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Les Jours venus (2014)
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Les Jours venus (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An ex soixante- huitard is forced to look back at his past .His kids look at him like an old soldier from a very distant war.His banker called him urgently.His last script idea is refused.He remembers meeting his wife in Sarajevo during the war.Most importantly he can't figure out the meaning of the concept of camera/catastroph ........
Style: clever, realistic, humorous, talky, semi serious, offbeat, contemplative
Plot: midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, aging, dealing with death, unfulfillment, postmodernism
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, realistic and contemplative films with plots about unfulfillment, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, couples, aging, lifestyle and filmmaking mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Les Jours venus: The Film to Come (2013), Blockbuster (2013), Actrices (2007), Maestro (2014), Let's Talk About the Rain (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Film to Come (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: At fifty Louis Gravet, a serious actor, would like to become a comedian. His brother Peter, a film director, has the idea of hiring him for the lead role of a comedy. Family circumstances, their wives, their children, niece, lead him to make another ...
Style: sincere, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, siblings relations, couples, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, midlife crisis, couple relations, actor's life, disorder, brother brother relationship, actor, movie theatre ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Blockbuster (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: introspection, artists and showbiz, redemption, golden years, unfulfillment, aging, filmmaking, hopes, actor's life, elderly, bittersweet, film within a film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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78%
 5.7
 725
Actrices (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Comédienne hantée par son rôle de Nathalia Petrovna, l'héroïne de la pièce de Tourguéniev Un Mois à la campagne qu'elle répète difficilement, Marcelline tente de noyer ses angoisses dans une piscine sur un air de Glenn Miller. ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, unfulfillment, family relations, actor's life, lifestyle, parents and children, theater, theatre director, friendship, rivalry, couples, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Maestro (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Henry, a young actor, finds himself involved in a film by cinema superstar, Cédric Rovere. Charmed by his benevolence, feelings hitherto unknown are aroused, while Rovere, intrigued by Henry's dream, lives this shoot as an unexpected gift.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: filmmaking, artists and showbiz, self discovery, actor, film within a film, love, jealousy, rivalry, friendship, actor's life, female director, movie actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 5th century, 2000s
Place: france, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Let's Talk About the Rain (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Agnes Jaoui plays a local political candidate Agathe Villanova, who returns to her childhood home in the south of France in order to help her sister Florence (Pascale Arbillot) sort through their recently deceased mother's belongings. While ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sincere, talky ...
Plot: family relations, small town, haunted by the past, infidelity, siblings relations, filmmaking, sister sister relationship, love, politics, feminism, extramarital affair, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, provence
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53%
Whiskey with Vodka (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A renowned actor named Otto is the epitome of the problematic but beloved ladies man. Even when drunk he still knows more about filmmaking than does the amateur who is directing him in his latest movie. But what should the unreliable star do when a ...
Style: contemplative, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: alcohol abuse, love and romance, lifestyle, showbiz, troublemaker, artists and showbiz, aging, actor's life, drinking alcohol, drinking, actor, drunk ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
To Each His Own Cinema (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A collective film of 33 shorts directed by different directors about their feeling about cinema.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, contemplative, humorous ...
Plot: lifestyle, artists and showbiz, world spanning, filmmaking, cinema, filmmaker, surrealism, cowboy, female director, suitcase, movie theatre, respect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, africa, asia, europe, latin america
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51%
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How to Be (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man having an existential crisis convinces a Canadian self-help guru to come to London and become his personal life coach.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: self discovery, introspection, unfulfillment, coming of age, hopes, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, youth, musician, breakup, musician's life, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, family life, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, elderly, leaving home, lifestyle, midlife crisis, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
I Really Hate My Job (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: restaurant, waitress, friendship, midlife crisis, workplace romance, introspection, aging, love and romance, disorder, boss and employee, workplace situations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Questione di cuore (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Garage owner Angelo and big-time film producer Alberto find themselves occupying neighbouring beds in a Rome hospital after suffering heart attacks. Alberto is a gregarious joker - and chain smoker - who has a strong effect on the impressionable ...
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, friends, buddies, hopes, hospital, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, storytelling, unsuccessful, dealing with death, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.7
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All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, hospital, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
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Women Women (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The fantasies and dreams of two over-the-hill actresses are intertwined with their realities, as the two roommates struggle to survive their day-to-day lives in the expensive and difficult world of Paris.
