Movies like Little Forest

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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, young woman, female protagonist, friendship, childhood friend, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, food, winter, love, romance, male female relationship, youth, society, spring, snow, summer, autumn, female director, cow, rainstorm, chicken, snail ...
Time: contemporary

Most similar movies to Little Forest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, psychological and realistic films with plots about friendship, society, youth, love, family relations, life is a bitch and female director mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like Little Forest: Little Forest: Summer/Autumn (2014), Little Forest: Winter/Spring (2015), Dirty God (2019), The Guardians (2017), Seventeen (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 ...
Plot: japanese culture, farming, countryside, japanese girl, nature, food, botany, solitude, snow, mother issues, japanese food, abandoned by mother ...
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100%
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, solitude, hut, abandoned by mother, countryside, farming, isolation, society, snow ...
Place: japan
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100%
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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, captivating, disturbing, psychological, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: single mother, friendship, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, baby, infidelity, plastic surgery, trial, burnt face, life is a bitch, catastrophe, adaptation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco
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22%
The Guardians (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Switzerland, France, Belgium
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Women are left behind to work a family farm during the Great War.
Style: disturbing, suspense, touching, psychological, bleak
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: farm, countryside, mother daughter relationship, little girl, farming, world war one, life philosophy, love, family, disorder, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 1910s, post world war one
Place: france
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22%
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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, captivating, disturbing
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: dog, society, ambition, adventure, escapades, destiny, hopes, rescue, teenager, friendship, youth, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, captivating, realistic, light
Plot: friendship, jazz, school, childhood friends, love at first sight, childhood friend, love, music, teenager, society, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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: sincere, disturbing, psychological, touching, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: anorexia, twins, hospitalization, eating disorder, youth, adaptation, love, family, life is a bitch, destiny, society, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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, sincere, disturbing, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: mentor, rivalry, musician's life, hopes, escapades, ambition, artists and showbiz, hip hop, youth, music, rags to riches, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, teenage life, self discovery, coming of age, youth, racism, social differences, lacrosse, family relations, interracial relations, power relations, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.4
 575
High Society (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of the journey of married couple up the social latter. The husband is professor at Seoul National University who is running for the National Assembly, and his wife is a painter.
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, captivating
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: society, family relations, love and romance, youth, relationships, rivalry, friendship, money, contests and competitions, escapades, family life, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Young Ahmed (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A Belgian teenager hatches a plot to kill his teacher after embracing an extremist interpretation of the Quran.
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: fanatic, escape, islam, psychologist, muslim, arab, friendship, disorder, love, youth, society, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
In Between Days (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, South Korea, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Korean immigrant falls in love with her best friend while navigating her way through the challenges of living in a new country.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: coming of age, immigrants, friendship, teenage life, unfulfillment, youth, society, unfulfilled love, love, couples, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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Days (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Kang lives alone in a big house, Non in a small apartment in town. They meet, and then part, their days flowing on as before.
Style: psychological, complex, disturbing, sincere
Plot: gay sex, gay, society, gay relationship, youth, class differences, disorder, hopes, money, social satire, unemployment, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: taiwan
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.3
 967
Deep Water (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A modern day look at family through the eyes of three women as they work to balance work and life pressures.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, businesswoman, adaptation, destiny, society, female protagonist, friendship, rivalry, lifestyle, fight, romance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
75 Degrees in July (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sibling rivalry and other conflicts are revealed as one daughter, now a successful modern artist living in New York, returns to visit her Texas family.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, captivating, psychological
Plot: family relations, male female relationship, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, sibling rivalry, homecoming, manipulation, dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, rancher, husband wife relationship, family reunited ...
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Tales (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Award-winning Iranian filmmaker Rakshan Banietemad ends her eight-year hiatus from feature filmmaking with this ingenious, mosaic-like narrative, which knits together the stories of seven characters to create a microcosm of Iranian working-class ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: society, love, everyday life, family relations, multiple storylines, couples, friendship, down on your luck, life is a bitch, social misfits, female director, iranian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Daughter of Mine (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A daughter torn between two mothers, one who raised her with love and her biological mother, who instinctively claims her back.
