Movies like I Knew Her Well

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I Knew Her Well (1965)
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I Knew Her Well (1965)
Original name: Io la conoscevo bene
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adriana, a young woman from the provinces, moves to Rome in order to become a celebrity.
Plot: beach, salon, sunbathing, boxing, party, loneliness, religion, hotel, depression, suicide, girlfriend, actor, alcohol, mirror, cinema, producer, actress, smoking, emptiness, indifference, frustration, madam, promiscuity, wig, boyfriend ...
Place: rome italy, italy

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Most similar movies to I Knew Her Well

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, contemplative and talky films with plots about beach, loneliness, hotel, prostitute, love, female nudity and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like I Knew Her Well: The Conformist (1970), The Innocents (1987), Traffic Jam (1979), On the Beach at Night Alone (2017), Sons and Daughters (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Conformist (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A weak-willed Italian man becomes a fascist flunky who goes abroad to arrange the assassination of his old teacher, now a political dissident.
Style: sexy, sexual, bleak, non-linear, atmospheric ...
Plot: fascism, assassination, politics, honeymoon, exile, childhood trauma, introspection, haunted by the past, state affairs, against humanity, society, deadly ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: paris france, italy, rome italy, france, europe
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 6.4
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The Innocents (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The lines between love, sex, and politics become hopelessly blurred in this French drama.
Plot: nude beach, orchestra conductor, deaf mute, shot to death, facial scar, crying, hotel, orphan, thief, arson, burnt face, summer vacation ...
Time: 80s
Place: south of france, southern france
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78%
 6.8
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Traffic Jam (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A large international cast takes part in this comedy in which the stories of numerous individuals whose cars are stalled in a massive Roman traffic jam are told.
Style: dark humor, italian comedy
Plot: traffic jam, claustrophobia, stress, male female relationship, traffic, soccer, sweat, rape, smoking, satire, car, ambulance
Time: 70s
Place: italy, rome italy
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67%
On the Beach at Night Alone (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An actress wanders around a seaside town, pondering her relationship with a married man.
Style: melancholic, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Plot: loneliness, introspection, beach, travel, actress, drinking alcohol, love affair, drinking, infidelity, self discovery, romance, bookstore ...
Place: germany, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Sons and Daughters (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: We are in Argentina in 1977, a woman gives birth to twins. With the complicity of the midwife he manages to hide the child, second child. The first, a boy, is taken into custody by the regime's guards. The scene moves to the Milan of today. The ...
Plot: twins, adoption, reunion, dna testing, fishing, journey, shower, parachute, soldier, ship, hotel room, flashback ...
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Class Relations (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young man (Christian Heinisch), recently arrived in New York from Europe, becomes swept up in a series of events that are beyond his knowledge or control.
Plot: female director, ship, train, labor, class struggle, alienation
Place: usa, new york
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64%
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8? (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 138 min.
Story: With 8 ½ Frederico Fellini leaves a self-portrait where dreams and reality are a mix. With help from a most excellent cast and unique scenery this self reflecting film is one of his master works.
Style: psychological, art house, surreal, stylized, serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, childhood, extramarital affair, filmmaking, mistress, adultery, dreams, self involved, producer, star, postmodernism, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, france, rome italy, copenhagen denmark ...
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62%
Year of the Jellyfish (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.
Plot: beach, seduction, topless woman, sexuality, teenage girl, swimming pool, yacht, lesbianism, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, lesbian kiss, lesbian ...
Place: saint tropez
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The Death of John L. (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Zbigniew Gasior, a thirty year old singer, is a youth idol. Despite fame, money and success with the ladys, he can't neglect the emptiness in his life. The shattered dreams of his friends are not really a help, to ease his existential pains.
Plot: singer, star, idol, suicide, band, divorce, loneliness, promiscuity, depression, prostitute, musician, alcohol ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Il padre d'Italia (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Paolo and Mia, an introverted clerk and a unconventional pregnant woman, go on a journey looking for the father of Mia’s unborn daughter.
Plot: pregnant woman, road trip, gay kiss, pregnant, topless woman, female in swimsuit, sleeping naked, smoking in bed, taking a shower, man in swimsuit, male male kiss, male objectification ...
Place: italy
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56%
The Great Beauty (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Belgium
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Jep Gambardella has seduced his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday and a shock from the past, Jep looks past the nightclubs and parties to find a timeless landscape of absurd, exquisite beauty.
Style: philosophical, intellectual, surreal, absurd, lyrical ...
Plot: journalist, nun, high society, artist, aging, party, writer's life, introspection, old love, writers, art, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Woman of the Ganges (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A man returns to the place he once lived a passionate love affair with a woman who is now dead. So powerful are the emotions that seize him that he imagines she is still alive, and begins to live as if this were the case...
Style: avant garde
Plot: female director, frustration, coat, very little dialogue, winter, loneliness, seaside, beach, small town, ghost, voice
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Future of Emily (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Emily, a child, stays with her bourgeois grandparents during frequent periods when her mother makes films. Isabelle wraps a picture, flies to her childhood home to pick up Emily, and plans to leave for her place in France. Old wounds between ...
Plot: female director, inheritance, affair, restaurant, dance, argument, beach, police, travel, resentment, mother daughter relationship, unwed mother ...
Place: germany, berlin germany, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Venus on Fire (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two American executives for a cosmetics company travel to the Greek islands in search for a model for their new line of suntan lotion, "Venus". They run into more than they bargained for
