Movies like Passion of Love

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Passion of Love (1981)
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Passion of Love (1981)
Original name: Passione d'amore
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the 1860's, Giorgio (Giraudeau), a young Italian soldier is sent to a remote post, far away from his lover, Clara (Antonelli). He is lodged in the house of the colonel (Girotti). He becames friends with the colonel and the local doctor (Trintignant). Among the inhabitants of the house, there is a strange young woman - Fosca (d'Obici) who is both unattractive and mad. However, she has a passion that Giorgio will have to cope with.
Style: sexual, offbeat, serious, realistic, witty, gothic
Plot: obsession, soldier, military, love triangle, infidelity, illness, duel, family relations, tragic love, love and romance, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, love affair, couples, opposites attract, unfulfilled love, adult virgin, unfulfillment, romance, christmas, horse, mountain, cat, death, female nudity ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, europe

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Most similar movies to Passion of Love

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and gloomy films with plots about couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, infidelity, love triangle and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Passion of Love: Anna Karenina (2012), After Sex (1997), Swann in Love (1984), The Last Mistress (2007), Passion (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, sentimental, colourful, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, infidelity, aristocracy, tragic love, depression, suicide, family relations, love triangle, doubts and hesitations, romance, russian ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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100%
 5.7
 546
After Sex (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The end of an affair from the woman's point of view.
Style: sexual, touching, gloomy, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, family relations, couple relations, romance, love and romance, destructive relationship, love affair, unfulfillment, breakup, midlife crisis, impossible love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-si├Ęcle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sexual, neurotic
Plot: obsession, prostitute, gay, jealousy, courtesan, power relations, dishonesty, couples, love affair, unfulfillment, society, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: france, europe, egypt, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
The Last Mistress (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, sexual, erotic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, unfulfillment, love and romance, looking for love, couples, wooing, dishonesty, femme fatale, power relations, forbidden love ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1830s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 265
Passion (1996)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Giorgio, a young soldier, is in love with the married Clara and becomes her lover. But they are separated when Giorgio is posted far away, where he meets the unhappy, unhealthy Fosca who develops a passionate love for Giorgio and tries to make him ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: soldier, love triangle, unlikely couple, sexual relations, love and romance, fall in love, couples, love affair, unfulfillment, romance, unfulfilled love, opposites attract ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.9
 7K
Onegin (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally, regret. Through his best friend Lensky, Onegin is ...
Style: atmospheric, clever, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, love affair, obsession, unrequited love, tragic love, soldier, romance ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Where Am I Going? (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Tullio Hermil is a chauvinist aristocrat who flaunts his mistress to his wife, but when he believes she has been unfaithful he becomes enamored of her again.
Style: serious, sexual, gloomy, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, suicide, aristocrat, society, tragic love, social differences, love and romance, love affair, sexual relations, dishonesty, innocence lost ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Woodlanders (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story is set in late 19th century rural corner of South England. The daughter of timber merchant Melbury, Grace, returns to the town after finishing school. Her father now believes she can find a better husband than her childhood sweetheart, ...
Style: realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, love affair, rich and poor, love and romance, unfulfilled love, fall in love, couple relations, school, unfulfillment, rise to the top, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, talky, sexy, intense ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, village, bourgeoisie, tragic hero, family life, village life, life is a bitch, family relations, dull life, hopes, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: normandy, europe, france, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 2K
Little Lili (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: This film, loosely inspired by Anton Chekov's The Seagull, weaves a story about sex, family and the business of making films. When the young and overly sensitive filmmaker Julien screens his new DV art-film starring his girlfriend Lili ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: filmmaking, sexual relations, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, couples, obsession, lifestyle, actor's life, gender, love triangle, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Elective Affinities (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After an architect (Fabrizio Bentivoglio) is invited to the home of his associate, the harmony of the place comes undone with the visitor's attraction to someone.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, lovers reunited, family relations, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love affair, love and romance, destructive relationship, romance, couple relations, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, italy, africa, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, realistic, gloomy, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, midlife crisis, filmmaking, dishonesty, couples, human nature, lovers reunited, destructive relationship, love and romance, couple relations ...
Place: europe, italy, france, mexico, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Children of the Century (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and ...
Style: sexual, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: infidelity, feminism, destructive relationship, love affair, unfulfillment, writer's life, artists and showbiz, romance, forbidden love, tragic love, lifestyle, gender ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: italy, france, venice, europe, geneva switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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L'ennui (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to ...
Style: psychological, erotic, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, femme fatale, infidelity, passionate interest, sexual obsession, sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.4
 2K
