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One Stays, the Other Leaves (2005)
Original name: L'un reste, l'autre part
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A story about two couples, longtime friends in which both husbands engage in long-term affairs and, as the title says, ultimately one remains with his wife and one makes a new life with another woman.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, romance, midlife crisis, love and romance, couples, introspection, love affair, love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, quadriplegic, motorcycle accident, sister in law, african, art, male nudity, husband wife relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about couples, couple relations, love and romance, infidelity, romance, unfulfillment and dishonesty mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like One Stays, the Other Leaves: A Housekeeper (2002), A Change of Seasons (1980), Our Precious Children (2003), I'm Staying (2003), V.O.S. (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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A Housekeeper (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After his wife leaves him for another man, Jacques hires a housekeeper, Laura, to keep his Paris apartment in order. As he starts increasing her hours and spending more time with her on her days off, Jacques is torn between the pleasure of ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sexual ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo, california
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A Change of Seasons (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Marriage takes a sour turn when a middle-aged husband falls for a young and sexy woman. Things get even more complicated when his wife starts a hot affair with a young lover of her own.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sexual ...
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Our Precious Children (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 30 ans, l'âge des responsabilités... Martin s'apprête à partir en vacances avec sa femme Ariane et sa fille Cerise, 4 mois... C'est alors qu'il croise Constance, son ex, son amour de jeunesse, elle-même flanquée de deux ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: relationship vs career, couples, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, love affair, singleness, death in the family, lovers reunited, reunion, breakup, thirtysomething life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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57%
 5.4
 668
I'm Staying (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A love triangle between a businessman, his wife, and a writer.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, romance, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, breakup, love and romance, rivalry, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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V.O.S. (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A game between four characters. A comedy about love and friendship. A film about the great lie of story telling that moves between reality and fiction.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Season's Beatings (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christmas, family, and infidelity. Yvette's husband has died, and her grown daughters join her at the grave: Sonia, wealthy, bourgeois, and generous; Louba, living with their dad Stanislas, singing at a Russian restaurant, penniless, the ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, pregnancy, fall in love, family life, nightclub, romance, single parent, crumbling marriage, self discovery, suburbs, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, russia, paris france
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The Valet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Caught by tabloid paparazzi with his mistress Elena, a famous and beautiful fashion model, billionaire Pierre Levasseur tries to avoid a divorce by inventing a preposterous lie. He uses the presence of a passerby in the photo to claim to his wife ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, talky ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.7
 970
Mariages ! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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...And They Lived Happily Ever After (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Is love compatible with coupledom? And what of freedom and fidelity? These are some of the questions facing two married men.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, death in the family, family problems, dealing with death, nothing goes right, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, disorder, funeral home, magic trick, coffin ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Separation City (2009)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.3
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Feelings (2003)
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Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Merry Widow (2007)
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Country: France
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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 6.1
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Slogan (1969)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, witty
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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36%
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The Italian (2010)
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Duration: 102 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: sexual, serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 677
On Air (2012)
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Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.5
 528
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.4
 4K
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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