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Summer 1993 (2017)
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Summer 1993 (2017)
Original name: Estiu 1993
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, semi autobiographical, based on true events
Plot: summer, death of mother, countryside, childhood, family, orphan, family relations, little girl, mother daughter relationship, childhood trauma, loss, niece, cousin cousin relationship, death of father, uncle niece relationship, uncle, farmhouse, loss of mother, giant, female director, dancing, cat, doll, swimming, singing ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 1990s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, catalonia, barcelona spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and sincere films with plots about family relations, family, youth, friendship, parents and children, friends and orphan mostly in Drama, Family and Adventure genres. Some movies like Summer 1993: Booky & the Secret Santa (2007), The White Balloon (1995), The Secret Garden (1993), The Secret Garden (1987), Marussia (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Booky & the Secret Santa (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Booky does everything she can to make an enjoyable Christmas, for her family, during the depression as her father is out of work.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, unemployment, parents and children, family life, family, hopes, bittersweet, family problems, youth, friendship, family gatherings, wish come true ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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100%
The White Balloon (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Several people try to take advantage of a little girl's innocence to hustle money her mom gave to her to buy a goldfish with.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, allegory, harsh ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: fish, family relations, new year, goldfish, celebration, money, coming of age, friendship, innocence lost, cons and scams, family life, new wave ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, tehran iran, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: childhood, countryside, orphan, little girl, old mansion, friendship, secret, sick child, family, girl, garden, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 18th century
Place: india, yorkshire, england, europe, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Secret Garden (1987)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a spoiled English girl living in 19th century India loses both parents in a cholera epidemic, she is sent back to England to live in a country mansion. The lord is a strange old man-- frail and deformed, immensely kind but so melancholy. She ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: orphan, family relations, uncle, garden, mansion, family problems, little girl, family life, mischievous children, child's point of view, friendship, cholera ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 79
Marussia (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France, Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In cities like Paris there are countless people from Eastern Europe who have forsaken their homelands because they can see no future there. Lucia and her little daughter Marussia are two such people. They have been thrown out by the Russian ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, gloomy
Plot: society, childhood, immigration, family problems, family relations, family, family in crisis, single parent, life is a bitch, poverty, mother daughter relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of a ten-year-old girl left alone in her house in the summer of 1981.
Style: serious, sincere, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, childhood, friends, friendship, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, coming of age, introspection, when the parents are away, hopes, young girl, home alone ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Summer Hours (2008)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two brothers and a sister witness the disappearance of their childhood memories when they must relinquish the family belongings to ensure their deceased mother's succession.
Style: sentimental, sincere, enigmatic, lyrical, atmospheric ...
Plot: family, art, inheritance, family gatherings, family problems, parents and children, uncover truth, family reunited, family relations, summer, irreverent, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, california, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Cave of the Yellow Dog (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Mongolia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The little nomad girl, Nansal, finds a baby dog in the Mongolian veld, who becomes her best friend - against all rejections of her parents. A story about a Mongolian family of nomads - their traditional way of life and the rising call of the City.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, fable
Plot: reincarnation, family life, dog, family relations, rescue, parents and children, danger, human animal relationship, nomad, dog movie, little girl, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Whitney, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she befriends an amazing horse, and undertakes a misguided ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, light, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, family relations, young girl, dancing, horse, school, adventure, family life, teenage life, hopes, family, farm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, philadelphia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Hard Goodbyes: My Father (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Elias is a 10 year old boy living in Athens with his family in 1969 and has an interest in Jules Verne's stories and in astronomy. His father, with whom Elias has a strong relationship, is a travelling salesman and his absence affects the whole ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious
Plot: childhood, dysfunctional family, imagination, father son relationship, death of father, traveling salesman, school, brother, killed in a car accident, car accident, separation, orphan ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969, 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, athens
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Sage Hunter (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: THE SAGE HUNTER chronicles the real life adventures of the Taiwanese indigenous hero, Sakinu, a forest ranger who is determined to protect his family's and community's rich traditions. We take in the magnificent panorama of the lush forest ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: heroes, nature, hunter, indigenous people, tribe, family relations, environmental issue, animals, chinese, animal, environmental issues, wild boar
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Little Big Girl (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While out and about tending to his herd, young shepherd Larus meets a mysterious little girl named Tinke. Quickly realizing that the girl is alone, Larus brings Tinke some food and slowly builds a friendship with her. Tinke, whose parents died ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, family relations, hopes, friendship, friends, coming of age, human nature, destiny, grandmother granddaughter relationship, children, girl, search ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Amanda (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old David lives in the moment. He juggles a variety of different odd jobs and continues to put off – just for a while longer – the time to make more serious decisions. This solitary daydreamer succumbs to the charm of Lena, a newly ...
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: death of mother, little girl, orphan, parents and children, family, custody, adaptation, family relations, hopes, mentor, life is a bitch, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Elina: As If I Wasn't There (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In rural Sweden of the early 1950s, little Elina goes to school again after recovering from tuberculosis, the same illness that has killed her father a few years earlier. Elina's family belongs to Finnish-speaking Finns frowned upon by a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: discrimination, school, finnish, escapades, missing person, siblings relations, family relations, apprentice, solace, family, haunted by the past, parents and children ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Yearling (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1870s Florida, a rural family struggles to survive. A lonely twelve-year-old son, Jody (Wil Horneff), the lone surviving child, against his mother's better judgment eventually persuades his parents to allow him a pet fawn, which Jody grows ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: countryside, family relations, coming of age, killing a pet, orphan, adventure, youth, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, family life, bittersweet, pets ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Mandie and the Secret Tunnel (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 1899, Mandie's life changes when her Cherokee friends help her escape to a mansion that holds the hidden secrets of her past and the key to her future.
