Movies like Breath

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Breath (2007)
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Breath (2007)
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Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A love story involving a convicted prisoner who "slowly falls for a woman who decorates his prison cell".
Style: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, captivating, art house, serious, stylized, contemplative
Plot: love affair, prison, estrangement, confined, unfulfillment, suicide attempt, jail cell, passion, surveillance camera, prison guard, love and romance, prison life, infidelity, sexual content, dishonesty, romancing a criminal, female nudity, murder, adultery, taxi, snowman, car accident, homosexual love, news report, strangled to death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south korea, asia, korea, seoul

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Most similar movies to Breath

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and captivating films with plots about unfulfillment, love and romance, couples, love affair, couple relations, dishonesty and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like Breath: Betrayal (2012), Amnesty (2011), 1001 Grams (2014), Time (2006), Exhibition (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Betrayal (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While examining one of her patients, a doctor reveals that her husband is cheating with the patient's wife.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, adultery, husband wife relationship, confession, love affair, love and romance, dishonesty, affair, sex scene, funeral, doctor, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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100%
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Amnesty (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Albania, Greece, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Amnesty is a 2011 Albanian movie directed by Buyar Alimani. It’s a story about two people who meet up in jail when they come for monthly visits of their spouses. They fall in love after becoming witnesses to a wedding in jail but relationship has ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching, erotic ...
Plot: prison, infidelity, forbidden love, love affair, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love and romance, pardon, couples, couple relations, fall in love, legislation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: albania, europe
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62%
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1001 Grams (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and, not least, love, that ends up on the scale. Finally Marie is forced to come to terms with how much a ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: self discovery, dull life, unfulfillment, scientist, frustration, estrangement, love, father daughter relationship, bittersweet, love and romance, love affair, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, norway, europe
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60%
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Time (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: To save her relationship, a woman puts herself through extensive plastic surgery.
Style: psychological, sexy, emotional, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: existentialism, love affair, obsession, romance, paranoia, memory, women, character study, unfulfillment, friendship, time, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Exhibition (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An intimate examination of a contemporary artist couple, whose living and working patterns are threatened by the imminent sale of their home.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: couples, exhibitionism, female masturbation, introspection, unfulfillment, estrangement, sex scene, ambulance, under the surface, couple relations, cold relationship, middle class ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.1
 11K
The Bow (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a fishing boat at sea, a 60-year old man has been raising a girl since she was a child. It is agreed that they will get married on her 17th birthday. They live a quiet and secluded life, renting the boat to day fishermen and practicing strange ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, touching, humorous ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, isolation, love affair, confined, age difference, love triangle, couple relations, fall in love, couples, love and romance, older man young girl relationship, boat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Adrift begins with the wedding of Duyen and Hai. Duyen is a beautiful tourist guide and translator who marries Hai, a taxi driver who is two years her junior. Duyen thinks the marriage will make her happy but it turns out more difficult, especially ...
Style: sexy, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, couple relations, forbidden love, self discovery, couples, family problems, estrangement, tour guide, unfulfillment, lgbt, lgbtq ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Absent Season (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When love has to compete with artistic inspiration and memories from a sheltering past come to take the artist to imaginary worlds that exist deep in his mind. This is the story of young Adrian, pianist and composer, in love with his sister and ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, forbidden love, musician's life, cause and meaning, family relations, unfulfillment, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, romance, loneliness, sexual content, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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51%
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Knifer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his father death, Nikos moves from Ptolemaida to Athens. His uncle offers him food and shelter while he starts taking care of his dogs. Alone in an isolated suburb, he's wearing down into his misery routine, till the moment his ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, starting over, love triangle, family problems, dull life, couples, unfulfillment, infidelity, murder, sex scene, aunt, hot and sexy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Searching for the Elephant (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: A freelance photographer Hyun-woo seems to live an enviable life with a successful career. But his inside is torn apart from the sorrow of being deserted by his ex-girlfriend Mari. He even gets unclear about what’s really happening in reality and ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, dark ...
Plot: foot fetish, friendship, sex addict, lifestyle, split personality, life is a bitch, love and romance, dishonesty, dull life, couples, addiction, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seoul, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
White Nights on the Pier (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man walks every night along the jetty. There he meets a young woman who is waiting for the man of her life. Over four nights, they discuss life and he gradually falls in love with her.
Style: talky, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, romance, introspection, unfulfillment, seaport, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Other Woman (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jill Plumley left her brilliant job as journalist when she married Derek, am important layer with a brilliant career. Now Jill is university teacher. But everything changes when she receive a message from her husbands' secretary and she start ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couples, murder, love affair, investigation, dishonesty, mystery, rivalry, unfulfillment, lifetime, extramarital affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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41%
Five Senses of Eros (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In this anthology film centered around the theme of "Eros," five seperate stories are presented by five top Korean directors. The main characters from each segment are connected with each other in one way or another.
Style: sexy, serious, touching, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, forbidden love, youth, couple relations, teenage love, love affair, lifestyle, young lovers, fall in love, lovers reunited, eroticism, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
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39%
 7.2
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Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: realistic, sexy, emotional, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: cheating wife, infidelity, extramarital affair, couple relations, unfulfillment, couples, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, love and romance, sexual relations, affair, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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36%
