Movies like I Sent a Letter to My Love

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I Sent a Letter to My Love (1980)
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I Sent a Letter to My Love (1980)
Original name: Chère inconnue
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A middle-aged disabled man unknowingly begins a lonely hearts correspondence with his own unmarried sister, who takes care of him. As he writes more and more to her, he begins to fall in love, and she, knowing that it is her brother who is writing, discovers a new, tender side to him. But trouble looms when he asks to meet her in person.
Plot: handicapped, brother sister relationship, celibacy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, serious, realistic and psychological films with plots about brother sister relationship, female nudity, love, family relations, male nudity, love and romance and tragic love mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like I Sent a Letter to My Love: The Sea Gull (1968), A Few Hours of Sunlight (1971), As a Man Grows Older (1962), The Winds of Jarrah (1984), I'm the King of the Castle (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Sea Gull (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's story of life in rural Russia during the latter part of the 19th century.
Style: sentimental, touching, rough, disturbing, no music
Plot: novelist, actress, mistress, vanity, brother sister relationship, unrequited love, marriage, playwright, school teacher, tragic love, love, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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A Few Hours of Sunlight (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gilles Lantier, a young reporter on the AFP newspaper, is suffering from a nervous breakdown. Realising that neither his friend Jean nor his girlfriend Eloïse can help him, he decides to stay with his sister Odile, who lives near Limoges. At a ...
Plot: menage a trois, hospital, journalist, summer
Place: paris france
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As a Man Grows Older (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The place is Trieste and the time is 1927. Emilio Brentani leads a peaceful and uneventful life with his older sister Amalia. At least until the day he meets Angiolina Zarri, a beautiful young woman. But the lady is also fickle, wayward and ...
Plot: tragic love, unrequited love, thirty something, intoxication, marriage proposal, obsessive love, delirium, poverty, drifter, crying man, first person narration, death of sister ...
Time: 1920s
Place: italy
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The Winds of Jarrah (1984)
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: family relations, timber, death of child, brother sister relationship, dead child, uncle niece relationship, children, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, fiancee, nanny, governess ...
Time: 1940s
Place: australia
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I'm the King of the Castle (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Thomas, the son of a millionaire lives a fairly isolated existence, in a mansion in rural France. His father hires a widowed woman to take care of things while he is away. The maid's son, Charles moves in as well, and the two parents hope that ...
Plot: boy, companion, staircase, child suicide, forest, child in peril, children, 10 year old, castle, homoeroticism, rivalry, obsession ...
Place: brittany
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Boomerang (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Antoine Rey looks for a special gift for his sister Melanie on her 40th birthday. He decides to surprise her with a trip to the French Island of Noirmoutier, where they spent many summers as children until their mother's death. On the drive ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: dysfunctional family, brother sister relationship, father daughter relationship, family secret, past, christmas present, confronting the past, childhood flashback, secret, family relations, car accident, lesbian romance ...
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A Leap in the Dark (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Mauro, a judge, is worried about his older sister Marta, who took care of him since he was a boy, and is now affected by psychic problems and suicide fantasies. She seems to recover from her depression when Mauro acquaints her with Giovanni, a ...
Plot: male nudity, judge, insanity, male objectification, suicide, brother sister relationship
Place: italy
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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: sincere, gloomy, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, destructive relationship, concentration camp, survival, wartime life, tragic love, redemption, adoption, parents and children, family relations, aging, against humanity ...
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Tess (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: This multiple-Oscar-winning film by Roman Polanski is an exquisite, richly layered adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles. A strong-willed peasant girl (Nastassja Kinski, in a gorgeous breakthrough) is sent by her father to the ...
Style: atmospheric, contemplative, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: tragic love, period piece, rape, innocence lost, family relations, love, farmer, revenge, marriage, peasant, nobility, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, brazil
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All the Fine Promises (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After the death of her mother Marianne, a young cellist discovers that her father had a mistress.
Plot: bathtub, extramarital affair, cellist, female nudity, mistress, violinist, flashback, pianist, death of mother
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The Rabbit Is Me (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: East Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The Rabbit Is Me was made in 1965 to encourage discussion of the democratization of East German society. In it, a young student has an affair with a judge who once sentenced her brother for political reasons; she eventually confronts him with his ...
Plot: politics, justice, banned, male female relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), teenage girl, propaganda, injustice, older man younger woman relationship, brother sister relationship, waitress, controversy ...
Place: east germany, gdr, german democratic republic
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The Heart of the Bear (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Estonia, Czech Republic, Germany, Russia
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young Estonian goes to the Siberian Taiga to live as a hunter in a remote forest hut. He hopes to find his true self far from civilisation. The natives he meets introduce him to the myths of the north. The first is a young village teacher who ...
Plot: pubic hair, female full frontal nudity, male nudity, female nudity, skinny dipping, sauna
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Cairo 30 (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Egypt
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Mahgoub Abdel Dayem a young nihilistic college student, having his father crippled with no other source of income, he finds himself in an urgent need of a job after graduation to support himself and his parents. Having a hard time getting a job, he ...
