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Left Out (2008)
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Left Out (2008)
Original name: Stare fuori
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Giulio, a young man from Sicily, arrives in Rome to trace back Aurora, his ex-girlfriend whom he cannot forget. He stays with a couple of family friends, Rosalia and Eugenio, who have lost their only son, Nello, of the same age as Giulio. The presence of Giulio in their house forces Rosalia and Eugenio to come out of their long period of mourning, but at the same time Giulio, realizing that he will probably never find Aurora, starts sinking into a depressive state fueled by drinks and drugs. Rosalia and Eugenio's efforts to get Giulio out of it are in vain and when Giulio finally meets Aurora by accident, things can only get worse.
Plot: depression, suicide, family relations, mental illness, drug use, father son relationship, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, ex girlfriend, friend, loss of son, gay interest, death of son, mourning, repressed homosexual, surrogate son, mother son relationship, search, drink, drinking alcohol, drinking
Place: rome italy, sicily

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, captivating, realistic and serious films with plots about family relations, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship, male female relationship, friendship and drinking alcohol mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Left Out: The Last Passport (2009), Nel giardino delle rose (1990), The Whores (1994), Nie mehr wie es war (2016), Shooting the Moon (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Passport (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: THE LAST PASSPORT takes place in a passport office...or so you think. George Miller is a 70 year old man who through a variety of encounters, takes us on a journey through his mysterious past to show us we are not all that different.
Plot: husband wife relationship, police, military, friendship, father son relationship, marriage, love, male female relationship, gay interest, family relations, post office, veteran
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Nel giardino delle rose (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A successful businessman is haunted by the memories of his mother.
Style: suspense
Plot: tragic event, classmate, labor strike, loneliness, friend, poetry, mother son reunion, witness, friendship, boy, teacher, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: milan italy, naples italy
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The Whores (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The prostitutes of Palermo are pictured in this episodic Italian drama. The film lacks a real unifying thread as it presents scenes from the lives of 7 hookers. Five are women. One is a man, and one is a transvestite. In one episode, an aging ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, male prostitution, lgbt, gay interest, sex worker, pimp, sex work, mother son relationship
Place: palermo italy, sicily, italy
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Nie mehr wie es war (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tomas is happy as family father, raising teen son Milan (as his knavish buddy) and running-especially gastronomically- a club with his mother Nike, whose absences to take course aiming for career progress causes tension. Covering for Milan's ...
Style: captivating
Plot: fatherhood, adultery, family problems, search for father, family relations, father son relationship, family, relationships, relationship problems, dysfunctional family, male female relationship, husband wife relationship ...
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Shooting the Moon (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Francesca Archibugi directed this Italian drama set in Rome where 14-year-old Siddhartha (Niccolo Senni) is forced to deal with his heroin-addicted mother Silvia (Valeria Golina). He occasionally gets a visit from his filmmaker father Massimo ...
Plot: heroin addict, family relations, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, girl, christmas, teenage boy, drugs, father son relationship, male female relationship, urban setting, internet ...
Place: rome italy
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Toughlove (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Charters family falls into despair over their drug-addicted son Gary. They discuss his problems through the "Toughlove" program in searching for answers.
Plot: teenage angst, drug addict, drug addiction, juvenile delinquent, drug use, teenage boy, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, family relations, mother son relationship
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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, suspenseful, psychological, serious
Plot: family relations, family reunited, dysfunctional family, depression, mother child relationship, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, visit, twins, restaurant, death of brother ...
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Mallboy (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Story: A boy climbs an unsteady path to adulthood under difficult circumstances in this drama from Australia. Shaun (Kane McNay) is a teenager growing up in a run-down suburb of Melbourne. His father Sam (Brett Swain) is in prison, while his mother Jenny ...
Plot: family relations, suburbs, dancing, father son relationship, male female relationship, drug dealing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teen angst, dancer, drug use, marijuana, alienation ...
Place: melbourne australia
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The Scrounger (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A pimp with no other means to provide for himself finds his life spiralling out of control when his prostitute is sent to prison.
Style: neorealism, realistic, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: prostitute, unemployment, poverty, pimp, robbery, family relations, life is a bitch, couple relations, criminal heroes, downfall, dishonesty, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, post world war two, 50s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, tokyo, japan
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66%
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Werther (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This adaptation of Geothe's The Sorrows of Young Werther offers a chilly and remote view of love and its passions. The setting is changed to Spain, and Werther (Eusebio Poncela) has taken a job tutoring the son of an estranged husband and wife. ...
