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Becoming Astrid (2018)
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Becoming Astrid (2018)
Original name: Unga Astrid
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When Astrid Lindgren was very young something happened that affected her profoundly, and this combination of both miracle and calamity came to shape her entire life. It was an event that transformed her into one of the most inspiring women of our age and the storyteller a whole world would come to love. This is the story of when a young Astrid, despite the expectations of her time and religious upbringing, decided to break free from society's norms and follow her heart.
Style: based on true events, thought provoking, romantic, touching, captivating
Plot: typewriter, teenage sex, teenage pregnancy, pregnancy, older man younger woman relationship, love affair, female nudity, baby, female protagonist, marriage proposal, newspaper, pregnant teenager, family relations, dancing, farming, religion, hotel, blonde, sex scene, snow, train, restaurant, mother, song, teenage girl ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 1920s
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, denmark, eastern europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, scandinavia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about family relations, society, flashback, nudity (full frontal - brief), mother daughter relationship, female nudity and hopes mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres. Some movies like Becoming Astrid: Someone You Love (2014), The Pregnancy Pact (2010), The Commune (2016), Faustina (1994), Day and Night (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Someone You Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone You Love is a story about world famous singer-songwriter Thomas Jacob who lives in Los Angeles. He is a successful man with a lot of burned bridges. After years abroad Thomas travels back to Denmark to record a new album. There his estranged ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: bittersweet, musician's life, parents and children, introspection, disorder, family relations, homecoming, single parent, artists and showbiz, grandfather grandson relationship, life turned upside down, direction and purpose ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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95%
The Pregnancy Pact (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of teenagers at Gloucester (Mass.) High School who agreed to get pregnant at the same time.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, captivating, sentimental
Plot: pregnancy, high school, social relations, society, journalism, teenage life, teenage pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, investigation, motherhood, high school life, media ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
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The Commune (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Erik, a lecturer in architecture, inherits his father’s large old house in Hellerup, north of Copenhagen. His wife Anna, a well-known television newscaster, suggests that they invite their friends to come and live with them. In this way she hopes ...
Style: suspense, exciting, touching, captivating, thought provoking ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: commune, marriage, husband wife relationship, architect, student, professor, love, jealousy, society, parents and children, family relations, old house ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, year 2016
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 228
Faustina (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 73 min.
Story: The Life of saint Maria Faustyna Kowalska, a Polish Nun.
Style: emotional, touching, gloomy, sincere, serious ...
Plot: convent, religions or cults, church, family relations, hopes, clergy, supernatural ability, society, a vision, nun, painting, faith ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Day and Night (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: DAY AND NIGHT is about people that love and want to be loved. It's the story of a father, his young son, his unfaithful wife, her secret lover, his young mistress, his lonely sister, his forgetful mother, a fanatic football coach, a pregnant ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: mistress, sister, childhood trauma, love triangle, estrangement, infidelity, looking for love, human nature, parents and children, family relations, couples, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
April's Daughter (2017)
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 ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, melancholic
Plot: teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, teenage pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, baby, mother daughter conflict, infidelity, sister sister relationship, teenage mother, real estate agent, older woman younger man sex, seductive woman ...
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Nelly (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film inspired by the life and work of Nelly Arcan. The portrait of a fragmented woman, lost between irreconcilable identities: writer, lover, call girl and star. Several women in one, navigating between great exaltation and great disenchantment. ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, suspenseful, touching ...
Plot: seductress, love interest, female nudity, female protagonist, female sexuality, writers, customer, doctor patient relationship, prostitute, confession, sex worker, female director ...
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Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Dorothy Parker remembers the heyday of the Algonquin Round Table, a circle of friends whose barbed wit, like hers, was fueled by alcohol and flirted with despair.
Style: witty, talky, clever, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: filmmaking, alcohol, writers, addiction, friendship, hotel, bittersweet, strong female presence, performer's life, drugs/alcohol, couples, family problems ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 50s, 1940s, 20th century ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Noble (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Vietnam
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story.
Style: uplifting, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: poverty, orphan, social activism, kids in trouble, destiny, youth, hopes, strong female lead, empowerment, female protagonist, social injustice, female empowerment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1955
Place: vietnam, saigon, asia, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Little Soldier (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A soldier returning from war is hired by her own father to drive his prostitutes around town. She calls upon herself to help one of them.
Style: sincere, atmospheric, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, haunted by the past, friendship, life is a bitch, family problems, injustice, military, hopes, family relations, parents and children, human spirit, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Last Sentence (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Renowned journalist Torgny Segerstedt declares war against Hitler as he criticizes Swedish politicians who tried to look away from the tyranny of the Nazis with the good excuse of “neutralism”. His only weapon is his pen and his life is full of ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: world war two, journalism, human spirit, political unrest, life is a bitch, fighting the system, fascism, rebelliousness, state affairs, media, hopes, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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My Left Foot (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In this true story told through flashbacks, Christy Brown is born with crippling cerebral palsy into a poor, working-class Irish family. Able only to control movement in his left foot and to speak in guttural sounds, he is mistakenly believed to be ...
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, biting, thought provoking ...
Plot: handicapped, cerebral palsy, poet, disability, irish, human spirit, paralysis, working class, artist, painting, family relations, leg ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: ireland, europe, dublin ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
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Leonie (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, UK, Australia, Germany, Belgium, USA, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the lush tradition of the glorious films of Merchant and Ivory, comes the true life story of Leonie Gilmour (Emily Mortimer), whose life crossed continents, wars and cultures, embodied with courage and passion in search of art and freedom. A ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, single parent, parents and children, culture clash, artists and showbiz, marriage, friendship, husband wife relationship, single mother, friend, little boy, baby ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 1930s, 1920s, year 1932 ...
