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Goodbye to Language (2014)
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Goodbye to Language (2014)
Original name: Adieu au langage
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: thought provoking, atmospheric, serious, stylized, surreal, clever, offbeat, realistic, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: introspection, couple relations, battle of the sexes, infidelity, human nature, crumbling marriage, love, communication problem, dog, fight, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, couples, arts and culture, archive footage, unfulfillment, argument, metaphor, park bench, female nudity, book, male nudity, flowers, smartphone, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to Goodbye to Language

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, contemplative and atmospheric films with plots about couples, couple relations, unfulfillment, nudity (full frontal - brief), introspection, female nudity and human nature mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Comedy genres. Some movies like Goodbye to Language: A Married Woman (1964), White Nights on the Pier (2014), Drawing Restraint 9 (2005), Exhibition (2013), Our Music (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love and romance, love triangle, couple relations, new wave, moral dilemma, introspection, love affair, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: paris france, europe, france
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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, talky, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, introspection, romance, seaport, unfulfillment, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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95%
Drawing Restraint 9 (2005)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The film concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation and continues Matthew Barney's interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto
Style: stylized, atmospheric, experimental, surreal, serious
Plot: couples, religions or cults, society, couple relations, human nature, whaling, surrealism, ocean, nudity (full frontal - brief), ocean or sea, disintegration, ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
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Exhibition (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An intimate examination of a contemporary artist couple, whose living and working patterns are threatened by the imminent sale of their home.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: couples, introspection, unfulfillment, estrangement, under the surface, couple relations, cold relationship, indoor, performer's life, artists and showbiz, crumbling marriage, snobbism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Our Music (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Jean-Luc Godard's poetic meditation on war, violence and defeat. The film is structured in three parts. The three segments are "Hell", "Purgatory", and "Heaven". The first segment is a montage of war images from ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, meditative, intellectual, philosophical ...
Plot: politics, human nature, society, anti war, journalist, religion, existentialism, life philosophy, greed, self discovery, bosnian war, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia, sarajevo, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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In Praise of Love (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Someone we hear talking - but whom we do not see - speaks of a project which describes the four key moments of love: meeting, physical passion, arguments/separation and making up. This project is to be told through three couples: young, adult and ...
Style: psychological, intellectual, meditative, enigmatic, stylized ...
Plot: politics, philosophy, art, romance, painter, humanity, loneliness, life & death, life philosophy, existentialism, showbiz, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe, tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Nymph (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Thailand
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An urban husband and wife travel to the jungle and learn just how precious their relationship is.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, gloomy
Plot: karma, love, disappearance, rape, dream, forest, love affair, couples, human nature, supernatural, lifestyle, jungle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Oh, Woe Is Me (1993)
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: serious, realistic, mind bending, experimental, contemplative ...
Plot: supernatural romance, miraculous event, infidelity, romance, investigation, journalism, love and romance, mysterious character, love triangle, battle zone, ocean, ocean or sea ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Scorn (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Scorn takes a look into the trials and tribulations of a group of people dealing with relationships, love, pain and friendship during the course of one year.
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: introspection, family problems, couples, destructive relationship, human nature, couple relations, bittersweet, unfulfillment, love, abuse, urban, black ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 434
Coast to Coast (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Contemporary story of a couple whose marriage has gone astray, partly due to the infidelity of both partners and also the fact that their eldest son was killed in a car accident 8 years before.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, captivating, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, introspection, human nature, dysfunctional family, family problems, elderly, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, on the road, hopes, interracial relations, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Above Us Only Sky (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A woman discovers the man she has lived with for years is not who she thought he was...
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: couple relations, starting over, betrayal, hopes, dishonesty, couples, longing, human nature, love, death, death of husband, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
You Can't Write a Letter (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julien and Nina sign a pact with the universe: they must enjoy life, whatever the cost. Will that decision lead them to happiness, or to their disappearance?
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: terminal illness, optimism, couple relations, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, sister sister relationship, love, death, unfulfillment, nudity (full frontal - brief), kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
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Holy Motors (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: We follow 24 hours in the life of a being moving from life to life like a cold and solitary assassin moving from hit to hit. In each of these interwoven lives, the being possesses an entirely distinct identity: sometimes a man, sometimes a woman, ...
Style: surreal, odd, art house, enigmatic, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: existentialism, hidden identity, double life, surrealism, unfulfillment, lifestyle change, power relations, wig, limousine, disguise, dog, model ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Vegetarian (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An ordinary housewife, Yeong-hye, who has nightmares every night, finally becomes a vegetarian, throwing away all the meats in her refrigerator. Her husband Kil-soo starts to complain about her actions. Her family also worries about her health. ...
Style: sincere, thought provoking, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, couple relations, family relations, family problems, crumbling marriage, family in crisis, unfulfillment, human nature, siblings relations, marriage crisis, divorce, unfaithful husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Labour of Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Set in the crumbling environs of Calcutta, Labour of Love is a lyrical unfolding of two ordinary lives suspended in the duress of a spiralling recession.
