Movies like A Butterfly Kiss

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A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
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A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
Original name: Un Baiser papillon
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Billie and Louis have the good fortune of loving each other passionately and of having a family. But then one day terrible news turns their existence and that of their friends' upside down. Marie, a famous actress who is Billie's friend and confidant, redoubles her determination to give life, while Alice, her nurse, fighting for freedom, maintains that life 'is here and now and in the moment.' A film about love, hope, and the conviction that the force of life, despite the toughest tests, will always gain the upper hand.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, serious, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, parents and children, couples, society, introspection, friends, suburbs, suburban life, unfulfillment, mother daughter relationship, grief, butterfly, life is a bitch, best friends, lifestyle, couple relations, lawyer, cancer, ballerina, physician, fall in love, train conductor, brother brother relationship, cellist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films with plots about family relations, unfulfillment, couples, parents and children, couple relations, life is a bitch and society mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Butterfly Kiss: Those Who Remain (2007), Domestic Life (2013), Bad Girl (2012), Little Jerusalem (2005), Cet amour-l? (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, unfulfillment, self discovery, love, couples, fall in love, friendship, family relations, supportive spouse, parents and children, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Domestic Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night.Today she ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: suburbs, murder, relationship vs career, family life, social relations, family relations, friends, couples, suburban life, couple relations, parents and children, suspense ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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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, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: parents and children, family problems, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, unfulfillment, strong female presence, pregnant woman, bullfighting, female nudity, church ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
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88%
Little Jerusalem (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orthodox Jewish teen living with her family in France attempts to balance her religious upbringing with her increasingly complex view of the outside world.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: self discovery, culture clash, crumbling marriage, love and romance, lifestyle, society, couples, family problems, infidelity, social differences, youth, male female relationship ...
Place: france, paris france, israel, middle east, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: wartime life, destiny, fall in love, soldier, couple relations, love and romance, lifestyle, hopes, couples, family relations, culture clash, destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, europe
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I Travel Alone (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jarle Klepp is a 25-year-old student of literature with a passion for Adorno, Proust and grown-up women - and definitely not Tamagochi's, Lady Di and small kids. The news that he is the father of a seven year old girl - and that she will come ...
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, psychological, touching ...
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, family relations, friends, life turned upside down, youth, society, couples, twentysomething life, student life, student
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: norway, 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, touching ...
Plot: prison, confined, parents and children, life is a bitch, hopes, family relations, couples, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, youth, prison life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england, europe
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59%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, family problems, life is a bitch, dealing with death, family in crisis, cancer, illness, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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The Slap (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 354 min.
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Story: The Slap is a bold, provocative television drama series that forensically examines the mores and morality of contemporary middleclass life. Based on Christos Tsiolkas’ bestselling novel, this 8–part drama serial traces the shattering ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional, tense ...
Plot: introspection, family relations, couple relations, adulthood, couples, family life, parents and children, friendship, suburbs, society, legal, australian aboriginal ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
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57%
The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, death of mother, death, mother son relationship, couples, family problems, life is a bitch, golden years, society, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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57%
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Buddenbrooks (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Mid-19th-century, Baltic Sea port city of Lubeck, Germany. Follows the fourth generation of the Buddenbrook mercantile family as Tony and Thomas reach the age of marriage. Fatefully impeded every step of the way, the Buddenbrooks struggle as ...
Style: realistic, saga, emotional, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, family business, fall in love, society, workplace, parents and children, unfulfillment, relationship vs career, rivalry, inheritance, friendship, german history ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: germany, europe, northern germany
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3 Backyards (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An executive, a housewife and a youngster spend a day in their Long Island suburban town during the course of one curious autumn day afternoon.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: society, estrangement, human nature, suburbs, dull life, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, lifestyle, one day, multiple storylines, innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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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, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, small town, parents and children, police officer, mother daughter relationship, domestic violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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49%
Two Against Time (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This film finds a mother and her teen daughter both being diagnosed with cancer. This discovery helps to overcome the longtime antagonistic relationship that the two have developed.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, humorous
Plot: cancer, family life, family relations, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, race against time, couple relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, survival, rebelliousness, single parent ...
Time: 21st century
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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: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: family relations, family life, life is a bitch, family problems, couple relations, couples, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, euthanasia, terminal illness, relationship problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: aging, dysfunctional family, family relations, father son relationship, writers, terminal illness, crumbling marriage, human nature, unfulfillment, writer's life, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
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Wedding Dress (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Overly obsessive compulsive and too premature, Sora is easily distanced by her friends. Growing up without a father is something she would like to be fussy about with her mom, but Sora is still the one and only daughter of and the biggest support to ...
Style: semi serious, sad, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: terminal illness, wedding, family relations, parents and children, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, mother daughter relationship, single mother, society, friendship, love story ...
Time: 21st century
Place: asia, korea
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A Delicate Balance (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans three days in the life of Agnes and Tobias, an upper middle class couple who share their comfortable suburban Connecticut home with her acerbic alcoholic sister Claire. It is matriarch Agnes who helps the quartet maintain a delicate ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, talky ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, introspection, couple relations, unfulfillment, golden years, best friends, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, society, elderly, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, connecticut
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Frailer (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman diagnosed with terminal lung cancer gathers her three dearest friends together to make the most of the time she has left.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: friendship, best friends, friends, strong female presence, unfulfillment, terminal illness, family relations, siblings relations
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, holland
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Like a Star Shining in the Night (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young couple finds out what love truly means when one of them has a brush with death. When Anne and Marc met, it was love at first sight, and the longer they were together, the more they realized they never wanted to be apart. But not long after ...
Style: emotional, captivating, serious, realistic
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Our Life (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
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Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
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The Town Is Quiet (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A dark tale of working-class life in Marseilles, a city in crisis. Interesting characters include a hard-bitten but compassionate fish market worker with a drug addicted daughter and a moody bartender with a shocking secret life.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
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Time: 90s
Place: marseille, provence, france, europe
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mathieu, a piano virtuoso, goes home to help his brother Paul to take care of their sick mother. Paul is into reenacting old battles, dressing up and getting into character, even dueling if necessary. Mathieu gets involved in this world and play ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
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Place: france, europe
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34%
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Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
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Plot: sailor, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, society, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america
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In Mom's Head (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lulu's mother is depressed and has been as far back as she can remember, Lulu is determined to discover the truth behind her listlessness.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century
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Genre: Drama
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Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, pregnancy, couple relations, couples, crumbling marriage, supportive spouse, addiction, husband wife relationship, relationships, physician, male female relationship, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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Story: A family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, exposes long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, psychological, captivating
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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In the Heart (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Masha (37) is in an overwhelming relationship with Luuk, father of two and separated. Nothing seems to stand in their way until Luuk turns incurably ill, leaving Masha without status.
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: tragic love, couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, terminal illness, parents and children, unfulfillment, fighting illness, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe, holland
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Heaven's Heart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two couples, old friends, end up in a heated debate over adultery at a dinner party.
Style: psychological, realistic, talky, captivating, clever ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, estrangement, couples, best friends, anniversary, family problems, introspection, unfulfillment, society, couple relations, marriage ...
Place: sweden, denmark, eastern europe
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Rails & Ties (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A deadly collision between a train and car lead to an unlikely bond between the train engineer and a young boy who escapes the carnage.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
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