Movies like Drowning Love

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Drowning Love
Original name: 溺れるナイフ
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Natsume Mochizuki works as a teen model in Tokyo, but she learns that she has to move to her father's hometown of Ukigumo. She is in a desperate situation because she can't do the things she wants to do in Ukigumo. One day, she meets Koichiro Hasegawa. He is the successor of the Hasegawa family. His family is wealthy and is respected in the area. Natsume Mochizuki and Koichiro Hasegawa become attracted to each other, but something changes their fate.
Style: sexy
Plot: live action, japanese schoolgirl, fashion model, elderly man, pantyhose, girl wearing a miniskirt, kidnapped, eye candy, woman wearing glasses, emergency, new school, french kiss, magazine cover, kimono, short skirt, omen, advice, volvo, straw hat, staircase, flame, nail polish, popular girl, two on a motorcycle, spit ...
Place: tokyo, japan
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Say 'I Love You'
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mei Tachibana is a high school student. Due to a traumatic incident when she was a kid, Mei has been unable to make friends or have boyfriends. By mistake, Mei then injures the most popular male student named Yamato Kurosawa. Somehow, Yamato ...
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The 8-Year Engagement
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Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
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My Rainy Days
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Duration: 119 min.
Story: Because of her past, 17-year-old Rio lives her days filling the emptiness in her heart with money--until one day, she meets a university professor named Kouki and falls in love.
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Story: A 15-year-old discovers the joys and heartaches of first love with an older teen, but in the ensuing years, cannot seem to move past their breakup.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional
Audience: girls' night
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Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
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    User:   35%
 
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Forget Me Not
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Story: Takashi Hayama (Nijiro Murakami) is a third year high school student. He falls in love with Azusa Oribe (Akari Hayami) at first sight and they begin to date. One day, Azusa tells Takashi "people who meet me, forget about me several hours ...
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    User:   37%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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System:   41%
    User:   35%
 
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Country: USA
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Style: emotional, realistic, talky, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: date night
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
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Style: sexy
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Country: Japan
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Country: Japan
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Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
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Time: 1910s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 2000s ...
Place: shanghai, shanghai china, taiwan, taipei
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System:   31%
    User:   32%
 
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Princess Cyd
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at ...
Plot: novelist, coming of age, summer vacation, lgbt, sexual identity, female sexuality, first lesbian experience, black man white woman relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, lesbian couple, knocking on a door, dead mother ...
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System:   28%
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