Movies like Bonjour Amour

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Bonjour Amour (1977)
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Bonjour Amour (1977)
Original name: L'amour en herbe
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adolescent French suburban lower-middle-class nerd Marc Morel was happy being the teacher's pet and school representative in a Latin competition. Until he meets and instantly falls in love with fatherless semi-illiterate shop clerk and ditto-daughter Martine Pérez. As his overbearing father Robert feared, stripling hormones run wild at the expense of academic future-building, but paternal authority is overruled by 'young love', which even yields peer-acceptance. Cool big brother Christian, a photographer, tries a more understanding approach, but even that runs into trouble.
Plot: sex, first love, photographer, car race, girlfriend, fire, rebellion, car accident, father son relationship, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, scolding, kiss
Place: france

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Most similar movies to Bonjour Amour

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, captivating and serious films with plots about father son relationship, teenage boy, family relations, coming of age, sex, youth and brother brother relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Bonjour Amour: The Sacred Mound (1993), Wild Life (2014), A Friend's Betrayal (1996), Les Cowboys (2015), The Devil in the Skin (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Sacred Mound (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A seven-year-old boy is sent to a farm on a remote island, when his mother goes abroad. On the island the boy gets to know a twenty-year-old woman who seems willing to take on a mother's role. But the boy is reaching an age of sexual awareness ...
Plot: coming of age, wedding, fire, lighthouse, island, first love, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, children, treasure, urination
Place: iceland
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95%
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Wild Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The new film by French director Cédric Kahn focusses on Philippe Fournier, a man who lives with his 2 sons, having decided not to give them back to their mother after she won custody of the children. The children Okyesa and Tsali must grow up in ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: on the run, custody, parents and children, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, family relations, feral man, parents separation, hidden identity, teenage life, runaway, nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
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78%
A Friend's Betrayal (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two childhood friends grow up. One has a family and the other has a career. One relationship may make or break a family. Paul, the teenage son, must decide what he wants for his future. While family would like to make that decision for him. Watch as ...
Style: sexy
Plot: lifetime, woman seduces a man, age difference, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, photographer, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenager, car accident, teenage boy, birthday party ...
Place: san francisco
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Les Cowboys (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Drama about a father and son who set out to find their missing daughter/sister with the help of an American headhunter.
Style: weird
Plot: kidnapping, dancing, boat, fishing, hospital, letter, cemetery, terrorism, death of father, horse, police, murder ...
Time: 2000s, september 11 2001, year 1994
Place: france, pakistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Devil in the Skin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Coming-of-Age drama telling the story of the strong bond between Xavier and his little brother Jacques and their struggle to remain together despite all odds.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: coming of age, youth, brother brother relationship, forceful separation, rebelliousness, summer, life turned upside down, family relations, countryside, boy, childhood, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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59%
The Magic Box (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
Plot: singer, marriage, drunkenness, father son relationship, flashback, dysfunctional family, uncle nephew relationship, projectionist, brothel, van, circumcision, marital problem ...
Place: tunisia
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57%
The Last Hammer Blow (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When he first enters the Montpellier Opera House, Victor knows nothing about music. Nor does he know his father, Samuel Rovinski, who is there to conduct Mahler’s 6th symphony. To change the course of his suddenly uncertain future, for Nadia his ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, parents and children, family relations, single parent, bittersweet, father son relationship, teenage boy, orchestra conductor, father son reunion, boy, father, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Dear Prudence (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: After the death of her mother, 17-year-old Prudence finds herself living alone in her Paris apartment. Then she meets Maryline, a rebel of her own age, who introduces her to the thrills of motorcycle racing on the biker circuit at Rungis. ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, youth, family problems, teenage love, teenage girl, troubled youth, drug abuse, woman, motorcycle race, car race, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Cold Lands (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A young Frenchman of Arab descent, Djamel, becomes convinced that his long-lost father is a rich factory owner in Grenoble. When the man coldly rejects him, Djamel plots a revenge that will implicate the man's closeted gay son.
Plot: lgbt, male nudity, oral sex, revenge, death, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, gay interest, male female relationship, wealth, gay, factory ...
Place: paris france
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55%
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Amour (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This three-part movie begins with a young woman married to an older, cold-hearted man in the year 1200. Two rivals have a swordfight over the affections of the woman. Part two takes place in 1910 and finds an amorously unfaithful wife taking on her ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), sword fight, poet, sex, extramarital affair, erotica, love triangle, cheating wife
Time: 1910s, 1840s
Place: france
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54%
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New Wave (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Une petite ville de province, au milieu des années 80. La vie d'Éric, collégien rêveur et solitaire, est chamboulée par l'arrivée d'un nouveau dans la classe : Romain, adolescent dissipé au style new wave très affirmé, qui va ...
Plot: friendship between boys, french, coming of age, male nudity, teenage boy, rain, friendship, school, oedipus complex, lgbt, homoeroticism, mother son relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The World of Ludovic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ludovic, a young boy neglected by his artsy parents, falls in love with Sophie, the daughter of a piano teacher. They meet in secret places in the city. Not long after Sophie's father finds them naked together in her room, Ludovic is sent away ...
Plot: children, coming of age, youth, child, first love, piano teacher, beach, photographer, police, boy girl relationship, swimming pool, erotic photography
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Bodybuilder (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Twenty year old Antoine has made enemies of a gang of young thugs, to whom he owes money. Fed up with his scams and petty crimes, his mother and older brother decide to send Antoine to his father's place in Saint-Etienne. The two men ...
