Movies and TV shows like Portrait of a Marriage

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Portrait of a Marriage (1990)
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Portrait of a Marriage (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 219 min.
Story: The story of the real-life love affair between Vita Sackville-West and Violet Keppel.
Style: sexual, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: love affair, love triangle, coming out, writer's life, sexual relations, couple relations, tragic love, love and romance, feminism, infidelity, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, artists and showbiz, society, couples, dishonesty, lifestyle, gender, gays and lesbians, unfulfilled love, strong female presence, unfulfillment, lesbian, world war one, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: england, usa, new zealand, europe, virginia, london

Most similar movies to Portrait of a Marriage

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films and TV series with plots about love and romance, love affair, couples, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Biography genres. Some movies like Portrait of a Marriage: Tipping the Velvet (2002), The Line of Beauty (2006), Summer in February (2013), Nora (2000), Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 177 min.
Story: Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.
Style: touching, stylized, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian love, lesbian romance, sexual relations, lesbian interest, cross dressing, performer's life, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, fall in love, love and romance, coming of age ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1890s, victorian era
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Line of Beauty (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Nick Guest comes to London to live with his college friend's family, the Feddens. A short stay becomes permanent, and Nick positions himself in the family's plentiful lives of parties and politics during the Thatcher years. Over the course ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, saga
Plot: family relations, homosexual, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, self discovery, family life, coming out, love affair, infidelity, society, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Summer in February (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: posing nude, love triangle, love affair, lifestyle, romance, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations, couples, couple relations, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era, twentieth century, 1900s
Place: cornwall, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 2K
Nora (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Ireland, UK, Italy, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1904, in Dublin, James Joyce chats up Nora Barnacle, a hotel maid recently come from Galway. She enchants him with her frank, direct and uninhibited manner, and before long, he's convinced her to come with him to Trieste, where he has a job ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, writer's life, romance, society, family problems, couple relations, love triangle, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, male female relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 1900s, 1910s, 20th century
Place: italy, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Lady Chatterley's Lover (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An early-20th-century tale of love across class boundaries which tells the legendary and romantic story of Lady Chatterley’s affair with her gamekeeper. Jed Mercurio’s adaptation of DH Lawrence’s classic.
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, social differences, master and servant, infidelity, sexual relations, obsession, society, romance, couples, unfulfillment, countryside, disability ...
Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 8.1
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Lillie (1978)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 52 min.
Story: The story of Lillie Langtry
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: forbidden love, media sensation, couples, strong female presence, romance, rise and fall, actor's life, unfulfillment, blind ambition, power relations, tragic love, love affair ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s, 1920s, victorian ...
Place: england, london, britain, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Claire of the Moon (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Claire of the Moon is set in the 1990s in the Pacific Northwest. Claire Jabrowski, a famous heterosexual author, decides to attend a retreat for all-female writers. Claire's rommate at the retreat is Dr. Noel Benedict, author of a book called ...
Style: sexual, contemplative, sexy, talky, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: lesbian, gays and lesbians, lesbian relationship, fall in love, love triangle, love affair, infidelity, strong female presence, love and romance, odd couple, writer's life, friendship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Village Affair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the bestselling novel by Joanna Trollope Recently returned to England from New York City, vivacious heiress Clodagh Unwin befriends a couple new to her village. The husband is entranced by the young aristocrat, but Clodagh has eyes for ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: village life, romance, infidelity, adultery, family life, family relations, society, family problems, love and romance, dishonesty, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Red Shoe Diaries (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Red Shoe Diaries is an erotic drama series that aired on the American cable television network Showtime from 1992 to 1997 and distributed by Playboy Entertainment overseas. Most episodes were directed by either Zalman King, Rafael Eisenman or both.
Style: serious, realistic, sexy, erotic, sexual ...
Plot: erotica, infidelity, looking for sex, looking for love, love affair, couples, love and romance, lifestyle, sexual relations, love triangle, strong sexual content, passionate interest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Bliss (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Bliss is a Canadian produced, half hour dramatic television series, produced by Montreal-based Galafilm and Toronto-based Back Alley Films, an anthology of women's erotica. The series ran from 2002 to 2004. The format of the show—short, ...
Style: erotic, realistic, sexy, serious, anthology ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: femme fatale, love affair, sexual relations, love and romance, feminism, erotica, sex, lesbianism, romance, gender, meaningful kiss, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Dark Side of Tomorrow (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While their husbands are away on a hunting trip, two bored housewives get together to commiserate. One thing leads to another, and they wind up in bed. For one of the women the incident was just a pleasant diversion, but for the other it's ...
Style: realistic, erotic, serious, sexy, sexual
Plot: suburbs, unfulfillment, romance, gender, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, mentally unstable, gays and lesbians, betrayal, lifestyle, hollywood, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Crimson Petal and the White (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 274 min.
Story: Follow Sugar into the underbelly of Victorian London seething with vitality, sexuality, ambition and emotion.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, captivating, biting ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, couple relations, social climbing, rich and poor, mental illness, mistress, social differences, diary, couples, high society, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, victorian, 1880s, victorian era
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Lady Chatterley (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 205 min.
Story: Lady Constance Chatterley is married to the handicapped Sir Clifford Chatterley, who was wounded in the First World War. When they move to his family's estate, Constance meets their tough-yet-quiet groundskeeper, Oliver Mellors. Soon, she ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: master and servant, infidelity, sexual awakening, paralysis, family problems, couple relations, social differences, love affair, countryside, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.1
 2K
Carmen (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In director Vicente Aranda's adaptation of the classic opera, a French writer documents the seductive power of the beautiful Gypsy Carmen, who turns her charms on a young soldier, awakening his passions but ultimately leading to tragedy. Jose ...
Style: sexy, captivating, emotional, erotic, serious ...
Plot: tragic love, femme fatale, love affair, love triangle, obsession, couples, lifestyle, romance, betrayal, deadly, love and romance, soldier ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Forsyte Saga (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 276 min.
