Movies like Little Wing

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Little Wing (2016)
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Little Wing (2016)
Original name: Tyttö nimeltä Varpu
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Little Wing tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu, who's quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother, who doesn't want to grow up. Varpu lives with her mother and has never met her father. One night Varpu has enough of her riding buddies and her mother. She steals a car and drives up north in search of her father, of whom she only knows the name. But her father is not exactly what she had expected. Meeting him trigger something in Varpu and Siru's life, making them realize their role in each other's lives, and in the world.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, search for father, single mother, motherhood, childhood, father daughter relationship, horse riding, stolen car, stealing a car, coming of age, runaway child, female director, horse, child, blonde, schizophrenia, father, car theft, search, pony, paranoia, child protagonist, dating, runaway ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland

Most similar movies to Little Wing

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, touching, serious and sincere films with plots about family relations, mother daughter relationship, parent child relationship, coming of age, father daughter relationship, female director and youth mostly in Drama and Thriller genres. Some movies like Little Wing: My Friend Henry (2004), Concrete Night (2013), Forbidden Fruit (2009), Mother, I Love You (2013), Sisters (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
My Friend Henry (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Elsi Björkman and her mother Paula return from a week's holiday abroad, Elsi immediately notices that someone has been in her room. She tells her mother about it, but she does not believe her. At the local supermarket Elsi ...
Style: serious, touching, suspenseful, disturbing, sincere
Plot: parent child relationship, friendship, secret, childhood, mental health, shoplifting, family relations, family tragedy, father son relationship, responsibility, dysfunctional family, mental disorder ...
Place: finland
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Concrete Night (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 14-year-old boy in a stifling Helsinki slum takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be-incarcerated older brother, in Finnish master Pirjo Honkasalo’s gorgeously stylized and emotionally devastating work about what we pass on to younger ...
Style: realistic, bleak, stylized, atmospheric, serious
Plot: coming of age, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto life, family problems, realism, life is a bitch, family relations, protecting from truth, single parent, teenage life, urban ghetto ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
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Forbidden Fruit (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two 18-year old girls from a christian fundamentalist community flee to a city for a summer job.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: best friends, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, culture clash, fish out of water, friendship, friendship between girls, coming of age, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mother, I Love You (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Latvia
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Raimonds, a 12 year old boy, falls into a world of petty crime while trying to stay out of trouble with his mother.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, entertaining
Plot: kids in trouble, juvenile delinquency, single parent, crimes, youth, parents and children, family relations, bittersweet, childhood, teenager, money problems, financial problem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Sisters (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their father who abandoned them, and she feels isolated. She dreams ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, introspection, youth, family problems, coming of age, godparent, self discovery, single parent, obsessive quest ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, france, lyon
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A Love to Keep (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Spain, the era of dictator Franco. Two female teachers are in love, but in those years and in that regime the love is not only forbidden but also a crime. To avoid their child been in prison, the parents of the one teacher, force her to be confined ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: lesbian relationship, mental institution, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, father daughter relationship, electroshock therapy, brainwashing, suicide attempt, forbidden love, school teacher, lesbian couple, gay ...
Place: spain
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The Unpolished (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stevie, a precocious 14-year-old girl must cope with the instabilities of her immoderate parents. When they decide to move to a small provincial town in Germany, Stevie attempts to slip into a normal life. Whilst her parents playfully escape their ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, generation gap, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, parent child relationship, moving, female director, bare breasts, cheating wife, female full frontal nudity, unfaithful husband, teenage sexuality ...
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54%
Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Austria, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter struggle to make their way through the aftermath of the Balkan war.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: support group, parents and children, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, depression, family relations, single parent, parent child relationship, post war, female protagonist, single mother, child abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia, sarajevo, europe, bosnia herzegovina
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54%
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The Orheim Company (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A strong, human tale about a boy growing up with an alcoholic father, but also an energetic story about teenage lust, pain and passion – about liberation and redemption.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: parenthood, childhood, haunted by the past, parents and children, teenage life, youth, coming of age, family relations, coping, orphan, orphanage, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway
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50%
The Florida Project (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: mother daughter relationship, motel, friendship, little girl, eviction, drug addiction, children, social services, mother child separation, female friendship, parent child relationship, single mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, orlando florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
My So-Called Father (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A daughter helps her estranged father who's lost his memory.
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, sincere, entertaining
Plot: memory loss, parent child relationship, family relations, estranged father, pregnancy, teacher, single parent, pregnant woman, father daughter relationship, breakup, recovery, pregnant daughter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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48%
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Bellissima (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 61 min.
Story: Elzbieta (Ewa Kasprzyk) desperately wishes for her daughter, Maria (Maria Goralczyk), to become famous so she can live vicariously through her. Feeling she was deprived of her shot at fame, Elzbieta sets up auditions for Maria, even though Maria ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: ambition, mother daughter relationship, fame, drugs, teenage girl, motherhood, career, older woman younger man relationship, pregnancy, emotional abuse, child abuse, blood ...
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Twisted Roots (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this stylish Finnish drama, the secrets and desires of a family can no longer be suppressed. Mikko turns out to have a hereditary illness. Since then he has been worried. How long can he continue to run the family business that he and inherited ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: family relations, secret, parent child relationship, interracial adoption, family problems, little girl, husband wife relationship, adopted daughter, adoption, family secret, family crisis, dysfunctional family ...
Place: finland
