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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: gloomy, psychological, serious, atmospheric, realistic, sexual
Plot: stewardess, airplane, new wave, airport, fall in love, break-up, love at first sight, double life, divorce, human nature, obsession, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, tragic love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, lisbon portugal, paris france

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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, romance, infidelity, couple relations, love affair and unfulfillment mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like The Soft Skin: Happiness (1965), The Woman Next Door (1981), Jules and Jim (1962), Eva (1962), Beyond the Clouds (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, new wave, love triangle, love and romance, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, extramarital affair, neighbor, tragic love, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, wife, love triangle, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 7.9
 32K
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: atmospheric, talky, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, love triangle, new wave, marriage, adultery, musician, prostitute, jealousy, obsession, love, romance, promiscuity ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, post world war one ...
Place: france, europe, paris france, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.6
 963
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: psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: novelist, femme fatale, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, tragic love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, fall in love, prostitute, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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 ⇓
68%
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, 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, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: europe, france, wales, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
 521
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, forbidden love, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Bay of Angels (1963)
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: gambler, roulette, passion, bank, gambling, casino, destructive relationship, love affair, romance, new wave, lovers reunited, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: southern france, europe, france, riviera, monte carlo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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: serious, clever, realistic, talky, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, temptation, couple relations, infidelity, romance, new wave, couples, human nature, moral dilemma, love affair, lovers reunited, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, semi serious, clever, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, love triangle, resort, manipulations, human nature, sexual desire, obsession, romance, couple relations, new wave, destructive relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, sentimental, realistic, sexual
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, tour, extramarital affair, seduction, hotel, love affair, love triangle, airplane, lovers reunited, road not taken ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, military, strong sexual content, couple relations, love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940 ...
Place: europe, france, germany, algeria, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: psychological, erotic, sexual, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: transsexual, losing-it hero, romance, crumbling marriage, introspection, self discovery, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.9
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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: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, sexual
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, couple relations, martial arts, looking for love, mother daughter relationship, video game, divorced mother, love affair, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, widow, widower, fall in love, school, train, love and romance, couples, looking for love, love affair, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Night at Maud's (1969)
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, clever, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: catholic, introspection, buddies, obsession, unlikely couple, romance, manipulations, new wave, couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 18th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
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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 ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
40%
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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: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, sandstorm, women, new wave, love affair, love triangle, romance, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 40s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Masculin Féminin (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film stars French New Wave icon Jean-Pierre Léaud as Paul, a romantic young idealist and literary lion-wannabe who chases budding pop star, Madeleine (Chantal Goya, a real life Yé-yé girl).
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: new wave, politics, vietnam war, pregnancy, promiscuity, couple relations, love and romance, menage a trois, bisexuality, revolution, society, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: serious, atmospheric, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: prison, jazz, couple relations, theft, romance, destructive relationship, dishonesty, couples, womanizer, infidelity, love triangle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 3K
Faithless (2000)
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: serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, romance, love affair, parents and children, island, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.7
 2K
Rendez-vous (1985)
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: sexual, psychological, serious, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, forbidden love, lust, roommate, obsession, love, ghost, friendship, sexual attraction, pleasure, desire, sexual obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 622
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: stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, seduction, romance, couple relations, destructive relationship, wealth, mistress, infidelity, love affair, tragic love, lovers reunited, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
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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 ⇓
37%
 5.8
 470
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, serious, sexy, realistic, clever
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, adultery, destructive relationship, romance, sexual attraction, love affair, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.8
 2K
Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, destructive relationship, romance, urban, love affair, social differences, love and romance, couples, opposites attract, rebelliousness, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Gentle Woman (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his young wife commits suicide, leaving no explanation for her act, an introspective pawnbroker looks back on their life together and tries to understand why she had to kill herself.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: suicide, crumbling marriage, human nature, family, couple relations, estrangement, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, isolation, maid ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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-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: 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 ⇓
36%
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 ⇓
35%
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