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Love and Bruises (2011)
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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 who falls madly in love with her. Possessed by an insatiable desire for her body, he treats Hua like a dog. An intense affair begins, marked by Matthieu’s passionate embraces and harsh verbal abuse. When Hua determines to leave her lover, she discovers the strength of her addiction, and the vital role he has come to play in her life as a woman.
Style: serious, realistic, sexual, psychological, captivating, tense, sincere, sexy, controversial, gloomy
Plot: love affair, sexual relations, destructive relationship, couples, sexual content, couple relations, fish out of water, rape, sex scene, love and romance, romance, misfit, fall in love, eroticism, love, sex, student, female nudity, restaurant, break up, french, theft, sword, accident, interracial relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sexy and sexual films with plots about couples, love and romance, couple relations, sexual relations, love affair, female nudity and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Love and Bruises: In Your Hands (2010), Cet amour-l? (2001), American Translation (2011), Man at Bath (2010), Belleville-Tokyo (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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In Your Hands (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Stockholm Syndrome. Feelings arise between a young kidnapper and his victim, a woman surgeon. He seeks revenge for a medical accident that prevents him from living peacefully and decides to kidnapp the woman he holds responsible. When the latter ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, emotional
Plot: vengeance, dangerous attraction, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, romance, danger, couples, grudge, fall in love, imprisonment, police, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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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, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: soldier, lifestyle, love and romance, hopes, couples, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, wartime life, destiny, artists and showbiz, writer's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 ...
Style: erotic, realistic, serious, disturbing, sexy ...
Plot: serial killer, love affair, murder, deadly, crimes, young lovers, strong sexual content, destructive relationship, couple relations, romance, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: emotional, realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: breakup, self discovery, introspection, gender, couples, family problems, sexual relations, gay, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, lgbt, art ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, new york, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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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: sincere, sexy, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: strong sexual content, fall in love, love and romance, sexual relations, couple relations, eroticism, sex, 69 sex position, looking for sex, couples, anal sex, male nurse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Belleville-Tokyo (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Un couple se dirige vers un train en partance pour Venise. Sur le quai, Julien annonce à Marie qu’il part en rejoindre une autre et s’en va, la laissant seule à Paris, enceinte. Bouleversée, Marie se refuse à être victime de cette ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, breakup, couple relations, theater, workplace, couples, family problems, boss and employee, love and romance, friendship, strong female presence, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.1
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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, non-linear, sexy ...
Plot: dominatrix, infidelity, love affair, destructive relationship, couples, love and romance, sexual relations, sex aid, strong sexual content, bondage, nudity (full frontal - brief), love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, australia
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68%
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Eden Is West (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Elias (Riccardo Scamarcio) is an immigrant in his twenties who tries to get to Europe by a boat along with other illegal immigrants. When the boat is near the Greek shores and they hope they will soon disembark, a marine patrol approaches and Elias ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, atmospheric, sexy ...
Plot: social differences, society, life is a bitch, politics, fish out of water, on the road, self discovery, illegal immigrant, misfit, gays and lesbians, immigrants, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, germany, paris france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: talky, realistic, atmospheric, serious, sexy ...
Plot: confined, wooing, couples, romance, writer's life, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, dishonesty, cons and scams, prison life, lovers reunited ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: realistic, semi serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: love triangle, romance, writer's life, introspection, couples, artists and showbiz, couple relations, playwright, friendship, rivalry, society, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
She's Lost Control (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ronah's life unravels when she starts working with a new client, Johnny.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sexual relations, prostitute, life turned upside down, female protagonist, sex scene, couples, society, urban, sexual content, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.2
 80
Webdultery (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple in a failing marriage begin to cheat on each other using the power of the internet.
Style: emotional, realistic, sexy, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, couple relations, extramarital affair, cheating wife, unfulfillment, couples, sexual relations, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Insecure (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Chérif, struggling to pass the entrance exam for nursing school, takes on a side job as a security guard. On duty there, he faces off with a group of hostile teenagers who constantly harass him, and gradually ends up an accomplice to a robbery gone ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: couples, working class, fall in love, society, life is a bitch, misfit, immigrants, security guard, pursuit, gang, romance, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: humorous, semi serious, captivating, cynical, sincere ...