Plot: male female relationship, husband wife relationship, love, father son relationship, boy, teacher, surgeon, tutor, tragic event, suicide, mother son relationship, female director
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True Mothers (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: After a long and unsuccessful struggle to get pregnant, convinced by the discourse of an adoption association, Satoko and her husband decide to adopt a baby boy. A few years later, their parenthood is shaken by a threatening unknown girl, Hikari, ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: adoption, family relations, husband wife relationship, couples, father son relationship, family, kids and family, foster home, parents and children, male female relationship, mother son relationship, couple relations ...
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The Day the Ponies Come Back (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Daniel Moulin goes to New York on a business trip and decides to take advantage of his time in the Big Apple to try and locate the father he never knew. The only thing he has to go on however is an address in the Bronx that is 25 years old.
Plot: family relations, fanatic, burglar, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, wife abuse, long lost father, landlord, african american, theft, thief ...
Place: new york, bronx new york city
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63%
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Diane (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Diane is a devoted friend and caretaker, particularly to her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories.
Style: rough, melancholic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: drug addiction, old woman, mother son relationship, friendship, memory, family relations, church, death, husband wife relationship, religion, depression, nurse ...
Place: usa
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Between Summers (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Torun and Mikael have been married for a few years. When vacationing on the Danish coast, their young son Melker accidentally drowns. Torun initially blames her sister, who was supposed to supervise her children. Later she turns her anger and grief ...
Plot: family relations, mourning, grief, aunt nephew relationship, beach, adultery, tragedy, sea, infidelity, death of son, summer, sister sister relationship ...
Place: denmark, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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Reg (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In June 2003, Reg Keys and his wife Sally return to their home in the Welsh countryside. As they switch on the TV to hear six military policemen have been murdered in Iraq, two men arrive bearing the terrible news that their son, Tom, was among them.
Style: political, suspense, suspenseful, touching, rough ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, military police, prime minister, father son relationship, marital problem, political campaign, election, family relations, iraq war, war criminal, mother son relationship, grieving mother ...
Time: 2000s, year 2005, year 2003
Place: england, london
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58%
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Body Scent (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Due to misunderstanding and hard life, a man divorces his wife and leaves the city. He comes to a new environment, meeting new people and new wife. Crucified between two worlds, he does everything to bring her two sons on the right track, and ...
Plot: murder, pregnancy, truck, sex, boxing, desertion, cafe, perversion, worker, bitterness, male female relationship, police ...
Place: former yugoslavia
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56%
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Cake (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: touching, psychological, serious, depressing, bleak ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: depression, support group, suicide, obsession, physical therapy, life is a bitch, grieving, dealing with death, introspection, loneliness, friendship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Duration: 118 min.
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Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Plot: gay, family relations, husband wife relationship, love, friendship, parents and children, disorder, adaptation, family, lgbt, hospital, cheating ...
Place: rome italy
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54%
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Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 87 min.
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Plot: public health, family relations, husband wife relationship, marriage, father son relationship, tradition, male female relationship, countryside, engagement, father in law daughter in law relationship, iranian, women's rights ...
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.3
 20K
The Son's Room (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychoanalyst and his family go through profound emotional trauma when their son dies in a scuba diving accident.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: psychoanalysis, regret, loss of son, parents and children, family problems, hopes, family in crisis, redemption, overcoming, marriage crisis, death in the family, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story of conflicts, power plays and secrets in a wealthy Mississippi family.
Plot: alcohol abuse, family relations, family gatherings, cancer, sex, pregnancy, dark past, dark secret, haunted by the past, sexual frustration, mother in law daughter in law relationship, homosexual subtext ...
Place: southern usa
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49%
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The Thursday (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's the story of a day spent by Dino, separated by his wife, who sees his son Robertino after five years. Dino has not contributed anything in life and to win the affection of his son, invents a story about his past. At the end of the day ...
Plot: family relations, father son relationship, love, divorce, beach, priest, soccer, seaside, zoo, diary, instructor, high society ...
Time: 60s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Game of Love (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The family of a basketball club's president conspires to force him to sell it.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: father son relationship, competition, family relations, family, relationships, basketball, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love affair, husband wife relationship, basketball team, relationship vs career, male female relationship ...
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48%
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45%
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44%
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42%
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