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Man Walking on Snow (2001)
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Man Walking on Snow (2001)
Original name: 歩く、人
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Mashike, a city on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Nobuo Honma is a 63-year-old sake producer. He has lived with Yasuo since his wife died two years ago. Yasuo is his youngest son to whom he has entrusted his trade. Every day Nobuo goes for a walk which leads him to a fish-breeding center, located in the mountains. He fills his loneliness by attentively observing the development of thousands of little fish poured into the pool. The second anniversary of his wife's death approaches. Nobuo insists on the presence of Ryoichi, his elder son whom he hasn't seen for a long time. Nobuo and his two sons, along with their partners, gather for the commemoration. Unspoken feelings resurface and clash with each other.
Plot: old man, father son relationship, loneliness, anniversary, death of wife, mountain, family relations, snow, fish, family reunited, death of mother, loss of wife, salmon, sake
Place: japan, hokkaido

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, sincere, touching and captivating films with plots about father son relationship, family relations, loneliness, love, husband wife relationship, death of wife and friendship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Man Walking on Snow: Cheeky (2003), Fullt alvor (2018), Reach (2018), Radiator (2014), Awkward Thanksgiving (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cheeky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Consumed with sadness after the death of his wife and subsequent rejection from his son, a widower, at the urging of his friends, opts to appear on a vulgar, wildly popular game show (for which his wife signed him up) and watches his life start to ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, sweet, emotional
Plot: death of wife, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, shop owner, rejection, fictional game show, marriage, guilt, loss of wife, grief, teenager, loss of mother ...
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95%
 5.0
 6
Fullt alvor (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A father and son reunites for a summer vacation after the tragic loss of their cancer ill mother and ex-wife.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: father son relationship, teenage boy, family relations, party, violence, death, love, friendship, addiction, pregnant teenager, family tragedy, loss of loved one ...
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86%
 5.8
 270
Reach (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A socially awkward band geek, Steven Turano, is planning on killing himself. However, when Clarence, the new quirky kid in school, befriends him, Steven's plans are sidetracked and he reaches beyond his comfort zone forming stronger ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: teen suicide, friendship, loneliness, bullying, father son relationship, depression, loner, friendship between boys, closeted gay, gay slur, gay teenager, repression
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Radiator (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A moving, blackly comic drama about the strains in coping with ageing parents.
Style: semi serious, captivating, touching, sincere, humorous
Plot: family relations, elderly couple, homecoming, dysfunctional family, husband wife relationship, family home, interracial friendship, father son relationship, marital argument, handicapped, farmhouse, father son conflict ...
Place: northern england, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Awkward Thanksgiving (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Thanksgiving is a time when families get together to eat good food and share in the spirit of thankfulness. That's of course, a best case scenario. Some families are so tangled in a web of drama from financial issues, relationships, and so on ...
Style: serious, captivating, humorous, sincere
Plot: thanksgiving, holiday, dysfunctional family, family relations, drug use, criminal, sister sister relationship, father son relationship, compulsive gambler, interlinked stories, money, comedian ...
Place: ohio
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63%
 6.1
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Bed Bugs (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Burned out and lonely Rocky is almost 50 years old and has seen better times as a womanizer. One day, Thorben shows up at his door claiming to be his son. He is trying to get advice on how to be successful with women.
Plot: loneliness, love, sexuality, pornography, hitchhiking, male masturbation, male nudity, male full rear nudity, female nudity, erection, masturbation, simulated blow job ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Floating Life (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An aging Hong Kong couple move to Australia with their two youngest sons. They stay with a daughter who has already begun a successful career. Meanwhile their eldest daughter lives in Germany and their eldest son remains in Hong Kong. The film ...
Plot: female director, depression, generation, miscarriage, family relations, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, loneliness, culture clash, multiculturalism, love, australian ...
Place: hong kong, sydney australia, australia
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56%
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Coconut Hero (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It's not easy being a teenager and Mike, a sixteen-year-old, has it espcially hard. He lives in the sticks with his mother, a non-stop nagger, in Faintville, a Canadian timber industry town. He has no father, no friends, not even a favorite ...