Plot: beach, lesbianism, sunbathing, greek island, sex, erotica, island, shower, female nudity, nude model, goddess, swimming pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Red Desert (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Amid the modern wastelands and toxic factories of Italy, wife and mother Giuliana (Monica Vitti) desperately tries to conceal her tenuous grip on reality from those around her, especially her successful yet neglectful husband, Ugo (Carlo Chionetti). ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: fog, factory, society, car accident, loneliness, anxiety, depression, mother son relationship, couple relations, mental illness, countryside, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Agatha and the Limitless Readings (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man (Yann Andrea) and his sister (Bulle Ogier) meet at a seaside village to discuss their relationship.
Style: sexy
Plot: brother sister incest, incestuous relationship, female director, love, ocean, childhood flashback, dating, memory, camera, frustration, memories, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Fists in the Pocket (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ale, a deeply disturbed young man subject to seizures, benignly decides to murder members of his dysfunctional family for altruistic reasons.
Style: bleak, emotional, gloomy, touching, realistic ...
Plot: epilepsy, murder, dysfunctional family, epileptic, alienation, siblings relations, deadly, family problems, family relations, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, family in crisis ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.8
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Agostino (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Agostino is a 1962 Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It was filmed in Rome and Venice. The film is based on a successful short novel of the same name by Alberto Moravia, who had collaborated with Bolognini on his previous film, From a ...
Plot: pedophile, oedipus complex, boat, beach, swing, sexual initiation, children, gay slur, museum, vacation, psycho sexual, swimwear ...
Place: italy, venice
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44%
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The Thursday (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: It's the story of a day spent by Dino, separated by his wife, who sees his son Robertino after five years. Dino has not contributed anything in life and to win the affection of his son, invents a story about his past. At the end of the day ...
Style: italian comedy
Plot: cadillac, family relations, high society, diary, father son relationship, love, priest, beach, zoo, divorce, instructor, soccer ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Family (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: "The Family," an album with a velvet cover, is meant to touch the extended family of man. Formal portraits, bookends in this 80-year saga, enclose the central story, which opens with the baptism of Carlo, a baby in his grandfather's ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, talky, family saga
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, reunion, elderly, love and romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, golden years, fall in love, human nature, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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42%
A Stray Girlfriend (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A romantic holiday has left Ines all alone. So alone. She's really not at all happy about it.
Plot: female director, sea, beach, horse riding, earring, hotel, phone booth, beach resort, loneliness
Place: argentina
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40%
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Desideria (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An overweight teenage girl walks in on her mother having a three-way. She later confronts her mother and gets her birthday cake shoved in her face. She then tries to commit suicide, but survives and loses a lot of weight. Now attractive to boys and ...
Plot: child rape, teenager, mother daughter relationship, sexual attraction, loss of virginity, defloration, nudity (full frontal - brief), forbidden sex, lolita, underage sex, pantyhose, female stockinged legs ...
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40%
Death in Venice (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Composer Gustav von Aschenbach, travels to Venice for health reasons. There, he becomes obsessed with the stunning beauty of an adolescent Polish boy named Tadzio who is staying with his family at the same Grand Hôtel des Bains on the Lido as ...
Style: psychological, serious, sentimental, melancholic, scenic ...
Plot: obsession, pedophilia, fall in love, gays and lesbians, unrequited love, beach, vacation, forbidden love, unfulfillment, resort, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1912, 70s
Place: italy, venice, europe, tokyo
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38%
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Womanlight (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: strong female lead, suicide, ape, male protagonist, aging, loneliness, abstinence, couples, middle aged, monkey, heart attack, animal trainer ...
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38%
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The Night (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A married couple attend a bourgeois party and wade through the stifling strain that long-term marriage has imposed upon them.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, sexy, sexual, tense ...
Plot: infidelity, hospital, nightclub, terminal illness, writers, party, midlife crisis, couple relations, friendship, parents and children, human nature, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, milan italy, europe, los angeles, usa ...
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38%
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Last Summer (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During summer vacation on Fire Island, three young people--a girl and two guys--become so close that they form a sort-of threesome. When an uncool girl tries to infiltrate the trio's newly found relationship, they construct an elaborate plot ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friendship, friends, teenager, summer, love, violence, seagull, cruelty, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: 60s
Place: long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 824
Splendor (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Splendor is the name of an old movie theater managed by Jordan (Mastroianni), who inherited it from his father. The theater is in decay and only generates debts and trouble, but Jordan gets aid in his almost quixotian quest from projectionist Luigi ...
Plot: striptease, cinema, business, television, respect, projectionist, village, stripper, flashback, movie theatre, dancing, theater ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
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Hierarchy (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A group of Californians experience loss, despair and desperation over the course of seven days before Christmas. A boxing underdog must face the truth about his uncertain future, a blocked novelist struggles to create a new work admist a suspicious ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: rooftop, father son relationship, movie studio, dysfunctional family, film industry, bible, priest, death threat, coincidence, adultery, falling from height, divorce ...
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36%
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Roman Summer (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Former theatre actress comes back to Rome and meets old and new friends.
Plot: urban setting, farewell, non professional cast, beach, realism, dancer, death, summer, musician, city, loneliness, actor ...
Time: 2000s
Place: italy, rome italy
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35%
The Last Snows of Spring (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A 10-year-old boy starts to die of neglect when his widowed father spends too much time forsaking his parental duties in favour of playboy activities and a jet-set life-style.
Plot: leukemia, father son reunion, death of son, workaholic, adolescent boy, friend, lawyer, fear, death of child, boy, dead child, teenage boy ...
Place: italy
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35%