Movies like Lost Paradise 2012

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Lost Paradise (2012)
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Lost Paradise (2012)
Original name: Paradis Perdu
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, touching, emotional, realistic, sexy, erotic, disturbing
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, single parent, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, spouse leaving, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, family conflict, husband wife conflict, incest, first love, female masturbation, confined, female nudity, captivity, male nudity, poverty, drunkenness, illegal alien, marketplace, 17 year old, fondling, held captive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, female nudity, single parent, unfulfillment and estrangement mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Lost Paradise: A Long Way Home (2003), Restless (2009), The Adopted (2011), Bad Girl (2012), Private Property (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ⇓
95%
A Long Way Home (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Family members struggle to heal their emotional wounds after an incident of sexual abuse.
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, sexual abuse, redemption, parents and children, hopes, life is a bitch, family in crisis, domestic disturbance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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92%
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Restless (2009)
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 ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love and romance, teenage life, elderly, couples, estrangement, teenage love, youth, haunted by the past, relationship vs career, family relations, aging, first love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.7
 2K
The Adopted (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Lisa and Marine live a life of relative companionship together, where the only man permitted into the equation is Lisa’s young son, Leo. However, their simple existence is thrown into disarray when Marie meets and falls in love with Alex, a ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, single parent, parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, sister sister relationship, woman, relationships, male nudity, female nudity, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, lyon
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 5.1
 175
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 ⇓
78%
Private Property (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Since Luc granted a divorce to Pascale ten years ago, he paid generous alimony and left a fine country house as long as their twin sons remain at home. Pascale always acted as if she was the provider and head of the household, even now the ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, fondling, love triangle, breakup, couples, family life, impossible love, love and romance, starting over, family problems, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.1
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Offline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A man attempts to reclaim the life that prison took from him but his dark past threatens to ruin everything.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy
Plot: haunted by the past, redemption, starting over, dysfunctional family, family relations, life is a bitch, human nature, society, family problems, hopes, parents and children, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, family life, homecoming, parents and children, under the surface, estrangement, family gatherings, strong female presence, family problems, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.5
 993
The Way We Are (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Way We Are is a respectful, unglamorous, and serenely charming portrait of regular people and a Hong Kong town that normally gets a bad rap. It may put you to sleep, but the visit and Ann Hui's quiet touch are exceptionally worthwhile.
Style: touching, psychological, emotional, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, working class, single parent, society, unfulfillment, family problems, poverty, boy, loss of daughter, hopes, death in the family, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Policeman's Wife (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The story of a young couple who live in a small town with their four-year-old daughter. The husband is so caught up in his work as a policeman that he gradually becomes increasingly alienated from his wife and daughter who become ever closer to one ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: accident, family problems, couple relations, family relations, couples, small town, parents and children, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, mother daughter relationship, domestic violence, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.7
 178
God's Sandbox (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A successful author, Liz, searches for her daughter, Rachel, in the Sinai Desert. There she meets a Bedouin storyteller who relays the unusual love story of a Western tourist and the son of a Bedouin Sheik named Najim. Their relationship is torn ...
Style: serious, touching, emotional, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, culture clash, forbidden love, haunted by the past, fall in love, missing child, parents and children, couples, estrangement, family problems, romance, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Things Behind the Sun (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Now that Itzhak's father is in a coma, and dying, Itzhak is finally willing to visit him, thus breaking a ten-year silence. During his visits to the hospital, Itzhak, a beaten and reserved man, is frustrated to find himself neglected by his own ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, dysfunctional family, family problems, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, grandfather granddaughter relationship, hospital, coma, husband wife relationship, family secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 219
Sisters (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lyon, France in 1970s, Sibylle, Corinne, and Georgette are sisters who share everything, as they live with their Italian mother. Sibylle is the only blonde in the family, except for their father who abandoned them, and she feels isolated. She dreams ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, youth, family problems, introspection, parents and children, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, coming of age, single parent, obsessive quest, godparent, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, lyon, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 194
Taken Away (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A corrupt politician covers up his daughter Vicky's pregnancy by forcing her to give the baby up for adoption. The newborn is adopted by a loving couple unable to have children, but a year later Vicky, now in college, realizes she was forced ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: adoption, courtroom drama, righting the wronged, custody, legal, rivalry, family problems, youth, single parent, fighting the system, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.8
 2K
Hell (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three sisters share a connection to a violent incident from their childhood reunite to for the chance to come to terms with their past.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, erotic ...
