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Little Lili (2003)
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Little Lili (2003)
Original name: La petite Lili
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 (Swimming Pool's Ludivine Sagnier) --a sexy young local girl--to his famous actress mother Mado, and her lover Brice, an accomplished film director, an unraveling of the delicate peace in their house begins. The graceful beauty Lili, who dreams of becoming a famous actress like Mado, is immediately fascinated by Brice, who gladly falls prey to her charms.
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, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, breakup, gender, lifestyle, female nudity, infidelity, adultery, dysfunctional family, outdoor sex, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexual and gloomy films with plots about love and romance, couples, sex, female nudity, infidelity, romance and kiss mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Little Lili: Love After Love (1992), Sex and Lucia (2001), Passion of Love (1981), Sex Is Comedy (2002), Charlotte Sometimes (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, midlife crisis, breakup, dishonesty, family problems, panties ...
Time: 90s
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95%
 7.2
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Sex and Lucia (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, lust, sex, island, strong sexual content, hopes, waitress, starting over, love of one's life, extramarital affair, romance, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Passion of Love (1981)
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 ...
Style: serious, offbeat, sexual, realistic, witty ...
Plot: obsession, soldier, infidelity, illness, duel, love triangle, military, destructive relationship, love affair, romance, tragic love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Sex Is Comedy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A director struggles with a difficult sex scene between a young actor and actress who can't stand one another. Aided by her loyal assistant, she is hell-bent on getting the scene right without compromise.
Style: sexual, clever, erotic, serious, realistic ...
Plot: sexual relations, filmmaking, erection, actor's life, couple relations, movie business, love affair, showbiz, artists and showbiz, gender, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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Charlotte Sometimes (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Michael, a young mechanic, is forced to choose between a daring tryst with an alluring stranger and the habitual comfort of his bittersweet obsession: his beautiful young roommate.
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, fall in love, gays and lesbians, romance, young lovers, crumbling marriage, couple relations, destructive relationship, forbidden love, infidelity, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Antares (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Austria
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A deadly car crash sets off three parallel stories of women at crisis points, faltering behind the doors of the same, plain Vienna apartment block.
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: disco, hospital, elderly lovers, sex, infidelity, pregnancy, crumbling marriage, introspection, obsession, couple relations, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Looking for Cheyenne (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Cheyenne, a journalist, decides to leave Paris after being laid off and to settle down in the middle of nowhere, far from the society she hates.The trouble is that she leaves Sonia, her true love, behind. The latter, a teacher who loves her job, ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, countryside, politics, ghost, true love, writer's life, couple relations, romance, homosexuality, singleness, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, italy, bolivia, brazil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, gloomy, realistic, 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, italy, paris france, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
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, france, paris france, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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: psychological, sexual, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, lust, roommate, obsession, love, forbidden love, ghost, friendship, sex, voyeurism, desire, sexual attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.1
 989
The Last Day (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: At Christmas time, 19 year old Simon returns home to visit his dysfunctional family with Louise, a fearless girl he met during his train ride. While Simon struggles to cope with the growing distance between him and his parents, he starts to examine ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, love triangle, lighthouse keeper, incest, lighthouse, sibling relationship, student, jealousy, love and romance, train, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.7
 8K
5x2 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: serious, gloomy, tense, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: divorce, marriage, infidelity, sex, rape, voyeurism, wedding, cheating wife, romance, crumbling marriage, strong sexual content, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Alexander the Last (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: An ensemble drama about a married actress, her sister and their myriad sexual and creative temptations.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: theater, infidelity, actor's life, artists and showbiz, romance, lifestyle, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, crumbling marriage, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.9
 5K
Angel (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Belgium, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Edwardian England. A precocious girl from a poor background with aspirations to being a novelist finds herself swept to fame and fortune when her tasteless romances hit the best seller lists. Her life changes in unexpected ways when she encounters ...
Style: clever, serious, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, writer's life, estate, rise to the top, love, social differences, ambition, couple relations, rise and fall, writing, book, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.6
 1K
Emmanuelle 3 (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Emmanuelle and her architect husband continue their amoral lifestyle in the Seychelles. But when a casual dilliance between her and a film director starts to turn serious her husband shows very traditional signs of jealousy.
