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The Pornographer (2001)
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The Pornographer (2001)
Original name: Le pornographe
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jacques Laurent made pornographic films in the 1970s and 80's, but had put that aside for 20 years. His artistic ideas, born of the '60s counter-culture, had elevated the entire genre. Older and paunchier, he is now directing a porno again. Jacques's artistry clashes with his financially-troubled producer's ideas about shooting hard-core sex. Jacques has been estranged from his son Joseph for years, since the son first learned the nature of the family business. They are now speaking again. Joseph and his friends want to recapture the idealism of 1968 with a protest. Separated from his wife, Jacques strives for personal renewal with plans to build a new house by himself...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sexual, sexy
Plot: pornographer, lust, sex, porn industry, relationship vs career, eroticism, sexual relations, filmmaking, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, dysfunctional family, actor's life, estrangement, aging, father son relationship, porn actress, revolutionary, voyeurism, politics, addiction, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, couples, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: paris france

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Most similar movies to The Pornographer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, female nudity, sexual relations, sex, family relations, female full frontal nudity and pubic hair mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Pornographer: Emilienne (1975), Scarlet Diva (2000), A Hole in My Heart (2004), The Erotic Man (2010), Fruits of Passion (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Emilienne (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Emilienne is an elegant and seductive study of a ménage-a-trois based on the novel by Claude Des Olbes. Nouky, a young artist, shows up at Emilienne's art gallery with her portfolio of erotic sketches. Emilienne is greatly impressed, unaware ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: lesbian threesome, performer's life, love triangle, love affair, sexual relations, couples, unfulfillment, love and romance, lifestyle, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, gender ...
Time: 70s
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Scarlet Diva (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young Italian actress embarks on a self-destructive spree of sex, drugs and other excess while doing some soul searching to find the path for redemption.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, captivating, sexual ...
Plot: actor's life, drug abuse, celebrity culture, tragic love, sexual relations, showbiz, addiction, downfall, artists and showbiz, life is a bitch, filmmaking, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, paris france, los angeles, europe, france ...
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86%
A Hole in My Heart (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a decript apartment, a young man watches as his father and a friend shoot an amateur porn film. Issues of morality, reality TV and friendship are explored.
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, bleak, avant garde ...
Plot: social decay, obsession, dysfunctional family, riddles and clues, parents and children, sexual abuse, teenage life, isolation, human nature, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe
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100%
 4.4
 369
The Erotic Man (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The film has been ten years in the making, and over time it has grown to become what the director himself has called an artistic testament. It is simultaneously his most personal and most provocative film. A film about growing older, about losing, ...
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, human nature, love and romance, eroticism, physical appearance, sexual relations, couples, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity, large breasts, boat ...
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Fruits of Passion (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A girl loves a rich and much older man and is willing to do everything he wants to show her love, but he is playing a sick game with her. As part of this game he sends her to a Chinese brothel. A poor young boy sees her and falls in love with her. ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, eroticism, explicit sex, casino, revolution, couples, political unrest, sexual relations, love and romance, danger, politics, society ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: shanghai, shanghai china
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Pretend I'm Not Here (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Student Eric kills time by spying on his neighbors. Compulsively taking notes on everything within binocular range from his bedroom window, he harasses his neighbors by sending unsigned notes and making their private affairs public. When they ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexual ...
Plot: voyeurism, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, adolescence vs adulthood, parents and children, teenage life, family problems, estrangement, mysterious character, coming of age, neighbor neighbor relationship, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
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This Girl's Life (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: "Slice of life" take on life of international porn celebrity, Moon, and her musings on modern life, love and loss.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, thought provoking, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, porn actress, investigation, life is a bitch, lifestyle, human nature, sexual relations, parents and children, love affair, showbiz, family problems, starlet ...
