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The Story of Marie and Julien (2003)
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The Story of Marie and Julien (2003)
Original name: Histoire de Marie et Julien
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Julien lives alone with his cat. He dreams of Marie, and a few minutes later, he sees her on the street and makes a date. He asks her to move in with him, and she does. Her boyfriend is dead, the rest of her past a mystery. Although they quickly seem to fall in love, she sometimes pulls away suddenly from Julien, is distant, and spends the night in a hotel. She also dreads something imminent and warns Julien that if he missteps, he will lose her and all memory of her. Julien responds by digging into her past: what explains her remodeling an upstairs garret room, her nightly dreams, her fears? What can Julien, now desperately in love, do when he learns why? Can either rescue the other?
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic, contemplative, surprise ending
Plot: love affair, love triangle, romance, couple relations, fall in love, couples, lovers reunited, dull life, dishonesty, secret, sex scene, older man younger woman relationship, love and romance, unfulfillment, love, ship, ghost, cat, party, money, forest, hotel, food, obsession, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and emotional films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, love affair, unfulfillment and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Story of Marie and Julien: The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991), Brief Crossing (2001), Don't Move (2004), Beyond the Clouds (1995), Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Beautiful Troublemaker (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 238 min.
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Brief Crossing (2001)
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Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
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Don't Move (2004)
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Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 125 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
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Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
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Place: france, europe, marseille
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Duration: 94 min.
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Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
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Duration: 106 min.
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Country: USA
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Story: No Overview
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Duration: 105 min.
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Duration: 82 min.
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24%
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Duration: 81 min.
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23%
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