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Pola X (1999)
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Pola X (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: A writer leaves his upper-class life and journeys with a woman claiming to be his sister, and her two friends.
Style: psychological, serious, meditative, disturbing, gloomy, realistic, contemplative, modern day adaptation, melancholic, weird ...
Plot: incest, penetration, romance, femme fatale, human nature, mysterious character, chaos, introspection, secret, lie, family relations, existentialism, writer's life, obsession, love and romance, destructive relationship, hopes, couples, chaos and mayhem, creative block, siblings relations, power relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, male nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, germany, europe, normandy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and stylized films with plots about couples, love and romance, male nudity, romance, storytelling, loneliness and obsession mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Pola X: Last Tango in Paris (1972), Angels and Insects (1995), Close My Eyes (1991), The Bridesmaid (2004), Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young Parisian woman begins a sordid affair with a middle-aged American businessman who lays out ground rules that their clandestine relationship will be based only on sex.
Style: erotic, sexy, sexual, controversial, psychological ...
Plot: strong sexual content, older man younger woman relationship, explicit sex, sexual relations, obsessive love, profanity, self discovery, nudity (full frontal - brief), tragedy, male nudity, relationships, love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Angels and Insects (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In Victorian England, wealthy patriarch Sir Harald Alabaster invites an impoverished biologist, William Adamson, into his home. There, William tries to continue his work, but is distracted by Alabaster's seductive daughter, Eugenia. William and ...
Style: stylized, contemplative, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: incest, erection, sex with brother, destructive relationship, family relations, period piece, scientist, naturalist, siblings relations, victorian england, rich woman poor man, romance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 18th century
Place: england, europe
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50%
Close My Eyes (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie. Now married, the relationship proves dangerously obsessional.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, bleak
Plot: incest, forbidden love, brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, taboo, marriage, brother sister sex, couple relations, dishonesty, lie, infidelity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Bridesmaid (2004)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A hard-working young man meets and falls in love with his sister's bridesmaid. He soon finds out how disturbed she really is.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, sincere, captivating, serious ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, love affair, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, danger, mentally unstable, crimes, romance, power relations, couples, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Italy, Portugal
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Marcel Proust (1871-1922) is on his deathbed. Looking at photographs brings memories of his childhood, his youth, his lovers, and the way the Great War put an end to a stratum of society. His memories are in no particular order, they move back and ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: childhood, infidelity, baron, voyeurism, writer's life, couples, human nature, introspection, romance, gays and lesbians, society, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 19th century, 1900s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sexual, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, obsession, midlife crisis, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, breakup, couples, looking for love, impossible love, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Lilith (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Lilith is a about a mysterious young woman in an elite sanitarium in New England, who seems to weave a magical spell all around her. A restless, but sincere young man with an equally obscure past is seemingly drawn into her web. As time passes, ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, hospital, schizophrenia, couples, sex addict, fall in love, mentally unstable, obsession, doctors and patients, love and romance, femme fatale ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, maryland
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92%
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Damage (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.
Style: sexual, sexy, affectionate, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: femme fatale, forbidden love, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, obsession, incest, love triangle, family relations, oral sex, parents and children, fondling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: london, brussels belgium, brussels, paris france, palm springs california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Thieves (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the middle of the night, someone brings Ivan's body home to his wife and his sad-faced, jug-eared son. Through flashbacks, the film discloses the relationships among Ivan and his brother Alex, a cop with a cleanliness fetish; siblings ...
Style: erotic, neo noir, serious, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, crime, obsession, bathtub, crimes, love triangle, couple relations, infidelity, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: lyon, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Boy Meets Girl (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paris by night. Alex, 22, wants to become a filmmaker. He is fascinated by first times and his girlfriend, Florence, has just left him for his best friend, Thomas. First break-up, first attempted murder: Alex tries to strangle Thomas, but gives up ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, avant garde, talky ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, love affair, impossible love, twentysomething life, destructive relationship, couples, lifestyle, losing-it hero, youth, unfulfillment, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
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Head-On (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Turkey
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Head On is German director Fatih Akin’s story of the alcoholic Cahit and Turkish Sibel. Akin tells the story of a love that can never be between two people who are too alike to not be together.
Style: bleak, emotional, serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: suicide attempt, marriage, muslim, culture clash, romance, love, love affair, destructive relationship, human nature, redemption, self destructing, self esteem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey, hamburg germany, europe, frankfurt germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, sexy, sexual, captivating, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, porn, explicit sex, lust, waitress, lesbian, island, hopes, erection, romance, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid, malta
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Favorite Season (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Old woman Berthe leaves her house to live in her daugter Emilie's one. Emilie and her brother Antoine have fallen out three years ago and have not seen each other since, but Emilie invites him for Christmas. Memories will come up, and will be ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, memory, brother sister incest, estrangement, family gatherings, introspection, family life, parents and children, siblings relations, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Lovers on the Bridge (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set against Paris' oldest bridge, the Pont Neuf, while it was closed for repairs, this film is a love story between two young vagrants: Alex, a would be circus performer addicted to alcohol and sedatives and Michele, a painter driven to a life ...
