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The Marquise of O (1976)
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The Marquise of O (1976)
Original name: Die Marquise von O...
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A German Marquise has to deal with a pregnancy she cannot explain and an infatuated Russian Count.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, romance, soldier, life is a bitch, love and romance, destructive relationship, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, couples, jury, introspection, rescue, woman in danger, wedding, russian, pregnant woman, aristocracy, marriage, russian army, marriage proposal, newborn baby, siege, etiquette, letter, widow ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s
Place: italy, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and contemplative films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, society, unfulfillment, couple relations and life is a bitch mostly in Drama, History and Romance genres. Some movies like The Marquise of O: St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972), Effi Briest (1974), The Scarlet Letter (1973), Two Hearts as One (2014), Cet amour-l? (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
St. Michael Had a Rooster (1972)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sentenced to life imprisonment for illegal activities, Italian International member Giulio Manieri holds on to his political ideals while struggling against madness in the loneliness of his prison cell.
Style: gloomy, contemplative, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: politics, revolution, human spirit, moral dilemma, self discovery, prison life, haunted by the past, rebellion, life is a bitch, society, hopes, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: italy, europe
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95%
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Effi Briest (1974)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A German-made film based on one of the most famous German novels by Theodor Fontane. Effi Briest (Hanna Schygulla) is a socially ambitious, 17-year-old German girl who accepts a proposal of marriage from Baron Geert Von Instetten, a much older ...
Style: gloomy, stylized, realistic, serious
Plot: infidelity, age difference, adultery, duel, family relations, family problems, injustice, dishonesty, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1890s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, northern germany, prussia
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Scarlet Letter (1973)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 17th-century Salem, Hester Prynne must wear a scarlet A because she is an adulteress, with a child out of wedlock. For seven years, she has refused to name the father. A vigorous older stranger arrives, recognized by Hester but unknown to others ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, betrayal, life is a bitch, society, immigrants, couples, performer's life, love triangle, couple relations, missing person, wartime life ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: spain, europe, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Two Hearts as One (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Turkey
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A look inside the story of two newlyweds who are parted from each other and spend the next half-century of their lives trying to reunite.
Style: emotional, realistic, captivating, non-linear, touching ...
Plot: love, life is a bitch, wartime life, husband wife reunion, world war two, marriage, caucasian, labor camp, couples, flashback, graphic violence, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s, 40s, 1990s ...
Place: europe, turkey, kazakhstan
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, couples, soldier, lifestyle, love and romance, hopes, fall in love, wartime life, couple relations, destiny, haunted by the past, destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: sentimental, sexual, clever, contemplative, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, friends, couples, longing, youth, nothing goes right, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, couple relations, twentysomething life ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Valley of the Bees (1968)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ondrej, a young boy who loves bees and bats, is introduced to his new mother, a woman much younger than his father. Her brings her a bowl of flower petals which she starts to throw in the air and then gives out a shriek, as she discovers several ...
Style: epic, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: romance, clergy, heroes, society, state affairs, love and romance, religions or cults, family relations, couples, friends, cause and meaning, introspection ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Circle of Love (1964)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a chain reaction of romantic adventures, various people play musical beds in a remake of Max Ophul's "La Ronde."
Style: contemplative, emotional, sentimental, sexual, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soldier, prostitute, infidelity, love affair, couples, unfulfillment, lifestyle, assassination, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century
Place: paris france, austria, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Passion of Love (1981)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the 1860's, Giorgio (Giraudeau), a young Italian soldier is sent to a remote post, far away from his lover, Clara (Antonelli). He is lodged in the house of the colonel (Girotti). He becames friends with the colonel and the local doctor ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, witty, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, soldier, infidelity, love triangle, military, illness, duel, love and romance, romance, love affair, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Les Miserables (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.
Style: touching, stylized, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: french revolution, tragic love, redemption, bishop, revolution, on the run, dishonesty, fugitives, life is a bitch, going straight, injustice, dehumanization ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Green Room (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the Henry James short story "The Altar of the Dead", in which a man becomes obsessed with the many dead people in his life and builds a memorial to honor them. This film is also based on other short story by Henry James, "The ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: death, tragic love, wartime life, unfulfilled love, obsession, moral dilemma, village life, introspection, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, fall in love, village ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.6
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Strapless (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An expatriate American doctor in London allows herself to lighten up when her freewheeling younger sister and a mysterious man enter her life. Her inhibitions released, the beautiful doctor learns that freedom has its own price.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couples, self discovery, terminal illness, midlife crisis, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, romance, wooing, doctor, siblings relations, destructive relationship, family life ...
Time: 80s
Place: portugal, europe, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Leopard (1963)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 186 min.
Story: As Garibaldi's troops begin the unification of Italy in the 1860s, an aristocratic Sicilian family grudgingly adapts to the sweeping social changes undermining their way of life. Proud but pragmatic Prince Don Fabrizio Salina allows his war ...
Style: epic, gloomy, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: ambition, revolution, family relations, prince, politics, opportunist, civil war, nobility, family life, introspection, political unrest, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, sicily, europe, naples italy, palermo italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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December Bride (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, a young servant provokes an independent Irish farm community by her relationship with two brothers. Pregnant, she refuses to reveal the name of the father.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, touching, sentimental
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, bittersweet, couples, farm, family relations, power relations, society, romance, master and servant, single parent, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century
Place: ireland, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Dust of Time (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Italy, Germany, Russia, France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A, an American film director of Greek ancestry, is making a film that tells his story and the story of his parents. It is a tale that unfolds in Italy, Germany, Russia, Kazakhstan, Canada and the USA. The main character is Eleni, who is claimed and ...