Plot: false accusation, sister sister relationship, mysterious character, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, disability, childhood trauma, mother daughter relationship, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.9
 255
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Dodson's Journey (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A man takes his young daughter on a cross-country fly-fishing trip following the death of his father and his wife's decision to get a divorce.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, feel good, touching ...
Plot: youth, single parent, couples, breakup, family relations, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 2K
Cold Showers (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mickael's family is struggling (they don't have enough money to pay for hot water) however his life is full with Judo and his girlfriend Venessa. Then Mickael makes a decision to open up his relationship to include Clement his rich-kid ...
Style: realistic, erotic, serious, emotional, melancholic ...
Plot: menage a trois, coming of age, male nudity, teenage life, contests and competitions, gay, love triangle, teenage love, love and romance, sexual relations, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Red Leaves (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An Ethiopian immigrant, sets out on a journey through his children's homes after losing his wife. Coming to know some of life's harsh new realities, he tries to survive in his own way.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, tense
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, elderly, society, family problems, golden years, immigrants, parents and children, jewish
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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I Am Yours (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An unhappy single mother in Norway's Pakistani expatriate community begins to ignore her young son in favor of placating a Swedish filmmaker she thinks could change her life for the better.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, erotic ...
Plot: looking for love, single parent, love and romance, family relations, destructive relationship, human nature, social misfits, unfulfillment, society, culture clash, mother son relationship, woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Stay (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman finds out she's pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: pregnancy, parents and children, family life, unsupportive spouse, single parent, homecoming, family relations, love, women, older man younger woman relationship, family problems, fear of commitment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 ⇓
49%
 6.1
 2K
Chromophobia (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Encouraged by his editor to seek 'sexy stories that sell', a reporter preys upon the private life of an erstwhile friend, with disastrous results.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, celebrity culture, social worker, family relations, family problems, family in crisis, obsession, prostitute, female nudity, empire, godparent, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Goodbye Gary Cooper (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Au milieu de nulle part, une cité ouvrière vidée de sa population depuis quelques années déjà. Pourtant, certains habitants ont décidé d'y rester, plus par choix que par nécessité, parce que c'est là qu'ils sont nés et ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating, emotional
Plot: factory, single parent, unemployment, life is a bitch, workplace, family relations, family problems, working class, isolation, parents and children, society, hopes ...
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Hemel (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Spain
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Divided into chapters, the film first chronicles Hemel's many sexual conquests, but then takes on a different tone as it explores her complicated relationship with her father, Gijs. A dapper auctioneer, Gijs has dated a series of younger women ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, realistic, disturbing, erotic ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, sexual relations, couple relations, parents and children, self discovery, infidelity, fall in love, looking for love, couples, rape, incest, family relations ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Stopped on Track (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Frank and Simone have fulfilled a dream and live with their two children in a row house in the suburbs. They are a happy couple, until the day Frank is diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. The family is suddenly confronted with death.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: hospital, family relations, family life, unfulfillment, suburbs, illness, family problems, life is a bitch, dealing with death, family in crisis, cancer, brain tumor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Staple of News (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The story of a destiny. Suzanne's and her family's. The ties that bind them, keep them together, and the love she pursues... to the point of leaving everything behind.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, bleak
Plot: family life, love affair, family problems, single parent, coming of age, fall in love, dysfunctional family, parents and children, youth, siblings relations, working class, girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 90s, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Untouchable (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After learning from her mother that her father lives in India, a young woman goes there to meet him for the first time.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, culture clash, parents and children, self discovery, single parent, estrangement, search for father, absent father, long lost relative, family bonds, against the odds, journey ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 329
When the Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After meeting during their vacation, two young people with solitary lives suddenly come into a relationship that could benefit both of them.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: love and romance, family relations, fall in love, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, parents and children, mother son relationship, mountain, snow, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.2
 167
Absence (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Chile, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A daily, familiar, sexual and emotional drama. Based on the character Serginho, the plot is based around various aspects of this "no longer a boy, not yet a man". We follow his day to day: the recently acquired role of man of the house, ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, bleak
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