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Claire's Knee (1970)
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Claire's Knee (1970)
Original name: Le genou de Claire
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 attempts to flirt with him, his fantasy becomes focused on wanting to caress Claire's knee.
Style: talky, humorous, sexual, clever, sexy, realistic, witty, contemplative, semi serious
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, older man young girl relationship, teenage life, sexual relations, romance, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, destructive relationship, fall in love, resort, love affair, dysfunctional family, perversion, family problems, manipulation, human nature, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, year 1970, 1960s
Place: france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, sexy, talky and clever films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Claire's Knee: The Mother and the Whore (1973), Chloe in the Afternoon (1972), My Night at Maud's (1969), Suzanne's Career (1963), The Aviator's Wife (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: psychological, thought provoking, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, infidelity, friendship, obsession, prostitute, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, introspection, sexual relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, paris france, europe, china, hamburg germany ...
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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: sexy, psychological, stylized, sexual, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), temptation, love triangle, love and romance, couples, daydreamer, family relations, dishonesty, romance, lovers reunited, love affair, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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My Night at Maud's (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.
Style: talky, sexy, sexual, witty, contemplative ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, love triangle, destructive relationship, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love affair, lovers reunited, looking for love, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
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Suzanne's Career (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: In the second of Rohmer's moral tales, he examines the relationship between two friends and a girl who at first appears easily exploited. It is a complex tale of feelings and misconceptions, acted out within the head of the main character, as ...
Style: psychological, clever, sincere, talky, contemplative ...
Plot: friends, twentysomething life, lifestyle, buddies, love and romance, dishonesty, womanizer, unfulfillment, manipulations, romance, new wave, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Aviator's Wife (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A student is devastated when he finds that his girlfriend is cheating on him. In order to find out why she did it, he decides to spy on her and her airline pilot lover. Then he sees the pilot with a blonde woman and he begins to follow them…
Style: touching, witty, humorous, clever, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, couple relations, lovers reunited, love triangle, love affair, unfulfilled love, teaching the ways of the world, human nature, couples, old love, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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66%
A Good Marriage (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sabine vows to give up married lovers, and is determined to find a good husband. Her best friend Clarisse introduces her to her cousin Edmond, a busy lawyer from Paris. Sabine pursues Edmond, with the encouragement of Clarisse, but Edmond does not ...
Style: humorous, clever, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: marriage, twentysomething life, love affair, wooing, couple relations, love and romance, romance, best friends, looking for love, friendship, friends, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, maine
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Cousins in Love (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of '39 France.
Style: sexy, sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: voyeurism, forbidden love, sexual relations, youth, family relations, teenage life, love triangle, countryside, erotica, romance, unrequited love, seduction ...
Time: 1930s, year 1939
Place: france, europe
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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: semi serious, touching, melancholic, witty, meditative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, wine, romance, starting over, matchmaking, midlife crisis, human nature, parents and children, wedding, women, french countryside, kick-butt women ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, south of france, southern france, paris france ...
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59%
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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: sexy, contemplative, gloomy, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, airport, new wave, destructive relationship, lovers reunited, love triangle, midlife crisis, couple relations, human nature, dishonesty, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Tale of Winter (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Felicie and Charles have a whirlwind holiday romance. Due to a mix-up on addresses they lose contact, and five years later at Christmas-time Felicie is living with her mother in a cold Paris with a daughter as a reminder of that long-ago summer. For ...
Style: sentimental, clever, sexual, sexy, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, friendship, haunted by the past, youth, nothing goes right, pregnancy, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, lovers reunited, true love, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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56%
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Angéla attempts to have a child with her unwilling lover Émile. In the process, she finds herself torn between him and his best friend Alfred.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, love triangle, love and romance, couples, couple relations, fall in love, sexual relations, romance, female protagonist, male female relationship, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, tokyo
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55%
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Summer (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, self discovery, romance, love and romance, youth, couple relations, human nature, twentysomething life, couples, friends, solitude ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france, normandy, ireland ...
