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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, family problems, manipulation, human nature, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, twentysomething life ...
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 sexual films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity and fall in love mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Claire's Knee: Pauline at the Beach (1983), The Mother and the Whore (1973), Chloe in the Afternoon (1972), My Night at Maud's (1969), Suzanne's Career (1963). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: womanizer, fall in love, coming of age, flirt, jealousy, beach, old love, flirting, sea, romance, divorce, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: normandy, france, paris france
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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, serious, thought provoking, tense, talky ...
Plot: love triangle, cafe, infidelity, friendship, obsession, prostitute, love and romance, tragic love, love affair, introspection, sexual relations, against the rules ...
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: clever, psychological, stylized, talky, contemplative ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, temptation, society, dishonesty, couple relations, human nature, daydreamer, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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100%
My Night at Maud's (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 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, sexual, sexy, witty, contemplative ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, love triangle, destructive relationship, fall in love, unfulfilled love, love affair, looking for love, lovers reunited, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: sincere, clever, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friends, womanizer, lifestyle, dishonesty, manipulation, unfulfilled love, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, love and romance, buddies, romance, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: talky, contemplative, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, couple relations, lovers reunited, love triangle, love affair, unfulfilled love, teaching the ways of the world, human nature, nosy, couples, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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65%
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, captivating ...
Plot: art history, female friendship, friendship, love affair, twentysomething life, looking for love, romance, best friends, love and romance, couple relations, wooing, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, maine
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62%
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Laura (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A blinded French sculptor completes a statue of a friend's daughter by using his sense of touch.
Style: serious, erotic, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: lolita, coming of age, eroticism, love affair, parents and children, love and romance, femme fatale, youth, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, fall in love ...
Place: france, europe
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100%
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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: contemplative, gloomy, sexual, psychological, atmospheric ...
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 ⇓
55%
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: clever, sexual, sentimental, contemplative, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, couples, longing, friends, youth, nothing goes right, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, friendship, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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55%
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 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, couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, fall in love, sexual relations, male female relationship, female protagonist, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, tokyo
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54%
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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, touching, psychological ...
Plot: fall in love, friendship, self discovery, love and romance, friends, couples, twentysomething life, couple relations, human nature, romance, youth, solitude ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, ireland ...
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53%
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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, semi autobiographical
Plot: fall in love, infidelity, forbidden love, parents and children, family problems, dull life, couples, love affair, couple relations, love triangle, looking for love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, normandy
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52%
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Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 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: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, romance, bittersweet, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, new wave, couple relations, fall in love, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy
Plot: cheating wife, love affair, infidelity, love triangle, fall in love, starting over, life turned upside down, crumbling marriage, romance, couples, family problems, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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51%
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, serious ...
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, unfulfilled love, couple relations, teenage life, youth, unfulfillment, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, looking for love, martial arts ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france, london
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50%
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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: sexy, realistic, 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 ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: semi serious, realistic, talky, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis, suburbs, friendship, farce, fall in love, twentysomething life, love affair, couple relations, buddies, love and romance, romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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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: talky, sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, waitress, beach, twentysomething life, couple relations, resort, fall in love, graduation, couples, friends, sexual content, romance ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: france, europe, english channel, brittany
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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, opposites attract, love and romance, promiscuity, couples, moral dilemma, new wave, love affair, lovers reunited, sexual relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cote d'azur, saint tropez, riviera, french riviera, france ...
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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, 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, lifestyle, youth, infidelity, nightclub, auto mechanic, gender, romance, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
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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, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, siblings relations, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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44%
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Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
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: contemplative, realistic, serious, sentimental, talky
Plot: love triangle, platonic, family relations, couple relations, fall in love, destructive relationship, siblings relations, romance, love and romance, couples, woman, frenchman abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, pre world war one, 1900s, turn of the century
Place: paris france, france, europe, wales, normandy
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44%
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, manipulation, forbidden love, manipulations, dishonesty, couples, destructive relationship, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
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44%
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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: realistic, serious, clever, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: filmmaking, older man younger woman relationship, actor's life, love triangle, obsession, fall in love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, lawyer, marriage, divorce, couple relations, human nature, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: venice, beverly hills, los angeles, usa, europe ...
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Ethan Frome (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant illness. The young woman who joins them is a beautiful, ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sentimental, intense, contemplative ...
Plot: infidelity, family problems, forbidden love, love triangle, family relations, dull life, romance, fall in love, family drama, destiny, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 18th century
Place: massachusetts, usa, new england, england
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41%
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Summer Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Daniel (Roberto Enríquez), Ana (Natalia Millán), and their little boy, Manuel (Kevin Almodóvar), travel from Madrid to a resort on the Costa Brava for the summer. Ana runs into Marta (Irene Montalà of L'Auberge Espagnole), a local shopgirl ...
Style: sincere, sexy, realistic, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, obsession, love triangle, family problems, romance, mentally unstable, dishonesty, destructive relationship, friendship, crumbling marriage, resort, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain
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41%
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, cousin cousin relationship, vacation, youth, family relations, parents and children, romance, love and romance, mischievous children, hopes, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, berlin germany, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%