Style: touching, psychological, sentimental, sincere, captivating
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Peppermint Candy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In the spring of 1999, a group of old friends gather to celebrate their 20 year reunion. Among the group is Yeong-ho, a cold, unhappy man, whose demeanor puts a damper on the festivities. The seriousness of Yeong-ho"s depression becomes ...
Style: serious, psychological, bleak, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: reunion, suicide, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, destiny, politics, regret, interrogation, martial law, loneliness, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, year 1998, year 1980, year 1984 ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
The Beach House (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cara Rudland thought she’d left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind, but returns to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers after losing her job in Chicago. There, she reconnects with her mother Lovie, who has been caring for ...
Style: touching, sincere, disturbing, thought provoking
Audience: chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, life philosophy, family reunited, transformation, parents and children, family relations, turtle, brother sister relationship, fall in love, sibling relationship, estrangement, small town ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Dawn of the Felines (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of three prostitutes in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo and the clients who solicit them.
Style: suspense, psychological, sincere, tense, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: prostitution, friendship, loneliness, prostitute, female nudity, sex scene, social satire, friend, sexy woman, money, life is a bitch, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, touching ...
Plot: redemption, youth, power relations, juvenile delinquency, reach out, human spirit, society, hopes, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Hadewijch (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A troubled young woman is thrown out of a convent and forms a relationship with a radical Muslim.
Style: touching, thought provoking, sentimental, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: convent, self discovery, religions or cults, human nature, friendship, hopes, youth, clergy, society, religious faith, praying, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, middle east, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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To Save a Life (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jake Taylor has everything. He has a beautiful girl, he's the champion in basketball and beer pong, and everyone loves him. Then, an old childhood friend, whom Jake used to be friends with, commits suicide. Jake begins to think. He wonders what ...
Style: sincere, captivating, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, social differences, self discovery, bittersweet, misfit, youth, religious, teenage life, innocence lost, high school life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Forbidden Fruit (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two 18-year old girls from a christian fundamentalist community flee to a city for a summer job.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, captivating, realistic
Plot: best friends, teenage life, youth, lifestyle, culture clash, fish out of water, friendship, friendship between girls, coming of age, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, finland, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.9
 66
Cherry. (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When Brian Cherry, a sweet, sensitive young Los Angeleno, falls for the beautiful, electric, and damaged Jules, she turns his ideas about women and sex upside-down. Slowly, he is drawn into a twisted love-triangle that includes Jules and his best ...
Style: realistic, sexy, captivating, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, fall in love, couples, best friends, love, friendship, revenge, youth, escapades, love and romance, generation y ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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Miss Sweden (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Moa is in her early 20s, works at a factory and lives by herself in a cottage in the forest. She is a vegan and follows her friends and demonstrations, mostly to fit in. But at home, by herself, she listens to pop music and use make-up.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: demonstration, feminist, vegetarian, small town, teenage life, family relations, youth, friendship, mother daughter relationship, aging, adoption, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.9
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Oasis (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Oasis is a love story of two young people abandoned by families. A young man released from prison visits the widow of the man he killed drunk-driving. There he meets her daughter, wheelchair bound with cerebral palsy. Will these two lost people find ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love affair, unlikely couple, starting over, opposites attract, friendship, haunted by the past, disability, love and romance, society, life is a bitch, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
After the Wedding (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Seeking funds for her orphanage in India, Isabelle travels to New York to meet Theresa, a wealthy benefactor. An invitation to attend a wedding ignites a series of events in which the past collides with the present while mysteries unravel.
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating
Audience: chick flick
Plot: wedding, society, donation, businesswoman, couples, unfulfillment, love triangle, couple relations, past, orphanage, family secret, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.1
 615
Back to Stay (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Switzerland, Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Marina, Sofia and Violeta deal differently with the death of their grandmother.
Style: sincere, contemplative, captivating, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, family relations, youth, estrangement, sister sister relationship, everyday life, friendship, society, siblings relations, family life, death in the family, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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