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, contemplative
Plot: death, 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, world war one
Time: 1920s, 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 unfulfillment, love and romance, couples, destructive relationship, introspection, couple relations and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, War and Romance genres. Some movies like The Green Room: Cet amour-l? (2001), The Letter (1999), Eager Bodies (2003), Madame Rosa (1977), Future Lasts Forever (2011). 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: psychological, emotional, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, couples, destiny, lifestyle, love and romance, wartime life, couple relations, fall in love, hopes, soldier, culture clash, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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95%
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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: realistic, contemplative, serious, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, couples, moral dilemma, couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, letter, male female relationship, concert, nun ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
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86%
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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: serious, emotional, sincere, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: dishonesty, betrayal, life is a bitch, infidelity, love triangle, tragic hero, love and romance, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex scene, lesbianism, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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81%
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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: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, destructive relationship, love and romance, family relations, survival, holocaust, aging, parents and children, wartime life, against humanity, life is a bitch, mental illness ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: unfulfillment, haunted by the past, on the road, tragic love, life is a bitch, ethnic conflict, self discovery, journey, thesis, society, uncover truth, wartime life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, kurdistan, turkey
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72%
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: atmospheric, clever, serious, mind bending, emotional ...
Plot: human nature, lovers reunited, tragic love, haunted by the past, introspection, homecoming, couples, injustice, obsession, one more chance, road not taken, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: stylized, talky, realistic, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: introspection, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, fall in love, seaport
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: emotional, serious, contemplative, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: couples, youth, family relations, family gatherings, love and romance, contests and competitions, school, dysfunctional couple, high school, fear of commitment, self confidence, sex talk ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
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65%
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: obsessive quest, love affair, destructive relationship, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, social differences, introspection, society, love and romance, unfulfilled love, obsession ...
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64%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, obsessive love, obsession, friendship, love triangle, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, couples, haunted by the past, tragic love, gender, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: atmospheric, emotional, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: power, sailor, legend, power relations, dishonesty, sexual dysfunction, couples, rich and poor, social relations, obsession, betrayal, true love ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, emotional, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: introspection, life turned upside down, love affair, love triangle, couples, dysfunctional family, couple relations, love and romance, romance, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, france, greece, sweden, athens greece ...
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57%
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, realistic, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: midlife crisis, couples, dishonesty, family gatherings, village life, family in crisis, love affair, fall in love, village, family relations, true love, idealism ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, serious, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: plague, couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, losing-it hero, heroes
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: bar, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, strong female presence, betrayal, infidelity, hotel, society, human nature, mentally unstable, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: versailles, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, realistic, serious, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: wedding, village, investigation, wedding night, love and romance, siblings relations, village life, destructive relationship, romance, life is a bitch, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america
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52%
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Cold Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iceland, Norway, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What could be better than knowing your future? And what could be worse? A love-filled childhood abruptly ends when catastrophe descends. A catastrophe that the child had foreseen yet failed to act upon.
Style: realistic, sincere, contemplative, gloomy, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, life turned upside down, nudity (full frontal - brief), haunted by the past, village life, unlikely couple, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, village, childhood trauma, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Wild Child (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Director François Truffaut makes a rare on-screen appearance in one of his most unusual films. Based on a true story, the film follows the discovery of a feral child (Jean-Pierre Cargol) who's grown up wild in the forest in late-18th-century ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, serious, clever, contemplative ...
Plot: tantrum, feral child, studying, reward, sign language, punishment, doctor, human nature, society, dedicated educator, youth, power relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 70s, 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Life and Nothing But (1989)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: January, 1920. 350,000 French soldiers remain missing in action. Major Dellaplane tirelessly matches the dead and the wounded with families' descriptions. Honor and ethics drive him; he hates the idea of "the unknown soldier." Into ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: world war one, anti war, missing, missing in action, war, love affair, obsessive quest, destructive relationship, love and romance, couples, military life, soldier ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20s, post world war one
Place: europe, france
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48%
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: gloomy, sexual, psychological, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: airplane, stewardess, airport, new wave, love affair, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, lisbon portugal
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44%
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: village, social relations, couples, love and romance, village life, sexual relations, death, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Hell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, gloomy
Plot: lifestyle, introspection, materialism, youth, nightlife, love and romance, fall in love, shopping, slut, troubled youth, abortion, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
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43%
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Sworn Virgin (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Albania, Kosovo, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Years after declaring her eternal virginity and opting to live life as a man in the mountains of Albania, Hana looks to return to living as a woman as she settles into a new existence in modern-day Milan.
Style: atmospheric, touching, psychological, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, introspection, disorder, hopes, sexuality, gender, mountain, strong female presence, society, discrimination, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, albania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: terminal illness, parents and children, family relations, society, introspection, couples, unfulfillment, suburbs, suburban life, friends, mother daughter relationship, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Spectator (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Valeria is a passive onlooker to her own life in Turin, and she grows so obsessed with the activities of her neighbor Massimo that when he moves to Rome she decides to follow him. There she meets and unexpectedly befriends Massimo's companion ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, serious, contemplative
Plot: voyeurism, obsession, love triangle, fall in love, destructive relationship, friendship, stalking, couples, dishonesty, forbidden love, romance, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: saga, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: wartime life, vengeance, haunted by the past, tragic love, politics, betrayal, family relations, siblings relations, fall in love, wrongfully committed, parents and children, love and romance ...
Place: italy, france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: atmospheric, serious, rough, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted by the past, starting over, society, life is a bitch, wartime life, against humanity, village, refugee, cousin cousin relationship, uncle niece relationship, mountain, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: serious, atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: dull life, family relations, new wave, betrayal, couples, love triangle, infidelity, introspection, lifestyle, moral dilemma, love affair, unfulfillment ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: sexy, realistic, serious, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, love and romance, writer's life, friends, midlife crisis, couples, looking for love, infidelity, love affair, romance, human nature ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, family in crisis, couple relations, elderly, family problems, death in the family, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, golden years, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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