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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, romance, 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, break-up, divorce ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, lisbon portugal, paris france

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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 psychological films with plots about couples, romance, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, couple relations and unfulfillment 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, serious ...
Plot: obsession, wife, neighbor, lovers reunited, love triangle, romance, tragic love, destructive relationship, haunted by the past, dishonesty, couples, crimes of passion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 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: atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfillment, couple relations, crumbling marriage, new wave, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 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: gloomy, serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: novelist, infidelity, tragic love, power relations, midlife crisis, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, dangerous attraction, fall in love, destructive relationship, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 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: realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, love and romance, parents and children, couple relations, love affair, romance, fall in love, love triangle, dull life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: atmospheric, touching, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, fall in love, destructive relationship, love affair, secret love, crumbling marriage, family problems, infidelity, extramarital affair, adultery, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love affair, love and romance, unfulfilled love, filmmaking, midlife crisis, fall in love, destructive relationship, couple relations ...
Place: europe, italy, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, older man young girl relationship, infidelity, couples, family problems, dishonesty, resort, lovers reunited, lifestyle, human nature, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1970, 1960s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: talky, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, family relations, platonic, couples, fall in love, destructive relationship, couple relations, siblings relations, love and romance, romance, pre world war one, frenchman abroad ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1900s, turn of the century
Place: europe, france, normandy, paris france, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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, lovers reunited, love triangle, extramarital affair, battles, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, fall in love, infidelity, airplane ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, missouri, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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: realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, social differences, breakup, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, love affair, romance, love and romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage, couples ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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, witty, clever ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, marriage, promiscuity, german, jealousy, adultery, musician, prostitute, new wave, polyamory, romance ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, pre world war two ...
Place: france, europe, germany, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: sexual, realistic, serious, psychological, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: temptation, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, love and romance, family relations, romance, moral dilemma, human nature, infidelity, dishonesty, daydreamer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: transsexual, obsessive quest, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, artists and showbiz, infidelity, love triangle, forbidden love, gender, introspection, lovers reunited ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, california, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, realistic, sincere, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, dysfunctional family, love affair, romance, unfulfillment, family gatherings, price of justice, dishonesty, family problems, couples, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, argentina
⇓ 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, realistic, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, couple relations, fall in love, family relations, martial arts, obsession, looking for love, couples, youth, infidelity, custody ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, clever, serious
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, adultery, love and romance, destructive relationship, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, love affair, fall in love, romance, showbiz, journalism ...
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: atmospheric, stylized, clever, talky, realistic ...
Plot: prison, unfulfillment, romance, couples, dishonesty, destructive relationship, couple relations, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, womanizer, love triangle, infidelity ...
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: atmospheric, stylized, captivating, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, betrayal, couple relations, romance, love affair, couples, lifestyle, moral dilemma, introspection, new wave, dull life ...
Time: 40s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, love triangle, small town, hotel, sexual relations, unfulfillment, romance, unsupportive spouse, jazz, pain, mate swapping ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, italy, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: gloomy, touching, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, looking for love, couples, friends, fall in love, writer's life, love and romance, romance, love affair, unfulfillment, couple relations, midlife crisis ...
Time: 90s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 2K
Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: dangerous attraction, love and romance, fall in love, couples, danger, romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, clever, humorous, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, cemetery, writer's life, hopes, romance, love and romance, couple relations, on the run, introspection, lovers reunited, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ 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, gloomy, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: military, infidelity, dishonesty, strong sexual content, couples, soldier, state affairs, romance, fall in love, love triangle, unfulfilled love, political unrest ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1950s ...
Place: europe, france, germany, paris france, algeria ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: serious, psychological, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: bank, gambling, casino, roulette, passion, gambler, addiction, dishonesty, couples, new wave, lovers reunited, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: southern france, france, europe, cote d'azur, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, fall in love, school, train, couples, looking for love, 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, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, obsession, destructive relationship, love and romance, fall in love, gays and lesbians, opposites attract, couples, dishonesty, sexual relations, romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, erotic, exciting ...
Plot: romance, dangerous attraction, losing-it hero, couples, haunted by the past, destructive relationship, love and romance, sexual relations, infidelity, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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, sincere, tense, lyrical, atmospheric ...
Plot: adultery, betrayal, infidelity, fall in love, love affair, custody, family problems, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, rivalry, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, sweden, france, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, erotic, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, opposites attract, infidelity, sexual relations, femme fatale, manipulations, forbidden love, tragic love, looking for love, couples, dishonesty, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1800s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.0
 1K
The Light (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Camille arrives in Ouessant, the island of her birth off the Brittany coast, to sell the family home. She spends a last night in the house during which she discovers a secret. In 1963 a man came to work with her father, who was the Jument lighthouse ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sentimental, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: island, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, romance, dishonesty, love of one's life, lighthouse, family secret, village, storm, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%