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My First Summer (2020)
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My First Summer (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 16-year-old Claudia has grown up in isolation from the outside world. Stranded on a remote property after her mother's death, she is shocked when Grace, a spirited local teen, appears in the garden like a mirage, a breath of fresh, sugary air. The pair find in each other the support, love and intimacy they need, and teach each other the restorative power of human connection. But their idyllic peace is a fragile one as the adult world closes in and threatens their secret summer love.
Style: psychological, sentimental, light, romantic, touching, unusual plot structure, melancholic
Plot: first love, lgbt, lgbt teen, mental illness, social isolation, countryside, traumatic experience, lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbianism, friendship, lesbian teen, teenage girl, teenage sexuality, love and romance, love, teenage love, coming out, gay love, youth, friends, romance, family relations, lovers, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, psychological, unusual plot structure and romantic films with plots about love and romance, youth, fall in love, romance, lgbt, love affair and gays and lesbians mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like My First Summer: First Girl I Loved (2016), Ava's Impossible Things (2016), Happy End?! (2014), A New York Christmas Wedding (2020), How to Disappear Completely (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
First Girl I Loved (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Anne just fell in love with Sasha, the most popular girl at her L.A. public high school. But when Anne tells her best friend, Clifton—who has always harbored a secret crush on her—he does his best to get in the way.
Style: disturbing, psychological, sentimental, captivating
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, teenage sexuality, lesbian teen, high school, first love, best friend, girl, teenager, lesbian interest, friendship, softball, sexual awakening ...
Time: contemporary
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Ava's Impossible Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When her mother makes a shocking request, sheltered Ava struggles with reality, escaping into a dream world where she summons up old friends and long forgotten desires.
Style: psychological, touching, romantic, melancholic, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, dream, love and romance, gays and lesbians, lesbianism, love, lesbian romance, lesbian interest, lesbian couple, lovers, lesbian love, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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73%
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Happy End?! (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lucca is in the middle of her A-level exams, heading for a career as a high-flying lawyer when she is mistakenly accused of criminal damage and sentenced to community service in a hospice. There she meets Valerie who is determined to carry out the ...
Style: romantic, tense, psychological, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: lesbian, woman, lgbt, female nudity, lesbian sex, father daughter relationship, love and romance, romance, escapades, lesbian love, love, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A New York Christmas Wedding (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: As her Christmas Eve wedding draws near, Jennifer is visited by an angel and shown what could have been if she hadn't denied her true feelings for her childhood best friend.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, unusual plot structure, contemplative ...
Plot: lgbt, christmas, wedding, lesbian relationship, holiday, family conflict, gay slur, lesbian interest, lesbian, christmas eve, catholic, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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How to Disappear Completely (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gerda meets Little Robber Girl in the Berlin subway. There’s only ten, twelve hours until they’ll part ways. The mutual interest turns into love affair and all that ends in the morning. But still there’s a sea of the city to float by night.
Style: touching, sexy, unusual plot structure, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: lesbian love, love, lesbian, female female relationship, lesbian sex, big city, female nudity, love and romance, lesbian interest, love affair, romance, lesbian couple ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany
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65%
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Ambrosia (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ambrosia is the story of an Iranian-Canadian couple, Ali and Leila, who dream of an exciting future in Vancouver: Ali owns a pizza shop and thinks of expanding and Leila is an up-and-coming clothing designer. However, their situations change ...
Style: unusual plot structure, romantic, melancholic, touching, sexy ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, seamstress, power relations, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, love, fall in love, lesbianism, love and romance, society, love story ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
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62%
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Nude Area (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Poland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Naomi, a fifteen year-old Dutch girl from South-Amsterdam, develops a crush on a beautiful Arabic girl of the same age living in the poor quarters of Amsterdam West. During one magical summer in Amsterdam, the two girls play an emotional chess game ...
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, unusual plot structure, sexy ...
Plot: love, female nudity, lesbian, teenage girl, lesbian interest, teenager, couple relations, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, love and romance, lesbian romance, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Broken Gardenias (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jenni, an orphaned semi-savant, and a street hustler named Sam, steal a car and head to Los Angeles to find Jenni's father whom she hasn't seen or heard from since she was six years old.
