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American Translation (2011)
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American Translation (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A sexually ambiguous Frenchman tours his native countryside with his naive American lover in pursuit of the ultimate thrill. From the moment they meet, brooding Chris (Pierre Perrier) and the beautiful Aurore (Lizzie Brocherè) fall instantly and passionately in love but it's not long before their intense connection is consumed by Chris's dark obsession with gay men. Before long, the pair embarks on a violent and sexual journey filled with seduction and destruction of young gay hustlers. Hard-hitting, intensely sexy and wildly controversial, American Translation is a twisted Bonnie and Clyde for a new generation.
Style: sexual, offbeat, gloomy, serious, realistic, erotic
Plot: serial killer, crimes, strong sexual content, sexual relations, romance, couple relations, crime, love and romance, destructive relationship, love affair, murder, couples, young lovers, criminal heroes, deadly, sex, gay, killer, wedding, police, forest, hotel, marijuana, female nudity, striptease ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexual and gloomy films with plots about couples, love and romance, sexual relations, female nudity, love affair, couple relations and male nudity mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres. Some movies like American Translation: Anatomy of Hell (2004), Gift from Above (2003), One to Another (2006), Love and Bruises (2011), Romance (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Anatomy of Hell (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man rescues a woman from a suicide attempt in a gay nightclub. Walking the streets together, she propositions him: She'll pay him to visit her at her isolated house for four consecutive nights. There he will silently watch her. He's ...
Style: erotic, disturbing, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: sexual relations, obsession, strong sexual content, menstruation, sex, destructive relationship, love affair, couples, couple relations, man-woman relation, life is a bitch, gay ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, europe
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Gift from Above (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A story with a bit of despair: six or seven families who live in the same blocks that surround a parking lot. And they are all involved in each other’s lives.
Style: semi serious, rough, sexual, realistic, offbeat
Plot: strong sexual content, heist, dishonesty, family life, crimes, erection, airport, family relations, sexual relations, couples, society, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: middle east, israel
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100%
One to Another (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about bunch of people who live in a town in provincial France. At the center of it all is Pierre, a conceited and vain bisexual musician in his late teens who acts as a magnet, to varying degrees, for a whole array of characters - from his ...
Style: erotic, rough, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: investigation, murder, forbidden love, sexual relations, artists and showbiz, deadly, incest, brother sister relationship, undressing, peeping tom, male female relationship, bisexual ...
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Love and Bruises (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: China, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hua, a young woman from Beijing, is a recent arrival in Paris. Exiled in an unknown city, she wanders between her tiny apartment and the university, drifting between former lovers and recent French acquaintances. She meets Matthieu, a young worker ...
Style: sexual, realistic, serious, controversial, tense ...
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, love affair, misfit, romance, fall in love, sexual content, fish out of water, couples, destructive relationship, sexual relations, eroticism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Although deeply in love with her boyfriend - and indeed sleeping in the same bed with him - a schoolteacher cannot handle the almost complete lack of intimacy he will allow. Increasingly frustrated, she gradually finds her sexual appetites leading ...
Style: erotic, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: degradation, nymphomania, infidelity, erection, rape, strong sexual content, bound and gagged, sexual relations, bondage, obsession, cuckold, sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Burning Hot Summer (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Paul reflects on the summer he met Angèle and Frédéric as he watches his friend being laid to rest.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, fall in love, human nature, love and romance, artists and showbiz, sexual relations, breakup, couples, love triangle, husband wife relationship, adultery, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, france, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Amour fou (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Having just landed a gig with a trendy magazine, young photographer Nadja celebrates at the local disco, where she bumps into Darius, a 20-year-old skateboarder. Although her frankness at first scares him, the two quickly become a couple, and as ...
Style: erotic, emotional, atmospheric, sexy, gloomy ...
Plot: love affair, couples, sexual relations, couple relations, love and romance, looking for sex, clubbing, strong sexual content, sex scene, pregnancy, affair, passion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Tied (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A banker strikes up a sadomasochistic relationship with a mistress.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, sexual
Plot: dominatrix, infidelity, couples, love affair, love and romance, destructive relationship, sexual relations, strong sexual content, sex aid, bondage, murder, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Jealousy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 77 min.
Story: The professional and emotional cross-currents between two romantically entwined theater actors played by the director’s son Louis and Anna Mouglalis.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, gloomy
Plot: love affair, couple relations, couples, family problems, dishonesty, dysfunctional family, marital separation, depression, love, hidden identity, love and romance, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Sweet Sex and Love (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 85 min.
Story: They meet and they make love. They live together and they make love. Dong-Ki has one night stand with Shin-Ah, a woman who has hardly any faith in true love but indulge herself in sex. Shacking up and making love with each other day in and day out, ...
Style: sexy, serious, sincere, realistic, sexual
Plot: strong sexual content, eroticism, sex, fall in love, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, looking for sex, couples, 69 sex position, simulated blow job, male full rear nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 877
In His Hands (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In Lille, Claire Gauthier is an ordinary married woman with a young daughter that works in an insurance company analyzing losses of insured properties. When the single veterinary Laurent Kessler claims damage in his basement caused by a flooding due ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, dangerous attraction, deadly, couples, dishonesty, danger, crimes, murder, scalpel, suspicion, crime, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: flanders
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Life Love Death (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: François Toledo, married businessman and father, falls head-over-heels in love with Janine, a work colleague. However, he is soon found out: after three dates, he strangles some prostitutes, when, the victim of blackmail, he becomes dishonored. He ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, prison, death penalty, crimes, crime, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment, deadly, sexual relations, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, france, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Gigola (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: George, a charismatic and adventurous young woman, born from an old, catholic family, falls in love, in her teens, with a female teacher named Sybil. Devastated by her lover's eventual suicide, some years later, George embarks on an exciting ...
