Movies like Lost Embrace

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Lost Embrace (2004)
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Lost Embrace (2004)
Original name: El abrazo partido
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina, France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where his mother has a lingerie shop and his brother runs an importation business, trying to get his Polish passport and move to Europe. Ariel has never understood why his father left him when he was a baby to fight in the Yom Kippur War in 1973. When his father returns to Buenos Aires, Ariel discovers the reason why his father left his family
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, talky, clever, contemplative
Plot: family relations, love and romance, family life, haunted by the past, youth, friendship, friends, parents and children, hopes, father son relationship, babies and infants, polish, society, immigrants, jewish, running, swimming pool, embassy, ex girlfriend, passport, circumcision, grandmother grandson relationship, gallery, jewess, yiddish ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, latin america, poland, argentina, buenos aires argentina

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Most similar movies to Lost Embrace

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and touching films with plots about family relations, parents and children, friendship, youth, friends, hopes and society mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Lost Embrace: Family Law (2006), Empty Nest (2008), Bruno (2000), Copacabana (2010), Love & Slaps (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Family Law (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man in his thirties does not want to be like his father, but that seems to be unavoidable.
Style: semi serious, captivating, light, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, introspection, parents and children, family problems, hopes, youth, father son relationship, teacher, husband wife relationship, family, teenager, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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95%
 6.4
 844
Empty Nest (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Empty Nest tells the story of a couple who have to struggle to find themselves after their children grow up and move out. It starts out as a fairly simple story of a couple but becomes complicated by a series of events that may or may not be ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: aging, couples, couple relations, family life, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, elderly, leaving home, lifestyle, midlife crisis, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
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Bruno (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The story of a unique young boy genius, Bruno, whose expression of his own individuality leads his family and community along an emotional journey.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, friendship, youth, parents and children, family life, coming of age, family problems, prodigy, hopes, society, eccentric family, pursuit ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 2K
Copacabana (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Babou's daughter refuses to invite her mother to her wedding, prompting Babou to begin life anew.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, family problems, estrangement, hopes, society, optimism, mother daughter relationship, couples, friendship, misfit, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.8
 549
Love & Slaps (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy about generational conflict between two parents who do not want to grow old and a seventeen year old daughter who wants to become an adult. During a weekend with some friends in their country house in Tuscany, Marcello and Marina, relieved ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, talky ...
Plot: family relations, family life, couples, friendship, parents and children, friends, countryside, disorder, society, couple relations, unfulfillment, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tuscany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
All That Glitters (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, parents and children, social differences, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, ambition, lifestyle, best friends, society, mother daughter relationship, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Nora's Hair Salon II (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The hilarious cast of Nora's Hair Salon is back in this outrageous, bust-a-gut comedy! Featuring familiar faces and fresh new names, Nora's Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above will have you cutting up all over again! As co-owner of Nora's Hair ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Plot: workplace, society, family relations, friends, friendship, workplace situations, city life, estrangement, beauty salon, urban, barbershop, black cast
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bringing Up Bobby (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bringing Up Bobby is the story of a European con-artist and her son Bobby, who find themselves in Oklahoma in an effort to escape her past and build a better future. Olive and Bobby blithely charm their way from one adventure to another until ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: single parent, troubled past, family, starting over, family relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, hopes, mother, european, rich man, youth ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Intimate Stories (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: on the road, friends, self discovery, friendship, human nature, destiny, hopes, rise to the top, redemption, parents and children, small town life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Waiting for the Messiah (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, Italy, Argentina
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In 1999, Argentina's peso craters. Ariel, a young man from Buenos Aires' Jewish community, deals with his mother's fatal illness, finds a job as a night shift surveillance camera monitor, and wonders when he'll discover sex. ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: unemployment, opposites attract, social differences, forbidden love, family relations, life is a bitch, romance, society, love and romance, couples, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
My Father's Guests (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A human-rights activist takes in an illegal immigrant and her daughter, then shocks his family when they learn that he has married the sexy 28-year-old.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: dirty old man, couple relations, love and romance, breaking point, family relations, immigrants, society, golden years, elderly, misfit, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
You'll Be a Man (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Leo is 10 and wise beyond his years. A solitary dreamer who seeks refuge in books. When the carefree 20-year-old Theo steps into his life, it forces Leo out of his shell. Despite their age difference, the two becomes best friends, helping each other ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Plot: nanny, family relations, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, youth, friends, father son relationship, adult child friendship, teenager, mental illness, abused child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
I Hate My Best Friends' Kids (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A month of vacation with friends: difficult to bear the kids of his friends, especially when the methods of education differ and that some prove to be unbearable.
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, friendship, sex scene, motherhood, summer vacation, sex on floor, provence, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sous le figuier (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nathalie, Christophe and Joëlle are in the midst of an existential crisis. Brought together by Selma, 95 and seriously ill, they will spend a memorable summer on the banks of the Moselle. How ironic that the one whom they had intended to help to ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: terminal illness, countryside, friends, hopes, friendship, family relations, introspection, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, aging, dealing with death, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, brussels
