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A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (1992)
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A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenage mother is forced to give up her baby for adoption and, 19 years later, when she tries to contact her son, she learns that he died, under questionable circumstances when he was three years old.
Plot: female director, child abuse, adoption, female protagonist, death of child, lingerie, abusive mother, abuse, black panties, panties, nylons, stockings

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and christian film films with plots about female director, female protagonist, female nudity, mother daughter relationship, panties, mother son relationship and teenager mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story: The Sex Perils of Paulette (1965), Nocturnal Agony (2011), Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976), Naturally Native (1998), Life Inside Out (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Sex Perils of Paulette (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A young girl arrives in New York City from Ohio determined to make it in the big city, but circumstances result in her becoming a waitress, then a prostitute.
Plot: female director, female stockinged legs, playing footsie, female nudity, exploitation, female protagonist, female bare feet, woman takes off shoes, prostitute, sex, stockings
Place: new york
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Nocturnal Agony (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A highly successful upper middle class woman with a loving family has her seemingly “perfect” world turned upside down when the hidden secrets from her past suddenly resurface, forcing her and her beloved mother into a painful examination of ...
Style: christian film
Plot: recovery, faith, child abuse, female protagonist
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89%
Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. - imdb
Plot: female director, female protagonist, revenge, hair, cousin cousin relationship, coming of age, braids, flapper
Time: 1920s
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89%
Naturally Native (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Naturally Native follows the lives, loves, pain, joy and relationships of three sisters as they attempt to start their own business. Of American Indian ancestry, but adopted by white foster parents as young children, each sister has her own identity ...
Plot: native american, racism, female director, family, cosmetics, female protagonist, sister sister relationship
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81%
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Life Inside Out (2013)
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.
Plot: music, family, teenage son, female director, family relations, female protagonist, teenage boy, singing, teenager, mother son relationship
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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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78%
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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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Riviera (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful and young, Stella is a popular go-go dancer living alone with her mother by the French Riviera. Their lives unravel when a middle-age man becomes obsessed with Stella.
Plot: female director, panties, mini skirt, female nudity, struggle, pink panties, swimming pool
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The David Dance (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Away from the microphone, David is soft spoken, shy and unsure of himself. However, as his on-air alias ‘Danger Dave,’ the host of “Gay Talk,” he’s poised, witty, and every listener’s best friend! His sister, Kate, a thrice divorced ...
Plot: lgbt, female director, family relations, foster child, love, brother sister relationship, religion, gay interest, friendship, gay, interracial adoption, adoption
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70%
Girlfriend Experience (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man obsessed with prostitutes discovers that love is a lot more expensive than sex. An entertaining peek into the world of prostitution from the client's point of view.
Plot: prostitute, female director, sex addict, cunnilingus, escort, sex standing up, sexually transmitted disease, talking to the camera, red bra, condom, bondage, sexual promiscuity ...
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65%
Coming to Terms with the Dead (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: While middle-aged Vincent (Didier Sandre) makes a sand castle on a beach in Brittany, France, his sister Zaza (Catherine Ferran) and brother Francois (Charles Berling) spend a summer day reflecting on death and loss. They think back on their sister ...
Plot: female director, death of child, loss of sister, death of sister, beach, death, cancer
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: brittany
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63%
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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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57%
Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disturbed young mother with some serious psychological problems begins to take them out on her infant daughter.
Plot: childhood trauma, mother daughter relationship, child abuse, doctor, nurse, nurse uniform, abuse, caucasian, nurse hat
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53%
Margarita Happy Hour (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five young women, each with children, meet once a week for $2 margaritas and discuss life, love and change.
Plot: female director, single mother, female friendship, bohemian, rock music, female protagonist, downtown, illustrator, unwed mother, cocaine, mother daughter relationship, hipster ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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53%
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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 ⇓
51%
Too Much Too Often! (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: When swaggering and conceited teddy boy Mike (played by fleshy-faced BUCK STARR) isn’t combing his wavy hair in a stance reminiscent of The Fonz, he’s latching onto each and every female who crosses his slimy path. The guy is bad news and has ...
Plot: female director, underwear, prostitution, sexploitation, sex, male prostitution, kiss, homosexual, nudity (full frontal - brief), panties, female nudity, sadism ...
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50%
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TalhotBlond (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Thomas Montgomery, a married father of two young daughters, gets seduced by the world of online gambling and chat rooms where a virtual romance and sexual obsession ultimately leads to the murder of an innocent man.
Plot: female director, poker, chat, internet, fake identity, murder
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48%
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
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48%
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The Girl in the Book (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of a young writer's transformation when her past invades her present.
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: aspiring writer, secret, journal, job, book, party, betrayal, female protagonist, one night stand, friendship, love and romance, female director ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Mourner (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In a small village in Rajasthan, India, a woman named Shanichari was born - so named, as shortly after her birth her father died; & her mother, Peewli, ran away with a rich lover, the owner of a drama company, abandoning her. When Shanichari ...
Plot: female director, desert, orphan, crying, grief, death of mother, prostitute, death of husband, landowner, female protagonist, pregnancy, death ...
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48%
Losing Isaiah (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Khaila Richards, a crack-addicted single mother, accidentally leaves her baby in a dumpster while high and returns the next day in a panic to find he is missing. In reality, the baby has been adopted by a warm-hearted social worker, Margaret Lewin, ...
Style: emotional, serious, touching, thought provoking, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, racist, courtroom drama, custody battle, single parent, parents and children, legal action, family problems, family relations, custody, human nature, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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48%
Looking for Her (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Elisa, on a verge of divorce, leaves Paris with her son Noe to settle in her hometown of Dunkerque to find the biological mother who gave her up for adoption 30 years before.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, touching
Plot: adoption, mother daughter reunion, pregnant woman, abortion, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, pregnancy, racism, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, female director, dining hall ...
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47%
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Rough Winds (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three devastating teenage stories fuse beneath the calm of a quiet, average neighborhood.
Plot: female director, suburbs, post traumatic stress disorder, teenager, high school, suicide attempt, anorexia, closeted gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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No Light and No Land Anywhere (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Grieving her mother’s death and her own failing marriage, Lexi boards a plane from London to Los Angeles in search of the estranged father who abandoned her when she was three years old. Based out of a seedy Hollywood motel, she follows a tenuous ...
Plot: female director, search, motel, male objectification, masturbation, pubic hair, male nudity, male genitalia, sex scene, labia, bare breasts, female genitalia ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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
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43%
Beautiful Dreamer (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pilot (Egglesfield) gets shot down and gets amnesia, later on his stricken-with-grief wife (Langton) finds him in a small town and she is shocked that he doesn't remember her.
Plot: female director, beating, amnesia, medical examination, prison, false identity, husband wife relationship, father figure, pilot
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41%
The Beans of Egypt, Maine (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Beans are poor, proud, hated by all, but alive in the sense that they struggle against their lot and support each other in time of trouble. Earlene lives across the street from the Bean's trailer, and the view from her window is better than ...
Plot: female director, countryside, rape, sexuality, sexual attraction, poverty, community, backwoods
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41%
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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41%
Icaros: A Vision (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In search of a miracle, an American woman embarks on a journey to the Peruvian Amazon and finds hope in a community, through rituals involving an ancient psychedelic plant known as ayahuasca. With her perception forever altered, she forges a bond ...
Plot: female director, amazon, indigenous, shaman, healing, retreat
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40%
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Boys Briefs 5 (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The successful short film compilation series continues with six outstanding films focused on school and college-age youth.
Plot: gay interest, lgbt, female director, love, compilation, homosexual
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%