Movies like April's Daughter

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April's Daughter (2017)
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April's Daughter (2017)
Original name: Las hijas de Abril
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Valeria is 17 and pregnant. She lives in Puerto Vallarta with Clara, her half sister. Valeria has not wanted her long-absent mother, April, to find out about her pregnancy, but due to the economic strain and the overwhelming responsibility of having a baby in the house, Clara decides to call their mother. April arrives, willing to her daughters, but we soon understand why Valeria had wanted her to stay away.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, melancholic
Plot: teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, teenage pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sister sister relationship, baby, infidelity, mother daughter conflict, real estate agent, teenage mother, older woman younger man sex, teenager, female nudity, pregnant teenager, beach, single mother, yoga, male nudity, pregnant woman, female protagonist, kiss, newborn baby, father son relationship, newborn, seductive woman ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, touching, sincere and serious films with plots about mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, female protagonist, female director, family relations, teenager and coming of age mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like April's Daughter: All Cats Are Grey (2014), Mom at Sixteen (2005), Ellen (2016), Virgins (2018), The Unpolished (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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Mom at Sixteen (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Pregnant sixteen year old Jacey's well-meaning mother forces her to keep the birth a secret and decides to raise the baby as her own.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, adoption, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, family problems, family relations, social relations, babies and infants, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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60%
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Ellen (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A tearaway teenage girl, at war with her mum, and trying to take control of her life, forms an amazing and unbreakable bond with a new friend. They raise hell, stick two fingers up at the world, and laugh like they never have before... but can Ellen ...
Style: disturbing, melancholic, rough, touching, captivating
Plot: sex with a minor, underage sex, teenage girl, friendship, single mother, party, mother daughter relationship, female friendship, mother daughter conflict, drunkenness, female protagonist, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: scotland, london
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60%
 6.1
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Virgins (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage Lana is languishing in her run-down hometown on Israel’s sun-soaked north coast—until an older, attractive writer arrives with tales of a mermaid sighting off the shore of the declining resort town.
Style: sincere, suspenseful, captivating, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, beach, sea, mermaid, rumor, teenage life, life is a bitch, poker, urination, taking a photograph ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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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57%
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Belgica (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Netherlands
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who, even though they have absolutely nothing in common, open a bar together that quickly becomes a regular hangout for nighthawks. Despite the success, they must soon face up to the difficulties inherent in running a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sexy, psychological
Plot: alcohol abuse, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), pregnant woman, male nudity, car, one eyed man, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, infidelity, money ...
Place: belgium
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57%
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Keeper (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maxime and Mélanie are a typical teenage couple. Like most lovestruck fifteen-year-olds, they can't get enough of each other and they think they'll be together forever. But when Mélanie becomes pregnant, their worlds are rocked.
Style: touching, tense, sentimental, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: young love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, teenage girl, pregnancy, teenage pregnancy, teenager, father son relationship, baby, mother daughter relationship, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
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56%
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Fremde Tochter (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Lena meets 19-year-old Farid, a young Muslim. She has a clear-cut attitude towards his culture and religion: utter rejection. Despite their differences – or perhaps because of them – they fall in love.
Style: psychological, suspense, contemplative, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: teenage girl, tragic love, teenage protagonist, cultural difference, 19 year old, teenager, 17 year old, female protagonist, teenage boy, couple relations, teenage pregnancy, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
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55%
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Dirty God (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Belgium, Ireland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jade is a young mother in the prime of her life when an acid attack leaves her severely burned. While her face has been reconstructed, her beauty is lost beneath the scars. Descending a self-destructive path with relationships crumbling, Jade must ...
Style: touching, captivating, disturbing, psychological, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, friendship, single mother, court, infidelity, baby, burnt face, plastic surgery, trial, mother daughter relationship, catastrophe, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco
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Volontaire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story revolves around 22-year-old Laure, who is trying to find her feet. After performing brilliantly in her literature studies, she enrols as a communications officer in the Naval Fusiliers. She will quickly have to adapt to and assimilate the ...
Style: inspirational, light, semi serious, sincere
Plot: military, female objectification, male objectification, mother daughter relationship, sea, female protagonist, seaside, woman in uniform, boot camp, romance, female nudity, mentor ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brittany
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50%
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M (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lila and Mo meet at a bus stop. Lila has a paralyzing speech impediment. Mo is chatty and exuberant. Lila is preparing for her exams. Mo illegally races cars for a living. Opposites attract, and they fall in love. But Mo carries a secret burden…
Style: captivating, serious, romantic, touching
Plot: speech impediment, opposites attract, love, sister sister relationship, teenage girl, automobile racing, chance meeting, fall in love, romance, car racing, street racing, female director ...
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50%
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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: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, parents and children, love and romance, youth, life is a bitch, teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, secret, mother and daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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50%
Miss Impossible (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: They’re all nuts. Her parents, who want to send her off to boarding school. Her new teacher, who expects her to read impossibly old books. Her fellow band members, who make her sing ridiculous lyrics and dress her up in a frilly white dress for ...
Style: touching, sentimental, suspenseful, sincere
Plot: classmate classmate relationship, teenager, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, friendship, female protagonist, teacher student relationship, best friend, classmate, school, teenage girl, sister sister relationship ...
