Movies like Happiness 1965

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Happiness (1965)
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Happiness (1965)
Original name: Le Bonheur
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: atmospheric, serious, gloomy, realistic, sentimental, psychological, enigmatic, melancholic, reflective, breathtaking ...
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, love affair, new wave, love triangle, love and romance, couples, fall in love, dishonesty, unfulfillment, family problems, adultery, marriage, female nudity, dressmaker, street fair, suicide by drowning, post office, parisian suburb, temptation, countryside, happiness, breast feeding ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, japan, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Happiness

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, gloomy and psychological films with plots about couples, love and romance, infidelity, romance, couple relations, unfulfillment and love triangle mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Happiness: A Man and a Woman (1966), The Bridge (1999), Kung-Fu Master (1988), The Soft Skin (1964), Faithless (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: romance, couple relations, widow, widower, fall in love, school, train, love and romance, couples, looking for love, love affair, love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
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100%
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The Bridge (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Actor Gerard Depardieu co-directed this drama about a married woman who falls in love with another man. Mina is a movie buff with a husband, Georges, who's out of work, and a 15-year-old son, Tommy. While Mina works part-time as a domestic for ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, couple relations, forbidden love, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, parents and children, midlife crisis, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, sexual
Plot: romance, older woman younger man relationship, couple relations, martial arts, looking for love, mother daughter relationship, video game, divorced mother, love affair, unfulfilled love, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: gloomy, serious, psychological, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: stewardess, airplane, new wave, airport, fall in love, divorce, double life, love at first sight, break-up, human nature, obsession, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, france, lisbon portugal, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Faithless (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Italy, Germany, Finland, Norway
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Scripted by Ingmar Bergman, this very personal film is about a destructive affair which wrecks the marriage of an actress (Marianne) and musician (Markus). Wanting to continue the affair, Marianne moves in with her lover. But she is tormented by ...
Style: serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic, clever ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, betrayal, romance, love affair, parents and children, island, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage, couple relations, destructive relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, france, sweden, paris france, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A French Woman (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wed just as war breaks out, Jeanne hardly gets to know her military husband, Louis, before the debacle of 1940. While waiting for his return from a POW camp, Jeanne journeys through countless affairs with Louis' comrades- in-arms. Hoping to ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: infidelity, military, strong sexual content, couple relations, love affair, unfulfilled love, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, soldier ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940 ...
Place: europe, france, germany, algeria, berlin germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Gentle Woman (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his young wife commits suicide, leaving no explanation for her act, an introspective pawnbroker looks back on their life together and tries to understand why she had to kill herself.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, bleak ...
Plot: suicide, crumbling marriage, human nature, family, couple relations, estrangement, couples, family problems, unsupportive spouse, unfulfillment, isolation, maid ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Feelings (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two seemingly happily married French couples are forced to contend with a number of issues.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: love affair, adultery, infidelity, couple relations, small town, romance, love triangle, life turned upside down, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, crumbling marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Until September (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: American tour guide Mo Alexander misses her tour group, and then her flight out of Paris. Stuck in the city of romance, Mo runs into the very suave -- and very married -- Xavier, who attempts to seduce Mo while his family is out of town. His charms ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sexual
Plot: romance, crumbling marriage, infidelity, tour, extramarital affair, seduction, hotel, love affair, love triangle, airplane, lovers reunited, road not taken ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Two English Girls (1971)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: At the beginning of the 20th century, Claude Roc, a young middle-class Frenchman meets in Paris Ann Brown, a young Englishwoman. They become friends and Ann invites him to spend holidays at the house where she lives with her mother and her sister ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sentimental
Plot: love triangle, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, couple relations, destructive relationship, siblings relations, family relations, platonic, sex, loss of virginity ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century, 1900s
Place: europe, france, wales, paris france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, extramarital affair, neighbor, tragic love, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, wife, love triangle, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 19th century, 1920s
Place: france, tokyo, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Golden Bowl (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: An intricately plotted tale of thwarted love and betrayal, "The Golden Bowl" tells the story of an extravagantly rich American widower and his sheltered daughter, both of whom marry only to discover that their respective mates, a beautiful ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, stylized, biting ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, ballet, romance, love affair, palaces castles and temples, family in crisis, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: italy, england, europe, rome italy, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, realistic, talky, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, temptation, couple relations, infidelity, romance, new wave, couples, human nature, moral dilemma, love affair, lovers reunited, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: psychological, atmospheric, serious, 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 ⇓
