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Frenchman's Creek (1998)
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Frenchman's Creek (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean Aubrey who sweeps her off her feet and into a world of adventure on the high seas very different from her dull and boring life at court with her husband Sir Harry. Together with Jean Aubrey and her enigmatic servant William, Lady Dona conceives a daring plan to steal a ship right from under the noses of the English authorities. The theft enrages the authorities who make every effort to trap the French Pirate. However, as the noose begins to tighten around the lovers, Lady Dona is faced with the dilemma of duty and children with Sir Harry or freedom and excitement with Jean Aubrey
Style: atmospheric, serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: pirate, ship, adventure, ocean, ocean or sea, romance, politics, love and romance, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, escapades, estate, master and servant, power relations, female nudity, swashbuckler, catholicism, scantily clad female, skinny dipping
Time: 17th century, 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall

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The Lady and the Highwayman (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in old England, Hugh Grant ("Four Weddings & a Funeral", "Notting Hill") plays a highwayman who steals from the rich and gives to the poor. But during one of his robberies, he falls in love with an aristocratic lady, Emma ...
Style: stylized, exciting, captivating, tense, entertaining ...
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Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, europe
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A Hazard of Hearts (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When compulsive gambler Sir Giles Staverley has lost his estate and all his money playing dice, he realises that he only has one thing left of value: his daughter Serena. In a final game, he stakes his daughter's hand in marriage, convinced ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, stylized, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: gambling, superhero, romance, ambition, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, estate, highwayman, aristocracy, dice, english country dance ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: england, europe
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Lorna Doone (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The year is 1675. England is threatened by religious and political rivalries. King Charles II's Catholic brother, James, is next in line for the throne, but many Protestants put their faith in Charles' illegitimate son, The Duke of ...
Style: realistic, emotional, stylized, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: revenge, romance, love and romance, state affairs, uninhibited rivalry, forbidden love, political unrest, vengeance, love, countryside, rivalry, politics ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: england, scotland, europe
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Poldark (1975)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Period drama series about the brooding rivalry between former soldier Ross Poldark and local industrialist George Warleggan, and the two women in their lives. Based on the books by Winston Graham.
Style: serious, realistic, saga, captivating
Plot: countryside, estate, social differences, rich and poor, love triangle, manners, family relations, mine, siblings relations, homecoming, unfulfilled love, couple relations ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1700s
Place: england, europe, britain, cornwall
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Other Boleyn Girl (2003)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on the controversial novel by Philippa Gregory, "The Other Boleyn Girl" is a fictionalised account of the life of Lady Mary Boleyn (Natascha McElhone) who becomes mistress to England's king, Henry VIII (Jared Harris), before ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, stylized, sexy
Plot: mistress, royal family, infidelity, sister, intrigue, blind ambition, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, royal court, love triangle, rise to the top, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century, renaissance
Place: england, europe
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 138 min.
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Plot: love triangle, fatal attraction, love and romance, politics, dishonesty, state affairs, unfulfillment, prostitute, royal family, vengeance, obsession, love affair ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, psychological, emotional
Plot: soldier, couple relations, rich and poor, tragic love, infidelity, political unrest, fall in love, love triangle, power relations, couples, unfulfilled love, social differences ...
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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: serious, realistic, sexual, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, master and servant, social differences, infidelity, cheating on husband, obsession, society, sexual relations, romance, couples, countryside, unfulfillment ...
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Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized
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Time: 18th century, 1700s, georgian era
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Henry VIII (2003)
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Duration: 193 min.
Story: Henry VIII is a two-part British television movie produced principally by Granada Television for ITV. It chronicles the life of Henry VIII of England from the disintegration of his first marriage to an aging Spanish princess until his death ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France
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Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wuthering Heights (1992)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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Style: atmospheric, emotional, melancholic, serious, gloomy ...
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