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Phaedra (1962)
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Phaedra (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, sparks fly and the two begin an affair. What will the Fates bring this family? Alexis's roadster and the music of Bach figure in the conclusion.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, sexy, serious, captivating, emotional, realistic
Plot: forbidden love, island, obsession, love triangle, destiny, love and romance, greek, legends and myths, rivalry, unfulfillment, power relations, tragedy, sex with stepson, lesbian interest, car over cliff, sex with stepmother
Time: 60s
Place: greece, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, emotional and atmospheric films with plots about love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, dishonesty, love triangle, family relations and infidelity mostly in Drama, Music and Musical genres. Some movies like Phaedra: The Salt of Tears (2020), Iphigenia (1977), Electra (1962), The Trojan Women (1971), The Greek Tycoon (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Salt of Tears (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Luc travels to Paris for the first time to sit the entrance exam for a carpentry school. There he meets Djemila, a young worker with whom he enjoys a short romance, before returning to his home town and beginning a relationship with Geneviève, whom ...
Style: sexy, light, twists and turns, touching, captivating ...
Plot: love story, passion, forbidden love, love triangle, hopes, relationships, social climbing, breakup, new job, job, obsession, pubic hair ...
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Iphigenia (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Greek army is about to set sail to a great battle, but the winds refuse to blow. Their leader, King Agamemnon, seeks to provide better food, but accidentally slays a sacred deer. His punishment from the gods, the sacrifice of his daughter ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: tragedy, sacrifice, army, king, greek mythology, heroes, life is a bitch, ocean or sea, greek, legends and myths, vengeance, destiny ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
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Electra (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge.
Style: rough, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: oracle, murder, heroes, betrayal, state affairs, unfulfillment, rivalry, family relations, uncontrollable, dishonesty, tragic hero, parents and children ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
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The Trojan Women (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The women of Troy face enslavement after the fall of their city.
Style: talky, realistic, serious
Plot: wartime life, royal family, legends and myths, forbidden love, war, gender, life is a bitch, master warrior, tragic hero, heroes, state affairs, greek mythology ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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The Greek Tycoon (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A lusty Greek shipping magnate courts the widow of an assassinated U.S. president.
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: yacht, romance, assassination, greek, widow, mogul, cruise, state affairs, dealing with death, love and romance, love affair, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, london, europe, usa, new york ...
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Medea (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 76 min.
Story: It is an adaptation of the Greek tragedy Medea from Euripides, a version where the Gods willing and intervations are absent. Medea is the tragic character that after helping Jason in the Voyage of the Argonauts (myth says that she has even ...
Style: gloomy, sincere, emotional, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: legends and myths, vengeance, couples, mentally unstable, love and romance, dishonesty, betrayal, rivalry, life is a bitch, mythology, dead children, hanged by the neck ...
Time: 80s
Place: denmark, europe, ancient greece, greece
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Antigone (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In Thebes in ancient Greece, King Oedipus kills his father and marries his mother Jocasta, having two sons - Eteocles and Polyneices - and two daughters - Ismene and Antigone. King Oedipus dies a beggar in the exile after gouging out his own eye, ...
Style: emotional, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: greek mythology, violence spree, destiny, family relations, righting the wronged, oracle, cave, betrayal, siblings relations, heroic mission, royal family, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s, ancient history, 20s, 1920s
Place: ancient greece, greece
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43%
The Dance of Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 149 min.
Story: An egocentric artillery captain and his venomous wife engage in savage unremitting battles in their isolated island fortress of the coast of Sweden at the turn of the century. Alice, a former actress who sacrificed her career for secluded military ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: island, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, couples, quarantine, love and romance, romance, rivalry, battle of wits, sea captain, husband wife relationship, marriage as hell ...
Time: 60s
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A Lake (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story takes place in a country about which we know nothing: a country of snow and dense forests somewhere in the North. A family lives in an isolated house near a lake. Alexi, the brother, is a young man with pure heart. A woodcutter. An ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, stylized, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: physical appearance, mysterious character, family relations, forbidden love, romance, love triangle, family problems, human nature, losing-it hero, wilderness, love and romance, obsession ...
Place: europe
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39%
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Mentor (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A thought-provoking drama about the power that a famous university professor holds over his students and assistants.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, power relations, dishonesty, university, unfulfillment, ambition, manipulation, college, friendship, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Immortal Story (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 58 min.
Story: An aged, wealthy trader plots with his servant to recreate a maritime tall tale, using a local woman and an unknown sailor as actors.
Style: stylized, emotional, gloomy, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: sailor, legend, love and romance, romance, dishonesty, unfulfillment, betrayal, master and servant, power relations, couples, sexual dysfunction, social relations ...
Time: 60s, 19th century, 1800s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The House of Bernarda Alba (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the death of her husband Bernarda Alba puts her daughters under a rigurous mourning which does not even allow them to leave the house.
