Movies like The Innocents 1987

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The Innocents (1987)
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The Innocents (1987)
Original name: Les innocents
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The lines between love, sex, and politics become hopelessly blurred in this French drama.
Plot: nude beach, orchestra conductor, sexuality, thief, youth, hotel, racism, sister sister relationship, alcoholic, beach, orphan, swimming, arab, summer vacation, cabaret, airport, deaf mute, racist, arson, brother sister relationship, death of loved one, koran, facial scar, hotel owner, militia ...
Time: 80s
Place: south of france, southern france

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and psychological films with plots about male nudity, beach, friendship, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity and youth mostly in Drama and Romance genres. Some movies like The Innocents: Heaven Will Wait (2016), Return to Go (2000), Bareback ou La guerre des sens (2006), I Knew Her Well (1965), Wild Reeds (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Heaven Will Wait (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mélanie, 16 years old, lives with her mother. She likes going to school, her friends, playing the cello, and she wants to change the world. But when she meets a boy on the Internet and falls in love with him, her world changes as she is gradually ...
Plot: propaganda, female director, re-education, praying, teenager, train, shower, laptop, cell phone, single mother, addiction, religion ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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Return to Go (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: nude beach, gay, hiv, naked in public, homosexuality, male nudity, car accident, male homosexuality, gay sex, gay interest
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Bareback ou La guerre des sens (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A cinephile meets on a beach in Ramatuelle his favorite filmmaker. He proposes to film the painful adventure that is just live. The two men will knit the scenes, each in its own way. The filmmaker keeps pushing the project, arguing that the chuting ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: lgbt, film within a film, skinny dipping, male nudity, nude beach, gay interest, male objectification, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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43%
I Knew Her Well (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adriana, a young woman from the provinces, moves to Rome in order to become a celebrity.
Plot: salon, beach, sunbathing, publicist, materialism, suicide by jumping, indifference, starlet, producer, sexpot, emptiness, frustration ...
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wild Reeds (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: As the Algerian War draws to a close, a teenager with a girlfriend starts feeling homosexual urges for two of his classmates: a country boy, and a French-Algerian intellectual.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, coming of age, male homosexuality, love triangle, friendship, coming out, politics, boarding school, gay interest, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, bittersweet ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: france, algeria, europe, south of france
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37%
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Mondo (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mondo is a homeless young boy, with a big smile, who wanders around Nice looking for food and a place to sleep.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, feel good
Plot: orphan, social misfits, society, youth, adoption, friendship, village life, village, family relations, beach, friends, beggar ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: french riviera, france, italy, nice france
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Queen to Play (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a small Corsican village, the life of Hélène, ordinary and single, She works as a maid in a hotel and is married happily with her Husband Ange and her fifteen year-old daughter. Her modest and monotonous life seems to be predetermined... One ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: chess, family relations, midlife crisis, hotel, island, ambition, hopes, follow your dream, couples, self discovery, parents and children, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, corsica
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34%
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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
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Farewell to the Night (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Muriel breeds horses in France and runs an almond plantation with her business partner from the Maghreb. A confident woman who spent her childhood and youth in Algeria, Muriel seems to enjoy a life that is both harmonious and fulfilled. She receives ...
Style: touching, sentimental, light, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: grandmother grandson relationship, pony, orphan, old man, horse trainer, police arrest, islam, propaganda, nurse, solar eclipse, old woman, retirement home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2015
Place: south of france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Suntan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kostis is a 40-year-old doctor that finds himself in the small island of Antiparos, in order to take over the local clinic. His whole life and routine will turn upside down when he meets an international group of young and beautiful tourists and he ...
Style: sexy, surprise ending, touching, tense, light ...
Plot: nude beach, nudism, nudist, topless sunbathing, greek island, obsession, unrequited love, youth, love, doctor, friendship, sexuality ...
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A Simple Heart (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Unable to forget her first love, Félicité, a simple and kind maid, devotes herself completely to her new master, Mathilde Aubain. As the passing of time doesn't heal her wounds, she gives love to all those who surround her: Mathilde's ...
Style: serious, sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hopes, family relations, social differences, friendship, friends, power relations, family life, unfulfilled love, introspection, master and servant, servant, society ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Expulsion from Paradise (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Philosophical movie, staged at the least philosophical environment imaginable: A closed scenery of a nudist spot, where some hired Czech stuff is making a plain erotic movie for a rich Russian producer. Nothing in this movie is what it seems to be ...
Plot: nudist, naked woman, nudist camp, nude beach, female nudity, naked in public, human nature, scientific research, ambition, character study, naked man, film producer ...
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Tea in the Harem (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of two youths - one Algerian, one French - who become juvenile delinquents in a Paris suburb.
Plot: teenage boy, coming of age, juvenile delinquent, beach, working class, drug dealer, drug abuse, boredom, basement, new year's eve, tennis, group of friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france
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31%
Those Happy Years (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A narcissistic artist's world turns upside down after his wife's affair and a disastrous exhibition of his work.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, semi autobiographical
Plot: nude beach, infidelity, family problems, family relations, family life, crumbling marriage, couples, life turned upside down, wife, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, artist ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: italy, rome italy, milan italy
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30%
A Season in France (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An African high school teacher flees his war-torn country for France, where he falls in love with a Frenchwoman who offers a roof for him and his family.
Plot: dead mother, eviction, migrant, single father, interracial couple, funeral, goldfish, burning man, french teacher, interracial relations, missing mother, hospital room ...
