Movies like Strange Affair

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Strange Affair (1981)
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Strange Affair (1981)
Original name: Une étrange affaire
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young Parisian advertising executive becomes so captivated by the unsettling charm of his mysterious new employer that he eventually abandons his family and friends, viewing it a privilege to let the ubiquitous employer take over his home, his life, his desire. Only his wife remains suspicious, recognizing both the pathos and the evil in the man’s soul-stealing power.
Plot: business, female nudity, businessman, restaurant, career, divorce, job, advertising, male nudity, disappearance, home invasion, boss, manipulation, funeral, mysterious man, company, cigarette smoking, layoff, shopping mall, manipulative behavior, boar, fired from the job, employer employee relationship, social satire, colleague ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france

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Most similar movies to Strange Affair

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, emotional and psychological films with plots about female nudity, male nudity, sex, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity and family relations mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Strange Affair: A Week's Holiday (1980), Private Tuition (1986), The Prodigal Daughter (1981), The Game Is Over (1966), Beware of My Love (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Week's Holiday (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Laurence, a young schoolteacher from Lyons, takes a week's leave. During the break, she reflects on her career and her personal life.
Style: sincere, emotional, psychological, touching, contemplative ...
Plot: family relations, couples, contests and competitions, love and romance, youth, family gatherings, commitment, dysfunctional couple, fear of commitment, sex talk, self confidence, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: france, lyon
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95%
Private Tuition (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Jeanne Kern is a history teacher in a private mixed class. Passionately provocative, she does not ignore the effect she has on men.
Plot: room, schoolgirl, attraction, sex, death, bed, flashback, lesbianism, lesbian interest, sexual frustration, self doubt, caress ...
Place: paris france
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78%
The Prodigal Daughter (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman in a deep depression leaves her husband and returns to her parents. She discovers her father is having an affair, becomes jealous of his mistress and tries to turn his feelings in her direction.
Plot: oedipus complex, depression, incest, parent child relationship, infidelity, jealousy, romantic rivalry, sex, newborn, moving, breakup, erotic dream ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Game Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Renee Saccard is a pampered, selfish young wife of a middle-aged Parisian businessman who falls in love with her stepson but is driven to the point of madness when her husband tricks the stepson into betraying her.
Plot: revenge, deception, female nudity, deep cleavage, sexually dissatisfied wife, sex with stepson, exercise, bare breasts, unhappy marriage, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex with stepmother, cheating wife ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Beware of My Love (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Muriel, a writer nearing 50 whose older lover won't live with her in Paris, meets a man on a train - Samuel, an Arab. He's attracted to her and pursues her, dropping in, asserting himself. She's willing to connect. He's ...
Plot: female director, orgasm, jealousy, musician, danger, dinner, knife, train, bare breasts, sex, police, assault ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Right Bank, Left Bank (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Longtime friends Guarrigue and Sénanques own a successful law practice in Paris. The dreaded businessman Pervillard is one of their clients. One night, Sénanques, who is in an unhappy relationship, meets Sacha. For her sake, he causes a political ...
Plot: infidelity, bed, bedroom, sex, female nudity, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfaithful wife, cheating wife
Place: paris france
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63%
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Dirty Story (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, West Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The director of one of Finland's largest company, United Metal, discovers the company's Chairman dead in the office. A chain of bribes unravels.
Plot: bribery, older man younger woman relationship, death, power struggle, business, boredom, layoff, fainting, vice president, banker, stress, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: finland, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Moka (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Diane Kramer is led by one obsession: to find the driver of the mocha color Mercedes which hit her son and devastated her life. With a few belongings, some money and a gun, she goes to Evian, where she's learned the driver lives.
Plot: hit and run, cigarette smoking, dead son, watching a video, determination, beauty salon, woman crying, shooting range, makeover, ferry, drug smuggler, revenge ...
Time: 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Last Woman (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Gerard and his 9-month-old son have been left by his wife for feminist reasons. The custody of his son is being threatened by his next romance.
