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Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (1967)
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Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (1967)
Original name: Ljubavni slucaj ili tragedija sluzbenice P.T.T.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 79 min.
Story: After many adventures, young female switchboard operator starts a love relationship with a serious young man. But while he's away on business, she gets lonely and succumbs to her colleague's passes. When the boyfriend returns, he gets into fight with the impregnated girl that ends up tragically with a killing.
Style: psychological, dark humor, serious, realistic, surreal
Plot: morgue, brain, rat, propaganda, pantyhose, pubic hair, exterminator, female corpse, strong sexual content, couple relations, love triangle, infidelity, couples, dishonesty, tragic hero, corpse, female nudity, communism, black cat, drowning, surrealism, sex in bed, absurdism, murder of a pregnant woman, dead woman ...
Time: 60s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious and humorous films with plots about couples, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, love triangle and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator: Man Is Not a Bird (1965), Chloe in the Afternoon (1972), Love After Love (1992), The Red Cockatoo (2006), A Girl Thing (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Man Is Not a Bird (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A Serbian engineer falls for a younger woman, but he is inept at courtship.
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, cynical, realistic
Plot: love triangle, factory, hypnosis, engineer, love, circus, furnace, machinery, drinking, marketplace, family relations, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 60s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, belgrade
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: serious, clever, stylized, talky, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: temptation, love triangle, couples, love and romance, romance, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, daydreamer, infidelity, family relations, lovers reunited ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Love After Love (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lola is an independent woman, a professional writer with 2 men on a string. Both men are married with children. When the men, and Lola, face having to make choices, Lola's comfortable life becomes less appealing.
Style: psychological, gloomy, dark humor, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: breakup, midlife crisis, couples, family problems, dishonesty, infidelity, love triangle, unfulfillment, love and romance, crumbling marriage, romance, panties ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Red Cockatoo (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story set in Germany in the 1960s. Siggi becomes involved in a love triangle when he falls for Luise, but the tightening political climate forces him to make a fateful decision.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, coming of age, rebellion, youth, love triangle, infidelity, fall in love, couple relations, against the rules, self discovery, rock, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: german democratic republic, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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A Girl Thing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 237 min.
Story: A Girl Thing is a mini-series that revolves around a New York city street, a coffee house and a shrinks office. Dr. Beth Noonan is the therapist to one star per hour. Hour one deals with a woman not capable of having a relationship. Hour Two is ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, talky, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, mentally unstable, introspection, estrangement, cafe, dishonesty, strong sexual content, family problems, gender, siblings relations, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Merry Widow (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anne-Marie vient de perdre son mari dans un accident de voiture. Elle est enfin libre d'aimer celui qu'elle voit en cachette depuis deux ans. Mais elle n'a pas prévu que sa famille, pétrie de bons sentiments, a décidé de rester à ...
Style: biting, realistic, semi serious, humorous, dark humor
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, family gatherings, couple relations, dealing with death, romance, love and romance, family relations, dishonesty, couples, eccentric family, cemetery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Marie-Jo and Her 2 Lovers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marie-Jo and Her Two Lovers (French: Marie-Jo et ses deux amours) is a 2002 French drama film directed by Robert Guédiguian. It was entered into the 2002 Cannes Film Festival.
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: love triangle, couples, family problems, urban, family relations, dishonesty, love and romance, crumbling marriage, fall in love, couple relations, parents and children, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe, marseille
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gabriela (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1925, Gabriela becomes cook, mistress, and then wife of Nacib, a bar owner in a small Brazilian coastal town runs by the local colonels. Nacib becomes tired of Gabriela's uneducated ways, and annuls the marriage when he finds her in bed with ...
Style: sexy, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: bar, social differences, love and romance, couple relations, village life, sexual relations, infidelity, love triangle, couples, strong sexual content, village, romance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Do You Remember Dolly Bell? (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals.
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: coming of age, hypnosis, terminal illness, pimp, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, romance, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, politics, youth ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: sarajevo, former yugoslavia, europe, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
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Style: emotional, humorous, semi serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: love triangle, pregnancy, gay, sex, bisexual, infidelity, couple relations, fall in love, science, love and romance, crumbling relationship, unfulfillment ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Hahaha (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Over drinks, two friends agree to swap fond memories of their recent trips to the same seaside town. As the stories unfold in flashback, we realize their accounts take place at the same time—and with the same people—in this potent swirl of ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Juha (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A farmer's wife is seduced into running away from her stolid older husband by a city slicker, who enslaves her in a brothel.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy, sentimental
Plot: countryside, love triangle, life is a bitch, urban, love and romance, romance, infidelity, dishonesty, innocence lost, couples, dangerous attraction, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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, sentimental, gloomy, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love triangle, romance, couple relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment, fall in love, new wave, dishonesty, family problems ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: stylized, serious, touching, sexual, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, melancholic ...