Place: paris france
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50%
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Columbus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, architecture, small town, coma, korean american, library, heart attack, architect, friend, wine, girl ...
Time: year 1950, year 2008, year 1954, 2010s
Place: indiana, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Skate Kitchen (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Camille's life as a lonely suburban teenager changes dramatically when she befriends a group of girl skateboarders. As she journeys deeper into this raw New York City subculture, she begins to understand the true meaning of friendship as well ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: feminist, skateboarding, mother daughter relationship, social media, female friendship, running away from home, teenage girl, sisterhood, skateboarder, rebellious youth, jealousy, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Pin Cushion (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Super close mother Lyn and daughter Iona (Dafty One and Dafty Two) are excited for their new life in a new town. Determined to make a success of things after a tricky start, Iona becomes 'best friends' with Keely, Stacey and Chelsea. Used ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: mother daughter relationship, bullying, first love, desperation, mental illness, sexual awakening, peer pressure, teenage protagonist, teenage girl, single mother, misfit, coming of age ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Little Girl Blue (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Julie is a woman who seemingly has everything. A handsome husband, teenage daughter and a thriving, undemanding job as a translator and now even a new dream house ... But she also has a secret that is slowly changing her idyllic life...
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, family relations, female protagonist, midlife crisis, husband wife relationship, relationships, lifestyle change, changing lives, family life, confronting the past, teenage girl, dealing with the past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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 ...
Place: mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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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Parisienne (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The new film from Lebanese director Danielle Arbid follows a young Arab immigrant in Paris, whose encounters with three men reveal different facets of her new country, and of herself.
Style: sincere, sexy, touching, psychological, tense ...
Plot: love, immigrants, romance, family, fall in love, teenage girl, university, student, adultery, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, lebanon
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47%
What Girls Learn (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two teenage girls must come to terms with their stepfather when their mother is struck by illness.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: teenage girl, stepfather, single mother, teenage life, teenage love, family relations, love and romance, youth, parents and children, terminal illness, human nature, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: georgia, new york, usa
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47%
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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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52 Tuesdays (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Billie’s reluctant path to independence is accelerated when her mother reveals plans for gender transition, and their time together becomes limited to Tuesdays. This emotionally charged story of desire, responsibility, and ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, captivating, rough ...
Plot: transsexual, gender, coming of age, family relations, teenage girl, disorder, youth, parents and children, family, mother daughter relationship, teenage life, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, antarctica, san francisco
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46%
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Story of a Girl (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a compromising video of sixteen-year-old Deanna Lambert hits social media, her teenage life is changed forever. Overcoming bullies, hurtful school-yard taunts and the enduring rage and disappointment of her father, Deanna longs to escape a life ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: viral video, yoga, gay, summer vacation, 16 year old, waitress, caucasian, teenage mother, bullying, humiliation, restaurant, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Charter (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway, Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a recent and difficult divorce, Alice hasn't seen her children in two months as she awaits a custody verdict. When her son calls her in the middle of the night, Alice takes action, abducting the children on an illicit charter trip to the ...
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: custody battle, family relations, on the run, abduction, family conflict, father son relationship, husband wife conflict, children, resort, female director, brother sister relationship, boy ...
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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The Beach House (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cara Rudland thought she’d left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind, but returns to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers after losing her job in Chicago. There, she reconnects with her mother Lovie, who has been caring for ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sincere, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, life philosophy, family reunited, fall in love, transformation, female protagonist, love, small town, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, estrangement, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
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46%
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Amin (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amin has come from Senegal to work in France, leaving behind his wife Aïcha, and their three children. He leads a solitary life in France, where the only space he occupies is his home and the building sites on which he works. Most of his earnings ...
Style: melancholic, touching, psychological, thought provoking, suspense
Plot: interracial love, interracial sex, infidelity, worker, immigrants, nudity (full frontal - brief), father daughter relationship, female nudity, money, sex scene, interracial romance, interracial relations ...
Place: africa, senegal
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46%
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The Truth (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan, Switzerland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fabienne is a star; a star of French cinema. She reigns amongst men who love and admire her. When she publishes her memoirs, her daughter Lumir returns from New York to Paris with her husband and young child. The reunion between mother and daughter ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sincere
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mother, family, redemption, female protagonist, family relations, couples, autobiography, family problems, love, adaptation, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Satan Said Dance (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Satan Said Dance is an Instagram film in times of the selfie. A kaleidoscope of moments from life of Karolina – a scandalous writer obsessed with parties, drugs, sexuality and complex relationships, on her way to self-destruction.
Style: touching, rough, weird, melancholic
Plot: sexy woman, older man younger woman sex, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief), mother daughter relationship, family problems, complex characters, haunted by the past, character study, sister sister relationship, parents and children, human nature ...
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45%
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The Saver (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When teenaged Fern is orphaned in the middle of a harsh Montreal winter, she is determined to avoid her mother’s tragic fate, and take care of herself. With Youth Protection nipping at her heels, she lies about her name and age, to get a job as a ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: teenage girl, cleaning lady, teenage protagonist, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, life is a bitch, orphan, money, new life, society, youth, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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