Movies like The Green Room

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The Green Room (1978)
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The Green Room (1978)
Original name: La Chambre verte
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 Beast of the Jungle". It would be the last film Truffaut would act in.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: tragic love, village, investigation, obsession, betrayal, life is a bitch, love and romance, journalism, destructive relationship, fall in love, village life, mentally unstable, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, couples, introspection, wartime life, bishop, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, death
Time: 20s
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, gloomy and psychological films with plots about love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, couple relations, haunted by the past and life is a bitch mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Green Room: Cet amour-l? (2001), Replay (2001), Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963), Madame Rosa (1977), Eager Bodies (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
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: gloomy, sentimental, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: family relations, soldier, culture clash, alcohol abuse, introspection, human nature, lifestyle, haunted by the past, destiny, couples, destructive relationship, wartime life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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95%
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Replay (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, obsessive love, obsession, love triangle, friendship, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, couples, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, tragic love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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78%
Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chamber drama about a widow and her son who live in an antique shop in Boulogne. The widow invites a man whom she loved twenty-two years earlier to visit. Her son is haunted by Muriel, a young woman whose death he may have caused while serving as ...
Style: offbeat, touching, surreal, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, tragic love, human nature, injustice, introspection, lovers reunited, dealing with death, road not taken, obsession, one more chance, homecoming, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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 ⇓
74%
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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 ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, tragic hero, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, love and romance, betrayal, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Letter (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A well-bred, lovely, spiritual, sad young woman marries an attentive physician who loves her. She feels affection but no love. Soon after, without design, she falls in love with Pedro Abrunhosa, a poet and performance artist. He also loves her. She ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, moral dilemma, love triangle, couples, concert, nun, singer, male female relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
An Unfinished Piece for Mechanical Piano (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 103 min.
Story: At the dilapidated country estate of Anna Petrovna Voinitseva, a group of feckless Russian aristocrats whiles away a summer afternoon. Unbeknownst to their respective spouses, local schoolteacher Platonov and the wife of Anna's stepson, Sophia, ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: love and romance, haunted by the past, rescue, village, infidelity, love triangle, unfulfillment, love affair, destructive relationship, village life, romance, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Future Lasts Forever (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A woman struggles with love and personal loss against the backdrop of a land torn by civil war in this drama from filmmaker Ozcan Alper. Sumru (Gaye Gursel) is a Turkish woman who studies ethnic music at a college in Istanbul and frequently makes ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, emotional, bleak, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, on the road, world, unfulfillment, uncover truth, wartime life, life is a bitch, black market, tragic love, ethnic conflict
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey, middle east, kurdistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Signs & Wonders (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.
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 ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, france, greece, germany, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 ⇓
66%
Abraham's Valley (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal, Switzerland
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend. They move to the Valley of Abraham. Carlo loves her, but decides to ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, society, introspection, social differences, obsession, family problems, couples, love affair, destructive relationship, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: airplane, stewardess, airport, new wave, fall in love, artists and showbiz, infidelity, love triangle, midlife crisis, crimes of passion, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, lisbon portugal, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Wild Flower (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Benedetti family's wealth comes from gold stolen from the French army during the 18th century. When Jean (Michael Vartan), the lieutenant guarding the coins -- and lover of Elisabette Benedetti (Galatea Ranzi) -- is executed for a crime he ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: wartime life, dishonesty, haunted by the past, betrayal, politics, siblings relations, love and romance, wrongfully committed, parents and children, fall in love, curses spells and rituals, rivalry ...
Place: italy, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Sleeping Sickness (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ebbo and Vera Velten have spent the better part of the past twenty years living in different African countries. Ebbo is the manager of a sleeping sickness programme. His work is fulfilling. Vera, however, feels increasingly lost in Yaounde’s ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: plague, couples, heroes, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, couple relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Week's Holiday (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life.
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: love and romance, contests and competitions, family gatherings, family relations, couples, youth, school, dysfunctional couple, self confidence, school teacher, sex talk, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Nelly (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The four days following the death of a small town doctor, seen through the eyes of Nelly, his wife, a nurse.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: village, social relations, village life, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, tragic love, neighbor, lovers reunited, love triangle, romance, crimes of passion, infidelity, destructive relationship, dishonesty, couples, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Betty (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When Betty is caught en flagrante, her bourgeois in-laws and husband force a divorce settlement upon her and bar her from seeing her two daughters. She is rescued from an alcoholic stupor by Laure, a middle-aged woman who takes Betty to her hotel ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: bar, alcohol abuse, love and romance, dysfunctional family, friendship, dishonesty, couples, mentally unstable, family problems, infidelity, hotel, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: versailles, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The Immortal Story (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 58 min.
Story: An aged, wealthy trader plots with his servant to recreate a maritime tall tale, using a local woman and an unknown sailor as actors.
Style: serious, atmospheric, emotional, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: sailor, power, legend, dishonesty, couples, sexual dysfunction, obsession, betrayal, social relations, power relations, true love, master and servant ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
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 ⇓
54%
Every Other Weekend (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Camille, a mercurial César-winning actress, has seen better times. Estranged from her husband, she's with her children only every other weekend. It's her weekend, but her agent has booked her to MC a Rotary club dinner in Vichy. She takes ...
Style: touching, disturbing, sexual, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: visitation rights, custody, obsession, missing person, family relations, family problems, family life, couples, unfulfillment, parents and children, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, vichy, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Colombia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This suspenseful Italian crime drama is set in a Colombian river town and chronicles the series of events that led up to murder. Based on a novel by distinguished author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the tale begins in the present as a middle-aged doctor ...
Style: sincere, gloomy, psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: village, investigation, wedding night, destructive relationship, love and romance, romance, village life, twins, haunted by the past, prostitute, murder, small town ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The New World (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A young boy who worships all things American comes of age in Orleans, where over 14,000 American GIs were stationed.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: jazz, couples, friendship, soldier, village, family relations, experimenting, friends, americana, rock, best friends, youth ...
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Towrope (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, France, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this poetic, richly allegorical debut by Colombian director William Vega, a teenage girl flees to a rundown inn after being driven from her home in the Andean highlands by civil war, as the violence engulfing the country creeps ever closer to her ...
Style: gloomy, realistic, serious, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: society, starting over, village, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, village life, against humanity, down on your luck, unfulfillment, wartime life, peeping, candlelight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Irene (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A video diary shot and recorded by the filmmaker, using little more than his imagination and the happenstance and flow of the everyday, finally layering in a lifetime of memories.
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 ...
Time: year 1972
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: terminal illness, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, death in the family, family problems, family in crisis, life is a bitch, golden years, family relations, human nature, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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In Mom's Head (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lulu's mother is depressed and has been as far back as she can remember, Lulu is determined to discover the truth behind her listlessness.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, coming of age, family relations, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, love and romance, parents and children, youth, countryside, haunted by the past, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Here Below (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The true story of a nun who betrayed a network of Resistance fighters after having a passionate but doomed love affair with a priest during the Second World War.
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, gloomy
Plot: french resistance, impossible love, catholic church, nun, german occupation, betrayal, forbidden love, society, religions or cults, clergy, wartime life, convent ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Marius (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Marius" takes place in Marseilles' Old Port, at the La Marine Bar, owned by César and his son Marius. Marius' biggest dream is to embark on one of the boats passing by his dad's bar and to set off to a faraway land. Fanny, ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, obsession, lovers apart, follow your dream, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, hopes, romance, couple relations, love and romance, bartender, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: france, seaport, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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