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The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: fall in love, infidelity, forbidden love, parents and children, couples, family problems, dull life, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, looking for love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy
Plot: love affair, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, starting over, life turned upside down, romance, family problems, couples, family life, crumbling marriage, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, love affair, romance, bittersweet, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations, fall in love, new wave, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
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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, realistic, serious ...
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, unfulfilled love, couple relations, teenage life, couples, family relations, youth, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, london
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Pauline at the Beach (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fifteen year old Pauline and her older cousin, model-shaped Marion, go to the emtying Atlantic coast for an autumn holiday . Marion ignores the approaches of a surfer and falls for Henri, a hedonist who is only interested in a sexual adventure and ...
Style: witty, contemplative, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, coming of age, flirt, jealousy, beach, sea, old love, flirting, romance, divorce, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: normandy, france, paris france
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51%
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Fling (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An attractive young couple's open relationship is stretched to the breaking point when each partner finds themselves falling in love with other people.
Style: realistic, sexy, disturbing, sincere, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: open relationship, love affair, fall in love, human nature, love and romance, lifestyle, young lovers, dishonesty, seduction, sexuality, love triangle, sex ...
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Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied ...
Style: clever, humorous, feel good, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis, suburbs, friendship, love affair, farce, twentysomething life, couple relations, fall in love, romance, love and romance, buddies, friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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The Collector (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A bombastic, womanizing art dealer and his painter friend go to a seventeenth-century villa on the Riviera for a relaxing summer getaway. But their idyll is disturbed by the presence of the bohemian Haydée, accused of being a “collector” of men.
Style: sexy, sexual, talky, erotic, psychological ...
Audience: date night
Plot: collector, youth, love triangle, love and romance, promiscuity, couples, moral dilemma, new wave, love affair, lovers reunited, sexual relations, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cote d'azur, saint tropez, riviera, france, french riviera ...
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A Summer's Tale (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A shy maths graduate takes a holiday in Dinard before starting his first job. He hopes his sort-of girlfriend will join him, but soon strikes up a friendship with another girl working in town. She in turn introduces him to a further young lady who ...
Style: sexual, sincere, stylized, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
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Place: france, europe, brittany, english channel
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46%
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 relations, family problems, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, family in crisis ...
Place: france, europe
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Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: sincere, sexy, light, captivating, contemplative ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, friendship, love and romance, unfulfilled love, youth, lifestyle, infidelity, nightclub, auto mechanic, fall in love, looking for love, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary
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46%
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Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, actor's life, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, artists and showbiz, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Little Lili (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This film, loosely inspired by Anton Chekov's The Seagull, weaves a story about sex, family and the business of making films. When the young and overly sensitive filmmaker Julien screens his new DV art-film starring his girlfriend Lili ...
Style: serious, realistic, clever, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, filmmaking, actor's life, love triangle, unfulfilled love, couple relations, fall in love, obsession, couples, romance, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brittany
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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, forbidden love, manipulation, manipulations, looking for love, love affair, destructive relationship, tragic love, dishonesty ...
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Place: france, europe, paris france
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Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister ...
Style: talky, contemplative, sentimental, realistic, serious
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, romance, fall in love, siblings relations, destructive relationship, couple relations, platonic, couples, family relations, first sex, suicide attempt ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, wales
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44%
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Blume in Love (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Lawyer Stephen Blume, specialized in divorces, lives a paradoxical situation when, having his own marriage break up, is still in love with his ex-wife. Gedorge Segal plays a divorce lawyer who is divorced himself after his wife (Susan Anspach) ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, clever, stylized, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, divorce, lawyer, marriage, unfulfilled love, couple relations, human nature, fall in love, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: philosopher, friendship, vacation, cousin cousin relationship, family relations, parents and children, youth, romance, hopes, mischievous children, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, berlin germany, japan
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43%
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: losing-it hero, romance, lifestyle, couples, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, sexual relations, couple relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, family problems, love affair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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