Movies like Drylongso

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Drylongso (1998)
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Drylongso (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman (Toby Smith) in a photography class begins taking pictures of black men out of fear they will soon be extinct.
Plot: female director, dancing, serial killer, violence, death, illness, missing child, african american, black cast, journalism, photograph, pain, cross dressing, guitar, piano, mother daughter relationship, tarot card, camera, college student, coming of age, drag, physical abuse, sculpture, handheld camera, poster ...
Place: oakland california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, realistic, captivating and melancholic films with plots about female director, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, family relations, father daughter relationship, teenage girl and death mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Drylongso: Sadie (2018), My Little Girl (1986), Arresting Gena (1997), Night Comes On (2018), The Journey Is the Destination (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sadie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional marriage, trailer park, bullying, coming of age, female director
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95%
 4.8
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My Little Girl (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young girl agrees to work in a center for girls who can't stay with their parents. She gets wrapped up in the plights of several of the girls, and tries to help them, but only gets herself into trouble with her parents and supervisor.
Plot: coming of age, female director, hiding place, skepticism, laundry, naivete, suicide attempt, 18 year old, homeless teenager, family relations, suburbs, teenage girl ...
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86%
 5.3
 100
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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68%
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Night Comes On (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Angel LaMere is released from juvenile detention on the eve of her 18th birthday. Haunted by her past, she embarks on a journey with her 10 year-old sister that could destroy their future.
Style: psychological, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: foster home, sister sister relationship, release from prison, coming of age, estranged father, juvenile delinquent, teenage girl, haunted by the past, mother daughter relationship, african american, birthday, memory ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, philadelphia
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63%
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The Journey Is the Destination (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The inspiring life story of the late photojournalist, artist and activist Dan Eldon, who abandoned a comfortable life in London to document the struggle, heartbreak and hope of a war-torn and famine-ridden region of Africa.
Plot: journalist, female director, angry mob, murder, mob, suitcase, buffalo, military, photographer, screwdriver, refugees, elephant ...
Place: somalia, south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
 9K
Eve's Bayou (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The big Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive women patients. One day Louis is flirting with married and sexy Metty Mereaux, not ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, curse, infidelity, small town, murder, family relations, prophecy, aunt niece relationship, superstition, tavern, all black cast, incest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: louisiana, usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.7
 4K
Novitiate (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: In the early 1960s, during the Vatican II era, a young woman training to become a nun struggles with issues of faith, sexuality and the changing church.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking
Plot: nun, monastery, catholic church, flagellation, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, catholicism, altar boy, archbishop, illness, priest, confession ...
Time: year 1964, 1960s, 60s, year 1954
Place: vatican, tennessee
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57%
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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God Made Man (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Leading double lives and seeking redemption, a transgender man, a drag queen and a corrupt lawyer collide in this urban purgatory.
Style: queer cinema, neo noir
Plot: homeless, transsexual, lesbian, violence, prostitute, cigarette smoking, male nudity, love, female nudity, corruption, dance, drag ...
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55%
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 332
Jinn (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Summer is a carefree teenage girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother abruptly converts to Islam and becomes a different person. At first resistant to the faith, she begins to reevaluate her identity after becoming attracted to a ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure, captivating, tense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, teenager, religious conversion, islam, desire, mother, daughter, woman, parents and children, youth, religious faith ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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49%
 7.2
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Pariah (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression.
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, serious, emotional ...
Plot: lesbian love, lgbt teen, coming of age, lesbian teen, lesbian relationship, introspection, self discovery, friendship, strong female presence, gays and lesbians, identity crisis, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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47%
Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Three novels - three dramatic stories in the walls of the women's prison. The first story - a brand new, first went to prison inmates. The second - about a mother whose son has ceased to go to prison for visits. The third - about the ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: female director, strip search, women in prison, women's prison, parent child relationship, prison, juvenile delinquent, domestic violence, female nudity, mother daughter relationship, marital abuse, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Crying for Love (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three girls meet by chance in a hospital. Struggling to come to terms with their fate, they all look back on a decisive moment in their life: Sara, a professional swimmer relentlessly urged on by her ambitious father, was deprived of her only real ...
Plot: illness, female friendship, hospital, sickness, wine bottle, wine, photograph, camera, picture
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.0
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La capture (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 92 min.
