Movies like A Summer's Tale

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A Summer's Tale (1996)
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A Summer's Tale (1996)
Original name: Conte d'été
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in town. She in turn introduces him to a further young lady who fancies him. Thus the quiet young lad finds he is having to do some tricky juggling in territory new to him.
Style: humorous, sexual, sincere, clever, sexy, realistic, stylized, talky, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, beach, waitress, youth, friends, romance, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, resort, couples, graduation, twentysomething life, sexual content, holiday, graduate, coming of age, love, musician, student, sailor, summer, archaeologist, sister sister relationship, restaurant ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, brittany, english channel

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Most similar movies to A Summer's Tale

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and talky films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, friendship, couple relations, friends and fall in love mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Summer's Tale: Pauline at the Beach (1983), Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987), Autumn Tale (1998), Summer (1986), My Night at Maud's (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Pauline at the Beach (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Pauline and her older cousin, model-shaped Marion, go to the emtying Atlantic coast for an autumn holiday . Marion ignores the approaches of a surfer and falls for Henri, a hedonist who is only interested in a sexual adventure and ...
Style: witty, contemplative, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, coming of age, flirt, sea, old love, jealousy, beach, flirting, romance, divorce, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: normandy, france, paris france
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A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: philosopher, friendship, cousin cousin relationship, vacation, parents and children, youth, family relations, romance, hopes, mischievous children, love and romance, matchmaking ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, berlin germany, japan
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Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suburbs, friendship, tennis, couples, friends, buddies, love and romance, romance, love affair, farce, twentysomething life, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Autumn Tale (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Magali (Béatrice Romand), forty-something, is a winemaker and a widow: she loves her work but feels lonely. Her friends Rosine (Alexia Portal) and Isabelle (Marie Rivière) both want secretly to find a husband for Magali.
Style: semi serious, touching, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, romance, starting over, matchmaking, midlife crisis, human nature, parents and children, wedding, women, french countryside, kick-butt women ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france, paris france ...
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Summer (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, self discovery, youth, friends, couples, couple relations, human nature, twentysomething life, love and romance, romance, solitude ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, normandy, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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My Night at Maud's (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.
Style: talky, sexual, sexy, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, love triangle, destructive relationship, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love affair, lovers reunited, looking for love, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Good Marriage (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: art history, female friendship, twentysomething life, love affair, wooing, couple relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, looking for love, friendship, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but ...
Style: clever, psychological, stylized, contemplative, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, love affair, romance, love and romance, temptation, society, dishonesty, lovers reunited, moral dilemma, daydreamer, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Four Adventures of Reinette and Mirabelle (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two young girls meet, Reinette from the countryside and Mirabelle from Paris, and decide to take a flat together in Paris where they attend University. Four successive stories about their daily lives illustrate the very different views, characters ...
Style: humorous, feel good, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, twentysomething life, friendship, friends, best friends, love and romance, introspection, human nature, village, urban, village life, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Rendezvous in Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three stories of love and coincidence around the theme of dates in Paris.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, wooing, urban, city life, singleness, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, twentysomething life, young lovers ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Tale of Winter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Felicie and Charles have a whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in a cold Paris with a daughter as a reminder of that long-ago summer. For ...
Style: sentimental, sexual, clever, contemplative, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, friends, couples, longing, youth, nothing goes right, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: Paul Dedalus is at a crossroads in his life. He has to make several decisions; should he complete his doctorate, does he want to become a full professor, does he really love his long-standing girlfriend, or should he re-start with one of his other ...
Style: humorous, witty, sexual, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, lovers reunited, young lovers, unfulfillment, romance, workplace, crumbling marriage, hopes, lifestyle, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Broken English (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Nora Wilder (Parker Posey), a single, career woman works at a Manhattan boutique hotel where her excellent skills in guest relations lack in the romantic department. If it is not her loving and dominant mother (Gena Rowlands) attempting to set her ...
Style: sentimental, light, sweet, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, single, thirtysomething life, cliche, loneliness, dating, hung over, language barrier, self discovery, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, new york, croatia, france, europe ...
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Claire's Knee (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, on holiday on the Lake Annecy shore, a career diplomat visits an old acquaintance, perhaps a former girlfriend. Through her he meets an intense teenager, Laura, and then lusts after her sister, Claire. Whilst Laura ...
Style: talky, sexy, contemplative, clever, sexual ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, older man young girl relationship, teenage life, love affair, destructive relationship, sexual relations, lovers reunited, family problems, family relations, perversion, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1970, 1960s
Place: europe, france
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Full Moon in Paris (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: "He who has two women loses his soul, he who has two houses loses his mind." So it goes with Louise played by Pascale Ogier who is dissatisfied with her mundane life in a bleak Parisian new-town. She rents a pied-à-terre in the city so ...
