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Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
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Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Original name: Ceux qui m'aiment prendront le train
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in teenage Bruno. Traveling parallel with the train is a station wagon with Jean-Baptiste's body, and this vehicle is driven by Thierry, husband of Catherine, who's on the train with their daughter. François plays a taped interview with Jean-Baptiste, revealing his sexual appeal to both men and women. Lucie is convinced that she was his main love. Also on board is his nephew, Jean-Marie and Jean-Marie's estranged wife Claire. After the funeral in "Europe's largest cemetery," the story continues in the mansion of Jean-Baptiste's brother Lucien.
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, touching, serious, melancholic, sexy, enigmatic, erotic, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, gays and lesbians, friends, couple relations, contests and competitions, transvestism, love and romance, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, couples, gender, dealing with death, gay, male nudity, marriage, death, train, drinking, adultery, storytelling, christmas, dog, rape, thief, painter ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, egypt, cambodia, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, talky and melancholic films with plots about love and romance, couples, death, couple relations, male nudity, husband wife relationship and cigarette smoking mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train: Gabrielle (2005), L'ennui (1998), 5x2 (2004), Late August, Early September (1998), A Heart of Stone (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Gabrielle (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: psychological, serious, clever, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, letter, adultery, couples, family problems, dishonesty, love and romance, power relations, bourgeoisie, suffering, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1910s, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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L'ennui (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to ...
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: obsession, midlife crisis, love triangle, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, passionate interest, femme fatale, infidelity, sexual obsession, sex ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
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89%
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5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: divorce, rape, infidelity, sex, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, human nature, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, sicily
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, psychological, emotional, serious, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, love and romance, couple relations, romance, human nature, couples, drinking, depression, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
A Heart of Stone (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.
Style: psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love, love triangle, girl, violin, romance, musician's life, fall in love, couples, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, hungary, geneva switzerland, brussels belgium ...
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His Secret Life (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Antonia's husband Massimo is killed in a car accident, she accidentally discovers that he has been having a same-sex affair with a produce wholesaler named Michele.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: aids, transsexual, friendship, infidelity, gays and lesbians, dishonesty, human nature, gender, understanding, friends, fairy, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: milan italy, istanbul turkey, rome italy, spain, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lawless Heart (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a British seaside resort, several lives intertwine following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner
Style: talky, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: infidelity, resort, couples, gays and lesbians, dealing with death, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, gender, gay, wine, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: europe, england, france, prague, london
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His Brother (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thomas has been estranged from his brother Luc for several years, due in part to his difficulties in dealing with Luc's homosexuality. But when Thomas is diagnosed with a rare blood disease, which is difficult to treat and impossible to cure, ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, emotional, serious, sincere
Plot: terminal illness, gay, thirtysomething life, family relations, estrangement, couple relations, parents and children, family in crisis, love and romance, life is a bitch, siblings relations, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Close to Leo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When 21 year-old Leo, the oldest of four brothers, announces to his rural French family that he's HIV+, his family quickly rallys around him. Leo travels to Paris with his youngst brother Marcel for treatment. When Leo tries to push his brother ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, tragic hero, pregnancy, life is a bitch, parents and children, family problems, family life, coming out, youth, hiv, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Confusion of Genders (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Bisexual attorney Alain is bedding his female boss, his murderer client, the client's hairdresser girlfriend, and a precocious boy who knows what he wants and tries to convince Alain that he can 'have it all'.
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, love triangle, farce, murder, obsession, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, looking for sex, love and romance, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
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Full Speed (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A brief extract of four kids' lives somewhere in France. Quentin, who won a writers contest and now pays more attention to his career as an author than to his friends, beautiful Julie, his girl-friend, much more mature than she looks, falling ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, sincere, realistic, serious
Plot: coming out, youth, friendship, racism, love triangle, betrayal, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life, sexual relations, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, new york, paris france, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Empty Days (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive and a dowdy working-class woman, both unemployed, married and parents meet at a supermarket. They become friends but find it hard to accept that they may be in love with each other.
Style: gloomy, touching, serious, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, infidelity, love affair, life is a bitch, friends, dishonesty, couples, society, fall in love, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
A Home at the End of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three friends form a bond over the year, Johnathan is gay, Clare is straight and Bobby is neither, instead he loves the people he loves. As their lives go on there is tension and tears which culminate in a strong yet fragile friendship between the ...
