Movies like The Garden 2017

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The Garden (2017)
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The Garden (2017)
Original name: Sommerhäuser
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the summer of 1976, a shared family yard becomes the setting, as the adults bicker over selling the garden and the kids are free to explore the mysterious neighboring lot. Then they hear about a girl that has disappeared...
Plot: family life, husband wife relationship, summer house, cannibalism, birthday party, nude sunbathing, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, single mother, mockery, garden, brother sister relationship, mother daughter relationship, little boy, 10 year old, 5 year old, walkie talkie, child in peril, cousin cousin relationship, newspaper article, wasp, 8 year old, 6 year old, treehouse ...
Time: year 1976
Place: bavaria

Most similar movies to The Garden

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about husband wife relationship, female director, female nudity, family relations, mother daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) and family life mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Garden: Vacation (2007), Things to Come (2016), Vacuum (2017), Looking for Her (2015), Domestic Life (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 285
Vacation (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: All summer long, a group of people circumnavigate each other. A group of people who are so close and yet so alienated from one another. Their isolated holiday home is the site for a resurgence of smouldering conflicts and lifelong illusions that ...
Plot: forest, mother daughter relationship, marriage, family life, dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, summer, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.0
 11K
Things to Come (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nathalie teaches philosophy at a high school in Paris. She is passionate about her job and particularly enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking. Married with two children, she divides her time between her family, former students and her very ...
Plot: strong female character, infidelity, divorce, ex husband ex wife relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, high school teacher, philosophy, female director, strong female lead, newborn, singing in a car ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.4
 123
Vacuum (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Amidst the preparations for her 35th wedding anniversary, Meredith is surprised by the discovery that she is HIV-positive. Only her husband André could have been the carrier of the virus.
Plot: female director, sickness, hiv, husband wife relationship, illness, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife conflict, german abroad, prostitute, male nudity, female nudity, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Looking for Her (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Elisa, on a verge of divorce, leaves Paris with her son Noe to settle in her hometown of Dunkerque to find the biological mother who gave her up for adoption 30 years before.
Plot: female director, adoption, pregnant, walking a dog, mother daughter reunion, video chat, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), dining hall, cycling, abortion, pregnant woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 380
Domestic Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night.Today she ...
Style: suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: suburbs, murder, relationship vs career, family life, social relations, family relations, couples, friends, couple relations, suburban life, parents and children, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Hands of a Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A family reunion aboard a ship becomes a turning point in the life of 39-year-old engineer Markus. When his son Adam (4) gets a little cut after going to the bathroom with his grandmother Renate, Markus recalls for the first time what his mother did ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspense, psychological
Plot: parent child relationship, family secret, childhood trauma, dysfunctional family, sexual abuse, husband wife relationship, abusive mother, child molestation, psychotherapy, mental illness, repressed memory, child abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 276
The Exchange (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A family man becomes obsessed with looking at his own life out of context.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sincere, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: couple relations, family life, introspection, midlife crisis, obsession, couples, family relations, hopes, lie, husband wife relationship, surrealism, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel, middle east, tel aviv israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Father of My Children (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gregoire Canvel has everything a man could want: a wife he loves, three delightful children and his dream job - he is a film producer. Discovering talented filmmakers and developing films that fit his conception of the cinema, free and true to life, ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Plot: family relations, filmmaking, couple relations, showbiz, family life, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, husband wife relationship, jazz, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, italy, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.1
 116
In Her Place (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A wealthy couple seeks to secretly adopt the unborn child of an impoverished and troubled rural teenager, in this slow-burning and ultimately shocking drama from writer-director Albert Shin.
Plot: teenage pregnancy, adoption, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, summer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, female nudity, countryside, shame, mercedes benz, single mother, sex scene ...
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Friedliche Zeiten (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Plot: hysteria, underdog, infidelity, cowardliness, sibling relationship, female director, family life, singing in a car, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, sister sister relationship, family dinner ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: east germany, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 1K
Run & Jump (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After a stroke leaves her husband disabled and fundamentally changed, a spirited Irish wife struggles to keep her family members together. All the while they are under the microscope of an American researcher documenting their recovery process.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: family relations, stroke, family life, doctors and patients, family in crisis, opposites attract, love and romance, couples, family problems, recovery, crumbling marriage, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 200
At Ellen's Age (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A German flight attendant's life spirals downward after she leaves her husband, quits her job, and joins a radical group of animal rights activists.
Style: touching, sincere, semi serious, realistic
Plot: stewardess, life turned upside down, starting over, looking for love, self discovery, love and romance, hopes, drugs/alcohol, husband wife relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex orgy, fired from the job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany, frankfurt germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 4K
Home (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Marthe (Isabelle Huppert) and Michel (Olivier Gourmet) live with their three children in a remote house next to an abandoned highway using it as an extension to their property. One day without warning, construction workers begin to upgrade the road ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: fighting the system, family relations, life turned upside down, privacy invasion, society, rebellion, parents and children, family life, eccentric family, countryside, highway, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, sincere, sentimental, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, secret, child, conflict, little girl, female objectification, money problems, husband wife relationship, church, birth mother, family relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 495
