Movies like I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere

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I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere (2019)
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I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere (2019)
Original name: Je voudrais que quelqu'un m'attende quelque part
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the beautiful family home, at the end of the summer, Monique celebrates her 70th birthday, surrounded by her 4 children, all of whom have come for the occasion. There is Jean-Pierre, the elder, who took on the role of head of the family after the death of his father; Juliette, pregnant with her first child at 40 and who still dreams of becoming a writer; Margaux, the family’s radical artist, and Mathieu, 30, anxious to seduce pretty Sarah. Later, one day, one of them will make a life-changing decision ...
Plot: christmas, dancing, teacher, cancer, death, suicide, family relations, hospital, birthday, masturbation, theater, doctor, pregnant woman, artist, leukemia, letter, family gatherings, rainstorm, male masturbation, death of brother, champagne, publisher, classroom, taking a photograph, telephone call ...

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Most similar movies to I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about family relations, death, kiss, love and romance, hospital, doctor and cigarette smoking mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere: Doctor Francoise Gailland (1976), Mad Love (2015), The Origin of Violence (2016), The Family (1987), Boomerang (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Doctor Francoise Gailland (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Françoise Gailland has a hectic schedule, which causes her to have little time to spend with her family, which consists of her husband Gérard, her pregnant teenager daughter Élisabeth, and her sullen son Julien. However, she does manage to ...
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, pregnant teenager, doctor, dysfunctional family, fear of death, cancer, extramarital affair, hospital visit, doctors, family relations, family reunited, pregnant daughter ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france
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Mad Love (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 1959. Guilty of a double-murder, a man is beheaded. At the bottom of the basket that just welcomed it, the head of the dead man tells his story: everything was going so well! Admired priest, great lover - his earthly paradise seemed to have no end. ...
Style: psychological, touching, rough, suspenseful, unusual plot structure
Plot: unwanted pregnancy, murder, priest, death, little girl, fall in love, pregnant teenager, rape, female nudity, flashback, female full frontal nudity, pubic hair ...
Time: 50s, year 1959, 1950s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Origin of Violence (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A French teacher makes a startling discovery while on a trip to Buchenwald.
Style: psychological, disturbing, romantic, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: teacher, secret, family secret, fight, nazi, father son relationship, fear, police, concentration camp, accusation, family relations, restaurant ...
Place: germany, france
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84%
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The Family (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Family," an album with a velvet cover, is meant to touch the extended family of man. Formal portraits, bookends in this 80-year saga, enclose the central story, which opens with the baptism of Carlo, a baby in his grandfather's ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, sentimental, family saga
Plot: family relations, family life, family in crisis, parents and children, human nature, fall in love, family gatherings, reunion, eccentric family, midlife crisis, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Small Country: An African Childhood (2020)
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 ...
Plot: swinger, tv news, dancing, listening to a radio, car on fire, child smoking, classroom, grave, teacher, blind man, swimming pool, birthday cake ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 1990s, year 1994, year 1993
Place: africa
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83%
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Boomerang (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Antoine Rey looks for a special gift for his sister Melanie on her 40th birthday. He decides to surprise her with a trip to the French Island of Noirmoutier, where they spent many summers as children until their mother's death. On the drive ...
Style: psychological, realistic, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, childhood memory, childhood flashback, family relations, christmas present, family secret, past, secret, father daughter relationship, confronting the past, car accident ...
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83%
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Malady of Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Two physicians, one old and one young, fall in love with the same woman, Juliette, a quixotic hairdresser. First, she is with Raoul, the older one; then passion for Clément, the younger doctor, takes over. Raoul fights back, playing on ...
Plot: doctor, sickness, cancer, hairdresser, illness, pubic hair, male nudity
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69%
Grande école (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paul and Agnes have been going out for quite a while and Agnes is shocked to learn that he'd rather live with two roommates on campus than move in with her. As soon as he meets one of his roommates, Louis-Anault, Paul's behavior changes - ...
Style: sincere, serious, psychological, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: coming out, lifestyle, love triangle, teenage life, college life, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, youth, friendship, social differences, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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There Lived a Doctor (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young doctor Nikolai Alexandrovich Zaostrovtsev, a fourth generation medical professional, found himself in the Gladuny village directly after the Institute. Neither he himself, nor his father, a town surgeon, expected that he would linger long ...
Plot: doctor, hospital, patient, teacher, village, winter, husband, wife
Place: ussr, soviet union
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64%
Hunting and Gathering (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Camille falls ill, she is forced to live with Philibert and Franck.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, sincere, light, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: roommate, opposites attract, fall in love, cooking, cook, friendship, chef, french, cleaning lady, lifestyle, inheritance, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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60%
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Sweet Dreams (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Turin, 1969. Nine-year-old Massimo’s idyllic childhood is shattered by the mysterious death of his mother. The young boy refuses to accept this brutal loss, even if the priest says she is now in Heaven. Years later in the 90s, adult Massimo has ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, suspense, touching ...
