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Life Goes On (1981)
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Life Goes On (1981)
Original name: La vie continue
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jeanne, mother of two children, loses her husband. She meets Pierre, abandoned by his wife.
Plot: love, jewish, old man, boy, ex husband ex wife relationship, death of husband, single parent, husband wife relationship, employer employee relationship, heart attack, department store, precociousness, mother son relationship
Place: paris france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and psychological films with plots about love, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, romance, family relations, mother son relationship and love and romance mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Life Goes On: Doctor Francoise Gailland (1976), The Story of a Three-Day Pass (1968), L'Amour Fou (1969), Fallen from Heaven (1990), A Man and a Woman (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Doctor Francoise Gailland (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Françoise Gailland has a hectic schedule, which causes her to have little time to spend with her family, which consists of her husband Gérard, her pregnant teenager daughter Élisabeth, and her sullen son Julien. However, she does manage to ...
Plot: dysfunctional marriage, pregnant teenager, doctor, dysfunctional family, fear of death, cancer, extramarital affair, hospital visit, doctors, family relations, family reunited, pregnant daughter ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france
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95%
The Story of a Three-Day Pass (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A black American soldier is demoted for fraternizing with a white girl in France.
Plot: fish out of water, american abroad, interracial romance, interracial relations, stereotypes, racist, love, confrontation, crisis of conscience, stereotype, cross cultural relations, class differences ...
Place: paris france
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39%
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L'Amour Fou (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 252 min.
Story: L'Amour Fou follows the dissolution of the marriage between Claire, an actress (played by Bulle Ogier), and Sebastien, her director (Jean-Pierre Kalfon).
Plot: theatre group, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, symbolism, theater, telephone call, sex, kissing, singer, tape recorder, theatre director ...
Place: paris france
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39%
Fallen from Heaven (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An ambitious black comedy that tells three loosely related stories: a couple of elderly landowners, laid low by economic conditions and reformist politics, are trying to gather enough money to build themselves a marble tomb that would keep their ...
Plot: poverty, surrealism, wealth, illness, tragic event, love, male female relationship, destiny, hospital, blindness, facial scar, interlinked stories ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
A Man and a Woman (1966)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man and a woman meet by accident on a Sunday evening at their childrens' boarding school. Slowly, they reveal themselves to each other, finding that each is a widow.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: widow, widower, romance, love and romance, train, looking for love, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, school, couples, love ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Quantum Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A family man's encounter with a beautiful woman develops into a mutual fascination.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, nightclub, romance, love and romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, husband wife relationship, love triangle, divorce, mother daughter relationship, sex scene, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, london, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Four Nights of a Dreamer (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jacques, a young man with artistic aspirations, spends four nights wandering Paris with a young woman, whom he rescued from suicide.
Style: touching, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, romance, unfulfillment, love and romance, losing-it hero, couples, love triangle, unfulfilled love, love affair, destructive relationship, fall in love, love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Slap (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Parisian teacher (Lino Ventura) loses his cool when his teenage daughter tells him she plans to drop out of school and move in with her boyfriend.
Style: humorous, touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, romance, youth, love and romance, social relations, family relations, teenage life, parents and children, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, medical student, traffic jam ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Honeyglue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After learning she only has three months to live, Morgan flips her conservative protected life upside down. That is where she meets Jordan, a purse snatching cross dresser artist, who takes her on adventure of a lifetime.
Plot: crossdressing, cancer, love, death, gender, bisexual, husband wife relationship, gender identity, hospital, husband and wife, brain tumor, rooftop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Emergency Kisses (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The familiar conflicts of a film director planning to make a movie about his life and the confrontation he has with his wife, an actress who was turned down for such project in which she wanted to play herself.
Plot: marital discord, husband wife relationship, reality, cinema, frustration, love, casting, boy, loyalty, filmmaker, actress, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Two (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The manager of a contemporary music composer falls in love with the real estate agent with whom he is looking for a house in Paris. But both have been used to living an independent life: they want to marry but at the same time, are afraid of marriage
Plot: happiness, unhappiness, composer, childbirth, engagement, in law, pregnancy, infidelity, baby, rich, mortality, male female relationship ...
Place: montmartre paris, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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In The French Style (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young American art student must decide whether to stay in Paris with her boyfriend or go back to the U.S. when her wealthy father arrives to bring her back.
