Movies like New Wave

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New Wave (1990)
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New Wave (1990)
Original name: Nouvelle Vague
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hitchiker (Alain Delon) is taken in by a wealthy industrialist (Domiziana Giordano).
Style: avant garde
Plot: afterlife, wave, lake, femme fatale, frustration, imagery, quotation

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Most similar movies to New Wave

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out avant garde, experimental, serious and realistic films with plots about male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), loneliness, female nudity, love, lake and gay interest mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like New Wave: Woman of the Ganges (1974), All the Ways of God (2014), Notre histoire (1984), Nostalgia (1983), scissere (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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
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95%
All the Ways of God (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A contemporary evocation of Judas Iscariot trying to escape from his own guilt after betraying his best friend. He wanders into a forest and lost in himself, meets a mysterious young man. The young companion will accompany him on this path of ...
Style: avant garde, queer cinema
Plot: gay, female director, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, male objectification, forest, waterfall, male nudity, skinny dipping, lake
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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 ...
Plot: married man, love, hotel room, broken heart, fight, polaroid, child's bedroom, chalet, irrational behavior, peeping, sadness, voyeur ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
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69%
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Nostalgia (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The Russian poet Andrei Gorchakov, accompanied by guide and translator Eugenia, is traveling through Italy researching the life of an 18th-century Russian composer. In an ancient spa town, he meets the lunatic Domenico, who years earlier had ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, gloomy, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: insanity, dream, culture clash, redemption, writer's life, philosophy, memory, stalking, society, unfulfilled love, countryside, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: italy, russia, europe, rome italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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scissere (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A recently released mental patient imagines himself living the lives of three different people he randomly encounters.
Style: avant garde, underground film
Plot: mental institution, introspection, forest, snow, lake, moth, mother, machinery, cloud, old man, broken window, drug addict ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
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Deux fois (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Deux fois is a 1968 experimental film by Jackie Raynal. Raynal stars in the film, her first as a director; she had previously worked for several years as a film editor, most notably for films in Éric Rohmer's "Six Moral Tales" series ...
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: female director, breasts, urination, feminist, very little dialogue
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Day and Night (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, Belgium, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ten years ago, distinguished French author Alexandre (Alain Delon) exchanged his stressful, hectic life in Paris for a more peaceful existence upon a Mexican hacienda with his wife Ariane (Marianne Denicourt). Lucien (Jean-Pierre Kalfon) also ...
Plot: writers, spanking, sex scene, death, murder, female full frontal nudity, balloon, female nudity
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Film Socialism (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A symphony in three movements. Things such as a Mediterranean cruise, numerous conversations, in numerous languages, between the passengers, almost all of whom are on holiday... Our Europe. At night, a sister and her younger brother have summoned ...
Style: serious, realistic, contemplative, atmospheric, avant garde ...
Plot: cruise, politics, parents and children, human nature, family relations, society, state affairs, social differences, ship, parent child relationship, family business, filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, palestinian authority, africa, ukraine, greece ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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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, reminiscence, separation, seashell, winter, hotel, seaside, frustration, memories, couples ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
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Phantom (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a girl and her boyfriend spend a night talking about their life, their precarious condition and their difficulties to earn a living, their place in the world, if ever they have one...
Style: experimental, avant garde
Plot: existentialism, neon light, homeless, nameless character, surrealism, spoken inner thoughts, dialogue driven, loneliness, dreaming, imagery, storytelling, love ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Catcher in the Rye (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This film consists of 75 minutes and 6 seconds of blue screen.
Style: avant garde
Plot: absurdism, avant-garde, abstract art
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Big Departure (1972)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 71 min.
Story: An experimental film from the painter and sculptor Martial Raysse.
Style: allegory, avant garde, experimental
Plot: innocence, cat, artist, mask, rescue, rape, raft, mona lisa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Emergency Kisses (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The familiar conflicts of a film director planning to make a movie about his life and the confrontation he has with his wife, an actress who was turned down for such project in which she wanted to play herself.
Plot: husband wife relationship, loyalty, reality, casting, filmmaker, actress, love, marital discord, cinema, boy, frustration, mother son relationship
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49%
Chelsea Girls (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 210 min.
Story: Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol's art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City, presented in a split screen with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: reality, dominatrix
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.5
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Little Gay Boy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A young gay boy, from his birth to his teenage years, in which he experiments his sexuality and his own boundaries, to the day he finally meets his father.
Style: avant garde
Plot: prostitute, pubic hair, gay interest, crossdressing, nudity (full frontal - brief), cross dressing, lgbt, male nudity, incest, blasphemy, father son relationship, submission ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
