Movies like Paper Soldier

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Paper Soldier (2008)
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Paper Soldier
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: talky, atmospheric, serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, captivating, touching, psychological
Plot: doctors and patients, unfulfillment, soldier, crumbling marriage, moral dilemma, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, officers and cadets, space travel, love and romance, military, couples, power relations, space and aliens, cosmonaut, mud, cold war era, risk, lake, rocket, bicycle, love, bathtub
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: russia, kazakhstan
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Brideshead Revisited
Drama, Romance
UK
659 min.
 8.7
The Forsyte Saga
Drama, Romance
UK
50 min.
 8.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and psychological films with plots about couple relations, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, infidelity and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and War genres. Some movies like Paper Soldier: In the Mood for Love (2000), Anna Karenina (1997), Happiness (1965), Faithless (2000), Brideshead Revisited (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In the Mood for Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A melancholy story about the love between a woman and a man who live in the same building and one day find out that their husband and wife had an affair with each other. More and more the two meet during their daily lives as they determine that they ...
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Anna Karenina
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: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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System:   91%
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 7.6
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Happiness
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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.
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Plot: romance, infidelity, adultery, marriage, crumbling marriage, mozart, relationships, beautiful scenery, couple relations, love affair, obsession, new wave ...
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Place: europe, france, japan, tokyo
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Faithless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, serious, gloomy, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, betrayal, loneliness, relationships, swedish, guilt, romance, love affair, marriage, parents and children, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, tokyo, paris france
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Brideshead Revisited
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 659 min.
Story: In this eleven parts British television serial, Charles Ryder's involvement with members of the aristocratic Marchmain/Flyte family is followed throughout the years between the two World Wars.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, sincere, clever ...
Plot: friendship, self discovery, aristocracy, couple relations, infidelity, romance, catholicism, mistress, love and romance, society, couples, family relations ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1920s ...
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Eva
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: venice, europe, italy
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System:   73%
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The Soft Skin
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.
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System:   72%
    User:   72%
 
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Coming Home
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The wife of a Marine serving in Vietnam, Sally Hyde (Jane Fonda) decides to volunteer at a local veterans hospital to occupy her time. There she meets Luke Martin (Jon Voight), a frustrated wheelchair-bound vet who has become disillusioned with the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, compassionate ...
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    User:   67%
 
A Gentle Woman
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, estrangement, suicide, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, family, sadness, theater ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   72%
 
 7.6
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Open Hearts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, adultery, loneliness, romance, couple relations, tragedy, relationships, dogma, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   69%
 
A French Woman
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: strong sexual content, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, military, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940 ...
Place: europe, france, germany, algeria, berlin germany ...
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System:   61%
    User:   51%
 
 6.4
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The Bridge
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, infidelity, forbidden love, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
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System:   61%
    User:   50%
 
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, urban, unfulfillment, couples, love affair, life turned upside down, love and romance, disintegration, career change, little boy, father son relationship ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   64%
 
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John and Mary
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Country: USA
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Plot: sexual relations, urban, love and romance, romance, couples, couple relations, love affair, singleness, city life, lifestyle, one night stand, commitment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
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    User:   48%
 
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Partition
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, atmospheric, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: soldier, forbidden love, interracial relations, romance, village, political unrest, love and romance, couple relations, village life, fall in love, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: asia, india, pakistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
Lady Chatterley
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
Story: Lady Constance Chatterley is married to the handicapped Sir Clifford Chatterley, who was wounded in the First World War. When they move to his family's estate, Constance meets their tough-yet-quiet groundskeeper, Oliver Mellors. Soon, she ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: master and servant, countryside, romance, couple relations, dangerous attraction, infidelity, sexual awakening, love affair, social differences, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1910s, 1920s
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System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
 6.8
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M. Butterfly
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1960s China, French diplomat Rene Gallimard falls in love with an opera singer, Song Liling - but Song is not at all who Gallimard thinks.
Style: erotic, serious, enigmatic, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: opera, betrayal, romance, espionage, culture clash, cross dressing, adultery, politics, obsession, destiny, fall in love, actor's life ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: china, asia, europe, france, tokyo ...
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System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
 6.6
 82K
Anna Karenina
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, russian, marriage, high society, couple relations, destructive relationship, period piece, adaptation, literature, love affair, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1870s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
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 6.0
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Eros
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, romance, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, social differences, fall in love, love and romance, lovers reunited, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: asia, hong kong, italy
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System:   49%
    User:   40%
 
Reconstruction
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: atmospheric, psychological, clever, serious, stylized ...
Plot: love, romance, hotel, love affair, destructive relationship, relationships, existentialism, love story, loneliness, urban, life turned upside down, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo, copenhagen denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
The Things of Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: betrayal, couple relations, romance, infidelity, love triangle, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, couples, human nature, dishonesty, love and romance, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   56%
 
 7.5
 5K
Gertrud
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: psychological, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: losing-it hero, mentally unstable, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, tragic love, lovers reunited ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
 6.8
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David and Lisa
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: split personality, doctors and patients, romance, friendship, mental institution, teenage love, mental illness, love and romance, misfit, youth, unlikely couple, young lovers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   54%
 
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 6.8
 5K
Love Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Handsome Dutchman Stijn is the star of an advertising agency with his buddy Frenk and a hot womanizer. The boys start their own agency and Stijn marries colleague Carmen, who accepts his incurable greed for truly meaningless one-night-stands. Even ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, terminal illness, love and romance, cancer, sex, couples, life is a bitch, womanizer, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
 6.1
 2K
Come Undone
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, extramarital affair, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, dull life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
One Night Stand
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: clever, sexy, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, hospital, dishonesty, death, interracial romance, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, mentor, aids, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
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System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
 6.4
 6K
Blue Sky
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, military, military base, romance, couple relations, love affair, secrets, love and romance, cheating ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
Gloomy Sunday
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Germany, Hungary
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Budapest in the thirties. The restaurant owner Laszlo hires the pianist András to play in his restaurant. Both men fall in love with the beautiful waitress Ilona who inspires András to his only composition. His song of Gloomy Sunday is, at first, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, melancholic, surprise ending ...
Plot: holocaust, romance, nazi, suicide, oldies, couple relations, nazis, wartime, jewish, infidelity, german, fascism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: hungary, europe, germany, budapest, england
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System:   45%
    User:   49%
 

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