Movies like Night by the Seashore

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Night by the Seashore (1981)
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Night by the Seashore (1981)
Original name: Yö meren rannalla
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Middle-aged municipal architect Mikko is frustrated with his job and his marriage, so for years he has directed his energy into renovating a turn-of-the-century wooden villa on the seaside. One beautiful summer evening Mikko and his wife Liisa invite old friends to a party in the villa: divorced intellectual Erik who gets along a little too well with Liisa; and noisy building contractor Hessu with his young and sexy new wife Pirre. Their increasingly drunken discussions are interrupted by a surprise visit from Mikko's and Liisa's daughter Jonna and her husband Pete. A conflict between the father and the daughter ensues in front of the guests.
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, high society, father daughter relationship, generation gap, dysfunctional marriage, social class, older woman younger man relationship, trophy wife, sea, female nudity, summer, past, sailboat, alcohol, architect, male nudity, boat, older man younger woman relationship, middle aged, sailing boat, crisis, parent child relationship, summer house, sauna ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland

Most similar movies to Night by the Seashore

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, captivating and serious films with plots about friendship, female nudity, father daughter relationship, family relations, drinking alcohol, friend and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Night by the Seashore: Star Boys (2017), August (2011), Three Wise Men (2008), Black and White (1968), Love Life (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Star Boys (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Through the eyes of two 12-year-old boys, the sexual revolution arrives in a conservative and religious small town in Northern Finland.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, disturbing, sexy, surprise ending
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: sexual revolution, marriage crisis, infidelity, dysfunctional marriage, adultery, suicide, beating, birthday, friendship, camping, wife leaves husband, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: finland, europe
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95%
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August (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Summer begins, Aku graduates high school and faces a great emptiness. As his girlfriend, parents and friends all leave the city, it looks to be the dullest summer ever. Everything changes at Midsummer when Aku meets Juli, a beautiful, strange and ...
Style: captivating, light, sincere, feel good, road movie
Plot: love, sex scene, cheating, friendship, summer, lifestyle, teenager, mentor, on the road, life philosophy, young woman, young man ...
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80%
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Three Wise Men (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three middle aged men, long time friends, get together in a normally closed Karaoke bar to drink their failed lives away. Secrets are revealed and sometimes discovered and they sing their miseries one by one during Karaoke sessions. The arrival of a ...
Plot: pregnancy, mental health, mental instability, karaoke, father son estrangement, friend, photographer, crisis, middle aged man, actor, christmas eve, alcohol ...
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80%
Black and White (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Juha is a sales manager of a refrigerator company. His perfect-looking family and glittering array of modern kitchen appliances have just been featured in a magazine article, but in reality Juha is a womanising chauvinist more at home on the road ...
Plot: partying, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, advertising, refrigerator, secretary, adultery, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, model, flashback, marriage, falling in love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Love Life (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Israel
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A married young academic falls under the sexual thrall of a much older man whose air of jaded ennui conceals a secret desire for vengeance.
Style: emotional, witty, sentimental, romantic, captivating
Plot: sexually dissatisfied wife, age difference, love, midlife crisis, older man younger woman relationship, infidelity, older man young girl relationship, relationships, dysfunctional marriage, friendship between men, seduction, love affair ...
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Forbidden Fruit (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two 18-year old girls from a christian fundamentalist community flee to a city for a summer job.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: best friends, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, culture clash, fish out of water, friendship between girls, friendship, coming of age, parent child relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Takiaispallo (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Aaro Saarinen is a foreman in the paper mill. The new generation continually questions his authority in both at work and at home.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenager, drinking, youth, children, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, rock musician, generation gap, shotgun, small town, factory, teenage girl ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Anna (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A doctor, her daughter, and her young housekeeper spend their summer on a remote island.
Plot: alcohol, island, sea, loneliness, summer, career woman, single mother, alienation, women in society, female nudity, drinking, archipelago ...
Place: eastern europe
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68%
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Twisted Roots (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this stylish Finnish drama, the secrets and desires of a family can no longer be suppressed. Mikko turns out to have a hereditary illness. Since then he has been worried. How long can he continue to run the family business that he and inherited ...
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: family relations, secret, parent child relationship, interracial adoption, adopted daughter, husband wife relationship, family problems, family secret, little girl, adoption, dysfunctional family, family crisis ...
Place: finland
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68%
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Unrelated (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A woman in an unhappy relationship takes refuge with a friend's family on holiday in Tuscany.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, marriage, married couple, family problems, midlife crisis, middle aged woman, love and romance, unfulfillment, youth, crumbling marriage, social differences, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany
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59%
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Another Woman (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Marion is a woman who has learned to shield herself from her emotions. She rents an apartment to work undisturbed on her new book, but by some acoustic anomaly she can hear all that is said in the next apartment in which a psychiatrist holds his ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, talky, meditative ...
Plot: midlife crisis, writing, eavesdropping, philosophy, depression, self discovery, human nature, writers, psychiatrist, painting, friendship, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 105
Bokser (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The films was inspired by true events. Przemyslaw Saleta, World's Kickboxing Champion and European Champion in professional boxing gave a kidney to his seriously ill daughter. There were unexpected complications during the surgery and Saleta ...
Style: touching, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, parent child relationship, world champion, fight, illness, boxer, kickboxing, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, athlete, operation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Paper Star (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna Kelanen is an ex-model, who just has been released from prison. She thinks back on her life, when she was a rather successful model, and on the things that went wrong.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, interrogation, male female friendship, fashion model, friendship, model, photographer, downfall, arrest, journalism, internal monologue ...
