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The Soul Keeper (2002)
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 2K
The Soul Keeper (2002)
Original name: Prendimi l'anima
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In the present days, Maria Spielrein and Fraser are in Russia making a research about the life of Sabina Spielrein. In the beginning of the Twentieth Century, this Russian girl was a patient treated by Dr. Jung and later they fall in love for each other and Sabina became his lover. While the researchers read the documents, the romance between Sabina and Dr. Jung is disclosed, in a time of revolution and war.
Style: psychological, touching, serious, captivating, neurotic, sexy, epic, realistic, talky, stylized ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, nazi occupation, love affair, tragic hero, romance, society, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, power relations, experimenting, psychiatrist, male female relationship, psychology, hospital, russian revolution, stalinism, doctor patient relationship, suicide attempt, misfit, love and romance, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, strong female presence, holocaust ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 1900s, 30s, 40s ...
Place: switzerland, russia, europe, moscow russia, zurich switzerland, geneva switzerland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and touching films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, friendship, couple relations, love affair and doctor mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like The Soul Keeper: Masters of Sex (2013), A Dangerous Method (2011), Vincere (2009), Sonny Boy (2011), Girl, Interrupted (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Masters of Sex (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: William Masters and Virginia Johnson are real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a midwestern teaching hospital to the cover of Time magazine and multiple appearances ...
Style: sexual, sexy, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexual exploration, sexuality, sex, sexual relations, couple relations, masturbation, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, determination, workplace, sexual identity ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1956, 70s
Place: usa, missouri
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67%
A Dangerous Method (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s ...
Style: psychological, sexy, intellectual, philosophical, talky ...
Plot: historical character, psychiatrist, psychoanalysis, introspection, s&m, psychologist, sexual perversion, mental illness, sexuality, patient, mentally unstable, psychology ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, year 1912, 1930s
Place: switzerland, europe, vienna, austria, zurich switzerland ...
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100%
 6.8
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Vincere (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The story of the descent into madness of Mussolini's secret first wife, Ida Dasler, who was seduced by his passion and vigour but blind to the fascist dictator's many flaws. A historical drama with the passion, lyricism and tragedy of a ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: dictatorship, politics, ambition, destructive relationship, state affairs, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, family problems, custody, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 1910s ...
Place: italy, europe, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 3K
Sonny Boy (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Waldemar Nods, a young man from Suriname, meets the older Dutch woman Rika van der Lans and they fall in love. In pre-WWII Netherlands they could not be more different. The one black, the other white, 17 years between them and on top of that Rika ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, unlikely couple, romance, love affair, couples, society, family relations, parents and children, racism, forceful separation, bittersweet ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: europe, holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Girl, Interrupted (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Set in the changing world of the late 1960s, Susanna Kaysen's prescribed "short rest" from a psychiatrist she had met only once becomes a strange, unknown journey into Alice's Wonderland, where she struggles with the thin line ...
Style: psychological, serious, captivating, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: mental illness, suicide, suicide attempt, psychiatrist, borderline personality disorder, psychiatric ward, coming of age, friendship, mental institution, mentally unstable, self harm, patient ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
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Good (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The rise of national socialism in Germany should not be regarded as a conspiracy of madmen. Millions of "good" people found themselves in a society spiralling into terrible chaos. A film about then, which illuminates the terrors of now.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: politics, moral dilemma, state affairs, wartime life, political unrest, society, nazism, friendship, anti semitism, writers, nazi, euthanasia ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1933, year 1937, 1940s ...
Place: germany, europe, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Man Who Cried (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young refugee travels from Russia to America in search of her lost father and falls in love with a gypsy horseman.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, lyrical, intense ...
Plot: anti semitism, family relations, adoption, gypsy, culture clash, fall in love, love and romance, world war two, ethnic, social relations, parents and children, society ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: russia, england, france, paris france, europe ...
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26%
The Children of the Century (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: True tale of the tumultuous love affair between two French literary icons of the 19th Century, novelist George Sand and poet Alfred de Musset. But their affair falls apart during an excursion to Venice, Italy where Musset is distracted by drugs and ...
Style: sexy, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, destructive relationship, feminism, forbidden love, infidelity, sex, sexuality, romance, artists and showbiz, gender ...
Time: 19th century, 1820s, 1830s
Place: paris france, venice, italy, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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 8.0
 76K
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Italy, UK, USA
Duration: 197 min.
Story: Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, epic ...
Plot: love triangle, russian revolution, nurse, world war one, revolution, suicide attempt, infidelity, communism, deportation, war, betrayal, russian ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1940s, 1910s ...
Place: russia, moscow russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Writer Ernest Hemingway begins a romance with fellow scribe Martha Gellhorn.
Style: serious, stylized, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: war correspondent, divorce, romance, love affair, media, journalist, fame, couples, writer's life, life is a bitch, infidelity, spanish civil war ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s
Place: usa, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.3
 8K
Frances (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The true story of Frances Farmer's meteoric rise to fame in Hollywood and the tragic turn her life took when she was blacklisted.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, factual ...
Plot: rich and poor, hollywood, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, family relations, showbiz, actor's life, female protagonist, life is a bitch, rise to the top, parents and children, introspection ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1940s, 50s, 70s
Place: california, usa, new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 79K
Out of Africa (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, farm, fall in love, destructive relationship, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, syphilis, culture clash, lion, male female relationship ...
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 20th century, 19th century ...
Place: africa, kenya, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Bethune: The Making of a Hero (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, China, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: True story of Norman Bethune, a medical doctor who fought for justice in China during Mao's rise to power.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, epic, suspense ...
