brittany
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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: bathing, sea, vacation, fascism, nude bathing, holiday, girl, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, summer vacation, beach, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
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Love Like Poison (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Anna, a young teenager, comes home from her Catholic boarding school for the holidays and discovers her father has left. Her mother is devastated and confined in the company of the local priest, who is also a childhood friend. Anna clings to her ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, faith, village, self discovery, teenage love, clergy, family problems, breakup, moral dilemma, society, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, brittany
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The Handsome Priest (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young petty thief befriends the local priest.
Plot: coming of age, childhood, prison, jealousy, bicycle, robbery, friend, theft, thief, sex with a priest, catholic, burglar ...
Time: 1930s, pre world war two
Place: venice
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My Mermaid, My Lorelei (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A romantic story unfolding in a beautiful village by the sea. The protagonists are 14-year-old Fedor and 18-year-old Nyurka. Fedor has long been interested in the girl, but was too shy to talk to her. He is an ordinary boy who enjoys riding his ...
Style: touching, romantic, funny, sweet, light
Plot: first love, prostitute, friendship, childhood, seaside town, dowry, broken heart, aspiring actor, female director, actress, friendship between boys, coming of age ...
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The Last Summer of La Boyita (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Young Jorgelina feels estranged from her boy-crazy older sister, who has entered adolescence and doesn't want to hang around with little kids anymore. Finding refuge in their Boyita camper-van, Jorgelina travels with her father to the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, melancholic, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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That Special Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 1984. It's summer, and the rebellious 12-year-old girl Kid wants to stay in Gothenburg, but her mother has other plans. Kid discovers that summer vacation in Finland isn't as bad as first feared. In a few hot weeks she ...
Plot: female director, suicidal, first love, teenage girl, swedish, summer, first kiss, suicidal thoughts, summer vacation, finnish, death of father, pizzeria ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: sweden, finland
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The Summer I Turned 15 (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story Peter is telling the about a special summer, when he is invited over to summer holiday from bickering parents, to his aunt and uncle in the country. He's been there before, but this summer was quite one to remember.
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, puberty, teenager, cabin, infidelity, coming of age, farm, small community, sexual awakening, nude sunbathing, adolescent boy, summer ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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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: father daughter relationship, jealousy, grownups, coming of age, teenage girl, friends, teenager, sexual awakening, danish, disco, photo shoot, following someone ...
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Pin Cushion (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Super close mother Lyn and daughter Iona (Dafty One and Dafty Two) are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success of things after a tricky start, Iona becomes 'best friends' with Keely, Stacey and Chelsea. Used ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, bullying, first love, desperation, mental illness, sexual awakening, peer pressure, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, single mother, misfit, coming of age ...
Place: england
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29%
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32A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This story is set in the "in-between" time of a girl's life, when she is no longer a child and not yet a woman. We open with our heroine, Maeve, putting on her new snow white bra, and stepping out into the world as a young woman. She ...
Plot: female director, school, 13 year old, girl, first love, irish, schoolgirl, coming of age, school uniform, breasts, teenage girl
Time: 70s
Place: dublin ireland, ireland
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Voices from the Heartland: Slaves of the Lord (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 50 min.
Story: In a Jewish Orthodox village in Israel, Tamar, a twelve-year-old girl, prepares for her Bat-Mitzvah (confirmation), which will take place on Passover. Becoming convinced that she is impure, and growing increasingly scared and depressed, she forces ...
Style: psychological, captivating, entertaining
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Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
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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.
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When the Trees Fall (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 88 min.
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Plot: domestic violence, symbolism, little girl, coming of age, abused woman, female director, outdoor sex, sex scene, hose, sex outdoors, widow, male nudity ...
Place: ukraine
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Hotel Pacific (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the early 1930s, a young man finds a job as a dishwasher in a hotel and quickly works his way up the ladder. Loosely based on the novel by Henryk Worcell.
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The Bay Boy (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Roman Catholic teenage boy in Glace Bay, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia during the 1930s faces various growing-up problems: Should be become a priest? What should he do about the murder he witnessed, committed by a local cop and upstanding ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: coming of age, murder, innocence lost, first sexual experience, small town, siblings relations, forbidden love, homecoming, parents and children, teenage love, suburban life, crimes ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: canada, nova scotia
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Teenage Sex Report (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this one we look at the cases of a number of young women and their plumbing problems as seen through the eyes of the narrator, a moralizing but well meaning gynaecologist.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: gynecologist, teenage sexuality, bare breasts, male nudity, gynecological exam, vagina, doctor, medical examiner, beast, sex, teenage sex, erotica ...
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Charly (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: female rapist, sex with a minor, female director, bare breasts, stealing money, countryside, coming of age, lust, abuse of power, sex crime, male rape, first sexual experience ...
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Summer Outside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland
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Plants (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 94 min.
Story: For a whole summer, 17-year-old Florencia has to look after her brother, who is trapped in a persistent vegetative state. She washes him, changes his nappies, and cuddles up to him in bed. From time to time she reads to him from a comic called ...
Plot: coming of age, erotica, pubic hair, exhibitionist, bathtub, comics, exhibitionism, male in bathtub, taking a bath, male nudity, sex scene, female nudity ...
Place: chile
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50 Ways of Saying Fabulous (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shot in and around the central Otago communities of Omakau, Ophir and Alexandra, A coming-of-age film that centers on overweight 12-year old Billy who is not interested in being a farmer and doesn't care for Rugby. His escape is the fantasy ...
Style: semi serious, touching, sentimental, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 70s, year 1975
Place: new zealand
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Danmark (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 22-year-old Norge lives a careless life as a bachelor in the province. The slacker idyll meets a sudden end when 16-year-old Josephine turns up after a one-night-stand and tells him she’s pregnant
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Confetti Harvest (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dorsvloer vol Confetti tells the story of young Katelijne, who grows up in a religious family in the countryside in Zeeland. Based on the novel by Franca Treur.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, farm, parents and children, family relations, religions or cults, society, village, village life, teenage girl, church, wedding, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Towelhead (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young Arab-American girl struggles with her sexual obsession, a bigoted Army reservist and her strict father during the Gulf War.
Style: melancholic, disturbing, compassionate, enigmatic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1991, year 1990
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, california
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22%
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Nana (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Nana is 4 years old and lives in a stone house beyond the forest. Back from school, a late afternoon, all she finds is silence in the house. A journey into the darkness of her childhood. The world from her height.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, serious, realistic, fairy tale ...
Plot: solitude, countryside, babies and infants, coming of age, youth, loneliness, child, female director, massacre, pig
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Ivan & Abraham (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belarus
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In 1930s Poland Christian boy Ivan goes to live with a Jewish family to learn a trade. He becomes friends with Abraham, the son of the family. However, anti-Semitism is rife in their environment, and they flee to escape an upcoming conflict. ...
Plot: female director, racism, village, mistaken identity, coming of age, odyssey, childhood friend, family relations, cross cultural relations, ethnicity, grandfather grandson relationship, escape ...
Time: 1930s
Place: poland
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