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Paper Soldier (2008)
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Paper Soldier (2008)
Original name: Бумажный солдат
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia, Netherlands
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1961, a Soviet medical officer is conflicted about his position overseeing the health of future cosmonauts.
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, captivating, realistic, talky
Plot: space and aliens, military, space travel, soldier, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, officers and cadets, love affair, moral dilemma, couples, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, power relations, doctors and patients, love, cosmonaut, lake, risk, rocket, cold war era, bathtub, bicycle, mud
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961
Place: russia, kazakhstan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and gloomy films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, love affair, unfulfillment and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Paper Soldier: John and Mary (1969), The Bridge (1999), Happiness (1965), Come Undone (2010), A Gentle Woman (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
John and Mary (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: John and Mary meet in a singles bar, sleep together, and spend the next day getting to know each other.
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, realistic, talky ...
Plot: couples, love affair, romance, lifestyle, one night stand, city life, singleness, urban, couple relations, love and romance, sexual relations, premarital sex ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 530
The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, family relations, dull life, couples, family problems, looking for love, opposites attract, midlife crisis, love triangle, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.
Style: sincere, realistic, psychological, serious, touching ...
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, career change, urban, disintegration, couples, suicide attempt, heavy rain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 7.6
 4K
Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, new wave, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 2K
Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, sincere
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, dull life, forbidden love, love and romance, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems, dishonesty, couple relations, unfulfillment, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
A Gentle Woman (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his young wife commits suicide, leaving no explanation for her act, an introspective pawnbroker looks back on their life together and tries to understand why she had to kill herself.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: suicide, estrangement, human nature, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, family, marriage, record player ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.5
 1K
Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: novelist, writer's life, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, couple relations, destructive relationship, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Best Intentions (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, UK, Italy, Norway, Iceland
Duration: 182 min.
Story: The story of Ingmar Bergman's parents. In 1909, poor theology student Henrik Bergman falls in love with Anna Åkerbloom, the daughter of a rich family in Uppsala. After their wedding Henrik becomes a priest in the north of Sweden. After a few ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: clergy, parents and children, couple relations, romance, love affair, couples, family problems, infidelity, unfulfillment, fall in love, crumbling marriage, self discovery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
 7.4
 5K
Gertrud (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Hopeless romantic Gertrud inhabits a turn-of-the-century milieu of artists and musicians, where she pursues an idealized notion of love that will always elude her. She abandons her distinguished husband and embraces an affair with a young concert ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, serious
Plot: isolation, poet, unfulfillment, romance, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, couples, family problems, artists and showbiz, love affair, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, social differences, society, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
A French Woman (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through countless affairs with Louis' comrades- in-arms. Hoping to ...
Style: serious, sincere, sexual, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: military, infidelity, couples, strong sexual content, political unrest, soldier, dishonesty, romance, unfulfilled love, love triangle, fall in love, state affairs ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, year 1939, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, france, berlin germany, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: love affair, couple relations, love and romance, haunted by the past, countryside, romance, fall in love, farm, pimp, society, prostitute, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, looking for love, train, school, widower, widow, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Love After Love (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life becomes less appealing.
Style: gloomy, dark humor, sincere, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, breakup, midlife crisis, couples, dishonesty, family problems, unfulfillment, love and romance, love triangle, infidelity, panties ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Things of Life (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Pierre, a successful expert in building highways has a traffic accident. Being seriously wounded, he is lying waiting for death and remembering his past in flashbacks.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love and romance, love triangle, lovers reunited, human nature, dishonesty, couples, betrayal, romance, unfulfillment, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
One Night Stand (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Los Angeles, Max Carlyle makes a good living directing commercials and has a happy home life with his wife, Mimi, and two children. When Carlyle travels to New York City to visit his friend Charlie, who has been diagnosed with AIDS, he has repeat ...
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, male female relationship, love affair, couple relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Mystery of Oberwald (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A hunted man breaks into the castle at Oberwald to kill the Queen, but faints before doing so. He is Sebastian, the splitting image of the King who was assassinated on his wedding day. The Queen discovers that Sebastian once wrote a subversive poem ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, couple relations, losing-it hero, assassination, mental institution, deadly, dishonesty, couples, palaces castles and temples, politics, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.8
 719
Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Filmmaker Saman Moghadam details the struggles of three women living in an antiquated district of Tehran in this emotionally resonant drama. Fabria's husband has been morally corrupted, and now it's up to her to take charge of the small ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, fall in love, couple relations, crumbling marriage, society, human nature, family problems, couples, love and romance, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, cafe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iran
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 2K
Partition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Determined to leave the ravages of war behind, 38 year old Gian Singh resigns from the British Indian Army to a quiet life. His world is soon thrown in turmoil, when he suddenly finds himself responsible for the life of a 17 year old girl, ...
Style: epic, touching, atmospheric, serious, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, soldier, love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, village life, social relations, couples, political unrest, village, society ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: india, pakistan, asia, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Reconstruction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Style: clever, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, dangerous attraction, hotel, love story, adultery, subway, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, love, romance, memory loss, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, sexual, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: theater, infidelity, artists and showbiz, couple relations, romance, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, actor's life, unfulfillment, siblings relations, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, hidden identity, family problems, love and romance, crumbling marriage, love, couple relations ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 1K
India Song (1975)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: India, 1937. Anne-Marie Stretter is the wife of the French ambassador and leads a solitary yet privileged life in Calcutta. The tedium of her existence is relieved by numerous illicit love affairs with government officials, young men who find her an ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: dull life, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, romance, infidelity, estate, couples, dishonesty, bourgeoisie
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 607
Sunday (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful actress. Oliver/Matthew is either a homeless man or a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, psychological, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: party, unfulfillment, love affair, couple relations, parents and children, down on your luck, life is a bitch, unfulfilled love, romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.7
 572
David and Lisa (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It was adapted as a stage play in 1967, and was remade as a television movie in 1998 starring Lukas Haas, Sidney Poitier and Brittany Murphy.
Style: gloomy, sincere, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love affair, doctors and patients, hopes, love and romance, teenage life, unfulfillment, youth, teenage love, looking for love, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Soft Skin (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: gloomy, sexual, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: airplane, stewardess, airport, new wave, couple relations, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, fall in love, romance, love and romance, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 6K
Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military base, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, family problems, romance, couple relations, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Maria's Lovers (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Ivan Bibic returns to his Pittsburgh PA suburb after surviving a Japanse POW camp, causing regular nightmares. All the time he remained faithfully devoted to his childhood love, fellow ethnic Yugoslavian virgin Maria Bosic. She dates him again, thus ...
Style: emotional, sincere, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love affair, fall in love, small town, couples, soldier, homecoming, human nature, infidelity, marital problem, wedding, marriage ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
 406
Nuts for Love (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: En 1975, unos meses antes del comienzo de la dictadura militar argentina, Alicia y Marcelo se conocen en un concierto de Sui Géneris. El amor surge inmediatamente entre ellos, pero el retorno del novio de Alicia provoca la separación. En 1982, en ...
Style: talky, sincere, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: love and romance, romance, unfulfilled love, state affairs, gays and lesbians, young lovers, tragic love, social differences, gender, lovers reunited, destiny, politics ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Zhou Yu's Train (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zhou Yu, a ceramic artisan in China's rural Northwest, has a deep rapport with Chen Qing, a shy sensitive poet. Taking a long train ride every weekend just to make mad passionate love with him, her longing seems insatiable. Until one day, she ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: train, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, love triangle, infidelity, longing, frame up, love affair ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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