Time: contemporary
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Private Property (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Since Luc granted a divorce to Pascale ten years ago, he paid generous alimony and left a fine country house as long as their twin sons remain at home. Pascale always acted as if she was the provider and head of the household, even now the ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: single parent, fondling, breakup, couples, family life, impossible love, love triangle, starting over, love and romance, family relations, family problems, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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30%
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Ken Park (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Netherlands, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ken Park focuses on several teenagers and their tormented home lives. Shawn seems to be the most conventional. Tate is brimming with psychotic rage; Claude is habitually harassed by his brutish father and coddled, rather uncomfortably, by his ...
Style: rough, sexual, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: strong sexual content, underage sex, teenage sex, erection, family relations, incest, sexual relations, masturbation, nudity (full frontal - brief), youth, coming of age, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, australia
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29%
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Restless (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Maurice (Michel Piccoli) is a composer, and a longtime member of the resistance. By chance, he shares a house with his teenager granddaughter. Claire, at 17, is eager to experience all sorts of things and the sooner the better, and rebels against ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love and romance, haunted by the past, estrangement, couples, teenage love, relationship vs career, elderly, teenage life, youth, family relations, aging, first love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
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29%
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Providence (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Clive Langham (Sir John Gielgud) spends one tormenting night in his bed suffering from health problems and thinking up a story based on his relatives. He is a bitter man and he shows, through flashbacks, how spiteful, conniving and treacherous his ...
Style: realistic, serious, thought provoking, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, aging, family relations, father son relationship, terminal illness, alcohol abuse, parents and children, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, writer's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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29%
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Twelve Thirty (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: TWELVE THIRTY is drama about a family with adult children that is broken, and a self-centered young man who, in the span of a week, becomes entangled in each of their lives, wreaking havoc in the process.
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, love triangle, couples, family problems, parents and children, sexual relations, gender, dysfunctional family, sex scene, loneliness, sexual content, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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28%
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Fidelity (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Lena is a talented midwife and gynaecologist, her husband Serezha is an actor at a provincial drama theatre. They are close and gentle with each other, but there is no sex. Lena suspects that Serezha has an affair, but she worries quietly and does ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, melancholic, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: unsimulated sex, cheating wife, explicit sex, sexual relations, male nudity, unfaithful wife, female nudity, extramarital affair, looking for sex, jealousy, family relations, lust ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
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28%
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Another House (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mathieu Roy's L’Autre maison is an intimate and powerful family drama featuring three generations of great Quebec Actors. Marcel Sabourin plays Henri Bernard, an 86 year-old man with a failing grip on reality. His sons, a jet setting middle ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: alzheimer's disease, family problems, dysfunctional family, aging, family relations, estrangement, elderly, parents and children, memory loss, father son relationship, brothers, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Don't Look Down (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A sexy Spanish siren named Elvira schools a young man in tantric lovemaking.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: sexual pleasure, fondling, sleepwalking, love and romance, couples, sex, female nudity, lesson, sexual relations, eroticism, training, lust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina
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28%
A Real Young Girl (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bored and restless, Alice spends much of her time lusting after Jim, a local sawmill worker. When not lusting after him, Alice fills the hours with such pursuits as writing her name on a mirror with vaginal secretions and wandering the fields with ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, disturbing, controversial ...
Plot: puberty, taboo sex, animal sex, coming of age, eroticism, parents and children, family relations, sexual relations, teenage love, lifestyle, obsession, love at first sight ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1963
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Pornographer (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A socially inept man's amateur porn film wins him a contract with a small-time pornography distribution company, where he faces a series of moral crises and is forced to face his own porn addiction.
Style: sexual, sincere, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, pole dancer, sexual abuse, filmmaking, couples, life is a bitch, lifestyle, actor's life, society, artists and showbiz, introspection, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Prague (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father, evolves into the story of a brake-up. With the dead father lurking in the background, secrets gradually emerge threatening to destroy their marriage.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, cold relationship, marriage, infidelity, love, dysfunctional family, family problems, estrangement, unfulfillment, dishonesty, emotionless, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: prague, czech republic, denmark, europe, central europe ...
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28%
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Destricted (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A compilation of erotic films intended to illuminate the points where art meets sexuality.
