Movies like Summer Outside

If you like "Summer Outside" you are looking for movies about / with relocation, coming of age, female director, parents, marital argument and sexual assault themes of Drama genre shot in Germany or Switzerland.
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Summer Outside (2012)
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Summer Outside (2012)
Original name: Draussen ist Sommer
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 affair her husband Joachim had in Berlin. The big house with the overgrown garden and the pretty small town all seems like one big promise. But the new beginning is difficult for everyone. Joachim, 40, throws himself into family activism while Anna, also 40, tries to strengthen the family with new rituals.
Plot: relocation, coming of age, female director, parents, marital argument, sexual assault

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, mumblecore, entertaining and psychological films with plots about coming of age, female director, female nudity, teenage girl, teenager, friendship and youth mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Summer Outside: Sadie (2018), Finn & the Sea of Noise (2013), Songs of Love and Hate (2010), My Little Girl (1986), 32A (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sadie (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While her father is away serving in the military, Sadie battles to preserve his place on the home front when her mother takes an interest in the newest resident at the Shady Plains Trailer Park.
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, bullying, trailer park, mother daughter relationship, coming of age, female director
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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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Songs of Love and Hate (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In an idyllic wine region at the foot of the Swiss Alps lives Rico with his two daughters and his wife Anna. The charming daughter, Lili, brings turbulence into the so far harmonious family life because of the awakening of her sexuality. Her father ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: coming of age, sexuality, father daughter relationship, family relations, relationships, father and daughter, family, female director, lesbian kiss, teenage sex, female full frontal nudity, vineyard ...
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My Little Girl (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A young girl agrees to work in a center for girls who can't stay with their parents. She gets wrapped up in the plights of several of the girls, and tries to help them, but only gets herself into trouble with her parents and supervisor.
Plot: coming of age, female director, lawyer, rehabilitation center, suicide attempt, naivete, suburbs, family relations, laundry, 18 year old, homeless teenager, 17 year old ...
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32A (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This story is set in the "in-between" time of a girl's life, when she is no longer a child and not yet a woman. We open with our heroine, Maeve, putting on her new snow white bra, and stepping out into the world as a young woman. She ...
Plot: female director, irish, first love, schoolgirl, teenage girl, school, 13 year old, girl, school uniform, coming of age, breasts
Time: 70s
Place: ireland, dublin ireland
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California (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The year is 1984. Estela is going through the turbulent phase of adolescence. Sex, lovers, friendships; everything seems very complicated. Her uncle Carlos is her hero, and visiting him in California is her biggest dream. But everything collapses ...
Plot: coming of age, female director, cassette tape, school, blood, kiss, tampon, female nudity
Time: 80s
Place: brazil
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Arresting Gena (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A directionless teenager (Aesha Waks) becomes involved with a headstrong runaway (Summer Phoenix) and her drug-dealing brother (Sam Rockwell).
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Family (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After suffering with the dire consequences of being in the closet, a group of lesbian friends forge a pact to deal with the dire consequences of coming out.
Plot: coming of age, gay, female director, coming out, african american, gay romance, lesbian, gay relationship
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Summer (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Anne grows up in the isolated Biesbosch area, where spacious fields and power pylons define the landscape. With a group of friends, she spends a sultry summer holiday there trying to make the leap to maturity. But this shared ...
Plot: female director, friend, small town, lesbian love, church, fall in love, disco, puberty, religion, tough girl, motorcycle, gas station ...
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Limbo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: LIMBO is set in a small town in rural Denmark, teenager Sara and young teacher Karen develop a connection. A quiet drama interested as much in the lives of its female protagonists as their surroundings.
Plot: female director, school, car accident, school teacher, machismo, femininity
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Bernice Bobs Her Hair (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Bernice, a shy young woman, leaves her safe home to go visit her flapper cousin. When her cousin tries to teach Bernice how to be much more modern, Bernice gives her much more than she bargained for. - imdb
Plot: female director, flirting, rolls royce, long hair, aunt niece relationship, overheard conversation, neighbor, barbershop, braids, female protagonist, revenge, hair ...
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The Adolescent (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The summer of 1939. Marie, at 13, goes with her parents to visit her grandmother in a small town near Avignon. Although rumors of war reach the countryside, it's an idyllic place. Marie's parents are constantly making love. Surrounded by ...
Plot: first love, coming of age, older man young girl relationship, female director, summer vacation, sexual awakening, mirror, infatuation, bastard, summer, doctor, nipples ...
Time: year 1939, pre world war two, 1930s
Place: provence
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When the Trees Fall (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine, Poland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story revolves around rebellious five-year-old Vitka, her teenage cousin Larysa and Larysa’s boyfriend, a young criminal Scar. After the death of her father, Larysa wants a different life, even if the entire community condemns her love for ...
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Rip-Off (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
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Time: 70s
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Danmark (2017)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 90 min.
Story: 22-year-old Norge lives a careless life as a bachelor in the province. The slacker idyll meets a sudden end when 16-year-old Josephine turns up after a one-night-stand and tells him she’s pregnant
Plot: slacker, coming of age, teenage girl, pregnancy, youth, sex scene, female nudity, male nudity, skater, rap, nudity (full frontal - brief), abortion ...
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Hollow City (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Angola, Portugal
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of children, fleeing the war, is taken to Luanda accompanied by a nun. When they reach the aeroplane, 12-year-old N'Dala decides to leave the group and to reconnoitre the city. The nun then starts her unceasing quest for the missing ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 94 min.
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Love, Math and Sex (1997)
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Lollipop Monster (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
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Hotel Pacific (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland, Czechoslovakia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in the early 1930s, a young man finds a job as a dishwasher in a hotel and quickly works his way up the ladder. Loosely based on the novel by Henryk Worcell.
Plot: coming of age, hotel, employment, service, aristocrat, gay, retiring, grownups, fired from the job, waiter, first love, beating ...
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The Mutants (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The Mutants (Portuguese: Os mutantes) is a 1998 Portuguese film by director Teresa Villaverde, starring Ana Moreira and Alexandre Pinto. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.
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Team Hurricane (2017)
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Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
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Plot: female director, teenage girl, female nudity, scandinavian girl, teenager, group of teenagers
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Welcome Home (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This is the story of two childhood friends - Lucas (a 16-year-old high-schooler) and Bert (a mechanic’s apprentice) - who flee the suffocating fish bowl that their killjoy families’ lives have become. Lucas, still quite immature, finds a “big ...
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Mateo (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: At the impressionable age of 16, young Mateo faces a dilemma about the direction his life will take when his corrupt uncle asks him to infiltrate a local Barrancabermeja theatre group to uncover its members' political activities.
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