Movies like Son of Sofia

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Son of Sofia (2017)
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Son of Sofia (2017)
Original name: Ο Γιος της Σοφίας
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 11-year-old Misha is coming from Russia to Athens during the 2004 Olympic Games to live with his mother. He does not know there is a father waiting for him.
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, contemplative
Plot: child, stepfather stepson relationship, friendship, russian, child protagonist, husband wife relationship, family relations, runaway child, parents and children, life is a bitch, disorder, singing, tv host, weightlifting, foreigner, stroke, ukrainian, hustler
Time: year 2004
Place: athens greece, athens

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, tense, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about family relations, parents and children, society, friendship, husband wife relationship, life is a bitch and youth mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Son of Sofia: Dog Days (2016), 6A (2016), Ordinary People (2016), Domestic Life (2013), Northern Borders (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dog Days (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Endless dog days of summer weigh heavily on the impoverished suburb of Changsha where a young mother, Lulu, works as a dancer in a cheap nightclub. Coming home late one night, she discovers that her boyfriend Bai Long has disappeared with their ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, suspenseful, contemplative ...
Plot: missing person, baby, family relations, husband wife relationship, abduction, dishonesty, search, parents and children, escapades, child abduction, society, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
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6A (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 61 min.
Story: As if immersed in the situation, the viewer witnesses a distressing encounter between angry parents, a helpless teacher and three schoolgirls. It soon becomes clear that certain things are going wrong in their class. There have been complaints of ...
Style: suspense, tense, contemplative, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: bullying, school, teacher, teenager, school teacher, mistrust, parents, crisis, friendship, doubt, family relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century
Place: eastern europe, sweden
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Ordinary People (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ORDINARY PEOPLE is a family portrait of Jane, 16, and her boyfriend, Aries, who live on their own in the chaotic streets of Manila. Surviving as pickpockets, the lives of the young couple change when they suddenly become teenage parents. But not ...
Style: tense, suspense, twists and turns, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, violence, missing child, money, child, mother child relationship, child abduction, kidnapped child, transvestite, theft, stolen money ...
Place: the philippines
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Domestic Life (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Juliette was simply not sure about coming to live in this residential suburb of the greater Paris metropolitan area. All the women here are in their forties, have children to raise, houses to keep and husbands who return home late at night.Today she ...
Style: suspense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: suburbs, murder, family life, relationship vs career, friends, social relations, couples, family relations, suburban life, couple relations, parents and children, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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75%
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Northern Borders (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: 'Northern Borders' tells the story of ten year-old Austen Kittredge who is sent by his father to live on his grandparents' Vermont farm, where he experiences wild adventures and uncovers long-festering family secrets. It's 1956 ...
Style: captivating, unusual plot structure, contemplative, tense, suspenseful
Plot: boy, child protagonist, family relations, childhood, coming of age, bereavement, marital strife, heist, child with gun, old man, bank robber, child driving a car ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: vermont
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Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Ames' seem to have built the perfect life until their six year old daughter is kidnapped; over the course of seven days they begin to uncover secrets about their past that could rip their marriage and lives apart.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: kidnapping, uncover truth, parents and children, family relations, under the surface, danger, disorder, life turned upside down, crimes, secret, confined, missing person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, new orleans
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Donkey (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: family conflict, fatherhood, mediterranean, family relations, husband wife relationship, death of mother, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship, lake, wheelchair, donkey
Time: 90s, 1990s
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69%
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Your Lover (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Lucio and Enedina are a happily married young Teenek couple that lives in the Huasteca Potosina's jungle with their three children. They love each other and share everything, nevertheless, everything crumbles when the construction of a highway, ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: life is a bitch, boy, adultery, rivalry, society, danger, friendship, deforestation, destiny, parents and children, family relations, jungle ...
Place: latin america
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69%
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According to her (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Love, motherhood and a musical career strike dissonant chords in this dark tale of a young Russian woman who tries to keep her balance among wealthy French expats in New York.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, touching, tense ...
Plot: mother, love, immigration, mother love, career, french, piano, love and romance, couples, mother son relationship, psychological drama, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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62%
The Goddess of Fortune (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Alessandro and Arturo have been together for over 15 years and, despite the feeling they still have for each other, their relationship is now at crisis. When Alessandro’s best friend, out of the blue, asks them to take care of her two kids for a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
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Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Diamond Island (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cambodia, France, Germany, Qatar, Thailand
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bora, an 18-year-old, leaves his village to work on the construction sites of Diamond Island, a project for an ultra-modern paradise for the rich and a symbol of tomorrow’s Cambodia. He befriends his fellow workers and finds his elder brother, the ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: 18 year old, brother brother relationship, friendship, teenager, construction worker, sick mother, long lost brother, coming of age, poverty, escapades, youth, family ...
