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The Wake (2017)
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The Wake (2017)
Original name: La veillée
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Over there, in his village at the foot of the mountains, he’s dead. His face radiant and his body at peace, he lies on the bed. Then they can gather around him. Three days long they talk, drink, weep, fight and remember… And they smile, too.
Plot: dead man, death, family relations, bathtub, bare breasts, coffin, taking a photograph, telephone call, two in a bathtub

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexual films with plots about death, family relations, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, bathtub and coffin mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Wake: Diving (2017), Generational Sins (2017), DNA (2020), The Second Circle (1990), The Party Is Over (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: pregnant woman, crying baby, sex scene, husband wife relationship, sex in car, radio, death of wife, soccer, boat, pregnant, bare breasts, swimming underwater ...
Place: brittany
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95%
Generational Sins (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dying mother, Sarah, tells her last wish to her eldest son, Drew, that he take his younger brother, Will, to the place they were born. Despite tragic family history, hope gives promise to the future.
Plot: family relations, death, father son relationship
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68%
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DNA (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: DNA revolves around a woman with close ties to a beloved Algerian grandfather who protected her from a toxic home life as a child. When he dies, it triggers a deep identity crisis as tensions between her extended family members escalate revealing ...
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: sister sister conflict, algerian, alzheimer's disease, estranged father, family relations, passport, family conflict, family crisis, train, coffin, deathbed, loss of grandfather ...
Time: 2010s
Place: algeria, paris france
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61%
The Second Circle (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to come to terms with his father's death and to deal with the mundane details of his burial in a society cut off from spirituality.
Plot: coffin, snow, loss of father, death
Place: russia
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58%
The Party Is Over (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Despite their differences, Celeste and Sihem quickly become inseparable. The common will to get out of drugs seals their fusional friendship. This will be as much a force as an obstacle when, transferred from the center that welcomes them, they find ...
Plot: friendship, addiction, toilet, massage, bare breasts, cigarette smoking, drug addict, female nudity, drugs, 19 year old, taking a bath, woman in underwear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
La reine blanche (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1960, in a coastal town near to Nantes, Jean Ripoche lives with his wife Liliane, their four children and Liliane’s father Lucien. Jean divides his time between running his plumbing business and making a float for the Nantes carnival. The ...
Plot: family relations, girl, drunkenness, parade, festival, cafe, friendship, menage a trois, father daughter relationship, small town, bathtub, stepfather stepson relationship
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: female director, family relations, moving, surrealism, mother daughter relationship, death, father daughter relationship, half sister, old age, nostalgia, box
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, golden years, elderly, family in crisis, death in the family, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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47%
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Floodhouse (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Two girls are sent to live in the Australian bush with their hippy father. As they gradually bond, a stranger arrives from a town called Paradise.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), flood, nature, bathing, bathtub, countryside, female nudity, bare breasts, coming of age
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46%
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Endings (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Emmy Ferguson is a 10-year old who learns that, after a long bout with leukemia, today is probably her last day on earth. Chris Ryan is a 35-year-old drug addict who is determined to make this his last day. And Adonna Frost, suffering from advanced ...
Plot: drug, suicide, drug addict, death, breast cancer, journey, dying, leukemia, family relations, drugs
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46%
The Beautiful Occasion (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fun fair, on a wasteland, on the outskirts of a small provincial town in the south of France.
Plot: brother sister relationship, dog, beach, sex scene, bathtub, bare breasts, swimming pool, blood, lesbianism, masturbation, fair, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: south of france
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42%
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Child's Play (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Micha's mother leaves his irascible father, he tries to prevent their divorce by any means he can think of, but his attempts to hold the family together lead to a catastrophe...
Plot: children, sex scene, childhood, teenage girl, braless, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity, family relations
Time: 60s, 1960s
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41%
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Jasper's Ghost (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: 11-year-old Jasper may just be starting puberty, but so far he has experienced a lifetime of emotions. On the day his beloved grandfather dies, he is charged with taking care of the elder's pet cat. The local town bully, Mourids however, has ...
Plot: bathing, church, full moon, dead cat, teacher, nipple, spider, fish, topless girl, coming of age, sausage, voyeurism ...
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41%
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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: mother daughter relationship, single mother, sea, seaside, female director, ice cream, diving, cigarette smoking, little girl, supermarket, bathtub, postcard ...
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38%
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Time to Die (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An impressionistic, black-and-white portrait of the day-to-day of a nonagenarian woman as she experiences the final act of her life. Danuta Szaflarska stars as Aniela, who lives in a massive yet rapidly-deteriorating wooden house, filled with ...
Plot: female director, family relations, piano, house, death, old lady, son, shakespearean quotation, generation gap, dog
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Le Garcu (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A self-centered man (Gérard Depardieu) with many diversions occasionally visits his 4-year-old son (Antoine Pialat) and the boy's mother (Géraldine Pailhas).
