Movies like The Bengali Night

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The Bengali Night (1988)
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The Bengali Night (1988)
Original name: The Bengali night
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland, UK
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Allan (Hugh Grant) is an engineer working in 1930s Calcutta. He is invited to stay with the family of his boss, Narendra Sen (Soumitra Chatterjee) which includes his wife, Indira (Shabana Azmi) and daughter Gayatri (Supriya Pathak). Gayatri and Allan become romantically involved leading to tragedy.
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle
Place: kolkata

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and emotional films with plots about love triangle, forbidden love, love and romance, infidelity, female nudity, love and romance mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like The Bengali Night: Story of a Love Story (1973), Gisela (2005), Time of Indifference (1964), Mull (1989), Tabu (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Story of a Love Story (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Harry is a married writer who has an affair with a woman whose husband knows that she is unfaithful. As a result of his work, Harry has trouble distinguishing between fantasy and reality leaving us to wonder whether the affair is real or just a ...
Plot: affair, imagination, love triangle, female nudity, self discovery, love, pregnant woman nude
Place: france
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95%
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Gisela (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gisela is a young wife and mother, living in a working class German Housing Scheme. She is a supermarket cashier, her husband a delivery driver. The marriage is stale but together they are working their way up into the middle class. George and ...
Plot: love triangle, female director, salesman, extramarital affair, supermarket, sex in toilet, masturbation, handjob, nude swimming, male nudity, sex, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Time of Indifference (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A penniless countess falls in love with a cad, unaware that he is also involved on the side with her beautiful daughter.
Plot: love triangle, deception, bankruptcy, affair, mother, daughter, stockings, legs
Place: italy
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94%
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Mull (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An Australian film about a teenage girl who takes responsibility for keeping her "family" together.
Plot: gay brother, coming of age, cancer, loss of mother, precocious child, love triangle, gay interest
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Tabu (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Story of a tragic love triangle that develops between a mother daugther and a farmhand. A good-looking widow lives alone on a farm with her teenage daughter. Their neighbor occasionally helps them in the farmwork. He would have eventually married ...
Plot: seductress, coming of age, widow, older man younger woman marriage, village life, older man younger woman sex, pregnant daughter, single woman, birth, female full frontal nudity, single mother, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
It's Gonna Get Worse (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Sex, drugs and rock and roll", not in the West but in a Communist police state - Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia of the 1970s . Anti-hero Olin, 21, has just left a mental hospital, after having slashed his wrists to dodge military service. ...
Plot: suicide attempt, football, slacker, love triangle, suicide, lesbian, runaway, counterculture
Time: 80s
Place: czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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Giraffes (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Panama, Cuba, Colombia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lía and Manuel live illegally in a closed house. Tania, trying to regain her rights over the space that her uncle left her, intends to evict them. But the couple is not ready to leave and Tania decides to retrench on the top floor of the house. The ...
Plot: shower, love triangle, playing guitar, female nudity, smoking after sex, guitar playing, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Negatives (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A couple's bizarre romantic relationship is disrupted by the intrusion of a third person.
Plot: eyeglasses, female stockinged foot, female stockinged legs, playing footsie
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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The Empty Canvas (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring young artist breaks from his wealthy, possessive mother to live a bohemian existence in the artist's section of Rome and falls in love with a beautiful model who wants an uncommitted relationship
Plot: femme fatale, cigarette smoking, man in swimsuit, sex, money, beach, male objectification, older woman younger man relationship, artist, art, model, love triangle ...
Place: italy
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82%
Company Limited (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The chronicles of Chatterjee, an ambitious and self-made young man, as he rises his way up the corporate ladder.
Plot: boss, youtube, middle class, ambition, self centeredness, anti hero, brother in law sister in law relationship, labor strike, factory, restaurant, beauty salon, anti heroes ...
Place: kolkata
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82%
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Native Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young African-American man named Bigger Thomas takes a job working for a highly influential Chicago family, a decision that will change the course of his life forever.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, psychological, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: poverty, forbidden love, crime and punishment, interracial relations, driver, danger, love, racial issues, based on a novel, racism, tragedy, money ...
Time: 1930s
Place: chicago illinois
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82%
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The film is divided into two segments, both set in Europe during WWII.
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81%
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The V.I.P.s (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Wealthy passengers fogged in at London's Heathrow Airport fight to survive a variety of personal trials.
Style: realistic, talky, clever, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: airport, forbidden love, love triangle, betrayal, romance, boss and employee, multiple storylines, couple relations, dishonesty, journalism, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
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80%
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Sicily! (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 66 min.
