Movies like The Last Reel

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The Last Reel (2014)
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The Last Reel (2014)
Original name: ដុំហ្វីលចុងក្រោយ
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, torture, cinema, mask, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, skull, flashback, film reel, film within a film, woman slaps woman
Place: cambodia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi autobiographical, cult film, psychotronic and surreal films with plots about female director, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, flashback, family relations, girl and female nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Last Reel: Stranger (2004), Boxes (2007), The Escape (2015), Sadie (2018), Fran (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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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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
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95%
The Graveyard Keeper's Daughter (2011)
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 ...
Plot: female director, abroad, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, unemployment, daughter, little girl, fire, father daughter relationship, orphanage, husband wife relationship, social worker ...
Place: estonia
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89%
Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Three novels - three dramatic stories in the walls of the women's prison. The first story - a brand new, first went to prison inmates. The second - about a mother whose son has ceased to go to prison for visits. The third - about the ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: female director, strip search, women in prison, women's prison, parent child relationship, prison, juvenile delinquent, domestic violence, female nudity, mother daughter relationship, marital abuse, police ...
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83%
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The Escape (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Dutch woman escapes her family life in search for happiness in the Portuguese Algarve.
Plot: female director, gigolo, flashback, bored housewife
Place: portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.0
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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
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77%
 6.4
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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
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74%
The Asthenic Syndrome (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 153 min.
Story: In the old days it was called hypochrondria, or black melancholia. Now, apparently, it's termed the Asthenic Syndrome. Whatever it is, Nikolai, a teacher of epicly indifferent pupils, has got it, and it's not much fun.
Plot: female director, teacher, male nudity, female nudity, depression, loneliness, film within a film
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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 ⇓
67%
I Am a Good Person/I Am a Bad Person (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When a mother and daughter tour film festivals in Europe and decide to part ways, they must confront life-changing choices alone, before returning home.
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: girl in bra and panties, female director, teenage pregnancy, film within a film, female sitting on a toilet, tattoo parlor, female bonding, film festival, pregnancy test, unplanned pregnancy, film starts with sex, unwanted pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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
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63%
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
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We Were Young (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During Second World War a beautiful love between two young people burns out against the background of the Nazi reality.
Plot: female director, torture, photographer, girl, young love, burned alive, anti fascism, bombing, ballet, propaganda
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60%
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La capture (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Plot: female director, animals, dancing, gun, blood, dysfunctional family, abduction, dance, violence, old woman, animal, father daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.2
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Stray Dogs (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France, Afghanistan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two children are orphaned in post-Taliban Afghanistan.
Plot: female director, religion, dog, ignorance, children, cinema, orphan, film within a film, prayer, aerial combat, muslim, rescue ...
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59%
 5.6
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Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, school, car accident, school teacher, machismo, femininity
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58%
 5.0
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Evergreen (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young girl seduced by a boy's affluent seemingly idyllic family and goes to extremes to gain acceptance.
Audience: teens
Plot: female director, first time, loss of virginity, mother daughter relationship, troubled marriage, agoraphobia, poverty, sex, pacific northwest, new student
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57%
Just Like at Home (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A man and a kid are discovering beauty in life.
Plot: female director, family relations, girl man relationship, getting home, girl, father daughter relationship, children, surrogate father, hungarian, infatuation
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Happily Ever After (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Heather and Sarah Ann were growing up they told each other every secret. But Heather left their small town on the last day of high school vowing never to return. Forced to come back when her father becomes ill, the young documentary filmmaker ...
Plot: wedding, father daughter relationship, hospitalization, small town, female director, extramarital affair, prom, homecoming, best friends
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56%
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Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
Plot: female director, terminal illness, coming of age, female friendship, irresponsible, teenage girl, female protagonist, teenager, sexuality, teenage protagonist, youth, friendship between women ...
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54%
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Rice People (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A poor, rural Cambodian family slowly disintegrates during the cycle of a single rice crop in this moving, and beautifully photographed European drama adapted from a novel by Shahnon Ahmad. Pouev, his wife Om, and his seven children, live in a small ...
Plot: rice, rice field, single parent, death, mother daughter relationship, death of father, father daughter relationship, paranoia, husband wife relationship, farm, death of husband, locked in a cage ...
Place: cambodia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Team Hurricane (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A punk chick flick about teen girls that mixes highly stylized fictional elements with documentary material: loneliness, pussy-power, Kawaii, electric green, hentai, graffiti, vibrators, friendship, teddy bears, resting bitch face, ART, fire, fear, ...
Plot: female director, teenage girl, female nudity, scandinavian girl, teenager, group of teenagers
Place: scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Other Side of the Underneath (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A surreal look at the schizophrenia of a group of girls in a therapy session.
Style: surreal, cult film, experimental, feminist film
Plot: mask, female protagonist, mental institution, female director, mental patient, surrealism, female nudity, british
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 7.0
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Close-Knit (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After being neglected by her mother, a little girl is taken in by her uncle and his transgender girlfriend, who create a loving home for her.
Plot: transsexual, uncle niece relationship, japanese girl, trans woman, female director, gay slur, lgbt, absent parent, dementia, retirement home, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, flashback ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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.
Plot: coming of age, female director, hiding place, skepticism, laundry, naivete, suicide attempt, 18 year old, homeless teenager, family relations, suburbs, teenage girl ...
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44%
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Chicas (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pilar is a Spanish widow who has raised her three daughters in France. In love with Fernand, the manager of the building in which she lives, she organizes a lunch in her home with the intention of introducing him to the rest of the family. The ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, bare breasts, actress, flashback
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43%
Ika-11 Utos Mahalin Mo Asawa Mo (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: This film is about domestic violence.
Plot: female director, violence against women, court, self defense, legal action, lawyer, musician, judge, psychologist, murder, flashback, band ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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 ...
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42%
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All We Had (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother struggles to make a better life for her daughter.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, broker, female director, poverty, cigarette smoking, transsexuality, rape, pawnshop, smoking weed, theft, auto repair, marijuana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Milarepa (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Leo, dopo un incidente stradale, è ricoverato in ambulatorio e racconta al professore Bennet, suo medico curante, la storia e le gesta del monaco tibetano Milarepa, con il quale si identifica. La leggenda è narrata in tre capitoli ben distinti: la ...
Style: philosophical
Plot: female director, prayer, teacher student relationship, legend, superhero, magician, redemption, flashback, doctor patient relationship, enlightenment, buddhism, meditation ...
Time: 11th century
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34%