Style: sexual, realistic, captivating, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, gays and lesbians, sexual relations, sexual content, couples, gender bending, gender, lifestyle, gangsters, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.4
 472
Love Battles (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A couple’s verbal sparring intensifies with shoving, punching and wrestling, escalating to the point where their frequent fighting sessions become real love battles…
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, homecoming, haunted by the past, village, siblings relations, unlikely couple, sexual relations, strong sexual content, couples, love affair, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
And They Call It Summer (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Dino and Anna are a couple in their forties. Their relationship is hardly conventional: in fact, it is unconsummated. Dino gets out of it, gratifying himself with prostitutes and swingers. He reaches his nadir when he looks up Anna’s old ...
Style: serious, gloomy, sexual, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: dishonesty, couples, destructive relationship, sexual relations, couple relations, looking for sex, infidelity, sex aid, sexual content, strong sexual content, large breasts, fellatio ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 890
Man at Bath (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Omar and Emmanuel go to great lengths to prove they are not in love.
Style: erotic, contemplative, sincere, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: artists and showbiz, gays and lesbians, family problems, sexual content, self discovery, introspection, couple relations, sexual relations, spouse leaving, couples, gender, breakup ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, new york, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Night and the Moment (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Night and the Moment is a 1995 erotic drama. A writer (Dafoe) is invited to the house of a noblewoman (Olin) who adores free-thinkers. He attempts to seduce her but she insists that he tell her of his past love exploits. While doing so, he takes ...
Style: serious, sexy, sexual, realistic, tense ...
Plot: confined, dishonesty, lovers reunited, couples, romance, mysterious character, love and romance, love affair, wooing, prison life, strong sexual content, sexual content ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 324
Cet amour-l? (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cet Amour-là is an intimate portrait of a legendary love affair. Set against the beauty of the Breton seaside, it is also a film that revels in the insights that Marguerite Duras' writing affords.
Style: emotional, psychological, sentimental, serious, sincere ...
Plot: wartime life, couple relations, family relations, lifestyle, soldier, love and romance, hopes, fall in love, destiny, couples, destructive relationship, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A play writer entertains the actors of his next play, including his ex-wife and her new lover. Everyone is finding his new place.
Style: talky, sincere, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: couple relations, actor's life, introspection, couples, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz, sexual content, writer's life, countryside, love triangle, estranged couple ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Wrong Woman (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this fresh take on Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Wrong Man,” Ellen Plainview, a sweet, caring, working wife and mother, answers the door one afternoon to learn that she is under arrest for attempted murder.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, legal action, law enforcement, couple relations, love affair, crimes, couples, court case, female protagonist, society, prostitute, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: realistic, atmospheric, serious
Plot: hotel, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, on the road, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, village, deadly, unfulfillment, love affair, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Perfect Love (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A teenage girl helps investigators reconstruct her mother's (Isabelle Renauld) murder.
Style: bleak, realistic, disturbing, sexual, gloomy ...
Plot: disco, murder, tragic love, couples, investigation, youth, unfulfillment, teenage life, couple relations, sexual relations, destructive relationship, crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 254
Love Forbidden (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rodolphe Marconi writes, directs, and stars in the coming-out drama Défense d'Aimer (Love Forbidden). Marconi plays Bruce, a young student from Paris who accepts a fellowship in Rome. He takes a flat at the Villa Medicis and writes full time. ...
Style: psychological, serious, sexy, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: love affair, lifestyle, intrigue, coming out, fall in love, romance, bisexual, gay interest, gay sex, serial killer, couples, gender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, france, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Bas-fonds (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 68 min.
Story: On the outskirts of civilisation, three young women, Magalie, Marie-Steph and Barbara live a desperate life together. Drowning in alcohol, they both lust for and hate one another, coupling like animals. Yet gradually they become enmeshed in a ...
Style: captivating, tense, surreal, offbeat, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Camping sauvage (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Un camping au bord d'un lac pendant les vacances d'été. Camille, 17 ans, y traîne son ennui coincée entre ses parents et son petit ami. Elle rencontre Blaise, la quarantaine, tout juste embauché comme moniteur de voile. Camille et ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
This Is My Body (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Portugal
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Gifted student Antoine goes against his family’s wishes and accepts the lead role in a controversial director’s film. He learns that the role had previously been offered to a young man who committed suicide after an on-set affair – and events ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: love affair, family relations, parents and children, couple relations, artists and showbiz, family business, gay, suicide, jealousy, dancer, college dropout, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The first episode – featuring frequent Borowczyk muse Marina Pierro – is the longest and, in a way, most substantial: it’s set in Renaissance Rome, with the lusty (and perpetually nude) leading lady sexually involved with famous painters and ...
Style: sexual, offbeat, realistic, stylized, erotic ...
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Time: 18th century, ancient history
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
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Our Paradise (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Vassili is an aged prostitute with killer instincts. He finds an unconscious young man in the Forest of Boulogne and takes him home. Now lovers and accomplices, the two men become a couple in prostitution and steal from their clients. And yet, ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, emotional, serious, sexual ...
Plot: lifestyle, on the run, criminal heroes, love affair, lovers on the run, murderous pair, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couples, partners, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Living on Love Alone (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Julie Bataille is fed up with student jobs. At 23, with a 5-years university degree, she wants to work for real. She meets Ben by chance at a job interview. He's a guy who chose to live by the day, getting by with whatever crosses his path and ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, biting, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: twentysomething life, destructive relationship, adolescence vs adulthood, romancing a criminal, rebellion, rebelliousness, college graduate, couples, sexual content, down on your luck, love and romance, clubbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: atmospheric, emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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