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The Country Years (1992)
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The Country Years (1992)
Original name: Les années campagne
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adolescent comes of age during a summer in the Rhône valley with his maternal grandparents. Jules seems a little too close to his mother and distant from his father, who wants Jules out of their Parisian house. It's to be a summer of transition, perhaps to a boarding school, and during these weeks in the country, Jules fishes with his grandfather; proves himself to the local youths, a group led by the bullying Red; takes on some tough guys; feels rejected by his mother; and, meets and pursues Evelyne, the village beauty. She's responsive, and Jules doesn't exactly know what to do next. Then, something happens that propels Jules into decisiveness and maturity.
Plot: fishing, summer vacation, coming of age, teenager, gang, summer, vacation, provence, bully, grandfather, grandfather grandson relationship, grandson

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, touching and semi serious films with plots about coming of age, summer, teenager, friendship, summer vacation, youth and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Country Years: An Easy Girl (2019), Yes, But... (2001), Searching for You (2016), Stop Calling Me Baby! (1977), Porcupine Lake (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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An Easy Girl (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Plot: 16 year old, summer vacation, sea, coming of age, female nudity, older man younger woman sex, seductress, oral sex, teenage girl, seaside, sex scene, skinny dipping ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
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Yes, But... (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At age 17, Eglantine is troubled by a number of things. Her argumentative parents comprise an absentee and philandering father and an overprotective, occasionally alcoholic mother. Her boyfriend Sébastien is a couple of years older; he's ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
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Searching for You (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Etsinnässä (Searching for You) is a story about Joni, a young man in his twenties, who returns to his hometown for summer vacation from university. While on his vacation, Joni tries to find himself and happiness.
Plot: young people, love, summer, friend, literature, summer vacation, depression, writing, happiness, romantic relationship, coming of age, sarcasm ...
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Stop Calling Me Baby! (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man hires a P.I. to find a sexy woman he fell in love with. The woman lives with her underage teen sister who dreams about having sex for the first time, but wants a real man. That's when the P.I. shows up and stirs up the household.
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Time: 70s
Place: paris france
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Porcupine Lake (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a hot and hazy summertime in northern Ontario, 13-year-old Bea wants a best friend more than anything else, but when she meets boisterous Kate, she gets more than she imagined. A story of bravery, small-town summer love, and the secret world ...
Plot: summer, coming of age, female director, teenage girl, childhood, friendship, girl
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Aloha Summer (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's the 60s and a bunch of crazy teenagers meet in the beautiful island of Hawaii during their summer holidays. Although they come from different backgrounds, they hang out together and shake up the island! They surf, dance, drink, fight and ...
Plot: teenager, beach party, friendship, vacation, summer, kendo, samurai, coming of age, surfing
Time: 1960s, 60s, 50s, 1950s
Place: hawaii
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A Summer Tale (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The summer of '58, the year Sweden almost won the world championship in soccer over Brazil, Yngve Johansson accepts two children to live with him during the summer, as told through the eyes of a young boy. His name is Mårten, and the other ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, semi serious
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A bullied teen experiences a turning point summer in which he learns to stand up for himself.
Style: captivating, humorous, sincere, light
Plot: teenager, summer vacation, bullying, first love, coming of age, summer job, summer camp, self discovery, society, grownups, family relations, couples ...
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Place: usa
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Family (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After suffering with the dire consequences of being in the closet, a group of lesbian friends forge a pact to deal with the dire consequences of coming out.
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Urban Country (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Nico and Dani (2000)
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Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
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55%
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Style: touching, offbeat, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
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39%
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