Plot: single father, custody battle, love, feminism, machismo, baby, erection, self mutilation, uncircumcised penis, large penis, female full frontal nudity, castration ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Spoiled Children (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Account of a film director's brief affair with a young neighbour, and his involvement in the social and political ramifications of a tenancy dispute in an apartment block. Filmmaker Bernard (Michel Piccoli), who is suffering a creative block, ...
Plot: extramarital affair, movie business, lovesick, skyscraper, age difference, teacher, laundromat, sexual revolution, empowerment, older man younger woman relationship, creative process, bare breasts ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
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58%
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The Passerby (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During an interview, Max Baumstein (Piccoli), respected chairman of a humanitarian organisation, shoots the Paraguayan ambassador dead, in cold blood. Tried for first-degree murder, he explains himself: the ambassador was a former Nazi official, ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: cabaret, deportation, holocaust, deadly, state affairs, life is a bitch, against humanity, heroes, vengeance, moral dilemma, haunted by the past, idealism ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 40s
Place: europe, france, paris france, berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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To Mathieu (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Matthieu and Eric are two brothers who work at the same factory as their father in Normandy. When his father is dismissed for smoking on the factory floor, Matthieu is incensed and tries to have him reinstated, in vain. His brother has just got ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, rough
Plot: factory, vengeance, righting the wronged, workplace situations, misled, rivalry, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, parents and children, family relations, boss and employee, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france, atlantic ocean, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Vincent, Fran?ois, Paul and the Others (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three friends face mid-life crises. Paul is a writer who's blocked. François has lost his ideals and practices medicine for the money; his wife grows distant, even hostile. The charming Vincent, everyone's favorite, faces bankruptcy, his ...
Style: contemplative, semi serious, realistic, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: friendship, couples, friends, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, adoption, factory, family gatherings, midlife crisis, introspection, human nature, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Streetwalker (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A businessman leaves his country home, and wife and young son for a business trip to Paris. While there he develops a sexual and spiritual bond with a call girl.
Plot: prostitute, call girl, businessman, female nudity, death, strip club, letter, undressing, butt naked, oral sex, male nudity, female full frontal nudity ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Year of the Jellyfish (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Chris, a sexy teenager who appears mostly bare-breasted on the French Riviera, has a crush on Romain, her mother's lover. In reaction to her inability to attract his attention, she experiments with other risque affairs.
Plot: topless woman, beach, seduction, sexuality, teenage girl, sex, swimming pool, lesbian, yacht, female full frontal nudity, lesbian kiss, lesbianism ...
Place: saint tropez
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Children Thief (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Although he was once a colonel in Argentina, the principal character in this film is now a wealthy exile living in Paris with his beloved wife, who has been unable to bear children. To fill this void in their lives, he feeds and clothes abandoned ...
Plot: braless teen, pedophile, ocean liner, dancing, car, bare breasts, rain, kiss, sewing machine, night, train, monkey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Notre histoire (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Robert Avranche, a middle-aged, alcoholic garage owner, is sitting on a train, reflecting on the emptiness of his life. An attractive young woman, Donatienne, suddenly enters the compartment and offers to make love to him. Robert accepts but, when ...
Plot: married man, nosy neighbor, sex with a stranger, disco ball, beer, melancholy, child's bedroom, peeping, chalet, irrational behavior, sadness, luck ...
Time: 80s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Mechanics of Women (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Un homme est confronté au desir insatiable des femmes, à leurs pulsions sensuelles et carnassières, leurs jeux de séduction hilarants, leur grace, leur obscénité, leur besoin d'amour.
Style: scatology
Plot: erotic fantasy, male nudity, masturbation, sex, sex with food, labia, nymphomania, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, open relationship, swingers, swinger ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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1914 the Glorious Summer (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An old aristocrat, short of money, who does not accept the new world ruled by the bourgeois class ,epitomized by the industrialist and by the doctor who finally grabs the the aristocrat's castle which soon will be turned into a hospital.
