Movies like The Banned Woman

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The Banned Woman (1997)
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The Banned Woman (1997)
Original name: La Femme défendue
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This movie is foremost distinguished by the use of a subjective camera, and nearly 100 % of the time consists of close-up of the young girl's face. She is capable of changing her facial mimic so much that she never looks artificial or inappropriate. 39-year-old François meets 22-year-old Muriel, who is a virgin. Several times he invites her to fine restaurants. She agrees that on a certain day they will meet at a hotel and he will see her naked. He promises not to sleep with her at that occasion. He does not keep his promise. She is happy that he didn't. Both continue to be eager for sex.
Style: humorous, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, hotel, sexual relations, romance, restaurant, love and romance, love affair, couples, dishonesty, sex, female nudity, virgin, divorce, voyeur, obsessive compulsive disorder, legs, hotel room, telephone call, female full frontal nudity, answering machine message, foot massage
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france

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Most similar movies to The Banned Woman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, love affair, infidelity, dishonesty and female nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Banned Woman: A Man in Love (1987), A Perfect Stranger (1994), Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015), Feelings (2003), The Secret (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Man in Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Style: clever, sexual, contemplative, sexy, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, showbiz, fall in love, destructive relationship, profanity, sexual content, love affair, dishonesty, journalism ...
Time: 80s
Place: rome italy, france, europe
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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: serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, love and romance, aging, dishonesty, couples, family problems, fall in love, unfulfillment, romance ...
Time: 90s
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100%
Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, cheating on husband, master and servant, social differences, infidelity, society, obsession, sexual relations, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 971
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: cheating wife, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, starting over, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, family problems, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 6.1
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The Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Marie, who works as a successful door-to-door encyclopedia salesperson, has been married to her husband Francois for 12 years and has a two-year-old son. Though she is relatively content with her life, she feels something is wanting. Enter 50-year ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, captivating, sexual
Plot: unfaithful wife, interracial sex, extramarital affair, cuckold, bored housewife, black man white woman relationship, cuckolded husband, opposites attract, love affair, sexual relations, social differences, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
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32%
Love After Love (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life becomes less appealing.
Style: gloomy, psychological, contemplative, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: family problems, couples, dark humor, breakup, infidelity, love triangle, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
28 Hotel Rooms (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While traveling for work in a city far from their homes, a novelist and a corporate accountant find themselves in bed together. Although she’s married, and he’s seeing someone, their intense attraction turns a one-night stand into an unexpected ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, touching, captivating ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, cheating, hotel room, impossible love, introspection, love affair, under the surface, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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63%
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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: psychological, gloomy, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, infidelity, romance, society, dishonesty, friends, couples, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Beautiful Memories (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Although barely 30, Claire believes she is showing the first symptoms of Alzheimer's disease, a condition from which her mother has recently died. Her sister, Nathalie, is certain that her memory loss, caused by a lightning strike, is ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: memory loss, amnesia, love affair, couples, romance, doctors and patients, disability, mental institution, alzheimer's disease, clinic, misfit, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Lost Paradise (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The tragic tale of two lovers whose passion burns so intensely it destroys them.
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: midlife crisis, couples, bittersweet, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, tragic love, infidelity, unfulfilled love, love affair, extramarital affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.3
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Inescapable (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Jessie and Susan, and Chloe and Beth, who spend the weekend together and realize they are with the wrong partner. Susan and Beth were college roommates who are having a reunion at their former school. Susan travels up to Oregon with her current ...
Style: serious, sexy, erotic, realistic, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: reunion, love affair, infidelity, romance, couples, platonic, dishonesty, lesbian, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, love and romance, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Someone I Loved (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Belgium, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: One night, Pierre decides to reveal his painful secret to his daughter-in-law, who's just been abandoned by her husband. Pierre's secret is about his secret love to Mathilde, the woman he left to instead follow an easier path in life.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, captivating, melancholic ...
