Movies like The Flower of My Secret

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The Flower of My Secret (1995)
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The Flower of My Secret (1995)
Original name: La flor de mi secreto
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Marisa Paredes is Leocadia ("Leo") Macias, a woman writing “pink” romance novels under the alias of Amanda Gris that are very popular all across Spain. Unlike her romantic novels, her own love life is troubled. Leo has a less than happy relationship with her husband Paco, a military officer stationed in Brussels then later in Bosnia, who is distant both physically and emotionally.
Style: clever, sexy, erotic, romantic, thought provoking, macabre, enigmatic, bleak, colourful, suspense ...
Plot: women, obsession, suicide attempt, romance, love and romance, catastrophe, gangsters, doctors, relationships, loneliness, life, family, friendship, writers, betrayal, divorce, hospital, tragedy, destiny, runaway, childhood, sexualized violence, dysfunctional family, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, tokyo, europe, madrid

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Most similar movies to The Flower of My Secret

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out talky, melancholic, realistic and reflective films with plots about dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, relationships, runaway, loneliness and mentor mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like The Flower of My Secret: High Heels (1991), God Said, 'Ha!' (1998), Career Girls (1997), Autumn Tale (1998), The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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High Heels (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: High Heels is a murder mystery comedy centering on flamboyant actress Becky del Paramo and her daughter Rebecca, a television anchorwoman. After being estranged for 15 years, Becky re-enters Rebecca's life when she comes to perform a concert. ...
Style: erotic, enigmatic, serious, sentimental, art house ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, obsession, guilt, who done it, mother daughter reunion, romance, family relations, couples, mother daughter relationship, lgbt, lgbtq ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: spain, europe, madrid, caribbean, mexico
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pepa resolves to kill herself with a batch of sleeping-pill-laced gazpacho after her lover leaves her. Fortunately, she is interrupted by a deliciously chaotic series of events.
Style: humorous, melancholic, talky, enigmatic, realistic ...
Plot: farce, adultery, female protagonist, twists and turns, nervous breakdown, suicide attempt, terrorist, track down, couple relations, infidelity, relationships, frustration ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, latin america, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
God Said, 'Ha!' (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julia Sweeney tells the viewers the monologue about the hard time in her life when her brother fought with cancer and she was also diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Style: talky, witty, humorous, touching, poignant ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dark humor, cancer, doctors, catastrophe, childhood, multiple storylines, culture clash, life & death, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, life philosophy, tragedy ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, tokyo, los angeles, usa
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61%
 7.1
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Career Girls (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two young women reunite and rekindle their friendship after having said goodbye at their college graduation, six years earlier.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, meditative, harsh ...
Plot: college, friendship, bittersweet, bullying, catastrophe, character study, brutality, british, life, life & death, life philosophy, childhood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: london, tokyo, new jersey, europe, england
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60%
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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: meditative, witty, melancholic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wine, friendship, romance, women, matchmaking, starting over, midlife crisis, human nature, parents and children, love, wedding, autumn ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, south of france, paris france, london, tokyo ...
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58%
Two or Three Things I Know About Her... (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of a housewife who must work the streets to earn an extra living - and who becomes the starting point for a larger socio-political essay.
Style: surreal, political, cynical, talky, clever ...
Plot: prostitute, prostitution, sex, vietnam war, obsession, female nudity, anarchist, modernism, satire, life, poetry, first contact ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, vietnam, france, asia, europe ...
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55%
The Vertical Ray of the Sun (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hanoi comes across almost picture-perfect in director Tran Anh Hung's beautiful, elegiac tale about the lives and loves of three Vietnamese sisters. A mood characteristic of Hung's films is set early on with the vivid sounds of birds, ...
Style: melancholic, sincere, serious, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, marriage, adultery, pregnancy, family relations, couples, family life, love and romance, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, paris france
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55%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexy, enigmatic, melancholic, meditative, reflective ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, runaway, adultery, adaptation, catastrophe, death, relationships, marriage, male nudity ...
Time: 1920s, 90s
Place: paris france, california, tokyo, france, europe
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54%
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Take This Waltz (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Spain, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Twenty-eight-year-old Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author. But when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable.
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, affectionate, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, crumbling marriage, divorce, husband wife estrangement, women, love story, fall in love, neighbor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, new jersey
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52%
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Volver (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, death, secret, women, rape, child abuse, twists and turns, family secret, lust, dark secret, superstition, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, europe, barcelona, venezuela ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Four Seasons (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Three middle-aged wealthy couples take vacations together in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Along the way we are treated to mid-life, marital, parental and other crises.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: divorce, friendship, bittersweet, love, runaway, parenthood, character study, vacation, happy ending, family, honest, hospital ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england
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Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother, mother son relationship, divorce, eccentricity, brother brother relationship, sibling rivalry, honest, gunfight, loneliness, depression, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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Me You Them (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.
Style: melancholic, stylized, road movie, light, talky ...
Plot: adultery, destiny, runaway, dishonesty, love affair, couples, fall in love, bittersweet, polyamory, polygamy, sex, life ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, northeast brazil, latin america
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A Single Girl (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young Parisian must make major decisions about pregnancy, a job and her boyfriend.
Style: erotic, sexy, allegory, visually appealing, clever ...
