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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, serious, captivating, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, talky, contemplative
Plot: military, space travel, infidelity, moral dilemma, crumbling marriage, space and aliens, soldier, couple relations, love affair, power relations, cosmonaut, doctors and patients, cold war era, love and romance, officers and cadets, couples, unfulfillment, love, lake, risk, rocket, bathtub, bicycle, mud
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: russia, kazakhstan

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and gloomy films with plots about couples, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, unfulfillment and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Paper Soldier: John and Mary (1969), Come Undone (2010), Alexander the Last (2009), Blind (2017), Anna Karenina (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: psychological, touching, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, career change, crumbling marriage, love and romance, husband wife relationship, break up, breakup, unfulfillment, disintegration, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: serious, sentimental, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: love affair, romance, couples, lifestyle, one night stand, couple relations, sexual relations, city life, sexual content, love and romance, urban, singleness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
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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: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, forbidden love, couples, love affair, sex scene, dishonesty, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dull life, family problems, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: human nature, family problems, love and romance, love triangle, siblings relations, couple relations, love affair, family relations, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, actor's life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 5.8
 3K
Blind (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A novelist is blinded in a car crash that killed his wife and several years later rediscovers his passion for life and writing when he embarks on an affair with the neglected wife of an indicted businessman.
Style: touching, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: love and romance, love affair, couples, disability, infidelity, dishonesty, novelist, moral dilemma, writer's life, artists and showbiz, perfume, blindness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, bittersweet, fall in love, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, saint petersburg, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, exciting ...
Plot: losing-it hero, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, love affair, infidelity, dishonesty, sexual relations, couple relations, love and romance, family problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: male female relationship, friendship, lovers reunited, love triangle, infidelity, family problems, love affair, couples, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: touching, serious, sentimental, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, love triangle, longing, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, couple relations, romance, fall in love, train ride, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: psychological, captivating, realistic, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: love affair, love, romance, couples, couple relations, life turned upside down, infidelity, losing-it hero, disorder, dishonesty, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: dishonesty, true love, couple relations, love affair, hopes, infidelity, couples, family life, human nature, breakup, love and romance, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, psychological, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, crumbling marriage, hidden identity, love and romance, family problems, love, dull life ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, couple relations, haunted by the past, countryside, romance, fall in love, farm, society, pimp, couples, sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.6
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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: psychological, serious, gloomy, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, bittersweet, dishonesty, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, inadvertently, new wave, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.4
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 154 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, sincere, tense, lyrical, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, betrayal, infidelity, custody, fall in love, love affair, family problems, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, rivalry, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, sweden, denmark, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: contemplative, realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: novelist, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, power relations, couple relations, writer's life, sexual relations, infidelity, prostitute, obsession, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: sexual, realistic, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: military, infidelity, bittersweet, soldier, dishonesty, couples, strong sexual content, profanity, love and romance, unfulfillment, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 30s, year 1940, year 1944 ...
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: contemplative, realistic, emotional, talky, sincere ...
Plot: clergy, couple relations, family relations, crumbling marriage, social differences, couples, infidelity, self discovery, parents and children, society, fall in love, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Sentimental Destinies (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 180 min.
Story: In late nineteenth century Charante, Protestant minister Jean Barnery causes local disquiet when he arranges a separation from his obsessive wife...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, gloomy
Plot: family business, factory, love affair, forbidden love, social differences, society, couples, infidelity, fall in love, romance, tragic love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 30s, 20s, 1930s ...
Place: switzerland, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, contemplative
Plot: isolation, poet, love affair, family problems, losing-it hero, artists and showbiz, strong female presence, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, atmospheric, stylized, bleak, serious ...
Plot: suicide, unfulfillment, strong female presence, family problems, unsupportive spouse, crumbling marriage, couple relations, estrangement, couples, human nature, man-woman relation, memory ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: realistic, serious, sexual, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, social differences, master and servant, disability, sexual relations, society, infidelity, obsession, romance, couples, countryside, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, love triangle, infidelity, starting over, working class, dysfunctional family, love affair, romance, love and romance, couple relations, family gatherings, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.1
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Daybreak (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sweden, shortly before Christmas. Surgeon Rickard is told the job he expected goes to a Dane, because of his substance abuse. It's too late to cancel dinner with his in-laws. The guest couple announces their in-vitro is a success. Then ...
Style: sincere, bleak, realistic, touching, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, vengeance, family problems, crumbling marriage, love affair, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations, parents and children, redemption, couples, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
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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: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional
Plot: infidelity, unfulfillment, family problems, love affair, forbidden love, dull life, crumbling marriage, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: touching, serious, sincere, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: interracial relations, village, forbidden love, society, village life, social relations, couple relations, couples, soldier, political unrest, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: pakistan, india, middle east, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: sincere, emotional, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, love affair, homecoming, soldier, small town, couples, human nature, infidelity, wedding, husband wife relationship, marriage ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.5
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
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: atmospheric, touching, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, destructive relationship, secret love, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, infidelity, dishonesty, couples, family relations, crumbling marriage, couple relations, family problems, extramarital affair, parents and children, wife husband relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 11K
Climates (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Man was made to be happy for simple reasons and unhappy for even simpler ones – just as he is born for simple reasons and dies for even simpler ones... Isa and Bahar are two lonely figures dragged through the ever-changing climate of their inner ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, contemplative, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, couple relations, sexual relations, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, vacation, snow, rape, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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