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, romance, love and romance, destructive relationship, fall in love, mentally unstable, love affair, slasher, store, femme fatale, couples, dishonesty, aging, losing-it hero, hidden identity, unlikely couple, female director, love, sexuality, thief, erotica, mental institution, world war one ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: paris france, africa, france, north africa

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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, sexy and sexual films with plots about love and romance, couples, romance, love affair, fall in love, dishonesty and obsession mostly in Drama, Romance and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Scream of the Silk: The Soft Skin (1964), I Love You Too (2001), Friday Night (2002), Another Nine & a Half Weeks (1997), Love Street (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, airport, new wave, human nature, destructive relationship, tragic love, fall in love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis, bittersweet, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france, lisbon portugal
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ⇓
87%
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Friday Night (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Paris, 1995. Laure (Valérie Lemercier) is about to meet friends for dinner to celebrate her moving in with her boyfriend. But on her way out, she discovers that the entire city is stalled by a massive transit strike. When a handsome stranger ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: fall in love, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couples, danger, romance, chaos and mayhem, couple relations, traffic jam, friendship, living together, chaos ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Another Nine & a Half Weeks (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
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: erotic, serious, realistic, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: lust, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, passion, lovers reunited, love, love triangle, obsession, male female relationship, anger, prostitute, remarry ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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 689
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: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental ...
Plot: prostitute, romance, wartime life, fall in love, palaces castles and temples, couples, black market, love and romance, world war two, brothel, singing contest, card game ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 981
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: sexual, serious, realistic, erotic, sexy
Plot: lolita, coming of age, eroticism, power relations, couples, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, love and romance, femme fatale, romance, youth, family relations ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Twisted Obsession (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 108 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, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, love and romance, rescue, dangerous attraction, cons and scams, fall in love, siblings relations, manipulation, couples, romance, manipulations, writer's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: touching, gloomy, sexual, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, love affair, unfulfilled love, couple relations, teenage life, unfulfillment, love and romance, fall in love, looking for love, martial arts, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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: atmospheric, touching, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, unfulfilled love, destructive relationship, love triangle, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, losing-it hero, unfulfillment, romance, couples, love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ⇓
58%
 5.8
 519
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: clever, sexual, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: filmmaking, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), adultery, showbiz, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love, couples, sexual content, profanity, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 ⇓
55%
Mademoiselle Chambon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Véronique Chambon (Sandrine Kiberlain), a single schoolteacher and Jean (Vincent Lindon), discover an unexpected bond that causes them to question the direction of their lives. They move in different social circles but their relationship develops ...
Style: serious, psychological, sentimental, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, love affair, fall in love, obsession, infidelity, family relations, family problems, unfulfillment, small town, social differences, teacher, family in crisis ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 650
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: serious, erotic, realistic, sexy, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, romance, love affair, radio dj, nudity (full frontal - brief), radio, breasts, family relations, strong sexual content, couples, haunted by the past, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: widower, widow, romance, love and romance, couples, train, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, school, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: sexual, humorous, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: infidelity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, restaurant, love affair, sexual relations, hotel, virgin, obsessive compulsive disorder, legs ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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After Sex (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The end of an affair from the woman's point of view.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, gloomy, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, family relations, impossible love, couple relations, midlife crisis, looking for love, destructive relationship, love affair, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: sexy, erotic, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, love affair, fall in love, social differences, lovers reunited, society, lifestyle, obsession, infidelity, male female relationship, sexuality, psychiatrist ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: hong kong, asia, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 6.0
 528
The Idol (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: No Overview
Style: touching, psychological, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, love affair, friendship, terminal illness, couple relations, couples, love and romance, elderly, intrigue, dishonesty, romance, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 299
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: psychological, touching, emotional, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, infidelity, love and romance, dishonesty, life is a bitch, friends, couples, love affair, fall in love, society, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Chloe in the Afternoon (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The last of Rohmer's Six Moral Tales. Frederic leads a bourgeois life; he is a partner in a small Paris office and is happily married to Helene, a teacher expecting her second child. In the afternoons, Frederic daydreams about other women, but ...
Style: psychological, stylized, sexual, clever, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: temptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), love triangle, society, family relations, couples, daydreamer, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, lovers reunited, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Swann in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Swann (Jeremy Irons), an eligible bachelor in the best circles of fin-de-siècle Paris, has also some more vulgar but rich friends, the Verdurins. Through them he meets Odette (Ornella Muti), a courtesan, with whom he falls hopelessly in love. She ...
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, obsession, jealousy, courtesan, social differences, couple relations, anti semitism, infidelity, destructive relationship, sexual relations, love triangle, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france, europe, egypt, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Disenchanted (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A worldly French teen (Judith Godrèche) is determined to escape from her current situation for a better life.
Style: sexual, psychological, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: family relations, human nature, innocence lost, love triangle, destructive relationship, teenage life, breakup, couples, coming of age, lifestyle, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Frontier of the Dawn (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A celebrity is caught by her husband with a young lover. She ends the relationship, but slowly goes insane and kills herself.
Style: atmospheric, serious, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: love and romance, tragic love, haunted by the past, couples, obsession, love affair, falling in love, fall in love, unfulfillment, longing, kiss, taking a photograph ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 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: psychological, sexual, gloomy, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, ghost, obsession, friendship, roommate, lust, love, forbidden love, love and romance, unfulfillment, dull life, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.0
 1K
The Light (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Camille arrives in Ouessant, the island of her birth off the Brittany coast, to sell the family home. She spends a last night in the house during which she discovers a secret. In 1963 a man came to work with her father, who was the Jument lighthouse ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, touching, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, lighthouse, love triangle, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, romance, love of one's life, family secret, village, storm, friends ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france, brittany, atlantic ocean
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, serious, touching, emotional ...
Plot: mental illness, destructive relationship, romance, unfulfillment, small town, sexual relations, love triangle, hotel, unsupportive spouse, jazz, pain, performer's life ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france, italy, tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 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, erotic, sexy, sexual, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older man younger woman sex, obsession, psycho sexual, midlife crisis, love triangle, sexual relations, older man younger woman, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, infidelity, femme fatale, passionate interest ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 349
Prague Duet (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dr. Lauren is staying in Prague for a conference and falls in love with Czech writer Jiri Kolmar.
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: fall in love, dishonesty, state affairs, womanizer, love and romance, writer's life, politics, haunted by the past, love affair, life is a bitch, romance, inventions and discoveries ...
Place: prague, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 393
Tempted (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The strain of juggling her responsibilities as wife, mother, and successful paralegal have worn Emma Burke (Virginia Madsen) out. Thus it is that Emma welcomes the opportunity to briefly take leave of her Boston home and head for sunny Hawaii. It is ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: adultery, love triangle, family relations, fall in love, love affair, dishonesty, parents and children, romance, couples, infidelity, last wish, funeral ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%