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The Embalmer (2002)
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The Embalmer (2002)
Original name: L'imbalsamatore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peppino is an aging taxidermist constantly ridiculed for being short and somewhat creepy. He meets Valerio, a handsome young man fascinated by Peppino's work. Peppino, in turn, becomes entranced by Valerio and offers him a large salary to come work as his assistant. But when Valerio meets Deborah, their fledgling romance is threatened by an insanely jealous third wheel.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, neo noir, sexual, tense, sexy, realistic, factual ...
Plot: love triangle, taxidermy, dangerous attraction, friendship, obsession, couple relations, love and romance, couples, unrequited love, homosexuality, prostitute, boss, suburbs, animal life, suburban life, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, crime gone awry, love, neo-noir, gay, car, female nudity, homosexual, bisexual ...
Time: contemporary

Most similar movies to The Embalmer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, romance, love triangle, infidelity and female nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Embalmer: First Love (2004), Replay (2001), Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002), Grande école (2004), I Love You Too (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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First Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Vittorio is looking for a woman who matches his ideal. Through a classified ad he meets Sonia, a sweet, pleasant, intelligent girl. However, she weighs 125 pounds -- which according to Vittorio is way too much. A goldsmith by trade, Vittorio is ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, starvation, love affair, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, human nature, haunted by the past, couples, sexual relations, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, anorexia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe
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Replay (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Nathalie and Louise are friends from childhood. While studying drama at University Louise becomes hopelessly obsessed with her friend. Jealous of the male friends she has she breaks up the friendship, followed by a suicide attempt. Later, Louise ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsessive love, lesbian relationship, obsession, couples, love triangle, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, friendship, artists and showbiz, gender, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
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Oysters at Nam Kee's (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Young Dutch dropout, Berry, falls in love with slightly older nightclub dancer and ex-nude model Thera and gives up his social live with his dodgy comrades and fine family to make a three-stop 'world tour' together. Suddenly Thera ODs ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, entertaining, erotic
Plot: fall in love, drug abuse, obsession, love and romance, life is a bitch, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, unfulfilled love, brother brother relationship, love, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, holland, amsterdam
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Grande école (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Paul and Agnes have been going out for quite a while and Agnes is shocked to learn that he'd rather live with two roommates on campus than move in with her. As soon as he meets one of his roommates, Louis-Anault, Paul's behavior changes - ...
Style: sincere, serious, psychological, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: coming out, lifestyle, love triangle, teenage life, college life, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, youth, friendship, social differences, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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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: femdom, losing-it hero, romance, lifestyle, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, couples, family problems, love affair, sexual relations, couple relations, infidelity ...
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Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couples, danger, romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Cages (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eve is an emergency medical technician who falls in love with Damien (Sagamore Stévenin), a handsome and caring man who runs a neighborhood bar in the Belgian countryside. When Damien and Eve become a couple, she joins him in looking after the bar ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: life turned upside down, couple relations, infidelity, misfit, dishonesty, love and romance, hopes, couples, family problems, bar, husband wife relationship, bondage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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42%
A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martha Horgan is a withdrawn, mentally disabled woman who lives with her aunt, Frances. One of Martha's unusual traits is that she doesn't lie, a quality that leads to her getting fired from a dry-cleaning shop thanks to the actions of the ...
Style: emotional, psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: aunt, crimes, repairman, betrayal, romance, murder, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
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41%
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Sun Kissed (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teddy, a young writer, ventures to an isolated desert house to complete his first novel, where he meets and seduces the mysterious caretaker, Leo. Layers of memory and hallucination unfold that intertwine the two men.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, surreal, sexy ...
Plot: desert, destructive relationship, tragic love, couple relations, love affair, master and servant, love and romance, gays and lesbians, romance, couples, dangerous attraction, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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38%
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Attraction (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A writer/radio advice show host fails to heed his own advice as he stalks his ex-girlfriend and then becomes involved with an actress friend of hers.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, intense, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, betrayal, dangerous attraction, love triangle, infidelity, stalking, mentally unstable, dishonesty, lifestyle, radio show, voyeurism, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Speaking Parts (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK, Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A struggling actor's job as a hotel custodian is a front for his real job: being rented out as a gigolo by his supervisor. A co-worker is obsessed with him, but he ignores and avoids her. He leaves his acting resume in the hotel room of a ...
Style: realistic, psychological, stylized, serious, contemplative
Plot: obsession, wedding, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, couples, looking for love, siblings relations, master and servant, destructive relationship, power relations ...
Time: 80s
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34%
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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33%
Keep Your Distance (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the perfectly normal town of Louisville, KY, there is a perfectly normal man living the perfect life. David Dailey is a man who has it all: A great career, a community that adores him, and an enduring marriage. But beneath the surface, ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, stalking, obsession, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, betrayal, mentally unstable, couple relations, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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32%
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Milan (2004)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 131 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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31%
The Last Supper (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 96 min.
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic ...
Plot: neighbor, obsession, tragic love, love triangle, lovers reunited, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, crimes of passion, couples, dishonesty, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro, paris france
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Style: humorous, contemplative, semi serious, realistic
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Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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29%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, serious, realistic ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Style: emotional, realistic, sexy, psychological, romantic ...
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Another Nine & a Half Weeks (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: lust, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, passion, lovers reunited, love, love triangle, obsession, male female relationship, prostitute, anger, couples ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating, talky ...
Plot: dominatrix, friendship, fall in love, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, love and romance, showbiz, parents and children, couple relations, couples, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Car Man (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger arrives in a small town community, leading the locals into greed, sex and murder.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, captivating
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Strapped (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Just Say Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Physical attractions appear to be the obvious explanation for two people to become a pair. But are they really the reflection of something sublime, everlasting or dare we say, spiritual? Do relationships start in the bedroom or in the heart? In this ...
Style: touching, contemplative, serious, realistic
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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