Time: 21st century
Place: cambodia, europe
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61%
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Golden Exits (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, australian, loneliness, therapy, marital infidelity, sister in law, birthday, recording studio, assistant, long haired male, archive ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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Mad World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this independent drama, writer-director Cory Cataldo explores the pain of adolescence with dark and disturbing results. Facing the pitfalls of high school with no support from their parents and teachers, a foursome of ostracized teenagers (Gary ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, contemplative, rough ...
Plot: high school, abusive parent, helplessness, hate, teen suicide, teenager, overweight, coming of age, racism, parents and children, family relations, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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De toutes mes forces (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Nassim, a 16-year-old boy, is placed with a family in the suburbs following the death of his drug addict mother. But he refuses to integrate into the social setting that surrounds him. He invents another life for himself, similar to that of his ...
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, suspenseful, contemplative ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: paris france
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53%
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Heartbeats (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Encounter". Seven stories of women. Occasionally intersecting with each other in everyday situations. Parallel episodes of hope and abandonment, addiction and infidelity, but also friendship and trust.
Style: touching, captivating, unusual plot structure, suspense, contemplative
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The Town Is Quiet (2000)
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Country: France
Duration: 133 min.
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Style: serious, contemplative, captivating, bleak, disturbing ...
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52%
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Stuff (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Trish and Deb Murdoch are in a rut. After 14 years together and raising two daughters, they find themselves in a mid life crisis where grief and attraction threaten their domestic nucleus.
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Time: 21st century
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50%
Ah, Wilderness: Part 2 (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Set in the near future around Shinjuku, Tokyo. Shinji got out from a youth detention center. Barikan suffers from stuttering and extreme shyness. These two men meet in a boxing gym. Shinji and Barikan become friends and pursue boxing under a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, disturbing, unusual plot structure ...
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Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, tense ...
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Time: 19th century
Place: france
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49%
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The Stranger (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: India, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A well-off Indian family is paid an unexpected, and rather unwanted, visit by a man claiming to be the woman's long lost uncle. The initial suspicion with which they greet the man slowly dissolves as he regales them with stories of his travels, ...
Style: contemplative, semi serious, thought provoking
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Christmas Crash (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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Style: captivating, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: family outing
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Small Country: An African Childhood (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gabriel, aged 10, lives in a comfortable ex-pat neighborhood in Burundi, his ‘small country’. Gabriel is a normal kid, happy, carefree and having adventures with his friends and little sister. Then in 1993, tensions in neighboring Rwanda spill ...
Style: captivating, sentimental, suspenseful, thought provoking, disturbing ...
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46%
David & Kamal (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This story is about a 9 year old American Jewish boy, David, and Kamal, also a 9 year old and a poor street urchin of Arab descent selling postcards to tourist in the stone enclosed Old City of Jerusalem. At a first glance, Kamal seems bright and ...
Style: captivating, contemplative, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
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A Cappella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in the year 1969 in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Kyoko Noma is a loving female high school student who takes part in campus protests. One day, she meets university student Wataru Domoto in the tea cafe Mubansou ("A Cappella"). ...
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Time: year 1969
Place: japan
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44%
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The Levelling (2016)
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: Rubens is a carefree, charismatic swimming instructor who finds himself accused of displaying inappropriate affection toward one of his students by the boy's mother. Other parents and colleagues are only too eager to condemn him.
Style: psychological, suspense, tense, unusual plot structure, contemplative
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Amanda (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old David lives in the moment. He juggles a variety of different odd jobs and continues to put off – just for a while longer – the time to make more serious decisions. This solitary daydreamer succumbs to the charm of Lena, a newly ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, sincere
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, paris france
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Sivas (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Establishing a bleak village in Eastern Turkey as its setting, Sivas features the story of Aslan, an eleven-year-old boy, and Sivas, a weathered fighting dog who develop a strong relationship after Aslan finds Sivas wounded in a ditch, left to die.
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Plot: friendship, parents and children, life is a bitch, danger, animal life, adventure, society, pets, youth, friends, family relations, horse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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37%
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: confined, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, hopes, prison, husband wife relationship, drug smuggling, society, prison life, couple relations ...
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