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Archipelago (2010)
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Archipelago (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Patricia (Kate Fahy) and her two children, young adults Edward (Tom Hiddleston) and Cynthia (Lydia Leonard), arrive for a break at a holiday cottage. As rain and wind lash against the windows, Patricia grows exasperated at the absence of her husband, who remains an unheard voice on the phone. Good-natured Edward struggles to hide his angst at where his life is heading and assumes a fatherly role while becoming weirdly familiar with Rose (Amy Lloyd), the family’s hired cook. Cynthia, meanwhile, looms like a dark cloud and snaps and lashes out for no clear reason.
Style: emotional, realistic, sincere, atmospheric, serious, weird, contemplative
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family in crisis, siblings relations, estrangement, island, dysfunctional family, introspection, family gatherings, women, mental disorder, woman, resort, family problems, hopes, holiday, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and emotional films with plots about family relations, family problems, parents and children, estrangement, dysfunctional family, hopes and siblings relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Archipelago: Blondie (2012), Exhibition (2013), Pandora's Box (2008), Two Gates of Sleep (2010), Alpha Male (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Duration: 88 min.
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Pandora's Box (2008)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 112 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 78 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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Duration: 85 min.
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Country: Iceland, Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Exit: A personal history (2010)
Genre: Drama
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41%
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