Plot: female director, animals, dancing, gun, blood, dysfunctional family, abduction, dance, violence, old woman, animal, father daughter relationship
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43%
 7.5
 1K
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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43%
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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42%
 5.9
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All We Had (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mother struggles to make a better life for her daughter.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, broker, female director, poverty, cigarette smoking, transsexuality, rape, pawnshop, smoking weed, theft, auto repair, marijuana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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40%
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Hope and a Little Sugar (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Ali (Amit Sial) is a photographer and bike messenger who lives in New York. He develops a friendship and falls in love with a married woman, Saloni Oberoi (Mahima Chaudhry). When her husband, Harry Oberoi (Vikram Chatwal), is killed during the ...
Style: sentimental, inter cultural
Plot: female director, racism, infatuation, widow, laughter, gift, drunkenness, cafe, house party, candle, temple, father daughter relationship ...
Time: year 2001, year 1992
Place: bombay india, new york, india
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39%
Painful Secrets (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dawn isn't like other kids her age full of typical teenage angst about boys, school and parents. Her pain goes far deeper, and to deal with her emotional overload she physically cuts herself. The problem of adolescent girls committing ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mental illness, psychiatrist, teenage girl, self mutilation, physical abuse, therapy session, female friendship, therapist, high school, female director, loss of virginity ...
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39%
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Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, thought provoking, tense, realistic ...
Plot: politics, journalism, nudity (full frontal - brief), hippie, vandalism, vietnam war, culture clash, media, society, fighting the system, injustice, urban ghetto ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1968
Place: chicago illinois, west virginia, usa, washington d.c., illinois ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Something to Live for: The Alison Gertz Story (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An AIDS-stricken woman becomes a leader in the struggle to educate people about the disease and its prevention.
Plot: aids, architect, disco, drug, bedridden, one night stand, israeli, disease, cafe, aquarium, human immunodeficiency virus, suffering ...
Time: year 1988
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39%
Flowers for Fannie (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Fannie Fairchild locked up her heart when her beloved George was killed in the Great War. But now she faces her own mortality and realizes that she has no one to maintain her grave with flowers.
Style: spiritual
Plot: female director, fiancee, generation, faith, widow, wedding, death, christianity, multiple time frames, faith based
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38%
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Evergreen (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young girl seduced by a boy's affluent seemingly idyllic family and goes to extremes to gain acceptance.
Audience: teens
Plot: female director, first time, loss of virginity, mother daughter relationship, troubled marriage, agoraphobia, poverty, sex, pacific northwest, new student
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38%
 6.0
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Summer Outside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unusually hot summer. Fourteen year-old Wanda moves with her family from Berlin to Switzerland. Everything will be better here. The move is meant to heal the open wounds of the family. Anna, the mother, has lost her self-confidence due to an ...
Plot: relocation, coming of age, female director, sexual assault, marital argument, parents
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37%
 5.2
 132
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%
Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual abuse, pedophile, corporal punishment, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, life is a bitch, child rape, family in crisis, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 90s, 40s ...
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa
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34%
The Sleepy Time Gal (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young woman learns of her adoption and eventually quits her law firm job and goes on a journey to find her birth mother.
Plot: friendship, remorse, birth mother, selfishness, regret, adoption, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, black american, search for mother, family relations, interracial relations, breakup ...
Time: year 1982
Place: manhattan new york city, pennsylvania, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.8
 4K
Meadowland (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the hazy aftermath of an unimaginable loss, Sarah and Phil come unhinged, recklessly ignoring the repercussions. Phil starts to lose sight of his morals as Sarah puts herself in increasingly dangerous situations, falling deeper into her own ...
Style: psychological, rough, captivating, melancholic
Plot: missing child, disappearance, loss of child, kidnapping, drug use, extramarital affair, adultery, cheating wife, family relations, couples, lost child, female director ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
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Mateo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: At the impressionable age of 16, young Mateo faces a dilemma about the direction his life will take when his corrupt uncle asks him to infiltrate a local Barrancabermeja theatre group to uncover its members' political activities.
Plot: female director, gun, billiards, infiltration, teenage love, teenager in love, pushed from height, mafioso, theatrical troupe, smoking pot, accusation, death ...
Place: colombia
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34%