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40%
Natural Sciences (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: In a rural school in the middle of the mountains, a girl who is starting to become a woman feels the profound need to discover her true identity. She does not know who her father is and she is determined to find him, but her mother does not approve ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, obsessive quest, self discovery, on the road, youth, hopes, parents and children, teachers and students, family problems, coming of age, search for father, unknown father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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39%
My Only Sunshine (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece, Bulgaria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Hayat, her father and bedridden grandfather live in a riverside shack near the dangerously dark but breathtakingly beautiful waters of the Bosphorus. Hayat's father owns a small boat that secures the family's survival through a miscellany ...
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, teenage life, society, single parent, youth, elderly, social misfits, river, coming of age, grandfather granddaughter relationship, poverty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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38%
Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
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37%
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Homesick (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: 17-year-old Sami has an accident which resulted in him reluctantly sent to closed psychiatric hospital. Sami refuses to speak or show his feelings, even when the nurse Taneli is trying everything in order to understand how the crash really happened. ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, touching, suspenseful
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: You is a love story. It spans 21 years, bouncing around in time, creating a kind of family quilt that wraps around a father as he struggles to overcome the grief of losing his beloved wife and raise their daughter alone. A coming-of-age journey for ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, psychological, captivating, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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I'm Going to Change My Name (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Russia, Armenia, Denmark
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Based on the Armenian ‘Sharakan’, a nine-part song that brings us gradually closer to meaning, Maria Saakyan’s new film further develops the poetic invention apparent in her first feature, The Lighthouse. Focusing on the world of a 14-year-old ...
Style: captivating, romantic, entertaining
Plot: coming of age, single mother, teenager, teenage girl, small town, romantic relationship, relationships, family relations, love and romance, love affair, teenage life, family problems ...
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Eternal Salvation (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jonathan Wright has it all, a prestigious job, incredibly beautiful wife Amy, gorgeous 7-year-old daughter Megan and countless friends. In the prime of his life, Jonathan suffers a life threatening brain aneurysm that leaves him comatose. After ...
Style: christian film, serious, touching, suspenseful, realistic
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35%
Daughter of Mine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Style: touching, psychological, captivating, sincere, sentimental
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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34%
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For Your Love (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An extremely mannered and increasingly preposterous tale of a fortysomething woman who has to deal with an abusive, double-dealing husband and a handsome, soap-actor lover who seems to be too good to be true.
Style: captivating
Plot: little girl, parent child relationship, mother son relationship, parents and children, family relations, single mother, mother daughter relationship, mother and daughter, relationships, mother and son, kiss, pigeon ...
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34%
The Blood Trail (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Story: Laya (Che Ramos) is a young professional photographer who has drifted away from her family. Her father has fallen ill, but she hasn’t once come to visit him at the hospital. Her mother, who left their family when Laya was a child, returns to urge ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: forgiveness, dying father, freedom, photographer, father daughter relationship, culture, tribe, ritual, mother daughter relationship, escape, photograph, alarm clock ...
Place: the philippines
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33%
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Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities.
Style: touching, sexy, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: infidelity, beach house, family relations, parents and children, family problems, parent child relationship, dishonesty, love, father daughter relationship, older man younger woman relationship, coming of age, beach ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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All Cats Are Grey (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: This Belgian drama is about the special bond between father and daughter. Paul is a 46 year old PI. Dorothy is almost 16 and has an identity crisis when she finds out her father isn't her biological father. Her mother won't tell her ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: private detective, obsession, unknown father, teenage life, youth, fatherhood, mother daughter relationship, paternity revealed, teenage girl, nightclub, teenager, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe, brussels
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Beyond (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Finland, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A poignant story, told with sincerity and humor, about a young woman´s dramatic childhood and about her grief and the struggle to move on. Noomi Rapace plays the main character in her first feature after the success with the Millennium trilogy and ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: family relations, domestic violence, dysfunctional family, introspection, haunted by the past, parents and children, family problems, alcoholic father, abusive father, husband wife relationship, child abuse, dying woman ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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30%
Mothers and Daughters (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Interwoven stories of what it is to be a mom seen through the lens of photographer Rigby Gray.
Style: anthology, captivating, sincere, touching, humorous ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, daughter, mother, holiday, mother and daughter, money problems, pregnant woman, paternity revealed, pregnancy, rock band, estrangement, female photographer ...
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The Girl, the Mother and the Demons (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In an apartment a single and psychotic mother locks in herself and her daughter. Here, the demons are in control. Ti can hear her mother talking to the demons, and she sees her changing and confined face. But the demons that the mother speaks with ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, captivating
Plot: parent child relationship, paranoia, schizophrenia, malnutrition, mother daughter relationship, child abuse, mental illness, child neglect, abusive mother, social services, isolation, begging ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
75 Degrees in July (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, touching, psychological
Plot: family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, male female relationship, manipulation, homecoming, sibling rivalry, rancher, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, family reunited ...
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Sugar Kisses (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nacho, a 13 year old boy, crosses the threshold of adolescence trying to find his place in life in all the wrong places: a dysfunctional family and a social setting that is corrupt and violent. Can the purity of first love survive the darkest ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating
Plot: teenage love, first love, mother daughter relationship, bullying, forbidden love, mother son relationship, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, coping, gang, stepfather stepson relationship, holding hands ...
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