Movies like Two for Joy

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Two for Joy (2018)
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Two for Joy (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Coming of age drama following a daughter, her mother and her wayward younger brother as their relationship reaches critical mass.
Plot: seaside, depression, rebel, widow, death of husband, coming of age, british

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sincere films with plots about coming of age, female director, widow, friendship, family relations, singing and female nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Two for Joy: Cider with Rosie (2015), Bayo (1985), A Death in the Family (2002), Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013), Silence in Dreamland (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: village, coming of age, world war one, friendship, youth, society, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, countryside, deserter ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
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Bayo (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sharon and her ten year old son Bayo live in Tickle Cove on the shores of Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland like generations of their family have before them. Sharon hates her life there. She dreams of moving to Toronto - where her now deceased mother was ...
Plot: fishing, seaside, insanity, grandparent grandchild relationship, single mother, boy, grandfather grandson relationship, small town
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A Death in the Family (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young wife's religious faith is shaken when her husband dies in a car accident.
Plot: car accident, child's point of view, death of father, widow, death, death of husband, brother sister relationship, interracial relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1910s
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Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: As Finn slips back into a groove of mindless parties, sunburn, and hangovers, he let's his life take a mind-numbing vacation. But when he's confronted with death first hand, he takes a new outlook on life, remembering his endless dreams ...
Style: mumblecore
Audience: teens
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Silence in Dreamland (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, silence and loneliness reign in this old lady's house. She made routine her best friend and faith her shelter. Only in her dreams she runs away from those four walls to a timeless magic land where the sea speaks ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, captivating
Plot: loneliness, widow, old lady, dog, isolation, death of husband, imagination, old woman, barking dog, sea, death, ringing telephone ...
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Summer Outside (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An unusually hot summer. Fourteen year-old Wanda moves with her family from Berlin to Switzerland. Everything will be better here. The move is meant to heal the open wounds of the family. Anna, the mother, has lost her self-confidence due to an ...
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Incident Light (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Uruguay
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this poignant period drama set in 1960s Argentina, a young woman, struggling to raise her twin daughters alone after the tragic death of her husband, accepts the courtship of a charming but mysterious older suitor.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A theater director struggles with his work, and the women in his life, as he attempts to create a life-size replica of New York inside a warehouse as part of his new play.
Style: psychological, twists and turns, surreal, ambiguous ending, depressing ...
Plot: existentialism, depression, obsession, theater, actor, director, writer's life, writers, self fulfillment, artists and showbiz, alienation, actress ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, berlin germany
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Whose Daughter Is She? (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Whose Daughter is She?
Plot: widow, divorce, custody battle, desertion, custody, child custody, mother child relationship, family relations
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The Assam Garden (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An insecure, aggressive widow of a tea garden manager reluctantly develops an affectionate relationship with an Indian housewife and her family.
Style: meditative
Plot: female director, widow, loss, garden, culture clash, friendship, redheaded woman
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In America (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An Irish immigrant family adjusts to life in the United States, a chance to get over the lost son. They have no money and the apartment is in bad condition.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: aids, artist, loss of son, redemption, dying, starting over, childhood, society, family life, parents and children, acceptance, overcoming ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2000s
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The House of Doves (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The widow Alexandra and her schoolgirl daughter Sandra live together in a luxurious villa in Spain. When Fernando, an old love of Alexandra's, appears in town the two rekindle their love affair until Alexandra finds that he is being paid to be ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Although married and pregnant Rose has always been Mother's favorite, it is younger sister Iris whose life is shaken up by Mother's death. Suffocating, Iris spirals out of control and copes by losing herself in sexual oblivion. She leaves ...
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Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
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Mother's Day (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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White Girl (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
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Place: tokyo, ireland
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Place: scotland
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44%
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Country: UK
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