Movies like Life Goes On 1981

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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, boy, old man, husband wife relationship, single parent, death of husband, department store, employer employee relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, heart attack, precociousness, mother son relationship
Place: paris france, france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, psychological and stylized films with plots about love and romance, love, romance, couples, couple relations, love triangle and husband wife relationship mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Life Goes On: Doctor Francoise Gailland (1976), The Story of a Three-Day Pass (1967), I Sent a Letter to My Love (1980), A Man and a Woman (1966), In The French Style (1963). 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, cancer, fear of death, dysfunctional family, doctor, pregnant teenager, medicine, extramarital affair, hospital, cancer patient, bourgeoisie, absent mother ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france
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The Story of a Three-Day Pass (1967)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A black American soldier is demoted for fraternizing with a white girl in France.
Plot: racism, cross cultural relations, racist, confrontation, crisis of conscience, american abroad, interracial romance, fish out of water, class differences, stereotypes, interracial relations, soldier ...
Place: paris france, france
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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, ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, handicapped, celibacy
Place: france
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47%
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, sexy, erotic, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, love, widow, couples, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, love affair, male female relationship, cheating, love story, beautiful scenery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: painting, coming of age, independence, romance, father daughter relationship, art student, art
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: love, train, flashback, railway, male female relationship
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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: realistic, touching, serious, psychological
Audience: date night
Plot: sex scene, fall in love, nightclub, love and romance, romance, unfulfillment, unfulfilled love, mother daughter relationship, love triangle, divorce, husband wife relationship, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: art house, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Madame Rosa (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madame Rosa lives in a sixth-floor walkup in the Pigalle; she's a retired prostitute, Jewish and an Auschwitz survivor, a foster mom to children of other prostitutes. Momo is the oldest and her favorite, an Algerian lad whom she raises as a ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, psychological, sincere, serious ...
Plot: youth, world war two, jewish, prostitute, mental illness, wartime life, tragic love, destructive relationship, redemption, parents and children, concentration camp, haunted by the past ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, emotional ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, student, 18 year old, coming of age, love and romance, romance, youth, family relations, social relations, teenage life, parents and children, accident ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
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Wild Grass (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Marguerite loses her wallet, and it's found by Georges, a seemingly happy head of family. As he looks through the wallet and examines the photos of Marguerite, he finds he's fascinated with her and her life, and soon his curiosity about ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental, light ...
Plot: dentist, couples, love and romance, haunted by the past, couple relations, husband wife relationship, love, self discovery, love affair, unfulfillment, impulsiveness, mysterious past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: love, filmmaking, theatre group, television crew, improv, sex, hippie, infidelity, adultery, extramarital affair, dysfunctional marriage, theater ...
Place: paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Married Woman (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A superficial woman has conflict between choosing her abusive husband and her vain lover.
Style: art house, serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric ...
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Time: 1940s, 60s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Paris Can Wait (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman at a crossroads traveling to Cannes along with her successful film producer husband, finds herself on a two-day road trip with his business associate. What follows is a carefree journey replete with diversions involving picturesque sites, ...
Style: road movie, sentimental, captivating, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: travel, life, wine, on the road, french, love, food, husband wife relationship, film producer, fall in love, romance, relationships ...
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Private Fears in Public Places (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, family relations, love and romance, mind game, romance, looking for love, couple relations, couples, disorder, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france, paris france, italy, europe, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Jules and Jim (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Paris, before WWI, two friends, Jules (Austrian) and Jim (French) fall in love with the same woman, Catherine. But Catherine loves and marries Jules. After the war, when they meet again in Germany, Catherine starts to love Jim... This is the ...
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Place: paris france, france, europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Common Thread (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A lonely Parisian woman comes to terms with her isolation and anxieties during a long summer vacation.
Style: sexy, art house, talky, realistic, affectionate ...
Plot: boredom, female nudity, solitude, summer vacation, self discovery, friendship, children, shyness, vegetarianism, living alone, seaside, complex characters ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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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: husband wife relationship, love, mausoleum, old man, radio announcer, hospital, old woman, illness, tragic event, surrealism, blind woman, poverty ...
