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Leaving (2009)
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Leaving (2009)
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, psychological, captivating, realistic, touching, tense, serious
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unfaithful wife, cheating wife, infidelity, cuckolded husband, forbidden love, crumbling marriage, extramarital affair, love affair, opposites attract, family problems, jealous spouse, breakup, family in crisis, fatal attraction, love triangle, lovers apart, husband wife relationship, wife leaves husband, hospital, doctor patient relationship, passion, romantic obsession, emotional blackmail, fall in love, cuckold ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe

Most similar movies to Leaving

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and gloomy films with plots about infidelity, love and romance, couples, romance, couple relations, dishonesty and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Leaving: Adore (2013), Come Undone (2010), Love Life (2009), Changing Times (2004), The Affair (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, love affair, lust, fall in love, infidelity, sexual relations, sexual tension, older woman younger man sex, dishonesty, parents and children, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 2K
Come Undone (2010)
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: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, forbidden love, couples, love affair, sex scene, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 5K
Love Life (2009)
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, emotional, realistic, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: self discovery, cancer, infidelity, womanizer, life turned upside down, crumbling relationship, true love, terminal illness, family problems, love affair, supportive spouse, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Changing Times (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 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: psychological, touching, serious, emotional, gloomy ...
Plot: twins, first love, marriage, lovers reunited, romance, dysfunctional family, family problems, love affair, fall in love, siblings relations, parents and children, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.9
 35K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, crumbling marriage, love affair, life turned upside down, strong sexual content, sexual relations, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty, couple relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Anna Karenina (1997)
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: psychological, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, dishonesty, couples, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 45K
Last Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story follows a married couple, apart for a night while the husband takes a business trip with a colleague to whom he's attracted. While he's resisting temptation, his wife encounters her past love.
Style: melancholic, emotional, romantic, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: adultery, infidelity, temptation, cheating wife, lovers reunited, old love, love and romance, couple relations, trust, moral dilemma, marriage, ex couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Deep Blue Sea (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The wife of a British Judge is caught in a self-destructive love affair with a Royal Air Force pilot.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, serious, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, forbidden love, destructive relationship, judge, romance, hidden identity, family problems, crumbling marriage, love and romance, love, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 628
The Secret (2000)
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: realistic, serious, captivating, sexy, sexual
Plot: unfaithful wife, cuckold, bored housewife, extramarital affair, social differences, opposites attract, sexual relations, love affair, midlife crisis, destructive relationship, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 8K
5x2 (2004)
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: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: rape, divorce, infidelity, sex, family life, up and down relationship, romance, introspection, family problems, human nature, crumbling marriage, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 913
Feelings (2003)
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: love affair, infidelity, adultery, love triangle, starting over, fall in love, life turned upside down, romance, crumbling marriage, family life, couples, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Kiss Me Again (2010)
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: emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, dishonesty, love affair, love and romance, couple relations, unfulfillment, romance, crumbling marriage, hopes, couples, family life, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: serious, psychological, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, infidelity, couples, family problems, dishonesty, family relations, couple relations, crumbling marriage, extramarital affair, parents and children, wife husband relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 296
Empty Days (1999)
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: realistic, emotional, psychological, touching, serious ...
Plot: friendship, unemployment, infidelity, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, romance, life is a bitch, society, couples, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, emotional, serious ...
Plot: obsession, wife, neighbor, lovers reunited, love triangle, romance, tragic love, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, dishonesty, couples, crimes of passion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two unhappy people's lives become entwined when they have a life changing romance. Adrienne is a woman who's trying to decide whether to stay in her unhappy marriage or not. Her life changes when Paul, a doctor who is traveling to ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, romantic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, parents and children, infidelity, couples, middle age romance, true love, midlife crisis, marriage crisis, love story, reconciliation, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, adultery, betrayal, forbidden love, family problems, love affair, society, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 530
The Bridge (1999)
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: realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, romance, fall in love, love triangle, dull life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Poland, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A famous Danish artist and fashion photographer who leads an eventful life and is always travelling, meets a man who immediately awakens strong feelings in her. This unexpected encounter sparks a decisive turning point in her life and they begin a ...
Style: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: cheating wife, unfaithful wife, dangerous attraction, obsession, couples, love affair, romance, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, male female relationship, betrayal, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, warsaw poland, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
 86K
Anna Karenina (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
Style: stylized, classic literature, emotional, sentimental, colourful ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, aristocracy, high society, infidelity, tragic love, suicide, depression, family relations, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, russian ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1930s, 18th century
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
And While We Were Here (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Trapped in a loveless marriage, a troubled writer experiences a sexual awakening when she meets a carefee American in Italy.
Style: serious, touching, realistic
Plot: infidelity, love affair, writer's life, extramarital affair, cheating wife, older woman younger man relationship, relationship problems, female writer, wife leaves husband, cuckold, cuckolded husband, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Never Forever (2007)
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: emotional, realistic, serious, psychological, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: deportation, infidelity, adultery, love and romance, romance, family relations, family problems, dishonesty, self discovery, couple relations, couples, cheating wife ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.5
 9K
Open Hearts (2002)
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: atmospheric, touching, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, fall in love, destructive relationship, love affair, secret love, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
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: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: midlife crisis, love triangle, infidelity, starting over, working class, dysfunctional family, love affair, romance, family gatherings, hopes, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.3
 274
Anna Karenina (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
Style: serious, emotional, classic literature, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, tragic love, love triangle, tragic hero, family relations, fall in love, love affair, unsupportive spouse, forbidden love, destructive relationship, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love affair, love and romance, unfulfilled love, filmmaking, midlife crisis, fall in love, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Place: europe, italy, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.1
 216
About Love (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Beautiful Nina lives happily married, as she saw it, with intelligent Alexandr, professor of Sinology. But the debt for the mortgage begins to disturb the relationship of spouses. One day she meets Sergey, the head of the bank where her husband has ...
Style: sexy, captivating, emotional, disturbing, realistic
Audience: chick flick
Plot: extramarital affair, adultery, infidelity, forbidden love, dishonesty, breakup, female nudity, bare breasts, shower, breasts, cunnilingus, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Alexander the Last (2009)
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: touching, serious, sincere, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family problems, love and romance, love triangle, human nature, love affair, couple relations, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, family relations, lifestyle, actor's life, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Love in Between (2010)
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, realistic, stylized, serious, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, love affair, husband wife relationship, adulterous husband, extramarital affair, infidelity, friendship, teacher student relationship, teacher student sex, couples, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: touching, emotional, captivating, serious, scenic ...
Plot: loveless marriage, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, cheating wife, marriage, doctor, couples, redemption, crumbling marriage, epidemic, unfaithful wife ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, asia, shanghai china, england, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%