Movies like The Soft Skin

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The Soft Skin
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: gloomy, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic, sexual
Plot: airplane, stewardess, fall in love, new wave, human nature, obsession, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, airport, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, tragic love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, break-up, love at first sight, double life, divorce, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, lisbon portugal, paris france
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Jules and Jim
Drama, Romance
France
105 min.
 7.9
Claire's Knee
Drama, Romance
France
105 min.
 7.8
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Most similar movies to The Soft Skin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and gloomy films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, couple relations and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Soft Skin: Happiness (1965), Eva (1962), The Woman Next Door (1981), Beyond the Clouds (1995), Jules and Jim (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Happiness
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: serious, atmospheric, enigmatic, gloomy, realistic ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, japan, tokyo
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Eva
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: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
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The Woman Next Door
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: gloomy, serious, melancholic, realistic, captivating ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east
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    User:   84%
 
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Beyond the Clouds
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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Place: italy, europe, paris france, france, mexico
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    User:   86%
 
 7.9
 32K
Jules and Jim
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 ...
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 6.8
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M. Butterfly
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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Claire's Knee
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, semi serious, clever, sexual, realistic ...
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    User:   68%
 
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The Bridge
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   77%
 
Bay of Angels
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
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: serious, sexual, realistic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: destructive relationship, bank, romance, love affair, gambling, casino, new wave, gambler, lovers reunited, dishonesty, love and romance, roulette ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, southern france, riviera, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   63%
 
 7.5
 3K
Faithless
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 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, serious, gloomy, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, betrayal, loneliness, relationships, swedish, guilt, romance, love affair, marriage, parents and children, solitude ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, tokyo, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   61%
 
Two English Girls
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, talky, realistic, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, destructive relationship, siblings relations, family relations, platonic, sex, loss of virginity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1900s, turn of the century
Place: europe, france, wales, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   49%
 
 6.7
 2K
Rendez-vous
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A woman and three men. Nina, who's come to Paris to act and sleeps with any man at hand, meets Paulot, a young estate agent; he's smitten. She also meets Paulot's flatmate Quentin, a compulsive who stalks her. To Paulot's jealous ...
Style: serious, psychological, sexual, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, couple relations, roommate, lust, destructive relationship, forbidden love, romance, infidelity, theater, love, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   54%
 
Chloe in the Afternoon
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: clever, serious, realistic, stylized, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, romance, love triangle, new wave, couples, human nature, moral dilemma, love affair, lovers reunited, dishonesty, love and romance ...
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Place: europe, france, paris france
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    User:   50%
 
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Identification of a Woman
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 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   64%
 
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:   51%
    User:   59%
 
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Girlfriends
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, gays and lesbians, obsession, dangerous attraction, romance, destructive relationship, new wave, infidelity, love affair, fall in love, betrayal, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   58%
 
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 ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, neurotic
Plot: femme fatale, gays and lesbians, romance, prostitute, obsession, rise to the top, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: europe, france, egypt, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
A Married Woman
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, new wave, love affair, love triangle, romance, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family relations, betrayal ...
Time: 40s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   50%
 
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My Night at Maud's
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: obsession, catholicism, buddies, dialogue driven, philosophy, morality, relationships, unlikely couple, life philosophy, existentialism, romance, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 18th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   51%
 
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L'Eclisse
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, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective ...
Plot: loneliness, greed, obsession, art, human nature, love, relationships, existentialism, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, usa, los angeles, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   54%
 
Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud
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: serious, realistic, touching, talky, gloomy ...
Plot: human nature, romance, introspection, couple relations, friendship, adultery, french, infidelity, beautiful scenery, relationships, looking for love, adaptation ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
Until September
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: sentimental, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, love affair, hotel, airplane, love triangle, lovers reunited, road not taken, love and romance, couples, battles ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   47%
 
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.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sexual, stylized ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, manipulations, obsession, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, love triangle, infidelity, aristocrat, suicide, sexual relations, social differences ...
Time: 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
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Kung-Fu Master
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: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, sexual
Plot: romance, martial arts, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, couples, obsession, infidelity, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
A Man and a Woman
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: touching, sentimental, serious, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love, couple relations, love story, relationships, beautiful scenery, school, fall in love, train, love and romance, life & death, racing ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   50%
 
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Quartet
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: atmospheric, serious, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: jazz, couple relations, romance, destructive relationship, dishonesty, couples, prison, womanizer, infidelity, love triangle, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   48%
 
Mississippi Mermaid
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Adapted from a story by William Irish, it's a noirish tale of a man who orders a mail-order bride but receives instead a con woman.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, french noir
Plot: cons and scams, neo noir, romance, crimes, bank, dishonesty, factory, island, love and romance, crime, femme fatale, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
Dangerous Liaisons
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Updated adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos' classic 18th Century tale of seduction, betrayal and revenge set in the modern 1960s world of Parisian high society. The beautiful Madame de Merteuil seeks vengeance against her ex-lover Gercourt when ...
Style: sexual, serious, sexy, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: womanizer, rock, betrayal, manipulations, romance, mind game, vengeance, innocence lost, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 18th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 

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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, ...
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System:   39%
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Anna Karenina
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Country: USA
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Story: Tragic Anna leaves her cold husband for dashing Count Vronsky in 19th-century Russia.
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System:   39%
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