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, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: death, tragic love, village, investigation, obsession, betrayal, love and romance, life is a bitch, village life, fall in love, journalism, couples, introspection, moral dilemma, unfulfilled love, bishop, wartime life, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, world war one, cemetery, funeral, auction ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: france

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Most similar movies to The Green Room

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and psychological films with plots about love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, haunted by the past, couple relations and introspection mostly in Drama and War genres. Some movies like The Green Room: Cet amour-l? (2001), Madame Rosa (1977), White Nights on the Pier (2014), Eager Bodies (2003), The Letter (1999). 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, sentimental ...
Plot: lifestyle, love and romance, hopes, soldier, family relations, couples, couple relations, wartime life, fall in love, destiny, romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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95%
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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: serious, realistic, gloomy, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, aging, love and romance, survival, youth, against humanity, family relations, mental illness, wartime life, tragic love, destructive relationship ...
Place: france, paris france, europe
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87%
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: talky, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, introspection, unfulfillment, seaport, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, sincere, psychological, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: betrayal, dishonesty, life is a bitch, tragic hero, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbianism, sex scene, sex between cousins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: unfulfillment, love and romance, moral dilemma, couple relations, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love triangle, couples, letter, nun, male female relationship, singer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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79%
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: serious, realistic, mind bending, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: dishonesty, dealing with death, life is a bitch, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance, mystery, couples, one more chance, injustice, haunted by the past, lovers reunited ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, algeria
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76%
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: gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: world war one, anti war, tunnel, battles, couples, war, obsessive quest, unfulfillment, soldier, romance, love and romance, military ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, post world war one
Place: france, europe
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68%
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, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: on the road, haunted by the past, tragic love, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, journey, ethnic conflict, self discovery, society, strong female presence, black market, world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, kurdistan, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: family gatherings, family relations, couples, love and romance, youth, contests and competitions, introspection, depressed woman, school, high school, commitment, dysfunctional couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
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66%
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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: touching, sentimental, psychological, sincere, serious ...
Plot: introspection, couples, love and romance, couple relations, filmmaking, hopes, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, dealing with death, loss of loved one, death ...
Time: year 1972
Place: france, europe, paris france, lyon
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61%
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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, serious, tense, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive love, lesbian relationship, obsession, couples, destructive relationship, love triangle, friendship, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, artists and showbiz, gender, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: realistic, serious, psychological, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: wedding, village, investigation, wedding night, social relations, family relations, couples, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, strong sexual content, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: latin america, colombia
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57%
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: family problems, couples, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, couple relations, introspection, obsession, unfulfilled love, social differences, unfulfillment, obsessive quest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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: sexy, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, couples, family problems, performer's life, love and romance, life is a bitch, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, mentally unstable, lifestyle, unfulfillment, betrayal ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, realistic, clever, emotional, talky ...
Plot: infidelity, life turned upside down, introspection, love affair, love triangle, family problems, couples, destructive relationship, couple relations, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, greece, germany, france, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Waiting for the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ayse/Eleni who is a member of a Greek family in Turkey is forced to immigrate from Trabzon to Mersin in her early ages. However, the events that happen cause her to face her own past.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: family relations, deportation, village life, golden years, village, nostalgia, identity, haunted by the past, immigrants, memories, culture clash, love ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: greece, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: emotional, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: sailor, legend, dishonesty, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, master and servant, betrayal, couples, sexual dysfunction, social relations, power relations ...
Time: 60s, 19th century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: emotional, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: losing-it hero, plague, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, couple relations, heroes, couples, family, doctor, getting home, homecoming, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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53%
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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, thought provoking, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, family in crisis, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, true love, idealism, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, family gatherings, fall in love, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Those Who Remain (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bertrand (Vincent Lindon) dutifully visits his terminally ill wife every day, braving the long train and bus ride to and from the hospital. Lorraine (Emmanuelle Devos) not so willingly visits her boyfriend who was diagnosed with colon cancer. They ...
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, terminal illness, unfulfillment, love, self discovery, couples, friendship, fall in love, supportive spouse, parents and children, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Butterfly Kiss (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK
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, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, parents and children, family relations, introspection, society, couples, suburban life, unfulfillment, friends, suburbs, mother daughter relationship, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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52%
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When the Night (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After meeting during their vacation, two young people with solitary lives suddenly come into a relationship that could benefit both of them.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, family relations, haunted by the past, unfulfilled love, parents and children, unfulfillment, mountain, mother son relationship, snow, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 90s
Place: italy, europe
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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: serious, sincere, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: small town, haunted by the past, midlife crisis, life is a bitch, unlikely couple, life turned upside down, childhood trauma, unfulfillment, young love, childhood memory, village life, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Anna M. (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Anna, a somewhat introverted woman, becomes obsessed with the orthopedic surgeon who helped with her recuperation following a car accident. Incorrectly believing the love to be reciprocated, she embarks on several attempts to try and stay in touch ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, stalking, obsession, mental illness, doctors and patients, doctor, hate, hopes, couples, breakup, family relations, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, love and romance, couples, social relations, village life, sexual relations, family relations, death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Hell (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, gloomy
Plot: lifestyle, materialism, introspection, slut, love and romance, youth, nightlife, fall in love, shopping, troubled youth, abortion, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: serious, realistic, rough, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, society, wartime life, against humanity, village, refugee, cousin cousin relationship, uncle niece relationship, mountain, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Burning Secret (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Burning Secret is a 1988 drama film, based on the short story Brennendes Geheimnis by Stefan Zweig, about an American diplomat's son who befriends a mysterious baron while staying at an Austrian spa during the 1920s. The film was written and ...
Style: tense, captivating, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Plot: couples, family relations, family problems, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, romance, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: love triangle, crumbling marriage, betrayal, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, lifestyle, family problems, family relations, dull life, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, touching, gloomy, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, friends, couples, love and romance, writer's life, unfulfillment, romance, looking for love, love affair, infidelity, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%