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, nude bathing, female nudity, pubic hair, bathing
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Every Other Weekend (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Camille, a mercurial César-winning actress, has seen better times. Estranged from her husband, she's with her children only every other weekend. It's her weekend, but her agent has booked her to MC a Rotary club dinner in Vichy. She takes ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, emotional, sexual, touching ...
Plot: family relations, obsession, family life, kidnapping, missing person, custody, parents and children, visitation rights, family problems, couples, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, south of france, vichy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Confused Feelings (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is the story of a middle age professor who falls deaply in love with a young student in his English literature class. The student is a boarder in the teacher's house. The teacher is married and his wife knows he is mostly attracted to young ...
Plot: gay teenager, school, love, homosexual, gay interest, intergenerational friendship
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Night and Day (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Jack and Julie live in a bare flat in Paris. At night, Jack drives a taxi while Julie wanders around the city, and in the day they make love. One day Julie meets Joseph, the daytime driver of the taxi, and soon Julie is spending her nights with ...
Plot: female director, job, apartment, cat, taxi, taxi driver, flat, taxi ride, neighbor, female nudity, male nudity, love triangle
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Public Woman (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An inexperienced young actress is invited to play a role in a film based on Dostoyevsky's 'The Possessed'. The film director, a Czech immigrant in Paris, takes over her life, and in a short time she is unable to draw the line between ...
Style: erotic, avant garde, political
Plot: doppelganger, politics, wife, photograph, immigrants, female stockinged legs, erotica, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, male nudity, violence, pantyhose ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Prude (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Pierre is the artistic director of a theater, and when his daughter Manon lets him know that she is coming to see him after a year's absence, Pierre decides to prepare for the meeting. He goes to the theater with his girlfriend Ariane and has ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, theater, tape recorder, jealousy, role playing, shower, reconciliation, 18 year old, theatre director, actress, absent father, estranged daughter ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Game of Seduction (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In this modern retelling of the classic Dangerous Liaisons, a virtuous young woman becomes the target of the schemes of an amoral womanizer who is in the habit of wooing women and killing their lovers and husbands in duels. When she finally succumbs ...
Plot: erotica, sex, male nudity, bare breasts, female nudity, pubic hair, female full frontal nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Touched in the Head (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Baker's apprentice Chris is sacked from his job for being late. Unwilling to give up the flat that goes with the job, he and his friends resort to squatting. Liv, a Swedish girl moves in and is soon followed by Léon the car mechanic and ...
Plot: love triangle, hugging, condom, female nudity, male nudity, kissing, fired from the job, bakery, late for work
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Green Room (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Based on the Henry James short story "The Altar of the Dead", in which a man becomes obsessed with the many dead people in his life and builds a memorial to honor them. This film is also based on other short story by Henry James, "The ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, gloomy, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: death, tragic love, village, unfulfilled love, wartime life, fall in love, destructive relationship, obsession, village life, introspection, moral dilemma, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1920s, 20s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Mouth Agape (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman going through a terminal illness and the tumorous lives of her husband and son.
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, golden years, elderly, family in crisis, death in the family, human nature, couple relations, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Bitches (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wealthy bourgeois, bored in her immense property, to pass the time engages a gigolo to answer all her wishes, from the most unfulfilled to the most hidden ... But when the young man takes an interest in the sister of his boss, the latter becomes ...
Plot: erotica, male nudity, bondage, lesbian sex, castle, sex, sister, lesbianism, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
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Martha and I (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany, Austria, Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Emil (Vaclav Chalupa as a teen, Ondrej Vetchy as an adult) has been naughty, and his family is at a loss about what to do with him. He's been dallying with the family maid. They decide to ship him off to spend time with his uncle Ernst Michel ...
Plot: nazi, divorce, anti semitism, jewish, uncle, coming of age, doctor, czech abroad, czech german relations
Time: 1930s
Place: prague, czechoslovakia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%