Second Coming (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A married, middle-class London couple are shocked when they seem to have been blessed — or cursed — with an immaculate conception.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: family relations, pregnancy, family life, family problems, realism, marriage, husband wife relationship, couples, baby, psychiatrist, working class, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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...
Plot: female director, family relations, midlife crisis, piano, male nudity, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, older woman younger man relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 182
Half-Price (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Demi-Tarif follows the low-key adventures of three young siblings, Romeo, Launa, and the youngest - Leo, left on their own in a rundown Paris apartment. One of them narrates, wistfully explaining how their mother abandoned them and calls them once ...
Plot: female director, bathing, train ride, peeing, shoplifting, brushing teeth, running naked, subway, nudity (full frontal - brief), metro, hair dryer, little boy ...
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.3
 322
Run Papa Run (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Run Papa Run is a 2008 Hong Kong comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Sylvia Chang, and based on a novel by Benny Li. It was produced by JCE Movies Limited, with Jackie Chan serving as an executive producer. Featuring an ensemble cast, the ...
Plot: female director, physician, first love, birthday party, lawyer, wedding, violence, funeral, flashback, adultery, gambler, single mother ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Martha... Martha (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having received a frosty reception when visiting her parents, Martha drags her husband Reymond and infant daughter Lise to Spain, to renew her acquaintance with her estranged sister Marie. After a quarrel, Marthe and her family return to France, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, family reunited, depression, sister sister relationship, mother child relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, female director, visit, pick up, drinking ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.5
 552
Pleasure Party (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Phillipe and Esther live an apparently idyllic life with their daughter, Elise. In an attempt to preserve this bliss, Phillipe decides that he and Esther should each have affairs, being sure to tell each other openly about them. The plan backfires ...
Style: gloomy, tense, sincere, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: swinger couple, sexual relations, swingers, family problems, family life, swinger, husband wife relationship, couples, dishonesty, family relations, domestic disturbance, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 369
Family Film (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany, Slovenia, France, Slovakia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple embark on an early vacation. Left alone, their children cut loose until the boy gets caught for skipping school and things take an unexpected turn. Boasting exquisite camera work, the film is also unforgettable for its wholly original ...
Style: poignant, sincere, melancholic, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lost dog, family relations, shipwreck, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, family tragedy, marital crisis, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, boat ...
Place: central europe, prague czech republic, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 277
Seaside (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seaside takes place in a small coastal town on the Bay of Somme. The year-round inhabitants find ways to make their lives work; Paul, a lifeguard in the summer, works at the grocery all winter. His mother, Rose (Ogier) likes to play the slots just ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: infidelity, resort, family business, love triangle, hopes, elderly lovers, family problems, dull life, family life, dysfunctional family, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, quarry
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.9
 1K
Our Time (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA, Denmark, France, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in a traditional world of bullfighting ranches in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala, “Where Life is Born” tells the story of Juan and Ester, a couple who have an open relationship, and the problems that arise when Ester falls in love with ...
Style: melancholic, touching, rough, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: cuckold, teenage sexuality, ranch, lovers, family life, husband wife relationship, adultery, jealousy, kids and family, open marriage, rancher, sex standing up ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 60
Taksu (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Chihiro is depressed and obsessed with his own mortality. Him and his wife, Yuri (Yoko Mitsuya), decide to take a trip to Bali, Indonesia to see his pregnant sister, Kumi (Kiki Sugino). They hope the trip can bring about change.
Plot: female director, temple, morning, bare breasts, night, vacation, terminal illness, husband wife relationship, seduction, menstruation, travel, cheating wife ...
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.4
 269
Jewel (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the 1940s a 40-year-old woman with five healthy children gives birth to a girl with Down's syndrome.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: disability, family relations, family life, family problems, social relations, couples, society, couple relations, youth, babies and infants, small town, small town life ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 60s, 1960s
Place: mississippi, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 500
Documenteur (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: After separating from the father of her son, a young French woman tries to find lodging and a fresh start in L.A. for herself and her son.
Plot: female director, female nudity, pubic hair, beach, typewriter, telephone call, sex scene, undressing, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), skateboard ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.2
 1K
24 Weeks (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Astrid is a comedian who makes people laugh for a living; her husband Markus is her manager and the two of them work well together. They have a nine-year-old daughter and are expecting their second child. When they learn that their child will not be ...
Plot: down syndrome, pregnant woman nude, abortion, heart condition, pregnant woman, brushing teeth, childbirth, performance, pregnancy, sex scene, husband wife relationship, doctor ...
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Safety of Objects (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In a suburban landscape, the lives of several families interlace with loss, despair and personal crisis. Esther Gold has lost focus on all but caring for her comatose son, Paul, and neglects her daughter and husband. Lawyer Jim Train is devoted to ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, emotional, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, couple relations, family problems, society, crumbling marriage, suburbs, small town, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, train ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.0
 4K
Respiro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean Sea. She shows signs of manic depressive behavior — one moment she's laughing wildly and ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: island, family relations, mentally unstable, family life, human nature, parents and children, small town life, working class, injustice, villager, mental illness, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, sicily, mediterranean sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.8
 448
Le Garcu (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A self-centered man (Gérard Depardieu) with many diversions occasionally visits his 4-year-old son (Antoine Pialat) and the boy's mother (Géraldine Pailhas).
Plot: death of father, male female relationship, mistress, immaturity, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, infidelity, childhood, older man younger woman relationship, death, female nudity, marital crisis ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%