Movies like Small Country: An African Childhood

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Small Country: An African Childhood (2020)
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Small Country: An African Childhood (2020)
Original name: Petit Pays
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Gabriel, aged 10, lives in a comfortable ex-pat neighborhood in Burundi, his ‘small country’. Gabriel is a normal kid, happy, carefree and having adventures with his friends and little sister. Then in 1993, tensions in neighboring Rwanda spill over, threatening his family and his innocence.
Plot: swinger, dog, dancing, teacher, wedding, family relations, swing, children, birthday, beach, genocide, cemetery, bird, bicycle, election, swimming pool, jumping into water, brother sister relationship, cigarette smoking, school teacher, camera, grave, birthday present, video camera, classroom ...
Time: 90s, year 1994, year 1993, year 1992, 1990s
Place: africa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, realistic, serious and melancholic films with plots about family relations, female nudity, mother daughter relationship, beach, dancing, singing and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Small Country: An African Childhood: Soleil battant (2017), In the Name of the Land (2019), To Paint or Make Love (2005), Angel Face (2018), Blackout (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Soleil battant (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Gabriel and Iris head back to their family holiday home in Portugal with their daughters Emma and Zoé, a couple of adorable six-year-old twins, for a vacation. In the heart of the sun-drenched countryside, as the little ones swim and laugh, the ...
Plot: secret, vacation, identical twins, female director, car accident, teddy bear, twin sisters, sister sister relationship, death, female nudity, grave, dancing ...
Place: portugal
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In the Name of the Land (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Pierre is 25 when he returns from Wyoming to find Claire his fiancée and take over the family farm. Twenty years later, the farm expanded, so did the family. It's the time of happy days, at least at the beginning. The debts accumulate and ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, melancholic, light
Plot: husband wife relationship, peasant, medicine, farm, farming, father son relationship, countryside, family relations, love, deadly, friendship, autobiography ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1996, year 1979
Place: france
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To Paint or Make Love (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An affluent, middle-aged couple's uneventful lives are forever changed when they move into an isolated house in the country and befriend an odd, younger couple.
Style: humorous, sincere, twists and turns, offbeat, touching ...
Plot: swinger, mate swapping, swingers, swinger couple, wife swapping, husband wife relationship, midlife crisis, couple relations, sexual relations, self discovery, life turned upside down, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Angel Face (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A single mother abandons her 8-year-old daughter after meeting someone in a nightclub.
Plot: single mother, mother daughter relationship, seaside, sea, female director, nightclub, dancing, beach, female protagonist, school, jumping from height, scar ...
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Blackout (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paris, April 1994. Young freelance journalist Antoine Rives is making a report on Westerners who have been repatriated from Rwanda, fleeing the massacres. He meets Clément, a student of Hutu origin whose Tutsi fiancée Alice hasn’t been able to ...
Style: factual
Plot: civil war, news reporter, handheld camera, machete, traumatic experience, gunshot, genocide, tv news, radio broadcast, self mutilation, manslaughter, looking at the camera ...
Time: year 1994, 1990s, 90s
Place: rwanda
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The Hussy (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty-year old misfit François earns his living by gathering boxes and bottles to resell to local shopkeepers. He lives with his grossly insensitive mother and stepfather. Mado is a gawky 11-year old, who is neglected by her family because of the ...
Plot: child abduction, dysfunctional family, adult child friendship, 20 year old, shaving, abduction, abusive mother, clock, crying girl, lie, bracelet, forest ...
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63%
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I Am a Soldier (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A social drama about a woman who is obligated to return to her parents’ home and agrees to work for her uncle in a doghouse.
Plot: song, undressing, punched in the face, birthday present, construction site, dead dog, job interview, hospital, dog bite, dinner, dog attack, card playing ...
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The Evening Dress (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Like many of her classmates, 12 year old tomboy Juliette has a crush on Mrs. Solenska, a teacher distinguished by stylish attire and an uninhibited, provocative classroom demeanor. Juliette's fascination turns into all-consuming obsession, ...
Plot: teacher student relationship, lesbian interest, gay love, teenage love, teenage girl, tomboy, school, school teacher, suicide attempt, teacher, obsession, forbidden love ...
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Incident Light (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Uruguay
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this poignant period drama set in 1960s Argentina, a young woman, struggling to raise her twin daughters alone after the tragic death of her husband, accepts the courtship of a charming but mysterious older suitor.
Plot: singing, dancing, loss of brother, loss of husband, death of husband, swinger, jazz, mother daughter relationship, love, guitar, widow, guitar playing ...
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Journey to a Mother's Room (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The movie about a daughter, who leaves home for the first time. Her mother, left behind, doesn't know how to fill the empty place.
Plot: new year's eve, telephone conversation, text messaging, accordion, fire, au pair, sms, coming of age, family relations, birthday, texting, new year ...
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Frente al mar (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of people, both men and women, get together to exchange their points of view, practical and theoretical, about sexual life and the relations between couples.
