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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: dark humor, serious, realistic, surreal, psychological
Plot: morgue, brain, rat, pantyhose, propaganda, pubic hair, exterminator, female corpse, strong sexual content, couple relations, infidelity, corpse, dishonesty, couples, tragic hero, love triangle, 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, sexual and semi serious films with plots about couples, infidelity, love and romance, couple relations, romance, love triangle and dishonesty 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), Do You Remember Dolly Bell? (1981), Love After Love (1992), The Merry Widow (2007). 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, semi serious, realistic, clever, cynical
Plot: love triangle, factory, drinking, love, furnace, circus, machinery, marketplace, engineer, hypnosis, fall in love, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: serbia, former yugoslavia, belgrade
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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: clever, serious, realistic, talky, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, temptation, couple relations, infidelity, romance, couples, human nature, moral dilemma, love affair, lovers reunited, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, thought provoking
Plot: coming of age, terminal illness, hypnosis, pimp, hopes, love and romance, romance, boy band, society, youth, life is a bitch, culture clash ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: sarajevo, europe, former yugoslavia, bosnia herzegovina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: serious, dark humor, realistic, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, midlife crisis, breakup, dishonesty, family problems, sex ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: humorous, semi serious, dark humor, realistic, biting
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, romance, family gatherings, couples, family relations, dealing with death, love triangle, eccentric family, dishonesty, love and romance, chinese ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, mediterranean sea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, love triangle, coming of age, youth, infidelity, rebellion, rock, romance, falling in love, artist, fall in love, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: german democratic republic, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love in Between (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Formerly known as "Two Women" or "Freezing Rain". A man who wants all love, a wife who approaches her husband's other woman, and a woman who wants to keep her love. A classy melodrama of these three people and their risky ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, stylized, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, infidelity, strong sexual content, couple relations, romance, love affair, love triangle, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, stalking, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: strong sexual content, mate swapping, couples, sexual relations, infidelity, looking for sex, dishonesty, swinger, wife swapping, couple relations, sexploitation, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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3 (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Hanna and Simon are in a 20 year marriage with an unexiting relationship. By chance, they both meet and start separate affairs with Adam. Adam has no idea that his two lovers are married, until they are all found out when Hanna becomes pregnant, ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, sincere, realistic, humorous
Plot: love triangle, couple relations, science, bisexual, gay, sex, infidelity, pregnancy, fall in love, romance, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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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: serious, realistic, touching, emotional
Plot: infidelity, friendship, tour guide, desire for fame, filmmaker, couples, small town, friends, couple relations, ambition, dishonesty, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea, south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.3
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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: semi serious, realistic, talky, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, strong sexual content, introspection, doctors and patients, cafe, love and romance, power relations, gays and lesbians, hostages, mentally unstable, siblings relations, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
In Praise of Older Women (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Andras Varda grows up in a turbulent, war-torn Hungary, where he procures local girls for the occupying G.I.'s during World War II. Disappointed by girls of his age, he meets Maya, a married women in her thirties, who tutors him in the lessons ...
Style: serious, sexual, erotic, realistic
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, unlikely couple, strong sexual content, sexual relations, romance, teaching the ways of the world, coming of age, love and romance, youth, womanizer, obsession, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, year 1959, year 1963, year 1945
Place: hungary, canada, budapest, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Things of Life (1970)
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, betrayal, couple relations, romance, extramarital affair, love triangle, lovers reunited, unfulfillment, couples, human nature, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland
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: bleak, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, countryside, innocence lost, romance, dangerous attraction, urban, couples, life is a bitch, couple relations, infidelity, city life, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
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Caresses (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The eroticism exudes in the eleven interconnected stories that recount difficult relationships and violent sexuality
Style: semi serious, clever, dark humor, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: infidelity, gays and lesbians, couple relations, urban, looking for love, romance, love affair, sexual relations, coming out, twentysomething life, gender, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, europe, barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, new wave, love triangle, love and romance, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 845
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Plot: village life, strong sexual content, couple relations, couples, infidelity, village, love triangle, bar, sexual relations, romance, social differences, love and romance ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Tiger and the Pussycat (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Comedy-drama about a middle-aged Italian businessman Vittorio Gassman who is married to Eleanor Parker and is innocently introduced one day to a schoolgirl with pigtails named Carolina. Years later, that young schoolgirl has become a vivacious ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: golden years, crumbling marriage, older man younger woman relationship, mistress, romance, human nature, self discovery, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Little Tony (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Brand, an unemployed illiterate in his fourties, lives with his wife Keet in some desolate corner of the Dutch countryside. Keet, being tired of having to read the subtitles on television out loud so Brand can understand what's going on, one ...
Style: dark humor, serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: love triangle, murder, pregnancy, countryside, dangerous attraction, couples, against the rules, couple relations, teachers and students, isolation, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Dark Eyes (1987)
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, surprise ending
Plot: human nature, couple relations, romance, love affair, social differences, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, impossible love ...
Time: turn of the century
Place: russia, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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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, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: divorce, love triangle, pregnancy, friendship, crumbling marriage, romance, couple relations, forbidden love, infidelity, looking for love, love affair, workplace romance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Bolero (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Follows the tale of a young woman’s sexual awakening and subsequent journey around the world in pursuit of her ideal lover. Encounters include an Arabian sheik and a Spanish bullfighter. Her friend and butler accompany her and help to arrange her ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sexy
Plot: on the road, womanizer, romance, obsession, butler, bullfighter, journey, sheik, sex, couple relations, school, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe, morocco
⇓ 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: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: radio show, couple relations, love triangle, noir, conversation, nightclub, dishonesty, romance, love and romance, urban, media, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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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, sexual, realistic, sexy, humorous
Plot: mate swapping, sex, couple relations, strong sexual content, sexual relations, eroticism, couples, best friends, love triangle, love and romance, unfulfillment, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Brief Crossing (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Desire for a subject that functions like a brief fling with no future as such, yet embellished by that very fact. Because something fleeting and futureless is not necessarrily pathetic or trivial. A brief crossing, perhaps an initiatory trip. ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, psychological, talky ...
Plot: ship, sex, love, apology, sex with a minor, aging, unlikely couple, romance, ocean or sea, magic, identity, alcohol ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Love on the Run (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beginning with "The 400 Blows," director Francois Truffaut made a series of films about the impetuous Antoine Doinel, in which this is the last. Antoine is now 30, working as a proofreader and getting divorced from his his wife. It being ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: cemetery, infidelity, self discovery, romance, adultery, printer, becoming an adult, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, couples, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Plot: novelist, femme fatale, obsession, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, tragic love, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, fall in love, prostitute, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, realistic, erotic, touching
Plot: prostitute, strong sexual content, sexual relations, social differences, eroticism, prostitution, romance, society, couples, power relations, rise to the top, infidelity ...
Time: 18th century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
A Woman Is a Woman (1961)
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, offbeat, light ...
Plot: infidelity, new wave, pregnancy, romance, couple relations, gangsters, love triangle, sexual relations, fall in love, love and romance, couples, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Autumn Marathon (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Andrey Pavlovich Buzykin, who makes a living by teaching at an institute and translating English literature, is cheating on his wife. Buzykin's main problem is that he's a kind man with a weak character. The lies he is telling his wife all ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, clever, witty
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, translator, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%