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

Most similar movies to I Sent a Letter to My Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out touching, serious, realistic and sentimental films with plots about family relations, brother sister relationship, love, female nudity, father daughter relationship, suicide and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like I Sent a Letter to My Love: The Sea Gull (1968), Madame Rosa (1977), As a Man Grows Older (1962), The Winds of Jarrah (1983), Life Goes On (1981). 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, disturbing, rough, no music
Plot: novelist, actress, playwright, brother sister relationship, unrequited love, mistress, vanity, marriage, school teacher, tragic love, love triangle, love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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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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90%
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: artist, marriage proposal, obsession, drifter, bad reputation, sculptor, tragic love, obsessive love, jealousy, unrequited love, bachelor, intoxication ...
Time: 1920s
Place: italy
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71%
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: governess, uncle nephew relationship, brother sister relationship, dead child, uncle niece relationship, children, death of child, fiancee, family relations, nanny, mother daughter relationship, teacher ...
Time: 1940s
Place: australia
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70%
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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: employer employee relationship, love, husband wife relationship, boy, heart attack, ex husband ex wife relationship, old man, precociousness, single parent, department store, death of husband, jewish ...
Place: paris france
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67%
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, child in peril, homoeroticism, class differences, missing father, obsession, dancing, child, governess, symbolism, missing husband, widower ...
Place: brittany
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66%
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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, realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: brother sister relationship, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, childhood memory, family secret, past, christmas present, secret, family relations, confronting the past, car accident, lesbian romance ...
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66%
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: cheating wife, love triangle, female nudity, menage a trois, summer, hospital, journalist
Place: paris france
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59%
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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: coming of age, brother sister relationship, party, gay crush, skinny dipping, caravan, sawmill, gay cruising, carnival, sexual tension, teenage sexuality, half brother half sister relationship ...
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59%
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: violinist, cellist, extramarital affair, female nudity, pianist, mistress, death of mother, flashback, bathtub, female full frontal nudity
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52%
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Crime Delicado (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Antônio Martins, respected theatrical critic, is a very rational man. But a chance meeting with young Inês, a nude painting model, is going to rock him. Inês keeps a relationship with painter José Torres Campana, an older man with a deep ...
Plot: handicapped, painting, rape, transvestite, critic, affair, female nudity, painter, bare breasts, large breasts, play
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46%
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 ...
Style: banned
Plot: justice, politics, male female relationship, judge, female nudity, lesbian, older man younger woman relationship, injustice, propaganda, teenage girl, waitress, controversy ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic
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44%
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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: job, jealousy, letter, promotion, lust, poor family, university student, hate, handicapped, marriage for money, poverty, corruption ...
Place: cairo egypt, egypt
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43%
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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, touching, sincere, gloomy, emotional ...
Plot: tragic love, peasant, rape, fall in love, innocence lost, family relations, farmer, marriage, love, revenge, nobility, destiny ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 18th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, brazil
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42%
Manon of the Spring (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, twists and turns, captivating, serious ...
Plot: haunted by the past, countryside, uncover truth, revenge, bittersweet, nudity (full frontal - brief), hidden truth, family secret, social relations, love and romance, romance, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: provence, france, europe, paris france
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41%
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: bird, forest, fairy, stepfather stepson relationship, widow, ornithologist, sexual assault, supermarket, 8 year old, snoring
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39%
Bobby Deerfield (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: tragic love, terminal illness, self discovery, couples, ambition, life is a bitch, romance, love affair, racecar driver, hospital, love triangle, formula 1 ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
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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: painting, coming of age, independence, romance, father daughter relationship, art student, art
Place: paris france, france
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37%
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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: uplifting, sweet, captivating, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: teenager, interracial romance, love affair, teenage love, love story, teen romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, destiny, friendship, teenage life, tragic past, true love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana
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35%
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: illness, alcohol abuse, world war two, love, water, spa, japanese new wave
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33%
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Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: touching, romantic, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, fall in love, love and romance, love story, love, disability, handicapped, caregiver, euthanasia, self discovery, accident, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, paris france, switzerland, mallorca ...
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33%
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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: insecurity, businessman, summer vacation, striptease, first sex, teenage girl, swimming, shyness, male nudity, friend, sex, teenage boy ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, normandy
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33%
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: death, magician, ghost, possession, magic, prostitute, curse, suicide, ex lover, eagle, black magic, celibacy ...
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32%
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The American (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After the horror of the Civil War, 'ignorant' Christopher Newman made his fortune. He travels to France is search of cultural treasures. He won't get past the Paris nightlife. After an affair with a haughty painter, he falls in love ...
Plot: brother brother relationship, post civil war, chaperone, convent school, nobility, poker player, passionate kiss, abusive husband, brother sister relationship, romantic rivalry, funeral, arranged marriage ...
Place: paris france
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32%
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Little Women (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War.
Style: melancholic, romantic, sentimental, sweet, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: writers, sister sister relationship, love, women's rights, generosity, friendship, sibling relationship, sister, romance, jealousy, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: new york, paris france, massachusetts, usa
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32%
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: mirror, gang rape, female nudity, blind girl, flashback, hypnosis, blind man, alternative medicine
Time: 1810s
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32%
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: cathedral, hunchback, clergy, gypsy, notre dame cathedral, pariah, attempted rape
Place: paris france
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32%
I Have To Buy New Shoes (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Freelance writer Aoi Teshigahara (Miho Nakayama) lives in Paris, France. Sen Yagami (Osamu Mukai) is a photographer who came to Paris, France due to his younger sister Suzume's (Mirei Kiritani) insistance. Over the next 3 days, Aoi Teshigahara ...
Plot: photographer, japanese woman, long distance relationship, japanese man, brother sister relationship, eiffel tower paris, long haired woman, red dress, man and woman in bed, female director
Place: paris france
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32%
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 of father, mansion, landowner, inheritance, husband wife relationship, murder, family curse
Place: spain
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32%
I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somewhere (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the beautiful family home, at the end of the summer, Monique celebrates her 70th birthday, surrounded by her 4 children, all of whom have come for the occasion. There is Jean-Pierre, the elder, who took on the role of head of the family after the ...
Plot: artist, birthday, family relations, cancer, publisher, poem, hospital, loss of brother, dancing, rainstorm, christmas, masturbation ...
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31%