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Obsessive Rhythms (2013)
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Obsessive Rhythms (2013)
Original name: Cadences Obstinées
Genre: Romance
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the night of New Year's Eve, a small group penetrates into the room of an old hotel in ruins. Carmine, the oldest of the group, poses a challenge to one of the men, Furio: he has 4 months to restore the hotel and inaugurate it with great pomp. Aware of the difficulties but anxious to prove the point, Furio accepts encouraged by his wife Margo who believes that this assignment will allow the couple to rediscover the lost momentum.
Style: tense, serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, ambition, crumbling marriage, relationship vs career, hotel, obsession, jealousy, corruption, relationship problems, unfulfillment, designer, architect, classical music, cellist, cello, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric and captivating films with plots about couples, couple relations, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, love affair and female nudity mostly in Romance, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Obsessive Rhythms: Texture of Skin (2007), The Island (2011), Frontier of the Dawn (2008), Not Easily Broken (2009), The Dramatics: A Comedy (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Texture of Skin (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This atmospheric drama follows photographer Min-woo, who enters into a torrid affair with a now-married ex-girlfriend, although he is distracted by a building obsession with the tormented ghost of the young woman who used to live in his apartment.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, couple relations, couples, sexual content, erotica, loneliness, romance, love, male female relationship, ultimatum, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
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95%
 4.9
 787
The Island (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Bulgaria, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In Paris, Sophie and Daneel make a solid couple. Nothing, it seems, can separate them - until the day when Sophie tells her partner she has organised a surprise trip to Bulgaria. Daneel refuses to go, but Sophie insists and soon discovers just why ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, bulgaria
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: tragic love, haunted by the past, couples, love and romance, obsession, love affair, fall in love, longing, unfulfillment, photographer, hallucination, desire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Not Easily Broken (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A car accident and shifting affections test the bond between a married couple.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: ambition, couples, hopes, love and romance, family problems, relationship vs career, infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, african american protagonist, bittersweet, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Dramatics: A Comedy (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When an out of work actress unexpectedly lands a starring role in the sexually explicit mini-series adaptation of a best selling erotic novel, her aimless, stoner boyfriend does his best to be supportive. But when her volatile, Oscar winning co-lead ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, light
Audience: date night
Plot: artists and showbiz, womanizer, couple relations, relationship vs career, actor's life, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, couples, showbiz, sex scene, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
For Lovers Only (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: FOR LOVERS ONLY is a story of a MAN and a WOMAN in love. After seeing each other for the first time in years while on separate work assignments in Paris, the LOVERS flee together and travel by train, car and motorcycle, as their love affair takes ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, humorous, light ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, couples, on the road, haunted by the past, lovers reunited, fall in love, journey, love affair, love and romance, old love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, french riviera, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Fisherman and His Wife (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A shared love of fish leads to a variety of romantic predicaments in this offbeat comedy from writer and director Doris Dörrie. Otto (Christian Ulmen) and Leo (Simon Verhoeven) are two men from Germany who have launched a successful business in ...
Style: realistic, humorous, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: couple relations, fashion designer, romance, couples, infidelity, crumbling marriage, veterinarian, ambition, jealousy, career woman, father son relationship, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Romeo and Juliet (2014)
Genre: Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Orlando Bloom and Condola Rashad take on the title characters in a modern adaptation of the timeless classic, Romeo and Juliet. This Broadway stage production is being broadcast in movie theaters.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, romantic
Audience: date night
Plot: interracial relations, forbidden love, parents and children, true love, tragic hero, couples, youth, romance, fall in love, family relations, love and romance, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Love and Rage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Daniel is a very talented piano student and loves Sofie, but he is terrified by the thought of losing her and accuses her of seeing another man. Everybody says he is wrong, but the suspicion grows as does an uncontrollable side of Daniel.
