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You Shine in the Moonlit Night (2019)
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You Shine in the Moonlit Night (2019)
Original name: 君は月夜に光り輝く
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Takuya Okada (Takumi Kitamura) is a high school student. He visits his classmate Mamizu Watarase (Mei Nagano) in the hospital. Mamizu Watarase suffers from the mysterious ailment “Luminescence disease.” People who have the disease show a faint sparkle under the moonlight and the sparkle gets brighter as their death gets closer. Mamizu Watarase is not allowed out of the hospital and she will not live long enough to become an adult. Takuya Okada offers to help her carry out her wishes before she passes away. He also tells her how he feels about her, but Mamizu Watarase’s death is approaching. --asianwiki
Style: psychological, touching, tense, sincere, thought provoking, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: teenage girl, terminal illness, teenager, hospital, girl, classmate, japanese schoolgirl, high school friend, bucket list, japanese teenager, hospitalization, hospitalized person, love, friendship, friends, love and romance, couples, youth, death, life is a bitch, couple relations, patient, brunette, man and woman in bed, thin girl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, psychological, captivating and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, youth, love, friendship and teenage girl mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like You Shine in the Moonlit Night: Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (2017), You, I Love (2018), Keeper (2015), Strobe Edge (2015), Porcupine Lake (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Let Me Eat Your Pancreas (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: I (Takumi Kitamura) am a high school student. I happen to find a diary by my classmate Sakura Yamauchi (Minami Hamabe) that reveals she is suffering from a pancreatic disease. I spent time with Sakura, but she dies. 12 years later, due to ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, sincere, light
Plot: teenage girl, high school, classmate, terminal illness, library, best friend, superstition, disease, love and romance, couples, family relations, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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You, I Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rin, Yuu, Koyomi and Keita are friends in high school who live in the same apartment building. Rin and Yuu like each other, but they don’t tell each other, until Kazuma shows up.
Style: sexy, psychological, unusual plot structure, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: japanese school, japanese schoolgirl, teenage girl, classmate, shyness, high school, neighbor, teenager, japanese teenager, couple relations, couples, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Keeper (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maxime and Mélanie are a typical teenage couple. Like most lovestruck fifteen-year-olds, they can't get enough of each other and they think they'll be together forever. But when Mélanie becomes pregnant, their worlds are rocked.
Style: touching, captivating, tense, sentimental, psychological ...
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Time: 21st century
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Strobe Edge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Ninako Kinoshita has never been in love until an encounter with the school's most popular boy, Ren Ichinose, leads the two to befriending each other. Ren's patient and kind personality is a far cry from his unapproachable idol status at ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
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Porcupine Lake (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a hot and hazy summertime in northern Ontario, 13-year-old Bea wants a best friend more than anything else, but when she meets boisterous Kate, she gets more than she imagined. A story of bravery, small-town summer love, and the secret world ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage girl, coming of age, summer, friendship, childhood, girl, romance, friends, love and romance, love, youth, society ...
Place: canada, ontario canada
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Say 'I Love You' (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mei Tachibana is a high school student. Due to a traumatic incident when she was a kid, Mei has been unable to make friends or have boyfriends. By mistake, Mei then injures the most popular male student named Yamato Kurosawa. Somehow, Yamato ...
Style: sincere, light, captivating, touching, sexy
Plot: love, teenager, classmate, jealousy, school, family relations, couples, friendship, society, rivalry, mother, model ...
Time: 21st century
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: High school student Yuki Hase (Kento Yamazaki) wants to become close with classmate Kaori Fujimiya (Haruna Kawaguchi) who is alway by herself. Kaori Fujimiya refuses to become close with Yuki Hase, because she forgets her friends every new Monday. ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: japan
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Marmalade Boy (2018)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two sets of parents divorce and marry each other, while their children Miki and Yuu are caught in the middle and start falling for each other.
Style: sexy, psychological, manga, touching, suspense ...
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Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, light
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Cry Me a Sad River (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 104 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Style: sad, emotional, serious, heartbreaking, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, love and romance, cancer, teenage love, dying, teenager, fighting illness, youth, last wish, dealing with death, virginity, first sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, england
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Fiore (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Young and in prison for theft, Daphne falls in love with Josh, another inmate. Their love story exists through secret letters and fleeting conversations.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, sexy, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: prison life, prison, love, female protagonist, teenage girl, father daughter relationship, teenage boy, lesbian teen, love and romance, couples, fall in love, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 116 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
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