37%
A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: crumbling marriage, couple relations, sandstorm, women, new wave, love affair, love triangle, romance, dull life, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 40s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 610
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: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: extramarital affair, bored housewife, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, swimming pool, marriage crisis, romance, infidelity, love affair, sexual relations, midlife crisis, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Yvonne's Perfume (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: It is the summer of 1958 in wealthy Lake Geneva, where an enigmatic young Frenchman begins an affair with a beautiful starlet under the watchful eye of her flamboyant elderly mentor. But in a season full of secrets, is truth the most elusive passion ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: love affair, love triangle, romance, hotel, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, couple relations, lifestyle, female nudity, homosexual, ferry
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: switzerland, europe, algeria
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, infidelity, midlife crisis, breakup, dishonesty, family problems, sex ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Come Undone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, Switzerland, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Anna is an accountant for an important insurance firm and lives with her longterm lover Alessio - a man who longs for a stable longterm relationship with children, home, etc. Anna, feeling as though the fire has fizzled in that relationship takes up ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, dull life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Beyond the Clouds (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Made of four short tales, linked by a story filmed by Wim Wenders. Taking place in Ferrara, Portofino, Aix en Provence and Paris, each story, which always a woman as the crux of the story, invites to an inner travel, as Antonioni says "towards ...
Style: touching, erotic, gloomy, serious, sexual ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, human nature, couple relations, wife husband relationship, destructive relationship, love affair, sexual relations, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, midlife crisis ...
Place: europe, italy, paris france, mexico, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Perfect Stranger (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A television movie based on "A Perfect Stranger," Danielle Steel's novel about an attorney who falls in love with the young wife of a wealthy man who is dying.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, infidelity, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, romance, fall in love, love and romance, couples, aging, dishonesty, unfulfillment ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
Alice and Martin (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: At the age of 20, Martin leaves his home town and comes to Paris, where he fortunately becomes a model by chance. He meets Alice, his brother's friend, and falls in love with her. They start a passionate relationship, although Martin remains ...
Style: serious, gloomy, psychological, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: male model, romance, couple relations, parents and children, fall in love, love and romance, couples, gays and lesbians, on the run, haunted by the past, pregnancy, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, paris france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
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 4K
Leaving (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Suzanne is a well to do married woman and mother in the south of France. Her idle bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist. Her husband agrees to fix up a consulting room for her in their backyard. ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, forbidden love, hospital, doctor patient relationship, couple relations, romance, love affair, family in crisis, midlife crisis, breakup, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Anna Karenina (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anna (Marceau) is a wife and mother who has an affair with the handsome Count Vronsky (Bean). Based on the novel by Tolstoy.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: destructive relationship, infidelity, love triangle, betrayal, tragic love, romance, crumbling marriage, couple relations, forbidden love, love affair, social differences, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: russia, moscow russia, saint petersburg
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.3
 2K
Gabrielle (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A seemingly ideal marriage is thrown into embarrassing turmoil in Patrice Chéreau's period drama, based on the short story The Return by Joseph Conrad.
Style: clever, serious, realistic, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, dishonesty, love and romance, society, couples, family problems, power relations, master and servant, crumbling marriage, couple relations, sadness, pain ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 294
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: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: friendship, infidelity, unemployment, love and romance, couples, romance, love affair, fall in love, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Quartet (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Quartet is the story of a girl who, adrift with her feckless husband amidst the literati of glittering Paris in the 1920s, becomes entrapped by a rich and sybaritic English couple. Adapted from the wistful, melancholy autobiographical novel by Jean ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, talky, realistic, clever ...
Plot: prison, jazz, couple relations, theft, romance, destructive relationship, dishonesty, couples, womanizer, infidelity, love triangle, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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3 Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A twist of fate leaves a hapless accountant romantically torn between two sisters.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, sister, passion, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations, siblings relations, fall in love, mayor, train ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Dreaming of Joseph Lees (1999)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set in rural England in the 1950s Eva (Samantha Morton) fantasises about her handsome, worldly cousin Joseph Lees (Rupert Graves), with whom she fell in love as a girl. However, stuck in a closed community she becomes the object of someone ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: lust, love triangle, obsession, romance, love affair, love and romance, couples, forbidden love, tragic love, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%