Movies like Our Struggles

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Our Struggles (2018)
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Our Struggles (2018)
Original name: Nos batailles
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 going to have to come to terms with his new status as a single father raising his children alone. Because Laura’s not coming back.
Plot: children, police officer, train, escape, death, doctor, family relations, lie, funeral, grandmother, train station, employee, suicide, labor union, missing wife, cigarette smoking, postcard, christmas tree

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, sincere, captivating and psychological films with plots about family relations, death, doctor, mother son relationship, telephone call, train and children mostly in Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Our Struggles: I'm Alive and I Love You (1998), The Young Lovers (2021), The Wait (2015), Bury Me Behind the Baseboard (2009), Landscape in the Mist (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I'm Alive and I Love You (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Drama - During World War II, a woman aboard a railroad car full of deportees slips French railway worker Julien (Jérôme Deschamps) a note with an address and a simple message: "I am alive, and I love you," and he decides to track down ...
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Time: 1940s
Place: france
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The Young Lovers (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Elegant, retired architect Shauna (70) crosses paths with Pierre, a happily married doctor in his 40s, who first made an impression on her in a brief meeting 15 years previously. Both are quite troubled to meet again and begin an affair. While ...
Plot: taxi, elevator, older woman younger man relationship, skateboard, cancer, hospital, train, architect, doctor, older woman younger man, death, husband wife relationship ...
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The Wait (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the vast rooms of a beautiful Sicilian villa, Anna receives an unexpected guest. Twenty-something Jeanne has arrived from France, declaring herself to be the girlfriend of Anna’s son, Giuseppe, who has invited her to the house to spend Easter ...
Plot: lie, divorce, food, funeral, darkness, church, loss of son, death of son, easter, lake, alcohol, answering machine message ...
Place: sicily
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Bury Me Behind the Baseboard (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A small child is trapped in a tug-of-war battle between his frivolous, but loving mother and an emotionally abusive neurotic grandmother, who wants to "shelter" her beloved grandson at all cost.
Style: rough, depressing, heartbreaking, emotional, serious
Plot: domineering mother, child abuse, parent child relationship, power relations, family relations, funeral, mother daughter relationship, dysfunctional relationship, poverty, grandmother, money, doctor ...
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Landscape in the Mist (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Road movie about two children searching for their father who is supposed to live in Germany. Their obsession for this father figure will take them to the boundaries between childhood and adolescence.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, rough, art house ...
Plot: youth, family relations, soldier, on the road, life is a bitch, siblings relations, human nature, children, mother daughter relationship, greek, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe
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Two Birds, One Stone (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
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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: death, father son relationship, family relations
Time: future
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Little Darling (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Thirty year old virgin Sybille meets the man of her dreams. Or is he?
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 111 min.
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Audience: teens, pre-teens
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Mum's List (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when ...
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Lev Tolstoy (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia, Soviet Union
Duration: 168 min.
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The Wake (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 51 min.
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See You Tomorrow (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found
Plot: friendship, old woman, classmate, childhood, acupuncture, friend, grandfather grandson relationship, mortality, doctor, mother daughter relationship, boy, death ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, switzerland
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely hooked up to life-support in a hospital in Le Havre, Simon’s existence is little more than an illusion. ...
Style: suspense, touching, suspenseful, psychological, sincere ...
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Place: belgium
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Country: France, Belgium
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