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Dumas (2010)
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Dumas (2010)
Original name: L'autre Dumas
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alexandre Dumas, at the height of his career, takes Auguste Maquet, his chief literary collaborator or 'ghost writer' ten years his junior, to meet a young unknown admirer, Charlotte Desrives. The two men are at the summit of their artistic collaboration for they have just published "The Count of Monte Christo", "Queen Margot" and "The Three Musketeers". If it's Maquet who writes the majority of the texts, both the honours and fame go to Dumas.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, factual, humorous, tense, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: mistaken identity, love affair, writer's life, intrigue, buddies, disorder, rivalry, lie, collaboration, writers, partners, love and romance, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, hidden identity, female nudity, sex scene, male female relationship, womanizer, unrequited love, love at first sight, older man younger woman relationship, cow, death of father, casual sex ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: france, europe, normandy

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Cyrano de Bergerac (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Embarrassed by his large nose, a romantic poet/soldier romances his cousin by proxy.
Style: touching, witty, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: poet, tragic love, friendship, love triangle, duel, romance, power of love, fall in love, love and romance, disorder, dishonesty, military ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: france, paris france, england
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The King Is Dancing (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Louis XIV, the French sun-king has two passions, establishing absolute rule over the realm -after decades of religious/civil wars- by divine right and artistic brilliancy as a dancer
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, captivating, baroque ...
Plot: intrigue, royal family, rise and fall, musician's life, state affairs, love affair, king, dancing, ballet, king of france, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, europe, versailles
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Small World (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Conrad Lang, a handyman in a rich family - he has been raised like a brother with Thomas, who has the same age -, accidentally puts fire to the big holiday house he keeps. He returns to the town he grew up in, to the family home, where Philippe, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, mental illness, investigation, haunted by the past, memory loss, intrigue, family life, family relations, flashback, friendship, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Place: france, europe
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Cyrano, My Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: December 1897, Paris. Edmond Rostand is not yet thirty but already two children and a lot of anxieties. He has not written anything for two years. In desperation, he offers the great Constant Coquelin a new play, a heroic comedy, in verse, for the ...
Style: sincere, humorous, captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: love, theater, escapades, family, friendship, writer's life, hopes, writers, obsession, ambition, rivalry, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vincent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Vincent has an extraordinary ability: his strength and reflexes increase tenfold when in contact with water. To make full use of this gift, he settles in a region with many lakes and rivers, and that is isolated enough to allow him to live a ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, emotional, humorous, touching ...
Plot: love affair, supernatural ability, fall in love, hidden identity, supernatural, small town, romance, disorder, social relations, lake or river, self discovery, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 158 min.
Story: The life of Camille Claudel, a french scupltor who becomes the apprentice of Auguste Rodin and later his lover. Her passion for her art and Rodin drive her further away from reason and rationality.
Style: emotional, disturbing, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, sculptor, fall in love, love and romance, love affair, couples, actor's life, couple relations, destructive relationship, romance, brother sister relationship ...
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Genre: Drama, History, Music
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, stylized
Plot: mozart, casanova, opera, love affair, lifestyle, love and romance, writer's life, musician's life, rivalry, womanizer, stage performance, religions or cults ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A comical fresco on human misdemeanors and betrayals... A film about our right to not be perfect.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: actor's life, love affair, disorder, theater, landlord, play, betrayal, strong female presence, love and romance, artists and showbiz, eviction, unfaithful boyfriend ...
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Duration: 89 min.
Story: A well known radio talk show host lives as a recluse during the day, until she found her real mother.
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Plot: radio show, parents and children, self discovery, midlife crisis, disorder, media, opposites attract, strong female presence, love and romance, hidden identity, dishonesty, family relations ...
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Jean de Florette (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
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Style: feel good, stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
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Place: europe, france, normandy
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Gone with the Bullets (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: China, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Set in 1920s Shanghai, Ma Zouri and Xiang Feitian establish a notorious beauty pageant called the Flowers Competition. All of the city's elite attend the gala event, but when Wanyan Ying unexpectedly wins, it sets into motion a series of tragic ...
Style: captivating, humorous, exciting, tense, stylized ...
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, love affair, nightlife, ambition, nightclub, prostitute, intrigue, beauty pageant, danger, society, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
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The Outlaw (2010)
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Country: Spain, Brazil, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, who dominated Spain’s early Golden Age of Theatre in the 16th Century. Lope returns home from war and enters the theatre world when a producer’s beautiful daughter takes a ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, clever, stylized
Plot: love triangle, lifestyle, love and romance, love affair, artists and showbiz, writer's life, womanizer, playwright, employer employee relationship, sex scene, scandal, couples ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
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The Three-Way Wedding (2010)
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Duration: 104 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Paper Birds (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History
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Duration: 122 min.
Story: Jorge and Enrique are two artist in the post Spanish Civil War times that adopt an orphan child called Miguel. With a varieté company that travel around the country, Jorge and Enrique see the horrors left by the war meanwhile the Republic Army ...
Style: humorous, realistic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating ...
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Country: France
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Purple Butterfly (2003)
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Story: Ding Hui is a member of Purple Butterfly, a powerful resistance group in Japanese occupied Shanghai. An unexpected encounter reunites her with Itami, an ex-lover... and officer with a secret police unit tasked with dismantling Purple Butterfly.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: japanese occupation, war, wartime life, rivalry, love and romance, love affair, life is a bitch, society, anti war, hidden identity, political unrest, deadly ...
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The Return of Martin Guerre (1982)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the medieval times, Martin Guerre returns to his hometown in the middle of France, after being away in the war since he was a child. Nobody recognise him, and the people who knew him suspect he is not Martin, but he knows all about his family ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, contemplative, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: homecoming, village, countryside, courtroom drama, romance, switching roles, mysterious character, love and romance, uncover truth, couple relations, village life, couples ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, middle ages
Place: france, europe
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Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
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Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993 ...
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Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic
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Mister Lonely (2007)
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Style: humorous, semi serious, atmospheric, avant garde, surreal ...
Plot: love and romance, switching roles, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz, couple relations, friends, tragic love, lovers reunited, husband wife relationship, nun, eccentricity, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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Les Miserables (1978)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, stylized, captivating ...
Plot: french revolution, redemption, tragic love, fugitives, love and romance, parents and children, life is a bitch, injustice, dehumanization, on the run, rich and poor, crimes ...
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Special Treatment (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Luxembourg, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional ...
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After winning the lottery, François goes to a bar in Pigalle and offers one hundred thousand Euros per month to a prostitute named Daniela to live with him as his wife until his money runs out.
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
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Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
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Mad Love (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 96 min.
Story: A "romantic comedy" based loosely on the suicide of the poet Henrich von Kleist in 1811.
Style: romanticism, atmospheric, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: suicide pact, poet, suicide, love and romance, couples, human nature, writer's life, tragic love, loneliness, aristocracy, playwright, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s, 1700s
Place: germany, europe
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