Movies like The Scream of the Silk

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The Scream of the Silk (1996)
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The Scream of the Silk (1996)
Original name: Le cri de la soie
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An illiterate seamstress has a powerful fetish for silk which gets her into trouble. The psychiatrist sent to help her becomes fascinated by her case and when he returns to France from World War One they fall in love, an affair that can only end in tragedy.
Style: psychological, sexual, sexy, serious, realistic
Plot: prison, obsession, psychopath, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, mentally unstable, love affair, slasher, femme fatale, couples, dishonesty, aging, losing-it hero, hidden identity, unlikely couple, store, romance, love, sexuality, thief, theft, psychiatrist, doctor, housekeeper ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: africa, france, north africa, paris france

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Most similar movies to The Scream of the Silk

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, sexual and sexy films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, love affair, fall in love, obsession and infidelity mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Scream of the Silk: I Love You Too (2001), The Man in the Attic (1995), Laura (1979), Love Letters (1983), The Soft Skin (1964). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: sexual, psychological, serious, erotic, realistic
Plot: obsession, unfulfillment, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, romance, love and romance, infidelity, love affair, dishonesty, couples, family problems, losing-it hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: sexy, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: obsession, attic, teenager, unsupportive spouse, love and romance, youth, femme fatale, teenage life, couples, love affair, family problems, dishonesty ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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 910
Laura (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A blinded French sculptor completes a statue of a friend's daughter by using his sense of touch.
Style: realistic, sexual, serious, erotic
Plot: coming of age, lolita, artists and showbiz, dangerous attraction, family relations, love and romance, youth, infidelity, power relations, parents and children, destructive relationship, romance ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.1
 562
Love Letters (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A story of love and obsession. A young radio personality who, after her mother dies, discovers she had been having a love affair for 15 years. Now she finds herself recreating her mother's romance by getting involved with a married man.
Style: sexy, sexual, serious, erotic, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, radio, parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, couples, strong sexual content, love affair, infidelity, radio dj, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Soft Skin (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sexual, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: airplane, stewardess, airport, new wave, love triangle, infidelity, introspection, human nature, tragic love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, crimes of passion ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, paris france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 481
A Man in Love (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An American film-star and an unknown British actress meet on set in Rome. She is angry when he refuses to speak to her journalist father, but later they have a passionate relationship.
Style: sexy, sexual, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, adultery, couples, dishonesty, fall in love, love affair, showbiz, destructive relationship, gays and lesbians, journalism, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, love affair, couples, fall in love, train, school, widower, widow, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.2
 2K
L'ennui (1998)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A philosophy teacher restless with the need to do something with his life meets a young woman suspected of driving an artist to his death. He finds the very simple Cecilia irritating but develops a sexual rapport with her. Obsessed with the need to ...
Style: psychological, sexual, erotic, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, midlife crisis, love triangle, youth, sexual relations, unfulfillment, passionate interest, love and romance, couple relations, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Kung-Fu Master (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Veteran French director Agnes Varda's Le Petit Amour is based on a short story by actress/songstress Jane Birkin. Birkin herself plays the main character, a loving but lonely 40-year-old divorcee. Her life is brightened a bit by the presence of ...
Style: gloomy, touching, sexual, serious, realistic
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, youth, obsession, custody, infidelity, martial arts, couples, fall in love, teenage life, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: sexual, realistic, serious
Plot: love affair, sexual relations, master and servant, social differences, disability, infidelity, society, obsession, couples, fall in love, countryside, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Banned Woman (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This movie is foremost distinguished by the use of a subjective camera, and nearly 100 % of the time consists of close-up of the young girl's face. She is capable of changing her facial mimic so much that she never looks artificial or ...
Style: realistic, humorous, serious, sexual
Plot: infidelity, hotel, love and romance, sexual relations, romance, love affair, dishonesty, couples, restaurant, divorce, telephone call, voyeur ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.0
 6K
Eros (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Hong Kong, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A three-part anthology film about love and sexuality: a menage-a-trois between a couple and a young woman on the coast of Tuscany; an advertising executive under enormous pressure at work, who, during visits to his psychiatrist, is pulled to delve ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: prostitute, lovers reunited, social differences, society, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, obsession, lifestyle, infidelity, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: hong kong, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Once Is Not Enough (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter.
Style: serious, sexual, gloomy, sexy, touching ...
Plot: lesbian, dishonesty, parents and children, gays and lesbians, family relations, love and romance, romance, couples, love affair, fall in love, hollywood, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Another Nine & a Half Weeks (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: John flies over to Paris to find out his girlfriend Elizabeth. He finds a mysterious fashion designer named Lea and her assistant Claire, and it turns out that Lea was Elizabeth's friend in Paris. Lea says to John that Elizabeth married and ...
Style: serious, realistic, erotic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: love, lust, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, passion, lovers reunited, obsession, love triangle, male female relationship, anger, prostitute, sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
White Wedding (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The plot centres around moody 17 year old Mathilde (Paradis) who has no parents. Her philosophy teacher François (Cremer), happens to stumble across her path and is eager to help her learn more. He starts to come over to her house everyday going ...
