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La chinoise (1967)
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La chinoise (1967)
Original name: La Chinoise
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small group of French students are studying Mao, trying to find out their position in the world and how to change the world to a Maoistic community using terrorism.
Style: humorous, thought provoking, clever, biting, suspense, realistic, talky, semi serious
Plot: politics, revolution, university, new wave, crimes, youth, fighting the system, student life, rebellion, satire, society, lifestyle, rebelliousness, deadly, state affairs, communism, roommate, discussion, terrorist, student, teacher, suicide, actor, terrorism, song ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france, europe, usa, britain

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Most similar movies to La chinoise

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and suspense films with plots about society, satire, politics, state affairs, nudity (full frontal - brief), rebellion and culture clash mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like La chinoise: Joy of Learning (1969), Masculin Féminin (1966), Just Great (1972), Age of Panic (2013), Band of Outsiders (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Joy of Learning (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to revolution. Scenes of Paris's student revolt, the Vietnam War, and other events of the late ...
Style: thought provoking, talky, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Audience: student film
Plot: revolution, repression, politics, human spirit, idealism, culture clash, political unrest, anti war, rebelliousness, introspection, chaos and mayhem, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, cuba, vietnam ...
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Masculin Féminin (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The film stars French New Wave icon Jean-Pierre Léaud as Paul, a romantic young idealist and literary lion-wannabe who chases budding pop star, Madeleine (Chantal Goya, a real life Yé-yé girl).
Style: talky, clever, contemplative, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: politics, pregnancy, promiscuity, vietnam war, new wave, revolution, couple relations, showbiz, society, romance, journalism, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, paris france, europe, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Just Great (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Godard examines the structure of movies, relationships and revolutions through the life of a couple in Paris.
Style: contemplative, thought provoking, talky, clever, witty ...
Plot: politics, revolution, factory, strike, reporter, labor union, fighting the system, rebelliousness, boss and employee, political unrest, working class, state affairs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1968, 1960s ...
Place: france, paris france, vietnam, europe, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: talky, clever, cynical, contemplative, tense ...
Plot: prostitute, vietnam war, prostitution, quotation, kindergarten, coffee, new wave, obsession, couples, politics, love and romance, losing-it hero ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, vietnam, france, europe, asia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Age of Panic (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: May 6, 2012. Cable news reporter Laetitia is covering the French presidential elections, while Vincent, her ex-husband, demands to see their two young daughters. It's a manic Sunday in Paris: two agitated girls, a frazzled babysitter, a needy ...
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: politics, family relations, parents and children, state affairs, ex husband ex wife relationship, journalist, election, child custody, love, rivalry, society, private vs public ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The socialist mayor of a small village in France dreams of building an arts center but he runs up against some opposition.
Style: suspense, semi serious, realistic, witty, clever ...
Plot: satire, society, politics, opposites attract, social relations, couples, small town, small town life, architect, answering machine, journalism, castle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1992
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Band of Outsiders (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cinephile slackers Franz and Arthur spend their days mimicking the antiheroes of Hollywood noirs and Westerns while pursuing the lovely Odile. The misfit trio upends convention at every turn, be it through choreographed dances in cafés or ...
Style: stylized, talky, atmospheric, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: love triangle, alienation, louvre, new wave, crime gone awry, crime, crimes, friendship, city life, twentysomething life, nothing goes right, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Irma Vep (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Chinese movie actress, in France to star in a remake of "Les Vampires", finds petty intrigues and clashing egos on the set.
Style: thought provoking, clever, witty, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: satire, comeback, film within a film, culture clash, society, gender, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, unsuccessful, creative block, strong female presence, showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, new york, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Weekend (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A supposedly idyllic weekend trip to the countryside turns into a never-ending nightmare of traffic jams, revolution, cannibalism and murder as French bourgeois society starts to collapse under the weight of its own consumer preoccupations.
Style: suspense, biting, tense, witty, clever ...