Place: peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Gentle Woman (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his young wife commits suicide, leaving no explanation for her act, an introspective pawnbroker looks back on their life together and tries to understand why she had to kill herself.
Style: art house, serious, realistic, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: female nudity, suicide, loan shark, existentialism, post war, social outcast, alienation, memories, family, male female relationship, memory, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Suzanne's Career (1963)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 54 min.
Story: In the second of Rohmer's moral tales, he examines the relationship between two friends and a girl who at first appears easily exploited. It is a complex tale of feelings and misconceptions, acted out within the head of the main character, as ...
Style: realistic, serious, talky, clever, psychological ...
Plot: friends, love, womanizer, dishonesty, buddies, romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, love and romance, wooing, twentysomething life, love triangle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Loulou (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: This 1980 French film features Isabelle Huppert as a restless young woman who ditches her boring, tempramental boyfriend for a wild, leather-clad bad boy (played by an incandescent, youthful Gerard Depardieu).
Style: erotic, romantic, sexy, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual relations, drunk, class differences, affair, sensuality, advertising agency, infidelity, disco, passionate interest, couples, society, romance ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Quartet (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Quartet is the story of a girl who, adrift with her feckless husband amidst the literati of glittering Paris in the 1920s, becomes entrapped by a rich and sybaritic English couple. Adapted from the wistful, melancholy autobiographical novel by Jean ...
Style: serious, realistic, talky, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: couples, female nudity, dancing, empire, prison, theft, performer's life, womanizer, dishonesty, lifestyle, romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1920s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 313
Red Kiss (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 1952, Paris. Nadia, a Red Diaper baby, has a sister, Polish parents, and at 15 is an active Communist. When cops beat her during an anti-American demonstration, she's rescued by a "Match" photographer. As the friendship becomes a love ...
Style: sexy, captivating, realistic, serious, sexual
Plot: age difference, friends, family relations, revolution, photojournalist, rebellion, love and romance, coming of age, society, romance, politics, state affairs ...
Time: 50s, year 1953, year 1937, year 1952
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.5
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Rendez-vous (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A woman and three men. Nina, who's come to Paris to act and sleeps with any man at hand, meets Paulot, a young estate agent; he's smitten. She also meets Paulot's flatmate Quentin, a compulsive who stalks her. To Paulot's jealous ...
Style: erotic, sexy, art house, realistic, serious ...
Plot: oral sex, sex scene, forbidden love, love triangle, sexual promiscuity, female masturbation, male nudity, erotica, lust, suicidal thoughts, promiscuous woman, theatre director ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Soft Skin (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pierre Lachenay is a well-known publisher and lecturer, married with Franca and father of Sabine, around 10. He meets an air hostess, Nicole. They start a love affair, which Pierre is hiding, but he cannot stand staying away from her.
Style: art house, sexy, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: neglected wife, airport, stewardess, flight attendant, adultery, love, double life, love at first sight, divorce, breakup, couples, crimes of passion ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: paris france, lisbon portugal, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: sexy, erotic, talky, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, art, painter, transvestism, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lgbtq, transsexual, death, writers, marriage, male nudity ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: paris france, europe, france, egypt, madrid ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.4
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The Last Metro (1980)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In occupied Paris, an actress married to a Jewish theater owner must keep him hidden from the Nazis while doing both of their jobs.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, sexy, poignant, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: world war two, love triangle, theater, anti semitism, jewish, infidelity, wartime life, theatre play, occupation, confined, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942
Place: france, paris france, europe, germany, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.6
 10K
Five Times Two (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As young French couple Gilles and Marion officially separate, we see, in reverse order, the milestone moments in their relationship: Gilles revealing his unfaithfulness at a tense dinner party; Marion giving birth to their premature son while Gilles ...
Style: sexy, enigmatic, non-linear, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: divorce, sex, adultery, infidelity, rape, wedding, romance, childbirth, ex husband ex wife relationship, up and down relationship, family life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france, sardinia, europe, sicily ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
La séparation (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Paris, Pierre and Anne have been living together for a couple of years and they have the eighteen months son Loulou, who stays with the nanny Laurence during the day while they work. Their best friends are the couple Victor and Claire, who also ...
Style: sexy, psychological, affectionate, poignant, allegory ...
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Time: 90s
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23%