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Everlasting Regret (2005)
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Everlasting Regret (2005)
Original name: 長恨歌
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 115 min.
Story: a film adaptation of Wang Anyi's popular and influential novel Changhen Ge.A person's life is destined to be shorter than that of a city. Having spent her whole life in Shanghai, Qiyao has her moments of prosperity and her fair share of loneliness. She finally fades and disappears but Shanghai remains a metropolitan city. Shanghai in the 1930s is glamorous and seductive. A pretty young girl from an ordinary family, Qiyao is lucky enough to win the 2nd runner-up of the "Miss Shanghai" contest. Mr. Cheng, her admirer as well as a photographer who assists her to her success, knows the girl is going to live an extraordinary life. It turns out she is going to witness the decades of changes to her city
Plot: gangsters, pregnancy, murder, photographer, jealousy, ballroom dancing, communism, mother daughter relationship, beauty pageant, historical event, arranged marriage, steamship, black market, cultural revolution, hard labor, illegitimate child, government official, telegram, apartment, gangster

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and gloomy films with plots about jealousy, love, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, murder, female nudity and friendship mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Everlasting Regret: Lan Yu (2001), The Christ of Nanjing (1995), Zhou Yu's Train (2002), With Beauty and Sorrow (1965), Sweet William (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Lan Yu (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A love story between a country boy in Beijing to study and a wealthy businessman set against the backdrop of the 1989 Tiananmen Square incident
Style: captivating, sentimental, sincere, touching, depressing ...
Plot: gay, older man younger man relationship, gay asian, gay sex, love affair, lgbt, lifestyle, fighting the system, social differences, gay relationship, couples, society ...
Time: 20th century, year 1989, year 1988, 80s
Place: beijing china, china, asia, hong kong, america ...
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The Christ of Nanjing (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Tony Au directed this Hong Kong-Japanese co-production lovingly adapted for the screen by Joyce Chan. Tony Leung stars as Ryuichi Okagawa, a Japanese writer who worked as a reporter in China and has been sick ever since his return home. While in ...
Plot: tragedy, bigamy, chinese, bible, religion, sexuality, prostitution, female nudity, foreplay, sex scene, loss of virginity, headache ...
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71%
Zhou Yu's Train (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zhou Yu, a ceramic artisan in China's rural Northwest, has a deep rapport with Chen Qing, a shy sensitive poet. Taking a long train ride every weekend just to make mad passionate love with him, her longing seems insatiable. Until one day, she ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, longing, couples, romance, dishonesty, fall in love, couple relations, train travel, train, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
With Beauty and Sorrow (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When the man who seduced the famous painter Otoko as a teenager--and then wrote a bestselling novel about it--reappears in her life, her pupil--and lesbian lover--hatches a plot to destroy the man and his family.
Plot: lesbian, writers, lgbt, japanese woman, jealousy, murder, miscarriage, accident, love, revenge, japanese new wave, rowing
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 157
Sweet William (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: William McClusky (Sam Waterston) is a dashing and eccentric Scotsman whose charms rapidly overwhelm the sweet and naive Ann Walton (Jenny Agutter), but she nearly as quickly begins to comprehend that her new beau is anything but a one-woman man. In ...
Plot: female nudity, married man, open marriage, womanizer, unfaithful husband, making love, mother daughter relationship, troubled relationship, writers, manipulative person, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
My Dream Boat (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The film tells a complicated love story. Carmen with Ke, Xiang Yi and Jiyuan. They start as a friend, but somehow a love triangle occur, and the outcome is very tragic.
Plot: love triangle, friendship, jealousy, coming of age, gambling debt, classmate, tragedy, passion, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Temptress Moon (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set in the decadent 1920s, Temptress Moon tells the very complicated story of a wealthy family living on the outskirts of Shanghai. Their youngest daughter, Ruyi, is brought up as a servant to her opium-addicted father and brother. Meanwhile, her ...
Style: stylized, sexy, brutal, atmospheric, thought provoking ...
Plot: addiction, revolution, revenge, marriage, love, violence, murder, obsession, culture clash, childhood, catastrophe, runaway ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: china, shanghai, spain, japan, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Close-Ups (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 76 min.
Story: 37-year-old Marta gets married and wants to have a baby. But her toxic relationship with overbearing mother complicates her life in many ways.
Style: psychological, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: mother in law son in law relationship, mother daughter relationship, overprotective mother, absent father, husband wife relationship, marital argument, domineering mother, sculptor, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, jealousy, desperation ...
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54%
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A New Day in Old Sana'a (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Yemen
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tariq's aristocratic family has arranged for him to marry Bilquis, the daughter of a rich judge. However, while out in the city one night, he catches sight of a woman he believes to be Bilquis, and falls in love with her. The woman turns out to ...
Plot: aristocrat, arranged marriage, elopement, pregnancy, assistant, gypsy, muslim, class differences, mistaken identity, betrayal, orphan, arab ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Take a Deep Breath (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Saša, a Belgrade University law student, tells her parents that she and her boyfriend Stefan are moving to Canada. That same night Saša and Stefan suffer a car accident. Saša wakes up in hospital and meets Stefan's charming and clever sister ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbtq, lgbt, lesbian relationship, husband wife relationship, friendship, death, divorce, mother daughter relationship, photographer, father daughter relationship, jealousy ...
Place: canada, belgrade, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Price of Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The wife of an alcoholic and mother of four (Toula Stathopoulou) is a factory worker in Corfu at the beginning of the 20th century. A fallen noble man who has fallen on hard times (Stratis Tsopanellis) wants to marry her eldest daughter (Anny ...
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Time: 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Impossible Love (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
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Plot: revolutionary, husband wife relationship, murder, inheritance, landowner, mansion, family curse, murder of father
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Erika's Hot Summer (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Sleazeball photographer Steve is busy taking pictures of beautiful young women, bedding them, and then dumping them. One day he meets the woman of his dreams on the beach: Erika. Once he's frolicked on the beach and taken her to bed, the other ...
Style: sexploitation film
Plot: photographer, sexploitation, beach, nightclub, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, spurned woman, erotica, male nudity, sex scene, hippie ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Coming Home (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lu and Feng are a devoted couple forced to separate when Lu is arrested and sent to a labor camp as a political prisoner during the Cultural Revolution. He finally returns home only to find that his beloved wife no longer remembers him.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: labor camp, political prisoner, love and romance, hopes, political unrest, couples, breakup, crime and punishment, family problems, state affairs, amnesia, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 158 min.
Story: A revelatory discussion on a train. Based on Leo Tolstoy's novel of the same name.
Plot: confession, tea, honeymoon, love triangle, jealousy, death, train, love, murder, dysfunctional marriage, children, husband wife relationship ...
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 86 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 145 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, Denmark
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.9
 513
Chemmeen (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 140 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 159
Swann (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Sailor from Gibraltar (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Duration: 112 min.
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32%
 6.1
 512
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 218
Lucy (2006)
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Duration: 93 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: teenage mother, baby, mother, barbershop, white trash, mother daughter relationship, teenage girl, jealousy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional family, teenager, nightclub ...
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32%
 6.7
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Duration: 195 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France, Switzerland
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: avant garde
Plot: train, thief, mother daughter relationship, love, masturbation, female masturbation, female nudity, attraction, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female relationship, desire, sex ...
Place: montreal
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31%