Style: realistic, semi serious, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: aging, alcohol abuse, actor's life, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, desire for fame, best friends, ambition, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, female friendship, actress ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Anita Takes a Chance (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Fifty-something widow Anita loses her lifetime dream job as a cinema attendant when the new owner wants to tear down the old theater and build a trendy multiplex in its stead. Depressed at first, Anita finds comfort in watching the shirtless hunks ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexual, sexy
Plot: aging, love affair, golden years, love and romance, midlife crisis, friendship, fall in love, infidelity, unfulfilled love, film within a film, unfulfillment, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
⇓ similarity ⇓
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All About Actresses (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: While shooting a documentary about all kinds of actresses, the director falls for one of them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, showbiz, lifestyle, celebrity culture, actor's life, midlife crisis, love and romance, actress, money, film producer, humiliation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: paris france, india, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In September 2011 writer Michel Houellebecq briefly disappeared off the face of the earth. Wild rumours began circulating on the Internet that he’d been abducted by Al-Qaeda or aliens from outer space. Some Twitter users even expressed relief that ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: confined, unlikely criminals, farce, friendship, crimes, danger, writer's life, dark humor, abduction, kidnapping, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Actors (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Les Acteurs is the absurd story of Jean-Pierre Marielle desperately waiting for a cup of hot water, the story of a conspiracy against actors, the story of aging actors whose careers are slowly less active than they used to be, but a stunning tribute ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: filmmaking, actor's life, lifestyle, showbiz, artists and showbiz, actress, actor, film industry, jazz, television, midlife crisis, actress playing herself ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 1K
Mariages! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ils ont 25 ans et se marient aujourd'hui.Ils ont 35 ans, se sont unis il y a dix ans et se déchirent aujourd'hui.Ils ont 45 ans, se sont déchirés il y a dix ans et tentent aujourd'hui de se réconcilier...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, midlife crisis, infidelity, family gatherings, wooing, crumbling marriage, lovers reunited, impossible love, lifestyle, couples, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.6
 435
Frenchmen 3 (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, light ...
Plot: friends, couples, romance, couple relations, love, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, best friends, buddies, friendship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 796
Doors of Glory (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man joins a team of experimented door-to-door salesmen, who teach him how to sell an expensive encyclopedia to modest homes that have no use for it.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, talky ...
Plot: fish out of water, rise to the top, workplace, leadership, misfit, family relations, on the road, boss and employee, small town, disorder, salesman, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 810
On Air (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: radio show, parents and children, media, midlife crisis, self discovery, disorder, introspection, family relations, dishonesty, strong female presence, hidden identity, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.7
 4K
O'Horten (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, France, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Odd Horton is dependable and contained: he's a train driver retiring after 40 years of service, living a simple life. His idea of adventure is to fly from one city in Norway to another. Starting on the night of his retirement dinner, Odd has a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, surreal ...
Plot: retirement, surrealism, train, train conductor, lifestyle, elderly, self discovery, unemployment, social relations, airport, midlife crisis, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: norway, oslo norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.9
 900
Face (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: France, Taiwan, Belgium, Netherlands
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Hsiao-Kang, a Taiwanese film director, travels to the Louvre in Paris, France, to shoot a film that explores the Salomé myth.
Style: stylized, humorous, surreal, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: erotica, filmmaking, strong sexual content, nothing goes right, supernatural, showbiz, louvre, filmmaker, disorder, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, taiwan, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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In the Courtyard (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Antoine is a musician. The forties, he suddenly decides to end his career. After a few days of wandering, he gets a job as a janitor. Mathilde lives in the old building in the east of Paris where he takes office. This is a young retiree, generous ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, aging, elderly, career change, depression, anxiety, musician, nervous breakdown, golden years, friends, retiring ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Mid-August Lunch (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Gianni is a middle-aged man living in Rome with his imposing and demanding elderly mother. His only outlet from her and the increasing debt into which they are sinking, are the increasingly frequent quiet sessions at the local tavern. As an Oriental ...
Style: talky, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Plot: elderly, disorder, family relations, aging, nothing goes right, human nature, parents and children, elderly woman, golden years, indoor, condominium, old lady ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, friends, couples, female director, car accident, rifle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Carmina or Blow Up (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Carmina, 58, runs a shop selling Iberian products in Seville. After several robberies and no help from her insurance company, she comes up with a way to recover the money she needs to keep her family. While she waits in her kitchen for her plan to ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, humorous, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: family business, workplace, parents and children, insurance, family relations, eccentric family, disorder, woman
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Obama Effect (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A serious health scare ignites John Thomas, an insurance salesman in his 50s, to take a closer look at his life. Motivated by a misguided obsession with getting Barack Obama elected, John takes an overwhelming involvement in the Presidential ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: unfulfillment, society, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, couples, politics, satire, campaign, midlife crisis, americana, presidential campaign ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Producer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An old-time mogul struggles to reenter the club where power and money make the rules.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, one last chance, filmmaking, betrayal, aging, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, film industry, movie studio, profanity, film producer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Smile (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An old psychiatrist finds out that he is likely to suffer a second and probably fatal heart attack in the near future. As a consequence he becomes determined to seduce Odile, a young woman he first encounters in a railway compartment.
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), dirty old man, couples, life is a bitch, aging, dealing with death, elderly, unfulfillment, terminal illness, exhibitionist, female nudity, pubic hair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%