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Something Different (1963)
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Something Different (1963)
Original name: O něčem jiném
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Vera Chytilova wrote and directed this two-part story that took the Grand Prix at the Mannheim Film Festival. Part one deals with the rigorous training of Olympic champion gymnast Eva Bosakova. She contemplates retirement as she goes through a gruelling training schedule known only by world-class athletes. The second story concerns a housewife who is unappreciated and ignored by her husband. Done in a combination of feature and documentary styles, this is the first full-length effort from Vera Chytilova.
Plot: obsession, housewife, gymnast, athlete, husband wife relationship, son, retirement, female director

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychological, suspenseful, suspense and disturbing films with plots about husband wife relationship, obsession, family relations, housewife, male female relationship, female nudity and male nudity mostly in Drama genres. Some movies like Something Different: Obsessed with a Married Woman (1985), Fruit of Paradise (1970), A Matter of Courage (2015), Winner Take All (1975), Domestique (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Obsessed with a Married Woman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jane Seymour makes a six-course meal of her starring role as a magazine editor in Obsessed With a Married Woman--indeed, her performance is the only tangible reason for sitting through this artistically bankrupt TV movie. The story contrives to have ...
Plot: mistress, infidelity, adultery, husband wife relationship, obsession, magazine editor, affair, writers, male female relationship, magazine
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Fruit of Paradise (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia, Belgium
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story is an allegory of Adam and Eve, in a modern (made in the '60s) Health Retreat. The action involves our hero wandering the grounds where she becomes obsessed with a mysterious man in red, who may or may not be a killer.
Style: allegory, art house, erotic, psychedelic
Plot: adam and eve, surrealism, hysterical woman, swamp, murderer, woman, trippy, garden, dog, female protagonist, absurdism, vacation ...
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A Matter of Courage (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Uruguay
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hermano, a successful doctor and enthusiastic rock climber, is planning to climb an almost invincible mountain in the Tierra del Fuego, when he discovers that his wife Adri is pregnant. Though Adri desires this unexpected pregnancy, Hermano is a bit ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, touching
Plot: moral dilemma, mountain climbing, traumatic experience, rock climbing, obsession, husband wife relationship, death of friend, pregnancy, pregnant woman, mountain, doctor, injury
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Winner Take All (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The chronicle of an average American housewife who just happens to be addicted to gambling.
Plot: housewife, woman in danger, domineering mother, finance, troubled marriage, compulsive gambler, gambling addiction, gambling
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Domestique (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Roman is a top level cyclist recovering from an injury through hard work and strict regimen. To improve his performance, he even sleeps in an oxygen tent installed in his bedroom. That is a bitter pill to swallow for his wife, Šarlota, whose ...
Style: psychotronic, allegory
Plot: doping, ambitious man, male star appears nude, possessed human, female nudity, male objectification, male nudity, sex scene, childless couple, husband wife relationship, doctor, injection ...
Place: central europe
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73%
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Sara (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Sara is the perfect young housewife. When husband Hessam requires an expensive emergency operation abroad, it is she who works for the funds. For the next three years she labors secretly to pay the shady loan shark and save Hessam - until the truth ...
Plot: girl, housewife, surgical operation, wedding dress, male female relationship, scandal, blackmail, husband wife relationship, friendship, secret, bully, loan ...
Place: iran, tehran iran
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Saturday, Sunday, Monday (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: One Saturday evening Rosa Priore is preparing a magnificent Sunday lunch for her family and their friends. By Sunday afternoon her life and marriage are in ruins.
Plot: dispute, old age, generation gap, maid, nervous breakdown, jealous husband, husband wife relationship, happy ending, cooking, housewife, marital crisis, family crisis ...
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62%
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Private Life (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mikhail Ulyanov is the Bergmanesque protagonist of the Russian Private Life. A government-appointed factory executive, Ulyanov is reduced to quivering confusion when he is dismissed. Recovering from this blow, he decides to review and realign his ...
Plot: family relations, daughter, son, husband wife relationship, circus, loneliness, ex husband ex wife relationship, secretary, grandson, pension, senior citizen, partial female nudity ...
Place: russia
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
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Style: spiritual
Plot: family relations, flowers, love, friend, husband wife relationship, marriage, hanging, piano, son, suicide, children, pilgrimage ...
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Ulladakkam (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Reshma is a patient of psychiatrist Dr Sunny. She gets romantically obsessed with him even though this is not reciprocated by the doctor. The arrival of the doctor's fiancee Annie causes a lot of conflict in the mind of Reshma.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Lithuania
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Following a traumatic experience, Gaile, a speech therapist, is incapable of feeling any emotion. However, while preparing a video presentation for a scientific conference, she sees herself on screen and is surprised to find suppressed sensations ...
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Swallow (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.
Style: art house, psychological, suspenseful, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: control, obsession, self harm, mental disorder, child born of rape, bored housewife, housewife, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, psychotherapist, domineering husband, biological father ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york state, africa, pittsburgh
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The Wooden Room (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 65 min.
Story: The protagonist of The Wooden Room is a director of documentaries, who lives with his wife - who is as stoic as he - in an isolated hut in the woods. The director is obsessed by filming marginal events in life. The closer he can get to these events ...
Style: avant garde, suspenseful, bleak, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: filmmaking, filmmaker, isolation, husband wife relationship, research, obsession, serial rapist, mad scientist, fantasy becomes reality, stoicism, commune, river ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Style: sad, hentai
Plot: gay, lgbt, lgbtq, male virgin, gay athlete, father son relationship, coming out, housewife, family conflict, male homosexuality, mother son relationship, gay teenager ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by true-life events, this is the sobering story of the Williams family and their process of coping with an adopted child suffering from Reactive Attachment Disorder.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, psychological
Plot: son, problem child, child protagonist, adoption, mother, treatment, disorder, therapy, mother son relationship, children, boarder, therapist ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Plot: female protagonist, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, athlete, teenage girl, high school, teenager, female athlete, accident, track and field, race ...
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Duration: 140 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Plot: obsession, surveillance, voyeurism, spy, privacy, disturbed individual, television reporter, prank gone wrong, disturbed person, addiction, voyeur, tv reporter ...
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: touching, psychological, suspense, tense
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Country: Italy, USA
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Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Joaquín Góñez, a novelist in his sixties recalls his emotions, his wild years in Buenos Aires, the memories of old friends, the meaning of loyalty and the intimate relationship with his mother, Roma.
Plot: writers, male nudity, autobiography, existentialism, revolution, pianist, obsession, love, past life, nostalgia, coming of age, memories ...
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Duration: 97 min.
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Duration: 75 min.
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Country: Spain
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Audience: date night, girls' night
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Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 79 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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