Time: 2010s
Place: paris france
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29%
Mark of an Angel (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elsa, a woman with a long history of depression in the midst of a divorce from her husband of 12 years develops an obsession with a seven year old girl she sees at a birthday party when she comes to pick up her son Thomas. Determined to find out ...
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: obsession, haunted by the past, family relations, loss of daughter, crumbling marriage, danger, mentally unstable, stalking, parents and children, family problems, mother daughter relationship, little girl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Hotel (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: This is the story of the clock-like movements of a giant, big city New Orleans hotel. The ambitious yet loyal manager, wrestles with the round-the-clock drama of its guests. A brazen sneak thief, who nightly relieves the guests of their property, is ...
Plot: hotel, elevator, racism, thief, blackmail, accident, luxury hotel, hit and run, civil rights, hotel suite, jazz band, child killed ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: new orleans
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28%
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Stop Me Here (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Samson Cazalet, Taxi driver in his thirties, picks up a client at the airport. The same evening, the daughter of the woman disappears and the overwhelming evidence points to Samson. How can he prove his innocence when he is the ideal suspect?
Plot: miscarriage of justice, kidnapped child, convict, drunk, rabbit, beach, innocence, lawyer, neighbor, police, telephone call, prison ...
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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One Day in a Life (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: One Day in a Life is a 2008 Italian drama film directed by Stefano Tummolini. It entered the "Venice Days" section at the 65th Venice International Film Festival.
Plot: hiv positive, unrequited love, sea, gay man has sex with a woman, nude beach, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, sex scene, friendship, gay, homosexual, beach ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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To Our Loves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A portrait of youth in bloom; a tale of one family's dissolution; a reflection upon the danger and the mystery in living. Sandrine Bonnaire plays Suzanne, a free spirit and the vessel for an almost Brontëan choler. She's 16, and men ...
Style: gloomy, psychological, sexual, sexy, serious ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, infidelity, looking for sex, society, downfall, love and romance, youth, juvenile delinquency, couples, family problems, introspection ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, paris france
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26%
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Hotel America (1981)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Helene (Catherine Deneuve), a pill-addicted anesthesiologist, is mourning the death of her boyfriend when, through a car accident she causes, she chances to meet the lethargic Gilles (Patrick Dewaere), a young man who lives for free at his ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, psychological
Plot: beach, casino, hotel, fall in love, gambling, fugitives, gays and lesbians, dealing with death, romance, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, france
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25%
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Far (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Serge is a long distance lorry driver between Morocco andEurope. In Tangier, he tries to reconcile with his former girlfriend, Sarah. She has refused to have anything to do with him since her mother’s death and intends to join her brother in ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, rough, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, romance, friends, couples, immigrants, introspection, tragic love, working class, parents and children, cons and scams, human nature ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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25%
The Beautiful Occasion (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A fun fair, on a wasteland, on the outskirts of a small provincial town in the south of France.
Plot: swimming pool, sex scene, lesbianism, bare breasts, bathtub, dog, shower, beach, sensuality, brother sister relationship, fair, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: south of france
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25%
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Open Bodies (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Born to a North African father and a French mother, 18-year-old Parisian high school senior Rémi works part-time in an Arab grocery store while studying management and commerce. He responds to a school ad seeking subjects for a film, and Marc, who ...
Plot: gay interest, gay, male nudity, gay subtext, lgbt, teenager, bisexuality, wig, coming of age, homosexual, arab
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25%
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Girlhood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Oppressed by her family setting, dead-end school prospects and the boys law in the neighborhood, Marieme starts a new life after meeting a group of three free-spirited girls. She changes her name, her dress code, and quits school to be accepted in ...
Style: sentimental, serious, captivating, touching, realistic
Plot: coming of age, friendship, youth, peer pressure, against the rules, street gang, teenage life, society, dull life, innocence lost, friendship between girls, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Man, Woman and Child (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A California professor (Martin Sheen), his wife (Blythe Danner) and his daughters make room for his orphaned illegitimate French son (Sebastian Dungan).
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, uplifting, realistic
Plot: infidelity, professor, college, dishonesty, youth, love and romance, orphan, couples, family relations, love affair, family life, beach ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Plague (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, UK, Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In a city in South America an outbreak of bubonic plague occurs. While people try to flee and the military close the city an idealistic doctor decides to stay and help the sick. In the ever changing circumstances he puts up a brave fight, being ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: plague, isolation, terminal illness, disease, quarantine, doctor, danger, deadly, journalism, female reporter, martial law, medical profession ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: south america, buenos aires argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Vagabond (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mona Bergeron is dead, her frozen body found in a ditch in the French countryside. From this, the film flashes back to the weeks leading up to her death. Through these flashbacks, Mona gradually declines as she travels from place to place, taking ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, gloomy, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: hitchhiker, drifter, profanity, homeless, society, drugs/alcohol, direction and purpose, down on your luck, on the road, human nature, suffering, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france, morocco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Summertime (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A gay couple living in San Francisco takes in two strangers traveling from Italy to start a new life in America, discovering each other and forming the most unlikely of relationships along the way.
Style: sincere, unusual plot structure, feel good, contemplative, light ...
Plot: summer vacation, gay interest, lgbt, gay, friendship, love, gay couple, summer, couples, friends, love and romance, ocean ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.1
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Rosie (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a juvenile lockup, a new ward answers questions: she's Rosie, 13, no parents, a sister Irene, a brother Michel. In flashbacks we find out what happened. She lives with Irene, who's 27, whom Rosie knows is in fact her mother, but ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gambling, single parent, bus, coming of age, addiction, youth, rescue, mentally challenged, misfit, isolation, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, 70s
Place: belgium, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%