Movies like We Were Young

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We Were Young (1961)
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We Were Young (1961)
Original name: A byahme mladi
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, ballet, torture, photographer, girl, propaganda, young love, burned alive, bombing, anti fascism

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Most similar movies to We Were Young

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out anthology films with plots about female director, female nudity, girl, family relations, photographer, father daughter relationship and male female relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like We Were Young: Rage (2009), Limbo (2014), Just Like at Home (1978), Team Hurricane (2017), The Last Reel (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rage (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A schoolboy uses his cellphone camera to shoot intimate interviews with people working at a New York fashion house and secretly posts them on the internet. Result: a bitterly funny expose of an industry in crisis, during a week in which an accident ...
Plot: fashion, murder, female director, photographer, blogger
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95%
 5.6
 70
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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86%
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
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81%
 6.6
 187
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 ⇓
78%
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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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74%
 6.6
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Invisible Adversaries (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anna, an artist, is obsessed with the invasion of alien doubles bent on total destruction. Her schizophrenia is reflected in the juxtapositions of long movie camera takes with violently edited montages: private with public spaces; black & white ...
Plot: female director, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, alien, paranoia, ghost, photographer, outer space, female nudity, urinating on someone, symbolism, feminist ...
Place: vienna
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62%
The Last Island (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alicia is a selfish brat who is crazy about video games. As her parents work and nobody cares about her, her mother decides to send her to an island where old Aunt Belinda lives. No running water or electricity, by the sea and at the foot of ...
Plot: female director, 12 year old, cliff, aunt, swimming underwater, isolation, child protagonist, ocean, boy girl friendship, swimming, boy, girl ...
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57%
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The Collectress (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Following a traumatic experience, Gaile, a speech therapist, is incapable of feeling any emotion. However, while preparing a video presentation for a scientific conference, she sees herself on screen and is surprised to find suppressed sensations ...
Plot: female director, obsession, emotionless
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51%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
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51%
 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 ⇓
49%
El jardín del Edén (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Canada, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Looking for a better destiny for their lives, a group of people arrives to Tijuana, in the Mexico-USA borderline. A widow and her children, a chicano woman without a firm identity, a "gringa" writer fascinated with Mexico and her hermit ...
Plot: female director, mexican immigrant, mexican american border, illegal immigration, tourist, american tourist, immigrants, u.s. mexico border, peasant, american, mexican border, photographer ...
Place: tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 302
1:01 (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a Copenhagen suburb the 19-year-old Per is found unconscious after having been badly beaten up. He is taken to hospital in a coma. The police have no clues, but the air is thick with suspicion. His mother struggles to maintain her faith in his ...
Plot: female director, coma, family relations, suspicion, beating, teenager
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Up to Date (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An American journalist works for a French newspaper. He is writing an article about the reaction against people with AIDS, without knowing he is infected too. Once he finds out, he decides to cut off himself leaving his wife and daughter.
Plot: female director, aids, journalism, love
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45%
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Island City (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Winner of FEDORA award for the Best Debut Director, Venice Film Festival 2015, Island City is a collection of three comic-dramatic stories set in Mumbai, India. The first is about a diligent office worker who wins the office ‘Fun Committee ...
Plot: female director, family relations, barefoot male, tv set
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Scream from Silence (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A director and an editor, both woman, cannot work on a movie presenting the rape of a nurse without reacting on the scenes they're working on, the situation of womanhood in general, and the way the 'Justice' handle those cases of rape.
Plot: rape, female director, interview, rapist, male female relationship, contemplating suicide, hate, rape victim, feminism, misogyny, shame, courtroom ...
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
41%
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 ⇓
41%
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The Death of Empedocles (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Film adaptation by Straub and Huillot of Hölderlin's 1798 tragedy on the symbolic death of Empedoclus, the legislator in Ancient Greece.
Plot: female director, filmed play, utopia, communism
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Top Girl or la déformation professionnelle (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Helena, 29, a single mother with an 11-year-old daughter, is a moderately successful actress who earns a living as an escort in the sex industry. Her relationship with her own mother, a singing teacher, is tense, and she’s also increasingly ...
Plot: female director, male nudity, pubic hair, sex scene, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Days Between (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Lynn (22) lives with her brother in Berlin. There she enjoys the advantages of family life, without really feeling involved in it. She does not have any precise aim in life, but manages to awaken the interest of many people with her direct and ...
Plot: female director, female nudity, vomiting, nude swimming, sign language
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40%
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Long Shadows (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After two decades in prison Widmer, a former German RAF-terrorist, is released. He meets Valerie, his next door neighbour. The young woman tries to get her life back on track after she lost child custody for her little son. She shows some interest ...
Plot: female director, terrorism, revenge, guilt, raf
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ⇓
38%
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Valerie (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Kurz vor Weihnachten ist das einst erfolgreiche Fotomodell Valerie, 29, in ihrer Heimatstadt Berlin gestrandet. Zwar hat sie ein Zimmer im exklusiven Hyatt, aber eigentlich ist sie völlig pleite und ohne Perspektive. Valerie ist unfähig, sich auf ...
Plot: female director, hotel bar, homeless, security, photographer, cigarette smoking, police, female nudity, hotel, shower, drunkenness, financial problem ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 42
Traps (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An erotic thriller set in 1950 French Occupied Indo-China.
Plot: female director, white panties, panties pulled down, gay sex, panties
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Germany 09: 13 Short Films About the State of the Nation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Thirteen German directors present short films exploring the state of their country.
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, german politics, german culture
Place: berlin germany, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gentlemen Prefer Nature Girls (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Anne and Tom, a married nudist couple, work in a real estate office. When the agency's owner discovers that Tom is a nudist, he fires him. Unfortunately, Tom was just ready to close a big real-estate deal with Al Jenkins. Tom goes to his ...
Plot: female director, exploitation, nudist, female nudity, sexploitation, nudism
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Loyalties (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lily and her three youngest children join her husband David Sutton, a doctor in an isolated northern Alberta town. Their eleven-year-old son arrives later from boarding school. David conceals a dark secret which caused the family to leave England ...
Plot: female director, secret, doctor, family relations
Place: canada, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.2
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The Best of Me (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Raquel, a young radio broadcaster, is deeply in love with Tomas, an Olympic runner. On the day she finds a house for them to share, he collapses during training and is rushed to the hospital. His life is in danger; his liver crashed and he is in ...
Plot: female director, love, hand camera, male female relationship, hospital, polaroid
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two very different people become friends and partners in this nautical drama. Nikos (Stephen Rea) is a radio man working on a Greek freighter when he finds himself stranded in Hong Kong after the firm that owned his ship suddenly goes out of ...
Plot: female director, opium, houseboat
Place: china, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%