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The Soft Skin (1964)
 7.5
 6K
The Soft Skin (1964)
Original name: La Peau douce
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, sexual, atmospheric, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: airplane, stewardess, airport, new wave, obsession, couple relations, love triangle, tragic love, love and romance, infidelity, destructive relationship, fall in love, midlife crisis, love affair, artists and showbiz, human nature, couples, dishonesty, introspection, unfulfillment, lovers reunited, crimes of passion, romance, break-up, divorce ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, lisbon portugal

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and psychological films with plots about couples, love and romance, romance, infidelity, love affair, unfulfillment and couple relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Soft Skin: The Woman Next Door (1981), Happiness (1965), Eva (1962), The Bridge (1999), Open Hearts (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, tragic love, neighbor, lovers reunited, love triangle, romance, couples, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, dishonesty, crimes of passion, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.6
 4K
Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, fall in love, couple relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, new wave, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.5
 1K
Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: novelist, writer's life, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, unfulfillment, love and romance, fall in love, artists and showbiz, couple relations, destructive relationship, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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: emotional, serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, family relations, dull life, couples, family problems, looking for love, opposites attract, midlife crisis, love triangle, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 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: touching, realistic, gloomy, psychological, serious ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, destructive relationship, secret love, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Claire's Knee (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, on holiday on the Lake Annecy shore, a career diplomat visits an old acquaintance, perhaps a former girlfriend. Through her he meets an intense teenager, Laura, and then lusts after her sister, Claire. Whilst Laura ...
Style: talky, witty, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, older man young girl relationship, dysfunctional family, resort, family problems, teenage life, dishonesty, couples, lovers reunited, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1970, 1960s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, family relations, siblings relations, romance, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, couple relations, couples, platonic, woman, frenchman abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1900s, turn of the century
Place: europe, france, normandy, paris france, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Until September (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sexual
Plot: romance, love affair, love triangle, lovers reunited, extramarital affair, crumbling marriage, hotel, unfulfillment, fall in love, road not taken, infidelity, airplane ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, paris france, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.5
 647
Heartbeat (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The mistress (Catherine Deneuve) of a wealthy man misses material comforts when she leaves him for a younger lover.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, society, breakup, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, love and romance, love affair, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.8
 34K
Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
Style: talky, atmospheric, sexy, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, promiscuity, german, musician, prostitute, jealousy, adultery, new wave, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20th century, 20s, post world war one ...
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 ⇓
50%
Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but ...
Style: realistic, psychological, clever, serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: temptation, love triangle, human nature, moral dilemma, society, family relations, lovers reunited, dishonesty, daydreamer, infidelity, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 881
La séparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: psychological, sincere, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dysfunctional family, romance, unsupportive spouse, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, tragic love, lovers reunited, estrangement, breakup ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Identification of a Woman (1982)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movie director Niccolò has just been left by his wife. Subsequently he embarks on an obsessive relationship with a young woman who eventually leaves him and disappears (shades also of L'Avventura) while searching for her, he meets a ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: transsexual, sexual relations, romance, losing-it hero, love affair, unfulfillment, self discovery, midlife crisis, forbidden love, introspection, gender, lovers reunited ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, california, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 839
Kung-Fu Master (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the presence of ...
Style: sexual, gloomy, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, couples, looking for love, fall in love, love affair, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, obsession, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 488
A Man in Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, clever
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, adultery, couples, dishonesty, journalism, showbiz, romance, gays and lesbians, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 1K
Quartet (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Quartet is the story of a girl who, adrift with her feckless husband amidst the literati of glittering Paris in the 1920s, becomes entrapped by a rich and sybaritic English couple. Adapted from the wistful, melancholy autobiographical novel by Jean ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, clever, atmospheric ...
Plot: prison, destructive relationship, romance, couple relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, lifestyle, infidelity, love triangle, womanizer, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
Style: captivating, stylized, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, moral dilemma, lifestyle, introspection, infidelity, new wave, couples, family problems, betrayal, family relations, dull life, couple relations ...
Time: 40s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Love on the Run (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beginning with "The 400 Blows," director Francois Truffaut made a series of films about the impetuous Antoine Doinel, in which this is the last. Antoine is now 30, working as a proofreader and getting divorced from his his wife. It being ...
Style: semi serious, psychological, clever, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, cemetery, introspection, lovers reunited, couples, dishonesty, writer's life, romance, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Love on a Pillow (1962)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, unsupportive spouse, love triangle, small town, hotel, unfulfillment, romance, sexual relations, jazz, pain, rescue ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nelly leaves her lazy, unemployed husband to work for retired judge Mr Arnaud, forty years her senior, after he offers to clear her bills for her. While she types his memoirs the two develop a close friendship, but Arnaud becomes jealous when Nelly ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexual, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, friends, love triangle, infidelity, romance, love affair, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, writer's life, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: france, europe, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
41%
Bay of Angels (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A compulsive gambler falls in love with a bank clerk (Claude Mann) on holiday in Nice. At first, the two lovers simply use each other as good luck charms; but what happens to love when luck runs out?
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: gambling, bank, casino, roulette, passion, gambler, addiction, couples, dishonesty, new wave, lovers reunited, fall in love ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: southern france, france, europe, monte carlo, cote d'azur ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, couples, looking for love, train, school, widower, widow, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.1
 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: erotic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, obsession, infidelity, opposites attract, dishonesty, couples, lifestyle, society, social differences, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 3K
Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: psychological, realistic, gloomy, sincere, tense ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, family relations, family problems, dishonesty, couples, island, rivalry, custody, destructive relationship, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, denmark, sweden, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.4
 5K
Gertrud (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Hopeless romantic Gertrud inhabits a turn-of-the-century milieu of artists and musicians, where she pursues an idealized notion of love that will always elude her. She abandons her distinguished husband and embraces an affair with a young concert ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, serious
Plot: isolation, poet, unfulfillment, romance, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, couples, family problems, artists and showbiz, love affair, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Banned Woman (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This movie is foremost distinguished by the use of a subjective camera, and nearly 100 % of the time consists of close-up of the young girl's face. She is capable of changing her facial mimic so much that she never looks artificial or ...
Style: humorous, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: infidelity, couples, hotel, sexual relations, romance, love and romance, love affair, restaurant, dishonesty, hotel room, female nudity, virgin ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 489
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, realistic, sexual, touching
Plot: tragic love, love triangle, unfulfillment, lovers on the run, village, intrigue, school, family relations, dull life, infidelity, unsupportive spouse, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1800s
Place: galicia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Torrents of Spring (1989)
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: realistic, serious, clever, emotional, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, love triangle, betrayal, forbidden love, society, store, social differences, true love, lovers reunited, tragic love, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century
Place: russia, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%