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Little Forest (2018)
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Little Forest (2018)
Original name: 리틀 포레스트
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman leaves the city to return to her hometown in the countryside. Seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, she becomes self-sufficient in a bid to reconnect with nature.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: countryside, farming, cooking, friendship, young woman, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, food, childhood friend, pet dog, winter, love, romance, male female relationship, youth, society, spring, snow, summer, autumn, nature, gardening, female director, slice of life, cow ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, sincere and touching films with plots about friendship, youth, society, love, family relations, mother daughter relationship and female protagonist mostly in Drama and War genres. Some movies like Little Forest: Little Forest: Summer/Autumn (2014), Little Forest: Winter/Spring (2015), The Guardians (2017), Dirty God (2019), The Truth (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Little Forest: Summer/Autumn (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Abandoned by her mother, young Ichiko leaves her life in the city to live off the land in Komori, a small town nestled among the mountains in rural Japan. Despite the void left by her mother’s disappearance, Ichiko comes to enjoy her independence ...
Style: visually appealing, contemplative, psychological, thought provoking, melancholic
Plot: food, farming, countryside, nature, solitude, japanese culture, abandoned by mother, farmer, botany, mother issues, japanese food, mother daughter relationship ...
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Little Forest: Winter/Spring (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ichiko (Ai Hashimoto) lived in a big city, but goes back to her small hometown Komori, located on a mountain in the Tohoku region. She is self-sufficient. Ichiko gains energy living among nature and eating foods she makes from seasonal ingredients.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, sincere
Plot: japanese culture, food, japanese girl, nature, farming, solitude, abandoned by mother, hut, countryside, isolation, society, village life ...
Place: japan
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The Guardians (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.
Style: disturbing, touching, psychological, bleak, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, farm, mother daughter relationship, little girl, farming, world war one, life philosophy, love, family, friendship, disorder, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, year 1917, year 1919, year 1915, post world war one ...
Place: france
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Dirty God (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, UK, Belgium, Ireland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jade is a young mother in the prime of her life when an acid attack leaves her severely burned. While her face has been reconstructed, her beauty is lost beneath the scars. Descending a self-destructive path with relationships crumbling, Jade must ...
Style: touching, sentimental, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: single mother, friendship, female protagonist, court, trial, burnt face, plastic surgery, baby, infidelity, mother daughter relationship, catastrophe, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco
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The Truth (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan, Switzerland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Fabienne is a star; a star of French cinema. She reigns amongst men who love and admire her. When she publishes her memoirs, her daughter Lumir returns from New York to Paris with her husband and young child. The reunion between mother and daughter ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sincere
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, mother, family, female protagonist, redemption, family relations, couples, autobiography, family problems, adaptation, love, teenage girl ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
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In Between (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Israel
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film captures the daily duality of three young Palestinian women in Tel Aviv, caught between hometown tradition and big city abandon, and the price they must pay for a lifestyle that seems obvious to many: the freedom to work, party, fuck, and ...
Style: sincere, contemplative, psychological, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, friendship, female friendship, student, young woman, israeli, female protagonist, university, muslim, dating, drugs, single woman ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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Kids on the Slope (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two different students—a successful but aloof academic and a rebellious but kindhearted delinquent—form a friendship through their love of jazz music.
Style: emotional, light, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, jazz, school, love at first sight, childhood friends, childhood friend, love, music, teenager, society, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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Seventeen (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: To find his therapy dog, a 17-year-old escapes from juvie and embarks on a journey of reconnection with his brother and grandmother through Cantabria.
Style: sincere, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dog, teenager, rescue, youth, adventure, destiny, ambition, friendship, society, escapades, hopes, love ...
Time: contemporary
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Face 2 Face (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Over a series of video chats, a teenage outcast reaches out to his childhood friend, but finds that behind the veneer of popularity and a seemingly perfect life, she hides a disturbing secret.
Style: unusual plot structure, captivating, tense, touching, light ...
Plot: coming of age, bullying, childhood friend, lgbt, friendship, romance, love and romance, youth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couples, teenage life, love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Feed (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Olivia and Matthew Grey, 18-year-old twins born into a world of privilege and high expectations. There are almost no boundaries between them - even their dreams are connected.
Style: psychological, suspense, sincere, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anorexia, twins, hospitalization, eating disorder, family, youth, life is a bitch, adaptation, love, society, destiny, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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Beats (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy and a disgraced former music manager cross paths in Chicago’s South Side and help each other face demons of their pasts.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: mentor, hopes, escapades, rivalry, musician's life, artists and showbiz, ambition, hip hop, rags to riches, youth, music, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Mother Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 62 min.
Story: TIERRA MADRE is based on the true story of Aidee Gonzalez, a woman determined to raise her children with her female partner in the Mexican border town of Tecate. Aidee works hard as an exotic dancer providing for her family. One day her girlfriend ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, suspense, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Saver (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When teenaged Fern is orphaned in the middle of a harsh Montreal winter, she is determined to avoid her mother’s tragic fate, and take care of herself. With Youth Protection nipping at her heels, she lies about her name and age, to get a job as a ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, contemplative, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage girl, cleaning lady, teenage protagonist, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, life is a bitch, orphan, youth, new life, society, money, millionaire ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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Toe to Toe (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Out on the lacrosse pitch, wealthy but troubled Jesse and poor but driven Tosha form an easy and deep bond, but their relationship is threatened once they enter the hallways of an elite prep school they attend in Washington, D.C. There, they must ...
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 85 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
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18%
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
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