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Oh, Woe Is Me (1993)
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Oh, Woe Is Me (1993)
Original name: Hélas pour moi
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Romance about Simon Donnadieu and his decision to leave his ever-loving wife Rachel.
Style: atmospheric, clever, mind bending, gloomy, serious, realistic, experimental, contemplative, stylized, avant garde
Plot: ocean, investigation, miraculous event, ocean or sea, romance, love triangle, church, religions or cults, love and romance, journalism, infidelity, supernatural romance, mysterious character, battle zone, female nudity, adultery, frustration, surrealism, visitor

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, contemplative and stylized films with plots about romance, love and romance, couples, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Oh, Woe Is Me: Chloe in the Afternoon (1972), Love After Love (1992), The Bridge (1999), Loulou (1980), India Song (1975). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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Love After Love (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life becomes less appealing.
Style: gloomy, psychological, sincere, contemplative, thought provoking ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, midlife crisis, infidelity, family problems, breakup, couples, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, unfulfillment, female director ...
Time: 90s
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65%
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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
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Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: contemplative, psychological, gloomy, stylized, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, advertising agency, leather jacket, sexual relations, couples, passionate interest, city life, rebelliousness, social differences, urban, love affair, destructive relationship ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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India Song (1975)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: India, 1937. Anne-Marie Stretter is the wife of the French ambassador and leads a solitary yet privileged life in Calcutta. The tedium of her existence is relieved by numerous illicit love affairs with government officials, young men who find her an ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: female director, couple relations, love affair, couples, dull life, estate, love and romance, dishonesty, romance, infidelity, dance, mirror ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: india, kolkata
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55%
Too Beautiful for You (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A car dealer, well-to-do and with a beautiful wife, finds himself attracted to his rather plain new temporary secretary. Despite her own commitments she feels the same and the two soon embark on an affair. Though it would seem it has happened before ...
Style: cynical, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 80s
Place: france
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52%
Under the Sun of Satan (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Satan tempts Father Dossignan, who is trying to save the soul of a young girl who killed one of her lovers.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, psychological, contemplative
Plot: redemption, miraculous event, priest, dean, death in the family, religions or cults, forbidden love, pregnancy, hopes, investigation, society, leadership ...
Time: 1920s
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49%
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A Man in Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Style: clever, sexual, contemplative, sexy, serious ...
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love, profanity, sexual content, showbiz, love and romance, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Goodbye to Language (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 70 min.
Story: About a man who’s angry at his wife because she’s met another man on a park bench and they no longer even speak the same language.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, stylized, surreal ...
Plot: dog, introspection, battle of the sexes, couple relations, infidelity, human nature, crumbling marriage, love, communication problem, fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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46%
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The Salamander (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two men, arty though somewhat staid, are drawn to the spirited and quixotic Rosemonde....
Style: clever, offbeat, atmospheric, witty, psychological ...
Plot: journalism, showbiz, creative block, deadly, mystery, investigation, media, crimes, amateur detective, human nature, new wave, murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: wife, neighbor, obsession, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, infidelity, couples, crimes of passion, dishonesty, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, sincere, contemplative, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, love affair, custody, fall in love, crumbling marriage, family problems, destructive relationship, rivalry, parents and children, love triangle ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: sexy, sexual, offbeat, humorous, realistic ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Last Metro (1980)
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Duration: 131 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Romantic Englishwoman (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Quartet (1981)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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38%
The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)
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37%
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37%
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36%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Country: France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
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34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bye Bye Monkey (1978)
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Story: In metahistorical New York city electrotechnician Lafayette deals with a megalomaniac director of a wax museum of ancient Rome, an italian lonely anarchist, a group of feminist actresses - including Angelica who falls in love with him - and a small ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%