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My Last Year as a Loser (2018)
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My Last Year as a Loser (2018)
Original name: Ne bom več luzerka
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Špela graduated in Art History and has never had a steady job. Unlike her two best friends, who have moved out of Slovenia years ago with no plans to return, she is determined to stay in Ljubljana. When even her longtime boyfriend gets a job abroad she moves back in with her parents and her grandma. But Špela wants to grow up and cut the cord instead of delaying her already well overdue adulthood any longer.
Plot: family relations, break-up, job seeking, waitress, breakup, coming of age, pot smoking, job, grownups, education, abroad, struggle
Place: slovenia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and psychological films with plots about family relations, coming of age, youth, friendship, father son relationship, love and romance and grownups mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like My Last Year as a Loser: Journey to a Mother's Room (2018), Balancing Act (2012), Baba Joon (2015), Dockers (1999), The Deflowering of Eva van End (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Journey to a Mother's Room (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie about a daughter, who leaves home for the first time. Her mother, left behind, doesn't know how to fill the empty place.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: mother daughter relationship, coming of age, family relations, female protagonist, loneliness, mother and daughter, relationships, lifestyle change, changing lives, life, grownups, new year ...
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Balancing Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Having cheated on his wife, Giulio, a municipal employee, moves out, but has to find a solution on how to still support his family, and himself.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, tense ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, breakup, family problems, life is a bitch, couples, unfulfillment, downfall, down on your luck, job seeking, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy
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Baba Joon (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Yitzhak runs the turkey farm his father built with his own two hands after they emigrated from Iran to Israel. When his son Moti turns thirteen, Yitzhak teaches him the trade, hoping that he will continue the proud family tradition. But Moti ...
Plot: immigrant family, coming of age, father son relationship, family relations
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Dockers (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy McGovern's depiction of the mid 90s Liverpool dockers strike. Featuring script contributions from Irvine Welsh and the real dockers themselves
Plot: family relations, suffering, violence, strike, job, dispute
Place: liverpool
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The Deflowering of Eva van End (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The ugly duckling of a fraught middle-class household has her life turned upside-down by the arrival of a handsome German exchange student, in this caustic, absurdist satire of petit-bourgeois family life from Dutch director Michiel ten Horn. (TIFF)
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: coming of age, loss of virginity, lifestyle, family, exchange student, relationships, foreign exchange student, family relations, girl, teenage girl, school
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A Trip (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three friends embark on a road trip like in high school, but things have changed - Gregor is going to war mission, Ziva is going to study abroad, while Andrej is still the same. There are secrets left unsaid. Can their friendship survive?
Style: emotional, realistic, road movie, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, on the road, love triangle, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, journey, gay, coming of age, direction and purpose, drugs/alcohol, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia
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The King of Ping Pong (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Rille, an ostracized and bullied teenager, who only excels in the ping pong room, descends into a life-and-death struggle with his younger, more popular brother when the truth about their father surfaces during their spring break.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: coming of age, alcohol abuse, ping pong, haunted by the past, family relations, fat boy, teenage life, breakup, unfulfillment, couples, youth, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: eastern europe
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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 ...
Place: swiss alps
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The Father (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Mehrollah is a 14-year-old boy who is forced to find a job to support his family after his father dies. He travels to the southern parts of Iran, looking for work. Upon his return to his hometown, he notices certain changes in his family.
Style: gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: village, family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, village life, teenage life, job seeking, youth, starting over, coming of age, young heroes, homecoming ...
Time: 90s
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Where I Begin (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A decade after a tragic event, Jacob decides to return home to his small southern roots, only to find that the past is not really the past and that people may change but they never forget. Can you ever really go home?
Plot: past, old friend, honesty, domestic violence, small town, coming of age, family relations, south
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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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The State I Am In (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: With 1970s Germany in the background, this film depicts the story of a family from the “R.A.F. Terrorist” group and their search for a normal life and their inner self.
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: coming of age, family problems, family relations, teenage love, love and romance, youth, grownups, becoming an adult, eccentric family, fall in love, family in crisis, parent child relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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The Silly Age (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Spain, Venezuela
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The "edad de la peseta" or silly age is the term used in Cuba for the pre-adolescent period from the age of seven to the age of eleven. Set in 1958 in Havana, the year that culminates the Revolution, ten-year-old Samuel has just arrived in ...
Style: psychological
Plot: coming of age, grandmother grandson relationship, boy, teenager, family relations, bed wetting, family life, grandparent and grandchild, grandmother, family problems, lifestyle, peeping ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba
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Wait Until Spring, Bandini (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rocklin Colorado, 1925. A hard cold winter. Young Arturo Bandini loves his father Svevo, his mother Maria and his brothers. Even though his bricklayer father wastes the little money he has in the Imperial Poolhall and his time with the rich American ...
Style: rough, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, family relations, youth, life is a bitch, society, sport, ambition, romance, family life, down on your luck, family in crisis ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: colorado, usa
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Grandview, U.S.A. (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, touching, sentimental, offbeat ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: small town, coming of age, americana, love triangle, friendship, family relations, youth, society, fall in love, human nature, working class, grownups ...
Time: 80s
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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.
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Princess (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 92 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 101 min.
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Style: captivating
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A Call Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Story: Aleksandra is a student from Krško, a small town in Slovenia. She has a plan to conquer the world. Working as a prostitute, her life is heading to where she wants it, but an accidental death has her wrestling with new feelings of fear, loneliness, ...
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: call girl, prostitute, porn, city life, lifestyle, life is a bitch, sexual relations, coming of age, nudity (full frontal - brief), coitus, self discovery, accidental death ...
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
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Plot: commitment, waitress, alcoholic, vietnam veteran, vietnam war, inner city, house painter, family relations, alcohol abuse, parent child relationship, vietnam war veteran, republican ...
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Mallboy (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Story: A boy climbs an unsteady path to adulthood under difficult circumstances in this drama from Australia. Shaun (Kane McNay) is a teenager growing up in a run-down suburb of Melbourne. His father Sam (Brett Swain) is in prison, while his mother Jenny ...
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Watch Me Fly (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
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Little Glory (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After his parents’ death, Shawn, 19 and mildly delinquent, tries to look after his little sister to cash in on his dad’s life insurance. But you can’t buy love -- and you sure can’t ignore it. Shawn will find out he’s got more to gain by ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, coming of age, older man younger woman sex, sexual awakening, parents and children, fall in love, friendship, working class, youth, teenage life, loss of virginity, strong female presence ...
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Virgin (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 89 min.
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Plot: family relations, immigrants, job seeking, refugee, factory worker, hardship, family man, violence, persian, separation from family, letter
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Amy George (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 110 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, captivating
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