Style: touching, sexual, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay, aids, friendship, pregnancy, self discovery, love triangle, tantrum, bisexual, gays and lesbians, lgbt, best friends, couple relations ...
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Place: ohio, usa, new york, arizona, woodstock ...
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The Witnesses (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Manu arrives in Paris, in the early days of AIDS, at the beginning of the 1980s. He strikes up a friendship with Adrien, a wealthy doctor in his early fifties, who introduces him to Sarah and Mehdi, a young couple.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, sincere, clever ...
Plot: aids, moral dilemma, infidelity, friendship, doctor, opera singer, cruising, prostitute, gay teenager, gender, love and romance, couple relations ...
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Place: europe, france, marseille, australia, paris france ...
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We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: realistic, sincere, psychological, clever, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, adultery, marriage, friendship, college, betrayal, society, friends, suburbs, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: sexual, clever, psychological, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, prostitute, obsession, friendship, hospital, infidelity, promiscuity, sexual relations, love and romance, couple relations, against the rules ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, china, paris france, hamburg germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Dying Gaul (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A powerful and seductive Hollywood mogul convinces an impoverished West Hollywood writer, whose lover has recently died of AIDS, to sell his autobiographical screenplay for big bucks. The writer, Robert, knows he'll have to make major changes ...
Style: psychological, melancholic, absurd, emotional, clever ...
Plot: gay, grief, family problems, betrayal, aids, secret, love triangle, writers, chat room, solitude, tragedy, depression ...
Time: 1990s, contemporary
Place: rome italy, egypt, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Alice and Martin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They start a passionate relationship, although Martin remains ...
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: male model, romance, love and romance, gays and lesbians, fall in love, parents and children, couple relations, pregnancy, haunted by the past, family relations, on the run, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Man of My Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man vacationing in the country with his wife and children finds ideas he has of himself unexpectedly challenged in director Zabou Breitman's intimate drama.
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, realistic, sexual
Plot: family problems, couples, mysterious character, crumbling marriage, love affair, gays and lesbians, unfulfillment, love and romance, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Lola and Billy the Kid (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When young Turkish talent Kutlug Ataman wanted to make a film about transvestites, the first location he had in mind was Istanbul. As he developed the script, his thought was to place these marginal characters, who are subject to societal prejudices ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sexual, psychological
Plot: transvestism, friendship, coming out, gay, self discovery, couples, discrimination, society, lifestyle, social differences, introspection, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany, berlin germany
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51%
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Facing Windows (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Turkey, Portugal, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Overburdened and stuck in a greying marriage, Giovanna takes to caring for a Jewish Holocaust survivor her husband brings home. As she begins to reflect on her life, she turns to the man who lives across from her.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, sincere, serious ...
Plot: redemption, friendship, memory, accountant, ghetto, old man, holocaust survivor, crumbling marriage, cooking and food, friends, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Heart of Me (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Drama set in 1930s London with two sisters, Madeleine married to Rickie, and Dinah, who falls in love with him. Rickie and Dinah begin an affair which is to have repercussions throughout all their lives.
Style: clever, serious, emotional, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, couples, family relations, artists and showbiz, love affair, unfulfillment, couple relations, siblings relations, romance, society ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Come Undone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Story of two gorgeous, young French boys who begin a passionate relationship that boils over and threatens to destroy both their lives. Shy Mathieu is 18-years-old and on summer vacation in the south of France. He spends his days lazily sunning ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, meditative, sexual ...
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Time: 90s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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Style: intellectual, touching, sincere, meditative, talky ...
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, extramarital affair, fish out of water, bohemian life, opposites attract, snobbism, disorder, fall in love, couple relations, unhappiness, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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48%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: europe, england, rome italy, florence italy, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
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Place: europe, italy, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Vagabond (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mona Bergeron is dead, her frozen body found in a ditch in the French countryside. From this, the film flashes back to the weeks leading up to her death. Through these flashbacks, Mona gradually declines as she travels from place to place, taking ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: hitchhiker, drifter, french, on the road, direction and purpose, drugs/alcohol, human nature, society, life is a bitch, social misfits, lone wolves, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
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47%
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Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
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