Time: 80s
Place: stockholm sweden, helsinki finland, finland, eastern europe
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56%
Beauty and the Beast (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Mette and her father are left alone over the Christmas holidays to paint the new nursery the father ends up alone most of the time. The 16-year-old Mette is always off with her friends at the disco or skating, and the father does not mind until ...
Plot: grownups, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, jealousy, coming of age, friends, teenage boy, teenage sexuality, male female relationship, hospital, model, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
My Friend Henry (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When 12-year-old Elsi Björkman and her mother Paula return from a week's holiday abroad, Elsi immediately notices that someone has been in her room. She tells her mother about it, but she does not believe her. At the local supermarket Elsi ...
Style: serious, sincere, touching, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: parent child relationship, friendship, secret, childhood, mental health, shoplifting, family relations, family tragedy, father son relationship, responsibility, dysfunctional family, mental disorder ...
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-year-old girl turns up pregnant, her alcoholic father is ...
Plot: lapland, exploring sexuality, reindeer, family relations, fall in love, village, suicide, sexuality, coming of age, labia, nature, parent child relationship ...
Time: 1940s
Place: finland
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55%
Vincent, Fran?ois, Paul and the Others (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three friends face mid-life crises. Paul is a writer who's blocked. François has lost his ideals and practices medicine for the money; his wife grows distant, even hostile. The charming Vincent, everyone's favorite, faces bankruptcy, his ...
Style: contemplative, semi serious, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, couples, friends, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, adoption, factory, family gatherings, midlife crisis, introspection, human nature, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Men's Club (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Seven men have a group session and share their feelings on women, love, life and work.
Style: touching, talky, semi serious, realistic
Plot: erection, friendship, midlife crisis, infidelity, working class, love triangle, parents and children, society, battle of the sexes, unfulfillment, buddies, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: okinawa japan, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Naked Harbour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Naked Harbour is a movie about Finnish love in the year 2011. It is a story about people who seek love and acceptance at any cost. During one winter week all its characters face something irreversible.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, human nature, couples, innocence lost, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), prostitute, woman on top, single mother, russian, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Crows (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A thin child of about 10, nicknamed "Crow" because she mimics the bird, has no friends and rejects a teacher's hug. At home, she is left on her own, her mom locks her out while entertaining a lover or is asleep. One morning, Crow sees ...
Plot: female director, surrogate mother, boat, kidnapping, beach, girl, nickname, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, boy, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Arrhythmia (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Finland, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Oleg is a young gifted paramedic. His wife Katya works as a nurse at the hospital emergency department. She loves Oleg, but is fed up with him caring more about patients than her. She tells him she wants a divorce. The new head of Oleg’s EMA ...
Style: depressing, art house, melancholic, disturbing, sad
Plot: married couple, hospital, paramedic, alcohol, nurse, doctor, male objectification, drinking, husband wife relationship, drinking alcohol, sex in kitchen, emergency ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Reject (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man whose life is on the verge of collapse looks for new inspiration in this drama from Serbian filmmaker Milos Radivojevic. On was once a reporter, but now makes his living working as a public relations man for a banking firm. On is in his ...
Plot: beach, father daughter relationship, female nudity, lesbian couple, death, friendship, lesbian, dog, male nudity, blood, cunnilingus, sea ...
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44%
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Demain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman taking care of her diabetic father gets involved in a one way relationship. Portrait of a generation about to replace another, Demain is a film based on an inertia marked youth, and on it's precursors confronted to their own ...
Plot: casual sex, breast fondling, attempted rape, culture clash, sex, rape, bow and arrow, sex on first date, female nudity, father daughter relationship, house warming, accounting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Painting Sellers (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 58 min.
Story: A film by Juho Kuosmanen.
Style: road movie
Plot: painter, alcohol, young man, theft, family relations, small town, middle aged woman, new year's eve, money problems, friend, driver, winter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Run Sister Run! (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Emilia is a teenager and a good girl, who never forgets her homework or her little sister, Elsa. Siiri is just one year older than Emilia but not at all like her. When Emilia and Siiri become friends, Emilia's life changes. Siiri encourages her ...
Style: emotional, realistic, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, rebelliousness, self discovery, life turned upside down, youth, juvenile delinquency, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teenage life, social relations, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Almost 18 (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Almost 18 is a charming and unaffected film about five 17-year-old guys from Helsinki in 2010. Karri, Peter, André, Akseli and Joni dream, party, love and boast like only teenage males can.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, touching, homoerotic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, family relations, father son relationship, adulthood, parenthood, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death of father, father son estrangement, teenager, mother son relationship, female director ...
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Duet for Four (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A middle aged man, Ray Martin, faces a series of problems – his wife is cheating on him, his mistress wants to get married and Americans want to take over his toy business.
Plot: hostile takeover, drug addiction, midlife crisis, cheating wife, middle aged man, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, down on your luck, unfaithful husband
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Chronic (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: David is a nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Dedicated to his profession, he develops strong relationships people he cares for. But outside of work, it's a different story altogether.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, nurse, architect, complaint, patient, introvert, past, character study, fired from the job, male nurse, friendship, love and romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Delicate Balance (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The film spans three days in the life of Agnes and Tobias, an upper middle class couple who share their comfortable suburban Connecticut home with her acerbic alcoholic sister Claire. It is matriarch Agnes who helps the quartet maintain a delicate ...
Style: psychological, clever, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, crumbling marriage, golden years, best friends, lifestyle, society, unfulfillment, family relations, couples, uninvited guest, family problems ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Throatful of Strawberries (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A story about partly miserable lives of middle aged men and unfulfilled dreams of youth.
Plot: drinking alcohol, drinking, reunion, barge, band, friend, success, memory, drunkenness, drink, friendship, game playing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%