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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: offbeat, serious, sexual, realistic, witty, gothic
Plot: obsession, soldier, infidelity, illness, duel, love triangle, military, destructive relationship, love affair, romance, tragic love, unfulfilled love, midlife crisis, love and romance, 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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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and stylized films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, romance, love triangle, unfulfillment and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Passion of Love: Anna Karenina (2012), After Sex (1997), Swann in Love (1984), Onegin (1999), Where Am I Going? (1976). 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: emotional, stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, high society, aristocracy, infidelity, destructive relationship, tragic love, dishonesty, russian, marriage, depression, suicide, romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 18th century, 1930s
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
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100%
 5.9
 527
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: serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, destructive relationship, impossible love, romance, adultery, eroticism, looking for love, midlife crisis, breakup, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, 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: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, neurotic
Plot: prostitute, obsession, femme fatale, gays and lesbians, romance, rise to the top, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, paris france, egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 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, serious, clever, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, countryside, love affair, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, obsession, betrayal, soldier ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 18th century
Place: russia, st. petersburg russia, saint petersburg, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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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, gloomy, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: aristocrat, suicide, love triangle, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, manipulations, illegitimate son, eroticism, fascism, obsession, romance, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: serious, sexual, erotic, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, opposites attract, femme fatale, manipulations, aristocrat, couple relations, destructive relationship, romance, love affair, tragic love, wooing ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 8.1
 253
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: soldier, love triangle, unlikely couple, opposites attract, based on movie, illness, duel, love letter, impossible love, romance, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 19th century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
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, gloomy, serious, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, human nature, couple relations, wife husband relationship, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, mexico, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couple relations, romance, destructive relationship, love triangle, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe, italy, africa, florence italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, talky, romantic ...
Plot: infidelity, bourgeoisie, adultery, village, tragic hero, couple relations, destructive relationship, romance, dull life, unfulfillment, couples, social relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: normandy, europe, france, switzerland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual
Plot: infidelity, feminism, fall in love, romance, writer's life, couple relations, destructive relationship, forbidden love, love affair, tragic love, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: italy, europe, france, venice, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, forbidden love, romance, school, looking for love, love affair, rich and poor, social differences, tragic love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, victorian england
Place: england, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: stylized, intellectual, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: art, girl, friendship, money, manipulation, self discovery, couple relations, rich, infidelity, romance, love affair, love triangle ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1870s, victorian era, 18th century
Place: europe, england, egypt, sicily, florence italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, sexual, erotic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, youth, midlife crisis, love triangle, strong sexual content, unlikely couple, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.3
 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, sexual, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, fall in love, actor's life, romance, writer's life, obsession, couple relations, love triangle, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 876
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: sexual, disturbing, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, s&m, starvation, crumbling marriage, human nature, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, obsession, politics, intrigue, romance, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, forbidden love, love affair, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: destructive relationship, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, tragic love, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love, love affair, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Duchess of Langeais (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In Majorca, in 1823, a French general, Armand de Montriveau, overhears a cloistered nun singing in a chapel; he insists on speaking to her. She is Antoinette, for five years he has searched for her. Flash back to their meeting in Paris, he recently ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, kidnapping, nun, soldier, destructive relationship, romance, love affair, tragic love, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1820s
Place: europe, france, spain, africa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.5
 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: serious, talky, sentimental, realistic, family saga
Plot: golden years, human nature, family, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis, midlife crisis, family life ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 408
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, gloomy, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tragic love, unfulfilled love, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, couple relations, siblings relations, terminal illness, gondola ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: sicily, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The End of the Affair (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On a rainy London night in 1946, novelist Maurice Bendrix has a chance meeting with Henry Miles, husband of his ex-mistress Sarah, who abruptly ended their affair two years before. Bendrix's obsession with Sarah is rekindled; he succumbs to his ...
Style: clever, emotional, serious, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, infidelity, romance, temptation, passion, church, jealousy, strong sexual content, diary, sex, bomb, cheating wife ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s ...
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Washington Square (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Set in 1870's New York, a spinster heiress is courted by a much younger, penniless man, much to the chagrin of her over-protective father, and must decide whether to spend the rest of her life alone, or marry a man who is interested in her only ...
Style: stylized, gloomy, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, heiress, spinster, forbidden love, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, single father, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, alps, minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 7.9
 14K
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, serious, realistic, thought provoking, psychological ...
Plot: translator, alienation, human nature, couple relations, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, urban, love triangle, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 17K
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, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: high society, chef, adultery, lesbian, bourgeoisie, restaurant, food, infidelity, russian, birthday, self discovery, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 3K
Girlfriends (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Architect Paul Thomas insinuates himself into the relationship of two bisexual women living in a St. Tropez villa with tragic consequences.
Style: sexual, serious, sexy, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, gays and lesbians, holiday, gambling, lgbt, dangerous attraction, romance, destructive relationship, new wave, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 475
Those Who Love (1998)
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: emotional, serious, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, redemption, school, destructive relationship, village, infidelity, romance, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1800s
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.6
 12K
Total Eclipse (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Belgium
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young, wild poet Arthur Rimbaud and his mentor Paul Verlaine engage in a fierce, forbidden romance while feeling the effects of a hellish artistic lifestyle.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, psychological, intellectual ...
Plot: gay, mentor, gays and lesbians, poet, infidelity, pregnancy, romance, writer's life, crumbling marriage, lgbt, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: europe, france, holland, brussels belgium, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, realistic, gloomy, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love, violin, girl, love triangle, romance, fall in love, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, geneva switzerland, hungary, brussels belgium ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: serious, dark humor, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, midlife crisis, breakup, dishonesty, family problems, sex ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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