Movies like Passion of Love

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Passion of Love
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: offbeat, serious, sexual, realistic, witty, gothic
Plot: obsession, soldier, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, romance, love triangle, tragic love, unfulfilled love, illness, duel, midlife crisis, love and romance, military, unfulfillment, couples, opposites attract, family relations, adult virgin, regiment, glory, agony, italian soldier, pity, italian army ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, europe
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Passion
Drama, Musical, Romance
USA
114 min.
 8.1
My Night at Maud's
Comedy, Drama, Romance
France
110 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and emotional films with plots about couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, romance, love affair, love triangle and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like Passion of Love: Swann in Love (1984), Where Am I Going? (1976), The Last Mistress (2007), The Woodlanders (1997), Little Lili (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Swann in Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle 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 ...
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Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, egypt, paris france, italy
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Where Am I Going?
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.
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Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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The Last Mistress
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: serious, sexual, erotic, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, femme fatale, manipulations, infidelity, couple relations, destructive relationship, romance, love affair, tragic love, wooing, opposites attract, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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    User:   70%
 
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The Woodlanders
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: serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, school, looking for love, love triangle, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, italy
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Little Lili
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: serious, clever, realistic, sexual
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The Family
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: serious, talky, sentimental, realistic, family saga
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 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, serious, gloomy, art house ...
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The Soft Skin
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: airplane, stewardess, fall in love, new wave, human nature, obsession, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, airport, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france, lisbon portugal
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System:   54%
    User:   56%
 
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Passion
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, soldier, unlikely couple, opposites attract, romance, impossible love, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, tragic love, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   59%
 
Elective Affinities
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: couple relations, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, love triangle, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, pregnancy, family problems, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, italy, africa, florence italy
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    User:   44%
 
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Carmen
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: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: femme fatale, romance, obsession, love affair, love triangle, tragic love, fall in love, deadly, love and romance, couples, soldier, betrayal ...
Place: spain, europe
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System:   47%
    User:   47%
 
A Place for Lovers
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, sexual, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night
Plot: losing-it hero, romance, unlikely couple, airport, womanizer, young lovers, destructive relationship, forbidden love, terminal illness, alcohol abuse, midlife crisis, fashion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, venice, alps
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System:   47%
    User:   51%
 
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Onegin
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 ...
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Audience: girls' night
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    User:   39%
 
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After Sex
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Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The end of an affair from the woman's point of view.
Style: gloomy, serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: destructive relationship, impossible love, romance, looking for love, midlife crisis, breakup, love and romance, obsession, unfulfillment, couples, couple relations, love affair ...
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    User:   39%
 
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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: sexual, erotic, sexy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: obsession, sex, male nudity, drinking, strong sexual content, unlikely couple, rape, relationships, death, pornography, teacher, cancer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
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System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
The Children of the Century
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual
Plot: fall in love, writer's life, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, forbidden love, love affair, tragic love, artists and showbiz, feminism, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: europe, france, venice, italy, geneva switzerland ...
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System:   46%
    User:   49%
 
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Those Who Love
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A secret and deep passion marks the life of a young doctor, and threatens the existence of those around him.
Style: serious, emotional, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: tragic love, redemption, school, destructive relationship, village, infidelity, romance, love triangle, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: galicia
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System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
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Angel
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: talky, clever, serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, rise and fall, romance, rise to the top, couple relations, illness, aristocrat, party, artist, suicide, sex ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
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System:   45%
    User:   48%
 
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A French Woman
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: strong sexual content, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, military, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940 ...
Place: europe, france, germany, algeria, berlin germany ...
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System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
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:   44%
    User:   53%
 
Madame Bovary
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, talky, romantic ...
Plot: infidelity, greed, tragic hero, book, destiny, adaptation, couple relations, village, destructive relationship, fight scenes, period piece, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: europe, france, normandy, london, switzerland
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System:   43%
    User:   43%
 
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:   42%
    User:   43%
 
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Anna Karenina
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, epic, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, tragic hero, crumbling marriage, romance, destructive relationship, forbidden love, tragic love, love triangle, love and romance, betrayal, society, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia
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System:   42%
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The Portrait of a Lady
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: stylized, intellectual, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: art, manipulation, self discovery, betrayal, couple relations, period piece, adaptation, romance, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 18th century, 1870s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, california, egypt, florence italy ...
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System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
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The Voyage
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, tragic love, couple relations, siblings relations, terminal illness, gondola ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: europe, sicily, italy, venice
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System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
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First Love
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, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, human nature, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, italy
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System:   40%
    User:   35%
 
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Anna Karenina
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, emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, romance, russian, marriage, high society, couple relations, destructive relationship, period piece, adaptation, literature, love affair, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1930s, 1870s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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Ethan Frome
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the novel of the same name by Edith Wharton, it is about a husband and wife (Ethan and Zeena), who need an extra hand around the house due to Zeena's debilitated body and constant illness. The young woman who joins them is a beautiful, ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, romantic, emotional ...
Plot: destiny, betrayal, love, adaptation, crumbling marriage, romance, adultery, book, couple relations, destructive relationship, forbidden love, infidelity ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s
Place: massachusetts, usa, england, new england
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System:   39%
    User:   47%
 

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