Plot: coming of age, independence, painting, romance, father daughter relationship, art student, art
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
I Sent a Letter to My Love (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A middle-aged disabled man unknowingly begins a lonely hearts correspondence with his own unmarried sister, who takes care of him. As he writes more and more to her, he begins to fall in love, and she, knowing that it is her brother who is writing, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Nahid (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Iran
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman tries to mend the broken pieces of her last life, as she is now involved with a new sexual relationship with a man.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, touching, contemplative
Plot: family relations, female protagonist, boy, single mother, love, divorced couple, school, mother son relationship, female director, bet, boat, spit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Auntie Lan (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman lost her fiancé from the plane clash , later she discover that she becomes pregnant with his baby.She question herself what should she do between keep the child safe until she give a birth or she abortion the child.
Plot: air disaster, dream, love, tragedy, single parent, perseverance, abortion, ostracism, pregnancy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Romance on the Orient Express (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Lily, an American traveling on the famous Orient Express train from Venice to Paris, suddenly runs into her former lover, Alex, whom they met and had a tender romance 10 years earlier while vacationing in France which ended abruptly when he walked ...
Plot: train, flashback, love, male female relationship, railway
Place: venice, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Nallavanuku Nallavan (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Nallavanuku Nallavan is a Tamil film, directed by SP. Muthuraman. The film is a remake of the 1982 Superhit Kannada film Jeevana Chakra that starred Vishnuvardhan and Raadhika Sarathkumar in main roles.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Passengers (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The new Saint Denis-Bobigny streetcar picks up and drops off commuters in an all-too-brief transit of their lives. Among the regular riders is a woman who is both spectator and guide – she introduces, comments on, ponders and catalyzes the ...
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Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
It Rains in My Village (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Yugoslavia, France
Duration: 84 min.
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Style: serious, realistic
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Time: 60s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A university student and an older, HIV-positive writer strike up a romance in 1993.
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Time: year 1993, 90s, 1990s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.8
 134
L'afrance (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Senegal
Duration: 90 min.
Story: El Hadj is studying in Paris. He is one of the young Senegalese men who have come to Paris since the French colony became independent to get a good education so that he can serve his fatherland on his return. Unexpectedly he is suddenly confronted ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Common Thread (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: French drama, the debut film from writer-director Eléonore Faucher. Teenager Claire (Lola Naymark) discovers she is pregnant and decides to keep it a secret. Abandoning her dead-end supermarket job, she is taken on as an apprentice by couturiere ...
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Time: contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The Witches (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Five short stories loosely dealing with the roles of women in society. A superstar actress travels to a mountain resort, only to evoke jealousy from women and lust from men. A woman offers to take an injured man to the hospital. A widowed father and ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Vanechka (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 103 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Those Who Love Me Can Take the Train (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Friends of painter Jean-Baptiste Emmerich gather at a Paris railroad station for a four-hour journey to Limoges, where Emmerich wanted to be buried. The dozen travelers include art historian François and his lover Louis, who develops an interest in ...
Style: realistic, talky, psychological, serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
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Place: paris france, europe, france, alexandria egypt, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Two People (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Evan Bonner is a deserter from the Vietnam war; he is on his way back to America to give himself up when he meets Deirdre McCluskey, a beautiful if petulant model. The two make an unlikely couple, but once in France the magic of Paris works its ...
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Five Times Two (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: sincere, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, stylized ...
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Place: france, europe, paris france, italy, sardinia ...
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24%
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Hidden Places (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A drama about a young widow who finds a guardian angel in the form of a hobo who comes to her rural community looking for work.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: family relations, single parent, farm, family life, hopes, teaching the ways of the world, human nature, parents and children, social differences, religions or cults, family in crisis, male female relationship ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, post world war one
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Café de Flore (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Jacqueline is a young mother living in 1960s Paris with her disabled son Laurent. Abandoned by her husband, Jacqueline sacrifices everything to care for her son and vows to give Laurent a “normal” life full of happiness. Antoine, is a successful ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious, touching ...
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Time: 60s, 2010s, 1960s, 21st century, contemporary ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Love Affair(s) (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Vacations in the French countryside. Daphne, three months pregnant, finds herself alone to welcome Maxime, her boyfriend François’ cousin. François had to leave in a hurry for Paris to cover for a sick colleague. For four days, while waiting ...
Style: romantic, captivating, entertaining
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Place: paris france, south of france
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23%