Style: serious, sexual, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Plot: forbidden love, obsession, high school, youth, destructive relationship, teachers and students, hardcase students, bad attitude, romance, love and romance, couples, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: france, europe, flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Woman Next Door (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Madame Jouve, the narrator, tells the tragedy of Bernard and Mathilde. Bernard was living happily with his wife Arlette and his son Thomas. One day, a couple, Philippe and Mathilde Bauchard, moves into the next house. This is the accidental reunion ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, tragic love, neighbor, romance, couples, lovers reunited, couple relations, destructive relationship, love and romance, dishonesty, crimes of passion, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Twisted Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dan Gillis, an American screenwriter living in Paris, recently abandoned by his wife, and getting used to his new life as a bachelor while trying to take care of his son, Danny - is commissioned to write a script. The offer comes from Legrand, a ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bilingual
Plot: obsession, writer's life, love and romance, rescue, fall in love, couples, cons and scams, siblings relations, manipulations, dangerous attraction, romance, incest ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 4K
Happiness (1965)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Though married to the good-natured, beautiful Thérèse, young husband and father François finds himself falling unquestioningly into an affair with an attractive postal worker.
Style: psychological, gloomy, sentimental, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, new wave, couple relations, love and romance, crumbling marriage, unfulfillment, couples, fall in love, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france, europe, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 295
Empty Days (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An executive and a dowdy working-class woman, both unemployed, married and parents meet at a supermarket. They become friends but find it hard to accept that they may be in love with each other.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, friendship, unemployment, love affair, couples, life is a bitch, love and romance, romance, friends, dishonesty, fall in love, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jacques, a young man with artistic aspirations, spends four nights wandering Paris with a young woman, whom he rescued from suicide.
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, fall in love, love affair, unfulfillment, losing-it hero, romance, unfulfilled love, love and romance, destructive relationship, love triangle, suicide attempt, loneliness ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 620
The Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Marie, who works as a successful door-to-door encyclopedia salesperson, has been married to her husband Francois for 12 years and has a two-year-old son. Though she is relatively content with her life, she feels something is wanting. Enter 50-year ...
Style: realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: extramarital affair, unfaithful wife, bored housewife, crumbling marriage, love affair, couples, dishonesty, family problems, couple relations, unfulfillment, midlife crisis, opposites attract ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.2
 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: sexual, sexy, realistic, erotic, emotional ...
Plot: couples, deadly, fall in love, society, lifestyle, tragic love, femme fatale, love triangle, betrayal, obsession, love affair, love and romance ...
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.5
 670
Love Street (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A handyman in a 1940s Paris brothel tries to help the prostitute he loves with her singing career and romantic life.
Style: sexual, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, black market, love and romance, romance, wartime life, palaces castles and temples, fall in love, couples, poker, card game, brothel, singing contest
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 7K
Don't Move (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While waiting for the brain surgery of his daughter Angela, victim of a motorcycle accident, the surgeon Timoteo recalls his torrid affair with and passion for Italia, a simple woman from slums in the periphery of the big city where he lives. The ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, sexy, touching ...
Plot: infidelity, pregnancy, couple relations, couples, midlife crisis, working class, fall in love, dishonesty, romance, sea disaster, love and romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.6
 996
Eva (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Best-selling author Tyvian Jones has a life of leisure in Venice, Italy, until he has a chance encounter with sultry Frenchwoman Eva Olivier. He falls for her instantly, despite already having wedding plans with Francesca Ferrara. Winning Eva's ...
Style: realistic, psychological, gloomy, atmospheric, serious
Plot: novelist, couple relations, writer's life, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, artists and showbiz, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, power relations, fall in love, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: venice, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
 16K
Betty Blue (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Betty Blue, a mentally unbalanced and sexually aggressive free spirit who becomes involved with Zorg, a repairman moonlighting as a writer. The two engage in a variety of sexual encounters, and grow more passionate toward each other. Betty finds ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: obsession, restaurant, beach, borderline personality disorder, romance, strong sexual content, fall in love, love affair, human nature, misfit, mentally unstable, tragic love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Love on a Pillow (1962)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young girl rescues a man from a suicide attempt. He turns out to be a sociopath, who begins to take over her life, abusing her both verbally and emotionally, yet she can't seem to tear herself away from him.
Style: sentimental, realistic, emotional, serious, touching ...
Plot: mental illness, unsupportive spouse, destructive relationship, small town, hotel, love triangle, romance, unfulfillment, sexual relations, jazz, pain, drug abuse ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Polish Bride (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Drama on the dawning love between a Polish woman and a farmer. Anna is forced to work in a brothel, but manages to escape. She's found, exhausted and scared, by Henk (the farmer) who offers her a place to stay, but her past chases her.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, sentimental ...
Plot: love affair, love and romance, couple relations, romance, haunted by the past, countryside, fall in love, farm, couples, small town, society, pimp ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: holland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 2K
Rendez-vous (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A woman and three men. Nina, who's come to Paris to act and sleeps with any man at hand, meets Paulot, a young estate agent; he's smitten. She also meets Paulot's flatmate Quentin, a compulsive who stalks her. To Paulot's jealous ...
Style: gloomy, sexual, psychological, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, friendship, obsession, ghost, love, lust, roommate, forbidden love, dull life, love and romance, destructive relationship, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Mystery of Oberwald (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A hunted man breaks into the castle at Oberwald to kill the Queen, but faints before doing so. He is Sebastian, the splitting image of the King who was assassinated on his wedding day. The Queen discovers that Sebastian once wrote a subversive poem ...
Style: psychological, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: romance, dangerous attraction, assassination, deadly, dishonesty, heroes, couples, love affair, fall in love, palaces castles and temples, politics, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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