Plot: mother love, mourning, father son relationship, loss of mother, death of mother, motherhood, boy, cigarette smoking, church, professor, suicide, suicide of mother ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1990s, 90s
Place: turin italy, sarajevo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, writer's life, estate, rise to the top, ambition, social differences, couple relations, unfulfillment, love, siblings relations, love triangle ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Lacombe, Lucien (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1944 Lucien Lacombe, a young peasant in the Lot region is refused permission to join the French Resistance. Instead, the opposing "French Gestapo" obtain from him information about an underground leader and recruit him into their ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: occupation, small town, world war two, nazi occupation, interracial relations, children in wartime, wartime life, bittersweet, deportation, couples, treason, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: europe, france, germany, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The L-Shaped Room (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Leslie Caron plays a young, pregnant, unmarried Frenchwoman who takes a room in a seedy boarding house in London. She soon makes friends with Toby, a struggling writer who lives downstairs, and eventually gets to accept her room and the strange ...
Plot: boarding house, landlady, cafe, wine, lesbian, park, cuddling, cradle, pregnant, baby girl, christmas party, christmas ...
Place: london, england
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Ladies (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Lucie is in remission and her illness is almost a distant memory. Her family pushes her to live life to the fullest, and in doing so Lucie meets the charming and arrogant Clovis, who is immediately beguiled by her wit and humor. It is Dalila, ...
Plot: telephone conversation, bus stop, retirement home, striptease, bare breasts, bathroom, menstruation, mother daughter relationship, motorcycle helmet, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital ...
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Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, terminal illness, tragic hero, family life, parents and children, youth, life is a bitch, family problems, pregnancy, coming out, hiv ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, brittany
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The Maids of Wilko (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Set in the late '20s. A thirtyish young man, who heads a small factory, faints at the funeral of a close friend. He decides to go home to his aunt and uncle for a while, but gets involved with a family of five women who had been in love with ...
Style: gloomy, atmospheric, sentimental, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family relations, uncle nephew relationship, hopes, passion, immortality, birthday, death, friendship, jealousy, childhood friend, farm, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: europe, poland, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, sincere, clever ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, moral dilemma, opera singer, siblings relations, love and romance, gay sex, sexual promiscuity, gender, family relations, childbirth ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1985
Place: paris france, france, europe, marseille, australia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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My Favorite Season (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Old woman Berthe leaves her house to live in her daugter Emilie's one. Emilie and her brother Antoine have fallen out three years ago and have not seen each other since, but Emilie invites him for Christmas. Memories will come up, and will be ...
Style: psychological, contemplative, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: family relations, memory, christmas, brother sister incest, estrangement, life is a bitch, hopes, siblings relations, introspection, family gatherings, parents and children, family life ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Last Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At Christmas time, 19 year old Simon returns home to visit his dysfunctional family with Louise, a fearless girl he met during his train ride. While Simon struggles to cope with the growing distance between him and his parents, he starts to examine ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, youth, teenage life, lovers reunited, couples, family relations, love and romance, gender, social misfits, jealousy, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Christmas Town (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Lauren Gabriel leaves everything behind in Boston to embark on a new chapter in her life and career. But an unforeseen detour to the charming town of Grandon Falls has her discover unexpected new chapters - of the heart and of family - helping her ...
Style: light, feel good, entertaining, sincere, humorous ...
Plot: christmas, romance, love, couples, couple relations, family relations, hopes, fall in love, friendship, life philosophy, family, small town ...
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, sentimental, talky
Plot: love triangle, platonic, family relations, couple relations, fall in love, destructive relationship, siblings relations, romance, love and romance, couples, woman, frenchman abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, pre world war one, 1900s, turn of the century
Place: paris france, france, europe, wales, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to ...
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, psycho sexual, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, love triangle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, older man younger woman, erotica, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, passionate interest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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One More Kiss (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah Hopson realizes her successful high-rise New York lifestyle is devoid of meaning, she packs her bags and heads for her home town in the Scottish Borders to look for Sam, her childhood sweetheart and the only man she ever loved. Sam Murray ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, love triangle, family problems, last wish, family relations, tragic love, lovers reunited, introspection, couple relations, road not taken, midlife crisis, small town ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, new york, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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One-Two-Three Now! (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Jeppe falls deeply in love with the mysterious and beautiful girl, Cecilie, from school. But their time is limited as Cecilie is diagnosed with cancer and Jeppe has to balance school, social life and the dream of becoming a professional basket ball ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, sentimental
Plot: teenage love, death, cancer, drawing, high school, sex scene, party, ambulance, cinema, hospital, car, proposal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
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Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Plot: crossdressing, cancer, love, death, gender, bisexual, husband wife relationship, gender identity, husband and wife, cross dressing, brain tumor, rooftop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Geethanjali (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Geethanjali and Prakash, two terminally ill people with six months of life left, fall in love. A young man diagnosed with a terminal illness wishes to spend the few remaining days of his life in solitude away from his family. He comes to a hill ...
Plot: practical joke, prank, kiss, railway station, leukemia, cancer, graduation, forest, death, train, cemetery, fog ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
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To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, infidelity, looking for sex, couples, family problems, society, downfall, love and romance, youth, juvenile delinquency, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died. Marc is deeply troubled: he tries to stiff drug dealers and then plots revenge. Christophe is released from jail, ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, gay, working class, drug dealing, going straight, youth, family problems, redemption, teenage life, vengeance, transsexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
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Swastika (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kleptomaniac Sonoko and young, beautiful Mitsuko begin an unusual love affair which develops fast into a kinky sexual love triangle when Sonoko’s husband gets involved.
Plot: lesbian, masturbation, flashback, sex, threesome, kleptomaniac, female nudity, female masturbation, love triangle, suicide, sexual perversion, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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