Plot: fascism, evacuation, military, politics, human spirit, idealism, revolution, injustice, rebellion, media, hopes, medical profession ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, pre world war two
Place: china, spain, asia, russia, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Priest of Love (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Mexico, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), couples, couple relations, love affair, society, against the rules, romance, rebellion, unfulfillment, rise and fall, love and romance, womanizer ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: mexico, italy, europe, england, new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Every Time We Say Goodbye (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An American flyer who joined the RAF before his country was in the war is recovering from a leg injury in Jerusalem. Through an English friend he meets a quiet Jewish girl whose close-knit family originally came from Spain. The two are attracted to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: friends, friendship, fall in love, world war two, couples, love affair, couple relations, social differences, opposites attract, romance, wartime life, war ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: jerusalem, middle east, israel
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23%
 6.8
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Carrington (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of the relationship between painter Dora Carrington and author Lytton Strachey in a World War One England of cottages and countryside. Although platonic due to Strachey's homosexuality, the relationship was nevertheless a deep and ...
Style: sexy, sexual, emotional, touching, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: painter, soldier, conscientious objector, polyamory, romance, friendship, bittersweet, gender, love and romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians ...
Time: victorian era, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe, london, wales, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
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Bright Star (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, UK, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1818, high-spirited young Fanny Brawne finds herself increasingly intrigued by the handsome but aloof poet John Keats, who lives next door to her family friends the Dilkes. After reading a book of his poetry, she finds herself even more drawn to ...
Style: touching, psychological, serious, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: poet, letter, tragic love, romance, couple relations, love affair, couples, poetry, male female relationship, friendship, writer's life, fighting illness ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1810s
Place: england, europe, london, rome italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Night Watch (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Set against the turbulent backdrop of London in the 1940s, this adaptation of Sarah Waters' bestselling novel, The Night Watch, follows four young Londoners inextricably linked by their wartime experiences. In a time when the barriers of sexual ...
Style: touching, stylized, emotional, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, couples, life is a bitch, romance, love and romance, wartime life, sexual relations, haunted by the past, war, world war two, gays and lesbians, prisoner ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england
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22%
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Olga (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: nazi germany, world war two, concentration camp, rebellion, life is a bitch, wartime life, romance, politics, war, against humanity, confined, society ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, brazil, rio de janeiro
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21%
Burnt by the Sun (1994)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Russia, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Russia, 1936: revolutionary hero Colonel Kotov is spending an idyllic summer in his dacha with his young wife and six-year-old daughter Nadia and other assorted family and friends. Things change dramatically with the unheralded arrival of Cousin ...
Style: touching, captivating, stylized, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: politics, parents and children, communism, totalitarianism, russian history, symbolism, repression, stalinism, family relations, betrayal, friendship, colonel ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: russia, ussr, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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Prozac Nation (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth is on the verge of losing her grip on life after she leaves her emotionally fraught home to start college. Quickly, her life takes a turn for the worse: She clashes with her roommate and decides her boyfriend, Rafe, is her sole salvation. ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, depression, university, introspection, college, youth, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), journalism, nude girl ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: harvard university, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Last Station (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, UK, Russia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, factual, touching ...
Plot: russian, love and romance, family relations, golden years, lifestyle, writer's life, parents and children, adultery, betrayal, husband wife relationship, philosophy, secretary ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Little House (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Following the death of the unmarried and childless Taki, Takeshi, a young relative of hers, discovers several pages of closely written lines in which the old lady has recorded her memories. This is how he learns the truth about her youth working as ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: love affair, master and servant, fall in love, family relations, secret love, letter, funeral, romance, society, sino japanese war, power relations, strong female presence ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, year 1941
Place: japan, asia, pearl harbor, hiroshima japan
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20%
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Aimee & Jaguar (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is ...
Style: sexy, thought provoking, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, gays and lesbians, lesbian mother, wartime life, nazi, woman in danger, world war two, lesbian sex, lesbian romance, against the odds ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1999, year 1943, year 1944
Place: germany, berlin germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 7.8
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Awakenings (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Malcolm Sayer, a shy research physician, uses an experimental drug to "awaken" the catatonic victims of a rare disease. Leonard is the first patient to receive the controversial treatment. His awakening, filled with awe and enthusiasm, ...
Style: uplifting, motivational, sincere, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, doctors and patients, hopes, coma, hospital, fighting illness, illness, patient, cure, experiment, doctor ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1969
Place: usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Opium: Diary of a Madwoman (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hungary, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A drug-addicted doctor who works in an asylum discovers that one of his patients is a gifted writer.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: mental institution, couples, mind game, love affair, addiction, obsession, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, dangerous attraction, rehabilitation, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1910s
Place: hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, painter, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, world war two, infidelity, mistress, physical abuse, couple relations, artist, love and romance, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: paris france, poland, europe, france, provence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Year of the Quiet Sun (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Poland, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Shortly after WWII an American soldier (Norman) and a Polish refugee (Emilia) fall in deep love. Eventually he will return to USA and both expect that she will soon follow him. Emilia's mother is sick but would recover by available medicine. ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, love, american, religions or cults, society, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, military, romance, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1946, post world war two, year 1964
Place: poland, europe, berlin germany, arizona, warsaw poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.9
 7K
Eros (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Italy, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: sexy, erotic, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, fall in love, social differences, lovers reunited, society, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, male female relationship, sexuality, psychiatrist ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Adam Resurrected (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, Israel, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Before the war, in Berlin, Adam was an entertainer- cabaret impresario, magician, musician-loved by all until he finds himself in a concentration camp, confronted by Commandant Klein. Adam survives the camp by becoming the Klein's ...
Style: touching, bleak, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, survival, concentration camp, world war two, haunted by the past, against humanity, life is a bitch, mental illness, circus, mental institution, patient ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 1930s, year 1961 ...
Place: israel, europe, middle east, germany, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%