Style: thought provoking, humorous, sincere, captivating
Plot: suicide attempt, first love, loneliness, high school, depression, dancing, therapy, love and romance, couples, terminal illness, friendship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Sum of Us (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Sum of Us" is an Aussie story about a father and a son both searching for love and sharing an unconventional bond. Harry, the father, is the caring and open-minded "mate" that borders on annoyance. His son Jeff ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, melancholic, humorous ...
Plot: gay, father son relationship, gay lead character, gays and lesbians, looking for love, love and romance, acceptance, family relations, gay son, widower, breaking the fourth wall, single father ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, sydney australia
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50%
Two Kinds Of Love (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two kinds of love are experienced by young Ricky Schroder in this made-for-TV drama. One kind is the tenuous affection he extends to his estranged father when Schroder's mother unexpectedly dies. The other kind consists of the teasing ...
Plot: terminal illness, loss of wife, father son relationship, coming of age, death of wife, widower, workaholic, death of mother, estranged father, family relations, cancer, husband wife relationship ...
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50%
The Ballad of Narayama (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In a small village in a valley everyone who reaches the age of 70 must leave the village and go to a certain mountain top to die. If anyone should refuse he/she would disgrace their family. Old Orin is 69. This winter it is her turn to go to the ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, realistic, serious, meditative ...
Plot: village, mountain, elderly, golden years, life is a bitch, society, family relations, left to die, human nature, family life, down on your luck, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Unexpected Journey (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Lasse is an old racist who has lives in an apartment block filled with a selection of refugees and immigrants. Kamal is a 16-year old boy who's fed up in his life in Finland, and dreams of moving to Nairobi to live with his father. Only problem ...
Style: road movie, humorous, psychological, feel good, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: road trip, parent child relationship, father son estrangement, teenager, father son relationship, immigrant family, loneliness, wedding, old age, elderly, 17 year old, gay wedding ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Roommates Wanted (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When recently widowed, it is difficult to get used to a new life ... This is the case for Hubert Jacquin, who spends most of his time in his huge apartment, depressed, in front of his TV. One day, after a misunderstanding, his life will change. ...
Plot: lawyer, birthday, police, loneliness, roommate, flatmate, party, kiss, widower, toilet, spider, vomiting ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Holiday (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During a family reunion in 2000, guests decide to read out laud their "where i see myself in 10 years" wish lists which they wrote down during their 1990 family reunion.
Plot: love, father daughter relationship, friendship, letter, father son relationship, sandcastle, death, wealth, reunion, female nudity, breasts, teenage boy ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Young, the Gay and the Restless (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An aging, wealthy diva, Ms. Victoria Gaylord, in her late 50's learns that she has a mysterious illness and will soon be dead. Her family, friends, and entourage gather at her fabulous estate to assist her during this time of ill health. Some ...
Plot: lgbt, bisexual, father son relationship, homophobe, homosexual, incest, gay slur, lesbian, molestation, gay, death, group sex ...
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44%
The Graceful Brute (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A son hoards money stolen from the talent agency employing him, but his efforts are in vain when the money goes missing under odd circumstances.
Plot: mother daughter relationship, employer employee relationship, tax evasion, living together, child, poverty, hiding, corruption, kept woman, family relations, con men, taxes ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Month of Sundays (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Frank Mollard, divorced but still attached, can't move on and also can't sell a house in a property boom, much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone call from his mother. Nothing out of the ordinary there – ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, feel good, psychological, light
Plot: real estate agent, midlife crisis, friendship, old house, australian, family relations, father son relationship, escapades, mother son relationship, reincarnation, misfit, death of mother ...
Place: australia
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44%
Clouds of May (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This is a movie within a movie, about a director, Muzaffer, who goes back to his hometown to make a film using a cast of local people (based on the director Ceylan's first feature, Kasaba). While Muzaffer is around, his mother complains about ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: filmmaking, family relations, film within a film, innocence lost, human nature, parents and children, artists and showbiz, urban setting, camera, countryside, getting home, minimalism ...
Time: 90s
Place: istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Together (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A family of a father, a mother and their son is looking forward to go on vacation. On the way they experience an accident, and their lives are suddenly and unexpectedly turned upside down.
Plot: love, grief, orphanage, father son relationship, death of wife, accident, loss of wife, death of mother, loss of mother, husband wife relationship, mourning, family relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Screwed in Tallinn (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Percy Nilegaard collects Swedish single men and embarks on a bus trip to Tallinn with a so-called "highly-experienced driver".