Plot: traffic jam, weekend, satire, murder, surrealism, on the road, cannibalism, terrorism, fighting the system, family life, new wave, political unrest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Uranus (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After World War II, a small French village struggles to put the war behind as the controlling Communist Party tries to flush out Petain loyalists. The local bar owner, a simple man who likes to write poetry, who only wants to be left alone to do his ...
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, serious, clever ...
Plot: world war two, village, political unrest, rebelliousness, small town, innocence lost, wartime life, uncover truth, survival, village life, satire, small town life ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Early Works (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Inspired by Karl Marx's "Das Kapital", three men and a girl named Jugoslava decide to wake up the conscience within the working class and peasants. Faced with the primitivism and a lack of morale, their revolution fails and the girl ...
Style: humorous, sincere, sexual, sexy, biting ...
Plot: revolution, politics, revolutionary, society, political unrest, wartime life, sexual content, coming of age, state affairs, rebellion, youth, feminism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: slovakia, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Very Well, Thank You (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tough lives of two ordinary individuals: Alex, an accountant and his wife Béatrice, a taxi driver.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspense, biting
Plot: fighting the system, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, injustice, society, wrongfully committed, satire, loss of job, husband wife relationship, mental institution, taxi driver, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
A Self-Made Hero (1996)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Set in France at the end of World War II Albert Dehousse finds out his father wasn't a war hero and his mother is a collaborator.
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspense, humorous, biting
Plot: world war two, satire, hidden identity, dishonesty, war, switching roles, friendship, couples, gay, dead father, anti hero, french resistance ...
Time: 1940s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Six in Paris (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Six vignettes set in different sections of Paris, by six directors. St. Germain des Pres (Douchet), Gare du Nord (Rouch), Rue St. Denis (Pollet), and Montparnasse et Levallois (Godard) are stories of love, flirtation and prostitution; Place ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, anthology
Plot: performer's life, manipulation, manipulations, love and romance, prostitute, unfulfillment, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, society, couples, lovers reunited, city life ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The European equivalent of "The Return of the Secaucus 7," this Swiss film looks at the lives of several men and women in their 30s as they confront the slim gains of the "revolutionary" sixties. Max, a dissatisfied copy editor; ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, experimental ...
Plot: rebellion, politics, introspection, human nature, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, lifestyle, hopes, fighting the system, state affairs, society, coming of age ...
Time: future, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: switzerland, paris france, europe, france, geneva switzerland ...
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Let's Have a Brainwash (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This consists of four short films by different directors. Rosselini's 'Chastity' ('Illibatezza') deals with an attractive air hostess who receives the unwelcome attentions of a middle aged American. Godard's 'New ...
Style: offbeat, contemplative, realistic, semi serious, surreal ...
Plot: satire, stewardess, thief, post apocalypse, nuclear holocaust, religions or cults, globalization, society, human nature, shower, journalist, drunkenness ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Detective (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emile Chenal and his wife, Françoise, leaned on boxing manager Jim Fox Warner to cough up the considerable sum of money that he owes them, with both the police and the mob circling the situation. In the same hotel, Inspector Neveu looks into a ...
Style: neo noir, clever, psychological, gloomy, contemplative ...
Plot: murder, hotel, mafia, crimes, femme fatale, law enforcement, going straight, crumbling marriage, police investigation, against the rules, down on your luck, gangsters ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Your Excellency (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Lopitos, who is horribly inefficient but quick-witted, is invited (because of the current ambassador's superstition about 13 sitting down to a meal) to a banquet attended by the ambassadors of both superpowers. After the news of a series of ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, biting, cynical, suspense ...
Plot: politics, satire, corruption, ambassador, speech, military coup, humanism, ideology, true love, power struggle, comedy of errors, political intrigue ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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An Earthy Paradise for the Eyes (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Adolescence is always a difficult time; it is doubly so for Gábina. For one thing, she is growing up in the normalization years of the 1970s, and then she also has to face the reality that her father is a well-known actor disavowed by the regime. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, talky ...
