Movies like Burrowing

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Burrowing (2009)
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Burrowing (2009)
Original name: Man tänker sitt
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An eleven-year-old boy observes his neighborhood as its surface orderliness rots away.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: human nature, social relations, male nudity, existentialism
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and psychological films with plots about family relations, human nature, male nudity, social relations, society, youth and couples mostly in Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like Burrowing: First Winter (2012), The Quiet Roar (2014), Blondie (2012), The Reunion (2013), Sebbe (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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First Winter (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When winter begins, life is serene for a group of new-age Brooklynites living in a remote country farmhouse. Sex, drugs, yoga, and organic cooking absorb their days, safely tucked away from the stresses of urban life. But when a blackout of ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: survival, isolation, human nature, wilderness, social relations, confined, party, innocence lost, yoga, menage a trois, female nudity, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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The Quiet Roar (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: MARIANNE (Evabritt Strandberg) is a 68-year old woman diagnosed with a terminal disease. Left with angst, she seeks therapy at a clinic where she is treated with Psilocybin (LSD) and meditation by a counselor, Eva (Hanna Schygulla). Through this she ...
Style: serious, contemplative, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: aging, introspection, elderly, drug abuse, terminal illness, dealing with death, disease, youth
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
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Blondie (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three sisters, all adrift and in crisis, reunite at their childhood home as their domineering mother arranges a big birthday. But as the festivities come to an end, repressed conflicts rise to the surface. Old wounds are opened and a new family is ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: family life, family relations, homecoming, family gatherings, estrangement, parents and children, under the surface, siblings relations, family problems, strong female presence, family in crisis, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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74%
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The Reunion (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A film between fiction and reality, highlighting questions about group dynamics and established hierarchies. A group of people meet for their high school reunion 20 years later. One of them talks about her being bullied and outcast and soon the ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, thought provoking
Plot: reunion, adulthood, realism, social relations, life is a bitch, human nature, haunted by the past, disorder, breaking point, misfit, bullying, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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71%
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Sebbe (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Duct tape, electrical cables, trigger, explosives. Sebbe never planned to build a bomb. It just happened. Sebbe is 15 years old and lives with his mother in an apartment that is too narrow. He does his best. He never strikes back. Sebbe loves his ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: teenage boy, teenage life, introspection, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, youth, juvenile delinquency, single parent, parents and children, society, escape from reality, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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67%
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The Bird (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman, withdrawn from life, rescues a live bird that had been trapped in the wall of her apartment.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: strong female presence, estrangement, restaurant, beach, food, cigarette smoking, kiss, bird, movie theatre
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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67%
A Thousand Times Stronger (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The arrival of a new girl causes a stir in classroom social structure.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, disturbing, sexual ...
Plot: lifestyle, teenage life, misfit, social relations, self discovery, friends, high school life, teenager, pursuit, misled, school, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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65%
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Nelly (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The four days following the death of a small town doctor, seen through the eyes of Nelly, his wife, a nurse.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: village, village life, sexual relations, couples, social relations, love and romance, death, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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64%
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Toronto Stories (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Various lives intersect over the course of 48 hours in Canada's largest and most culturally diverse city.
Style: realistic, serious, anthology, sentimental, sincere
Plot: social relations, city life, human nature, friendship, chess, male female relationship, boy, big city life, immigrants, lifestyle, urban, brazilian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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62%
Day and Night (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: DAY AND NIGHT is about people that love and want to be loved. It's the story of a father, his young son, his unfaithful wife, her secret lover, his young mistress, his lonely sister, his forgetful mother, a fanatic football coach, a pregnant ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: mistress, childhood trauma, sister, love triangle, estrangement, infidelity, looking for love, human nature, parents and children, family relations, couples, soccer coach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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56%
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Among Us (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An accident overthrows Ernst and Cecilia's well-ordered life. Chance rules in Ernst's rational world while Cecilia is searching for a deeper meaning in what has happened. As they drift further and further apart a mysterious stranger with ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: family problems, couple relations, parents and children, mysterious character, couples, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, family in crisis, down on your luck, fire, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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56%
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Mourning (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A violent quarrel breaks out between a couple at midnight. Being at a relative's house in the north of Iran, they depart for Tehran in the middle of the night, but they do not bring along their son. Something terrible happens on their way...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: couples, family relations, death in the family, on the road, couple relations, misfit, mute or deaf, family problems, protecting from truth, nephew, brawl, sign language ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
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55%
Eat Sleep Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young Eastern European immigrant working in Sweden is faced with a painful choice when she's laid off from her factory in the name of "efficiencies."
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: working class, immigrants, unemployment, realism, society, workplace, unfulfillment, parents and children, fired from the job, family relations, misfit, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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55%
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Truly Human (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: P. is a little girl's imaginary friend who lives inside the wall of her room. But one day he magically materialises and so must learn to live in the world like everyone else - a world where he is met with suspicion and hate but also with wonder ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy, offbeat
Plot: social relations, family relations, teaching the ways of the world, figment, death in the family, dogma, naked in public, taking a shower, female in shower, nipple, two in a shower, topless woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, denmark
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52%
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Hanezu (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on a Japanese novel written by Masako Bando, the story revolves around Kayoko who lives with one man (Tetsuya) but is in love with another (Takumi).
