32 Movies Like The Other Side of Sunday (1996)

The religious community is criticised for being too close-knit and too small in The Other Side of Sunday. We follow the daughter of a preacher, Maria, as she goes on a journey to free herself from the constraints imposed upon her by the rigid church community and by her father, who is a very religious man.

The film “The Other Side of Sunday,” which is also known in its native Norway as “Sndags Engler,” is a film that criticises the close-knit and frequently homogeneous group of Christians who attend church. We follow the main character, Maria, from “The Preacher’s Daughter,” as she goes on a journey to free herself from the strict rules of the church community and her father.

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1. Manny & Lo (1996)


In 1976, five years after the release of the first version of the film East Is East, very little information is known about the majority of the Khan children, except that they rarely interact with their parents. Tariq is now a hippie (looking like George Harrison) who runs a new-age store with his older brother Nazir, and his English girlfriend is unaware of his true origin. Tariq looks like George Harrison. Manner and his large extended family live in Pakistan,…

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2. Spanking the Monkey (1994)


A traveling salesman of a father compels his medical student son to forego a prestigious summer internship to care for his beautiful, bedridden mother, who has suffered a broken leg. The act of applying lotion to her legs piques his interest. Susan, Raymond's mother, suffered a broken leg just before she was to begin a summer internship at MIT, where she is a promising young medical student. Because she cannot leave the house, Raymond is required by his father, Tom,…

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3. Life Inside Out (2013)


Laura Shaw (Maggie Baird), a mother of three sons who are all in their teenage years, stumbles upon her old guitar tucked away beneath the bed, which reignites her passion for songwriting. She begins attending open mic nights and takes her emotionally sensitive youngest son, Shane (Finneas O'Connell), with her to these events. Her debut performance is a complete and utter failure. Shane, who has been withdrawn and estranged from his family and friends, demonstrates an unexpected interest in her…

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4. Breadcrumbs (2016)


In Montevideo, the young university student Liliana Pereira, played by Justina Bustos, is also a mother to a young child. She participates in student struggles against the Civic-Military Dictatorship in Uruguay. She is held captive along with other women, subjected to physical and mental abuse, and ultimately deprived of whatever parental rights she may have had to her son. She is strengthened and accompanied by the mutual support she receives from her confinement mates. After spending many years in exile…

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5. Heart of Greed (2007)


Tong Yan-Gai (Ha Yu) owns a dried sea-products and abalone store with 31 shops available for rent with a total net worth of 600 million Hong Kong dollars (HKD). He has a first wife named Ling Hau, played by Louise Lee, who is the daughter of a wealthy man. In addition, he has a second wife named Wong Sau-Kam, played by Susanna Kwan, a nurse who used to care for Hau while she was ill with cancer. Tong Chi-On (Moses…

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6. The Merry Bus (2001)


After the devastating earthquake that struck the Soviet state of Armenia in 1988, the story focuses on a lady and her child. They refer to the sound that they get by listening to the wires in the phone as music. They developed a close relationship, and the little kid ultimately came to the conclusion that he had discovered the cornerstone for the formation of his new family. After that, the woman decides to adopt him; however, he feels that there…

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7. Cousins in Love (1980)


The events of the story start on July 5th, 1939. The first scene of the movie is narrated by Julien, who reveals that he is almost 15 years old, that he is in love with his cousin Julia, and that Pune, Julia's younger sister, is also in love with him. Julien's narration sets the stage for the rest of the movie. Claire, his sister, is completely focused on herself, although she is going to get married for the money. He…

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8. This Town (2007)


A serial murderer is terrorizing a neighborhood by killing and hanging his female victims in a very particular and unusual way. Kyung-Ju, a struggling crime fiction novelist, decides to kill his landlady and then stage the murder so that it seems like the other killings. After coming to the conclusion that the crime may have been committed by someone else, he decides to seek out the perpetrator with the assistance of a detective friend of his. Similar Movies to This…

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9. House of D (2004)


Tom Warshaw (David Duchovny), an American artist living a bohemian existence in Paris, is attempting to make sense of his tumultuous adult life by thinking about his unusual youth. Tom has a flashback to Greenwich Village in 1973, when, as a 13-year-old named Tommy (Anton Yelchin), he is on the verge of becoming an adult. This memory is prompted by the fact that his kid is turning 13 years old. Tommy distracts himself from his mother's (Téa Leoni) grief by causing…

