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Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
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Jadviga's Pillow (2000)
Original name: Jadviga párnája
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The film is the filmed version of Pál Závada's novel of the same title, which was first published in 1997 and soon became a bestseller. The story takes place during World War I and afterwards in a small town in south-eastern Hungary. It tells about the unhappy marriage between a young man, Ondris, who is a member of the Slovak minority of the town, and his wife Jadviga. She can't return his devotion towards her and starts a love affair with Franci, a lawyer. The film tells the history of this unhappy relationship between a passionate country man and his equally passionate, but much more erudite wife who wants something more from life but can't get it. There is also some historic background: the breakup of the Hapsburg monarchy, the independence movement of the Hungarian Slovaks, led in the story by a ridiculous priest, etc. But this only remains the backdrop for the story of an unhappy "ménage à trois".
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: adultery, world war one, relationships, forbidden love, love triangle, family problems, husband wife relationship, dysfunctional marriage, marital problem, unhappy marriage, family relations, tragic love, love affair, male female relationship, war for independence, relationship problems, marital infidelity, unfulfilled love, love story, marriage, troubled marriage, independence movement, cheating girlfriend, marriage crisis, pubic hair ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, psychological, disturbing and suspense films with plots about relationship problems, male female relationship, family problems, relationships, family relations, husband wife relationship and love affair mostly in Drama, Romance and Action genres. Some movies like Jadviga's Pillow: The Affair (2004), The Killing of Two Lovers (2020), A Woman's Life (2016), Otilia Rauda (2001), The Tree of Blood (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Affair (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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The Killing of Two Lovers (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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A Woman's Life (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
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Otilia Rauda (2001)
Genre: Drama
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The Tree of Blood (2018)
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The Silent Storm (2014)
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Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
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57%
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Hattie (2011)
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Duration: 85 min.
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Style: captivating
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51%
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43%
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37%
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