Place: japan, asia, mount fuji, tokyo, california ...
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The Wolf at the Door (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This biographical film, based on the life of French artist Paul Gauguin, follows the painter as he returns to Paris after a long stay in Tahiti and must confront his wife, his children, and his former lover.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), painter, artist, prodigy, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, performer's life, love affair, artists and showbiz, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, tahiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Glass Castle (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
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Style: sentimental, thought provoking, captivating, psychological, non-linear
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Place: new york, manhattan new york city, utah, lower east side manhattan new york city, west virginia
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As White as in Snow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Inspired by real-life Elsa Andersson, this mostly fictional movie tells the story of her upbringing as a farmer's daughter, in the early 1900s, who dreams of getting away from the farm and becoming an aviatrix.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, teenage life, youth, romance, fall in love, female pilot, aviation, pilot, female protagonist, farm, school, pregnancy ...
Time: 1920s, 1900s, 20th century, 20s
Place: sweden, berlin germany
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A Family (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ditte owns a gallery, has a loving boyfriend and her dream job in New York is within reach. But Ditte is also the youngest generation of the famous bakery dynasty, Rheinwald, and when her beloved, but dominating father comes down with a serious ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, new york, europe, usa, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Shirley (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shirley is the youngest of eight children from a mixed race marriage. By the time she is a toddler the family have moved to the all white area of Splott and by the time she is 12 Shirley has discovered she has an extraordinary voice and can earn ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, based on true events
Plot: rags to riches, interracial relations, family relations, baby, nightclub, ambition, rising to stardom, musician's life, youth, society, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: 1930s, 50s, 60s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: wales, england, glasgow scotland, europe
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40%
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A Soap (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 32-year-old Charlotte could have it all, but she doesn´t want any of it. When she moves away from her boyfriend, she happens to become the upstairs neighbour of the transsexual Veronica. Veronica prefers to keep to herself with her little dog and a ...
Style: semi serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, sexual abuse, friendship, fall in love, couples, love and romance, romance, gender, society, gays and lesbians, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Grey Gardens (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Based on the life stories of the eccentric aunt and first cousin of Jackie Onassis raised as Park Avenue débutantes but who withdrew from New York society, taking shelter at their Long Island summer home, "Grey Gardens." As their wealth ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: eccentric family, eviction, family relations, family life, parents and children, elderly, oldtimer, mother daughter relationship, filmmaking, cat, female protagonist, old woman ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 30s
Place: new york, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Warm Springs (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, sincere, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: politics, ambition, society, rise and fall, fighting the system, rebellion, human spirit, disability, life is a bitch, introspection, hopes, president ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 30s ...
Place: georgia, usa, florida, washington d.c., new york state ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.0
 650
In the Blood (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It’s summer in Copenhagen, it’s a time of endless days and careless nights. Simon is a 23-year-old medical student. He and his friends party and drink and chase girls and wake up the next day to do the whole thing all over again. But it’s also ...
Style: homoerotic, compassionate, touching, romanticism, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, cheating on boyfriend, friendship between men, friends falling out, best friend, betrayal, surgeon, roommate, scandinavian girl, jungle, birthday party, end of friendship ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: scandinavia, bolivia, sweden, copenhagen, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 186
Amorosa (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 117 min.
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Plot: female director, threesome, older man younger woman relationship, hospital, flashback, servant, mental illness, carnival, female nudity, swedish, nun, male female relationship ...
Place: sweden, eastern europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Angela's Ashes (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, compassionate, realistic ...
Plot: poverty, life is a bitch, parents and children, ira, alcohol abuse, injustice, unemployment, human nature, society, family relations, irish, youth ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s, year 1935
Place: ireland, new york, brooklyn new york city, europe, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.8
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Jerusalem (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Iceland
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Members of a devout Christian congregation try to start a new life in Palestine.
Style: gloomy, touching, epic, emotional, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, religions or cults, hopes, love and romance, escapades, obsessive quest, society, romance, bittersweet, village, village life, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sweden, holy land, europe, middle east, palestine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A single mother, with dreams of becoming a writer, has a son at the age of 15 in 1965, and goes through a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, humorous, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: single parent, family relations, teenage pregnancy, couple relations, youth, grownups, becoming an adult, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, parenthood, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, connecticut, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story is a made-for-TV film starring Australian actress Poppy Montgomery. The film, which was shot in B.C. Canada locations altered to look like British locations, details the journey of struggling single mother ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: multiple sclerosis, rising to stardom, writer's life, family relations, rise to the top, artists and showbiz, ambition, single parent, ends with biographical notes, school, single mother, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 2K
Nico, 1988 (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Italy, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The muse of Andy Warhol, Christa Päffgen, stage name Nico, singer with the band Velvet Underground and a woman of legendary beauty. She gained a new lease of life after the story everyone knows, when she launched her solo career.
Style: road movie, factual, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: female singer, self destruction, music, musician's life, singing, tour, self destructing, mother son relationship, blood, beach, baby, italian abroad ...
Time: 80s, year 1988, year 1986, year 1987
Place: prague czechoslovakia, manchester england, berlin germany, rome italy, prague ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Notorious Bettie Page (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Bettie Page grew up in a conservative religious family in Tennessee and became a photo model sensation in 1950s New York. Bettie's legendary pin-up photos made her the target of a Senate investigation into pornography, and transformed her into ...
Style: bleak, erotic, melancholic, factual, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: pornography, showbiz, rise and fall, ambition, individuality, journal, life is a bitch, sexuality, censorship, fetishism, photographer, prejudice ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: usa, new york, tennessee, coney island brooklyn new york city, miami beach ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, life is a bitch, crimes, media, rise to the top, society, dishonesty, ambition, deadly, state affairs, politics, campaign ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20s, 30s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%