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The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
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The Double Life of Veronique (1991)
Original name: La Double Vie de Véronique
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Poland, Norway
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Veronique is a beautiful young French woman who aspires to be a renowned singer; Weronika lives in Poland, has a similar career goal and looks identical to Veronique, though the two are not related. The film follows both women as they contend with the ups and downs of their individual lives, with Veronique embarking on an unusual romance with Alexandre Fabbri, a puppeteer who may be able to help her with her existential issues.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, non-linear, emotional, sexy, psychological, mind bending, reflective, cerebral ...
Plot: singer, self discovery, romance, lookalikes, polish, encounter, french, heart disease, young woman, double life, choir, puppeteer, puppet, music teacher, music, love story, false identity, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, fan, gender, death, writers, twins ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 1990s
Place: poland, europe, france, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out enigmatic, realistic, melancholic and talky films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, loneliness, catastrophe, love and romance, mentor and culture clash mostly in Drama, Romance and Music genres. Some movies like The Double Life of Veronique: Three Colors: Blue (1993), Three Colors: Red (1994), Three Colors: White (1994), A Short Film About Love (1988), Beyond the Clouds (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Three Colors: Blue (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Poland, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julie is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter. Her initial reaction is to withdraw from her relationships, lock herself in her apartment and suppress her pain. ...
Style: reflective, atmospheric, emotional, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: loss of spouse, loss of child, freedom, grief, pianist, musician, secret, stripper, neighbor, cat, infidelity, composer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, poland
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Three Colors: Red (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Part-time model Valentine meets a retired judge who lives in her neighborhood after she runs over his dog. At first the judge gifts Valentine with the dog, but her possessive boyfriend won't allow her to keep it. When she returns with the dog ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, psychological, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: loneliness, love affair, judge, coincidence, dog, encounter, neighbor, model, isolation, love and romance, couples, lovers ...
Time: 90s
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Three Colors: White (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Polish immigrant Karol Karol finds himself out of a marriage, a job and a country when his French wife, Dominique, divorces him after six months due to his impotence. Forced to leave France after losing the business they jointly owned, Karol enlists ...
Style: witty, atmospheric, emotional, touching, clever ...
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Time: 90s
Place: poland, paris france, france, europe, warsaw poland ...
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A Short Film About Love (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: bleak, sexual, enigmatic, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, voyeurism, stalking, obsession, love, passionate interest, destructive relationship, infatuation, fall in love, suicide attempt, polish, obsessive love ...
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Place: poland, europe, warsaw poland
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Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: erotic, touching, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, love triangle, nude girl, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, dishonesty, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, fall in love, lovers reunited ...
Place: europe, italy, france, new york, paris france ...
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Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Takes place in a chateau, an ambiguous story of a man and a woman who may or may not have met last year at Marienbad.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: hotel, mystery, obsession, amnesia, haunted by the past, romance, destiny, love affair, hopes, dishonesty, card playing, couples ...
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Knight of Cups (2015)
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Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: meditative, serious, touching, non-linear, emotional ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, psychological, suspense ...
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Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: non-linear, clever, realistic, serious, captivating ...
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
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Style: meditative, atmospheric, surreal, touching, cerebral ...
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La Vie en Rose (2007)
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Style: touching, gloomy, atmospheric, disturbing, biting ...
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Before Sunrise (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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