Movies like DNA 2020

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DNA (2020)
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DNA (2020)
Original name: ADN
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 90 min.
Story: DNA revolves around a woman with close ties to a beloved Algerian grandfather who protected her from a toxic home life as a child. When he dies, it triggers a deep identity crisis as tensions between her extended family members escalate revealing new depths of resentment and bitterness.
Style: semi autobiographical
Plot: snake, death, family relations, train, hospital, book, alzheimer's disease, grandfather, tea, nightmare, funeral, grief, existential crisis, retirement home, family conflict, passport, family crisis, male female friendship, grandfather grandson relationship, algerian, cremation, coffin, dna testing, estranged father, death of grandfather ...
Time: 2010s
Place: algeria, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, psychological, realistic and captivating films with plots about family relations, death, funeral, hospital, father son relationship, doctor and friendship mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like DNA: Crossed Tracks (2007), A Family Upside Down (1978), The Wake (2017), Forgive Me (2006), Until The Birds Return (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Crossed Tracks (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
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Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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A Family Upside Down (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.
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The Wake (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Over there, in his village at the foot of the mountains, he’s dead. His face radiant and his body at peace, he lies on the bed. Then they can gather around him. Three days long they talk, drink, weep, fight and remember… And they smile, too.
Plot: telephone call, dead man, coffin, taking a photograph, bare breasts, death, bathtub, family relations, two in a bathtub
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Forgive Me (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Violette, an expectant wife, who opens a nasty barrel of worms by filming a documentary about her dysfunctional family, to be shown to her (as yet) unborn son.Through her ever-present lens, Violette begins to unearth one nasty family secret after ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: dysfunctional family, family relations, pregnancy, family problems, couples, uncover truth, parents and children, infidelity, adultery, disturbed childhood, father daughter relationship, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Until The Birds Return (2017)
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Duration: 113 min.
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Change My Life (2001)
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Duration: 101 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 105 min.
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