Style: touching, feel good, romantic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: homeless, romance, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, rise and fall, life is a bitch, blind character, painting, love, dishonesty, beggar ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Betty Blue (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 185 min.
Story: Betty Blue, a mentally unbalanced and sexually aggressive free spirit who becomes involved with Zorg, a repairman moonlighting as a writer. The two engage in a variety of sexual encounters, and grow more passionate toward each other. Betty finds ...
Style: erotic, sexy, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: borderline personality disorder, obsession, scantily clad female, romance, beach, tragic love, mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, human nature, tragic event, restaurant ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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I Can't Sleep (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Ninon is a spirited hotel-manager who teaches self-defense classes to her terrified elderly neighbors. Daiga, an aspiring Lithuanian actress newly arrived to Paris, comes to live at the hotel and becomes fascinated with the life of a mysteriously ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, hotel, murder, gay, crimes, city life, down on your luck, deadly, society, misfit, social misfits, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, texas, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
12%
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, psychological, emotional, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, love and romance, romance, couple relations, human nature, couples, drinking alcohol, drinking, depression, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Chinese Box (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.
Style: atmospheric, contemplative, realistic, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: politics, romance, human nature, introspection, city life, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, profanity, bittersweet, couples, urban ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, beijing china, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Italy, France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, sexuality, strong sexual content, rebelliousness, desire, male nudity, friends, rebellion, sexual relations, protest, youth, lovers ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, serious, realistic ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, infidelity, unfulfilled love, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, lovers reunited, destructive relationship, midlife crisis ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, france, new york ...
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21%
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Carried Away (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on Jim Harrison's book, "Farmer". 47-year-old Joseph Svenden lives on the family farm with his dying mother and teaches at a two room schoolhouse with Rosealee, his lover and his best friend's widow. Joseph, who lacks a ...
Style: sexy, sexual, sincere, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: relationships, teacher, human nature, romance, sexual attraction, seduction, older man younger woman relationship, passion, infidelity, farm, widow, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
She's So Lovely (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maureen is pregnant and her husband Eddie is missing. Nervous, Maureen shares a couple of drinks with neighbor Kiefer, who tries to rape her and then beats her. When Eddie returns and finds his wife bruised, he goes ballistic, shoots a paramedic and ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: obsession, mental institution, mental illness, crumbling marriage, romance, love triangle, destructive relationship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, family problems, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, erotic, sexy, psycho sexual, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, love triangle, midlife crisis, sexual relations, older man younger woman, erotica, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, infidelity, passionate interest, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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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, serious, realistic, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tragic love, love and romance, destructive relationship, family problems, disintegration, lovers reunited, dishonesty, price of justice, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
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20%
Changing Times (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Tangiers where he traveled for his work, a man finds the woman he loved, and attempts to revive their romance though it ended some 30 years earlier.
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: twins, first love, marriage, romance, lovers reunited, dysfunctional family, fall in love, forbidden love, parents and children, couples, family problems, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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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, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, dangerous attraction, couples, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, danger, romance, traffic jam, living together, friendship, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Nenette and Boni (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Teenage siblings Nenette and Boni were raised apart as a result of their parents' divorce. Their mother, who doted on her son Boni, has died. He works for an interesting couple as a pizza baker, and is surprised and enraged when his younger ...
Style: psychological, art house, melancholic, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, obsession, teenage life, siblings relations, love and romance, human nature, single parent, incest, coming of age, erotica, school, pregnancy ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Alice and Martin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They start a passionate relationship, although Martin remains ...
Style: melancholic, enigmatic, emotional, romantic, psychological ...
Plot: love and romance, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, gay, brother brother relationship, male model, secrets, betrayal, loneliness, runaway, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Five Times Two (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: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: divorce, rape, adultery, infidelity, wedding, childbirth, up and down relationship, family life, romance, introspection, family problems, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, sardinia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Beauty of the Day (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Beautiful young housewife Séverine Serizy cannot reconcile her masochistic fantasies with her everyday life alongside dutiful husband Pierre. When her lovestruck friend Henri mentions a secretive high-class brothel run by Madame Anais, Séverine ...
Style: psycho sexual, sexual, erotic, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: prostitute, unfaithful wife, brothel, sexual relations, sexual perversion, infidelity, masochism, obsession, sexual fantasy, sexual exploration, double life, prostitution ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%