The Family (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 142 min.
Story: "The Family," an album with a velvet cover, is meant to touch the extended family of man. Formal portraits, bookends in this 80-year saga, enclose the central story, which opens with the baptism of Carlo, a baby in his grandfather's ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, sentimental, family saga
Plot: family problems, couples, eccentric family, family life, dishonesty, infidelity, elderly, family relations, midlife crisis, reunion, unfulfillment, human nature ...
Time: 20th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Lady Caroline Lamb, dissatisfied in her marriage, has an affair with the dashing Romantic poet Lord Byron.
Style: realistic, sexual, serious
Plot: obsession, politics, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, tragic love, forbidden love, royal family, head of state, couples, dishonesty, political unrest ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Portrait of a Lady (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Ms. Isabel Archer isn't afraid to challenge societal norms. Impressed by her free spirit, her kindhearted cousin writes her into his fatally ill father's will. Suddenly rich and independent, Isabelle ventures into the world, along the way ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, intellectual, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, money, romance, couple relations, manipulation, fall in love, infidelity, impossible love, male female relationship, unhappy marriage, art, girl ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1870s, 18th century
Place: europe, england, rome italy, florence italy, egypt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Heart of Stone (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Beautiful violin virtuoso Camille has two obsessions: the music of Ravel, and a friend of her husband's who crafts violins. But his heart seems to be as cold as her playing is passionate.
Style: psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love, love triangle, girl, violin, romance, unfulfilled love, couple relations, couples, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, geneva switzerland, hungary, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.0
 19K
I Am Love (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Emma left Russia to live with her husband in Italy. Now a member of a powerful industrial family, she is the respected mother of three, but feels unfulfilled. One day, Antonio, a talented chef and her son's friend, makes her senses kindle.
Style: stylized, realistic, gloomy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: high society, chef, adultery, infidelity, russian, older woman younger man relationship, lesbian, birthday, sex scene, restaurant, food, bourgeoisie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Love After Love (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life becomes less appealing.
Style: gloomy, dark humor, sincere, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, breakup, midlife crisis, couples, dishonesty, family problems, unfulfillment, love and romance, love triangle, infidelity, panties ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 434
The Voyage (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. Adriana's mourning for Antonio ends when Cesar steps in ...
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, couples, terminal illness, family relations, life is a bitch, love and romance, unfulfillment, romance, siblings relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, death ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 5K
Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: realistic, clever, serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, social differences, rise to the top, ambition, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, love, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 2K
Carmen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: realistic, sexual, sexy, erotic, captivating ...
Plot: tragic love, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, love affair, femme fatale, betrayal, obsession, love triangle, society, lifestyle, love and romance, romance ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, sentimental, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, tragic love, love triangle, unfaithful wife, cheating wife, destructive relationship, age difference, romance, betrayal, social differences, society, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, tragic love, betrayal, love triangle, family relations, tragic hero, forbidden love, destructive relationship, love affair, fall in love, unsupportive spouse, tragedy ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
My Night at Maud's (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The rigid principles of a devout Catholic man are challenged during a one-night stay with Maud, a divorced woman with an outsize personality.
Style: talky, sexual, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: introspection, catholic, obsession, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, romance, destructive relationship, unfulfilled love, unlikely couple, love and romance, twentysomething life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A French Woman (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through countless affairs with Louis' comrades- in-arms. Hoping to ...
Style: serious, sincere, sexual, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: military, infidelity, couples, strong sexual content, political unrest, soldier, dishonesty, romance, unfulfilled love, love triangle, fall in love, state affairs ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, year 1939, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, france, berlin germany, syria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.9
 15K
L'Eclisse (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A young woman meets a vital young man, but their love affair is doomed by the man's materialistic nature.
Style: bleak, realistic, thought provoking, serious, psychological ...
Plot: translator, alienation, parents and children, fall in love, romance, unfulfillment, city life, couple relations, love and romance, racism, destructive relationship, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, usa, europe, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Place for Lovers (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Globe-trotting clothes-horse Faye Dunaway, who's harboring a secret, embarks on a 10-day fling with Marcello Mastroianni in Italy. This 1968 film was directed by Vittorio De Sica.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: airport, terminal illness, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, unfulfilled love, sexual relations, unlikely couple, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, venice, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 963
First Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Vittorio is looking for a woman who matches his ideal. Through a classified ad he meets Sonia, a sweet, pleasant, intelligent girl. However, she weighs 125 pounds -- which according to Vittorio is way too much. A goldsmith by trade, Vittorio is ...
Style: disturbing, sexual, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, starvation, s&m, unfulfilled love, love affair, dangerous attraction, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, human nature, crumbling marriage, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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