Plot: pregnancy, hotel, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sex scene, making love, glbt, melancholy, adaptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), first contact, life & death, hospital ...
Time: 90s, 70s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, europe
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Seventh Heaven (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A bored, sexually frustrated woman's life improves when she begins hypnotherapy and tries feng shui, but her husband's life unravels.
Style: sexy, sexual, gloomy, light, bloody ...
Plot: infidelity, art, male nudity, adaptation, loneliness, secrets, mentor, sexual abuse, relationships, police corruption, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 90s
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What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Almodóvar has described his fourth film as a homage to Italian Neorealism, although this tribute also involves jokes about paedophilia, prostitution, and a telekenetic child. The film, set in the towerblocks around Madrid, depicts female ...
Style: surreal, stylized, sexy, ironic, affectionate ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of a great rivalry between a father and son, both eccentric professors in the Talmud department of Hebrew University in Jerusalem. The son has an addictive dependency on the embrace and accolades that the establishment provides, while his ...
Style: melancholic, meditative, surreal, thought provoking, tragicomedy ...
Plot: rivalry, jewish, father son relationship, greed, existentialism, secrets, family problems, parents and children, ambition, estrangement, religions or cults, moral dilemma ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, jerusalem, tokyo
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44%
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The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: reflective, cerebral, art house, erotic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, writers, hospital, relationships, love, marriage, family relations, crumbling marriage, alienation, dysfunctional family, midlife crisis, stream of consciousness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: milan italy, tokyo, mediterranean sea, berlin germany, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Giles De'Ath is a widower who doesn't like anything modern. He goes to movies and falls in love with film star, Ronnie Bostock. He then investigates everything about the movie and Ronnie. After that he travels to Long Island city where ...
Style: touching, witty, sexy, visually appealing, affectionate ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: gay, obsession, gays and lesbians, love, self discovery, lgbt, writers, friendship, solitude, loneliness, nudity (full frontal - brief), existentialism ...
Time: 19th century, 90s
Place: london, california, new york, usa, europe ...
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43%
The Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: sentimental, harsh, sexy, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: romance, midlife crisis, infidelity, self discovery, father daughter relationship, human nature, love affair, housekeeper, starting over, couple relations, fall in love, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france, california, tokyo, europe ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Cuba, Spain, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering that life for both groups has many similarities as well as a ...
Style: sexy, stylized, thought provoking, visually appealing, satirical ...
Plot: dark humor, romance, interracial romance, love, gay slur, glbt, atheism, sexualized violence, transformation, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession, greed ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, latin america, california, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Drifting Clouds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tram driver Lauri looses his job. Shortly later, the restaurant where his wife Ilona works as a headwaitress is closed. Too proud, to receive money from the social welfare system, they hardly try to find new jobs. But they are completely unlucky and ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexy, artsy, breathtaking ...
Plot: unemployment, working class, culture clash, honest, finnish, friendship, happy ending, greed, life, death, deadpan, dark humor ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, california, europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Dinner with Friends (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A husband and wife reevaluate their marriage after their closest friends, another couple decide to split up after twelve years.
Style: talky, witty, realistic, sincere, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, relationships, infidelity, honest, betrayal, family problems, secrets, introspection, crumbling marriage, love and romance, midlife crisis, dinner ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988
Place: new york, connecticut, california, poland, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Weather Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, depressing, semi serious ...
Plot: weatherman, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, relationship vs career, introspection, father son relationship, family problems, character study, solitude, hopes, father, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Last Summer in the Hamptons (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Filmed entirely on location in East Hampton, Long Island, "Last Summer in the Hamptons" concerns a large theatrical family spending the last weekend of their summer together at the decades-old family retreat which economic circumstances ...
Style: talky, clever, feel good, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, nudity (full frontal - brief), love story, mentor, greed, happy ending, natural disaster, humanity, childhood, hotel, first contact, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: realistic, sentimental, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love, relationships, women, divorce, romance, happy ending, life, bittersweet, writers, marriage, crime gone awry, camp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Gray's Anatomy (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The film documents, in an often dramatic and humorous fashion, Gray's investigations into alternative medicine for an eye condition (Macular pucker) he had developed.
Style: disturbing, breathtaking, atmospheric, cynical, thought provoking ...
Plot: culture clash, creativity, distopia, redemption, betrayal, imagination, runaway, life & death, art, twists and turns, melancholy, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Metroland (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After ten years absence Toni, Chris's best friend, suddenly reappears in London to bring chaos and doubt into Chris's calm, tranquil, slightly boring, predictable life. Chris starts to remember his carefree youth as a photographer in Paris ...
Style: sexy, sexual, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, dramatic ...
Plot: friendship, adultery, sex, male nudity, marriage, bittersweet, midlife crisis, coming of age, nudity (full frontal - brief), suburbs, writers, creativity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england, paris france, london, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Daytrippers (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Eliza D'Amico thinks her marriage to Louis is going great, until she finds a mysterious love note to her husband. Concerned, she goes to her mother for advice. Eliza, her parents, her sister Jo and Jo's boyfriend all pile into a station ...
Style: talky, realistic, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, adultery, family relations, suburbs, infidelity, chance meeting, drunkenness, character study, road trip, writers, workplace, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Life During Wartime (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends, family, and lovers struggle to find love, forgiveness, and meaning in an almost war-torn world riddled with comedy and pathos. Follows Solondz's film Happiness (1998).
Style: disturbing, psychological, melancholic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, loneliness, family relations, character study, couple relations, family problems, pedophile, parents and children, haunted by the past, family life, sisters, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, new jersey, california, israel, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%