Movies like Restless 2009

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Restless (2009)
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Restless (2009)
Original name: Le Bel Âge
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maurice (Michel Piccoli) is a composer, and a longtime member of the resistance. By chance, he shares a house with his teenager granddaughter. Claire, at 17, is eager to experience all sorts of things and the sooner the better, and rebels against anyone who wants to stop him. Between the swimming and the first encounters with the boys, she spends her life, hosted by his grandfather after being orphaned. But this interaction is difficult: both avoid themselves in their large house, escaping through the windows if necessary, living in mutual incomprehension. Yet, they have something in common: both are insurgents in their own way.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love and romance, teenage love, youth, family relations, couples, teenage life, elderly, haunted by the past, estrangement, relationship vs career, aging, first love, swimming, teenage girl, grandparent grandchild relationship, golden years, power relations, female nudity, hospital, bicycle, casino, video surveillance, dead animal, grandfather granddaughter relationship, world war two veteran ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

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Most similar movies to Restless

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and captivating films with plots about family relations, parents and children, youth, love and romance, teenage life, golden years and elderly mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Restless: Silent Voice (2009), Valley (2014), Twelve Mile Road (2003), The Stone Angel (2007), The Little Bedroom (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Silent Voice (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An elderly woman wants to meet her son’s murderer. A sixteen-year-old girl who has crossed paths with a young hoodlum needs an adult to accompany her to the prison visiting room. A young medical supplies delivery man is offered a deal to take the ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, crimes, confined, haunted by the past, hopes, love and romance, criminal heroes, prison life, youth, redemption, switching roles, romancing a criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
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95%
 7.1
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Valley (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of three sensitive teens who are forced to deal with violence at home, violence at school. It is a story of friendship, of love and hate, where the adolescents world is revealed as cruel and beautiful, a world where the desire to ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy
Plot: teenage life, friendship, teenage love, love and romance, buddies, youth, graphic violence, family relations, friends, coming of age, adolescence, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel
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Twelve Mile Road (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A divorced farmer takes in his troubled teenage daughter for the summer, a summer which changes the lives of the two of them, and their friends and family.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: summer vacation, family relations, farmer, teenage life, youth, family problems, estrangement, friendship, parents and children, elderly, adolescence vs adulthood, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Stone Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The feisty aging Hagar Shipley has lived an unconventional life. Her rebellious heart has always ruled and her choices have put her at odds with family and friends. Faced with her own mortality, and desperate to find solace, she goes on the run. In ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: aging, family relations, haunted by the past, couple relations, elderly, on the run, nursing, introspection, parents and children, love and romance, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Little Bedroom (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, Luxembourg
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One day, a bad fall forces Edmond to accept Rose's help. Eventually, the two grow closer. The young woman finds relief in confiding painful memories to the older man; things she cannot even bring herself to tell her husband. Meanwhile, Edmond, ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: retirement home, against the rules, confined, elderly, aging, nursing, family relations, parents and children, golden years, social relations, solitude, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.2
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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: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, love and romance, youth, parents and children, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, secret, mother and daughter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When an aging matriarch starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, hopes, elderly, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, self discovery, family problems, aging, youth, introspection, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.7
 201
Family Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Frédérick, the patriarch of the Alsatian Muller family, is conspicuously absent from his son Charles' funeral, Frédérick's surviving son and his granddaughter, raw from their loss, await an explanation. Once revealed, ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, deportation, coming out, aging, hopes, family problems, introspection, haunted by the past, bittersweet, gender, elderly, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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The White Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Beyaz Melek’ filmi; bir aşkın öyküsüdür.Bu aşk öyküsü, iki insanın birbirine duyduğu aşk değil, bir grup insanın hayata ve birbirlerine duyduğu aşkın ve sevginin hikayesidir.Filmde, doğudan batıya, mekteplisinden köylüsüne, ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: family relations, hospital, aging, terminal illness, retirement home, friendship, death, old age, bittersweet, wedding, golden years, elderly lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
She Is Not Crying, She Is Singing (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A tale of deliverance. Laura, 27 years old, lives alone in the outskirts of a large town. She learns that her father is in a coma, after a serious car accident. She decides to visit him at the hospital as a last opportunity to settle old scores, ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, introspection, haunted by the past, hopes, estrangement, family relations, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, revenge, family secret, car accident, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Lost Paradise (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lucie and her father Hugo have grown closer since Lucie's mother left unexpectedly a year prior. When her mother returns, Hugo becomes jealous and angry.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, spouse leaving, unfulfillment, single parent, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife conflict, family conflict, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france
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56%
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Still Mine (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An elderly couple fight against local authorities in rural New Brunswick to build their final home.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, thought provoking
Plot: elderly, aging, elderly couple, alzheimer's disease, love and romance, golden years, elderly lovers, couples, couple relations, dementia, senior citizen, bureaucracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
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The Bird (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman, withdrawn from life, rescues a live bird that had been trapped in the wall of her apartment.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: strong female presence, estrangement, restaurant, movie theatre, food, beach, bird, kiss, cigarette smoking
