Movies like Urban Tale

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Urban Tale (2012)
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Urban Tale (2012)
Original name: מעשייה אורבנית
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy and a girl wake up in bed one morning, naked. The children's mother died a few weeks earlier. Before she died she asked her children to find their birth father who left them when they were still babies. Their quest in search of their father leads them to hospitals, nursing homes and holding cells. In the course of the quest the brother and sister meet people who provide them - like in parallel quantum universes - a glance into what their future lives may hold for them.
Style: thought provoking, touching, bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: brother sister incest, siblings relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), last wish, obsessive quest, teenage love, youth, family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, escapades, introspection, teenage life, sexual content, incest, brother sister sex, cheating wife, female nudity, male nudity, suicide, cuckold, male masturbation, male full rear nudity, teenage sexuality, females talking about sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and gloomy films with plots about family relations, parents and children, youth, family problems, dysfunctional family, siblings relations and teenage life mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Urban Tale: Absence (2014), The Pregnancy Project (2012), Swans (2011), I Am from Titov Veles (2007), Zion and His Brother (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, teenage life, parents and children, family problems, family relations, youth, child as adult, coming of age, teachers and students, lgbt, gay, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Pregnancy Project (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The Pregnancy project tells the real story of Gaby Rodriguez, a seventeen-year-old who attended a Washington state high-school and made her senior school project the treatment of pregnant teenagers by pretending to be pregnant.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, thought provoking
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Swans (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Manuel's mother, Petra, lives in Berlin. She is in a coma as a result of chemotherapy treatment. Tarso and Petra have been divorced since Manuel (17) was 3 years old. Manuel and Tarso come to Germany to be with Petra during her illness. They ...
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Plot: family relations, father son relationship, youth, teenage life, estrangement, parents and children, transsexual, coma, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), clinic, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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I Am from Titov Veles (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Slovenia
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Burdened by memories of their late father, three sisters struggle to escape the suffocating environment of the dying town of Veles. A contemporary story of urban decay, „Jas sum od Titov Veles“ employs a stark realism to depict the vivid ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: social decay, introspection, family relations, family problems, daydreamer, society, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, adult virgin, small town, unfulfillment, siblings relations ...
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Zion and His Brother (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Zion, aged 14 and his brother Meir, 17, are facing a crisis in their relationship after a terrible accident. They keep the secret to themselves and it haunts them until, finally, Zion re-examines his loyalty towards his older brother and decides ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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Things Behind the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved man, is frustrated to find himself neglected by his own ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, grandfather granddaughter relationship, hospital, coma, husband wife relationship, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
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Valley (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of three sensitive teens who are forced to deal with violence at home, violence at school. It is a story of friendship, of love and hate, where the adolescents world is revealed as cruel and beautiful, a world where the desire to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, hopes, elderly, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family problems, aging, youth, introspection, parents and children ...
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Thursday Till Sunday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As she and her family embark on a short vacation, a Chilean teenager slowly comes to the realization that her parents might be splitting up.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Children of Sarajevo (2012)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: realistic, thought provoking, bleak, serious, gloomy
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Anonymes (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Tunisia, Switzerland, France
Duration: 91 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, bleak ...
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Lost Song (2008)
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Duration: 102 min.
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Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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27%
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Duration: 102 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
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Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
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Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, bleak
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A Bottle in the Gaza Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tai is 17 years old. Naim is 20. She's Israeli. He's Palestinian. She lives in Jerusalem. He lives in Gaza. They were born in a land of scorched earth, where fathers bury their children. They must endure an explosive situation that is not ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: friendship, interracial relations, israeli palestinian conflict, rebelliousness, family life, friends, terrorism, politics, society, adolescence vs adulthood, political unrest, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, palestine, israel, palestinian authority
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Lost and Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his young son goes missing, Lei (Andy Lau) begins a 14-year quest to find him.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, gloomy
Plot: missing child, haunted by the past, obsessive quest, on the road, crimes, family problems, escapades, road trip, relationship problems, parents and children, family relations, father and son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
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25%
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Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
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All God's Children Can Dance (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and figuring out his complex feelings for his girlfriend ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
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