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Cet amour-l? (2001)
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Original name: Cet Amour-là
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: psychological, sincere, sentimental, clever, gloomy, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic, talky
Plot: writer's life, family relations, soldier, couple relations, destiny, life is a bitch, love and romance, alcohol abuse, destructive relationship, fall in love, hopes, love affair, artists and showbiz, human nature, haunted by the past, couples, lifestyle, introspection, wartime life, unfulfillment, culture clash, romance, bathtub
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and emotional films with plots about couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, romance, life is a bitch and hopes mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Cet amour-l?: Particles of Truth (2003), Same Same But Different (2009), White Nights on the Pier (2014), After the Rehearsal (1984), The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Particles of Truth (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Life, love, and the fear of failing... Lilli Black, battling her painful memories and the secrets surrounding her dying father, collides into the complicated and obsessive life of Morrison Wiley on the streets of New York City. This peculiar love ...
Style: serious, psychological, gloomy, realistic
Plot: writer's life, romance, love affair, unfulfillment, estrangement, family problems, family life, mentally unstable, couples, drug abuse, gays and lesbians, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Same Same But Different (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Benjamin Prufer and Sreykeo Solvan. The unexpected and uncertain love story of Sreykeo, a 21 year old bar girl in Phnom Penh and Ben, a young German student traveling to Cambodia on a post graduation summer trip. When Ben ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, offbeat, sentimental ...
Plot: twentysomething life, unfulfillment, love and romance, interracial relations, urban, young lovers, society, social differences, romance, life is a bitch, youth, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, europe, germany, cambodia
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79%
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: unfulfillment, romance, fall in love, love and romance, introspection
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
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After the Rehearsal (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Rational, exacting, and self-controlled theater director, Henrik Vogler, often stays after rehearsal to think and plan. On this day, Anna comes back, ostensibly looking for a bracelet. She is the lead in his new production of Stindberg's ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, psychological, serious
Plot: alcohol abuse, actor's life, human nature, introspection, lifestyle, aging, showbiz, haunted by the past, dull life, dishonesty, mentally unstable, couples ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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The Magic of Ordinary Days (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Pregnant out of wedlock, an educated young woman is pressured by her father into an arranged marriage with a lonely farmer in this drama set during WWII.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, hopes, society, love affair, family relations, soldier, romance, life is a bitch, destiny, brutality, marriage of convenience, unhappy marriage ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, colorado
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73%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: psychological, serious, touching, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, love affair, romance, fall in love, writer's life, couple relations, unfulfillment, infidelity, love triangle, midlife crisis, couples ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Billie and Louis have the good fortune of loving each other passionately and of having a family. But then one day terrible news turns their existence and that of their friends' upside down. Marie, a famous actress who is Billie's friend ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: couples, unfulfillment, couple relations, life is a bitch, suburban life, suburbs, parents and children, lifestyle, society, introspection, terminal illness, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Automatic (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Everyone falls into self destructive habits. Automatic lets us view a small cross-section of the lives of six characters as they struggle to break free from the automatic behavior that drives their lives.
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, couples, family problems, urban, human nature, hopes, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, sexual relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Long Absence (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The Long Absence (French: Une aussi longue absence) is a 1961 French film directed by Henri Colpi. It tells the story of Therese (Alida Valli), a café owner mourning the mysterious disappearance of her husband sixteen years earlier. A tramp arrives ...
Style: gloomy, sincere, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: cafe, physical appearance, couples, haunted by the past, memory loss, hopes, life is a bitch, couple relations, romance, human nature, homelessness, disappearance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Green Room (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the Henry James short story "The Altar of the Dead", in which a man becomes obsessed with the many dead people in his life and builds a memorial to honor them. This film is also based on other short story by Henry James, "The ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, mentally unstable, couples, investigation, bishop, journalism, moral dilemma, introspection, betrayal, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 20s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: offbeat, sexual, realistic, witty, sincere ...
Plot: countryside, couples, actor's life, introspection, love triangle, writer's life, couple relations, artists and showbiz, romance, love and romance, estranged couple, playwright ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
A Few Days of Respite (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Mohsen teaches French at the University of Tehran, and Hassan is a photographer. Mohsen and Hassan are also lovers, and in Iran they live in fear, as homosexuality is punishable by death. Tired of denying their love, Mohsen and Hassan flee Iran to ...
Style: emotional, serious, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: small town, friendship, couple relations, love affair, hopes, love and romance, gays and lesbians, introspection, human nature, gender, couples, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, surreal, offbeat, captivating ...
Plot: murder, dishonesty, couples, manipulations, destructive relationship, siblings relations, gays and lesbians, crimes, life is a bitch, femme fatale, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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62%
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, family relations, terminal illness, human nature, parents and children, unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage, writer's life, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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Lost in Time (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: realistic, gloomy, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
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61%
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Cafe Setareh (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
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Style: serious, psychological, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Personal Belongings (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
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Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, serious, sincere
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Irene (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
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Style: psychological, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: introspection, dealing with death, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, love and romance, hopes, unfulfillment, couple relations, couples, danger, filmmaking, suicide thoughts ...
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Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Phantom Pain (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marc is a passionate cyclist and urban slacker who avoids work and responsibility. Marc's life changes from one moment to the next when he suffers a life-changing accident. He can either wallow in self-pity or tackle the beast called life with ...
Style: serious, touching, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Signs & Wonders (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
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Style: clever, serious, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: chaos and mayhem, love affair, romance, crumbling marriage, siblings relations, couple relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, introspection, life turned upside down ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ten Tiny Love Stories (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: serious, clever, touching, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
We Won't Grow Old Together (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and she drifts in and out of the film as well, reflecting the ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, tense, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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In Your Hands (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: realistic, emotional, serious, tense
Plot: fall in love, romance, love and romance, sexual abuse, vengeance, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction, grudge, danger, couples, imprisonment, police
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Karamazov Brothers (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Poland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dostoevsky’s latter-day opus about the siblings and their father is among the masterpieces of world literature. It asks profound questions about ethics and religion. Is there a God? Does the devil exist? Is everything allowed because we live in a ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, prague, czech republic, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Marathon (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sentimental, touching, gloomy, serious, emotional ...
Plot: tragic love, lifestyle, writer's life, contests and competitions, unfulfillment, love and romance, artists and showbiz, hopes, gays and lesbians, gender, ambition, endurance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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God's Sandbox (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A successful author, Liz, searches for her daughter, Rachel, in the Sinai Desert. There she meets a Bedouin storyteller who relays the unusual love story of a Western tourist and the son of a Bedouin Sheik named Najim. Their relationship is torn ...
Style: emotional, psychological, bleak, serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: stylized, captivating, gloomy, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: introspection, moral dilemma, new wave, lifestyle, betrayal, family relations, couples, infidelity, love triangle, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: 40s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.2
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Madame Rosa (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to children of other prostitutes. Momo is the oldest and her favorite, an Algerian lad whom she raises as a ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, sincere, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, concentration camp, holocaust, youth, love and romance, parents and children, destructive relationship, redemption, survival, family relations, aging, tragic love ...
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Eager Bodies (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paul and Charlotte are in love. Charlotte discovers she has a grave malady and Paul supports her. But Paul is also attracted to Ninon, another girl. Charlotte accepts Paul to have an affair with her, and the three start a difficult and ambiguous ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, emotional, serious, psychological ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Life in a Fishbowl (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage. He divorces his wife after the death of their daughter, shuts himself from the outside world and ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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