Plot: unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, love affair, romance, couples, breakup, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: france, hong kong, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Soft Skin (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: contemplative, gloomy, sexual, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, airport, new wave, destructive relationship, lovers reunited, love triangle, midlife crisis, couple relations, human nature, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, lisbon portugal, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Green Chair (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When an ordinary housewife is convicted for seducing a minor, reckless love leads to obsession and creeping doubt. Mun-hee (Seo Jung), a married woman in her thirties, has been arrested and convicted for having sex with an underage, Hyun. After ...
Style: erotic, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, coming of age, destructive relationship, love affair, true love, couples, romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, couple relations, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Yvonne's Perfume (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1958 in wealthy Lake Geneva, where an enigmatic young Frenchman begins an affair with a beautiful starlet under the watchful eye of her flamboyant elderly mentor. But in a season full of secrets, is truth the most elusive passion ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: sexual content, romance, gays and lesbians, love and romance, lifestyle, couples, couple relations, love triangle, love affair, hotel, nudity (full frontal - brief), algerian war ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: switzerland, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Kung-Fu Master (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the presence of ...
Style: touching, gloomy, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, unfulfilled love, couple relations, teenage life, youth, unfulfillment, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, london
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58%
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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: fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couples, danger, romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: sexual, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, love and romance, gays and lesbians, couples, love affair, singleness, parents and children, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, exciting ...
Plot: femdom, losing-it hero, romance, lifestyle, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, couples, family problems, love affair, sexual relations, couple relations, infidelity ...
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Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: serious, realistic, erotic, psychological, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, advertising agency, leather jacket, sexual relations, opposites attract, city life, rebelliousness, social differences, urban, love affair, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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57%
Blood and Sand (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Remake of the tale of an acclaimed matador who finds himself involved with a beautiful woman, jeopardizing both his marriage and career.
Style: sentimental, atmospheric, sexual, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, bullfighting, rise and fall, dishonesty, downfall, love and romance, unfulfillment, womanizer, femme fatale, vampire, ambition, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain
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56%
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April Snow (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet in the hospital after their respective partners are involved in a car accident and learn that they've been having an affair.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: unlikely couple, infidelity, love affair, human nature, solace, couples, dishonesty, romance, adultery, car accident, hospital, coma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, erotic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, femme fatale, manipulation, forbidden love, manipulations, dishonesty, couples, destructive relationship, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Brown Sugar 2 (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 103 min.
Story: From the ringing success of Brown Sugar movie, comes Brown Sugar 2 – featuring 3 new erotic short stories from 6 different directors. Each tale focuses on different aspects of love, be it jealousy, betrayal, or plain lust.
Style: realistic, sexy, surreal, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, romance, couples, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual relations, dishonesty, blind man, erotica, omnibus
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, melancholic ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, fall in love, wartime life, palaces castles and temples, couples, black market, love and romance, world war two, poker, card game, brothel ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 433
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, serious, emotional, touching, sexy ...
Plot: adultery, fall in love, love affair, love triangle, family relations, dishonesty, couples, romance, parents and children, infidelity, last wish, funeral ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hawaii, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Lake Consequence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Irene, a thirty-something housewife with a successfull husband and a young son, has her life thrown in a spin when she becomes attracted to Billy, a member of a landscape crew outside her house. When Irene's husband and son leave for a weekend ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, erotic, serious
Plot: nude sunbathing, infidelity, midlife crisis, menage a trois, female star appears nude, obsession, kidnapping, love triangle, voyeurism, love affair, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, talky, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, temptation, society, dishonesty, couple relations, human nature, daydreamer, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, clever, sexual, witty ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, older man young girl relationship, resort, couple relations, twentysomething life, teenage life, love affair, destructive relationship, sexual relations, lovers reunited, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1970, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Marriage Is a Crazy Thing (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Jun-young (Kam Woo-seong) is a man in his early thirties who has seen his friends and younger brother get married but has yet to open himself to a serious relationship. Rather he is happy floating through life with little direction or ambition. ...
Style: sexy, serious, touching, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, looking for love, looking for sex, wedding, love and romance, lifestyle, love affair, true love, family relations, sexual relations, thirtysomething life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%