Plot: idealism, teenage life, rebellion, politics, hopes, actor's life, fighting the system, youth, rebelliousness, political unrest, parents and children, single parent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1968, year 1977
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In this excoriating satire of the fashion industry, Polly Maggoo is a 20-year-old Brooklyn-born fashion model in Paris, on the runway at the big shows where magazine editor Ms. Maxwell is the reigning opinion maker. The ridiculous passes for ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: fashion, satire, filmmaking, celebrity culture, media satire, lifestyle, media, artists and showbiz, model, public restroom, nudity (full frontal - brief), toys ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Madwoman of Chaillot (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: An eccentric Parisian woman's optimistic perception of life begins to sound more rational than the rather traditional beliefs of others.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, clever
Plot: satire, stock broker, conspiracy, countess, environmentalism, optimism, vengeance, society, dishonesty, cons and scams, self discovery, redheaded woman ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1919
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tomorrow's Another Day (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Such an inconsequential event - the unfortunate purchase of a package of cling film - reveals the character and behavior of a small group of individuals caught up in the chaos of today's society. Though it creates arguments and inner ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, offbeat
Plot: friendship, lifestyle, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, husband wife relationship, unfulfillment, friends, couples, female director, suicide, car accident ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Free the Nipple (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: An army of passionate women launch a revolution to "Free the Nipple" and decriminalize the female body. Based on a true story, this mass movement of topless women, armed with First Amendment lawyers, graffiti installations and national ...
Style: realistic, humorous, thought provoking, semi serious, light
Audience: girls' night
Plot: revolution, battle of the sexes, society, rebelliousness, rebellion, fighting the system, against the rules, feminism, journalist, female protagonist, gender, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Ready to Wear (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Paris Fashion Week draws the usual bunch of people; designers, reporters, models, magazine editors, photographers. Follows the various storylines of these characters, centering around a murder investigation of a prominent fashion figure. Features an ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, satirical, talky ...
Plot: fashion, farce, media satire, lovers reunited, lifestyle, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, fashion model, fashion show, multiple storylines, storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Little Soldier (1963)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: During the Algerian war for independence from France, a young Frenchman living in Geneva who belongs to a right-wing terrorist group and a young woman who belongs to a left-wing terrorist group meet and fall in love. Complications ensue when the man ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: assassination, politics, terrorism, murder, new wave, fighting the system, romance, espionage, deadly, assassination attempt, state affairs, legal investigation ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria, paris france, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Stolen Kisses (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The third in a series of films featuring François Truffaut's alter-ego, Antoine Doinel, the story resumes with Antoine being discharged from military service. His sweetheart Christine's father lands Antoine a job as a security guard, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: hotel, private detective, prostitute, adultery, night watchman, hotel room, new wave, couples, romance, coming of age, extramarital affair, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Bolivar Is Me (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Colombia, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Santiago Miranda¸ an actor representing Bolivar in a television series¸ leaves furious recording because it disagrees with the scripts they oblige die Bolívar¸ against the wall. Between the lucidity and the madness¸ Miranda really acts as a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: actor's life, political unrest, revolution, politics, obsessive quest, artists and showbiz, state affairs, delusion, irony, satire, obsession, actor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Carabineers (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During a war in an imaginary country, unscrupulous soldiers recruit poor farmers with promises of an easy and happy life. Two of these farmers write to their wives of their exploits.
Style: offbeat, disturbing, thought provoking, cynical, surreal ...
Plot: satire, anti war, new wave, down on your luck, military life, battles, military, betrayal, life is a bitch, soldier, imaginary, war ...
Time: 60s
Place: africa, egypt, france, usa, middle east ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Love at the Top (1974)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The relationship between a successful businessman and a prostitute is exploited by a cynical novelist.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, suspense, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, manipulation, bittersweet, satire, love triangle, lovers reunited, dishonesty, writer's life, lifestyle, unfulfillment, romance, rise to the top ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The French Minister (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage as Minister of Foreign Affairs for France, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, witty, clever ...
Plot: politics, un, workplace, state affairs, workplace intrigue, power relations, chief of staff, administration, rivalry, boss and employee, international relations, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%