Story: In 2002, the first two books and the first interlude of John Galsworthy's trilogy The Forsyte Saga were adapted by Granada Television for the ITV network. Additional funding for this production was provided by American PBS station WGBH, the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, touching, serious, saga ...
Plot: high society, couple relations, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, love affair, society, wealthy family, rich and poor, forbidden love, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england, 1920s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Wuthering Heights (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Foundling Heathcliff is raised by the wealthy Earnshaws in Yorkshire but in later life launches a vendetta against the family.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, gothic
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, social differences, unfulfilled love, love affair, obsession, estate, family relations, love triangle, destructive relationship, society, punishment, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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G (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Hip Hop star named Summer G falls for a middle to upper class sister while in college. After she rejects him for a fellow social climber, Summer G spends ten years building a Hip Hop empire, then moves to the Hamptons where he finds the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: modern day adaptation, hip hop, lifestyle, love triangle, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, social differences, haunted by the past, tragic love, infidelity, love affair, showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.7
 2K
Summer Lover (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 88 min.
Story: On honeymoon on the island of Lesbos, a woman falls for the daughter of a Russian archaeologist.
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, sexual relations, lesbian relationship, island, strong sexual content, tragic love, dishonesty, betrayal, unfulfillment, gender, romance, impossible love ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: greece, europe, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Cinder Path (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Tale of a farmer's son who gets involved with two sisters, then goes to fight in the trenches in WW1.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: world war one, love affair, murder, wartime life, farm, battles, redemption, siblings relations, love triangle, infidelity, social differences, battle zone ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Any Human Heart (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Story: A novelist's life ricochets from 1920s Paris to '50s New York and '80s London. Along the way he meets Ernest Hemingway, Ian Fleming and the Duke and Duchess of Windsor - the exiled British king and his mistress Wallis Simpson.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: writer's life, encounter, introspection, king, historical character, love affair, love and romance, memoir, change, writers, oldtimer, middle aged ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 80s, 20s, 50s ...
Place: england, france, london, usa, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mahler on the Couch (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alma Mahler's affair with the young architect Walter Gropius sets in motion a marital drama that forces her husband Gustav Mahler to seek advice from Sigmund Freud.
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, serious
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, love affair, couples, artists and showbiz, love and romance, psychoanalysis, crumbling marriage, prodigy, unfulfillment, doctors and patients ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: germany, europe, amsterdam, holland, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
I Love You Too (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While camping in France, Eric and Eddy fall in with two women. Eric talks to Silke, a Ugandan studying medicine in Holland. She tells him about her life and asks about the book he's writing: it's the story of his love affair with Reza. He ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, erotic, exciting ...
Plot: losing-it hero, romance, lifestyle, couples, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, love affair, infidelity, couple relations, family problems, destructive relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
 12K
Henry & June (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 136 min.
Story: While traveling in Paris, author Henry Miller and his wife, June, meet Anais Nin, and sexual sparks fly as Nin starts an affair with the openly bisexual June. When June is forced to return to the U.S., she gives Nin her blessing to sleep with her ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, melancholic, sexual ...
Plot: strong sexual content, love triangle, romance, unfaithful wife, couple relations, love affair, writer's life, sexual relations, couples, womanizer, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Dangerous Liaisons (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Canada
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Updated adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos' classic 18th Century tale of seduction, betrayal and revenge set in the modern 1960s world of Parisian high society. The beautiful Madame de Merteuil seeks vengeance against her ex-lover Gercourt when ...
Style: sexy, atmospheric, stylized, captivating, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: betrayal, lifestyle, love and romance, mind game, love triangle, infidelity, cynicism, womanizer, liar, seduction, intrigue, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 18th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Man in the Attic (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on a true story from 1910, this tells the story of a young man who is hidden in an attic by his older lover.
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: obsession, teenager, attic, youth, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, love affair, teenage life, infidelity ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.9
 856
True Love (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: A five-part series of intertwining, semi-improvised love stories exploring the reality of love in the modern world.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love affair, romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couples, looking for love, dishonesty, bittersweet, love and romance, infidelity, right and wrong, desire
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Forsyte Saga (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Adaptation from John Galsworthy's novels.
Style: stylized, epic, touching, saga, serious ...
Plot: love affair, rich and poor, love and romance, siblings relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, dysfunctional family, parents and children, power relations, family relations, romance, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Surviving Picasso (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The passionate Merchant-Ivory drama tells the story of Francoise Gilot, the only lover of Pablo Picasso who was strong enough to withstand his ferocious cruelty and move on with her life.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, intense ...
Plot: womanizer, love triangle, older man younger woman relationship, painter, infidelity, mistress, physical abuse, couple relations, artist, love affair, love and romance, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 40s ...
Place: paris france, poland, europe, france, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.2
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Sun Kissed (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Teddy, a young writer, ventures to an isolated desert house to complete his first novel, where he meets and seduces the mysterious caretaker, Leo. Layers of memory and hallucination unfold that intertwine the two men.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, realistic, serious ...
Plot: destructive relationship, tragic love, love affair, couple relations, master and servant, love and romance, mental illness, infidelity, obsession, wilderness, destiny, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Great Gatsby (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stock broker Nick Carraway consents to play Cupid for his rich married first cousin Daisy Buchanen and her former love, successful bootlegger and forger Jay Gatsby.
Style: sentimental, stylized, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: tragic love, obsession, infidelity, lifestyle, love triangle, love affair, haunted by the past, social differences, unfulfilled love, society, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, yale university, oxford university
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%