Plot: youth, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, fall in love, love affair, college graduate, rebelliousness, twentysomething life, clubbing, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.4
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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, love affair, love and romance, hidden identity, family problems, couples, couple relations, dysfunctional family, dishonesty, single mother, frustration, suicide attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: couple relations, destructive relationship, sexual relations, infidelity, couples, sex aid, dishonesty, looking for sex, prostitute, cheating wife, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Ten Tiny Love Stories (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Ten women give monologues to camera, each remembering a man who was important in their lives.
Style: clever, touching, sincere, realistic, talky ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, looking for love, love affair, destructive relationship, sexual relations, couple relations, unfulfilled love, gender, romance, dangerous attraction, male female relationship, monologue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.2
 574
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, sexy, emotional, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: sexual relations, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, couples, strong sexual content, clubbing, looking for sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex scene, photographer, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe, central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.7
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Doubt (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A gaggle of friends and observers ponder the fate of a relationship as they watch it collapse in this independent drama from the Philippines. Cris (Andoy Ranay) is a documentary filmmaker with a well-regarded body of work and a large community of ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, breakup, couples, gender, sexual relations, fall in love, bittersweet, love, trust, friendship, deception, devotion ...
Time: 21st century
Place: asia, the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 535
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: village, love and romance, family relations, homecoming, sexual relations, haunted by the past, siblings relations, unlikely couple, strong sexual content, couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Cartomante (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Rita is about to marry a wealthy physician, Dr. Augusto Vilela. One night, Vilela's best friend, Camilo, is brought to the hospital, dying from an overdose. Vilela saves his life and introduces him to his fiancée. Rita and Camilo fall in love ...
Style: emotional, realistic, twists and turns, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, fall in love, love triangle, couples, romance, couple relations, sexual relations, friends, fortune teller, sex scene, psychiatrist, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Married/Unmarried (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Obsession and doubt control four friends' relationship.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious, semi serious
Plot: love affair, looking for love, crumbling marriage, young lovers, youth, love and romance, couples, family problems, infidelity, couple relations, dysfunctional family, destructive relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
An Eye for Beauty (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An architect and his wife see their relationship challenged.
Style: captivating, sexy, realistic, serious, sexual ...
Plot: extramarital affair, infidelity, sexual relations, life turned upside down, love affair, couple relations, love and romance, dishonesty, strong sexual content, love triangle, adultery, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Another Man (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Psychological drama about a young, inexperienced film reviewer who falls for the charms of a well-established female colleague. A challenging look at the essence of film critique as well as an erotic encounter between two unequals.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: love affair, sexual relations, infidelity, columnist, journalism, media, small town, film critic, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, society, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Five Senses of Eros (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In this anthology film centered around the theme of "Eros," five seperate stories are presented by five top Korean directors. The main characters from each segment are connected with each other in one way or another.
Style: serious, touching, stylized, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: looking for love, youth, couple relations, fall in love, lifestyle, forbidden love, love affair, teenage love, lovers reunited, young lovers, romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: summer camp, couple relations, teenage life, dangerous attraction, rebelliousness, love affair, opposites attract, unlikely couple, crumbling marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
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Eager Bodies (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Paul and Charlotte are in love. Charlotte discovers she has a grave malady and Paul supports her. But Paul is also attracted to Ninon, another girl. Charlotte accepts Paul to have an affair with her, and the three start a difficult and ambiguous ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: dishonesty, life is a bitch, betrayal, infidelity, love triangle, tragic hero, love and romance, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lesbianism, sex scene, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: sexual relations, infidelity, couple relations, self discovery, couples, forbidden love, unfulfillment, estrangement, tour guide, family problems, society, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.4
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Love Trap (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Drama - Richard, a law student, is hanging out with the guys at a sports bar. When Angel, a seductive vixen, appears from nowhere and smothers him with attention, he's embarrassed. Faced with temptation, Richard makes an innocent suggestion ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, spiritual, sexual ...
Plot: seductress, law student, love, love affair, friendship, love and romance, romance, couples, fall in love, african american, black american, student ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.1
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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: erotic, sexy, controversial, stylized, suspenseful ...
Plot: prostitute, murder, lesbian, lifestyle, destructive relationship, crimes, sexual relations, nightlife, gangsters, couples, deadly, lesbian sex ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%