Movies like Louise by the Shore

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Louise by the Shore (2016)
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Louise by the Shore (2016)
Original name: Louise en hiver
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: On the last day of summer, Louise, an old woman realizes that the last train has departed without her. She finds herself alone in a small seaside resort town, abandoned by everyone. The weather quickly turns for the worse followed by the seasonal tides. Fragile and coquettish, not nearly as well-prepared as a would-be Robinson Crusoe, Louise isn’t likely to make it through the winter. Yet, Louise takes her abandonment as a challenge. She’s going to survive, confronting the elements as well as her memories, which have found the perfect occasion to join in the adventure…
Plot: loneliness, beach, memory, elderly, dog, dancing, sea, fishing, alone, female nudity, train, talking dog, book, courtroom, cemetery, storm, elevator, flying, memories, wind, phone booth, piano, crab, train station, goose ...
Time: 2000s, 1940s
Place: brittany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, stylized and touching films with plots about friendship, loneliness, surrealism, train, death, photograph and dog mostly in Animation, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Louise by the Shore: Tehran Taboo (2017), Ville Neuve (2018), Grave of the Fireflies (1988), The Art of Happiness (2013), The Plague Dogs (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tehran Taboo (2017)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: taboo, prostitution, drugs, virginity, prison, pregnancy, women's rights, female nudity, musician, snowing, court, photograph ...
Place: tehran iran, iran
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Ville Neuve (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Determined to stop drinking, Joseph moves into a friend's house and convinces his ex-wife Emma to join him. In the troubled times of Quebec independence referendum, this is the account of their stormy reunion.
Plot: separation, cooking, love, politics, drawing, literature, fishing, art, poetry
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The Murder Case of Hana & Alice (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Prequel to 2004 coming-of-age live-action film Hana & Alice. After her parents separate, 14 year-old Tetsuko (who will soon be nick-named Alice) moves with her mother to a new town in what she calls "The Boonies" and must enroll as a ...
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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no ...
Style: heartbreaking, touching, stylized, harsh, depressing ...
Plot: orphan, survival, siblings relations, world war two, hunger, hiding place, death of parent, loss of parent, bomb, theft, war, firefly ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1945
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Art of Happiness (2013)
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Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, contemplative ...
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The Plague Dogs (1982)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Plague Dogs is a 1982 animated film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The story is centred on two dogs named Rowf and Snitter, who escape from a research laboratory in Great Britain. In the process of telling the story, ...
Style: cult film, adult animation, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: chase, laboratory, danger, dog, fugitives, dangerous animal, chases and races, escapades, deadly, disorder, animal life, pets ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
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Alois Nebel (2011)
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Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
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Plot: surrealism, mysterious character, uncover truth, society, haunted by the past, crimes, murder, misfit, bittersweet, social misfits, mystery, life is a bitch ...
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My Dog Tulip (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Nina (2004)
Genre: Drama, Animation, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Psychological thriller larded with manga-like animations about the young, poor comic strip illustrator Nina, living with her mean landlady. She sinks further and further into a violent fantasy world.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: loneliness, tenant, humiliation, isolation, insanity, illustrator, unsociability, landlord, hallucination, female protagonist, city life, delirium ...
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
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The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium, Canada, UK, Latvia, USA
Duration: 80 min.
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52%
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46%
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