Movies like Volontaire

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Volontaire (2018)
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Volontaire (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The story revolves around 22-year-old Laure, who is trying to find her feet. After performing brilliantly in her literature studies, she enrols as a communications officer in the Naval Fusiliers. She will quickly have to adapt to and assimilate the rules that apply within the institution. But Laure is a determined woman, and she has a thirst for knowledge – still. A thirst to learn to get to know and be comfortable with herself, and to find her place.
Style: inspirational, sincere, light, semi serious
Plot: military, boot camp, male objectification, female objectification, sea, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, seaside, woman in uniform, romance, female nudity, mentor, cigarette smoking, sex scene, beach, climbing, singing, boat, translator, bare breasts, taking a photograph, female full frontal nudity, wall, campfire, rope ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brittany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out sincere, captivating, realistic and psychological films with plots about female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, sex scene, cigarette smoking, mother daughter relationship and sea mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Volontaire: Too Close to the Sun (2015), Angel Face (2018), Virgins (2018), 100 Days Before the Command (1991), April's Daughter (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Too Close to the Sun (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A magistrate investigating a fraud case discovers the woman is the biological mother of her adopted child. Instead of recusing herself, the magistrate pursues the case further.
Style: no music
Plot: mother son incest, cigarette smoking, judge, bare breasts, telephone call, dancing, lawyer, adoptive mother, boat, unfaithful husband, sailing, sailing boat ...
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Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: single mother, mother daughter relationship, sea, seaside, female director, little girl, wedding, alcohol, dancing, bathtub, telephone call, death ...
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Virgins (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenage Lana is languishing in her run-down hometown on Israel’s sun-soaked north coast—until an older, attractive writer arrives with tales of a mermaid sighting off the shore of the declining resort town.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, sincere, suspense
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, sea, beach, mermaid, rumor, life is a bitch, teenage life, poker, 16 year old, boat ...
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100 Days Before the Command (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Soviet Union
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Visually astonishing, erotically charged and emotionally jarring. '100 Days Before the Command' is Hussein Erkenov's courageous and stinging indictment of communism. Five young Red Army recruits struggle for survival against the ...
Plot: military, soviet army, gay, eroticism, female nudity, surrealism, underwater, teenage boy, male nudity, pubic hair, homoeroticism, military uniform ...
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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: captivating, sincere, touching, melancholic
Plot: teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, teenage pregnancy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, baby, mother daughter conflict, infidelity, sister sister relationship, older woman younger man sex, sexually frustrated woman, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
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My See-Through Heart (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Does one ever know who they’re living with? Lancelot’s life is thrown upside-down when he learns of the death of his wife. As he’s trying to cope with grief, he will have to confront the revelations made about his wife’s past.
Plot: flashback, restaurant, fog, blood, telephone call, song, little girl, staircase, nudity (full frontal - brief), monkey, sex scene, hole ...
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Diving (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A restless photographer leaves her family to "find herself" and takes up deep-sea diving.
Plot: sex in car, husband wife relationship, bathtub, telephone call, baby, kiss, radio, death, bare breasts, cigarette smoking, two in a bathtub, playing soccer ...
Place: brittany
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The Meetings of Anna (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium, West Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Anna is a film director whose job takes her all over western Europe. In each place she either already has some intimate connection, or readily makes one. People seem drawn to her, but inevitably insist on sharing their inmost secrets and discontents ...
Style: realistic, talky, sincere, serious, psychological ...
Plot: hotel, train, nudity (full frontal - brief), couple relations, unfulfillment, friends, family relations, on the road, couples, estrangement, battle of the sexes, female director ...
Time: 70s
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Aquarius (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 146 min.
Story: Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story building, built in the 1940s, in the upper-class, seaside Boa ...
Style: melancholic, realistic, talky, allegory, dramatic ...
Plot: female protagonist, real estate, fighting the system, family, life is a bitch, character study, manipulation, family drama, older woman younger man sex, real estate agent, brazilian, greed ...
Time: 2010s, year 1980
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Maya (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film follows a 30-year-old man named Gabriel, a French war reporter who was taken to hostage in Syria and then heads to India after months in captivity.
Plot: christmas present, hugging, motorcycle, singing, christmas, newspaper, fire, love, shower, psychologist, house, video call ...
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Maryline (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wannabe actress follows her dreams and moves to Paris.
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35 Shots of Rum (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, serious, touching ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Respiro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean Sea. She shows signs of manic depressive behavior — one moment she's laughing wildly and ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: island, family relations, mentally unstable, human nature, family life, small town life, parents and children, working class, injustice, villager, mental illness, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Wall of Words (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother struggles to hold her family together after her son succumbs to a disease that leaves him disabled.
Plot: hit by a car, hospital, underwater scene, mother daughter relationship, pubic hair, bikini, underwater, sea, nudity (full frontal - brief), beach, female nudity, bus ...
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Personal Search (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Basia and Krystyna are trying to smuggle clothes, perfumes and other things purchased abroad through the border back to Poland during communist period. They are accompanied by Basia's son Piotrek, infatuated with Krystyna. At the beginning ...
Plot: barefoot woman, sex scene, male objectification, female nudity, male nudity, female objectification, nudity (full frontal - brief), topless woman, voyeur, voyeurism, bare breasts, erotica ...
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Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, captivating, sentimental
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Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
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Snow White (2005)
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I Am a Soldier (2015)
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Genre: Drama
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24%
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Lucky (2017)
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Seaside (2002)
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The House by the Sea (2017)
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