Movies like A Thief's Daughter

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A Thief's Daughter (2019)
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A Thief's Daughter (2019)
Original name: La hija de un ladrón
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sara has been alone all her life. She’s 22, has a baby, and wants to form a normal family with her young brother and the father of her child. Her own father, Manuel, decides to come back into their lives after years of absence and his release from prison. Sara knows he’s the main obstacle to her plans and she makes a difficult decision: to distance him from herself and her brother.
Plot: loneliness, car, kitchen, subway, family relations, trial, restaurant, single mother, city, baby, moving, cooking, bus, father daughter relationship, sadness, bar, ex convict, gift, isolation, bathroom, van, cleaner, banquet, lawsuit, father daughter conflict ...
Place: barcelona, catalonia, barcelona spain

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sincere films with plots about family relations, mother daughter relationship, crying, friendship, loneliness, bus and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Thief's Daughter: Sunday's Illness (2018), Fiction (2006), Alone (1999), The Absent (2014), Distances (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Sunday's Illness (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Annabel is a successful businesswoman with a wealthy husband. At a reception in her villa she meets a woman, a member of the catering staff who has been hired for the evening. This woman is none other than her own daughter Chiara, whom she had left ...
Style: touching, sincere, exciting, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: life philosophy, love, family relations, youth, parents and children, friendship, family, hopes, society, ambition, mother daughter relationship, mother daughter reunion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona
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Fiction (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Alex, a shy and introverted, is a film director trying to finish writing his latest script. Decided to leave a few days of his wife and children to go to the Pyrenees and find there the peace and inspiration. In the town where he is met Monica, a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: introspection, creative block, love affair, midlife crisis, infidelity, road not taken, solitude, countryside, family relations, human nature, denial, mountain village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona, catalonia
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Alone (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maria, whose parents live in the country, cannot stand her father's authoritarian ways and moves to the city. She finds a job as a cleaner and tries to survive in a wretched apartment in the shabby part of a big city. She is pregnant, and the ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, contemplative, feel good ...
Plot: pregnancy, hospital, parents and children, human nature, mother in law son in law relationship, love and romance, loneliness, society, dog, drinking, mother daughter relationship, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, andalusia, tokyo
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66%
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The Absent (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Spain, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An old man lives alone in a shabby cabin in a remote mountainous area of Mexico. His house is set to be demolished in order to facilitate the redevelopment of the area. He doesn't know how to protect his house. Time goes by and one day a young ...
Plot: cooking, sea, beach, male nudity, cow, very little dialogue
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Distances (2018)
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Duration: 99 min.
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Style: suspense, talky, psychological, disturbing
Plot: friendship, bad attitude, birthday party, discussion, conflict, reunion, time, alcohol, pub, pregnancy, subway, couples ...
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Style: captivating, serious, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: ambition, mind game, workplace intrigue, rivalry, contests and competitions, workplace situations, workplace, job seeking, office, uninhibited rivalry, career, manipulation ...
Time: contemporary
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48%
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Cafe Seoul (2009)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jun, a Japanese freelance reporter, discovers hidden gem of Korean traditional bakery "Moran-dang" by chance in the middle of the city of Seoul, while covering stories of the city. Moran-dang takes him back to his memory of childhood and ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nameless young character travels to the country, meeting some acquaintances and strangers, having banal conversations, and dedicating his existence to daily mundane activities.
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Style: thought provoking, realistic, suspense, biting, serious ...
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29%
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