Style: bleak, touching, emotional, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: love and romance, dealing with death, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, couples, parents and children, obsession, death in the family, family in crisis, illicit affair, half sister ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Electra, My Love (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Reminiscent of the latter works of Bela Tarr, Miklos Jancso's "Beloved Electra" is comprised of a series of extremely slow and extremely long takes (there are just eight principal shots, each lasting an entire reel of film). More ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, atmospheric, stylized
Plot: murder, obsession, legends and myths, vengeance, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, danger, state affairs, rivalry, topless, revolution, rebellion ...
Time: ancient history
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Adrift (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Vietnam, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Adrift begins with the wedding of Duyen and Hai. Duyen is a beautiful tourist guide and translator who marries Hai, a taxi driver who is two years her junior. Duyen thinks the marriage will make her happy but it turns out more difficult, especially ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, sexy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, sexual relations, self discovery, couples, forbidden love, unfulfillment, estrangement, family problems, tour guide, society, translator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vietnam, asia
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Knifer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
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Secret Love (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two months after their wedding, Yeon-Yi (Yoon Jin-Seo)'s husband Jin-woo (Yoo Ji-Tae)gets into an accident and falls into a coma. During this time, Yeon-Yi's life shatters from the seams. She misses her deadlines for work, while she has ...
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Place: hungary, europe
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Signs of Life (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: During World War II, three German soldiers are withdrawn from combat when one of them, Stroszek, is wounded. They are assigned to a small coastal community on the Greek island of Kos while Stroszek recuperates. The men become increasingly stir crazy ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: world war two, soldier, island, german soldier, military base, isolation, greek, dull life, village, losing-it hero, military, unfulfillment ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Othello (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands, Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, paris france
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32%
Araf/Somewhere in Between (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
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Style: emotional, atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: forbidden love, against the rules, dull life, love and romance, rebelliousness, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood, deadend life, miscarriage, pregnancy, restaurant, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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32%
Single Room Furnished (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The fall of a blonde, Mansfield, from innocence to prostitution. Mansfield died before the movie was completed.
Style: emotional, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prostitute, pregnancy, adoption, looking for love, family relations, couples, coming of age, tragic hero, love and romance, youth, unlikely couple, feminism ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Double Standard (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The true story of a judge who lives a double life, and stays married to two women for more than 15 years. While one knows nothing of the other, his second wife doesn't care that he is married already as long as he comes home to her as well. ...
Style: sexual, captivating, serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: dishonesty, love and romance, unfulfillment, love triangle, infidelity, couple relations, life is a bitch, couples, injustice, bigamy, father, family relations ...
Time: 80s
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31%
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Tosca (2001)
Genre: Musical, Drama
Country: Italy, France, UK, Germany
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Benoit Jacquot's acclaimed 2002 film of Puccini's opera stars Angela Gheorghiu in the title role, with Roberto Alagna, Ruggero Raimondi and the Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, under Antonio Pappano.
Style: emotional, stylized, captivating, sexy, serious ...
Plot: opera, love and romance, tragic hero, tragic love, couples, unfulfillment, dishonesty, manipulation, unfulfilled love, concert, manipulations, curses spells and rituals
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Girlfriends (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: psychological, sexual, stylized, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, fall in love, social differences, destructive relationship, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love affair, sexual relations, social relations, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
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30%
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Drama/Mex (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two interlaced stories unfold over the course of the same long, hot day in the once lush and now decadent resort town of Acapulco. The first involves the beautiful and cool Fernanda, who is forced to deal with the sudden emergence of her ex-lover, ...
Style: serious, sexy, captivating, melancholic, offbeat ...
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28%
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Summer Flight (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman diagnosed with a brain tumor falls in love with her doctor. A reworking of the 1939 Bette Davis film "Dark Victory", director Daniel Petrie's 1963 film stars Susan Hayward.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, neurotic
Plot: terminal illness, adoption, introspection, self discovery, romance, tragic hero, unfulfillment, love and romance, hopes, countryside, child illness, fall in love ...
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28%
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Sweet Ecstasy (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Olivier, a handsome but callow and moody young student, picks up an enthusiastic actress during a theatre rehearsal, and is introduced to her acquaintances -- a group of jaded rich kids who spend their time storming around the Riviera harassing ...
Style: sexual, atmospheric, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
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Time: 60s
Place: french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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The Spectator (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Valeria is a passive onlooker to her own life in Turin, and she grows so obsessed with the activities of her neighbor Massimo that when he moves to Rome she decides to follow him. There she meets and unexpectedly befriends Massimo's companion ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: voyeurism, love triangle, fall in love, destructive relationship, obsession, stalking, romance, dishonesty, couples, estrangement, redemption, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Anton Chekhov's The Duel (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in a seaside resort in the Caucasus, the story centers on n'er do well, Laevsky (Andrew Scott) and his illicit relationship with his mistress Nadya (Fiona Glascott). Laevsky has convinced Nadya to leave her husband for him, but now wants to ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, realistic, psychological, stylized ...
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Waiting for the Clouds (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: greece, turkey
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27%