Plot: loneliness, love, liquor, swedish, unrequited love, prostitution, awkwardness, weirdo, alcohol abuse, melancholy, white trash, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Being Two Isn't Easy (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The trials, tribulations, and joys of raising a child. The film follows the everyday events of a family with one boy, coming up to his second birthday, interspersed with occasional thoughts of the child. They initially live in an apartment building, ...
Plot: parenthood, doctor, dog, zoo, apartment, argument, only child, playground, demotion, family relations, mischievous children, grandmother ...
Place: osaka japan, tokyo, japan
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42%
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Guy (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Gauthier, a young journalist, learns from his mother that he is the illegitimate son of Guy Jamet, a popular French singer whose heyday stretched unevenly from the 1960’s to the nineties. Guy is currently promoting a new album of old material and ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: music, father son relationship, journalist, singer, family secret, secret, old man, singing, family relations, friendship, archive footage, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
10 Promises to My Dog (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: One day a puppy comes to the house of Akari, who has just turned twelve, and was trying hard to act strong after her mother suddenly fell ill. She immediately falls in love with the puppy and names it "Socks" after the paws which looked ...
Plot: dog, friend, best friend, promise, painting, wedding, marriage proposal, love, marriage, loneliness, school, family relations ...
Place: paris france, japan
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39%
 7.0
 90K
Demolition (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An emotionally desperate investment banker finds hope through a woman he meets in Chicago.
Style: melancholic, emotional, psychological, philosophical, reflective ...
Plot: death of wife, depression, death, existentialism, destruction, car accident, grief, father in law son in law relationship, self discovery, correspondence, gay teenager, vending machine ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Charlie & Boots (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Paul Hogan plays Charlie McFarland and Shane Jacobson plays his estranged son, Boots. After a family tragedy Charlie and Boots try and put their differences aside and head off on the road trip of a lifetime - from regional Victoria to the Cape York ...
Style: road movie, touching, sincere, humorous, contemplative
Plot: road trip, family relations, female singer, country singer, countryside, guitar, loss of wife, country music, farmer, on the road, father son relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Tokyo Booty Nights (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Yuji and Akiko are newlyweds. Yuji dreams of being a movie star. He lands the lead role in a Pink Eiga soft-core sex film. The director requires him to have sex with the actress. Akiko goes to her high school reunion and is raped by a drunken guy, ...
Plot: amazing grace hymn, backstage, impotence, porn industry, cuckold, male nudity, female nudity, lovers reunited, newlywed, high school reunion
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
News from Planet Mars (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Philippe Mars wants to please everyone. He wants to be a good father, a friendly ex-husband, a helpful colleague and an understanding brother. Unfortunately, his little world goes out of its planned orbit. His son becomes a hardcore vegetarian, his ...
Style: surreal, unusual plot structure, captivating, exciting
Plot: socially awkward, parenthood, teenage girl, parent grown child relationship, mentally unstable, car accident, father daughter relationship, old man, divorced man, ambition, father son relationship, astronaut ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.9
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Wild Innocence (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Netherlands
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A movie director does a new film against heroine consumption, and the producers are heroine dealers.
Plot: heroin addiction, obsession, producer, cynicism, film within a film, mother daughter relationship, drugs, satire, female nudity, drug addict, smuggling, actress ...
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Rare, Medium, Well Done (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Anssi Mänttäri’s low-budget movies with their intimate content have become classics. In this black comedy that takes place in Helsinki in summer the main character (played by Mänttäri himself) jumps from one bar and bed to the next. Especially ...
Plot: father son estrangement, white suit, squash, middle aged man, memoir, male nudity, alienation, urban setting, frustration, middle aged, beer drinking, casual sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Interpreter (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 80-year-old Ali Ungar comes across a book by a former SS officer describing his wartime activities in Slovakia. He realises his parents were executed by him. He sets out to take revenge but finds instead his 70-year-old son, Georg, a retired ...
Style: road movie, melancholic, sincere, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: holocaust survivor, war criminal, road trip, old man, female bartender, translator, wedding party, womanizer, father son relationship, senior citizen, father daughter relationship, elderly ...
Time: 2010s
Place: slovakia, vienna, austria, czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%