Style: humorous, touching, psychological, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: road trip, first love, lgbt, search for father, hustler, lesbian, women, homeless, lesbian romance, young lovers, gays and lesbians, lesbian interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Signature Move (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A secret new romance with Alma forces Zaynab to confront her complicated relationship with her recently widowed mother. In this coming-of-age Muslim melodrama, Zaynab copes by taking up Lucha-style wrestling.
Style: psychological, melancholic, touching, unusual plot structure, captivating ...
Plot: wrestling, lesbian, breakup, pakistani, mother daughter relationship, mexican, love and romance, love, lesbian interest, lesbian romance, society, lesbianism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Becks (2017)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a crushing breakup with her girlfriend, a Brooklyn musician moves back in with her Midwestern mother. As she navigates her hometown, playing for tip money in an old friend's bar, an unexpected relationship begins to take shape.
Style: touching, unusual plot structure, romantic, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian, family relations, female singer, singer, love and romance, gay love, young lovers, lesbian interest, couples, lgbt, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.7
 11K
Water Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set during a sultry summer in a French suburb, Marie is desperate to join the local pool's synchronized swimming team, but is her interest solely for the sake of sport or for a chance to get close to Floriane, the bad girl of the team? Sciamma, ...
Style: psychological, sexy, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, loss of virginity, teenage sexuality, masturbation, coming of age, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, unfulfilled love, youth, lesbian love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
And Breathe Normally (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Sweden, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the edge of Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula, two women’s lives will intersect – for a brief moment – while trapped in circumstances unforeseen. Between a struggling Icelandic mother and an asylum seeker from Guinea-Bissau, a delicate bond ...
Style: sexy, sincere, unusual plot structure, romantic, touching ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian interest, lgbtq, love and romance, fall in love, friendship, lesbianism, lesbian relationship, couple relations, romance, lesbian love, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Woman's Lake (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: What could be lovelier than Women's Lake - a magical summer setting near Berlin? Rosa, perhaps. She's the slightly melancholy guardian of the lake, spending her days in a boat, trapping fish and watching for poachers. Or her lover, the ...
Style: melancholic, romantic, psychological, sentimental, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian sex, lesbian couple, lesbian romance, female nudity, flirting, young lovers, gay love, fall in love, lesbian love, love and romance, lesbian interest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Sexual Tension: Violetas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, USA, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: What are the rules that determine how attraction and desire are set free? Glances, unexpected smiles, confiding in unknown women. Long cherished fantasies, intimate friendships and unexpected meetings. In Volume 2 of the Sexual Tension diptych, ...
Style: psychological, sexy, unusual plot structure, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian, teenage girl, lesbian sex, sexual tension, female nudity, sexual attraction, love and romance, lesbian couple, couples, friendship, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Tell It to the Bees (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Jean Markham returns to the town she left as a teenager to take over her late father's medical practice. When a school-yard scuffle lands Charlie in her surgery, she invites him to visit the hives in her garden and tell his secrets to the ...
Style: sad, psychological, touching, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian relationship, lesbian, lesbian sex, emotional abuse, intolerance, female doctor, secrets, love and romance, parent child relationship, society, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blue Is the Warmest Color (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Spain
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Adèle's life is changed when she meets Emma, a young woman with blue hair, who will allow her to discover desire, to assert herself as a woman and as an adult. In front of others, Adele grows, seeks herself, loses herself, finds herself.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, touching, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: lesbian, strong sexual content, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lovers, explicit sex, lgbt, coming of age, gender, sexuality, youth, lesbian couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 227
Cat Skin (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A shy and troubled photography student's life is illuminated when her voyeuristic nature behind the camera lens leads her to a beautiful and confident girl.
Style: lgbt cinema, psychological, light, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: lesbian couple, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lgbt, photographer, gay slur, lesbian, student, lesbianism, couple relations, love, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.2
 1K
To the Stars (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Under small-town scrutiny, a withdrawn farmer’s daughter forges an intimate friendship with a worldly but reckless new girl in 1960s Oklahoma.
Style: tragic ending, sexy, touching, psychological, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, closeted lesbian, female protagonist, lesbian interest, opposites attract, abusive father, lesbian attraction, female friendship, americana, love and romance, romance, lesbian romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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To Heaven (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Shy teenager Andrés lives in the Argentine city of La Plata and cycles between school, work and home listening to punk rock. One night he finds out that his idol, the lead singer of his favorite band, has committed suicide. His religious mother is ...
