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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, 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 realistic, serious, emotional and atmospheric films with plots about love and romance, couples, unfulfillment, dishonesty, family relations, romance and infidelity mostly in Drama, Music and Musical genres. Some movies like Phaedra: Iphigenia (1977), 10:30 P.M. Summer (1966), The Greek Tycoon (1978), Antigone (1961), The Dance of Death (1969). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, stylized, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: army, king, tragedy, sacrifice, greek mythology, heroes, betrayal, downfall, tragic hero, destiny, legends and myths, down on your luck ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
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95%
10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: hotel, ladykiller, destructive relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, pregnancy, village life, dysfunctional family, village, alcohol abuse, love affair, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: romance, yacht, assassination, mogul, widow, greek, cruise, infidelity, state affairs, dealing with death, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, england, london, usa, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 7.2
 662
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: realistic, serious, gloomy, emotional
Plot: greek mythology, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, righting the wronged, family relations, oracle, betrayal, state affairs, heroic mission, legends and myths, death in the family, vigilantism ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 60s, ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: realistic, serious
Plot: island, curses spells and rituals, fall in love, love and romance, rivalry, romance, couples, quarantine, battle of wits, sea captain, marriage, marriage as hell ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: heroes, betrayal, murder, oracle, rivalry, state affairs, dishonesty, unfulfillment, tragic hero, uncontrollable, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 670
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, stylized, emotional, psychological, serious ...
Plot: physical appearance, mysterious character, family relations, forbidden love, losing-it hero, isolation, obsession, love triangle, love and romance, family problems, romance, couple relations ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.2
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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, college, ambition, unfulfillment, manipulation, university, friendship, mentor, power, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The House of Bernarda Alba (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 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, unfulfillment, dealing with death, couples, family relations, family problems, parents and children, obsession, death in the family, family in crisis, reputation, death of husband ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: serious, realistic, talky
Plot: wartime life, royal family, legends and myths, forbidden love, master warrior, gender, war, state affairs, tragic hero, heroes, life is a bitch, conquering ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: stylized, atmospheric, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: murder, danger, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, vengeance, legends and myths, obsession, rivalry, state affairs, ballet, topless, revolution ...
Time: ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: legend, power, sailor, master and servant, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, betrayal, true love, sexual relations, obsession, rich and poor ...
Time: 60s, 1800s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
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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: sincere, emotional, gloomy, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: legends and myths, vengeance, love and romance, betrayal, life is a bitch, dishonesty, mentally unstable, rivalry, couples, mythology, tragedy, child murders a child ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, denmark, greece, ancient greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
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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: atmospheric, realistic, sexy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual relations, couple relations, couples, forbidden love, self discovery, estrangement, unfulfillment, tour guide, family problems, translator, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
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Delta (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man comes home to meet his mother and sister after many years away. He finds his mother living with a new boyfriend, and his sister to be grown-up. He begins to settle down in this new place by building a new home for himself on the delta. But ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: incest, forbidden love, parents and children, family problems, life is a bitch, human nature, isolation, obsession, dysfunctional family, homecoming, sexual relations, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.2
 927
Knifer (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his father death, Nikos moves from Ptolemaida to Athens. His uncle offers him food and shelter while he starts taking care of his dogs. Alone in an isolated suburb, he's wearing down into his misery routine, till the moment his ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: starting over, love triangle, family problems, couples, dull life, unfulfillment, infidelity, uncle nephew relationship, sex scene, murder, hopes, dishonesty ...
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Place: greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
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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 ...
Style: emotional, realistic, disturbing, psychological, sexy ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 502
Othello (1986)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Netherlands, Italy, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Having previously staged Verdi's 1887 opera Otello at the Met and La Scala, filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli committed his production to film in 1986. Starring as the fatally jealous Moor of Venice is Placido Domingo, who had also headlined ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: opera, obsession, betrayal, manipulations, love and romance, tragic hero, unfulfillment, dishonesty, rivalry, intrigue, losing-it hero, manipulation ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, venice, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Signs of Life (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 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: psychological, atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: world war two, soldier, island, german soldier, isolation, village, greek, dull life, military base, losing-it hero, military, confined ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: greece, italy, mediterranean sea, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Araf/Somewhere in Between (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Araf is the story of Zehra and Olgun whose lives are caught in a vacuum. The world in which they live and work is a place of throwaway culture and constant change. They too are waiting for a chance to change and escape from their empty, monotonous ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: forbidden love, against the rules, love and romance, dull life, teenage life, rebelliousness, deadend life, adolescence vs adulthood, miscarriage, pregnancy, restaurant, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: prostitute, pregnancy, adoption, looking for love, family relations, couples, unlikely couple, coming of age, youth, love and romance, tragic hero, feminism ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: sexy, realistic, serious, captivating, sexual
Plot: couple relations, infidelity, love triangle, injustice, couples, love and romance, unfulfillment, dishonesty, life is a bitch, judge, bigamy, father ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.0
 405
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, sexy, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: opera, tragic hero, love and romance, tragic love, couples, unfulfillment, dishonesty, manipulation, unfulfilled love, concert, manipulations, curses spells and rituals
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 7.1
 3K
Girlfriends (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Architect Paul Thomas insinuates himself into the relationship of two bisexual women living in a St. Tropez villa with tragic consequences.
Style: sexual, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, obsession, betrayal, sexual relations, destructive relationship, social differences, infidelity, love affair, couples, social relations, fall in love, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.5
 709
Your Next Life (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fight over the calf of a prize milk cow in the close-knit and traditional Pas Valley of Cantabria leaves a cantankerous dairy farmer dead and another fearful of arrest. He and his daughter Val conspire to keep the cause of death quiet, but ...
Style: emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: murder, farm, couples, love and romance, rivalry, romance, fall in love, forbidden love, countryside, family relations, siblings relations, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
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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: sexy, serious, captivating, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: love triangle, love and romance, resort, slice of life, beach, teenager, rivalry, multiple storylines, suicide attempt, society, couples, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 973
Marius (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Marius" takes place in Marseilles' Old Port, at the La Marine Bar, owned by C├ęsar and his son Marius. Marius' biggest dream is to embark on one of the boats passing by his dad's bar and to set off to a faraway land. Fanny, ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: romance, obsession, couples, hopes, follow your dream, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, couple relations, lovers apart, seaport, working class, sailor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: france, south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.7
 157
Sweet Ecstasy (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 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, erotic ...
Plot: lovers on the run, bittersweet, love triangle, destructive relationship, teenage life, sexual relations, romance, youth, love and romance, femme fatale, mate swapping, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: french riviera
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 313
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, self discovery, countryside, family problems, couples, family relations, unfulfillment, romance, introspection, child illness, love affair ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, cornwall, italy, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 429
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: psychological, atmospheric, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: voyeurism, obsession, love triangle, fall in love, destructive relationship, romance, stalking, dishonesty, estrangement, couples, redemption, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%