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Montparnasse Bienvenue (2017)
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Montparnasse Bienvenue (2017)
Original name: Jeune femme
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Broke, with nothing but her cat to her name and doors closing in her face, Paula is back in Paris after a long absence. As she meets different people along the way, there is one thing she knows for sure: she's determined to make a new start and she'll do it with style and panache.
Style: semi serious, talky, light, uplifting, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, starting over, break-up, breakup, workplace, friendship, changing lives, female director, cat, loneliness, female nudity, subway, photographer, cemetery, loser, job seeking, abortion, little girl, swimming pool, nanny, cigarette smoking, shopping mall, movie theatre, bare breasts, job interview ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and light films with plots about friendship, friends, female director, love and romance, couples, hopes and starting over mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Montparnasse Bienvenue: Age of Panic (2013), Sex & Mrs. X (2000), Peppermint Soda (1977), Conversations with My Gardener (2007), Our Women (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Age of Panic (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: May 6, 2012. Cable news reporter Laetitia is covering the French presidential elections, while Vincent, her ex-husband, demands to see their two young daughters. It's a manic Sunday in Paris: two agitated girls, a frazzled babysitter, a needy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, captivating, clever ...
Plot: politics, family relations, state affairs, parents and children, ex husband ex wife relationship, journalist, election, child custody, rivalry, love, society, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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Sex & Mrs. X (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman regains her sense of self through a sexual reawakening after her husband leaves her for another woman.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self esteem, seduction, breakup, starting over, self confidence, journalist, infidelity, self discovery, divorce, battle of the sexes, love and romance, feminism ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Peppermint Soda (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the fall of 1963, Anne is becoming a teenager. She lives in Paris with her mother and her older sister, Frédérique. They're just back from summer at the beach with their father. School starts. A turbulent year awaits them both.
Style: contemplative, touching, sincere, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, school, high school, coming of age, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, family relations, friends, human nature, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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76%
Conversations with My Gardener (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A successful artist, weary of Parisian life and on the verge of divorce, returns to the country to live in his childhood house. He needs someone to make a real vegetable garden again out of the wilderness it has become. The gardener happens to be a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, talky, captivating ...
Plot: painter, friendship, breakup, friends, village life, crumbling relationship, friendship between men, terminal illness, love, french countryside, village, starting over ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, nice france, south of france, paris france ...
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Our Women (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Max, Paul and Simon have been friends for 35 years. They take great pleasure in their one vacation a year together without their partners and meet-up regularly to spend evenings drinking or playing cards. Each has a successful career and they all ...
Style: semi serious, cynical, humorous, captivating, talky ...
Plot: friendship, moral dilemma, friends, life turned upside down, dark humor, disorder, murder, police, cover up, escapades, buddies, apartment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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Venus Beauty (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madam Nadine manages with pride the "Vénus Beauté" Salon which offers relaxation, massage and make-up services. The owner and her three beauticians: Samantha, Marianne and Angèle are pros. Contrary to her friend Marianne, who still ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, inspirational, light, sweet, touching ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workplace, mentor, office, workplace situations, friendship, life philosophy, elderly, unlikely friendships, fashion, computers and web, family, intern ...
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Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: light, uplifting, inspirational, sweet
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53%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Ireland, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Michael is a 24-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is transformed when the maverick Rory O'Shea moves in.
Style: uplifting, emotional, touching, dramatic, heartbreaking ...
Plot: disability, friendship, youth, life, character study, loneliness, human spirit, cerebral palsy, love triangle, friends, life philosophy, broken heart ...
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52%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Mobile Home (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
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Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, road movie
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Me and My Sister (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: tragicomedy, semi serious, light, feel good, offbeat
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Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Style: thought provoking, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light
Audience: girls' night
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Little White Lies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
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Story: Before it was a movie, it was a theatrical phenomenon! When Helen learns that her husband is leaving her for her best friend, the women in her family are ready with advice. Her devout mother preaches strength and forgiveness, while her parolee ...
Style: semi serious, emotional, humorous, sentimental, realistic
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Eating (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At a spacious house in Los Angeles, Helene is turning 40-years old and her friends whom include French filmmaker Martine, house guest Sophie, and Lydia throw her a party. But also there is Kate a friend turning 30, and Sadie a Hollywood film agent ...
Style: clever, humorous, offbeat, contemplative, realistic ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Country: France, Belgium
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Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, light, offbeat
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After losing his restaurant, chef CLAY MAGUIRE must start his career all over--at the bottom. Pushing forty with no "corporate skill-set", Clay enters the strange world of the Unemployable Interviewees of America. Clay and his fellow ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Felicie and Charles have a whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in a cold Paris with a daughter as a reminder of that long-ago summer. For ...
Style: clever, sexual, sentimental, contemplative, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Kitchen (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jennifer's thirtieth birthday party is supposed to be a special day. But what starts out as a day of celebration quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day Jennifer wishes she could forget, in this ensemble comedy set entirely in a kitchen.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, sentimental ...
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Mind the Gap (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two girls of different background, one a immigrant from Turkey and the other a girl that needs to get out of her fathers shadow both apply to the police academy were they become close friends.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: starting over, lifestyle, friendship, social differences, society, officers and cadets, culture clash, academy, fish out of water, hopes, family life, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Good Posture (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After breaking up with her boyfriend, Lillian moves in with married couple Julia and Don only to overhear them arguing in the night. The front door slams as Don moves out, and the following days sees Lillian, selfish and irresponsible, having to ...
Plot: breakup, female protagonist, novelist, female director, married couple, marital problem, estranged father, moving, break-up, musician, mother daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york, paris france
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