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: social differences, village life, social relations, society, human nature, village, love, male female relationship, mountain, pregnancy, sculptor, pregnant woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, ancient history
Place: japan, asia
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52%
Falkenberg Farewell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's the last summer in Falkenberg for five childhood friends. David yearns to be a child again and Holger never wants to move away. Jesper constantly returns home without anybody really noticing that he’s been gone. Jörgen finances his ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: kids
Plot: coming of age, friendship, grownups, best friends, small town, youth, childhood friend, moving, saying goodbye, society, summer, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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50%
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Two (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Portugal
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Isabelle Huppert stars as a pair of twin sisters in Werner Schroeter's gorgeously composed and utterly berserk opus stuffed to overflowing with sailors, drag queens, suicides, cemeteries, doppelgängers, fickle foxes and operatic arias.
Style: psychological, realistic, non-linear, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: family relations, opera, twins, hopes, human nature, strong female presence, provence, cabaret, destiny, male nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, portugal, marseille
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50%
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Involuntary (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's almost summer in Sweden and minor indiscretions and misbehavior abound. Leffe likes to show off for his friends and play salacious pranks, especially when he's drinking. Meanwhile, a righteous grade-school teacher doesn't know ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: multiple storylines, prank, teenage life, unsupportive coworkers, workplace, mischievous children, male female relationship, teenager, photograph, bus driver, social relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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50%
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3 Backyards (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An executive, a housewife and a youngster spend a day in their Long Island suburban town during the course of one curious autumn day afternoon.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious, sincere ...
Plot: society, estrangement, suburbs, unfulfillment, human nature, couples, lifestyle, couple relations, dull life, multiple storylines, one day, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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49%
Exit: A personal history (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man travels to Holland for an assisted suicide. The young man was convinced that this was his only way of ending an existence that he considered to lack any dignity.
Style: experimental, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: human nature, family relations, dull life, unfulfillment, dealing with death, death wish, sexual content, siblings relations, urban, urban setting, disability, human rights
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, holland, amsterdam
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48%
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Pure (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Katarina is 20 years old. With a troubled past in a dreary suburb, her life seems to be already set in stone - until she discovers music. Everything changes when she hears a performance of Mozart’s 'Requiem' at the Gothenburg Concert ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, couples, lifestyle, love and romance, youth, solace, betrayal, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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48%
Caught in the Web (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of three women whose worlds collide - a social commentary about the 'sound bite' society we are becoming, where perception becomes reality and judgments based on limited facts quickly spread, without regard for the truth or the ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, biting ...
Plot: life turned upside down, society, intern, media, media satire, computers and web, human nature, lifestyle, workplace situations, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
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47%
Children of Sarajevo (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A microcosm of the fathomless suffering that remains more than 16 years since the siege of Sarajevo ended, writer-director Aida Begic’s follow-up to her 2008 Cannes Critics’ Week Grand Prize-winning debut Snow tells the story of two orphaned ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy
Plot: life is a bitch, orphan, youth, social decay, society, siblings relations, friendship, family relations, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bosnia
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47%
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Complicit (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An MI5 officer's attempts to foil a possible terrorist plot are undermined by bureaucracy and moral dilemmas. Will he make the world a safer place or be complicit in making a tense situation even worse?
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: terrorism, secret agents, danger, undercover, government agency, moral dilemma, crimes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, egypt
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47%
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Main Street (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: From the once thriving tobacco warehouses, to the current run-down and closed shops of Five Points, a diverse group of residents and their respective life changes when outsider Gus Leroy brings something new and potentially dangerous into their ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: estrangement, introspection, mysterious character, intrigue, social relations, small town, small town life, hopes, dishonesty
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Happy End (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: They are people who have important significance for each other, but are not honest with each other. They live in a shadow world of lies and half truths and just waiting for the truth to come forward so they can continue their lives in a new ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: dishonesty, family relations, parents and children, problem solving, band, group of strangers, connection, social problems, danger, female nudity, coitus, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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46%
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Watchtower (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Haunted by his dark past, a man takes a job as a fire warden in a remote tower in the wilderness, and is inexorably drawn towards a young woman with a terrible secret of her own. (TIFF)
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: haunted by the past, human nature, disorder, social misfits, in the woods, confined, misfit, introspection, isolation, loneliness, society, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Phantom Images (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A filmmaker continues shooting his film after his funding is pulled.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: gender, gays and lesbians, gay, dying, stage, filmmaker, male nudity, filmmaking, morphine, gay lead character, pubic hair, film within a film ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
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Arctic (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Simon and Jota are two young scoundrels who hit the street every day to eke out a living. Each one wants what he lacks. Simon cannot stand being surrounded by his large family all the time. Jota wants to stop leading a lonely life and will do his ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching, bleak ...
Plot: nothing to lose, adolescence vs adulthood, human nature, dull life, best friends, cause and meaning, pregnant teenager, young people, twentysomething life, friends, unfulfillment, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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46%
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The Fire (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple must hold on to $100,000 for 24 hours as they wait to buy a house. As the time ticks by, the true nature of their love unravels.
Style: touching, talky, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: family problems, couple relations, couples, breakup, human nature, sexual content, graphic violence, indoor, under the surface
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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46%