Style: clever, humorous, talky, realistic, semi serious
Plot: couple relations, self discovery, love triangle, introspection, hopes, love and romance, couples, relationship problems, existentialism, best friend, alienation, long hair ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Aviator's Wife (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A student is devastated when he finds that his girlfriend is cheating on him. In order to find out why she did it, he decides to spy on her and her airline pilot lover. Then he sees the pilot with a blonde woman and he begins to follow them…
Style: touching, witty, humorous, clever, contemplative ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, couple relations, lovers reunited, love triangle, love affair, unfulfilled love, teaching the ways of the world, human nature, nosy, old love, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Collector (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bombastic, womanizing art dealer and his painter friend go to a seventeenth-century villa on the Riviera for a relaxing summer getaway. But their idyll is disturbed by the presence of the bohemian Haydée, accused of being a “collector” of men.
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: collector, youth, love triangle, love and romance, couples, promiscuity, moral dilemma, new wave, love affair, lovers reunited, sexual relations, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cote d'azur, saint tropez, riviera, france, french riviera ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Chillicothe (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A narrative about six friends in college.
Style: semi serious, realistic, clever, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wedding, couples, battles, friends, thirtysomething life, human nature, looking for love, twentysomething life, college, down on your luck, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Love, etc. (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A triangle: love, obsession, and choice. Pierre, a ladies' man who has little cash and no fixed residence, describes his best friend Benoît as the world's oldest 32-year-old. The shy, well-employed Benoît's life changes when he ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, talky
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, friendship, love triangle, wedding, journalism, unlikely couple, lifestyle, romance, twentysomething life, fall in love, unemployment, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: english channel
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35%
The Pompatus of Love (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four guys sit around drinking beer and talking, trying to figure out the meaning of "the pompatus of love" (from the Steve Miller song "Joker") and analyzing their relationships with women.
Style: clever, humorous, talky, witty, sexual ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: drinking, love, beer, drinking alcohol, looking for love, singleness, twentysomething life, self discovery, battle of the sexes, womanizer, gender, romance ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, new york, manhattan new york city, pacific ocean, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Gaby Baby Doll (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gaby cannot stay alone ; she's afraid of the dark ,of everything .When her boyfriend leaves her (he wants to have sex with her and she gets on his nerves,because she only needs a protector),she's completely on her own .She's afraid of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, couples, romance, couple relations, lone wolves, countryside, love and romance, isolation, confined, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Funny Ha Ha (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Unsure of what to do next, 23-year-old Marnie tries her best to navigate life after college in this romantic comedy. Still partying like there's no tomorrow, Marnie drags herself out of bed for her miserable temp job and can't decide ...
Style: mumblecore, humorous, touching, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lifestyle, friendship, romance, youth, looking for love, college, love and romance, friends, couple relations, human nature, school, singleness ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, dangerous attraction, couples, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, romance, danger, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Paper Heart (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Heart follows Nick and Charlyne on a cross-country journey to document what exactly "love" is. Interviewing ministers, happily married couples, chemists, romance novelists, divorce lawyers, a group of children and more, the ...
Style: talky, feel good, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, filmmaking, fall in love, true love, interracial romance, looking for love, romance, human nature, hopes, couples, friends, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, california, nashville tennessee, las vegas, arkansas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Bigger Than the Sky (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being dumped by his girlfriend, a man stuck in a deadend life decides to audition for a small role in a local community theatre's production of Cyrano de Bergerac. Despite having no experience as an actor, he lands the lead role, which ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, starting over, love triangle, fish out of water, fall in love, couple relations, couples, romance, play within film, hopes, love and romance, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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Dish Dogs (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two friends travel from town to town taking jobs as dishwashers until they both find love and must choose separate paths.
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: restaurant, surfing, love, fall in love, friendship, battle of the sexes, young lovers, wooing, lifestyle, buddies, youth, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Burning Annie (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of a college student with an "Annie Hall" addiction trying to make his new relationship work.
Style: sentimental, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: college, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, youth, opposites attract, battle of the sexes, looking for love, college life, obsession, couples, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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32%
Dream for an Insomniac (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: insomnia, friends, jealousy, cafe, romance, love, unlikely couple, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, los angeles, usa, vancouver, oakland california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Sleep with Me (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Six different writers wrote a scene each of this romantic comedy featuring the marriage and turbulent relationship of Joseph and Sarah, with Joseph's best friend Frank trying hard to cope with letting the love of his life marry his best friend. ...
Style: clever, witty, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love triangle, wedding, friendship, infidelity, marriage proposal, marriage, singleness, friends, couples, looking for love, introspection, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Perfect Date (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Michel dreams of a perfect meeting with the woman of his dreams, entirely due to chance, as his parents and grandparents experienced. Vincent, Michel's contrast, is completely different. He is more the man of the direct approach and he follows ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, romance, couples, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friendship, friendship between men, friends, looking for sex, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, normandy
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32%