Movies like Monet: Shadow and Light

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Monet: Shadow and Light (1999)
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Monet: Shadow and Light (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 54 min.
Story: Monet's glorious summer of painting ends abruptly with harsh attacks from his father and art critics. He intends to abandon everything, but is convinced otherwise by aspiring young artist Daniel. Having been abandoned by his own father, Daniel refuses to let Monet do the same to his son. As Monet shows Daniel a new way of seeing the world through art, Daniel helps Monet see the importance of family.
Plot: painter, friendship, art, boat, financial crisis, artist, teenage boy, painting, friend, intergenerational friendship, mother son relationship
Time: 1860s
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, sentimental and serious films with plots about friendship, friend, family relations, girl, boy, mother son relationship and youth mostly in Drama, Family and Biography genres. Some movies like Monet: Shadow and Light: Booky & the Secret Santa (2007), The Boat Builder (2017), The Dull-Ice Flower (1989), Bridge to Terabithia (1985), Landscape with a Woman (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Winslow Homer: An American Original (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
Story: American artist Winslow Homer's illustrations for Harpers' Weekly magazine earned high praise for their honest portrayal of the Civil War. Discouraged by the horrors he witnessed, Homer abandons his post and heads to the quiet of Houghton ...
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95%
Booky & the Secret Santa (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Booky does everything she can to make an enjoyable Christmas, for her family, during the depression as her father is out of work.
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The Boat Builder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A grumpy old sailor wants only to finish building his boat so he can set out to sea. But from local officals to troubled fosters kid, the world keeps intervening to test his determination to make something of his golden years.
Plot: stowaway, police officer, riding a bicycle, full moon, texting, climbing steps, pillow fight, sms, painting, teenage girl, small town, bully ...
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The Dull-Ice Flower (1989)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ku Ah-ming is a 4th grader at Chungshan Elementary School in Shuiyu Township, Taiwan. Despite being not very good in most subjects at school, he is very talented in art and has a great imagination, though most teachers don't know what he's ...
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Bridge to Terabithia (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
Story: Jess Aarons and new girl Leslie Burke create a world of their own and call it Terabithia and pretend to be the king and queen. They return to their magical kingdom every day after school.
Plot: drawing, school, bereavement, puppy, first love, boy, childhood friend, bullying, museum, tragic event, hugging, teacher student relationship ...
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Landscape with a Woman (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A ranger whose passion is nude painting comes to work in a remote Bosnian village. He asks the local women to pose naked for him. They are shy at first, but they eventually agree to do so. This makes their husbands furious, who think that the ranger ...
Plot: posing nude, painter, painting, forest ranger, jealousy, mountain village, urination, tragic event, artist, suspicion, countryside, male female relationship ...
Place: bosnia
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61%
Christmas with Holly (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being dumped at the alter on her wedding day, Maggie Conway moves to the island town of Friday Harbor in Washington State, where she meets Mark Nagle, the local coffee shop owner.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, semi serious
Plot: christmas, death in the family, gift, brother brother relationship, basset hound, loss of mother, friend, dog, girl, loyalty, toy store, coffee shop ...
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61%
Two and a Half Heroes (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 52 min.
Story: It is the story of the unusual friendship that develops between Luka and Umut, two very different boys who meet by chance on the streets of Stuttgart. While Luka, the mute, communicates only through a bizarre hand puppet, the talkative Umut barely ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Summer's End (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: 12-year-old boy and his older brother have just lost their dad. At their summer cottage, the younger boy befriends a black doctor who has to deal with local prejudice and racism.
Style: touching, sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, racism, small town, interracial relations, society, youth, hopes, family problems, social relations, friends, family relations, small town life ...
Time: 90s
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Hand in Hand (1961)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
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56%
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Anurodh (1977)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: India
Duration: 147 min.
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A Piggy Tale (1991)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Taiwan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sally Marshall Is Not an Alien (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl obsessed with watching the heavens bets her telescope with the local bully that their oddly acting new neighbours are not aliens from outer space.
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Genre: Drama, Family
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46%
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Little Crumb (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 119 min.
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Plot: female director, family relations, adoptive mother, hopes, orphan, hit by a car, orphanage, harbor, street life, pianist, friendship, boy ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Case of the Witch Who Wasn't (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two girl pen pals and a simple summer in the country. They befriend a woman rumored to be a witch, and end up as amateur detectives when her pet pig is stolen.
Plot: countryside, friend, pen pal, robbery, friendship, pig, theft, girl, thief
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Genre: Drama, Family
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Genre: Family, Drama
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Anne of Green Gables (2016)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Looking for Miracles (1989)
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Country: Canada
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 99 min.
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40%
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Parks (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, light, contemplative
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Hiroshima Maiden (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
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Time: 50s, 1950s, post world war two
Place: hiroshima japan, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Mr. Rice's Secret (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A terminally-ill boy's life is saved when his deceased 400-year-old friend, "Mr. Rice", leads him on a treasure hunt to find a magical "Potion of Life".
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Goldfinch (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
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Style: atmospheric, non-linear, exciting, psychological, enigmatic
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Place: manhattan new york city, new york, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Vivid (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a passionate young model convinces her boyfriend, a painter, to take to the canvas to renew their sexual chemistry, their erotic, uninhibited masterpieces command the attention of the art world. Smothered in paint, the couple slip and slide ...
Style: erotic
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Time: 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Negerkys og labre larver (1987)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Dette er en historie om to piger på 11 år. Nana, som har en hund, men som egentlig bare drømmer om være en anset ballerina, og Conny, der er tvunget til at gå til ballet, men som har et brændende ønske om at være berømt dyrlæge. Hvad vil ...
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35%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 118 min.
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Plot: sex talk, birth mother, mother, friend, sculptor, lost love, female nudity, coincidence, adoptive mother, cripple, loft, posing nude ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
An American Girl Holiday (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: touching, feel good, sweet, inspirational, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, teens
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Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%