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Papa Was Not a Rolling Stone (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The 1980s. Stéphanie grows up in La Courneuve, on the outskirts of Paris, in a home where her mother is rarely there and her step-father is brutal. She quickly decides to escape her morose everyday life. Thanks to her grandmother's love, ...
Style: sincere, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: follow your dream, dysfunctional family, family relations, youth, teenage life, friendship, parents and children, society, adolescence vs adulthood, family problems, hopes, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Father and Sons (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Léo, un vieux père de famille ancien représentant de commerce, est prêt à tout pour retrouver l'affection de ses trois fils, David, Max et Simon. Il va même jusqu'à invoquer une maladie et une intervention chirurgicale pour les ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, dysfunctional family, family problems, eccentric family, family life, family gatherings, unemployment, father son relationship, fake illness, bittersweet, family relations, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: quebec, canada, paris france, montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Latin Lover (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The five daughters of a famous actor, all from different mothers and different nationalities, get together on the 10th anniversary of his death for a celebration of his career.
Style: touching, tragicomedy, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, family life, ego clash, rivalry, family problems, estrangement, estate, strong female presence, siblings relations, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Baby's Daddy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A trio of young men are forced to grow up quick when their girlfriends all become pregnant around the same time.
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fatherhood, baby born, pregnancy, eccentric family, parents and children, friendship, family life, lifestyle, buddies, youth, love and romance, custody ...
Time: contemporary
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.3
 306
American Chai (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film deals with an Indian American student who wanted to pursue his love of music over the more 'typical' academic endeavors of Indian Americans (e.g., medicine, engineering, law, and business).
Style: touching, humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: college, lifestyle, follow your dream, culture clash, nothing goes right, friendship, teenage life, parents and children, youth, misfit, society, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.2
 485
Things to Do (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Office worker, Adam, quits work to return to his childhood home and settles into the comforts of his parent's backyard. A chance meeting with a friend from his past leads to them making a "Things to Do" list so they can fulfill some ...
Style: sexual, touching, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: office, urban, city life, store, emotionless, solitude, family relations, friends, babies and infants, hopes, youth, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Louder Than Bombs (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Set in a small Polish town, "Louder Than Bombs" tells the coming-of-age story of Marcin, a 21-year-old with a penchant for James Dean and The Smiths. After the death of his father, Marcin must contend with the funeral arrangements while ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, youth, love and romance, friends, friendship, romance, twentysomething life, parents and children, dealing with death, death, sex, provincial life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Nanny for Christmas (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ally (Emmanuelle Vaugier) is a smart young career woman who needs a new job. Samantha (Cynthia Gibb) is a busy Beverly Hills advertising executive/mom whose too-well-mannered kids need some fun in their lives. And Danny Donner (Dean Cain) is the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, nanny, christmas, comedy of errors, workplace, fall in love, lifestyle, parents and children, disorder, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Cult of Sincerity (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A New York hipster sets out on a a quest to create the most sincere T-shirt ever.
Style: semi serious, cynical, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: self discovery, friendship, society, friends, dull life, ambition, youth, lifestyle, hopes, unfulfillment, farce, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Nicostratos the Pelican (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his wife died a man refuses to go out and doesn't want to talk to his only son. Life has no meaning for him. One day his son finds a baby pelican and decides to leave the bird at home. Pelican helps the boy find his father again and ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: father son relationship, love and romance, island, teenage life, parents and children, family, hopes, social relations, human spirit, human animal relationship, pelican, friendship ...
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Thirty-Five Something (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three women in their late thirties, one with marital problems, one trying to be perfect, and a spinster, discuss their relationship to men.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: thirtysomething life, lifestyle, love affair, friendship, family life, couple relations, family problems, couples, love and romance, workplace, husband wife relationship, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Queen of Hearts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Eddie Luca is the youngest son in a family of Italian immigrants who has moved to London. Beginning from nowhere, they open a cafe in an Italian neighbourhood. One day their father loses the cafe, the home and his wedding ring by gambling.
Style: realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cafe, profanity, coming of age, love and romance, immigrants, youth, society, couples, family relations, family problems, eccentric family, love triangle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Beautiful People (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
Story: Beautiful People is a British comedy drama television series based on the memoirs of Barneys creative director Simon Doonan. The series takes place in Reading, Berkshire, in 1997, where thirteen-year-old Simon Doonan and his best friend Kylie dream ...
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: suburbs, gay, friends, working class, family relations, youth, best friends, follow your dream, lifestyle, teenage life, dull life, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Caruso, Zero for Conduct (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A movie directed by F.Nuti
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching
Plot: gang, family problems, kids in trouble, family relations, parents and children, dishonesty, youth, crimes, juvenile delinquency, couples, infidelity, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florence, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
When Do We Eat? (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Do We Eat? is the story of the "world's fastest Passover seder" gone horribly awry. It's about an old school dad (Michael Lerner) who's as tough on his sons as his father (Jack Klugman) is on him. On this night, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, family problems, prank, nothing goes right, youth, eccentric family, family life, couple relations, father son relationship, family gatherings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
With a Little Help from Myself (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Besieged matriarch Sonia tries to make certain her daughter's nuptials come off flawlessly even as events spiral out of control is in this dark comedy helmed by François Dupeyron. With Sonia's wayward eldest son under arrest on drug ...
Style: realistic, dark humor, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: family relations, immigrants, interracial relations, family life, family problems, couples, society, youth, dysfunctional family, parents and children, eccentric family, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%