Style: erotic, thought provoking, serious, avant garde, sexy ...
Plot: erection, exhibitionist, female removes her clothes, sexual promiscuity, couple relations, lifestyle, teenage love, sex addict, society, sexual relations, destructive relationship, voyeurism ...
Time: 70s
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28%
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Mon Amour (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marta is a young housewife, married to Dario, a successful book publisher. Although she still loves her husband, Marta hasn't been able to achieve sexual satisfaction for months due to their dull and predictable love life. While staying in ...
Style: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: erotic fantasy, unfaithful wife, vaginal penetration, lust, double penetration, sexual pleasure, extramarital affair, infidelity, unhappy marriage, sex orgy, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Heart Beats (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A poor and lonely English professor, Juri(37), decides to become a porn actor using a mask to hide behind, after she watches an unusual porn, featuring an old and fat woman. And she visits Myungsook, a porn producer, despite their separation of 10 ...
Style: sincere, sexy, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: loss of virginity, nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, introspection, life is a bitch, sexual relations, sexual content, filmmaking, virgin, porn actress, university, adult filmmaking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Sweet Sex and Love (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: They meet and they make love. They live together and they make love. Dong-Ki has one night stand with Shin-Ah, a woman who has hardly any faith in true love but indulge herself in sex. Shacking up and making love with each other day in and day out, ...
Style: sincere, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: strong sexual content, fall in love, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, eroticism, sex, 69 sex position, looking for sex, couples, anal sex, male nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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27%
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About Cherry (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama centered on a troubled young woman who moves to San Francisco, where she gets involved in pornography and aligns herself with a cocaine-addicted lawyer.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, sexy, bleak ...
Plot: porn industry, dysfunctional family, porn actress, penetration, pornography, woman in danger, family problems, life is a bitch, overbearing mother, domineering mother, nudity (full frontal - brief), innocence lost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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A Day Late and a Dollar Short (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When irascible matriarch Viola Price learns that her next asthma attack will likely kill her, she is determined to fix her fractured family before she leaves this world.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, touching ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, estrangement, family problems, dysfunctional family, aging, drugs/alcohol, hopes, love, siblings relations, couples, unsupportive spouse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Charms for the Easy Life (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of three women who live in a North Carolina town and defy the traditional roles set forth for them by society.
Style: sincere, sentimental, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, small town life, family relations, family life, fall in love, homecoming, estrangement, healing power, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dysfunctional family, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Gideon's Daughter (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the intense spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and Diana's death. Nighy is a PR guru who has to stop and re-evaluate his world when his ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, gloomy
Plot: love affair, relationship vs career, politics, election, introspection, redemption, family relations, family problems, estrangement, parents and children, celebrity, summer ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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27%
Nymphomaniac: Vol. II (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The continuation of Joe's sexually dictated life delves into the darker aspects of her adult life and what led to her being in Seligman's care.
Style: erotic, disturbing, psychological, rough, sexual ...
Plot: sex addict, sexual perversion, strong sexual content, double penetration, sexual relations, lust, nymphomaniac, multiple lovers, unsimulated sex, sex, destructive relationship, female genitalia ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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In Bed (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It all begins at a party in Santiago, Chile, when a seemingly innocent gesture -- the offer of a ride home -- ends in a passionate night of lovemaking and intense conversation for young singles Bruno and Daniela. Shacked up at a flea-bitten motel ...
Style: erotic, sexy, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: erotica, sexual pleasure, sex, falling in love, sexual relations, love and romance, couples, lifestyle, fall in love, dishonesty, flirt, flirting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Mile Zero (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mile Zero is a story about a father with a remarkable capacity to love.
Style: serious, realistic, suspense, gloomy
Plot: kidnapping, crumbling marriage, family problems, breakup, couples, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, wilderness, family in crisis, denial ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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27%
Love and Bruises (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hua, a young woman from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the university, drifting between former lovers and recent French acquaintances. She meets Matthieu, a young worker ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couples, sexual content, couple relations, fish out of water, sex scene, rape, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%