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The Marcorelle Affair (2000)
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The Marcorelle Affair (2000)
Original name: L'affaire Marcorelle
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: François Marcorelle, an investigation magistrate in Chambéry, finds himself in the room of a young Polish girl that he met in a restaurant
Style: political
Plot: lawyer, domestic violence, brothel, older man younger woman relationship, cinema, judge, midlife crisis, funeral, waitress, guilty conscience, judiciary, extramarital affair, attorney, surprise birthday party, ex prostitute, presumed dead, breaking a bottle over someone's head
Time: 90s, 1990s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, psychological and suspenseful films with plots about murder, lawyer, funeral, death, betrayal, vengeance and couples mostly in Drama, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Marcorelle Affair: The Witman Boys (1997), Female Perversions (1996), The Girl Cut in Two (2007), Ismael's Ghosts (2017), Class Action (1991). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Witman Boys (1997)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, France, Hungary
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Turn-of-the-century Hungary. Two young brothers, neglected by their cold and uncaring mother, descend deeper and deeper into psychosis, with tragic consequences.
Plot: child abuse, murder, funeral, animal abuse, family conflict, brothel, matricide, mother son relationship
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Female Perversions (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An ambitious female attorney wallows in excess and meaningless sex with both male and female partners, while dealing with her personal life problems including helping her kleptomaniac sister.
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Audience: chick flick
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Time: 90s
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The Girl Cut in Two (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gabrielle Deneige is an independent, ambitious TV weather girl torn between her love of a distinguished author several decades her senior, and the attentions of a headstrong, potentially unstable young suitor. An unspoken past between the two men ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, tense, sexy, biting ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, love triangle, tv station, extramarital affair, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love and romance, dishonesty, couples, ambition, couple relations, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, portugal, lyon, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Ismael's Ghosts (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The film tells the tale of a widowed film director who is in the middle of making a film about an atypical diplomat inspired by his brother. While he has started a new life with Sylvia, he still mourns the death of a former lover, Carlotta, who ...
Style: enigmatic, exciting, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: assumed dead, missing daughter, missing wife, female nudity, sea, pregnant woman, missing person, beach, disappearance, party, female full frontal nudity, hospital ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: tel aviv israel, paris france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Class Action (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Liberal activist lawyer Jedediah alienated daughter Maggie years ago when she discovered his many affairs. Now a conservative corporate lawyer, Maggie agrees to go up against her father in court. To gain promotion, she must defend an auto ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, serious, realistic, talky ...
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Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, courtroom, father daughter conflict, uncover truth, parents and children, hopes, father daughter relationship, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family relations, righting the wronged ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: san francisco
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Betrayed: A Story of Three Women (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Joan Bixler and Amanda Nelson have known each other for several years and lead successful and seemingly functional families. However, their friendship is ripped to shreds and their families shattered when the husband of one of the women has an ...
Plot: extramarital affair, betrayal, lawyer, female protagonist, adultery, marital problem, unfaithful husband, mother daughter relationship, attorney, supermarket, law firm, female friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Late August, Early September (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A story about the transition from late youth to early maturity, the film follows several friends and lovers as they come to make decisions on how to live their lives--getting a job more in harmony with ones ideals, committing to a lover, giving up a ...
Style: talky, psychological, emotional, serious, meditative ...
Plot: friendship, midlife crisis, romance, love and romance, couple relations, human nature, couples, drinking, depression, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship, teenage girl ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, tokyo, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Spiral (2007)
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A reclusive telemarketer has only one semblance of a friend: His telecommuter boss. But the telemarketer's social circle seems to improve greatly when a whimsical co-worker enters his life. Only, as he begins to sketch his new friend's ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, tense, serious
Plot: friendship, injury, portrait, party, painter, introvert, funeral, waitress, notebook, grave, christmas, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lured Innocence (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
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Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, infidelity, couples, crime, obsession, crimes, who done it, couple relations, family problems, deadly, investigation, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 3K
Jimmy P. (2013)
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Country: USA, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Adapted from the 1951 non-fiction account by psychoanalyst Georges Devereux, “Psychotherapy Of A Plains Indian,” the film follows the true story of Picard (Del Toro), a Plains Indian of the Blackfeet nation, as he returns from WWII and begins ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, touching, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, psychoanalysis, hospital, one on one, doctors and patients, psychiatry, soldier, power relations, friends, misdiagnosed, medical examination, photograph ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sugar Daddies (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a girl with a promising future finds herself in financial straits, she makes an agreement with an older man and struggles to keep it secret.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, serious ...
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Broken Mirrors (1984)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Humour, the currency of Dutch director Gorris' first feminist thriller, A Question of Silence, is exchanged in her second for the much darker coinage of horror. A murderer is at large: a well-dressed businessman who incarcerates his victims, ...
Plot: brothel, feminism, prostitution, female director, prostitute, starvation
Place: amsterdam
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a wheelchair-bound wife dies from an apparent accident, her husband and his adult stepdaughter turn out to be lovers, who conspired to murder her. However, tensions surface when complications arise regarding her inheritance, and soon the ...
Plot: female director, seductress, woman in a wheelchair, affair, sex scene, older man younger woman, older man younger woman relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), older man younger woman sex, sex, wheelchair, guilty conscience ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.0
 847
Deadly Maria (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Fantasy
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Style: baroque
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Duration: 96 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Premonition (2007)
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Deceptions II: Edge of Deception (1994)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Suing the Devil (2011)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Comedy of Innocence (2000)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Rainmaker (1997)
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Country: USA, Germany
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Body of Evidence (1992)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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Story: Sizzingly sexy Madonna leads a star-filled cast in this erotic thriller as a woman accused of killing a wealthy, elderly man through her insatiable sexual prowess.
Style: erotic, rough, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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A Violent Life (2017)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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37%