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, unfulfillment, self discovery, love, couples, friendship, fall in love, life is a bitch, family relations, supportive spouse, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Bad Girl (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Louise simultaneously discovers that she is pregnant and that her mother is seriously ill. Happiness and guilt, euphoria and sadness, filial love and love, period. She'll need a good nine months to cope with all this.
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: parents and children, artists and showbiz, couples, family problems, family relations, couple relations, unfulfillment, strong female presence, female nudity, pregnant woman, bullfighting, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Lady in Paris (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Estonia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Anne leaves Estonia to come to Paris as a caretaker for Frida, an elderly Estonian lady who emigrated to France long ago. Anne soon realizes that she is not wanted. All Frida wants from life is the attention of Stéphane, her younger former lover. ...
Style: touching, witty, serious, realistic
Plot: elderly, friendship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, boss and employee, power relations, obnoxious boss, unfulfillment, emigration, loneliness, bittersweet, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, estonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.9
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Swans (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Manuel's mother, Petra, lives in Berlin. She is in a coma as a result of chemotherapy treatment. Tarso and Petra have been divorced since Manuel (17) was 3 years old. Manuel and Tarso come to Germany to be with Petra during her illness. They ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, youth, teenage life, estrangement, parents and children, transsexual, coma, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), clinic, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portugal, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.6
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Baby Blues (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Natalia is a 17-year-old mom living with her mother and son, Antos. She wanted to have a baby because it was a “cool” thing to do, and because she feels she has someone to love; someone who can love her in return. Everything changes when ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: parent child relationship, teenage life, immaturity, family problems, babies and infants, hopes, couples, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, youth, mother child relationship, birth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Vicious Circle (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: Shot on digital , HD and 8 mm. Filmed through both sides of North America. 'Vicious Circle' pushes the limits of what can be accomplished on a bike. Featuring the first ever 65 foot 'Double Road Gap' , some of the gnarliest ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating
Plot: lifestyle, false accusation, teenage life, fall in love, youth, society, love and romance, destructive relationship, family relations, half brother, skateboard, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Mila from Mars (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Fleeing an abusive relationship, Mila, a teen prostitute, finds herself in a border town, pregnant, alone, and, to her surprise, welcome. The remote village is on a marijuana plantation run by a group of elderly men and women. Not having known much ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: marijuana, starting over, on the run, haunted by the past, youth, drug dealing, social relations, teenage life, village, teenage pregnancy, orphan, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Absent Father (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Drama starring Jessica Kadish, JP Quicquaro, Debbie Friedlander
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: teenage runaway, life turned upside down, teenage life, youth, love and romance, family relations, religions or cults, miraculous event, pregnancy, on the run, disorder, teenage pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Dune (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An Israeli man searches for his father in France.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, family problems, estrangement, midlife crisis, parents and children, haunted by the past, hopes, investigation, redemption, gender, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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46%
Wandering Streams (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Emile is a 70-ish former horticulturalist who once raised bonsai trees "because they don't take up too much room." Indeed, his whole existence is safe and uneventful to a fault, somewhat juiced by friendship with raucous fishing ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: looking for love, love and romance, aging, couples, friendship, village, nudism, introspection, family relations, superhero, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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All Is Forgiven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Victor lives in Vienna with Annette, his beautiful Austrian wife and their daughter Pamela. It’s spring. Fleeing his work, Victor spends his days outside: he plays with Pamela, pays a visit to Annette’s parents, loiters in the park with the drug ...
Style: realistic, touching, psychological, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: drug addiction, redemption, teenager, addiction, parents and children, crumbling marriage, family relations, family problems, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Broken Roads (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Broken Roads is a contrasted portrait of life, dealing with loss, a journey of rediscovery & the hills climbed which forever change us.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: estrangement, teenage life, small town life, youth, small town, family tragedy, grandmother grandson relationship, curses spells and rituals, love, death, coming of age, loss
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colorado
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44%
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Max & Lenny (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Max and Lenny is the story of a friendship between two girls fighting for survival in a northern area of Marseille.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching
Plot: follow your dream, teenage life, friendship, ambition, society, youth, family relations, hip hop, music, hopes, lesbian, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Buddha Mountain (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ding Bo (Chen Po Lin) and his friends Nan Feng (Fan Bingbing) and Fei Zao aka Fatso (Fei Long) are a trio of 20-something outsiders who have no intention of sitting exams and getting into universities. When they need a new home, they answer an ad ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: teenage love, rebelliousness, teenage life, youth, romance, love and romance, best friends, rebellion, coming of age, chinese, friends, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Truce (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Martín Santomé has been woking in an office for the last 50 years, but his life will change when he starts falling in love with a woman named Laura Avellaneda.
Style: emotional, stylized, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, family relations, love affair, romance, elderly, hopes, golden years, couples, gender, fall in love, dealing with death, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Few Hours of Spring (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Forty-eight-year-old Alain Evrard is obliged to return home to live with his mother. This situation causes all the violence of their past relationship to rise to the surface. Alain then discovers that his mother has a fatal illness. In the last ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: suicide, last wish, family relations, disease, elderly, life is a bitch, estrangement, parents and children, deadend life, mother, mercy killing, euthanasia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, friendship, couples, workplace, theater, family problems, love and romance, boss and employee, male female relationship, family crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%