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The Light (2004)
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The Light (2004)
Original name: L'Équipier
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Camille arrives in Ouessant, the island of her birth off the Brittany coast, to sell the family home. She spends a last night in the house during which she discovers a secret. In 1963 a man came to work with her father, who was the Jument lighthouse operator. He only stayed two months, but his presence proved to be a disturbing catalyst.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: island, lighthouse, love triangle, fall in love, romance, love affair, dishonesty, love of one's life, family secret, village, storm, friendship, friends, family relations, love and romance, village life, couples, social relations, workplace, workplace situations, sea, extramarital affair, lighthouse keeper, cat, job ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, atlantic ocean, brittany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, love triangle and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Light: Diamond Girl (1998), Tempted (2003), Mademoiselle (2001), Zhou Yu's Train (2002), A Man and a Woman (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Diamond Girl (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Africa, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Denny Montana never looks at Claire. She has been working for him for four years and fallen in love at a distance. When Denny's brother Regan returns to oversee the sale of the family vineyard, Claire and Reganen makes pact. To make Denny ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious
Plot: womanizer, family relations, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, starting over, homecoming, love triangle, fall in love, couples, hopes, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, san francisco
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Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, fall in love, love affair, family relations, love triangle, parents and children, couples, dishonesty, romance, last wish, infidelity, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa, boston
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59%
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Mademoiselle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Claire is a young woman who leads a somewhat formatted life. Pierre is an improviser, but not an actor. Brief encounter, brief romance, doomed or not, who can say? When things like that happen, you act on the spur of the moment.
Style: sexy, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, love affair, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, couples, disorder, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Zhou Yu's Train (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Zhou Yu, a ceramic artisan in China's rural Northwest, has a deep rapport with Chen Qing, a shy sensitive poet. Taking a long train ride every weekend just to make mad passionate love with him, her longing seems insatiable. Until one day, she ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, longing, couples, romance, dishonesty, train travel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, train ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: widow, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, couples, love, widower, male female relationship, looking for love, train ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, extramarital affair, french countryside, romance, bittersweet, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: adultery, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, village life, romance, infidelity, family relations, family life, family problems, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexual, melancholic ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, wartime life, fall in love, couples, love and romance, world war two, black market, poker, card playing, brothel, singing competition ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Those Who Love (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret and deep passion marks the life of a young doctor, and threatens the existence of those around him.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, emotional, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, village, love affair, infidelity, destructive relationship, redemption, fall in love, village life, school, family relations, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.8
 9K
The Classic (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Shy Ji-hae's friend is having problems expressing her feelings to the boy she loves, so she asks Ji-hae to write e-mails to him in her name. As the boy falls in love with her letters, Ji-hae discovers the story of her mother's romance ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching, non-linear
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, social differences, youth, romance, fall in love, society, love affair, young lovers, family relations, diary, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 60s, 20th century
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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I Want You (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenage love, love affair, fall in love, love triangle, loss of friend, motor sport, haunted by the past, love and romance, romance, starting over, friendship, rebel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
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Picnic (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The son of the richest man in town wants to marry the town's beauty queen, but she meets a more interesting stranger who just got off the train.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, tense
Plot: love triangle, social differences, love affair, society, lifestyle, rivalry, romance, social relations, couples, fall in love, friendship, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, kansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Love on a Pillow (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him.
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, love triangle, sexual relations, small town, hotel, unfulfillment, romance, unsupportive spouse, jazz, pain, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, couples ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: countryside, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, haunted by the past, romance, farm, small town, society, prostitute, pimp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Waiting Room (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two complete strangers, ANNA and STEPHEN, are brought together by chance by an elderly man who waits for his wife on a station platform. Their fateful meeting acts as a catalyst for them to examine and challenge what's going on in their ...
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, romance, couples, breakup, family problems, family relations, friendship, train, single parent, chance meeting, stranger, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Perfect Stranger (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, aging, romance, opposites attract, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, family problems, couples ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: suspense, serious, stylized, realistic, biting ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, fall in love, family problems, couples, romance, dishonesty, society, parents and children, crumbling marriage, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
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43%
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Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 200 min.
Story: World War I seems far away from Ireland's Dingle peninsula when Rosy Ryan Shaughnessy goes horseback riding on the beach with the young English officer. There was a magnetic attraction between them the day he was the only customer in her ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, soldier, world war one, romance, forbidden love, fall in love, couples, treason, officer, extramarital affair ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
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43%
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The Outlander (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 138 min.
Story: It is the early 20th century. A stranger arrives in the small, rural community and disrupts the lives of its inhabitants. The man, who refuses to give his name, is dubbed The Outlander. A traveller who disdains conventional behaviour and ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: friendship, friends, love affair, social relations, village life, village, fall in love, family relations, stranger, rivalry, love and romance, gossip ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: canada
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43%
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Empty Days (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive and a dowdy working-class woman, both unemployed, married and parents meet at a supermarket. They become friends but find it hard to accept that they may be in love with each other.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, infidelity, love affair, fall in love, friends, couples, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
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43%
 6.3
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Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy
Plot: love affair, cheating wife, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, life turned upside down, starting over, family life, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy, semi autobiographical
Plot: infidelity, fall in love, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, midlife crisis, forbidden love, love triangle, looking for love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Lovers' Concerto (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lee Ji-hwan receives photographs in the mail that reminds him of how he met two girls, Shim Su-in and Kim Gyeong-heui, one summer five years ago. He shares his memories with his friend Cheol-hyeon. He recalls initially being in love with Su-in, but ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, romantic, captivating ...
Plot: love triangle, couples, friendship, romance, love and romance, friends, love story, love affair, relationships, couple relations, romantic relationship, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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3 Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant romantically torn between two sisters.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, touching
Plot: brother in law sister in law relationship, love triangle, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, bittersweet, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, wedding ceremony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Sea Is Watching (2002)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Based on Akira Kurosawa's final unproduced script, this Edo-period drama takes place almost entirely inside an ocean-village brothel. O-Shin is a young brothel worker who one night helps a young samurai escape from his pursuers. Against the ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, prostitute, samurai, looking for love, couple relations, hopes, couples, village, unfulfilled love, village life, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Above & Beyond (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cop drama meets romance: This intense thriller is about a police officer who shoots his best friend (who also wears a badge) while on the job. His buddy is permanently paralyzed, and the incident raises eyebrows around the precinct. Was it an ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, forbidden love, couples, dishonesty, romance, best friends, infidelity, disability, husband wife relationship, adultery, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Once Is Not Enough (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), parents and children, obsession, singleness, hollywood, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Peter and Vandy (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Flashbacks and flash-forwards illustrate the rise and fall of a love affair between two New Yorkers.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, sexual content, love and romance, lifestyle, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, bittersweet, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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40%