Style: social
Plot: corruption, handicapped, job, protest, lust, hate, marriage, marriage for money, promotion, high society, university student, poor family ...
Place: cairo egypt, egypt
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All the Bright Places (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of Violet Markey and Theodore Finch, who meet and change each other’s lives forever. As they struggle with the emotional and physical scars of their past, they come together, discovering that even the smallest places and moments can mean ...
Style: sweet, uplifting, romantic, touching, sentimental
Audience: chick flick
Plot: teenager, interracial romance, love affair, destiny, love and romance, hopes, couples, reunion, friendship, fall in love, couple relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana
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The Education of Fairies (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, France, Portugal, Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man's life is turned upside down after he is abandoned by the woman he loves.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: sexual assault, snoring, supermarket, forest, fairy, bird, 8 year old, ornithologist, widow, stepfather stepson relationship
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In The French Style (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young American art student must decide whether to stay in Paris with her boyfriend or go back to the U.S. when her wealthy father arrives to bring her back.
Plot: coming of age, independence, painting, romance, art student, art, father daughter relationship
Place: paris france, france
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Westerland (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In the midst of a freezing winter on the island of Sylt, Cem comes across Jesús, who is on the verge of committing suicide. The two young men become fast friends, with their friendship unexpectedly threatening to develop into something more. Cem ...
Plot: gay, eating disorder, mental illness, pubic hair, male nudity, barefoot male, gay interest
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The Idol (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: psychological, touching, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, love affair, friendship, couple relations, terminal illness, couples, love and romance, elderly, intrigue, dishonesty, romance, golden years ...
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Life Goes On (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jeanne, mother of two children, loses her husband. She meets Pierre, abandoned by his wife.
Plot: jewish, old man, husband wife relationship, heart attack, boy, department store, love, ex husband ex wife relationship, employer employee relationship, single parent, precociousness, death of husband ...
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Les amoureux (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this French coming-of-age drama a 15-year old boy breaks free from his fixation with his older half-sister and learns to trust himself and become independent. The story is set in a rural French town. When his wild half-sister Vivien finally ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: female director, puberty, homoeroticism, teenage protagonist, male objectification, undressing, teenager, brother sister relationship, deep cleavage, nightgown, gay interest, man in underwear ...
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Akitsu Springs (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Yoshida’s first big-budget production and colour film is a haunting tale of unrequited love and postwar disillusion. The story of the fatal attraction between a spineless intellectual and a strong woman is conventional, but its enactment is ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, illness, world war two, love, japanese new wave, water, spa
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Dandy (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Set in Paris during the 1960s, a group of stylish teenagers hang out at a club called the Drugstore. Shy Philippe wants to meet a girl but he doesn't know how to go about it. Experienced Nathalie invites him and his friend Marc to the birthday ...
Plot: virgin, teenage girl, coming of age, older man younger woman relationship, widower, flirting, party, kiss, clothes, sexual initiation, flirt, first sex ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, normandy
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Nana (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This adaptation of Emile Zola's novel "NANA," is about the sexual liaisons of a woman who through her relationships with different men, enjoys a life of pleasure and luxury. However, her lavish life-style does not always bring ...
Plot: female protagonist, gold digger, film set, older man younger woman relationship, blonde, sex scene, rich man, kiss, model, mistress, female nudity, woman in underwear ...
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The Widow Couderc (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Her youth has been spent working for a farm family, being raped by father and son, marrying the son who has now left her a happy widow. She is happy because World War I is over and she is enjoying being in control of the farm. And then she hires the ...
Style: realistic, serious, contemplative, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: father in law daughter in law relationship, farm, destructive relationship, village life, infidelity, village, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, mute or deaf, babies and infants ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 70s, year 1934
Place: france
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Sreekrishna Parunthu (1984)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: India
Story: Kumaran Thampi, a wizard, is not able to keep his vow of celibacy. This keeps getting him into many troubles, most of which are lethal.
Plot: magician, death, ghost, curse, ex lover, possession, suicide, black magic, eagle, celibacy, magic, prostitute ...
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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, chinese, prostitution, bigamy, bible, religion, headache, sexuality
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The Magnetist's Fifth Winter (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger, Meisner, arrives in a northern Swedish town in 1820, calling himself a magnetist - an amalgam of hypnotist and healer - and claiming he can cure diseases un-treatable by doctors. Ignoring the objections of his colleagues, Dr. ...
Plot: alternative medicine, gang rape, hypnotism, female nudity, mirror, blind girl, flashback, blind man, hypnosis
Time: 1810s
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: TV-movie version of the Victor Hugo novel.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: pariah, cathedral, attempted rape, notre dame cathedral, gypsy, clergy, hunchback
Place: paris france
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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: mansion, revolutionary, landowner, murder, murder of father, family curse, husband wife relationship, inheritance
Place: spain
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The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The young Father Amaro is put to the test. He is sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito when he meets a 16-year-old girl that he begins and affair with. It turns out the girls mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. ...
Style: touching, realistic, harsh, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: forbidden love, celibacy, abortion, catholicism, clergy, sin, drug lord, bishop, drug dealing, priest, lust, pregnancy ...
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, tokyo
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