Movies like A New Life 2002

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A New Life (2002)
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A New Life (2002)
Original name: La vie nouvelle
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A 2002 French experimental film directed by Philippe Grandrieux and starring Zachary Knighton and Anna Mouglalis. The story involves a young American who falls obsessively in love with a mysterious courtesan named Melania against the backdrop of a dilapidated Eastern European landscape.
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, exciting, tense, suspense, suspenseful, experimental
Plot: prostitute, obsession, life is a bitch, destructive relationship, society, social decay, sexual relations, starting over, voyeurism, couples, nihilism, dancer's life, female nudity, soldier, battles, legends and myths, human nature, animal life, rescue, singing, male nudity, techno music, pubic hair
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, new york, france, london, europe

Most similar movies to A New Life

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and tense films with plots about life is a bitch, couples, society, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity and prostitute mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like A New Life: Dark Places (2005), She's Lost Control (2014), Young Gods (2003), China White Serpentine (2003), Hip Moves (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Dark Places (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Keri Walker is a drug-addicted prostitute who ends up killing her latest john in self-defense. She finds shelter at a place run by a couple who find pleasure in others' pain. The haven house turns into a hell house and Keri must do whatever she ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: prostitute, life is a bitch, drug abuse, addiction, deadly, crimes, danger, sexual relations, gory, couples, murder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
She's Lost Control (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ronah's life unravels when she starts working with a new client, Johnny.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sexual relations, life turned upside down, prostitute, female protagonist, sex scene, society, couples, urban, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.6
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Young Gods (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Taavi,the enigmatic 18-year-old lead, has just inherited his long-deceased wealthy parents home and estate. It is high school graduation and Taavi's birthday, and after his fiends greet him au natural and are arrested, Taavi invites his friends ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: youth, voyeurism, coming of age, teenage life, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, life is a bitch, sexual relations, sexual abuse, looking for sex, betrayal, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
China White Serpentine (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Dave's brother Trent was enticed by dark forces and entrapped in a lair of sin. Trent was under the control of Tracey, the drug-dealing seductress who had spun this web of wrongdoing. It was a world of erotic indulgence, frequent drug use, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mind game, femme fatale, investigation, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, obsession, life is a bitch, supernatural, survival, drug abuse, addiction, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 4.4
 70
Hip Moves (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hervé is a lonely man who lives only for his self-defense courses. Fired from the zoo where he works because he depresses the animals, he becomes a night watchman in a factory. To pass the time, he watches the comings and goings of a strange pair ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, pregnancy, nightshift, prostitute, crimes, unfulfillment, hospital, love, couples, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.1
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Help Me, Eros (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Ah Jie lost everything in the stock market due to a severe economic crisis. He spends his days in his sealed apartment, smoking joints and looking after the marijuana plants that he secretly grows in his wardrobe. In desperation, he calls a suicide ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, destructive relationship, social decay, society, downfall, life is a bitch, lifestyle, stalking, strong sexual content, nihilism, sexual relations, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.7
 73
Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, tense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, femme fatale, destructive relationship, dishonesty, couples, lifestyle, life is a bitch, family relations, human nature, crimes, alcohol abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Some Velvet Morning (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Fred arrives at the doorstep of his beautiful young mistress Velvet after four years apart, claiming to have finally left his wife. But when she rejects his attempts to rekindle their romance, his persistence evolves into obsession — and a dark ...
Style: suspense, psychological, realistic, cynical, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, destructive relationship, sexual relations, couples, quibbling, prostitute, mystery, battle of the sexes, love and romance, human nature, indoor, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Dear Mr. Gacy (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A chronicle of the interaction between college student Jason Moss and the object of his obsession, serial killer John Wayne Gacy.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, deadly, crimes, rivalry, manipulations, mind game, manipulation, dishonesty, life is a bitch, destructive relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Freefall (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freefall is the first drama to tackle the extraordinary financial crisis Britons are living through. Helmed by multiple BAFTA-winning director Dominic Savage, the film takes a startling and provocative look at the events that caused people's ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: stock broker, social decay, society, working class, human nature, life is a bitch, downfall, working the system, unfulfillment, blind ambition, dishonesty, debt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.4
 41
Sous X (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Jean-Jacques spent 9 years in prison for robbery. When he comes out, he finds the neighborhood where he grew up but things have changed ... The country is in crisis, the young people are holding the business and his old friends are urging him to ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: starting over, going straight, hopes, gang, life is a bitch, crimes, urban ghetto, father son relationship, danger, crime, graphic violence, gangsters ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.0
 702
War Story (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lee is a world-weary American woman who arrives in an Italian city. Her tangles with hotel staff, incessant smoking and her disregard of the persistently ringing telephone hint at her volatility brewing beneath the surface. Between fitful naps, she ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: photojournalist, society, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, immigrants, female protagonist, rivalry, couples, strong female presence, war photographer, photographer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sicily, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
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Everyday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This film charts the relationship between a man imprisoned for drug smuggling and his wife and is being shot over the course of five years, a few weeks at a time.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching ...
Plot: confined, parents and children, life is a bitch, couples, family relations, hopes, prison, drug smuggling, husband wife relationship, society, prison life, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.2
 189
Little Lion (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mitri is 15 years old and lives in a village in Senegal. Like all the youngsters of his age, he plays football, dreaming of the Barcelona and Chelsea Football Clubs. When an agent sees him, Mitri believes in his luck. But, in order to go chasing ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: sport, follow your dream, immigrants, hopes, athlete and trainer, ambition, life is a bitch, youth, athlete's life, soccer, football, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, africa, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 376
