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A Family (2010)
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A Family (2010)
Original name: En familie
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend and her dream job in New York is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her beloved, but dominating father comes down with a serious illness, Ditte is faced with the grueling decision: To pursue her own dreams, or to continue the legacy of her family.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, realistic, sexy
Plot: family business, parents and children, follow your dream, couples, workplace, family problems, hopes, couple relations, cooking and food, father daughter relationship, food, death, family relations, moral dilemma, girl, terminal illness, domineering father, scandinavian girl, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, new york, usa, europe, scandinavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, couples, couple relations, hopes and unfulfillment mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like A Family: Aftermath (2004), Silent Heart (2014), Bilal's Stand (2010), The Event (2003), A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Aftermath (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young married couple has to deal with their emotional breakdowns after the death of their only daughter.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: estrangement, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations, death in the family, vengeance, couple relations, unemployment, marriage, depression, death of daughter, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
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Silent Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The prestigious Danish filmmaker Bille August, winner of an Academy Award and two Palme d'Or in Cannes, returns with a highly personal drama. Three generations of a family gather over a weekend. The sisters Sanne and Heidi have accepted their ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, gloomy
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, family life, family problems, couple relations, family gatherings, couples, siblings relations, parents and children, euthanasia, terminal illness, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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Bilal's Stand (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bilal, a Muslim high school senior works at his family's long-owned taxi stand. "The Stand," as they call it, has been the source of all activity and money for the family for the last sixty years. It seems like Bílal is about to ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, follow your dream, self discovery, teenage life, family business, society, workplace, youth, hopes, family problems, human spirit, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit, usa
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The Event (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An intense relationship drama that takes the form of a mystery, The Event centers around a series of unexplained deaths that occur among the gay community in New York's fashionable Chelsea district. Nick, a district attorney investigating the ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, couples, family problems, terminal illness, gays and lesbians, human nature, gender, life is a bitch, euthanasia, aids, couple relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, aging, hopes, love, lifetime, women, asthma, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Small Time (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Al Klein and his longtime friend, Ash Martini, own a used car lot and these two know every trick in the book when it comes to selling cars. Klein still pines for his ex-wife Barbara who left him years ago for a more successful man. After their son ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, disorder, workplace situations, dealer, mentor, escapades, college dropout, family relations, life turned upside down, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louise simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mother is seriously ill. Happiness and guilt, euphoria and sadness, filial love and love, period. She'll need a good nine months to cope with all this.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: parents and children, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, strong female presence, female nudity, pregnant woman, bullfighting, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: confined, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations, hopes, couples, prison, husband wife relationship, drug smuggling, society, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Pope Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the vein of Good Will Hunting and Garden State, POPE DREAMS is a coming of age tale about a young man at a crossroads in life. Filled with heart, music, life, and loss. And a set of drums. Oh, and the Pope. POPE DREAMS is about a directionless ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sentimental, serious
Plot: terminal illness, hopes, follow your dream, parents and children, family relations, young lovers, coming of age, teenage life, human nature, unfulfillment, mother son relationship, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Policeman's Wife (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The story of a young couple who live in a small town with their four-year-old daughter. The husband is so caught up in his work as a policeman that he gradually becomes increasingly alienated from his wife and daughter who become ever closer to one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: accident, family problems, couple relations, family relations, couples, small town, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, mother daughter relationship, domestic violence, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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47%
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, friendship, couples, workplace, theater, family problems, love and romance, boss and employee, male female relationship, family crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
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46%
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Little Soldier (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier returning from war is hired by her own father to drive his prostitutes around town. She calls upon herself to help one of them.
