Movies like Octavio Is Dead

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Octavio Is Dead (2018)
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Octavio Is Dead (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The daughter of an overbearing mother enters the rich and strange world of her deceased father — a man she never knew.
Style: psycho sexual
Plot: gay, ghost, inheritance, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, death of father, tomboy, female full frontal nudity

Most similar movies to Octavio Is Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and suspenseful films with plots about father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, family relations, husband wife relationship, female nudity, death of father and death mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Octavio Is Dead: Tambourine, Drum (2009), Midnight Dancer (1987), Monologue (1973), A Perfect Son (2000), Clover (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tambourine, Drum (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Forty-five year old Yekaterina Artemovna has a hard life. She lives in a small mining town where she works as a librarian and, like her only friend and colleague, rents a little room in a project. Yekaterina has difficulties making ends meet and ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, contemplative
Plot: friendship, inheritance, loneliness, province, love, brother sister relationship, rivalry, death of father, father daughter relationship, mining town, suicide, librarian ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Midnight Dancer (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 16 year old Australian girl Belinda (Deanne Jeffs) wants to become a ballerina. To makes ends meet, she takes a job as an exotic dancer in a Sydney cabaret. Eventually, she is able to reach her goal, but not before experiencing humanity at best and ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, dancing, teenage girl, blonde, nightclub
Time: 60s
Place: sydney australia
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79%
 7.5
 327
Monologue (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Professor Sretenski is a scientist and director of a research center in Russia. He is separated from his wife and lives alone. His daughter, who lives with the mother, comes to his home and stays with him for a period, leaving her daughter with him. ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, teenager, family relations, loneliness, grandfather granddaughter relationship, scientist
Time: 70s
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 346
A Perfect Son (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man's terminal illness reunites him with his estranged brother.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: gay, terminal illness, life is a bitch, drug abuse, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, death in the family, family in crisis, brother brother relationship, estrangement, family relations, death of father ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.2
 164
Clover (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Sara marries Gaten a single father who is African-American. Not long after they're married Gaten dies. So Sara has to take care of Gaten's daughter, Clover. Problem is she and Clover have not exactly bonded and several of Gaten's ...
Plot: interracial relations, black american, aunt niece relationship, able to see the dead, widow, interracial romance, ghost, grief, marriage, husband wife relationship, grieving, stepmother stepdaughter relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 112
A Love to Keep (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Spain, the era of dictator Franco. Two female teachers are in love, but in those years and in that regime the love is not only forbidden but also a crime. To avoid their child been in prison, the parents of the one teacher, force her to be confined ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: lesbian relationship, mental institution, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, father daughter relationship, suicide attempt, brainwashing, electroshock therapy, forbidden love, school teacher, homosexual, gay couple ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
All That You Possess (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An obsessed scholar attempts to withdraw from the world but finds personal ties drawing him back into the family he had left behind, in this novelistic, beautifully modulated drama from acclaimed Québécois filmmaker Bernard Émond.
Plot: writers, flashback, doctor, teacher, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, rain, anger, mother daughter relationship, farm, poem, running ...
Place: canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 152
Boxes (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Anna, 50 years old, moves into her new house. Rooms are full of boxes which contain a lot of things and plenty of memories. Anna has lived many lives and her past comes out of these boxes. Her parents surely, but also her children and their fathers, ...
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: half sister, family relations, old age, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, surrealism, death, nostalgia, moving, box, female director
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 241
Stranger (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Germany, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pregnant 22-year-old with a dreary job, a difficult home life and an absent boyfriend learns to love her life and share this love with the child in her womb.
Plot: father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, wedding, classical music, dying father, quiz, tv show, pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, alzheimer's disease, prostitute, abortion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
San Diego Surf (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Viva and Taylor Mead are a married couple renting an extra beach-house to a group of surfers sent to them by a Mr. Morrissey of La Jolla Realty. Their daughter, Ingrid Superstar, is pregnant and on the hunt for a husband. Mr. Mead, who is gay, tries ...
Plot: male female relationship, pregnant daughter, cruise, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, gay parent, beach, gay husband, gay father, coast
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.8
 121
The Last Reel (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A lost film, buried beneath Cambodia's killing fields, reveals different versions of the truth. A contemporary story about love, family and the ghosts of Cambodia's past.
Plot: torture, skull, cinema, khmer rouge, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, flashback, woman slaps woman, film within a film, film reel, mask, female director
Place: cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Dark Room (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Canada, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 14th-century France, Aliénor breaks with the codes governing girls’ behavior and does as she wishes. The King of France grants her the hand of her childhood love, but her new husband deserts her immediately after the ceremony. Undeterred, she ...
Plot: provincial life, wound, king of france, sex, female nudity, medieval, king, father daughter relationship, medicine, husband wife relationship, doctor, marriage ...
Time: 14th century, middle ages
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Guest of Honour (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Veronica wants to remain in jail for a sexual assault she knows she's been wrongfully indicted for. She and her father, Jim, find themselves acting out of the bounds of good behavior as the past haunts them.
Style: entertaining, captivating, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: father daughter relationship, parents and children, redemption, transformation, introspection, self discovery, adaptation, family relations, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, hopes, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 649
Endorphine (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Twelve-year-old Simone feels painfully disconnected from the world after witnessing the brutal death of her mother. Simone, a solitary multimedia artist in her twenties, is struggling to control her crushing panic attacks and keep her day job in an ...