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: bodybuilding, gym, father son relationship, theft, weightlifting, hiding place, training, sport competition, estranged father, stealing money, rivalry, fitness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Liquid Truth (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rubens is a carefree, charismatic swimming instructor who finds himself accused of displaying inappropriate affection toward one of his students by the boy's mother. Other parents and colleagues are only too eager to condemn him.
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: swimming, gay, lgbt, father son relationship, teacher, scandal, conflict, society, family relations, child abuse, youth, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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To Mathieu (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Matthieu and Eric are two brothers who work at the same factory as their father in Normandy. When his father is dismissed for smoking on the factory floor, Matthieu is incensed and tries to have him reinstated, in vain. His brother has just got ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, rough
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Place: france, normandy, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Prologue (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Robin Spry, Prologue was the first Canadian film to screen at the Venice Film Festival. Set and filmed during the sixties, this fiction feature tells the story of a young Montrealer who edits an underground newspaper ...
Style: political, cinema verite
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Bye-Bye (1995)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, Ismaél, a young Tunisian, cares for two brothers, Nouredine, a cripple, and streetwise Mouloud, 14. In haste, Ismaél and Mouloud go to Marseilles where an uncle lives. Nouredine has died in a fire, and Ismaél feels guilt on top of ...
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Young Casanova (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
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Plot: gigolo, adultery, cuckold, horny wife, lesbian sex, sexually dissatisfied wife, male full rear nudity, sex, female nudity, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Salvation Army (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Morocco, Switzerland
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Abdellah is a young gay man navigating the sexual, racial and political climate of Morocco. Growing up in a large family in a working-class neighborhood, Abdellah is caught between a distant father, an authoritarian mother, an older brother whom he ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, social ...
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Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: morocco, geneva switzerland, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Coming Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Plot: mental illness, family relations, alzheimer's disease, fire, father son relationship, senior citizen, new house
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44%
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Bad Seeds (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Luxembourg, Belgium, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Quiet 16-year-old Louis, the high school headmaster’s son, has never been in trouble. His best friend, 18-year-old Greg, however, is his polar opposite: provocative, angry, violent, he has been kicked out of school for physically threatening young ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
All the Winters That Have Been (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Dane Corvin (Chamberlain) returns to Raven Island where 20 years before he and Helen Raven (Allen) had fallen in love. She vowed never to see him again because he had arrested her brother, who he had been investigating. Dane is now determined to win ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Louder Than Bombs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, France, Denmark, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three years after his wife, acclaimed photographer Isabelle Reed, dies in a car crash, Gene keeps everyday life going with his shy teenage son, Conrad. A planned exhibition of Isabelle’s photographs prompts Gene's older son, Jonah, to return ...
Style: melancholic, rough, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: death of mother, death of wife, coming of age, sibling relationship, father son reunion, parent child relationship, car accident, single father, mental illness, brother brother relationship, depression, troubled teen ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Cold Water (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An outer suburb of Paris, 1972. Gilles and Christine, both sixteen, are classmates and lovers who have become frustrated with the aloofness of their families and the general monotony of their lives. When the pair are caught shoplifting, ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama
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Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Deep Breath (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: David is a troubled city boy, being looked after by his uncle on a farm. He is initiated into the drunken partying of the village and stumbles off drunk to find his friend Matthieu and cell-playing girlfriend in the forest. There he finds a brutal ...
Style: suspense, bleak, suspenseful, tense
Plot: farm, grownups, male nudity, teen angst, underage drinking, self discovery, introspection, friendship between men, brutality, society, forest, teenage boy ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Land Legs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dom, 36 years old, is a sailor on board of the fishing boat Petit Gael II from the port of Les Sables d'Olonne, a small town in western France. He is used to leave for the open sea for at least three weeks in a row. Despite of his absences, his ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Aliyah (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paris 2011. Alex is 27. He's lives off dealing and pays the debts of his brother, Isaac, who after being his support has now become dead weight. When his cousin announces he's going to open a restaurant in Tel Aviv, Alex imagines he can ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, moral dilemma, immigrants, society, lifestyle, brother brother relationship, drug dealer, debt, breakup, starting over, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Grocer's Son (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Antoine Sforza, a thirty-year-old young man, left his village ten years before in order to start a new life in the big city, but now that his father, a traveling grocer, is in hospital after a stroke, he more or less reluctantly accepts to come back ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, sentimental, captivating, serious ...
Plot: village, countryside, family relations, heart attack, hospital, self discovery, homecoming, culture clash, parents and children, conflict, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, provence, alps, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Game Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Renee Saccard is a pampered, selfish young wife of a middle-aged Parisian businessman who falls in love with her stepson but is driven to the point of madness when her husband tricks the stepson into betraying her.
Style: erotic
Plot: incest, sex with stepmother, deception, revenge, sex, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexually dissatisfied wife, unhappy marriage, sex with stepson, cheating wife, older woman younger man sex ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Amy George (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Thirteen-year-old Jesse wants to be an artist, but believes that his mundane middle-class Toronto life has left him unprepared. After reading a book on what it takes to be a "true-artist", he sets out looking for risk, ecstasy, wildness ...
Style: touching, psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: coming of age, photographer, family relations, alcoholic, teenage boy, homosexual, school, father son relationship, male female relationship, high school, peeping tom, artist ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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39%