Style: entertaining, captivating, sincere, light, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, adventure, youth, estate, tunnel, family secret, friendship, maid, chase, girl, reunion, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Our Little Sister (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, touching, entertaining
Plot: half sister, family, sister sister relationship, family relations, responsibility, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, restaurant, small town, food, death, nurse ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Saige Paints the Sky (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Meet nine-year old Saige, a talented artist with a passion for horses, in this modern-day story about finding your voice! Saige is excited about the new school year, until she discovers that art-her favorite class-has been cut. On top of that, her ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, friendship, school, family relations, youth, horse, art, singing, balloon, friends, female protagonist, teenage girl
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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An American Girl Holiday (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Kindhearted Samantha Parkington's world starts to change the day Nellie O'Malley walks into her life. Nellie, her father, and her two little sisters have moved in next door to be servants for the Ryland family. Though they come from ...
Style: touching, feel good, sweet, inspirational, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, friendship, young heroes, orphan, uncle niece relationship, teenage life, master and servant, family, best friends, society, friends ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
The Fox & the Child (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl of about 10 years lives in a solitary peasant's house on the edge of the jurassic mountains in the East of France. One day in autumn, when she is on her way to school through the forest, she observes a hunting fox. Of course, the ...
Style: captivating, sincere, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: little girl, fox, animal life, friendship, human animal relationship, environmentalism, in the woods, fish out of water, forest, youth, friends, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Wolf Summer (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The young Norwegian girl Kim almost gets killed after falling from a hillside. She finds shelter and stumbles upon the territory of a wolf and her puppy. She barricades herself, but as time passes she finds the wolf less and less frightening. When ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rescue, friendship, animal life, parents and children, adventure, escapades, family, danger, female protagonist, strong female character, wolf, nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Dog of Flanders (1999)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Poor but happy, young Nello and his grandfather live alone, delivering milk as a livelihood, in the outskirts of Antwerp, a city in Flanders (the Flemish or Dutch-speaking part of modern-day Belgium). They discover a beaten dog (a Bouvier, a large ...
Style: sentimental, touching, tear jerker, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: family, friendship, countryside, dog, boy dog relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, family relations, drawing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, life philosophy, destiny, adventure ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1930s, 70s
Place: flanders, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 37
Youth (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Juliette, twenty, falls in love. At the same time her father is diagnosed with a fatal disease.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, fall in love, parents and children, youth, family relations, family problems, family in crisis, life is a bitch, love and romance, countryside, twentysomething life, loss of virginity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Finding Friends (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This kid has to move to a farm in his summer vacation and don't get to go to Norway Cup as he had planned for. Out on the country there is bad cellphone reception, cow smell and inbreed farmers as far as the eye can see. The family Volvo get ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: pets, fish out of water, friendship, teenage life, save the day, youth, family, young heroes, family relations, escapades, coming of age, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 7.5
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Heidi (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Heidi, is an eight-year-old Swiss orphan who is given by her aunt to her mountain-dwelling grandfather. She is then stolen back by her aunt from her grandfather to live in the wealthy Sesemann household in Frankfurt, Germany as a companion to Klara, ...
Style: sincere, scenic, psychological, contemplative, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: grandfather granddaughter relationship, family, friendship, orphan, strong female character, kindness, salvation, female protagonist, strong female lead, death of mother, grandmother granddaughter relationship, royal family ...
Place: swiss alps, alps, switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.7
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The Bear (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An orphan bear cub hooks up with an adult male as they try to dodge human hunters.
Style: touching, uplifting, sentimental, captivating, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, wilderness, animals, survival, friendship, dog, animal life, family, heroic mission, escapades, youth, rescue ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: canada, british columbia, antarctica
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 557
Mermaid (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four year old Desi learns to accept the death of her father by sending him a letter on a balloon to which she receives a reply. Based on a true story.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: young heroes, friendship, parents and children, bittersweet, family problems, hopes, family, single parent, death in the family, child's point of view, mother daughter relationship, widow ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.8
 24K
Fly Away Home (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Amy is only 13 years old when her mother is killed. She goes to Canada to live with her father, an eccentric inventor whom she barely knows. Amy is miserable in her new life... until she discovers a nest of goose eggs that were abandoned when a ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing, chick flick, girls' night ...
Plot: goose, rescue, aviation, tragedy, against the odds, family, death in the family, bird, inventor, adventure, hang glider, earring ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada, new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
We Can Be Heroes! (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two kids - about 11 years old - Marcello and Fatima, meet and like each other very much. Both have dreams and problems. Marcello wants to fly but feels like an absolutely useless human being, Fatima wants to play soccer - which is not acceptable for ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative
Plot: friendship, family relations, friends, youth, family, parents and children, strong female character, children, hopes, soccer, bullying, girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.1
 8K
Flicka (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A headstrong 16 year old Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. Katy then sets her mind to tame a ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, road movie, talky ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: horse, cowboy, family relations, family, family life, parents and children, self discovery, hopes, love and romance, farm, animal life, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wyoming
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%