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: love affair, society, couples, political unrest, couple relations, love triangle, parents and children, starting over, hopes, state affairs, lovers reunited, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 70s, 80s, 60s ...
Place: germany, italy, new york, asia, kazakhstan ...
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Fanny (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: "Fanny" is the second part of the "Marseille trilogy", made by Marcel Pagnol with the generic name of "Marius, Fanny and César". Fanny falls in love and is abandoned by Marius. Now she discovers she is pregnant. Her ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: wedding, parents and children, pregnancy, social differences, society, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, rich man, broken heart, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Massacre in Rome (1973)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In the Nazi occupied city of Rome, an assault on an SS brigade draws retaliation from the military governship. "Massacre in Rome" is the true story of how this partisan attack led to the mass execution of Italian nationals under the orders ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic ...
Plot: nazi occupation, partisan, world war two, clergy, danger, against humanity, confined, war, society, soldier, hostage, moral dilemma ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: This BBC historical drama stars James Purefoy as Beau Brummell, the original sharp-dressed dandy of 18th-century London. A socialite responsible for inventing the modern suit, Brummell befriends and restyles Prince Regent of Wales.
Style: realistic, touching, tense, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: destructive relationship, love and romance, love triangle, royal family, master and servant, rise and fall, dishonesty, bankruptcy, fashion, male friendship, love, male bonding ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Greenery Will Bloom Again (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: World War I, Italian north-eastern front after the 1917 bloody battles on the Altipiano. A group of soldiers face the difficulty of war in a story that unfolds in the space of one night. Events follow one after the other without any kind of pattern: ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: soldier, danger, anti war, military, battle zone, introspection, military life, life is a bitch, world war one, war, dealing with death, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1917
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
That Night in Varennes (1982)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 150 min.
Story: In June of 1791, a group of passengers in a stagecoach find themselves caught up in the events of the French Revolution, when they find themselves in the city of Varennes when revolutionists arrest the fleeing King Louis.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: french revolution, royal family, womanizer, revolution, stagecoach, aristocracy, escape attempt, society, heroes, politics, adventure, dishonesty ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Wondrous Boccaccio (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: It's 1348. The plague has brutally hit Florence. A group of then young people, seven women and three men, rebel against the feeling of death that is about to swallow them. They flee the city and find refuge in an abandoned villa in the Tuscan ...
Style: semi serious, sexual, rough, bleak, touching ...
Plot: illness, plague, couples, young lovers, love and romance, love affair, romance, countryside, forbidden love, estate, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: italy, europe, florence, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Us (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is a story of Ida and Krister. It's about a relationship that goes to hell. They are both crazy in love but manage to strangle the supply of oxygen and adapt to each other in a way that will lead to catastrophic consequences.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, suspense, bleak
Plot: losing-it hero, destructive relationship, woman in danger, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), attraction, graphic violence, erection, male objectification ...
Place: sweden, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
An Ordinary Execution (2010)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During the last days of Stalin's reign, a doctor (Marina Hands) tries to go unnoticed in a society of mutual dread where a neighbour or colleague might "denounce" you to the authorities at any moment.But tales of her healing touch ...
Style: serious, captivating, thought provoking, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: power relations, head of state, doctors and patients, moral dilemma, state affairs, society, life is a bitch, dictator, josef stalin, illness, suffering, distopia ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952
Place: ussr, russia, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 5.4
 717
In Your Hands (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Stockholm Syndrome. Feelings arise between a young kidnapper and his victim, a woman surgeon. He seeks revenge for a medical accident that prevents him from living peacefully and decides to kidnapp the woman he holds responsible. When the latter ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, emotional
Plot: vengeance, dangerous attraction, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, romance, danger, couples, grudge, fall in love, imprisonment, police, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Story of Adele H (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adèle Hugo, daughter of renowned French writer Victor Hugo, falls in love with British soldier Albert Pinson while living in exile off the coast of England. Though he spurns her affections, she follows him to Nova Scotia and takes on the alias of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, disturbing, contemplative ...
Plot: lieutenant, romance, love, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, love letter, downfall, obsession, soldier, father daughter relationship, british soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: france, canada, europe, nova scotia, caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The King's Whore (1990)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Austria
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Set in the 17th-century, an Italian nobleman weds an impoverished countess, who is wooed by the King of Piedmont and faces pressure from his entire court to succumb to his wishes.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: love triangle, fatal attraction, couples, romance, war, society, love and romance, politics, dishonesty, state affairs, unfulfillment, prostitute ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century, middle ages, 1600s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 67
Absence (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Four nameless people -- the old man, the woman, the soldier, and the gambler -- journey to a desolate wasteland beyond the limits of an unnamed city.
Style: captivating, rough, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: soldier, gambling, monologue, journey, german, husband wife relationship, french, black man, old man, gambler, spaniard, disappearance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: contemplative, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, talky ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, introspection, romance, seaport, unfulfillment, love
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Signs & Wonders (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.
Style: emotional, clever, serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: life turned upside down, love triangle, love affair, introspection, journalism, betrayal, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, france, greece, sweden, athens greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
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X, Y and Zee (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The venomous and amoral wife of a wealthy architect tries, any way she can, to break up the blossoming romance between her husband and his new mistress; a good-natured young widow who holds a dark past.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, adultery, haunted by the past, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couples, romance, husband wife relationship, other woman, wife husband relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%