Movies like Leaving

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Leaving
Original name: Partir
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. When Suzanne and the man hired to do the building meet, the mutual attraction is sudden and violent. Suzanne decides to give up everything and live this all engulfing passion to the fullest.
Style: emotional, serious, captivating, realistic, tense, touching, psychological
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, love affair, family in crisis, hospital, doctor patient relationship, midlife crisis, breakup, dishonesty, couples, family problems, opposites attract, love and romance, unfulfillment, jealous spouse, salad, contractor, wife leaves husband, cuckolded husband, cheating wife, love triangle, waiter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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The Lonely Wife
Drama, Romance
India
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Open Hearts
Drama, Romance
Denmark
113 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and gloomy films with plots about couples, love and romance, love affair, infidelity, romance, unfulfillment and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Leaving: Love Life (2009), Come Undone (2010), The Bridge (1999), Kiss Me Again (2010), Empty Days (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Love Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Handsome Dutchman Stijn is the star of an advertising agency with his buddy Frenk and a hot womanizer. The boys start their own agency and Stijn marries colleague Carmen, who accepts his incurable greed for truly meaningless one-night-stands. Even ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, terminal illness, love and romance, cancer, sex, couples, life is a bitch, womanizer, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
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Come Undone
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, love affair, extramarital affair, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, dull life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
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System:   87%
    User:   75%
 
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The Bridge
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, infidelity, forbidden love, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
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System:   86%
    User:   71%
 
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Kiss Me Again
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A look at the lives of Carlo, Giulia, and their friends some 10 years after the events of L'Ultimo bacio.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, romance, couple relations, family life, breakup, hopes, love and romance, couples, infidelity, love affair, true love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   69%
 
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Empty Days
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive and a dowdy working-class woman, both unemployed, married and parents meet at a supermarket. They become friends but find it hard to accept that they may be in love with each other.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: love and romance, couples, romance, friendship, infidelity, unemployment, love affair, fall in love, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
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System:   82%
    User:   66%
 
Changing Times
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: twins, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, love affair, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, marriage, first love, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
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    User:   100%
 
Twice in a Lifetime
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the young, very sexy ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: suburbs, golden years, crumbling marriage, starting over, romance, human nature, introspection, infidelity, couple relations, love triangle, dysfunctional family, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   60%
 
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Grand Central
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young unemployed man finds work at a nuclear power plant and begins an illicit affair with the fiancée of one of his senior workmates.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: young lovers, love affair, nuclear power plant, romance, love and romance, radioactivity, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love triangle, danger, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   68%
 
Goodbye Again
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Stranded by her lover, a 40-ish interior decorator in Paris turns to a U.S. client's playboy son.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, romance, battle of the sexes, betrayal, infidelity, love affair, singleness, older woman younger man relationship, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   64%
 
We Won't Grow Old Together
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jean has been married to Francoise for years, but his relationship with his wife has been all but over for a long time. She's hardly ever around, always traveling to Russia for work, and she drifts in and out of the film as well, reflecting the ...
Style: serious, emotional, talky, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, breakup, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, family problems, disintegration ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   58%
 
After Fall, Winter
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately want intimacy but have fashioned lives of reclusivity and emotional fracture which ultimately spells the doom of their great love. WINTER begins ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: looking for love, romance, love affair, love and romance, urban, starting over, couple relations, hopes, couples, s&m, nursing, christmas ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   73%
 
Remember Me, My Love
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The story of a normal Italian family in which come out the dreams of those who have lost their possibilities and of those who want to realize them. Carlo and Giulia are a married couple who have each given up their aspirations in order to live an ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, family in crisis, midlife crisis, love and romance, family problems, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love affair, parents and children, teenage life, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   62%
 
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The Secret
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Marie, who works as a successful door-to-door encyclopedia salesperson, has been married to her husband Francois for 12 years and has a two-year-old son. Though she is relatively content with her life, she feels something is wanting. Enter 50-year ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, infidelity, romance, extramarital affair, love affair, sexual relations, midlife crisis, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   61%
 
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, tense, reflective ...
Plot: divorce, marriage, infidelity, romance, wedding, sex, rape, adultery, french, hotel, betrayal, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, sicily, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   70%
 