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10. Pictures of Hollis Woods (2007)


Hollis Woods, played by Ferland, is a young girl with a talent for art. After running away from her previous foster parents, she is placed in a new foster home with Josie Cahill, a retired art teacher. Cahill has taken Hollis under her wing (Spacek). Josie is a very caring and talented retired artist, and her life can be told in the woodwork she creates; however, because she is an elderly woman with Alzheimer's disease, she is beginning to lose…

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11. Queen of Hearts (2019)


Handsome Anne is shown to be a lawyer currently working on three cases involving the rape and/or severe abuse of young women. She is the mother of two young twin children named Frida and Fanny, and she is married to a physician whose name is Peter. The adolescent version of Peter's son from his previous marriage is named Gustav, and he currently resides in Sweden with his mother Rebecca. The family decided Gustav will relocate to live with Anne and…

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12. The Patriarch (2016)


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13. The Days I Lost (2021)


Olja, a girl of eighteen years old who is unhappy with her life, comes from a family with a lot of miscommunication. Because she thinks her brother to be the only thing of significance in her life, she is forced to confront the possibility of life without him when his girlfriend visits the family. She is enraged with everyone in the vicinity, but she is trapped in a situation where she does not know what to do. Similar Movies to…

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14. Just Looking (1999)


In the year 1955, Lenny is a young man who is living in the Bronx. He is 14 years old. He is completely enthralled by the idea of sex, just like any other adolescent boy. But Lenny is too young and afraid to actually "do it," so he decides to spend his summer vacation observing two other people engaging in an "act of love," which is easier said than done. After being apprehended for spying, his mother Sylvia and stepfather…

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15. My Father's Violin (2022)


An orphaned kid and her emotionally distant, successful uncle form a close bond via their affinity for music and their shared loss experience. Similar Movies to My Father's Violin (2022)

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16. Lost times (2009)


1997. Young car mechanic Iván lives in a godforsaken town in eastern Hungary. He watches after his mentally challenged sister Eszter and earns additional money smuggling diesel oil from Ukraine. The siblings' togetherness is disturbed by a horrific tragedy, Eszter is raped. A police inquiry gets underway; in the meantime, Iván starts up a relationship with young Ilus, who has recently graduated from school and is planning on heading to the university. Iván plainly wants to leave his former life…

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17. Butterflies (2018)


In a village in Turkey, three siblings wait to bury their parent, none of whom is familiar with the other two, and none of whom knows anything about their deceased father. They are beginning to learn more about themselves as they get knowledge not only about their father but also about one another and their father's past. Similar Movies to Butterflies (2018)

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18. My Brother, My Sister (2021)


As a result of their late father's will, Nik and Tesla, along with Tesla's children, are forced to live together and must work through their differences to become a cohesive unit. Due to a unique succession agreement, Tesla and her brother Nik are forced to live under the same roof for an entire year after the death of their father. Even though they have not seen each other in over twenty years, they are required to do so to fulfill…

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19. I Remember (1973)


A collection of hilarious and sentimental short stories in a coastal village in Italy during the 1930s. The story takes place in a modest coastal hamlet in northern Italy during the late 1930s and spans one year. The ensemble of slightly off-kilter individuals is influenced by time and place, the social mores that are determined mainly by Catholicism, and the national enthusiasm surrounding Il Duce, also known as Benito Mussolini and Fascism. The stories revolve around Titta, who is in…

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20. The Desert Bride (2017)


A trip through the expanse of the desert in Argentina and what seemed to be the end of the road will turn out to be the beginning of a new life for the traveler. It depicts the narrative of Teresa, a 54-year-old lady employed as a domestic worker in a family home in Buenos Aires. Teresa's employer is a wealthy family. She has sought safety in the monotony of her work for many years, but now that her family has…

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21. The Deflowering of Eva van End (2012)


Introducing a foreign exchange student into a troubled household prompts the family members to undertake a process of personal reinvention. The Deflowering of Eva van End is a tragicomedy about the van End family, who, after the arrival of an impossible-to-live-up-to-standards-of-perfection German exchange student, can no longer imagine how they ever managed to live with their flawed selves. The story follows the van End family over one year. Similar Movies to The Deflowering of Eva van End (2012)

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22. Georgia Rule (2007)