Story: A man returns to visit his native Sicily after living in New York for a long time. He learns about the Sicilian way of life from stylized conversations with an orange picker, his fellow train passengers, his mother, and a knife-sharpener.
Plot: female director
Place: sicily
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80%
Not by Bread Alone (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the post-WW2 reconstruction in Russia, bald-headed technocrat Drozhdov equates communism with the empowerment of the ordinary man over the arrogant "specialness" of genius. Dedicated scientist Lopatkin takes refuge in Moscow with ...
Plot: nylons, female protagonist, stockings
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany, France, Italy, Yugoslavia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the pre-Civil War South, a sadistic plantation-owner brutalizes his slaves to the point of them heaving no other choice but to rebel. Always obedient, peaceful and honest old slave Tom plays a central role in this tragedy.
Plot: slavery, exploitation, female whipping
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Three Rooms in Manhattan (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When his wife leaves him, a young French actor, François Combe, moves to New York to work for a television company. One evening, he meets an attractive young woman, Kay Larsi, in a bar.
Plot: passion, hollywood, telegram
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
War and Peace: Part IV (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As Moscow is set ablaze by the retreating Russians, the Rostovs flee their estate, taking wounded soldiers with them, and unbeknownst to them, also Andrei. Pierre, dressed as a peasant, tries to assassinate Napoleon but is taken prisoner. As the ...
Plot: based on a novel, war
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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The Girl Behind the Mirror (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 104 min.
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, female protagonist, love triangle
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Secret Love (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two months after their wedding, Yeon-Yi (Yoon Jin-Seo)'s husband Jin-woo (Yoo Ji-Tae)gets into an accident and falls into a coma. During this time, Yeon-Yi's life shatters from the seams. She misses her deadlines for work, while she has ...
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: twins, love triangle, forbidden love, love and romance, dangerous attraction, couples, coma, seduction, incest, husband wife relationship, infidelity, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia
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78%
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K (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A mongolian interpretation of Kafka's "The Castle".
Plot: castle, village, book
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Moon and Thunder (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When Yasuko (Eriko Hatsune) was a child, her mother left their home. She grew up not knowing what an ordinary family is. Satoshi's (Kengo Kora) mother was the girlfriend of Yasuko's late father. One day, Satoshi appears in front of ...
Style: psychological, melancholic, serious, touching
Plot: absent mother, orphan, love and romance, love story, love affair, romance, forbidden love, romantic relationship, love interest, unrequited love, japanese woman, man and woman in bed ...
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A Lake (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story takes place in a country about which we know nothing: a country of snow and dense forests somewhere in the North. A family lives in an isolated house near a lake. Alexi, the brother, is a young man with pure heart. A woodcutter. An ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, stylized, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: physical appearance, mysterious character, family relations, forbidden love, romance, love triangle, family problems, human nature, losing-it hero, love and romance, obsession, isolation ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Mirrors (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An aspiring Midwestern ballerina (Marguerite Hickey) struggles in New York as the only jobs she can get are as chorus performers. Her personal life is equally dismal.
Plot: muscleman, bathroom, career, reporter, footsie under the table, female protagonist, love triangle, dancer, dancing, love, marriage proposal, ballet ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Second Generation (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An explosive two-part drama about love, family and identity - set around the tangled relationships of two Indian families with a deep-rooted, shared history.
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, parents and children, family life, lovers reunited, romance, love and romance, couples, family problems, family in crisis, infidelity, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Uncle Tom's Cabin (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The life of an aging black slave, Tom, and the people he interacts with.
Plot: slavery
Place: louisiana, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Part 2, Sounder (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Poor black sharecroppers band together to build a school for their children.
Plot: family relations, depression, african american
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Red Rose White Rose (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chronicles the love life of a man, Zhenbao. He has a steamy fling with the wife of a friend, the saucy and exciting Red Rose. Even though he feels happy with her, he knows he will not end up with her. To maintain his reputation, he marries an ...
Plot: love triangle, extramarital affair, adultery, marriage, love, woman on top, reputation, infidelity, seductress, passion, husband wife relationship
Time: 1940s, 1930s
Place: shanghai china, china, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Christy (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young teacher comes to the impoverished mountain region of Cutter Gap, Tennesse in 1912 and tries to make a difference. Based on the best-selling novel by Catherine Marshall.
Plot: dedicated teacher
Time: 1910s
Place: tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Phaedra (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, sparks fly and the two begin an affair. What will the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: forbidden love, obsession, island, love triangle, destiny, legends and myths, power relations, greek, love and romance, unfulfillment, rivalry, tragedy ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%