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, prodigy, couples, unfulfillment, love, jealousy, mental illness, musician, pianist, self mutilation, assault, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
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The Past (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After 12 years, Sofía and Rímini decided to separate. While Rímini finds it easy to move on and start a new life, Sofía stays stuck in the past and constantly harasses him. She reappears again and again on Rímini's horizon to reconquer ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, melancholic, sexy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 223
Inevitable (2013)
Genre: Romance
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fabian (Dario Grandinetti) works as a bank executive. After one of his colleagues in the bank dies, he falls into crisis. His wife, Mariela (Carolina Peleritti), is a psychologist and has Olga (Mabel Rivera) , an embittered woman who tries to take ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.0
 847
Monogamy (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Exhibitionism, voyeurism, jealousy, lust. Brooklyn wedding photographer Theo’s side business shooting surveillance-style photos of clients on the sly takes an unexpected turn—and creates a rift with his fiancée —when he’s hired by a ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, tense, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: voyeurism, obsession, photographer, lifestyle, stalking, mysterious character, dishonesty, couple relations, strained relationship, fiance fiancee relationship, jealousy, infection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.8
 15
Tangled 8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, talky, experimental, gloomy ...
Plot: couple relations, couples, unfulfilled love, love and romance, sexual content, unfulfillment, dealing with death
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 91
Welcome Home (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium
Duration: 73 min.
Story: ‘Welcome Home’ shows three intense moments in the life of Lila. She is the common thread between three men she meets during significant instants of her existence. The film is a sharp love letter to Brussels, a city in a constant state of flux, a ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Breaking Upwards (2009)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
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Wonderful Town (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, captivating, serious
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 6.0
 96
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.5
 13K
6 Years (2015)
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Duration: 79 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 2K
3 Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
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Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, touching
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Divorce French Style (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Ariane, a young French violinist, accepts the marriage proposal of Christen, an irresistible conductor. Only problem: she's a little bit ... married! Separated for two years with Nino, an Italian teacher with a strong character, she manages to ...
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Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.7
 2K
Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Kiss Me Again (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 139 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, emotional, captivating, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.8
 225
In My Pocket (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A harrowing journey down the dark spiral of drug addiction. As Stephen Jameson's carefully constructed life slowly falls apart, his belief system is shattered when he discovers that he's no longer the functioning addict that he once was.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: addiction, romance, drug abuse, life is a bitch, drug addict, pills, couples, introspection, society, drug addiction, drug overdose, drug use ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.6
 330
Foreign Body (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland, Italy, Russia
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: thought provoking, serious, tense, realistic, erotic
Plot: clergy, couple relations, workplace situations, couples, human nature, workplace, dishonesty, manipulation, boss and employee, power relations, workplace intrigue, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Grand Central (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young unemployed man finds work at a nuclear power plant and begins an illicit affair with the fiancée of one of his senior workmates.
Style: atmospheric, sincere, emotional, tense, serious ...
Plot: love affair, infidelity, fall in love, love triangle, workplace situations, workplace, dangerous attraction, contamination, radioactivity, nudity (full frontal - brief), warning, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 992
Hotel America (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Helene (Catherine Deneuve), a pill-addicted anesthesiologist, is mourning the death of her boyfriend when, through a car accident she causes, she chances to meet the lethargic Gilles (Patrick Dewaere), a young man who lives for free at his ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, contemplative
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Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.0
 3K
Bird People (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An overstressed American businessman and a French chambermaid make a connection at an airport hotel in Paris.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, captivating
Plot: hotel, airport, supernatural, romance, love and romance, hopes, starting over, cause and meaning, supernatural romance, husband wife relationship, chambermaid, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Looking for Simon (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Simon, a young German doctor who lives and works in Marseille, goes missing. His appartment is empty. His mother Valérie is desperate. She doesn't understand the reason of his disappearance. Therefore she asks Jens, Simon's former ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, missing person, gender, parents and children, introspection, family relations, missing son, ex boyfriend, romance, society, couples, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, french riviera, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%