Movies like Everlasting Regret

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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, photographer, jealousy, ballroom dancing, communism, beauty pageant, historical event, murder, mother daughter relationship, black market, arranged marriage, steamship, cultural revolution, apartment, illegitimate child, government official, gangster, hard labor, telegram

Most similar movies to Everlasting Regret

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and touching films with plots about jealousy, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy, love, murder and love triangle mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like Everlasting Regret: Lan Yu (2001), The Christ of Nanjing (1995), Zhou Yu's Train (2002), With Beauty and Sorrow (1965), Erika's Hot Summer (1971). 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, sincere, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: older man younger man relationship, lifestyle, fighting the system, social differences, love affair, couples, political unrest, romance, society, politics, gay relationship, gay ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989, year 1988
Place: china, beijing china, asia, america, hong kong ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: bible, prostitution, chinese, tragedy, sexuality, religion, headache, bigamy
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, couples, longing, dishonesty, romance, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, train ride, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: japanese new wave, revenge, miscarriage, lesbian, murder, accident, love, jealousy, japanese woman, writers
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: murder, nightclub, photographer, beach, sexploitation, bare breasts, male full rear nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), erotica, female nudity, male nudity, sex scene ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: cheating boyfriend, pregnancy, married man, affair, living together, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother daughter relationship, open marriage, womanizer, female nudity, writers, unfaithful husband ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, passion, gambling debt, coming of age, tragedy, friendship, jealousy, classmate, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Take a Deep Breath (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Serbia
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: lgbt, jealousy, photographer, kiss, lesbian, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, death, friendship, bisexual, father daughter relationship, hospital ...
Place: paris france, canada, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, elopement, arranged marriage, pregnancy, photographer, class differences, arab, wedding, assistant, teacher, mistaken identity, tradition ...
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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.
Plot: female director, artist, husband wife relationship, overprotective mother, jealousy, desperation, marital argument, domineering mother, psychological drama, stroke, family argument, moving ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, family relations, opium, blackmail, addiction, master and servant, gang, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, dishonesty, rise and fall ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: china, shanghai, asia, tokyo, japan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 ...
Plot: female director, factory, money, island, drunkenness, social outcast, falling in love, drinking, male nudity, fall in love, key, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 1900s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Milosc (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Maria and Tom are in their thirties and have been married ten years. They live in a small town. Both find professional fulfillment in their jobs he in a design company, she at the town hall. They are working together on the decoration of their ...
Plot: jealousy, rape, obsession, town hall, fear, pregnancy, love triangle, missing child, dying mother, sex, baptism, husband wife relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Love in Sampan (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Love in Sampan is the tale of an unfortunate young woman named Kiu. As she explains in the opening narration, she has known three men: Wah (a boy who worked in her family's shop), Chuen Wang (a local gang boss whom she is compelled to marry) ...
Plot: fishing boat, friendship, torture, casual sex, female full frontal nudity, erotica, sexual harassment, drowning, murder, money, tattoo on back, love ...
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Kreutzer Sonata (1987)
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: train, fainting, confession, honeymoon, love triangle, death, flashback, murder, tea, jealousy, dysfunctional marriage, piano lesson ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Impossible Love (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rich Spanish landowner Alvaro is torn between his wife Elvira and two other women in his life. He's also worried about the fact that both his father and grandfather were murdered by Spanish revolutionaries in the house he's inherited.
Plot: revolutionary, murder, murder of father, husband wife relationship, mansion, inheritance, landowner, family curse
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Passion's Way (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
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Plot: grandmother, misunderstanding, reunion, governess, jealousy, telegram, storyteller, train journey, train travel, mother son relationship
Time: 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: serious, emotional, atmospheric, touching, realistic
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Time: 20th century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Betelnut Beauty (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, France
Duration: 105 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Lina's Wedding (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Lina is in her best age, mid-30s. She is strong-willed, resilient and self-conscious. There has never been a man in her life, on the contrary, she even had to play the man's role on the small farm to sustain herself and the parents. But the ...
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Time: 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.0
 840
Anna Karenina (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 145 min.
Story: The film is based on the novel of the same name by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy. “All happy families resemble each other, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way, ” goes the novel’s opening sentence. The melodrama centers around a ...
Plot: cheating wife, high society, love triangle, jealousy, adultery, suicide attempt, affair, unfaithful wife, loveless marriage, infidelity, aristocracy, russian empire ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Love's Lone Flower (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 108 min.
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Plot: flashback, gambling, composer, shot to death, sex, rape, love triangle, gang violence, gangster, jealousy, nightclub, landlady ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s
Place: shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Sailor from Gibraltar (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Plot: port, yacht, search, party, mysterious woman, beach, vacation, jealousy, lovers, british man, lover
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 462
Chemmeen (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 140 min.
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Style: cult film
Plot: fisherman, fishing village, arranged marriage, gossip, betrayal, father daughter relationship, rumor, mother daughter relationship, greed, second marriage, marriage, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic
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Style: lgbt cinema, gay cinema, romanticism, psychological, compassionate ...
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Place: prague, prague czech republic
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30%
 6.3
 457
Perfect Love (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual, bleak ...
Plot: crimes of passion, murder, disco, wedding, sexual relations, love affair, tragic love, destructive relationship, couple relations, teenage life, unfulfillment, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Kind of Loving (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life and contend with his domineering mother-in-law.
Style: emotional, sincere, realistic, serious
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Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Impossibly Yours (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Mit seiner pedantischen und verklemmten Art trieb Leonhard (Tobias Moretti) einst seine Gattin Marlene (Barbara Auer) geradewegs in die Arme seines besten Freundes Jan (Ulrich Thomsen). Nur mit Mühe gelang es dem Trio danach, die gemeinsame ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Adam & Evelyn (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Summer 1989, East Germany. Adam works as a tailor, Evelyn as a waitress. They are planning a vacation together when Evelyn finds out that Adam is cheating on her and decides to leave for the holiday on her own.
Plot: border crossing, photographer, woman wearing a miniskirt, vacation, hotel room, darkroom, waitress, person in a car trunk, german abroad, boyfriend girlfriend conflict, barefoot woman, woman wears a miniskirt ...
Time: year 1989
Place: east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Winds of Jarrah (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Australia 1946. A young woman escapes from an unhappy affair to become tutor to three children who are being raised by their uncle.
Plot: timber, children, mother daughter relationship, brother sister relationship, dead child, governess, brother brother relationship, nanny, teacher, uncle nephew relationship, uncle niece relationship, death of child ...
Time: 1940s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%