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The Return of Martin Guerre (1982)
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The Return of Martin Guerre (1982)
Original name: Le Retour de Martin Guerre
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During the medieval times, Martin Guerre returns to his hometown in the middle of France, after being away in the war since he was a child. Nobody recognise him, and the people who knew him suspect he is not Martin, but he knows all about his family and friends, even the most unusual things. Is this man really Martin Guerre?
Style: thought provoking, sexy, atmospheric, twists and turns, romantic, clever, touching, enigmatic, breathtaking, epic ...
Plot: medieval, identity theft, village, romance, courtroom drama, female nudity, adultery, peasant, husband wife relationship, catastrophe, distopia, lawyer, german, art, betrayal, ancient, beautiful scenery, destiny, runaway, segregation, amnesia, childhood, imagination, mentor, historical event ...
Time: 16th century, middle ages, 1500s
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, unusual plot structure and enigmatic films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, betrayal, suprisingly clever, runaway and dishonesty mostly in Drama, Romance and History genres. Some movies like The Return of Martin Guerre: Sommersby (1993), Cyrano de Bergerac (1990), Camille Claudel (1988), Colonel Chabert (1994), The Advocate (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Sommersby (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 114 min.
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Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s, 50s
Place: france, new jersey, tennessee, southern usa, usa
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Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.
Style: touching, witty, emotional, atmospheric, entertaining ...
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Place: france, paris france, england
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Camille Claudel (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.
Style: psychological, emotional, intense, touching, heartbreaking ...
Plot: mental illness, art, artist, obsession, sculptor, fall in love, love, couples, love and romance, actor's life, love affair, romance ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
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Colonel Chabert (1994)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: harsh, talky, disturbing, stylized, serious ...
Plot: betrayal, napoleonic wars, battles, haunted by the past, homecoming, romance, military, war, aristocracy, missing person, infidelity, wartime life ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1810s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, europe, london
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The Advocate (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: France, UK
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: enigmatic, tense, stylized, twists and turns, intense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, courtroom drama, medieval, french countryside, prejudice, legal action, pig, murder mystery, crimes, disorder, society ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, london, england, europe
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Manon of the Spring (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, Italy, France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In this, the sequel to Jean de Florette, Manon (Beart) has grown into a beautiful young shepherdess living in the idyllic Provencal countryside. She plots vengeance on the men whose greedy conspiracy to acquire her father's land caused his ...
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, thought provoking, sexy, atmospheric ...
Plot: revenge, female nudity, haunted by the past, provincial life, spring, nudity (full frontal - brief), rabbit, engineer, goat, nude swimming, farm, unrequited love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: provence, france, paris france, europe
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Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 159 min.
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Style: epic, sexy, atmospheric, bleak, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: french history, renaissance, religion, betrayal, royalty, royal family, male nudity, female nudity, sex, politics, forbidden love, political intrigue ...
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All the Mornings of the World (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
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Style: sexy, emotional, stylized, artsy, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician, artist, music, older man younger man relationship, shoemaker, composer, art, death, classical music, orchestra, love, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 17th century, 70s
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
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Balzac: A Passionate Life (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 240 min.
Story: He burned with ambition. He lusted for life. He lived for passion. This is the sprawling saga of Honoré de Balzac (Gérard Depardieu), a man who created a great literary oeuvre from the dramas and adventures of his own life - a life that he shaped ...
Style: realistic, serious, clever, stylized, contemplative
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Time: 19th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Danton (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: France, Poland
Duration: 136 min.
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Style: political, dramatic, sexy, epic, talky ...
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, thought provoking, sexy ...
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Country: France, USA
Duration: 139 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jean de Florette (1986)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Style: humorous, sweet, witty, semi serious, sexy ...
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21%
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20%
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Lady Jane (1986)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
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Duration: 136 min.
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20%
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