Movies like Loyalties

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Loyalties (1987)
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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 without telling anybody. They befriend a neighbor Rosanne, who throws out her boyfriend after he beats her up in a bar. Lily, who is very English and out of place in the town, hires the half-Native Rosanne as a housekeeper, and eventually the two women become good friends, until the secret emerges again.
Plot: female director, family relations, secret, doctor
Place: england, canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and talky films with plots about female director, family relations, parents and children, teenager, female nudity, youth and pregnancy mostly in Drama, Adventure and Comedy genres. Some movies like Loyalties: Ambrosia (2012), Island City (2015), Werewolf (2016), 1:01 (2006), Cowboys Don't Cry (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ambrosia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ambrosia is the story of an Iranian-Canadian couple, Ali and Leila, who dream of an exciting future in Vancouver: Ali owns a pizza shop and thinks of expanding and Leila is an up-and-coming clothing designer. However, their situations change ...
Plot: lgbt, female director, lesbian kiss, seamstress, lesbian, pregnancy
Place: canada
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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
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Werewolf (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Blaise and Nessa are outcast methadone users in a small town that doesn’t offer an easy way out. Each day starts in a long lineup at the tiny pharmacy, then it’s door-to- door begging to cut grass for people who just want them to not exist. At ...
Plot: female director, video game, dog, doctor, pharmacy, little boy, outcast, lawn mowing, playing a video game, ice cream cone
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81%
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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
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Cowboys Don't Cry (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A father and son struggle to make ends meet on the rodeo circuit.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: alcohol abuse, couple relations, parents and children, on the road, family life, teenage life, family in crisis, life is a bitch, graphic violence, family problems, environmentalism, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: canada
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74%
 6.0
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Sam & Me (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 23-year-old Nikhil comes to Canada from India to find his fortune and is convinced by his uncle to work as a companion and care-giver to Sam, an elderly Jewish man. An unlikely friendship ensues, which gives both men new insight into life.
Style: inter cultural
Plot: female director, tragic event, prejudice, jewish, racism, canadian, servant, immigrants, family relations, interracial relations, tradition, uncle nephew relationship ...
Place: canada
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Little Darling (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Thirty year old virgin Sybille meets the man of her dreams. Or is he?
Plot: female director, con artists, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), marriage, shopping mall, female nudity, love, train
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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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Bliss! (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Tasha Robson, 16, has run away from home! While she rides the waves aboard the large ferry heading from South Shields, England to Scandinavia in search of her unknown father, "The Viking" all is less than calm in the Robson household.
Plot: female director, runaway
Place: england
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Time to Die (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An impressionistic, black-and-white portrait of the day-to-day of a nonagenarian woman as she experiences the final act of her life. Danuta Szaflarska stars as Aniela, who lives in a massive yet rapidly-deteriorating wooden house, filled with ...
Plot: female director, family relations, dog, house, generation gap, shakespearean quotation, death, old lady, son, piano
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48%
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Heritage (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Shipowner Kai Skaug is dead. The parson in his funeral speech speaks of a man who passed away in his prime, only 54 years old. The flower-decorated crematorium is filled with mourners. In the first row sits his old mother, his brother and sister, ...
Plot: female director, unfaithful wife, secret, heir, millionaire, adultery, infidelity, money, extramarital affair, inheritance, greed, cheating wife
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48%
Business as Usual (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After seeing her husband fail in fighting a battle to keep his factory open, a manageress loses her job in a disagreement with the manager over sexual harassment of her staff. She accepts the advice of her father and joins his son, a left-wing ...
Style: social
Plot: female director, union, sexual harassment, strip search, campaigning, salesman, husband wife relationship
Time: 80s
Place: england, liverpool, northern england, london
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The Plouffe Family (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 227 min.
Story: The lives of the average Quebecois Plouffe family during the final years of the depression and through World War II.
Plot: family relations, world war two, great depression, conscription, french canadian, catholic, religion, canadian
Place: quebec, canada
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44%
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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The Stone Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The feisty aging Hagar Shipley has lived an unconventional life. Her rebellious heart has always ruled and her choices have put her at odds with family and friends. Faced with her own mortality, and desperate to find solace, she goes on the run. In ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, couple relations, on the run, aging, elderly, nursing, youth, love and romance, couples, retirement home, introspection ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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43%
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Hidden Diary (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the 1950s, Louise left her husband when their children were still little. She was never heard from again. Her daughter Martine stayed in the small seaside town, where she became a doctor. Martine's daughter, Audrey, a thirty-year-old ...
Style: sincere, realistic, atmospheric, serious, gloomy
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, mysterious past, murder, family problems, parents and children, haunted by the past, estrangement, parent child relationship, small town, bittersweet, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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43%
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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
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When a mother returns to her musical roots, she rediscovers the passion of her youth, and finds a way to connect with her troubled youngest son.
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Do I Love You? (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: 'Do I Love You?' is a romantic philosophical comedy about life and the questions it throws at you.
Plot: family relations, female director, lesbian, lesbian interest, cycling, riding a bicycle
Place: london
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Older Than America (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The truth of the past come to light in a series of haunting visions in this drama. The strange visions grow more vivid with each passing day, a young woman of Native American heritage begins piecing together a Catholic priests diabolical plot to ...
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Three Friends (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three young men face the university entrance exams upon which their economic and social fates depend.
Plot: female director, family relations, comics, deafness, military, obesity, gay bashing, youth, fat man, hairdresser, gay interest, conscription
Place: korea
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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
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37%
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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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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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37%
Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and Joanne Thatcher (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Narcissistic Saskatchewan Tory politician Colin Thatcher is engaged in a bitter divorce from his wife Jo-Ann. When a series of court rulings over the divorce go against him, Thatcher decides a more drastic solution is needed - murder! A series of ...
Plot: contract killing, crimes of passion, court, custody, dysfunctional marriage, murder suspect, politician, husband wife relationship, physical abuse, trial, abuse, domestic violence ...
Place: canada
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The Preacher's Sin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Evan Tanner's life is spiraling out of control when his live-in niece is arrested for the second time, his boss imposes on him an unacceptable contract, and to top it all he discovers he has a son from a one night affair during the war... When ...
Plot: female director, affair, green hair, suicide of mother, bullying, radio show, illegitimate son
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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
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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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35%
Go in the Wilderness (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 61 min.
Story: GO IN THE WILDERNESS tells the story of Lilith, Adam’s rebellious first mate, and her guardian, as they forge an uneasy alliance on their journey back to Eden. Once in the Garden, they meet Adam and his new mate Eve, and realise that all is not as ...
Plot: female director, fantasy world, canadian, mythology
Place: canada
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Tick Tock Lullaby (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A wry interweave film about baby making and how as time marches on the decision gets more intense and less romantic.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, youth, coming out, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, gender, gays and lesbians, babies and infants, lesbian, lesbian sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
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34%