Style: psychological, romantic, sentimental, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, coming of age, punk band, gay youth, gay son, grandmother grandson relationship, church, gay couple, love and romance, gay love, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Schoolgirl Complex (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At an all female high school, a senior of the radio club becomes fascinated with the club's newest member. As graduation nears and the summer heat rises, so does the sexual tension between the girls.
Style: unusual plot structure, sexy, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: lesbian teen, lesbian, teenage girl, japanese girl, high school, japanese schoolgirl, japanese teenager, crush, japanese school, schoolgirl, lesbian interest, girls' school ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Love Is Not Perfect (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Elena is a beautiful, 35-year-old accomplished woman who has an unhealthy obsession with perfection. Elena's well-ordered life is thrown into chaos, however, when she meets Adriana, an 18-year-old seductive young woman who offers passion and ...
Style: sexy, light, contemplative, lgbt cinema, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: love, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian, bisexual girl, lesbian interest, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Tove (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Helsinki, 1945. The end of the war brings a new sense of artistic and social freedom for painter Tove Jansson. While focusing her artistic dreams on painting, the enchanting tales of the ‘Moomin’ creatures she told to scared children in bomb ...
Style: romantic, psychological, contemplative, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: lgbt, writers, lesbian, love and romance, romance, coming out, lesbian interest, family relations, couple relations, friendship, young lovers, lesbian love ...
Time: 20th century
Place: finland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 211
Westerland (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the midst of a freezing winter on the island of Sylt, Cem comes across Jesús, who is on the verge of committing suicide. The two young men become fast friends, with their friendship unexpectedly threatening to develop into something more. Cem ...
Style: sexy, unusual plot structure, melancholic, gay cinema, tense ...
Plot: gay, gay subtext, lgbt, gay interest, mental illness, male nudity, love and romance, gay couple, gay relationship, couple relations, romance, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Summer of Sangaile (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Lithuania, France, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Sangaile is fascinated by stunt planes. She meets a girl her age at the summer aeronautical show, nearby her parents' lakeside villa. Sangaile allows Auste to discover her most intimate secret and in the process finds in her ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: teenage love, self discovery, coming of age, youth, romance, love affair, lesbian relationship, countryside, follow your dream, fall in love, teenage girl, summer vacation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: lithuania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.0
 5K
Summerland (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A woman during the Second World War opens her heart to an evacuee after initially resolving to be rid of him.
Style: unusual plot structure, psychological, sincere, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbianism, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, lesbian couple, world war two, love, schoolboy, female writer, lesbian, lesbian interest, lgbtq ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 1920s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 428
Funny Story (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A tragic comedy about a well-intentioned father who inadvertently wreaks havoc on the life of his estranged daughter.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, unusual plot structure, humorous, touching ...
Plot: wedding, lgbt, lesbian, lesbian daughter, female nudity, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, father daughter relationship, bisexual woman, moral dilemma, love triangle, lesbian couple ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The First Time - Bedingungslose Liebe (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The film tells the story of two boys and how they deal with the discovery of love.
Style: romantic, touching, sexy, gay cinema, melancholic ...
Plot: male homosexuality, gay relationship, gay, gay teenager, teenage boy, coming out, homosexual, hugging, german, homosexuality, gay couple, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.9
 116
It Gets Better (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Saithan, a retired post-op transsexual, retreats to the beautiful mountains of northern Thailand and falls in love with a local mechanic. Saithan wonders if Fai will look into her heart rather than her male past. Tonmai has inherited a gay cabaret ...
Style: unusual plot structure, psychological, sexy, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: gay, transsexual, crush, gay crush, gay club, gay bar, father son relationship, gay teenager, gay son, nightclub, novice, newcomer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.8
 317
About Us (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 70 min.
Story: The Love Story between Matheus and Diego is portrayed in the film script Diego writes when he becomes a filmmaker.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, melancholic, romantic, sexy ...
Plot: gay relationship, lgbt, gay, male objectification, gay subtext, gay interest, male nudity, depression, love and romance, gay couple, love affair, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Truth About Jane (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane, a high school teenager, tries to deal with the discovery that she is a lesbian after developing an intense friendship with another girl who makes her discover her true sexuality, which is only the start of Jane's troubles when Jane's ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, coming out, fall in love, school, lesbian couple, high school life, lesbian sex, youth, teenage love, friendship, parents and children, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 90s, year 1993, year 1989
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%