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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, melancholic, art house, pretentious ...
Plot: incest, penetration, romance, femme fatale, human nature, mysterious character, chaos, introspection, secret, lie, family relations, existentialism, male nudity, 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 ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, germany, europe, normandy

Most similar movies to Pola X

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and sexy films with plots about couples, love and romance, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), romance, obsession and storytelling mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like Pola X: Angels and Insects (1995), Close My Eyes (1991), Last Tango in Paris (1972), The Bridesmaid (2004), Marcel Proust's Time Regained (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, serious, realistic, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: incest, erection, destructive relationship, family relations, period piece, scientist, naturalist, siblings relations, romance, love and romance, dangerous animal, society ...
Time: victorian england, 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: england, europe
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100%
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, bleak, stylized
Plot: incest, forbidden love, brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, taboo, marriage, dishonesty, couple relations, husband wife relationship, secret, lie, infidelity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
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, explicit sex, older man younger woman relationship, sexual relations, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, self discovery, obsessive love, apartment, tragedy, relationships ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sincere, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: murder, femme fatale, love affair, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, danger, romance, mentally unstable, crimes, couples, power relations, 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: 169 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, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy ...
Plot: childhood, infidelity, baron, voyeurism, writer's life, human nature, introspection, couple relations, romance, society, artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1900s, 1910s ...
Place: paris france, france, europe, normandy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: bleak, gloomy, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: immigrants, hotel, murder, crimes, down on your luck, couples, transvestism, misfit, life is a bitch, love and romance, gender, social misfits ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france, texas, 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: sexual, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, family relations, impossible love, couple relations, midlife crisis, looking for love, destructive relationship, love affair, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.9
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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: psychological, realistic, serious, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, hospital, schizophrenia, sex addict, couples, mentally unstable, fall in love, femme fatale, love and romance, doctors and patients, obsession ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 6.8
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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, realistic, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: femme fatale, forbidden love, infidelity, obsession, incest, dangerous attraction, oral sex, love triangle, family relations, love affair, father son relationship, scandal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: london, brussels belgium, brussels, palm springs california, paris france
⇓ 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, serious, sexy, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: murder, crime, obsession, bathtub, neo noir, crimes, love triangle, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, family life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: lyon, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.9
 51K
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, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: suicide attempt, marriage, muslim, culture clash, romance, love, love affair, redemption, human nature, destructive relationship, rebellion, mentally unstable ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, turkey, hamburg germany, europe, frankfurt germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
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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, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sexual relations, porn, strong sexual content, lust, waitress, island, hopes, lesbian, erection, couple relations, romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ 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, contemplative, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: family relations, christmas, memory, brother sister incest, hopes, family life, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, introspection, estrangement, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: feel good, touching, romantic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: homeless, romance, fall in love, love affair, couple relations, blind character, painting, life is a bitch, rise and fall, love, dishonesty, beggar ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, paris france, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 18K
Betty Blue (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 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 ⇓
25%
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, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, couples, drinking, depression, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 109K
The Dreamers (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, 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: erotic, sexy, sexual, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: incest, sexuality, strong sexual content, male nudity, desire, friends, sexual attraction, sexual relations, rebelliousness, rebellion, protest, lovers ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 3K
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, realistic, serious, contemplative, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, romance, couple relations, urban, terminal illness, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, profanity, bittersweet, couples, city life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: hong kong, asia, china, north korea, beijing china
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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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: male nudity, love triangle, infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfilled love, love affair, lovers reunited, filmmaking, couples, fall in love ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, mexico, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.2
 1K
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, infidelity, human nature, older man younger woman relationship, romance, seduction, sexual attraction, passion, farm, widow, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.1
 2K
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, sexual, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, psycho sexual, midlife crisis, love triangle, sexual relations, older man younger woman, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, infidelity, femme fatale, passionate interest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.9
 994
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, realistic, serious, melancholic ...
Plot: betrayal, infidelity, dysfunctional family, tragic love, unsupportive spouse, couples, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, love and romance, price of justice, family gatherings, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, romance, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, love triangle, couple relations, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, family problems, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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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, contemplative, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, love triangle, love, girl, violin, romance, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love, couples, musician's life, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, vienna, brussels ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, family problems, couples, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: morocco, africa, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 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, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: couples, fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, danger, romance, traffic jam, friendship, living together, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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, coming of age, erotica, school, pregnancy, sexuality ...
Time: 90s
Place: vietnam, tokyo, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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: couple relations, love and romance, haunted by the past, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, male model, secrets, betrayal, gay, loneliness, runaway, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
The Cement Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After the death of her husband, the mother of Julie, Jack, Sue and Tom begins to suffer from a mysterious illness. Aware that she is going to have to go into hospital she opens a bank account for the children, so that they can be financially ...
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, realistic, talky ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, coming of age, siblings relations, family relations, puberty, teenage life, parents and children, dealing with death, youth, diary, fall in love ...
Time: 90s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
An Affair of Love (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg
Duration: 80 min.
Story: They recount their impressions to the Interviewer. They met through a magazine ad, She and He. They corresponded through the Internet. He responded to her ad seeking someone to fulfil her fantasy for "a pornographic affair". This is their ...
Style: erotic, psychological, sexual, sexy, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, love affair, psychoanalyst, romance, fall in love, couples, sex, hotel, love and romance, psychologist, rain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%