My Life to Live (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Twelve episodic tales in the life of a Parisian woman and her slow descent into prostitution.
Style: thought provoking, gloomy, atmospheric, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, pimp, prostitution, philosophy, free will, female protagonist, pinball machine, woman smoking cigarette, introspection, new wave, life is a bitch, artist ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, tokyo, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.3
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L'Immortelle (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Turkey
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A sad man meets a beautiful, secretive woman who may or may not be involved in some conspiracy ring dealing in kidnapped women used as prostitutes. After several days of their sadly passionate relationship she disappears. The sad man is unable to ...
Style: psychological, offbeat, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: obsession, oneiric, love and romance, dealing with death, mysterious character, mystery, femme fatale, new wave, love affair, power relations, alternate reality, mysterious woman ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: middle east, istanbul turkey, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 3K
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, politics, love and romance, couples, couple relations, sexual relations, taxi, nudity (full frontal - brief), female athlete, childbirth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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The Milk of Human Kindness (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman, scared by motherhood and her new born baby, runs away from her home and family to find a shelter at her upstairs neighbour's place.
Plot: female director, neighbor, denial, adultery, newborn baby, lake, running away from home, birthday cake, motherhood, exhaustion
Time: 2000s
Place: france
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40%
All the Cities of the North (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro
Duration: 97 min.
Story: It’s like almost all is lost. Yet still they are here – abandoned bungalows, an artificial lake, dirty plastic bottles, lost donkeys and stray dogs, draining pipes running over fields of salt, deserted factories, statues of revolutionaries, ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: minimalism, underwater scene, sleeping, apple, fire, bed, cutting someone's hair, lake, scissors, bathing, potato, no dialogue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Raoul Wallenberg Tragic Hero or Agent 103? (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 720 min.
Story: Raoul Wallenberg born 1912 Stockholm is send to Budapest 1944 July. His job is to save Jewish from Holocaust, his methods are non conventional. January 1945 arrested by Russians at Budapest Siege. Man who saved lives never returns home.
Style: avant garde, queer cinema
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), gay interest, truth, historical figure, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Handful of Time (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Gothic thriller about Old Martin who heeds the voice of Anna, who calls him back to the mountain cabin where he left her to die while she gave birth to their surviving son.
Plot: lake, head wound, nude swimming, love, old man, bathtub, female nudity, male nudity, memory, past, male objectification, forest
Place: eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Longest Swim (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Best buds since childhood, Ben and Matt have grown apart with age. Even when Ben is diagnosed with diabetes, Matt struggles to support his friend like he should. Then, while vacationing at the lake, Matt is awakened by screams and groans coming from ...
Plot: swimming, diabetic, childhood friends, lake, childhood friend, capture, diabetes
Place: vermont
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39%
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Georges Bataille's Story of the Eye (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The film takes place in a seemingly abandoned house where a group of people engage in wordless acts of passion. It covers a period from evening to morning, and the sexual couplings among the members of the house becomes increasingly harrowing as ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: gay, surrealism, abandoned house, urination, threesome, mental disorder, coitus, female full frontal nudity, homosexuality, male masturbation, blow job, pubic hair ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Central Bazaar (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 156 min.
Story: For this remarkable experimental film, the provocative avant-garde legend Stephen Dwoskin gathered together a group of strangers and filmed them as they explored their fantasies over a period of five days: a project that now sounds a little like ...
Style: avant garde, erotic
Plot: orgy, male nudity, female nudity, gay interest, makeover, erotica
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Five Minutes to Love (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ben, Edna and their baby daughter are headed to California when their car breaks down. Ben ventures off to the junkyard in search of a spare part to fix his car. Coincidentally, Harry (the seedy junkyard owner) has just been accused by the police of ...
Style: cult film, sexploitation film, psychotronic
Plot: femme fatale, exploitation, sexploitation, beatnik, sex
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
William, the New Judo Master (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Portrays the universe of an eternal being that exists within a lifecycle filled with disappointments and hopelessness. It's the chronicle about the search for love and the fight against oblivion.
Style: avant garde
Plot: male nudity, mask, singer, nightmare, underwear, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Ixe (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 48 min.
Story: “Ixe (written X and pronounced EEKS – as it is pronounced in French –, like a scream, a wound) is an imploded, crucified film. Made to be projected on four screens at once, X is drawn and quartered. At the four points of the compass, at the ...
Style: avant garde
Plot: lgbt, zoophilia, blow job, male masturbation, masturbation, homosexual, pope, erection, anal sex, gay interest, fellatio, penetration ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Calla Lily (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France, Germany
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An experimental drama, Melanie, who was drugged and raped in college. Now ten years later, she is in an abusive relationship and has a child. A chance encounter with someone from her past leads her to re-evaluate her past.
Style: avant garde, experimental
Plot: sex scene, rape, handheld camera, school, surrealism, flowers, single mother, hidden identity, puzzle
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Black Biscuit (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Featuring today's modern outlaws - These are the outsiders of society. And their all stars. Director Fabrizio Federico has created a fact feature film about money, sex, dignity, and dreams. A group of misfit outsiders all face the difficult ...
Style: underground film, experimental, cult film, avant garde
Plot: underground, movie business, maverick
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%