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: nightmare, dream, hypnosis, war veteran, therapist, panic attack, post traumatic stress disorder, surrealism, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, death, grief ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.5
 1K
Tiger Orange (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the small Central California town where they grew up, two estranged gay brothers struggle to reconnect after the recent death of their father.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: gay, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, caught in the act, death of father, gay slur, cynicism, family relations, friendship, gay lead character, gay relationship, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Runaway Father (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman's husband leaves her and their three daughters. Years later she sets out to find him and get him to pay back child support.
Plot: welfare, secret identity, fast food restaurant, abortion, abandoned by father, redhead, abandoned by husband, library, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Love is Never Silent (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman struggles with her own need for independence and the obligation she feels for her deaf parents in this depression-era drama. A friend sees her turmoil and tells her she must find happiness on her own. However, the initial joy she finds ...
Plot: sign language, parent child relationship, deaf, deafness, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, marriage, guilt, great depression, family relations
Time: 1940s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.2
 729
Too Much Flesh (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In an Illinois farming community, Lyle lives quietly with his wife Amy. But their life is set spinning when Lyle's friend Vernon visits with his girlfriend Juliette. Soon Lyle and Juliette have embarked on a passionate affair which has the town ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: eroticism, sexuality, puritanism, sexual arousal, adultery, relationships, society, adult virgin, virgin, unfaithful husband, loss of virginity, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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An American Daughter (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Senator's daughter seems to have a lock on a nomination as the US Surgeon General, until a background check reveals she once neglected to return a jury-duty notice. Then she makes a mistake in comments about her homemaker mother that leaves ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere
Plot: ambition, father daughter relationship, adultery, political scandal, press conference, senator, mother daughter relationship, attorney general, female politician, dancing, gay friend, judaism ...
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Painful Secrets (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dawn isn't like other kids her age full of typical teenage angst about boys, school and parents. Her pain goes far deeper, and to deal with her emotional overload she physically cuts herself. The problem of adolescent girls committing ...
Style: psychological, suspense, disturbing
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mental illness, psychiatrist, teenage girl, self mutilation, physical abuse, female friendship, therapist, high school, father daughter relationship, broken mirror, sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.7
 398
Phoenix (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Inspired by Michelangelo Antonioni's 1961 classic L'Avventura, Michael Akers' "PHOENIX" is infused with symbolism and a sexy spark. Dylan Wells (Chad Edward Bartley) has a good job, a great apartment and an exciting ...
Plot: gay, male full rear nudity, man in underwear, gay sex, birthday, infidelity, love triangle, double life, male nurse, shell, broken vase, gay kiss ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Call Me Elisabeth (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A 10 year old girl lives in post WWII rural France with her parents, who are about to divorce. Her older sister leaves home to finish school, and the young girl is left with a mysterious, almost silent housekeeper. Being afraid of the dark, and of ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, countryside, master and servant, mute or deaf, couples, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, ghost, school, mother daughter relationship, mental illness, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, post world war two
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.2
 292
Rice People (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Switzerland, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A poor, rural Cambodian family slowly disintegrates during the cycle of a single rice crop in this moving, and beautifully photographed European drama adapted from a novel by Shahnon Ahmad. Pouev, his wife Om, and his seven children, live in a small ...
Plot: rice, farmer, poison, village, paranoia, husband wife relationship, death, mother daughter relationship, death of father, sister sister relationship, father daughter relationship, countryside ...
Place: cambodia, southeast asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 5.1
 15
Manderley (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: This is the story of three homosexuals who decide to spend the summer together at the cottage that the parents of one of them have in Santander. The film shows naturally a series of attitudes then considered shocking and even unnatural.
Plot: gay, lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, beach, gay stereotype, tarot card, painting, rain, party, gay interest, nude sunbathing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Toronto Stories (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Various lives intersect over the course of 48 hours in Canada's largest and most culturally diverse city.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, anthology
Plot: social relations, city life, human nature, friendship, chess, big city life, boy, male female relationship, lifestyle, immigrants, airport, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Giant Little Ones (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two popular teen boys, best friends since childhood, discover their lives, families, and girlfriends dramatically upended after an unexpected incident occurs on the night of a 17th birthday party.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, thought provoking, meditative
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: gay, gay love, coming of age, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, sexual orientation, grownups, love and romance, conflict, mystery, gay slur ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 474
I'm Losing You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A wealthy businessman Perry Krohn attempts to juggle the needs of his dedicated wife, demanding mistress and grown children while facing his own certain death from lung cancer.
Style: realistic, talky, serious, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: cancer, hollywood, family relations, aids, showbiz, terminal illness, infidelity, family problems, family life, dysfunctional family, family in crisis, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Intestine (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The Intestine is the story of Maya, an unhappy young womn, fed up with her monotonous job, filthy apartment, and the responsibilities of caring for her drug-addicted mother. One night she comes across Philip, a man of wealth, and the next morning ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: female protagonist, one night stand, mother daughter relationship, strange behavior, brother sister relationship, death, drugs, blackmail, violin, sewing, painting, affair ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 155
My First Wife (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: My First Wife is about the dramatic collapse of the marriage between John and Helen. It is also a film about our children and the future we offer them. Helen has decided to leave, and it is John who lacks the inner resources to cope with the ...
Plot: marriage as hell, radio announcer, marital separation, depression, police officer, reconciliation, rejection, marital strife, unhappy marriage, sex scene, suicide attempt, subway ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11 year old girl accuses her father of incest.
Plot: father daughter incest, incest, liar, child abuse, father daughter relationship, court, accusation, repressed memory, anal rape, courtroom, boy, judge ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%