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3 Backyards (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An executive, a housewife and a youngster spend a day in their Long Island suburban town during the course of one curious autumn day afternoon.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: society, estrangement, unfulfillment, dull life, suburbs, couple relations, couples, human nature, lifestyle, one day, multiple storylines, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.0
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Samaritan Girl (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Yeo-jin and Jae-yeong are two teenage girls who are trying to earn money for a trip to Europe. To reach this end, Jae-yeong is prostituting herself while Yeo-jin acts as her pimp, setting her up with the clients and staying on guard for the police. ...
Style: serious, captivating, touching, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: prostitute, murder, redemption, couples, parents and children, vengeance, revenge, illegal prostitution, female friendship, crimes, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: korea, germany, europe, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Liverpool (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A sailor takes a short leave to visit his hometown and see if his mother is still alive.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: sailor, homecoming, estrangement, family relations, parents and children, alcoholic, society, alcohol abuse, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 250
Hours of Light (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: September 1987. In a shootout with police, Juan Jose Garfia makes a triple murder. Sentenced to more than one hundred years, is a rebel prisoner, clever and elusive that it has nothing to lose and nobody to worry about. In 1991, manages to escape ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating
Plot: rehabilitation, unlikely couple, confined, redemption, prison life, romance, hopes, crimes, prison, impossible love, love affair, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Heaven's Heart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two couples, old friends, end up in a heated debate over adultery at a dinner party.
Style: psychological, realistic, talky, captivating, serious ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, best friends, couples, estrangement, unfulfillment, society, anniversary, couple relations, introspection, family problems, marriage ...
Place: sweden, denmark, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Exit: A personal history (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young man travels to Holland for an assisted suicide. The young man was convinced that this was his only way of ending an existence that he considered to lack any dignity.
Style: experimental, atmospheric, surreal, serious, realistic ...
Plot: human nature, family relations, dull life, unfulfillment, siblings relations, death wish, dealing with death, sexual content, disability, human rights, urban setting, urban
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland, europe, italy, amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 416
He Loves Me (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Laura begins to suspect her husband is cheating on her, she is devastated by his infidelity, despite having a torrid affair of her own. While she desperately tries to save her marriage, Laura's mysterious past begins to emerge, making her ...
Style: psychological, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, family relations, love affair, family problems, couples, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crimes, stalking, midlife crisis, memory loss, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: washington d.c., seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 542
Erratum (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Michał jedzie do miasta swojego urodzenia, aby załatwić sprawę o którą prosi go szef i od razu wracać. Sprawy przybierają jednak inny obrót. Michał musi pozostać tu parę dni dłużej. Chodząc po mieście spotyka bliskie mu niegdyś ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: self discovery, homecoming, haunted by the past, parents and children, family relations, buddies, estrangement, hopes, redemption, friends, bittersweet, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Tale of Cinema (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, South Korea
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In Seoul, the paths of two men and one woman intersect and move apart from one another, centering around their love for cinema. A suicidal student meets a young woman who decides to follow him in his fatal gesture. Coming out of a cinema, Tongsu, an ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, stylized, gloomy
Plot: unfulfillment, human nature, fall in love, couple relations, university, love and romance, unsuccessful, private vs public, couples, down on your luck, party, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, seoul, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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You (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Michèle shares her life with Paul, her husband and work colleague. She has a lover, Thomas, a musician with whom she has been having a passionate affair for some time. Attracted by Thomass non-conformity and lust for life, Michèle abandons her ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: love triangle, breakup, cheating wife, sexual promiscuity, life turned upside down, love affair, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, romance, family relations, couples, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Nothing Personal (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her final gesture of taking a ring off her finger signals she is ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, art house ...
Plot: loneliness, starting over, introspection, freedom, friendship, human nature, solitude, drifter, on the road, estrangement, travel, moving ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Winter in the Blood (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young, self-destructive Montana Blackfoot Indian, his mind groggy with alcohol and tormented by childhood memories, discovers that his wife has left him, taking with her his prize rifle. He sets out to find her, but what he's really searching ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: native american, obsessive quest, self discovery, introspection, hung over, on the road, indigenous, twilight
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, montana
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Sensation of Sight (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: This off-beat drama about man's search for meaning amidst the ache of despair chronicles Finn, an introspective English teacher entering a mid-life crisis impelled by a recent tragedy, as he sets afoot selling encyclopedias to the town locals.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: family relations, self discovery, haunted by the past, estrangement, human nature, single parent, hopes, small town life, small town, ghost, unfulfillment, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.0
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Isabella (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: On the eve of the transfer of power over Macao to the People’s Republic of China, a police officer finds himself in the throes of a dreadful crisis – both in his career and in his private life. Already thrown off course for having been suspended ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: adulthood, hidden identity, moral dilemma, introspection, dishonesty, police investigation, love and romance, terminal illness, love affair, unfulfillment, pregnancy, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, china, macau
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Sleeping Sickness (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, France, Netherlands
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ebbo and Vera Velten have spent the better part of the past twenty years living in different African countries. Ebbo is the manager of a sleeping sickness programme. His work is fulfilling. Vera, however, feels increasingly lost in Yaounde’s ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: losing-it hero, plague, unfulfillment, destructive relationship, couple relations, heroes, couples, family, doctor, getting home, homecoming, family relations
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Silent Voice (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An elderly woman wants to meet her son’s murderer. A sixteen-year-old girl who has crossed paths with a young hoodlum needs an adult to accompany her to the prison visiting room. A young medical supplies delivery man is offered a deal to take the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: prison, youth, love and romance, redemption, haunted by the past, prison life, hopes, crimes, confined, criminal heroes, teenage love, switching roles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%