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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.
Plot: dancing, teenage sex, pregnancy, religion, hotel, blonde, female nudity, sex scene, snow, train, pregnant teenager, restaurant, teenage pregnancy, mother, song, ballroom dancing, father, doctor, boat, female protagonist, older man younger woman relationship, marriage proposal, kiss, love affair, child birth ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: sweden, denmark, scandinavia, copenhagen, stockholm sweden, copenhagen denmark

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and sexual films with plots about female nudity, bare breasts, flashback, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, male nudity and crying mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres. Some movies like Becoming Astrid: Someone You Love (2014), The Commune (2016), The Crown Jewels (2011), Behind Blue Skies (2010), A Soap (2006). 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: realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Plot: parents and children, artists and showbiz, direction and purpose, family relations, life turned upside down, disorder, musician's life, introspection, homecoming, single parent, singing, lesbian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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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 ...
Plot: teacher student sex, polyamory, slice of life, university professor, sexual intercourse, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, death, teacher student relationship, teenage sex, video, adultery ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark
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The Crown Jewels (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fragancia is arrested for the attempted murder of Richard Persson, the son of a powerful factory owner. During the interrogation her amazing and remarkable life story is revealed. We follow her through her impoverished childhood, her adolescence ...
Plot: alchemy, death of brother, young love, rich kid, lgbt, crying man, blood, father daughter relationship, fired from the job, dead brother, crying, husband wife relationship ...
Place: sweden, russia, moscow russia, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Behind Blue Skies (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's 1975, and Martin is a teenager looking to break out of a stifling home environment ruled by his alcoholic father and long-suffering mother. When Martin's pal Micke suggests they get jobs together as waiters at a resort off the Swedish ...
Style: tense, biting, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: coming of age, alcoholic, drug traffic, cons and scams, boss and employee, crimes, unlikely criminals, love and romance, teenage love, power relations, restaurant, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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, suspenseful, captivating, rough, enigmatic ...
Plot: transsexual, gender bending, sexual abuse, love and romance, romance, fall in love, friendship, couples, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, gender, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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61%
The Wolf at the Door (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Denmark, France
Duration: 100 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: realistic, touching, sexual, sincere, serious ...
Plot: hopes, unfulfillment, homecoming, crumbling marriage, love and romance, artists and showbiz, prodigy, society, lifestyle, human spirit, love affair, nipple ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, paris france, tahiti
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60%
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Rebounce (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: REBOUNCE is a colorful, tough and powerful film featuring Frederikke Dahl Hansen in the leading role. She plays opposite Anne Sofie Espersen and Dar Salim, and despite being only 16 years old she portrays toughness, charm, and vulnerability ...
Style: tense, captivating, emotional, serious, rough ...
Plot: coming of age, family problems, youth, drug abuse, teenage life, dysfunctional family, adolescence vs adulthood, drugs/alcohol, life is a bitch, parents and children, family relations, partying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Caretaker's Tale (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A custodian in a housing project discovers that a naked, mute woman he found in one of his apartments has miraculous healing powers.
Style: atmospheric, bleak, serious, offbeat, disturbing ...
Plot: unfulfillment, mute or deaf, life is a bitch, sexual relations, girl, female nudity, lolita, topless, male nudity, breasts, older man young girl relationship, prostitution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Elite (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Before their youth is definitively over, a writer and his artist friends move into a mansion in the countryside where they begin a seemingly endless party which pushes their art and friendship to the limit.
Plot: crying, cigarette smoking, friendship, anger, book, drinking, alcohol, bathtub, dancing, sofa, nude girl, topless girl ...
Place: copenhagen denmark, denmark, scandinavia, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
In Your Hands (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Anna, a young theology graduate, starts work as a prison chaplain. She becomes especially concerned about one inmate, Kate, regarded as difficult and withdrawn, but whom the other inmates credit with mysterious healing powers.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: prison life, prison, drug abuse, pregnancy, addiction, child killer, clergy, couples, dogma, family problems, life is a bitch, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Daisy Diamond (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tragic story about Anna who dreams of one thing only: making it as an actress. She moves from Sweden to Copenhagen to pursue her dream. But fate has something else in store for her. Though she struggles to give her 4 month old daughter a good ...
Plot: bathtub, baby, mother, movie business, sex, danish blonde, sex from behind, sex toy, explicit sex, unsimulated sex, vulva, breasts ...
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: atmospheric, sincere, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, injustice, redemption, life is a bitch, hopes, parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, soldier, friendship, military ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Ask Me Anything (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beautiful, wild, funny, and lost, Katie Kampenfelt takes a year off before college to find herself, all the while chronicling her adventures in an anonymous blog into which she pours her innermost secrets. Eventually, Katie's fearless narrative ...