Style: realistic, silent film, atmospheric, sincere, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, society, couples, couple relations, introspection, working class, romance, unfulfilled love, bittersweet, unfulfillment, solitude, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All God's Children Can Dance (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and figuring out his complex feelings for his girlfriend ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, psychological ...
Plot: sexual relations, couple relations, couples, introspection, parents and children, family relations, single parent, sexual content, mother son relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), cause and meaning, single mother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Prospero's Books (1991)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Netherlands, France, Italy, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: An exiled magician finds an opportunity for revenge against his enemies muted when his daughter and the son of his chief enemy fall in love in this uniquely structured retelling of the 'The Tempest'.
Style: stylized, atmospheric, offbeat, surreal, captivating ...
Plot: imaginary, rivalry, escapades, danger, dishonesty, memory loss, vengeance, island, legends and myths, royal family, parents and children, imaginary kingdom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Muriel, or The Time of Return (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chamber drama about a widow and her son who live in an antique shop in Boulogne. The widow invites a man whom she loved twenty-two years earlier to visit. Her son is haunted by Muriel, a young woman whose death he may have caused while serving as ...
Style: clever, stylized, gloomy, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: dishonesty, injustice, couples, one more chance, hopes, life is a bitch, homecoming, introspection, tragic love, road not taken, lovers reunited, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Afinidades (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Faced with the emptiness and lack of rational explanation for many of the problems of the contemporary world, it sometimes seems that the only solution is to take refuge in the instincts ... and instincts lead us to sex. At least this is the exit ...
Style: psychological, realistic, atmospheric, contemplative, sexy ...
Plot: wife swapping, infidelity, swinger, swinger couple, human nature, introspection, sexual relations, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, resort, cuckold ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: reflective, stylized, atmospheric, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, hospital, nightclub, terminal illness, writers, party, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, introspection, couple relations, human nature, parents and children ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, milan italy, los angeles, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, writer's life, introspection, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, playwright, society, friendship, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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43%
Journey to the West (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Taiwan
Duration: 56 min.
Story: A Buddhist monk walks barefoot and incredibly slowly through Marseille – so slowly, that his progress is barely perceptible and he becomes a calming influence in the midst of the town’s goings-on.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, contemplative, psychological ...
Plot: clergy, solitude, monk, self discovery, journey, introspection, urban, buddhist monk, no dialogue
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: marseille, france, french riviera, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Exit: A personal history (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man travels to Holland for an assisted suicide. The young man was convinced that this was his only way of ending an existence that he considered to lack any dignity.
Style: experimental, contemplative, atmospheric, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, human nature, dull life, unfulfillment, dealing with death, urban, siblings relations, death wish, sexual content, urban setting, human rights, disability
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy, holland, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Bonsai (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Argentina, Portugal, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: couples, couple relations, bittersweet, unfulfillment, writer's life, student, neighbor, love, poem, writers, language learning, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hail Mary (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of the Virgin birth, Mary is a student who plays basketball and works at her father's petrol station; Joseph is an earnest dropout who drives a cab. The angel Gabriel must school Joseph to accept Mary's pregnancy, ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: virgin, pregnancy, basketball, couples, couple relations, sexual relations, politics, love and romance, taxi, breaking the fourth wall, female athlete, childbirth ...
Time: 80s
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37%
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Cremaster 3 (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: CREMASTER 3 (2002) is set in New York City and narrates the construction of the Chrysler Building, which is in itself a character - host to inner, antagonistic forces at play for access to the process of (spiritual) transcendence. These factions ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, experimental, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, good versus evil, skyscraper, punk, imaginary, danger, artists and showbiz, rivalry, graphic violence, apprentice, curses spells and rituals, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: sexy, contemplative, touching, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, midlife crisis, human nature, infidelity, introspection, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, looking for love, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Godard's Passion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While shooting a film, the director becomes interested in the unfolding struggle of a young factory worker that has been laid off by a boss who did not like her union activities.
Style: contemplative, serious, realistic, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: filmmaking, destructive relationship, infidelity, hotel, couple relations, obsession, showbiz, factory, celebrity culture, anti semitism, midlife crisis, performer's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Ashamed (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Arts professor Jung Ji Woo is searching for a nude model for a video clip that will be played at her exhibition. When Hee-jin, one of her students, recommends Yoon Ji Woo for the job, the three woman head to the beach to shoot the video. As they ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, atmospheric, surreal, contemplative ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, love affair, romance, introspection, gender, coming of age, beach, youth, couples, lesbian, storytelling, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Automatic (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Everyone falls into self destructive habits. Automatic lets us view a small cross-section of the lives of six characters as they struggle to break free from the automatic behavior that drives their lives.
Style: sincere, emotional, bleak, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: sexual relations, couple relations, destiny, human nature, love and romance, couples, family problems, unfulfillment, hopes, womanizer, crumbling marriage, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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