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Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
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Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Original name: La Frontière de l'aube
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic, gloomy, realistic, contemplative
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, haunted by the past, couples, obsession, love affair, fall in love, falling in love, longing, unfulfillment, death, suicide, photographer, cemetery, jealousy, hallucination, kiss, hugging, desire, taking a photograph, crying
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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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, couples, love affair, romance, fall in love, couple relations and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Frontier of the Dawn: Wild Grass (2009), Someone I Loved (2009), Together (2013), Regular Lovers (2005), Jealousy (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wild Grass (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marguerite loses her wallet, and it's found by Georges, a seemingly happy head of family. As he looks through the wallet and examines the photos of Marguerite, he finds he's fascinated with her and her life, and soon his curiosity about ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: dentist, couples, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, husband wife relationship, whiskey, wallet, love affair, unfulfillment, purse snatcher, female bare feet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
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95%
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, love affair, haunted by the past, couples, romance, breakup, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s ...
Place: france, montreal, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.1
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Together (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Comprised by two love stories: The first story features Donnie Yen as a traffic cop, “Mr. Cool” who never smiles due to a rare disease. He meets and falls in love with Michelle Chen, a patient with amnesia, and spends most of her time looking ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love affair, romance, fall in love, couples, friends, police officer, haunted by the past, dating, amnesiac, couple relations, love and romance, mobile phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Regular Lovers (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 183 min.
Story: 1968 and 1969 in Paris: during and after the student and trade union revolt. François is 20, a poet, dodging military service. He takes to the barricades, but won't throw a Molotov cocktail at the police. He smokes opium and talks about ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: idealism, revolution, politics, couple relations, chaos and mayhem, twins, hopes, injustice, love triangle, political corruption, love affair, tragic love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969, year 1968
Place: france, europe, paris france, morocco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Jealousy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The professional and emotional cross-currents between two romantically entwined theater actors played by the director’s son Louis and Anna Mouglalis.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, couples, family problems, hidden identity, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, frustration, suicide attempt, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
For Lovers Only (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: FOR LOVERS ONLY is a story of a MAN and a WOMAN in love. After seeing each other for the first time in years while on separate work assignments in Paris, the LOVERS flee together and travel by train, car and motorcycle, as their love affair takes ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: couple relations, romance, lovers reunited, couples, haunted by the past, on the road, journey, fall in love, love and romance, old love, love affair
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, non-linear
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, lifestyle, sexual content, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup, romance, unfulfillment, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.4
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Safe Harbour (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Melissa Gilbert stars in this film adaptation of Danielle Steel's bestselling novel, in which a young girl named Pip and her mother meet an artist on the beach in Safe Harbour, where they have retreated in order to recover from the devastating ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, haunted by the past, starting over, hopes, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, fall in love, couples, embezzlement, serial killer, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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This Is My Body (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: love affair, family relations, artists and showbiz, couple relations, parents and children, family business, gay, suicide, dancer, jealousy, college dropout, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: serious, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, romance, longing, couples, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, train travel, train ride, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family problems, family relations, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, dull life ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Taiwan, China
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Eight people try to end their loneliness by searching for that one person to love, who can make their life complete.
Style: realistic, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, wooing, love affair, friends, fall in love, couple relations, couples, looking for love, love and romance, urban, taiwanese, loneliness
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: contemplative, talky, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, introspection, romance, seaport, unfulfillment, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.9
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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, atmospheric, touching, realistic
Plot: brother in law sister in law relationship, love triangle, unfulfilled love, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, romance, siblings relations, bittersweet, unfulfillment, sister sister relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.6
 458
Strangers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six days in the lives of an Israeli living in a kibbutz and a Palestinian living in Paris, which starts with an accidental meeting in the Berlin Subway during the World cup finals, will change them completely.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: unlikely couple, impossible love, fall in love, wartime life, friendship, couples, life is a bitch, romance, hopes, love and romance, unfulfilled love, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, contemplative ...
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, unfulfilled love, couple relations, teenage life, family relations, couples, youth, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
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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, realistic, serious, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, palaces castles and temples, couples, fall in love, wartime life, world war two, love and romance, black market, singing competition, singing contest, brothel ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 11
Tangled 8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: People from diverse social backgrounds, races and ages manage grief through its different phases.
Style: realistic, serious, talky, contemplative, experimental ...
Plot: couple relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, couples, dealing with death, unfulfillment, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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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 ⇓
54%
Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman discovers the truth about her former lover from the diary that his first wife wrote to their son, Nicholas.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, terminal illness, tragic love, family relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, fall in love, looking for love, diary, baby born, baby ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Crying Out Love in the Center of the World (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: While searching for his fiancee Ritsuko, Sakutarou rediscovers through flashbacks the void deep within him caused by the events from his high school days.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, teenage love, haunted by the past, love, romance, youth, hopes, teenage life, couples, slice of life, first love, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love affair, teenage love, fall in love, love triangle, loss of friend, street racing, haunted by the past, starting over, romance, love and romance, rebel, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, bittersweet, love and romance, couples, family relations, wedding, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: serious, realistic, contemplative, sexy, gloomy ...
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 ⇓
50%
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Wonderful Town (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Takua Pa is a small town in the South of Thailand. Ever since the tsunami, people have lost their jobs and remember better times in the past. One day a stranger comes to town. His name is Ton, he is an architect. He rents a room in a small hotel ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: tsunami, love affair, romance, couples, fall in love, social relations, hotel, small town, seaside town, secret, small town life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, disturbing, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Plot: countryside, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, haunted by the past, romance, farm, pimp, couples, prostitute, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
For a Handful of Kisses (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Venezuela
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A girl. A boy. A love story. But also about dreams, fears, life, true love, friendship and how we deal with it. And a secret between them...
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love and romance, true love, love affair, romance, young lovers, looking for love, hopes, dishonesty, fall in love, hiv positive, tragic love, sexual content
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, friendship, couples, love and romance, friends, love story, couple relations, relationships, romantic relationship, love affair, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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The Bow (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a fishing boat at sea, a 60-year old man has been raising a girl since she was a child. It is agreed that they will get married on her 17th birthday. They live a quiet and secluded life, renting the boat to day fishermen and practicing strange ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, isolation, confined, love affair, couples, fall in love, love triangle, couple relations, age difference, love and romance, boat, girl man relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Grand Central (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young unemployed man finds work at a nuclear power plant and begins an illicit affair with the fiancée of one of his senior workmates.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, sincere, tense, serious ...
Plot: danger, love affair, infidelity, radioactivity, fall in love, love triangle, workplace situations, workplace, dangerous attraction, contamination, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%