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, girlfriend, car race, photographer, rebellion, teenage boy, kiss, fire, father son relationship, car accident, brother brother relationship, scolding
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, captivating and psychological films with plots about teenage boy, father son relationship, family relations, brother brother relationship, coming of age, youth and teenager mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Bonjour Amour: A Friend's Betrayal (1996), The Sacred Mound (1993), The Last Hammer Blow (2014), Claire's Camera (2017), Deep Breath (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Plot: middle aged woman, birthday party, old friend, golden gate bridge, teenage girl, older woman younger man relationship, high school, teenager, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, female artist, family relations ...
Place: san francisco
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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: fire, island, lighthouse, wedding, treasure, children, first love, urination, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Claire's Camera (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, France
Duration: 69 min.
Story: On a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival, Manhee is accused of being dishonest, and fired. A teacher named Claire goes around taking photos with a Polaroid camera. She gets to know Manhee and sympathizes with her. Claire is like a person who ...
Plot: beach, korean, film festival, photographer, love triangle, male female relationship, female photographer, female friendship, fired from the job, photograph, frenchwoman, camera ...
Place: france, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, tense, suspenseful
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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: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, youth, family problems, teenage love, troubled youth, teenage girl, drug abuse, love and romance, rebelliousness, death in the family, car race ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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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: half brother half brother relationship, father son relationship, factory, factory worker, wealth, brother brother relationship, orgasm, cashier, masturbation, death of mother, death, male female relationship ...
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Young Casanova (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Gerard Casanova is the man that all the rich and beautiful women call when they need a little more then the husbands to give them. He's always on call to satisfy their every sexual urge.
Plot: gigolo, adultery, female nudity, sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfaithful wife, cheating wife
Place: france
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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.
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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: unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative, touching
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Bodybuilder (2014)
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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: captivating, realistic, tense, psychological
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Magic Box (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: no overview yet
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Amour (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: sword fight, love triangle, poet, extramarital affair, sex, erotica, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfaithful wife, cheating wife
Time: 1910s, 1840s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Wild Life (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe
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49%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
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Duration: 86 min.
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Duration: 71 min.
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Land Legs (2015)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 89 min.
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Life Kills Me (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
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I'm Alive and I Love You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
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43%
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Bye-Bye (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
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Duration: 82 min.
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Something in the Air (2012)
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Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
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Tomorrow at Dawn (2009)
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Country: France
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Wild Reeds (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
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Three Sisters (2015)
Genre: Drama
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Style: captivating, entertaining
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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: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
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Fair Haven (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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