Insecure (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chérif, struggling to pass the entrance exam for nursing school, takes on a side job as a security guard. On duty there, he faces off with a group of hostile teenagers who constantly harass him, and gradually ends up an accomplice to a robbery gone ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: working class, fall in love, society, couples, misfit, immigrants, life is a bitch, pursuit, security guard, gang, danger, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 703
Ghost River (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sylvie is a hooker whose illegitimate daughter commits a crime. She and her daughter flee to find Sylvie's first love in the countryside. The daughter is trying to get to know her unwilling mother. Along the way, the two meet a male fugitive ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, emotional, rough ...
Plot: prostitution, prostitute, starting over, death in the family, family relations, on the run, crime, crimes, parents and children, teenage life, crime gone awry, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.4
 2K
Jealousy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The professional and emotional cross-currents between two romantically entwined theater actors played by the director’s son Louis and Anna Mouglalis.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, gloomy
Plot: love affair, family problems, couples, couple relations, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, marital separation, depression, love, hidden identity, love and romance, separated parents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The orphan plus minus an arm (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The orphan plus minus an arm
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: voyeurism, fetishism, judge, dishonesty, orphan, disability, under the surface, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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The Wicker Tree (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Director Robin Hardy's reimagining of his eerie 1973 film, The Wicker Man. Young Christians Beth and Steve, a gospel singer and her cowboy boyfriend, leave Texas to preach door-to-door in Scotland. When, after initial abuse, they are welcomed ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: couple relations, danger, religions or cults, secret place, curses spells and rituals, society, mystery, supernatural, graphic violence, village, sex scene, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Love and Bruises (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hua, a young woman from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the university, drifting between former lovers and recent French acquaintances. She meets Matthieu, a young worker ...
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, couple relations, sexual relations, destructive relationship, sexual content, couples, fish out of water, sex scene, rape, love and romance, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
And They Call It Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dino and Anna are a couple in their forties. Their relationship is hardly conventional: in fact, it is unconsummated. Dino gets out of it, gratifying himself with prostitutes and swingers. He reaches his nadir when he looks up Anna’s old ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: couple relations, destructive relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, dishonesty, couples, sex aid, looking for sex, prostitute, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
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Lust (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Egypt, France
Duration: 135 min.
Story: “Lust” takes us into the lives of the inhabitants of a marginalised street in Alexandria, Egypt, before the revolution. Each character is isolated in their fierce, yet fragile dreams, including Umm Shooq, who has deserted her wealthy family to ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Plot: social decay, family relations, realism, low lives, family problems, society, life is a bitch, family in crisis, urban ghetto life, child illness, death in the family, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 2K
Chromophobia (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Encouraged by his editor to seek 'sexy stories that sell', a reporter preys upon the private life of an erstwhile friend, with disastrous results.
Style: emotional, touching, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, celebrity culture, family relations, social worker, family problems, obsession, family in crisis, prostitute, female nudity, man boy relationship, godparent, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 5.3
 879
Us (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is a story of Ida and Krister. It's about a relationship that goes to hell. They are both crazy in love but manage to strangle the supply of oxygen and adapt to each other in a way that will lead to catastrophic consequences.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, bleak
Plot: losing-it hero, destructive relationship, woman in danger, couple relations, couples, life is a bitch, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), attraction, graphic violence, erection, pubic hair ...
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Anatomy of Hell (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man rescues a woman from a suicide attempt in a gay nightclub. Walking the streets together, she propositions him: She'll pay him to visit her at her isolated house for four consecutive nights. There he will silently watch her. He's ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, psychological, serious, sexual ...
Plot: sexual relations, strong sexual content, obsession, menstruation, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, couple relations, man-woman relation, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 674
Three Worlds (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Al, a young man from a modest background is about to marry his boss’ daughter, along with succeeding him as the head of a car dealership. One night, while coming back from his bachelor party, he is guilty of a hit-and-run accident, urged by his ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: moral dilemma, witnessing a crime, society, righting the wronged, life is a bitch, illegal immigrant, hit and run, hit by a car, manslaughter, dishonesty, rivalry, immigrants ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.6
 410
Cal (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old Cal returns from France to Britain after receiving news that his mother is ill. His finds his home city of Bristol facing hard economic times brought on by the global economic crisis, with poverty and crime on the rise and rioting ...
Style: realistic, serious, gay cinema, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, love affair, society, crimes, life is a bitch, gay interest, nudity (full frontal - brief), gender, gays and lesbians, male nudity, pubic hair
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Ring Finger (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When she is slightly hurt in the factory where she works, Iris quits her job and finds a new one as an assistant in a laboratory of a very peculiar kind. Without fully grasping what is at play around her, she gradually engages in a disturbing love ...
Style: serious, erotic, disturbing, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, workplace, love affair, dangerous attraction, boss and employee, laboratory, sex, piano, fetish, shoes, lifestyle, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.8
 872
Gut (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Something is missing in Tom's life. His marriage has lost its spark, his job is suffocating him, and his childhood best friend Dan still clings to the past. Every day he goes through the motions, becoming increasingly detached from those around ...
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, haunted by the past, losing-it hero, deadly, best friends, danger, crimes, violence, life turned upside down, friends, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Almayer's Folly (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A tale of an occidental merchant, Kaspar Almayer, whose dreams of riches for his beloved daughter, Nina, collapse under the weight of his own greed and prejudice.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: parents and children, obsession, tragic hero, life is a bitch, society, unfulfillment, family relations, racism, hopes, ambition, rivalry, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%