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Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Pierre, a successful expert in building highways has a traffic accident. Being seriously wounded, he is lying waiting for death and remembering his past in flashbacks.
Style: realistic, psychological, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, lovers reunited, human nature, love triangle, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, dishonesty, couples, betrayal, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Sex, Lies and Renaissance (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Happily engaged to her handsome fiance, Charles, Fanny is soon hit with one misfortune after another until she is forced to become a prostitute to survive. This is the story, with many erotic asides, of her struggle to regain her pride in herself ...
Style: sexual, touching, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: prostitute, social differences, sexual relations, strong sexual content, love and romance, rise to the top, romance, love affair, dishonesty, couples, power relations, social relations ...
Time: 18th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Tiger and the Pussycat (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, serious
Audience: date night
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Time: 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: serious, sexual, psychological, realistic, tense
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
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Style: psychological, clever, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, cemetery, introspection, lovers reunited, self discovery, couples, dishonesty, hopes, writer's life, love and romance, couple relations, romance ...
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Place: france, europe, montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Dangerous Woman (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Martha Horgan is a withdrawn, mentally disabled woman who lives with her aunt, Frances. One of Martha's unusual traits is that she doesn't lie, a quality that leads to her getting fired from a dry-cleaning shop thanks to the actions of the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: aunt, repairman, infidelity, love triangle, romance, betrayal, murder, crimes, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Exotic dancer Angéla attempts to have a child with her unwilling lover Émile. In the process, she finds herself torn between him and his best friend Alfred.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, light, melancholic ...
Plot: pregnancy, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, love triangle, couples, sexual relations, fall in love, romance, male female relationship, female protagonist, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama
Country: Italy, Soviet Union
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Aboard a ship early in the 20th-century, a middle-aged Italian tells his story of love to a Russian. In a series of flashbacks filmed almost entirely in creams, whites, and ochers, the clownish and superfluous Romano Patroni leaves his wife's ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, surprise ending
Plot: unfulfillment, fall in love, crumbling marriage, love and romance, romance, infidelity, love triangle, couple relations, unfulfilled love, impossible love, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: italy, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sentimental, humorous, witty, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, love and romance, love triangle, breakup, family problems, dishonesty, couples, romance, couple relations, battle of the sexes, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Choose Me (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Several lost-soul night-owls, including a nightclub owner, a talkback radio relationships counseller, and an itinerant stranger have encounters that expose their contradictions and anxieties about love and acceptance.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric
Audience: date night
Plot: radio show, love triangle, infidelity, nightclub, couple relations, romance, urban, passionate interest, media, couples, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.8
 325
Heartbeat (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The beautiful and talented Adrian is a writer for one of America's most popular TV soap operas. She is also pregnant, and when she refuses to abort her baby, Adrian's selfish husband deserts her. It falls to one of the soap opera's ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: friendship, love triangle, pregnancy, divorce, looking for love, love affair, couples, workplace romance, terminal illness, family relations, forbidden love, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Commandments (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Seth Warner has reached the end of his rope. Ever since his wife died two years earlier, his world has been in turmoil. He is despondent, his career has fallen apart, even his house has been destroyed. There seems to be nothing left for him to live ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, cynical, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: infidelity, redemption, dishonesty, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, couple relations, down on your luck, losing-it hero, love and romance, couples, religions or cults, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Swingers (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Despite Diana's insecure nature, she and her husband Julian agree with the idea to sexually experiment with another couple. They put out an ad on the net to which the well experienced Alex and Timo react. We follow Diana and Julian as they ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: swinger, mate swapping, strong sexual content, sexual relations, couples, wife swapping, looking for sex, dishonesty, infidelity, wife husband relationship, couple relations, sexploitation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
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27%
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2 + 2 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When the fun of double dating begins to grow old, Richard and Bettina share a dirty little secret with their friends Diego and Emilia: They live a double life as swingers, and would love to share this practice with them.
Style: semi serious, sexy, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: mate swapping, swingers, sex, female nudity, best friends, couple relations, love and romance, strong sexual content, love triangle, eroticism, foursome, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.0
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Marquise (1997)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Marquise is a drama about the rise and fall of a beauteous actress. As cheerfully portrayed by Sophie Marceau, the eponymous heroine is an engagingly ribald, but perhaps rather too modern, character. She rises from an impoverished background to ...
Style: sexual, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: society, dishonesty, royal family, couples, tragic hero, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, prostitute, love triangle ...
Time: 18th century, 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%