Rachel is a promiscuous teenager who engages in excessive drinking and engages in rebellious behaviour that is beginning to spiral out of control. Her drug addiction is also getting worse. She has broken the last rule at the house that she shares with her mother Lily in San Francisco after being involved in the most recent vehicle accident. Because Lily has nowhere else to take Georgia, she drags her to the one location she swore she would never go back…

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23. And Your Mother Too! (2001)


In the opening scene of the movie, "two teenage best friends," Julio, who comes from a working-class family, and Tenoch, who comes from an upper-class family, both have sex with their respective girlfriends just before the ladies leave for a trip to Italy. The males are taking advantage of the opportunity to live the bachelor life while their women are away. They make the acquaintance of Luisa, a native of Spain who is married to Jano, Tenoch's cousin. When the…

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24. Moneyboys (2021)


In order to provide for his family, Fei engages in the unlawful activity of hustling. However, when he discovers that his loved ones are prepared to take his money but not his way of life, their relationship suffers a severe setback. Fei appears to have been able to find a fresh lease on life as a result of his connection with the self-reliant Long, but then he runs into Xiaolai, the love of his youth, who confronts him with the…

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25. Beyond Brotherhood (2017)


Joshua and Mia, who are a brother and sister, are left without parents after their parents are killed in a tragic accident at home. Their mother makes Joshua vow that he will always look after Mia before she passes away, but the two of them end up being placed in different orphanages when she passes away. They are able to run away, and they end up growing up together on the streets. They find out when they are adults that…

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26. Love Strange Love (1982)


Hugo, now 12 years old, travels to Sao Paulo in 1937 from Santa Catarina with his grandmother, who is reuniting him with his mother Anna. Hugo's mother Anna is now married to Osmar, the most powerful politician in the state. Osmar uses the house for parties and orgies in order to dazzle and please potential political allies. She lives in a lavish mansion with numerous other young ladies, all of whom are commanded by Laura and serve the political maneuvering…

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27. Paper Angels (2014)


A battered lady finally has the strength to leave her alcoholic husband and takes her children to start over in a new community. There, their lives become intertwined with the life of another family that is having difficulties. Because of his drinking problem, Darryl Brandt is unable to fulfill his role as a father to his family because it has made him cruel and completely unmotivated. On Christmas, wife Lynn leaves the family for good without making any preparations or…

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28. West Is West (2010)


In 1976, five years after the release of the first version of the film East Were East, very little information were known about most Khan children, except that they rarely interact with their parents. Tariq is now a hippie (looking like George Harrison) who runs a new-age store with his older brother Nazir, and his English girlfriend is unaware of his true origin. [Citation needed] Tariq looks like George Harrison. Manner and his large extended family live in Pakistan, where…

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29. Murmur of the Heart (1971)


Laurent Chevalier is a young lad who lives in Dijon in the year 1954. He is nearly 15 years old, has a passion for jazz, and consistently earns the highest grades in his class. Laurent Chevalier is also opposed to the First Indochina War. His father, Charles, is a gynecologist and he is not a loving person. His mother, Clara, is Italian and she is very affectionate. He has two elder brothers named Thomas and Marc. Thomas and Marc are…

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30. La casa delle donne (2003)


In the year 1919, in the rural areas surrounding Bari in Apulia, everything gets started. A convoluted family is established from a wealthy farmer and his three concubines, two of whom are the sisters of the farmer's handyman, and the third of whom is the farmer's maid. Within this family, the paternity and maternity of some of the children are often unclear. After a period of twenty years, the oldest member of the group gets married and then runs away…

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31. My Mother (2004)


Pierre, now seventeen years old, has just moved in with his rich parents in the mansion they own on the island of Gran Canaria. He had been attending a Catholic boarding school. As a result of his father's passing, Pierre will be raised by his mother, Hélène. His mother confides in him when they are both dining in a restaurant that she has been unfaithful to her husband on multiple occasions with his knowledge and that she does not feel…

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32. The Tit and the Moon (1994)


The movie is about a young boy's fixation on the breasts of ladies, and he is nine years old. Tete develops feelings of resentment toward his younger brother, who is being breast-fed by their mother. Tete embarks on a quest to fulfil a personal goal of hers, which is to locate the ideal pair of lactating breasts to feed on. Tete's fervent desires are finally answered when Estrellita, a stunning French dancer played by Mathilda May, arrives in town. Inconveniently…