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The 7.39
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: After fighting for a seat on their morning commute, Sally and Carl begin talking and suddenly their daily train journey becomes a lot more interesting. Carl is happily married, Sally's engaged - where's the harm? Yet they find themselves ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, captivating, touching
Plot: love affair, romance, love and romance, couple relations, parents and children, life turned upside down, dull life, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, couples, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   71%
 
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Above & Beyond
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Cop drama meets romance: This intense thriller is about a police officer who shoots his best friend (who also wears a badge) while on the job. His buddy is permanently paralyzed, and the incident raises eyebrows around the precinct. Was it an ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, romance, love affair, love triangle, love and romance, best friends, infidelity, disability, dishonesty, unfulfillment, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   56%
 
Love in Between
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Formerly known as "Two Women" or "Freezing Rain". A man who wants all love, a wife who approaches her husband's other woman, and a woman who wants to keep her love. A classy melodrama of these three people and their risky ...
Style: sexual, serious, stylized, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, couple relations, friendship, romance, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, stalking, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
Alexander the Last
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: theater, actor's life, artists and showbiz, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, infidelity, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   55%
 
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Open Hearts
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, gloomy, melancholic ...
Plot: hospital, infidelity, love, crumbling marriage, adultery, loneliness, romance, couple relations, tragedy, relationships, dogma, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   66%
 
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Feelings
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Plot: love affair, couple relations, infidelity, romance, small town, adultery, love triangle, life turned upside down, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   55%
 
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Madame Bovary
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A young woman in her late teens, a reader of novels and with high hopes of romance and passion, marries a widowed country doctor. Although he dotes on her, she is soon bored and discontent. First, she gives her imagination to a law student in town, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: tragic hero, downfall, couple relations, romance, countryside, infidelity, looking for love, dull life, adulteress, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   48%
 
Never Forever
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an American woman begins a dangerous relationship with an attractive immigrant worker, in order to save her marriage, she finds her true self.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: self discovery, infidelity, couple relations, romance, adultery, pregnancy, sex, love and romance, couples, immigrants, unsupportive spouse, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   61%
 
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The Idol
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: sexual, serious, touching, realistic, psychological
Plot: actor's life, romance, golden years, love affair, terminal illness, friends, love and romance, couples, hotshot hero, intrigue, couple relations, suicide thoughts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
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Anna Karenina
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, romance, infidelity, love, literature, death, adaptation, crumbling marriage, beautiful scenery, love story, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
The Mermaid Chair
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A married woman (Basinger) falls in love with a Benedictine monk.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: island, elderly lovers, mermaid, school, romance, innocence lost, self discovery, death in the family, family in crisis, midlife crisis, haunted by the past, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
The Man of My Life
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A man vacationing in the country with his wife and children finds ideas he has of himself unexpectedly challenged in director Zabou Breitman's intimate drama.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: gays and lesbians, moral dilemma, love triangle, lovers reunited, love and romance, mysterious character, crumbling marriage, friendship, love affair, midlife crisis, homosexuality, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
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Loulou
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, destructive relationship, romance, urban, love affair, social differences, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, rebelliousness, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   50%
 
Living 'til the End
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Told by a psychic of his imminent death on his next birthday, Jack lives out the year, as a hopeless agoraphobic, until he meets a young woman who slowly coaxes him out of his self imposed bondage.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: dealing with death, impossible love, romance, estate, supernatural romance, destiny, missing child, terminal illness, voyeurism, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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System:   54%
    User:   49%
 

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Torrents of Spring
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In 1840, a young Russian aristocrat, Dimitri Sanin, is returning home after a long tour of Europe. In Germany, he falls in love with a beautiful pastry shop girl, Gemma Rosselli, who soon starts sharing his feelings. They decide to get married and, ...
Style: serious, clever, realistic, emotional, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: master and servant, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, romance, estate, store, infidelity, love triangle, love affair, tragic love, true love, cinderella story ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, germany, russia
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System:   54%
    User:   60%
 
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Gabrielle
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples, family problems, power relations, master and servant, crumbling marriage, couple relations, interrogation, argument ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
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System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
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