Style: serious, atmospheric, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: female soldier, prostitute, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, friendship, military, hopes, family relations, injustice, family problems, feminism, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
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Islander (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After a tragic accident at sea, Eben Cole loses his family, friends and stature in his island fishing community. He returns to the island an outcast but determined to win back the way of life he fought so hard to protect. Set against the stunning ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: hopes, island, redemption, starting over, family problems, estrangement, social misfits, human nature, couple relations, friendship, ocean, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa
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46%
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Istanbul (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Netherlands, Ireland, Turkey
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Housewife Katalin Munk (Johanna ter Steege) has her world torn apart when her lecturer husband János (Andor Lukáts) arrives home to tell her that he’s leaving her for a younger student of his. Katalin falls into a state of shock and wanders ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: budapest, istanbul turkey, turkey
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Maddened by His Absence (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After ten years, Jacques comes back to France to handle his father’s succession. He had left France to live in the USA to escape a painful past he shared with Mado, his former wife, who in the meantime built a new life with Stéphane and their 7 ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: starting over, couples, family relations, couple relations, lovers reunited, parents and children, death in the family, dead son, loss of child, dealing with death, little boy, dead brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Brides (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Georgia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Nutsa, a young mother, lives with her two children in a suburbs of Tblissi in Georgia. Her partner Goga is in prison. They get married, so she gains the right to talk to him once a month in the visiting room on the other side of the glass. The ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, disturbing
Plot: prison, couple relations, confined, family relations, prison life, parents and children, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, woman, visitation rights ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: georgia (former ussr)
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Lullaby (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Estranged from his family, Jonathan (Hedlund) discovers his father has decided to take himself off life support in forty-eight hours’ time. During this intensely condensed period, a lifetime of drama plays out. Robert (Jenkins) fights a zero sum ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, touching, sad
Plot: terminal illness, mercy killing, cancer, estrangement, parents and children, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family problems, estranged family member, death in the family, disease, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, new york, california, usa
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43%
The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and ...
Style: touching, serious, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: love affair, hopes, society, lovers reunited, love and romance, couples, parents and children, political unrest, introspection, state affairs, couple relations, starting over ...
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Baby Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Natalia is a 17-year-old mom living with her mother and son, Antos. She wanted to have a baby because it was a “cool” thing to do, and because she feels she has someone to love; someone who can love her in return. Everything changes when ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: parent child relationship, teenage life, immaturity, family problems, babies and infants, hopes, couples, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, youth, mother child relationship, birth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Prague (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father, evolves into the story of a brake-up. With the dead father lurking in the background, secrets gradually emerge threatening to destroy their marriage.
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: love, marriage, family relations, infidelity, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, parents and children, couples, resentment, emotionless, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Sofie (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 146 min.
Story: From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents
Style: talky, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: minimal dialogue, girl, religions or cults, family problems, couples, family relations, dishonesty, society, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: denmark, europe
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Mother of George (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Nigeria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A story about a woman willing to do anything and risk everything for her marriage.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: immigrants, couple relations, couples, society, lifestyle, trying to get pregnant, married couple, family relations, female protagonist, parents and children, relationships, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa
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Now, Forager (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Poland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucien and Regina are foragers - they gather wild mushrooms and sell them to New York restaurants. They live simply, according to the seasons. When Regina seeks more stability, their marriage is put to a test.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, gloomy
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, relationship vs career, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, family problems, life turned upside down, couples, unfulfilled love, restaurant, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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Lifted (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The chance to shine in a singing competition offers much-needed hope for a Southern middle-schooler who's drowning in worries, from bullies in the halls to turmoil at home -- and the news that his reservist father has been called back to ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family problems, parents and children, military, military life, hopes, wartime life, soldier, family in crisis, contests and competitions, society, youth, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, alabama, afghanistan, middle east
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Applause (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the critically acclaimed, tough and coming of age actress Thea Barfoed ends her rehab, she confronts a hard choice. During her heavy drinking period she divorced and lost custody of her two boys. Now she wants them to be a part of her life ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, estrangement, starting over, parents and children, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, actor's life, hopes, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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40%
Fly with the Crane (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Serenely resigned to his impending death but deeply afraid at the prospect of being cremated, an elderly carpenter seeks to have his last wishes carried out in this gentle, beautifully realized drama from director Li Ruijin. (TIFF)
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, elderly, death in the family, little girl, grandfather grandson relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, little boy, cousin cousin relationship, youth, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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Be Sure to Share (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Shiro’s struggle with his father’s cancer and impending death leads to a realization that he must communicate his love and admiration for him before it’s too late. A series of flashbacks reveals their relationship over time, and the trouble ...
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, terminal illness, coping, parents and children, unfulfillment, estrangement, family in crisis, father son relationship, life is a bitch, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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Alpha Male (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Drama about a family torn apart after the death of its patriarch. Haunted by their father's death, Jack and Elyssa have a fraught relationship with their remarried mother even now they have come of age.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, death in the family, dysfunctional family, parents and children, unfulfillment, estrangement, family gatherings, brother brother relationship, coming of age, family business, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Dodson's Journey (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, feel good, touching ...
Plot: youth, single parent, couples, breakup, family relations, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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