Style: erotic
Plot: wife swapping, swinger, female full frontal nudity, large breasts, vagina, male nudity, beach, sex scene, female nudity, coitus, male full rear nudity, simulated blow job ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 549
Mondo (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mondo is a homeless young boy, with a big smile, who wanders around Nice looking for food and a place to sleep.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Plot: orphan, social misfits, society, youth, adoption, friendship, village life, village, family relations, beach, friends, postman ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: french riviera, france, italy, nice france
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Mediterranea (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, USA, Germany, Qatar
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ayiva recently left his home in Burkina Faso in search of a way to provide for his sister and his daughter. He takes advantage of his position in an illegal smuggling operation to get himself and his best friend Abas off of the continent. Ayiva ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, melancholic, rough ...
Plot: smuggling, illegal immigration, interracial relations, drunkenness, mother daughter relationship, promise, friendship, father daughter relationship, storytelling, job seeking, family relations, jail ...
Place: italy, algeria, libya, mediterranean sea, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Pleasure Party (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Phillipe and Esther live an apparently idyllic life with their daughter, Elise. In an attempt to preserve this bliss, Phillipe decides that he and Esther should each have affairs, being sure to tell each other openly about them. The plan backfires ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: swinger couple, sexual relations, family problems, family life, swingers, swinger, husband wife relationship, dishonesty, couples, crumbling marriage, breakup, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
My Life in Pink (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ludovic is a small boy who cross-dresses and generally acts like a girl, talks of marrying his neighbor's son and can not understand why everyone is so surprised about it. His actions lead to problems for him and his family.
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cross dressing, family relations, gender, coming of age, gender identity, transsexual, suburbs, gender bending, lgbt child, gay, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: belgium, france, europe, paris france
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Olivier, Olivier (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story. The story is set on the sweeping French countryside where Serge Duval (François Cluzet), a veterinarian, lives with his wife, Elisabeth (Brigitte Roüan) and their two young children. One day, their young son Olivier ...
Style: sexual, disturbing, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: family relations, male prostitution, incest, missing child, strong sexual content, family problems, profanity, missing person, family life, siblings relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa, france, europe, paris france
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Touch and Go (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fun fair, on a wasteland, on the outskirts of a small provincial town in the south of France.
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Place: south of france
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Country: Spain, Portugal
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Story: Carol, a 12 year old Spanish-American girl from New York, travels with her mother to Spain in the spring of 1938, at the height of the Civil War. Separated from her beloved father, Carol arrives in her mother's home village and transforms the ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Plot: friendship, forbidden love, family relations, village, spanish civil war, wartime life, youth, parents and children, human nature, culture clash, single parent, orphan ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Ice Storm (1997)
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Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: bleak, sexual, sexy, emotional, realistic ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
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Country: Palestine, France, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, United Arab Emirates
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Country: France, Belgium
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Normandy, 1819. Jeanne is a young woman full of childish dreams and innocence when she returns home after finishing her schooling in a convent. She marries a local Viscount, Julien de Lamare, who soon reveals himself to be a miserly and unfaithful ...
Plot: sex scene, grave, french maid, dog, infidelity, adultery, baby, beach, doctor, couples, letter writing, rainstorm ...
Time: 19th century
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39%
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My Happy Family (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Georgia, Germany, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Tbilisi, Georgia, 2016: In a patriarchal society, an ordinary Georgian family lives with three generations under one roof. All are shocked when 52-year-old Manana decides to move out from her parents’ home and live alone. Without her family and ...
Plot: staircase, woman crying, refrigerator, marketplace, family relations, rainstorm, birthday, female protagonist, classroom, teenage girl, birthday party, singing ...
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38%
The World of Ludovic (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ludovic, a young boy neglected by his artsy parents, falls in love with Sophie, the daughter of a piano teacher. They meet in secret places in the city. Not long after Sophie's father finds them naked together in her room, Ludovic is sent away ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Children of Love (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shows us a weekend in the life of a family torn by disputes and disappointments.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, custody, starting over, dysfunctional family, family life, couples, family problems, youth, single parent, love and romance, child custody, children ...
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Place: brussels, belgium, europe, brussels belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
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So Long, My Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 185 min.
Story: The changes in Chinese society from the 1950s to the '80s, as experienced by two families.
Style: non-linear
Plot: infidelity, birth control, suicide attempt, airport, snow, propaganda, husband wife relationship, boat, singing, adopted son, food, taxi ...
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Place: china
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Wild Reeds (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, male homosexuality, love triangle, friendship, coming out, politics, boarding school, gay teenager, gay interest, gays and lesbians, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, algeria, europe, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
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Love Birds (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet eachother in a hotel suite for a day full of fantasy, they are celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary and this is their routine celebration. But this year is different. Through this day secrets, lies, will coming out while ...
Plot: swinger couple, wife swapping, swinger, shaved labia, swingers, sexual fantasy, menage a trois, sexuality, cheating wife, adultery, sex scene, wedding anniversary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 1K
Eternity (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story of the women and relationships that define a family across a century.
Style: family saga, touching, sincere, melancholic, sentimental
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Time: 19th century, 20th century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%