Plot: old age, marital crisis, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mistress, immaturity, infidelity, older man younger woman relationship, childhood, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), death ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
In the Presence of a Clown (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Inventor Carl Åkerblom is a rosy-cheeked 54 year-old admirer of Franz Schubert - and a patient in the psychiatric ward of Akademiska Hospital in Uppsala, after having attempted to beat to death his fiancée, Pauline Thibault. Together with another ...
Plot: mental patient, clown, death, attempted murder, filmmaking, mental institution, theater, marriage, stepmother, family relations
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Perfect Education 3 (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lonely young Japanese student, Ai Narushima (Kana Ito) goes on a field trip with her school. At night she decides to take a taxi into the city. The Chinese taxi driver, Bo Tony Ho, is also a lonely soul and on a whim, decides to kidnap the young ...
Plot: hiking, kidnapping, bare breasts, prisoner, bound and gagged, female nudity, taxi driver, field trip, cabin, bathtub
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Olivier, Olivier (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story. The story is set on the sweeping French countryside where Serge Duval (François Cluzet), a veterinarian, lives with his wife, Elisabeth (Brigitte Roüan) and their two young children. One day, their young son Olivier ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, male prostitution, incest, missing child, missing person, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, profanity, youth, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Our Struggles (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While Olivier, a 39 year-old foreman gives his job everything he’s got, Laura, his wife and the mother of their two children, abandons the family home, leaving Olivier alone to face his responsibilities. Lost and completely thrown, Olivier is ...
Plot: cigarette smoking, labor union, funeral, suicide, train, grandmother, family relations, escape, police officer, lie, children, employee ...
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Hip Moves (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hervé is a lonely man who lives only for his self-defense courses. Fired from the zoo where he works because he depresses the animals, he becomes a night watchman in a factory. To pass the time, he watches the comings and goings of a strange pair ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, pregnancy, unfulfillment, crimes, prostitute, nightshift, hospital, love, couples, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Two Birds, One Stone (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: camera, death of loved one, carrot, gas station, train, cell phone, death, cooking, walkman, illiterate, ringing telephone, letter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Siembra (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man and his son move from the Pacific coast of Colombia to Cali, but have a difficult time adapting to the city. When his son is killed, the father must go through the hard process of grief while trying to find roots in a place that does not ...
Plot: female director, pig, church, loss of son, singing, coffin, dog, death, fireworks, funeral, death of son
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34%
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The True Story of the Nun of Monza (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sister Virginia de Leyva becomes the new Mother Superior at the convent of Monza. Said convent turns out to be a veritable hotbed of sinful carnality and depravity. Debauched priest Don Arrigone and lecherous womanizer Giampaolo Osio plot to seduce ...
Style: erotic, sexploitation film
Plot: nun, female nudity, priest, convent, female full frontal nudity, mother superior, male nudity, lesbianism, sexploitation, bathtub, erotica, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Brothers Three: An American Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three brothers reunite at a remote cabin in the woods, when beckoned by their father. The brothers are left to deal with the dark secrets and demons that have haunted them their whole lives. The resulting truths they must face, end in an explosive ...
Style: gothic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
See You Tomorrow (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: childhood, friend, boy, acupuncture, mortality, classmate, park bench, mink coat, family relations, comics, dying, old woman ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: switzerland, paris france
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33%
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The Intruder (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Louis Trebor, a man nearing 70, lives alone with dogs in the forest near the French-Swiss border. He has heart problems, seeks a transplant, and then goes in search of a son sired years before in Tahiti. Told elliptically, with few words, we see ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, surreal ...
Plot: haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, heart transplant, redemption, parents and children, terminal illness, going straight, family relations, family problems, estrangement, transplant, black market ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, geneva switzerland, tahiti
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Europolis (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Living in Danube Delta Magdalena receives a letter from France. Together with her son, Nae, she embarks on a journey to encounter her brother.
Plot: coffin, debt, seaside, tunnel, candle, death, death of uncle, boat, soul music, cremation, death of mother, death in the family ...
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32%
Sophia Antipolis (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Sophia Antipolis: a technopole on the French Riviera, a place where dreams should come true. But fear and despair lurk beneath the surface. Under a deceitful sun, five lives map out the haunting story of a young woman: Sophia.
Plot: doctor, death, operating room, bus, bare breasts, night, seaside, beach, breaking and entering, classroom, feather, plastic surgery ...
Place: french riviera, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Chicas (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pilar is a Spanish widow who has raised her three daughters in France. In love with Fernand, the manager of the building in which she lives, she organizes a lunch in her home with the intention of introducing him to the rest of the family. The ...
Plot: actress, bare breasts, flashback, mother daughter relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%