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, realistic
Plot: island, love affair, strong sexual content, sexual relations, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, couples, battle of the sexes, obsession, self discovery, couple relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.3
 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, psychological, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, forbidden love, unfaithful wife, crumbling marriage, love affair, opposites attract, family problems, family in crisis, breakup, love triangle, extramarital affair, cuckolded husband ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Water Drops on Burning Rocks (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The film is based on a German play by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Tropfen auf heisse Steine. A 50-year-old business man Léopold arrives home with 20-year-old Franz, whom he has just met. Franz is not quite sure why he agreed to come home with ...
Style: sexual, serious, clever, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: suicide, gays and lesbians, transsexual, gender, love and romance, pistol, homosexuality, sexual identity, sexuality, transsexuality, human nature, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, germany, ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 481
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, realistic, sexy, 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 ⇓
54%
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The Painted Veil (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A British medical doctor fights a cholera outbreak in a small Chinese village, while also being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love and romance, crumbling marriage, loveless marriage, doctor, marriage, epidemic, redemption, couples, unfulfillment, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: china, shanghai, asia, shanghai china, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Mother and the Whore (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 210 min.
Story: In this sexually frank French drama, the aimless young Alexandre juggles his relationships with his girlfriend, Marie, and a casual lover named Veronika. The dialogue-heavy film focuses intently on the love triangle, with Marie increasingly jealous ...
Style: sexual, serious, talky, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: cafe, love triangle, prostitute, obsession, hospital, friendship, infidelity, sexual relations, singleness, promiscuity, against the rules, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france, hamburg germany, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
That Most Important Thing: Love (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Servais Mont, a photographer, meets Nadine Chevalier who earns her money starring in cheap soft-core movies. Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the theatrical production of 'Richard III' and gives ...
Style: surreal, serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: loan, artists and showbiz, drugs/alcohol, romance, love and romance, strong sexual content, spectacle, pornography, couples, fall in love, actor's life, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 13K
Lie with Me (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Happily unattached, the sexually voracious Leila satisfies her desires with a host of rapidly changing bed partners, unconcerned about the emotional consequences. But that all changes when she meets an artist looking for a deeper commitment.
Style: sexual, erotic, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: strong sexual content, erection, love and romance, passionate interest, lust, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, obsession, sex, seduction, voyeur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.4
 5K
To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, psychological
Plot: looking for sex, coming of age, infidelity, self discovery, love, teenage life, loveless marriage, love and romance, society, youth, couples, family problems ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: infidelity, adultery, marriage, college, friendship, unfaithful wife, writer's life, betrayal, loyalty, forbidden love, dishonesty, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, emotional, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, human nature, romance, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, life is a bitch, friends, couple relations, terminal illness ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.9
 789
The River (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Episodic study of feelings where six stories intertwine over one Saturday in a small town. Two boys save a young woman, Anni, and her baby from suicide by drowning. Esa, a down-on-his-luck musician in need of a loan, arrives to his father's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: factory, hospital, small town, crumbling marriage, dealing with death, human nature, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, gloomy, realistic, enigmatic ...
Plot: obsession, love, girl, violin, love triangle, romance, fall in love, friends, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, musician's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, brussels belgium, paris france, hungary ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.0
 538
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, sexual, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, destructive relationship, romance, impossible love, eroticism, adultery, looking for love, midlife crisis, breakup, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Lady Chatterley (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 168 min.
Story: French adaption of DH Lawrence's infamous novel about forbidden passion across the class divide. Winner of the 2007 Cesar Award for Best Film.
Style: gloomy, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: baby, wheelchair, passion, extramarital affair, infidelity, sexual relations, paralysis, pianist, master and servant, human nature, wedding, forbidden love ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: europe, france, riviera, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Yvonne's Perfume (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1958 in wealthy Lake Geneva, where an enigmatic young Frenchman begins an affair with a beautiful starlet under the watchful eye of her flamboyant elderly mentor. But in a season full of secrets, is truth the most elusive passion ...
Style: serious, sexual, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: love affair, romance, love triangle, hotel, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, couple relations, lifestyle, female nudity, ferry, homosexual
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: switzerland, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%