Movies like Notre histoire

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Notre histoire (1984)
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Notre histoire (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Robert Avranche, a middle-aged, alcoholic garage owner, is sitting on a train, reflecting on the emptiness of his life. An attractive young woman, Donatienne, suddenly enters the compartment and offers to make love to him. Robert accepts but, when the woman leaves the train afterwards, he decides to follow her...
Plot: married man, love, fight, loneliness, train, unrequited love, alcohol abuse, luck, beer, voyeur, broken heart, peeping, sadness, melancholy, sex on a train, sex with a stranger, nosy neighbor, neighbor, hotel room, polaroid, smiling, chalet, disco ball, irrational behavior, child's bedroom
Time: 80s
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexy films with plots about love, family relations, female nudity, loneliness, train, couples and mother son relationship mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres. Some movies like Notre histoire: A Week's Holiday (1980), Thank You, Life (1991), The Clink of Ice (2010), The Fire Within (1963), Strange Affair (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Week's Holiday (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life.
Style: sincere, emotional, psychological, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: contests and competitions, love and romance, youth, family gatherings, family relations, couples, introspection, depressed woman, dysfunctional couple, commitment, school, school teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
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Thank You, Life (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Camille, a naive schoolgirl meets an intriguing influence in Joelle, a slightly older and much more experienced spirit. Camille follows her new friend through the discovery of sex and the darker side of life. As the film progresses, Camille ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, witty, sexual, surreal ...
Plot: infected, politics, satire, teenage life, innocence lost, friendship, on the road, doctors and patients, self discovery, chaos and mayhem, dark humor, film within a film ...
Time: 90s
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The Clink of Ice (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An alcoholic writer is visited by an incarnation of his cancer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cynical, biting, suspense ...
Plot: dark humor, alcohol abuse, terminal illness, self discovery, lifestyle, writer's life, artists and showbiz, cancer, loneliness, life, absurd humor, maid ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, southern france, south of france
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The Fire Within (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Alain Leroy is a recovering alcoholic who decides to end his life, but first decides to visit his friends in Paris one last time, in an attempt at finding a reason to continue living.
Style: bleak, gloomy, contemplative, serious, realistic ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, rehabilitation, addiction, midlife crisis, dysfunctional family, melancholy, loneliness, downfall, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, couples, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe, versailles
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Strange Affair (1981)
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Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Parisian advertising executive becomes so captivated by the unsettling charm of his mysterious new employer that he eventually abandons his family and friends, viewing it a privilege to let the ubiquitous employer take over his home, his ...
Plot: privacy invasion, advertising, career, female nudity, employer employee relationship, business, advertising executive, company, restaurant, transvestite, boar, divorce ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
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Beware of My Love (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Muriel, a writer nearing 50 whose older lover won't live with her in Paris, meets a man on a train - Samuel, an Arab. He's attracted to her and pursues her, dropping in, asserting himself. She's willing to connect. He's ...
Plot: female director, single woman, passion, train, police, musician, obsession, dinner, danger, bare breasts, sodomy, assault ...
Place: paris france
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Every Other Weekend (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Camille, a mercurial César-winning actress, has seen better times. Estranged from her husband, she's with her children only every other weekend. It's her weekend, but her agent has booked her to MC a Rotary club dinner in Vichy. She takes ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, emotional, sexual, touching ...
Plot: family relations, obsession, family life, kidnapping, missing person, custody, parents and children, visitation rights, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, south of france, vichy
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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: psychological, contemplative, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: death, tragic love, village, unfulfilled love, wartime life, fall in love, destructive relationship, obsession, village life, introspection, moral dilemma, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: france
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Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 79 min.
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Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy
Plot: incestuous desire, teenage boy, psychological abuse, family relations, puberty, family problems, dysfunctional family, suburban life, youth, teenage life, parents and children, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
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Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, thought provoking, realistic ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
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To Mathieu (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, rough
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, atlantic ocean, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cyrano de Bergerac (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 176 min.
Story: As incomparable in swordplay and wordplay as he is, the gallant soldier, philosopher, and poet Cyrano de Bergerac is as timid as a schoolboy before the fair Roxanne. Derek Jacobi delivers an electrifying award-winning portrayal of Rostand's ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Gunter Wallraff is a journalist seeking to expose the unethical journalism practiced by The Standard, a very popular and powerful German newspaper. He goes undercover, using forged identity papers and at great personal risk, to join their staff. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: undercover, state affairs, journalism, ambition, magazine, tough heroes, campaign, media, legal, dishonesty, hidden identity, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Three scenes from the marriage of Lou and Jacques as they wander around France.
Style: serious, realistic
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
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Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Dogs' Feast (1990)
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Duration: 112 min.
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31%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
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Time: 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: cynical, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
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Place: france
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30%