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, realistic, serious and gloomy films with plots about female nudity, brother sister relationship, family relations, love, love and romance, male nudity 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), The Winds of Jarrah (1983), As a Man Grows Older (1962), A Leap in the Dark (1980). 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: rough, sentimental, touching, disturbing, no music
Plot: novelist, actress, unrequited love, mistress, vanity, brother sister relationship, marriage, playwright, school teacher, tragic love, love, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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95%
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, summer, hospital, journalist
Place: paris france
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77%
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: teacher, nanny, uncle niece relationship, dead child, family relations, children, fiancee, brother sister relationship, death of child, mother daughter relationship, brother brother relationship, governess ...
Time: 1940s
Place: australia
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74%
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, office worker, obsessive love, sculptor, intoxication, delirium, bachelor, unrequited love, death of sister, femme fatale, first person narration, man crying ...
Time: 1920s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: insanity, male nudity, judge, brother sister relationship, suicide
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, companion, missing father, dance, homoeroticism, chateau, class differences, rivalry, dancing, father son relationship, castle ...
Place: brittany
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67%
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: sauna, skinny dipping, male nudity, female nudity
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62%
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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 ...
Plot: lesbian romance, watching a video, seaside, mobile phone, mysterious past, construction site, broken leg, death of mother, hospital, morgue, christmas eve, christmas present ...
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61%
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Tess (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 172 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, sincere, captivating, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: tragic love, period piece, rape, family relations, innocence lost, marriage, love, revenge, stonehenge, peasant, farmer, nobility ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1880s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, brazil
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57%
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: flashback, bathtub, mistress, pianist, extramarital affair, female nudity, violinist, cellist, death of mother
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55%
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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, marriage for money, poverty, hate, friend, student, marriage, university, revolutionary, handicapped, drunkenness, lust ...
Place: egypt, cairo egypt
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48%
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: banned, politics, justice, controversy, teenage girl, waitress, brother sister relationship, injustice, judge, propaganda, older man younger woman relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: east germany, german democratic republic, gdr
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Love to Eternity (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Liza slowly replaces Melampo, Giorgio's dog. While she accepts it, Giorgio forces her to wear collars and leashes.
Style: grotesque
Plot: dog, airplane, sea, boat, isolation, island, sex, love, erotica, female nudity, submission, legs ...
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42%
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The Idol (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: sexy, sexual, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, dishonesty, couples, cooking and food, friends, friendship, artists and showbiz, terminal illness, actor's life, intrigue, elderly, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france
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42%
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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: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, psychological ...
Plot: prostitute, destructive relationship, love and romance, family relations, survival, holocaust, aging, parents and children, wartime life, against humanity, life is a bitch, mental illness ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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41%
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: independence, painting, romance, coming of age, father daughter relationship, art student, art
Place: paris france, france
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39%
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 442
The Blue Room (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Toño (Juan Manuel Bernal) and his wife, Ana (Elena Anaya), decide to return to the town of Toño's parents after a long stay in Mexico City. But things get complicated little by little when Toño meets again with Andrea (Patricia Llaca), a ...
Plot: funeral, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, infidelity, loss of husband, unfaithful husband, interrogation, custody
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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, couples, friendship, fall in love, hopes, love and romance, couple relations, youth, reunion ...
Time: contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, uncircumcised penis, lesbian, lesbian sex, kiss, film set, long blonde hair, model, older man younger woman relationship, rich man, mistress, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: department store, precociousness, death of husband, old man, ex husband ex wife relationship, heart attack, single parent, jewish, love, employer employee relationship, boy, husband wife relationship ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 93
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, male full rear nudity, deep cleavage, undressing, bare breasts, brother sister relationship, taking off pants, gay interest, small breasts, gay, homosexuality, puberty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Widow Couderc (1971)
Genre: Drama, Action, 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: serious, touching, psychological, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: father in law daughter in law relationship, farm, love affair, fugitives, golden years, destructive relationship, parents and children, family relations, love triangle, infidelity, prison, family problems ...
Time: 1930s, 70s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, spa, world war two, love, japanese new wave, water
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 239
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: shyness, female nudity, father daughter relationship, party, kiss, flirting, friendship, friend, swimming, teenage boy, male nudity, teenage girl ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: normandy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: magician, eagle, black magic, possession, ex lover, curse, magic, death, prostitute, celibacy, suicide, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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, barefoot male, mental illness, pubic hair, male nudity, gay interest
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32%
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: headache, chinese, sexuality, bible, prostitution, religion, bigamy, tragedy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 37
Threesome (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A New York stockbroker (Stephen Collins) introduces a girlfriend (Deborah Raffin) to his buddy (Joel Higgins) from out of town, then regrets it.
Plot: intimacy, moving, stock broker, break up, love triangle, breakup, friendship, flashback, foot chase
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: alternative medicine, flashback, hypnotism, blind girl, mirror, hypnosis, blind man, female nudity, gang rape
Time: 1810s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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: clergy, hunchback, attempted rape, pariah, gypsy, cathedral, notre dame cathedral
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%