Style: sexual, captivating, serious, realistic, twist ending ...
Plot: blog, couples, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood, unfulfillment, computers and web, rise and fall, ambition, older man younger woman, dark secret, college, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Glass Castle (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, football field, howling, fancy restaurant, slow dancing, sweating, nurse uniform, paint, inheritance, scar, brother sister relationship ...
Time: year 1964, year 1989
Place: west virginia, lower east side manhattan new york city, utah, manhattan new york city
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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 ...
Plot: vomiting, surgeon, sweat, river, pregnancy, security guard, lake, surgical operation, homoerotic, sex outside, forest, tattoo ...
Time: 2010s
Place: scandinavia, copenhagen, bolivia, copenhagen denmark, sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Warm Springs (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
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Time: 20th century, 20s, 30s, 1940s, 1930s ...
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As White as in Snow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 154 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 20s, 20th century, 1900s, 1920s
Place: sweden, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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While We Live (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, "While We Live" follows four people in Northern Denmark and how their fates intertwine in a tragic accident.
Plot: female nudity, car accident, death, natural breasts, scandinavian girl, naked woman, multiple storylines, high school boy, topless, sex scene, nipples, high school ...
Place: scandinavia, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 5.6
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Triple Dare (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Rebekka, Claudia and Sofie are freshmen in high school and will no longer accept being treated as juniors. Taking matters into their own hands, they devise a rite of passage, the 'fortune teller', symbolizing their entry into adulthood. As ...
Plot: sex in a bathroom, older man younger woman, rite of passage, religious intolerance, sexual humiliation, teenage sexuality, danish blonde, scandinavian girl, girl in underwear, first lesbian experience, friendship between teens, sex scene ...
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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.
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Time: 1920s, 40s, 20s, 30s, 50s ...
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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46%
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Leonie (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, UK, Australia, Germany, Belgium, USA, Japan, Netherlands
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Style: realistic, uplifting, serious, stylized
Audience: girls' night
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Place: japan, asia, new york, maine, pasadena california ...
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44%
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Untold (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
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Plot: homosexual, love, violence, police, bare breasts, rape, female nudity, death, lesbian, lesbian sex, abduction, sex scene ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 125
Amorosa (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 117 min.
Story: This well-executed biographical docudrama is a plunge into the madness (and the sanity) of a writer living life on its rawest edges. Agnes Von Krusenstjarna (Stina Ekbland) was a Swedish novelist (1894-1940) whose works ranged from the idyllically ...
Plot: female nudity, sex, lesbianism, lesbian, love, flashback, erotica, bisexual, costume, boat, insanity, nun's habit ...
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
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Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Tom of Finland (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of ...
Plot: gay, gay kiss, subculture, homosexuality, orchestra, duck, cancer, art exhibition, hospital bed, candelabra, nude swimming, curtain ...
Time: year 1991
Place: berlin germany, finland, denmark, california, germany ...
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Plot: polyamory, bdsm, lesbian, submission, sexual perversion, censorship, lesbianism, women's rights, candle, seduction, pain, publisher ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, year 1940, year 1985, year 1972 ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Ideal Palace (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the end of the 19th century, Joseph Ferdinand Cheval (Jacques Gamblin), is a simple postman who travels every day along the Drôme, from village to village. Alone, he is upset when he meets the woman of his life, Philomena (Laetitia Casta). From ...
Plot: loss of daughter, funeral, newspaper, journalist, post office, french countryside, construction, postman, construction site, death of wife, snowing, widow ...
Time: 1880s, 1870s, 1910s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.1
 31K
The Mirror (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A dying man in his forties remembers his past. His childhood, his mother, the war, personal moments and things that tell of the recent history of all the Russian nation.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: hypnosis, german, human nature, couple relations, artists and showbiz, family life, couples, family relations, countryside, poet, artist, wartime life ...
Time: 30s, 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s ...
Place: russia, europe, ussr, soviet union, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.2
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Van Gogh (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: In late spring, 1890, Vincent moves to Auvers-sur-Oise, near Paris, under the care of Dr. Gachet, living in a humble inn. Fewer than 70 days later, Vincent dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. We see Vincent at work, painting landscapes and ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, sincere, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, society, tragic love, human nature, family relations, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, life is a bitch, social misfits, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1890s
Place: france, europe
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34%
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Lovelace (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Story of Linda Lovelace, who is used and abused by the porn industry at the behest of her coercive husband, before taking control of her life.
Style: sexual, sincere, serious, captivating, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, year 2002, year 1970
Place: usa, malibu california, florida, new jersey, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%